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The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft® strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft by Instructables (Firm), author.

The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft® strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft

Page after page of hints, tips, tricks and cheats will help you to become the best Minecraft creator you know!

May 30, 2015
This or that? 3 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Mortimer, J. R., author.

This or that? 3 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

A series of either-or quizzes leads readers to such answers as their ideal career, the species of their inner animal, and their ideal place to live.

May 30, 2015
Thomas Jefferson by Ribke, Simone T.

Thomas Jefferson

May 30, 2015
Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author.

Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use

Presents rhyming text with realistic nature artwork in an introduction to animals and the surprising tools used, from a dolphin that protects its nose with a sponge to a deer that bedecks its antlers with mud and grass.

May 30, 2015
Tyrannosaurus rex by Carr, Aaron, author.

Tyrannosaurus rex

Learn about Tyrannosaurus Rex.

May 30, 2015
Unusual and awesome jobs in math - stunt coordinator, cryptologist, and more by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author.

Unusual and awesome jobs in math - stunt coordinator, cryptologist, and more

Shares different occupations that require math, including stunt coordinator, cryptologist, and fluid mechanics engineer.

May 30, 2015
Unusual and awesome jobs in sports - pro team mascot, pit crew member, and more by Johnson, Jeremy, 1975-

Unusual and awesome jobs in sports - pro team mascot, pit crew member, and more

Discover fascinating facts, figures, and pictures while learning about the most interesting and extreme jobs in sports. Find out what kind of training it takes to be a pro team mascot, how much money a NASCAR pit crew member makes, and exactly what in the world a Zamboni driver does!

May 30, 2015
Venus - goddess of love and beauty by Temple, Teri, author.

Venus - goddess of love and beauty

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Venus, and discusses how she became a metaphor for sexual love.

May 30, 2015
Vladimir Putin - Russian leader by Sylvan, Lu, author.

Vladimir Putin - Russian leader

Details the life and career of the Russian leader, discussing his childhood, how he got started in politics, and his handling of crises.

May 30, 2015
Wangari Maathai - the woman who planted millions of trees by Prévot, Franck, 1968-

Wangari Maathai - the woman who planted millions of trees

Recounts the life and accomplishments of the environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

May 24, 2015
Water is water - a book about the water cycle by Paul, Miranda, author.

Water is water - a book about the water cycle

"A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--

May 30, 2015
What If a Stranger Approaches You? by Guard, Anara

What If a Stranger Approaches You?

May 30, 2015
What was D-Day? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

What was D-Day?

"In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, an armada of 7,000 ships carrying 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Nazi-occupied France. Up until then the Allied forces had suffered serious defeats, yet D-Day, as the invasion was called, spelled the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany and the Third Reich. Readers will dive into the heart of the action and discover how it was planned and carried out and how it overwhelmed the Germans who had been tricked into thinking the attack would

May 30, 2015
What's great about Washington, DC? by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

What's great about Washington, DC?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Washington, DC, including the National Museum of Natural History, Cherry Blossom Festival, and the White House.

May 30, 2015
When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981- author.

When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable

The trial of the millennium: animals vs humans. Brought before the spirit king, and charged by the animals with spreading fear and pain throughout the land, the humans must answer for their actions. Will justice be had? Will balance return to land, sea, and sky? Will the earth be saved?

May 28, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa. by Naidoo, Beverley.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa.

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

May 29, 2015
Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

Examines the life of the nineteenth-century author famous for the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," which denounced slavery and intensified the disagreement between the North and South.

May 30, 2015
Who was Jacques Cousteau? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who was Jacques Cousteau?

Examines the life and accomplishments of the oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, describing his work studying and filming the undersea world.

May 30, 2015
Who was Winston Churchill? by Labrecque, Ellen, author.

Who was Winston Churchill?

Provides an introduction to the life of Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II.

May 30, 2015
Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals by Johnson, Jinny, 1949-

Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals

Presents the main groups within the animal kingdom -- mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates -- and reveals the similarities and differences between the animals within each group.

May 30, 2015