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Who was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Who was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Jul 10, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.

Jul 10, 2014
Knock-knock jokes by

Knock-knock jokes

Alex Plain later. Mikey won't fit in this lock. Zizi when you know how. What do Alex, Mikey, and Zizi have in common? They're all the answers to knock-knock jokes! Find out who else is there in this book with jokes from A to Z. --Publisher's description.

Jul 10, 2014
How to track an elephant by Owens, Henry, author.

How to track an elephant

Jul 10, 2014
Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend by Roza, Greg, author.

Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend

Jul 10, 2014
National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas by Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950- author.

National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas

Provides maps, facts, and photographs about countries and landforms around the world.

Jul 10, 2014
Monsters & legends - cyclops, krakens, mermaids and other imaginary creatures that really existed! by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

Monsters & legends - cyclops, krakens, mermaids and other imaginary creatures that really existed!

Explores the origins of legendary creatures, including mermaids, gremlins, witches, werewolves, and vampires.

Jul 10, 2014
Reducing waste by Flounders, Anne, author.

Reducing waste

Where does all the garbage go and why is it important to cut back on waste? Discover why waste is creating problems for Earth and how you can help reduce, reuse, and recycle now. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
Power for the planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Power for the planet

Discusses the energy sources used to power homes, businesses, and transportation and how to conserve them, details cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, and explains efforts to develop fuels with less negative impact on the planet.

Jul 10, 2014
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Provensen, Alice.

Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm

Describes animals on the authors' own farm in New York: dogs, horses, pigs, geese, chickens, cows, goats, sheep, cats, and more! Who lives at Maple Hill Farm? Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats -- these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to lif

Jul 10, 2014
Inside Asperger's looking out by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

Inside Asperger's looking out

With a few words the text on each page succinctly explains what it is like to have Asperger syndrome and the illustrations will engage and delight children, parents and those who have Asperger syndrome.

Jul 10, 2014
Have courage! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957- author.

Have courage!

Jul 10, 2014
Ready for addition by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for addition

"Learn about addition, partial sums, regrouping and place value"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 10, 2014
Rays by Gray, Susan Heinrichs.

Rays

"Dscover facts about rays, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jul 10, 2014
Healthy trees, healthy planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Healthy trees, healthy planet

The quiet nature of trees hides the fact that trees are always working for us. Their biggest, most important job is playing a role in making Earth and our environment healthy. Learn some of the ways trees help, why they are in danger, and what you can do to help protect them. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 10, 2014
People and places by

People and places

Jul 10, 2014
Pope Francis - the people's pontiff by Machajewski, Sarah.

Pope Francis - the people's pontiff

Jul 10, 2014
The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness by Wallach, Marlene, author.

The official book of me - tips for a lifestyle of health, happiness & wellness

Counsels teens on how to both look and feel great, drawing on the expertise of a teen modeling agency president to offers nutrition and wellness information as well as beauty care tips, negotiation advice, and relaxation techniques.

Jul 10, 2014
Not my girl by Jordan-Fenton, Christy, author.

Not my girl

Looks at the experiences of a young Inuit girl returning from a residential religious school, where she is not recognized by her mother and is seen as an outsider.

Jul 10, 2014
Mythology - Oh My! Gods and Goddesses by Basher, Simon/ Budzik, Mary

Mythology - Oh My! Gods and Goddesses

Jul 10, 2014