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You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Next come homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Jan 27, 2015
A math journey through planet Earth by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through planet Earth

"Fun pictograms and infographics about planet Earth make learning about math topics such as volume, scale diagrams, division, and number lines easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to protect threatened areas around the world and use their mathematical skills to measure geysers, protect forests, and check on glaciers. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 27, 2015
Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts by Clark, Katie, author.

Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts

"Explore U.S. history from a brand new perspective! Monumental History will take a look into myths, legends, and fun facts surrounding familiar (but maybe mysterious) U.S. monuments. Secret caverns, hidden meanings, and legendary figures help bring popular historical monuments and American symbols to life."--

Jan 27, 2015
Freedom riders - a primary source exploration of the struggle for racial justice by Schwartz, Heather E.

Freedom riders - a primary source exploration of the struggle for racial justice

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Freedom Riders during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Jan 27, 2015
Ettore Boiardi - Chef Boyardee manufacturer by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Ettore Boiardi - Chef Boyardee manufacturer

Learn about the childhood, education and career of the inventor, Ettore Boiardi, of Chef Boyardee.

Jan 27, 2015
Dive into division by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dive into division

Provides an introduction to the concept of division, including its relationship to multiplication, using estimation, and step-by-step solutions to problems.

Jan 27, 2015
Discovering the West - the expedition of Lewis and Clark by Micklos, John.

Discovering the West - the expedition of Lewis and Clark

"Examines the Lewis and Clark Expedition by discussing the causes leading up to it and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation as well as the people and places involved"--

Jan 27, 2015
Cool sewing for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool sewing for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Jan 27, 2015
Connecting the coasts - the race to build the transcontinental railroad by Lewis, Norma, 1940- author.

Connecting the coasts - the race to build the transcontinental railroad

"Examines the Transcontinental Railroad by discussing why it was needed and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation as well as the people and places involved."--

Jan 27, 2015
Confederate flag - controversial symbol of the south by Marcovitz, Hal.

Confederate flag - controversial symbol of the south

Jan 27, 2015
The race to survive climate change by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

The race to survive climate change

Describes the current issues with climate change, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 27, 2015
The race to fix the global economy by Levete, Sarah.

The race to fix the global economy

Describes the current issues with the global economy, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 27, 2015
The race to feed the hungry by Colson, Mary.

The race to feed the hungry

Describes the issue of world hunger, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 27, 2015
The path to citizenship by Howell, Sara.

The path to citizenship

Explains what it means to be a citizen of the United States and the role of immigration in American history, and outlines the process of becoming a naturalized citizen, from getting a permanent-resident card to taking the oath.

Jan 27, 2015
A paramedic's job by Rosario, Miguel, author.

A paramedic's job

This book is about the important job of a paramedic and how they help you when your sick.

Jan 27, 2015
Ocean animals by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Ocean animals

Provides step-by-step instructions for creating origami models of six different animals, and describes how these animals live in ocean habitats.

Jan 27, 2015
Norway by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Norway

Photographs and text provide information about the country of Norway .

Jan 27, 2015
Monsters of the deep by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Monsters of the deep

Jan 27, 2015
Migration - animals on the move by Einspruch, Andrew, author.

Migration - animals on the move

Discusses the migration patterns of different animals, including whales, elephants, and sea turtles.

Jan 27, 2015
Meet the Vikings by Woolf, Alex

Meet the Vikings

Jan 27, 2015