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Panama by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Panama

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

Jul 28, 2016
Warships by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Warships

"Learn all about warships, from how they have influenced history to how the technology behind them has improved over time."--

Jul 28, 2016
Weather clues in the sky - clouds by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Weather clues in the sky - clouds

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore clouds, learning about different cloud types and how they form"--

Jul 28, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

United Arab Emirates

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of the United Arab Emirates"--

Jul 28, 2016
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice by Roland, James, author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice

Profiles the life and work of the Supreme Court judge, from her childhood in New York to her role as a pop culture icon. --Publisher

Jul 28, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley Smith, author.

Pyramids of Egypt

"Pyramids are ancient engineering wonders. In this scientific text, students will learn all about the most famous Egyptian pyramids, how they were built, and the fascinating facts about the kings and pharaohs who are entombed within them. So, grab a shovel and get ready to dig into the exciting world of pyramids!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2016
The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"This title will inform readers about the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The title will discuss those involved, such as John F. Kennedy--who spoke about civil rights in 1963--as well as Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Jul 28, 2016
P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet by Johnston, Tony, 1942-

P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet

"Using the alphabet, Mexico is introduced in this picture book using poetry and detailed expository text. A through Z topics include: adobe, Diego Rivera, Lady of Guadalupe, lava, prickly pear, and skeleton"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 28, 2016
K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet by Whelan, Gloria, author.

K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet

Young readers are invited to travel to faraway Japan and explore its rich history, traditions, and role in today's world. Evocative artwork captures the spirit of each letter topic." --Publisher's description.

Jul 28, 2016
Great Wall of China by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Great Wall of China

"For thousands of years, the Great Wall of China has stretched across China's Northern provinces. It winds like a giant, sleeping dragon from the Pacific coast in the east to the Gobi Desert in the west. But it's not the only wall in China. Learn abou the buidling techniques used, the empires who constructed them, and what their pruposes were over the centuries in this informative book. Put your walking shoes on and get ready to explore all the interesting facts and wonders of the Great Wall of

Jul 28, 2016
Judaism by Charing, Douglas, author.

Judaism

Jul 28, 2016
Komodo dragons by Hansen, Grace, author.

Komodo dragons

Describes what Komodo dragons look like, where they live, and what they eat, with large color photographs, more facts, and glossary terms.

Jul 28, 2016
Life in a grassland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a grassland

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a grassland. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 28, 2016
Light makes a rainbow by Coan, Sharon, author.

Light makes a rainbow

"Light is very important. It helps us see. Sometimes, light makes a rainbow of different colors. Light is a kind of energy."--

Jul 28, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack, author.

Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends!

Jul 28, 2016
Mandrills by Daly, Ruth, 1962-

Mandrills

Jul 28, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

Maya Angelou

Jul 28, 2016
Marie Curie by Throp, Claire, author.

Marie Curie

"This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Marie Curie, who discovered radium and realized its potential for treating cancer. She succeeded in her work in a time when science a

Jul 28, 2016
Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect by Straus, Susan Farber.

Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect

"The narration follows a child who has experienced neglect and deals with associated feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It helps kids prepare for a change in their family and meeting with a therapist"--

Jul 28, 2016