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Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down by Adler, David A.

Prices! Prices! Prices! - why they go up and down

Sometimes prices go up and up and up. Then they suddenly crash. Why? In simple language and with colorful graphics and amusing characters, this picture book explains the basic laws of supply and demand, using examples kids will understand, such as dueling lemonade stands on the same block. Terms such as "fixed costs" and "variable costs" are clearly explained, and a glossary as well as a helpful graphic summary are included.

Mar 26, 2015
The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit by Berne, Emma Carlson.

The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit

Discusses the life of the twenty-sixth president, including his childhood, his presidential reforms, and the formation of the Bull Moose Party.

Mar 26, 2015
The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation

Discusses the life of the first president, including his childhood, his presidency, and his fear of political parties.

Mar 26, 2015
The seasons by Serio, John N. (EDT)/ Crockett, Robert (ILT)

The seasons

Introduces poems by such authors as Shakespeare, E.E. Cummings, and Langston Hughes that are perfect for each season of the year.

Mar 26, 2015
Meet the ancient Egyptians by Malam, John, 1957-

Meet the ancient Egyptians

Mar 26, 2015
Roanoke Island - the town that vanished by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Roanoke Island - the town that vanished

Describes the abandoned colony of Roanoke, including its discovery, artifacts, colonists, and preservation.

Mar 26, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick, author.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Rhode Island.

Mar 26, 2015
Rembrandt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Rembrandt

"Introduces the reader to the artist Rembrandt"--

Mar 26, 2015
Mary Cassatt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Mary Cassatt

"Introduces the reader to the artist Mary Cassatt"--

Mar 26, 2015
The Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kimmel, Allison Crotzer, author.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott

"The Montgomery Bus Boycott began when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus. The campaign that followed was one of the most important protests against segregation in the United States. The boycotters stood up for their beliefs. Explore the points of view of the boycotters and the people who opposed them"--

Mar 26, 2015
Scooby-Doo on the go jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo on the go jokes

Mar 26, 2015
Rock & fossil hunter by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Rock & fossil hunter

Presents more than thirty learning activities involving rocks and fossils, including exercises about minerals, gems, crystals, and limestone.

Mar 26, 2015
Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest by Kostecki-shaw, Jenny Sue

Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest

Mar 26, 2015
The Vietnam War on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

The Vietnam War on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of the Vietnam War from the perspective of soldiers fighting in it"--

Mar 26, 2015
Washington - the Evergreen State by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Washington - the Evergreen State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Washington.

Mar 26, 2015
Virginia - the Old Dominion State by Sullivan, Laura L.

Virginia - the Old Dominion State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Virginia.

Mar 26, 2015
Marlin by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Marlin

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of marlin.

Mar 26, 2015
Maine - the pine tree state by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Maine - the pine tree state

Mar 26, 2015
The Louvre by Howse, Jennifer.

The Louvre

A brief history of the museum discusses its founders, galleries, and treasures, touring the museum, collection conservation, and educational programs.

Mar 26, 2015
Market maze by Munro, Roxie.

Market maze

Mar 26, 2015