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Hacking fashion. Fleece by Fontichiaro, Kristin.

Hacking fashion. Fleece

Turn old fleece into something new and exciting with Hacking Fashion: Fleece. Students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving.

Jul 24, 2016
The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure by Temple, Bob.

The golden age of pirates - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the people and events of the Golden Age of Piracy. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a pirate, a navy sailor, and a merchant ship crewmember"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

"Describes what life would be like without pain."--

Jul 24, 2016
Heliskiing by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.


"You want intense? How about dropping from a helicopter onto a fresh field of powder, then skiing down a mountain? Heliskiers go where there are no trails, but there is a lot of danger and excitement. Find out where people go heliskiing, how they avoid deadly avalanches, and which skiing superstars are the best in the world." -- cover.

Jul 24, 2016
Investigating the water cycle by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

Investigating the water cycle

"Water is essential to life on our planet. Water is constantly moving between Earth's surface, the air, and the ground. But did you know that water cannot be created or destroyed? Or that water is not only a liquid but also a solid and a gas? See the water cycle in action in this fascinating book"--

Jul 24, 2016
Is the Bermuda Triangle real? by Lassieur, Allison.

Is the Bermuda Triangle real?

"Presents stories of planes and ships that have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, examining the evidence of various explanations, ultimately stating that the disappearances remain a mystery"--

Jul 24, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim, author.


"You want intense? How about rocketing into the air off a vert ramp and sticking the landing in front of a cheering crowd? Skateboarding has evolved from a fun hobby for kids to an international sporting spectacle. Find out how it made that journey, meet the world's top skaters, and learn the key tricks and moves." --cover.

Jul 24, 2016
J.K. Rowling by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

J.K. Rowling

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to J.K. Rowling. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 24, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Introduces the extreme sport of roller derby, discussing its history, rules, equipment and clothing, safety precautions, and team camaraderie.

Jul 24, 2016
Urban planner by Yomtov, Nelson.

Urban planner

Discusses what an urban planner does, including studying the physical, social, and economic conditions of a city.

Jul 24, 2016
Francisco Goya by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Francisco Goya

Jul 24, 2016
Fly Guy presents - the White House by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - the White House

Fly Guy buzzes around as a tour guide to the White House, supplying facts about the American presidents and the White House's history.

Jul 24, 2016
Fish by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author.


"An introduction for young readers on the basics of how to care for pet fish. Bright photos and clear, simple text lay the foundation for children to take greater responsibility and a more active role in their pets' lives. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fun-facts section, a list of needs and dangers to the pet, and sources for further research"--Publisher description.

Jul 24, 2016
Fingerprint vehicles by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint vehicles

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of vehicles"--

Jul 24, 2016
Insects by Simon, Seymour, author.


"Readers will learn all about insects-- life stages, senses, bodies, and the many different kinds, including beetles, ladybugs, bees, butterflies, and more!"--Amazon website.

Jul 24, 2016
Ibn al-Haytham - the man who discovered how we see by Romero, Libby, author.

Ibn al-Haytham - the man who discovered how we see

Profiles the life and work of a devout Muslim who was the first to hypothesize that vision occurs when light beams travel through the lens of a human eye.

Jul 24, 2016
How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw orcs, goblins, hags, and several other wicked fantasy creatures"--

Jul 24, 2016
How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution? by Wang, Andrea, author.

How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution?

"This title delves into different issues pertaining to fossil fuel pollution and its causes, effects, and how we can proactively deal with it to make our planet a cleaner and healthier place"--

Jul 24, 2016
The hottest and the coldest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The hottest and the coldest

"Learn all about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations"--

Jul 24, 2016
Horned lizards by Meister, Cari, author.

Horned lizards

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of horned lizards. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 24, 2016