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Wyoming - the Equality State by Petreycik, Rick, author.

Wyoming - the Equality State

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of Wyoming. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and other

Apr 24, 2016
Ten days a madwoman - the daring life and turbulent times of the original "girl" reporter, Nellie Bly by Noyes, Deborah, author.

Ten days a madwoman - the daring life and turbulent times of the original "girl" reporter, Nellie Bly

"A biography of Nellie Bly, the pioneering journalist whose showy but substantive stunts skyrocketed her to fame"--

Apr 24, 2016
Joplin tornado survival stories by O'Keefe, Emily.

Joplin tornado survival stories

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the mile-wide tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, in May 2011. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

Apr 24, 2016
Alaska - the last frontier by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Alaska - the last frontier

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of Alaska. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and other im

Apr 24, 2016
Abigail Adams by Wells, PeggySue, author.

Abigail Adams

Apr 24, 2016
Optimism - sunny side up! by Shepherd, Jodie.

Optimism - sunny side up!

"There's no question about it -- a positive attitude leads to a happier life. But developing a happy disposition takes practice. That's where Optimism: Sunny-Side Up! can help. Chock full of familiar situations and helpful hints, this book gives readers the tools they need to develop this important character strength" --

Apr 24, 2016
Animal groups by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Animal groups

"What do you call that group of animals? Learn the sometimes familiar and sometimes surprising names for animal groups from around the globe."--

Apr 24, 2016
Allosaurus by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Allosaurus

"Long ago, a once-mighty Allosaurus stalked the land searching for helpless prey for dinner, too sick to battle stronger dinosaurs. Millions of years later, scientists discovered the bones of this 'different lizard' in Wyoming and named him Big Al. Read how Big Al helped them learn more about Allosaurus and its days on Earth. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, a Did-You-Know section, and an

Apr 24, 2016
Aliens by Kallio, Jamie, author.

Aliens

Presents conjectures on the existence of aliens, from reports of alien sightings and efforts to contact extraterrestrials to the scientific search for life beyond the solar system.

Apr 24, 2016
Arkansas - the Natural State by King, David C., author.

Arkansas - the Natural State

Apr 24, 2016
Apple by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn, author.

Apple

"In this book, readers learn how apples grow from seed to fruit"--

Apr 24, 2016
Baseball's greatest hitters - from Ty Cobb to Miguel Cabrera by Kramer, Sydelle, author.

Baseball's greatest hitters - from Ty Cobb to Miguel Cabrera

Brief profiles of such hard-hitting players as Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Hank Aaron, and Miguel Cabrera.

Apr 24, 2016
BMX racing by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

BMX racing

"Engaging images accompany information about BMX racing. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Apr 24, 2016
Bighorn sheep by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Bighorn sheep

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to bighorn sheep. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 24, 2016
Investigating plant life cycles by Amstutz, Lisa J., author.

Investigating plant life cycles

Flowering plants, cone-bearing plants, ferns, and mosses make up the four main plant groups. But did you know that each of these groups has a different life cycle? Or that some plants reproduce with seeds and others reproduce with spores? This book investigates the life cycles of each of the four main plant groups. --Amazon.com.

Apr 24, 2016
Mississippi - the Magnolia State by Waring, Kerry Jones, author.

Mississippi - the Magnolia State

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of Mississippi. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and oth

Apr 24, 2016
Minerals by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Minerals

Apr 24, 2016
Montana - the Treasure State by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Montana - the Treasure State

"The third edition of this popular series is updated with a variety of features that will help students learn about the state of Montana. This comprehensive book outlines the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the state. Lists of key people, events, cities, plants and animals, and political figures, plus fact boxes and quotes, provide easily accessible information that is supplemented by activities such as crafts, recipes, and a map quiz. Historic photos, artwork, and other

Apr 24, 2016
Iroquois by Potts, Steve, 1956-

Iroquois

"A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian confederacy known as the Iroquois, including Chief Hiawatha and conflicts such as the American Revolution"--

Apr 24, 2016
What's the buzz? - keeping bees in flight by Wilcox, Merrie-Ellen, author.

What's the buzz? - keeping bees in flight

"Whether they live alone or together, in a hive or in a hole in the ground, bees do some of the most important work on the planet: pollinating plants. [This book] celebrates the magic of bees--from swarming to dancing to making honey--and encourages readers to do their part to keep the hives alive"--Amazon.com.

Apr 24, 2016