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Girls rock! - amazing tales of women in music by Tougas, Shelley.

Girls rock! - amazing tales of women in music

"Through narrative stories, explores female muscicians who have made major contributions to music and culture"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 13, 2014
Armored dinosaurs! - the Ornithischians. by

Armored dinosaurs!  - the Ornithischians.

"An introduction to armored and duckbilled dinosaurs, plant-eating dinosaurs that belong to the group called ornithischians, one of the two major groups of dinosaurs. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Aug 13, 2014
How does WiFi work? by Anniss, Matt, author.

How does WiFi work?

Describes how wireless communication technology works; discusses WLANs, hotspots, and network security; and explains how WiFi is used today in doing business, watching television, and online gaming.

Aug 13, 2014
Henry Ford in His Own Words by Nagelhout, Ryan

Henry Ford in His Own Words

Aug 13, 2014
Helen Keller in Her Own Words by Kennon, Caroline

Helen Keller in Her Own Words

Aug 13, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Aug 13, 2014
The Dark Side - Library Edition by Lipkowitz, Daniel

The Dark Side - Library Edition

Aug 13, 2014
Homer by Gagne, Tammy.

Homer

Chronicles the life and works of the epic Greek poet Homer.

Aug 13, 2014
Animal teachers by Halfmann, Janet, author.

Animal teachers

"Short entries portray how 12 different animals are taught various "lessons." Chicks learn to peck to get their bellies full; a prairie dog pup learns how to spot and warn others about predators; a bottlenose dolphin learns how to recognize its mother's signature call"--

Aug 13, 2014
Alexander, the Great by Bankston, John, 1974-

Alexander, the Great

Presents the life of the Greek conqueror, describing his early education as a warrior, his conquests throughout the Persian empire, and his influence on the ancient world of his time.

Aug 13, 2014
A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends! by Williams, Julie (Julie A.), author.

A smart girl's guide, middle school - everything you need to know about juggling more homework, more teachers, and more friends!

"Starting middle school can be scary. But knowing what to expect will make you feel more confident. Packed with tips and fun quizzes, here's the inside scoop on topics like classes, lockers, homework, and getting involved in after-school activities. Get help deciding the best way to introduce yourself to those new classmates. Plus, you'll read letters from other girls who were just as worried about starting middle school, and advice from girls who have already been there"--

Aug 15, 2014
Tyrannosaurus! by Feldman, Thea, author.

Tyrannosaurus!

Discusses the size, behaviors, physical characteristics, and habitat of the Tyrannosaurus rex.

Aug 15, 2014
Friendship bracelets - 35 gorgeous projects to make and give by Hopping, Lucy, author.

Friendship bracelets - 35 gorgeous projects to make and give

Discover beautiful yet simple jewellery to make with and for your friends. You'll love these 35 stunning projects, all made with easy craft techniques such as braiding, macrame and weaving. Many of them use basic materials - embroidery thread, beads and ribbon, with the addition of leather, brass nuts and rhinestones in some of the more advanced projects. Choose from four chapters: So Sweet, with ideas in a pastel palette; Neon Brights, infused with zesty colours and standout features; Nautical

Aug 15, 2014
Loom magic creatures! - 25 awesome animals and mythical beings for a rainbow of critters by Thomas, Becky, author.

Loom magic creatures! - 25 awesome animals and mythical beings for a rainbow of critters

Learn to make these super imaginative, out-of-this-world projects that will take your rubber band loom projects to the next level. Wow everyone around you with fun and wacky critters. Here are step-by-step instructions and bright color photographs to show you how to make the coolest rubber band projects out there.

Aug 15, 2014
Not my girl by Jordan-Fenton, Christy, author.

Not my girl

Two years ago, Margaret left her Arctic home for the outsiders' school. Now she has returned and can barely contain her excitement as she rushes towards her waiting family -- but her mother stands still as a stone. This strange, skinny child, with her hair cropped short, can't be her daughter. "Not my girl!" she says angrily. Margaret's years at school have changed her. Now ten years old, she has forgotten her language and the skills to hunt and fish. She can't even stomach her mother's food. He

Aug 15, 2014
Elephant twins by Sobol, Richard, author, photographer.

Elephant twins

"Exposing children to a diverse range of literary and informational texts, the Core Concepts program helps develop important literacy and cognitive skills necessary to meet many of the Common Core State Standards. Gold Light and Gold Ray are the only known pair of elephant twins in the world! Photojournalist Richard Sobol has masterfully captured the twins' playfulness, as he shows the twins feeding, bathing, napping, and learning with their trainer Pai. Elephant Twins transports readers to Ban

Aug 15, 2014
More laugh-out-loud jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author.

More laugh-out-loud jokes for kids

A collection of one-liners, knock-knock jokes, and tongue twisters.

Aug 15, 2014
Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors by Tucker, Tom, 1944-

Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors

Reveals some of the amazing inventions of the past and present that have come from young Americans, ages eight to nineteen.

Aug 15, 2014
Mythology by Budzik, Mary Frances, 1955- author.

Mythology

Introduces ancient Greek, Norse, Egyptian, and Roman mythologies, including Zeus, father of the Greek gods, Norse Freyja, goddess of love, beauty, war, and death, and Egyptian Bastet, goddess of cats.

Aug 15, 2014
Zoom in on bees by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on bees

"Provides information for readers about a bee's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 17, 2014