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Gabby Douglas by Anderson, Jameson, author.

Gabby Douglas

Oct 26, 2014
Manger by

Manger

There is a legend that describes how, at midnight on Christmas Eve, all creatures are granted the power of speech for one hour. In this collection, Lee Bennett Hopkins and a dozen other poets imagine what responses they might offer.

Oct 27, 2014
Honeyky Hanukah by Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967, lyricist, composer.

Honeyky Hanukah

A family celebrates Hanukkah with latkes, hugs, kisses, and dancing.

Oct 27, 2014
Roger Duvoisin's The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

Roger Duvoisin's The night before Christmas

A well-known poem about an important Christmas Eve visitor.

Oct 27, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Oct 28, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - president & philosopher by Meacham, Jon.

Thomas Jefferson - president & philosopher

"In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers"--

Oct 28, 2014
Solar power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Solar power

"An examination of the ways in which the sun has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 28, 2014
Take shelter - at home around the world by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author.

Take shelter - at home around the world

Oct 28, 2014
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders by Iorizzo, Carrie.

Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders

Presents an overview of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders; discusses symptoms, causes, treatment options, and behavior management; and provides advice for caregivers, family, and friends.

Oct 28, 2014
Scholastic Book of World Records 2015 by Morse, Jenifer Corr

Scholastic Book of World Records 2015

Oct 28, 2014
Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole by Raczka, Bob, author.

Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole

Twenty-five haiku give readers a fresh, humorous perspective on Santa's December preparations, and rich illustrations pull readers into every wintry scene.

Oct 28, 2014
LeBron James by Morreale, Marie.

LeBron James

Oct 28, 2014
Indianapolis Colts by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Indianapolis Colts

"An elementary look at the Indianapolis Colts professional football team, including its formation in Baltimore in 1953, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 28, 2014
Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them by Govier, Katherine, 1948- author.

Half for you and half for me - best-loved nursery rhymes and the stories behind them

Collects some of the world's best-known nursery rhymes, accompanied by annotations and historical context.

Oct 28, 2014
The garden of time by Hammer, Jill.

The garden of time

Looks at Judaism, the calendar, and Jewish holidays in the form of a story about Adam and Eve walking through the Garden of Eden.

Oct 28, 2014
Explore money! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore money!

Explores the history, art, science, economics, and mathematics of money as readers find out how money multiplies, experiment with cleaning coins, and design their own currency.

Oct 28, 2014
Branching out - how trees are part of our world by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author.

Branching out - how trees are part of our world

Provides an in-depth introduction to trees, covering biology basics, eleven primary tree types from around the world, and the ways in which trees are an inextricable part of human society, culture, and economy.

Oct 28, 2014
F is for feelings by Millar, Golden Melanie, 1972-

F is for feelings

"This alphabet book teaches young children about feelings and the idea that all emotions are natural and important. Colorful illustrations accompany the text. A section in the back provides tips and activities for parents, teachers, and caregivers to reinforce the book's themes and lessons"--

Oct 28, 2014
George Ferris, what a wheel! by Lowell, Barbara, author.

George Ferris, what a wheel!

A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.

Oct 28, 2014
I survived true stories - five epic disasters by Tarshis, Lauren.

I survived true stories - five epic disasters

"From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters. From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival. Read their incredible stories: The Children's Blizzard, 1888 The Titanic Disas

Oct 28, 2014