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The yoga game at the sea by Beliveau, Kathy, 1962- author.

The yoga game at the sea

Invites children of all ages to feel the waves of their breath, to connect with the joy of a diving dolphin and to discover the magic of nature. Play with the words, guess the riddles and enjoy an actual yoga practice, down by the sea.

Apr 25, 2015
Things that go! collection - readers that grow with you. by

Things that go! collection - readers that grow with you.

Fast, fun, and on the move! Little kids love learning about all of the machines that get us from point A to point B. Cars, trucks, trains, and planes are often the first modes of transportation they learn to recognize. Learning about all of the coolest, fastest vehicles is sure to entertain fact-hungry kids for hours! Enough fascinating information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' curiosity is both satisfied AND inspired.

Apr 25, 2015
This or that? even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you / 3 by Mortimer, J. R.

This or that? even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you / 3

A series of either-or quizzes leads readers to such answers as their ideal career, the species of their inner animal, and their ideal place to live.

Apr 25, 2015
Thud! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with forces and motion by Weakland, Mark, author.

Thud! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with forces and motion

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with forces and motion"--Provided by publisher."--

Apr 25, 2015
Toronto Raptors by Skogen, J. M., author.

Toronto Raptors

Apr 25, 2015
Trash talk! - moving toward a zero-waste world by Mulder, Michelle, 1976- author.

Trash talk! - moving toward a zero-waste world

"Humans have always generated garbage, whether it's a chewed-on bone or a broken cell phone. Our landfills are overflowing, but with some creative thinking, stuff we once threw away can become a collection of valuable resources just waiting to be harvested. [This book] digs deep into the history of garbage, from Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and uncovers some of the many innovative ways people all over the world are dealing with waste"--Amazon.com.

Apr 25, 2015
Trombone Shorty by Andrews, Troy, author.

Trombone Shorty

Hailing from the Treme´ neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest.

Apr 25, 2015
Tut's mummy lost-- and found by Donnelly, Judy.

Tut's mummy lost-- and found

Describes the burial of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen and the discovery of his long-lost tomb by archaeologists more than 3000 years later.

Apr 25, 2015
U.S. Army true stories - tales of bravery by Otfinoski, Steven.

U.S. Army true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Army servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Apr 25, 2015
U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery by Gunderson, Jessica.

U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Navy servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Apr 24, 2015
Understanding Afghanistan today by Nardo, Don, 1947-

Understanding Afghanistan today

Understanding Afghanistan Today explores the Middle Eastern nation of Afghanistan with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle.

Apr 25, 2015
Understanding Iran today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Iran today

Understanding Iran Today explores the Middle Eastern nation of Iran with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle.

Apr 23, 2015
Understanding Iraq today by Blesch, Will.

Understanding Iraq today

Introduces Iraq, describing the country's food, people, culture, and geography.

Apr 25, 2015
Understanding Israel today by Silverman, Elisa.

Understanding Israel today

Understanding Israel Today explores the Middle Eastern nation of Israel with a focus on the country as it is today: current issues, culture, and lifestyle.

Apr 25, 2015
Understanding Lebanon today by Perdew, Laura.

Understanding Lebanon today

Describes the geography, history, culture, and social life of the nation of Lebanon.

Apr 25, 2015
Understanding Turkey today by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

Understanding Turkey today

Apr 25, 2015
Universe by Kerrod, Robin, author.

Universe

Provides an in-depth, comprehensive look at the universe with a unique integration of words and pictures. Topics covered include: black holes, galaxies, the solar system, asteroids, meteors, meterorites, stars, quasars and more.

Apr 25, 2015
Up in the garden and down in the dirt by Messner, Kate, author.

Up in the garden and down in the dirt

"Up in the garden, the world is full of green--leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, snakes hunting, skunks burrowing, and all the other animals that make a garden their home. In this exuberant book, discover the wonder and activity that lie hidden between the stalks, under the shade of leaves ... and down in the dirt."--

Apr 25, 2015
Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading by Webber, Rebecca.

Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading

An ultimate handbook for cheerleaders draws on the knowledge of Varsity experts to share information on topics ranging from preparing for tryouts and anticipating judge expectations to styling tips and cheerleading traditions.

Apr 25, 2015
Venus - goddess of love and beauty by Temple, Teri, author.

Venus - goddess of love and beauty

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Venus, and discusses how she became a metaphor for sexual love.

Apr 25, 2015