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How electric and hybrid cars work by Hunter, Nick, author.

How electric and hybrid cars work

Presents information about electric and hybrid cars, looking at how they work in comparison to traditional automobiles and the different types that can be bought, as well as their benefits, drawbacks, and future potential.

Oct 19, 2014
How do eggs hatch? by Hobbes, Elena.

How do eggs hatch?

Explains how chicks are born inside of eggs and the process by which these eggs hatch.

Oct 19, 2014
Hop, bunny! - explore the forest by Neuman, Susan B, author.

Hop, bunny! - explore the forest

Following a rabbit as it explores the woods, provides information about forest animal life, plants, and water sources.

Oct 22, 2014
Honeyky Hanukah by Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967.

Honeyky Hanukah

A family celebrates Hanukkah with latkes, hugs, kisses, and dancing.

Oct 22, 2014
High-tech DIY projects with flying objects by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with flying objects

Oct 19, 2014
Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays by Newman, Lesléa.

Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays

A celebration of the Jewish holidays throughout the year touches on the seasons and corresponding traditions for such events as Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Purim, and Chanukah.

Oct 22, 2014
Hello Kitty, hello 40 - a celebration in 40 stories (plus one for good luck) by Holm, Jennifer L. (FRW)/ Holm, Matthew (FRW)/ Todd, Traci N. (EDT)/ Kawasaki, Elizabeth (EDT)

Hello Kitty, hello 40 - a celebration in 40 stories (plus one for good luck)

To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the cartoon character, graphic artists from throughout the world create short narratives in their own styles and offer comments on their reactions to the character and its role in their lives.

Oct 16, 2014
Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you by Schutten, Jan Paul, 1970- author.

Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you

"Would you like to know the future? And, will it be what we think it will be, or will today's predictions be laughably wrong? In Hello from 2030, middle graders get a peek at what's coming just around the corner. In the year 2030, today's kids will be grappling with issues adults are just starting to address now. No, not flying cars: real world conundrums like, what will 8 billion people eat? How can humans produce less trash? Which cool technologies will be used to figure all this out? And, how

Oct 22, 2014
Hard to believe by

Hard to believe

"You really won't believe the remarkable stories inside this book. Be amazed by the mucky mud run, the skateboarding cat, and the incredible museum for ventriloquist dummies!"--back cover.

Oct 22, 2014
Hang on, monkey! by Neuman, Susan B., author.

Hang on, monkey!

This book uses simple vocabulary and fun pictures to capture the interest and help develop the skills of beginning readers. The crazy antics, humor, and fun information make this new reading experience a treat.

Oct 22, 2014
Hang on, monkey! by Neuman, Susan B, author.

Hang on, monkey!

Presents information about monkeys using simple text and photographs, including their habitats, diet, and behaviors.

Oct 16, 2014
Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them by Govier, Katherine, 1948- author.

Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them

Collects some of the world's best-known nursery rhymes, accompanied by annotations and historical context.

Oct 22, 2014
Gus and me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar by Richards, Keith, 1943-, author, musician.

Gus and me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar

Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."

Oct 22, 2014
Gus & me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar by Richards, Keith, 1943- author.

Gus & me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar

Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."

Oct 20, 2014
Groovy Graphing by Arias, Lisa

Groovy Graphing

Oct 22, 2014
Great moments in Olympic snowboarding by Howell, Brian, 1974- author.

Great moments in Olympic snowboarding

Oct 22, 2014
Great moments in Olympic skating by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Great moments in Olympic skating

Great Moments in Olympic Skating tells the stories of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. Title includes colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, a list of great Olympians in skating, and Great Moment sidebars.

Oct 22, 2014
Great moments in Olympic gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe.

Great moments in Olympic gymnastics

Oct 22, 2014
Goldie takes a stand! - Golda Meir's first crusade by Krasner, Barbara, author.

Goldie takes a stand! - Golda Meir's first crusade

A look at the early life of Israel's first female prime minster shares a story from her childhood in which, at age nine, she organized her friends to raise money to buy textbooks for immigrant classmates.

Oct 22, 2014
Glorious geometry by Arias, Lisa, author.

Glorious geometry

Rhyming text provides an introduction to geometry, including lines, types of angles, measuring angles, and symmetry.

Oct 21, 2014