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S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet by Michelson, Richard.

S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet

"Following the alphabet and using a variety of poetry forms such as free verse, haiku, and ode, elements of the beach and seaside life are celebrated"--

Apr 20, 2014
The United States today - 1968-present by Krieg, Katherine, author.

The United States today - 1968-present

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, providing details on the Reagan years, the millennium, September 11, and the recession.

Apr 20, 2014
Victor Cruz by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Victor Cruz

The wide receiver for the 2012 Super Bowl-winning New York Giants shares the story of his rise from an undrafted free agent to a record-setting athlete, describing his youth in Paterson, New Jersey, and the values he embraces.

Apr 20, 2014
Teddy bear addition by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri, 1954-

Teddy bear addition

"Big bears sort, count, and add tiny teddies in this companion book to the popular McGrath Math series. Catchy speech bubbles accompany lively verse as teddies add single-digit and double-digit numbers from one to fifty

Apr 20, 2014
Planet Earth by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Planet Earth

Presents information about Earth, including its position, physical characteristics, rotation, and the technology used to study the planet.

Apr 20, 2014
Pink - pop music superstar by Tieck, Sarah, 1976- author.

Pink - pop music superstar

Highlights the life and career of the pop singer who made her way by speaking her mind and allowing music to show her individuality and talent.

Apr 20, 2014
Peyton Manning by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Peyton Manning

Discusses the life of the football star, including his family, his college career, and his success in the NFL.

Apr 20, 2014
Ordinary dogs, extraordinary friendships - stories of loyalty, courage, and compassion by Flowers, Pam.

Ordinary dogs, extraordinary friendships - stories of loyalty, courage, and compassion

Collects eleven stories that showcase dogs exemplifying positive character traits such as wisdom, loyalty, courage, and good judgment.

Apr 20, 2014
Tree frog by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Tree frog

"In this book, young readers will learn about the diet, life cycle, habitat, and behavior of tree frogs."--

Apr 20, 2014
Tiny invaders! - deadly microorganisms by Markovics, Joyce L.

Tiny invaders! - deadly microorganisms

"Describes microscopic organisms that can cause illness and disease, including bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi"--

Apr 20, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello by Chew, Elizabeth V., 1963-

Thomas Jefferson - a day at Monticello

In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticello. Readers learn about Jefferson; the gadgets and household items that he reinterpreted and the plow he invented; the famous house; the surrounding farms with their gardens, fields, factories, and mills; the workshops of the enslaved people on Mulberry Row; and much, much more.

Apr 20, 2014
Totally cool nails - 50 fun and easy nail art designs for kids by Rodgers, Catherine.

Totally cool nails - 50 fun and easy nail art designs for kids

Apr 20, 2014
Transportation inventions - moving our world forward by Walker, Robert, 1980-, author.

Transportation inventions - moving our world forward

"This exciting title explores the groundbreaking modes of transportation that have helped define the modern age. From Henry Ford's Model T car to the bullet trains of Japan, students will travel along and learn about the monumental successes--and failures--that have driven our world ahead"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2014
Truck racing by Maurer, Tracy, 1965-

Truck racing

"Describes NASCAR truck racing, monster truck racing, and super truck racing, including safety features and rules governing truck racing"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2014
U.S. immigration services by Leavitt, Amie Jane.

U.S. immigration services

Presents a guide for immigrants going through the process of becoming U.S. citizens, covering topics such as personal accounts of immigrants going through the process and what services are available.

Apr 20, 2014
U.S. National Guard - always ready, always there by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

U.S. National Guard - always ready, always there

Who protected the Americans before the Army, Navy, and Air Force? The National Guard is the oldest U.S. military branch. Find out what it takes to train and acquire the skills needed to be a Guard member. Action packed photos of real occurrences and interesting facts allow students to analyze and determine meaning of the text. This title allows students to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the

Apr 20, 2014
US laws of citizenship by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

US laws of citizenship

Presents a guide for immigrants going through the process of becoming U.S. citizens, covering topics such as personal accounts of immigrants that have been through the process and what rights and responsibilities are expected.

Apr 20, 2014
Walking with dinosaurs, the 3D movie encyclopedia by Brusatte, Stephen, author.

Walking with dinosaurs, the 3D movie encyclopedia

Provides facts about the dinosaurs featured in the BBC Earth motion picture and includes theories about the rise and fall of the dinosaurs.

Apr 20, 2014
Titanic by Callery, Sean, author.

Titanic

Explores the legendary Titanic steamship and its tragic sinking on its maiden voyage through the perspective of Eva Hart, a seven-year-old girl who survived the sinking.

Apr 20, 2014
May the stars drip down by Chatelain, Jeremy.

May the stars drip down

A lullaby that invites the reader to take a starlit journey from a wide desert, down a mountain path, and on to a coastline town.

Apr 20, 2014