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The nutcracker by Balducci, Rita, author.

The nutcracker

Retells the classic tale of a nutcracker, given to young Clara as a Christmas present, that magically turns into a prince.

Oct 21, 2014
The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

The text of the famous Christmas poem is accompanied by pictures of a family as they might have appeared when the poem was written in 1822.

Oct 21, 2014
The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

"Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--

Oct 21, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

Traces the innovative efforts of the scientific community to transform ocean waves into a renewable source of electrical power.

Oct 16, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth, author.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

From an acclaimed Scientists in the Field author comes the electrifying story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean waves into electricity in hopes of generating a cleaner, more sustainable power source.

Oct 21, 2014
The Navy's night before Christmas by Holland, Trish, author.

The Navy's night before Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Master Chief Claus visits an aircraft carrier and brings the sailors aboard presents from home.

Oct 21, 2014
The Miami Heat by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Miami Heat

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Miami Heat that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 21, 2014
The Mayflower by Greenwood, Mark, 1958-

The Mayflower

"The three-thousand-mile trip was crowded and dangerous, and there was trouble when the passengers settled in Plymouth for a bitter, cold winter. However, their determination was ultimately rewarded; the Pilgrims adjusted to the New England climate thanks to help from local Native Americans and soon celebrated their first harvest in the New World."--Amazon.com.

Oct 21, 2014
The Los Angeles Lakers by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Los Angeles Lakers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Los Angeles Lakers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 21, 2014
The little mermaid and other fishy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The little mermaid and other fishy tales

An illustrated collection of deep-sea adventures features an international selection of stories and poems including "The Fisherman and His Wife," "Whalesong," and "The Ballad of John Silver."

Oct 21, 2014
The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience the Korean War from multiple perspectives, allowing them to choose different paths through history"--

Oct 21, 2014
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

A story inspired by the life of the influential French master artist considers how he transformed his dreary childhood community in northern France through his expressions of color and form.

Oct 21, 2014
The Internet by Greve, Meg

The Internet

Oct 21, 2014
The Industrial Revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The Industrial Revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities

"THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION FOR KIDS introduces young readers to the Industrial Revolution not only through the usual people, places, and inventions of the time--the incredibly wealthy Rockefellers and Carnegies, dirty and dangerous factories, and new forms of transportation and communication--but also through the eyes of everyday workers, kids, sports figures, and social activists whose names never appear in history books"--

Oct 21, 2014
The hero in you by Paul, Ellis, author.

The hero in you

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.

Oct 21, 2014
The hero in you by Paul, Ellis, author.

The hero in you

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.

Oct 16, 2014
The glass mountain - tales from Poland by Walser, David, author.

The glass mountain - tales from Poland

Gathers eight traditional stories from Poland, including "The Trumpeter of Krako´w" and "The Warsaw Mermaid" that feature dragons, magic, mythical events from Polish history, and the evil witch Baba Jaga.

Oct 21, 2014
The ghost of Skip-Count Castle by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The ghost of Skip-Count Castle

"In this book, young readers learn counting in multiples."--

Oct 21, 2014
The garden of time by Hammer, Jill.

The garden of time

Looks at Judaism, the calendar, and Jewish holidays in the form of a story about Adam and Eve walking through the Garden of Eden.

Oct 21, 2014
The Detroit Pistons by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Detroit Pistons

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Detroit Pistons that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 21, 2014