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Your Digital Footprint - 12 Things You Need to Know by Roesler, Jill

Your Digital Footprint - 12 Things You Need to Know

Apr 29, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without soap! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without soap!

Provides an overview of the science of soap and discusses how it has revolutionized history by keeping people and their surroundings clean and healthy.

Apr 28, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without soap! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without soap!

Soaps and detergents are among the great benefits of modern life. They help to keep us comfortable and save us from smelling unpleasant, but above all, they help to protect us from the germs that cause infectious diseases. Learn how soap works, how it is made, and how much harder life would be if we really did have to live without it.

Apr 29, 2016
You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch by Senior, Kathryn.

You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England.

Apr 29, 2016
You never heard of Casey Stengel?! by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

You never heard of Casey Stengel?!

Looks at the life and career of Casey Stengel, from his days as a player on the Brooklyn Dodgers to his string of pennants and World Series wins as manager of the New York Yankees.

Apr 29, 2016
You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen

Apr 29, 2016
Wyoming - the Equality State by Petreycik, Rick, author.

Wyoming - the Equality State

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of Wyoming. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and other

Apr 24, 2016
Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo by Becker, Helaine.

Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo

Introduces the different types of food zoo animals eat, with recipes from zoos around the world, including predator popsicles, digger's delight, and presto pesto sauce.

Apr 29, 2016
Wormholes by Perritano, John, author.

Wormholes

Are there white holes in space? Who said space and time are the same? Why do wormholes exist? How fast does light travel? What if you could time travel?

Apr 29, 2016
Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books by Martin, William P. (William Patrick)

Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books

Wonderfully Wordless: The 500 Most Recommended Graphic Novels and Picture Books is the first comprehensive best book guide to wordless picture books (and nearly wordless picture books). It is an indispensable resource for parents and teachers who love graphic storytelling or who recognize the value of these exceptional books in working with different types of students, particularly preschool, English as a Second Language (ESL), and special needs, and creative writers. Every age group will benefi

Apr 29, 2016
Will's words - how William Shakespeare changed the way you talk by Sutcliffe, Jane, author.

Will's words - how William Shakespeare changed the way you talk

Shakespeare loved words. He picked up phrases; he made up new words-- and then he put them together in extraordinary ways and used them in his plays. We bump into his words all the time, four hundred years later, and we don't even know it! Discover the ways that his words changed the way we talk.

Apr 24, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour, author.

Wildfires

Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.

Apr 29, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour

Wildfires

Apr 28, 2016
Wild predators by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild predators

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of predator animals and how they hunt for prey.

Apr 29, 2016
Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Barton, Chris, author.

Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions

Apr 29, 2016
Who was Maya Angelou? by Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Who was Maya Angelou?

Born in Missouri in 1928, Maya Angelou had a difficult childhood. Jim Crow laws segregated blacks and whites in the South. Her family life was unstable at times. But much like her poem, "Still I Rise," Angelou was able to lift herself out of her situation and flourish. She moved to California and became the first black and first female streetcar operator before following her interest in dance. She became a professional performer in her twenties and toured the U.S. and Europe as an opera star and

Apr 24, 2016
Who was Joan of Arc? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Joan of Arc?

Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint.

Apr 29, 2016
Who is Elton John? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

Who is Elton John?

How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality! Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton's real love was rock and roll.

Apr 29, 2016
Where is the Parthenon? by Edwards, Roberta, author.

Where is the Parthenon?

"Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then a mosque, and by the end of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. When an enemy army fired hundreds of cannon balls at the Acropolis, one directly hit the Parthenon. Much of the sculpture was destroyed, three hundred people died, and t

Apr 29, 2016
Where is Niagara Falls? by Stine, Megan.

Where is Niagara Falls?

People from all over the world come to explore Niagara: among them the daredevils determined to tumble down or walk across the falls on tightrope. Learn about the hare-brained stunts and how the falls were formed and how--one day--they will disappear.

Apr 24, 2016