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The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

"Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--

Oct 20, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth, author.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

From an acclaimed Scientists in the Field author comes the electrifying story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean waves into electricity in hopes of generating a cleaner, more sustainable power source.

Oct 20, 2014
North Carolina - the Tar Heel State by Gaines, Ann, author.

North Carolina - the Tar Heel State

Oct 20, 2014
If you were me and lived in... Russia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Russia - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in Russia.

Oct 20, 2014
For Such a Time as This by Smith, Angie

For Such a Time as This

Oct 20, 2014
Groovy Graphing by Arias, Lisa

Groovy Graphing

Oct 20, 2014
Does it sink or float? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it sink or float?

"Vibrant photographs and accessible text introduce young scientists to the concept of density. Readers are encouraged to explore what makes some objects float and others sink."--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Ladybugs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Ladybugs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to ladybugs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted shells"--

Oct 20, 2014
The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience the Korean War from multiple perspectives, allowing them to choose different paths through history"--

Oct 20, 2014
Jesus raises Lazarus by Bowman, Crystal.

Jesus raises Lazarus

Retells the biblical story of the raising of Lazarus, where Jesus showed the disciples and the world that he had power over death.

Oct 20, 2014
Loch Ness monster by Karst, Ken, author.

Loch Ness monster

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the Loch Ness Monster, from legendary sightings to exploratory sonar use to hard facts"--

Oct 20, 2014
Lifesize rainforest by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Lifesize rainforest

An introduction to a variety of rainforest animals combines facts with up-close perspectives that depict the animals' characteristics and habitats.

Oct 20, 2014
Kids' parties - create funny hats, groovy gifts and crazy cards with Post-it notes by MacKinnon, Debbie.

Kids' parties - create funny hats, groovy gifts and crazy cards with Post-it notes

Oct 20, 2014
King Midas and the golden touch by Craft, Charlotte.

King Midas and the golden touch

A king finds himself bitterly regretting the consequences of his wish that everything he touches would turn to gold.

Oct 20, 2014
Humpback whales by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whales

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Oct 20, 2014
Glorious geometry by Arias, Lisa, author.

Glorious geometry

Rhyming text provides an introduction to geometry, including lines, types of angles, measuring angles, and symmetry.

Oct 20, 2014
The Los Angeles Lakers by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Los Angeles Lakers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Los Angeles Lakers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
Magical mathematical properties by Arias, Lisa, author.

Magical mathematical properties

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the properties of mathematical operations, including the associative property, the distributive property, and the commutative properties of multiplication and addition.

Oct 20, 2014
Lend a hand - poems about giving by Frank, John.

Lend a hand - poems about giving

"A picture book collection of poems centered on spontaneous acts of kindness, representing diverse voices and topical themes"--

Oct 20, 2014
LeBron James by Morreale, Marie.

LeBron James

Oct 20, 2014