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Light and its effects by Winterberg, Jenna, author.

Light and its effects

"Light can travel faster than anything else in the universe. It makes it possible for you to wear a different colored shirt every day. But what exactly is light and where does it come from? One thing is for sure, light makes our world a brighter place."--

Aug 29, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia.

Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Describes the history of the American slave song and includes the lyrics of thirteen spirituals and their meanings.

Aug 29, 2016
Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare by Barretta, Gene, author.

Lincoln and Kennedy - a pair to compare

A dual portrait of two of America's most popular presidents describes the different ways they grew up, their respective political approaches, the historical events they helped shape, and the things they shared in common.

Aug 29, 2016
Living In ... China by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... China

Ni? Hao! My name is Jin, and I{u2019}m a kid just like you living in China. China is a country filled with ancient wonders, high-tech cities, and lots of people{u2014}more than any other country on Earth! Have you ever wondered what China is like? Come along with me to find out!

Aug 29, 2016
Living In ... Mexico by Perkins, Chloe, author.

Living In ... Mexico

¡Hola! My name is Rosa, and I'm a kid just like you, living in Mexico. Mexico is a country filled with beautiful art, incredible ancient ruins, and gorgeous beaches, rainforests, and deserts! Have you ever wondered what Mexico is like? Come along with me to find out!

Aug 29, 2016
Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids by Winn, Whee, author.

Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids

"Here's a collection of knock-knock jokes that is both hilarious and wholesome. This collection provides fun for the whole family and includes bonus Q& A jokes and riddles too." --

Aug 29, 2016
Madagascar by Frazel, Ellen.

Madagascar

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Madagascar"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 29, 2016
Magic tree house incredible fact book by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Magic tree house incredible fact book

"A nonfiction companion to the Magic Tree House series."--

Aug 29, 2016
Mexico by Senker, Cath

Mexico

Aug 29, 2016
Michael Foreman - A life in pictures by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

Michael Foreman - A life in pictures

Michael Foreman's work can be found on countless bookshelves across the world and has had a profound impact on illustration. This long-awaited retrospective traces his life as an artist and master storyteller for the first time, through a mix of entertaining anecdotes and stunning images. The range and depth of his work is matched by the extraordinary variety of his experiences. From his much-loved, award-winning wartime tales War Boy and War Game to his many collaborations with his friends Terr

Aug 29, 2016
Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"Art historian Simonetta Carr draws on recent scholarship that challenges the traditional view of Michelangelo as a recluse. Readers will also learn about the complex and fluid era of the Italian Renaissance and how the times affected his life and work. Lavish photos, informative sidebars, a time line, glossary, and suggestions for further readings add value, while 21 hands-on activities help young readers identify with the artist and his work. Kids will make homemade paint, apply the cross-hatc

Aug 29, 2016
Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets

This Official Minecraft book contains collective knowledge of the Survivors - an underground group of Minecraft experts who've been around since the early days of alpha. Written by the Chief - the leader of the group - it contains their most cunning plans and their most ingenious inventions. On the home front, you'll learn what kind of base best suits your needs, what to stock in your arsenal and how to protect your base with imaginitive defensive features. Out in the field you'll learn how to s

Aug 29, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author.

Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote

"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--

Aug 29, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961- author.

Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?

Aug 29, 2016
Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service by Pimentel, Annette Bay, author.

Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service

Aug 29, 2016
My first soccer game by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first soccer game

"Simple text and photographs help young readers learn all about playing soccer in this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read. It's the first day of soccer practice, and it's going to be great! In this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, beginning readers will learn that soccer players wear cleats, do warm ups, and try to kick the ball into the goal. Score! The best part about soccer is being on a team and making new friends. Young readers getting ready to hit the field will love seeing phot

Aug 29, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator.

My Washington, DC

Aug 29, 2016
Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature by Wood, Amanda, author.

Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature

Collects sixty-seven informational charts exploring habitats, food chains, animal anatomy, and other facets of the natural world.

Aug 29, 2016
Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President by Capozzi, Suzy, author.

Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President

"This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find. His journey from student to revolutionary to inmate to president of South Africa will inspire and engage kids of all ages."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 29, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara

Nickelodeon

Aug 29, 2016