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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"--

Dec 20, 2014
Witness men- true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia by Davis, Rebeca

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

Dec 20, 2014
Who was Ulysses S. Grant? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Ulysses S. Grant?

Presents information about the personal and political turmoil in the career of the Civil War leader who became the eighteenth President.

Dec 20, 2014
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.

Dec 20, 2014
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.

Dec 20, 2014
Who was Julius Caesar? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who was Julius Caesar?

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

Dec 20, 2014
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."

Dec 20, 2014
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.

Dec 20, 2014
Who was Gandhi? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-

Who was Gandhi?

Details the life and accomplishments of the Indian nationalist, statesman, and symbol of peace.

Dec 20, 2014
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.

Dec 20, 2014
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.

Dec 20, 2014
Who is Muhammad Ali? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who is Muhammad Ali?

Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.

Dec 20, 2014
When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival

Blends stories of surivival with information on the keys to survival, breaking down each story to highlight the different stages and challenges people face after traumatic events.

Dec 20, 2014
When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

When the worst happens - extraordinary stories of survival

Blends stories of surivival with information on the keys to survival, breaking down each story to highlight the different stages and challenges people face after traumatic events.

Dec 16, 2014
What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? by St. George, Judith, 1931-

What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

Presents an account of the two-and-a-half-year expedition that yielded vast knowledge of the West, geographically and scientifically.

Dec 20, 2014
What does a janitor do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does a janitor do?

Introduces the role of school custodians and provides information on the wide variety of work they do.

Dec 20, 2014
Wetlands inside out by Bow, James.

Wetlands inside out

Swamps, bogs, marshes, and estuaries--wetlands come in a variety of forms and are vital for many organisms around the world. From herons and algae to alligators and jaguars, find out what lives in the wetlands. Learn how these wetlands organisms operate in their delicate ecosystems. Discover, too, where in the world wetlands are found and what you can do to help protect these rich, diverse lands.

Dec 20, 2014
Wetlands inside out by Bow, James.

Wetlands inside out

Dec 16, 2014
Weird frogs by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird frogs

A sneak peek into the remarkable world of the tail less amphibians. Some frogs blend into the green of their ponds, and live an unremarkable existence. But some are strange looking, having adapted to a special environment. This colorful and informative book reveals a rare and close-up look at the odd beauty of some of the strangest of these creatures largely hidden from our view. Weird Frogs features: Beautiful photographs that show the frogs up close--really close and informative captions

Dec 20, 2014
Weird frogs by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird frogs

Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the frog family, including the natterjack toad, red-eyed leaf frog, sticky frog, Vietnamese mossy frog, and tomato frog.

Dec 14, 2014