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Your stomach by Fittleworth, George, author. Your stomach

Describes the stomach and the digestive system and explains how the human body processes food to get nutrients.

Jan 13, 2017
Your muscles by Fittleworth, George, author. Your muscles

Explains how the muscles in the human body work, including skeletal muscle, tendons, and smooth muscles, and offers information on exercise, injuries, and maintaining healthy muscles.

Jan 13, 2017
Your lungs by Fittleworth, George, author. Your lungs

Presents an introduction to the lungs and the respiratory system, offering information on lung structure, function, and maintaining lung health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your heart by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your heart

Presents an introduction to the human heart, discussing its structure, function, and importance, and offering information on maintaining heart health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your brain by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your brain

Describes the functions of the human brain and central nervous system, identifies the different parts of the brain, and describes its importance in controlling the body.

Jan 13, 2017
Your bones by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your bones

Presents a introduction to the body's skeletal system, describing how bones fit together to support the body and give it shape, discussing bone structure and function, and offering suggestions for maintaining bone health.

Jan 13, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without trees! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author. You wouldn't want to live without trees!

"Trees are among nature's most remarkable achievements, growing from a seed you can hold in your hand into a green giant several stories high. Read all about their unbelievably long life spans and how they can live in the most extreme conditions, from baking deserts to icy wastelands. You'll also find out how they provide us with fuel, food shelter -- and even the oxygen that we breathe!,"--back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without nurses! by Macdonald, Fiona, author. You wouldn't want to live without nurses!

"For thousands of years, nurses have tended to the sick and the wounded. Although they don't get the glory, nurses are just as important as doctors. Read all about the eventful history of nursing and marvel at how nurses today take care of us in the hospital or at home, comfort relatives, cheer us up when we have to stay in bed, and help us make a complete recovery,"--back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without money! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- You wouldn't want to live without money!

Traces the history of money and moneylending, looks at some of the items that have been used as currency over time, and explains how today's banking industry came into being.

Jan 13, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without math! by Rooney, Anne, author. You wouldn't want to live without math!

"Describes what life would be like without math."--

Jan 12, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without glass! by Graham, Ian, 1953- author. You wouldn't want to live without glass!

"Describes what life would be like without glass."--

Jan 12, 2017
Yo-kai watch essential handbook. by Yo-kai watch essential handbook.

Shares facts on over two hundred Yo-kai and includes information on tribes, medals, fusions, and evolutions.

Jan 12, 2017
World War II spies by Goodman, Michael E. World War II spies

A historical account of espionage during World War II, including famous spies such as Eddie Chapman, covert missions, and technologies that influenced the course of the conflict.

Jan 12, 2017
Wood duck by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Wood duck

Jan 13, 2017
Wilma Rudolph - track and field champion by Morganelli, Adrianna, 1979- Wilma Rudolph - track and field champion

When doctors told her parents that she may never walk again, no one could have imagined that Wilma Rudolph would grow up to become the worlds fastest woman. This awe-inspiring book shows how, with grace, perseverance, and dedication, young Wilma used her inner strength to overcome physical disabilities caused by polio to win three gold medals for the USA in track and field at the 1960 Olympics. A sports superstar and an icon worldwide, her legacy continues to inspire youth and African-American c

Jan 12, 2017
Wildfires by Black, Vanessa, author. Wildfires

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs help early fluent readers understand how wildfires start and spread, the damage they can do, and how to stay safe in one. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Jan 12, 2017
Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art by Hodge, Susie, 1960-, author. Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art

Artists ask questions when they make art and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. The opening spread explores the question and answer, inviting the reader to study a full-bleed image of an important artwork. The second spread shows a selection of work on the the

Jan 11, 2017
Whose poop is that? by Lunde, Darrin P., author. Whose poop is that?

Provides seven examples of animal poop and asks young readers to identify the animal it came from using visual clues.

Jan 12, 2017
Who was Jacqueline Kennedy? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. Who was Jacqueline Kennedy?

Jan 12, 2017
Who was Charlie Chaplin? by Demuth, Patricia, author. Who was Charlie Chaplin?

"Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty. Success came early and made Chaplin one of the best loved people in the United States until the McCarthy witch hunts drove Chaplin from his adopted country. This is a moving portrait of a multi-talented man -- actor, director, writer, even music composer -- and the complicated times he lived in." --

Jan 11, 2017

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