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Sea turtles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Sea turtles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how sea turtles cause monsoons"--

Jul 24, 2016
Robots by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Robots

"Robots can build cars dive in the ocean, and even fly into space! Discover all the cool jobs robots can do"--Back cover.

Jul 24, 2016
Rat by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rat

Introduces rats as pets, discussing how to care for one, their physical characteristics, and how to handle them.

Jul 24, 2016
Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts by Cain, Susan, author.

Quiet power - the secret strengths of introverts

"A discussion of the power of introverts for kids and teens with a focus on school, family life, and friendship"--

Jul 24, 2016
Presidential politics by the numbers by Scarbrough, Mary Hertz, author.

Presidential politics by the numbers

"Offers a broad scope of statistics on U.S. presidential elections from George Washington to Barack Obama. Entries are presented in vivid and colorful info graphic formats, utilizing graphic organizers, timelines, charts, graphs, maps, and other info graphics as appropriate"--

Jul 24, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces precipitation to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

"Many of the statues of Poseidon throughout the world are near the ocean, since Poseidon is the god of the sea. The Greek gods and goddesses bring to mind images of heroes and heroines, much admired by the Greek people. Poseidon fits this description to a certain degree, but like humans, he possesses many character flaws. Most of the stories about Poseidon depict an angry, vengeful being who makes decisions based on his emotions--he is a troublemaker for humans--and other gods and goddesses, and

Jul 24, 2016
Porcupines by Leaf, Christina.

Porcupines

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to porcupines. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 24, 2016
Petroleum engineer by Mara, Wil.

Petroleum engineer

Eaders will learn what it takes to succeed as a petroleum engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, movement.

Jul 24, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

Jul 24, 2016
Panama by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Panama

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Panama"--

Jul 24, 2016
Warships by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Warships

"Learn all about warships, from how they have influenced history to how the technology behind them has improved over time."--

Jul 24, 2016
Weather clues in the sky - clouds by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Weather clues in the sky - clouds

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore clouds, learning about different cloud types and how they form"--

Jul 24, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

United Arab Emirates

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of the United Arab Emirates"--

Jul 24, 2016
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice by Roland, James, author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice

Profiles the life and work of the Supreme Court judge, from her childhood in New York to her role as a pop culture icon. --Publisher

Jul 24, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley Smith, author.

Pyramids of Egypt

"Pyramids are ancient engineering wonders. In this scientific text, students will learn all about the most famous Egyptian pyramids, how they were built, and the fascinating facts about the kings and pharaohs who are entombed within them. So, grab a shovel and get ready to dig into the exciting world of pyramids!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2016
The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"This title will inform readers about the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The title will discuss those involved, such as John F. Kennedy--who spoke about civil rights in 1963--as well as Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Jul 24, 2016
P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet by Johnston, Tony, 1942-

P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet

"Using the alphabet, Mexico is introduced in this picture book using poetry and detailed expository text. A through Z topics include: adobe, Diego Rivera, Lady of Guadalupe, lava, prickly pear, and skeleton"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 24, 2016
K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet by Whelan, Gloria, author.

K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet

Young readers are invited to travel to faraway Japan and explore its rich history, traditions, and role in today's world. Evocative artwork captures the spirit of each letter topic." --Publisher's description.

Jul 24, 2016