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Whose eye am I? by Rotner, Shelley, author, illustrator.

Whose eye am I?

"This introduction to how humans and other animals see also includes an interactive game in which readers guess which eye belongs to which animal."--

Feb 11, 2016
Who Was Sojourner Truth? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

Who Was Sojourner Truth?

"Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Before she was Sojourner Truth, she was known simply as Belle. Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done. She changed her name and traveled, inspiring everyone she met and sharing her story until her death in 1883 a

Feb 11, 2016
Who was Michael Jackson? by Stine, Megan.

Who was Michael Jackson?

"Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right up until his death is 2009 before a much anticipated tour. He had a pitch-perfect voice and footwork that his idol Fred Astaire admired."--

Feb 11, 2016
Who was Marie Antoinette? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Marie Antoinette?

Describes the life of Marie Antoinette, including her childhood in Austria, her lavish lifestyle, and the Diamond Necklace Affair.

Feb 7, 2016
Who was Julia Child? by Edgers, Geoff, author.

Who was Julia Child?

Chronicles the life and times of the celebrity chef, from her time in the Army to her love of French food to her years hosting a cooking television show.

Feb 7, 2016
Who was Jesse Owens? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jesse Owens?

Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

Feb 11, 2016
Who was Blackbeard? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Blackbeard?

Describes the life and times of the famous and feared pirate, from his mysterious origin to his death at the hands of the British navy.

Feb 11, 2016
Where did my clothes come from? by Butterworth, Christine, author.

Where did my clothes come from?

Easy-to-read text, accompanied by full-color illustrations, introduces young readers to the processes involved in producing the materials used in clothing and turning them into such garments as cotton jeans, a silk dress, and rubber boots.

Feb 6, 2016
When green becomes tomatoes / Poems for All Seasons by Fogliano, Julie.

When green becomes tomatoes / Poems for All Seasons

"A book of poetry moving through the seasons"--

Feb 11, 2016
What's your story, Paul Revere? by Goddu, Krystyna Poray, author.

What's your story, Paul Revere?

Feb 11, 2016
What's your story, Frederick Douglass? by Shaffer, Jody Jensen.

What's your story, Frederick Douglass?

Feb 11, 2016
What's your story, Amelia Earhart? by Barton, Jen.

What's your story, Amelia Earhart?

Feb 11, 2016
What's up in the Amazon rainforest by Clarke, Ginjer L., author.

What's up in the Amazon rainforest

"Where in the world will you find 427 different types of mammals, 1,294 birds, 2,200 fishes, 378 reptiles, 428 amphibians, and about 1 million insects? The Amazon Rainforest, of course! Get lost in the largest rainforest in the world to climb trees that are 500 years old, swim with a pink dolphin, avoid the deadly poison dart frogs, and sleep with a troop of twenty howler monkeys. In What's Up in the Amazon Rainforest, you'll learn all about the plants and animals, as well as the people that liv

Feb 11, 2016
Welcome aboard! - traveling on an ocean liner by Huff, Barbara A.

Welcome aboard! - traveling on an ocean liner

Describes, in text and illustrations, a five-day Atlantic crossing aboard the QE2. Also discusses the history of steamships and includes information about island cruises and places where one may go to see large ships.

Feb 11, 2016
We can get along - a child's book of choices by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

We can get along - a child's book of choices

"At times, all children need a little help getting along with others and respecting differences--at school, in the neighborhood, at home, and on the playground. Teaching tolerance and encouraging acts of kindness through clear words and charming illustrations, We Can Get Along supports children's development with simple yet essential skills for conflict resolution and peacemaking. The book includes activities and discussion questions that teachers, parents, and other adults can use to further ex

Feb 11, 2016
Washington, D.C. by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Washington, D.C.

Learn about Washington, D.C.

Feb 11, 2016
Warfare in the Medieval world by Marshall, Chris.

Warfare in the Medieval world

Provides an overview of the evolution of military conflicts from the fifth through the fifteenth centuries, describing changes in the make-up of the armies, fighting tactics, and weapons.

Feb 10, 2016
War heroes - voices from Iraq by Zullo, Allan, author.

War heroes - voices from Iraq

Documents the stories of 10 real-life war heroes who served in the Iraqi war, including a Marine Scout Sniper who repeatedly risked his life to save others and a Staff Sergeant whose team rallied against well-armed insurgents.

Feb 11, 2016
W is for Webster - Noah Webster and his American dictionary by Fern, Tracey E., author.

W is for Webster - Noah Webster and his American dictionary

"A picture book biography of Noah Webster"--

Feb 4, 2016
Vultures by Gregory, Josh, author.

Vultures

"This book details the life and habits of vultures"--

Feb 11, 2016