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Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Jul 25, 2015
Are you what you eat? - a guide to what's on your plate and why! by

Are you what you eat? - a guide to what's on your plate and why!

Explains why your body is an amazingly complex machine and what foods you should eat to fuel it. If you've felt sleepy during school or wondered what a superfood is, this explains which foods and food groups boost your energy and keep you healthy. Take the quizzes, read the facts and answer the questions to find out which foods keep your brain in top gear. You can understand why healthy eating is so important and the positive impact it has on every aspect of your life. Packed with information on

Jul 25, 2015
Ancient Rome by James, Simon, 1957- author.

Ancient Rome

A photo essay documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Jul 25, 2015
Diving dolphin by Wallace, Karen, author.

Diving dolphin

Presents the life of a young dolphin as he interacts with other dolphins, leaps and flips out of the water, hunts for fish to eat, and hides from killer whales.

Jul 25, 2015
Handy health guide to sore throats by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to sore throats

"An overview of what causes sore throats and other illnesses such as tonsillitis and strep throat"--

Jul 25, 2015
Explore honey bees! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore honey bees!

Jul 25, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.

Emu

An emu father in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in this illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jul 25, 2015
Red Cloud's War - Brave Eagle's account of the Fetterman Fight - December 21, 1866 by Goble, Paul.

Red Cloud's War - Brave Eagle's account of the Fetterman Fight - December 21, 1866

Describes the defeat of the Civil War veteran Captain Fetterman against the Lakota chief Red Cloud in 1866 and the peace truce which gave the Lakota Indians control over the Bozeman Trail in Wyoming, as told through the eyes of a fictional character, Brave Eagle.

Jul 25, 2015
Patterns in the jungle by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Patterns in the jungle

"In this book, young readers will learn about patterns using jungle landscape as a guide."--

Jul 25, 2015
A kid's guide to keeping chickens by Caughey, Melissa, author.

A kid's guide to keeping chickens

Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey (author of the award-winning blog Tilly's Nest) provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also suggests lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creati

Jul 25, 2015
The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams by Stone, Tanya Lee.

The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams

Jul 25, 2015
U.S. Women's Team - soccer champions! by Illugi Jökulsson.

U.S. Women's Team - soccer champions!

Learn all about the U.S. Womens National Team, the winner of the first ever Womens World Cup, which made soccer superstars of Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain.

Jul 25, 2015
Superstars of history - the good, the bad, and the brainy by Grant, R. G., author.

Superstars of history - the good, the bad, and the brainy

History doesn't just happen! It is made by real-life superstars. Read about the good deeds of Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela, the evildoings of Genghis Khan, Hitler, and Stalin, and the superbrainy thinking of Archimedes, Marie Curie, and Einstein.

Jul 25, 2015
Major League Baseball by Rausch, David.

Major League Baseball

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

Jul 25, 2015
Remember my name - my story, from first pitch to game changer by Davis, Mo'Ne, author.

Remember my name - my story, from first pitch to game changer

Mo'ne's story is one of determination, hard work, and an incredible fastball. Mo'ne is a multisport athlete who also plays basketball and soccer and is an honor-roll student at her school in Philadelphia.

Jul 25, 2015
Wood frogs by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Wood frogs

"In this book, young readers learn about wood frogs and their hibernation patterns"--

Jul 25, 2015
Knight by Gravett, Christopher, 1951- author.

Knight

Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.

Jul 25, 2015
Scarlett the cat to the rescue - fire hero by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Scarlett the cat to the rescue - fire hero

"Simple text and full-color illustrations describe the true story of Scarlett, the stray cat that famously saved her kittens from a Brooklyn garage fire"--

Jul 25, 2015
Neymar - the new Pelé by Illugi Jökulsson, author.

Neymar - the new Pelé

"This book tells the story of Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, one of the great players of the game, from his childhood days in Brazil to his signing by the legendary Spanish soccer club Barcelona for a record amount of money. One of the biggest names at the 2014 World Cup, Neymar, playing for Brazil, sustained a serious injury but healed quickly and is now back on the field, winning games for Barcelona. The book also traces the history of the Brazilian national team, the most successful organizat

Jul 25, 2015
100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jul 24, 2015