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We the people - the Constitution of the United States by Spier, Peter, 1927- author, illustrator.

We the people - the Constitution of the United States

A redesigned and updated visual celebration of the Constitution and its framers includes an illustrated Preamble, an explanation of the Constitution's significance, the story of its ratification, and a reproduction of the original document.

Sep 20, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

"Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"--Amazon.com.

Sep 20, 2014
Wild horses by Gish, Melissa, author.

Wild horses

"A scientific look at wild horses, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their manes, behaviors, relationships with humans, and numbers of the swift equids in the world today"--

Sep 20, 2014
Why does the sun set? by Miller, Violet, 1982-

Why does the sun set?

Explains how the rising and setting of the sun is caused by the rotation of the Earth.

Sep 20, 2014
Why do seasons change? by Stark, Ryan, 1984-

Why do seasons change?

Explains how the orbit and tilt of the Earth cause the seasons to change.

Sep 20, 2014
Why do animals hibernate? by Ulinski, Michael.

Why do animals hibernate?

Examines the physical reasons for hibernation, what animals hibernate, and where most animals hibernate.

Sep 20, 2014
What makes rain? by Wilson, Abby.

What makes rain?

Explains how rain is caused by the water cycle.

Sep 20, 2014
Wyoming by Prentzas, G. S.

Wyoming

Sep 20, 2014
World War II by Isserman, Maurice.

World War II

Provides an account of World War I which erupted in 1914 with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, discusses the objectives and strategies of the combatants, examines the reasons the United States joined the fight, looks at key battles and leaders, and considers the significance of the conflict.

Sep 20, 2014
West Virginia by Heinrichs, Ann.

West Virginia

Sep 20, 2014
Winter by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Winter

Learn about winter and how it affects animals and people.

Sep 20, 2014
Whales by Gish, Melissa.

Whales

"A look at whales, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their streamlined bodies, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 20, 2014
Web Design with HTML5 by Van Lent, Colleen.

Web Design with HTML5

Provides information on how to create Web pages using HyperText Markup Language, covering such topics as the three main components of Web sites, common tags, page formatting, and publishing pages on the Internet.

Sep 20, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without toilets! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without toilets!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the toilet and describes how people managed to dispose of their waste in the past.

Sep 20, 2014
Wolverines by Gish, Melissa, author.

Wolverines

"A scientific look at wolverines, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and limited range of the hungry weasels in the world today"--

Sep 20, 2014
Wisconsin - the Badger State by Dornfeld, Margaret, author.

Wisconsin - the Badger State

Sep 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Washington, D.C.

Surveys the history, geography, government, and economy of Washington, D.C., as well as the diverse ways of life of its people.

Sep 20, 2014
Wyoming by Petreycik, Rick.

Wyoming

Sep 20, 2014
West Virginia by Petreycik, Rick.

West Virginia

Sep 20, 2014
Iowa by King, David C.

Iowa

Sep 20, 2014