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The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the men who put aside their differences to create a new kind of nation.

Mar 5, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Mar 5, 2015
The good news must go out - stories of God at work in the Central African Republic by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

The good news must go out - stories of God at work in the Central African Republic

"From one old woman's prayer a young girl was brought to faith, a missionary was sent to Africa, and then a church was born from among the people of The Central African Republic. Margaret Nicholl Laird and other missionaries from the west came with the message of Jesus Christ - but it was the men and women saved from cannibalism, the young boys who herded goats and carted water, who took the Good News to the villages and homesteads of Africa. And the Good News must go out!" -- back cover.

Mar 5, 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants by Pinkney, Jerry

The Grasshopper & the Ants

Mar 5, 2015
The human body by Jennings, Ken, 1974- author.

The human body

Mar 5, 2015
The innings and outs of baseball by Brown, Jordan, author.

The innings and outs of baseball

Did you know that every time you watch a baseball game, you are watching some great examples of physics in action? Why exactly does the amount of spin on a pitch determine how far a ball can be hit? And what's the scientific reason that using pine tar on the bat makes it easier to grip? Learn all about the science behind America's favorite pastime in this fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!

Mar 5, 2015
The land of the dinosaurs by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

The land of the dinosaurs

Which dinosaur had a neck as long as a bus? What fearsome beast had more than 100 teeth? Delve into the deadly world of the dinosaurs and find out the answers to these questions and more in this story of Earth's biggest-ever animals. Full of astounding facts and colourful illustrations, Simon Abbott's book brings the dinos back to life and tells young readers everything they need to know about how these mighty beasts lived and died.

Mar 5, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie.

The legend of the beaver's tail

Mar 5, 2015
The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town! by Lyles, Brian.

The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town!

Provides complete step-by-step instructions for multistory buildings, recliners, and traffic lights constructed with LEGO pieces.

Mar 5, 2015
The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town! by Lyles, Brian.

The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town!

Provides complete step-by-step instructions for multistory buildings, recliners, and traffic lights constructed with LEGO pieces.

Feb 27, 2015
The little butterfly by Shahan, Sherry.

The little butterfly

Presents a detailed look at each stage of the butterfly's life cycle.

Mar 5, 2015
The little girl's little book of art by Dixon, Kathryn, author.

The little girl's little book of art

"Inside are paintings by thirty of the most talented and reknowned artists the world has produced. Beginning with Leonardo da Vinci and ending with Paul Klee, the paintings in this book have been specially selected to appeal to a little girl. Your little girl can explore the pages of this book and see artworks with colors, subjects and scenes that she can relate to and enjoy. Every painting has the potential to engage her imagination, spark her curiosity, and encourage her to want to learn to kn

Mar 1, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents the rain forest

Ms. Frizzle introduces some of the animals who inhabit the rain forests plus explains how they have adapted to their ecosystem.

Mar 5, 2015
The Maine Coon's Haiku - And Other Poems for Cat Lovers by Rosen, Michael/ White, Lee Anthony (ILT)

The Maine Coon's Haiku - And Other Poems for Cat Lovers

Feb 27, 2015
The Montgomery Bus Boycott - a primary source exploration of the protest for equal treatment by Kimmel, Allison Crotzer.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott - a primary source exploration of the protest for equal treatment

"The Montgomery Bus Boycott began when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus. The campaign that followed was one of the most important protests against segregation in the United States. The boycotters stood up for their beliefs. Explore the points of view of the boycotters and the people who opposed them"--

Mar 5, 2015
The nitty-gritty gardening book - fun projects for all seasons by Cornell, Kari A.

The nitty-gritty gardening book - fun projects for all seasons

Grow your own fruits, vegetables, and flowers! Become a gardener in any season with these fun and easy projects. You don't even need a garden space--many of these activities can be done by planting in containers to set on a porch or a patio or even in a window.

Mar 5, 2015
The Octopus Scientists by Montgomery, Sy/ Ellenbogen, Keith (ILT)

The Octopus Scientists

Mar 5, 2015
The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - the complete first edition by

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - the complete first edition

"When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style. For the very first time, The O

Mar 5, 2015
The path to citizenship by Howell, Sara.

The path to citizenship

Mar 5, 2015
The race to end epidemics by Hardyman, Robyn, author.

The race to end epidemics

Describes the current issues with epidemics, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Feb 27, 2015