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What you need to know about cancer by Forest, Chris, author.

What you need to know about cancer

"Introduces readers to cancer, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and the personal experience"--

Aug 28, 2015
What was Hurricane Katrina? by Koontz, Robin Michal.

What was Hurricane Katrina?

Offers easy-to-read accounts of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico.

Aug 28, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Examines how people celebrate Kwanzaa. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about Kwanzaa principles and rituals of recognition.

Aug 28, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Introduces the holiday of Kwanzaa, when African Americans commemorate their heritage, describing its symbols and traditions and how it is celebrated.

Aug 27, 2015
Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community

Aug 27, 2015
Walt Disney - animator & founder by Hansen, Grace, author.

Walt Disney - animator & founder

Get a glimpse into the life of Walt Disney and his innovative contributions to animation and film.

Aug 28, 2015
Walt Disney - animator & founder by Hansen, Grace, author.

Walt Disney - animator & founder

Describes the life and accomplishments of the famous animator, filmmaker, and entertainment mogul, from his early cartoons to his amusement parks.

Aug 26, 2015
Vultures by Riggs, Kate, author.

Vultures

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of vultures, the carrion-eating birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why vultures are bald"--

Aug 28, 2015
Vultures by Riggs, Kate, author.

Vultures

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of vultures, the carrion-eating birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why vultures are bald"--

Aug 25, 2015
Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series by Cole, Joanna/ Bracken, Carolyn (ILT)/ Jackson, Tom (TRN)

Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Aug 28, 2015
Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement

Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

Aug 28, 2015
Visit the doctor! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Visit the doctor!

"Visit the Doctor! focuses on doctor visits while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Readers are introduced to what may happen during a typical medical exam and specifics about the job of a doctor. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Visit the doctor! by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Visit the doctor!

Introduces doctors describing what they do and why it important to visit them.

Aug 26, 2015
Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more by Wendinger, Jennifer, author.

Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more

Discover fascinating facts, figures, and pictures while learning about the most interesting and extreme jobs that use science. Find out what kind of training it takes to be a food taster, how much money a human lie detector makes, and exactly what in the world a professional beard grower does!

Aug 28, 2015
Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more by Wendinger, Jennifer, author.

Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more

Discusses jobs that have to do with science, including cave diver, animal trainer, and storm chaser.

Aug 26, 2015
Understanding credit by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Understanding credit

Offers a general introduction to credit and loans, covering their advantages as well as the disadvantages of accumulating debt, and provides advice on using credit responsibly.

Aug 28, 2015
Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee - Civil War rivals by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee - Civil War rivals

Aug 28, 2015
Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree by Messner, Kate.

Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree

Aug 28, 2015
Transformers - the art of prime by Sorenson, Jim, author.

Transformers - the art of prime

TELEVISION. This title helps you explore the rich world of Transformers Prime! Loaded with character animation models, concept art, interviews with the creators and more, Transformers: The Art of Prime provides and unprecedented look behind the scenes of bringing the TF Prime universe to television audiences. Jim Sorenson (Transformers The Ark, Transformers AllSpark Almanac) brings this deep, vivid world into focus!. Ages 7+

Aug 28, 2015
Tide Pool Food Chains by Kawa, Katie

Tide Pool Food Chains

Aug 28, 2015