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Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt! by Tomecek, Steve, author.

Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt!

"Come and explore the world under your feet with the Dirtmeister and friends! Part graphic novel, part fun guidebook, this very cool, rocky journey introduces both eager and reluctant readers to the basic geologic processes that shape our Earth. Clear and concise explanations of the various geologic processes reveal the comprehensive science behind each fascinating topic. Fun facts and simple DIY experiments reinforce the concepts while short biographies of important scientists inspire future ge

Jul 4, 2015
Discovering native North American cultures by Ciovacco, Justine.

Discovering native North American cultures

Jul 4, 2015
Disney Descendants Yearbook by Disney (COR)

Disney Descendants Yearbook

Jul 4, 2015
Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide by Bynghall, Steve, author.

Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide

Describes the settings, characters, and plot of the animated film about a young girl, Riley Anderson, whose five key emotions--Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust--try to lead the girl through her life.

Jul 4, 2015
Diving dolphin by Wallace, Karen, author.

Diving dolphin

Presents the life of a young dolphin as he interacts with other dolphins, leaps and flips out of the water, hunts for fish to eat, and hides from killer whales.

Jul 4, 2015
Dolley Madison by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Dolley Madison

"Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!"--

Jul 4, 2015
Egypt by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.


Tells of Egypt's geography, history, government, economy, environment, as well as Egyptians' lifestyle, religion, language, arts, leisure, food and festivals.

Jul 1, 2015
Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure

Describes the experiences of immigrants who left their homes in the early 1900s and came to the United States through Ellis Island, in a book where the reader's choices reveal the historical details from three different perspectives.

Jul 4, 2015
Emily Dickinson by Hinds, Maurene J.

Emily Dickinson

An introduction to the life and career of the beloved 19th-century American poet.

Jul 1, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.


An emu father in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in this illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jul 4, 2015
Eruption! - the story of volcanoes by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Eruption! - the story of volcanoes

Provides a basic introduction to volcanoes, explaining how they form and how volcanic eruptions occur, and describing the effect of different kinds of eruptions on people and the environment.

Jul 4, 2015
Everything animals by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything animals

Provides over two hundred fifty facts about animals, including the oldest living species, a dog's most powerful sense, the most deadly animal, and the differences between African and Asian elephants.

Jul 4, 2015
Everything space by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything space

Presents answers to questions such as colorful graphics, spectacular photos and clear, engaging diagrams will help answer questions such as: What is acid rain? What is the biggest star in the universe? What is the driest place on Earth? What is the difference betweena comet and an asteroid?

Jul 4, 2015
Explore 360° Pompeii by Chrisp, Peter, author.

Explore 360° Pompeii

"The archaeological site of Pompeii offers us a tantalizing glimpse into life during the ancient Roman Empire. In Explore 360° Pompeii, readers get to see this remarkable city like never before. They will discover a vivid account of everyday life in Pompeii, with a close-up look at the spectacular buildings and artifacts found there. ...[T]he accompanying CD-ROM takes you on a virtual 3D tour of the city, where you can explore the magnificent Forum, the House of the Faun, the Stabian Baths, the

Jul 4, 2015
Explore honey bees! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore honey bees!

Jul 4, 2015
Explore poetry! by Diehn, Andi, author.

Explore poetry!

Introduces the many different forms of poetry while delving into a variety of literary techniques such as personification, metaphor, and alliteration, and includes creative writing exercises designed to reinforce language arts skills.

Jul 4, 2015
Fly Guy presents - insects by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - insects

Fly Guy is buzzing around outside today learning about insects.

Jul 4, 2015
Fort Sumter by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Fort Sumter

"When the Civil War began, Fort Sumter was an unfinished building in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. Over the next three years, this fort would become one of the most important symbols of the Civil War. Now open to the public as a national monument, visitors arrive at the fort by boat from Charleston. Walk over several acres and see many Civil War guns and cannonballs. National Park Service rangers are also on the island to give talks and demonstrations to bring the Civil War and othe

Jul 4, 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas by Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.

Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas

"An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his struggles to find work as a young architect; the unique style that led hi

Jul 4, 2015
Frogs by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author, photographer.


Describes frogs, discussing their habitat, the difference between them and toads, physical characteristics, diet, different types, defenses, calls, and life cycle, and includes close-up photographs of an array of diverse frogs.

Jul 4, 2015