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Zootopia - the essential guide by Saxon, Victoria, author.

Zootopia - the essential guide

Introduces the characters of the movie "Zootopia," with information on locations and iconic moments from the film.

Feb 12, 2016
Young civil rights heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

Young civil rights heroes

Ten African Americans recount stories about their participation in the American civil rights movement.

Feb 6, 2016
You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe by Street, Pat.

You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe

Feb 12, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without writing! by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without writing!

"How would you know what time it was without clocks? How would you buy things without money? It's hard to imagine what life would be like today without the inventions and discoveries that we take for granted, from the humble bar of soap to the fantastic complexity of the Internet. Combining history with science, this series explains how these products of human ingenuity have transformed our world" --

Feb 12, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without clocks and calendars! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without clocks and calendars!

Presents a brief history of clocks and calendars, from the days of early astronomy to the technologically advanced present, and discusses the importance of measuring time.

Feb 12, 2016
You rule! - create your own country by Forbes, Scott, author.

You rule! - create your own country

Tired of following other people's rules? Think you can do better? Now's your chance! This innovative and fun new title from Lonely Planet Kids shows you how to design a completely new nation from scratch. Decide on the laws, choose your borders, make your flag, attract loyal citizens and lots more. You'll get to create, organise, govern and judge. You can be king, queen, big chief, emperor, president or dictator. Includes fun projects to complete, bold full-colour illustrations and fascinating f

Feb 6, 2016
You can't ride a bicycle to the moon! by Ziefert, Harriet.

You can't ride a bicycle to the moon!

"You Can't Ride a Bicycle to the Moon explores the science of the moon and the history of space travel. Humorous, sprightly verse is paired with kid-centered explanations and explorations of lunar facts and aeronautic science. Each of the sections is topped off with a page of simple activities and kickstarting questions that expand the child's understanding of that particular section's, and the overall, subject matter"--

Feb 12, 2016
Yosemite National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yosemite National Park

Introduces Yosemite National Park, describing its landscape and formation, wildlife, history, preservation, and scenic wonders, including its giant sequoia trees.

Feb 12, 2016
Yemen by Sonneborn, Liz, author

Yemen

Feb 12, 2016
Yellowstone National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yellowstone National Park

Introduces Yellowstone National Park, describing its landscape and formation, plant and animal life, history of preservation, and scenic wonders, including the Old Faithful geyser.

Feb 12, 2016
Ye shou guo = Where the wild things are by Sendak, Maurice, author, illustrator.

Ye shou guo = Where the wild things are

Feb 9, 2016
Would you rather... dine with a dung beetle or lunch with a maggot? by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Would you rather... dine with a dung beetle or lunch with a maggot?

Explore the world of insects through fun and hilarious scenarios with a Would you Rather? question approach. There are no right or wrong answers. Many fascinating facts to explore about bugs.

Feb 7, 2016
World War II - why they fought by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

World War II - why they fought

Feb 6, 2016
World War I heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

World War I heroes

Documents the stories of ten real-life war heroes who served in World War I, including a Navy lieutenant who was captured deep in German territory and engineered a daring escape.

Feb 6, 2016
World money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

World money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the global economy, discussing how countries trade, value their currency, and manage poverty and wealth. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president

Feb 12, 2016
Witchcraft by Pizer, Carol

Witchcraft

Feb 12, 2016
Wild horses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Wild horses

"Wild horses roam freely in remote areas all over the world. They must find their own food, water, and shelter, and they need to be tough to survive. Wild horses tells you all about these exciting horses. It describes the diffrerent types of wild horses, and shows where they can be found. It also explains how they live, how they stay safe, and how they raise their young."--

Feb 12, 2016
Wild horses - see the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures by Bright, Michael, author.

Wild horses - see the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures

This book shows you the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures. You can investigate the wild world of feral horses such as the mustangs of America, Australian brumbies, the white horses of the Carmargue in France, and many more. Special features focus on particular aspects of equine existence, such as the birth of a foal or the migration of a herd of zebras. Myth boxes introduce folk tales and legends about horses from diverse cultures

Feb 12, 2016
Wild at heart - mustangs and the young people fighting to save them by Farley, Terri, author.

Wild at heart - mustangs and the young people fighting to save them

"Wild horses thrived for thousands of generations in the mountains, forests, and deserts of the American West. Their family herds existed in environmental harmony until man chose to "manage" them. Since then, every day more of America's wild horses disappear. But courageous people are trying very hard to reverse this, most notably, young people who feel a kinship with these often misunderstood creatures."--

Feb 7, 2016