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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 24, 2016
How to build a motorcycle by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a motorcycle

How to Build a Motorcycle continues the Technical Tales series, where a group of three unlikely friends--a rat, a sparrow, and a frog--come together to build another vehicle--a motorcycle! As they start working, they encounter many unexpected obstacles, teaching them (and the reader) about the different parts that make a motorcycle work. Detailed illustrations explain the overall functions of the engine, clutch, brakes, distributors, as well as many other parts of the motorcycle. Through hard wo

Aug 24, 2016
How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Bolden, Tonya, author.

How to build a museum - Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

Aug 24, 2016
How to build a plane by Lacey, Saskia, author.

How to build a plane

Three unlikely friends--Eli, a mouse; Phoebe, a sparrow; and Hank, a frog--decide to build a small plane together. The story follows the friendly trio as they learn all about how a plane flies and how it is constructed. Detailed illustrations show the inner workings of a plane, teaching children the basics of how each part works together to get the plane flying.

Aug 24, 2016
How to check out a book by StJohn, Amanda, 1982-

How to check out a book

Opal and Stew go to the public library where Opal shows Stew how to check out a library book.

Aug 24, 2016
How to turn $100 into $1,000,000 by McKenna, James (James E.), author.

How to turn $100 into $1,000,000

"From the creators of the nationally syndicated public television shows Biz Kid$ and Bill Nye the Science Guy, How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 is a comprehensive first guidebook to earning, saving, and investing money. Written in a humorous but informative voice that engages young readers, it's the book that every parent who wants to raise financially savvy and unspoiled children should buy for their kids. It is packed with lively illustrations that make difficult concept easy to understand-all

Aug 24, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am George Washington

Aug 24, 2016
I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Levy, Debbie/ Baddeley, Elizabeth (ILT)

I Dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Aug 24, 2016
If you are a Kaka, you eat doo-doo - and other poop tales from nature by Martel, Sara, 1965- author.

If you are a Kaka, you eat doo-doo - and other poop tales from nature

"This illustrated picturebook explores the many ways in which birds, lizards, sloths, insects, wombats, and other animals use poop--their own or that of other animals. Brief, illustrated sidebars offer additional natural history details about the animals pictured, and the book's backmatter includes a glossary, ranges and Latin names of all the animals in the book, and an appendix exploring possible uses for human poop--including jet fuel."--

Aug 24, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

Aug 24, 2016
Investigating the water cycle by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

Investigating the water cycle

"Water is essential to life on our planet. Water is constantly moving between Earth's surface, the air, and the ground. But did you know that water cannot be created or destroyed? Or that water is not only a liquid but also a solid and a gas? See the water cycle in action in this fascinating book"--

Aug 19, 2016
Is the Bermuda Triangle real? by Lassieur, Allison.

Is the Bermuda Triangle real?

"Presents stories of planes and ships that have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, examining the evidence of various explanations, ultimately stating that the disappearances remain a mystery"--

Aug 19, 2016
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Aug 24, 2016
It's a good thing there are bats by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

It's a good thing there are bats

"Introduces the reader to bats and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are bees by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

It's a good thing there are bees

"Introduces the reader to bees and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
It's a good thing there are earthworms by Shepherd, Jodie, author.

It's a good thing there are earthworms

"Introduces the reader to earthworms and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Aug 19, 2016
Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.).

"Jack Hanna offers 200 really delightful facts and anecdotes about wild animals. Illustrated with full color photos of amazing animals. Stories include animal friends, endangered animals, hilarious stories, surprising animal species, and crazy, unbelievable animal stories that will warm your heart. Plus a wealth of animal facts, lists, and information. Jack makes learning about animals fun"--Amazon.com.

Aug 20, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Aug 24, 2016
Jennie Jenkins by Feierabend, John Martin, author of adaptation.

Jennie Jenkins

"'Jennie Jenkins' is a well-known American folk song, sumptuously illustrated"--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 24, 2016
Jim Abbott by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

Jim Abbott

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

Aug 24, 2016