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Martin Luther King, Jr. by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter." -- Publisher's website.

Apr 28, 2016
My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture by Hibbs, Linda, author.

My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture

A fun and playful introduction to Indonesian language and culture for young children. The familiar ABC rhyming structure combines with sparkling illustrations to encourage the natural ability of children to pick up new languages and vocabulary quickly. Words for things kids already know in English are joined by words specific to Indonesia, giving kids a glimpse into Indonesian life and culture. Everyday expressions - like "Apa kabar?" which means "How are you?" - give kids a chance to communicat

Apr 28, 2016
Origami monsters by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami monsters

Provides detailed directions for folding five paper monsters, including a ghost, vampire, and cyclops eye.

Apr 28, 2016
Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee by Dell, Pamela.

Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee

"Explains the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Apr 28, 2016
Our Father by Oberthür, Rainer, 1961- author.

Our Father

"Our Father explores the meaning behind each line of the Lord's Prayer"--

Apr 28, 2016
Otters love to play by London, Jonathan, 1947- author.

Otters love to play

"Ka-splash! "Head to the river, where a frolicsome bunch of otters plays all year round in a nonfiction story sprinkled with facts and loaded with fun.

Apr 28, 2016
Fly by Hartley, Karen, 1949-

Fly

A simple introduction to the physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, predators, habitat, and lifespan of flies.

Apr 28, 2016
Can you tell a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus? by Silverman, Buffy.

Can you tell a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus?

"How can you tell apart a Brachiosaurus from an Apatosaurus? Did one have a longer tail? What did each dinosaur's feet look like? Find out these answers and more to become an expert on the differences between these supersized creatures."--

Apr 28, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

Presents loving moments between animal babies and their mothers.

Apr 28, 2016
The hole story of the doughnut by Miller, Pat, 1951 May 28- author.

The hole story of the doughnut

"In 1843, 14-year old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boat load of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world's most prized pastries. At long last, here's the hole truth about the invention of the donut!"--

Apr 28, 2016
Electronics for kids for dummies by Shamieh, Cathleen, author.

Electronics for kids for dummies

"Introduces kids to the basics of electronics. Includes 13 projects that promote your kid's sense of achievement. Features larger print to make the material less intimidating and easier to navigate. Covers tools and safety measures to ensure your child's safety "--Publisher's description.

Apr 28, 2016
Earning income by Kemper, Bitsy.

Earning income

"Most people earn income by working at jobs. However, jobs are not the only way to make money. People receive money as gifts, by selling something they make or own, and by investing. But did you know people don't get to keep all of the income they earn? From allowances and salaries to paying taxes, read this book to learn more about income. "Decision time" sidebars help you analyze real-life scenarios and evaluate the choices people have to make about earning money. Learn how people find jobs an

Apr 28, 2016
Take a closer look at. Plastic by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Plastic

Plastic is everywhere, but some experts say today's plastic will be in our landfills for thousands of years to come. Explore the good and the bad of plastic in our lives and learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce biodegradable, Earth-friendly plastic substitutes. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

Apr 28, 2016
Grand Teton National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Grand Teton National Park

An exploration of Grand Teton National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the waterfall known as Hidden Falls.

Apr 28, 2016
Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition] by Horowitz, Alexandra, author.

Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition]

"Do you want to know what dogs are thinking? What they're feeling? Now you finally can. The answers will surprise and delight young readers as scientist and dog-owner Alexandra Horowitz explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human."--

Apr 28, 2016
Larry Page by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Larry Page

"Engaging images accompany information about Larry Page. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Apr 28, 2016
S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet by James, Helen Foster, 1951-

S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet

"Introduces camping from A to Z using poetry, prose, and illustrations in a children's picture book. Includes information on beach camping, canyons, foliage, camping gear, John Muir, Juliette Gordon Low, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 28, 2016
Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic

Apr 28, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

Discusses key people, exciting finishes, and upsets involved in the NFL Championship game, sharing the perspective of various people involved the games, including a fan, player, halftime performer, and coach.

Apr 28, 2016
Gabe - a story of me, my dog, and the 1970s by Gill, Shelley.

Gabe  - a story of me, my dog, and the 1970s

Apr 28, 2016