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If it rains pancakes - haiku and lantern poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

If it rains pancakes - haiku and lantern poems

Celebrates everyday things in poems which demonstrate the haiku and lantern forms.

Jan 29, 2015
Incredible experiments with chemical reactions and mixtures by Navarro, Paula, author.

Incredible experiments with chemical reactions and mixtures

Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore mixtures, solvents, water density, oxidation, and other topics in chemistry, and offers scientific explanations.

Jan 29, 2015
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.

Jan 29, 2015
Insects by McFadzean, Lesley, author.

Insects

Introduces insects, describing their different types, physical features, habitats, life cycles, and their role in the food chain.

Jan 29, 2015
Inside a Formula 1 car by MacArthur, Collin, author.

Inside a Formula 1 car

Introduces Formula One cars, describing the design, features, races, and people who work on them.

Jan 29, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Jan 29, 2015
Interior Designer by Mason, Helen

Interior Designer

Jan 29, 2015
Inventions that could have changed the world... but didn't! by Rhatigan, Joe, author.

Inventions that could have changed the world... but didn't!

Outlines the process of making and patenting inventions and presents innovations in such fields as transportation, appliances, child and pet care, and amusement that did not work, were too early or too late, or failed for other reasons.

Jan 29, 2015
Is this normal? - more girls' questions by Johnston, Darcie

Is this normal? - more girls' questions

Jan 29, 2015
Isaac Newton - genius mathematician and physicist by Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Isaac Newton - genius mathematician and physicist

Jan 29, 2015
JavaScript for kids - a playful introduction to programming by Morgan, Nick, author.

JavaScript for kids - a playful introduction to programming

Jan 29, 2015
Jefferson Memorial - a monument to greatness by Ferry, Joseph.

Jefferson Memorial - a monument to greatness

Discusses the creation of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as the life of the man it honors and his importance in American history.

Jan 29, 2015
Landscape designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Landscape designer

Describes a career as a landscape designer, providing information on the work they do, what it takes to become a landscape designer, and places where they may work.

Jan 29, 2015
Legends - the best players, games, and teams in baseball by Bryant, Howard, 1968-

Legends - the best players, games, and teams in baseball

Jan 29, 2015
Leontyne Price - voice of a century by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Leontyne Price - voice of a century

Presents the life and achievements of the iconic African-American opera star and traces her rise from humble origins in Mississippi, the impact of racism on her career, and her triumphant Metropolitan Opera performances.

Jan 29, 2015
Let's play! - poems about sports and games from around the world by Chatterjee, Debjani/ Adl, Shirin (ILT)/ D'arcy, Brian (EDT)

Let's play! - poems about sports and games from around the world

Collects thirty-seven poems celebrating such sports and games as football, baseball, judo, table tennis, netball, cycling, chess, and scrabble.

Jan 29, 2015
Let's talk about going to the doctor by Johnston, Marianne.

Let's talk about going to the doctor

Explains what happens during a typical visit to the doctor, covering such activities as having your temperature taken, having your blood pressure measured, and getting a shot.

Jan 29, 2015
Liberty Bell - let freedom ring by Marcovitz, Hal.

Liberty Bell - let freedom ring

Traces the history of the Liberty Bell, including information about the use of bells in colonial America, statistics about this particular bell, legends surrounding it, and its importance as an American symbol.

Jan 29, 2015
Life is like the wind by Innes, Shona, author.

Life is like the wind

Explores the concept of death, including what happens to life once it leaves the body and the different ways people deal with the death of loved ones.

Jan 29, 2015
Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts by Clark, Katie, author.

Lincoln Memorial - myths, legends, and facts

"Explore U.S. history from a brand new perspective! Monumental History will take a look into myths, legends, and fun facts surrounding familiar (but maybe mysterious) U.S. monuments. Secret caverns, hidden meanings, and legendary figures help bring popular historical monuments and American symbols to life."--

Jan 29, 2015