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Meet the Marvel super heroes by Peterson, Scott, 1968-

Meet the Marvel super heroes

An A-to-Z guide to more than one hundred heroes of the Marvel Universe features profiles of characters from Ant-Man to Wolverine that list origin stories, super-powers, and secret identities, in a young fan's guide that features a reversible jacket that can be displayed as a poster.

Jan 31, 2015
Meet the Ancient Romans by Woolf, Alex

Meet the Ancient Romans

Jan 31, 2015
Meet the Ancient Greeks by Miles, Liz

Meet the Ancient Greeks

Jan 31, 2015
Who is Muhammad Ali? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who is Muhammad Ali?

Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.

Jan 31, 2015
Way down below deep by Day, Nancy Raines, author.

Way down below deep

Describes the unique characteristics of creatures that live in the deep ocean, including the giant squid, lanternfish, tube worms, and jellyfish.

Jan 31, 2015
Voices from the March on Washington by Lewis, J. Patrick, author.

Voices from the March on Washington

Six fictional characters, in cycles of linked poems, relate their memories of the historic day in 1963 when more than 250,000 people from across the United States joined together to march on Washington, D.C., calling for civil and economic rights for African Americans.

Jan 31, 2015
The sweet story of hot chocolate! by Krensky, Stephen.

The sweet story of hot chocolate!

"Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff! Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Or that soldiers in the Revolutionary War received a monthly ration of chocolate for drinking? Learn all about the history of America's favorite wintertime treat in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book inc

Jan 31, 2015
Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse by Holub, Joan, author.

Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse

"During the Trojan War, the Trojans receive the gift of a huge wooden horse from the Greeks. Thinking the gift means that they have won the war, the Trojans celebrate. But what they dont realize is that Greek soldiers are hidden inside the huge horsewaiting to attack!"--Amazon.com.

Jan 31, 2015
The smart kid's guide to losing a pet by Petersen, Christine, author.

The smart kid's guide to losing a pet

"Discusses what happens when a pet dies, explores ways to remember a pet, and provides strategies for coping with grief."--

Jan 31, 2015
Sharks - predators of the ocean by Stephens, David, 1945-

Sharks - predators of the ocean

Provides information on sharks, including their unique skeleton, how they hunt for prey, and their habitats.

Jan 31, 2015
Searching for el Chupacabra by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for el Chupacabra

Provides information about the chupacabra, including where it has been spotted, its origins, and possible explanations.

Jan 31, 2015
The rock cycle by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

The rock cycle

Identifies the three types of rock present on Earth--sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous--discussing their properties, where they can be found, and how they are formed.

Jan 31, 2015
The rat by Gravel, Elise.

The rat

One in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Rat is a look at the black rat. It covers such topics as the rat's long, agile tail (it's good for balancing and picking noses), long teeth (they can chew through anything, including books) and disgusting taste in food (delicious electrical wires in tomato sauce, anyone?). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Rat contains real information that will tie in with curriculum.

Jan 31, 2015
A math journey through the animal kingdom by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through the animal kingdom

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the animal kingdom make learning about math topics such as symmetry, coordinates, and place value easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to some of the world's amazing habitats and use their mathematical skills to track tigers, count penguins, and search for jaguars. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 31, 2015
Sweep Up the Sun by Frost, Helen/ Lieder, Rick (ILT)

Sweep Up the Sun

Jan 31, 2015
Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail by Kravitz, Danny, 1970-

Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail

"Examines the Oregon Trail by discussing how and why it came to be and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation and the people who traveled it"--

Jan 31, 2015
Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour by Besel, Jennifer M, author.

Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to make no-bake desserts, including parfaits, frozen treats, and more"--

Jan 31, 2015
Ukraine by Kent, Deborah.

Ukraine

Jan 31, 2015
Who was Gandhi? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Gandhi?

An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the champion of an independent India and global icon of peace and freedom.

Jan 31, 2015
Who Was Alfred Hitchcock? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

Jan 31, 2015