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The color book by Benini Pietromarchi, Sophie.

The color book

Presents a journey into the world of color, offering techniques for creating a personal diary filled with the colors and designs that memories evoke.

Apr 23, 2014
The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1850-1877 by Van Zee, Amy, author.

The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1850-1877

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States before and during the Civil War and the Reconstruction period immediately afterward, providing details on slavery, the events of the war, and the start of segregation.

Apr 22, 2014
The Big book of things that go. by Bingham, Caroline (EDT)

The Big book of things that go.

Identifies cars, trucks, trains, ships, aircraft, and emergency and construction equipment

Apr 18, 2014
The Big book of things that go. by

The Big book of things that go.

Photographs of the fastest, largest and most remarkable vehicles in the world.

Apr 23, 2014
The best MLB teams of all time by Monnig, Alex, author.

The best MLB teams of all time

Looks at some of the best teams in baseball history, including the 1929 Philadelphia A's, the 1961 New York Yankees, and the 1975 Cincinnati Reds.

Apr 23, 2014
The best MLB hitters of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The best MLB hitters of all time

Looks at some of the best hitters in baseball history, including Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, and Albert Pujols.

Apr 23, 2014
The Apollo 13 mission - core events of a crisis in space by Radomski, Kassandra.

The Apollo 13 mission - core events of a crisis in space

Apr 23, 2014
The Apollo 13 mission - core events of a crisis in space by Radomski, Kassandra.

The Apollo 13 mission - core events of a crisis in space

"Explains the Apollo 13 crisis, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Apr 22, 2014
Teddy bear addition by McGrath, Barbara Barbieri, 1954-

Teddy bear addition

"Big bears sort, count, and add tiny teddies in this companion book to the popular McGrath Math series. Catchy speech bubbles accompany lively verse as teddies add single-digit and double-digit numbers from one to fifty

Apr 23, 2014
Technology in the ancient Americas by Samuels, Charlie, author.

Technology in the ancient Americas

When the Spanish encountered the native people of South America in the 15th and 16th centuries, they marveled at the abundance of gold and silver. In fact, the ancient peoples of Peru began making things from gold and silver about 3,000 years ago! Readers will be as fascinated as those first Spaniards were with the inventive and useful items the Aztec, Maya, and Inca cultures created before any Europeans arrived in the Americas. From hieroglyphs and special record-keeping systems to well-develop

Apr 23, 2014
Technology in ancient Greece by Samuels, Charlie, author.

Technology in ancient Greece

Find out how the ancient Greeks lived and worked.

Apr 23, 2014
Technology in ancient Egypt by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

Technology in ancient Egypt

Find out how the ancient Egyptians lived and worked.

Apr 23, 2014
Teaching with story - classroom connections to storytelling by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-

Teaching with story - classroom connections to storytelling

Apr 17, 2014
Tarsier by Leaf, Christina.

Tarsier

"Engaging images accompany information about tarsiers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Apr 23, 2014
Tales from Shakespeare - seven plays by Williams, Marcia.

Tales from Shakespeare - seven plays

Williams uses the oversize, comic strip format of her other picture books to evoke a sense of what it must have been like to attend performances of seven plays at the old Globe Theatre. An inviting taste of the Shakespearean buffet, as well as a rare glimpse into the character of Elizabethan theater.

Apr 20, 2014
Take two! - a celebration of twins by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Take two! - a celebration of twins

A collection of original poems by the current children's poet laureate celebrates the joys and mischief of twinhood while sharing twin facts.

Apr 23, 2014
Take a closer look at your brain by Gardner, Jane P., author.

Take a closer look at your brain

Describes the functions of the brain, identifies common brain ailments, and suggests ways to keep this important organ healthy.

Apr 20, 2014
Tag, you're it! - 101 tag games for fun, fitness and skills by Bailey, Guy, 1956-

Tag, you're it! - 101 tag games for fun, fitness and skills

For elementary physical education teachers, youth recreational leaders, and anyone who works with children in grades K-6, here is a unique collection of 101 tag games designed for maximizing movement, fitness, learning--and putting fun back into PE and game participation. Inside, you'll find traditional tag favorites modified to increase learning and total participation, as well as exciting new games that focus on building sport skills, cooperation, and fitness. This user-friendly resource conta

Apr 23, 2014
Surviving natural disasters by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Surviving natural disasters

Earthquakes. Hurricanes. Meteorites. Tsunamis. The natural world is full of powerful forces that can kill you in an instant. Hiding in your closet won't save you. Clinging to your roof is a good idea, until your roof is swept out to sea. When faced with a natural disaster, sometimes the only thing to do is close your eyes and hang on. See how these people survived in just that way. --Publishers description from Amazon.com

Apr 19, 2014
Super spiders by Guillain, Charlotte.

Super spiders

Introduces spiders, describing their physical features, habitats, camouflage abilities, predatory behavior, and life cycle.

Apr 23, 2014