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Astronaut by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author. Astronaut

Introduces readers to the jobs of an astronaut including commander, pilot, mission specialist, and payload specialist, along with non-NASA positions in companies such as SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, and Orbital Science, as well as discussing the equipment needed to do the job right and the education and training needed to become an astronaut.

Sep 27, 2016
Astronomers by Greve, Tom, author. Astronomers

This book is about astronomers who specialize in different areas that are related to space.

Sep 27, 2016
Athletic trainer by Bell, Samantha, author. Athletic trainer

Sep 27, 2016
Awesome algorithms and creative coding by Gifford, Clive, author. Awesome algorithms and creative coding

"Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding explores how computers work and explains how to think in a logical way. The bright and engaging design guides readers through clear explanations of binary code, simple algorithms, and computer language. With real-life examples, students learn about the development of coding using simple decision-making processes. Programming languages that readers can use themselves, including Scratch and LOGO, are reviewed. "Stretch Yourself" features give practical activ

Sep 27, 2016
Awesome America by Steinmetz, Katy, author. Awesome America

Discover what makes America unique in this comprehensive timeline and photographic overview of American history-pre-Columbus through the present-highlighting the milestone events and important people that have made America awesome. Perfect for both dip-in reference and longer-form reading, Awesome America is organized into thematic sections, each comprised of bite-sized articles, engaging factoid sidebars, colorful charts, graphics and interactive quizzes to help make learning about American his

Sep 27, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun. Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Sep 23, 2016
Bears by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author. Bears

"Get ready for a walk on the wild side in this image-packed book all about bears! kids will learn about different kinds of bears, where they live, and what they do. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the animal lovers of today and scientists of tomorrow!"--

Sep 27, 2016
Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathematician, and astronomer by Wittekind, Erika, 1980- Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathematician, and astronomer

Chronicles the life and career of the brilliant African American scientist and astronomer and his influence on the capital city's design, popular almanacs of the late eighteenth century, and even the fight for equality. --

Sep 27, 2016
Bethany Mota by Morreale, Marie, author. Bethany Mota

Chronicles the life and times of the lifestyle vlogger, from her childhood in California to her current Youtube celebrity.

Sep 27, 2016
Big game fishing by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- Big game fishing

"This title introduces readers to Big Game Fishing. Readers will learn about the types of boats, tackle, and gear that are needed to reel in big game fish. Sought-after game fish such as Marlin, sailfish, swordfish, tuna, sharks and tarpon are examined including how to locate them and which tackle works best with each fish's habitat, weight, and habits. Safety concerns such as weather and proper casting are also addressed. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting sport. Align

Sep 27, 2016
Bigfoot by Kallio, Jamie, author. Bigfoot

Learn the legends and facts about this creature, including reported sightings, possible habitats, and scientific explanations. A full description of the mystery, possible explanations, and remaining questions are all explored. 'Myth or Fact?' sidebars describe common misconceptions and confirm surprising facts. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Sep 27, 2016
Bioengineering in the real world by Marquardt, Meg, author. Bioengineering in the real world

"Take a look into the fascinating world of bioengineering, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years"--Publisher's website.

Sep 27, 2016
Blast back! - the Titanic by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - the Titanic

Provides information about the Titanic, including how the ship was built, what the passengers did for fun, and how the ship's musicians continued to play as the ship sank.

Sep 27, 2016
Blast back! - World War II by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - World War II

Provides information about World War II, including how the war started, why the Germans surrendered, and how some small resistance groups won against the Axis Powers.

Sep 27, 2016
Blizzards by Meister, Cari. Blizzards

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind blizzards, including where and why blizzards happen and how to stay safe when the snow starts to blow. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 27, 2016
Board game builder - Milton Bradley by Slater, Lee, 1969- Board game builder - Milton Bradley

Chronicles the life and career of the board game creator.

Sep 27, 2016
Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express by Micklos, John, author. Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express

"Examines the history of the Pony Express, including why it formed, the dangers riders faced, and why its legend lives on today"--

Sep 27, 2016
Boo! haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Boo! haiku

"A witch, a bat, a skeleton, a jack-o'-lantern, a ghost, a black cat, a spider, an owl, and a scarecrow are all hiding in the pages of this clever Halloween-themed book. Deanna Caswell's playful haiku cleverly hint at the creatures revealed after each turn of the page while Bob Shea's bright illustrations capture the scary silliness"--

Sep 27, 2016
Brachiosaurus by Gregory, Josh, author. Brachiosaurus

"Learn about dinosaur known as Brachiosaurus, from what it ate to how it lived."--

Sep 27, 2016
Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults by Ives, Rob, author. Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults

"Use up spare parts or forgotten items from the garage to build your own miniature siege engine! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 27, 2016