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12 great moments that changed newspaper history by Fromowitz, Lori.

12 great moments that changed newspaper history

Feb 7, 2016
12 great moments that changed radio history by Smibert, Angie, author.

12 great moments that changed radio history

Brief two-page discussions of twelve of the most important events in the history of broadcast radio.

Feb 7, 2016
A beginner's guide to immortality - from alchemy to avatars by Birmingham, Maria, author.

A beginner's guide to immortality - from alchemy to avatars

"Do you want to cheat death? If you said yes, then this is just the book you've been looking for-- the guide to immortality! Discover the ways people have attempted to live forever... or died trying" -- Page 4 of cover.

Feb 6, 2016
A great big cuddle - poems for the very young by Rosen, Michael, 1946- author.

A great big cuddle - poems for the very young

Invites children to celebrate the sounds and versatility of language, presenting nonsense verses in the style of classic nursery rhymes designed to induce giggles and help children recognize their feelings.

Feb 7, 2016
A history of civilization in 50 disasters by Eaton, Gale.

A history of civilization in 50 disasters

Feb 7, 2016
A passion for elephants - the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss by Buzzeo, Toni, author.

A passion for elephants - the real life adventure of field scientist Cynthia Moss

Readers are introduced to Cynthia Moss, who devoted her adult life to studying African elephants, the largest land animals on the planet.

Feb 6, 2016
A primary source history of the Dust Bowl by Langston-George, Rebecca, author.

A primary source history of the Dust Bowl

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Dust Bowl"--

Feb 7, 2016
A smart girl's guide to sticky situations - how to tackle tricky, icky problems and tough times by

A smart girl's guide to sticky situations - how to tackle tricky, icky problems and tough times

Offers advice on how to take charge and be confident when things get complicated, scary or just plain embarrassing.

Feb 7, 2016
A wisher's guide to Starland. by

A wisher's guide to Starland.

Offers an illustrated introduction to the world of the Disney Star Darlings franchise, with information about the characters, places, and things of Starland and Wishworld.

Feb 7, 2016
A wisher's guide to Starland. by Disney (COR)

A wisher's guide to Starland.

Offers an illustrated introduction to the world of the Disney Star Darlings franchise, with information about the characters, places, and things of Starland and Wishworld.

Feb 1, 2016
Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President by Gregory, Josh.

Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President

Shares information on the sixteenth president, including his childhood, his presidency, and his assassination.

Jan 31, 2016
Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President by Gregory, Josh.

Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President

The life and career of Abraham Lincoln.

Feb 7, 2016
Acadia National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Acadia National Park

Introduces Acadia National Park, discussing its history, geological features, touring the park, plant and animal life, and efforts to preserve it.

Feb 7, 2016
Aircraft by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Aircraft

Provides a basic introduction to different kinds of aircraft, from hot air balloons to fighter jets to rockets.

Jan 31, 2016
Aircraft by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Aircraft

"In Aircraft, young readers will learn all about the different kinds of aircraft, from hot air balloons to fighter jets to rockets. Beautiful design, fascinating photographs, and simple text introduce new readers to the famous invention."--

Feb 7, 2016
Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law

Feb 7, 2016
Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law

Examines the rivalry between Prohibition-era gangster Al Capone and Eliot Ness, the detective who vowed to bring him down.

Jan 31, 2016
All about the Philippines - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids by Jimenez, Gidget, 1964- author.

All about the Philippines - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids

Let 'All About the Philippines' take you on an awesome journey to the lively and colourful country of Mary, Jaime and Ari - first cousins who look completely different from one another but are the best of friends. They'll introduce you to their homes, their schools, their families, favourite places to visit, holidays and more. They'll show you how kids there - just like kids in so many other parts of the world - come from many cultures and have their own traditions, languages and beliefs . . . a

Feb 4, 2016
Allergies by Squire, Ann.

Allergies

Readers will find out why some people have allergies and others don't, how allergies are diagnosed and treated, and which substances are the most common allergens. They will also learn how people with allergies avoid hidden everyday allergens and get a sneak peak at the new allergies treatments doctors are preparing for the future."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 7, 2016
Amazing animal stunts by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author.

Amazing animal stunts

"Describes animal stunts, including who accomplished these stunts and, to a certain degree, how"--

Feb 6, 2016