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Scratch for Kids for Dummies by Breen, Derek

Scratch for Kids for Dummies

Apr 27, 2015
Waiting for wings - Angel's journey from shelter dog to therapy dog by Musick, Stacy.

Waiting for wings - Angel's journey from shelter dog to therapy dog

""Waiting for Wings" is based upon the true story of Angel Rae's journey from shelter dog to therapy dog. As a therapy dog, Angel is content to lay still while school children use her as a pillow and read books to her. While doing her job, she notices a little boy sitting alone in the corner. Why is he waiting? Angel eventually learns why Timmy is waiting, and her story inspires all of us to find our wings and take flight."--

Apr 27, 2015
SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk by Doeden, Matt.

SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk

An introduction to the life and achievements of the founder of Tesla Motors describes his early achievements in computer programming, his creation of a tech empire, his electric cars designs and his ambition to create an alternative transportation system. --Publisher's description.

Apr 27, 2015
Women inventors by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Women inventors

Profiles such famous women inventors as Margaret Knight, Stephanie Kwolek, and Patsy Sherman.

Apr 27, 2015
Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals by Johnson, Jinny, 1949-

Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals

Examines the main groups within the animal kingdom, revealing similarities and differences between the animals in each group.

Apr 27, 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.

Apr 27, 2015
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.com (COR)/ Smith, Nicole (EDT)

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

Collects expert advice and detailed instructions for mastering the computer game, covering such topics as how to defend against zombies and building basic utilities, with Minecraft-themed projects, including a pickaxe lamp and an enderman plush.

Apr 27, 2015
This or that? even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you / 3 by Mortimer, J. R.

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

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.

Apr 27, 2015
Sea dragons by Meister, Cari, author.

Sea dragons

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the physical features of sea dragons, how they hide using camouflage, and how they have babies. Includes picture glossary"--

Apr 27, 2015
Science experiments with sight & sound by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with sight & sound

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of sight and sound.

Apr 27, 2015
Science experiments with liquid by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with liquid

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of liquids.

Apr 27, 2015
Science experiments with food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Science experiments with food

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles with food.

Apr 27, 2015
Roses by Murray, Peter, 1952 September 29-

Roses

Examines different types of roses and their cultural use as symbols of love.

Apr 27, 2015
Rebel Wilson - from stand-up laughs to box-office smash by Schwartz, Heather E.

Rebel Wilson - from stand-up laughs to box-office smash

Chronicles the life and career of the young comedian and actress known for her roles in "Bridesmaids" and "Pitch Perfect."

Apr 27, 2015
Not-so-silly questions about your body - the ultimate girls' body book by Larimore, Walter L.

Not-so-silly questions about your body - the ultimate girls' body book

Offers information to girls entering puberty on things they should know about their changing bodies, including menstruation, modesty, and sex.

Apr 27, 2015
Magic little words by Delaunois, Angèle, author.

Magic little words

Words and phrases for children that convey the tiniest of courtesies, including "good morning," "please," and "thank you," are paired with colorful illustrations.

Apr 27, 2015
Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game by Kontzias, Bill.

Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game

Displays two pictures for the reader and invites them to look at the second picture and find its differences from the first picture.

Apr 27, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood - 3 beloved tales by Gunderson, Jessica, author.

Little Red Riding Hood - 3 beloved tales

Retells the classic German version of the fairy tale of a girl and a wolf, along with similar tales from Italy and Taiwan.

Apr 27, 2015
Understanding Israel today by Silverman, Elisa.

Understanding Israel today

Understanding Israel Today explores the Middle Eastern nation of Israel with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle.

Apr 27, 2015
Tut's mummy lost-- and found by Donnelly, Judy.

Tut's mummy lost-- and found

Describes the burial of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen and the discovery of his long-lost tomb by archaeologists more than 3000 years later.

Apr 27, 2015