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The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

The tomb of Tutankhamun - discover Egypt's greatest wonder

Provides a brief history of the ancient Egyptian civilization and discusses the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

Jun 30, 2016
The three little pigs by Ross, Dev.

The three little pigs

A humorous retelling of the classic story recounts the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same fate.

Jun 24, 2016
The science of a spiral by Yomtov, Nelson.

The science of a spiral

Jun 30, 2016
The most dominant dynasties of all time by Trusdell, Brian, author.

The most dominant dynasties of all time

Describes some of the teams who have managed to create special winning streaks, including the Yankees, the Celtics, and the Bulls.

Jun 30, 2016
The most amazing sports moments of all time by Williams, Doug (Sportswriter), author.

The most amazing sports moments of all time

This title explores the incredible moments in in the world of sports, from Jackie Robinson's debut to Brandi Chastain's World Cup winner, that will be etched in our memories forever. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Jun 30, 2016
The Great White shark scientist by Montgomery, Sy, author.

The Great White shark scientist

"The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep."

Jun 30, 2016
The displacement of native peoples by Peppas Leslie Lynn, author.

The displacement of native peoples

"This revealing book examines how Native peoples have been displaced throughout history in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Close examination of primary sources featuring both Native and non-Native viewpoints reveals the attitudes and opinions of the time that led to thousands being displaced and cultures being threatened. Topics covered include government relations and policies, as well as the creation of residential schools and other acts of fo

Jun 30, 2016
The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

"Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming." -- Back cover.

Jun 30, 2016
The buffalo soldiers by Mills, Cliff, 1947-2015.

The buffalo soldiers

Jun 30, 2016
That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms by McLaughlin, Danielle S. 1951-, author.

That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms

Jun 30, 2016
Take a closer look at. Oil by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Oil

Oil and gas make up nearly half of all the energy we use, but these fuels are being used up. What alternatives do we have in a future with limited oil and fossil fuels? Learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce and replace these fossil fuels. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

Jun 30, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948- author.

Syria

"Syria is a country that has endured many struggles over the centuries. A place rich with history, today it experiences hardship on a daily basis and faces challenges that have become a global focus. This book explores the history, people, places, and culture that make up modern-day Syria. " -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Jun 30, 2016
Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about gardening indoors, discussing how to choose the right tools, start plants from seeds, and follow safety rules, with instructions for creating a plant container and setting up a mini desert garden.

Jun 30, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jun 26, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jun 30, 2016
Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep by Harvey, Derek, author.

Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep

"Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures -- from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking an

Jun 30, 2016
Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet

Profiles the worlds largest, strongest, and loudest insects, providing statistics and facts on each, from the honeypot ants of Australia and hornet moth of Europe to the golden chafer of Central America and the orchid mantid of Southeast Asia.

Jun 30, 2016
Star Wars character encyclopedia by Beecroft, Simon, author.

Star Wars character encyclopedia

"Go on a journey through the Star Wars galaxy, and learn all about its brave heroes and deadly villains. Meet a host of loathsome creatures, weird aliens, and loyal droids from the Star Wars saga"--Back cover.

Jun 30, 2016
Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 34 sensational design by Pshednovek, Ariela.

Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 34 sensational design

Jun 30, 2016