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Monster trucks - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Monster trucks - tearing it up

Do you know what it's like to drive a truck that is as big as an elephant? Despite their giant size, monster trucks can pull off soaring jumps, flips, and other epic stunts. These trucks compete head-to-head to reveal the fastest and the most agile of them all. Events such as the Monster Jam World Finals keep the crowds on the edges of their seats. Enter the Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone to learn about the history, mechanics, rules, and the trailblazing drivers connected to monster trucks.

Jul 17, 2014
Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide. by Grosset & Dunlap (COR)

Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide.

Provides character profiles and strategies for mastering the Skylanders game.

Jul 17, 2014
Look and find Disney frozen by

Look and find Disney frozen

"Come along with Anna, Elsa, and their friends on an icy adventure! Look for hidden objects in eight exciting Look and Find scenes inspired by the Disney Frozen film."--Back cover.

Jul 17, 2014
Mud truck racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian.

Mud truck racing - tearing it up

Describes mud truck racing, presenting information on its history, the different types of mud racing vehicles, and racing clubs.

Jul 17, 2014
Physics - investigate the forces of nature by Gardner, Jane P, author.

Physics - investigate the forces of nature

Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.

Jul 17, 2014
100 scariest things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 scariest things on the planet

Presents information about scary things and events, both real and imaginary, including alien encounters, deadly creatures, and real-life monsters.

Jul 17, 2014
100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet. by Claybourne, Anna

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet.

Jul 17, 2014
100 most disgusting things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 most disgusting things on the planet

Presents facts about disgusting things, organized into such categories as animals, food, and the human body.

Jul 17, 2014
All cats have Asperger Syndrome by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

All cats have Asperger Syndrome

Pictures of cats in usual and unusual positions help illustrate how the behaviors of people with Asperger's syndrome are similar to those of cats. This work takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS. Color photographs bring to life the familiar characteristics of independent cats such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked, and particular eating

Jul 17, 2014
100 most awesome things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 most awesome things on the planet

Presents information about amazing things which are grouped into categories such as "awesome human creations" and "awesome natural wonders."

Jul 17, 2014
Bounce back! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957-

Bounce back!

Jul 17, 2014
Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Young readers learn to make a variety of objects using pinecones.

Jul 18, 2014
Reducing waste by Flounders, Anne, author.

Reducing waste

Where does all the garbage go and why is it important to cut back on waste? Discover why waste is creating problems for Earth and how you can help reduce, reuse, and recycle now. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 18, 2014
Power for the planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Power for the planet

Discusses the energy sources used to power homes, businesses, and transportation and how to conserve them, details cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, and explains efforts to develop fuels with less negative impact on the planet.

Jul 18, 2014
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Provensen, Alice.

Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm

Describes animals on the authors' own farm in New York: dogs, horses, pigs, geese, chickens, cows, goats, sheep, cats, and more! Who lives at Maple Hill Farm? Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats -- these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to lif

Jul 18, 2014
Inside Asperger's looking out by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

Inside Asperger's looking out

With a few words the text on each page succinctly explains what it is like to have Asperger syndrome and the illustrations will engage and delight children, parents and those who have Asperger syndrome.

Jul 18, 2014
Have courage! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957- author.

Have courage!

Jul 18, 2014
Getting from here to there by Flounders, Anne.

Getting from here to there

Learn about the different ways in which people move from one place to another, how transportation affects our air, land, and water, and how you can get there in a way that makes a positive difference for the Earth. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 18, 2014
Travelin' the Northeast by Backer, Miles, author.

Travelin' the Northeast

Describes the landmarks and geography of the northeastern United States.

Jul 19, 2014
Wonders of the world by Jackson, Tom, 1953-

Wonders of the world

Highlights the seven wonders of the ancient world and explains the feats of engineering behind constructing each wonder.

Jul 19, 2014