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The blue whale by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator.

The blue whale

"The is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging."--

May 26, 2015
Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world

Shows young readers that the practice of prayer can be found in religions around the world.

May 26, 2015
Google Glass and robotics innovator Sebastian Thrun by Ventura, Marne.

Google Glass and robotics innovator Sebastian Thrun

Follow Thrun's rise from computer enthusiast to robotics innovator.

May 26, 2015
Good enough to eat - a kid's guide to food and nutrition by Rockwell, Lizzy.

Good enough to eat - a kid's guide to food and nutrition

Describes the six categories of nutrients needed for good health, how they work in the body, and what foods provide each.

May 26, 2015
Growing good food by Flounders, Anne, author.

Growing good food

In this book, you'll find out why community-supported agriculture is growing fast and how the choices you make at the grocery store can make a big difference in Earth's health as well as your own. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

May 26, 2015
Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

Discusses Sanghvi's early life in India and education in the U.S., as well as how her work as the first female engineer at Facebook helped it become the largest social networking site in the world.

May 26, 2015
Catfish by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Catfish

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of catfish.

May 26, 2015
Anne Frank - the young writer who told the world her story by Kramer, Ann.

Anne Frank - the young writer who told the world her story

Uses personal writings, family photographs, and primary source quotations to create a scrapbook-style layout which introduces the life of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl whose diary chronicled the years she and her family hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic.

May 26, 2015
Heroine of the Titanic- the Real Unsinkable Molly Brown by Landau, Elaine

Heroine of the Titanic- the Real Unsinkable Molly Brown

May 26, 2015
Hillary Clinton by Shepherd, Jodie.

Hillary Clinton

Introduces young readers to Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and advocate for the less fortunate.

May 26, 2015
Helen Keller by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Helen Keller

Introduces the life and legacy of Helen Keller, the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college.

May 26, 2015
Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies by Willoughby, Nick, author.

Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies

"If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug—even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment—Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you how to write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene, master top-

May 26, 2015
Bike safety - a crash course by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Bike safety - a crash course

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce the basics of bicycle safety"--

May 26, 2015
125 cute animals - meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute. by

125 cute animals - meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute.

May 26, 2015
The best MLB outfielders of all time by Smolka, Bo, 1965-

The best MLB outfielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best outfielders in MLB history.

May 26, 2015
Animal mouths by Holland, Mary, 1946-

Animal mouths

May 26, 2015
All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders by Amstutz, Lisa J.

All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce different styles of bicycles"--

May 26, 2015
Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about friendships in a question-answer format"--

May 26, 2015
Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about fossils, pterodactyls, the T. rex, and more!"--

May 26, 2015
Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food

"Serve a meal that your friends and family will love! Make a taco pizza, a chicken pie, or even a tasty fettuccine!"--Back cover.

May 26, 2015