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The science of bicycle racing by Slade, Suzanne, author.

The science of bicycle racing

Watching a bicycle race is exciting, but have you ever wondered about the science behind the speed? From before riders reach the track until they blaze across the finish line, science plays a key role. Find out about the concepts behind bicycle and track design, aerodynamic clothing and gear, and much more!

Jul 27, 2014
The scoop on ice cream by Williams, Bonnie.

The scoop on ice cream

Jul 27, 2014
The six swans by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

The six swans

A king's daughter undertakes a difficult task to rescue her six brothers from the enchantment imposed on them by their wicked stepmother.

Jul 27, 2014
The Statue of Liberty by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The Statue of Liberty

Describes the history and creation of the Statue of Liberty and how it came to be a symbol of the United States.

Jul 27, 2014
The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights freedom rides in photographs

"Discusses the Freedom Rides, an important event in the Civil Rights Movement, including the riders who risked their lives, the violence the riders faced, and the successful integration of interstate buses and terminals"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Read about the highest court in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Jul 27, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Discusses the history of the United States Supreme Court, including its responsibilities, important decisions, and notable justices.

Jul 24, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. House of Representatives

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. House of Representatives"--

Jul 27, 2014
The U.S. presidency by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. presidency

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. presidency"--

Jul 27, 2014
The U.S. Senate by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. Senate

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Senate"--

Jul 27, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court by Cane, Ella, author.

The U.S. Supreme Court

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Supreme Court"--

Jul 27, 2014
The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco by Norfolk, Sherry, 1952-

The Virginia giant - the true story of Peter Francisco

Jul 27, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Discusses the origins and history of the monument to George Washington that stands in Washington, DC.

Jul 26, 2014
The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals by Skerry, Brian, author.

The whale who won hearts! - and more true stories of adventures with animals

Follows an underwater wildlife photographer on four real-life adventures as he photographs leatherback sea turtles, harp seals, a whale named Wilma, and some gray reef sharks.

Jul 27, 2014
The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian) author.

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Jul 26, 2014
The White House is burning - August 24, 1814 by Sutcliffe, Jane.

The White House is burning - August 24, 1814

Jul 25, 2014
The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention by Latta, Sara L.

The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention

"Read about Mary Anderson's early life, and find out why she invented windshield wipers"--

Jul 27, 2014
The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 1, A-B, Afghanistan To Burundi. by

The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 1, A-B, Afghanistan To Burundi.

Volume 1 of a 7-volume illustrated, alphabetically arranged set that presents profiles of individual nations and other political/geographical units, including an overview of history, geography, economy, people, culture, and government for each. Includes a history of the settlement of each world region based on archaeological findings. Volume 7 includes a cumulative index and Web resources.

Jul 27, 2014
The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 2, C-F, Cambodia To French Polynesia. by

The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 2, C-F, Cambodia To French Polynesia.

Volume 2 of a 7-volume illustrated, alphabetically arranged set that presents profiles of individual nations and other political/geographical units, including an overview of history, geography, economy, people, culture, and government for each. Includes a history of the settlement of each world region based on archaeological findings. Volume 7 includes a cumulative index and Web resources.

Jul 27, 2014
The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 3, G-J, Gabon To Jordan. by

The World Book encyclopedia of people and places. Volume 3, G-J, Gabon To Jordan.

Volume 3 of a 7-volume illustrated, alphabetically arranged set that presents profiles of individual nations and other political/geographical units, including an overview of history, geography, economy, people, culture, and government for each. Includes a history of the settlement of each world region based on archaeological findings. Volume 7 includes a cumulative index and Web resources.

Jul 27, 2014