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Drawing barrel racers and other speedy horses by Young, Rae.

Drawing barrel racers and other speedy horses

"Step-by-step guides show how to draw a variety of horses and ponies"--

Sep 4, 2015
Drawing awesome wild animals by Toll, Damien, author.

Drawing awesome wild animals

Step-by-step instructions with helpful illustrations guide aspiring artists as they learn to draw a variety of wild animals.

Sep 4, 2015
Cuba by Kent, Deborah, author.

Cuba

Sep 4, 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+

Sep 4, 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.

Sep 4, 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.

Sep 4, 2015
It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Clinton, Chelsea

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

Sep 4, 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.

Sep 4, 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.

Sep 4, 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!

Sep 4, 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.

Sep 4, 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

Sep 4, 2015
Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen by Mayrock, Aija author

Survival guide to bullying / written by a teen

Sep 4, 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.

Sep 4, 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.

Sep 4, 2015
Snowshoe hare by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Snowshoe hare

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of snowshoe hares"--

Sep 4, 2015
Skunks smell bad by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Skunks smell bad

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Skunks Smell Bad offers answers to their most compelling questions about when skunks attack. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Sep 4, 2015
Siberian husky by Johnson, Jinny.

Siberian husky

"Describes the characteristics of the Siberian Husky and how to care for it"--

Sep 4, 2015
Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist by Kjelle, Marylou Morano.

Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist

"Learn who Bill Gates is, how Microsoft got its start, where it's heading, and much more."--Publisher's website.

Sep 4, 2015
The boys in the boat - the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics by Brown, Daniel, 1951-

The boys in the boat - the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics

Sep 4, 2015