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For Such a Time as This by Smith, Angie

For Such a Time as This

Oct 19, 2014
David and God's giant victory by Jones, Dennis G., 1956-

David and God's giant victory

Retells the Bible story of the battle between the boy David, armed with only a sling, and the giant warrior Goliath.

Oct 19, 2014
Does it sink or float? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it sink or float?

"Vibrant photographs and accessible text introduce young scientists to the concept of density. Readers are encouraged to explore what makes some objects float and others sink."--Provided by publisher.

Oct 19, 2014
Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship by Carlson, Nancy L., author.

Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship

"A boy with Asperger's overcomes his social challenges to help a friend celebrate her birthday"--

Oct 19, 2014
Antarctica by Fowler, Allan.

Antarctica

An introduction to the continent of Antarctica, its geographical features, visitors, and animals.

Oct 19, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane, author.

Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom

Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Oct 19, 2014
Cybercrime by Gray, Leon, 1974- author.

Cybercrime

Looks at the techniques criminals use to commit cybercrimes, including hacking, viruses, spyware, and spamming.

Oct 19, 2014
Ali - an American champion by Denenberg, Barry.

Ali - an American champion

Puts the famous boxer in to historical context through the use of newspaper articles, interviews, opinion pieces, and photographs.

Oct 19, 2014
365 simple science experiments with everyday materials by Churchill, E. Richard (Elmer Richard)

365 simple science experiments with everyday materials

The fundamentals of science brought to life in a year's worth of fun and educational hands-on experiments.

Oct 19, 2014
Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple by Mapua, Jeff.

Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple

Few political figures are as polarizing as Bill and Hillary Clinton. This power couple has generated fiercely mixed reactions since their first appearance on the political stage. A new Clinton era may be dawning, as Hillary again tests the waters for a presidential bid. Uncovering all the layers of myth, rumor, spin, and talk-radio takedowns, this examination is clear-eyed and calm, objectively reviewing the origins, rise, near fall, and reemergence of the world's most influential couple. It is

Oct 19, 2014
The garden of time by Hammer, Jill.

The garden of time

Looks at Judaism, the calendar, and Jewish holidays in the form of a story about Adam and Eve walking through the Garden of Eden.

Oct 19, 2014
Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more! by Kostigen, Thomas.

Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more!

Oct 19, 2014
Explore money! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore money!

Explores the history, art, science, economics, and mathematics of money as readers find out how money multiplies, experiment with cleaning coins, and design their own currency.

Oct 19, 2014
Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps by Ziefert, Harriet.

Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps

"This title in the Think About...series explores and explains that while every animal sleeps, only some have beds"--

Oct 19, 2014
Genetic modification - should humans control nature? by Gray, Leon, 1974-

Genetic modification - should humans control nature?

Questions the moral and ethical aspects of genetic modification and examines the pros and cons of each argument.

Oct 19, 2014
Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning by Carbaugh, Sam

Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning

Oct 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

Provides an in-depth introduction to trees, covering biology basics, eleven primary tree types from around the world, and the ways in which trees are an inextricable part of human society, culture, and economy.

Oct 19, 2014
Does it absorb or repel liquid? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it absorb or repel liquid?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that absorb liquid and those that repel it.

Oct 19, 2014