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Baseball's best - all-time greats by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Baseball's best - all-time greats

Profiles star players throughout the history of baseball, highlighting great teams and discussing how to become a superstar.

Feb 6, 2016
Basketball's greatest players by Kramer, Sydelle.

Basketball's greatest players

Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.

Feb 6, 2016
Batman character encyclopedia by Manning, Matthew K, author.

Batman character encyclopedia

Profiles the villians, allies, and henchmen from the world of Batman.

Feb 6, 2016
Be an adventurer by Oxlade, Chris.

Be an adventurer

Feb 6, 2016
Be an explorer by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Be an explorer

"Have you ever wished you could find your way by the stars, predict the weather, or discover fossils? Look no further for the tools and skills you need to be a successful explorer."--

Feb 6, 2016
Been there, done that - writing stories from real life by

Been there, done that - writing stories from real life

"Where do authors get their ideas? And how do they turn those ideas into stories? This anthology looks at the process of taking real-life experiences and turning them into works of engaging fiction. The collection features award-winning and bestselling middle-grade authors who provide both original fictional short stories as well as the nonfiction accounts that inspired them. The contributing authors include Julia Alvarez, Karen Cushman, Margarita Engle, Dee Garretson, Nathan Hale, Matthew Kirby

Feb 6, 2016
Being fit by Bodden, Valerie.

Being fit

"An early reader's introduction to the connections between being fit and staying healthy, benefits of aerobic exercises such as biking, nutritional concepts such as calories, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 6, 2016
Belle & Boo S is for sewing by

Belle & Boo S is for sewing

This unique craft book of Belle & Boo themed playtime projects contains ideas and instructions for over 25 makes designed to engage a child's imagination. Each sewing project will transport your child to another world where they can fantasise about being a pirate, a ballerina or even a woodland creature. Belle's Bakery helps children to hone their numeracy skills through selling the felt cupcakes, biscuits and carrots, which can be traded for the Belle & Boo currency that is created by copying a

Feb 6, 2016
Birds by Meister, Cari, author.

Birds

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet bird and tells about a few types of birds that make good pets"--

Feb 6, 2016
Birds by Meister, Cari, author.

Birds

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet bird and tells about a few types of birds that make good pets"--

Jan 31, 2016
Blackbeard (Edward Teach) by Gagne, Tammy.

Blackbeard (Edward Teach)

"Most people know the name Blackbeard, but did you know that this legendary pirate was actually a real person? People have been telling stories about this frightening swashbuckler for centuries. A fair number of these tales have become a mixture of fact and fiction. Historians think the man known as Blackbeard was an Englishman named Edward Teach. His life and adventures on the high seas took him to the West Indies--and later to the American colonies. While many details have been exaggerated, Bl

Feb 6, 2016
Blake Griffin by Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997.

Blake Griffin

Feb 6, 2016
Boa constrictors - prey-crushing reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Boa constrictors - prey-crushing reptiles

"Boa constrictors are known as huge meat-eating reptiles. But how are they similar to and different from other reptiles, such as turtles or lizards? Read this book to find out"--

Feb 6, 2016
Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts

Explains the history of Bodie, California which began as a Gold Rush boomtown and became a cursed ghost town.

Jan 31, 2016
Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts

Explains the history of Bodie, California which began as a Gold Rush boomtown and became a cursed ghost town.

Feb 6, 2016
Book by Agard, John, 1949- author.

Book

Books contain countless tales but what if Book told its own story? From clay tablets to e-readers, here is a quirky, kid-friendly look at the book.

Feb 4, 2016
Bounce back - how to be a resilient kid by Moss, Wendy (Wendy L.)

Bounce back - how to be a resilient kid

Some people seem to just automatically bounce back from tough times. But the truth is that resilience is not something you are born with--it must be learned. Resilience isn't just about being tough in the face of adversity, but rather learning to make connections with others, move toward goals, maintain a positive view, and accept that change is part of life. Bounce Back will help you find your bounce using quizzes, advice, and practical strategies to build up resiliency skills.

Feb 6, 2016
Brazilian foods & culture by Ferro, Jennifer, 1968-

Brazilian foods & culture

Discusses some of the foods enjoyed in Brazil and describes special foods that are part of such specific celebrations as Carnival, Iemanja´, and Saint John's Day. Includes recipes.

Feb 6, 2016
Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever by Murphy, Jim, 1947-

Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever

"In 1944 a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome. The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open-heart surgery. But the technique had been painstakingly developed by Vivien Thomas, Blalocks African American lab assistant, who stood behind Blalock in the operating room to give him step-by-step instructions. The stories of this medical and social breakthrough and the lives of Thomas, Blal

Jan 31, 2016
Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever by Murphy, Jim, 1947- author.

Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever

In 1944, a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome. The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open-heart surgery. But the technique had been developed by Vivien Thomas, Blalock's African American lab assistant, who stood behind Blalock in the operating room to give him step-by-step instructions. The stories of this medical and social breakthrough and the lives of Thomas, Blalock, and their

Feb 6, 2016