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How do eggs hatch? by Hobbes, Elena.

How do eggs hatch?

Explains how chicks are born inside of eggs and the process by which these eggs hatch.

Oct 19, 2014
How electric and hybrid cars work by Hunter, Nick, author.

How electric and hybrid cars work

Presents information about electric and hybrid cars, looking at how they work in comparison to traditional automobiles and the different types that can be bought, as well as their benefits, drawbacks, and future potential.

Oct 19, 2014
How renewable energy works by Barker, Geoff, 1963- author.

How renewable energy works

Presents information about different types of renewable energy and how they are produced, looking at solar, wind, hydroelectric, tidal, geothermal, biomass, biogas, and fuel cells energy.

Oct 19, 2014
How to save a species by Baillie, Marilyn, author.

How to save a species

Oct 19, 2014
Humpback whales by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whales

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Oct 19, 2014
Hydropower by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Hydropower

"An examination of the ways in which water has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 19, 2014
Hysterical dog jokes to tickle your funny bone by Niven, Felicia Lowenstein.

Hysterical dog jokes to tickle your funny bone

"Read jokes, limericks, tongue twisters, and knock-knock jokes about dogs and other animals in the canine family. Also find out fun facts about these animals"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 19, 2014
I am Albert Einstein by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Albert Einstein

"Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein grew up to be one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known."--Amazon.com.

Oct 15, 2014
I survived true stories - five epic disasters by Tarshis, Lauren.

I survived true stories - five epic disasters

"From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters. From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival. Read their incredible stories: The Children's Blizzard, 1888 The Titanic Disas

Oct 19, 2014
If you were me and lived in... Russia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Russia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in Russia.

Oct 19, 2014
In the rainforest by Duke, Kate, author.

In the rainforest

A lively introduction to the rainforest combines illustrations and diagrams with explanations about the abundant plant and animal life that can be found there.

Oct 19, 2014
Indianapolis Colts by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Indianapolis Colts

"An elementary look at the Indianapolis Colts professional football team, including its formation in Baltimore in 1953, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 19, 2014
Invisible to the Eye - Animals in Disguise by Muntz, Kendra

Invisible to the Eye - Animals in Disguise

Oct 19, 2014
Iowa by King, David C.

Iowa

Oct 18, 2014
Is it hard or soft? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it hard or soft?

Oct 19, 2014
Is it natural or human-made? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it natural or human-made?

Introduces the concept of items which occur in nature vs. items which are made by human hand.

Oct 19, 2014
It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health by Harris, Robie H, author.

It's perfectly normal - changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health

Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.

Oct 19, 2014
Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla by Applegate, Katherine, author.

Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla

"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta."--

Oct 19, 2014
Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla by Applegate, Katherine, author.

Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla

"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta."--

Oct 16, 2014
Jack and the beanstalk by Galdone, Paul.

Jack and the beanstalk

Recounts in verse the adventures of Jack, who climbs up a tall beanstalk and rescues a girl from a fierce giant.

Oct 15, 2014