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The industrial revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The industrial revolution for kids - the people and technology that changed the world - with 21 activities

"This blend of authoritative historic overview and human interest stories recounts one of the most important eras in American history This educational activity book introduces young readers to the Industrial Revolution through the people, places, andinventions of the time, from the incredibly wealthy Rockefellers and Carnegies and the dingy and dangerous factories of the day to the creation of new forms of transportation and communication. By recounting this fascinating period in American hi

Sep 17, 2014
Hysterical Dog Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone by Niven, Felicia Lowenstein

Hysterical Dog Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Sep 17, 2014
How to Save a Species by Baillie, Marilyn/ Baillie, Jonathan/ Butcher, Ellen

How to Save a Species

Sep 17, 2014
Hard to Believe by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Hard to Believe

Sep 17, 2014
Great moments in Olympic snowboarding by Howell, Brian, 1974- author.

Great moments in Olympic snowboarding

Explores Olympic snowboarding history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Shaun White, Kelly Clark, and Kaitlyn Farrington.

Sep 17, 2014
Great moments in Olympic skating by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Great moments in Olympic skating

Explores Olympic skating history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Apolo Ohno, Brian Boitano, and Peggy Fleming.

Sep 17, 2014
3D modeling by Zizka, Theo, author.

3D modeling

"Learn how to create computer-generate 3D models like the ones used in video games and animated films"--

Sep 17, 2014
365 Days of Wonder - Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts by Palacio, R. J.

365 Days of Wonder - Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts

"A book of precepts, with one saying for each day, from Auggie's teacher Mr. Brown"--

Sep 17, 2014
20 fun facts about rocky planets by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

20 fun facts about rocky planets

Sep 17, 2014
20 fun facts about gas giants by Chiger, Arielle, author.

20 fun facts about gas giants

Sep 17, 2014
Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Sep 17, 2014
Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron

Sep 17, 2014
Boxfish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Boxfish

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

Sep 17, 2014
Bodies from the ash by Deem, James M.

Bodies from the ash

Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site.

Sep 17, 2014
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day ornight, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Sep 17, 2014
Bees by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Bees

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bees, covering their growth process, behaviors, the hives they call home, and such defining physical features as their stingers"--

Sep 17, 2014
A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones

Discusses the differences between homonyms and homophones and provides examples of each.

Sep 17, 2014
Animal school - what class are you? by Lord, Michelle.

Animal school - what class are you?

Rhyming text introduces young readers to the five classes of vertebrates, describing the characteristics of reptiles, fish, mammals, birds, and amphibians.

Sep 17, 2014
The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure by Doeden, Matt.

The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience life behind the Berlin wall, choosing different paths to take through history"--

Sep 17, 2014
Dolphins by Claybourne, Anna

Dolphins

Sep 17, 2014