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Plan a holiday party by Braun, Eric, 1971-

Plan a holiday party

Describes how to plan and host a holiday party, presenting advice on how to create a guest list, foods and drinks to serve, decorations, activities, party etiquette, themes, and music.

Jan 20, 2015
Plan a birthday party by Watson, Stephanie, author.

Plan a birthday party

Describes how to plan and host a birthday party, presenting advice on how to create a guest list, foods to serve, decorations, activities, party etiquette, themes, and music.

Jan 20, 2015
Mount Rushmore - memorial to our greatest presidents by Hahn, Laura, author.

Mount Rushmore - memorial to our greatest presidents

Discusses the history and sculpting of the images on South Dakota's Mount Rushmore, and provides facts about the four presidents represented there: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Jan 20, 2015
A math journey through the animal kingdom by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through the animal kingdom

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the animal kingdom make learning about math topics such as symmetry, coordinates, and place value easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to some of the world's amazing habitats and use their mathematical skills to track tigers, count penguins, and search for jaguars. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 20, 2015
A math journey through planet Earth by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through planet Earth

"Fun pictograms and infographics about planet Earth make learning about math topics such as volume, scale diagrams, division, and number lines easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to protect threatened areas around the world and use their mathematical skills to measure geysers, protect forests, and check on glaciers. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 20, 2015
Lost on a mountain by Goldish, Meish, author.

Lost on a mountain

"In this book, readers will learn about stories of being stranded on mountains."--

Jan 20, 2015
The Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts by Clark, Katie, author.

The Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts

Explores the myths, facts, and legends about the Lincoln Memorial.

Jan 20, 2015
Let's think about sustainable energy by Parker, Victoria.

Let's think about sustainable energy

Introduces the topic of sustainable energy, describing what it is, the different types, how it works, and why it is important.

Jan 20, 2015
Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush by Hall, Brianna.

Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush

"Explores the California Gold Rush by examining the causes leading up to it and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the people and places involved"--

Jan 20, 2015
Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist

Chronicles the life and career of the theoretical physicist, from his battle with ALS to his work on black holes.

Jan 20, 2015
Soil by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Soil

Presents information on the different types of soil, discussing why soil is important and the consequences of natural erosion.

Jan 20, 2015
The science of an oil spill by Wang, Andrea, author.

The science of an oil spill

Discusses the science behind oil spills and their effects, examining the worst oil spills in history and explaining how scientists are working to prevent and contain future spills.

Jan 20, 2015
The science of a shipwreck by Amstutz, Lisa J, author.

The science of a shipwreck

Discusses the science behind shipwrecks, presents facts about some of history's deadliest wrecks, explains how ships float and sink, and describes how scientists and engineers are designing safer ships.

Jan 20, 2015
The science of a hurricane by Reina, Mary, author.

The science of a hurricane

Discusses the science behind hurricanes and their effects, presents case studies of destructive hurricanes, explains how hurricanes form, and shows how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage.

Jan 20, 2015
Rome by Bodden, Valerie.

Rome

"A historical overview of the Roman civilization from the perspectives of the social classes, from the senators to the plebeians, including the Italian empire's growth and decline"--

Jan 20, 2015
Freedom riders - a primary source exploration of the struggle for racial justice by Schwartz, Heather E.

Freedom riders - a primary source exploration of the struggle for racial justice

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Freedom Riders during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Jan 20, 2015
Ettore Boiardi - Chef Boyardee manufacturer by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Ettore Boiardi - Chef Boyardee manufacturer

Chronicles the life and career of the Italian chef and businessman, from his youth and training in Italy to the creation of his successful line of pasta dishes.

Jan 20, 2015
Discovering the West - the expedition of Lewis and Clark by Micklos, John.

Discovering the West - the expedition of Lewis and Clark

"Examines the Lewis and Clark Expedition by discussing the causes leading up to it and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation as well as the people and places involved"--

Jan 20, 2015
Cool sewing for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool sewing for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for sewing projects, including a tote, pillow, and pencil case.

Jan 20, 2015
Connecting the coasts - the race to build the transcontinental railroad by Lewis, Norma, 1940- author.

Connecting the coasts - the race to build the transcontinental railroad

"Examines the Transcontinental Railroad by discussing why it was needed and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation as well as the people and places involved."--

Jan 20, 2015