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I wonder why Romans wore togas and other questions about Rome by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958-

I wonder why Romans wore togas and other questions about Rome

Questions and answers introduce the clothing, food, language, religion, and other aspects of daily life in Ancient Rome.

Sep 1, 2015
I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy) by Barton, Bethany, 1982- author, illustrator.

I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy)

"This fresh and very funny non-fiction picture book shares lots of fascinating facts about spiders in an entirely captivating way. If I'm Trying to Love Spiders doesn't cure your spider phobia, it'll at least make you appreciate how amazing they are...and laugh a lot as you learn about them."--

Sep 1, 2015
I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy.) by Barton, Bethany, 1982- author, illustrator.

I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy.)

"This fresh and very funny non-fiction picture book shares lots of fascinating facts about spiders in an entirely captivating way. If I'm Trying to Love Spiders doesn't cure your spider phobia, it'll at least make you appreciate how amazing they are...and laugh a lot as you learn about them."--

Aug 26, 2015
If you love honey - nature's connections by Sullivan, Martha, author.

If you love honey - nature's connections

"Suggesting that "you love honey," this book traces honey to bees, then to dandelions, then to ladybugs that eat insect pests on dandelions, and so on, tracing a natural interactive cycle through many connecting organisms. An educational chart for children traces links of pollination and honey-making, while material for teachers and parents offers further background information."--

Sep 1, 2015
If You Were Me and Lived... in China by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived... in China

Sep 1, 2015
Inline skating by Hamilton, John, author.

Inline skating

Explains the history, rules, tips, and tricks of in-line skating.

Sep 1, 2015
Inline skating by Hamilton, John.

Inline skating

Introduces the sport of inline skating, including the parts of an inline skate, safety gear, and different types of inline skating.

Aug 26, 2015
Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities by Wolny, Philip, author.

Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities

Sep 1, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Sep 1, 2015
Islands - inside out by Kopp, Megan.

Islands - inside out

An island is a habitat for land-living organisms as well as creatures that visit from their ocean homes. Peel back the corners of the island to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from lizards and birds to possums and bats.

Sep 1, 2015
It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Clinton, Chelsea

It's Your World - Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!

Sep 1, 2015
James Watson and Francis Crick by Anniss, Matt

James Watson and Francis Crick

Sep 1, 2015
Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust by Roy, Jennifer, author.

Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust

"Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Sep 1, 2015
Jars of Hope - How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust by Roy, Jennifer/ Owenson, Meg (ILT)

Jars of Hope - How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust

Aug 27, 2015
Jeff Bezos - founder of Amazon.com by Weil, Jamie.

Jeff Bezos - founder of Amazon.com

"Learn who Jeff Bezos is, how he started Amazon, and even how he came up with company's name."--Publisher's website.

Sep 1, 2015
Jonathan Goforth - an open door in China by Benge, Janet, 1958-

Jonathan Goforth - an open door in China

A biography of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Canadian missionary to China, Jonathan Goforth.

Sep 1, 2015
Jumping Off Library Shelves by Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Manning, Jane (ILT)

Jumping Off Library Shelves

Sep 1, 2015
Jupiter - the biggest planet by Glaser, Chaya, author.

Jupiter - the biggest planet

"In this book, readers are introduced to the planet Jupiter"--

Sep 1, 2015
Kalos beginner's handbook. Kalos Intro Handbook by Scholastic Inc.

Kalos beginner's handbook. Kalos Intro Handbook

Provides a guide to the of the Kalos region, including Xerneas, Umbreon, Bunnelby, and Fletchling.

Aug 26, 2015
Kevin Durant by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Kevin Durant

"Kevin Durant may be a young player, but he's already done amazing things in his NBA career. After joining the league in 2007, Kevin was chosen as Rookie of the Year. He led the league in scoring for three years in a row and has been chosen to play in the NBA All-Star Game four times. In 2012, he was chosen as the All-Star Game MVP, a huge honor for any player but even more incredible for a young player. Learn more about how Kevin became the NBA star fans know today. Find out about his childhood

Sep 1, 2015