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Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Aug 29, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Aug 29, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 29, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

What should you do if you accidentally break a vase? Should you tell an adult or pretend it wasn't you? Or what should you do if you see your friend throw a piece of trash on the ground? It's not always fun or easy to do the right thing. But when you take responsibility, you earn respect from others. This book offers examples of situations you might face at home or at school. It shows how you can make good decisions in each case. See how responsibility can go a long way!

Aug 29, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975- author.

Seeing is believing

Aug 29, 2015
Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself! by Braden, Linda Z.

Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself!

"Accompanied by photo tutorials and helpful step-by-step instructions, these projects are kid-friendly and offer a variety of options for both beginning and more advanced DIY fans. Be inspired and discover the endless possibilities with the world's most famous jar!"--

Aug 29, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-Sun, author.

The flying birds

When an old carpenter takes a walk in the park, he hears birds singing. The birdsong delights him--and he soon has a brilliant idea that makes his own heart sing. Elementary math concepts that relate to multiplication are illuminated in this gentle story that celebrates nature as well as creativity.

Aug 29, 2015
Raspberry Pi for kids by Wentk, Richard, author.

Raspberry Pi for kids

As small as a credit card and ultra-affordable, the Raspberry Pi packs plenty of power into a pocket-size computer. But getting the hang of it can be tricky. This guide shows you how to use your Raspberry Pi to work and play, edit photos, watch videos, and even craft your own programs!

Aug 29, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

A simple presentation of the five senses, demonstrating some ways we use them. Children love to explore. Each day brings new sights and sounds, new things to smell and taste and touch . Aliki's simple text and cheerful art in this enlarged edition introduce very young children to the wonder of the five senses and all they reveal about the world around us.

Aug 29, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 30, 2015
James Watson and Francis Crick by Anniss, Matt

James Watson and Francis Crick

Sep 1, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Mark Zuckerberg

"Engaging images accompany information about Mark Zuckerberg. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 1, 2015
Marching with Martin by Pace, Lorenzo

Marching with Martin

Sep 1, 2015
Pit Bulls Are the Best! by Landau, Elaine

Pit Bulls Are the Best!

Sep 1, 2015
Who was King Tut? by Edwards, Roberta.

Who was King Tut?

Highlights the life of the boy pharaoh, describes the process by which his body and his tomb were prepared for the afterlife, and describes the search and excavation of his tomb in 1922.

Sep 1, 2015
Drawing awesome wild animals by Toll, Damien.

Drawing awesome wild animals

Provides instructions on drawing wild animals, including elephants, cheetahs, and kangaroos.

Sep 1, 2015
Drawing Barrel Racers and Other Speedy Horses by Young, Rae

Drawing Barrel Racers and Other Speedy Horses

Sep 1, 2015
Earth - no place like home by Markovics, Joyce L, author.

Earth - no place like home

"In this book, readers are introduced to learning about our planet, Earth"--

Sep 1, 2015
Bird & Diz by Golio, Gary, author.

Bird & Diz

Presents a rhythmic tribute to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and their creation of bebop.

Sep 2, 2015
Nature ranger by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Nature ranger

Presents general information about nature and includes more than thirty activities to help study and observe plants and animals, including making casts of footprints, growing a bean plant in a box, and making bark rubbings.

Sep 2, 2015