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Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue

"Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York"--

Jul 7, 2015
Judy Blume by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Judy Blume

"Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults"--

Jul 7, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.

Judo

Presents information on judo, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 7, 2015
Italy by Winter, Jane Kohen, 1959-

Italy

Jul 1, 2015
Investigating zombies and the living dead by Kamberg, Mary-Lane, 1948- author.

Investigating zombies and the living dead

Examines the origins of the zombie legend and its changes and development over time.

Jul 7, 2015
Indianapolis 500 by Scarpati, Kevin, author.

Indianapolis 500

Looks into the history and rules of the five-hundred-mile car race in addition to the people who have played a part in it.

Jul 3, 2015
Iguanodon by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Iguanodon

"Introduces young readers to Iguanodon, including physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 7, 2015
I'm allergic to bees by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

I'm allergic to bees

In the United States, about 2 million people are allergic to bee stings. If not treated properly and promptly, serious reactions can be life threatening. Readers learn what to do if they or a friend are stung by a bee and have a normal reaction, as well as what to look for if an allergic reaction is occurring. The basics of allergies are clearly explained through age-appropriate science content, and the seriousness of these conditions is emphasized. Full-color photographs of normal and allergic

Jul 7, 2015
Hurricane watch by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Hurricane watch

"Winds whip. Waves crash. Rain pours down. A superstorm moves across the ocean and gets closer and closer to land. Hurricane watch! Read and find out how hurricanes form, how scientists track the storms, and what you can do to keep yourself safe if one strikes. With colorful illustrations from Taia Morley and engaging text from Melissa Stewart, Hurricane Watch is a look into a powerful natural disaster."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2015
Hunting laws and safety by Hemstock, Annie Wendt.

Hunting laws and safety

Jul 7, 2015
Hunting gear by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting gear

Jul 7, 2015
How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and several other DC super heroes"--

Jul 7, 2015
How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Lex Luthor, the Joker, and several other DC super-villains"--

Jul 7, 2015
How to draw Superman and his friends and foes by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw Superman and his friends and foes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Superman and his friends and enemies"--

Jul 4, 2015
How to draw Batman and his friends and foes by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw Batman and his friends and foes

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Batman and his friends and enemies"--

Jul 1, 2015
How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents by Lewin, Ted.

How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents

"A first person account of two acclaimed author's and illustrator's travels throughout the world"--

Jul 7, 2015
How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz

"In this unusual ... picture book that riffs on the language and rhythms of old New Orleans, ... picture book biographer Jonah Winter ... turns his focus to one of America's early jazz heroes"--Amazon.com.

Jul 7, 2015
Heroine of the Titanic - the real unsinkable Molly Brown by Landau, Elaine.

Heroine of the Titanic - the real unsinkable Molly Brown

Biography of the indomitable Margaret Brown (the Unsinkable Molly Brown), best known for her bravery and compassion during the sinking of the Titanic. She was an outspoken suffragist, champion of miners' rights, supporter of charitable causes, and one of the first women to run for the U.S. Congress. Grades 5-8.

Jul 7, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan

Heroes of 9/11

Jul 7, 2015
Happy birthday, Martin Luther King by Marzollo, Jean.

Happy birthday, Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream of peace and equality. Because he worked so hard for freedom and helped so many people gain it, we honor him every year on his special day. This inspiring, beautifully illustrated biography gently teaches young readers about the life--and lessons--of this great man.

Jul 7, 2015