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Rocks & minerals by Symes, R. F, author.

Rocks & minerals

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Jan 26, 2015
Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies, 28+ projects to create & share by Vodicka-Paredes, Lenka, 1972-

Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies, 28+ projects to create & share

Offers twenty-eight craft projects for budding sewers who want to make their own fairies and fairy accessories.

Jan 26, 2015
Lions by Marsh, Laura

Lions

Jan 26, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

Jan 26, 2015
Hissy Fitz by Jennings, Patrick, author.

Hissy Fitz

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.

Jan 26, 2015
You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Next come homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Jan 30, 2015
The survival guide for making and being friends by Crist, James J.

The survival guide for making and being friends

"Friendships make us happier and healthier. Friends improve our self-esteem and help us live longer--it's true! Whether kids find socializing as natural as smiling or as hard as learning a foreign language, this book can help them improve their social skills so they can better enjoy the benefits of friendship. Practical advice covers everything from breaking the ice to developing friendships to overcoming problems. True-to-life vignettes, "what would you do?" scenarios, voluminous examples, quiz

Jan 30, 2015
Witness men - true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

Witness men - true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia

Jan 30, 2015
Who was Susan B. Anthony? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Susan B. Anthony?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Jan 30, 2015
Who is Muhammad Ali? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who is Muhammad Ali?

Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.

Jan 30, 2015
Way down below deep by Day, Nancy Raines, author.

Way down below deep

Describes the unique characteristics of creatures that live in the deep ocean, including the giant squid, lanternfish, tube worms, and jellyfish.

Jan 30, 2015
Voices from the March on Washington by Lewis, J. Patrick, author.

Voices from the March on Washington

Six fictional characters, in cycles of linked poems, relate their memories of the historic day in 1963 when more than 250,000 people from across the United States joined together to march on Washington, D.C., calling for civil and economic rights for African Americans.

Jan 30, 2015
The sweet story of hot chocolate! by Krensky, Stephen.

The sweet story of hot chocolate!

"Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff! Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Or that soldiers in the Revolutionary War received a monthly ration of chocolate for drinking? Learn all about the history of America's favorite wintertime treat in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book inc

Jan 30, 2015
Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse by Holub, Joan, author.

Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse

"During the Trojan War, the Trojans receive the gift of a huge wooden horse from the Greeks. Thinking the gift means that they have won the war, the Trojans celebrate. But what they dont realize is that Greek soldiers are hidden inside the huge horsewaiting to attack!"--Amazon.com.

Jan 30, 2015
Sweep Up the Sun by Frost, Helen/ Lieder, Rick (ILT)

Sweep Up the Sun

Jan 30, 2015
Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail by Kravitz, Danny, 1970-

Surviving the journey - the story of the Oregon Trail

"Examines the Oregon Trail by discussing how and why it came to be and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the nation and the people who traveled it"--

Jan 30, 2015
Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour by Besel, Jennifer M, author.

Sweet tooth! - no-bake desserts to make and devour

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to make no-bake desserts, including parfaits, frozen treats, and more"--

Jan 30, 2015
Who was Gandhi? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Gandhi?

An introduction to the life and accomplishments of the champion of an independent India and global icon of peace and freedom.

Jan 30, 2015
Who Was Alfred Hitchcock? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who Was Alfred Hitchcock?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots.

Jan 30, 2015
Taylor Swift by Morreale, Marie.

Taylor Swift

Jan 30, 2015