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Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Jul 26, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.


Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Jul 26, 2016
Why is seawater salty? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why is seawater salty?

"So what makes seawater taste salty? Readers will discover how tiny particles of salt from rocks on land are carried into Earth's oceans by rivers, and washed into the sea by ocean waves."--

Jul 26, 2016
Wild baby animals by Lock, Deborah, author.

Wild baby animals

Skip, splash, sniff and cuddle with the cutest animals in the rough with Wild Baby Animals. Venture out into the world of monkeys, squirrels, bears, foxes and more and as they play, learn, and explore in their natural habitats.

Jul 26, 2016
Writing and staging funny plays by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Writing and staging funny plays

Tips on writing and performing plays.

Jul 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world by Harness, Cheryl, author.

Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world

A biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady during her husband's Bill Clinton's administration, New York Senator, Secretary of State during Barack Obama's administration, and candidate for the Presidency of the United States in 2016.

Jul 26, 2016
Investigating animal life cycles by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Investigating animal life cycles

"Insects, fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and mammals make up the six main animal groups. But did you know that each of these groups has a different life cycle? Or that each group has specific stages of growth? This fascinating book investigates the life cycle of each animal group."--

Jul 26, 2016
Odysseus by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.


"The mythical character the ancient Greeks called Odysseus and the Romans called Ulysses is a true hero for the ages. The tale of his adventures has been retold countless times over the centuries. Yet it remains as exciting as it was when the Greek storyteller Homer first recited it close to three thousand years ago. In the great epic the Iliad, Odysseus is one of the Greek kings who attack the famous city of Troy. After winning the Trojan War, Odysseus and his soldiers encounter a terrible stor

Jul 26, 2016
North America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

North America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to North America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 26, 2016
National Geographic Angry Birds movie - Red's big adventure by Barcus, Christy Ullrich, author.

National Geographic Angry Birds movie - Red's big adventure

"This movie-tie in book will feature specially selected scenes from the movie's story world, which will move the reader through the narrative. In addition to the main story, the book will introduce readers to a variety of non-fiction elements that correspond to the movie's story world. This latest entry in the National Geographic Angry Birds series will take you on an amazing journey with Red, the leader of the Angry Birds flock, along with Matilda, Chuck, Bomb, Terence, and the mysterious Might

Jul 26, 2016
Investigating the rock cycle by Lindeen, Mary.

Investigating the rock cycle

Igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks make up the three main types of rocks and are constantly being created, destroyed, and created again? Colorful illustrations show how the rock cycle works.

Jul 26, 2016
Hacking fashion. Fleece by Fontichiaro, Kristin.

Hacking fashion. Fleece

Turn old fleece into something new and exciting with Hacking Fashion: Fleece. Students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving.

Jul 26, 2016
The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure by Temple, Bob.

The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the people and events of the Golden Age of Piracy. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a pirate, a navy sailor, and a merchant ship crewmember"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2016
Cub Scout Webelos handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Webelos handbook

The Webelos Handbook includes the adventures boys must complete to earn the Webelos and Arrow of Light badges. Webelos Scouts will complete five required adventures, and they will choose two of the 18 shared elective adventures in the handbook. Scouts working toward the Arrow of Light rank will complete four required adventures and three elective adventures.

Jul 26, 2016
Cub Scout Bear handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Bear handbook

Jul 26, 2016
Boy scout handbook. by Boy Scouts of America, author.

Boy scout handbook.

Explains the advantages, responsibilities and membership requirements of scouting and provides the requirements and possible projects for earning skill awards and merit badges.

Jul 26, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 26, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

"Describes what life would be like without pain."--

Jul 26, 2016
Cranes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.


"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces cranes to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 26, 2016
Heliskiing by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.


"You want intense? How about dropping from a helicopter onto a fresh field of powder, then skiing down a mountain? Heliskiers go where there are no trails, but there is a lot of danger and excitement. Find out where people go heliskiing, how they avoid deadly avalanches, and which skiing superstars are the best in the world." -- cover.

Jul 26, 2016