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Heather has two mommies by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Heather has two mommies

"Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn't matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because "the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love o

Aug 3, 2015
Heather has two mommies by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Heather has two mommies

When Heather goes to playgroup, at first she feels bad because she has two mothers and no father, but then she learns that there are lots of different kinds of families and the most important thing is that all the people love each other.

Jul 28, 2015
Helicopters by Confalone, Nick, author.

Helicopters

"Helicopters are amazing machines! They can take off and land vertically, hover over an area, and even fly forward, backward, and laterally. This new nonfiction 8x8 is full of fascinating facts and photographs of these flying giants"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 3, 2015
Hornbill by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Hornbill

"Introduces facts about hornbills, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text."--

Aug 3, 2015
How to read a story by Messner, Kate, author.

How to read a story

"A picture book celebration of the act of exploring--and sharing--a book"--

Aug 3, 2015
How to spy on a shark by Houran, Lori Haskins, author.

How to spy on a shark

"A crew of scientists at sea use a camera-equipped robotic device to track a shark's movements through the water."--

Aug 3, 2015
I am Lucille Ball by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Lucille Ball

A first-person presentation of the life and career of comedian and studio head Lucille Ball.

Aug 3, 2015
Impressionism - 13 artists children should know by Heine, Florian, author.

Impressionism - 13 artists children should know

"Who were the Impressionists? Why did they become so famous? What do you need to know about their pictures, their way of painting and what made them so exceptional? In this book, you will get to know the most important Impressionists and their masterpieces. Easy-to-understand explanations and stimulating ideas will introduce you to these painters and their times." --cover p. 4.

Aug 3, 2015
In the next three seconds by Morgan, Rowland.

In the next three seconds

Predicts events that will occur in the near and distant future, including "In the next three months, 1,000 households in Zimbabwe will be hooked up to solar electricity."

Aug 3, 2015
Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom by Marcovitz, Hal.

Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom

Traces the history of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the documents brought there including the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

Aug 3, 2015
Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities by Wolny, Philip.

Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities

Explores the legend of the lost city of Atlantis, and provides brief information on other lost cities, including El Dorado and Shangri-la.

Aug 3, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Aug 3, 2015
Jonathan Goforth by Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942.

Jonathan Goforth

After conversion to Christ as a young man, Jonathan Goforth eventually arrived in China with his wife Rosalind. They endured incredible hardships, including the loss of their first child to malaria. They fled for their lives from the Boxer Rebellion. Deeply inspired by a reading of Finney's Revival Lectures, Goforth set out with renewed determination and faith to spearhead a revival which rarely has been equaled in the history of modern missions. --From publisher's description.

Aug 3, 2015
Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China by Benge, Geoff

Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China

Aug 3, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.

Judo

Aug 3, 2015
Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue

"Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York"--

Jul 30, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Aug 3, 2015
Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship by Springett, Martin, author.

Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship

Photographs and simple text reveal the true story of a fawn which, abandoned by her mother and brought to live on a farm, is raised by Kate, a Great Dane.

Jul 30, 2015
King Thrushbeard by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

King Thrushbeard

Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door.

Aug 3, 2015
Kyle Goes Alone by Thornhill, Jan/ Barron, Ashley (ILT)

Kyle Goes Alone

Aug 3, 2015