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Animals helping at home by Raatma, Lucia, author.

Animals helping at home

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people with household tasks."--

Apr 23, 2015
Animals helping after disasters by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Animals helping after disasters

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people after disasters."--

Apr 23, 2015
Beetle busters - a rogue insect and the people who track it by Burns, Loree Griffin, author.

Beetle busters - a rogue insect and the people who track it

This book about the tree-killing Asian longhorned beetle reveals how the help of everyday people, their neighborhoods, teams of beetle-sniffing dogs, and a nationwide effort from bug scientists to tree doctors are working to eradicate this invasive pest.

Apr 23, 2015
Sweep up the sun by Frost, Helen, 1949-

Sweep up the sun

"Illuminated by exquisite photographs of eleven species of birds, a spare poem inspires readers to open their wings and soar"--Publisher's website.

Apr 23, 2015
Shakespeare by Chrisp, Peter, author.

Shakespeare

Explore the life of history's most famous playwright--from his Elizabethan world to the stories that inspired him

Apr 23, 2015
Prehistoric mammals by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

Prehistoric mammals

Introduces some of Earth's prehistoric mammals, including the marsupial lion and woolly mammoth, and describes their unique physical characteristics and hunting skills.

Apr 23, 2015
The maker cookbook - recipes for children's and 'tween library programs by Wall, Cindy R.

The maker cookbook - recipes for children's and 'tween library programs

Apr 23, 2015
In the new world - a family in two centuries by Raidt, Gerda, author.

In the new world - a family in two centuries

The story of Robert and Margarete and their children Johannes and Dorothea, who emigrate from Germany to the United States in 1850.

Apr 23, 2015
The South Carolina colony by Blashfield, Jean F.

The South Carolina colony

Relates the history of the Colony of South Carolina from the early Native Americans to the first settlers in 1526 to statehood in 1788.

Apr 23, 2015
Skylanders universe - the complete collection by Scott, Cavan, author.

Skylanders universe - the complete collection

"The all-new Skylanders Universe The Complete Collection includes heroes from all the popular video games, including the new Skylanders Trap Team. This complete collection includes character origins, battle cries, and personality traits for hundreds of Skylanders"--Back cover.

Apr 23, 2015
Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys by Adler, David A., author.

Simple machines - wheels, levers, and pulleys

Kids use simple machines every day without realizing it. Teeth are wedges and so are knives, forks, and thumbtacks. Many toys such as slides, which are inclined planes, and seesaws, which are levers, are also simple machines. Two appealing kids and their comical cat introduce levers, wheels, pulleys, inclined planes, and more, and explain how they work. This lively introduction to physics will get kids excited about how simple machines simplify our lives.

Apr 23, 2015
The high score and lowdown on video games! by Krensky, Stephen.

The high score and lowdown on video games!

An introduction to the history of video games profiles such classics as Pong and Pac-Man while illuminating the technologies that inspired the games of today.

Apr 23, 2015
Michelle Obama by Taylor-Butler, Christine, author.

Michelle Obama

As the first African American first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama has had a big role to fill. Readers will follow Obamas journey from her childhood in Chicago to her work as a lawyer and her achievements in the White House. They will also learn how she helped with her husbands political career and helped him win presidential elections in 2008 and 2012.

Apr 23, 2015
Stinky skunks and other animal adaptations by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Stinky skunks and other animal adaptations

"If you were a hungry coyote, would you brave a skunk's stinky spray for a meal, or would it leave a bad taste in your mouth? Many animals have survival techniques that offend the senses or strike fear in the hearts of predators. From deadly defences to revolting eating habits, this interesting book describes the disgusting and frightening survival techniques of animals. Get your hands dirty, too with some easy (and painless!) experiments."--

Apr 23, 2015
Malala Yousafzai by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Malala Yousafzai

"At the age of 11, Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog in support of education for girls in Pakistan. As the blog gained popularity and Yousafzai became famous, she faced opposition from religious extremists who were against womens right to education. Readers will discover how Yousafzai stood her ground against terrorist activists, even after being shot for her beliefs. They will also learn how Yousafzai achieved international recognition and how she continues to support the rights of women in

Apr 23, 2015
The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable by Watts, Bernadette, author.

The tortoise and the hare - an Aesop fable

Apr 23, 2015
Pablo Picasso by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Pablo Picasso

Briefly examines the life and work of the renowned twentieth-century artist, describing and giving examples from his various periods or styles.

Apr 23, 2015
Nelson Mandela by Rose, Simon, 1961- author.

Nelson Mandela

Apr 23, 2015
Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

"Explore hunting, an exciting outdoor activity, including hunting gear, where to hunt, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 23, 2015
The history of gospel music by Woog, Adam, 1953- author.

The history of gospel music

Apr 23, 2015