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The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

"The Battles of Lexington and Concord are often glossed over in history books as the beginning of the American Revolution in April 1777. However, how they fit in with the events before and after the war are well worth reading about. This book provides a detailed look at these famous battles, including the mysterious first shot of the war, also called 'the shot heard r ound the world.' Beautiful portraits of the events, interesting sidebars offering more information, and a timeline of the entire

Aug 28, 2014
Vultures eat rotting corpses! by Coleman, Miriam, author.

Vultures eat rotting corpses!

Looks at interesting facts about the vulture and included information about where they live, what they eat, and their life cycle.

Aug 29, 2014
Unearthing metamorphic rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing metamorphic rocks

Looks at how metamorphic rocks form and how they are classified, and discusses the role they play in the rock cycle.

Aug 29, 2014
Yamaha - sport racing legend by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Yamaha - sport racing legend

Chronicles the history of the Japanese corporation; profiles different types of models, including information about their speed, performance, and appearance; and discusses motocross racing.

Aug 29, 2014
Thank you, God by Wigger, J. Bradley, author.

Thank you, God

Offers readers of all ages and backgrounds the perfect chance to reflect on all the things that they have to be grateful for. It is a celebration of family and friends, of homes and food to share, and of the wonder of creation from the first light of day to the calm, peaceful night.

Aug 29, 2014
Smart Girl's Guide- Manners by Holyoke, Nancy

Smart Girl's Guide- Manners

Aug 29, 2014
Mary Jones and her Bible by Ropes, Mary E. (Mary Emily), 1842-

Mary Jones and her Bible

Mary Jones lived in Wales over 200 years ago. She worked hard, she loved her parents and she was a happy girl. Only one thing was missing. Mary longed to have a Bible of her own.

Aug 29, 2014
Crafting with tissue paper by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author.

Crafting with tissue paper

"Learn how to create a variety of fun craft projects using tissue paper"--

Aug 29, 2014
The four elements and the periodic table by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

The four elements and the periodic table

Is it science? shows the scientific method at work. Each volume in the series explores a branch of modern science or a major scientific mileatone, comparing and contrasting it with an older idea that has been proved wrong or fails to meet the standrads of science.

Aug 29, 2014
Astrology and astronomy by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- author.

Astrology and astronomy

Is it science? shows the scientific method at work. Each volume in the series explores a branch of modern science or a major scientific mileatone, comparing and contrasting it with an older idea that has been proved wrong or fails to meet the standrads of science.

Aug 29, 2014
Animal trainer by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

Animal trainer

Aug 29, 2014
When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses by Johnson, Rebecca L.

When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses

Presents the various types of defenses mechanisms used by animals, including the bone spikes of the African hairy frog, the deadly poison of the blue-spotted N. taracua termite, and the hammer-like punch of the peacock mantis shrimp.

Sep 1, 2014
The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Sep 1, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Describes the history of the Washington Monument, how it was built, and what it represents.

Sep 1, 2014
Smart Girl's Guide- Friendship Troubles by Criswell, Patti Kelley

Smart Girl's Guide- Friendship Troubles

Sep 1, 2014
Why do seasons change? by Stark, Ryan, 1984-

Why do seasons change?

Explains how the orbit and tilt of the Earth cause the seasons to change.

Sep 1, 2014
Who were the Wright Brothers? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who were the Wright Brothers?

Presents the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers, high school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio, who started out repairing bicycles and went on to build and fly the first successful airplane.

Sep 1, 2014
Underground habitats by Ringstad, Arnold.

Underground habitats

Explores underground habitats, including underground weather, special plants and animals, and current threats to underground habitats. --Publisher's description.

Sep 1, 2014
Unearthing igneous rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing igneous rocks

Sep 1, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 1, 2014