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Playing pro hockey by Hawkins, Jeff (Sportswriter)

Playing pro hockey

Describes the skill, training, and determination needed to become a professional hockey player, including the types of workouts and dietary plans NHL players use and how they prevent and treat injuries.

Aug 20, 2014
Sequoia by Johnston, Tony/ Minor, Wendell (ILT)

Sequoia

Aug 20, 2014
Sally Ride - life on a mission by Macy, Sue.

Sally Ride - life on a mission

"Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space--she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big. Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math, and a

Aug 20, 2014
Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions. by

Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions.

Presents one thousand trivia questions and answers on various subjects, from biology and technology to mathematics, history, and popular culture, including innovative map, photographic, and game show quizzes.

Aug 20, 2014
New York by Elish, Dan

New York

Aug 20, 2014
Iowa by King, David C.

Iowa

Aug 20, 2014
Cultural traditions in the United States by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in the United States

Aug 20, 2014
Playing pro football by Bowker, Paul, 1954-

Playing pro football

Aug 20, 2014
Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story by Raven, Margot Theis.

Rags - hero dog of WWI - a true story

"A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Chicago"--

Aug 20, 2014
Human body / Library Edition by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Human body / Library Edition

Describes the parts and systems of the human body and discusses how they work.

Aug 20, 2014
The right word - Roget and his thesaurus by Bryant, Jennifer.

The right word - Roget and his thesaurus

Aug 20, 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 20, 2014
P is for pirate - a pirate alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928-

P is for pirate - a pirate alphabet

An illustrated alphabetical examination of the history of piracy uses poetry and expository text to cover topics including legendary ships, fabled hideouts, notorious villains like Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard, and much more.

Aug 20, 2014
Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step by Chapman, Giles, author.

Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step

Racing Driver is a thrill-a-minute training course that shows children how the worlds fastest racing cars are driven. The book is divided into three types of spread that encourage the child to imagine speeding around the track and becoming a racing champion. Driving school looks at the engineering and science of driving. On the track puts the child behind the wheel in a variety of high-speed cars, including stock cars, Formula 1 cars and sports racers. In this section, the child can find out how

Aug 20, 2014
I am Albert Einstein by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Albert Einstein

Aug 20, 2014
Our solar system by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Our solar system

"Blast off into space with Ms. Frizzle and explore our solar system. It's out of this world! The magic School bus Presents our Solar System is packed with incredible photographs,amazing facts, and everthing you ever wanted to know about all eight planets, the Sun, comets, meteors, asteroids, and much, much more." - cover.

Aug 20, 2014
From plastic to soccer ball by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

From plastic to soccer ball

Aug 20, 2014
From steel to bicycle by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

From steel to bicycle

Aug 20, 2014
How do seeds sprout? by Rhodes, Evan.

How do seeds sprout?

Examines the steps involved when a seed sprouts to form a plant.

Aug 20, 2014
Rainy, sunny, blowy, snowy - what are seasons? by Brocket, Jane.

Rainy, sunny, blowy, snowy - what are seasons?

"Combining simple text with gorgeous photos, the latest addition to the Jane Brocket's Clever Concepts series presents the four seasons"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 20, 2014