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What does a lineman do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a lineman do?

Examines the responsibility of a lineman on the football field, covering strategy, plays, blocking, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a linebacker do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a linebacker do?

Examines the responsibility of a linebacker on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a defensive back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967- author.

What does a defensive back do?

Examines the responsibility of a defensive back on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do?

Explains the functions of roots, stems, leaves, and flowers in the plant processes of photosynthesis and reproduction.

Feb 27, 2015
What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about the U.S. Constitution by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986- author.

What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about the U.S. Constitution

"What is a Constitution? What was there in America before the Constitution? How can the Constitution be changed? What is the Bill of Rights? How was the Constitution written? All of these and other 'must-know' questions about U.S. Constitution are answered in What Are the Three Branches of Government? And Other Questions about the U.S. Constitution. The engaging stories of America's foundation will keep kids reading even if they don't have to write a book report"--

Mar 3, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob, author.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Mar 3, 2015
Whales in American history by Graubart, Norman D. author.

Whales in American history

Looks at the whale in American history, describing how whaling became an important industry in the nineteenth century, supplying oil and baleen for household items and manufacturers and only declining with the invention of electricity and plastic.

Mar 3, 2015
Welcome to the family by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Welcome to the family

Introduces different types of households and discusses families with children, adoption, foster parents, same-sex parents, and fertility treatments.

Feb 25, 2015
Weird but True! Food - 300 bite-size facts about incredible edibles! by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

Weird but True! Food - 300 bite-size facts about incredible edibles!

Mar 3, 2015
Weird & wild animal facts by Loy, Jessica, author.

Weird & wild animal facts

"There are plenty of books about unusual animals. This is a book about fourteen well-known animals--kangaroos, hippos, giraffes--who all have unusual characteristics. For instance, did you know that a kangaroo's kick can be deadly, that a giraffe can clean its own ears with its tongue, or that a hippo has teeth as long as a child's arm? This accessible book, full of amazing photographs and easy-to-digest factoids, is perfect for animal lovers of all ages."--

Mar 3, 2015
We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics

"Did you know that hundreds of years ago, the sun orbited Earth? Actually, this isn't true, but people thought it was! Discover other missteps and odd theories in physics and astronomy."--

Mar 3, 2015
Water is water - a book about the water cycle by Paul, Miranda.

Water is water - a book about the water cycle

"A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--

Mar 3, 2015
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war by Ferry, Joseph.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war

Tells the story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, with background information about the causes and effects of the war in Vietnam, the development and creation of the Memorial, and the impact of the monument on veterans and others.

Mar 3, 2015
Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading by Webber, Rebecca.

Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading

An ultimate handbook for cheerleaders draws on the knowledge of Varsity experts to share information on topics ranging from preparing for tryouts and anticipating judge expectations to styling tips and cheerleading traditions.

Feb 27, 2015
Urban Planner by Mason, Helen

Urban Planner

Feb 27, 2015
Undocumented immigrants by Howell, Sara.

Undocumented immigrants

Explains what it means to be an undocumented immigrant, and discusses the reasons for immigrating illegally, the often dangerous journey, immigrants' rights, their role in the economy, immigration law, deportation, and the route to citizenship.

Feb 27, 2015
Understanding Saudi Arabia today by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

Understanding Saudi Arabia today

Introduces Saudi Arabia, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Mar 3, 2015
Understanding Jordan today by Perdew, Laura.

Understanding Jordan today

Introduces Jordan, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Mar 3, 2015
Ukraine by Kent, Deborah, author.

Ukraine

Mar 3, 2015
U.S. government through infographics by Higgins, Nadia.

U.S. government through infographics

Discusses how the U.S. government stacks up to governments around the world, how its systems and laws change over time, and who holds the power today. Features charts, maps, and illustrations of key concepts in American government.

Mar 3, 2015