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100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jul 3, 2015
10 rivers that shaped the world by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.

10 rivers that shaped the world

Examines ten rivers and traces their influence on world history, from the Awash were the bones of early hominids have been found, through the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates, and Yangtze, to the Mississippi, source of much American music.

Jul 3, 2015
Happy birthday, Martin Luther King by Marzollo, Jean.

Happy birthday, Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream of peace and equality. Because he worked so hard for freedom and helped so many people gain it, we honor him every year on his special day. This inspiring, beautifully illustrated biography gently teaches young readers about the life--and lessons--of this great man.

Jul 3, 2015
Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas by Tomley, Sarah, author.

Children's book of philosophy - an introduction to the world's great thinkers and their big ideas

Explores philosophy and notable philosophers, discussing "thought experiments," and how to explain a complex idea through a story.

Jul 3, 2015
Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

Jul 3, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of ghosts by DeYoe, Aaron.

Biggest, baddest book of ghosts

Provides information on ghosts, including spirit orbs, poltergeists, and haunted houses.

Jul 3, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Jul 3, 2015
Pocahontas by Fay, Gail.

Pocahontas

A biography on Pocahontas, the Native American princess who assisted colonists and married John Rolfe in the first U.S. mixed marriage.

Jul 3, 2015
Handy health guide to sore throats by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to sore throats

"An overview of what causes sore throats and other illnesses such as tonsillitis and strep throat"--

Jul 3, 2015
Explore honey bees! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore honey bees!

Jul 3, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.

Emu

An emu father in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in this illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jul 3, 2015
Indianapolis 500 by Scarpati, Kevin, author.

Indianapolis 500

Looks into the history and rules of the five-hundred-mile car race in addition to the people who have played a part in it.

Jul 3, 2015
Mind muddlers - what you see is not what you get! by Bowles, Anna, author.

Mind muddlers - what you see is not what you get!

Describes optical illusions that can be drawn or created by trick photography, including Mo¨bius strips, double drawings, street art that seems three-dimensional, and tilt-shift photographs, and provides suggestions for making similar works.

Jul 3, 2015
Mary Cassatt by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Mary Cassatt

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Mary Cassatt, describing her painting style and the lasting influence of the American artist.

Jul 3, 2015
Magical experiments with light & color by Navarro, Paula, author.

Magical experiments with light & color

Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore optical illusions and other topics in light and color, and offers scientific explanations.

Jul 3, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.

Karate

Presents information on karate, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

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

Judo

Presents information on judo, including basic skills, training, competitions, and safety.

Jul 3, 2015
Heroes of 9/11 by Zullo, Allan

Heroes of 9/11

Jul 3, 2015
Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo by Maxwell, Cassandre.

Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo

Jul 3, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Leonardo da Vinci

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci, describing his style and the lasting influence of the Italian artist.

Jul 3, 2015