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How to build a house by Lacey, Saskia. How to build a house

"Eli's famous for dreaming big. After all their adventures, Eli and his friends are ready to build a place they can return to at the end of the day, a place they can share stories and dreams. But a house is only a home when everyone feels like they belong. Can Eli find a way to make everyone happy, or will his friends hit the road without him?"--Page [4] cover.

Sep 22, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author. The deadliest creature in the world

Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venemous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin. --Publisher

Sep 22, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun. Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Sep 23, 2016
Saber-toothed cat by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Saber-toothed cat

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as saber-toothed cats, from what they ate to how they are related to today's cats."--

Sep 27, 2016
Sahara Desert by Franchino, Vicky, author. Sahara Desert

"Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Sep 27, 2016
The science of a flip turn by Orr, Tamra, author. The science of a flip turn

Sep 27, 2016
The science of computers by Gifford, Clive, author. The science of computers

"The Science of Computers takes an overall look at information technology, exploring how computers operate and the amazing devices that are used in homes, schools, and businesses today. Students will be fascinated by the history of the development of information technology and digital devices from the early computers that filled entire buildings to the tiny silicon chips being produced today. This practical learning guide lays the groundwork for further exploration of computational thinking. "St

Sep 27, 2016
Sharks - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author. Sharks - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of sharks"--

Sep 27, 2016
Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness by Bowman, Donna Janell, author. Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness

"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"--

Sep 27, 2016
Yo-kai watch official guide by Rusu, Meredith, author. Yo-kai watch official guide

Profiles all the characters of the television series, explains the secrets of the medallions and tribes, and teaches the rules for negotiation and confrontation.

Sep 27, 2016
United States by Murray, Julie, 1969- United States

Introduces the United States, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, occupations, and culture.

Sep 27, 2016
United Kingdom by Wiseman, Blaine, author. United Kingdom

Introduces United Kingdom, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 27, 2016
Understanding personification by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author. Understanding personification

Explains what personification is and how it can improve a story.

Sep 27, 2016
Turtles by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- authors. Turtles

Presents information on how to care for pet turtles.

Sep 27, 2016
Treecology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of trees and forests by Russo, Monica, author. Treecology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of trees and forests

Presents facts about trees and forest ecology, describing their biology; environment; and the wildlife that live near, on, and off them.

Sep 27, 2016
The science of stars - exploring matter by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of stars - exploring matter

Uses stars to explain what matter is and explore matter's different states of being.

Sep 27, 2016
The science of race cars - studying forces and motion by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of race cars - studying forces and motion

Uses race cars to explain force and motion, including such concepts as inertia, aerodynamics, and centripetal force.

Sep 27, 2016
The science of music - discovering sound by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of music - discovering sound

Uses music to explain sound, including such concepts as waves, frequency, and amplitude.

Sep 27, 2016
The science of color - investigating light by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of color - investigating light

Explains light and color, including such concepts as wavelength, nuclear fusion, and electromagnetic radiation.

Sep 27, 2016
A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world by Smith, Penny, author, editor. A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world

A journey to classrooms around the world celebrates the commonalities and differences between school days in different countries as kids from many countries share their experiences.

Sep 27, 2016