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Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen

Jul 26, 2016
Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II by Sherman, Jill., author.

Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about numerous roles of women during the war, including as spies, army nurses, factory workers, and pilots.

Jul 26, 2016
Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about the men who used the Navajo language to create a successful, top-secret code that was never cracked by enemy forces.

Jul 26, 2016
Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki through the perspectives of American and Japanese leaders, scientists, U.S. Army officials, and Japanese citizens.

Jul 26, 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 26, 2016
Earth by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Earth

Jul 26, 2016
Judaism by Charing, Douglas, author.

Judaism

Jul 26, 2016
Komodo dragons by Hansen, Grace, author.

Komodo dragons

Describes what Komodo dragons look like, where they live, and what they eat, with large color photographs, more facts, and glossary terms.

Jul 26, 2016
Life in a grassland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a grassland

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a grassland. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 26, 2016
Light makes a rainbow by Coan, Sharon, author.

Light makes a rainbow

"Light is very important. It helps us see. Sometimes, light makes a rainbow of different colors. Light is a kind of energy."--

Jul 26, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack, author.

Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends!

Jul 26, 2016
Mandrills by Daly, Ruth, 1962-

Mandrills

Jul 26, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

Maya Angelou

Jul 26, 2016
Marie Curie by Throp, Claire, author.

Marie Curie

"This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Marie Curie, who discovered radium and realized its potential for treating cancer. She succeeded in her work in a time when science a

Jul 26, 2016
Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect by Straus, Susan Farber.

Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect

"The narration follows a child who has experienced neglect and deals with associated feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It helps kids prepare for a change in their family and meeting with a therapist"--

Jul 26, 2016
Sing with me! by

Sing with me!

Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

Jul 26, 2016
Shapes by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Shapes

Uses print and braille to teach young readers about shapes.

Jul 26, 2016
The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code! by Bers, Marina Umaschi, author.

The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code!

"An introduction to coding for parents and kids. Includes 18 hands-on activities using ScratchJr, a programming language designed for young children (ages 5-7). Teaches computational thinking, literacy, and math skills through animated collages, interactive stories, and playable games"--

Jul 26, 2016
Really rotten truth about composting by Mangor, Jodie, author.

Really rotten truth about composting

"Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2016
My first gymnastics class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first gymnastics class

It’s the first day of gymnastics class: What will it be like? Gymnasts wear leotards, stretch, do somersaults and cartwheels, and even walk on a balance beam!

Jul 26, 2016