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Canada through time. First Nations and early explorers by Corrigan, Kathleen, author.

Canada through time. First Nations and early explorers

Introduces different groups of Canadian Aboriginal people from First Nations to the Metis. Meet pre-Confederation explorers form France and England, and even the Vikings.

Jul 23, 2016
Bubonic panic - when plague invaded America by Jarrow, Gail, author.

Bubonic panic - when plague invaded America

In March 1900, San Francisco's health department investigated a strange and horrible death in Chinatown. A man had died of bubonic plague, one of the world's deadliest diseases. But how could that be possible? Bubonic Panic tells the true story of America's first plague epidemic--the public health doctors who desperately fought to end it, the political leaders who tried to keep it hidden, and the brave scientists who uncovered the plague's secrets. Once again, acclaimed author and scientific exp

Jul 23, 2016
Bridges by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Bridges

"How can we get from one place to another when something blocks our way? It might be a rushing river. Or it might be a huge cavern or a deep ravine. The answer to that question is to build a bridge. Learn about the different types of bridges, the civilizations and people who engineered and risked their lives to construct them, and the advances in bridge building that have made them safe and effective ways to keep us moving!" --cover.

Jul 23, 2016
Bonobos by Hansen, Grace, author.

Bonobos

Introduces bonobos, including where they live, what they eat, and their behavior.

Jul 23, 2016
Insects by Simon, Seymour, author.

Insects

"Readers will learn all about insects-- life stages, senses, bodies, and the many different kinds, including beetles, ladybugs, bees, butterflies, and more!"--Amazon website.

Jul 23, 2016
Ibn al-Haytham - the man who discovered how we see by Romero, Libby, author.

Ibn al-Haytham - the man who discovered how we see

Profiles the life and work of a devout Muslim who was the first to hypothesize that vision occurs when light beams travel through the lens of a human eye.

Jul 23, 2016
How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw orcs, goblins, hags, and several other wicked fantasy creatures"--

Jul 23, 2016
How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution? by Wang, Andrea, author.

How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution?

"This title delves into different issues pertaining to fossil fuel pollution and its causes, effects, and how we can proactively deal with it to make our planet a cleaner and healthier place"--

Jul 23, 2016
The hottest and the coldest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The hottest and the coldest

"Learn all about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations"--

Jul 23, 2016
Horned lizards by Meister, Cari, author.

Horned lizards

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of horned lizards. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 23, 2016
Homemade holiday - gifts for every occasion by Bolte, Mari, author.

Homemade holiday - gifts for every occasion

"Step-by-step instructions, tips, and full-color photographs will help teens and tweens create personalized presents"--

Jul 23, 2016
The Holocaust by Peppas, Lynn.

The Holocaust

"The Holocaust was the deliberate extermination of Jews and other people deemed undesirable by Germany's Nazi party during World War II. This thoughtful book examines evidence from the early 1900s of racism, intolerance, and nationalism in Germany that historians believe led up to this genocide and ethnic cleansing. Readers will learn how prejudice and circumstances at the time of an event can influence people's interpretation of evidence and how that perspective can change over time. They will

Jul 23, 2016
Hair care tips & tricks by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Hair care tips & tricks

"Discover the healthy habits that will help your hair look its best. Figure out which styling products and tools are right for you. Find out about the cuts and styles that work well for your hair type and face shape. And learn how to pulloff fun and fancy hairstyles-plus how to make your own hair accessories. With the right tips and tricks, your hair will be sure to turn heads!"--Back cover.

Jul 23, 2016
Golden State Warriors by Moussavi, Sam

Golden State Warriors

Jul 23, 2016
Gluten-free and other special diets by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Gluten-free and other special diets

"Issues surrounding food in the modern world are found throughout today's headlines. What does it mean to eat a gluten-free or organic diet? Are all processed foods bad for you? How do you keep your food safe in the kitchen? Food Matters answers all of these questions and more. Learn about food history and controversies, and find fun recipes and activities to try yourself"--

Jul 23, 2016
A snowstorm shows off - blizzards by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A snowstorm shows off - blizzards

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore blizzards, learning how they form and where they happen"--

Jul 23, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

"This title introduces readers to the job of search and rescue. A short history of the profession is included, and various search and rescue jobs are examined such as air-sea, mountain, cave, flood, urban, wilderness, and canine. Education and training needed to become a search and rescue team member is covered, such as programs at the National Association for Search and Rescue and Community Emergency Response Team programs. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Align

Jul 23, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jul 23, 2016
It's a good thing there are bats by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

It's a good thing there are bats

"Introduces the reader to bats and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 23, 2016
It's a good thing there are bees by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

It's a good thing there are bees

"Introduces the reader to bees and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 23, 2016