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If you were a kid during the American Revolution by Mara, Wil, author. If you were a kid during the American Revolution

Uses a story about two Boston cousins whose fathers are about to be arrested by British soldiers to introduce information about the American Revolution and everyday life at that time.

Jan 11, 2017
Icebreakers by Meister, Cari, author. Icebreakers

"Carefully leveled text in a narrative format couple with vibrant photograph to explore the function and features of icebreakers. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jan 13, 2017
Huskies, Mastiffs, and other working dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Huskies, Mastiffs, and other working dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various working dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
Hurricane Katrina - survival stories by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- Hurricane Katrina - survival stories

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the devastating hurricane that struck the U.S. Gulf Coast in August 2005. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Jan 12, 2017
How to write your best story ever! by Edge, Christopher, author. How to write your best story ever!

Presents instructions for writing fictional stories, including tips on creating characters, crafting plot ideas, and utilizing imagination.

Jan 13, 2017
How things work - discover secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercrafts, robotics, and everything in between by Resler, Tamara J., author. How things work - discover secrets and science behind bounce houses, hovercrafts, robotics, and everything in between

"Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels, and reveals how things do what they do,"--

Jan 12, 2017
How the legislative branch works by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. How the legislative branch works

Discusses the legislative branch of the United States government, including what it is, its history, and its responsibilities.

Jan 13, 2017
How the judicial branch works by Krueger, Naomi J., author. How the judicial branch works

Discusses the judicial branch of the United States government, including what it is, its history, and its responsibilities.

Jan 13, 2017
How the executive branch works by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. How the executive branch works

An introduction to the executive branch of the United States government discusses its history, members, and responsibilities.

Jan 13, 2017
How LEDs work by Roland, James, author. How LEDs work

"This book will explain how light-emitting diodes (LEDs) work and what products they are used in, as well as comparing LEDs with traditional incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs."--

Jan 13, 2017
How elections work by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- author. How elections work

Explores the United States election process, discussing who can vote, the process, and national elections.

Jan 13, 2017
How do trains work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do trains work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at trains, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they tote thousands of tons of cargo down the tracks"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 11, 2017
How do tanks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do tanks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at tanks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and what makes them the toughest all-terrain vehicles on the planet"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
How do monster trucks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do monster trucks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at monster trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they crush puny cars under their enormous tires"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 11, 2017
How do Formula One race cars work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do Formula One race cars work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at formula one race cars, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they zoom around the track at blinding speeds"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
How do fire trucks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do fire trucks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at fire trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they help firefighters battle blazes to keep people and property safe"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 13, 2017
How do big rigs work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do big rigs work?

Big rigs have powerful engines and lots of wheels. Discover how they work, what they're used for, and more fun facts!

Jan 12, 2017
Hidden figures - the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space by Lee Shetterly, Margot, author. Hidden figures - the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.

Jan 13, 2017
Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure by Fajardo, Anika, author. Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Hercules and his 12 labors in You Choose format"--

Jan 13, 2017
Hatching chicks in room 6 by Arnold, Caroline, author, photographer. Hatching chicks in room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.

Jan 12, 2017

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