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Trash talk! - moving toward a zero-waste world by Mulder, Michelle, 1976- author.

Trash talk! - moving toward a zero-waste world

"Humans have always generated garbage, whether it's a chewed-on bone or a broken cell phone. Our landfills are overflowing, but with some creative thinking, stuff we once threw away can become a collection of valuable resources just waiting to be harvested. [This book] digs deep into the history of garbage, from Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and uncovers some of the many innovative ways people all over the world are dealing with waste"--Amazon.com.

May 16, 2015
What is a constellation? by Loria, Laura.

What is a constellation?

May 16, 2015
A timeline history of the thirteen colonies by Pratt, Mary K.

A timeline history of the thirteen colonies

Chronicles the history of the American colonies, from the first English settlement in Jamestown to the growing unrest with Britain that culminated in the American Revolution. --Publisher's description.

May 16, 2015
Sturgeon by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Sturgeon

This title introduces young readers to the sturgeon, also known as the Living Fossil. Easy-to-read text examines the sturgeon's habitat and distribution. Readers will learn about the sturgeon's color, size, and shape. The fish's anatomy is examined, especially the unique plates that cover the fish's skin. Sturgeon prey is discussed, as are the sturgeon's predators, including human fishers. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for xtreme ichthyologists. Alig

May 16, 2015
How do I use a library? by Harasymiw, Therese, author.

How do I use a library?

May 16, 2015
What is magnetism? by Loria, Laura, author.

What is magnetism?

May 16, 2015
Divorce is the worst by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Divorce is the worst

"A lovingly crafted picture book speaking to the child's perspective on divorce. The book offers advice, sympathy, and wit to match without being pandering or authoritative. While admitting that divorces are painful, it above all empowers its young reader to cope with and even make the best of a difficult situation"--

May 16, 2015
Finding out about wind energy by Doeden, Matt, author.

Finding out about wind energy

"Did you know that the same wind that messes up your hair can be used to create energy? How exactly do you harness the wind? And what is the effect on the environment? Read this book to find out all about wind energy."--Provided by publisher.

May 16, 2015
Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia by Saunders, Catherine, author.

Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia

"Disney Infinity: Character Encyclopedia features all of your favorite Disney and Disney/Pixar characters from Disney's popular video game! Join Woody, Jack Sparrow, Lightning McQueen, Wreck-it Ralph, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Sulley, Rapunzel, Anna and Elsa, and many more Disney and Disney/Pixar characters as they interact in the wonderful world of Disney Infinity. As readers discover more about each heroes' and villains' vehicles, gadgets, weapons, home worlds, and animals they can learn a

May 16, 2015
Clouds by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Clouds

Explains how clouds form and profiles different varieties while outlining a range of outdoor-themed activities.

May 16, 2015
The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft by Instructables.com (COR)/ Smith, Nicole (EDT)

The ultimate unofficial guide to Minecraft strategies - everything you need to know to build, explore, attack, and survive in the world of Minecraft

Collects expert advice and detailed instructions for mastering the computer game, covering such topics as how to defend against zombies and building basic utilities, with Minecraft-themed projects, including a pickaxe lamp and an enderman plush.

May 17, 2015
Zlatan by Illugi Jökulsson.

Zlatan

"A complete profile of Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Includes information about his childhood, a record of his famous goals, his successes and disappointments with Barcelona, his family and a discussion of his future as a living legend"--

May 17, 2015
YouTube founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim by Wooster, Patricia.

YouTube founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

Discusses the creators of Youtube, including how they met, their early ideas for the website, and what they are currently doing with their lives.

May 17, 2015
Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use by Jackson, Ellen, 1943-

Tooling around - crafty creatures and the tools they use

Presents rhyming text with realistic nature artwork in an introduction to animals and the surprising tools used, from a dolphin that protects its nose with a sponge to a deer that bedecks its antlers with mud and grass.

May 17, 2015
Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about growing up in a question-answer format"--

May 17, 2015
Strong girl - yoga for building strength by Rissman, Rebecca.

Strong girl - yoga for building strength

"Presents yoga poses designed to promote strength"--

May 17, 2015
Slither, Snake! by Alinsky, Shelby

Slither, Snake!

May 17, 2015
Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Siblings, curfews, and how to deal - questions and answers about family life

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about family life in a question-answer format"--

May 17, 2015
The Salem witch trials by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Salem witch trials

Discusses the Salem Witch Trials, including their historical context, what happened to the accused, and how the trials changed the American legal system.

May 17, 2015
Rescue and Shelter Dogs by Summers, Alex

Rescue and Shelter Dogs

May 17, 2015