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Giant moray eel by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Giant moray eel

Nov 20, 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 20, 2014
Gandhi - spiritual leader by Cook, Diane.

Gandhi - spiritual leader

A biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi, later known as Mahatma, who fought for justice and equality in South Africa and India, and led India to independence through non-violent civil disobedience.

Nov 16, 2014
Galactic geometry by Arias, Lisa.

Galactic geometry

Nov 20, 2014
Funky fractions - [multiply and divide] by Arias, Lisa.

Funky fractions - [multiply and divide]

Nov 20, 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 20, 2014
Fraction action by Arias, Lisa, author.

Fraction action

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of fractions, including how to add, subtract, and compare them.

Nov 20, 2014
For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls by Smith, Angie, author

For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls

Nov 20, 2014
Flight school - how to fly a plane, step by step by Barnard, Nick.

Flight school - how to fly a plane, step by step

"Here is a flying class for children who relish the details of dials, widgets, and flight panels. Filled with facts and statistics, it covers flying hardware, gadgets, and pilot know-how, and will delight all turbo-charged girls and boys who want to learn how aviation works. Here is a flying class for children who relish the details of dials, widgets, and flight panels. Filled with facts and statistics, it covers flying hardware, gadgets, and pilot know-how, and will delight all turbo-charged

Nov 20, 2014
Flags over America - a star-spangled story by Harness, Cheryl.

Flags over America - a star-spangled story

Explains how flags have been used throughout history to represent cultures, including the colonial era, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.

Nov 20, 2014
Five epic disasters by Tarshis, Lauren.

Five epic disasters

"From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters. From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival. Read their incredible stories: The Children's Blizzard, 1888 The Titanic Disaster

Nov 20, 2014
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder by Rodger, Ellen, author.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

"An estimated 40,000 children are born with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the United States each year. The impacts on school and family, and social life are immense. FASDs are a group of disorders and conditions that occur in people whose mothers drank alcohol during pregnancy. This useful title gives an overview of the mental, behavioral, and physical impairments of FASD, as well as new research, treatments and methods for managing behavioral issues. A chapter on caring for others addres

Nov 20, 2014
Families around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

Families around the world

Children from fourteen countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa introduce themselves, their families, and their everyday lives, in a book that also discusses the idea of family and invites readers to describe their own.

Nov 20, 2014
F is for feelings by Millar, Golden Melanie, 1972-

F is for feelings

"This alphabet book teaches young children about feelings and the idea that all emotions are natural and important. Colorful illustrations accompany the text. A section in the back provides tips and activities for parents, teachers, and caregivers to reinforce the book's themes and lessons"--

Nov 20, 2014
Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more! by Kostigen, Thomas.

Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more!

Nov 16, 2014
Explore money! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore money!

In Explore Money! money is more than something to earn, save, and spend. It's an opportunity to explore history, art, science, economics, and math! While checking out the change in their pockets and bills from their banks, young readers search for hidden treasures, learn how money can multiply, and see how countries keep their currency secure. Very large and very small numbers take on a new relevance when seen through the lens of money. Using familiar materials found in the home or classroom, yo

Nov 20, 2014
Egypt by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Egypt

Nov 20, 2014
Edgy equations - [one-variable equations] by Arias, Lisa.

Edgy equations - [one-variable equations]

Nov 20, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Edgar Allan Poe

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Edgar Allan Poe, whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing"--

Nov 20, 2014
Dynamic denominators by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dynamic denominators

Rhyming text teaches young readers how to convert fractions to have common denominators so that the fractions can then be added and subtracted.

Nov 20, 2014