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The path to citizenship by Howell, Sara.

The path to citizenship

Explains what it means to be a citizen of the United States and the role of immigration in American history, and outlines the process of becoming a naturalized citizen, from getting a permanent-resident card to taking the oath.

Jan 27, 2015
The periodic table - elements with style by Dingle, Adrian, 1967-

The periodic table - elements with style

"Do you confuse boron with barium or chlorine with fluorine? Fear not! This book comes to the rescue by mixing science and art to create the most unique periodic table you've ever seen."--Publisher's web site.

Jan 27, 2015
The pledge of allegiance - story of one indivisible nation by Kozleski, Lisa, author.

The pledge of allegiance - story of one indivisible nation

Relates the history of how the Pledge of Allegiance came to be written and how it became an important part of American life.

Jan 21, 2015
The Pledge of Allegiance - story of one indivisible nation by Kozleski, Lisa.

The Pledge of Allegiance - story of one indivisible nation

Relates the history of how the Pledge of Allegiance came to be written and how it became an important part of American life.

Jan 27, 2015
The race to feed the hungry by Colson, Mary.

The race to feed the hungry

Describes the issue of world hunger, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 27, 2015
The race to fix the global economy by Levete, Sarah.

The race to fix the global economy

Describes the current issues with the global economy, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 27, 2015
The race to survive climate change by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

The race to survive climate change

Describes the current issues with climate change, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 27, 2015
The Rainforest - A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series by Cole, Joanna/ Degen, Bruce (ILT)

The Rainforest - A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series

Jan 27, 2015
The rat by Gravel, Elise.

The rat

One in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Rat is a look at the black rat. It covers such topics as the rat's long, agile tail (it's good for balancing and picking noses), long teeth (they can chew through anything, including books) and disgusting taste in food (delicious electrical wires in tomato sauce, anyone?). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Rat contains real information that will tie in with curriculum.

Jan 27, 2015
The roaring twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

The roaring twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz

Explores the convergence of cultural, historical, and economic factors that made the 1920s one of history's most pivotal eras, inviting readers to contemplate the influences ranging from jazz music and Prohibition to racial intolerance and the stock market crash.

Jan 22, 2015
The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz

Jan 27, 2015
The rock cycle by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

The rock cycle

Identifies the three types of rock present on Earth--sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous--discussing their properties, where they can be found, and how they are formed.

Jan 27, 2015
The science of a hurricane by Reina, Mary, author.

The science of a hurricane

Discusses the science behind hurricanes and their effects, presents case studies of destructive hurricanes, explains how hurricanes form, and shows how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage.

Jan 27, 2015
The science of a shipwreck by Amstutz, Lisa J., author.

The science of a shipwreck

"This book discusses the science behind shipwrecks. The chapters examine history's deadliest shipwrecks, explain how ships sink, and show how scientists and engineers are designing safer ships."--

Jan 27, 2015
The science of an oil spill by Wang, Andrea, author.

The science of an oil spill

Jan 27, 2015
The slug by Gravel, Elise.

The slug

The Slug is a look at the land slug. It covers such topics as the slug's two pairs of tentacles, one pair for seeing, one pair for smelling (it can see you're a kid and smell like broccoli), its breathing hole (on the side of its head!), and its pretty gross mucous covering (in order to find a partner, the slug can follow another slug's mucous trail. True love!). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Slug contains real information that will tie in with curriculum.

Jan 27, 2015
The smart kid's guide to losing a pet by Petersen, Christine, author.

The smart kid's guide to losing a pet

"Discusses what happens when a pet dies, explores ways to remember a pet, and provides strategies for coping with grief."--

Jan 27, 2015
The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem by Ferry, Joseph.

The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem

Traces the history of the Star Spangled Banner, from a lawyer's poem written during the War of 1812, through its official recognition as the national anthem in 1931, to its ongoing inspiration today.

Jan 22, 2015
The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem by Ferry, Joseph.

The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem

Jan 27, 2015
The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

"A look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundred of millions of users worldwide"--

Jan 22, 2015