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Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step! by Legendre, Philippe, author, illustrator.

Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step!

Provides instruction for drawing different forms of transportation, from helicoptors to seaplanes and monorails to tank truck.

Jan 29, 2015
Pitter and Patter by Sullivan, Martha/ Morrison, Cathy (ILT)

Pitter and Patter

Jan 29, 2015
Pirates ahoy! / Playful Pictures and Fun Facts to Fire Kids' Imaginations! by Beard, S. author.

Pirates ahoy! / Playful Pictures and Fun Facts to Fire Kids' Imaginations!

Introduces facts about pirates, including where they plundered, how they lived on a pirate ship, what they ate, and what chores they had aboard the ship.

Jan 29, 2015
You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Next come homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Jan 29, 2015
A math journey through planet Earth by Rooney, Anne, author.

A math journey through planet Earth

"Fun pictograms and infographics about planet Earth make learning about math topics such as volume, scale diagrams, division, and number lines easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to protect threatened areas around the world and use their mathematical skills to measure geysers, protect forests, and check on glaciers. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jan 29, 2015
Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts by Clark, Katie, author.

Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts

"Explore U.S. history from a brand new perspective! Monumental History will take a look into myths, legends, and fun facts surrounding familiar (but maybe mysterious) U.S. monuments. Secret caverns, hidden meanings, and legendary figures help bring popular historical monuments and American symbols to life."--

Jan 29, 2015
Gordon Parks - how the photographer captured black and white America by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Gordon Parks - how the photographer captured black and white America

Jan 29, 2015
Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures by Hyde, Natalie

Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures

Jan 29, 2015
The survival guide for making and being friends by Crist, James J.

The survival guide for making and being friends

"Friendships make us happier and healthier. Friends improve our self-esteem and help us live longer--it's true! Whether kids find socializing as natural as smiling or as hard as learning a foreign language, this book can help them improve their social skills so they can better enjoy the benefits of friendship. Practical advice covers everything from breaking the ice to developing friendships to overcoming problems. True-to-life vignettes, "what would you do?" scenarios, voluminous examples, quiz

Jan 29, 2015
The race to survive climate change by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

The race to survive climate change

Describes the current issues with climate change, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 29, 2015
The race to fix the global economy by Levete, Sarah.

The race to fix the global economy

Describes the current issues with the global economy, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 29, 2015
The race to feed the hungry by Colson, Mary.

The race to feed the hungry

Describes the issue of world hunger, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Jan 29, 2015
The path to citizenship by Howell, Sara.

The path to citizenship

Explains what it means to be a citizen of the United States and the role of immigration in American history, and outlines the process of becoming a naturalized citizen, from getting a permanent-resident card to taking the oath.

Jan 29, 2015
A paramedic's job by Rosario, Miguel, author.

A paramedic's job

This book is about the important job of a paramedic and how they help you when your sick.

Jan 29, 2015
Ocean animals by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Ocean animals

Provides step-by-step instructions for creating origami models of six different animals, and describes how these animals live in ocean habitats.

Jan 29, 2015
Norway by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Norway

Photographs and text provide information about the country of Norway .

Jan 29, 2015
Monsters of the deep by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Monsters of the deep

Jan 29, 2015
Migration - animals on the move by Einspruch, Andrew, author.

Migration - animals on the move

Discusses the migration patterns of different animals, including whales, elephants, and sea turtles.

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the Vikings by Woolf, Alex

Meet the Vikings

Jan 29, 2015
Meet the Medievals by Miles, Liz

Meet the Medievals

Jan 29, 2015