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Dazzling decimals by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dazzling decimals

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of decimals, including how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them.

Nov 21, 2014
Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet by Bancroft, Tom, author.

Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet

"Find out what's involved in becoming a film animator from a top professional in the field. You'll find out about the animator's heroes, the equipment and skills he uses, and the challenges of producing the illusion of movement from thousands of images called frames!"--

Nov 21, 2014
Children's book of magic by Hildyard, Anne, author.

Children's book of magic

Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.

Nov 21, 2014
Fraction action by Arias, Lisa, author.

Fraction action

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of fractions, including how to add, subtract, and compare them.

Nov 21, 2014
Dynamic denominators by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dynamic denominators

Rhyming text teaches young readers how to convert fractions to have common denominators so that the fractions can then be added and subtracted.

Nov 21, 2014
Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer by DePrince, Michaela, author.

Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer

Nov 21, 2014
Humpback whale by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whale

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Nov 21, 2014
Bermuda Triangle by Karst, Ken.

Bermuda Triangle

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the Bermuda Triangle, from tales of vanishing ships to supernatural forces to hard facts"--

Nov 21, 2014
Blue marlin by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Blue marlin

Nov 21, 2014
Doctors without Borders by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Doctors without Borders

Nov 21, 2014
It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health by Harris, Robie H.

It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex and sexual health

Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.

Nov 21, 2014
Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays

A celebration of the Jewish holidays throughout the year touches on the seasons and corresponding traditions for such events as Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Purim, and Chanukah.

Nov 21, 2014
Children growing up with war by Matthews, Jenny, 1948- author.

Children growing up with war

Provides a candid look at young lives upended by violence and strife around the world, including such nations as Rwanda, Lebanon, and Afghanistan.

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a polar bear? by Aboff, Marcie, author.

Do you really want to meet a polar bear?

"A boy is bored with research for his school report so he decides to visit the Arctic and learn about polar bears firsthand"--

Nov 21, 2014
Coal power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Coal power

"An examination of the ways in which coal has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Comics - investigate the history and technology of American cartooning by Carbaugh, Samuel.

Comics - investigate the history and technology of American cartooning

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a crocodile? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a crocodile?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Nov 21, 2014
Natural gas power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Natural gas power

"An examination of the ways in which natural gas has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands by Roy, Katherine., author.

Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands

"An up close look at the ocean's most fearsome and famous predator and the scientists who study them--just twenty-six miles from the Golden Gate Bridge"--

Nov 21, 2014