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The Salem witch trials by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Salem witch trials

Discusses the Salem Witch Trials, including their historical context, what happened to the accused, and how the trials changed the American legal system.

May 17, 2015
The Little Red Hen makes a pizza by Sturges, Philemon.

The Little Red Hen makes a pizza

In this version of the traditional tale, the duck, the dog, and the cat refuse to help the Little Red Hen make a pizza but do get to participate when the time comes to eat it.

May 21, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie, author.

The legend of the beaver's tail

May 15, 2015
The Korean War - showdown with China by George, Enzo.

The Korean War - showdown with China

A look at the Korean War through primary documents supplemented with facts and analysis to give the reader a comprehensive grasp of events.

May 21, 2015
The history of Independence Day by Donaghey, Reese.

The history of Independence Day

An introduction to Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, describes the history of the holiday and provides information on how it is celebrated.

May 21, 2015
The high score and lowdown on video games by Krensky, Stephen, author.

The high score and lowdown on video games

Learn about the history of video games in this non-fiction level three reader. In this book readers will learn all about how video games came to be, from Pong to Pac-Man and everything in between!

May 21, 2015
The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation by Roxburgh, Ellis.

The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation

May 21, 2015
The encyclopedia of immaturity by

The encyclopedia of immaturity

Presents a series of entries for amusing activities and tricks which include such projects as making a paper boomerang, sending a secret message with a rubber band, and building a domino chain with books and junk items.

May 21, 2015
The book of languages - talk your way around the world by Webb, Mick, author.

The book of languages - talk your way around the world

Did you know that there are nearly 7,000 languages spoken around the world? This book introduces you to a wide variety of different languages to start you off on your language-learning journey. Find out where languages come from and where they are spoken. From Arabic to Zulu, Morse code to whale song, this book is packed with language facts and phrases to help you communicate all around the world. It includes: basic vocabulary and short dialogues to practise, maps and flags to show where languag

May 15, 2015
The blue whale by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator.

The blue whale

"The is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging."--

May 21, 2015
The best MLB outfielders of all time by Smolka, Bo, 1965- author.

The best MLB outfielders of all time

Looks at some of the best outfielders in baseball history, including Joe DiMaggio, Hank Aaron, Rickie Henderson, and Ichiro Suzuki.

May 17, 2015
The best MLB outfielders of all time by Smolka, Bo, 1965-

The best MLB outfielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best outfielders in MLB history.

May 21, 2015
The best MLB infielders of all time by Monnig, Alex.

The best MLB infielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best infielders in MLB history.

May 21, 2015
The best MLB infielders of all time by Monnig, Alex, author.

The best MLB infielders of all time

Looks at some of the best infielders in baseball history, including Honus Wagner, Jackie Robinson, Ozzie Smith, and Derek Jeter.

May 17, 2015
The art of plants vs. zombies by

The art of plants vs. zombies

Collects the concept art and character sketches from the Plants vs. Zombies video game franchise.

May 21, 2015
Texas - the Lone Star State by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943- author.

Texas - the Lone Star State

"Learn about the geography, the history, the people, the government, and the business of the state of Texas."--Provided by publisher.

May 21, 2015
Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about growing up in a question-answer format"--

May 21, 2015
Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about growing up in a question-answer format"--

May 17, 2015
Sweden by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

Sweden

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Sweden.

May 21, 2015
Sturgeon by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Sturgeon

This title introduces young readers to the sturgeon, also known as the Living Fossil. Easy-to-read text examines the sturgeon's habitat and distribution. Readers will learn about the sturgeon's color, size, and shape. The fish's anatomy is examined, especially the unique plates that cover the fish's skin. Sturgeon prey is discussed, as are the sturgeon's predators, including human fishers. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for xtreme ichthyologists. Alig

May 16, 2015