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You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen

May 30, 2016
Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Barton, Chris, author.

Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions

Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood to his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun.

May 30, 2016
We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler by Freedman, Russell.

We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler

"In his signature eloquent prose, backed up by thorough research, Russell Freedman tells the story of Austrian-born Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie. They belonged to Hitler Youth as young children, but began to doubt the Nazi regime. As older students, the Scholls and a few friends formed the White Rose, a campaign of active resistance to Hitler and the Nazis. Risking imprisonment or even execution, the White Rose members distributed leaflets urging Germans to defy the Nazi government. Their b

May 30, 2016
The unforgettable joke book by Cunningham, Sean, author.

The unforgettable joke book

Dory, Nemo, Marlin, and other fish share silly jokes and riddles about life in the sea.

May 30, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

"In this engaging title, readers interested in animation will learn about the history of this art in motion, and discover who the world|s greatest animators have been and how they came to create their inspiring works. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create their own animation."--

May 30, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

May 30, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Daytona 500

May 30, 2016
Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move

"Explore unusual animal locomotion through incredible art and fascinating facts from the Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page"--

May 30, 2016
Ellis island by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Ellis island

Looks at the history of Ellis Island and identifies its early roles as a Mohegan island, fisherman rest spot, famous immigration station, and today's museum.

May 30, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war by Bacher, Lindsay, author.

Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war

Through narrative nonfiction, readers learn the story of Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian who preserved Iraq's history by saving thousands of books from being destroyed during the Iraq War.

May 30, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.

May 30, 2016
Your digital footprint - 12 things you need to know. by Roesler, Jill, author

Your digital footprint - 12 things you need to know.

May 30, 2016
Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs by Rosenfeld, Malke

Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs

May 30, 2016
When My Worries Get Too Big! by Buron, Kari Dunn

When My Worries Get Too Big!

May 30, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948- author.

Syria

"Syria is a country that has endured many struggles over the centuries. A place rich with history, today it experiences hardship on a daily basis and faces challenges that have become a global focus. This book explores the history, people, places, and culture that make up modern-day Syria. " -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016
Wordplay for kids - a sourcebook of poems, rhymes, and read-alouds by Wadham, Tim, author.

Wordplay for kids - a sourcebook of poems, rhymes, and read-alouds

A collection of wordplay poems for parents to read with their children includes poems categorized by age level and topic, and includes a thorough bibliography of children's literature that focuses on wordplay.

May 30, 2016
Poland by Heale, Jay.

Poland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Poland.

May 30, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay, author.

Portugal

"Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights the beauty of the country and discusses its progress as a nation, from ancient times to present day, enabling readers to learn firsthand what makes Portugal what it is today. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photograp

May 30, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Netherlands

"The Netherlands is a place often equated with blonde-haired, blue-eyed people and wooden shoes; however, it is much more than that. The Netherlands is a prosperous country that has a vibrant history and a unique culture. This book explores the Netherlands of the past and well as the present, and what it is like to live there today." -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Morocco

"The country of Morocco is a unique part of Africa with beautiful architecture, ancient history, and an exotic flair. This book describes Morocco's rich history, examines how the country has evolved, and explores what its people and customs are like today." -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016