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Guys read. True stories by

Guys read. True stories

"Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable--and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys R

Sep 21, 2014
Brown bears by Gish, Melissa, author.

Brown bears

"A scientific look at brown bears, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coat, behaviors, relationships with humans, and elusiveness of the apex predators in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Beavers by Gish, Melissa, author.

Beavers

"A scientific look at beavers, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their gnawing teeth, behaviors, relationships with humans, and abundance of the rodents in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Animalium by Broom, Jenny, author.

Animalium

Sep 21, 2014
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate.

Cheetahs

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

Sep 21, 2014
Dry in the desert - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Dry in the desert - can science save your life?

"Will Joe be able to survive in the hot, scorching desert? In this exciting survival story, readers journey along with Joe as he searches for water and runs into a desert tribe."--

Sep 21, 2014
Chimpanzees by Gish, Melissa.

Chimpanzees

"A look at chimpanzees, including their habitats, physical haracteristics such as their knuckle-walking, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 21, 2014
The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery by Markle, Sandra, author.

The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery

"This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation. Each chapter takes readers into the problems that plague this endangered member of our ecosystem, describing how teams of scientists examined how "white-nose syndrome," caused by a fungus called Pd, is infecting the brown bat population. Scientists have searched different caves and mines in the eastern United States and discovered th

Sep 21, 2014
Extraordinary Bodies by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Extraordinary Bodies

Sep 21, 2014
Explore with Leif Eriksson by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Explore with Leif Eriksson

Sep 21, 2014
Explore with Jacques Cartier by Powell, Marie, author.

Explore with Jacques Cartier

Sep 21, 2014
Everything World War I by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Everything World War I

A one hundredth anniversary tribute introduces World War I's key events, major battles, and most prominent players, incorporating informative photography, maps, and an interactive glossary.

Sep 21, 2014
Excavators by Lennie, Charles, author.

Excavators

Sep 21, 2014
Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words by Shea, Nicole, author.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words

For over 50 years, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the most influential leaders of the women's rights movement of the 1800s. In this book, abundant with interesting photographs and images, readers are given a glimpse of Stanton's public and personal life through her own writings. Her friendship with Susan B. Anthony, work for the women's rights convention of 1848, and connection with the antislavery movement are especially highlighted.

Sep 21, 2014
Does it absorb or repel liquid? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it absorb or repel liquid?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that absorb liquid and those that repel it.

Sep 21, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Follows Alice Waters's work to educate children about healthy food by starting the Edible Schoolyard, and showing that good food starts in the fields with good soil and caring farmers.

Sep 21, 2014
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash by Neri, Greg, author.

Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

"There's never been anyone like music legend Johnny Cash. His deep voice is instantly recognizable, and his heartfelt songs resonate with listeners of all ages and backgrounds. G. Neri captures Johnny's story in beautiful free verse, portraying an ordinary boy with an extraordinary talent who grew up in extreme poverty, faced incredible challenges, and ultimately found his calling by always being true to the gift of his voice. A. G. Ford's luscious paintings of the dramatic southern landscape of

Sep 21, 2014
Hawks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Hawks

"A scientific look at hawks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the hunting raptors in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Frogs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Frogs

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

Sep 21, 2014
Great moments in Olympic gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe, author.

Great moments in Olympic gymnastics

Explores Olympic gymnastic history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Bart Conner, "The Magnificent Seven," and Gabby Douglas.

Sep 21, 2014