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Catch your breath - writing poignant poetry by Salas, Laura Purdie, author.

Catch your breath - writing poignant poetry

"Introduces and defines essential elements of writing poetry accompanied by compelling writing prompts for practicing new skills. Real-life author bios and excerpts enhance skills and understanding"--

May 4, 2016
Blast back! - ancient Greece by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - ancient Greece

Introduces the history of ancient Greece, covering religions, politics, myths, and entertainment activities.

May 4, 2016
Blast back! - ancient Egypt by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - ancient Egypt

Presents a tour of what everyday life was like in ancient Egypt covering topics ranging from period work and entertainment to religion and medical care.

May 4, 2016
Angel sharks by Hansen, Grace.

Angel sharks

May 4, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war by Bacher, Lindsay, author.

Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war

Through narrative nonfiction, readers learn the story of Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian who preserved Iraq's history by saving thousands of books from being destroyed during the Iraq War.

May 4, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.

May 4, 2016
Black Bart (Bartholomew Roberts) by Bankston, John, 1974-

Black Bart (Bartholomew Roberts)

May 4, 2016
Death is stupid by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Death is stupid

Walks through the emotions and confusion it is common for young people to experience when someone dies, and describes some of the ways to celebrate love and life.

May 4, 2016
Buffalo Bill Cody by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Buffalo Bill Cody

May 4, 2016
A beetle is shy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A beetle is shy

"The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor." --

May 4, 2016
Bees & wasps by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959-

Bees & wasps

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of bees and wasps.

May 4, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words by Shea, John M.

Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words

May 4, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt by Tatlock, Ann, author.

Eleanor Roosevelt

"From a shy and fearful child, Eleanor Roosevelt grew up to be not only First Lady of the United States, but one of the most influential woman in U.S. history. Hers is a remarkable story of doing the thing you think you cannot do in order to work for change and to better the lives of others. Come learn about Eleanor, who challenges everyone - no matter his or her talents or gifts - to live a useful and fulfilling life"--Page 4 of cover.

May 4, 2016
Badlands National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Badlands National Park

An exploration of Badlands National Park, including how its carved landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the rock formation known as the Badlands Wall.

May 4, 2016
Antelopes by Riggs, Kate, author.

Antelopes

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of antelopes, the bovids of Africa and Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how tsessebes got their horns"--

May 4, 2016
Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure

May 4, 2016
Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure

A treasury of questions and answers featuring Rovio's popular Angry Bird characters encourages readers to seek the correct answers to big questions about things in the everyday world.

May 4, 2016
Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure! by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure!

"Fly with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they travel back in time on a zany search to find their eggs. Kids will be hooked on this wacky mystery as they analyze and observe the wonderful world of dinosaurs as they are building basic skills through fun and fascinating activities"--

May 4, 2016
Big Bend National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Big Bend National Park

An exploration of Big Bend National Park, including how its desert canyons were formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the hiking route called Chimneys Trail.

May 4, 2016
Day and night by Evans, Shira, author.

Day and night

Describes how birds tweet and bees buzz in the daylight before entirely different creatures awaken and prowl after dark.

May 4, 2016