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Life in a tundra by Schuetz, Kari.

Life in a tundra

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a tundra. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 26, 2016
Life in a wetland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a wetland

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a wetland. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 26, 2016
Life on a mountain by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Life on a mountain

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life on a mountain. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 26, 2016
Light and its effects by Winterberg, Jenna, author.

Light and its effects

"Light can travel faster than anything else in the universe. It makes it possible for you to wear a different colored shirt every day. But what exactly is light and where does it come from? One thing is for sure, light makes our world a brighter place."--

Aug 26, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia.

Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Describes the history of the American slave song and includes the lyrics of thirteen spirituals and their meanings.

Aug 26, 2016
Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare by Barretta, Gene, author.

Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare

A dual portrait of two of America's most popular presidents describes the different ways they grew up, their respective political approaches, the historical events they helped shape, and the things they shared in common.

Aug 26, 2016
Living In ... China by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... China

Ni? Hao! My name is Jin, and I{u2019}m a kid just like you living in China. China is a country filled with ancient wonders, high-tech cities, and lots of people{u2014}more than any other country on Earth! Have you ever wondered what China is like? Come along with me to find out!

Aug 26, 2016
Living In ... Mexico by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... Mexico

¡Hola! My name is Rosa, and I'm a kid just like you, living in Mexico. Mexico is a country filled with beautiful art, incredible ancient ruins, and gorgeous beaches, rainforests, and deserts! Have you ever wondered what Mexico is like? Come along with me to find out!

Aug 26, 2016
Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids by Winn, Whee, author.

Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids

"Here's a collection of knock-knock jokes that is both hilarious and wholesome. This collection provides fun for the whole family and includes bonus Q& A jokes and riddles too." --

Aug 26, 2016
Madagascar by Frazel, Ellen.

Madagascar

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Madagascar"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 26, 2016
Magic tree house incredible fact book by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Magic tree house incredible fact book

"A nonfiction companion to the Magic Tree House series."--

Aug 26, 2016
Maine coon cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Maine coon cats

"Maine Coon Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Maine coon cats through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photography. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Aug 20, 2016
Manx cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Manx cats

Manx Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms.

Aug 20, 2016
Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo by Cornell, Kari, author.

Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo

"Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person's life, often including the pivotal moment that led them to their STEM career."--

Aug 20, 2016
Mexico by Senker, Cath

Mexico

Aug 26, 2016
Michael Foreman - A life in pictures by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

Michael Foreman - A life in pictures

Michael Foreman's work can be found on countless bookshelves across the world and has had a profound impact on illustration. This long-awaited retrospective traces his life as an artist and master storyteller for the first time, through a mix of entertaining anecdotes and stunning images. The range and depth of his work is matched by the extraordinary variety of his experiences. From his much-loved, award-winning wartime tales War Boy and War Game to his many collaborations with his friends Terr

Aug 26, 2016
Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"Art historian Simonetta Carr draws on recent scholarship that challenges the traditional view of Michelangelo as a recluse. Readers will also learn about the complex and fluid era of the Italian Renaissance and how the times affected his life and work. Lavish photos, informative sidebars, a time line, glossary, and suggestions for further readings add value, while 21 hands-on activities help young readers identify with the artist and his work. Kids will make homemade paint, apply the cross-hatc

Aug 26, 2016
Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets

This Official Minecraft book contains collective knowledge of the Survivors - an underground group of Minecraft experts who've been around since the early days of alpha. Written by the Chief - the leader of the group - it contains their most cunning plans and their most ingenious inventions. On the home front, you'll learn what kind of base best suits your needs, what to stock in your arsenal and how to protect your base with imaginitive defensive features. Out in the field you'll learn how to s

Aug 26, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author.

Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote

"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--

Aug 26, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961- author.

Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?

Aug 26, 2016