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I am Lucille Ball by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Lucille Ball

A first-person presentation of the life and career of comedian and studio head Lucille Ball.

Jul 30, 2015
Iguanodon by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.


"Introduces young readers to Iguanodon, including physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 24, 2015
Impressionism - 13 artists children should know by Heine, Florian, author.

Impressionism - 13 artists children should know

"Who were the Impressionists? Why did they become so famous? What do you need to know about their pictures, their way of painting and what made them so exceptional? In this book, you will get to know the most important Impressionists and their masterpieces. Easy-to-understand explanations and stimulating ideas will introduce you to these painters and their times." --cover p. 4.

Jul 30, 2015
In the next three seconds by Morgan, Rowland.

In the next three seconds

Predicts events that will occur in the near and distant future, including "In the next three months, 1,000 households in Zimbabwe will be hooked up to solar electricity."

Jul 30, 2015
Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom by Marcovitz, Hal.

Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom

Traces the history of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the documents brought there including the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

Jul 30, 2015
Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities by Wolny, Philip.

Investigating Atlantis and other lost cities

Explores the legend of the lost city of Atlantis, and provides brief information on other lost cities, including El Dorado and Shangri-la.

Jul 30, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Jul 30, 2015
Jonathan Goforth by Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942.

Jonathan Goforth

After conversion to Christ as a young man, Jonathan Goforth eventually arrived in China with his wife Rosalind. They endured incredible hardships, including the loss of their first child to malaria. They fled for their lives from the Boxer Rebellion. Deeply inspired by a reading of Finney's Revival Lectures, Goforth set out with renewed determination and faith to spearhead a revival which rarely has been equaled in the history of modern missions. --From publisher's description.

Jul 30, 2015
Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China by Benge, Geoff

Jonathan Goforth- An Open Door in China

Jul 30, 2015
Judo by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980- author.


Jul 30, 2015
Judy Blume by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Judy Blume

"Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults"--

Jul 23, 2015
Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue

"Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York"--

Jul 30, 2015
Karate by McNulty, Mark, author.


Jul 30, 2015
Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship by Springett, Martin, author.

Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship

Photographs and simple text reveal the true story of a fawn which, abandoned by her mother and brought to live on a farm, is raised by Kate, a Great Dane.

Jul 30, 2015
King Thrushbeard by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

King Thrushbeard

Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door.

Jul 30, 2015
Knight by Gravett, Christopher, 1951- author.


Here is an inside look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, and crusades. The life of the knight is considered from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry.

Jul 25, 2015
Kyle Goes Alone by Thornhill, Jan/ Barron, Ashley (ILT)

Kyle Goes Alone

Jul 30, 2015
Learning to sew by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author.

Learning to sew

"Complete a variety of fun sewing projects"--

Jul 24, 2015
Lego Star Wars - Free the Galaxy by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Lego Star Wars - Free the Galaxy

Jul 30, 2015
Lego Star Wars - into battle! by Bray, Adam, author.

Lego Star Wars - into battle!

Surveys the biggest and most important battles in LEGO's galactic history, including detailed information on key characters and events.

Jul 30, 2015