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Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook / Construction Handbook- an Official Mojang Book

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Sep 19, 2014
Collins children's world atlas. by

Collins children's world atlas.

Sep 19, 2014
Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Calvin Johnson - football's megatron

Sep 19, 2014
Boxfish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Boxfish

"Discover facts about boxfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Sep 19, 2014
Bodies from the ash by Deem, James M.

Bodies from the ash

Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site.

Sep 19, 2014
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day ornight, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Sep 19, 2014
Bees by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Bees

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bees, covering their growth process, behaviors, the hives they call home, and such defining physical features as their stingers"--

Sep 19, 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.

Sep 19, 2014
Animal school - what class are you? by Lord, Michelle.

Animal school - what class are you?

Rhyming text introduces young readers to the five classes of vertebrates, describing the characteristics of reptiles, fish, mammals, birds, and amphibians.

Sep 19, 2014
The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure by Doeden, Matt.

The Berlin Wall - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience life behind the Berlin wall, choosing different paths to take through history"--

Sep 19, 2014
Dolphins by Claybourne, Anna

Dolphins

Sep 19, 2014
Chipmunks by Gregory, Josh, author.

Chipmunks

Sep 19, 2014
The child's story Bible by Vos, Catherine F. (Catherine Frances)

The child's story Bible

Color pictures, maps, and a glossary clarify these simplified biblical stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

Sep 19, 2014
Building the Titanic - the making of a doomed ship by McCollum, Sean, author.

Building the Titanic - the making of a doomed ship

Sep 19, 2014
Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Dave Thomas - Wendy's founder

Sep 19, 2014
Meet Josh Hamilton - baseball's unbelievable comeback by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Josh Hamilton - baseball's unbelievable comeback

Sep 19, 2014
Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3 by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3

Sep 19, 2014
The building of the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

The building of 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"--

Sep 19, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Explains the important functions of bones in the body by comparing human skeletons to those of other vertebrates, with photographs of people and animals in motion overlaid by illustrations of bones to show these supporting frameworks.

Sep 19, 2014
The little mermaid and other fishy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author.

The little mermaid and other fishy tales

An illustrated collection of deep-sea adventures features an international selection of stories and poems including "The Fisherman and His Wife," "Whalesong," and "The Ballad of John Silver."

Sep 19, 2014