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In search of the Little Prince - the story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Landmann, Bimba, author, illustrator.

In search of the Little Prince - the story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

As a child, Antoine dreamed of flying. His dream was realized when he became a pilot, first serving France during World War I, then working as an international mail courier. As he wrote letters to his family describing the foreign countries he visited, he soon discovered that writing contained its own sense of adventure. His stories showed a childlike fascination with the world, culminating with The Little Prince, one of the best-selling books ever published.

Nov 25, 2014
I cry by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I cry

"Offers answers to questions about those salty tears. Explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Text features, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 25, 2014
Hydropower by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Hydropower

"An examination of the ways in which water has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Hunt with the fireflies by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Hunt with the fireflies

Nov 25, 2014
Humpback whale by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whale

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Nov 21, 2014
How to be a space explorer - your out-of-this-world adventure by Brake, Mark, author.

How to be a space explorer - your out-of-this-world adventure

Nov 25, 2014
Hop, bunny! - explore the forest by Neuman, Susan B., author.

Hop, bunny! - explore the forest

Hop Bunny! uses simple vocabulary and fun pictures to capture the interest and help develop the skills of beginning readers. The cuteness, humor, and fun information make this new reading experience a treat.

Nov 23, 2014
Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays

A celebration of the Jewish holidays throughout the year touches on the seasons and corresponding traditions for such events as Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Purim, and Chanukah.

Nov 21, 2014
Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you by Schutten, Jan Paul, 1970- author.

Hello from 2030 - the science of the future and you

"Would you like to know the future? And, will it be what we think it will be, or will today's predictions be laughably wrong? In Hello from 2030, middle graders get a peek at what's coming just around the corner. In the year 2030, today's kids will be grappling with issues adults are just starting to address now. No, not flying cars: real world conundrums like, what will 8 billion people eat? How can humans produce less trash? Which cool technologies will be used to figure all this out? And, how

Nov 23, 2014
Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic by Gaiman, Neil.

Hansel and Gretel - a Toon graphic

Two abandoned children come upon a gingerbread cottage inhabited by a cruel witch who wants to eat them.

Nov 25, 2014
Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them by Govier, Katherine, 1948- author.

Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them

Nov 25, 2014
Gus and me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar by Richards, Keith, 1943-, author, musician.

Gus and me - the story of my granddad and my first guitar

Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."

Nov 20, 2014
Groovy graphing by Arias, Lisa

Groovy graphing

Students will enjoy learning about graphing in a groovy way through rhyming text and colorful graphics.

Nov 23, 2014
Goldie takes a stand - Golda Meir's first crusade by Krasner, Barbara, author.

Goldie takes a stand - Golda Meir's first crusade

A look at the early life of Israel's first female prime minster shares a story from her childhood in which, at age nine, she organized her friends to raise money to buy textbooks for immigrant classmates.

Nov 23, 2014
Glorious geometry by Arias, Lisa, author.

Glorious geometry

Rhyming text provides an introduction to geometry, including lines, types of angles, measuring angles, and symmetry.

Nov 21, 2014
Giant moray eel by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Giant moray eel

Nov 21, 2014
George Ferris, what a wheel! by Lowell, Barbara, author.

George Ferris, what a wheel!

A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.

Nov 25, 2014
Galactic geometry by Arias, Lisa.

Galactic geometry

Nov 23, 2014
Funky fractions - [multiply and divide] by Arias, Lisa.

Funky fractions - [multiply and divide]

Nov 23, 2014
Frogs play cellos - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Frogs play cellos - and other fun facts

Rock out with this book of fun facts about xylophones, cymbals, concerts, and more!

Nov 25, 2014