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Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Sep 1, 2015
The book of echo songs - I'll sing after you by

The book of echo songs - I'll sing after you

Sep 1, 2015
Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen by Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Sep 1, 2015
Cleopatra by Kramer, Barbara, author.

Cleopatra

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love.

Sep 1, 2015
Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist by Kjelle, Marylou Morano.

Bill Gates - Microsoft founder and philanthropist

"Learn who Bill Gates is, how Microsoft got its start, where it's heading, and much more."--Publisher's website.

Sep 1, 2015
Bird & Diz by Golio, Gary, author.

Bird & Diz

Presents a rhythmic tribute to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and their creation of bebop.

Sep 1, 2015
The boys in the boat - the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics by Brown, Daniel, 1951-

The boys in the boat - the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics

Sep 1, 2015
If You Were Me and Lived... in China by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived... in China

Sep 1, 2015
Fab four friends - the boys who became the Beatles by Reich, Susanna, author.

Fab four friends - the boys who became the Beatles

Sep 1, 2015
Experiments with electricity by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Experiments with electricity

"Explore the world of electricity with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of electricity to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!"--

Sep 1, 2015
Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure by Doeden, Matt, author.

Can you survive a virus outbreak? - an interactive doomsday adventure

"A You Choose adventure about surviving a virus outbreak"--

Sep 1, 2015
Giants and trolls by Peebles, Alice.

Giants and trolls

Sep 1, 2015
FBI heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

FBI heroes

Join FBI special agents as they work together to solve the world's toughest crimes. Someone is mailing poisoned letters to members of the U.S. Supreme Court. A terrorist hatches a plot to plant a bomb. A Florida mother and her two young sons are ruthlessly kidnapped. Who will help? Join FBI special agents as they work together to solve the world's toughest crimes. You will never forget their incredible true stories.

Sep 1, 2015
Inline skating by Hamilton, John, author.

Inline skating

Explains the history, rules, tips, and tricks of in-line skating.

Sep 1, 2015
I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy) by Barton, Bethany, 1982- author, illustrator.

I'm trying to love spiders - (it isn't easy)

"This fresh and very funny non-fiction picture book shares lots of fascinating facts about spiders in an entirely captivating way. If I'm Trying to Love Spiders doesn't cure your spider phobia, it'll at least make you appreciate how amazing they are...and laugh a lot as you learn about them."--

Sep 1, 2015
I lost a tooth by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I lost a tooth

"Introduces the reader to how baby teeth are lost, what to do when it happens, as well as the different kinds of teeth in the human mouth"--

Sep 1, 2015
I have a cavity by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

I have a cavity

"Introduces the reader to what a cavity is, how to prevent them, and what happens when you get one"--

Sep 1, 2015
I get sunburned by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I get sunburned

"Young children are naturally curious about themselves. Tell Me Why I Get Sunburned offers answers to their most compelling questions about summer skin conditions. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Sep 1, 2015
Endangered rain forests - investigating rain forests in crisis by Iyer, Rani, author.

Endangered rain forests - investigating rain forests in crisis

"Discusses what rain forests are, their importance to humans and to the ecosystem, how humans are harming them, and what can be done to protect them"--

Sep 1, 2015
Demons & dragons by Peebles, Alice, author.

Demons & dragons

"Meet the fiercest dragons and the creepiest demons in the mythical universe. Who's the most powerful of them all? Check out the lineup to find out."--

Sep 1, 2015