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The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 20, 2016
Weather by Mack, Lorrie, author, editor.

Weather

Full-color photography is paired with clearly written text to offer a unique introduction to the many forces of nature and the weather elements these forces produce.

Jul 20, 2016
What's soil made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What's soil made of?

"In this book, readers learn what makes up soil."--

Jul 20, 2016
Why do most plants need soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why do most plants need soil?

"In this book readers will learn why plants need soil."--

Jul 20, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Introduces the White House, recounting its history and describing its physical features, some of the events that take place in its different rooms, and the reasons why it is a symbol of the United States.

Jul 20, 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."--

Jul 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without poop! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without poop!

"Describes what life would be like without poop."--

Jul 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without sleep! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without sleep!

"Describes what life would be like without sleep."--

Jul 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without vegetables by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without vegetables

Looks at what life would be like without vegetables, examining what they are, why humans need them, their history, and how people have used them for purposes other than eating.

Jul 20, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth/ Salaberria, Leire (ILT)

Maya Angelou

Jul 20, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack/ Andraka, Jack (FRW)

Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover

Presents over two dozen simple science activities using food, common household items, water, and the outdoors.

Jul 20, 2016
Motocross freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross freestyle

"Engaging images accompany information about motocross freestyle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 20, 2016
Gladiators by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

Gladiators

Examines the lives of gladiators, covering the games, how one became a gladiator, and the ways they could survive a fight.

Jul 20, 2016
Marie Curie by Throp, Claire, author.

Marie Curie

"This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Marie Curie, who discovered radium and realized its potential for treating cancer. She succeeded in her work in a time when science a

Jul 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without dirt by Graham, Ian, 1953-

You wouldn't want to live without dirt

Looks at what life would be like without dirt and soil, examining how soil supports life and some of the many ways that people have used soil throughout history, and some of its potential future uses.

Jul 20, 2016
BMX freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

BMX freestyle

"Engaging images accompany information about BMX freestyle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 20, 2016
Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro. by Sodaro, Craig.

Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro.

"Discusses hot rods, including their history, how they are built and customized, as well as how hot rod owners enjoy their cars with shows and races"--

Jul 20, 2016
Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying

Big Red Riding Hood has been bullying Little Bitty Wolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.

Jul 20, 2016
Animal predators by Gregory, Josh, author.

Animal predators

"Learn all about nature's most incredible predators, from how different species hunt to what animals they prey upon"--

Jul 20, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Explores the Antarctic tundra ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 20, 2016