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Explore with Hernando de Soto by Stuckey, Rachel, author. Explore with Hernando de Soto

Presents a biography of the Spanish explorer who became the first European to reach the Mississippi River.

Jan 13, 2017
Explore with Marquette and Jolliet by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Marquette and Jolliet

"Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the French wanted to explore North America, the fur trade, meetings

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Stanley and Livingstone by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Stanley and Livingstone

"This fascinating book follows the expeditions in Africa of Scottish missionary David Livingstone, to find the source of the Nile River, and British-American journalist Henry Stanley, to find the lost Livingstone. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why Europeans were eager to explore Africa, how Livingstone lost touch with the outside world, Stanl

Jan 12, 2017
Extreme parkour by Loh-Hagan, Virginia. Extreme parkour

Provides an introduction to parkour--freerunning describing some of the basic moves including rolling, jumping and mounting.

Jan 12, 2017
Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe by Blumenthal, Deborah, author. Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe

"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and pass

Jan 11, 2017
Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe by Blumenthal, Deborah, author. Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe

"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and pass

Jan 13, 2017
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide

Jan 12, 2017
Farm by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Farm

"Vibrant photographs and carefully leveled text take emergent readers on a trip to a farm and introduces them to the livestock raised and crops grown there. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Jan 12, 2017
Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /. by Reilly, Kathleen M. Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /.

Learn about earthquakes and volcanoes and how the earth's surface is always changing.

Jan 11, 2017
Find the constellations by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977. Find the constellations

This second edition of Find the Constellation contains star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky with planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet.

Jan 13, 2017
Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish by Levesque, Haude, author. Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish

In Fish Tricks, learn how fish use sound, color, and chemicals to talk to each other, and camouflage and toxins to discourage predators.

Jan 12, 2017
Fly Guy presents - weather by Arnold, Tedd, author. Fly Guy presents - weather

"Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!"--Back cover.

Jan 11, 2017
Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various hound dog breeds"--

Jan 11, 2017
Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history

Jan 13, 2017
Frogs matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Frogs matter

"What can we learn about the health of an ecosystem through frogs? This title takes readers to our freshwater sources to see how pollution is disrupting the reproduction and lives of frogs, how humans are to blame, and what we can do to fix it"--Publisher's website.

Jan 13, 2017
From raindrop to tap by Bright, Michael, author. From raindrop to tap

Describes the water cycle, following the journey of a raindrop from source to resource, and exploring how water is used in the home and in industry and why it is important to conserve water.

Jan 13, 2017
Fruits by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Fruits

"Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how to grow their own delicious fruit."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 12, 2017
Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more by Hansen, Dustin, author. Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more

"A middle-grade nonfiction book about the history and impact on pop culture of video games"--

Jan 12, 2017
Germany by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Germany

Jan 11, 2017
Germs - fact and fiction, friends and foes by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Germs - fact and fiction, friends and foes

"This clever and informative picture book introduces young readers to the world of good and bad bacteria--germs!"--

Jan 10, 2017

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