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Voices from the March on Washington by Lewis, J. Patrick, author.

Voices from the March on Washington

Six fictional characters, in cycles of linked poems, relate their memories of the historic day in 1963 when more than 250,000 people from across the United States joined together to march on Washington, D.C., calling for civil and economic rights for African Americans.

Feb 1, 2015
Way down below deep by Day, Nancy Raines, author.

Way down below deep

Describes the unique characteristics of creatures that live in the deep ocean, including the giant squid, lanternfish, tube worms, and jellyfish.

Feb 1, 2015
We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics

"Did you know that hundreds of years ago, the sun orbited Earth? Actually, this isn't true, but people thought it was! Discover other missteps and odd theories in physics and astronomy."--

Feb 1, 2015
Welcome to the family by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Welcome to the family

Introduces different types of households and discusses families with children, adoption, foster parents, same-sex parents, and fertility treatments.

Feb 1, 2015
What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about... the U.S. Constitution by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986-

What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about... the U.S. Constitution

"What is a Constitution? What was there in America before the Constitution? How can the Constitution be changed? What is the Bill of Rights? How was the Constitution written? All of these and other 'must-know' questions about U.S. Constitution are answered in What Are the Three Branches of Government? And Other Questions about the U.S. Constitution. The engaging stories of America's foundation will keep kids reading even if they don't have to write a book report"--

Feb 1, 2015
What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do?

Explains the functions of roots, stems, leaves, and flowers in the plant processes of photosynthesis and reproduction.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a defensive back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967- author.

What does a defensive back do?

Examines the responsibility of a defensive back on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a janitor do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does a janitor do?

Janitors do much more than just sweep and mop the floors. They are also responsible for making sure everything in the school is in proper working order.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a linebacker do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a linebacker do?

Examines the responsibility of a linebacker on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a lineman do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a lineman do?

Examines the responsibility of a lineman on the football field, covering strategy, plays, blocking, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a quarterback do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a quarterback do?

Examines the responsibility of a quarterback on the football field, covering passes, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a receiver do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a receiver do?

Examines the position of receiver, discussing key skills, tactics, strategy, and top players.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a running back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a running back do?

Examines the responsibility of a running back on the football field, covering stances, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What was the Hindenburg? by Pascal, Janet B.

What was the Hindenburg?

Describes the history of the Hindenburg airship and its fateful flight from Germany to the United States in 1937, when it burst into flames upon arrival, and details the decline of the use of airships for commercial transportation.

Feb 1, 2015
What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? by St. George, Judith, 1931-

What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

Presents an account of the two-and-a-half-year expedition that yielded vast knowledge of the West, geographically and scientifically.

Feb 1, 2015
Which way to freedom? and other questions about... the Underground Railroad / And Other Questions About the Underground Railroad by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Which way to freedom? and other questions about... the Underground Railroad / And Other Questions About the Underground Railroad

Presents information about the Underground Railroad in question and answer format.

Feb 1, 2015
Who Is Gloria Steinem? by Fabiny, Sarah/ Hergenrother, Max (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Is Gloria Steinem?

Feb 1, 2015
Who is Muhammad Ali? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who is Muhammad Ali?

Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.

Feb 1, 2015
Who Is Stan Lee? by Edgers, Geoff/ Hinderliter, John (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Is Stan Lee?

Feb 1, 2015
Who Was Alfred Hitchcock? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

Feb 1, 2015