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Otters by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Otters

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

Mar 5, 2015
Osama bin Laden - a war against the West by Landau, Elaine.

Osama bin Laden - a war against the West

Presents biographical information about militant Islamic leader Osama bin Laden, including his role in international terrorism and the beliefs that fuel his actions.

Mar 5, 2015
One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia by Paul, Miranda, author.

One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia

Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred.

Mar 5, 2015
One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia by Paul, Miranda, author.

One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia

Mar 2, 2015
Oil rig roughneck by Horn, Geoffrey M.

Oil rig roughneck

An easy introduction to offshore oil rig jobs.

Mar 5, 2015
Octopuses! - Strange and Wonderful by Pringle, Laurence/ Henderson, Meryl (ILT)

Octopuses! - Strange and Wonderful

Feb 27, 2015
Ocean animals by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Ocean animals

Mar 5, 2015
Noah's Ark by Falken, Linda/ Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N. Y.)

Noah's Ark

Mar 5, 2015
Neon aliens ate my homework and other poems / And Other Poems by Cannon, Nick, 1980- author.

Neon aliens ate my homework and other poems / And Other Poems

A collection of humorous poems by the actor and entertainer pays tribute to the poets and urban storytellers that have influenced his life and work.

Mar 5, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice.

Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary

"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonvio

Mar 5, 2015
Narrative paragraphs by Purslow, Frances.

Narrative paragraphs

Explores the art of narrative writing via real life and folk heroes.

Mar 5, 2015
Mysterious messages - a history of codes and ciphers by Blackwood, Gary L.

Mysterious messages - a history of codes and ciphers

From the ingenious ciphers of Italian princes to the spy books of the Civil War to the advanced techniques of the CIA, codes and code breaking have played important roles throughout history.

Feb 27, 2015
My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure by McGehee, Claudia, 1963- author.

My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure

"Recounts the 1918-1919 winter spent on Alaska's Fox Island from the point of view of 9-year-old Rocky, son of the painter Rockwell Kent II"--

Mar 5, 2015
My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure by McGehee, Claudia, 1963-

My wilderness - an Alaskan adventure

"Recounts the 1918-1919 winter spent on Alaska's Fox Island from the point of view of 9-year-old Rocky, son of the painter Rockwell Kent II"--

Feb 27, 2015
My name is Truth - the life of Sojourner Truth by Turner, Ann Warren, author.

My name is Truth - the life of Sojourner Truth

A vibrantly illustrated story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth, one of the most inspiring and important figures of the abolitionist and women's rights movements.

Mar 5, 2015
Mules in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Mules in American history

Discusses the history of mules as draft animals in America, including their role on the frontier, in the military, and for pleasure riding.

Mar 5, 2015
Motorcycles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Motorcycles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to motorcycles, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their engines"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 5, 2015
Monster goose nursery rhymes by Herz, Henry, author.

Monster goose nursery rhymes

Darker versions of traditional Mother Goose nursery rhymes using gnomes, goblins, zombies, and other mythical creatures.

Mar 5, 2015
Minecraft hacks Master Builder - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Minecraft hacks Master Builder - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

"With Minecraft hacks master builder, kids will learn how to build the coolest stuff, including an underwater house, a pirate ship, and a fortified castle! Other tips will help gamers: Find the best locations, choose their favorite style, learn how to get started with foundations and walls, become landscaping experts, learn how to decorate their living room, and much more! Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on planning all types of buildings and with over one hundred screenshots, Minecra

Mar 5, 2015
Minecraft hacks Combat edition - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author

Minecraft hacks Combat edition - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

With Minecraft Hacks: Combat Edition, kids will learn how to defend their property and fight off hostile mobs and monsters like zombies, spiders, and skeletons! Other tips include: updated enchanting for armor, weapons, and more ; how to deal with new behaviors for hostile mobs ; the best ways to defeat new hostile mobs, such as killer bunnies, ocean-dwelling guardians, elder guardian mini-bosses, and the rare endermite ; Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on fighting all types of enemie

Mar 5, 2015