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Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war by Bacher, Lindsay, author.

Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war

Through narrative nonfiction, readers learn the story of Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian who preserved Iraq's history by saving thousands of books from being destroyed during the Iraq War.

May 25, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.

May 25, 2016
Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do by Gilpin, Rebecca

Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do

May 25, 2016
Baa baa black sheep by Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator.

Baa baa black sheep

In this take-off on the familiar nursery rhyme, black sheep graciously offers bag after bag of wool to Miss, who handcrafts mittens, a tea cosy, and more for her friends, then produces a sweater for the shivering sheep when all the wool is gone. Includes music for piano and guitar.

May 25, 2016
About the rain forest by Johanasen, Heather.

About the rain forest

Learn about rain forests and the plants and animals that live in them.

May 25, 2016
Brave like me. by Kerley, Barbara, author

Brave like me.

"When someone is serving our country, far from home, everyone in their family has to be brave. Including -- and sometimes especially -- the kids. This book speaks to all kids in this situation in telling the story of a boy and a girl with parents away on duty. It captures the children's worries, fears, trials, and triumphs while waiting for their parents to return from service. Although the narrative tells one universal tale, the photographs depict multiple perspectives so that every reader has

May 25, 2016
Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln by Rappaport, Doreen.

Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln

An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president.

May 25, 2016
You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

You can fly - the Tuskegee Airmen

May 25, 2016
Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Barton, Chris, author.

Whoosh! - Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions

Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood to his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun.

May 25, 2016
We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler by Freedman, Russell.

We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler

"In his signature eloquent prose, backed up by thorough research, Russell Freedman tells the story of Austrian-born Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie. They belonged to Hitler Youth as young children, but began to doubt the Nazi regime. As older students, the Scholls and a few friends formed the White Rose, a campaign of active resistance to Hitler and the Nazis. Risking imprisonment or even execution, the White Rose members distributed leaflets urging Germans to defy the Nazi government. Their b

May 25, 2016
The unforgettable joke book by Cunningham, Sean, author.

The unforgettable joke book

Dory, Nemo, Marlin, and other fish share silly jokes and riddles about life in the sea.

May 25, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

"In this engaging title, readers interested in animation will learn about the history of this art in motion, and discover who the world|s greatest animators have been and how they came to create their inspiring works. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create their own animation."--

May 25, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

May 25, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Daytona 500

May 25, 2016
Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author.

Flying frogs and walking fish - leaping lemurs, tumbling toads, jet-propelled jellyfish, and more surprising ways that animals move

"Explore unusual animal locomotion through incredible art and fascinating facts from the Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page"--

May 25, 2016
Ellis island by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Ellis island

Looks at the history of Ellis Island and identifies its early roles as a Mohegan island, fisherman rest spot, famous immigration station, and today's museum.

May 25, 2016
Your digital footprint - 12 things you need to know. by Roesler, Jill, author

Your digital footprint - 12 things you need to know.

May 25, 2016
Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs by Rosenfeld, Malke

Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs

May 25, 2016
When My Worries Get Too Big! by Buron, Kari Dunn

When My Worries Get Too Big!

May 25, 2016
Three Little Pigs by Ross, Dev

Three Little Pigs

May 25, 2016