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Harriet Tubman by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Harriet Tubman

Feb 12, 2016
For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story by Langston-George, Rebecca.

For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story

"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--

Feb 12, 2016
FIRST robotics by Gilby, Nancy Benovich, author.

FIRST robotics

"Makers of all ages are using LEGO bricks to create robots. In this book, students learn more about this recent innovation through detailed explanations built to foster creativity and critical thinking. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Feb 12, 2016
Washington, D.C. by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Washington, D.C.

Learn about Washington, D.C.

Feb 12, 2016
Who was Blackbeard? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Blackbeard?

Describes the life and times of the famous and feared pirate, from his mysterious origin to his death at the hands of the British navy.

Feb 12, 2016
Vietnam by Markovics, Joyce L., author.


"Tropical. Beautiful. Friendly. Welcome to Vietnam! Look inside to learn about the land, cities, food, holidays, and wildlife of this incredible country."--

Feb 12, 2016
Vultures by Gregory, Josh, author.


"This book details the life and habits of vultures"--

Feb 12, 2016
Sewing by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.


"Try this! Sewing brings you a wealth of creative ideas, as well as advice on techniques and materials. There are clear step-by-step instructions, and some great suggestions on how to take your sewing a stage further."--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 12, 2016
Whose eye am I? by Rotner, Shelley, author, illustrator.

Whose eye am I?

"This introduction to how humans and other animals see also includes an interactive game in which readers guess which eye belongs to which animal."--

Feb 12, 2016
Who was Michael Jackson? by Stine, Megan.

Who was Michael Jackson?

"Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right up until his death is 2009 before a much anticipated tour. He had a pitch-perfect voice and footwork that his idol Fred Astaire admired."--

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in grasslands by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in grasslands

Feb 12, 2016
Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar by Schwartz, Heather E.

Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar

The life and career of Justin Timberlake.

Feb 12, 2016
American alligators - armored roaring reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

American alligators - armored roaring reptiles

Provides details on the habitat, characteristics, and behavior of American alligators before comparing them to other animals such as lizards, turtles, and snakes.

Feb 12, 2016
The American flag by Herrington, Lisa M.

The American flag

Feb 12, 2016
Allergies by Squire, Ann.


Readers will find out why some people have allergies and others don't, how allergies are diagnosed and treated, and which substances are the most common allergens. They will also learn how people with allergies avoid hidden everyday allergens and get a sneak peak at the new allergies treatments doctors are preparing for the future."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without writing! by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without writing!

"How would you know what time it was without clocks? How would you buy things without money? It's hard to imagine what life would be like today without the inventions and discoveries that we take for granted, from the humble bar of soap to the fantastic complexity of the Internet. Combining history with science, this series explains how these products of human ingenuity have transformed our world" --

Feb 12, 2016
When green becomes tomatoes / Poems for All Seasons by Fogliano, Julie.

When green becomes tomatoes / Poems for All Seasons

"A book of poetry moving through the seasons"--

Feb 12, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Somervill, Barbara A.

United Arab Emirates

Feb 12, 2016
Dr. Seuss - the great doodler by Klimo, Kate.

Dr. Seuss - the great doodler

"How Ted Geisel became Dr. Seuss"--

Feb 12, 2016
Switzerland by Levy, Patricia, 1951-


Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Switzerland.

Feb 12, 2016