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Fun facts and silly stories 2 by

Fun facts and silly stories 2

This is the second fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

Apr 23, 2015
Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley

"Growing up, Joanna L. Kelley was quizzed at the dinner table. As an adult, she's answering even tougher questions. Her research helps scientists treat tumors and understand evolution. Learn how Joanna became a genetics superstar."--

Apr 27, 2015
Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley

"Growing up, Joanna L. Kelley was quizzed at the dinner table. As an adult, she's answering even tougher questions. Her research helps scientists treat tumors and understand evolution. Learn how Joanna became a genetics superstar."--

Apr 23, 2015
Girls standing on lawns by

Girls standing on lawns

"Combining vintage photographs from MoMA's collection, original paintings by Kalman inspired by these photographs, and text by Handler, Girls standing on lawns puts on display the creators' shared fascination with anonymous snapshots and the rich lives, memories, and stories they evoke."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 27, 2015
Gold by Edwards, Ron, 1947-

Gold

Discusses the history, mining, and uses for gold.

Apr 24, 2015
Groundhog day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Groundhog day

Recounts the origins and history of Groundhog Day, and describes how the holiday is celebrated.

Apr 27, 2015
Guess! - research and form a hypothesis by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Guess! - research and form a hypothesis

Presents information about how scientists use the scientific method to research a topic and form a hypothesis, and offers tips on taking notes, organizing one's research, and proving a hypothesis.

Apr 27, 2015
Hacks for minecrafters - redstone - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Hacks for minecrafters - redstone - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

Suggests ways for experienced players of the popular video game to take advantage of little-known details and special techniques to manipulate redstone to create contraptions.

Apr 27, 2015
Hamsters by Meister, Cari, author.

Hamsters

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet hamster"--

Apr 27, 2015
High tide for horseshoe crabs by Schnell, Lisa Kahn, author.

High tide for horseshoe crabs

Apr 27, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with robotics by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with robotics

"Different types of robots and their components, functions, and purposes are explored in a way that students will find helpful and encouraging when they begin working on their own projects. More than just a beginner's guide, this may be the spark to ignite limitless possibility for kids who love to use their minds and hands" --

Apr 27, 2015
Hiking by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Hiking

"Explore hiking, an exciting outdoor activity, including hiking gear, where to hike, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 23, 2015
Hippos are huge! by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Hippos are huge!

What's the deadliest animal in Africa? It's not the lion or the crocodile--it's the hippopotamus! Hippos have razor-sharp tusks, weigh as much as fifty men, and can run twenty-five miles per hour! Follow these hefty hulks as they glide underwater, play tug-of-war, swat balls of dung at one another, and nuzzle their young in the mud. Just don't get too close--they could chomp you in two!

Apr 27, 2015
Hockey superstars - past, present, and future by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Hockey superstars - past, present, and future

Presents the best of the best in hockey's past, present, and future. Profiles include essential stats, an overview of each player's skills and achievements, and quotes from the superstars themselves. Male, female, and sledge hockey superstars are also featured.

Apr 24, 2015
How come? - every kid's science questions explained by Wollard, Kathy, author.

How come? - every kid's science questions explained

Answers questions about color and light, forces and particles, outer space, the earth, weather, animals, and the human body.

Apr 27, 2015
How do I use a library? by Harasymiw, Therese, author.

How do I use a library?

Apr 27, 2015
How do meat-eating plants catch their food? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do meat-eating plants catch their food?

Apr 24, 2015
Hungary by Owings, Lisa.

Hungary

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Hungary"--

Apr 27, 2015
Hunting by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Hunting

"Explore hunting, an exciting outdoor activity, including hunting gear, where to hunt, and how to stay safe"--

Apr 23, 2015
Hurry up and wait by

Hurry up and wait

Hurry Up and Wait is the second volume in a new series of collaborations between renowned artist and bestselling author Maira Kalman, New York Times bestselling writer Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket), and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. This time a whimsical collection of images captures people in motion--or not. In snapshots by some of the world's most celebrated photographers, some people stride forth, dash across streets, race on bicycles, and jump over puddles, while others form s

Apr 27, 2015