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Italy by Winter, Jane Kohen, 1959-

Italy

Jul 1, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.

Judo

Presents information on judo, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 7, 2015
Judy Blume by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Judy Blume

"Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults"--

Jul 7, 2015
Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue

"Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York"--

Jul 7, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Presents information on karate, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 7, 2015
Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship by Springett, Martin, author.

Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship

Photographs and simple text reveal the true story of a fawn which, abandoned by her mother and brought to live on a farm, is raised by Kate, a Great Dane.

Jul 7, 2015
Knight by Gravett, Christopher, 1951- author.

Knight

Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.

Jul 7, 2015
Learning to sew by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author.

Learning to sew

"Complete a variety of fun sewing projects"--

Jul 7, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Leonardo da Vinci

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci, describing his style and the lasting influence of the Italian artist.

Jul 7, 2015
Life story of a salamander by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Life story of a salamander

"This book tells the life story of a salamander, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating amphibian as it changes from an egg to a larva to a fully grown adult salamander"--

Jul 4, 2015
Little kids first big book of who by Esbaum, Jill.

Little kids first big book of who

"Read amazing stories about Martin Luther King, Jr., Amelia Earhart, Mohandas Gandhi, and many other fascinating and inspiring people from all over the world. These colorful and kid-friendly pages introduce younger readers to more than 50 people and their interesting lives"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 7, 2015
Lizards by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author, illustrator.

Lizards

Introduces the appearance, habitat, behavior, and life cycle of lizards.

Jul 7, 2015
Magic vs. Bird in the NCAA final by Daniel, P. K.

Magic vs. Bird in the NCAA final

Jul 1, 2015
Magical experiments with light & color by Navarro, Paula, author.

Magical experiments with light & color

Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore optical illusions and other topics in light and color, and offers scientific explanations.

Jul 7, 2015
Major League Baseball by Rausch, David.

Major League Baseball

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

Jul 7, 2015
Malala Yousafzai - Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist by Wang, Andrea.

Malala Yousafzai - Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist

"Malala Yousafzai may be one of the most courageous young women of our time. Learn about how Malala came face-to-face with a member of the Taliban and what she is doing today to ensure education for boys and girls all around the world--no matter their cultures or religions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 7, 2015
Manga martial arts figures by Jones, Richard, 1979-

Manga martial arts figures

A how-to guide on drawing manga martial arts figures, including kung fu warrior, noble samurai, and secret soldier.

Jul 7, 2015
Mary Cassatt by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Mary Cassatt

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Mary Cassatt, describing her painting style and the lasting influence of the American artist.

Jul 7, 2015
Megalosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Megalosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Megalosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 7, 2015
Migration nation - animals on the go from coast to coast by O'Sullivan, Joanne, author.

Migration nation - animals on the go from coast to coast

An introduction to the migration patterns of nine very different types of animals, from gray whales and sandhill cranes to polar bears and monarch butterflies, discusses their life cycles and how to spot them.

Jul 7, 2015