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The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner by Eldridge, Alison.

The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner

"Read about Willis Haviland Carrier's early life on a farm, his desire to go to college, and the creation of air conditioning"--

Apr 15, 2014
Diwali by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Diwali

Recounts the origins and history of Diwali, and describes how the holiday is celebrated.

Apr 15, 2014
Everything dinosaurs by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything dinosaurs

Explores the world of dinosaurs, examining fossil remains and explaining how scientists use them to determine what dinosaurs ate, how they raised their young, and how they may have become extinct.

Apr 15, 2014
Geography - a visual encyclopedia by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Geography - a visual encyclopedia

"Geography: a visual encyclopedia explores every aspect of our Earth, from the core to the outer atmosphere, from the North to the South Pole, and from natural processes to human impact"--Cover verso.

Apr 15, 2014
Eye to eye - how animals see the world by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.

Eye to eye - how animals see the world

Profiles a series of animals with unusual eyes and explains how such animals use their uniquely evolved eyes to gain essential information about the biological world.

Apr 15, 2014
Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats by Montgomery, Sy.

Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats

Describes the cheetah's essential role in the ecosystem and the ways in which Namibia's Cheetah Conservation Fund is promoting cohabitation between cheetahs and farmers.

Apr 15, 2014
Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book by Eliot, Chip, author.

Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book

Apr 15, 2014
Every last drop - bringing clean water home by Mulder, Michelle, 1976- author.

Every last drop - bringing clean water home

Apr 15, 2014
Cat champions - caring for our feline friends by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

Cat champions - caring for our feline friends

Apr 15, 2014
Depression and other mood disorders by Field, Jon Eben, author.

Depression and other mood disorders

"Studies indicate that approximately four percent of adolescents experience serious depression. Depression and other mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, occur across all age groups, genders, economic classes, and ethnic groups. This informative title examines the causes and symptoms of depression and other mood disorders and provides information about treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses the difficulties young people encounter living with or caring for siblings or par

Apr 15, 2014
Extreme Survivors, Level 2 by Roop, Connie/ Roop, Peter/ American Museum of Natural History (COR)

Extreme Survivors, Level 2

Apr 15, 2014
Exploring Nature - Butterflies & Moths- a Comprehensive Guide to the Brief but Brilliant Lives of These Fascinating Creatures, With Over 200 Pictures by Farndon, John

Exploring Nature - Butterflies & Moths- a Comprehensive Guide to the Brief but Brilliant Lives of These Fascinating Creatures, With Over 200 Pictures

Apr 15, 2014
Exploring Nature - Big Cats- Examine the Fearsome Feline World of Lions, Tigers, Cheetahs and Leopards, in More Than 190 Pictures by Klevansky, Rhonda

Exploring Nature - Big Cats- Examine the Fearsome Feline World of Lions, Tigers, Cheetahs and Leopards, in More Than 190 Pictures

Apr 15, 2014
Farmers & fighters by Shuter, Jane.

Farmers & fighters

Examines the two main occupations for men in ancient Greece where only Sparta had a full-time army while soldiers from all other city states were also farmers.

Apr 15, 2014
A big book of face painting by Verrecas, Charlotte, 1984-

A big book of face painting

This is a guide to face painting for children which provides essential tips based on expert knowledge. It details different materials, including paint recommendations and an explanation of brushes, and covers the techniques needed to achieve the 18 painted face designs in the book.

Apr 15, 2014
Christopher Columbus - voyager to the unknown by Levinson, Nancy Smiler.

Christopher Columbus - voyager to the unknown

A biography of the fifteenth-century Italian seaman and navigator who unknowingly discovered a new continent while looking for a western route to India.

Apr 15, 2014
Daisylocks by Berkes, Marianne Collins, author.

Daisylocks

"Daisylocks needs a home that is just right. She asks Wind to help her find the perfect habitat to spread her roots, and he accepts the challenge. Wind blows Daisylocks to the plain, the mountain and the swamp. She objects to each place one by one--too cold, too hard, too wet. Daisylocks is not ready to give up! They try the humid rainforest and then the warm beach; those are not just right either. Will Wind find the perfect climate and soil for Daisylocks to place her roots and grow into a beau

Apr 15, 2014
Demolition derby - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Demolition derby - tearing it up

Apr 15, 2014
Eskimo - Inuit, Saami & Arctic peoples - learn all about the inhabitants of the frozen north, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 350 exciting pictures by Green, Jen.

Eskimo - Inuit, Saami & Arctic peoples - learn all about the inhabitants of the frozen north, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 350 exciting pictures

Discover the peoples who live in the most northerly reaches of the Earth, including the Inuit, Nenet, Saami and Chukchi races , their origins, history and everyday lives. Fact boxes, pictures and try it yourself projects make finding out fun for 8 to 12 year olds.

Apr 15, 2014
Colonization and settlement in the New World - 1585-1763 by McCarthy, Pat, author.

Colonization and settlement in the New World - 1585-1763

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the early English colonies, providing details on the first unsuccessful efforts, the establishment of Jamestown, the settlement of later colonies, and the French and Indian War.

Apr 15, 2014