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Ladies of liberty - the women who shaped our nation by Roberts, Cokie, author. Ladies of liberty - the women who shaped our nation

Shares the stories of remarkable women who shaped American history between 1796 and 1828, including Dolley Madison, Theodosia Burr, and Sacajawea.

Jan 13, 2017
Learn to draw Disney classic animated movies by Learn to draw Disney classic animated movies

Learn to draw all of your favorite characters from classic Disney movies! Featured drawing subjects include Alice, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, Mowgli, Baloo, Kaa, Shere Khan, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Yen Sid, Cruella De Vil, Pongo, Peter Pan, the Darling Children, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, Mr. Smee, Tod, Copper, Bambi, Thumper, Pinocchio, Jiminy Cricket, Geppetto, Lady, Tramp, Thomas O'Malley, Duchess, Marie, Dumbo, and Timothy Q. Mouse. Tips a

Jan 11, 2017
Learn to draw Disney Moana by Learn to draw Disney Moana

Presents step-by-step instructions for drawing characters from the movie Moana, including Moana, Maui, and other favorite characters.

Jan 13, 2017
Legends - the best players, games, and teams in basketball by Bryant, Howard, 1968- Legends - the best players, games, and teams in basketball

"From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans! Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all across America--yet it is particularly popular among kids and teens. Giants of the game like Steph Curry, LeBron, and Michael Jordan have transcended the sport to become cultural ico

Jan 12, 2017
LEGO Batman movie - the essential guide by March, Julia, author. LEGO Batman movie - the essential guide

Profiles the heroes and villains of the LEGO movie and explores the film's settings through location spreads.

Jan 13, 2017
LEGO Batman's guide to being cool by Dewin, Howard, author. LEGO Batman's guide to being cool

Jan 12, 2017
LEGO Nexo Knights. The book of knights by March, Julia, author. LEGO Nexo Knights. The book of knights

"Calling all Knights in Training! Prepare to enter the futuristic kingdom of Knighton. Join the heroic knights--Clay, Macy, Lance, Aaron, and Axl--as they battle armies of fiery monsters. See NEXO Powers in action and discover awesome vehicles and weapons."--Back cover.

Jan 13, 2017
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. secret world of the ninja by Hester, Beth Landis, author. LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu. secret world of the ninja

An introduction to the LEGO Ninjago heroes includes coverage of their enemies, battles, weapons, vehicles, dragons, and training regimens.

Jan 13, 2017
Lego Star Wars. Chronicles of the force by Bray, Adam, author. Lego Star Wars. Chronicles of the force

Source other than Library of Congress.

Jan 11, 2017
Lesser spotted animals - the coolest creatures you've never heard of by Brown, Martin, 1959- author, illustrator. Lesser spotted animals - the coolest creatures you've never heard of

Find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the zorilla, and everything in between.

Jan 12, 2017
Life in motion - an unlikely ballerina by Copeland, Misty, author. Life in motion - an unlikely ballerina

Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. Life in Motion is a story for all the kids who dare to be different, dream bigger, and want to break ste

Jan 13, 2017
Little kids first big book of birds by Hughes, Catherine D., author. Little kids first big book of birds

A fact-filled introduction to a variety of birds expands from backyard favorites to rainforest exotics.

Jan 11, 2017
Living with wolves - true stories of adventures with animals by Dutcher, Jim, 1943- author, photographer. Living with wolves - true stories of adventures with animals

Jan 13, 2017
Mae Jemison - trailblazing astronaut, doctor, and teacher by Barghoorn, Linda, author. Mae Jemison - trailblazing astronaut, doctor, and teacher

"The first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison has broken barriers in science and medicine to become one of the most admired women worldwide. This fascinating book describes how Jemison refused to let anyone stand in the way of her dreams. She became a doctor and worked in the Peace Corps until NASA invited her to join the astronaut program. Today, she is an important advocate for science in education--especially for girls and women. Jemison also continues to push scientific r

Jan 11, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love designing spaces by Kopp, Megan, author. Maker projects for kids who love designing spaces

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love exploring the outdoors by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love exploring the outdoors

"The great outdoors is the perfect "Maker" space for exploring possibilities for creativity, problem solving, and innovation. From designing devices to study the natural world to figuring out ways to find food or water outside, this refreshing title inspires readers to come up with Maker projects of their own in their back yards or communities. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce important innovators and their creations to inspire readers to be environmentally aware and involved in the natur

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love fashion by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love fashion

"In this highly visual title, readers will find out where fashion trends originate, learn about cutting-edge technologies such as digital prints and smart clothing, and discover how to use up-cycling to create original fashion statements. They will also learn about choosing patterns and textiles, and be instructed on how to do design techniques such as basic sewing, beading, and stenciling. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create works of fashion art."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love graphic design by Bow, James, author. Maker projects for kids who love graphic design

"In this inspired title, readers will discover the elements graphic designers use, such as colors, shapes, fonts, and perspective, to convey their messages. Creative and engaging maker projects help readers use these same elements to create their own graphic design works."--

Jan 12, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love paper engineering by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Maker projects for kids who love paper engineering

"This interesting title unfolds the art and science of paper engineering. Readers interested in crafting and designing patterns and structures will be inspired to create "Maker" projects using paper--a medium readily accessible to any classroom or library. Kids will learn about popular trends and possibilities in paper engineering, and how great engineers in many different fields often visualize and create their most amazing projects in paper models first. Readers are encouraged to experiment wi

Jan 11, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love woodworking by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love woodworking

"This amazing title instructs young readers on how to shape wooden objects based on their own, unique ideas. Kids will explore this exciting and popular field by learning a few basic techniques of woodworking and what tools to use, which they can then experiment with in safe and accessible projects. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce kids to furniture makers and builders and to different styles in woodworking."--

Jan 11, 2017

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