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Climbing Everest by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Climbing Everest

Aug 31, 2015
Cells by Duke, Shirley Smith.


"Follows the function of cells, how they're made, and the English scientist, Robert Hooke, who discovered them by examining a piece of cork."--

Aug 31, 2015
McDonald's by Green, Sara, 1964-


"Engaging images accompany information about the McDonald's Corporation. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"-- Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2015
Golden retrievers by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Golden retrievers

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of golden retievers.

Aug 31, 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas by Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.

Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas

"An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his struggles to find work as a young architect; the unique style that led hi

Aug 31, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan, author.

Heroes of 9/11

Ten true stories of real-life heroes during the attacks on 9/11! When Captain Jay Jonas of the Fire Department of New York hears an emergency radio message about the World Trade Center, he has no idea of the terrible conditions he and his team will face. Arriving at the burning building, the firefighters must summon all their courage. On the same morning, just outside Washington, D.C., a jetliner piloted by terrorists slams into the Pentagon. Can Colonel Philip McNair save lives inside the flami

Aug 31, 2015
Jonathan Goforth - an open door in China by Benge, Janet, 1958-

Jonathan Goforth - an open door in China

A biography of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Canadian missionary to China, Jonathan Goforth.

Aug 31, 2015
North and South America by Harris, Tim (Ornithologist), author.

North and South America

"Describes various animals in North and South America that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct. Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text."--

Aug 31, 2015
Mercury - the smallest of all by Glaser, Chaya, author.

Mercury - the smallest of all

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

Aug 31, 2015
Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle by Neuschwander, Cindy, author.

Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle

"When Steward Edmund Rounds and Sir Cumference notice that there are strangers camped nearby, Rounds II decides to investigate despite being involved with the task of learning how to make accurate counts of the castle's stores of food, supplies, and weaponry. When he reports back that an enemy is lying in wait, everyone moves quickly to defend the castle. But wait! Will Rounds II be able to figure out how many bows and arrows they have to create an appropriate battle plan? Using rounding techniq

Aug 31, 2015
Midwest and Great Lakes regions by Allen, Nancy Kelly, 1949- author.

Midwest and Great Lakes regions

Text and photographic essays present the geography, history, weather, agriculture, industry, agriculture, wildlife, food, cities, and places to visit in the eight states in the north central United States: Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. Information is also provided on the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior.

Aug 31, 2015
Mission, sea turtle rescue - all about sea turtles and how to save them by Young, Karen Romano.

Mission, sea turtle rescue - all about sea turtles and how to save them

True adventure stories, photography, and hands-on activities combine in an introduction to the sea turtle and the ongoing efforts of conservationists to protect the species.

Aug 31, 2015
Mad about monkeys by Davey, Owen, author, artist.

Mad about monkeys

Shares a variety of facts about monkeys from the smallest pygmy marmoset to the largest mandrill.

Aug 31, 2015
Moons by Riggs, Kate, author.


"A young scientist's guide to natural satellites called moons, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Aug 31, 2015
Life story of a ladybug by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Life story of a ladybug

"This book tells the life story of a ladybug, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating insect as it changes from an egg to a larva to a colorful ladybug"--

Aug 31, 2015
Learn about money by Reina, Mary.

Learn about money

"Introduces young readers to different types of money and how people can use it to buy goods and services"--

Aug 31, 2015
Kevin Durant by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Kevin Durant

"Kevin Durant may be a young player, but he's already done amazing things in his NBA career. After joining the league in 2007, Kevin was chosen as Rookie of the Year. He led the league in scoring for three years in a row and has been chosen to play in the NBA All-Star Game four times. In 2012, he was chosen as the All-Star Game MVP, a huge honor for any player but even more incredible for a young player. Learn more about how Kevin became the NBA star fans know today. Find out about his childhood

Aug 31, 2015
Eat a balanced diet! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Eat a balanced diet!

"Eat a Balanced Diet! focuses on nutrition while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Food groups and food selection is presented through engaging text and full-color photographs. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2015
Digging for triceratops - a discovery timeline by Holtz, Thomas R., 1965- author.

Digging for triceratops - a discovery timeline

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

Aug 31, 2015
Mountains inside out by Bow, James, 1972-, author.

Mountains inside out

A mountain is a towering, sky-scraping world that reaches high above Earths surface. Peel back the corners of a mountain to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from wolves and birds to frogs and goats.

Aug 31, 2015