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Martin Luther King Jr. - in his own words by Nagelhout, Ryan

Martin Luther King Jr. - in his own words

Jul 11, 2014
Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table by Byers, Ann.

Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table

"Readers explore how something good for your health can also make people ill, including how growers, processors, shippers, and sellers keep fruit and vegetables safe or not ... Readers also learn about steps they can take to know where the food they eat comes from, how to support locally grown fruit and vegetables, how to read labels, and how to safely handle their produce once it is in their home."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 11, 2014
Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star by Higgins, Nadia.

Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star

Jul 11, 2014
Hotshots by Goldish, Meish.

Hotshots

Details the men and women who fight giant wildfires, a group typically known as "hotshots."

Jul 11, 2014
Making noise! - (making sounds) by Spilsbury, Louise.

Making noise! - (making sounds)

This book explains how sounds are made through a variety o f easy-to-understand examples and hands-on experiments.

Jul 11, 2014
Muhammad Ali - boxing legend by Peters, Gregory N.

Muhammad Ali - boxing legend

"Describes the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, from birth to world champion"--

Jul 11, 2014
Monster jokes by

Monster jokes

What's a monster's favorite soup? Scream of tomato, of course! What do demons eat for breakfast? Deviled eggs, silly! Any kid can tell you that these monster jokes are so funny it's downright scary. --Publisher's description.

Jul 11, 2014
Mean 'n' messy monsters by Garbot, Dave, author, illustrator.

Mean 'n' messy monsters

"Mean 'n' Messy Monsters follows the introductory title in the Cartooning for Kids series, Crazy, Zany Cartoon Characters, expanding on its core concepts and teaching young artists to draw a range of fun and unique monsters in true cartooning style. Children will love learning how to reinterpret their favorite popular monsters in cartoon form, as well as design their own menacing characters, all with a colorful, silly touch. Featured sections cover characteristics, expressions, and gestures that

Jul 11, 2014
Ready for subtraction by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for subtraction

Discusses estimating, regrouping, place value, and more.

Jul 11, 2014
In the forest by Andrews, Alexa.

In the forest

"In this easy reader, kids will have fun seeing photographs and reading about the animals that live in the forest, the plants that grow there, the rivers that flow through them and much more."

Jul 11, 2014
Smoke jumpers by Goldish, Meish, author.

Smoke jumpers

"Learn firsthand how these tough brave firefighters use their strength, quick thinking, and expert skills to battle deadly blazes. In addition, readers will go behind the scenes to learn how smoke jumpers train for their job so that they are ready to spring into action at a moment's notice."--

Jul 11, 2014
Sight by Dayton, Connor, author.

Sight

Jul 11, 2014
Serena and Venus Williams - tennis stars by Peters, Gregory N.

Serena and Venus Williams - tennis stars

"Describes the lives of tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams from birth to becoming champions"--

Jul 11, 2014
Search & rescue tools by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Search & rescue tools

"Understanding each tool is made easy with simple definitions and in-use photos that will show kids how a helicopter, rescue dog, stretcher and rescue boat works."--

Jul 11, 2014
Sea turtles by Bell, Samantha, author.

Sea turtles

"Introduces facts about sea turtles, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jul 11, 2014
Sea turtle scientist by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Sea turtle scientist

Dr. Kimberly Stetwart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch into part of the next generation of leatherbacks. With only one in a thousand of the eggs for this critically endangered species resulting in an adult sea turtle, the odds are stacked against her and her off

Jul 11, 2014
Sea horses by Bell, Samantha, author.

Sea horses

"Introduces facts about sea horses, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jul 11, 2014
The science of snowboarding by Hile, Lori, author.

The science of snowboarding

"Describes the science concepts involved in snowboarding"--

Jul 11, 2014
Sam Walton by Shores, Erika L., 1976-

Sam Walton

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart"--

Jul 11, 2014
Lewis and Clark in their own words by Levy, Janey, author.

Lewis and Clark in their own words

Jul 11, 2014