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Cesar Chavez by Gregory, Josh, author.

Cesar Chavez

Apr 1, 2015
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace by Colson, Mary, author.

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace

Apr 1, 2015
Charlotte Hornets by Wyner, Zach, author.

Charlotte Hornets

"Make the journey to the South to leap On the Hardwood alongside the Charlotte Hornets. Owner Michael Jordan is trying to tutor a group of young playmakers about what it takes to be an NBA champion. The plan and the players are now in place. The playoffs are the next stop. On the Hardwood: Charlotte Hornets takes you to the heart of basketball country in North Carolina and details how much the game and their home team means to the region"--Back cover.

Apr 1, 2015
Charlotte Hornets by Wyner, Zach, author.

Charlotte Hornets

Provides an overview of the history and key personalities of the team that played in Charlotte from 1988 to 2002 and its replacement, the Bobcats, which took the name Hornets in 2014.

Mar 26, 2015
Chef by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Chef

Presents general information about different types of chefs and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a chef.

Apr 1, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Mar 28, 2015
China by Bodden, Valerie.

China

"A historical overview of dynastic China from the perspectives of the social classes, from the royals to the peasants, including the Chinese empire's growth and decline"--

Mar 26, 2015
China by Bodden, Valerie.

China

"A historical overview of dynastic China from the perspectives of the social classes, from the royals to the peasants, including the Chinese empire's growth and decline"--

Apr 1, 2015
Chinese fairy tale feasts - a literary cookbook by Yee, Paul, author.

Chinese fairy tale feasts - a literary cookbook

Apr 1, 2015
Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration?

Provides miscellaneous and humorous examples of alliteration, with key words illustrated in color.

Mar 26, 2015
Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration?

Brian P. Cleary's rhymes and Martin Goneau's illustrations creatively present the concept of alliteration for young readers.

Apr 1, 2015
Civil War by Stanchak, John E., author.

Civil War

"Discover the horror of slave life, and the Underground Railroad that helped its victims to escape. See the weapons used on the battlefields, from single-shot rifles to powerful Gatling guns. Find out how Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860 and why he was assassinated,"--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 1, 2015
Claude Monet by Krieg, Katherine, author.

Claude Monet

"Introduces Claude Monet as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the techniques he used to create such masterpieces as Impression, Sunrise and his many studies of light, color, and shadow--

Apr 1, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Traces the life of the Impressionist painter and analyzes some of his paintings.

Mar 26, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Briefly recounts the French impressionist painter's life and work.

Apr 1, 2015
Clayton Kershaw by Mills, Cliff, 1947-

Clayton Kershaw

Apr 1, 2015
Cliff dwellings - a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings - a hidden world

Describes the abandoned civilization of Mesa Verde, including its discovery, artifacts, ancient people, and preservation.

Apr 1, 2015
Clint Eastwood by Mara, Wil, author.

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood gained recognition with roles as the flawed hero in westerns and police movies such as A Fistful of Dollars and Dirty Harry. Then he turned to directing with films such as Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby. Read the story of the man who has worn many Hollywood hats in this title in the Great Filmmakers series.

Apr 1, 2015
Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator

Apr 1, 2015
Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza by Powers, J. L. (Jessica Lynn), 1974- author.

Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza

George started going blind at age 15 from a degenerative eye disease. George lost his central vision and started seeing things that weren't there--eyes floating in the air, extraordinary colors, objects multiplied and reflected back. He triumphed over his blindness by setting the world record in the mile for blind runners, competing in the Olympics for the Disabled, and becoming a full time painter.

Apr 1, 2015