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Zap! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with energy by Slade, Suzanne, author.

Zap! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with energy

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with energy"--Provided by publisher."--

Mar 26, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations!

Mar 26, 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 21, 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 22, 2015
You can do yoga by Wood, Alix, author.

You can do yoga

Presents information about yoga, including meditation, breathing, exercises, and poses.

Mar 26, 2015
World War II on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

World War II on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of World War II from the perspective of those fighting in it"--

Mar 24, 2015
World War II on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

World War II on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of World War II from the perspective of those fighting in it"--

Mar 26, 2015
World War I, 1917-1918 - the turning of the tide by Walker, Robert, 1980-

World War I, 1917-1918 - the turning of the tide

Focuses on how major events in 1917, including Russia withdrawing from the war and American forces entering the battle, refreshed troops enough to give the Allies a winning advantage.

Mar 26, 2015
World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins by Gould, Jane H.

World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins

Presents information about the events leading to World War 1 and how trench warfare became the new way of fighting in this war.

Mar 25, 2015
World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins by Gould, Jane H.

World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins

Presents information about the events leading to World War 1 and how trench warfare became the new way of fighting in this war.

Mar 26, 2015
World War I unclassified - secrets of World War I revealed by Hunter, Nick, author.

World War I unclassified - secrets of World War I revealed

An introduction to World War I, mostly from a British perspective, covers the events that led to the war, trench warfare, major campaigns and battles, life on the home front, women and the war, and its effects on history and society.

Mar 26, 2015
World War I - the cause for war by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

World War I - the cause for war

Discusses the political and social conditions that led to World War I, including the growth of nationalism, the competition for territories in the Balkans once under Ottoman control, and the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.

Mar 24, 2015
World War I - the cause for war by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

World War I - the cause for war

Discusses the political and social conditions that led to World War I, including the growth of nationalism, the competition for territories in the Balkans once under Ottoman control, and the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.

Mar 26, 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 26, 2015
Wolves - life in the wild by Green, Jen, author.

Wolves - life in the wild

Mar 26, 2015
Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking by Kelsey, Elin/ Kim, Soyeon (ILT)

Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking

Mar 26, 2015
Wild horses by Riggs, Kate, author.

Wild horses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of wild horses, animals that roam in bands. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how people began riding horses"--

Mar 26, 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 21, 2015
Who was Frederick Douglass? by Prince, April Jones.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Presents the life of the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, focusing on his childhood and youth as a slave.

Mar 21, 2015
Who was Betsy Ross? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Betsy Ross?

Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up for debate, but "Who Was Betsy Ross?" tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create th

Mar 21, 2015