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Planets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Planets

"A young scientist's guide to planetary bodies, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Aug 30, 2015
Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more! by Harbo, Christopher L., author.

Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more!

"Provides instructions and photo-illustrated step diagrams for folding a variety of traditional and original origami models"--

Aug 30, 2015
The most amazing creature in the sea by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author.

The most amazing creature in the sea

"Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite sea creatures"--

Aug 30, 2015
The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes by Jackson, Tom.

The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Aug 30, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Aug 30, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 30, 2015
World War II heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

World War II heroes

Read the true stories of a few of World War II's heroes and see how they used courage and determination to save their troops and others.

Aug 30, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Examines how people celebrate Kwanzaa. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about Kwanzaa principles and rituals of recognition.

Aug 30, 2015
Transformers - the art of prime by Sorenson, Jim, author.

Transformers - the art of prime

TELEVISION. This title helps you explore the rich world of Transformers Prime! Loaded with character animation models, concept art, interviews with the creators and more, Transformers: The Art of Prime provides and unprecedented look behind the scenes of bringing the TF Prime universe to television audiences. Jim Sorenson (Transformers The Ark, Transformers AllSpark Almanac) brings this deep, vivid world into focus!. Ages 7+

Aug 30, 2015
Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen by Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Aug 30, 2015
Cleopatra by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Cleopatra

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love.

Aug 30, 2015
It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Clinton, Chelsea

It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!

Aug 30, 2015
Islands - inside out by Kopp, Megan.

Islands - inside out

An island is a habitat for land-living organisms as well as creatures that visit from their ocean homes. Peel back the corners of the island to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from lizards and birds to possums and bats.

Aug 30, 2015
Witches and Wicca by Alexander, Audrey.

Witches and Wicca

Witches and Wicca provides historical information about the practice of witchcraft, from ancient times until the present day. It examines the practices of witches both ancient and modern, and discusses how societies and Christian religious leaders came to fear witches and attempted to eradicate the practice of witchcraft. From ancient amulets to current-day covens, Witches and Wicca provides information about the secrets of modern-day magic.

Aug 30, 2015
Wild adventures by Manning, Mick, author.

Wild adventures

Develop self-sufficiency skills and explore nature with the activities in this book. Topics covered include: tracking skills; wildlife spotting; foraging for wild food and cooking outdoors; how to light a fire safely (with adult supervision); stargazing, including star maps; outdoor games; nature chase; how to mimic birdsong; how to make whistles and peashooters from elder stems; and much more!

Aug 30, 2015
Understanding credit by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Understanding credit

Offers a general introduction to credit and loans, covering their advantages as well as the disadvantages of accumulating debt, and provides advice on using credit responsibly.

Aug 30, 2015
Swan - the life and dance of Anna Pavlova by Snyder, Laurel, author.

Swan - the life and dance of Anna Pavlova

The world is big. Anna is small. The snow is everywhere and all around. But one night ...One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Beautiful, inspirational, and triumphant, Anna Pavlova's life is

Aug 30, 2015
Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen by Mayrock, Aija author

Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen

Aug 30, 2015
Staying home alone - a girl's guide to feeling safe and having fun by Raymer, Dottie, author.

Staying home alone - a girl's guide to feeling safe and having fun

Explains what to expect when one is left home alone and how to respond when the unexpected happens, with activities to help learn about one's home, neighborhood, and capabilities.

Aug 30, 2015
Somewhere there is still a sun by Gruenbaum, Michael, author.

Somewhere there is still a sun

When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.

Aug 30, 2015