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Eating organic by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Eating organic

"Eating Organic helps readers trace the history of organic eating, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jun 27, 2016
Drones by Henneberg, Susan, author.

Drones

Explains what a drone aircraft is and the different ways they can be used.

Jun 27, 2016
Dolley Madison by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Dolley Madison

A biography of Dolley Madison, considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. Even before her husband James Madison took office, Dolley served as White House hostess for the widowed Thomas Jefferson, and was known for her personality and style. She helped convince the nation to rebuilt its capitol in Washington after the War of 1812, and defined the role of First Lady for those who followed.

Jun 27, 2016
The displacement of native peoples by Peppas Leslie Lynn, author.

The displacement of native peoples

"This revealing book examines how Native peoples have been displaced throughout history in the United States and Canada through treaties, empty promises, and military force. Close examination of primary sources featuring both Native and non-Native viewpoints reveals the attitudes and opinions of the time that led to thousands being displaced and cultures being threatened. Topics covered include government relations and policies, as well as the creation of residential schools and other acts of fo

Jun 27, 2016
Giant trucks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Giant trucks

"Learn all about the world's biggest, toughest trucks, from how they were invented to what jobs they are used to perform today."--

Jun 27, 2016
Genetically modified food by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Genetically modified food

"Genetically Modified Food helps readers trace the history of GMOs, explore the science behind it, understand why and how we utilize them, and discuss controversies concerning GMOs from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jun 27, 2016
From head to tail - all about horse care by Bratton, Donna Bowman, author.

From head to tail - all about horse care

"Photos and text introduce readers to horse care, including general information about how to maintain a horse, habitat, diet, and grooming needs and equipment"--

Jun 27, 2016
Freaky fish by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Freaky fish

"Introduces the reader to freaky fish."--

Jun 27, 2016
Fly fishing by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- illustrations.

Fly fishing

"This title introduces readers to Fly Fishing. Readers will learn about the types of rods, reels, and line that are needed to fly fish. Different types of flies are introduced, as is fly-fishing equipment such as waders, boots, floats, tubes and boats. Sought-after game fish such as trout, steelhead, salmon, tarpon, bonefish, and bass are examined including how to locate them and which fly tackle works best with each fish's weight and habits. Safety equipment such as flotation devices and wading

Jun 27, 2016
Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures by Molnár, Ilona (Illustrator), illustrator.

Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures

"Take a hands-on approach to art with Fingerprint Princesses and Fairies! Create engaging art activities with your children - at home or in the classroom. Packed with fun step-by-step instructions, this book teaches you how to make 30 classic fairytale characters including nymphs, fairies, princesses, butterflies, and angels with only the tips of your fingers. Create your own enchanting world, no paintbrush required! Kids aren't the only ones who will enjoy it, artists of all ages can put their

Jun 27, 2016
Fingerprint characters by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint characters

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of characters"--

Jun 27, 2016
Falcons by Gish, Melissa, author.

Falcons

"A look at falcons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

Jun 27, 2016
Face painting by Harvey, Karen author.

Face painting

Create over 30 fantastic different designs with this easy to follow step-by-step guide to face painting. --Publisher.

Jun 27, 2016
Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature

"This non-fiction book for 10-14 year olds explores the ways the environment--the weather, climate, or geography--influences the outcomes of wars. The historical examples examined are: Hannibal in the Alps, the US Navy during Typhoon Cobra (WWII), the Canadian Army in Passchendaele (WWI), the dispute between India and Pakistan over the Siachen Glacier, the Battle of Pichincha (a volcano), General Wei Qing vs the Xiongnu in the Gobi Desert, the US Army in Vietnam, Napoleon's defeat in Russia, and

Jun 27, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jun 27, 2016
What makes your body work? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes your body work?

"What Makes Your Body Work? explains the inner workings of some of the body's major organs and systems. Readers can perform fun easy experiments that will help them measure their own lung volume or understand why the brain can decipher ltteers in the wrnog oredr in a wrod. Entertaining illustrations and explanatory diagrams give details that help reveal what really makes the body work."--

Jun 27, 2016
What is the Declaration of Independence? by Harris, Michael C., 1978- author.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

"Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that

Jun 27, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jun 27, 2016
Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep by Harvey, Derek, author.

Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep

"Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures -- from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking an

Jun 27, 2016
Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet

Profiles the worlds largest, strongest, and loudest insects, providing statistics and facts on each, from the honeypot ants of Australia and hornet moth of Europe to the golden chafer of Central America and the orchid mantid of Southeast Asia.

Jun 27, 2016