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The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton by Vernick, Audrey, author.

The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton

"A historical picture book about Edith Houghton, a female baseball phenomenon who joined the professional women's team the Bobbies at the age of 10"--

Apr 28, 2016
Dear Pope Francis by Francis, Pope, 1936- author, interviewee.

Dear Pope Francis

Children from around the world voice their concerns to Pope Francis in letters accompanied by colorful drawings.

Apr 28, 2016
Stories of Titanic's children by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

Stories of Titanic's children

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces the children on the Titanic, including details about their family life, adventures on the ship, and the dangers they faced at sea. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

Apr 28, 2016
This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Harris, Michelle, author.

This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

Apr 28, 2016
Penguin's way by Johnston, Johanna, author.

Penguin's way

'All over the snow plain the penguins begin to sing. The eggs are beginning to arrive.' This is the story of the emperor penguins that live far away on the edge of a secret sea. During summer they are content with fishing, swimming and playing in the icy waters. But when the season changes, they must travel to the snowy lands around the South Pole. How will they and the newly hatched penguin chicks survive the icy winter? This is a delightful introduction to the natural world of the penguin, tol

Apr 28, 2016
Peeking under the hood by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the hood

"Colorful paint and shiny metal wheels. Growling engines and flashing lights. This is what a car looks like from the outside. But what parts lie inside? Let's pop the hood and take a peek!"--Page [4] of cover.

Apr 28, 2016
Sacagawea by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Sacagawea

Apr 28, 2016
How to be... a magician by Turnbull, Stephanie.

How to be... a magician

Apr 28, 2016
How to be... a chef by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

How to be... a chef

Brings you clear, step-by-step instructions, advice on working safely, tips on cooking methods and equipment, and ideas for further food adventures.

Apr 28, 2016
The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure by Paul, Caroline, author.

The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure

"Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way. In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young scaredy-cat herself, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the life she wanted--of excitement, confidence, self-reliance, friendship, and fun. She has since flown planes, rafted big rivers, climbed tall

Apr 28, 2016
The secrets of Saturn by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Saturn

"Discusses the planet Saturn, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Saturn, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

Apr 28, 2016
You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch by Senior, Kathryn.

You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England.

Apr 28, 2016
Unsolved! by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Unsolved!

"Some mysteries remain unsolved for hundreds of years, defying attempts by scientists and researchers to solve them. This astounding books documents examples of the great vanishing acts of history. Read about the woman who claimed to be Anastasia, the long-lost daughter of the murdered Russian Czar, pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, the colony of Roanoke that vanished without a trace, and more!"--

Apr 28, 2016
The secrets of Jupiter by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Jupiter

"Discusses the planet Jupiter, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Jupiter, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

Apr 28, 2016
Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure

Apr 28, 2016
That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms by McLaughlin, Danielle, 1951- author.

That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms

Apr 28, 2016
Terriers by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author.

Terriers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to terriers, covering their personalities, behaviors, life span, and such defining features as their paws"--

Apr 28, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948-

Syria

Apr 28, 2016
Storks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Storks

"A look at storks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

Apr 28, 2016
Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles

Presents information about all sorts of trains and automobiles, from formula one and hybrid cars to electric trains and high speed maglevs.

Apr 28, 2016