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Baseballogy - supercool facts you never knew by Sylvester, Kevin, author, illustrator.

Baseballogy - supercool facts you never knew

Offers facts about the American pastime, including such topics as stadium size, batting basics, and women in baseball.

Jul 3, 2015
Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan by Zullo, Allan, author.

Battle heroes - voices from Afghanistan

Ten stories of American heroes who have risked their lives for their country while fighting in the Afghan War.

Jul 3, 2015
Beauty and the beast by

Beauty and the beast

Retelling of the classic fairy tale about a girl whose great capacity to love releases a prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

Jul 3, 2015
Benjamin Franklin by Mara, Wil.

Benjamin Franklin

Jul 1, 2015
Big ideas of early mathematics - what teachers of young children need to know by Brownell, Jeanine O'Nan.

Big ideas of early mathematics - what teachers of young children need to know

"The Big Ideas that convey the core concepts of mathematics are at the heart of this new book that gives early childhood educators the skills they need to organize for mathematics teaching and learning during the early years. For teachers of children ages three through six, the book provides foundations for further mathematics learning and helps facilitate long-term mathematical understanding. It's the perfect guide for those who want to focus their instruction on mathematics that is central, co

Jul 2, 2015
Big Ideas of Early Mathematics- What Teachers of Young Children Need to Know by

Big Ideas of Early Mathematics- What Teachers of Young Children Need to Know

Jun 30, 2015
Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth by Woollett, Laura A.

Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth

Draws upon primary source documents and survivor interviews to recount the story of one of the worst disasters in American history, the 1944 Hartford circus fire, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people.

Jun 30, 2015
Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth by Woollett, Laura A.

Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth

Draws upon primary source documents and survivor interviews to recount the story of one of the worst disasters in American history, the 1944 Hartford circus fire, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people.

Jul 3, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of caves by Kuskowski, Alex.

Biggest, baddest book of caves

Jul 1, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of flight by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Biggest, baddest book of flight

Jul 1, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of ghosts by DeYoe, Aaron.

Biggest, baddest book of ghosts

Provides information on ghosts, including spirit orbs, poltergeists, and haunted houses.

Jul 3, 2015
By trolley past Thimbledon Bridge by Bileck, Marvin, author, illustrator.

By trolley past Thimbledon Bridge

"This book is a dream caught on paper with the sense of magic and wonder and unfettered imagination of a child. As sleep starts the journey into the blue, marvelous threads unravel dreamy images out of the blue revealing animals, far-off places, a circus, games, toys, wind, rain, a touch of this and a touch of that, words and wordplay. A poem accompanies the whimsical illustrations, perfectly capturing the sense of awe and excitement of childhood. With the eyes of a child, or simply the heart of

Jul 3, 2015
Calm girl - yoga for stress relief by Rissman, Rebecca.

Calm girl - yoga for stress relief

"Presents various yoga poses and breathing techniques designed to promote stress relief and a calm state of mind"--

Jul 3, 2015
Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas by Tomley, Sarah, author.

Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas

Explores philosophy and notable philosophers, discussing "thought experiments," and how to explain a complex idea through a story.

Jul 3, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Jul 3, 2015
Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero by Collier, Peter, author.

Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero

"What turns an ordinary person into a hero? What happens in the blink of an eye on a battlefield (or in any dangerous situation) to bring out true courage? The men and women who have been recognized by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation know the answers to these questions deep in their hearts"--Amazon.com.

Jul 3, 2015
Christopher Columbus by Wade, Mary Dodson.

Christopher Columbus

Jul 1, 2015
Climate change - discover how it impacts spaceship earth by Sneideman, Joshua, author.

Climate change - discover how it impacts spaceship earth

In Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth, young readers examine real studies concerning planetary science, Arctic ice bubbles, and migratory patterns. Kids explore the history of human impact from the Industrial Revolution to our modern-day technology, as well as the innovations underway around the world to address global climate change.

Jul 3, 2015
Color patterns by Franklin, Carolyn, 1956-

Color patterns

"Art doodling stimulates creativity and develops drawing skills. Discover the thrill of using simple, color patterns to build up a complex picture. Step-by-step guides lead you from first sketch through to finished artwork. Learn about color theory and different coloring techniques. Packed with inspirational ideas and designs that show how easy it is to achieve these incredible effects."--Back cover.

Jul 1, 2015
Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

Jul 3, 2015