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Where Do Babies Come From? - Our First Talk About Birth by Roberts, Jillian/ Revell, Cindy (ILT)

Where Do Babies Come From? - Our First Talk About Birth

Oct 9, 2015
Who is Derek Jeter? by Herman, Gail, 1959-

Who is Derek Jeter?

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees.

Oct 9, 2015
Who is Jeff Kinney? by Kinney, Patrick.

Who is Jeff Kinney?

"Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated with doodles just like a kid might do. And so, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series was born--and it was a h

Oct 9, 2015
Who is Richard Branson? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who is Richard Branson?

What would you do with a billion dollars? This question gets a definitive answer from billionaire Richard Branson: do everything! Born into a wealthy family in London, Branson suffered from dyslexia and was a poor student. Still, his knack for business started early with a successful parakeet-breeding enterprise at age 11. The charismatic entrepreneur launched his first major business, Virgin Records, at age 22 and spent the next few decades building the Virgin group that now includes more than

Oct 9, 2015
Who was Edgar Allan Poe? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Edgar Allan Poe?

Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked as tombstone merchants. In 1827 he enlisted in the Army and subsequently failed out of West Point. His first published story, The Raven, was a huge success, but his joy was overshadowed by the death of his wife. Poe devoted his life to writing and his tragic life often inspired hi

Oct 9, 2015
Who was J. R. R. Tolkien? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was J. R. R. Tolkien?

Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in his fantasy writing. By creating alternate universes and inventing languages in his work he demonstrat

Oct 9, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb's discovery, as well as myths and stories of mummy curses.

Oct 2, 2015
Who's who of pro football - a guide to the game's greatest players by Rogers, Andy (Andrew David), 1978-

Who's who of pro football - a guide to the game's greatest players

"Introduces readers to the most dynamic pro football stars of today and yesterday, including notable statistics and records"--

Oct 9, 2015
Why is the Statue of Liberty green? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Why is the Statue of Liberty green?

A group of children learn about the Statue of Liberty, discussing where it came from, how it was built, and why it is green.

Oct 9, 2015
Why my fingernails grow by Bell, Samantha, author.

Why my fingernails grow

"Offers answers to questions about our nails and the protein keratin. Explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 9, 2015
Wyatt Earp by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Wyatt Earp

Oct 9, 2015
Yoga for kids - simple animal poses for any age by Pajalunga, Lorena V., author.

Yoga for kids - simple animal poses for any age

"A little boy begins taking yoga lessons at the zoo, where he learns that he can mimic the animals there with simple yoga poses"--

Oct 9, 2015
Yorkshire terriers by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Yorkshire terriers

Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need.

Oct 9, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without the internet! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without the internet!

"How would you know what time it was without clocks? How would you buy things without money? It's hard to imagine what life would be like today without the inventions and discoveries that we take for granted, from the humble bar of soap to the fantastic complexity of the Internet. Combining history with science, this series explains how these products of human ingenuity have transformed our world" --

Oct 9, 2015