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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 25, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Aug 20, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Aug 20, 2016
Storyworlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas (CRT)

Storyworlds - Nature

Aug 25, 2016
Symbiosis - how different animals relate by Kalman, Bobbie, author.

Symbiosis - how different animals relate

"This fascinating book, illustrated with colorful photographs, makes the topic of symbiosis easy and fun. It looks at the positive, negative, and neutral effects that result when different kinds of animals interact with each other. Symbiotic relationships highlighted include birds and fish that clean parasites off other animals, bacteria that help keep animals and people healthy, mosquitoes that pass diseases such as malaria, predators that hunt prey, and scavengers that help clean the earth. Ot

Aug 25, 2016
Tanks at war by Peppas, Lynn, author.

Tanks at war

Aug 19, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments by Miller, Rachel (Blogger), author, photographer.

The 101 coolest simple science experiments

Provides instructions for simple experiments, both indoors and outdoors, using readily available materials, that demonstate scientific facts about the natural world, the human body, and the basic laws of physics.--

Aug 25, 2016
The book of playground songs and rhymes by Feierabend, John Martin, compiler.

The book of playground songs and rhymes

Here is a great collection of songs and rhymes that invite beat motions from students in the mid to late elementary grades. For generations, neighborhood kids would gather to skip rope, bounce balls, play hand clapping games or choose one another to be the first "it" in a game with a counting-out rhyme. The songs and rhymes in this book and the community made by playing these games are a great foundation for music learning. By sharing these songs and rhymes with students during music class, toda

Aug 25, 2016
The brave women and children of the American Revolution by Micklos, John.

The brave women and children of the American Revolution

"Learn how the women and children kept life going, spied, and fought in the Revolutionary War"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 25, 2016
The children's interactive story of art by Hodge, Susie, 1960- author.

The children's interactive story of art

A fascinating introduction to the world's most famous art and artists. This comprehensive guide provides a first look at art for young readers, and focuses on the collection of paintings housed in The National Gallery, London. The book sets itself apart from the competition as it also includes a free app that allows you to create your own virtual gallery at home.

Aug 25, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z.

The deadliest creature in the world

Aug 23, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author.

The deadliest creature in the world

Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venemous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin. --Publisher

Aug 25, 2016
The Election of 1860 - a nation divides on the eve of war by Gunderson, Jessica, author.

The Election of 1860 - a nation divides on the eve of war

"Tells the story of the election of 1860 and the immediate and lasting effects it had on a nation on the brink of Civil War"--

Aug 25, 2016
The frog and the mouse by Feierabend, John Martin.

The frog and the mouse

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a persistent frog courts his lady love, a mouse.

Aug 25, 2016
The help yourself cookbook for kids. 60+ easy plant-based recipes kids can make to stay healthy and save the Earth by Roth, Ruby, author.

The help yourself cookbook for kids. 60+ easy plant-based recipes kids can make to stay healthy and save the Earth

"Experts tell us the best way to teach kids healthy eating habits is to involve them in the process. This irresistible cookbook presents 60 appealing recipes kids will beg to make themselves, in fun and charming illustrations they will love. Bursting with color, humor, cute animal characters, and cool facts (did you know your brain actually shrinks when you're dehydrated? Drink water, quick!), Help Yourself empowers children to take charge of their own nutrition -- for now and for life!"--

Aug 25, 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 25, 2016
The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales

Retellings of eleven tales about real and mythical animals gathered from various storytelling traditions around the globe.

Aug 25, 2016
The Magic School Bus blows its top - a book about volcanoes by Herman, Gail, 1959-

The Magic School Bus blows its top - a book about volcanoes

Join the class as they learn about volcanoes. It's an explosive field trip you won't want to miss!

Aug 25, 2016
The magic school bus explores the senses by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus explores the senses

Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the senses by traveling on the magic school bus in and out of an eye, ear, mouth, nose, and other parts of both human and animal bodies.

Aug 25, 2016
The magic school bus inside a hurricane by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus inside a hurricane

The magic school bus changes into a hot-air balloon and then an airplane as Ms. Frizzle takes her class on a field trip into the eye of a hurricane for a lesson in meteorology.

Aug 25, 2016