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How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author. How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening. And the history of NMAAHC--the last museum to be built on the National Mall--is the history of America. The campaign to set up a museum honoring black citizens is nearly 100 years old; building the museum itelf and assembling its incredibly far-reaching collections is a modern story that involves all kinds

Sep 29, 2016
Poland by Goldish, Meish, author. Poland

Sep 29, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author. Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote

"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--

Sep 29, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia, illustrator. Creation

"The King James Bible creation story illustrated in a folk-art style"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 29, 2016
The dreaded ogress of the tundra by Christopher, Neil, 1972- author. The dreaded ogress of the tundra

"This revised, expanded edition, originally published as Stories of the Amautalik, shares two spine-tingling tales of the dreaded ogress of the tundra, a creature that carries away unsuspecting children on her back! New illustrations in this edition ring the amautalik to life in even greater, creepier detail than the original. Revised text and additional content make this new edition a must-buy for young readers who are intrigued with the dark and dreaded beings of Inuit mythology!"--

Sep 29, 2016
Inside the bones by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the bones

Find out what goes on every day Inside the Bones! Detailed illustrations, color photos, and simple text combine to make a fun and easy introduction to how bones work.

Sep 29, 2016
Kiteboarding by Cassriel, Betsy, author. Kiteboarding

"You want intense? How about zipping across the ocean faster than a freight train? Kiteboarders ride both the wind and the waves, battling the elements with strength and skill. Meet the world's best kiteboarders, learn how this awesome sport got started, and discover the best kiteboarding beaches." --cover.

Sep 29, 2016
Saving money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Saving money

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to saving money. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 29, 2016
Rumble in the jungle by Andreae, Giles, 1966- Rumble in the jungle

A poetic exploration of the hippos, leopards, chimpanzees, and other animals found in the jungle.

Sep 29, 2016
Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers by Ives, Rob, author. Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers

"Send paper clips flying with your own miniature launcher! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 29, 2016
Rays by Gish, Melissa, author. Rays

"A look at rays, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their flat, flexible skeletons, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their wide range of hunting tactics in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana by Goldish, Meish, author. State troopers ; Consultant- Captain David R. Bursten, Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Indianpolis, Indiana

Explains the duties of state troopers, provides an overview of the equipment they use, and shares real-life examples of their heroism and service to the community.

Sep 29, 2016
Surprise the enemy - make your own traps and triggers by Ives, Rob, author. Surprise the enemy - make your own traps and triggers

Provides instruction for creating traps and triggers using common household items, inspired by real-life devices.

Sep 29, 2016
Vaudeville - the birth of show business by Alter, Judy, 1938- Vaudeville - the birth of show business

Discusses the history of vaudeville including performances, theaters, and actors, and examines its influence on modern entertainment.

Sep 29, 2016
Order in the court - a look at the judicial branch by Kowalski, Kathiann M., 1955- Order in the court - a look at the judicial branch

Takes a look at the judicial branch of the U.S. government.

Sep 29, 2016
Vietnam by Yasuda, Anita, author. Vietnam

Introduces Vietnam, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 29, 2016
United Kingdom by Wiseman, Blaine, author. United Kingdom

Introduces United Kingdom, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 29, 2016
Yo-kai watch official guide by Rusu, Meredith, author. Yo-kai watch official guide

Profiles all the characters of the television series, explains the secrets of the medallions and tribes, and teaches the rules for negotiation and confrontation.

Sep 29, 2016
What Milly did - the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling by Moser, Elise, author. What Milly did - the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling

"Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town's full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard --the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics. This is the inspiring story of how she mobilized her community, creating sweeping change to help the environment."--Amazon.com

Sep 29, 2016
Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Ehrlich, Amy, 1942- author. Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer

"A chapter book biography of Willa Cather, an American novelist"--

Sep 29, 2016