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Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the Navajo code talkers

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about the men who used the Navajo language to create a successful, top-secret code that was never cracked by enemy forces.

Jul 29, 2016
Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to the dropping of the atomic bombs

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki through the perspectives of American and Japanese leaders, scientists, U.S. Army officials, and Japanese citizens.

Jul 29, 2016
Eyewitness to Japanese internment. by Roesler, Jill, author.

Eyewitness to Japanese internment.

Describes the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, discussing the events that led to internment, what life in the camps was like, and what happened after people left them.

Jul 29, 2016
Earth by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Earth

Jul 29, 2016
Fairy world - enter the magical and mysterious realm by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

Fairy world - enter the magical and mysterious realm

Profiles fairies from ancient mythology, folktales, classical paintings, and international literature, and looks at their place in legend and folklore.

Jul 29, 2016
Dolphins by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Dolphins

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of dolphins.

Jul 29, 2016
Counting by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Counting

Uses print and braille to teach young readers to count.

Jul 29, 2016
Black Widow Spiders by Borgert-spaniol, Megan

Black Widow Spiders

Jul 29, 2016
Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird by Turner, Pamela S, author.

Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird

"In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behind The Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: "Can a crow outsmart a scientist?" Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a trip you won't regret booking!"--

Jul 29, 2016
Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide by Rothman, Lily

Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook - The Complete Middle School Study Guide

Jul 29, 2016
Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes by Thomas, Keltie, 1966- author.

Do fish fart? - answers to kids' questions about lakes

Answers common questions about lakes, the animals and plants that live there, threats to their environment, and related topics.

Jul 29, 2016
Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii by Hopkinson, Deborah

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii

Jul 29, 2016
Cub Scout Tiger handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Tiger handbook

This book is for Tigers and their adult partners. It tells about the Tiger program, gives information about dens, leaders, uniforms, and advancement, and includes ideas for planning a den program. The handbook guides Tigers through the six required adventures and 13 elective adventures that make up the Tiger program, and it helps them track their progress through the requirements for earning the Tiger rank.

Jul 29, 2016
Extreme hunters by Llewellyn, Claire.

Extreme hunters

Profiles some of the world's most dangerous natural predators, including hyenas, piranhas, and grizzly bears.

Jul 29, 2016
A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

"Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature breaking out of his egg is an ostrich chick, and one day he will be the biggest bird around--just like his dad

Jul 29, 2016
Giant pandas by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Giant pandas

Introduces the world's endangered giant pandas, and discusses what they eat, what their habitats are like, and the conservation measures being taken to protect the species.

Jul 29, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.--

Jul 29, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Jul 29, 2016
Fingerprint animals by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint animals

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of animals"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 29, 2016
Fire trucks by Riggs, Kate, author.

Fire trucks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders"--

Jul 29, 2016