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How to turn $100 into $1,000,000 by McKenna, James (James E.), author.

How to turn $100 into $1,000,000

"From the creators of the nationally syndicated public television shows Biz Kid$ and Bill Nye the Science Guy, How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 is a comprehensive first guidebook to earning, saving, and investing money. Written in a humorous but informative voice that engages young readers, it's the book that every parent who wants to raise financially savvy and unspoiled children should buy for their kids. It is packed with lively illustrations that make difficult concept easy to understand-all

Aug 29, 2016
How to check out a book by StJohn, Amanda, 1982-

How to check out a book

Opal and Stew go to the public library where Opal shows Stew how to check out a library book.

Aug 29, 2016
How to build a plane by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a plane

Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small plane together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a plane flies and how it is constructed. Detailed illustrations show the inner workings of a plane, teaching children the basics of how each part works together to get the plane flying.

Aug 29, 2016
How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author.

How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

Aug 29, 2016
How to build a motorcycle by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a motorcycle

How to Build a Motorcycle continues the Technical Tales series, where a group of three unlikely friends--a rat, a sparrow, and a frog--come together to build another vehicle--a motorcycle! As they start working, they encounter many unexpected obstacles, teaching them (and the reader) about the different parts that make a motorcycle work. Detailed illustrations explain the overall functions of the engine, clutch, brakes, distributors, as well as many other parts of the motorcycle. Through hard wo

Aug 29, 2016
How to build a house by Lacey, Saskia.

How to build a house

"Eli's famous for dreaming big. After all their adventures, Eli and his friends are ready to build a place they can return to at the end of the day, a place they can share stories and dreams. But a house is only a home when everyone feels like they belong. Can Eli find a way to make everyone happy, or will his friends hit the road without him?"--Page [4] cover.

Aug 29, 2016
How to Build a House - A Colossal Adventure of Construction, Teamwork, and Friendship by Lacey, Saskia/ Sodomka, Martin (ILT)

How to Build a House - A Colossal Adventure of Construction, Teamwork, and Friendship

Aug 23, 2016
How to build a car by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a car

Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small motorcar together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a car works and how it is constructed.

Aug 29, 2016
How hot is lava? - and other questions about ... volcanoes by Smith, Kelly (Children's author), author.

How hot is lava? - and other questions about ... volcanoes

"What's inside a volcano? Where is the Ring of Fire? How many different ways can a volcano blow its top? Are there volcanoes on other planets?"--

Aug 29, 2016
How deep is the ocean? by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

How deep is the ocean?

Answers questions about the ocean, from its shallow waters to its deepest and most mysterious parts.

Aug 29, 2016
Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues

"Meet some brave, amazing animals and the caring people who come to their rescue. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down"--

Aug 29, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Gregory, Josh, author.

Hippopotamuses

"This book details the life and habits of hippopotamuses."--

Aug 29, 2016
Grover Cleveland, again! - a treasury of American presidents by Burns, Ken, 1953- author.

Grover Cleveland, again! - a treasury of American presidents

"A treasury of American Presidents by historian Ken Burns"--

Aug 29, 2016
Giant squid by Fleming, Candace, author.

Giant squid

"A nonfiction picture book exploring the mysterious life of the elusive giant squid"--

Aug 29, 2016
Giant pandas by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Giant pandas

A new reader about cuddly, adorable pandas: what do they eat? What are their habitats like? What does it mean when we say pandas are an endangered species? Includes full color photographs and easy-to-read text.

Aug 29, 2016
Geronimo by Hunt, Santana, author.

Geronimo

"Geronimo earned his place in the pantheon of Native American heroes by standing up for his people, even in the face of punishment. Though he never regained his tribe's lands from the US government, he is remembered by many Apache for his leadership and courage. Readers learn about Geronimo's fight for Apache territory as well as his early life in the present-day American Southwest. Historical images of him and early Native American reservations enhance an important social studies topic"--Provid

Aug 29, 2016
Geography by Gutman, Dan, author.

Geography

"Did you know that Antarctica's largest land animal is an insect? Did you know that the smallest country in the world is only 0.2 square miles?! Learn more weird-but-true geography facts with A.J. and Andrea from Dan Gutman's bestselling My Weird School series. This all-new series of nonfiction books features hundreds of hysterical facts, plus lots of photos and illustrations."--Amazon.com.

Aug 29, 2016
Gandhi for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers, author.

Gandhi for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"Connecting Gandhi's ideas and his life's work to contemporary issues this useful resource for parents and teachers makes Gandhi relevant for kids today. Packed with historic images, the book includes informative sidebars, a time line, a glossary, and a resource section, along with 21 activities that illuminate Gandhi's life, environment, and ideas. Kids can make a traditional Indian lamp called a diya, create a henna hand design, practice anti-consumerism or vegetarianism for a day, and much mo

Aug 29, 2016
Forensics - cool women who investigate by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Forensics - cool women who investigate

Provides information about the field of forensic science and profiles some women who are succeeding in the profession.

Aug 29, 2016
Fly Guy presents - the White House by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - the White House

Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about where the President lives.

Aug 29, 2016