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Pope Francis by Morreale, Marie, author. Pope Francis

Describes the life and achievements of Pope Francis, born Jorge Bergoglia in Argentina, now the first Latin American pope.

Jan 13, 2017
Presidents of the United States by Presidents of the United States

Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without a wig in public? Or that George W. Bush appointed the first African-American secretary of state? Presidents of the United States invites the reader inside the White House to discover fascinating facts about the U.S. commanders-in-chief-their origins, accomplishments, and place in history-as told through famous quotes, important historical dates, and a timeline of events. Special sections cover the election process, the bran

Jan 10, 2017
Pueblo by Lajiness, Katie, author. Pueblo

Jan 13, 2017
Rally car racing by Bowman, Chris, 1990- Rally car racing

"Engaging images accompany information about rally car racing. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jan 13, 2017
Rat terriers by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Rat terriers

Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need.

Jan 10, 2017
Rev up your writing in fictional stories by Pearson, Yvonne, author. Rev up your writing in fictional stories

"Presents an overview of fictional stories, including the form's purpose, elements, traits, and how it expresses ideas. Original examples illustrate how the writing genre works, and tips are provided to encourage young writers' creativity. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and introductions to both the author and illustrator" --

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in nonfiction narratives

Jan 12, 2017
Rev up your writing in opinion pieces by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Rev up your writing in opinion pieces

A guide to teaching elementary-level students to write an opinion piece.

Jan 12, 2017
Rise of the Rogues by Davies, Beth/ D.K. Publishing (COR) Rise of the Rogues

Jan 10, 2017
Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth by Bang, Molly, author. Rivers of sunlight - how the sun cycles water around the earth

"The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans. The sun has a hand in moving rivers of water in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states all around the Earth, enabling life to exist on our planet. But human beings are interfering in this natural cycle, unbalancing the amount of fresh water available."--

Jan 12, 2017
Robotics engineering and our automated world by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Robotics engineering and our automated world

"Robots are machines that follow a decision-making process when performing tasks. They are playing an increasing role in manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, mining, and aerospace, as well as in our everyday lives. Readers will learn how robotics engineers find new ways for robots to do work that would be dangerous, time-consuming, dull, or impossible for humans to perform. Real-life examples and a design challenge help students understand key concepts related to the engineering design process,

Jan 13, 2017
Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures by Challoner, Jack, author. Rocks & minerals - crystals, erosion, geology, fossils - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures

This title comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures. It is an exploration of gems, crystals, fossils and stones for the young geologist. It features exciting experiments that you can do at home explain the science of the Earth - cook up some edible toffee rocks, pan for 'gold', and make a fossil imprint. It features 400 specialist photographs and detailed illustrations of rocks, minerals and the land they have shaped. It includes expert tips on starting your very own rock c

Jan 12, 2017
Rocks, Minerals and Gems by Farndon, John Rocks, Minerals and Gems

Jan 13, 2017
Roots by Hansen, Grace, author. Roots

"A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing roots and explaining their anatomy and how they help plants and soil. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning about roots even simpler!"--

Jan 13, 2017
Russia by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. Russia

Jan 11, 2017
Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Niver, Heather Moore, author. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Profiles the Supreme Court justice, covering her childhood, education, personal style, and time on the Supreme Court.

Jan 13, 2017
Samoyeds by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Samoyeds

Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need.

Jan 10, 2017
School of dragons - greatest inventions by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author. School of dragons - greatest inventions

"The DreamWorks Dragons introduce young readers to the greatest inventions of all time, including transportation, clocks, communication, and more."--

Jan 13, 2017
Secrets of our nation's capital - weird and wonderful facts about Washington, DC by Lee, Susan Schader, author. Secrets of our nation's capital - weird and wonderful facts about Washington, DC

A treasury of facts and trivia about Washington, D.C. includes entries about the Capitol basement's ghost cat, the one-eared bust of President Lincoln, and the famous memorials at the National Mall.

Jan 13, 2017
Secrets of the national parks - weird and wonderful facts about America's natural wonders by Weintraub, Eileen, author. Secrets of the national parks - weird and wonderful facts about America's natural wonders

A guide to some of America's most significant national parks reveals lesser-known points of interest and trivia about such sites as the Great Smoky Mountains, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Denali.

Jan 13, 2017

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