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100 things to know before you grow up by Gerry, Lisa, author.

100 things to know before you grow up

Provides tips, tricks, and skills to help young readers take control of their lives and make the journey to adulthood a fulfilling one.

Apr 30, 2016
12 children who changed the world by McCullum, Kenya, author.

12 children who changed the world

"Showcases the work and achievements of 12 children who, despite their age, have had a great impact on the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each child and how their accomplishments helped change the world."--Amazon website.

Apr 30, 2016
50 impressive kids and their amazing (and true!) stories by Mitchell, Saundra, author.

50 impressive kids and their amazing (and true!) stories

"From Stevie Wonder to Emma Watson, and Pocahontas to Pablo Picasso, 50 amazing kids who shaped history! A collection of biographies profiling some of the most influential kids in history and today. Prodigies, proteges, and kids with huge ambition, these youngsters prove that fulfilling your dreams and making a difference in the world isn't just for grown-ups. Some of the most phenomenal musicians, inventors, athletes, authors, actors, and even world leaders achieved greatness during their child

Apr 30, 2016
A beetle is shy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A beetle is shy

"The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor." --

Apr 30, 2016
A career as a border patrol agent by Rapine, Dawn.

A career as a border patrol agent

Apr 24, 2016
A cat's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A cat's view of the world

"From a cat's point of view, tells about cat senses, providing insight into cat behavior and abilities"--

Apr 30, 2016
A dog's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A dog's view of the world

"From a dog's point of view, tells about dog senses, providing insight into dog behavior and abilities"--

Apr 30, 2016
A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet by Fredericks, Anthony D.

A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet

"Using the alphabet book format the rainforest is explored and explained. A poem explains each topic followed by detailed expository text. Topics include Brazil, epiphytes, gorillas, Kapok tree and nocturnal"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 30, 2016
Abigail Adams by Wells, PeggySue, author.

Abigail Adams

Apr 24, 2016
Abraham Lincoln by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Abraham Lincoln

Apr 30, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

Apr 30, 2016
Alaska - the last frontier by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Alaska - the last frontier

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of Alaska. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and other im

Apr 24, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - Saving a Library from War by Bacher, Lindsay

Alia Muhammad Baker - Saving a Library from War

Apr 30, 2016
Aliens by Kallio, Jamie, author.

Aliens

Presents conjectures on the existence of aliens, from reports of alien sightings and efforts to contact extraterrestrials to the scientific search for life beyond the solar system.

Apr 24, 2016
All ball - basketball's greatest players by Rivkin, Jennifer.

All ball - basketball's greatest players

Apr 28, 2016
Allosaurus by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Allosaurus

"Long ago, a once-mighty Allosaurus stalked the land searching for helpless prey for dinner, too sick to battle stronger dinosaurs. Millions of years later, scientists discovered the bones of this 'different lizard' in Wyoming and named him Big Al. Read how Big Al helped them learn more about Allosaurus and its days on Earth. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, a Did-You-Know section, and an

Apr 24, 2016
Amazing brain mysteries by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Amazing brain mysteries

Discusses what is known about the brain and how it works and examines situations that people claim to experience but that cannot yet be explained, including premonitions, the unusual experiences of some twins, and memories of past lives.

Apr 30, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Amelia Earhart

Apr 30, 2016
America's tea parties - not one but four! - Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia by Moss, Marissa.

America's tea parties - not one but four! - Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia

Apr 30, 2016
An insider's guide to field hockey by McIntyre, Abigael, author.

An insider's guide to field hockey

Apr 30, 2016