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Treasure Hunter's Handbook - For Kids by Walsh, Liza Gardner

Treasure Hunter's Handbook - For Kids

Jul 23, 2014
Why is the sea salty? - and other questions about... oceans by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986- author.

Why is the sea salty? - and other questions about... oceans

Answers questions about the ocean, including how water gets to the ocean, what causes waves, and how rubber duckies helped ocean scientists learn more about how the ocean's waters move.

Jul 23, 2014
Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs

Presents in question and answer format the world of dinosaurs and the various species of land, sea, and air creatures.

Jul 23, 2014
Robert Griffin III by Yomtov, Nelson.

Robert Griffin III

Profiles the life and career of the star NFL quarterback, including his college career, awards, setbacks, and comebacks.

Jul 23, 2014
Skydiving dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

Skydiving dogs

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that assist the U.S. Military by serving as skydiving companions."--

Jul 23, 2014
Cultural traditions in France by Peppas, Lynn.

Cultural traditions in France

Looks at religious, historical, and cultural traditions that occur in France.

Jul 23, 2014
Designing early literacy programs - differentiated instruction in preschool and kindergarten by McGee, Lea M.

Designing early literacy programs - differentiated instruction in preschool and kindergarten

"This acclaimed teacher resource and course text describes proven ways to accelerate the language and literacy development of young children, including those at risk for reading difficulties. The authors draw on extensive research and classroom experience to present a complete framework for differentiated instruction and early intervention. Strategies for creating literacy-rich classrooms, conducting effective assessments, and implementing targeted learning activities are illustrated with vivid

Jul 23, 2014
The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

The race to the moon - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Jul 23, 2014
Cultural traditions in Canada by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in Canada

Looks at religious, historical, and cultural traditions that occur in Canada.

Jul 23, 2014
How strong is an ant? - and other questions about... bugs and insects by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

How strong is an ant? - and other questions about... bugs and insects

"In a simple, accessible question-and-answer format, this Good Question! book asks the questions and gives the answers about bugs and insects that young readers really want to know: what the difference is between bugs and insects, how they grow and live,how many bugs and insects there are, and so on. Filled with full-color illustrations showing what's being discussed. Includes list of recommended readings and websites to visit at the back."--

Jul 23, 2014
Cultural traditions in Thailand by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in Thailand

Examines the holidays and festivals of Thailand, including Chakri Day, Buddha's Birthday, and Khao Phansa.

Jul 23, 2014
Eye benders - the science of seeing and believing by Gifford, Clive, author.

Eye benders - the science of seeing and believing

Jul 23, 2014
Girls research! / Amazing Tales of Female Scientists by Phillips, Jennifer, 1962- author.

Girls research! / Amazing Tales of Female Scientists

"Through narrative stories, explores female scientists who have made major contributions in science and culture"--

Jul 23, 2014
Cat whys by Prap, Lila, 1955- author.

Cat whys

Presents humorous and informative answers to questions about cat behavior, revealing why they wag their tails, why they cannot climb down from trees, and why they are afraid of water.

Jul 23, 2014
Colin Kaepernick by Yomtov, Nelson.

Colin Kaepernick

Presents information about the life of the football star, including his youth, education at University of Nevada, and current career with the San Francisco 49ers.

Jul 23, 2014
Building a car by Hammelef, Danielle S, author.

Building a car

"Describes the process of building a car"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 23, 2014
Women's right to vote by Benoit, Peter.

Women's right to vote

Presents the history of the struggle for women's suffrage in the United States, from Abigail Adams and Lucretia Mott to the ratification of the nineteenth amendment.

Jul 24, 2014
Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music by Gerhard, Ana, author.

Simply fantastic - an introduction to classical music

Introduces young readers to the magical creatures from the legends and tales that inspired Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, and other composers, and includes a CD that features twenty excerpts from various recordings, illustrations, and explanatory notes.

Jul 24, 2014
Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Looks at eight animals with the ability to dramatically alter their shape, size, and appearance to keep themselves safe from predators.

Jul 24, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Discusses the history of the United States Supreme Court, including its responsibilities, important decisions, and notable justices.

Jul 24, 2014