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The ultimate book about me by Platt, Richard, author.

The ultimate book about me

Explores what makes a person a person, including their genes, body, brain, memory, emotions, gender, and ancestors.

Jul 23, 2015
The ultimate unofficial encyclopedia for Minecrafters - an A-Z book of tips and tricks the official guides don't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

The ultimate unofficial encyclopedia for Minecrafters - an A-Z book of tips and tricks the official guides don't teach you

"From abandoned mineshafts to mini-games, mods, and zombie sieges, "The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters" reveals expert tricks of the trade for gamers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 23, 2015
Small wonders - Jean-Henri Fabre & his world of insects by Smith, Matthew Clark, 1982- author.

Small wonders - Jean-Henri Fabre & his world of insects

"Meet Jean-Henri Fabre, one of the most important naturalists of all time, whose own life was as unusual as the lives of the creatures he studied"--Front jacket flap.

Jul 23, 2015
Judy Blume by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Judy Blume

"Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults"--

Jul 23, 2015
Minions - seek and find by King, Trey, author.

Minions - seek and find

Picture puzzles featuring the many Minions encourage readers to find such hidden items as a message in a bottle, a prehistoric turtle, a deck of playing cards, a juggling seal, and a freeze ray gun.

Jul 23, 2015
Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero by Collier, Peter, author.

Choosing courage - inspiring stories of what it means to be a hero

"What turns an ordinary person into a hero? What happens in the blink of an eye on a battlefield (or in any dangerous situation) to bring out true courage? The men and women who have been recognized by the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation know the answers to these questions deep in their hearts"--Amazon.com.

Jul 23, 2015
Speak up! giving an oral presentation by McHugh, Jeff.

Speak up! giving an oral presentation

Offers tips and techniques for giving an oral presentation, from planning to practicing.

Jul 24, 2015
Sonia Sotomayor by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Sonia Sotomayor

"Sonia Sotomayor's path, from growing up in the projects to success in Ivy League universities to her rise in the legal profession is a true testament to the American dream. She broke the rules women were supposed to follow in her life and career, ultimately becoming the first Latino justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and the third woman to serve the Court"--

Jul 24, 2015
Smokejumper by Mara, Wil.

Smokejumper

Jul 24, 2015
Skateboarding by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.

Skateboarding

Introduces the sport of skateboarding, including its history, the parts of a skateboard, safety gear, and different types of skateboarding, including street, downhill, and vert.

Jul 24, 2015
Sharks and other predators by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Sharks and other predators

"When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #53: 'Shadow of the Shark,' they had lots of questions. How many teeth do sharks have? What is their favorite food? What are some other top predators? How do they keep life in balance? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about sharks and other predators"--

Jul 24, 2015
The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall by Lang, Heather, 1966- author.

The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall

"A picture book biography of Lucille Mulhall, a Wild West performer in the early 1900s whose skills were as considerable as her male counterparts and who is often regarded as "the original cowgirl.""--

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Maine? by Wang, Andrea.

What's great about Maine?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Maine, including the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden, Monhegan Island, and the Portland Observatory.

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Iowa? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Iowa?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Iowa, including the Iowa State Fair, Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center, and the Living History Farms in Urbandale.

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Illinois? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Illinois?

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Connecticut? by Rissman, Rebecca.

What's great about Connecticut?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Connecticut, including the Beardsley Zoo, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, and the Long Island Sound.

Jul 24, 2015
What's great about Arizona? by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

What's great about Arizona?

An introduction to the people and places of Arizona.

Jul 24, 2015
What was the Alamo? by Pollack, Pam.

What was the Alamo?

""Remember the Alamo!" is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, young readers will relive this famous moment in Texas history"--

Jul 24, 2015
What are rocks made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What are rocks made of?

"In this book, young readers learn abut the composition of rocks."--

Jul 24, 2015
Welcome, Bao Bao by Shaw, Gina.

Welcome, Bao Bao

Jul 24, 2015