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Voting by Mara, Wil, author. Voting

Nov 27, 2016
Volcano escape! by Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner, author. Volcano escape!

"Learn about volcanoes and rocks with the Dragon Riders of DreamWorks Dragons."--

Nov 27, 2016
Unmasking the science of superpowers! by Brown, Jordan, author. Unmasking the science of superpowers!

"Did you know that advancements in robotics could soon make super-powered suits a reality? Or that some people have a rare gene that gives them superstrong bones? Hold onto your cape, you're about to become an expert on the high-flying science behind super powers!"--

Nov 27, 2016
The undersea world by Orr, Tamra, author. The undersea world

"Learn all about the history of deep sea exploration, from how explorers reach new depths to what they find there."--

Nov 27, 2016
The twelve dancing princesses by Ritchie, Alison, author. The twelve dancing princesses

A retelling of the classic fairy tale follows twelve princesses who, despite being locked in their rooms at the end of each day, are found in the morning with their slippers in tatters from dancing through the night.

Nov 27, 2016
Trains - railways, tunnels, signals, diesel, steam - with 10 easy-to-do experiments and 230 exciting pictures by Harris, Michael, 1945- author. Trains - railways, tunnels, signals, diesel, steam - with 10 easy-to-do experiments and 230 exciting pictures

Presents the history of rail travel, including how developing railways changed the world, how science has made trains faster and safer, and shares instructions on building a model train and track.

Nov 27, 2016
The tragic tale of the great auk by Thornhill, Jan, author, illustrator. The tragic tale of the great auk

For hundreds of thousands of years Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic, bobbing on the waves, diving for fish and struggling up onto rocky shores to mate and hatch their fluffy chicks. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive. In this stunningly illustrated non-fiction picture book, award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill tells the tragic story of these birds that "weighed as much as a sack of potatoes and stood as tall as a preteen's wa

Nov 27, 2016
Tower of London - a chilling interactive adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Tower of London - a chilling interactive adventure

"A You Choose adventure that takes place in the Tower of London"--

Nov 27, 2016
To burp or not to burp - a guide to your body in space by Williams, Dave (Dafydd Rhys), 1954- author. To burp or not to burp - a guide to your body in space

Explores how the human body behaves in zero gravity, answering questions about how astronauts go to the bathroom, why they grow taller, and why burping is risky in space.

Nov 27, 2016
A timeline history of the transcontinental railroad by Behnke, Alison. A timeline history of the transcontinental railroad

Nov 27, 2016
A timeline history of the Trail of Tears by Behnke, Alison. A timeline history of the Trail of Tears

Provides historical context on the forced removal of Cherokee Indians from their homeland in the southeast to the Oklahoma Territory following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

Nov 27, 2016
Ticktock Banneker's clock by Keller, Shana, 1977- author. Ticktock Banneker's clock

"Benjamin Banneker is known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy. He was born free at a time in America, 1731, when most African Americans were slaves. At the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and using a pocket-knife" --

Nov 27, 2016
Super cool tech - technology. invention. innovation. by Super cool tech - technology. invention. innovation.

Explores some of today's most impressive technological innovations and how they are shaping the world.

Nov 27, 2016
Squirrels leap, squirrels sleep by Sayre, April Pulley, author. Squirrels leap, squirrels sleep

"Squirrels wrestle, climb, and sleep in a celebration of these fascinating animals"--

Nov 27, 2016
A spy called James - the true story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War double agent by Rockwell, Anne F., author. A spy called James - the true story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War double agent

Tells the story of James Lafayette, a slave who volunteered to serve the Continental Army in order to secure his freedom, and became a spy for the Americans under the command of Marquis de Lafayette.

Nov 27, 2016
Splash by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author. Splash

Creatures of all types love to get wet! Take a dip with 46 amazing animals as they eat, play, and bathe in watery places. From albatross to zebra, you'll get fast facts about an animal on each page.

Nov 27, 2016
Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds by Argueta, Jorge, author. Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds

Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them.

Nov 27, 2016
Social lives of elephants by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Social lives of elephants

Describes how elephants interact and express themselves.

Nov 27, 2016
Slugs by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Slugs

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces slugs to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Nov 27, 2016
Significant people of World War II by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. Significant people of World War II

Nov 27, 2016

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