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The secrets of Uranus by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Uranus

"Discusses the planet Uranus, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Uranus, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Saturn by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Saturn

"Discusses the planet Saturn, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Saturn, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Neptune by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Neptune

"Discusses the planet Neptune, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Neptune, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Mercury by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Mercury

"Discusses the planet Mercury, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mercury, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Mars by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Mars

"Discusses the planet Mars, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mars, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Jupiter by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Jupiter

"Discusses the planet Jupiter, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Jupiter, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Earth by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Earth

"Discusses Earth as a part of the solar system, including ancient astronomers' research that changed the way Earth was understood, explorations outside of Earth's atmosphere, and the possibility of sending humans to other planets"--

May 3, 2016
The secret subway by Corey, Shana.

The secret subway

"In 1870, Alfred Ely Beach invents New York's first underground train"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind track and field by Amstutz, Lisa J.

The science behind track and field

"Discusses science of track and field events using biology and physics"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports by Lanser, Amanda, author.

The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports

"Discusses science of swimming using biology and physics"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.

The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports

"Discusses the science of soccer, volleyball, cycling and other popular sports using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 3, 2016
The science behind gymnastics by Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.), author.

The science behind gymnastics

"Discusses the science of gymnastics, using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 3, 2016
The runaway tortilla by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

The runaway tortilla

In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him.

May 3, 2016
The Pueblo by Bedry, Christa, author.

The Pueblo

May 3, 2016
The legend of Dracula by Sabatino, Michael, author.

The legend of Dracula

May 3, 2016
The Korean War by Streissguth, Thomas, 1958- author.

The Korean War

Presents an overview of the Korean War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

May 3, 2016
The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton by Vernick, Audrey, author.

The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton

"A historical picture book about Edith Houghton, a female baseball phenomenon who joined the professional women's team the Bobbies at the age of 10"--

May 3, 2016
The Jerrie Mock story - the first woman to fly solo around the world by Pimm, Nancy Roe, author.

The Jerrie Mock story - the first woman to fly solo around the world

"In this biography for middle-grade readers, Nancy Roe Pimm tells the story of Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world. In her trusty Cessna, The Spirit of Columbus-also known as Charlie-she traveled from Columbus, Ohio, on an eastward route that totaled nearly twenty-three thousand miles and took almost a month. Overcoming wind, ice, mechanical problems, and maybe even sabotage, Mock persevered. Mock caught the aviation bug at seven years old, when she rode in a Fo

May 3, 2016
The hole story of the doughnut by Miller, Pat, 1951 May 28- author.

The hole story of the doughnut

"In 1843, 14-year old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boat load of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world's most prized pastries. At long last, here's the hole truth about the invention of the donut!"--

May 3, 2016
The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure by Paul, Caroline, author.

The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure

"Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way. In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young scaredy-cat herself, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the life she wanted--of excitement, confidence, self-reliance, friendship, and fun. She has since flown planes, rafted big rivers, climbed tall

May 3, 2016