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The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"This title will inform readers about the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The title will discuss those involved, such as John F. Kennedy--who spoke about civil rights in 1963--as well as Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Jul 23, 2016
The Plot to Kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer- Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero by McCormick, Patricia

The Plot to Kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer- Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero

Jul 23, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

Offers an illustrated introduction to some of the natural world's phenomena, including rocks, minerals, gemstones, and metals, along with fossils and shells, describing key features of each.

Jul 21, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-color specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally

Jul 23, 2016
The science of a sinkhole by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

The science of a sinkhole

Provides information on sinkholes, including how they form, natural and human causes, and how to predict and prevent them.

Jul 20, 2016
The science of a sinkhole by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

The science of a sinkhole

Learn the science behind sinkholes.

Jul 23, 2016
The scrapbook of my life by Deyes, Alfie, author.

The scrapbook of my life

The Youtube star shares his life story, from his childhood on the English coast to starting his first vlog at fifteen, sharing details about his first job, schooling, and his big move to London.

Jul 23, 2016
The scrapbook of my life by Deyes, Alfie, author.

The scrapbook of my life

The Youtube star shares his life story, from his childhood on the English coast to starting his first vlog at fifteen, sharing details about his first job, schooling, and his big move to London.

Jul 18, 2016
The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of tornadoes, learning how they are formed and how to stay safe when tornadoes happen"--

Jul 18, 2016
The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of tornadoes, learning how they are formed and how to stay safe when tornadoes happen"--

Jul 23, 2016
The sun and the moon by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author.

The sun and the moon

Help readers understand the observations of the sun and the moon, and includes directions on the most proficient method to keep a perception log.

Jul 23, 2016
The tale of Beatrix Potter by

The tale of Beatrix Potter

Jul 23, 2016
The tale of Beatrix Potter by Penguin Young Readers (COR)

The tale of Beatrix Potter

Jul 18, 2016
The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 20, 2016
The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 23, 2016
The wettest and the driest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The wettest and the driest

"Learn all about the wettest and driest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 23, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Introduces the White House, recounting its history and describing its physical features, some of the events that take place in its different rooms, and the reasons why it is a symbol of the United States.

Jul 20, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Presents an inside look at "the people's house"--The place where the U.S. President works and lives.

Jul 23, 2016
Thor by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Thor

"Chances are good that you have seen the name Thor in a comic book. Or maybe you have seen one of the movies that also bear this famous name. Without a doubt the Norse god of thunder has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. But he is actually much older than either the men who have played him or the people who have drawn him. Norse mythology came from a group of brutal warriors called the Vikings. As they moved from Scandinavia through Europe, the Vikings shared their stories--the

Jul 23, 2016
Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Tiny fingers and fuzzy orange hair

"High in the rain forest canopy, a newborn baby snuggles up tight to her mom. With fuzzy orange hair and tiny fingers that hold on tight to her mom's body, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hitching a ride is a baby orangutan, and one day she will swing through the trees on long, powerful arms--jus

Jul 23, 2016