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Dry in the desert - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Dry in the desert - can science save your life?

"Will Joe be able to survive in the hot, scorching desert? In this exciting survival story, readers journey along with Joe as he searches for water and runs into a desert tribe."--

Sep 21, 2014
Chimpanzees by Gish, Melissa.

Chimpanzees

"A look at chimpanzees, including their habitats, physical haracteristics such as their knuckle-walking, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 21, 2014
The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery by Markle, Sandra, author.

The case of the vanishing little brown bats - a scientific mystery

"This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation. Each chapter takes readers into the problems that plague this endangered member of our ecosystem, describing how teams of scientists examined how "white-nose syndrome," caused by a fungus called Pd, is infecting the brown bat population. Scientists have searched different caves and mines in the eastern United States and discovered th

Sep 21, 2014
3D modeling by Zizka, Theo, author.

3D modeling

"Learn how to create computer-generate 3D models like the ones used in video games and animated films"--

Sep 21, 2014
20 fun facts about rocky planets by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

20 fun facts about rocky planets

Sep 21, 2014
20 fun facts about gas giants by Chiger, Arielle, author.

20 fun facts about gas giants

Sep 21, 2014
Boxfish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Boxfish

"Discover facts about boxfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Sep 21, 2014
Cool kids cook. Fresh & fit by Kid Chef Eliana, 2000-

Cool kids cook. Fresh & fit

"Kid-friendly foods made healthy! Whip up nutritious meals with America's favorite kid chef. Wholesome, fresh, and flavorful ingredients are the centerpiece in these tasty dishes, which include Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry, Crab-Stuffed Tomatoes, and Inside-Out Peach Crumble. Children (and adults!) can prepare these international recipes with ease."--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2014
Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words by Shea, John M., author.

Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words

Franklin D. Roosevelt was one of the most powerful and popular U.S. presidents. He was the only one to serve 12 years and was elected four times. As the leader of the nation, he saw the country through an economic depression and World War II. Through primary sources, personal and political writings, and quotations, readers will become familiar with the man behind the famous name, from his early life to his momentous presidency.

Sep 21, 2014
Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea by Cerullo, Mary M, author.

Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea

"Provides information on deep-water and ocean floor sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Sep 22, 2014
Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players by Forest, Christopher.

Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro basketball players in history"--

Sep 22, 2014
The moon shines down by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

The moon shines down

From the lost manuscripts of renowned children's author Brown, this bedtime story is based on the classic New England Sampler prayer, God Bless the Moon and God Bless Me. The poetic verse of the text shows a child praying for God's blessing on children in different parts of the world and themselves as the moon shines down on them all.

Sep 22, 2014
Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories by dePaola, Tomie

Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories

Sep 22, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without electricity! by Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

You wouldn't want to live without electricity!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the electric power that makes modern life possible.

Sep 22, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without clean water by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without clean water

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without clean water and describes how people access water and the importance of making sure that water is not polluted or wasted.

Sep 22, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without cell phones! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without cell phones!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the cell phone and describes how people managed to communicate in the past.

Sep 22, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without books! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without books!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the history of books and how important they have been to civilization.

Sep 22, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe how antibiotics were developed and what methods were used to fight infections and disease before antibiotics were available.

Sep 22, 2014
The weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The weapons of World War II

Introduces weaponry used in World War II, describing how fighter pilots worked, weapons used by soldiers on land, and how vessels at sea fought one another.

Sep 22, 2014
We the people - the Constitution of the United States by Spier, Peter, 1927- author, illustrator.

We the people - the Constitution of the United States

A redesigned and updated visual celebration of the Constitution and its framers includes an illustrated Preamble, an explanation of the Constitution's significance, the story of its ratification, and a reproduction of the original document.

Sep 22, 2014