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With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school by Slade, Suzanne.

With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school

"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Oct 19, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other" and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 19, 2014
Who built that? - modern houses - an introduction to modern houses and their architects by Cornille, Didier, 1951-

Who built that? - modern houses - an introduction to modern houses and their architects

Oct 19, 2014
Wisconsin - the Badger State by Dornfeld, Margaret, author.

Wisconsin - the Badger State

Oct 19, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 19, 2014
The Weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The Weapons of World War II

Introduces weaponry used in World War II, describing how fighter pilots worked, weapons used by soldiers on land, and how vessels at sea fought one another.

Oct 19, 2014
The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme

A witch named Belinda shares a rhyme in which she counts to twenty using the things around her.

Oct 19, 2014
What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good by Harris, Robie H.

What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good

Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.

Oct 19, 2014
Train your brain to be a math genius by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962-

Train your brain to be a math genius

In this clever guide, readers previously daunted by algebra, logic, algorithms, and all things math will discover they are better at it than they thought. This resource explores the math brain and demonstrates to readers that they use math skills all the time -- they just don't know it yet. Packed with math activities and puzzles.

Oct 19, 2014
Wind by Cox Cannons, Helen, 1971-

Wind

"Through stunning photographs and simple text, books in this series introduce children to different types of weather. In Wind, children learn what wind does, how the wind can vary in strength from gentle breezes to hurricanes and tornadoes, and how the wind can help us"--

Oct 19, 2014
Wind power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Wind power

"An examination of the ways in which wind has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 19, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without cell phones! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without cell phones!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the cell phone and describes how people managed to communicate in the past.

Oct 19, 2014
Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers

Describes the structures and functions of the respiratory and circulatory systems, including the lungs and airways, blood cells, and the heart.

Oct 19, 2014
Your digestive system - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your digestive system - understand it with numbers

Describes the process of digestion, including why digestion is important, how the body breaks down food into nutrients, and why some foods produce ill effects in the body.

Oct 19, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe how antibiotics were developed and what methods were used to fight infections and disease before antibiotics were available.

Oct 19, 2014
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.

Oct 19, 2014
Who Was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie.

Who Was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Oct 19, 2014
The ultimate guide to pro hockey teams 2015 by Frederick, Shane.

The ultimate guide to pro hockey teams 2015

He shoots, he scores! Since 1917, professional hockey has been a hit in the United States and Canada. Learn about each pro hockey team including its history, greatest coaches, players and facts.

Oct 19, 2014
Tomie de Paola's book of Bible stories - New International version. by

Tomie de Paola's book of Bible stories - New International version.

A collection of Bible stories, from Creation to the Resurrection of Christ and the appearance of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

Oct 19, 2014
Understanding Palestine today by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Understanding Palestine today

Oct 19, 2014