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Auto mechanics by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Auto mechanics

Describes the duties, job training, work environment, and salary of auto mechanics.

Apr 16, 2014
Backhoes by Osier, Dan.

Backhoes

Provides details about backhoes, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Apr 16, 2014
Baseball jokes by Rosenberg, Pam (COM)/ Ostrom, Bob (ILT)

Baseball jokes

Collects jokes and humorous illustrations about different aspects of the game of baseball.

Apr 16, 2014
Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles by Enz, Tammy, author.

Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles

"Explores the real-world science and engineering connections to the features in Batman's road vehicles"--

Apr 16, 2014
Batarangs and grapnels - the science behind Batman's utility belt by Biskup, Agnieszka.

Batarangs and grapnels - the science behind Batman's utility belt

Looks at several of the tools and weapons from Batman's utility belt and the science behind similar real-world technologies, from boomerangs and bolos to rebreathers for underwater diving.

Apr 16, 2014
Animals by Hynes, Margaret, 1970- author.

Animals

Presents a visual introduction to animals, discussing physical characteristics, defenses, habitats, migration patterns, life cycles, and conservation.

Apr 16, 2014
Arlington National Cemetery by Temple, Bob, author.

Arlington National Cemetery

Introduces the history of the national cemetery and discusses some of the memorials and monuments on its grounds.

Apr 16, 2014
The Apollo 13 mission - core events of a crisis in space by Radomski, Kassandra.

The Apollo 13 mission - core events of a crisis in space

"Explains the Apollo 13 crisis, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Apr 16, 2014
About habitats - forests by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About habitats - forests

Presents an introduction to the forest habitat, describing the variety of animals and plants that live there and why it needs to be protected.

Apr 16, 2014
Andrew Luck by O'Neal, Claire, author.

Andrew Luck

Presents information about the life and accomplishments of the Colts quarterback while examining notable moments in his winning season.

Apr 16, 2014
Amazing snakes - an exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Amazing snakes - an exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures

Apr 16, 2014
At home in her tomb - Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui by Liu-Perkins, Christine.

At home in her tomb - Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui

Apr 16, 2014
Give me wings - poems by Hopkins, Lee Bennett (CON)/ Goembel, Ponder (ILT)

Give me wings - poems

Celebrates the inspiration of flight and the imaginary ability to fly.

Apr 16, 2014
Castles and knights by Star, Fleur, 1974- author, editor.

Castles and knights

Explores what life was like inside castles and describes the education, armor, and weapons of knights.

Apr 16, 2014
Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds by Krämer, Eva-Maria.

Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds

"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than two hundred dog breeds categorized into groups according to the tasks they were originally bred for, including herding dogs, hunting dogs, sled dogs, lap dogs, and more"--

Apr 16, 2014
Cranes by Alinas, Marv, author.

Cranes

Presents facts about cranes, including their working parts, how they are used, different kinds of cranes, and why they are important.

Apr 16, 2014
Cranes by Osier, Dan.

Cranes

Provides details about cranes, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Apr 16, 2014
The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner by Eldridge, Alison.

The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner

"Read about Willis Haviland Carrier's early life on a farm, his desire to go to college, and the creation of air conditioning"--

Apr 16, 2014
Diwali by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Diwali

Recounts the origins and history of Diwali, and describes how the holiday is celebrated.

Apr 16, 2014
Everything dinosaurs by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything dinosaurs

Explores the world of dinosaurs, examining fossil remains and explaining how scientists use them to determine what dinosaurs ate, how they raised their young, and how they may have become extinct.

Apr 16, 2014