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Snakes by Firth, Rachel.

Snakes

This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.

Mar 26, 2015
Sharon Creech by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Sharon Creech

Mar 26, 2015
Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo by Fay, Gail.

Secrets of Mesa Verde - cliff dwellings of the pueblo

"Describes the archeological wonder of Mesa Verde, including discovery, artifacts, ancient peoples, and preservation"--

Mar 26, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

"Describes the discovery of the ship Titanic, including the people and equipment involved in the discovery as well as the artifacts recovered"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Sacramento Kings by Wyner, Zach, author.

Sacramento Kings

Mar 26, 2015
The nitrogen cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The nitrogen cycle

"Nitrogen is a common element found as a gas in the air we breathe as well as in other forms in water and soil. Nitrogen is essential for all life on Earth. This informative book explains how the Earth's supply of nitrogen moves in different forms in a cycle from the air to the soil to living things. Highly readable text and supportive images help explain such processes as fixation, nitrification, and dentrification, as well as the important role of bacteria in the nitrogen cycle. Feature boxes

Mar 26, 2015
Super hockey infographics by Savage, Jeff, 1961-

Super hockey infographics

Mar 26, 2015
Ships & boats - sail, navigation, radar, anchor, keel - with 17 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Ships & boats - sail, navigation, radar, anchor, keel - with 17 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures

Mar 26, 2015
Scooby-Doo animal jokes by Dahl, Michael.

Scooby-Doo animal jokes

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Jordan today by Perdew, Laura.

Understanding Jordan today

Mar 26, 2015
This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon by Plain, Nancy, author.

This strange wilderness - the life and art of John James Audubon

Mar 26, 2015
US history through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

US history through infographics

"Wrapping your head around centuries of American history can make you dizzy. You need to know about the land (828,000 acres from the Louisiana Purchase alone), the people (from the earliest American Indian peoples to the immigrants of the last few centuries), and the high stakes (from a risky revolution to an international space race). How can all these dates and details make more sense? Infographics! The charts, maps, and illustrations in this book tell a visual story to help you better underst

Mar 26, 2015
Understanding Saudi Arabia today by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

Understanding Saudi Arabia today

Mar 26, 2015
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by Torres, John Albert.

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo

"International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has already played for two of the sport's biggest teams, Manchester United and Real Madrid. This sports biography will examine everything from Ronaldo's childhood and early difficulties to becoming one of the best soccer players in the world!"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
Sport bikes by Hamilton, John, 1959-

Sport bikes

Mar 26, 2015
The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs

"Examines the Montgomery Bus Boycott through primary source photographs, including Rosa Parks' role in the effort, other important leaders, the daily struggles of the boycott, and the end of segregation on Montgomery's buses"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs

"Discusses the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, including the nine African-American students that successfully integrated the Arkansas school and the controversy and crisis surrounding the event"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs

"Discusses the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, including the causes for the march, how the march was organized and its leaders, the important speeches, and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs

"Explores the Selma Voting Rights Marches of 1965, including the causes of the protests, the march organizers, the violence surrounding the events, and the impact the marches had on the passage of the Voting Rights Act"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 26, 2015
U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery by Gunderson, Jessica.

U.S. Navy true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Navy servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Mar 26, 2015