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Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

Discusses Sanghvi's early life in India and education in the U.S., as well as how her work as the first female engineer at Facebook helped it become the largest social networking site in the world.

May 29, 2015
Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages by Armstrong, Simon, author.

Cool art - 50 fantastic facts for kids of all ages

Welcome to Cool Art! This fact-tastic book is packed with reasons why art is cooler than you'd ever imagine. Learn why the Mona Lisa has no eyebrows, which artist liked to throw artichokes around, and how to paint like Monet. Discover exactly how strange the Surrealists were, how Duchamp made art out of plumbing, and how art can truly change your life. From Caravaggio to Banksy, the Renaissance to Minimalism, explore the ideas, meaning and techniques behind the world's masterpieces, with a hefty

May 29, 2015
Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food

"Serve a meal that your friends and family will love! Make a taco pizza, a chicken pie, or even a tasty fettuccine!"--Back cover.

May 29, 2015
Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

May 29, 2015
Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions

This title provides an introduction into the life of an octopus. By imagining the octopus in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features.

May 29, 2015
Cupid - god of love by Temple, Teri. author.

Cupid - god of love

Tells different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Cupid and explains his use of his arrows of love and hate, his place in Roman mythology, and how he is different from, and similar to, the Greek god Eros.

May 29, 2015
Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals by Temple, Teri. author.

Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Diana, and discusses her abilities as goddess of the hunt and some of the punishments she gave to those who offended her.

May 29, 2015
Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies by Willoughby, Nick, author.

Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies

"If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug—even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment—Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you how to write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene, master top-

May 29, 2015
Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about fossils, pterodactyls, the T. rex, and more!"--

May 29, 2015
Discovering native North American cultures by Ciovacco, Justine.

Discovering native North American cultures

Introduces the culture of Native Americans, describing their history, interactions with Europeans, and social customs.

May 29, 2015
DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary. by

DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary.

May 29, 2015
Drawing wild animals by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing wild animals

"Gives readers easy instructions on how to draw different wild animals"--

May 29, 2015
Earth day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Earth day

"Readers will learn about the origin of Earth Day and the conservation movement in the United States. Key players such as Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes are introduced, leading up to the very first Earth Day celebration on April 22, 1970. Also discussed are the changes brought about by Earth Day."--

May 29, 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.

May 29, 2015
Elvis - the story of the rock and roll King by Christensen, Bonnie, author.

Elvis - the story of the rock and roll King

May 23, 2015
Emily Dickinson by Hinds, Maurene J.

Emily Dickinson

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

May 29, 2015
Endangered and extinct fish by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct fish

"Cape seahorses and speartooth sharks are two examples of endangered fish. Few of them exist in the wild. Other fish have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

May 29, 2015
Endangered and extinct invertebrates by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct invertebrates

"Oahu tree snails and pink velvet worms are two examples of endangered invertebrates. Few of them exist in the wild. Other invertebrates have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--Page 4 of cover.

May 29, 2015
Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world

Shows young readers that the practice of prayer can be found in religions around the world.

May 29, 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.

May 29, 2015