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Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community

Aug 1, 2015
What Is inside the Lincoln Memorial? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

What Is inside the Lincoln Memorial?

Look at that giant statue! What did this person do to earn his own monument in Washington, DC? Join Mr. Williams's class on a field trip to the Lincoln Memorial to find out. Ranger May gives the students a tour, tells them about the Civil War, and talks about how President Abraham Lincoln's ideas still matter to all of us.

Aug 1, 2015
What's great about Colorado? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Colorado?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Pikes Peak and the Durango and Silverton Railroad to Mesa Verde and the Dinosaur Journey Museum.

Aug 1, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975- author.

Seeing is believing

Aug 1, 2015
Walkingsticks by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Walkingsticks

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how walkingstick insects hide from predators and find food. Includes picture glossary"--

Aug 1, 2015
A trip through the body by Blake, Laurie, author.

A trip through the body

Combines engaging text and vibrant images in an introduction to the inner workings of the human body.

Aug 1, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Aug 1, 2015
Trapped! - a whale's rescue by Burleigh, Robert, author.

Trapped! - a whale's rescue

In the icy waters of the Pacific, a massive humpback whale unexpectedly finds herself tangled in a net abandoned by fishermen. When a rescue boat and a convoy of divers arrive to help the struggling humpback, a realistic and moving encounter bridges the human and aquatic worlds.

Aug 1, 2015
Terrible typhoid Mary - the most harmless and yet most dangerous woman in America - a true story of the deadliest cook in America by Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Terrible typhoid Mary - the most harmless and yet most dangerous woman in America - a true story of the deadliest cook in America

Aug 1, 2015
Taylor Swift - country music's American sweetheart by Heatley, Michael, author.

Taylor Swift - country music's American sweetheart

Chronicles the life, work, and popularity of the American country and pop singer known for her versatile performances and such songs as "Shake it off."

Aug 1, 2015
Tanks by Morey, Allan.

Tanks

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains the parts of tanks that help keep the crew safe when they go into battle"--

Aug 1, 2015
Surviving animal attacks by Newman, Patricia, 1958-

Surviving animal attacks

Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb. But animals such as chimpanzees or even pet dogs can also cause a lot of bodily harm. See how these people survived some much-too-close encounters. --Publishers description from Amazon.com

Aug 1, 2015
Rabbits by Meister, Cari, author.

Rabbits

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet rabbit"--

Aug 1, 2015
Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself! by Braden, Linda Z.

Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself!

"Accompanied by photo tutorials and helpful step-by-step instructions, these projects are kid-friendly and offer a variety of options for both beginning and more advanced DIY fans. Be inspired and discover the endless possibilities with the world's most famous jar!"--

Aug 1, 2015
Minecraft combat handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft combat handbook

An official reference to Minecraft combat explains what players need to defend against hostile monsters and enemy players, covering subjects ranging from fort building and armor crafting to weapons and setting mob traps.

Aug 1, 2015
SWAT team member by Perish, Patrick.

SWAT team member

"Engaging images accompany information about SWAT team members. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Aug 1, 2015
Spider by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Spider

Aug 1, 2015
Social media - like it or leave it by Rowell, Rebecca.

Social media - like it or leave it

"Social media is everywhere in society today. It can be a great tool for communication but it is easily abused. Should you craft a careful social media presence? Or is it better to just stay away?"--

Aug 1, 2015
Scottish fold cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Scottish fold cats

Scottish Fold Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms.

Aug 1, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind vampires by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind vampires

Scooby-Doo and the gang have seen their fair share of monsters, but Shaggy still has lots of questions. Have you ever wondered how people become vampires, where vampires hang out, or how to protect yourself from vampires? Scooby and the gang have all the answers! Take a look, and learn the truth behind vampires. from cover.

Aug 1, 2015