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The Maine coon's haiku - and other poems for cat lovers by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author.

The Maine coon's haiku - and other poems for cat lovers

In evocative haiku, Michael J. Rosen depicts twenty different breeds of cats--whether mischievous or mysterious, comical or commanding.

Mar 31, 2015
The March on Washington - a primary source exploration of the pivotal protest by Schwartz, Heather E.

The March on Washington - a primary source exploration of the pivotal protest

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the March on Washington during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Mar 31, 2015
The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Gregory, Joy (Joy Marie)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City possesses the largest collection of art in the United States. Founded in 1870 and inspired by European museums, The Metropolitan Museum of Art continues to provide education and culture to the American people. Discover more about this incredible museum and its collections.

Mar 31, 2015
The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Gregory, Joy (Joy Marie).

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Mar 26, 2015
The Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kimmel, Allison Crotzer, author.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott

"The Montgomery Bus Boycott began when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus. The campaign that followed was one of the most important protests against segregation in the United States. The boycotters stood up for their beliefs. Explore the points of view of the boycotters and the people who opposed them"--

Mar 31, 2015
The nitrogen cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The nitrogen cycle

"Nitrogen is a common element found as a gas in the air we breathe as well as in other forms in water and soil. Nitrogen is essential for all life on Earth. This informative book explains how the Earth's supply of nitrogen moves in different forms in a cycle from the air to the soil to living things. Highly readable text and supportive images help explain such processes as fixation, nitrification, and dentrification, as well as the important role of bacteria in the nitrogen cycle. Feature boxes

Mar 25, 2015
The nitrogen cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The nitrogen cycle

"Nitrogen is a common element found as a gas in the air we breathe as well as in other forms in water and soil. Nitrogen is essential for all life on Earth. This informative book explains how the Earth's supply of nitrogen moves in different forms in a cycle from the air to the soil to living things. Highly readable text and supportive images help explain such processes as fixation, nitrification, and dentrification, as well as the important role of bacteria in the nitrogen cycle. Feature boxes

Mar 31, 2015
The Octopus Scientists by Montgomery, Sy/ Ellenbogen, Keith (ILT)

The Octopus Scientists

Mar 28, 2015
The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt - confronting the Great Depression and World War II by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt - confronting the Great Depression and World War II

Provides information on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt guided Americans through the Great Depression and the horrors of World War II.

Mar 31, 2015
The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

The presidency of George Washington - inspiring a young nation

Discusses the life of the first president, including his childhood, his presidency, and his fear of political parties.

Mar 31, 2015
The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit by Berne, Emma Carlson.

The presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - leading from the bully pulpit

Discusses the life of the twenty-sixth president, including his childhood, his presidential reforms, and the formation of the Bull Moose Party.

Mar 31, 2015
The race to end epidemics by Hardyman, Robyn, author.

The race to end epidemics

Mar 31, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

Provides details on the search for the lost oceanliner, Titanic.

Mar 25, 2015
The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The search for the Titanic - finding the ship's watery grave

"Describes the discovery of the ship Titanic, including the people and equipment involved in the discovery as well as the artifacts recovered"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 31, 2015
The seasons by

The seasons

"Contains a collection of poems related to the changing seasons. With its blend of poetic brilliance and exquisite art, the Poetry for Young People series has won the admiration of critics, educators, children, and parents alike. Every breathtaking volume in this celebrated best-selling collection features an introduction to each poem, full-page images, annotations that define unfamiliar vocabulary, and fascinating biographical information. John N Serio, editor of Poetry for Young People: Walla

Mar 31, 2015
The seasons by Serio, John N. (EDT)/ Crockett, Robert (ILT)

The seasons

Introduces poems by such authors as Shakespeare, E.E. Cummings, and Langston Hughes that are perfect for each season of the year.

Mar 26, 2015
The Smithsonian by Kopp, Megan.

The Smithsonian

A brief history of the museum discusses its founders, various subdivisions, treasures, touring the museum, collection conservation, traveling exhibits, educational programs, and online community.

Mar 26, 2015
The Smithsonian by Kopp, Megan.

The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institute boasts the largest and most diverse collection of historical artifacts in the United States. Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian's focus has been to increase and share knowledge with its patrons. Discover more about this incredible museum and its collections in 'The Smithsonian', a Museums of the World book.

Mar 31, 2015
The South Carolina colony by Blashfield, Jean F.

The South Carolina colony

Relates the history of the Colony of South Carolina from the early Native Americans to the first settlers in 1526 to statehood in 1788.

Mar 31, 2015
The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure by Otfinoski, Steven.

The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the history of Juneteenth Day, including the Emancipation Proclamation, the post-Civil War South, and efforts to end racism"--

Mar 26, 2015