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The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 3, G-J, Gabon To Jordan. by

The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 3, G-J, Gabon To Jordan.

Volume 3 of a 7-volume illustrated, alphabetically arranged set that presents profiles of individual nations and other political/geographical units, including an overview of history, geography, economy, people, culture, and government for each. Includes a history of the settlement of each world region based on archaeological findings. Volume 7 includes a cumulative index and Web resources.

Aug 13, 2014
The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 5, O-S, Oman To Syria. by

The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 5, O-S, Oman To Syria.

Volume 5 of a 7-volume illustrated, alphabetically arranged set that presents profiles of individual nations and other political/geographical units, including an overview of history, geography, economy, people, culture, and government for each. Includes a history of the settlement of each world region based on archaeological findings. Volume 7 includes a cumulative index and Web resources.

Aug 13, 2014
Sitting Bull in His Own Words by Mcdonnell, Julia

Sitting Bull in His Own Words

Aug 13, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Galaxies and the universe. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Galaxies and the universe.

"An introduction to galaxies and the universe for primary and intermediate grade students, with information about their formation and features. Includes a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--

Aug 13, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Human space exploration. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Human space exploration.

"An introduction to human space exploration for primary and intermediate grade students, with information about the early history of space travel and current space exploration. Includes a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--

Aug 13, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Saturn and Uranus. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Saturn and Uranus.

"An introduction to Saturn and Uranus for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 13, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Neptune, comets, and dwarf planets. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Neptune, comets, and dwarf planets.

"An introduction to Neptune, comets, and dwarf planets for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 13, 2014
Tiny creatures - the world of microbes by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.

Tiny creatures - the world of microbes

Looks at all the different microbes that inhabit the Earth and examines the varied jobs they do.

Aug 13, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Mars. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Mars.

"An introduction to Mars for primary and intermediate grade students with information about its features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 13, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. Mercury and Venus. by

World Book Explore the solar system. Mercury and Venus.

"An introduction to Mercury and Venus for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 13, 2014
Zebras by Riggs, Kate.

Zebras

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of zebras, the striped African horses. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how zebras came to have striped fur"--

Aug 13, 2014
Tough trucks. by

Tough trucks.

"Introduction to heavy-duty trucks such as cranes, fire engines, tractors, and others, using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 13, 2014
World Book Explore the solar system. The sun and other stars. by

World Book Explore the solar system. The sun and other stars.

"An introduction to the sun and other stars for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 13, 2014
The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco by Norfolk, Sherry, 1952-

The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco

Aug 13, 2014
Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World by Godkin, Celia

Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World

Aug 13, 2014
Cultural traditions in Egypt by Peppas, Lynn.

Cultural traditions in Egypt

Examines the holidays and festivals of Egypt, including Mawlid, Coptic Christmas, and Abu Simbel Sun Festival.

Aug 13, 2014
Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Her Own Words by Shea, Nicole

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Her Own Words

Aug 13, 2014
Edward Hopper paints his world by Burleigh, Robert.

Edward Hopper paints his world

"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge.Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. In

Aug 13, 2014
Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3 by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3

Profiles the point guard for the Los Angeles Clippers, discussing his time with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and his professional career and accomplishments.

Aug 13, 2014
Meet Calvin Johnson - football's Megatron by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Calvin Johnson - football's Megatron

Profiles the running back for the Detroit Lions, discussing his time with Georgia Tech, his professional career and accomplishments, and his work with charities.

Aug 13, 2014