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Happy birthday, Martin Luther King by Marzollo, Jean.

Happy birthday, Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream of peace and equality. Because he worked so hard for freedom and helped so many people gain it, we honor him every year on his special day. This inspiring, beautifully illustrated biography gently teaches young readers about the life--and lessons--of this great man.

Jul 6, 2015
Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas by Tomley, Sarah, author.

Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas

Explores philosophy and notable philosophers, discussing "thought experiments," and how to explain a complex idea through a story.

Jul 6, 2015
Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

Jul 6, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of ghosts by DeYoe, Aaron.

Biggest, baddest book of ghosts

Provides information on ghosts, including spirit orbs, poltergeists, and haunted houses.

Jul 6, 2015
100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jul 6, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Jul 6, 2015
Handy health guide to sore throats by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to sore throats

"An overview of what causes sore throats and other illnesses such as tonsillitis and strep throat"--

Jul 6, 2015
Explore honey bees! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore honey bees!

Jul 6, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.

Emu

An emu father in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in this illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jul 6, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Presents information on karate, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 6, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.

Judo

Presents information on judo, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 6, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan

Heroes of 9/11

Jul 6, 2015
Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo by Maxwell, Cassandre.

Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo

Jul 6, 2015
Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure

Describes the experiences of immigrants who left their homes in the early 1900s and came to the United States through Ellis Island, in a book where the reader's choices reveal the historical details from three different perspectives.

Jul 6, 2015
How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and other DC super heroes

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and several other DC super heroes"--

Jul 6, 2015
How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains by Sautter, Aaron.

How to draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other DC super-villains

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Lex Luthor, the Joker, and several other DC super-villains"--

Jul 6, 2015
Eruption! - the story of volcanoes by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Eruption! - the story of volcanoes

Provides a basic introduction to volcanoes, explaining how they form and how volcanic eruptions occur, and describing the effect of different kinds of eruptions on people and the environment.

Jul 6, 2015
Dolley Madison by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Dolley Madison

"Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!"--

Jul 6, 2015
Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide by Bynghall, Steve, author.

Disney Pixar Inside out - the essential guide

Describes the settings, characters, and plot of the animated film about a young girl, Riley Anderson, whose five key emotions--Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust--try to lead the girl through her life.

Jul 6, 2015
Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt! by Tomecek, Steve, author.

Dirtmeister's nitty gritty planet Earth - all about rocks, minerals, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, and even dirt!

"Come and explore the world under your feet with the Dirtmeister and friends! Part graphic novel, part fun guidebook, this very cool, rocky journey introduces both eager and reluctant readers to the basic geologic processes that shape our Earth. Clear and concise explanations of the various geologic processes reveal the comprehensive science behind each fascinating topic. Fun facts and simple DIY experiments reinforce the concepts while short biographies of important scientists inspire future ge

Jul 6, 2015