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Swept away by the storm / Can Science Save Your Life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Swept away by the storm / Can Science Save Your Life?

"Adrift in heavy seas after a hurricane, Joe finds his boat pulled by strong currents and winds. He follows a flock of birds and discovers other sea creatures moving in the same direction toward some rocks. Can Joe's science skills help him to survive?"--

Aug 22, 2014
Swept away by the storm by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Swept away by the storm

"Adrift in heavy seas after a hurricane, Joe finds his boat pulled by strong currents and winds. He follows a flock of birds and discovers other sea creatures moving in the same direction toward some rocks. Can Joe's science skills help him to survive?"--

Aug 27, 2014
Tangled in the rainforest / Can Science Save Your Life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Tangled in the rainforest / Can Science Save Your Life?

"Alone in the rainforest, Joe is suddenly caught in a tropical storm. He uses his science skills to observe the habitat around him to build shelter, find food, and search for help."--

Aug 22, 2014
Tangled in the rainforest by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Tangled in the rainforest

"Alone in the rainforest, Joe is suddenly caught in a tropical storm. He uses his science skills to observe the habitat around him to build shelter, find food, and search for help."--

Aug 27, 2014
Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body by Birmingham, Maria/ Melnychuk, Monika (ILT)

Tastes Like Music - 17 Quirks of the Brain and Body

Aug 23, 2014
Tennessee by Petreycik, Rick.

Tennessee

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Tennessee -- Provided by publisher.

Aug 27, 2014
Thank you, God by Wigger, J. Bradley, author.

Thank you, God

Offers readers of all ages and backgrounds the perfect chance to reflect on all the things that they have to be grateful for. It is a celebration of family and friends, of homes and food to share, and of the wonder of creation from the first light of day to the calm, peaceful night.

Aug 27, 2014
The attack on Fort Sumter by Samuels, Charlie.

The attack on Fort Sumter

"The Confederate attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 marked the beginning of the American Civil War. Federal troops eventually surrendered after 36 hours of open fire. The controversial election of Abraham Lincoln, the contentious issue of slavery, and the South's demand for states' rights all factored into this momentous event. This book, an excellent Civil War resource, also delves into other key moments of the war that followed. A detailed timeline, historical paintings, and actual Civil War photog

Aug 27, 2014
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The attack on Pearl Harbor

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

Aug 27, 2014
The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

"The Battles of Lexington and Concord are often glossed over in history books as the beginning of the American Revolution in April 1777. However, how they fit in with the events before and after the war are well worth reading about. This book provides a detailed look at these famous battles, including the mysterious first shot of the war, also called 'the shot heard r ound the world.' Beautiful portraits of the events, interesting sidebars offering more information, and a timeline of the entire

Aug 27, 2014
The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.

The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature

Introduces the seasons, weather, animals, plants, the earth, machines, matter, energy, and related topics.

Aug 27, 2014
The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery by Markle, Sandra, author.

The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery

"This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation. Each chapter takes readers into the problems that plague this endangered member of our ecosystem, describing how teams of scientists examined how "white-nose syndrome," caused by a fungus called Pd, is infecting the brown bat population. Scientists have searched different caves and mines in the eastern United States and discovered th

Aug 27, 2014
The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery by Markle, Sandra.

The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery

Aug 22, 2014
The child's story Bible by Vos, Catherine Frances Smith.

The child's story Bible

Color pictures, maps, and a glossary clarify these simplified biblical stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

Aug 27, 2014
The Children's Busy Book by Kuffner, Trish

The Children's Busy Book

Aug 27, 2014
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation by Schwartz, Heather E., author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation

"Uses primary sources to explore the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"--

Aug 27, 2014
The deep dish on pizza! by Krensky, Stephen.

The deep dish on pizza!

Young readers can chow down on a slice of mouthwatering history in this nonfiction reader all about pizza. A special section at the back includes relevant information on subjects like geography and science.

Aug 27, 2014
The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy by Swayze, Alan.

The End of World War I - the Treaty of Versailles and its tragic legacy

Explores the events that occured after the armistice of 1918 ended World War I, describing the outcome of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 that would create bitter resentment in Germany and pave the way for World War II.

Aug 27, 2014
The four elements and the periodic table by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

The four elements and the periodic table

Is it science? shows the scientific method at work. Each volume in the series explores a branch of modern science or a major scientific mileatone, comparing and contrasting it with an older idea that has been proved wrong or fails to meet the standrads of science.

Aug 27, 2014
The history of money - from bartering to banking by Jenkins, Martin, 1959-

The history of money - from bartering to banking

Aug 27, 2014