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The Korean War - showdown with China by George, Enzo.

The Korean War - showdown with China

A look at the Korean War through primary documents supplemented with facts and analysis to give the reader a comprehensive grasp of events.

May 5, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie, author.

The legend of the beaver's tail

May 5, 2015
Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests by Collard, Sneed B., author, photographer.

Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests

Focusing on the work of University of Montana professor Richard Hutto, this book tells the story of how dozens of species of birds use the burn areas of wildfires. At least 15 bird species prefer burned forests to all other habitats.

May 5, 2015
Divorce is the worst by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Divorce is the worst

"A lovingly crafted picture book speaking to the child's perspective on divorce. The book offers advice, sympathy, and wit to match without being pandering or authoritative. While admitting that divorces are painful, it above all empowers its young reader to cope with and even make the best of a difficult situation"--

May 5, 2015
Finding out about wind energy by Doeden, Matt, author.

Finding out about wind energy

"Did you know that the same wind that messes up your hair can be used to create energy? How exactly do you harness the wind? And what is the effect on the environment? Read this book to find out all about wind energy."--Provided by publisher.

May 5, 2015
A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts

"Describes the features and characteristics of mythical creatures in a quick-reference format"--

May 5, 2015
A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters

"Describes the features and characteristics of dangerous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

May 5, 2015
Sally Ride by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Sally Ride

"Sally Ride was the first American female astronaut to go to space. She worked on a space shuttle for two different missions. But Sally Ride did more than just travel to space. She also was a teacher, an author, and a scientist. Learn more about her amazing life in this new level 3 biography!,"--page [4] of cover.

May 5, 2015
Speedboats by Riggs, Kate, author.

Speedboats

"A kindergarten-level introduction to speedboats, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their v-shape"--Provided by publisher.

May 5, 2015
Digital Filmmaking for Kids for Dummies by Willoughby, Nick

Digital Filmmaking for Kids for Dummies

May 5, 2015
What is a constellation? by Loria, Laura.

What is a constellation?

May 5, 2015
A timeline history of the thirteen colonies by Pratt, Mary K.

A timeline history of the thirteen colonies

Chronicles the history of the American colonies, from the first English settlement in Jamestown to the growing unrest with Britain that culminated in the American Revolution. --Publisher's description.

May 5, 2015
Sturgeon by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Sturgeon

This title introduces young readers to the sturgeon, also known as the Living Fossil. Easy-to-read text examines the sturgeon's habitat and distribution. Readers will learn about the sturgeon's color, size, and shape. The fish's anatomy is examined, especially the unique plates that cover the fish's skin. Sturgeon prey is discussed, as are the sturgeon's predators, including human fishers. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for xtreme ichthyologists. Alig

May 5, 2015
How do I use a library? by Harasymiw, Therese, author.

How do I use a library?

May 5, 2015
Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia by Saunders, Catherine, author.

Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia

"Disney Infinity: Character Encyclopedia features all of your favorite Disney and Disney/Pixar characters from Disney's popular video game! Join Woody, Jack Sparrow, Lightning McQueen, Wreck-it Ralph, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Sulley, Rapunzel, Anna and Elsa, and many more Disney and Disney/Pixar characters as they interact in the wonderful world of Disney Infinity. As readers discover more about each heroes' and villains' vehicles, gadgets, weapons, home worlds, and animals they can learn a

May 5, 2015
Clouds by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Clouds

Explains how clouds form and profiles different varieties while outlining a range of outdoor-themed activities.

May 5, 2015
The book of languages - talk your way around the world by Webb, Mick, author.

The book of languages - talk your way around the world

Did you know that there are nearly 7,000 languages spoken around the world? This book introduces you to a wide variety of different languages to start you off on your language-learning journey. Find out where languages come from and where they are spoken. From Arabic to Zulu, Morse code to whale song, this book is packed with language facts and phrases to help you communicate all around the world. It includes: basic vocabulary and short dialogues to practise, maps and flags to show where languag

May 5, 2015
Somalia by Owings, Lisa, author.

Somalia

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Somalia"--Provided by publisher.

May 5, 2015
Freshwater fishing by Pendergast, George.

Freshwater fishing

Freshwater fishing is a great way to cast a line when you're far away from the ocean. There are plenty of big fish to be found in lakes and rivers, and this exciting book will teach readers how to have a great time on the beautiful waterways where freshwater fish are found.

May 5, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

May 5, 2015