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Television - from concept to consumer by Otfinoski, Steven.

Television - from concept to consumer

Examines how the invention of television came to be and describes careers in the television and broadcast industry.

Mar 6, 2015
Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist by Sepahban, Lois.

Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist

Chronicles the life and career of the animal scientist, from her work to helping others with autism to her lobbying for animal welfare.

Mar 6, 2015
The amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris.

The amazing age of John Roy Lynch

Mar 6, 2015
The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge/ Casteel, Tom (ILT)

The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence

Mar 6, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Mar 6, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Mar 5, 2015
The Book of Jonah by Spier, Peter, 1927-

The Book of Jonah

Retells the Biblical story of the man who spent three days and three nights in the belly of a great fish. Includes historical material on Jonah's world.

Mar 6, 2015
The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World by Webb, Mick

The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World

Mar 6, 2015
The boy who harnessed the wind [Young readers edition] by Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The boy who harnessed the wind [Young readers edition]

In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land.

Mar 6, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

The story of interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving, who got married in Washington, D.C., and were arrested after they returned to Virginia, and took their legal case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mar 6, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

A tribute to the example of the Loving family describes how they were arrested in mid-twentieth-century Virginia for violating laws against interracial marriage and argued their case all the way to the Supreme Court, prompting a landmark civil rights triumph.

Mar 1, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Mar 6, 2015
The city in colonial America by Colligan, L. H.

The city in colonial America

Examines the role of cities and the lives of those within them during the colonial era of American history.

Mar 6, 2015
The Countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George, author.

The Countryside in colonial America

Colonial America was largely rural. Learn the dangers and delights of daily life in the countryside during the founding of the United States.

Mar 6, 2015
The countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George.

The countryside in colonial America

Presents a history of settlement during the colonial period, describing what life was like in the early colonies of Jamestown and Plymouth, the relationship of the settlers with Indian tribes who lived in the region, and the skills the colonists needed to survive.

Mar 5, 2015
The dinner that cooked itself by Hsyu, J. C. author.

The dinner that cooked itself

In this retelling of an ancient Chinese folk tale, a hard-working young bachelor is rewarded for his kindness.

Mar 6, 2015
The First Olympics of ancient Greece by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

The First Olympics of ancient Greece

Mar 6, 2015
The flight of Red Bird - the life of Zitkala-S̈a by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

The flight of Red Bird - the life of Zitkala-S̈a

Chronicles, through her own reminiscences, letters, speeches, and stories, the experiences of the Yankton Indian woman whose life spanned the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century.

Mar 6, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the men who put aside their differences to create a new kind of nation.

Mar 6, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Mar 6, 2015