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Understanding credit by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Understanding credit

Offers a general introduction to credit and loans, covering their advantages as well as the disadvantages of accumulating debt, and provides advice on using credit responsibly.

Aug 28, 2015
Understanding credit by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Understanding credit

Offers a general introduction to credit and loans, covering their advantages as well as the disadvantages of accumulating debt, and provides advice on using credit responsibly.

Sep 2, 2015
Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more by Wendinger, Jennifer, author.

Unusual and awesome jobs using science - food taster, human lie detector, and more

Discover fascinating facts, figures, and pictures while learning about the most interesting and extreme jobs that use science. Find out what kind of training it takes to be a food taster, how much money a human lie detector makes, and exactly what in the world a professional beard grower does!

Sep 2, 2015
Visit the doctor! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Visit the doctor!

"Visit the Doctor! focuses on doctor visits while discussing steps children can take to practice healthy lifestyles. Readers are introduced to what may happen during a typical medical exam and specifics about the job of a doctor. Callouts prompt inquiry, further thinking, and close examination of photographs. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 2, 2015
Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Voice of freedom - Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement

Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

Sep 2, 2015
Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series by Cole, Joanna/ Bracken, Carolyn (ILT)/ Jackson, Tom (TRN)

Volcanoes and earthquakes. A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Aug 28, 2015
Vultures by Riggs, Kate, author.

Vultures

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of vultures, the carrion-eating birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why vultures are bald"--

Sep 2, 2015
Walt Disney - animator & founder by Hansen, Grace, author.

Walt Disney - animator & founder

Get a glimpse into the life of Walt Disney and his innovative contributions to animation and film.

Sep 2, 2015
Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community

Aug 27, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Examines how people celebrate Kwanzaa. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about Kwanzaa principles and rituals of recognition.

Sep 2, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Introduces the holiday of Kwanzaa, when African Americans commemorate their heritage, describing its symbols and traditions and how it is celebrated.

Aug 27, 2015
What was Hurricane Katrina? by Koontz, Robin Michal.

What was Hurricane Katrina?

Offers easy-to-read accounts of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico.

Sep 2, 2015
What you need to know about cancer by Forest, Chris, author.

What you need to know about cancer

"Introduces readers to cancer, including causes, symptoms, treatments, and the personal experience"--

Sep 2, 2015
When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis by Winchester, Simon, author.

When the earth shakes - earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis

"'New York Times' bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester who's been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcano looks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena"--

Sep 2, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Aug 29, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Aug 29, 2015
Who is Malala Yousafzai? by Brown, Dinah, author.

Who is Malala Yousafzai?

Chronicles the life of the young Pakistani student who advocates for women's rights and education, survived an assassination attempt, and in 2014 became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize-winner in history.

Sep 2, 2015
Who is Richard Branson? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who is Richard Branson?

Details the life and career of the trend-setting, thrill-seeking businessman famous for founding the Virgin Group.

Sep 2, 2015
Who was Beatrix Potter? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Beatrix Potter?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the author best known for her Peter Rabbit stories.

Sep 2, 2015
Who was Ben Franklin? by Fradin, Dennis B.

Who was Ben Franklin?

A biography of the eighteenth-century printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Sep 2, 2015