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Minecraft construction handbook by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Aug 4, 2015
Lizards by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author.

Lizards

Introduces the appearance, habitat, behavior, and life cycle of lizards.

Aug 4, 2015
Backyard hunter - the praying mantis by Lavies, Bianca.

Backyard hunter - the praying mantis

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of this insect that eats other insects alive.

Aug 4, 2015
In the next three seconds by Morgan, Rowland.

In the next three seconds

Predicts events that will occur in the near and distant future, including "In the next three months, 1,000 households in Zimbabwe will be hooked up to solar electricity."

Aug 4, 2015
Cicadas by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Cicadas

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the life cycle of cicadas. Includes picture glossary"--

Aug 4, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 4, 2015
One Direction by Morreale, Marie.

One Direction

Together, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, and Liam Payne are One Direction, the British pop group. Readers will discover how each of the five starting singing, how the group got together and kicked off its music career, and why millions of fans around the world can't get enough of One Direction.

Aug 4, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist by Woll, Kris.

Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist

"Learn who Nelson Mandela was and how he made a difference in the lives of the people of South Africa and around the world."--Publisher's website.

Aug 4, 2015
My tail is long and striped by Markovics, Joyce L.

My tail is long and striped

Invites readers to guess the animal being described based on clues about its features, which include a striped tail, yellow eyes, and fuzzy ears.

Aug 4, 2015
What's great about Pennsylvania? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Pennsylvania?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Lancaster County and Gettysburg to the Pocono Mountains and Valley Forge.

Aug 4, 2015
What's great about North Dakota? by Bailer, Darice, author.

What's great about North Dakota?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Union Trading Post to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Killdeer Mountain Roundup Rodeo.

Aug 4, 2015
What's great about Florida? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Florida?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the theme parks in Orlando and Daytona International Speedway to Kennedy Space Center and Everglades National Park. --Publisher's description.

Aug 4, 2015
Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide.

"Trap Team is the fourth game in the Skylanders franchise, and this official guide is the definitive source for all the new realms and characters. This 176-page book will help young Portal Masters navigate all the new and exciting adventures in Skylanders Trap Team. Also includes a fold-out full-color poster" --

Aug 4, 2015
Smallpox by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955-

Smallpox

Traces the history of smallpox, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Aug 4, 2015
Similes and metaphors by Murray, Kara, author.

Similes and metaphors

Introduces readers to similes and metaphors, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Aug 4, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about sea monsters"--

Aug 4, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about ghosts"--

Aug 4, 2015
The plague by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955- author.

The plague

Traces the history of the plague, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Aug 4, 2015
Paul Gauguin by Wood, Alix.

Paul Gauguin

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Paul Gauguin, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Aug 4, 2015
Parts of speech by Murray, Kara, author.

Parts of speech

Introduces readers to the eight basic parts of speech, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Aug 4, 2015