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The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs

"Discusses the Freedom Rides, an important event in the Civil Rights Movement, including the riders who risked their lives, the violence the riders faced, and the successful integration of interstate buses and terminals"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
The Statue of Liberty by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The Statue of Liberty

Describes the history and creation of the Statue of Liberty and how it came to be a symbol of the United States.

Jul 25, 2014
The science of bicycle racing by Slade, Suzanne, author.

The science of bicycle racing

Watching a bicycle race is exciting, but have you ever wondered about the science behind the speed? From before riders reach the track until they blaze across the finish line, science plays a key role. Find out about the concepts behind bicycle and track design, aerodynamic clothing and gear, and much more!

Jul 25, 2014
The raven and the loon by Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

In the time before animals were as they are today, Raven and Loon were both white. Their feathers had no colour at all. Raven spent his days swooping through the sky trying to fight off his incessant boredom, while loon spent her days in her iglu working away on her sewing. One day, too bored to even fly, Raven visited Loon and suggested a sewing game that would give their feathers some much-needed colour. The results--not at all what the two birds expected--led to Raven and Loon acquiring their

Jul 25, 2014
The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Jul 23, 2014
The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Jul 25, 2014
The Pullman porter - an American journey by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The Pullman porter - an American journey

Jul 19, 2014
The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness by Wallach, Marlene, author.

The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness

Counsels teens on how to both look and feel great, drawing on the expertise of a teen modeling agency president to offers nutrition and wellness information as well as beauty care tips, negotiation advice, and relaxation techniques.

Jul 25, 2014
The Negro Leagues by Peters, Gregory N.

The Negro Leagues

"Describes the history of the Negro Leagues, the only option for African-American baseball players until the color barrier was broken in the late 1940s"--

Jul 25, 2014
The labors of Heracles by Ehrmann, Johanna, author.

The labors of Heracles

Jul 25, 2014
The Hoover Dam by Gabriel, Luke S., author.

The Hoover Dam

Describes the history of the Hoover Dam, why and how it was built, and how it works.

Jul 25, 2014
The Four Elements and the Periodic Table by Stefoff, Rebecca

The Four Elements and the Periodic Table

Jul 25, 2014
The Dark Side - Library Edition by Lipkowitz, Daniel

The Dark Side - Library Edition

Jul 25, 2014
The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people by Nagle, Jeanne, author.

The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people

Jul 25, 2014
The Cuban Missile Crisis by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The Cuban Missile Crisis

Examines the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the Cold War standoff in which the United States and the Soviet Union--and the world--narrowly escaped nuclear war.

Jul 25, 2014
The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention

"A biography of Ruth Wakefield's life, and her invention of the chocolate chip cookie"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
The children's classic poetry collection by

The children's classic poetry collection

Classic poems on different themes by such notable authors as Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, and many others.

Jul 19, 2014
The changing environment by Chancellor, Deborah.

The changing environment

Jul 25, 2014
The book of North American owls by Sattler, Helen Roney.

The book of North American owls

Provides general information on the behavior of owls and specific information about the physical characteristics and behavior of the twenty-one North American species.

Jul 25, 2014
The big book of superheroes by King, Bart, 1962-

The big book of superheroes

As a child, Bart King discovered he could punch people into outer space. Sadly, he lost a lot of friends that way. Today, Bart is one of the world's most in-demand superhero experts. So if you're wondering if you have what it takes to be a superhero--of course you do! All you need is a burning desire to fight evildoers.

Jul 25, 2014