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Why are there stripes on the American flag? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Why are there stripes on the American flag?

Do you know why the US flag has stars and stripes on it? What does the flag stand for, and why do we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Join Mr. Gomez's class as they study the flag to find out! They'll learn when the first American flag was made, what the Pledge of Allegiance means, and why we still honor the flag today.

Jul 31, 2015
Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars by Robinson, Tom, 1964- author.

Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars

Jul 31, 2015
What's great about Tennessee? by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

What's great about Tennessee?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Bell Witch Cave and Dollywood to the Tennessee Aquarium and Lookout Mountain.

Jul 31, 2015
Tranformers Legacy- The Art of Transformers Packaging by Sorenson, Jim

Tranformers Legacy- The Art of Transformers Packaging

Jul 31, 2015
Your muscular system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your muscular system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their muscular system"--

Jul 31, 2015
Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community

Jul 31, 2015
What Is inside the Lincoln Memorial? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

What Is inside the Lincoln Memorial?

Look at that giant statue! What did this person do to earn his own monument in Washington, DC? Join Mr. Williams's class on a field trip to the Lincoln Memorial to find out. Ranger May gives the students a tour, tells them about the Civil War, and talks about how President Abraham Lincoln's ideas still matter to all of us.

Jul 31, 2015
What's great about Colorado? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Colorado?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Pikes Peak and the Durango and Silverton Railroad to Mesa Verde and the Dinosaur Journey Museum.

Jul 31, 2015
Walkingsticks by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Walkingsticks

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how walkingstick insects hide from predators and find food. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 31, 2015
A trip through the body by Blake, Laurie, author.

A trip through the body

Combines engaging text and vibrant images in an introduction to the inner workings of the human body.

Jul 31, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Jul 31, 2015
Trapped! - a whale's rescue by Burleigh, Robert, author.

Trapped! - a whale's rescue

In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.

Jul 31, 2015
Vampire bats - nighttime flying mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Vampire bats - nighttime flying mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the vampire bat. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the vampire bat's life, comparing the bat to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Jul 31, 2015
Tree frogs by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Tree frogs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells the story of a tree frog's life in the rain forest"--

Jul 31, 2015
Wild adventures / Look, Make, Explore - in Nature's Playground by Manning, Mick, author, illustrator.

Wild adventures / Look, Make, Explore - in Nature's Playground

A treasury of outdoor activities for children and their families is designed to foster awareness of the natural world and includes such activities as wildlife spotting, stargazing, and making plaster-cast animal tracks.

Jul 31, 2015
Transformers- Art of Prime by Sorenson, Jim

Transformers- Art of Prime

Jul 31, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Jul 31, 2015
What happens when I cry? by Landolfi, Libby.

What happens when I cry?

In this volume, readers learn the different reasons why we cry--whether it's dirt in the air or a really strong emotion. They also learn about the parts of the body that make crying possible.

Jul 31, 2015
What does the principal do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does the principal do?

Jul 31, 2015
What's great about Virginia? by Kallio, Jamie.

What's great about Virginia?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Jamestown settlement and Busch Gardens to Colonial Williamsburg and Mount Vernon.

Jul 31, 2015