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The blue whale by Desmond, Jenni, author, illustrator.

The blue whale

"The is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging."--

Jun 2, 2015
Buffalo Bill by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Buffalo Bill

A biography of Buffalo Bill born William F. Cody, American frontiersman, wilderness scout, and Pony Express rider.

Jun 2, 2015
Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world

Shows young readers that the practice of prayer can be found in religions around the world.

Jun 2, 2015
Google Glass and robotics innovator Sebastian Thrun by Ventura, Marne.

Google Glass and robotics innovator Sebastian Thrun

Follow Thrun's rise from computer enthusiast to robotics innovator.

Jun 2, 2015
Good enough to eat - a kid's guide to food and nutrition by Rockwell, Lizzy.

Good enough to eat - a kid's guide to food and nutrition

Describes the six categories of nutrients needed for good health, how they work in the body, and what foods provide each.

Jun 2, 2015
Growing good food by Flounders, Anne, author.

Growing good food

In this book, you'll find out why community-supported agriculture is growing fast and how the choices you make at the grocery store can make a big difference in Earth's health as well as your own. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jun 2, 2015
Miniature mammals by Kuskowski, Alex.

Miniature mammals

An introduction to different types of miniature mammals. Includes maps of where the animals live, size charts compared to humans, fun facts and a quick comprehension quiz.

Jun 2, 2015
Milton Hershey by Ribke, Simone T.

Milton Hershey

Introduces the life and legacy of the entrepreneur, philanthropist, and founder of Hershey Foods, who built a town around his factory with unique housing for his workers and a school for disadvantaged students.

Jun 2, 2015
Mae Jemison by Shepherd, Jodie.

Mae Jemison

A biography of Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut.

Jun 2, 2015
Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

Discusses Sanghvi's early life in India and education in the U.S., as well as how her work as the first female engineer at Facebook helped it become the largest social networking site in the world.

Jun 2, 2015
It came from Ohio! - my life as a writer by Stine, R. L., author.

It came from Ohio! - my life as a writer

A portrait of the author of the Goosebumps series, shares insight into his childhood, education, and literary inspirations, with answers to frequently asked questions about his life, books, and writing style.

Jun 2, 2015
Anne Frank - the young writer who told the world her story by Kramer, Ann.

Anne Frank - the young writer who told the world her story

Uses personal writings, family photographs, and primary source quotations to create a scrapbook-style layout which introduces the life of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl whose diary chronicled the years she and her family hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic.

Jun 2, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of flight by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Biggest, baddest book of flight

Jun 2, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of caves by Kuskowski, Alex.

Biggest, baddest book of caves

Jun 2, 2015
Benjamin Franklin by Mara, Wil.

Benjamin Franklin

Jun 2, 2015
Arctic & Antarctic by Taylor, Barbara, 1954-

Arctic & Antarctic

Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

Jun 2, 2015
Heroine of the Titanic- the Real Unsinkable Molly Brown by Landau, Elaine

Heroine of the Titanic- the Real Unsinkable Molly Brown

Jun 2, 2015
Hillary Clinton by Shepherd, Jodie.

Hillary Clinton

Introduces young readers to Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and advocate for the less fortunate.

Jun 2, 2015
Helen Keller by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Helen Keller

Introduces the life and legacy of Helen Keller, the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college.

Jun 2, 2015
Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies by Willoughby, Nick, author.

Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies

"If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug—even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment—Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you how to write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene, master top-

Jun 2, 2015