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The Sioux by Rebus, Anna.

The Sioux

Apr 24, 2016
The slowest book ever by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

The slowest book ever

Discover surprising facts about anything and everything slow.

Apr 28, 2016
The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-

The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings

Apr 28, 2016
The three little pigs by Bryan, Ed, illustrator.

The three little pigs

The three little pigs leave home to make their way in the world. The first little pig builds a house made of straw. The second little pig builds a house made of sticks. And the third little pig builds a house made of bricks. But it's not long before the Big Bad Wolf turns up.

Apr 28, 2016
The U.S. Constitution - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn, author.

The U.S. Constitution - introducing primary sources

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. constitution"--

Apr 28, 2016
The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang by Gifford, Clive, author.

The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang

"Travel back in time to the big bang, and learn about the formation of the universe. Explore the baffling world of black holes, and find out how scientists are searching for alien life. Discover the strangest sights of the universe, from quirky quasars to clouds that smell like raspberries."--

Apr 28, 2016
The Vietnam war by Streissguth, Thomas, 1958- author.

The Vietnam war

Presents an overview of the Vietnam War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.-- Provided by publisher.

Apr 24, 2016
The wildest race ever - the story of the 1904 Olympic marathon by McCarthy, Meghan. author.

The wildest race ever - the story of the 1904 Olympic marathon

"The exciting and bizarre true story of the 1904 Olympic marathon, which took place at the St. Louis World's Fair."--

Apr 24, 2016
The world's craziest records by Garbe, Suzanne.

The world's craziest records

"Describes some of the craziest, silliest, and most extraordinary records achieved by people around the world"--

Apr 28, 2016
The world's oddest inventions by Higgins, Nadia, author.

The world's oddest inventions

"Describes some of the oddest, strangest, and most bizarre inventions from around the world"--

Apr 28, 2016
Their great gift - courage, sacrifice, and hope in a new land by Coy, John, 1958- author.

Their great gift - courage, sacrifice, and hope in a new land

Explores the experience of immigrants who came to America in the twenty-first century, celebrating the diversity of the country and hope for the future.

Apr 22, 2016
Think outside the box by Moore, Gareth.

Think outside the box

Are you ready to bend your mind and think in new ways? Pit your wits against these super-cool puzzles and see where they take you! Use your eyes and memory to find your way through mazes, solve 3D puzzles, turn a circle into a square, and lots more. Devised by an expert on brain training, these mental challenges will fire up your powers of imagination and logic. There are handy tips if you need help, plus an answer key at the back!

Apr 24, 2016
This kid can fly - it's about ability (not disability) by Philip, Aaron, author.

This kid can fly - it's about ability (not disability)

"Aaron Philip's memoir chronicles his extraordinary journey from happy baby in Antigua to confident teen artist in New York City. His honest, often funny stories of triumph-- despite physical difficulties, poverty, and other challenges-- are as inspiring as they are eye-opening"--

Apr 22, 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
Tortuga Squad - kids saving sea turtles in Costa Rica by Burnham, Cathleen, author.

Tortuga Squad - kids saving sea turtles in Costa Rica

Welcome to an inspiring real-life story of a group of kids who get involved in efforts to protect endangered sea turtles that next on their island, helping the eggs to hatch safely and the baby turtles to survive.

Apr 28, 2016
Tree matters by Bai, Gangu, artist.

Tree matters

The Bhil people of central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. They have an intimate yet playful relationship with the natural world of animals, plants, trees and forests. All of them are part of their everyday environment. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, brings this connection alive through a set of joyful paintings in her traditional style, based on her memories of growing up with trees. Her tales range from food, work and festivals to illness and childbirth. Her ecological

Apr 28, 2016
Turkey by Robinson, Joanna Jarc, author.

Turkey

Highlights the geography, government, cities, currency, people, customs, and culture that make Turkey unique in an increasingly globalized world.

Apr 22, 2016
Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families by Glenn, Joshua, 1967- author.

Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families

Encourages young readers to explore the world around them through seventy activities that kids can do on their own or with their families, including games and crafts.

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
Utah - the Beehive State by Waring, Kerry Jones, author.

Utah - the Beehive State

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of Utah. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and other ima

Apr 24, 2016