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The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 30, 2015
The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 25, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

The story of interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving, who got married in Washington, D.C., and were arrested after they returned to Virginia, and took their legal case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mar 30, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John, author.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Mar 30, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Mar 24, 2015
The Countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George, author.

The Countryside in colonial America

Colonial America was largely rural. Learn the dangers and delights of daily life in the countryside during the founding of the United States.

Mar 30, 2015
The death of the hat - a brief history of poetry in 50 objects by

The death of the hat - a brief history of poetry in 50 objects

Mar 30, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the men who put aside their differences to create a new kind of nation.

Mar 25, 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants by Pinkney, Jerry

The Grasshopper & the Ants

Mar 27, 2015
The history of gospel music by Woog, Adam, 1953- author.

The history of gospel music

Introduces gospel music, from its origins in spiritual songs sung by slaves in the United States to the influence of blues and jazz on the style in the 1920s and 1930s and its growth in popularity in the 1950s and 1960s.

Mar 24, 2015
The history of gospel music by Woog, Adam, 1953- author.

The history of gospel music

Mar 30, 2015
The kids' guide to sports design and engineering by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

The kids' guide to sports design and engineering

Explores how sports have evovled due to advancements in design and engineering, including playing fields, balls, sports shoes, and sports clothing.

Mar 26, 2015
The kids' guide to sports design and engineering by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

The kids' guide to sports design and engineering

Explores how sports have evolved due to advancements in design and engineering, including playing fields, balls, sports shoes, and sports clothing.

Mar 30, 2015
The Korean War - showdown with China by George, Enzo.

The Korean War - showdown with China

Introduces the Korean war through first-hand accounts, discussing the initial causes of the conflict, daily lives of Communist and American soldiers, battle tactics, and reactions to the war at home.

Mar 30, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie.

The legend of the beaver's tail

Mar 28, 2015
The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town! by Lyles, Brian.

The LEGO neighborhood book - build your own town!

Provides complete step-by-step instructions for multistory buildings, recliners, and traffic lights constructed with LEGO pieces.

Mar 30, 2015
The life of a medieval knight by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The life of a medieval knight

Describes the life of medieval knights, including information on their equipment and armor, battle tactics, methods of training, and social customs.

Mar 30, 2015
The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration by Krumm, Brian.

The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Little Rock Nine during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Mar 30, 2015
The Louvre by Howse, Jennifer.

The Louvre

A brief history of the museum discusses its founders, galleries, and treasures, touring the museum, collection conservation, and educational programs.

Mar 26, 2015
The Louvre by Howse, Jennifer.

The Louvre

Mar 30, 2015