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Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body

"What if someone told you that your liver pumped blood through your body? You'd think that person was crazy! Discover how thought about the human body has changed over the centuries."--

Mar 2, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Vaccinations! by Rooney, Anne

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Vaccinations!

Mar 2, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Insects! by Rooney, Anne

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Insects!

Mar 2, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Fire! by Woolf, Alex

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Fire!

Mar 2, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Extreme Weather! by Canavan, Roger

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Extreme Weather!

Mar 2, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dentists! by MacDonald, Fiona

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dentists!

Mar 2, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without bacteria! by Canavan, Roger.

You wouldn't want to live without bacteria!

Though most of them are too small to be seen with the naked eye, bacteria are everywhere. They appeared on Earth more than 3 billion years before the first dinosaurs. Some bacteria cause deadly diseases, but many of them are helpful to us. They fertilize the soil by breaking down dead material, and they are an essential ingredient in many foods. Bacteria in our own bodies are a vital part of the digestive process.--from page 2 of cover.

Mar 2, 2015
You want me to eat that? - a kid's guide to eating right by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

You want me to eat that? - a kid's guide to eating right

Have you ever heard, "Eat your vegetables?" Some of the orange ones are okay; even the yellow ones are fine. Give it a chance and discover why a variety of foods is good for building strong bodies and brains.

Mar 2, 2015
World geography through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

World geography through infographics

Mar 2, 2015
Woodpecker wham! by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

Woodpecker wham!

"Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woopeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these pages--perhaps some that live near you!"--

Mar 2, 2015
With two hands - stories of God at work in Ethiopia by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

With two hands - stories of God at work in Ethiopia

"Why would a crippled old man wait by the side of the road every day for twenty years? Why would a slave and a witch doctor walk for three days to find a man called Jesus? Why would a lame man purposely walk to a tribe where he knew he could be killed? Sixteen captivating episodes from one Christian mission in Ethiopia show the power of God in the midst of darkness. Find out about the invisible evangelist, the two girls who prayed and other astonishing stories. This is a book that will make you

Mar 2, 2015
Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Walker, Sally M., author.

Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry fou

Mar 2, 2015
Wildlife photographer by Thomas, William, 1947-

Wildlife photographer

Provides information on wildlife photographers, discussing the hard work and dangers involved.

Mar 2, 2015
Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking by Kelsey, Elin/ Kim, Soyeon (ILT)

Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking

Mar 2, 2015
Wild Horses by Riggs, Kate

Wild Horses

Mar 2, 2015
Why'd they wear that? - fashion as the mirror of history by Albee, Sarah, author.

Why'd they wear that? - fashion as the mirror of history

Move over Project Runway. Get ready to chuckle your way through centuries of fashion dos and don'ts! In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day. From spats and togas to hoop skirts and hair shirts, why people wore what they did is an illuminating way to look at the social, economic, poli

Mar 2, 2015
Why do we need water? by MacAulay, Kelley.

Why do we need water?

Discusses the uses of water and the importance of conserving and protecting this life-giving resource.

Mar 2, 2015
Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? - and other questions about... women's suffrage by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? - and other questions about... women's suffrage

From the first women's rights convention at Seneca Falls, New York, to the enactment of the 19th Amendment, this lively chronicle introduces Anthony and the American suffragist movement.

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Sitting Bull? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Sitting Bull?

No one knew the boy they called "Jumping Badger" would grow to become a great leader. Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States. As the government seized Native American lands, Sitting Bull relied on his military cunning and strong spirituality to drive forces out of his territory and ensure a future homeland for his people.

Mar 2, 2015
Who Was Robert Ripley? by Anderson, Kirsten/ Foley, Tim (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Robert Ripley?

Mar 2, 2015