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Les animaux - an introduction to commonly used French words and phrases about animal friends, with more than 425 lively photographs by Leroy-Bennett, Véronique, author. Les animaux - an introduction to commonly used French words and phrases about animal friends, with more than 425 lively photographs

Nov 30, 2016
Level the playing field - the past, present, and future of women's pro sports by Rutherford, Kristina, author. Level the playing field - the past, present, and future of women's pro sports

Level the Playing Field examines the root of these issues by taking readers through the history of womens pro sports, exploring how far we have come in a relatively short time and exposing what ground is left to gain. The book provides first-person insight through exciting interviews with professional female athletes, including Canadian hockey player Cassie Campbell, American MMA fighter Miesha Tate, and WNBA star Elena Delle Donne. Along the way, author and sports journalist Kristina Rutherford

Dec 4, 2016
Madam C.J. Walker - the inspiring life story of the hair care entrepreneur by Stille, Darlene R., author. Madam C.J. Walker - the inspiring life story of the hair care entrepreneur

"Describes the life and times of African American entrepreneur C.J. Walker"--

Dec 2, 2016
Magic Johnson - basketball legend, entrepreneur, and HIV/AIDS activist by Dakers, Diane, author. Magic Johnson - basketball legend, entrepreneur, and HIV/AIDS activist

Dec 4, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love electronics by Kopp, Megan, author. Maker projects for kids who love electronics

"This plugged-in title helps readers navigate the sometimes-complex world of electronic innovation. Young readers can explore this exciting and popular field by learning the basics of electronic circuits and how electronic components work, which they can then apply to an idea of their own. They will be able to create their project using everyday materials and easy-to-understand computer elements. Important electronic innovators and their creations are profiled to provide inspiration for young 'm

Dec 4, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love photography by Spence, Kelly, author. Maker projects for kids who love photography

"From high-powered cameras to smartphones, photography is a popular and accessible interest of many individuals today. This title helps young photographers explore the history of this important art, and the pioneers who innovated and created some of the world's most notable cameras and photos. Readers will learn about lenses, filters, composition, and lighting. They will also be encouraged to create their own photography projects using different styles and mediums, and changing their photos into

Dec 2, 2016
Marie Curie for kids - her life and scientific discoveries, with 21 activities and experiments by O'Quinn, Amy M. Marie Curie for kids - her life and scientific discoveries, with 21 activities and experiments

"Marie Curie, renowned for her work on radioactivity, was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person to win in two fields (chemistry and physics), and the first woman to hold a chair position at the Sorbonne. Marie Curie for Kids details Curie's remarkable life, from her childhood under a repressive czar in Poland to her tireless work supporting herself through college to meeting her ideal match in scientist Pierre Curie to her revolutionary research. Kids learn how Curie quietly flo

Dec 4, 2016
Mars exploration rovers - an interactive space exploration adventure by Kortenkamp, Steve, author. Mars exploration rovers - an interactive space exploration adventure

"Explores various perspectives on exploration of Mars by rovers. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Nov 30, 2016
Math on the move - engaging students in whole body learning by Rosenfeld, Malke. Math on the move - engaging students in whole body learning

Dec 2, 2016
Mini hacks for Pokémon go players. Catching - skills, tips, and techniques for capturing monsters by Ryan, Justin, author. Mini hacks for Pokémon go players. Catching - skills, tips, and techniques for capturing monsters

An unofficial guide for Poke´mon Go players. You're on the hunt for all 151. Some are easy, others are super hard and elusive. Mini Hacks for Poke´mon GO Players: Catching focuses on strategies to help build your Poke´mon collection. Includes tips and techniques on: Ball tossing|how to perfect the curve ; What type of Poke´ Balls you need for specific monsters ; How to most effectively use Razz Berries ; Where you are most likely to find and capture specific types ; The scoop on Lures and Incens

Dec 4, 2016
Mini hacks for Pokémon GO players. Combat - skills, tips, and techniques for capture and battle by Ryan, Justin, author. Mini hacks for Pokémon GO players. Combat - skills, tips, and techniques for capture and battle

An unofficial guide for Poke´mon Go players.

Dec 4, 2016
Miwok by Lajiness, Katie, author. Miwok

Presents information about the Native American tribe known as Miwok, describing their history, clothing, food, social roles, hunting customs, religious beliefs, and decline in the nineteenth century after encounters with European settlers.

Dec 2, 2016
My Arabic alphabet book - the language of the Quran. by My Arabic alphabet book - the language of the Quran.

Nov 29, 2016
My first book of Hindi words - an ABC rhyming book of Hindi language and Indian culture by Singh, Rina, 1955- author. My first book of Hindi words - an ABC rhyming book of Hindi language and Indian culture

Organized as an ABC rhyming book, My First Book of Hindi Words incorporates common Hindi words into charming English-language rhymes, beginning with: "A is for akash. A sky so blue where little birds fly and big planes, too," and on through "Z is for zukhaam. Achoo! I sneeze. I must have a cold. Mama, hug me please!" Full-color pictures illustrate each word and allow even very young readers to make their first foray into India's official language. A glossary at the end makes it easy for readers-

Dec 2, 2016
My name is James Madison Hemings by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. My name is James Madison Hemings

Nov 30, 2016
North American river otter by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. North American river otter

Nov 30, 2016
Now you see them, now you don't - poems about creatures that hide by Harrison, David L., author. Now you see them, now you don't - poems about creatures that hide

"Some animals hide to hunt for food, and others hide to avoid becoming dinner. It's easy to see why a disappearing act is important for many reasons. From octopus to polar bear, and from the praying mantis to the hawk, discover how and why many animals cleverly use camouflage."--

Dec 2, 2016
Poop detectives - working dogs in the field by Wadsworth, Ginger, author. Poop detectives - working dogs in the field

Describes the job scat-detection dogs do, what makes a good scat-detection dog, and the places they work.

Dec 2, 2016
Radiant child - the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Steptoe, Javaka, 1971- author, illustrator. Radiant child - the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message and art doesn't alwa

Dec 2, 2016
Relaxation and yoga by Son, John, author. Relaxation and yoga

"Learn how yoga can improve your health and make you feel more relaxed."--

Dec 2, 2016

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