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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 21, 2014
Antarctica by Fowler, Allan.

Antarctica

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

Oct 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 21, 2014
Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure by Hoena, B. A., author.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Golden Gate Bridge. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 21, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Oct 21, 2014
The blind boy & the loon by Arnaquq-Baril, Alethea, author, illustrator.

The blind boy & the loon

Oct 21, 2014
A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones

Discusses the differences between homonyms and homophones and provides examples of each.

Oct 21, 2014
Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents by Judge, Lita.

Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents

Depicts common mammalian traits through illustrations to explain how numerous animal and human babies share many of the same needs.

Oct 21, 2014
5 elephants by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

5 elephants

Profiles of five famous elephants introduce young nature enthusiasts to the stories of thriving wild elephant Echo, solitary zoo elephant Lucy, sanctuary elephant Tarra, tragic entertainment elephant Tusko, and rehabilitated elephant Thandora.

Oct 21, 2014
Big Hero 6 - the essential guide by Dakin, Glenn, author.

Big Hero 6 - the essential guide

A companion to the November 2014 Disney film collects fun facts, character profiles, and high-action stills.

Oct 21, 2014
Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Miles, Lisa, author.

Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world

An introduction to ballet features facts on the dance discipline's history, basic steps, costumes, and famous dancers, and includes details of iconic performances from the Royal Ballet.

Oct 21, 2014
Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer by DePrince, Michaela, author.

Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer

Oct 21, 2014
Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups by Etingoff, Kim, author.

Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups

Oct 21, 2014
The Boston Celtics by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Boston Celtics

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Boston Celtics that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 21, 2014
Bacteria up close by Roza, Greg.

Bacteria up close

Oct 21, 2014
BMW - ultimate riding experience by Barrington, Richard, 1961-

BMW - ultimate riding experience

Oct 21, 2014