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Ships & boats - sail, navigation, radar, anchor, keel - with 17 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Ships & boats - sail, navigation, radar, anchor, keel - with 17 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures

Apr 11, 2015
Video games - from concept to consumer by Cunningham, Kevin, 1966-

Video games - from concept to consumer

Looks at how people in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers are helping to build our future. Discover how people use STEM skills to solve problems and innovate throughout history.

Apr 11, 2015
Experiment with what a plant needs to grow by Higgins, Nadia.

Experiment with what a plant needs to grow

Apr 11, 2015
Do you know Komodo dragons? by Bergeron, Alain M., 1957-

Do you know Komodo dragons?

Facts about Komodo dragons, presented in graphic novel format.

Apr 11, 2015
Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital by Bolden, Tonya, author.

Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital

"Tells the story of Washington, D.C., through the story of an African American man, Michael Shiner, who lived there from approximately 1804 to 1880 and who kept a journal, excerpts of which are interspersed throughout the heavily illustrated text"--

Apr 11, 2015
Apps - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh, author.

Apps - from concept to consumer

"Learn about the history of mobile apps and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Apr 11, 2015
Animation - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh.

Animation - from concept to consumer

Readers will trace the history of animation from its earliest roots to its most recent successes and beyond. They will also learn about the different types of artists, engineers, and filmmakers who have made this incredible blend of art and technology possible throughout the decades.

Apr 11, 2015
A children's guide to Arctic birds by Pelletier, Mia, author.

A children's guide to Arctic birds

Apr 11, 2015
Sturgeon by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Sturgeon

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of sturgeon.

Apr 15, 2015
Sailing the Great Barrier Reef by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Provides a first person account of a sailing and diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef, including preparing for the trip, a description of the animals who live in the reef, and survival tips.

Apr 15, 2015
U.S. Army true stories - tales of bravery by Otfinoski, Steven.

U.S. Army true stories - tales of bravery

"Provides gripping accounts of Army servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Apr 15, 2015
Texas - the Lone Star State by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943- author

Texas - the Lone Star State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Texas.

Apr 15, 2015
Wolf at the Gate by Steenwyk, Mark Van

Wolf at the Gate

Apr 15, 2015
Sweden by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

Sweden

Provides information about Sweden, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Apr 15, 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.

Apr 15, 2015
The Vietnam Conflict - war with communism by George, Enzo.

The Vietnam Conflict - war with communism

Introduces the Vietnam War through first-hand accounts discussing the initial causes of the conflict and daily lives of Viet Cong and American soldiers, battle tactics, and reactions to the war at home.

Apr 15, 2015
Vietnam by Seah, Audrey, 1958- author.

Vietnam

Provides information about Vietnam, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Apr 15, 2015
Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War by Wittman, Susan S.

Reconstruction - outcomes of the Civil War

"Discusses the Reconstruction period (1865-1877) after the American Civil War, including the rebuilding of the South and the establishment of laws protecting the rights of African-Americans"--

Apr 15, 2015
Whales in American history by Graubart, Norman D., author.

Whales in American history

Apr 15, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick, author.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

Presents the history, geography, economy, people, plants, and animals of Rhode Island.

Apr 15, 2015