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Joplin tornado survival stories by O'Keefe, Emily.

Joplin tornado survival stories

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the mile-wide tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, in May 2011. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

Apr 24, 2016
Jump, tuck, flip - mastering cheerleading skills and stunts by Rissman, Rebecca.

Jump, tuck, flip - mastering cheerleading skills and stunts

"Provides readers with detailed and safe instructions for performing basic cheerleading positions, jumps, and tumbling"--

Apr 24, 2016
King Kong - and other monstrous apes by Way, Jennifer, author.

King Kong - and other monstrous apes

Apr 29, 2016
Kitchen math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Kitchen math

Math is everywhere in the kitchen! See what's cooking inside this book?and how we need math to finish the job! You'll need your math smarts to help measure ingredients, calculate cooking times, add and subtract fractions, double and halve recipes, convert cups to ounces and back again, and more. It all adds up to a lot of fun!

Apr 29, 2016
Larry Page by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Larry Page

"Engaging images accompany information about Larry Page. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Apr 29, 2016
Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee by Dell, Pamela.

Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee

"Explains the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Apr 29, 2016
Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen.

Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words

"As the author of the popular Little House on the Prairie books, Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame by sharing her experiences growing up on the American frontier in the late 1800s. Her works became instant classics of childrens literature and a valued teaching tool for comprehending the obstacles facing settlers in that time, including malaria outbreaks, droughts and blizzards, and conflicts with Native Americans. This absorbing biographical account interweaves Wilders own words, historical painti

Apr 29, 2016
Learn to draw birds & butterflies - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 animals by

Learn to draw birds & butterflies - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 animals

Apr 29, 2016
Learn to draw zoo animals - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 zoo animals by

Learn to draw zoo animals - step-by-step instructions for more than 25 zoo animals

Apr 24, 2016
Leopards by St. Pierre, Stephanie.

Leopards

Describes the physical characteristics, natural environment, and habits of leopards.

Apr 29, 2016
Let's garden - a step by step introduction by Lidström, Clara, 1986- author.

Let's garden - a step by step introduction

With colorful drawings and photographs, this book gives step-by-step instructions on a variety of gardening and planting projects.

Apr 29, 2016
Little Kids First big book of how by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Little Kids First big book of how

"How do refrigerators stay cold? How does water come out of the faucet? Answers to these questions and many more will help parents move beyond the stock answer "because" and give level-appropriate, fascinating, true answers. More than 300 photos bring a child's world to life while satisfying kids' curiosity and sense of fun. Questions in each chapter encourage interactivity, and parent tips extend the experience of the book."--

Apr 29, 2016
Little Red by Woollvin, Bethan, author, illustrator.

Little Red

On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. Which might scare some little girls. But not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it.

Apr 29, 2016
Living in a sustainable way - green communities by Kopp, Megan.

Living in a sustainable way - green communities

Apr 29, 2016
M is for money - an economics alphabet by Shoulders, Debbie.

M is for money - an economics alphabet

Uses examples, scenarios, and rhymes to explain complex monetary ideas ranging from taxes to supply and demand.

Apr 29, 2016
Maiasaura by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Maiasaura

"The story of the Maiasaura is a story of good mothers, both dinosaur and human! One good mom's discovery of Maiasaura bones changed the ideas of many scientists about how some dinosaurs cared for their young. Find out for yourself what made Maiasaura such a good dino parent. Would you like one as your mother? 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 overview of the

Apr 24, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

Presents the history of animation while readers also discover what inspired the world's greatest animators and their works.

Apr 29, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love games by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Maker projects for kids who love games

Apr 29, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love music by Sjonger, Rebecca.

Maker projects for kids who love music

Apr 29, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love robotics by Bow, James, author.

Maker projects for kids who love robotics

"In this exciting title, readers will learn about basic robot components and how they are used to build various robots for different purposes. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce the world's greatest robot designers and explain how they came to create their exciting inventions. Step-by-step Maker projects let readers put their skills to use as they build amazing robotic creations."--

Apr 29, 2016