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Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Nov 21, 2014
Why we live where we live by Vermond, Kira, author.

Why we live where we live

Nov 23, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Nov 26, 2014
William Shakespeare by Fandel, Jennifer.

William Shakespeare

"An exploration of the life and work of 16th-century English writer William Shakespeare, whose poetry is known best for its sonnet form as well as its transcendent descriptions of love"--

Nov 21, 2014
Wind by Cox-Cannons, Helen, 1971-

Wind

"Through stunning photographs and simple text, books in this series introduce children to different types of weather. In Wind, children learn what wind does, how the wind can vary in strength from gentle breezes to hurricanes and tornadoes, and how the wind can help us"--

Nov 26, 2014
Wind power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Wind power

"An examination of the ways in which wind 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
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Sidman, Joyce, author.

Winter Bees  & Other Poems of the Cold

Nov 26, 2014
With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school by Slade, Suzanne.

With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school

"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Nov 23, 2014
World's scariest prisons by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

World's scariest prisons

Examines twenty prisons from around the world and includes descriptions of living conditions, information on famous prisoners, and facts about when the prisons were in operation and what types of prisoners were held at each facility.

Nov 26, 2014
Your brain - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your brain - understand it with numbers

Nov 21, 2014
Your digestive system - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your digestive system - understand it with numbers

Nov 26, 2014
Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers

Nov 21, 2014