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Rabbits by Meister, Cari, author.

Rabbits

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet rabbit"--

Jul 22, 2015
Prefixes and suffixes by Murray, Kara, author.

Prefixes and suffixes

Introduces readers to common prefixes and suffixes, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Jul 22, 2015
Praying mantises by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Praying mantises

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how praying mantises defend themselves from predators and hunt other bugs for food. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 22, 2015
Jonathan Goforth by Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942.

Jonathan Goforth

After conversion to Christ as a young man, Jonathan Goforth eventually arrived in China with his wife Rosalind. They endured incredible hardships, including the loss of their first child to malaria. They fled for their lives from the Boxer Rebellion. Deeply inspired by a reading of Finney's Revival Lectures, Goforth set out with renewed determination and faith to spearhead a revival which rarely has been equaled in the history of modern missions. --From publisher's description.

Jul 22, 2015
Walkingsticks by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Walkingsticks

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how walkingstick insects hide from predators and find food. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 22, 2015
Cicadas by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Cicadas

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the life cycle of cicadas. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 22, 2015
Essential Handbook - An Official Mojang Book by Milton, Stephanie/ Soares, Paul, Jr./ Maron, Jordan

Essential Handbook - An Official Mojang Book

Jul 22, 2015
Art installations by Wood, Alix, author.

Art installations

Jul 22, 2015
The greatest hockey records by Doeden, Matt.

The greatest hockey records

"Short stories and tables of statistics describe the history and greatest records of the National Hockey League"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2015
The ultimate book about me by Platt, Richard, author.

The ultimate book about me

Explores what makes a person a person, including their genes, body, brain, memory, emotions, gender, and ancestors.

Jul 23, 2015
The ultimate unofficial encyclopedia for Minecrafters - an A-Z book of tips and tricks the official guides don't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

The ultimate unofficial encyclopedia for Minecrafters - an A-Z book of tips and tricks the official guides don't teach you

"From abandoned mineshafts to mini-games, mods, and zombie sieges, "The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters" reveals expert tricks of the trade for gamers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 23, 2015
Small wonders - Jean-Henri Fabre & his world of insects by Smith, Matthew Clark, 1982- author.

Small wonders - Jean-Henri Fabre & his world of insects

"Meet Jean-Henri Fabre, one of the most important naturalists of all time, whose own life was as unusual as the lives of the creatures he studied"--Front jacket flap.

Jul 23, 2015
Judy Blume by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Judy Blume

"Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults"--

Jul 23, 2015
Minions - seek and find by King, Trey, author.

Minions - seek and find

Picture puzzles featuring the many Minions encourage readers to find such hidden items as a message in a bottle, a prehistoric turtle, a deck of playing cards, a juggling seal, and a freeze ray gun.

Jul 23, 2015
Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero by Collier, Peter, author.

Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero

"What turns an ordinary person into a hero? What happens in the blink of an eye on a battlefield (or in any dangerous situation) to bring out true courage? The men and women who have been recognized by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation know the answers to these questions deep in their hearts"--Amazon.com.

Jul 23, 2015
Speak up! giving an oral presentation by McHugh, Jeff.

Speak up! giving an oral presentation

Offers tips and techniques for giving an oral presentation, from planning to practicing.

Jul 24, 2015
Sonia Sotomayor by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Sonia Sotomayor

"Sonia Sotomayor's path, from growing up in the projects to success in Ivy League universities to her rise in the legal profession is a true testament to the American dream. She broke the rules women were supposed to follow in her life and career, ultimately becoming the first Latino justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and the third woman to serve the Court"--

Jul 24, 2015
Smokejumper by Mara, Wil.

Smokejumper

Jul 24, 2015
Skateboarding by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.

Skateboarding

Introduces the sport of skateboarding, including its history, the parts of a skateboard, safety gear, and different types of skateboarding, including street, downhill, and vert.

Jul 24, 2015
Sharks and other predators by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Sharks and other predators

"When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #53: 'Shadow of the Shark,' they had lots of questions. How many teeth do sharks have? What is their favorite food? What are some other top predators? How do they keep life in balance? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about sharks and other predators"--

Jul 24, 2015