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Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights by Green, Jen.

Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights

Tells the stories of the aviators who have accomplished feats and broken barriers, from Chuck Yeager's supersonic flight to Felix Baumgartner's plummet to Earth.

Oct 21, 2014
Blue marlin by Roumanis, Alexis.

Blue marlin

Introduces the physical characteristics, behaviors, habitat and life cycles of blue marlins.

Oct 21, 2014
Our solar system / All About Planets, Moons, Asteroids, Comets, and More! by Simon, Seymour, author.

Our solar system / All About Planets, Moons, Asteroids, Comets, and More!

Takes readers on an interplanetary tour from the sun to the ever-mysterious Mars, and then, thanks to the Voyager missions, to the planets beyond.

Oct 21, 2014
On two feet and wings - one boy's amazing story of survival by Kazerooni, Abbas, author.

On two feet and wings - one boy's amazing story of survival

Recounts the author's experiences fleeing Iran as a young boy during the Iran-Iraq war, and making his way on his own in the unfamiliar city of Istanbul in hopes of attaining a visa in England.

Oct 21, 2014
Odd or even in a monstrous season by Brinker, Spencer, author.

Odd or even in a monstrous season

"In this book, young readers learn to identify odd or even amounts."--

Oct 21, 2014
Lifesize rainforest by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Lifesize rainforest

An introduction to a variety of rainforest animals combines facts with up-close perspectives that depict the animals' characteristics and habitats.

Oct 21, 2014
Humpback whales by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whales

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Oct 21, 2014
Glorious geometry by Arias, Lisa, author.

Glorious geometry

Rhyming text provides an introduction to geometry, including lines, types of angles, measuring angles, and symmetry.

Oct 21, 2014
Magical mathematical properties by Arias, Lisa, author.

Magical mathematical properties

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the properties of mathematical operations, including the associative property, the distributive property, and the commutative properties of multiplication and addition.

Oct 21, 2014
Just Joking 6 - 300 Hilarious Jokes About Everything, Including Tongue Wtisters, Riddles, and More! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell

Just Joking 6 - 300 Hilarious Jokes About Everything, Including Tongue Wtisters, Riddles, and More!

Oct 21, 2014
Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning by Carbaugh, Sam

Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning

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

Coal power

"An examination of the ways in which coal 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
Children growing up with war by Matthews, Jenny, 1948- author.

Children growing up with war

Provides a candid look at young lives upended by violence and strife around the world, including such nations as Rwanda, Lebanon, and Afghanistan.

Oct 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Oct 21, 2014
Giant moray eel by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Giant moray eel

Introduces the physical characteristics, behaviors, habitat and life cycles of the moray eels.

Oct 21, 2014
The ghost of Skip-Count Castle by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The ghost of Skip-Count Castle

"In this book, young readers learn counting in multiples."--

Oct 21, 2014
Fraction action by Arias, Lisa, author.

Fraction action

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of fractions, including how to add, subtract, and compare them.

Oct 21, 2014
Dazzling decimals by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dazzling decimals

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of decimals, including how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them.

Oct 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a crocodile? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a crocodile?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles"--

Oct 21, 2014
Natural gas power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Natural gas power

"An examination of the ways in which natural gas 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