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Explore with Jacques Cartier by Powell, Marie, author.

Explore with Jacques Cartier

Sep 20, 2014
Everything World War I by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Everything World War I

A one hundredth anniversary tribute introduces World War I's key events, major battles, and most prominent players, incorporating informative photography, maps, and an interactive glossary.

Sep 20, 2014
Excavators by Lennie, Charles, author.

Excavators

Sep 20, 2014
Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words by Shea, Nicole, author.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words

For over 50 years, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the most influential leaders of the women's rights movement of the 1800s. In this book, abundant with interesting photographs and images, readers are given a glimpse of Stanton's public and personal life through her own writings. Her friendship with Susan B. Anthony, work for the women's rights convention of 1848, and connection with the antislavery movement are especially highlighted.

Sep 20, 2014
Does it absorb or repel liquid? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it absorb or repel liquid?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that absorb liquid and those that repel it.

Sep 20, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Follows Alice Waters's work to educate children about healthy food by starting the Edible Schoolyard, and showing that good food starts in the fields with good soil and caring farmers.

Sep 20, 2014
Frogs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Frogs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to frogs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the watery places they call home, and such defining physical features as their tongues"--

Sep 20, 2014
Great moments in Olympic gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe, author.

Great moments in Olympic gymnastics

Explores Olympic gymnastic history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Bart Conner, "The Magnificent Seven," and Gabby Douglas.

Sep 20, 2014
Does it sink or float? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it sink or float?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that float and those that sink.

Sep 20, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to eagles, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their feathered bodies"--

Sep 20, 2014
Digging a hole to heaven - coal miner boys by Nelson, S. D.

Digging a hole to heaven  - coal miner boys

Discusses what life was like for the boys who worked in America's coal mines in the early nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and shares the story of a young coal miner who endeavors to save miners trapped in a collapsed tunnel.

Sep 20, 2014
Childtimes- a three-generation memoir by Greenfield, Eloise

Childtimes- a three-generation memoir

Sep 20, 2014
Arizona by Somervill, Barbara A.

Arizona

Sep 20, 2014
Arkansas by Prentzas, G. S.

Arkansas

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

20 fun facts about rocky planets

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

20 fun facts about gas giants

Sep 20, 2014