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Your Digital Footprint - 12 Things You Need to Know by Roesler, Jill

Your Digital Footprint - 12 Things You Need to Know

May 3, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without soap! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without soap!

Provides an overview of the science of soap and discusses how it has revolutionized history by keeping people and their surroundings clean and healthy.

Apr 28, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without soap! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without soap!

Soaps and detergents are among the great benefits of modern life. They help to keep us comfortable and save us from smelling unpleasant, but above all, they help to protect us from the germs that cause infectious diseases. Learn how soap works, how it is made, and how much harder life would be if we really did have to live without it.

May 3, 2016
You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch by Senior, Kathryn.

You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England.

May 3, 2016
You never heard of Casey Stengel?! by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

You never heard of Casey Stengel?!

Looks at the life and career of Casey Stengel, from his days as a player on the Brooklyn Dodgers to his string of pennants and World Series wins as manager of the New York Yankees.

May 3, 2016
You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen

May 3, 2016
Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo by Becker, Helaine.

Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo

Introduces the different types of food zoo animals eat, with recipes from zoos around the world, including predator popsicles, digger's delight, and presto pesto sauce.

May 3, 2016
Wormholes by Perritano, John, author.

Wormholes

Are there white holes in space? Who said space and time are the same? Why do wormholes exist? How fast does light travel? What if you could time travel?

May 3, 2016
Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books by Martin, William P. (William Patrick)

Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books

Wonderfully Wordless: The 500 Most Recommended Graphic Novels and Picture Books is the first comprehensive best book guide to wordless picture books (and nearly wordless picture books). It is an indispensable resource for parents and teachers who love graphic storytelling or who recognize the value of these exceptional books in working with different types of students, particularly preschool, English as a Second Language (ESL), and special needs, and creative writers. Every age group will benefi

May 3, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour, author.

Wildfires

Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.

May 3, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour

Wildfires

Apr 28, 2016
Wild predators by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild predators

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of predator animals and how they hunt for prey.

May 3, 2016
Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Barton, Chris, author.

Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions

May 3, 2016
Who was Joan of Arc? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Joan of Arc?

Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint.

May 3, 2016
Who is Elton John? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

Who is Elton John?

How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality! Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton's real love was rock and roll.

May 3, 2016
Where is the Parthenon? by Edwards, Roberta, author.

Where is the Parthenon?

"Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then a mosque, and by the end of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. When an enemy army fired hundreds of cannon balls at the Acropolis, one directly hit the Parthenon. Much of the sculpture was destroyed, three hundred people died, and t

May 3, 2016
What to do when you grumble too much - a kid's guide to overcoming negativity by Huebner, Dawn.

What to do when you grumble too much - a kid's guide to overcoming negativity

"Teaches school-age children cognitive-behavioral techniques to reduce and overcome negativity, through writing and drawing activities and self-help exercises and strategies. Includes introduction for parents"--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2016
What to do when good enough isn't good enough - the real deal on perfectionism - a guide for kids by Greenspon, Thomas S., 1942-

What to do when good enough isn't good enough - the real deal on perfectionism - a guide for kids

A guide to help you decide what your goal is and if it is worth it.

May 3, 2016
What makes you you? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes you you?

"What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life--DNA! Amazing 3D-style illustrations and diagrams help explain what it is, how it works, and what we can do with it. Breaking down complex scientific concepts and processes into bite-sized chunks, this fascinating book explains everything from the basics of evolution to the incredible achievements of modern-day genetic research--and what's in store for the future!"--

May 3, 2016
What happens when a loved one dies? - our first talk about death by Roberts, Jillian, 1971- author.

What happens when a loved one dies? - our first talk about death

Whether children are experiencing grief and loss for the first time or simply curious, it can be difficult to know how to talk to them about death. Using questions posed in a child's voice and answers that start simply and become more in-depth, this book allows adults to guide the conversation to a natural and reassuring conclusion. Additional questions at the back of the book allow for further discussion. Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts designed the Just Enough series to empower parents/

May 3, 2016