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The music in George's head - George Gershwin creates Rhapsody in blue by Slade, Suzanne, author. The music in George's head - George Gershwin creates Rhapsody in blue

"With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, Suzanne Slade and Stacy Innerst beautifully reveal just how brilliantly Gershwin reached inside his head to create his masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. It's a surprising and whirlwind composition of notes and sounds and one long wail of a clarinet-dazzling and daring, just like George Gershwin himself!"--[from book jacket]

Sep 27, 2016
Pterosaur by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Pterosaur

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as Pterosaurs, from where they lived to how they hunted for food."--

Sep 27, 2016
The power of children - ordinary youth making extraordinary differences by Children's Museum of Indianapolis. The power of children - ordinary youth making extraordinary differences

"The Power of Children Awards program (POCA) was established in 2005. In ten years of its existence, it has recognized fifty young people who have made enormous positive impacts on their communities and the world. The Power of Children offers profiles of these fifty young trailblazers, educators, and helpers, describing the projects that led to their awards"--Back cover.

Sep 27, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator. My Washington, DC

Sep 27, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author. I am George Washington

Sep 27, 2016
How to make a movie in 10 easy lessons by Blofield, Robert, author. How to make a movie in 10 easy lessons

"This Super Skills title introduces budding filmmakers to the world of movie making. Using the amazing cameras available on cell phones and tablets, kids can learn the filming and editing basics for developing their own movies."--Amazon.com.

Sep 27, 2016
Rev up your writing in informational texts by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in informational texts

Sep 27, 2016
Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley, author. Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains

Sep 27, 2016
Chimpanzee by Bell, Samantha, author. Chimpanzee

"Introduces facts about chimpanzees, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text."--

Sep 27, 2016
Handy horse projects by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- Handy horse projects

Offers instructions for creating horse-themed crafts, including healthy treats for horses, as well as party favors, rosette cupcakes, and gifts for horse lovers.

Sep 27, 2016
Giant squid by Fleming, Candace, author. Giant squid

"A nonfiction picture book exploring the mysterious life of the elusive giant squid"--

Sep 27, 2016
Germany by Corbett, Sean, author. Germany

Introduces Germany, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 27, 2016
Fun and food with Guy Fieri by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- Fun and food with Guy Fieri

Details the life of the television host, including his childhood, his success as a restaurateur, and how he became a Food Network star.

Sep 27, 2016
Frida Kahlo by Venezia, Mike, author. Frida Kahlo

Discusses the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, including her childhood, her art, and her marriage to Diego Rivera.

Sep 27, 2016
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay by Rowling, J. K, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay

While attending the Magical Congress of the United States of America in 1926, Newt Scamander is pursued by the wizarding authorities when dangerous beasts and their habitats escape from his magical briefcase.

Sep 27, 2016
A family is a family is a family by O'Leary, Sara, author. A family is a family is a family

After their teacher asks them what is special about their families, a class full of students each give an answer, but one student is worried that her family isn't that special at all.

Sep 27, 2016
Horses by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Horses

"Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals--horses! This title is informative--telling readers what horses eat, what they look like, and how horses help us every day."--Publisher's website.

Sep 27, 2016
Honduras by Zwiren, Shira, author. Honduras

Sep 27, 2016
Hershey's by Green, Sara, 1964- Hershey's

"Engaging images accompany information about Hershey's. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 27, 2016
Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers by Ives, Rob, author. Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers

"Send paper clips flying with your own miniature launcher! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 27, 2016