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Somewhere there is still a sun by Gruenbaum, Michael, author.

Somewhere there is still a sun

When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.

Sep 3, 2015
Snowshoe hare by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Snowshoe hare

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of snowshoe hares"--

Sep 3, 2015
Skunks smell bad by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Skunks smell bad

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Skunks Smell Bad offers answers to their most compelling questions about when skunks attack. 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 3, 2015
Siberian husky by Johnson, Jinny.

Siberian husky

"Describes the characteristics of the Siberian Husky and how to care for it"--

Sep 3, 2015
Remarkable stories of teamwork in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Remarkable stories of teamwork in sports

Offers lessons about positive character and teamwork through real-life examples ranging from a golfer and his ten-year-old caddy in 1917 to a softball game-turned-lesson in 2010 between a champion team and inexperienced players.

Sep 3, 2015
Red-tailed hawks by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Red-tailed hawks

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to red-tailed hawks. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 3, 2015
Pokemon - Kalos beginner's handbook by

Pokemon - Kalos beginner's handbook

Provides a guide to the Kalos region, including Xerneas, Umbreon, Bunnelby, and Fletchling.

Sep 3, 2015
One wide river to cross by Emberley, Barbara.

One wide river to cross

Woodcut illustrations and brief text from an American folk song relate the story of the animals on Noah's ark.

Sep 3, 2015
My religion, your religion by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My religion, your religion

"Lots of people practice a religion. What is similar about people's religious beliefs? How are people's religions different? A curious kid explores these questions within his/her family and among neighbors and friends"--

Sep 3, 2015
Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree by Messner, Kate.

Tree of wonder - the many marvelous lives of a rainforest tree

"Count each and every one as life multiplies again and again in this lush and fascinating book about the rainforest,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 3, 2015
The sky painter - Louis Fuertes, bird artist by Engle, Margarita, author.

The sky painter - Louis Fuertes, bird artist

A collection of poems that explore the life of Louis Fuertes and his sense of wonder when he painted living, flying birds in their natural habitats.

Sep 3, 2015
If You Were Me and Lived... in China by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived... in China

Sep 3, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Mark Zuckerberg

"Engaging images accompany information about Mark Zuckerberg. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 3, 2015
Marching with Martin by Pace, Lorenzo, author, illustrator.

Marching with Martin

The author recounts his experiences with the civil rights movment in mid-20th-century America.

Sep 3, 2015
Malaysia by Burgan, Michael, author.

Malaysia

Sep 3, 2015
Liberia by Bjorklund, Ruth, author.

Liberia

Sep 3, 2015
James Watson and Francis Crick by Anniss, Matt, author.

James Watson and Francis Crick

A detailed look at the DNA research two famous molecular biologists contributed to science.

Sep 3, 2015
Hong Kong by Somervill, Barbara A., author.

Hong Kong

Sep 3, 2015
Jeff Bezos - founder of Amazon.com by Weil, Jamie.

Jeff Bezos - founder of Amazon.com

"Learn who Jeff Bezos is, how he started Amazon, and even how he came up with company's name."--Publisher's website.

Sep 3, 2015
Jumping Off Library Shelves by Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Manning, Jane (ILT)

Jumping Off Library Shelves

Sep 3, 2015