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The blue whale by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator.

The blue whale

"The is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging."--

May 30, 2015
Buffalo Bill by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Buffalo Bill

A biography of Buffalo Bill born William F. Cody, American frontiersman, wilderness scout, and Pony Express rider.

May 30, 2015
Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

Discusses Sanghvi's early life in India and education in the U.S., as well as how her work as the first female engineer at Facebook helped it become the largest social networking site in the world.

May 30, 2015
Anne Frank - the young writer who told the world her story by Kramer, Ann.

Anne Frank - the young writer who told the world her story

Uses personal writings, family photographs, and primary source quotations to create a scrapbook-style layout which introduces the life of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl whose diary chronicled the years she and her family hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic.

May 30, 2015
Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies by Willoughby, Nick, author.

Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies

"If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug—even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment—Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you how to write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene, master top-

May 30, 2015
Bike safety - a crash course by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Bike safety - a crash course

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce the basics of bicycle safety"--

May 30, 2015
125 cute animals - meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute. by

125 cute animals - meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute.

May 30, 2015
The best MLB outfielders of all time by Smolka, Bo, 1965-

The best MLB outfielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best outfielders in MLB history.

May 30, 2015
Animal mouths by Holland, Mary, 1946-

Animal mouths

May 30, 2015
All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders by Amstutz, Lisa J.

All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce different styles of bicycles"--

May 30, 2015
Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about friendships in a question-answer format"--

May 30, 2015
Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about fossils, pterodactyls, the T. rex, and more!"--

May 30, 2015
Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food

"Serve a meal that your friends and family will love! Make a taco pizza, a chicken pie, or even a tasty fettuccine!"--Back cover.

May 30, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by Mara, Wil.

Abraham Lincoln

This book is a brief overview of the life of the man who was President of the United States during the difficult years of the Civil War, and who issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves.

May 30, 2015
Canada by Pang, Guek-Cheng, 1950- author.

Canada

Includes information on Canada's geography, history, government, economy, environment as well as Canadians' lifestyle, religion, language, arts, food, leisure and festivals.

May 30, 2015
Cupid - god of love by Temple, Teri. author.

Cupid - god of love

Tells different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Cupid and explains his use of his arrows of love and hate, his place in Roman mythology, and how he is different from, and similar to, the Greek god Eros.

May 30, 2015
Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry by Temple, Teri. author.

Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Apollo, and discusses his association with prophecy and some of his great deeds.

May 30, 2015
Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals by Temple, Teri. author.

Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Diana, and discusses her abilities as goddess of the hunt and some of the punishments she gave to those who offended her.

May 30, 2015
Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages by Armstrong, Simon, author.

Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages

Welcome to Cool Art! This fact-tastic book is packed with reasons why art is cooler than you'd ever imagine. Learn why the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows, which artist liked to throw artichokes around, and how to paint like Monet. Discover exactly how strange the Surrealists were, how Duchamp made art out of plumbing, and how art can truly change your life. From Caravaggio to Banksy, the Renaissance to Minimalism, explore the ideas, meaning and techniques behind the world's masterpieces, with a hefty

May 30, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 30, 2015