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Meerkats by Gregory, Josh, author.

Meerkats

"This book details the life and habits of meerkats"--

Feb 10, 2016
Koalas by Gregory, Josh, author.

Koalas

"This book details the life and habits of koalas"--

Feb 10, 2016
What's your story, Amelia Earhart? by Barton, Jen.

What's your story, Amelia Earhart?

Feb 10, 2016
Track and field by Doeden, Matt, author.

Track and field

"Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put"--

Feb 10, 2016
Silk screening by Luidens, Lyz.

Silk screening

Feb 10, 2016
Megafast motorcycles by Farndon, John, author.

Megafast motorcycles

Feb 10, 2016
World money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

World money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the global economy, discussing how countries trade, value their currency, and manage poverty and wealth. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Feb 10, 2016
Uncle Sam - international symbol of America by Marcovitz, Hal.

Uncle Sam - international symbol of America

Describes "Uncle Sam" Wilson, the New York meat-packer who supplied the troops with meat during the War of 1812, and how he gave rise to the national symbol popular with illustrators.

Feb 10, 2016
What's up in the Amazon rainforest by Clarke, Ginjer L., author.

What's up in the Amazon rainforest

"Where in the world will you find 427 different types of mammals, 1,294 birds, 2,200 fishes, 378 reptiles, 428 amphibians, and about 1 million insects? The Amazon Rainforest, of course! Get lost in the largest rainforest in the world to climb trees that are 500 years old, swim with a pink dolphin, avoid the deadly poison dart frogs, and sleep with a troop of twenty howler monkeys. In What's Up in the Amazon Rainforest, you'll learn all about the plants and animals, as well as the people that liv

Feb 10, 2016
President Lincoln - from log cabin to White House by Demi, author.

President Lincoln - from log cabin to White House

Feb 10, 2016
Russia by Torchinski, O. (Oleg).

Russia

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Russia.

Feb 10, 2016
Romania by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Romania

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Romania.

Feb 10, 2016
Blackbeard (Edward Teach) by Gagne, Tammy.

Blackbeard (Edward Teach)

"Most people know the name Blackbeard, but did you know that this legendary pirate was actually a real person? People have been telling stories about this frightening swashbuckler for centuries. A fair number of these tales have become a mixture of fact and fiction. Historians think the man known as Blackbeard was an Englishman named Edward Teach. His life and adventures on the high seas took him to the West Indies--and later to the American colonies. While many details have been exaggerated, Bl

Feb 10, 2016
Haiti by NgCheong-Lum, Roseline, 1962- author.

Haiti

Feb 10, 2016
Findus, Food, and Fun by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus, Food, and Fun

Feb 10, 2016
The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities

Explains the factors that led to the Great Depression, describing the social conditions of children during that time period and the movies and other forms of entertainment that helped distract people until the recovery of the late 1930s.

Feb 10, 2016
Getting gritty with Mike Rowe by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Getting gritty with Mike Rowe

Feb 10, 2016
Freedom in Congo Square by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Freedom in Congo Square

"As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music. They were free to forget their cares, their struggles, and their oppression. This story chronicles slaves' duties each day, from chopping logs on Mondays to baking bread on Wednesdays to plucking hens on

Feb 10, 2016
Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades

"In this book, readers learn how the Burmese Python is an invasive species in the state of Florida."--

Feb 10, 2016
Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline

Feb 10, 2016