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Who was Gandhi? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Gandhi?

An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the champion of an independent India and global icon of peace and freedom.

Feb 21, 2015
Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles!

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of reptiles and what they can do.

Feb 21, 2015
Who was Marie Curie? by Stine, Megan, author.

Who was Marie Curie?

"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a

Feb 21, 2015
The periodic table - elements with style by Dingle, Adrian, 1967-

The periodic table - elements with style

"Do you confuse boron with barium or chlorine with fluorine? Fear not! This book comes to the rescue by mixing science and art to create the most unique periodic table you've ever seen."--Publisher's web site.

Feb 21, 2015
Ossuaries and charnel houses by Roza, Greg, author.

Ossuaries and charnel houses

"Have you ever heard of people saving the bones of their ancestors? That's what happens in ossuaries and charnel houses. You might be wondering why people would do this, and there are several fascinating reasons you need to read to believe. Inside this creepy volume, readers will find amazing photographs of charnel houses and ossuaries, including the dark passages of the Paris catacombs and the ornately decorated Sedlec Ossuary. Photographs are paired with engaging passages, sidebars, and fact f

Feb 21, 2015
Meteors by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Meteors

Describes what are meteorites, and where do they come from?

Feb 21, 2015
A math journey through the human body by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through the human body

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the human body make learning about math topics such as bar charts, percentages, averages and fractions easy and fun. In this book, readers go on an amazing mission inside the human body and use their mathematical skills to check their diet, test their strength, and chart their growth. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Feb 21, 2015
A math journey through space by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through space

"Fun pictograms and infographics about space make learning about math topics such as angles, decimals, and probability easy and fun. In this book, readers are in control of a space mission through the Solar System and use their mathematical skills to navigate past comets, dodge asteroids, and land on the surface of Mars! Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Feb 21, 2015
Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, artist.

Shackleton's journey

Tells the story of the shipwreck of the Endurance in a sea of ice en route to Antarctica, and the survival of all 28 members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Feb 21, 2015
Sacagawea by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Sacagawea

"Explore one of the most recognized figures in American history with this biography of Sacagawea. Kids will learn about her crucial role in the Lewis and Clark expedition and her influential legacy. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers" --

Feb 21, 2015
The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

The Roaring Twenties - discover the era of Prohibition, flappers, and jazz

Feb 21, 2015
Lion, tiger, and bear by Ritchey, Kate, author.

Lion, tiger, and bear

"In a small pen in Georgia, an American black bear named Baloo, a lion named Leo, and a Bengal tiger named Shere Kahn all live happily together. Every day they play with their toys, chase each other around, and eat cookies together. This lion, tiger, and bear (oh my!) are best friends. The three animals were rescued 12 years ago from drug dealers who had abused and neglected them and brought to live at Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary. The trainers there tried to separate the trio, for fear that figh

Feb 21, 2015
JavaScript for kids - a playful introduction to programming by Morgan, Nick, author.

JavaScript for kids - a playful introduction to programming

Feb 21, 2015
How to speak cat - a guide to decoding cat language by Newman, Aline Alexander, author.

How to speak cat - a guide to decoding cat language

We know cats are beautiful, secretive, and independent... but even the most loyal cat owners are often baffled by their own pet's behavior. With veterinarian expert Dr. Gary Weitzman as guide, this fun book helps kids understand what cats are trying to communicate by their body language and behavior. So if you've ever wondered what Fluffy means when she's purring or moving her tail emphatically from left to right--this book is for you! It's full of insights, expert advice, and real-life cat scen

Feb 21, 2015
Alphabetics - an aesthetically awesome alliterated alphabet anthology by Concepcion, Patrick, author.

Alphabetics - an aesthetically awesome alliterated alphabet anthology

Feb 21, 2015
Alexander Graham Bell by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Alexander Graham Bell

Presents the life and career of Alexander Graham Bell, examining how he invented the telephone and his work with the deaf.

Feb 21, 2015
Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution

"A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Feb 22, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Feb 23, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Feb 23, 2015
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels by Clark Sawyer, J. author.

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels

"In this book, young readers will learn about thirteen-line ground squirrels and their winter habits."--

Feb 23, 2015