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What does a quarterback do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a quarterback do?

Examines the responsibility of a quarterback on the football field, covering passes, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a receiver do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a receiver do?

Examines the position of receiver, discussing key skills, tactics, strategy, and top players.

Feb 27, 2015
What does a running back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a running back do?

Examines the responsibility of a running back on the football field, covering stances, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 27, 2015
When the wind blows by Clark, Stacy.

When the wind blows

Mar 2, 2015
Where is Mount Rushmore? by Kelley, True.

Where is Mount Rushmore?

Mar 2, 2015
Where is the Grand Canyon? by O'Connor, Jim, author.

Where is the Grand Canyon?

Presents an introduction to the Grand Canyon, including how it formed, its end-to-end exploration in the late 1860s, the early native people who lived there, and its varied wildlife.

Mar 2, 2015
Where is the Great Wall? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

Where is the Great Wall?

Through the story of the Great Wall of China, from the start of its construction over two thousand years ago to being a World Heritage site today, retells the history of China, including its dynasties, culture, and Communist government.

Mar 2, 2015
Where is the White House? by Stine, Megan.

Where is the White House?

Explores the history of the White House and includes facts about the families of the presidents who have lived there.

Mar 2, 2015
Which way to freedom? - and other questions about... the Underground Railroad by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Which way to freedom? - and other questions about... the Underground Railroad

This gripping book tells kids all about the perilous journey to escape slavery and finally become free: how long it could take, where the fugitives hid, who helped them, how "stationmasters" sent secret messages, and other fascinating details of the legendary Underground Railroad.

Mar 2, 2015
Who is Gloria Steinem? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who is Gloria Steinem?

Presents the life of the prominent feminist, highlighting her career and influence as a writer, political activist, and co-founder of "Ms." magazine.

Mar 2, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa by Naidoo, Beverley, author.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

Mar 2, 2015
Who is Stan Lee? by Edgers, Geoff, author.

Who is Stan Lee?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Stanley Lieber, comic book author, publisher of Marvel Comics, and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Fantastic Four.

Mar 2, 2015
Who is Wayne Gretzky? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Who is Wayne Gretzky?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the Canadian hockey player, from his youth in Brantford, Ontario to his Stanley Cup championships.

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Andy Warhol? by Anderson, Kirsten, 1969- author.

Who was Andy Warhol?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the printmaker who overcame poverty and illness to become the founder of the Pop Art movement.

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Betsy Ross? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Betsy Ross?

Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up for debate, but "Who Was Betsy Ross?" tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create th

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Charles Dickens? by Pollack, Pam.

Who was Charles Dickens?

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Frederick Douglass? by Prince, April Jones.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Presents the life of the man who escaped slavery in Maryland to become a speaker and writer for abolition and the rights of African Americans and women, focusing on his childhood and youth as a slave.

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Galileo? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

Who was Galileo?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the Italian scientist, including his family life, years as a university teacher, world-changing ideas about the solar system, and imprisonment for heresy.

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Henry Ford? by Burgan, Michael, author.

Who was Henry Ford?

Born on a small farm in rural Michigan, Henry Ford's humble beginnings were no match for his ambition. Ford quickly created a manufacturing dynasty, bringing affordable cars to the masses and forever changing America and the American workplace. "Who Was Henry Ford?" details his meteoric rise, and explains how the genius behind the assembly line and the Model T shaped modern American industry.

Mar 2, 2015
Who was Jesus? by Morgan, Ellen, 1970- author.

Who was Jesus?

Presents the life of the founder and central figure of Christianity, including his humble birth in a manger, his baptism by John the Baptist, and how he gathered his twelve disciples.

Mar 2, 2015