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The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

Explores the quirks and oddities of some of the biggest names and lesser-known figures in the world of sports, from the player who ate only chicken as his pregame meal to the coach who chewed on towels on the sidelines.

Jul 21, 2016
Ocean animals collection by Marsh, Laura F, author.

Ocean animals collection

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.

Jul 21, 2016
Viking by Love, Carrie, author, editor.

Viking

Explores the civilization of the Vikings, discussing their epic voyages, festivals, and daily lives.

Jul 21, 2016
Motocross racing by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross racing

"Engaging images accompany information about motocross racing. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 21, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvelat the Milky Way."--

Jul 21, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Offers a basic introduction to astronomy, looking at stars, constellations, star maps, famous astronomers, telescopes, meteors, and comets.

Jul 21, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

Offers an illustrated introduction to some of the natural world's phenomena, including rocks, minerals, gemstones, and metals, along with fossils and shells, describing key features of each.

Jul 21, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A, author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Jul 21, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

Offers basic information about planets, looking at what they are, the solar system, each of the planets in it, and its dwarf planets.

Jul 21, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Presents information about how human activity may threaten different species of North American frogs, and outlines steps that people can take to provide an environment in which frogs can thrive.

Jul 21, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without gravity!

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased.

Jul 21, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

"Describes what life would be like without pain."--

Jul 21, 2016
Unsolved archaeological mysteries by Capek, Michael, author.

Unsolved archaeological mysteries

"Describes mysterious and unsolved archaeological sites and artifacts from around the world"--

Jul 21, 2016
Ramadan is... by Apple, Emma, author, illustrator.

Ramadan is...

Ramadan Is... follows Owl & Cat, and their family and friends as they celebrate the 30 days of the Islamic month of fasting. They learn that Ramadan is about patience, prayer, kindness and many wonderful traditions!

Jul 21, 2016
Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures! by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures!

Shares true stories of cave divers, extreme photographers, and researchers as they brave undersea adventures with sharks.

Jul 21, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.

Jul 21, 2016
Jack Hanna's wild but true! - amazing animal facts you wouldn't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

Jack Hanna's wild but true! - amazing animal facts you wouldn't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.).

Shares over five hundred facts about animals from all across the globe, including jumping spiders, penguins, and kiwis.

Jul 21, 2016
Manx cats by Dash Meredith, author.

Manx cats

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of manx cats.

Jul 21, 2016
Maine coon cats by Dash Meredith, author.

Maine coon cats

Describes the characteristics and behavior of Maine coon cats.

Jul 21, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Jul 21, 2016