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Who is Wayne Gretzky? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Who is Wayne Gretzky?

Known for his love for family and as a truly decent human being, Wayne Gretzky is revealed as more than a sports legend in this easy-to-read biography.

Mar 28, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa by Naidoo, Beverley, author.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

Mar 28, 2015
Where is the White House? by Stine, Megan.

Where is the White House?

Explores the history of the White House and includes facts about the families of the presidents who have lived there.

Mar 28, 2015
Where is the Great Wall? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

Where is the Great Wall?

Through the story of the Great Wall of China, from the start of its construction over two thousand years ago to being a World Heritage site today, retells the history of China, including its dynasties, culture, and Communist government.

Mar 28, 2015
Where is the Grand Canyon? by O'Connor, Jim, author.

Where is the Grand Canyon?

There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes, and mesas, it is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Starting with a brief overview of how national parks came into being, this book covers all aspects of the canyon--how it formed, which early native people lived there, and what varied wildlife can be found there now. A history of t

Mar 28, 2015
Where is Mount Rushmore? by Kelley, True.

Where is Mount Rushmore?

"It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving carried out through the years of the Great Depression when funding for anything was hard to come by. Yet Mount Rushmore now draws almost three million visitors to the Black Hills every year. This is an ent

Mar 28, 2015
When the wind blows by Clark, Stacy.

When the wind blows

Mar 26, 2015
When the wind blows by Clark, Stacy.

When the wind blows

This book explores the many facets of the wind and shows how blowing wind generates power as it introduces very young children to basic physics and engineering concepts.

Mar 28, 2015
What's great about Indiana? by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

What's great about Indiana?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Indiana, including Santa Claus, Indiana, Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Mar 26, 2015
What's great about Indiana? by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

What's great about Indiana?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Indiana, including Santa Claus, Indiana, Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Mar 28, 2015
What is magnetism? by Loria, Laura, author.

What is magnetism?

Explains what magnetism is, discusses the history of magnets, and offers experiments readers can do with magnets.

Mar 28, 2015
What is a constellation? by Loria, Laura.

What is a constellation?

Explains what constellations are, why they were important to the ancient world, and what constellations can be seen during each season.

Mar 28, 2015
What does a running back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a running back do?

Mar 28, 2015
What does a receiver do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a receiver do?

Mar 28, 2015
What does a quarterback do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a quarterback do?

Mar 28, 2015
What does a lineman do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a lineman do?

Examines the responsibility of a lineman on the football field, covering strategy, plays, blocking, and sportsmanship.

Mar 28, 2015
What does a linebacker do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a linebacker do?

Examines the responsibility of a linebacker on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Mar 28, 2015
What does a defensive back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a defensive back do?

Examines the responsibility of a defensive back on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Mar 28, 2015
What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do?

Mar 28, 2015
What are habitats & biomes? by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

What are habitats & biomes?

Describes the different types of biomes on Earth, from oceans and rivers to grasslands and scrublands.

Mar 28, 2015