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Robert Griffin III by Yomtov, Nelson.

Robert Griffin III

A profile of football great Robert Griffin III.

Jul 25, 2014
Girls rebel! - amazing tales of women who broke the mold by Schwartz, Heather E.

Girls rebel! - amazing tales of women who broke the mold

"Through narrative stories, explores females who fought for their beliefs, broke society's rules, and forever changed the world"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
Meet Buster Posey - baseball's superstar catcher by Edwards, Ethan, author.

Meet Buster Posey - baseball's superstar catcher

Highlights the life of catcher, Buster Posey, who was injured in the 2011 season and came back in the 2012 season to help take the World Series Championship.

Jul 25, 2014
Meet Blake Griffin - basketball's slam dunk king by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Blake Griffin - basketball's slam dunk king

Profiles the power forward for the Los Angeles Clippers, discussing his time with the Oklahoma Sooners, his professional career and accomplishments, and his work with charities to fight childhood obesity and cancer.

Jul 25, 2014
Meet Arian Foster - football's ultimate rusher by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Arian Foster - football's ultimate rusher

Profiles the running back for the Houston Texans, discussing his time with the Tennessee Volunteers, his professional career and accomplishments, and his work with charities.

Jul 25, 2014
In the rainforest by Duke, Kate, author, illustrator.

In the rainforest

Jul 25, 2014
I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world

"I Am Malala. This is my story. Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school. Raised in a once-peaceful area of Pakistan transformed by terrorism, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. So she fought for her right to be educated. And on October 9, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause: She was shot point-blank while

Jul 25, 2014
Seeds and fruit by Waldron, Melanie. author.

Seeds and fruit

"Seeds and fruits carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants. New plants are created from seeds and fruits help to protect and spread those seeds. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of seeds and fruit, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation in seeds and fruits, what seeds and fruit are for, the parts of a flowering

Jul 25, 2014
Searching the sky by Orr, Tamra, author.

Searching the sky

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how meteorites are identified."--

Jul 25, 2014
Seagull by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Seagull

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines seagulls and discusses where city seagulls live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key seagull behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 25, 2014
The science of bicycle racing by Slade, Suzanne, author.

The science of bicycle racing

Watching a bicycle race is exciting, but have you ever wondered about the science behind the speed? From before riders reach the track until they blaze across the finish line, science plays a key role. Find out about the concepts behind bicycle and track design, aerodynamic clothing and gear, and much more!

Jul 25, 2014
School jokes by

School jokes

If you have poor penmanship, you'll never make straight A's! Normally serious subjects such as report cards and the principal's office are suddenly light-hearted and humorous in the context of this colorful collection of jokes. Students and teachers are sure to never look at school the same way again. --Publisher's description.

Jul 25, 2014
Runny Babbit - a billy sook by Silverstein, Shel.

Runny Babbit - a billy sook

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and drawings.

Jul 25, 2014
Not my girl by Jordan-Fenton, Christy, author.

Not my girl

Two years ago, Margaret left her Arctic home for the outsiders' school. Now she has returned and can barely contain her excitement as she rushes towards her waiting family -- but her mother stands still as a stone. This strange, skinny child, with her hair cropped short, can't be her daughter. "Not my girl!" she says angrily. Margaret's years at school have changed her. Now ten years old, she has forgotten her language and the skills to hunt and fish. She can't even stomach her mother's food. He

Jul 25, 2014
Girls race! - amazing tales of women in sports by Allen, Kathy.

Girls race! - amazing tales of women in sports

"Through narrative stories, explores female athletes who have made major contributions to sports and culture"--

Jul 25, 2014
Intuition - the sixth sense by Reade, Clara, author.

Intuition - the sixth sense

Jul 25, 2014
Girls research! - Amazing tales of female scientists by Phillips, Jennifer, 1962- author.

Girls research! - Amazing tales of female scientists

"Through narrative stories, explores female scientists who have made major contributions in science and culture"--

Jul 25, 2014
Eye benders by Gifford, Clive.

Eye benders

Jul 25, 2014
I am the ocean by Marshak, Suzanna.

I am the ocean

A lyrical paean to the ocean, in which the ocean sings the song of itself and all it contains.

Jul 25, 2014
Hands-on! - art projects by Lacey, Sue, author.

Hands-on! - art projects

Dive into learning with this hands-on book that explores art. Includes easy-to-make projects and colorful illustrations, educators will love these books as classroom supplements, and parents will love having them to challenge and engage children's minds at home.

Jul 25, 2014