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You wouldn't want to live without electricity! by Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

You wouldn't want to live without electricity!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the electric power that makes modern life possible.

Sep 24, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without clean water by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without clean water

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without clean water and describes how people access water and the importance of making sure that water is not polluted or wasted.

Sep 24, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without cell phones! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without cell phones!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the cell phone and describes how people managed to communicate in the past.

Sep 24, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without books! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without books!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the history of books and how important they have been to civilization.

Sep 24, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe how antibiotics were developed and what methods were used to fight infections and disease before antibiotics were available.

Sep 24, 2014
The weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The weapons of World War II

Introduces weaponry used in World War II, describing how fighter pilots worked, weapons used by soldiers on land, and how vessels at sea fought one another.

Sep 24, 2014
Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations by Rake, Jody Sullivan, author.

Star-nosed moles and other extreme mammal adaptations

"Explores various extreme mammal adaptations throughout the world, including caracals, mongooses, and bulldog bats"--

Sep 24, 2014
Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron by Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

Stand there! she shouted - the invincible photographer Julia Margaret Cameron

Traces the life and work of the nineteenth-century celebrity photographer, detailing her privileged childhood, her presence in the bohemian salons of England, and her staging of sophisticated tableaux based on literature and myth.

Sep 24, 2014
Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer by Fertig, Dennis, author.

Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer

Sep 24, 2014
Take away the A - an alphabeast of a book! by Escoffier, Michaël, 1970-

Take away the A - an alphabeast of a book!

Describes how taking away a letter of the alphabet can change one word into a different word, including taking away the letter "A" which changes beast into best and taking away the letter "M" which changes farm into far.

Sep 24, 2014
Time for kids almanac 2015. by Time Home Entertainment Inc. (COR)

Time for kids almanac 2015.

A comprehensive reference includes the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Sep 24, 2014
Tony Hawk by Scheff, Matt, author.

Tony Hawk

A biography of skateboarder Tony Hawk, details his childhood, professional history, and achievements.

Sep 24, 2014
The U.S. Army in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Army in World War II

Introduces the U.S. Army of World War II, describing how soldiers were trained for combat, the kinds of jobs they had, and some of the challenges they faced.

Sep 24, 2014
Understanding Syria today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Syria today

Sep 24, 2014
Tiny creatures - the world of microbes by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.

Tiny creatures - the world of microbes

Looks at all the different microbes that inhabit the Earth and examines the varied jobs they do.

Sep 24, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without toilets! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without toilets!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the toilet and describes how people managed to dispose of their waste in the past.

Sep 24, 2014
The ultimate fairy guide by Meadows, Daisy, author.

The ultimate fairy guide

A fan's reference to the "Rainbow Magic" series profiles one hundred fifty favorite fairy characters, listing their best friends, hobbies, preferences, and unique powers.

Sep 24, 2014
Malala Yousafzai - shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education by Doeden, Matt.

Malala Yousafzai - shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani girl who champions for the right to education in her country, despite being targeted by extremist groups for her actions.

Sep 24, 2014
Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea by Cerullo, Mary M, author.

Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea

"Provides information on deep-water and ocean floor sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Sep 24, 2014
Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players by Forest, Christopher.

Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro basketball players in history"--

Sep 24, 2014