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Side-by-side hockey stars - comparing pro hockey's greatest players by Frederick, Shane.

Side-by-side hockey stars - comparing pro hockey's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro hockey players in history"--

Sep 24, 2014
Side-by-side football stars - comparing pro football's greatest players by Frederick, Shane.

Side-by-side football stars - comparing pro football's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro football players in history"--

Sep 24, 2014
Friends for freedom - the story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass by Slade, Suzanne.

Friends for freedom - the story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass

Discusses how a former slave and an outspoken woman, who came from two different worlds, shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it.

Sep 24, 2014
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.

Brown girl dreaming

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a

Sep 24, 2014
Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Dian Fossey, and her work with mountain gorillas. It covers Fossey's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work in Africa"--

Sep 24, 2014
Mount Rushmore - myths, legends, and facts by Gunderson, Jessica.

Mount Rushmore - myths, legends, and facts

"Explores the myths, facts, and legends associated with Mount Rushmore"--

Sep 24, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Sep 24, 2014
Minecraft combat handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft combat handbook

An official reference to Minecraft combat explains what players need to defend against hostile monsters and enemy players, covering subjects ranging from fort building and armor crafting to weapons and setting mob traps.

Sep 24, 2014
Does it absorb or repel liquid? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it absorb or repel liquid?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that absorb liquid and those that repel it.

Sep 24, 2014
The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness? by Landau, Elaine.

The Salem Witchcraft Trials - would you join the madness?

"Examine the major witchcraft trials in US history. Readers decide what they would do, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 24, 2014
Russian Blue cats by Finne, Stephanie.

Russian Blue cats

Provides information about Russian Blue cats, including traits, coat, care, and feeding.

Sep 24, 2014
Roller derby rivals by Macy, Sue.

Roller derby rivals

Shares the story of the first legendary encounter between rival skaters Toughie Brasuhn and Gerry Murray on the roller debry track at the dawn of televised sports.

Sep 24, 2014
Frogs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Frogs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to frogs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the watery places they call home, and such defining physical features as their tongues"--

Sep 24, 2014
Does it sink or float? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it sink or float?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that float and those that sink.

Sep 24, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to eagles, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their feathered bodies"--

Sep 24, 2014
Learn to draw Angry Birds Space by Marroquin-burr, Kristina (ILT)

Learn to draw Angry Birds Space

Provides step-by-step instructions on how to draw the characters from the game, including Super Red, Ice Bird, and Big Bork.

Sep 24, 2014
Ladybugs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Ladybugs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to ladybugs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted shells"--

Sep 24, 2014
The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience the Korean War from multiple perspectives, allowing them to choose different paths through history"--

Sep 24, 2014
Kids who are changing the world by Jankeliowitch, Anne.

Kids who are changing the world

Profiles forty-five children around the world who are taking steps to help the environment through fund-raising, public demonstrations, and creating activist art, and includes suggestions on how readers can get involved.

Sep 24, 2014
Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Jane Goodall, and her work with chimpanzees. It covers Goodall's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work in Africa."--

Sep 24, 2014