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Changes - a child's first poetry collection by Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013, author.

Changes - a child's first poetry collection

Offers children's poems about the seasons, including such topics as spring flowers, Halloween, and the first snowfall of the year.

Aug 3, 2015
The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli S, author.

The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that boys undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, voice changes, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.

Aug 3, 2015
Boy, were we wrong about the weather! by Kudlinski, Kathleen V., author.

Boy, were we wrong about the weather!

"Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Aug 3, 2015
The boy who harnessed the wind by Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The boy who harnessed the wind

"When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out ho

Aug 3, 2015
Amazing places / Weird Trivia and Unbelievable Facts to Test Your Knowledge About the Most Extreme Places on Earth! by Probst, Jeff, 1962- author.

Amazing places / Weird Trivia and Unbelievable Facts to Test Your Knowledge About the Most Extreme Places on Earth!

Shares fact-filled trivia about the world's most extreme locations, from the driest desert to the deepest ocean trench.

Aug 3, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-Sun, author.

The flying birds

When an old carpenter takes a walk in the park, he hears birds singing. The birdsong delights him--and he soon has a brilliant idea that makes his own heart sing. Elementary math concepts that relate to multiplication are illuminated in this gentle story that celebrates nature as well as creativity.

Aug 3, 2015
Disney Descendants. Secrets of Auradon Prep, an insider's handbook by Foreman, Matthew Sinclair, author.

Disney Descendants. Secrets of Auradon Prep, an insider's handbook

"This Secrets of Auradon Prep handbook uncovers little-known fact about the elite school attended by heirs of some of the world's most well-known heroes. But when the sons and daughters of some of the world's most well-known villains are invited to go there, havoc breaks loose. Write-ins and secret notes reveal what Mal and her friends--as well as the Auradon kids--are really thinking about each otehr. Take a peek inside to see who says what next!"--Back cover.

Aug 3, 2015
Digging for Tyrannosaurus rex by Holtz, Thomas R., 1965- author.

Digging for Tyrannosaurus rex

"Provides an annotated timeline of the discovery of Tyrannosaurus rex including details on the scientists, dig sites, fossils, and other findings that have shaped our knowledge of this dinosaur"--

Aug 3, 2015
51 impossible stunts anyone can do by Bartlett, Sam.

51 impossible stunts anyone can do

Aug 3, 2015
How to spy on a shark by Houran, Lori Haskins, author.

How to spy on a shark

"A crew of scientists at sea use a camera-equipped robotic device to track a shark's movements through the water."--

Aug 3, 2015
Baby gorillas by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby gorillas

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

Aug 3, 2015
At battle in the revolutionary war - an interactive battlefield adventure by Raum, Elizabeth.

At battle in the revolutionary war - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the Revolutionary War from the perspectives of colonists, British soldiers, militia soldiers, and foreigners"--

Aug 3, 2015
Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.

Apollo 13 - how three brave astronauts survived a space disaster

Aug 3, 2015
Anne Frank and the remembering tree by Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg, author.

Anne Frank and the remembering tree

Aug 3, 2015
Animal testing - lifesaving research vs. animal welfare by Sepahban, Lois.

Animal testing - lifesaving research vs. animal welfare

Examines both sides of the issue of animal experimentation, discussing the practice's historical benefits to science and the ethical concerns of animal cruelty.

Aug 3, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs by Hanson, Anders, 1980-

Biggest, baddest book of dinosaurs

Uncover the most dangerous and fascinating dinosaurs. Learn about the biggest, fastest, and most deadly dinos. Discover their amazing relatives in the sky and the sea.

Aug 3, 2015
Ecosystems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972-

Ecosystems

"Explores the different roles each organism (from Hawaiian cane toads to humans, or even the soil) plays to maintain Earth's ecosystems."--

Aug 3, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures by Schoeller, Jen, author.

Biggest, baddest book of sea creatures

Aug 3, 2015
Everything inventions by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything inventions

Explores thirteen inventions and six mysteries, as well as what the future might hold.

Aug 3, 2015
Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals by Hearst, Michael, 1972- author.

Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals

Aug 3, 2015