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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."--

Jan 29, 2015
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 29, 2015
World geography through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

World geography through infographics

Uses infographics to explain world geography, including wealth levels per adult, food miles, and the seven summits.

Jan 29, 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 29, 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

Jan 29, 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 29, 2015
Why'd They Wear That? - Fashion As the Mirror of History by Albee, Sarah/ Gunn, Timothy (FRW)

Why'd They Wear That? - Fashion As the Mirror of History

Jan 29, 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.

Jan 29, 2015
Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? and other questons about... women's suffrage / And Other Questions About Women's Suffrage by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? and other questons about... women's suffrage / And Other Questions About Women's Suffrage

Presents information about the fight for women's suffrage in the United States in question and answer format.

Jan 29, 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 29, 2015
Who was Sitting Bull? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Sitting Bull?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Sitting Bull, tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe during a period of fierce conflict with the United States government.

Jan 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2015
Who was Henry Ford? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Henry Ford?

Presents the life of the automotive industry pioneer, describing his youth, his career as a mechanic, his early automobile designs, and the creation and success of the Ford Motor Company.

Jan 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2015
Who was Frederick Douglass? by Prince, April Jones.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Jan 29, 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 29, 2015