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Flamingos by Gish, Melissa, author.

Flamingos

"A scientific look at flamingos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coloration, behaviors, relationships with humans, and numbers of the tropical birds in the world today"--

Aug 29, 2014
Cybercrime by Gray, Leon, 1974- author.

Cybercrime

Looks at the techniques criminals use to commit cybercrimes, including hacking, viruses, spyware, and spamming.

Aug 29, 2014
Explore solids and liquids! by Reilly, Kathleen M.

Explore solids and liquids!

"For a kid, watching a solid turn into a liquid or a liquid into a gas is nothing short of magic. In Explore Solids and Liquids! With 25 Great Projects kids experience the wonder of different states of matter. They'll learn what matter is made of, how it can change, and how these interactions really work in our universe. With plenty of activities and projects, young readers gain a solid understanding of the matter they touch, see, feel, and experience every single day."--Page [4] cover.

Aug 29, 2014
Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words by Shea, John M., author.

Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words

Franklin D. Roosevelt was one of the most powerful and popular U.S. presidents. He was the only one to serve 12 years and was elected four times. As the leader of the nation, he saw the country through an economic depression and World War II. Through primary sources, personal and political writings, and quotations, readers will become familiar with the man behind the famous name, from his early life to his momentous presidency.

Aug 29, 2014
Concrete mixers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Concrete mixers

Aug 29, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Aug 29, 2014
Cooking up a storytime - mix-and-match menus for easy programming by Anderson-Newham, Susan, author.

Cooking up a storytime - mix-and-match menus for easy programming

Anderson-Newham sees many similarities between the preparation of delicious food and the preparation of exceptional storytimes. She has compiled a storytime cookbook, from the basics of creation of appropriate opportunities for learning, to the ingredients of books, fingerplays, and activities, to a series of "menus" for storytimes.

Aug 29, 2014
How renewable energy works by Barker, Geoff, 1963- author.

How renewable energy works

Presents information about different types of renewable energy and how they are produced, looking at solar, wind, hydroelectric, tidal, geothermal, biomass, biogas, and fuel cells energy.

Aug 29, 2014
Jellyfish by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Jellyfish

Aug 29, 2014
How do seeds sprout? by Rhodes, Evan.

How do seeds sprout?

Learn the super secrets of nature.

Aug 29, 2014
Lives of the explorers - discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought) by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Lives of the explorers - discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)

"This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of . . . series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest explorers"--

Aug 29, 2014
Nature sparks - connecting children's learning to the natural world by Cross, Aerial.

Nature sparks - connecting children's learning to the natural world

Aug 29, 2014
The moon shines down by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

The moon shines down

From the lost manuscripts of renowned children's author Brown, this bedtime story is based on the classic New England Sampler prayer, God Bless the Moon and God Bless Me. The poetic verse of the text shows a child praying for God's blessing on children in different parts of the world and themselves as the moon shines down on them all.

Aug 29, 2014
Making toys for infants and toddlers - using ordinary stuff for extraordinary play by Miller, Linda G.

Making toys for infants and toddlers - using ordinary stuff for extraordinary play

Aug 29, 2014
Let's start the music - programming for primary grades by Brown, Amy, 1976-

Let's start the music - programming for primary grades

"Music programs have been scaled back or eliminated altogether from the curricula of many schools. Luckily, storytimes are ideal opportunities to promote music and songs. In this collection of easy-to-use, easy-to-adapt library programs for children in grades K-3, Brown connects songs and musical activities directly to books kids love to read. Offering several thematic programs, complete with stories, songs, and flannelboard and other activities, her book includes music activities, lists of musi

Aug 29, 2014
The legend of Atlantis by Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

The legend of Atlantis

Describes the ancient legend about a beautiful and wealthy island city, its destruction by an angry god, and the continuing attempts by generations of explorers to find some trace of a real site.

Aug 29, 2014
Maryland by Otfinoski, Steven

Maryland

Aug 29, 2014
I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

I am Malala - how one girl stood up for education and changed the world

"I Am Malala. This is my story. Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school. Raised in a once-peaceful area of Pakistan transformed by terrorism, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. So she fought for her right to be educated. And on October 9, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause: She was shot point-blank while r

Aug 29, 2014
Marco Polo by Bankston, John, 1974-

Marco Polo

Details the life and travels of the explorer who journeyed from Italy to China in the thirteenth century and documented his experiences in a revolutionary travel memoir.

Aug 29, 2014
Loaders by Lennie, Charles

Loaders

Aug 29, 2014