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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 26, 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 26, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jun 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jun 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! Math - shortcuts, secrets, puzzles, and tricks to help you become a math master

Offers advice, tips, and practice to help girls improve in their math skills, as well as guidance on doing homework and taking tests.

Jun 26, 2016
Predators collection - readers that grow with you. by

Predators collection - readers that grow with you.

Some have enormous teeth, others the deadly skill to catch their prey without making a sound! National Geographic Kidsbrings readers some of their favorite deadly and carnivorous animals in one convenient package with "National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection." Howling wolves, chomping sharks, sneaky spiders, and toothy tigers all have the need to feed, and have developed amazing ways to catch their prey. Fascinating animal information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure t

Jun 26, 2016
Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven by Moore, Kaitlin, author.

Kerri Strug and the magnificent seven

Traces the experiences of Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug and her efforts alongside her Magnificent Seven teammates to secure their first gold medal for America, describing the surprises and competition that challenged their efforts. --Publisher

Jun 26, 2016
Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing by Eastman, Charles A., 1858-1939.

Indian boyhood - the true story of a Sioux upbringing

Jun 26, 2016
Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun!

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Jun 26, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State by

So you think you know Indiana? Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State

Jun 26, 2016
Animal atlas by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Animal atlas

Animal Planet's definitive atlas of animal life takes readers on a continent-by-continent and habitat-by-habitat passport to adventure! Meet fierce snow leopards in the Tibetan mountains, giant helicopter damselflies in the rain forests of Central America, majestic eagles in the temperate forests of North America, and hundreds more fascinating creatures. What is a habitat? How is the North Pole's animal life different from the South Pole's? How and why do animals adapt to their environment? Is a

Jun 26, 2016
Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool maps & geocaching - great things to do in the great outdoors

Cool Maps & Geocaching makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Create your own secret cache or write in an adventure journal. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids!

Jun 26, 2016
The Great White shark scientist by Montgomery, Sy, author.

The Great White shark scientist

"The Great White Shark Scientist is the latest ocean adventure from the venerable team of Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen. In it, they follow Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, as he strives to better understand the habits and habitats of Great Whites in order to save this amazing, if maligned, creature of the deep."

Jun 26, 2016
Go West with settlers and farmers by Stuckey, Rachel, author.

Go West with settlers and farmers

Follows the lives of early settlers as they followed the trails of the American West, noting key events and geographical locations along the way.

Jun 26, 2016
Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

Go West with miners, prospectors, and loggers

Describes the experiences of people who helped to settle the American West as prospectors, miners, and loggers, noting key events and places along the way.

Jun 26, 2016
Go West with cowboys and ranchers by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Go West with cowboys and ranchers

Jun 26, 2016