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What is the Statue of Liberty? by Holub, Joan.

What is the Statue of Liberty?

Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.

Jul 22, 2014
What living things need. by

What living things need.

"Introduction to living things' basic needs using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Jul 22, 2014
What makes a tornado twist? - and other questions about... weather by Carson, Mary Kay.

What makes a tornado twist? - and other questions about... weather

"Is each snowflake unique? What comes first: thunder or lightning? What causes the seasons? Whatever the weather question a child has--from sunshine to storms or snow--the fascinating answers are right here!"--

Jul 22, 2014
What makes you hiccup? by Canavan, Thomas.

What makes you hiccup?

"Answers common questions young readers have about the human body"--

Jul 22, 2014
What's it like to live here? Farm by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

What's it like to live here? Farm

Young readers will be introduced to the types of housing, the landscape, and the experiences and opportunities representative of living on a farm.

Jul 22, 2014
What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos by Krull, Kathleen.

What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos

Jul 19, 2014
When is it my turn? - a book about fairness by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

When is it my turn? - a book about fairness

Is it fair for another kid to keep a pen you lost, since he's the one who found it? And is it fair for your mom to say you can't watch TV after school? Sometimes life can seem pretty unfair! But if you learn the principles of fairness and try to stick to them, tricky situations like these can feel a little easier. This book offers examples of several difficult problems and examines how to deal with them fairly. See how a little fairness can go a long way!

Jul 22, 2014
Who is George Lucas? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who is George Lucas?

Jul 17, 2014
Who was Bruce Lee? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Bruce Lee?

Jul 17, 2014
Who was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Who was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Jul 22, 2014
Who was Theodore Roosevelt? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Theodore Roosevelt?

He was only 42 years old when he was sworn in as President of the United States in 1901, making him the youngest president ever. But did you know that he was also the first sitting president to win the Nobel Peace Prize? The first to ride in a car? The first to fly in an airplane? Theodore Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, hunter, explorer, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician. Find out more about The Bull Moose, the Progressive, the R

Jul 22, 2014
Who was Ulysses S. Grant? by Stine, Megan.

Who was Ulysses S. Grant?

Presents information about the personal and political turmoil in the career of the Civil War leader who became the eighteenth President.

Jul 22, 2014
Who were the Beatles? by Edgers, Geoff.

Who were the Beatles?

"A biography of the Beatles, the world's most famous rock band"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 19, 2014
Who were the Wright Brothers? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who were the Wright Brothers?

Presents the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers, high school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio, who started out repairing bicycles and went on to build and fly the first successful airplane.

Jul 22, 2014
Why are black holes black? - questions and answers about space by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Why are black holes black? - questions and answers about space

"Answers common questions young readers have about Space"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2014
Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency by Spilsbury, Louise.

Why can't I hear that? - pitch and frequency

Jul 22, 2014
Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs

Presents in question and answer format the world of dinosaurs and the various species of land, sea, and air creatures.

Jul 22, 2014
Why do ice cubes float? - questions and answers about the science of everyday materials by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-, author.

Why do ice cubes float? - questions and answers about the science of everyday materials

"Answers common questions young readers have about a variety of materials"--

Jul 22, 2014
Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals by Canavan, Thomas.

Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals

"Gives answers to common questions that kids have about animals"--

Jul 22, 2014
Why fish fart - gross but true things you'll wish you didn't know by Gould, Francesca, author.

Why fish fart - gross but true things you'll wish you didn't know

Describes a variety of gross trivia facts about food, jobs, history, animals, and the human body.

Jul 22, 2014