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Microwave ovens by Reed, Cristie, author.

Microwave ovens

Did you know the microwave oven was actually invented by mistake? That mistake led to the technology that has made cooking faster, more convenient, and more popular than conventional cooking. This book addresses the differences between a standard oven and a microwave oven. So, pop in a snack, set the timer, and in a few seconds you'll be ready to enjoy! This book will allow students to plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in t

Dec 19, 2014
Meet the Marvel super heroes / Includes a Poster of Your Favorite Super Heroes! by Peterson, Scott, 1968-

Meet the Marvel super heroes / Includes a Poster of Your Favorite Super Heroes!

An A-to-Z guide to more than one hundred heroes of the Marvel Universe features profiles of characters from Ant-Man to Wolverine that list origin stories, super-powers, and secret identities, in a young fan's guide that features a reversible jacket that can be displayed as a poster.

Dec 19, 2014
Love will see you through - Martin Luther King Jr.'s six guiding beliefs (as told by his niece) by Watkins, Angela Farris.

Love will see you through - Martin Luther King Jr.'s six guiding beliefs (as told by his niece)

Dec 19, 2014
Little Red Riding Hood by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood learn valuable lessons about trusting sweet-talk and talking to strangers in her treak across the woods.

Dec 19, 2014
Little Red Riding Hood by Brothers Grimm (COR)/ Schenker, Sybille (ILT)/ Bell, Anthea (TRN)

Little Red Riding Hood

Dec 15, 2014
Leif the Lucky by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Leif the Lucky

Presents the adventures of Leif the Lucky, son of Erik the Red, who sailed with his father to Greenland and who later sailed farther west and found America.

Dec 16, 2014
Leif the Lucky by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Leif the Lucky

Dec 19, 2014
Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise by Muntz, Kendra, author.

Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise

Presents facts and photographs of animals blending into their natural environment, from an orchid mantis to an arctic fox.

Dec 19, 2014
Incredible stories of courage in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Incredible stories of courage in sports

Offers lessons about positive character and courage through real-life examples ranging from baseball player Jackie Robinson and basketball player Magic Johnson to contemporary athletes in a variety of sports.

Dec 19, 2014
Inch by inch - the garden song by Mallett, David.

Inch by inch - the garden song

Inch by inch, row by row, a child grows a garden with the help of the rain and the earth. Based on a popular folksong.

Dec 19, 2014
In the sea by Elliott, David, 1947-

In the sea

Collects poems describing the many creatures living in the sea, from the sea horse to the blue whale.

Dec 19, 2014
In the sea by Elliott, David, 1947-

In the sea

Collects poems describing the many creatures living in the sea, from the sea horse to the blue whale.

Dec 15, 2014
I'm allergic to pets by Nelson, Maria, author.

I'm allergic to pets

Provides information on pet allergies, discussing causes, symptoms, treatments, and how to prevent allergic reactions.

Dec 19, 2014
I see rainbows by Beaton, Kathryn.

I see rainbows

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. I See Rainbows offers answers to their most compelling questions about rainbows. 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"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 19, 2014
How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability by Miles, Brenda.

How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability

Introduces the idea of a learning disability and how children with one still have their own strong points, and are still able to learn, but in a different way.

Dec 16, 2014
How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability by Miles, Brenda, author.

How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability

"How I Learn introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. This supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use 'smart strategies' to help themselves learn. And that's better than OK. That's GREAT! A note to parents, caregivers, and professionals is included, with suggestions to guide discussion and help children identify their particular strengths and challenges."--Back cover.

Dec 19, 2014
Guts & glory - the American Civil War by Thompson, Ben, 1980-

Guts & glory - the American Civil War

An educational collection of amazing-but-true facts about the Civil War shares accounts of such events as female spies fighting for the Rebel cause, cavalry rides in enemy territory, and the reelection of President Lincoln.

Dec 19, 2014
Guts & glory - the American Civil War by Thompson, Ben, 1980-

Guts & glory - the American Civil War

An educational collection of amazing-but-true facts about the Civil War shares accounts of such events as female spies fighting for the Rebel cause, cavalry rides in enemy territory, and the reelection of President Lincoln.

Dec 16, 2014
Green Bay Packers by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Green Bay Packers

"An elementary look at the Green Bay Packers professional football team, including its formation in 1919, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 19, 2014
Greece by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Greece

Introduces Greece, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 19, 2014