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The moon shines down by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

The moon shines down

From the lost manuscripts of renowned children's author Brown, this bedtime story is based on the classic New England Sampler prayer, God Bless the Moon and God Bless Me. The poetic verse of the text shows a child praying for God's blessing on children in different parts of the world and themselves as the moon shines down on them all.

Sep 2, 2014
The Lonely Planet Kids World Atlas by Lonely Planet Publications (COR)

The Lonely Planet Kids World Atlas

Sep 2, 2014
The legend of Saint Nicholas by Grün, Anselm, author.

The legend of Saint Nicholas

An introduction to the saint who's the inspiration for giving.

Sep 2, 2014
The legend of Atlantis by Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

The legend of Atlantis

Describes the ancient legend about a beautiful and wealthy island city, its destruction by an angry god, and the continuing attempts by generations of explorers to find some trace of a real site.

Sep 2, 2014
The kid's guide to exploring nature by Smith, Marilyn, 1959- author.

The kid's guide to exploring nature

Sep 2, 2014
The human body by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20-

The human body

Aug 28, 2014
The history of money - from bartering to banking by Jenkins, Martin, 1959-

The history of money - from bartering to banking

Sep 2, 2014
The four elements and the periodic table by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

The four elements and the periodic table

Is it science? shows the scientific method at work. Each volume in the series explores a branch of modern science or a major scientific mileatone, comparing and contrasting it with an older idea that has been proved wrong or fails to meet the standrads of science.

Aug 29, 2014
The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy by Swayze, Alan.

The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy

Explores the events that occured after the armistice of 1918 ended World War I, describing the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that would create bitter resentment in Germany and pave the way for World War II.

Sep 2, 2014
The deep dish on pizza! by Krensky, Stephen.

The deep dish on pizza!

Young readers can chow down on a slice of mouthwatering history in this nonfiction reader all about pizza. A special section at the back includes relevant information on subjects like geography and science.

Sep 2, 2014
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation by Schwartz, Heather E., author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation

"Uses primary sources to explore the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"--

Sep 2, 2014
The children's busy book by Kuffner, Trish.

The children's busy book

Sep 2, 2014
The Children's Busy Book by Kuffner, Trish

The Children's Busy Book

Aug 27, 2014
The child's story Bible by Vos, Catherine Frances Smith.

The child's story Bible

Color pictures, maps, and a glossary clarify these simplified biblical stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

Aug 27, 2014
The child's story Bible by Vos, Catherine F. (Catherine Frances)

The child's story Bible

Color pictures, maps, and a glossary clarify these simplified biblical stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

Sep 2, 2014
The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery by Markle, Sandra, author.

The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery

"This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation. Each chapter takes readers into the problems that plague this endangered member of our ecosystem, describing how teams of scientists examined how "white-nose syndrome," caused by a fungus called Pd, is infecting the brown bat population. Scientists have searched different caves and mines in the eastern United States and discovered th

Sep 2, 2014
The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.

The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature

Introduces the seasons, weather, animals, plants, the earth, machines, matter, energy, and related topics.

Sep 2, 2014
The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

"The Battles of Lexington and Concord are often glossed over in history books as the beginning of the American Revolution in April 1777. However, how they fit in with the events before and after the war are well worth reading about. This book provides a detailed look at these famous battles, including the mysterious first shot of the war, also called 'the shot heard r ound the world.' Beautiful portraits of the events, interesting sidebars offering more information, and a timeline of the entire

Aug 28, 2014
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The attack on Pearl Harbor

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

Aug 28, 2014
The attack on Fort Sumter by Samuels, Charlie.

The attack on Fort Sumter

"The Confederate attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 marked the beginning of the American Civil War. Federal troops eventually surrendered after 36 hours of open fire. The controversial election of Abraham Lincoln, the contentious issue of slavery, and the South's demand for states' rights all factored into this momentous event. This book, an excellent Civil War resource, also delves into other key moments of the war that followed. A detailed timeline, historical paintings, and actual Civil War photog

Aug 28, 2014