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Blue marlin by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Blue marlin

Oct 31, 2014
BMW - ultimate riding experience by Barrington, Richard, 1961-

BMW - ultimate riding experience

Oct 31, 2014
Bodies from the ash by Deem, James M.

Bodies from the ash

Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site. In ancient times, Pompeii was one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. Its 20,000 inhabitants lived in the shadow of Vesuvius, which they believed was nothing more than a mountain. But Vesuvius was a volcano. And on the morning of August 24, A.D. 79, Vesuvius began to erupt. Within twenty-four hours,

Oct 24, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Oct 24, 2014
Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents by Judge, Lita.

Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents

Depicts common mammalian traits through illustrations to explain how numerous animal and human babies share many of the same needs.

Oct 31, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

Provides an in-depth introduction to trees, covering biology basics, eleven primary tree types from around the world, and the ways in which trees are an inextricable part of human society, culture, and economy.

Oct 28, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

This book is a short social history of trees around the world and reveals the bond between trees and ourselves.

Oct 31, 2014
Brazil by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Brazil

Introduces Brazil, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Oct 31, 2014
Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups by Etingoff, Kim, author.

Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups

Oct 31, 2014
Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure by Hoena, B. A., author.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Golden Gate Bridge. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 24, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 24, 2014
Building the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Building the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the transcontinental railroad. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Oct 24, 2014
Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth by Bang, Molly, author.

Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth

"It's time to learn about the role of carbon and fossil fuels on planet Earth! As much as our news is packed with articles about the importance of fossil fuels to the world economy and the global warming caused by increased carbon emissions, few people understand what is happening. Now Bang and Chisholm present a clear, concise explanation of the fossil-fuel energy cycle that began with the sun and now runs most of the manufacturing, transportation, and energy use in our world. Here is a stunnin

Oct 30, 2014
Center ice - the Stanley Cup by Winters, Jaime.

Center ice - the Stanley Cup

Oct 31, 2014
Children growing up with war by Matthews, Jenny, 1948- author.

Children growing up with war

Provides a candid look at young lives upended by violence and strife around the world, including such nations as Rwanda, Lebanon, and Afghanistan.

Oct 31, 2014
Children's book of magic by Hildyard, Anne, author.

Children's book of magic

Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.

Oct 31, 2014
Childtimes - a three-generation memoir by Greenfield, Eloise.

Childtimes - a three-generation memoir

Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--who grew up between the 1880s and the 1950s.

Oct 24, 2014
China by Murray, Julie, 1969-

China

Introduces China, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Oct 31, 2014
Christmas crafts by Lowy, Danielle, author.

Christmas crafts

Provides instructions for twenty-eight holiday-themed craft projects, including decorations, clothing, and gift wrappings, that involve paperwork, painting, textile crafts, and jewelry making, each rated for level of difficulty.

Oct 31, 2014
Cinderella by Galdone, Paul.

Cinderella

A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight.

Oct 31, 2014