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Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Aug 27, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

"Chances are good that you have seen the name Thor in a comic book. Or maybe you have seen one of the movies that also bear this famous name. Without a doubt the Norse god of thunder has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. But he is actually much older than either the men who have played him or the people who have drawn him. Norse mythology came from a group of brutal warriors called the Vikings. As they moved from Scandinavia through Europe, the Vikings shared their stories--the

Aug 27, 2016
Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow by Relf, Patricia.

Scholastic's The magic school bus plants seeds - a book about how living things grow

Miss Frezzle's class plants a garden and travels via the magic school bus inside a flower.

Aug 27, 2016
See how they work & look inside machines by

See how they work & look inside machines

"Get ready to hear your kids say: Wow! Look at that!" as they dive into this huge, fun, look-inside book! From farm equipment, to fire trucks, to ships, to big rigs, to diggers, students--and teachers and parents--will learn countless things about machines in the world around them that they never knew before!"--Back cover.

Aug 27, 2016
Slickety quick - poems about sharks by Brown, Skila, author.

Slickety quick - poems about sharks

From the enormous whale shark to the legendary great white to the enigmatic goblin shark to the small cookie-cutter shark, Slickety Quick is a delightful frenzy of shark mayhem. Mysterious species such as the camouflaged wobbegong and the elusive frilled shark share the waters with better-known blue and nurse sharks, each commemorated in a poem by Skila Brown and illustrated by Bob Kolar. Sneaky shark facts ripple through each spread to further inform the brave and curious young reader intrigued

Aug 27, 2016
Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship by Helberg, Berit, author.

Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship

Shares the true story of how a baby fox and German shepherd became the best of friends, spending their days together wandering the woods, playing with a ball, and exploring a frozen lake.

Aug 27, 2016
Spaceships and rockets by Lock, Deborah, author.

Spaceships and rockets

Read about rockets and spacecraft that have zoomed into space! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Blastoff! Discover the manned and unmanned missions, and find out about space travel planned for the future.

Aug 27, 2016
Spectacular sharks by Bright, Michael.

Spectacular sharks

Aug 27, 2016
Sports by Gutman, Dan.

Sports

A treasury of sports facts includes entries about the NFL touchdown thrown by a quarterback to himself, the only sport ever played on the moon, and the metal that is really used to make Olympic gold medals.

Aug 27, 2016
Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time by Richards, Mary Agnes, author.

Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time

Splat! traces art history through its key turning points and helps to map important art movements from the Renaissance and Impressionism to Surrealism and contemporary art. At the beginning, a spread explores how early peoples represented animals and everyday life. Then brief sections explore the stories of particular artists who helped to make important artistic innovations, including Michelangelo and the High Renaissance; Bruegel and his paintings of everyday peasant life; Manet and the shock

Aug 27, 2016
Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service by Pimentel, Annette Bay, author.

Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service

Aug 27, 2016
Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White by Sweet, Melissa

Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White

Aug 27, 2016
Storyworlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas (CRT)

Storyworlds - Nature

Aug 27, 2016
I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Levy, Debbie/ Baddeley, Elizabeth (ILT)

I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

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

I am George Washington

Aug 27, 2016
How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author.

How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

Aug 27, 2016
The Holocaust - The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival by Steele, Philip

The Holocaust - The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival

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

Giant squid

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

Aug 27, 2016
First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure by Hill, David, author.

First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure

Recounts the life and accomplishments of Sir Edmund Hillary, from his childhood as a shy boy in New Zealand to his expedition to the top of Mt. Everest, making him one of the most famous mountaineers in history.

Aug 27, 2016
First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story by Fleischman, Paul, author.

First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story

"In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation"--

Aug 27, 2016