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When is it my turn? - a book about fairness by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

When is it my turn? - a book about fairness

Is it fair for another kid to keep a pen you lost, since he's the one who found it? And is it fair for your mom to say you can't watch TV after school? Sometimes life can seem pretty unfair! But if you learn the principles of fairness and try to stick to them, tricky situations like these can feel a little easier. This book offers examples of several difficult problems and examines how to deal with them fairly. See how a little fairness can go a long way!

Jul 25, 2014
Who was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Who was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Jul 25, 2014
Who was Theodore Roosevelt? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

He was only 42 years old when he was sworn in as President of the United States in 1901, making him the youngest president ever. But did you know that he was also the first sitting president to win the Nobel Peace Prize? The first to ride in a car? The first to fly in an airplane? Theodore Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, hunter, explorer, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician. Find out more about The Bull Moose, the Progressive, the R

Jul 25, 2014
Who was Ulysses S. Grant? by Stine, Megan.

Who was Ulysses S. Grant?

Presents information about the personal and political turmoil in the career of the Civil War leader who became the eighteenth President.

Jul 25, 2014
Who were the Beatles? by Edgers, Geoff.

Who were the Beatles?

"A biography of the Beatles, the world's most famous rock band"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 19, 2014
Who were the Wright Brothers? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who were the Wright Brothers?

Presents the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers, high school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio, who started out repairing bicycles and went on to build and fly the first successful airplane.

Jul 25, 2014
Why are black holes black? - questions and answers about space by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Why are black holes black? - questions and answers about space

"Answers common questions young readers have about Space"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency by Spilsbury, Louise.

Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency

Jul 25, 2014
Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs

Presents in question and answer format the world of dinosaurs and the various species of land, sea, and air creatures.

Jul 23, 2014
Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs

Presents in question and answer format the world of dinosaurs and the various species of land, sea, and air creatures.

Jul 25, 2014
Why do ice cubes float? - questions and answers about the science of everyday materials by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Why do ice cubes float? - questions and answers about the science of everyday materials

"Answers common questions young readers have about a variety of materials"--

Jul 25, 2014
Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals

"Gives answers to common questions that kids have about animals"--

Jul 25, 2014
Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals by Canavan, Thomas.

Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals

"Gives answers to common questions that kids have about animals"--

Jul 22, 2014
Why fish fart - gross but true things you'll wish you didn't know by Gould, Francesca, author.

Why fish fart - gross but true things you'll wish you didn't know

Describes a variety of gross trivia facts about food, jobs, history, animals, and the human body.

Jul 25, 2014
Why is the sea salty? - and other questions about the ocean by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986- author.

Why is the sea salty? - and other questions about the ocean

Jul 25, 2014
Why is the sea salty? - and other questions about... oceans by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986- author.

Why is the sea salty? - and other questions about... oceans

Answers questions about the ocean, including how water gets to the ocean, what causes waves, and how rubber duckies helped ocean scientists learn more about how the ocean's waters move.

Jul 23, 2014
Wild animals. by

Wild animals.

"Introduction to wild animals that live in Africa using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
Winning big - World and Euro Cup soccer by Bishop, Amanda.

Winning big - World and Euro Cup soccer

Describes the rules of World and Euro Cup soccer tournaments, details pivotal moments in the game, and explains how to get involved in a soccer team.

Jul 25, 2014
Winter by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Winter

Introduces the weather, sights, and activities associated with winter.

Jul 25, 2014
Women's right to vote by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

Women's right to vote

Read about the struggle for women's voting rights in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Jul 25, 2014