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Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II by Sherman, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II

Introduces the experiences of American women as they came to participate in World War II, describing the reasons why women were needed, war work in factories and offices, Army nurses and other personnel, female pilots, and women in the Navy.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers

Introduces the Navajo code talkers, describing their role in World War II, their training, and what they did after the war.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs

Introduces the bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by American warplanes carrying atomic weapons, describing the events leading up to the raids, President Truman's decision to bomb, the end of the war, and the aftereffects.

Jul 1, 2016
Eyewitness to Japanese internment by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to Japanese internment

Describes the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, discussing the events that led to internment, what life in the camps was like, and what happened after people left them.

Jul 1, 2016
Extreme cave diving by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme cave diving

Introduces the daring sport of extreme cave diving, including information on equipment, skills, dangers, and famous cave divers.

Jul 1, 2016
Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide by Rothman, Lily

Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide

Jul 1, 2016
Enchanted gardening - growing miniature gardens, fairy gardens, and more by Amstutz, Lisa J, author.

Enchanted gardening - growing miniature gardens, fairy gardens, and more

"Provides readers with projects for fairy gardens and other magical gardens"--

Jul 1, 2016
Emergency by Gersh, Camilla

Emergency

Jul 1, 2016
Earth by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Earth

Presents facts about the Earth, including how big it is, what it is made of, how it is different from other planets, and how it is observed from the space station.

Jul 1, 2016
Drawing awesome sea creatures by Toll, Damien.

Drawing awesome sea creatures

Presents instructions for drawing such marine animals as sharks, dolphins, sea horses, crabs, and marlins.

Jul 1, 2016
Drawing awesome people at work by Toll, Damien.

Drawing awesome people at work

Provides instructions on drawing characters at work, including a musician, firefighter, and astronaut.

Jul 1, 2016
Dragons and mythical creatures by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Dragons and mythical creatures

Shares facts about mythical creatures Jack and Annie encountered in the "Night of the Ninth Dragon" Magic tree house adventure.

Jul 1, 2016
Dolphins by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Dolphins

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of dolphins.

Jul 1, 2016
Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes by Thomas, Keltie, 1966- author.

Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes

Answers common questions about lakes, the animals and plants that live there, threats to their environment, and related topics.

Jul 1, 2016
Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii by Hopkinson, Deborah

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii

Jul 1, 2016
Did King Arthur really exist? by Hunter, Nick, author.

Did King Arthur really exist?

Investigates the legend of King Arthur, discussing the evidence, the myth's place in popular culture, and possible sites for Camelot.

Jul 1, 2016
Investigating the rock cycle by Lindeen, Mary.

Investigating the rock cycle

Explains what the three main types of rocks are and how the rock cycle works.

Jul 1, 2016
K Is for Kabuki - A Japan Alphabet by Whelan, Gloria/ Nolan, Jenny/ Han, Oki S.

K Is for Kabuki - A Japan Alphabet

Jul 1, 2016
J.K. Rowling by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

J.K. Rowling

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to J.K. Rowling. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 1, 2016
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Jul 1, 2016