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Juno - queen of the gods, goddess of marriage by Temple, Teri. author.

Juno - queen of the gods, goddess of marriage

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Juno, known as the protector and special counselor of the Roman state and queen of the gods.

May 21, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

May 21, 2015
Prehistoric mammals by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

Prehistoric mammals

"From woolly mammoths to saber-toothed cats, prehistoric mammals once roamed Earth. With beautiful and engaging illustrations, authentic photos, and accessible text, kids will learn all about these mighty mammals in this Level 2 reader" --

May 21, 2015
Pakistan by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Pakistan

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Pakistan.

May 21, 2015
New Jersey - the Garden State by King, David C., author.

New Jersey - the Garden State

May 21, 2015
Maine - the Pine Tree State by Hicks, Terry Allan, author.

Maine - the Pine Tree State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Maine.

May 21, 2015
Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author.

Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use

Presents rhyming text with realistic nature artwork in an introduction to animals and the surprising tools used, from a dolphin that protects its nose with a sponge to a deer that bedecks its antlers with mud and grass.

May 21, 2015
Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up

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

May 21, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with 3D printing by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with 3D printing

Provides information about 3-D printers while offering step-by-step instructions for three-dimensional printer projects, including a key chain and a jumping frog.

May 21, 2015
Hacks for Minecrafters - command blocks - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Hacks for Minecrafters - command blocks - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

May 21, 2015
Who was Jacques Cousteau? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who was Jacques Cousteau?

Examines the life and accomplishments of the oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, describing his work studying and filming the undersea world.

May 21, 2015
How can I deal with bullying? - a book about respect by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

How can I deal with bullying? - a book about respect

"What should you do if you see someone bullying another person at school? Is it better to just stay out of it? Or what should you do when your best friend says she won't play with you if you talk to someone she doesn't like? It's really tricky to handle situations like these. But if you show respect for others, it gets easier. This book offers examples of several tough problems and shows what you might do in each situation. See how a little respect can go a long way!"--

May 21, 2015
The high score and lowdown on video games by Krensky, Stephen, author.

The high score and lowdown on video games

Learn about the history of video games in this non-fiction level three reader. In this book readers will learn all about how video games came to be, from Pong to Pac-Man and everything in between!

May 21, 2015
George Washington Carver by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-

George Washington Carver

When George Washington Carver grew up, African Americans were not allowed to attend most schools. Yet he never gave up on his intense desire to further his education. Read about how Carver worked to become a top agricultural scientistand how he used his knowledge to better the lives of poor farmers.

May 21, 2015
Fish by Head, Honor, author.

Fish

Describes the life cycle of fishes, from tiny sea horses to giant hammerhead sharks.

May 21, 2015
Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know] by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know]

From selecting the right board, to learning which way to stand, to landing a kick flip, Skateboarding Skills provides critical instruction for young riders of all experience levels. New riders will learn essential skills to advance their riding ability while experienced riders will learn new tricks to add to their repertoire. Ryan Stutt shows riders the fundamental techniques that will lead them to success as they practice skateboarding's most important and widely used flips, grinds and slides.

May 21, 2015
When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981- author.

When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable

The trial of the millennium: animals vs humans. Brought before the spirit king, and charged by the animals with spreading fear and pain throughout the land, the humans must answer for their actions. Will justice be had? Will balance return to land, sea, and sky? Will the earth be saved?

May 21, 2015
Groundhog day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Groundhog day

"Readers will learn about the origin of the holiday in Europe and how it was brought to the United States. Also discussed are the characteristics of groundhogs, as well as the famous groundhogs Punxsutawney Phil and Canada's Wiarton Willie."--

May 21, 2015
Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game by Jorgensen, Katrina, author.

Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game

"A fun cookbook with recipes aimed to prepare student athletes for a game, as well as provide nutritious options during and after the game"--

May 21, 2015
Woodpecker wham! by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

Woodpecker wham!

"Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woodpeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these pages--perhaps some that live near you!"--

May 21, 2015