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The attack on Pearl Harbor by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The attack on Pearl Harbor

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

Aug 21, 2014
The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

"The Battles of Lexington and Concord are often glossed over in history books as the beginning of the American Revolution in April 1777. However, how they fit in with the events before and after the war are well worth reading about. This book provides a detailed look at these famous battles, including the mysterious first shot of the war, also called 'the shot heard r ound the world.' Beautiful portraits of the events, interesting sidebars offering more information, and a timeline of the entire

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

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

Aug 21, 2014
The child's story Bible by Vos, Catherine Frances Smith.

The child's story Bible

Color pictures, maps, and a glossary clarify these simplified biblical stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

Aug 21, 2014
The Children's Busy Book by Kuffner, Trish

The Children's Busy Book

Aug 21, 2014
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation by Schwartz, Heather E., author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation

"Uses primary sources to explore the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"--

Aug 21, 2014
The deep dish on pizza! by Krensky, Stephen.

The deep dish on pizza!

Young readers can chow down on a slice of mouthwatering history in this nonfiction reader all about pizza. A special section at the back includes relevant information on subjects like geography and science.

Aug 21, 2014
The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy by Swayze, Alan.

The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy

Explores the events that occured after the armistice of 1918 ended World War I, describing the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that would create bitter resentment in Germany and pave the way for World War II.

Aug 21, 2014
The end of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy by Swayze, Alan.

The end of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy

Explores the events that occured after the armistice of 1918 ended World War I, describing the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that would create bitter resentment in Germany and pave the way for World War II.

Aug 18, 2014
The four elements and the periodic table by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

The four elements and the periodic table

Is it science? shows the scientific method at work. Each volume in the series explores a branch of modern science or a major scientific mileatone, comparing and contrasting it with an older idea that has been proved wrong or fails to meet the standrads of science.

Aug 21, 2014
The history of money - from bartering to banking by Jenkins, Martin, 1959-

The history of money - from bartering to banking

Aug 21, 2014
The human body by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20-

The human body

Aug 21, 2014
The Kid's Guide to Exploring Nature by Smith, Marilyn/ Gamell, Ashley/ Epstein, Sara/ Hulse, Patricia (CON)/ Nafici, Saara (CON)

The Kid's Guide to Exploring Nature

Aug 21, 2014
The legend of Saint Nicholas by Grün, Anselm, author.

The legend of Saint Nicholas

An introduction to the saint who's the inspiration for giving.

Aug 21, 2014
The Lonely Planet Kids World Atlas by Lonely Planet Publications (COR)

The Lonely Planet Kids World Atlas

Aug 21, 2014
The preschooler's busy book by Kuffner, Trish.

The preschooler's busy book

Aug 21, 2014
The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Aug 21, 2014
The raven and the loon by Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

In the time before animals were as they are today, Raven and Loon were both white. Their feathers had no colour at all. Raven spent his days swooping through the sky trying to fight off his incessant boredom, while loon spent her days in her iglu working away on her sewing. One day, too bored to even fly, Raven visited Loon and suggested a sewing game that would give their feathers some much-needed colour. The results--not at all what the two birds expected--led to Raven and Loon acquiring their

Aug 17, 2014
The right word - Roget and his thesaurus by Bryant, Jennifer.

The right word - Roget and his thesaurus

Aug 21, 2014
The rock cycle by Nelson, Maria.

The rock cycle

Identifies three different types of rocks present on Earth--sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous--and the processes by which these rocks form.

Aug 21, 2014