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The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

"Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming." -- Back cover.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Backyard Camping makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Tell a spooky ghost story or delight in a delicious s'more. Make a cushion seat or a glow stick light. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine, author.

Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Birds & Bugs makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Build a beautiful bird's nest or craft a clever bug jar. Make bird feeders out of fruit, a paper towel holder or a plastic bottle. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Animal jokes, riddles, and games by Christopher, Clara, author.

Animal jokes, riddles, and games

Presents information about different kinds of riddles and wordplay and offers examples of animal-themed jokes, tongue twisters, and humorous definitions.

Jul 1, 2016
Angelina Jolie by Reusser, Kayleen, author.

Angelina Jolie

Describes the life, film career, and humanitarian efforts of the Academy Award-winning actress who is also a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador and a movie director.

Jul 1, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Vegara, Ma Isabel Sanchez/ Mariadiamantes (COR)

Amelia Earhart

Jul 1, 2016
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes by Gillingham, Sara, author, illustrator.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes

Presents an A to Z reference to nautical codes that looks at how signal flags, the phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and semaphore are used to communicate between ships and from ship to shore.

Jul 1, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems

A collection of poems on alligators explores how they hunt, keep warm, and care for their young.

Jul 1, 2016
African Savanna by Gregory, Josh, author.

African Savanna

Explores the African savanna ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 1, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Explores the Antarctic tundra ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 1, 2016
Baboons by Roumanis, Alexis.

Baboons

An introduction to baboons describes their habitat, physical characteristics, eating habits, and life cycle, and explores the history and legends associated with these primates.

Jul 1, 2016
Big air skateboarding by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Big air skateboarding

"Engaging images accompany information about Big Air Skateboarding. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 1, 2016
Behind the wheel of an Indy car by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of an Indy car

Presents facts about Indy cars, and discusses their role in racing sports.

Jul 1, 2016
Behind the wheel of a chopper by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of a chopper

Presents facts about chopper motorcycles, and discusses how they work, the parts they have, and how they are customized.

Jul 1, 2016
Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Tonge, Neil, author.

Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages!

Examines the history of crime and punishment, covering such topics as corrections in ancient China, Greece, and Rome, among the Aztecs, in the Middle Ages, and in more recent times, and discusses the punishment of schoolchildren.

Jul 1, 2016
Bangladesh by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Bangladesh

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Bangladesh"--

Jul 1, 2016
Black Widow Spiders by Borgert-spaniol, Megan

Black Widow Spiders

Jul 1, 2016
Big Wave Surfing by Bailey, Diane

Big Wave Surfing

Jul 1, 2016
Bridges by Mattern, Joanne

Bridges

Jul 1, 2016
Bonobos by Hansen, Grace, author.

Bonobos

Presents general information about bonobos, looking at their characteristics and behavior, especially focusing on their peaceful, sharing natures.

Jul 1, 2016