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Garbage trucks by Alinas, Marv, author.

Garbage trucks

Introduces garbage trucks, describing what they do and their various parts.

Jul 11, 2014
Micronations - invent your own country and culture with 25 projects by Ceceri, Kathy

Micronations - invent your own country and culture with 25 projects

Takes readers through the process of creating imaginary realms with their own laws, history, culture, and currency, explaining how to create authentic-looking artifacts while inventing unique languages, food, holidays, and clothing.

Jul 11, 2014
Learning ladders, set 1 by

Learning ladders, set 1

Jul 11, 2014
I wish I had a pet by Rudy, Maggie.

I wish I had a pet

An introduction to the joys and responsibilities of pet ownership via the efforts of several mice who're trying to decide which animal might be right for them.

Jul 11, 2014
Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step by Chapman, Giles, author.

Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step

Recreates the immediacy and excitement of being behind the wheel of race cars, describing the basic mechanics and providing driving tips for on-track and off-road racing.

Jul 11, 2014
Look and find Disney frozen by

Look and find Disney frozen

"Come along with Anna, Elsa, and their friends on an icy adventure! Look for hidden objects in eight exciting Look and Find scenes inspired by the Disney Frozen film."--Back cover.

Jul 11, 2014
Mud truck racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian.

Mud truck racing - tearing it up

Describes mud truck racing, presenting information on its history, the different types of mud racing vehicles, and racing clubs.

Jul 11, 2014
Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun! by Honovich, Nancy, author.

Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun!

"This fun-filled guide inspires kids to get out of the house and explore the great outdoors where they can discover the wonder and amazement of the world around them, whether in their backyard, across the country, or around the world. Full of fun activities, kids will learn how to make backyard bird baths, explore their local state parks, participate in an outdoor community event, and much more. Activities for every season, spring, summer, winter, and fall will be included to keep kids engaged a

Jul 11, 2014
Gross-out jokes by

Gross-out jokes

Ew, gross! Skunks, spiders, and a giraffe with a runny nose--these are just a few of the disgusting topics that will have young readers bowled over in laughter. From riddles about creepy-crawlies to jokes about rotten eggs, this book makes kids chuckle even while they scrunch up their noses. --Publisher's description.

Jul 11, 2014
Goatilocks and the three bears by Perl, Erica S.

Goatilocks and the three bears

In this version of the classic tale, a hungry goat pays a visit to the home of the three bears.

Jul 11, 2014
How can I help? - a book about caring by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

How can I help? - a book about caring

What is the best way to cheer up a friend? How can you help if your mom or dad is grumpy? What can you do to make a classmate feel more included? You care about your family, friends, and maybe even people you don't know well. But sometimes it's hard to show your feelings. This book offers examples of what you can do for others. It shows how being helpful and caring can make you and everyone around you happy. See how a little caring can go a long way!

Jul 11, 2014
A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends! by Williams, Julie.

A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends!

"Starting middle school can be scary. But knowing what to expect will make you feel more confident. Packed with tips and fun quizzes, here's the inside scoop on topics like classes, lockers, homework, and getting involved in after-school activities. Get help deciding the best way to introduce yourself to those new classmates. Plus, you'll read letters from other girls who were just as worried about starting middle school, and advice from girls who have already been there"--

Jul 11, 2014
Ronald Reagan by Tucker, Rosalyn.

Ronald Reagan

"Simple text and photographs present a biography of president Ronald Reagan"--

Jul 11, 2014
Rain forest habitats by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Rain forest habitats

Jul 11, 2014
Restaurant owners by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Restaurant owners

Restaurant owners have some big responsibilities--it's hard to keep customers happy and to make sure that each employee is treated fairly. Exciting photographs and informative text take kids behind the scenes of restaurant management and introduce them to the hard work involved in running a business. -- Publisher's description.

Jul 11, 2014
Physics - investigate the forces of nature by Gardner, Jane P, author.

Physics - investigate the forces of nature

Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.

Jul 11, 2014
Letter carriers by Minden, Cecilia.

Letter carriers

Readers get a peek at this important profession and learn how the men and women who deliver the mail keep our community connected.

Jul 11, 2014
National Wildlife Federation's world of birds - a beginner's guide by

National Wildlife Federation's world of birds - a beginner's guide

Jul 11, 2014
Frederick Douglass - in his own words by Shea, Nicole, 1976-

Frederick Douglass - in his own words

Jul 11, 2014
Explosives expert by Wood, Alix.

Explosives expert

Jul 11, 2014