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Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues

"Meet some brave, amazing animals and the caring people who come to their rescue. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down"--

Aug 30, 2016
How deep is the ocean? by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author.

How deep is the ocean?

Answers questions about the ocean, from its shallow waters to its deepest and most mysterious parts.

Aug 30, 2016
How hot is lava? - and other questions about ... volcanoes by Smith, Kelly (Children's author), author.

How hot is lava? - and other questions about ... volcanoes

"What's inside a volcano? Where is the Ring of Fire? How many different ways can a volcano blow its top? Are there volcanoes on other planets?"--

Aug 30, 2016
How to build a car by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a car

Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small motorcar together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a car works and how it is constructed.

Aug 30, 2016
How to build a house by Lacey, Saskia.

How to build a house

"Eli's famous for dreaming big. After all their adventures, Eli and his friends are ready to build a place they can return to at the end of the day, a place they can share stories and dreams. But a house is only a home when everyone feels like they belong. Can Eli find a way to make everyone happy, or will his friends hit the road without him?"--Page [4] cover.

Aug 30, 2016
How to build a motorcycle by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a motorcycle

How to Build a Motorcycle continues the Technical Tales series, where a group of three unlikely friends--a rat, a sparrow, and a frog--come together to build another vehicle--a motorcycle! As they start working, they encounter many unexpected obstacles, teaching them (and the reader) about the different parts that make a motorcycle work. Detailed illustrations explain the overall functions of the engine, clutch, brakes, distributors, as well as many other parts of the motorcycle. Through hard wo

Aug 30, 2016
How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author.

How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

Aug 30, 2016
How to build a plane by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a plane

Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small plane together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a plane flies and how it is constructed. Detailed illustrations show the inner workings of a plane, teaching children the basics of how each part works together to get the plane flying.

Aug 30, 2016
How to check out a book by StJohn, Amanda, 1982-

How to check out a book

Opal and Stew go to the public library where Opal shows Stew how to check out a library book.

Aug 30, 2016
How to turn $100 into $1,000,000 by McKenna, James (James E.), author.

How to turn $100 into $1,000,000

"From the creators of the nationally syndicated public television shows Biz Kid$ and Bill Nye the Science Guy, How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 is a comprehensive first guidebook to earning, saving, and investing money. Written in a humorous but informative voice that engages young readers, it's the book that every parent who wants to raise financially savvy and unspoiled children should buy for their kids. It is packed with lively illustrations that make difficult concept easy to understand-all

Aug 30, 2016
Hummingbirds by Gregory, Josh, author.

Hummingbirds

"This book details the life and habits of hummingbirds."--

Aug 30, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am George Washington

Aug 30, 2016
I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Levy, Debbie/ Baddeley, Elizabeth (ILT)

I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Aug 30, 2016
If you are a Kaka, you eat doo-doo - and other poop tales from nature by Martel, Sara, 1965- author.

If you are a Kaka, you eat doo-doo - and other poop tales from nature

"This illustrated picturebook explores the many ways in which birds, lizards, sloths, insects, wombats, and other animals use poop--their own or that of other animals. Brief, illustrated sidebars offer additional natural history details about the animals pictured, and the book's backmatter includes a glossary, ranges and Latin names of all the animals in the book, and an appendix exploring possible uses for human poop--including jet fuel."--

Aug 30, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

"...an informative and entertaining look at the good and the bad (and possibly a few ugly) microscopic organisms that live in you and on you."--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 30, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

Aug 29, 2016
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Aug 30, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Aug 30, 2016
Jennie Jenkins by Feierabend, John Martin, author of adaptation.

Jennie Jenkins

"'Jennie Jenkins' is a well-known American folk song, sumptuously illustrated"--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 30, 2016
Jim Abbott by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

Jim Abbott

A biography of the California Angels pitcher who has only one hand.

Aug 30, 2016