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Vikings by Love, Carrie, author, editor.

Vikings

Explores the civilization of the Vikings, discussing their epic voyages, festivals, and daily lives.

Aug 20, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Aug 20, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Aug 20, 2016
The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

This title explores the quirks and oddities of some of the biggest names and lesser-known figures in the world of sports, from the player who ate chicken before every game to the coach who chewed on towels on the sidelines. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Aug 20, 2016
Ocean animals collection. by Marsh, Laura F.

Ocean animals collection.

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.

Aug 20, 2016
Motocross racing by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross racing

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

Aug 20, 2016
Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo by Cornell, Kari, author.

Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo

"Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person's life, often including the pivotal moment that led them to their STEM career."--

Aug 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without gravity!

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased.

Aug 20, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world by Harness, Cheryl, author.

Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world

A biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady during her husband's Bill Clinton's administration, New York Senator, Secretary of State during Barack Obama's administration, and candidate for the Presidency of the United States in 2016.

Aug 21, 2016
Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two by Thorne, Jack, author, creator.

Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two

As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear.

Aug 21, 2016
How to Build a House - A Colossal Adventure of Construction, Teamwork, and Friendship by Lacey, Saskia/ Sodomka, Martin (ILT)

How to Build a House - A Colossal Adventure of Construction, Teamwork, and Friendship

Aug 23, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z.

The deadliest creature in the world

Aug 23, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun.

Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Aug 23, 2016
Cranes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Cranes

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces cranes to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 24, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces precipitation to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 24, 2016
Platypuses by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Platypuses

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces platypuses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 24, 2016
Can I eat that? by Stein, Joshua David, author.

Can I eat that?

"This humorous, stylized and entirely unexpected set of food facts will engage both good eaters and resisters alike. With questions both practical ('Can you eat a sea urchin?') and playful ('Do eggs grow on eggplants?'), this read-aloud text offers young children facts to share and the subtle encouragement to taste something new!"--

Aug 24, 2016
Dragons and mythical creatures by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Dragons and mythical creatures

Aug 24, 2016
Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families by Clarkson, Sarah.

Read for the heart - whole books for wholehearted families

From timeless classics to modern favorites, this is your guide to the best in children's literature for the Christian family.

Aug 24, 2016
Zimbabwe by Baughan, Michael Gray, 1973-

Zimbabwe

Introduces Zimbabwe, describing its history, politics, religion, economy, culture, and most important cities.

Aug 25, 2016