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The highest and the lowest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The highest and the lowest

"Learn all about the highest and lowest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 27, 2016
The Holocaust by Peppas, Lynn.

The Holocaust

"The Holocaust was the deliberate extermination of Jews and other people deemed undesirable by Germany's Nazi party during World War II. This thoughtful book examines evidence from the early 1900s of racism, intolerance, and nationalism in Germany that historians believe led up to this genocide and ethnic cleansing. Readers will learn how prejudice and circumstances at the time of an event can influence people's interpretation of evidence and how that perspective can change over time. They will

Jul 27, 2016
The hottest and the coldest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The hottest and the coldest

"Learn all about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations"--

Jul 27, 2016
The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales

Retellings of eleven tales about real and mythical animals gathered from various storytelling traditions around the globe.

Jul 27, 2016
The lion and the unicorn and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn and other hairy tales

Shares stories from around the world about different animals, including "The Heavenly Elephant," "The Lion and the Unicorn," and "How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin."

Jul 26, 2016
The mermaid's gift by McAdam, Claudia Cangilla, author.

The mermaid's gift

"Young Gianni fishes in the lagoon of Burano, Italy, to feed the starving people of the island. When a storm dumps him from his boat, a mermaid whips the water into a length of elegant lace and saves him. His fiance´e Nicoletta duplicates the lace pattern and sells it. The lace becomes the island's new industry"--

Jul 27, 2016
The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

Explores the quirks and oddities of some of the biggest names and lesser-known figures in the world of sports, from the player who ate only chicken as his pregame meal to the coach who chewed on towels on the sidelines.

Jul 21, 2016
The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

This title explores the quirks and oddities of some of the biggest names and lesser-known figures in the world of sports, from the player who ate chicken before every game to the coach who chewed on towels on the sidelines. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
The oldest and the newest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The oldest and the newest

"Learn all about the oldest and newest places on Earth and find out how the world has changed over time."--

Jul 27, 2016
The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"This title will inform readers about the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The title will discuss those involved, such as John F. Kennedy--who spoke about civil rights in 1963--as well as Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Jul 27, 2016
The Plot to Kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer- Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero by McCormick, Patricia

The Plot to Kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer- Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero

Jul 27, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

Offers an illustrated introduction to some of the natural world's phenomena, including rocks, minerals, gemstones, and metals, along with fossils and shells, describing key features of each.

Jul 21, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-color specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally

Jul 27, 2016
The science of a sinkhole by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

The science of a sinkhole

Learn the science behind sinkholes.

Jul 27, 2016
The scrapbook of my life by Deyes, Alfie, author.

The scrapbook of my life

The Youtube star shares his life story, from his childhood on the English coast to starting his first vlog at fifteen, sharing details about his first job, schooling, and his big move to London.

Jul 27, 2016
The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of tornadoes, learning how they are formed and how to stay safe when tornadoes happen"--

Jul 27, 2016
The sun and the moon by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author.

The sun and the moon

Help readers understand the observations of the sun and the moon, and includes directions on the most proficient method to keep a perception log.

Jul 27, 2016
The tale of Beatrix Potter by

The tale of Beatrix Potter

Jul 27, 2016
The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 27, 2016