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The buffalo soldiers by Mills, Cliff, 1947-2015.

The buffalo soldiers

Jun 25, 2016
Civil rights by Staton, Hilarie N.

Civil rights

Jun 25, 2016
The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

"Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming." -- Back cover.

Jun 25, 2016
Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Backyard Camping makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Tell a spooky ghost story or delight in a delicious s'more. Make a cushion seat or a glow stick light. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 25, 2016
Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine, author.

Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Birds & Bugs makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Build a beautiful bird's nest or craft a clever bug jar. Make bird feeders out of fruit, a paper towel holder or a plastic bottle. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 25, 2016
Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Activities makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a marvelous mini kite or bury a time capsule. Create a giant tic-tac-toe board or a twist-it game in the grass. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 25, 2016
Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Craft a sun-printed scarf or paint a pair of rocks. Make a terra-cotta wind chime or a beaded garden stake. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 25, 2016
Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Parks & Trails makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a magnificent walking stick or play a game of hiking bingo. Create a no-hands water holder or a bike helmet mohawk. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 25, 2016
Daredevil by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Daredevil

"This title introduces readers to the job of daredevil. A short history of the profession is included, as are famous daredevils such as Evel Knievel and Harry Houdini. Job duties of various daredevil jobs are covered such as tightrope and wing walkers, climbers, and motorcycle and automobile stuntmen. Equipment needed to do the job right is discussed, as are the education and training needed to become a daredevil. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Aligned to Commo

Jun 25, 2016
Deer hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Deer hunting

Learn what it takes to successfully harvest white-tailed deer and mule deer, known for their keen senses.

Jun 25, 2016
Dirt bikes by Scheff, Matt, author.

Dirt bikes

"This title offers readers cool facts about dirt bikes, including what they're made of, what they can do, and how they are used. The title also includes a photo diagram, glossary, and an additional resources section"--Publisher's description.

Jun 25, 2016
Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump! by Zweig, Eric, 1963- author.

Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump!

Become an expert on sports, just in time for the 2016 Olympics! From archery to zip lining this book covers everything about the world's favorite team and individual sports.

Jun 25, 2016
Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths by Singer, Marilyn, author.

Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths

"What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems reveal a new point of view! Readers will delight in uncovering the dual points of view in well-known legends, including the stories of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch,

Jun 25, 2016
Eating organic by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Eating organic

"Eating Organic helps readers trace the history of organic eating, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Drones by Henneberg, Susan, author.

Drones

Explains what a drone aircraft is and the different ways they can be used.

Jun 25, 2016
Dolley Madison by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Dolley Madison

A biography of Dolley Madison, considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. Even before her husband James Madison took office, Dolley served as White House hostess for the widowed Thomas Jefferson, and was known for her personality and style. She helped convince the nation to rebuilt its capitol in Washington after the War of 1812, and defined the role of First Lady for those who followed.

Jun 25, 2016
The displacement of native peoples by Peppas Leslie Lynn, author.

The displacement of native peoples

"This revealing book examines how Native peoples have been displaced throughout history in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Close examination of primary sources featuring both Native and non-Native viewpoints reveals the attitudes and opinions of the time that led to thousands being displaced and cultures being threatened. Topics covered include government relations and policies, as well as the creation of residential schools and other acts of fo

Jun 25, 2016
Giant trucks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Giant trucks

"Learn all about the world's biggest, toughest trucks, from how they were invented to what jobs they are used to perform today."--

Jun 25, 2016
Genetically modified food by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Genetically modified food

"Genetically Modified Food helps readers trace the history of GMOs, explore the science behind it, understand why and how we utilize them, and discuss controversies concerning GMOs from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
From head to tail - all about horse care by Bratton, Donna Bowman, author.

From head to tail - all about horse care

"Photos and text introduce readers to horse care, including general information about how to maintain a horse, habitat, diet, and grooming needs and equipment"--

Jun 25, 2016