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Behind the wheel of an Indy car by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of an Indy car

Presents facts about Indy cars, and discusses their role in racing sports.

Jul 1, 2016
Behind the wheel of a chopper by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of a chopper

Presents facts about chopper motorcycles, and discusses how they work, the parts they have, and how they are customized.

Jul 1, 2016
Bear hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Bear hunting

Learn the special skills and techniques used to be safe and responsible while tracking the elusive grizzly bear. --

Jul 1, 2016
Baseball then to wow! by Bechtel, Mark, author.

Baseball then to wow!

A look at the history of baseball shows the evolution of the sport from the sandlot to multi-million dollar stadiums, and examines such aspects of baseball as pitching, uniforms, gloves, umpires, and ballpark food.

Jul 1, 2016
Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Tonge, Neil, author.

Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages!

Examines the history of crime and punishment, covering such topics as corrections in ancient China, Greece, and Rome, among the Aztecs, in the Middle Ages, and in more recent times, and discusses the punishment of schoolchildren.

Jul 1, 2016
Bangladesh by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Bangladesh

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Bangladesh"--

Jul 1, 2016
Baboons by Roumanis, Alexis.

Baboons

An introduction to baboons describes their habitat, physical characteristics, eating habits, and life cycle, and explores the history and legends associated with these primates.

Jul 1, 2016
B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet by Wilbur, Helen L., 1948-

B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet

"Following the alphabet, this book uses poetry and expository text to explore the history of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, detailing famous structures, local lore, and notable moments in Great Lakes history"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys by Hagar, Erin.

Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys

"Everyone has played with LEGO; toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation into the most popular toy in history. With full-color illustrations and lively text, and chock-full of interesting facts, Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO; Toys is the perfect read for those with creative spirits and curious minds. This book is an independently authored and publish

Jul 1, 2016
Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists! by Agresta, Jen, author.

Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists!

Introduces the top eight examples of specific subjects, from wicked water slides and perilous predators to remarkable ruins and weirdest wonders.

Jul 1, 2016
Atvs by Scheff, Matt, author.

Atvs

Offers an introduction to all-terrain vehicles, looking at their history, their design, and the uses people put them to.

Jul 1, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Explores the Antarctic tundra ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 1, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jun 26, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jul 1, 2016
Animals that make me say ewww! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ewww!

Shares facts about some of the animal kingdom's most disgusting habits, from blood-sweating mammals and nose-picking primates to blood-squirting reptiles and scavenging fish.

Jul 1, 2016
Animals - knowledge you can touch by

Animals - knowledge you can touch

Discover the amazing world of animals with DK Braille Animal. Designed especially for the young braille reader, this tactile reference book features over 30 pages of entries on a fascinating selection of creatures, from bears and big cats to birds and bugs. Go on the hunt with predators and their prey, and even journey inside the body to learn about skeletons and organs. Every entry is written in both braille and large print to allow all readers the opportunity to discover fascinating facts abou

Jul 1, 2016
Animal jokes, riddles, and games by Christopher, Clara, author.

Animal jokes, riddles, and games

Presents information about different kinds of riddles and wordplay and offers examples of animal-themed jokes, tongue twisters, and humorous definitions.

Jul 1, 2016
Animal atlas by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Animal atlas

Animal Planet's definitive atlas of animal life takes readers on a continent-by-continent and habitat-by-habitat passport to adventure! Meet fierce snow leopards in the Tibetan mountains, giant helicopter damselflies in the rain forests of Central America, majestic eagles in the temperate forests of North America, and hundreds more fascinating creatures. What is a habitat? How is the North Pole's animal life different from the South Pole's? How and why do animals adapt to their environment? Is a

Jul 1, 2016
Angelina Jolie by Reusser, Kayleen, author.

Angelina Jolie

Describes the life, film career, and humanitarian efforts of the Academy Award-winning actress who is also a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador and a movie director.

Jul 1, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Vegara, Ma Isabel Sanchez/ Mariadiamantes (COR)

Amelia Earhart

Jul 1, 2016