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Terrific trains by Shealy, Dennis R., 1969- author.

Terrific trains

"Few travel by trains today, but kids regardless are fascinated by the freight train, passenger trains, the conductor, and even the caboose. Terrific Trains will mix both illustrations and photographs to bring the railroad to life!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2014
Test pilot by Wood, Alix.

Test pilot

Jul 26, 2014
Thank you, God by Wigger, J. Bradley.

Thank you, God

Jul 25, 2014
The attack on Fort Sumter by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The attack on Fort Sumter

Examines the battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired in April of 1861.

Jul 26, 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.

Jul 26, 2014
The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

Examines the battles of Lexington and Concord, the skirmishes that marked the beginning of the American Revolution.

Jul 26, 2014
The beavers' busy year by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

The beavers' busy year

"Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work! These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again"--

Jul 26, 2014
The best of college basketball by Peters, Gregory N.

The best of college basketball

"Describes the NCAA College Basketball Tournament, including teams, players, and coaches"--

Jul 26, 2014
The big book of superheroes by King, Bart, 1962-

The big book of superheroes

As a child, Bart King discovered he could punch people into outer space. Sadly, he lost a lot of friends that way. Today, Bart is one of the world's most in-demand superhero experts. So if you're wondering if you have what it takes to be a superhero--of course you do! All you need is a burning desire to fight evildoers.

Jul 26, 2014
The book of North American owls by Sattler, Helen Roney.

The book of North American owls

Provides general information on the behavior of owls and specific information about the physical characteristics and behavior of the twenty-one North American species.

Jul 26, 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

Jul 26, 2014
The changing environment by Chancellor, Deborah.

The changing environment

Jul 26, 2014
The children's classic poetry collection by

The children's classic poetry collection

Classic poems on different themes by such notable authors as Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, and many others.

Jul 19, 2014
The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention

"A biography of Ruth Wakefield's life, and her invention of the chocolate chip cookie"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 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"--

Jul 26, 2014
The Cuban Missile Crisis by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The Cuban Missile Crisis

Examines the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the Cold War standoff in which the United States and the Soviet Union--and the world--narrowly escaped nuclear war.

Jul 26, 2014
The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people by Nagle, Jeanne, author.

The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people

Jul 25, 2014
The Dark Side - Library Edition by Lipkowitz, Daniel

The Dark Side - Library Edition

Jul 26, 2014
The deep dish on pizza by Guidera, Daniel (ILT)/ Krensky, Stephen

The deep dish on pizza

Jul 26, 2014
The Four Elements and the Periodic Table by Stefoff, Rebecca

The Four Elements and the Periodic Table

Jul 25, 2014