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You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Next come homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Jan 27, 2015
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"--

Jan 21, 2015
Witness men - true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

Witness men - true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia

Jan 27, 2015
Wild Reptiles - Snakes, Crocodiles, Lizards, and Turtles! by Kratt, Martin/ Kratt, Chris

Wild Reptiles - Snakes, Crocodiles, Lizards, and Turtles!

Jan 22, 2015
Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles!

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of reptiles and what they can do.

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Susan B. Anthony? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Susan B. Anthony?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Rachel Carson? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Rachel Carson?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the American biologist, whose influential work, "The Silent Spring," inspired worldwide conservation movements.

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Marie Curie? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Marie Curie?

"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soonmarried, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a

Jan 22, 2015
Who was Marie Curie? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Marie Curie?

"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Julius Caesar? by Medina, Nico, 1982-

Who was Julius Caesar?

Looks at the life and accomplishments of the ancient Roman general and leader.

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Isaac Newton? by Pascal, Janet B. author.

Who was Isaac Newton?

Highlights the life and career of the genius physicist, discussing his childhood years, his time at Cambridge, and his landmark book, known as the "Principia."

Jan 27, 2015
Who Was Genghis Khan? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who Was Genghis Khan?

Describes the life and accomplishments of the Mongol ruler, from his childhood on the Asian steppes to his military conquests.

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Gandhi? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Gandhi?

An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the champion of an independent India and global icon of peace and freedom.

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Frederick Douglass? by Prince, April Jones.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Clara Barton? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Clara Barton?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross.

Jan 27, 2015
Who Was Charles Dickens? by Pollack, Pamela D./ Belviso, Meg/ Geyer, Mark Edward (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Charles Dickens?

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Betsy Ross? by Buckley, James, author.

Who was Betsy Ross?

Traces the life and accomplishments of the notable seamstress, who is credited for designing the original flag of the United States of America.

Jan 27, 2015
Who Was Andy Warhol? by Anderson, Kirsten/ Copeland, Greg (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Andy Warhol?

Jan 27, 2015
Who Was Alfred Hitchcock? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

Jan 27, 2015
Who Is Stan Lee? by Edgers, Geoff/ Hinderliter, John (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Is Stan Lee?

Jan 27, 2015