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Hacking fashion. Fleece by Fontichiaro, Kristin.

Hacking fashion. Fleece

Turn old fleece into something new and exciting with Hacking Fashion: Fleece. Students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving.

Aug 19, 2016
Heliskiing by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

Heliskiing

"You want intense? How about dropping from a helicopter onto a fresh field of powder, then skiing down a mountain? Heliskiers go where there are no trails, but there is a lot of danger and excitement. Find out where people go heliskiing, how they avoid deadly avalanches, and which skiing superstars are the best in the world." -- cover.

Aug 19, 2016
Investigating the water cycle by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

Investigating the water cycle

"Water is essential to life on our planet. Water is constantly moving between Earth's surface, the air, and the ground. But did you know that water cannot be created or destroyed? Or that water is not only a liquid but also a solid and a gas? See the water cycle in action in this fascinating book"--

Aug 19, 2016
Is the Bermuda Triangle real? by Lassieur, Allison.

Is the Bermuda Triangle real?

"Presents stories of planes and ships that have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, examining the evidence of various explanations, ultimately stating that the disappearances remain a mystery"--

Aug 19, 2016
Skateboarding by Fitzpatrick, Jim, author.

Skateboarding

"You want intense? How about rocketing into the air off a vert ramp and sticking the landing in front of a cheering crowd? Skateboarding has evolved from a fun hobby for kids to an international sporting spectacle. Find out how it made that journey, meet the world's top skaters, and learn the key tricks and moves." --cover.

Aug 19, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are bats by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

It's a good thing there are bats

"Introduces the reader to bats and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are bees by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

It's a good thing there are bees

"Introduces the reader to bees and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are earthworms by Shepherd, Jodie, author.

It's a good thing there are earthworms

"Introduces the reader to earthworms and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know by Rissman, Rebecca.

Show your spirit - cheerleading basics you need to know

"Provides basic information about cheerleading"--

Aug 19, 2016
Florida wetlands by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Florida wetlands

"Explore the wetlands of Florida and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives."--

Aug 19, 2016
Extreme tightrope by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme tightrope

Aug 19, 2016
Enormous ears and soft brown hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Enormous ears and soft brown hair

"On a bright spring morning, a newborn baby animal is about to begin a big adventure. He was born just an hour ago, but on long, wobbly legs, he unsteadily tries to stand. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature that is soon trotting after his large, gentle mother is a moose calf, and one day he will be

Aug 19, 2016
Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power

"For centuries, falling water has been used in parts of the world to create energy to run grinding stones at mills and irrigation systems for crops. This interesting book shows how the use of this "clean" form of energy, called hydroelectricity, is being expanded to help us build a more sustainable future. Discover how other forms of water-based energy, such as energy from ocean waves and tides, are being harnessed and used to help create electricity to power our homes, offices, and factories."-

Aug 19, 2016
Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom

"Earth has a limited supply of fossil fuels, and in the near future this supply will come to an end. However, more people live on the planet than ever in its history--and they all need energy. One of the ways in which we can meet this increasing demand for energy is through nuclear power. Nuclear power stations do not drain our planet of its resources, and they can supply a seemingly limitless source of energy. Discover more about nuclear energy, how it is created and harnessed, and the controve

Aug 19, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate by Hansen, Grace, author.

Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate

Presents information about the first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, including her childhood, education, and career.

Aug 19, 2016
Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects by Enz, Tammy, author.

Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects

"Illustrated instructions for experiments pertaining to changes on Earth, including plate tectonics, erosion, the greenhouse effect, and glaciers"--

Aug 19, 2016
Do you really want to meet a kangaroo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a kangaroo?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia to view kangaroos in the wild and learns how dangerous they can be when fighting over mates"--

Aug 19, 2016
Crazy totally awesome facts. by

Crazy totally awesome facts.

"Packed with 1,250 fascinating facts about nature, science, animals, technology, and more, and filled with amazing photographs, this amazing book will captivate kids interested in the sciences and social studies and who are curious about the world they live in."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 19, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Aug 19, 2016