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Writer to writer - from think to ink by Levine, Gail Carson.

Writer to writer - from think to ink

"In this lively nonfiction book for young readers, bestselling author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing"--

Dec 17, 2014
Who was Ulysses S. Grant? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Ulysses S. Grant?

Presents information about the personal and political turmoil in the career of the Civil War leader who became the eighteenth President.

Dec 17, 2014
When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival

Blends stories of surivival with information on the keys to survival, breaking down each story to highlight the different stages and challenges people face after traumatic events.

Dec 17, 2014
When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival

Blends stories of surivival with information on the keys to survival, breaking down each story to highlight the different stages and challenges people face after traumatic events.

Dec 16, 2014
What does a janitor do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does a janitor do?

Introduces the role of school custodians and provides information on the wide variety of work they do.

Dec 17, 2014
Wetlands inside out by Bow, James.

Wetlands inside out

Swamps, bogs, marshes, and estuaries--wetlands come in a variety of forms and are vital for many organisms around the world. From herons and algae to alligators and jaguars, find out what lives in the wetlands. Learn how these wetlands organisms operate in their delicate ecosystems. Discover, too, where in the world wetlands are found and what you can do to help protect these rich, diverse lands.

Dec 17, 2014
Wetlands inside out by Bow, James.

Wetlands inside out

Dec 16, 2014
Weird frogs by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird frogs

A sneak peek into the remarkable world of the tail less amphibians. Some frogs blend into the green of their ponds, and live an unremarkable existence. But some are strange looking, having adapted to a special environment. This colorful and informative book reveals a rare and close-up look at the odd beauty of some of the strangest of these creatures largely hidden from our view. Weird Frogs features: Beautiful photographs that show the frogs up close--really close and informative captions

Dec 17, 2014
Weird frogs by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird frogs

Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the frog family, including the natterjack toad, red-eyed leaf frog, sticky frog, Vietnamese mossy frog, and tomato frog.

Dec 14, 2014
Weird birds by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird birds

Some birds look bizarre. Some behave that way. In almost all cases, their appearance has an important function-- in evolution or every day. This colorful book exposes more than 50 strange birds, preening, stretching, and showing their strange bodily adaptations. Beautiful photographs that show the birds in sharp, clear detail and informative captions that provide fascinating details about the lives of these intriguing creatures.

Dec 17, 2014
Weird birds by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird birds

Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the bird family, including the Bulwer's pheasant, red bird-of-paradise, chestnut-eared aracari, hornbill, and tawny frogmouth.

Dec 16, 2014
Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation by Marrin, Albert.

Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation

A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.

Dec 16, 2014
Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation by Marrin, Albert.

Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation

A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.

Dec 17, 2014
The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school by Borgenicht, David/ Winters, Ben H./ Epstein, Robin/ Gonzales, Chuck (ILT)

The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school

Dec 17, 2014
The world almanac and book of facts 2015. by

The world almanac and book of facts 2015.

Dec 17, 2014
The ultimate book of family card games by Ho, Oliver.

The ultimate book of family card games

A collection of fifty-six card games.

Dec 11, 2014
The smart kid's guide to losing a pet by Petersen, Christine, author.

The smart kid's guide to losing a pet

Presents advice for young readers to overcome the death of a pet, discussing euthanasia, memorials, and learning to love a new pet.

Dec 17, 2014
The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys

"The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or not cost using common household objects and repurposed materials."--

Dec 17, 2014
The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys

"The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or not cost using common household objects and repurposed materials."--

Dec 16, 2014
The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil by Finch, Mary.

The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil

"The Princess of the Springs must stand up for herself and find her scattered family amongst the great giants of the world"--

Dec 16, 2014