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The Cold War by Bearce, Stephanie, author.

The Cold War

Feb 12, 2016
The dawn of planet Earth by Rake, Matthew, author.

The dawn of planet Earth

"More than three billion years ago, life began on Earth. Join your friendly prehistoric fish-guide on an adventure through the Precambrian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian chapter's of the incredible story of evolution."--

Feb 6, 2016
The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation by Marcovitz, Hal.

The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation

Discusses the history of the composition and signing of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the document's importance in American history.

Feb 12, 2016
The emotions' survival guide by

The emotions' survival guide

Girls and boys ages 8 to 12 will love this nonfiction feelings survival guide featuring advice from the Emotions.

Feb 12, 2016
The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory by Doeden, Matt.

The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory

Feb 12, 2016
The first step - how one girl put segregation on trial by Goodman, Susan E., 1952- author.

The first step - how one girl put segregation on trial

Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

Feb 6, 2016
The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad

"Chronicles the historic meeting of two railroad lines in 1869 that linked the U.S. transcontinental railroad and Andrew J. Russell's famous photograph of the event"--

Feb 12, 2016
The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities

Explains the factors that led to the Great Depression, describing the social conditions of children during that time period and the movies and other forms of entertainment that helped distract people until the recovery of the late 1930s.

Feb 12, 2016
The Gulf War by Yasuda, Anita, author.

The Gulf War

Presents an overview of the Gulf War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

Feb 12, 2016
The Iliad by Cross, Gillian, author.

The Iliad

"Gillian Cross's fine retelling of Homer's epic story captures all the heroism and savagery of war and shows why the 'Iliad' has been called the first tragedy and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization"--Front jacket flap.

Feb 6, 2016
The kids' book of simple machines - cool projects & activities that make science fun by Doudna, Kelly, 1963- author.

The kids' book of simple machines - cool projects & activities that make science fun

Introduces six simple machines, describing how they work in more complex machinery and how they are used every day.

Feb 12, 2016
The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia by Gifford, Clive

The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia

Feb 6, 2016
The last days of the dinosaurs by Rake, Matthew, author.

The last days of the dinosaurs

"About 145 million years ago, a new--and final--era began in the reign of dinosaurs. Join your friendly prehistoric fish-guide on a tour of the Cretaceous period, from the heyday of dinosaurs to their extinction."--

Feb 7, 2016
The long and the short of it - a tale about hair by Meyers, Barbara.

The long and the short of it - a tale about hair

"This is the story of two little girls, Isabel and Emma, and their hair, which sometimes was long and sometimes was short, and sometimes was not."--Pub. description.

Feb 6, 2016
The Philippines by Longworth, Holly, author.

The Philippines

"In this book, readers learn what it is like living in the Philippines"--

Feb 12, 2016
The Pledge of Allegiance by Fontes, Justine.

The Pledge of Allegiance

Most Americans know the Pledge of Allegiance by heart. But they don't know who wrote it, when, and why. Discover the fascinating facts behind this patriotic promise.

Feb 12, 2016
The rise of mammals by Rake, Matthew, author.

The rise of mammals

"After the dinosaurs disappeared, a new form of life began to thrive on Earth. This final book in the series traces the emergence of mammals, from woolly mammoths to killer pigs to humans."--

Feb 7, 2016
The secret agent - and other spy kids by Zullo, Allan, author.

The secret agent - and other spy kids

"Can you imagine crossing enemy lines to deliver a secret message? Spying on your enemy from the attic of their hideout? Read all about kids just like you who risked their lives to be spies!" -- page 4 of cover.

Feb 12, 2016
The Statue of Liberty by Herrington, Lisa M.

The Statue of Liberty

Introduces the Statue of Liberty, recounting its history and describing its physical features and what they mean, and the reasons why it is a symbol of the United States.

Feb 12, 2016
The three billy goats gruff by Alperin, Mara, author.

The three billy goats gruff

Three clever billy goats outwit a big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they must cross on their way to the meadow.

Feb 12, 2016