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Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

May 27, 2015
Christopher Columbus by Wade, Mary Dodson.

Christopher Columbus

Introduces the life and legacy of the explorer whose journey west from Spain in search of China brought knowledge of the Americas to Europe, and describes his later life.

May 27, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of ghosts by DeYoe, Aaron.

Biggest, baddest book of ghosts

Provides information on ghosts, including spirit orbs, poltergeists, and haunted houses.

May 27, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of flight by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Biggest, baddest book of flight

Provides information on flight and the history of flying, including the first manned flight in a hot air balloon, how helicopters work, and the beginnings of the American space program.

May 27, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of caves by Kuskowski, Alex.

Biggest, baddest book of caves

Introduces caves, describing how they are formed, where they are found, and the unusual creatures that live in them, with examples of some the world's most famous caves.

May 27, 2015
Benjamin Franklin by Mara, Wil.

Benjamin Franklin

Introduces the life and legacy of the colonial printer and scientist who became a leader in the struggle for independence and the establishment of the new nation.

May 27, 2015
Art installations by Wood, Alix.

Art installations

May 27, 2015
Maya Angelou- A Biography of an Award-Winning Poet and Civil Rights Activist by Agins, Donna Brown

Maya Angelou- A Biography of an Award-Winning Poet and Civil Rights Activist

May 27, 2015
I am Lucille Ball by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Lucille Ball

May 27, 2015
How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and several other DC super heroes"--

May 27, 2015
How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Lex Luthor, the Joker, and several other DC super-villains"--

May 27, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by D'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin

Abraham Lincoln

May 27, 2015
Life story of a salamander by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Life story of a salamander

"This book tells the life story of a salamander, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating amphibian as it changes from an egg to a larva to a fully grown adult salamander"--

May 27, 2015
How to draw Superman and his friends and foes by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw Superman and his friends and foes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Superman and his friends and enemies"--

May 27, 2015
How to draw Batman and his friends and foes by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw Batman and his friends and foes

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Batman and his friends and enemies"--

May 27, 2015
Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story by Gates, Mariam.

Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story

Presents a nightime yoga practice for young children in which they can use their imagination as they do the poses, including bending like a crescent moon, stretching like a tree, arching their back like a cat, and floating like a cloud.

May 27, 2015
Explore 360° Pompeii by Chrisp, Peter, author.

Explore 360° Pompeii

Presents the people, places, and treasures of the Roman city of Pompeii as it was before the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. that devastated the city.

May 27, 2015
By trolley past Thimbledon Bridge by Bileck, Marvin, author, illustrator.

By trolley past Thimbledon Bridge

Offers fanciful illustrated poems set in a dream-like, colorful world.

May 27, 2015
Arctic & Antarctic by Taylor, Barbara, 1954-

Arctic & Antarctic

Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

May 27, 2015
Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms by Temple, Teri. author.

Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms

Tells the different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Jupiter, and discusses his war against the Titans, his rule over the gods, the children he begat, and his deeds and adventures.

May 27, 2015