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Alaska by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Alaska

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Alaska"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 31, 2014
Coal power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Coal power

"An examination of the ways in which coal has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 31, 2014
Comics - investigate the history and technology of American cartooning by Carbaugh, Samuel.

Comics - investigate the history and technology of American cartooning

Oct 31, 2014
Any questions? by Gay, Marie-Louise, author, illustrator.

Any questions?

Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Oct 31, 2014
Animal Antics - the funny things animals do by Harvey, Derek, author.

Animal Antics - the funny things animals do

"Packed with amazing pictuers, this captures the funny moments when animals are simply being themselves. From disco-dancing bears to playful pandas and chuckling chimps, this book reveals why animals do the things they do."--back cover.

Oct 31, 2014
Do you really want to meet a crocodile? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a crocodile?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles"--

Oct 31, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Oct 31, 2014
Natural gas power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Natural gas power

"An examination of the ways in which natural gas has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 31, 2014
Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands by Roy, Katherine., author.

Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands

"An up close look at the ocean's most fearsome and famous predator and the scientists who study them--just twenty-six miles from the Golden Gate Bridge"--

Oct 31, 2014
My grandfather's coat by Aylesworth, Jim.

My grandfather's coat

A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and other uses.

Oct 31, 2014
Matisse's garden by Friedman, Samantha, author.

Matisse's garden

Oct 31, 2014
Multiplication meltdown by Arias, Lisa, author.

Multiplication meltdown

Rhyming text provides an introduction to multiplication, explaining the concepts of factors and multiples.

Oct 31, 2014
Positive and negative numbers, oh my! - [number lines] by Arias, Lisa.

Positive and negative numbers, oh my! - [number lines]

Oct 31, 2014
Scholastic Year in Sports 2015 by Buckley, James, Jr.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2015

Oct 31, 2014
Music and theater top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967- author.

Music and theater top tens

Compiles top ten lists in music and theater from the youngest musicians to win a grammy to the longest running broadway show.

Oct 31, 2014
Marvelous measurement by Arias, Lisa, author.

Marvelous measurement

Rhyming text provides an introduction to measurement systems, and sample problems show how to convert from one measurement to another.

Oct 31, 2014
Jesus raises Lazarus by Bowman, Crystal.

Jesus raises Lazarus

Retells the biblical story of the raising of Lazarus, where Jesus showed the disciples and the world that he had power over death.

Oct 31, 2014
Powerful place value by Arias, Lisa, author.

Powerful place value

Rhyming text introduces the concept of place value in mathematics and teaches how to read and write numbers in standard and expanded notation form.

Oct 31, 2014
The ghost of Skip-Count Castle by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The ghost of Skip-Count Castle

"In this book, young readers learn counting in multiples."--

Oct 31, 2014
The hero in you by Paul, Ellis, author.

The hero in you

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.

Oct 31, 2014