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Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple by Mapua, Jeff.

Bill and Hillary Clinton - America's first couple

Few political figures are as polarizing as Bill and Hillary Clinton. This power couple has generated fiercely mixed reactions since their first appearance on the political stage. A new Clinton era may be dawning, as Hillary again tests the waters for a presidential bid. Uncovering all the layers of myth, rumor, spin, and talk-radio takedowns, this examination is clear-eyed and calm, objectively reviewing the origins, rise, near fall, and reemergence of the world's most influential couple. It is

Oct 20, 2014
Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps by Ziefert, Harriet.

Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps

"This title in the Think About...series explores and explains that while every animal sleeps, only some have beds"--

Oct 20, 2014
Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning by Carbaugh, Sam

Comics - Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning

Oct 20, 2014
Coal power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Coal power

"An examination of the ways in which coal has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 20, 2014
Children growing up with war by Matthews, Jenny, 1948- author.

Children growing up with war

Provides a candid look at young lives upended by violence and strife around the world, including such nations as Rwanda, Lebanon, and Afghanistan.

Oct 20, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

Provides an in-depth introduction to trees, covering biology basics, eleven primary tree types from around the world, and the ways in which trees are an inextricable part of human society, culture, and economy.

Oct 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.

Oct 20, 2014
Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Dian Fossey, and her work with mountain gorillas. It covers Fossey's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work in Africa"--

Oct 20, 2014
Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Oct 20, 2014
Building the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Building the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the transcontinental railroad. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 20, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 20, 2014
Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure by Hoena, B. A., author.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Golden Gate Bridge. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 20, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Oct 20, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Oct 20, 2014
Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder

Oct 20, 2014
Cells up close by Nelson, Maria.

Cells up close

Oct 20, 2014
The blind boy & the loon by Arnaquq-Baril, Alethea, author, illustrator.

The blind boy & the loon

Oct 20, 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.

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

Childtimes - a three-generation memoir

Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--who grew up between the 1880s and the 1950s.

Oct 20, 2014
Discovering Dinosaurs by Walters, Robert/ Kissinger, Tess

Discovering Dinosaurs

Oct 20, 2014