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Swept away by the storm by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Swept away by the storm

"Adrift in heavy seas after a hurricane, Joe finds his boat pulled by strong currents and winds. He follows a flock of birds and discovers other sea creatures moving in the same direction toward some rocks. Can Joe's science skills help him to survive?"--

Sep 21, 2014
Skydiver - saving the fastest bird in the world by Godkin, Celia, author.

Skydiver - saving the fastest bird in the world

Sep 21, 2014
Shark by MacQuitty, Miranda, author.

Shark

"Dive into the fascinating world of sharks--from the tiny dwarf dogfish to the ferocious great white"--Cover.

Sep 21, 2014
The science of earthquakes by Anniss, Matt.

The science of earthquakes

Learn all about the science and the effects of earthquakes.

Sep 21, 2014
The rock cycle by Nelson, Maria.

The rock cycle

Identifies three different types of rocks present on Earth--sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous--and the processes by which these rocks form.

Sep 21, 2014
Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Sep 21, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron

Sep 21, 2014
Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015. by

Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015.

The fascinating files of Robert Ripley prove there's nothing stranger than the truth. This bestselling annual edition is back and contains more creepy facts and crazy feats than ever before.

Sep 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without toilets! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without toilets!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the toilet and describes how people managed to dispose of their waste in the past.

Sep 21, 2014
Utah by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Utah

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Utah"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 21, 2014
The ultimate fairy guide by Meadows, Daisy, author.

The ultimate fairy guide

A fan's reference to the "Rainbow Magic" series profiles one hundred fifty favorite fairy characters, listing their best friends, hobbies, preferences, and unique powers.

Sep 21, 2014
Soldering by Nelson, David Erik, author.

Soldering

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Josh Hamilton - baseball's unbelievable comeback by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Josh Hamilton - baseball's unbelievable comeback

Sep 21, 2014
Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3 by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3

Sep 21, 2014
Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures by Carstairs, Sue

Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures

Sep 21, 2014
Wolverines by Gish, Melissa, author.

Wolverines

"A scientific look at wolverines, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and limited range of the hungry weasels in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
The little mermaid and other fishy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author.

The little mermaid and other fishy tales

An illustrated collection of deep-sea adventures features an international selection of stories and poems including "The Fisherman and His Wife," "Whalesong," and "The Ballad of John Silver."

Sep 21, 2014
Wisconsin - the Badger State by Dornfeld, Margaret, author.

Wisconsin - the Badger State

Sep 21, 2014
Thailand by Friedman, Mel, 1946-

Thailand

Sep 21, 2014