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Hillary Clinton by Shepherd, Jodie.

Hillary Clinton

Shares the life of the former secretary of state, including her childhood, her law career, and her charity work.

May 18, 2015
Helen Keller by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Helen Keller

Introduces the life and legacy of Helen Keller, the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college.

May 18, 2015
All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders by Amstutz, Lisa J.

All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce different styles of bicycles"--

May 18, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by Mara, Wil.

Abraham Lincoln

Chronicles the life and political career of the sixteenth president.

May 18, 2015
In Mary's garden by Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.

In Mary's garden

Introduces Midwestern American artist Mary Nohl as a young girl who is just discovering her talent, and follows her as she transforms her home into a sculpture garden.

May 19, 2015
Myths busted! 3 - just when you thought you knew what you knew by Krieger, Emily.

Myths busted! 3 - just when you thought you knew what you knew

"This is the book that will put to rest even more rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear every day--also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Think boys are better at math? Don't bet on it. Think an apple-a-day keeps the doctor away? Better buy some oranges too. Think you evolved from a chimp? You might want to check your sources on that. Be in the know on all kinds of amazing subjects!"--

May 19, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 19, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

May 20, 2015
Frogs by Simon, Seymour, author.

Frogs

Details the life cycles of frogs and toads while introducing different species that can be found around the world.

May 20, 2015
Guess! - research and form a hypothesis by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Guess! - research and form a hypothesis

Presents information about how scientists use the scientific method to research a topic and form a hypothesis, and offers tips on taking notes, organizing one's research, and proving a hypothesis.

May 20, 2015
Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes! by Dahl, Michael, author.

Scooby-Doo's Laugh-out-loud jokes!

May 20, 2015
What are habitats & biomes? by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

What are habitats & biomes?

Describes the different types of biomes on Earth, from oceans and rivers to grasslands and scrublands.

May 20, 2015
Lunch lines, tryouts, and making the grade - questions and answers about school by Loewen, Nancy, 1964- author.

Lunch lines, tryouts, and making the grade - questions and answers about school

Provides answers to forty questions about school from homework and grades to classmates and extracurricular activities.

May 20, 2015
A place for birds by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for birds

Examines the environmental needs of birds around the world and the effect that human behavior has had on their ability to survive, with examples of the efforts being made by scientists and conservationists to save specific species of birds.

May 21, 2015
The Korean War - showdown with China by George, Enzo.

The Korean War - showdown with China

A look at the Korean War through primary documents supplemented with facts and analysis to give the reader a comprehensive grasp of events.

May 21, 2015
Freshwater fishing by Pendergast, George.

Freshwater fishing

Freshwater fishing is a great way to cast a line when you're far away from the ocean. There are plenty of big fish to be found in lakes and rivers, and this exciting book will teach readers how to have a great time on the beautiful waterways where freshwater fish are found.

May 21, 2015
Jamaica by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Jamaica

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Jamaica.

May 21, 2015
Illinois - the Prairie State by Price-Groff, Claire, author.

Illinois - the Prairie State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Illinois.

May 21, 2015
Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley

"Growing up, Joanna L. Kelley was quizzed at the dinner table. As an adult, she's answering even tougher questions. Her research helps scientists treat tumors and understand evolution. Learn how Joanna became a genetics superstar."--

May 21, 2015
Rhode Island - the Ocean State by Petreycik, Rick.

Rhode Island - the Ocean State

May 21, 2015