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City firefighters by Goldish, Meish, author.

City firefighters

"In this book, young readers will learn about firefighters."--

May 23, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

An uplifting portrait of a leading NASA engineer describes her childhood ambition to pursue a life in science, her achievement as her university's first woman to receive a Ph.D. in her field and her pivotal role in building history-making spacecraft. --Publsiher's description.

May 23, 2015
About dinosaurs by McKay, Sindy.

About dinosaurs

Pictures and text provide an introduction to dinosaurs.

May 23, 2015
Build your own LEGO knights realm - the big unofficial LEGO builders book by Klang, Joachim.

Build your own LEGO knights realm - the big unofficial LEGO builders book

"This new unofficial Lego builders book combines the fascinating world of medieval knights and other fantasy kingdoms with iconic items and great building ideas all illustrated with easy-to-follow step-by-step building instructions - a real well of inspiration to create your own castles, fortresses and catapults, not forgetting some fantasy figures such as the awesome dragon from Game of Thrones!" - Amazon

May 23, 2015
Mars - god of war by Temple, Teri. author.

Mars - god of war

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Mars, and discusses his abilities and bloodthirsty temperament and some of his warlike deeds.

May 23, 2015
125 cool inventions. by

125 cool inventions.

May 23, 2015
Good sports - winning, losing, and everything in between by Kauchak, Therese, 1964-

Good sports - winning, losing, and everything in between

Provides advice on being a great teammate, a good winner, and a gracious loser, as well as dealing with coaches and other aspects of playing sports.

May 23, 2015
Animal sanctuaries by Hicks, Kelli L., author.

Animal sanctuaries

May 23, 2015
Alternate reality game designer Jane Mcgonigal by Suen, Anastasia.

Alternate reality game designer Jane Mcgonigal

Discusses the life of the gaming pioneer, including her childhood love of video games, her early work with alternate reality games, and why she believes that games can solve real-world problems.

May 23, 2015
If you were me and lived in... South Korea - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... South Korea - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in South Korea.

May 23, 2015
Endangered and extinct invertebrates by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct invertebrates

"Oahu tree snails and pink velvet worms are two examples of endangered invertebrates. Few of them exist in the wild. Other invertebrates have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2015
A chicken followed me home! - questions and answers about a familiar fowl by Page, Robin, 1957- author, illustrator.

A chicken followed me home! - questions and answers about a familiar fowl

"A nonfiction picture book exploration of chickens, and all the fascinating things about them--how they fly, what they eat, what the different breeds are, and more"--

May 23, 2015
Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions

This title provides an introduction into the life of an octopus. By imagining the octopus in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features.

May 23, 2015
Minerva - goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts by Temple, Teri. author.

Minerva - goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts

May 23, 2015
Math at the Art Museum by Group Majoongmul

Math at the Art Museum

A family explores paintings and other masterpieces at the art museum. The paintings are brilliant and many of them have mathematical dimensions, whether visible or hidden. Elementary math concepts that relate to perspective, composition, symmetry, and other principles turn a stroll through the art museum into an eye-opening adventure.

May 23, 2015
Lucky leopards! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues by Newman, Aline Alexander, author.

Lucky leopards! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues

Retells the stories of three animal rescues, including two orphaned leopards, a sea turtle, and a loon.

May 23, 2015
Measuring temperature by Bailer, Darice, author.

Measuring temperature

"Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring temperature. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring."--

May 23, 2015
Aviation firefighters by White, Nancy, 1942-

Aviation firefighters

Introduction to airport fire fighters.

May 23, 2015
The best MLB infielders of all time by Monnig, Alex.

The best MLB infielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best infielders in MLB history.

May 23, 2015
How harmful are fossil fuels? by Chambers, Catherine, 1954-

How harmful are fossil fuels?

May 23, 2015