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Searching for Bigfoot by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for Bigfoot

Explores the characteristics, origins, anecdotal sightings, and appearance in popular culture of bigfoot.

Jan 31, 2015
Scorpions by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Scorpions

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

Jan 31, 2015
Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids by Weinstein, Eric, author.

Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids

Introduces the Ruby programming language using an illustrated tale to teach programming skills, including how to use fundamental concepts like variables and arrays; control program flows with loops and conditionals; and save programs as scripts.

Jan 31, 2015
Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar by Schwartz, Heather E, author.

Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar

Chronicles the life and career of the young actor and singer know for his role in the television series "Austin & Ally."

Jan 31, 2015
Rattlesnakes by Gregory, Josh, author.

Rattlesnakes

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

Jan 31, 2015
The race to end epidemics by Hardyman, Robyn, author.

The race to end epidemics

Describes the current issues with epidemics, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 31, 2015
Presidential misadventures - poems that poke fun at the man in charge by Raczka, Bob, author.

Presidential misadventures - poems that poke fun at the man in charge

"A book of poetry about the presidents written in clerihews"--

Jan 31, 2015
Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step! by Legendre, Philippe, author, illustrator.

Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step!

Provides instruction for drawing different forms of transportation, from helicoptors to seaplanes and monorails to tank truck.

Jan 31, 2015
Pitter and Patter by Sullivan, Martha/ Morrison, Cathy (ILT)

Pitter and Patter

Jan 31, 2015
Pirates ahoy! / Playful Pictures and Fun Facts to Fire Kids' Imaginations! by Beard, S. author.

Pirates ahoy! / Playful Pictures and Fun Facts to Fire Kids' Imaginations!

Introduces facts about pirates, including where they plundered, how they lived on a pirate ship, what they ate, and what chores they had aboard the ship.

Jan 31, 2015
A math journey through planet Earth by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through planet Earth

"Fun pictograms and infographics about planet Earth make learning about math topics such as volume, scale diagrams, division, and number lines easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to protect threatened areas around the world and use their mathematical skills to measure geysers, protect forests, and check on glaciers. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 31, 2015
The survival guide for making and being friends by Crist, James J.

The survival guide for making and being friends

"Friendships make us happier and healthier. Friends improve our self-esteem and help us live longer--it's true! Whether kids find socializing as natural as smiling or as hard as learning a foreign language, this book can help them improve their social skills so they can better enjoy the benefits of friendship. Practical advice covers everything from breaking the ice to developing friendships to overcoming problems. True-to-life vignettes, "what would you do?" scenarios, voluminous examples, quiz

Jan 31, 2015
The race to survive climate change by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

The race to survive climate change

Describes the current issues with climate change, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 31, 2015
The race to fix the global economy by Levete, Sarah.

The race to fix the global economy

Describes the current issues with the global economy, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 31, 2015
The race to feed the hungry by Colson, Mary.

The race to feed the hungry

Describes the issue of world hunger, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 31, 2015
The path to citizenship by Howell, Sara.

The path to citizenship

Explains what it means to be a citizen of the United States and the role of immigration in American history, and outlines the process of becoming a naturalized citizen, from getting a permanent-resident card to taking the oath.

Jan 31, 2015
A paramedic's job by Rosario, Miguel, author.

A paramedic's job

This book is about the important job of a paramedic and how they help you when your sick.

Jan 31, 2015
Ocean animals by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Ocean animals

Provides step-by-step instructions for creating origami models of six different animals, and describes how these animals live in ocean habitats.

Jan 31, 2015
Norway by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Norway

Photographs and text provide information about the country of Norway .

Jan 31, 2015
Monsters of the deep by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Monsters of the deep

Jan 31, 2015