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Ancient Rome by James, Simon, 1957- author.

Ancient Rome

A photo essay documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Jul 3, 2015
Diving dolphin by Wallace, Karen, author.

Diving dolphin

Presents the life of a young dolphin as he interacts with other dolphins, leaps and flips out of the water, hunts for fish to eat, and hides from killer whales.

Jul 3, 2015
Fly Guy presents - insects by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - insects

Fly Guy is buzzing around outside today learning about insects.

Jul 3, 2015
Fort Sumter by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Fort Sumter

"When the Civil War began, Fort Sumter was an unfinished building in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. Over the next three years, this fort would become one of the most important symbols of the Civil War. Now open to the public as a national monument, visitors arrive at the fort by boat from Charleston. Walk over several acres and see many Civil War guns and cannonballs. National Park Service rangers are also on the island to give talks and demonstrations to bring the Civil War and othe

Jul 3, 2015
Plants and animals of the Great Lakes by LaPlante, Walter, author.

Plants and animals of the Great Lakes

Explores the animal and plant life native to North America's Great Lakes region.

Jul 3, 2015
Baseballogy - supercool facts you never knew by Sylvester, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Baseballogy - supercool facts you never knew

Offers facts about the American pastime, including such topics as stadium size, batting basics, and women in baseball.

Jul 3, 2015
Knight by Gravett, Christopher, 1951- author.

Knight

Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.

Jul 3, 2015
Goldilocks and the three bears by Alperin, Mara, author.

Goldilocks and the three bears

"When Goldilock sneaks into the three bears' cottage, it seems there's no one home. But the bears soon return from their walk ... Will they catch that naughty little girl?"--p. [4] of cover.

Jul 3, 2015
Get into art. Telling stories by Brooks, Susie.

Get into art. Telling stories

Showcases works of art that tell stories, from the Bayeaux Tapestry to Edward Hopper's "Automat" to Henri Matisse's portrait of Icarus, and provides instructions for creating art projects inspired by these pieces.

Jul 3, 2015
Guts & glory - the Vikings by Thompson, Ben, 1980-

Guts & glory - the Vikings

"Ferocious raids, heroic battles, larger-than-life leaders, and courageous explorers that changed the course of human history. From battle-axe-wielding tribes plundering the greatest cities of Europe to powerful kings and queens ruling their dominions with iron fists, the Vikings were some of the most feared and fearless figures in European history. Find the bravest heroes, the most menacing villains, and unbelievably awesome facts and myths inside this action-packed overview that will amaze kid

Jul 3, 2015
How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents by Lewin, Ted.

How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents

"A first person account of two acclaimed author's and illustrator's travels throughout the world"--

Jul 3, 2015
How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz

"In this unusual ... picture book that riffs on the language and rhythms of old New Orleans, ... picture book biographer Jonah Winter ... turns his focus to one of America's early jazz heroes"--Amazon.com.

Jul 3, 2015
Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator.

Queen of the diamond - the Lizzie Murphy story

"A picture book biography about Lizzie Murphy, the first woman to play in a major league exhibition game and the first person to play on both the New England and American leagues' all-star teams"--

Jul 3, 2015
Hurricane watch by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Hurricane watch

"Winds whip. Waves crash. Rain pours down. A superstorm moves across the ocean and gets closer and closer to land. Hurricane watch! Read and find out how hurricanes form, how scientists track the storms, and what you can do to keep yourself safe if one strikes. With colorful illustrations from Taia Morley and engaging text from Melissa Stewart, Hurricane Watch is a look into a powerful natural disaster."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 3, 2015
Iguanodon by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Iguanodon

"Introduces young readers to Iguanodon, including physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 3, 2015
Learning to sew by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author.

Learning to sew

"Complete a variety of fun sewing projects"--

Jul 3, 2015
Neymar - the new Pelé by Illugi Jökulsson, author.

Neymar - the new Pelé

"This book tells the story of Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, one of the great players of the game, from his childhood days in Brazil to his signing by the legendary Spanish soccer club Barcelona for a record amount of money. One of the biggest names at the 2014 World Cup, Neymar, playing for Brazil, sustained a serious injury but healed quickly and is now back on the field, winning games for Barcelona. The book also traces the history of the Brazilian national team, the most successful organizat

Jul 3, 2015
Nudibranch by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Nudibranch

"Discover facts about nudibranchs, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jul 3, 2015
Moths by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Moths

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the physical features of moths and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 3, 2015
Mosquitoes by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Mosquitoes

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how mosquitoes find food and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 3, 2015