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Women's right to vote by Benoit, Peter.

Women's right to vote

Presents the history of the struggle for women's suffrage in the United States, from Abigail Adams and Lucretia Mott to the ratification of the nineteenth amendment.

Jul 24, 2014
Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music by Gerhard, Ana, author.

Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music

Introduces young readers to the magical creatures from the legends and tales that inspired Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, and other composers, and includes a CD that features twenty excerpts from various recordings, illustrations, and explanatory notes.

Jul 24, 2014
Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Looks at eight animals with the ability to dramatically alter their shape, size, and appearance to keep themselves safe from predators.

Jul 24, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Discusses the history of the United States Supreme Court, including its responsibilities, important decisions, and notable justices.

Jul 24, 2014
Girls race! - amazing tales of women in sports by Allen, Kathy.

Girls race! - amazing tales of women in sports

"Through narrative stories, explores female athletes who have made major contributions to sports and culture"--

Jul 24, 2014
Cultural traditions in Australia by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in Australia

Examines the holidays and festivals of Australia, including ANZAC Day, Ekka Day, and Melbourne Cup Day.

Jul 24, 2014
I am Rosa Parks by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Rosa Parks

Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.

Jul 24, 2014
Cultural traditions in the United Kingdom by Peppas, Lynn.

Cultural traditions in the United Kingdom

Looks at the cultural practices of the United Kingdom, and describes customs celebrating important dates in history, religion, royal ceremonies, and changes in the seasons.

Jul 24, 2014
Cultural traditions in South Africa by Aloian, Molly, author.

Cultural traditions in South Africa

Looks at religious, historical, and cultural traditions that occur in South Africa.

Jul 24, 2014
Cultural traditions in Israel by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in Israel

Looks at religious, historical, and cultural traditions that occur in Israel.

Jul 24, 2014
Building a motorcycle by Omoth, Tyler.

Building a motorcycle

"Describes the process of building a motorcycle"--

Jul 24, 2014
Cultural traditions in the United States by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in the United States

Looks at religious, historical, and cultural traditions that occur in the United States.

Jul 24, 2014
Girls rebel! - amazing tales of women who broke the mold by Schwartz, Heather E.

Girls rebel! - amazing tales of women who broke the mold

"Through narrative stories, explores females who fought for their beliefs, broke society's rules, and forever changed the world"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2014
Girls star - amazing tales of Hollywood's leading ladies by Tougas, Shelley.

Girls star - amazing tales of Hollywood's leading ladies

"Through narrative stories, explores actresses who have made major contributions in movies and television"--

Jul 24, 2014
Girls rule! - amazing tales of female leaders by Tougas, Shelley.

Girls rule! - amazing tales of female leaders

"Through narrative stories, explores female leaders who have made major contributions in business, government, or other organizations"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2014
Brauner Bär, wen siehst denn du? by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.

Brauner Bär, wen siehst denn du?

Jul 24, 2014
Battle of Gettysburg by Hamilton, John, 1959- author.

Battle of Gettysburg

Offers an overview of the 1863 battle of Gettysburg, looking at the historical context, the leaders involved, the events leading up to the battle, how the battle played out, and the aftermath of the bloody conflict.

Jul 24, 2014
Zoom in on butterflies by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on butterflies

"Provides information for readers about a butterfly's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
Zoom in on ladybugs by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on ladybugs

"Provides information for readers about a ladybug's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2014
The White House is burning - August 24, 1814 by Sutcliffe, Jane.

The White House is burning - August 24, 1814

Jul 25, 2014