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The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Sep 17, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Describes the history of the Washington Monument, how it was built, and what it represents.

Sep 17, 2014
Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions. by

Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions.

Presents one thousand trivia questions and answers on various subjects, from biology and technology to mathematics, history, and popular culture, including innovative map, photographic, and game show quizzes.

Sep 17, 2014
So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

So many feelings - sign language for feelings and emotions

Playful stories in simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for feelings and emotions.

Sep 17, 2014
Old Manhattan has some farms - (e-i-e-i-grow!) by Lendroth, Susan, author.

Old Manhattan has some farms - (e-i-e-i-grow!)

Sep 17, 2014
A to Z sign with me - sign language for the alphabet by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

A to Z sign with me - sign language for the alphabet

Playful stories introduce the American Sign Language signs for animals, foods, and the different activities of a carnival.

Sep 17, 2014
The twelve dancing princesses by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863.

The twelve dancing princesses

To win a bride and a kingdom, a soldier endeavors to discover why the dancing shoes of the king's twelve daughters are worn to pieces every morning.

Sep 17, 2014
Loaders by Lennie, Charles

Loaders

Sep 17, 2014
Leif Erikson by Bankston, John, 1974-

Leif Erikson

Sep 17, 2014
Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family

In this rhyming story accompanied by sign language diagrams, a child enjoys spending time with various family members, including Mommy and Daddy, Auntie Karen and Grandma Rosie, and Baby Jordon and Cousin Nikki.

Sep 17, 2014
Greek mythology by Jennings, Ken, 1974-

Greek mythology

Provides facts on the classic myths of the Greeks and Romans, from how Prometheus outsmarted the gods to how Achilles's heel led to his death.

Sep 17, 2014
Chinese New Year by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Chinese New Year

Overview: Cultural Holidays investigates holidays all around the world! Each book brings the spirit of a holiday alive with colorful illustrations and provides clear facts about the holiday's special traditions and history. Which holiday will you celebrate next?.

Sep 17, 2014
Marco Polo by Bankston, John, 1974-

Marco Polo

Details the life and travels of the explorer who journeyed from Italy to China in the thirteenth century and documented his experiences in a revolutionary travel memoir.

Sep 18, 2014
Jackie Robinson - breaking the color line in baseball by Simmons, Matt J.

Jackie Robinson - breaking the color line in baseball

Highlights the life and career of an American baseball player who became the first African American to play major league baseball in the modern era.

Sep 18, 2014
National Geographic Angry Birds seasons - a festive flight into the world's happiest holidays and celebrations by Briggs, Amy.

National Geographic Angry Birds seasons - a festive flight into the world's happiest holidays and celebrations

"Circle the globe with National Geographic and the Angry Birds as the lovable characters discover and partake in the world's greatest holidays, festivals, and celebrations. The birds will celebrate the Chinese New Year in Beijing before traveling to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. The Angry Birds--and readers--will learn all about cultural traditions around the world and come to understand the rituals and customs that go along with celebrating the biggest events of the year. Archival and modern Nati

Sep 18, 2014
There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts

Playful images and simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for different parts of the human body.

Sep 18, 2014
Stranded on an island - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Stranded on an island - can science save your life?

"After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island."--

Sep 18, 2014
Super human encyclopedia - discover all the amazing things your body can do by Parker, Steve, 1952- author.

Super human encyclopedia - discover all the amazing things your body can do

Explores the human body, presenting information on the framework, systems, and senes of the body and how they work.

Sep 18, 2014
Augustus Caesar by Gagne, Tammy.

Augustus Caesar

Augustus Caesar was Rome's first emperor, but exactly how he came to claim that title is a long and exciting story.

Sep 18, 2014
Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Alone in the Arctic - can science save your life?

"When separated from his fellow scientists on the ice in the Arctic, Joe must learn how to survive in the harsh climate. Joe builds an igloo, goes ice fishing, and makes a few animal friends in this engaging title."--

Sep 18, 2014