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Volcano escape! by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author. Volcano escape!

"Learn about volcanoes and rocks with the Dragon Riders of DreamWorks Dragons."--

Nov 27, 2016
Unmasking the science of superpowers! by Brown, Jordan, author. Unmasking the science of superpowers!

"Did you know that advancements in robotics could soon make super-powered suits a reality? Or that some people have a rare gene that gives them superstrong bones? Hold onto your cape, you're about to become an expert on the high-flying science behind super powers!"--

Nov 27, 2016
Ultimate oceanpedia - the most complete ocean reference ever by Wilsdon, Christina, author. Ultimate oceanpedia - the most complete ocean reference ever

"From tsunamis and sea turtles to riptides and reefs, learn all about the creatures, science, and ecology of our oceans, which cover more of the planet than all the continents and are just as important! Travel through all parts of the ocean to learn how it affects our world, including storms and climate. Amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams are found throughout this book, along with conservation tips, weird-but-true facts, and a mini ocean atlas. Challenges to the health of our oce

Dec 2, 2016
Ultimate mapping guide for kids by Miles, Justin, author. Ultimate mapping guide for kids

Provides expert guidance on reading maps and using them to navigate in the outdoors, and shares tips for drawing maps, with explanations of cartographic terminology.

Dec 2, 2016
Trains - railways, tunnels, signals, diesel, steam - with 10 easy-to-do experiments and 230 exciting pictures by Harris, Michael, 1945- author. Trains - railways, tunnels, signals, diesel, steam - with 10 easy-to-do experiments and 230 exciting pictures

Presents the history of rail travel, including how developing railways changed the world, how science has made trains faster and safer, and shares instructions on building a model train and track.

Nov 27, 2016
Tower of London - a chilling interactive adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Tower of London - a chilling interactive adventure

"A You Choose adventure that takes place in the Tower of London"--

Nov 27, 2016
Toucans by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Toucans

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces toucans to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Nov 30, 2016
To burp or not to burp - a guide to your body in space by Williams, Dave (Dafydd Rhys), 1954- author. To burp or not to burp - a guide to your body in space

Explores how the human body behaves in zero gravity, answering questions about how astronauts go to the bathroom, why they grow taller, and why burping is risky in space.

Nov 27, 2016
Ticktock Banneker's clock by Keller, Shana, 1977- author. Ticktock Banneker's clock

"Benjamin Banneker is known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy. He was born free at a time in America, 1731, when most African Americans were slaves. At the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and using a pocket-knife" --

Nov 27, 2016
Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking by Cornell, Kari A., author. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking

"Stephen Hawking studies black holes, gravity, and the universe. He has written books for children and adults. Learn how Hawking's determination and love of math and science have made him a successful and well-known scientist."--

Nov 30, 2016
The world of Moana by Scollon, Bill, author. The world of Moana

"Lush tropical islands. Enormous sea creatures. Legendary folklore. These are all part of an ancient Pacific world that is home to Moana. Explore Matunui, meet the people, learn the customs, and more in this official guide to Moana's world."--Page [4] cover.

Nov 27, 2016
The undersea world by Orr, Tamra, author. The undersea world

"Learn all about the history of deep sea exploration, from how explorers reach new depths to what they find there."--

Nov 27, 2016
The ultimate guide to the dragons by Testa, Maggie, author. The ultimate guide to the dragons

This DreamWorks Dragons guide provides information about ten species of dragons. including Terrible Terror, Seashocker and Bewilderbeast.

Dec 2, 2016
The twelve dancing princesses by Ritchie, Alison, author. The twelve dancing princesses

A retelling of the classic fairy tale follows twelve princesses who, despite being locked in their rooms at the end of each day, are found in the morning with their slippers in tatters from dancing through the night.

Nov 27, 2016
The tragic tale of the great auk by Thornhill, Jan, author, illustrator. The tragic tale of the great auk

For hundreds of thousands of years Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic, bobbing on the waves, diving for fish and struggling up onto rocky shores to mate and hatch their fluffy chicks. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive. In this stunningly illustrated non-fiction picture book, award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill tells the tragic story of these birds that "weighed as much as a sack of potatoes and stood as tall as a preteen's wa

Nov 27, 2016
The search for El Dorado by Huey, Lois Miner. The search for El Dorado

What happened to the world's biggest treasure? Early Spanish explorers heard a story about El Dorado. It was a lost city in the Americas, made of gold. The explorers believed it was real--and they believed they could find it! Soon the story became a legend, and the legend changed the world. But the city of El Dorado has not been found ... yet.

Nov 27, 2016
The mystery of the Sphinx by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The mystery of the Sphinx

Get closer to solving the mystery of the sphinx with this riveting title. Learn about leading theories, important clues, and study the evidence to develop your on conclusions about the building, purpose, and age of this statue.

Nov 27, 2016
The mystery of the Roanoke colonists by Rea, Amy C., author. The mystery of the Roanoke colonists

"Get closer to solving the mystery of the Roanoke colonists with this riveting title. Learn about leading theories, important clues, and study the evidence to develop your on conclusions about the disappearance of this group of people."--Publisher's website.

Nov 27, 2016
The land of stories - a treasury of classic fairy tales by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author. The land of stories - a treasury of classic fairy tales

An illustrated nursery rhyme and fairy tale collection features the classic tales that Alex and Conner fall into in the Land of Stories series.

Nov 27, 2016
The Hindenburg in flames - how a photograph marked the end of the airship by Burgan, Michael, author. The Hindenburg in flames - how a photograph marked the end of the airship

"Discusses the iconic photograph of the German airship Hindenburg in flames as it attempted to land in New Jersey in May 1937"--

Dec 2, 2016

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