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Pueblo by Lajiness, Katie, author. Pueblo

Jan 13, 2017
Presidents of the United States by Presidents of the United States

Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without a wig in public? Or that George W. Bush appointed the first African-American secretary of state? Presidents of the United States invites the reader inside the White House to discover fascinating facts about the U.S. commanders-in-chief-their origins, accomplishments, and place in history-as told through famous quotes, important historical dates, and a timeline of events. Special sections cover the election process, the bran

Jan 19, 2017
Pope Francis by Morreale, Marie, author. Pope Francis

Describes the life and achievements of Pope Francis, born Jorge Bergoglia in Argentina, now the first Latin American pope.

Jan 13, 2017
Polar bears matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Polar bears matter

"What can we learn about the health of an ecosystem through polar bears? This title takes readers to polar bear habitats to understand why polar bears are suffering, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to ultimately save polar bears and Earth"--Publisher's website.

Jan 19, 2017
Polar bear babies by Ring, Susan, author. Polar bear babies

Repetitive, rhythmic text and sweet, accessible artwork introduce polar bears to young readers and explain how cubs practice their fishing, swimming and running skills to survive in their Arctic environment.

Jan 13, 2017
Pirates by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Pirates

Jan 13, 2017
Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories

Each of the true tales in Pirates and Shipwrecks, including stories about pirate Barbarossa and adventurer John Franklin, is paired with interesting facts about the setting, industry, and time period.

Jan 19, 2017
Pathfinders - the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls by Bolden, Tonya, author. Pathfinders - the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls

Profiles sixteen high-achieving African Americans, including magician Richard Potter, concert singer Sissieretta Jones, and architect Paul R. Williams.

Jan 19, 2017
Pararescue jumpers by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Pararescue jumpers

Examines the history, duties, accomplishments, and gear of the U.S. Air Force's pararescue jumpers.

Jan 13, 2017
Pakistan by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Pakistan

Jan 19, 2017
One proud penny by Siegel, Randy, author. One proud penny

Jan 19, 2017
One minute till bedtime - 60-second poems to send you off to sleep by One minute till bedtime - 60-second poems to send you off to sleep

Book of bedtime poetry.

Jan 13, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 13, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 14, 2017
Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure by Gunderson, Jessica, author. Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure

"Takes readers on a self-guided tour of the mythical war between the Olympian and Titan gods with each choice affecting the outcome of the story"--

Jan 13, 2017
Nonfiction in motion - connecting preschoolers with nonfiction books through movement by Dietzel-Glair, Julie, 1976- author. Nonfiction in motion - connecting preschoolers with nonfiction books through movement

"An underutilized source for storytime programs, quality nonfiction books can help bridge the reading gap between preschool boys and girls; boys enjoy facts and "true stuff," and including these books in storytime helps boys see that reading can be fun. Here, Dietzel-Glair spotlights a multitude of nonfiction titles published since 2005 that will engage young children's curiosity while activating learning through movement-based activities. A huge time-saver for storytime planners and presenters

Jan 19, 2017
Night sky by Schneider, Howard, author. Night sky

Provides a guide for beginning stargazers, including sky maps and constellation charts, identification tips, and space facts and jokes.

Jan 13, 2017
Natumi takes the lead - the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family by Ellis, Gerry, author. Natumi takes the lead - the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family

After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants. At the shelter, Natumi hides behind keepers' legs to watch the other elephants at the shelter. But soon, she meets several other orphans, and the eight of them play together in the surrounding bush. As the babies become closer and more like a real family, they need a leader, someone they can trust. Can Natumi grow into this role? Join the herd to find out what happen

Jan 13, 2017
My first karate class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first karate class

Jan 19, 2017
My first ballet class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first ballet class

Photographs of young ballet dancers demonstrate warm-up exercises, the first two positions and other simple steps, and working at the barre.

Jan 19, 2017

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