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100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jul 5, 2015
Aladdin - a story from Arabian nights by

Aladdin - a story from Arabian nights

"A sudden flash of blue light forced Aladdin to cover his face with his hands. When the young man finally lowered his hands, he was shocked by what appeared before him. It was a huge genie, hovering in midair!"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 5, 2015
Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines by Gill, Shelley, author.

Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines

"In Alaska, dogs really are a person's best friend. These true canine stories from the last frontier describe remarkable acts of intelligence, stamina, loyalty, and heroism by Balto, Togo, Tekla, Stickeen, and more of Alaska's famous dogs. From traversing mountains in winter with deliveries of life- saving medicine to fighting off bears and finding lost children, each beautifully illustrated and exciting story comes from the pages of Alaska's history"--

Jul 5, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Abraham Lincoln

Text and illustrations present the life of the boy born on the Kentucky frontier who became the sixteenth president of the United States.

Jul 5, 2015
10 rivers that shaped the world by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.

10 rivers that shaped the world

Examines ten rivers and traces their influence on world history, from the Awash were the bones of early hominids have been found, through the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates, and Yangtze, to the Mississippi, source of much American music.

Jul 5, 2015
51 impossible stunts anyone can do by Bartlett, Sam

51 impossible stunts anyone can do

Jul 5, 2015
A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook. by

A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook.

Jul 5, 2015
Happy birthday, Martin Luther King by Marzollo, Jean.

Happy birthday, Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream of peace and equality. Because he worked so hard for freedom and helped so many people gain it, we honor him every year on his special day. This inspiring, beautifully illustrated biography gently teaches young readers about the life--and lessons--of this great man.

Jul 5, 2015
Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas by Tomley, Sarah, author.

Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas

Explores philosophy and notable philosophers, discussing "thought experiments," and how to explain a complex idea through a story.

Jul 5, 2015
Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

Jul 5, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of ghosts by DeYoe, Aaron.

Biggest, baddest book of ghosts

Provides information on ghosts, including spirit orbs, poltergeists, and haunted houses.

Jul 5, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Jul 5, 2015
Pocahontas by Fay, Gail.

Pocahontas

A biography on Pocahontas, the Native American princess who assisted colonists and married John Rolfe in the first U.S. mixed marriage.

Jul 5, 2015
Handy health guide to sore throats by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to sore throats

"An overview of what causes sore throats and other illnesses such as tonsillitis and strep throat"--

Jul 5, 2015
Explore honey bees! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore honey bees!

Jul 5, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.

Emu

An emu father in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in this illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jul 5, 2015
Mind muddlers - what you see is not what you get! by Bowles, Anna, author.

Mind muddlers - what you see is not what you get!

Describes optical illusions that can be drawn or created by trick photography, including Mo¨bius strips, double drawings, street art that seems three-dimensional, and tilt-shift photographs, and provides suggestions for making similar works.

Jul 5, 2015
Mary Cassatt by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Mary Cassatt

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Mary Cassatt, describing her painting style and the lasting influence of the American artist.

Jul 5, 2015
Magical experiments with light & color by Navarro, Paula, author.

Magical experiments with light & color

Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore optical illusions and other topics in light and color, and offers scientific explanations.

Jul 5, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Presents information on karate, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 5, 2015