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Washington, D.C. by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Washington, D.C.

Surveys the history, geography, government, and economy of Washington, D.C., as well as the diverse ways of life of its people.

Sep 19, 2014
Playing pro football by Bowker, Paul, 1954-

Playing pro football

Sep 19, 2014
Wyoming by Petreycik, Rick.

Wyoming

Sep 19, 2014
West Virginia by Petreycik, Rick.

West Virginia

Sep 19, 2014
Augustus Caesar by Gagne, Tammy.

Augustus Caesar

Augustus Caesar was Rome's first emperor, but exactly how he came to claim that title is a long and exciting story.

Sep 18, 2014
Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life?

"When separated from his fellow scientists on the ice in the Arctic, Joe must learn how to survive in the harsh climate. Joe builds an igloo, goes ice fishing, and makes a few animal friends in this engaging title."--

Sep 18, 2014
The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy by Swayze, Alan.

The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy

Explores the events that occured after the armistice of 1918 ended World War I, describing the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that would create bitter resentment in Germany and pave the way for World War II.

Sep 18, 2014
Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis

"A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli"--

Sep 18, 2014
Explore solids and liquids! by Reilly, Kathleen M.

Explore solids and liquids!

"For a kid, watching a solid turn into a liquid or a liquid into a gas is nothing short of magic. In Explore Solids and Liquids! With 25 Great Projects kids experience the wonder of different states of matter. They'll learn what matter is made of, how it can change, and how these interactions really work in our universe. With plenty of activities and projects, young readers gain a solid understanding of the matter they touch, see, feel, and experience every single day."--Page [4] cover.

Sep 18, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Sep 18, 2014
Marco Polo by Bankston, John, 1974-

Marco Polo

Details the life and travels of the explorer who journeyed from Italy to China in the thirteenth century and documented his experiences in a revolutionary travel memoir.

Sep 18, 2014
Jackie Robinson - breaking the color line in baseball by Simmons, Matt J.

Jackie Robinson - breaking the color line in baseball

Highlights the life and career of an American baseball player who became the first African American to play major league baseball in the modern era.

Sep 18, 2014
National Geographic Angry Birds seasons - a festive flight into the world's happiest holidays and celebrations by Briggs, Amy.

National Geographic Angry Birds seasons - a festive flight into the world's happiest holidays and celebrations

"Circle the globe with National Geographic and the Angry Birds as the lovable characters discover and partake in the world's greatest holidays, festivals, and celebrations. The birds will celebrate the Chinese New Year in Beijing before traveling to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. The Angry Birds--and readers--will learn all about cultural traditions around the world and come to understand the rituals and customs that go along with celebrating the biggest events of the year. Archival and modern Nati

Sep 18, 2014
There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts

Playful images and simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for different parts of the human body.

Sep 18, 2014
Stranded on an island - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Stranded on an island - can science save your life?

"After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island."--

Sep 18, 2014
Super human encyclopedia - discover all the amazing things your body can do by Parker, Steve, 1952- author.

Super human encyclopedia - discover all the amazing things your body can do

Explores the human body, presenting information on the framework, systems, and senes of the body and how they work.

Sep 18, 2014
Loaders by Lennie, Charles

Loaders

Sep 17, 2014
Leif Erikson by Bankston, John, 1974-

Leif Erikson

Sep 17, 2014
Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family

In this rhyming story accompanied by sign language diagrams, a child enjoys spending time with various family members, including Mommy and Daddy, Auntie Karen and Grandma Rosie, and Baby Jordon and Cousin Nikki.

Sep 17, 2014
Greek mythology by Jennings, Ken, 1974-

Greek mythology

Provides facts on the classic myths of the Greeks and Romans, from how Prometheus outsmarted the gods to how Achilles's heel led to his death.

Sep 17, 2014