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Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton by Tate, Don, author.

Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton

Aug 29, 2015
Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes

Aug 29, 2015
Roadrunner by Macgregor, Eloise, author.

Roadrunner

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of roadrunners"--

Aug 29, 2015
Reindeer by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Reindeer

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of reindeer"--

Aug 29, 2015
Pronghorn by Bowman, Chris, 1990-

Pronghorn

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

Aug 29, 2015
Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the platypus. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the platypus's life, comparing the platypus to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Aug 29, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956- author.

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfair

Aug 29, 2015
Planets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Planets

"A young scientist's guide to planetary bodies, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Aug 29, 2015
Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more! by Harbo, Christopher L., author.

Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more!

"Provides instructions and photo-illustrated step diagrams for folding a variety of traditional and original origami models"--

Aug 29, 2015
The most amazing creature in the sea by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author.

The most amazing creature in the sea

"Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite sea creatures"--

Aug 29, 2015
The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes by Jackson, Tom.

The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Aug 29, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Aug 29, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 29, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 29, 2015
Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen by Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Aug 29, 2015
Cleopatra by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Cleopatra

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love.

Aug 29, 2015
It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Clinton, Chelsea

It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!

Aug 29, 2015
Islands - inside out by Kopp, Megan.

Islands - inside out

An island is a habitat for land-living organisms as well as creatures that visit from their ocean homes. Peel back the corners of the island to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from lizards and birds to possums and bats.

Aug 29, 2015
Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist by Kjelle, Marylou Morano.

Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist

"Learn who Bill Gates is, how Microsoft got its start, where it's heading, and much more."--Publisher's website.

Aug 29, 2015
Bird & Diz by Golio, Gary, author.

Bird & Diz

Presents a rhythmic tribute to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and their creation of bebop.

Aug 29, 2015