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Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, illustrator.

Shackleton's journey

Presents a visual narrative of Ernest Shackleton's voyage to Antarctica during which his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in ice, forcing the crew on a desperate trek to seek rescue.

Dec 22, 2014
What does a janitor do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does a janitor do?

Introduces the role of school custodians and provides information on the wide variety of work they do.

Dec 22, 2014
Witness men- true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia by Davis, Rebeca

Witness men- true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia

Dec 22, 2014
Who was Susan B. Anthony? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Susan B. Anthony?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Dec 22, 2014
Who was Rachel Carson? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Rachel Carson?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the American biologist, whose influential work, "The Silent Spring," inspired worldwide conservation movements.

Dec 22, 2014
Writer to writer - from think to ink by Levine, Gail Carson.

Writer to writer - from think to ink

"In this lively nonfiction book for young readers, bestselling author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing"--

Dec 22, 2014
A paramedic's job by Rosario, Miguel.

A paramedic's job

Shows the responsibilities of a paramedic, from picking up people in an ambulance to treating people on the way to the hospital.

Dec 22, 2014
Pakistan by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Pakistan

Introduces Pakistan, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 22, 2014
Ossuaries and charnel houses by Roza, Greg, author.

Ossuaries and charnel houses

Explains how different peoples have placed dead bodies in charnel houses or exposed their bones in ossuaries, and describes some notable examples, including Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, the Paris catacombs, and the remains of war dead.

Dec 22, 2014
Norway by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Norway

Introduces Norway, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 22, 2014
The moon changes shape by Beaton, Kathryn, author.

The moon changes shape

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. The Moon Changes Shape offers answers to their most compelling questions about the lunar phases. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Dec 22, 2014
Meet the Marvel super heroes / Includes a Poster of Your Favorite Super Heroes! by Peterson, Scott, 1968-

Meet the Marvel super heroes / Includes a Poster of Your Favorite Super Heroes!

An A-to-Z guide to more than one hundred heroes of the Marvel Universe features profiles of characters from Ant-Man to Wolverine that list origin stories, super-powers, and secret identities, in a young fan's guide that features a reversible jacket that can be displayed as a poster.

Dec 22, 2014
Russia by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Russia

Introduces Russia, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 22, 2014
Ocean - a photicular book by

Ocean - a photicular book

Via a process that uses lenticular technology, sliding lenses, and original four-color video imagery, provides an introduction to various marine animals whose images appear to move.

Dec 22, 2014
Noah - a wordless picture book by Ludy, Mark, illustrator.

Noah - a wordless picture book

Provided by publisher.

Dec 22, 2014
New Zealand by Murray, Julie, 1969-

New Zealand

Photographs and text provide information about the country of New Zealand.

Dec 22, 2014
My big fast car book by

My big fast car book

"Speed off into the exciting world of supercars--from Formula One champions and thrilling Nascars, to the record-breaking Bugatti Veyron and amazing Ferraris. With large, colorful pictures and lots of fun facts, this essential reference book will take you on a journey of discovery"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 22, 2014
The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil by Finch, Mary.

The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil

"The Princess of the Springs must stand up for herself and find her scattered family amongst the great giants of the world"--

Dec 22, 2014
Powerful stories of perseverance in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Powerful stories of perseverance in sports

"Amazing true stories offer an engaging way of teaching perseverance to kids. Is perseverance fortitude, as shown by Anthony Robles, a wrestler with one leg who didn't lose a single match? Maybe perseverance means the sort of toughness demonstrated by Gertrude Ederle, who swam across the English Channel when people thought only a man could accomplish such a feat. These and other stories teach kids the meaning and power of perseverance. The Count on Me: Sports series is a collection of dramatic t

Dec 22, 2014
Poem depot - aisles of smiles - poems and drawings by Florian, Douglas.

Poem depot - aisles of smiles - poems and drawings

An illustrated collection of silly nonsense poems about topics kids care about: talents, avoiding homework, friends, and more.

Dec 22, 2014