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Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author.

Nigeria

Introduces Nigeria, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Aug 29, 2016
Poseidon by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Poseidon

"Many of the statues of Poseidon throughout the world are near the ocean, since Poseidon is the god of the sea. The Greek gods and goddesses bring to mind images of heroes and heroines, much admired by the Greek people. Poseidon fits this description to a certain degree, but like humans, he possesses many character flaws. Most of the stories about Poseidon depict an angry, vengeful being who makes decisions based on his emotions--he is a troublemaker for humans--and other gods and goddesses, and

Aug 29, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer.

Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Aug 29, 2016
Lemurs by Gregory, Josh, author.

Lemurs

"This book details the life and habits of lemurs."--

Aug 29, 2016
Mexico by Senker, Cath

Mexico

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
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose

Laos

Aug 29, 2016
Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles

"In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: Votes for Women! The women's suffrage movement was in full swing, and Nell and Alice would not let anything keep them from spreading the word about equal voting rights for women. Braving blizzard

Aug 29, 2016
The magic school bus explores the senses by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus explores the senses

Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the senses by traveling on the magic school bus in and out of an eye, ear, mouth, nose, and other parts of both human and animal bodies.

Aug 29, 2016
Life in a coral reef by Schuetz, Kari.

Life in a coral reef

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

Aug 29, 2016
How to build a house by Lacey, Saskia.

How to build a house

"Eli's famous for dreaming big. After all their adventures, Eli and his friends are ready to build a place they can return to at the end of the day, a place they can share stories and dreams. But a house is only a home when everyone feels like they belong. Can Eli find a way to make everyone happy, or will his friends hit the road without him?"--Page [4] cover.

Aug 29, 2016
Jim Abbott by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

Jim Abbott

A biography of the California Angels pitcher who has only one hand.

Aug 29, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments by Miller, Rachel (Blogger), author, photographer.

The 101 coolest simple science experiments

Provides instructions for simple experiments, both indoors and outdoors, using readily available materials, that demonstate scientific facts about the natural world, the human body, and the basic laws of physics.--

Aug 29, 2016
Animal architects by Nassar, Daniel, author.

Animal architects

Presents an introduction to animals that build their homes, including chimpanzees, beavers, termites, spiders, and stork, including information about their habitats, behaviors, diet, and enemies.

Aug 29, 2016
All kinds of families by Simon, Norma, author.

All kinds of families

"Multicultural and multigenerational people demonstrate what it means to be a family and how all families offer each other support and love"--

Aug 29, 2016
Avalanches by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Avalanches

"Learn all about avalanches, from what causes them to what effects they have on humans."--

Aug 29, 2016
Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration by Gifford, Clive, author.

Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration

"Uncover the amazing story of astronomy from telescopes in space to outstanding observatories. Learn about the latest space probes, how rockets lift off, and what it's like living in the weightlessness of space. And find out about the remarkable astronauts who have spacewalked their way into history."--

Aug 29, 2016
Bible lands by Tubb, Jonathan N., author.

Bible lands

Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

Aug 29, 2016
Blast back! - the Civil War by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the Civil War

Provides information about the Civil War, from how the war started to what life was like in the North and South.

Aug 29, 2016
Blast back! - the American Revolution by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the American Revolution

Presents information on the American Revolution, from how the war started to the pivotal persons, battles, and places during the war, and provides little known facts and trivia on daily life in colonial America.

Aug 29, 2016