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Maker projects for kids who love robotics by Bow, James, author.

Maker projects for kids who love robotics

"In this exciting title, readers will learn about basic robot components and how they are used to build various robots for different purposes. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce the world's greatest robot designers and explain how they came to create their exciting inventions. Step-by-step Maker projects let readers put their skills to use as they build amazing robotic creations."--

May 1, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter." -- Publisher's website.

May 1, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate! by McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate!

"Kids count from one to ten as they learn about the history of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day"--Provided by publisher.

May 1, 2016
Masterpieces up close by D'Harcourt, Claire, 1960- author.

Masterpieces up close

Taking young readers on a journey through some of the world's most famous artwork, this collection features full-color reproductions of more than 20 masterpieces. Informative text teaches readers why these paintings have intrigued and endured for centuries.

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby elephant by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby elephant

Presents facts about young elephants, including their size, how they grow, and their feeding habits.

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby hippo by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby hippo

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby lemur by Bell, Samantha, author.

Meet a baby lemur

"Did you know that baby lemurs can climb at three weeks old? Or that a baby lemur uses its tail to find other lemurs? Learn fascinating facts like these in this selection from Lightning Bolt Books"--

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby lion by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby lion

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby ostrich by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Meet a baby ostrich

Presents facts about young ostriches, including what they eat, how they grow, and where they live.

May 1, 2016
Meet a baby zebra by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby zebra

May 1, 2016
Mercy - the incredible story of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and friend to animals by Furstinger, Nancy.

Mercy - the incredible story of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and friend to animals

Presents the life of the animal activist, describing his work in nineteenth-century New York to bring attention to the cruel treatment of animals, the intial opposition that he faced from the public, and his founding of the ASPCA in 1866.

May 1, 2016
Miguel Cabrera - MVP and triple crown winner by Flynn, Brendan, 1968-

Miguel Cabrera - MVP and triple crown winner

The life and career of baseball player Miguel Cabrera.

May 1, 2016
Money math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Money math

"All the kids in this book are earning or spending money, and they all need math to plan their savings and big purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

May 1, 2016
Monsters and other mythical creatures by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

Monsters and other mythical creatures

Presents instructions for drawing a variety of mythical animals, including a werewolf, vampire, zombie, centaur, and dragon.

May 1, 2016
Moose by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Moose

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to moose. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

May 1, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939-

Morocco

May 1, 2016
My book of birds by Valério, Geraldo, 1970- author.

My book of birds

May 1, 2016
My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture by Hibbs, Linda, author.

My first book of Indonesian words - an ABC rhyming book of Indonesian language and culture

A fun and playful introduction to Indonesian language and culture for young children. The familiar ABC rhyming structure combines with sparkling illustrations to encourage the natural ability of children to pick up new languages and vocabulary quickly. Words for things kids already know in English are joined by words specific to Indonesia, giving kids a glimpse into Indonesian life and culture. Everyday expressions - like "Apa kabar?" which means "How are you?" - give kids a chance to communicat

May 1, 2016
My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book by Brown, Michelle Haney.

My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book

A is for ari. A teeny weeny ant crawls with teeny weeny legs on the bamboo plant. Japanese is one of the most popular languages to learn in our multicultural society, and this book introduces it in a playful and gentle way. Organized in a familiar ABC structure, everyday words and expressions as well as words that have special significance in Japanese culture offer even very young children an enticing glimpse into Japanese daily life. This delightfully illustrated preschool book shows each word

May 1, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939-

Netherlands

May 1, 2016