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Plan a holiday party by Braun, Eric, 1971-

Plan a holiday party

Feb 1, 2015
Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush by Hall, Brianna.

Strike it rich! - the story of the California Gold Rush

"Explores the California Gold Rush by examining the causes leading up to it and the immediate and lasting effects it had on the people and places involved"--

Feb 1, 2015
Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Stephen Hawking - extraordinary theoretical physicist

Chronicles the life and career of the theoretical physicist, from his battle with ALS to his work on black holes.

Feb 1, 2015
Soil by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Soil

"Get ready to get your hands dirty with Soil. With its reader-friendly and interactive approach, this title covers key curriculum Earth science topics in an engaging way. This title explores the natural processes, how geologists study soil, and how soil relates to the reader's daily life"--

Feb 1, 2015
The science of an oil spill by Wang, Andrea, author.

The science of an oil spill

Feb 1, 2015
The science of a shipwreck by Amstutz, Lisa J., author.

The science of a shipwreck

"This book discusses the science behind shipwrecks. The chapters examine history's deadliest shipwrecks, explain how ships sink, and show how scientists and engineers are designing safer ships."--

Feb 1, 2015
The science of a hurricane by Reina, Mary, author.

The science of a hurricane

Discusses the science behind hurricanes and their effects, presents case studies of destructive hurricanes, explains how hurricanes form, and shows how scientists are working to predict hurricanes and prevent damage.

Feb 1, 2015
Rome by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Rome

"A historical overview of the Roman civilization from the perspectives of the social classes, from the senators to the plebeians, including the Italian empire's growth and decline"--

Feb 1, 2015
Undocumented immigrants by Howell, Sara.

Undocumented immigrants

Explains what it means to be an undocumented immigrant, and discusses the reasons for immigrating illegally, the often dangerous journey, immigrants' rights, their role in the economy, immigration law, deportation, and the route to citizenship.

Feb 1, 2015
The U.S. Navy in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Navy in World War II

Describes the role the US Navy played in WWII, providing details on life in the Navy, the different jobs available, and how naval ships were used.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a quarterback do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a quarterback do?

Examines the responsibility of a quarterback on the football field, covering passes, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a lineman do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a lineman do?

Examines the responsibility of a lineman on the football field, covering strategy, plays, blocking, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a linebacker do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967-

What does a linebacker do?

Examines the responsibility of a linebacker on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What does a defensive back do? by Challen, Paul C. (Paul Clarence), 1967- author.

What does a defensive back do?

Examines the responsibility of a defensive back on the football field, covering footwork, plays, and sportsmanship.

Feb 1, 2015
What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

What do roots, stems, leaves, and flowers do?

Explains the functions of roots, stems, leaves, and flowers in the plant processes of photosynthesis and reproduction.

Feb 1, 2015
What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about... the U.S. Constitution by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986-

What are the three branches of the government? - and other questions about... the U.S. Constitution

"What is a Constitution? What was there in America before the Constitution? How can the Constitution be changed? What is the Bill of Rights? How was the Constitution written? All of these and other 'must-know' questions about U.S. Constitution are answered in What Are the Three Branches of Government? And Other Questions about the U.S. Constitution. The engaging stories of America's foundation will keep kids reading even if they don't have to write a book report"--

Feb 1, 2015
We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

We're the center of the universe! - science's biggest mistakes about astronomy and physics

"Did you know that hundreds of years ago, the sun orbited Earth? Actually, this isn't true, but people thought it was! Discover other missteps and odd theories in physics and astronomy."--

Feb 1, 2015
The Washington Monument - myths, legends, and facts by Murray, Robb, author.

The Washington Monument - myths, legends, and facts

Provides a history of the Washington Monument, including why it was built, facts about its construction, and popular misconceptions about the structure.

Feb 1, 2015
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war by Ferry, Joseph, author.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - remembering a generation and a war

Tells the story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, with background information about the causes and effects of the war in Vietnam, the development and creation of the Memorial, and the impact of the monument on veterans and others.

Feb 1, 2015
The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem by Ferry, Joseph.

The star-spangled banner - story of our national anthem

Feb 1, 2015