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LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world by LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world

This book takes on the biggest subject of all: our world and everything in it! There's a whole world of information inside on almost every subject under the sun, from science to technology, from history to geography to popular culture. Each spread contains a LEGO scene to facilitate the learning journey: a vignette, mini story, or icon featuring LEGO models, characters, and sensibility.

Sep 28, 2016
Learning to make books by Petelinsek, Kathleen. Learning to make books

Presents bookbinding projects for children, including a paper bag book, a book with Japanese stab binding, and a piano hinged book.

Sep 28, 2016
Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments by Austin, John, 1978- author. Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments

"Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Labcraft Wizards provides dozens of step-by-step projects to transform everyday objects into instruments of magic, such as a sculpted magic wand, gooey ogre snot, bouncy dragon eggs, edible brewed slugs, an enchanted hourglass, and more!Through its creative activities,Labcraft Wizardsencourages scientific observation and helps eager minds explore basic concepts in chemistry and physics through experimentation"--

Sep 28, 2016
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate, author. Kangaroos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to kangaroos, covering their growth process, behaviors, their home in Australia, and such defining features as their big back feet"--

Sep 28, 2016
Jamaica by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Jamaica

Sep 28, 2016
Jackson Pollock by Venezia, Mike, author. Jackson Pollock

Sep 28, 2016
It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr!

Looks at how the Muslim holidays of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are celebrated.

Sep 28, 2016
It's Chinese New Year! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Chinese New Year!

Presents an introduction to the Chinese New Year holiday and discusses its traditions, including family meals, remembering loved ones, decorating with the color red, and giving gifts.

Sep 28, 2016
It gets foggy by Masters, Nancy Robinson. It gets foggy

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. It Gets Foggy offers answers to their most compelling questions about fog. 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 28, 2016
Is daddy coming back in a minute? - explaining (sudden) death to very young children in words they can understand by Barber, Elke, author. Is daddy coming back in a minute? - explaining (sudden) death to very young children in words they can understand

Sep 28, 2016
Inside your germs by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside your germs

Explains what germs are and how they affect the human body.

Sep 28, 2016
Inside the skin, hair & nails by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the skin, hair & nails

Explains what skin, hair, and nails do for the human body and why their roles are so important.

Sep 28, 2016
Inside the muscles by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the muscles

Explains how the muscles in the human body work, including skeletal muscle, tendons, and smooth muscle.

Sep 28, 2016
Inside the kidneys by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the kidneys

Explains how kidneys work and why healthy kidneys are important to the human body.

Sep 28, 2016
Inside the blood by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the blood

Explains what makes up human blood, including red blood cells, white blood cells, and plasma.

Sep 28, 2016
Indonesia by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Indonesia

Introduces Indonesia, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 28, 2016
I am Jane Goodall by Meltzer, Brad, author. I am Jane Goodall

Presents an illustrated biography of the conservationist and scientist known for her work with chimpanzees and her championing of animal rights.

Sep 28, 2016
Hydra by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Hydra

Presents the characteristics, weaknesses, and mythology behind Hydra.

Sep 28, 2016
How to play guitar in 10 easy lessons / Play Along With Exclusive Internet Backing Tracks by Holton, Dan, author. How to play guitar in 10 easy lessons / Play Along With Exclusive Internet Backing Tracks

Presents a guide to playing the guitar for young readers, explaining how to hold a pick, find each chord, and improvise.

Sep 28, 2016
How to code in 10 easy lessons by McManus, Sean, 1973- author. How to code in 10 easy lessons

Offers an introduction to computer programming using Scratch software and creating web pages using HTML in ten lessons that each introduce a different coding skill.

Sep 28, 2016