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Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist

Chronicles the life and career of the theoretical physicist, from his battle with ALS to his work on black holes.

Jan 27, 2015
Soil by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Soil

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with Soil. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study soil, and how soil relates to the reader's daily life"--

Jan 27, 2015
The science of an oil spill by Wang, Andrea, author.

The science of an oil spill

Jan 27, 2015
The science of a shipwreck by Amstutz, Lisa J., author.

The science of a shipwreck

"This book discusses the science behind shipwrecks. The chapters examine history's deadliest shipwrecks, explain how ships sink, and show how scientists and engineers are designing safer ships."--

Jan 27, 2015
The science of a hurricane by Reina, Mary, author.

The science of a hurricane

Discusses the science behind hurricanes and their effects, presents case studies of destructive hurricanes, explains how hurricanes form, and shows how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage.

Jan 27, 2015
Rome by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Rome

"A historical overview of the Roman civilization from the perspectives of the social classes, from the senators to the plebeians, including the Italian empire's growth and decline"--

Jan 27, 2015
The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem by Ferry, Joseph.

The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem

Jan 27, 2015
Shopping trip math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Shopping trip math

"The kids in this book are all doing some shopping. And all of them need math to plan and complete their purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

Jan 27, 2015
Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, artist.

Shackleton's journey

Tells the story of the shipwreck of the Endurance in a sea of ice en route to Antarctica, and the survival of all 28 members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Jan 27, 2015
Sea star by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Sea star

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

Jan 27, 2015
Sea anemone by Didier, Dominique A., author.

Sea anemone

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

Jan 27, 2015
Sacagawea by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Sacagawea

"Explore one of the most recognized figures in American history with this biography of Sacagawea. Kids will learn about her crucial role in the Lewis and Clark expedition and her influential legacy. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers" --

Jan 27, 2015
Rock 'n' roll - voice of American youth by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Rock 'n' roll - voice of American youth

Traces the evolution of rock music, from Les Paul in the 1950s through the Beatles and Beach Boys to MTV and Live-Aid concerts.

Jan 27, 2015
The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz

Jan 27, 2015
Bald eagle - the story of our national bird by Marcovitz, Hal.

Bald eagle - the story of our national bird

Jan 27, 2015
How do plants defend themselves? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants defend themselves?

Explores the world of plants with defense mechanisms, explaining how and why these plants use spikes, thorns, and poison to protect themselves.

Jan 27, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Jan 27, 2015
Entrepreneurship - create your own business with 25 projects by Kahan, Alex, author.

Entrepreneurship - create your own business with 25 projects

Introduces the concept of entrepreneurship, covering how to develop ideas into business plans, marketing strategies, and money management.

Jan 27, 2015
An electrician's job by Dawson, Patricia (Patricia Adelaide)

An electrician's job

Electricians are hrad workers in your community. They work with circuts and lights. Learn about a day in the life of an electrician.

Jan 27, 2015
A doctor's job by Dawson, Patricia (Patricia Adelaide), author.

A doctor's job

Offers a look at how doctors help keep you healthy.

Jan 27, 2015