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New Jersey - the Garden State by King, David C., author.

New Jersey - the Garden State

May 5, 2015
Neptune - god of the sea and earthquakes by Temple, Teri, author.

Neptune - god of the sea and earthquakes

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Neptune, and discusses his abilities as the god of freshwater and the sea and his reputation for having a violent temper.

May 5, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice, author.

Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary

"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonviol

May 5, 2015
My family tree and me by Petričić, Dušan, author, illustrator.

My family tree and me

"This one-of-a-kind picture book provides a beautifully simple introduction to the concept of family ancestry. It uses two stories in one to explore a small boy's family tree: the boy tells the family story of his father's side starting from the front of the book, and that of his mother's side starting from the back of the book. Four previous generations are introduced for each, from his great-great-grandparents to his parents. The grand finale in the center of the book reveals the boy's entire

Apr 30, 2015
Motorcycles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Motorcycles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to motorcycles, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their engines"--Provided by publisher.

May 2, 2015
More baby's first signs by Votry, Kim.

More baby's first signs

Provides words, illustrations, and sign language for common objects. On board pages.

May 5, 2015
More Baby's First Signs by Votry, Kim

More Baby's First Signs

Apr 29, 2015
Minerva - goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts by Temple, Teri, author.

Minerva - goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Minerva, and discusses the favor that she showed to several great heroes and some of her great deeds.

May 5, 2015
Mesmerized - how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Mesmerized - how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France

Discover how Benjamin Franklin's scientific method challenged a certain Dr. Mesmer's mysterious powers in a whimsical look at a true moment in history.

May 5, 2015
Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep

Introduces the megalodon, a prehistoric shark that was up to sixty feet long, and describes how scientists learned about this animal through fossils found around the world.

Apr 30, 2015
Mars - god of war by Temple, Teri, author.

Mars - god of war

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Mars, and discusses his abilities and bloodthirsty temperament and some of his warlike deeds.

May 5, 2015
Maine - the Pine Tree State by Hicks, Terry Allan, author.

Maine - the Pine Tree State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Maine.

May 5, 2015
Magic little words by Delaunois, Angèle.

Magic little words

Teaches when and where to say words such as 'please' and 'thank you'.

Apr 30, 2015
Magic little words by Delaunois, Angèle, author.

Magic little words

Words and phrases for children that convey the tiniest of courtesies, including "good morning," "please," and "thank you," are paired with colorful illustrations.

Apr 29, 2015
Look where we live! - a first book of community building by Ritchie, Scot, author, illustrator.

Look where we live! - a first book of community building

In this book, five young friends -- Nick, Yulee, Pedro, Sally and Martin -- spend the day traveling around their neighborhood and participating in activities designed to raise money for their local library. Along the way, they learn about the people and places that make up their community and what it means to be a part of one.

Apr 30, 2015
Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game by Kontzias, Bill.

Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game

An innovative interactive puzzle book. Eye-catching photographs of toys, trinkets, and more present spot-the-difference puzzles that support early learning skills.

May 5, 2015
Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game by Kontzias, Bill.

Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game

Displays two pictures for the reader and invites them to look at the second picture and find its differences from the first picture.

Apr 29, 2015
Living on Mars by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Living on Mars

Speculates on what it would be like to travel to Mars and form a settlement there, including how to deal with Mars' atmosphere, how scientists create Mars simulations on Earth, and how food would be grown on Mars.

May 5, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood by Francia, Giada, author.

Little Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother.

May 5, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood by Alperin, Mara, author.

Little Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother.

May 5, 2015