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Great Wall of China by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Great Wall of China

"For thousands of years, the Great Wall of China has stretched across China's Northern provinces. It winds like a giant, sleeping dragon from the Pacific coast in the east to the Gobi Desert in the west. But it's not the only wall in China. Learn abou the buidling techniques used, the empires who constructed them, and what their pruposes were over the centuries in this informative book. Put your walking shoes on and get ready to explore all the interesting facts and wonders of the Great Wall of

Jul 28, 2016
Hacking fashion. Fleece by Fontichiaro, Kristin.

Hacking fashion. Fleece

Turn old fleece into something new and exciting with Hacking Fashion: Fleece. Students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving.

Jul 28, 2016
Hair care tips & tricks by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Hair care tips & tricks

"Discover the healthy habits that will help your hair look its best. Figure out which styling products and tools are right for you. Find out about the cuts and styles that work well for your hair type and face shape. And learn how to pulloff fun and fancy hairstyles-plus how to make your own hair accessories. With the right tips and tricks, your hair will be sure to turn heads!"--Back cover.

Jul 28, 2016
Hansel & Gretel by Hobbie, Holly, author, illustrator.

Hansel & Gretel

A simplified version of the traditional tale in which Hansel and Gretel become lost in the woods and find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

Jul 28, 2016
Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two by Thorne, Jack, author, creator.

Harry Potter and the cursed child. Parts one and two

As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear.

Jul 28, 2016
Helicopters by Riggs, Kate, author.


"A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors"--

Jul 28, 2016
Heliskiing by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.


"You want intense? How about dropping from a helicopter onto a fresh field of powder, then skiing down a mountain? Heliskiers go where there are no trails, but there is a lot of danger and excitement. Find out where people go heliskiing, how they avoid deadly avalanches, and which skiing superstars are the best in the world." -- cover.

Jul 28, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World by Harness, Cheryl

Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World

Jul 22, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world by Harness, Cheryl, author.

Hillary Clinton - American woman of the world

A biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady during her husband's Bill Clinton's administration, New York Senator, Secretary of State during Barack Obama's administration, and candidate for the Presidency of the United States in 2016.

Jul 28, 2016
Homemade holiday - gifts for every occasion by Bolte, Mari, author.

Homemade holiday - gifts for every occasion

"Step-by-step instructions, tips, and full-color photographs will help teens and tweens create personalized presents"--

Jul 28, 2016
Horned lizards by Meister, Cari, author.

Horned lizards

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of horned lizards. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 28, 2016
How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution? by Wang, Andrea, author.

How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution?

"This title delves into different issues pertaining to fossil fuel pollution and its causes, effects, and how we can proactively deal with it to make our planet a cleaner and healthier place"--

Jul 28, 2016
How to be good at math by Clarke, Peter, 1966- author.

How to be good at math

Offers illustrated, step-by-step explanations of mathematical concepts needed for ages seven to eleven, and grades two to five.

Jul 28, 2016
How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw orcs, goblins, hags, and several other wicked fantasy creatures"--

Jul 28, 2016
Ibn al-Haytham - the man who discovered how we see by Romero, Libby, author.

Ibn al-Haytham - the man who discovered how we see

Profiles the life and work of a devout Muslim who was the first to hypothesize that vision occurs when light beams travel through the lens of a human eye.

Jul 28, 2016
Insects by Simon, Seymour, author.


"Readers will learn all about insects-- life stages, senses, bodies, and the many different kinds, including beetles, ladybugs, bees, butterflies, and more!"--Amazon website.

Jul 28, 2016
Investigating animal life cycles by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Investigating animal life cycles

"Insects, fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and mammals make up the six main animal groups. But did you know that each of these groups has a different life cycle? Or that each group has specific stages of growth? This fascinating book investigates the life cycle of each animal group."--

Jul 28, 2016
Investigating seasons by Richard, Orlin, author.

Investigating seasons

"Eye-catching photos, informative captions, and succinct yet engaging text introduce young readers to the cycle of the seasons."--

Jul 28, 2016
Investigating the rock cycle by Lindeen, Mary.

Investigating the rock cycle

Igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks make up the three main types of rocks and are constantly being created, destroyed, and created again? Colorful illustrations show how the rock cycle works.

Jul 28, 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"--

Jul 28, 2016