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The true cost of food by Dicker, Katie.

The true cost of food

Readers find out about the food supply chain, fair trade, and how our eating habits affect our health.

Oct 21, 2014
The true cost of fashion by Spilsbury, Louise.

The true cost of fashion

Oct 21, 2014
Understanding Syria today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Syria today

Oct 21, 2014
The U.S. Army in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Army in World War II

Oct 21, 2014
Roger Duvoisin's the night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

Roger Duvoisin's the night before Christmas

Presents an illustrated version of the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor.

Oct 21, 2014
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders by Iorizzo, Carrie.

Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders

Presents an overview of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; discusses symptoms, causes, treatment options, and behavior management; and provides advice for caregivers, family, and friends.

Oct 21, 2014
Scholastic Book of World Records 2015 by Morse, Jenifer Corr

Scholastic Book of World Records 2015

Oct 21, 2014
Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole by Raczka, Bob.

Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole

Twenty-five short poems count down the days until Christmas, a busy time for Santa and the elves at the North Pole.

Oct 21, 2014
With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school by Slade, Suzanne.

With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school

"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Oct 21, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other" and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 21, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 21, 2014
The Weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The Weapons of World War II

Introduces weaponry used in World War II, describing how fighter pilots worked, weapons used by soldiers on land, and how vessels at sea fought one another.

Oct 21, 2014
Remember World War II - kids who survived tell their stories by Nicholson, Dorinda Makanaōnalani Stagner.

Remember World War II - kids who survived tell their stories

Remember World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories allows readers to understand the war not as seen through the eyes of soldiers but through the eyes of children who survived the bombings, the blackouts, the hunger, the fear, and the loss of loved ones caused by the war. The author shares her own recollections of being able to see the faces of Japanese pilots as they headed for the naval base at Pearl Harbor to drop their deadly bombs on unsuspecting American ships and soldiers, then sh

Oct 21, 2014
The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme

A witch named Belinda shares a rhyme in which she counts to twenty using the things around her.

Oct 21, 2014
What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good by Harris, Robie H.

What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good

Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.

Oct 21, 2014
Train your brain to be a math genius by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962-

Train your brain to be a math genius

In this clever guide, readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought. This resource explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time -- they just don't know it yet. Packed with math activities and puzzles.

Oct 21, 2014
Wind by Cox Cannons, Helen, 1971-

Wind

"Through stunning photographs and simple text, books in this series introduce children to different types of weather. In Wind, children learn what wind does, how the wind can vary in strength from gentle breezes to hurricanes and tornadoes, and how the wind can help us"--

Oct 21, 2014
Wind power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Wind power

"An examination of the ways in which wind has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 21, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without cell phones! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without cell phones!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the cell phone and describes how people managed to communicate in the past.

Oct 21, 2014
Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers

Describes the structures and functions of the respiratory and circulatory systems, including the lungs and airways, blood cells, and the heart.

Oct 21, 2014