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The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities by Mullenbach, Cheryl.

The Great Depression for kids - hardship and hope in 1930s America ; with 21 activities

Explains the factors that led to the Great Depression, describing the social conditions of children during that time period and the movies and other forms of entertainment that helped distract people until the recovery of the late 1930s.

Feb 9, 2016
The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad

"Chronicles the historic meeting of two railroad lines in 1869 that linked the U.S. transcontinental railroad and Andrew J. Russell's famous photograph of the event"--

Feb 9, 2016
The first step - how one girl put segregation on trial by Goodman, Susan E., 1952- author.

The first step - how one girl put segregation on trial

Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

Feb 6, 2016
The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory by Doeden, Matt.

The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory

Feb 9, 2016
The emotions' survival guide by

The emotions' survival guide

Girls and boys ages 8 to 12 will love this nonfiction feelings survival guide featuring advice from the Emotions.

Feb 9, 2016
The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation by Marcovitz, Hal.

The Declaration of Independence - forming a new nation

Discusses the history of the composition and signing of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the document's importance in American history.

Feb 9, 2016
The dawn of planet Earth by Rake, Matthew, author.

The dawn of planet Earth

"More than three billion years ago, life began on Earth. Join your friendly prehistoric fish-guide on an adventure through the Precambrian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian chapter's of the incredible story of evolution."--

Feb 6, 2016
The Cold War by Bearce, Stephanie, author.

The Cold War

Feb 9, 2016
The closer- young readers edition by Rivera, Mariano, 1969-

The closer- young readers edition

"Mariano Rivera never dreamed of becoming a professional athlete. He didn't grow up collecting baseball cards, playing Little League, or cheering on his home team at the World Series. He had never heard of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, or Mickey Mantle. One day, that all changed. From a childhood playing pickup games in Panama to an epic career with the New York Yankees, Mariano's rise to greatness has been anything but ordinary. He's the guy on the mound who doesn't hear the crowd, just

Feb 4, 2016
The Cambodian dancer - Sophany's gift of hope by Reicherter, Daryn, author.

The Cambodian dancer - Sophany's gift of hope

"Sophay was a dancer in her homeland of Cambodia. Dancing and sharing the dance with others brought her great joy. But when the Khmer Rouge took power in her country, all joy was taken away from the once happy land. Sophany and many others fled Cambodia to start new lives in a new land."--

Feb 6, 2016
The best auto racers of all time by Wilner, Barry.

The best auto racers of all time

Introduces you to Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty, Shirley Muldowney, and more of the all-time greatest drivers in auto racing. Complete with action-packed stories of their most memorable moments, spotlight stats, information boxes, a glossary, additional resources and more.

Feb 9, 2016
The Bermuda Triangle by Whiting, Jim, 1943-

The Bermuda Triangle

Examines the disappearance of five United States Navy torpedo bombers, known as Flight 19, led by Lieutenant Charles Taylor, on December 5, 1945, in the Bermuda Triangle.

Feb 9, 2016
The Bald Eagle by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

The Bald Eagle

"Introduces the reader to the Bald eagle, and why it's the official bird of the United States."--

Feb 9, 2016
The American flag by Herrington, Lisa M.

The American flag

Feb 9, 2016
The Afghanistan War by Winter, Max (Freelance writer)

The Afghanistan War

Presents an overview of the Afghanistan War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

Feb 9, 2016
The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols by Yasuda, Anita.

The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols

Amazing America celebrates the most incredible aspects of the United States. This volume features the significant monuments of the United States.

Feb 9, 2016
The 12 most amazing American cities by Rowell, Rebecca, author.

The 12 most amazing American cities

Includes facts on New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, Seattle, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Philadelphia, and Denver.

Feb 9, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology by Eboch, M. M., author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology

Feb 9, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology by Ventura, Marne, author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology

This book features 12 of the most influential food technology breakthroughs covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live.

Feb 9, 2016
Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Herbert Leupin's bold, colorful illustrations bring new life to these 9 favorite Grimm's fairy tales.

Feb 9, 2016