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Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Presents information on karate, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 3, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.

Judo

Presents information on judo, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 3, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan

Heroes of 9/11

Jul 3, 2015
Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo by Maxwell, Cassandre.

Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo

Jul 3, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Leonardo da Vinci

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci, describing his style and the lasting influence of the Italian artist.

Jul 3, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

Discusses astronomy, including moon shadows, star charts, and shooting stars, and provides learning activities.

Jul 3, 2015
Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure

Describes the experiences of immigrants who left their homes in the early 1900s and came to the United States through Ellis Island, in a book where the reader's choices reveal the historical details from three different perspectives.

Jul 3, 2015
How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and several other DC super heroes"--

Jul 3, 2015
How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Lex Luthor, the Joker, and several other DC super-villains"--

Jul 3, 2015
Eruption! - the story of volcanoes by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Eruption! - the story of volcanoes

Provides a basic introduction to volcanoes, explaining how they form and how volcanic eruptions occur, and describing the effect of different kinds of eruptions on people and the environment.

Jul 3, 2015
Dolley Madison by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Dolley Madison

"Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!"--

Jul 3, 2015
Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide by Bynghall, Steve, author.

Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide

Describes the settings, characters, and plot of the animated film about a young girl, Riley Anderson, whose five key emotions--Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust--try to lead the girl through her life.

Jul 3, 2015
Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt! by Tomecek, Steve, author.

Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt!

"Come and explore the world under your feet with the Dirtmeister and friends! Part graphic novel, part fun guidebook, this very cool, rocky journey introduces both eager and reluctant readers to the basic geologic processes that shape our Earth. Clear and concise explanations of the various geologic processes reveal the comprehensive science behind each fascinating topic. Fun facts and simple DIY experiments reinforce the concepts while short biographies of important scientists inspire future ge

Jul 3, 2015
Climate change - discover how it impacts spaceship earth by Sneideman, Joshua, author.

Climate change - discover how it impacts spaceship earth

In Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth, young readers examine real studies concerning planetary science, Arctic ice bubbles, and migratory patterns. Kids explore the history of human impact from the Industrial Revolution to our modern-day technology, as well as the innovations underway around the world to address global climate change.

Jul 3, 2015
Calm girl - yoga for stress relief by Rissman, Rebecca.

Calm girl - yoga for stress relief

"Presents various yoga poses and breathing techniques designed to promote stress relief and a calm state of mind"--

Jul 3, 2015
Beauty and the beast by

Beauty and the beast

Retelling of the classic fairy tale about a girl whose great capacity to love releases a prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

Jul 3, 2015
Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan by Zullo, Allan, author.

Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan

Ten stories of American heroes who have risked their lives for their country while fighting in the Afghan War.

Jul 3, 2015
Backyard chickens by Reed, Avery, author.

Backyard chickens

Describes how to raise chickens in an urban environment, and provides such information as the different varieties of chickens, how to raise chicks into adults, and why it is important to keep chickens safe and healthy.

Jul 3, 2015
Apatosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Apatosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Apatosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 3, 2015
The Amazon by Jackson, Tom, 1953- author.

The Amazon

Introduces the Amazon River and the rain forest that surrounds it, describing their physical characteristics and the plants and animals that live there, and discusses its people, their history, economic and social conditions, and other details.

Jul 3, 2015