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Let's celebrate Labor Day by DeRubertis, Barbara.

Let's celebrate Labor Day

Feb 11, 2016
Libya by Malcolm, Peter, 1937- author.

Libya

Feb 11, 2016
Life during the California Gold Rush by Onsgard, Bethany, author.

Life during the California Gold Rush

Describes life during the California Gold Rush, including the journey to California, the towns that sprung up around mining groups, and impact it had on the environment and people of California.

Feb 11, 2016
Life in America - Comparing Immigrant Experiences by Baker, Brynn, author.

Life in America - Comparing Immigrant Experiences

"Immigrant groups were not treated equally when they arrived in America. Some were loved and welcomed. Others were hated and cast aside. Connect to these immigrant experiences from three unique perspectives and discover how those experiences changed the United States"--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 7, 2016
Little Red Riding Hood = Caperucita roja by

Little Red Riding Hood = Caperucita roja

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her sick grandmother.

Feb 11, 2016
Look out for the blue-ringed octopus! by Olsen, Alana, author.

Look out for the blue-ringed octopus!

Presents general information about blue-ringed octopuses, looking at where they are found, their characteristics, their natural defenses, the danger that they pose to humans, how people can avoid their deadly bite, and the threats that the species faces from people.

Feb 11, 2016
Look out for the pufferfish! by Rudenko, Dennis, author.

Look out for the pufferfish!

Presents general information about pufferfish, looking at the range of the various breeds, their diets, their unusual defenses, and the status of some threatened species.

Feb 11, 2016
Lost treasures by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Lost treasures

Feb 11, 2016
Luke Bryan by Bankston, John, 1974-

Luke Bryan

Examines the life, accomplishments, and career of the star country singer and songwriter, and discusses the effects of his older brother's death on his career.

Feb 11, 2016
Luna's red hat - an illustrated storybook to help children cope with loss and suicide by Smid, Emmi.

Luna's red hat - an illustrated storybook to help children cope with loss and suicide

It is a beautiful spring day, and Luna is having a picnic in the park with her family, wearing her Mum's red hat. Luna's Mum died one year ago and she still finds it difficult to understand why. She feels that it may have been her fault and worries that her Dad might leave her in the same way. Her Dad talks to her to explain what happened and together they think about all the happy memories they have of Mum. This beautifully-illustrated storybook is designed as a tool to be read with children ag

Feb 6, 2016
Lyndon B. Johnson - the 36th president by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Lyndon B. Johnson - the 36th president

Feb 11, 2016
Make money choices by Reina, Mary.

Make money choices

"Introduces young readers to different money choices and discusses needs versus wants"--

Feb 11, 2016
Mako sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Mako sharks

Dive into this title to meet mako sharks. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about mako sharks through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photographs.

Feb 11, 2016
Marie Durand by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Marie Durand

"In 1730, nineteen-year-old Marie Durand was arrested and taken from her home in a village in Southern France for the crime of having a brother who was a Protestant preacher. Imprisoned in the Tower of Constance, Marie would spend the next thirty-eight years there. Simonetta Carr introduces us to the inspiring life of a woman who could have recanted her Protestant faith and gained release, but held fast to the truth and encouraged others to do so as well. Beautiful illustrations, a simply told s

Feb 11, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Mark Zuckerberg

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Facebook, from his time at Harvard to his billionaire status.

Feb 11, 2016
Mars - red rocks and dust by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Mars - red rocks and dust

"In this book, readers are introduced to the planet Mars"--

Feb 11, 2016
Marvel Avengers - the ultimate character guide by Cowsill, Alan, author.

Marvel Avengers - the ultimate character guide

The Heroic Age, a new team, and 20 brand-new heroes and villains take to the page in a revised guide that details the most recent events to rock The Avengers' world.

Feb 11, 2016
Masters of disguise - amazing animal tricksters by Johnson, Rebecca L., author.

Masters of disguise - amazing animal tricksters

Feb 11, 2016
Math on the move by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Math on the move

Discusses the use of map when traveling, from choosing the the best route and type of transit, to calculating time, figuring out time zones, planning expenses and more.

Feb 11, 2016
Medical illustrator by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Medical illustrator

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a medical illustrator. 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. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Feb 11, 2016