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The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town! by Lyles, Brian.

The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town!

Provides complete step-by-step instructions for multistory buildings, recliners, and traffic lights constructed with LEGO pieces.

Mar 29, 2015
Divorce is the worst by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Divorce is the worst

""How can you not love a children's author who sees so clearly from her reader's point of view?"-Julie Bowen, actress, Modern Family"This book provides, through honest language and evocative imagery, a uniquely realistic view of how children experience divorce. While neither softening or white-washing this difficult topic, Higginbotham offers an ultimately comforting message to parents and children experiencing separation and divorce."-Lisa Spiegel, LMHC, Soho Parenting, NYCKids are told, "it's

Mar 29, 2015
Just for today by John XXIII, Pope, 1881-1963.

Just for today

Mar 29, 2015
Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation by Hall, Brianna.

Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation

Discusses the causes of and effects of the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation changed American history.

Mar 29, 2015
Experiment with what a plant needs to grow by Higgins, Nadia.

Experiment with what a plant needs to grow

Mar 29, 2015
From strawberry to jam by Owings, Lisa, author.

From strawberry to jam

Mar 29, 2015
Great Dane by Johnson, Jinny.

Great Dane

"Describes the characteristics of the Great Dane and how to care for it"--

Mar 29, 2015
From sugar beet to sugar by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sugar beet to sugar

"How do sugar beets become sugar? Follow each step--from planting sugar beets to sprinkling sugar on your cereal--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 29, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals by

Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals

Mar 29, 2015
Finders keepers? - a true story in India by Arnett, Robert.

Finders keepers? - a true story in India

The charming true story set in India is about a boy who found the author's wallet and could not understand why he should be rewarded for returning to the author what was his. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! This award-winning multicultural book emphasizes timeless and universal values that parents will want to pass on to their children and also provides an excellent opportunity to understand cultural differences and underlying similarities in our

Mar 29, 2015
Ecuador by Owings, Lisa.

Ecuador

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Ecuador"--

Mar 29, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

Mar 29, 2015
The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration by Krumm, Brian.

The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Little Rock Nine during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Mar 29, 2015
Everything birds of prey by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything birds of prey

Introduces the most ferocious raptors to rule the skies, from ospreys to vultures to hawks, and describes what raptors' lives are like as well as what sets them apart from other birds.

Mar 29, 2015
Everything insects by Gleason, Carrie, 1973- author.

Everything insects

"AHHH! INSECTS! Cockroaches, ants, dragonflies, and beetles. Wings, pincers, mandibles, and antennae. Whether insects fill you with dread or wide-eyed wonder, there's no denying that these bitty critters are some of the most fascinating and diverse creatures on Earth. Ready to skitter into the incredible world of creepy-crawlers? it's time to learn everything about insects,"--page [4] of cover.

Mar 29, 2015
Famous immigrants and their stories by Howell, Sara.

Famous immigrants and their stories

Discusses immigration to the United States and highlights immigrants who have made an impact in American business, culture, and sports.

Mar 29, 2015
Mules in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Mules in American history

Discusses the history of mules as draft animals in America, including their role on the frontier, in the military, and for pleasure riding.

Mar 29, 2015
I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are by Heos, Bridget, author.

I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are

"Fly is fed up with everyone studying butterflies. After all, flies go through metamorphosis too--and they are so much cooler! They flap their wings 200 times a second, compared to a butterfly's measly five to twelve times. Their babies--maggots--are much cuter than caterpillars (obviously). And when they eat solid food, they even throw up on it to turn it into a liquid. Who wouldn't want to study an insect like that? Both funny and informative, this earnest (and highly partisan) narrator provid

Mar 29, 2015
Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people--but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the

Mar 29, 2015
John Muir wrestles a waterfall by Danneberg, Julie, 1958- author.

John Muir wrestles a waterfall

Tells the story of when naturalist John Muir explored a waterfall in Yosemite Valley, California.

Mar 29, 2015