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Zoom in on bees by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on bees

"Provides information for readers about a bee's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 17, 2014
Surviving in cold places by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Surviving in cold places

Do you have what it takes to survive in some of the world's coldest places? Imagine yourself stranded on a frigid mountain with no shelter and nothing but snow and rocks in every direction. Or think about dangling by a few thin strips of leather over a black Antarctic chasm. In icy situations like these, only the smartest and luckiest live to tell the tales. --Publishers description from Amazon.com

Jul 17, 2014
The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention by Latta, Sara L.

The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention

"Read about Mary Anderson's early life, and find out why she invented windshield wipers"--

Jul 17, 2014
Surviving in the wilderness by Marciniak, Kristin.

Surviving in the wilderness

Would you eat a giant spider? Would you eat cooked spider eggs? What if you were starving to death? People stranded for long periods of time in the wilderness face questions like these. But sometimes no food to eat is the least of people's worries. How long could you survive in a barren landscape with no shelter and a fractured skull? See how these survivors did it. -- Publishers description from Amazon.com

Jul 17, 2014
What is the Statue of Liberty? by Holub, Joan, author.

What is the Statue of Liberty?

Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.

Jul 17, 2014
Who is George Lucas? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who is George Lucas?

Jul 17, 2014
Who was Bruce Lee? by Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Who was Bruce Lee?

Jul 17, 2014
Tools and treasures of ancient Egypt by Doeden, Matt.

Tools and treasures of ancient Egypt

Have you ever heard of hieroglyphics? Do you know what a mummy is? All these things came from ancient Egypt. More than four thousand years ago, the ancient Egyptians created tools and treasures that still shape our lives. Find out where the ancient Egyptians lived, what their lives were like, and what happened to them. Discover how they changed the world

Jul 17, 2014
Travels with Charlie. Down South by Backer, Miles, author.

Travels with Charlie. Down South

Jul 17, 2014
Healthy trees, healthy planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Healthy trees, healthy planet

The quiet nature of trees hides the fact that trees are always working for us. Their biggest, most important job is playing a role in making Earth and our environment healthy. Learn some of the ways trees help, why they are in danger, and what you can do to help protect them. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 17, 2014
Handy health guide to colds and flu by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to colds and flu

"An overview about colds and the flu--how germs are spread, how to treat these diseases, and how to avoid becoming sick"--

Jul 17, 2014
The raven and the loon by Qitsualik, Rachel A., 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

When Raven and Loon decide to change their plain white coats by adding some color, a series of mishaps leaves them with the forms and colors they have today.

Jul 17, 2014
Monster trucks - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Monster trucks - tearing it up

Do you know what it's like to drive a truck that is as big as an elephant? Despite their giant size, monster trucks can pull off soaring jumps, flips, and other epic stunts. These trucks compete head-to-head to reveal the fastest and the most agile of them all. Events such as the Monster Jam World Finals keep the crowds on the edges of their seats. Enter the Dirt and Destruction Sports Zone to learn about the history, mechanics, rules, and the trailblazing drivers connected to monster trucks.

Jul 17, 2014
Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide. by Grosset & Dunlap (COR)

Skylanders SWAP Force - Master Eon's official guide.

Provides character profiles and strategies for mastering the Skylanders game.

Jul 17, 2014
Look and find Disney frozen by

Look and find Disney frozen

"Come along with Anna, Elsa, and their friends on an icy adventure! Look for hidden objects in eight exciting Look and Find scenes inspired by the Disney Frozen film."--Back cover.

Jul 17, 2014
Mud truck racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian.

Mud truck racing - tearing it up

Describes mud truck racing, presenting information on its history, the different types of mud racing vehicles, and racing clubs.

Jul 17, 2014
Physics - investigate the forces of nature by Gardner, Jane P, author.

Physics - investigate the forces of nature

Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.

Jul 17, 2014
100 scariest things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 scariest things on the planet

Presents information about scary things and events, both real and imaginary, including alien encounters, deadly creatures, and real-life monsters.

Jul 17, 2014
100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet. by Claybourne, Anna

100 Most Feared Creatures on the Planet.

Jul 17, 2014
100 most disgusting things on the planet by Claybourne, Anna.

100 most disgusting things on the planet

Presents facts about disgusting things, organized into such categories as animals, food, and the human body.

Jul 17, 2014