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Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii by Hopkinson, Deborah

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific - The Incredible Story of U.s. Submarines in Wwii

Jul 1, 2016
Did King Arthur really exist? by Hunter, Nick, author.

Did King Arthur really exist?

Investigates the legend of King Arthur, discussing the evidence, the myth's place in popular culture, and possible sites for Camelot.

Jul 1, 2016
Investigating the rock cycle by Lindeen, Mary.

Investigating the rock cycle

Explains what the three main types of rocks are and how the rock cycle works.

Jul 1, 2016
K Is for Kabuki - A Japan Alphabet by Whelan, Gloria/ Nolan, Jenny/ Han, Oki S.

K Is for Kabuki - A Japan Alphabet

Jul 1, 2016
J.K. Rowling by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

J.K. Rowling

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to J.K. Rowling. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 1, 2016
Is the Loch Ness Monster real? by Lassieur, Allison, author.

Is the Loch Ness Monster real?

"Presents stories of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland, examining the evidence of various explanations and hoaxes surrounding this legend"--

Jul 1, 2016
Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne by Grove, Tim, 1967- author.

Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne

"This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--

Jul 1, 2016
Meet the Peanuts gang! - with fun facts, trivia, comics, and more! by Shaw, Natalie, author.

Meet the Peanuts gang! - with fun facts, trivia, comics, and more!

Offers information about the comic strip and every member of the Peanuts Gang, including Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and Lucy.

Jul 1, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth/ Salaberria, Leire (ILT)

Maya Angelou

Jul 1, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 1, 2016
A math journey around the wonders of the world by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey around the wonders of the world

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the natural and human-made wonders of the world make learning about math topics easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to explore these wonders and use their mathematical skills at such sites as the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, Mount Everest, and the Galapagos Islands. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills"--

Jul 1, 2016
Making history - have a blast with 15 crafts - creative projects from the Minnesota Historical Society by Freshman, Wendy, author.

Making history - have a blast with 15 crafts - creative projects from the Minnesota Historical Society

"The past comes alive through craft projects celebrating Minnesota's history and people. Imagine soldiers on the Civil War battlefield as you assemble a "housewife" sewing kit like those made by wives and mothers. Re-create the drama of a midwestern tornado when you build an automaton that actually spins, and celebrate the invention of water-skiing with a boat and skier that really glide. These projects and more generate hours of fun, not to mention useful pieces you'll want to share with your f

Jul 1, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack/ Andraka, Jack (FRW)

Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover

Presents over two dozen simple science activities using food, common household items, water, and the outdoors.

Jul 1, 2016
A Life in Pictures by Foreman, Michael/ Morpurgo, Michael (FRW)

A Life in Pictures

Jul 1, 2016
Let's sew. by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Let's sew.

Presents instructions for twelve projects that will teach readers sewing basics as they create bags, bottle carriers, bookmarks, and clips.

Jul 1, 2016
Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger by Silvey, Anita.

Let your voice be heard - the life and times of Pete Seeger

Jul 1, 2016
A landscaper's tools by Avery, Sebastian, author.

A landscaper's tools

Describes the work that landscape workers do, with an emphasis on the protective gear they wear, the tools they use, and their work environment.

Jul 1, 2016
Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends by Stabler, David/ Horner, Doogie (ILT)

Kid Artists - True Tales of Childhood from Creative Legends

Jul 1, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jul 1, 2016
What makes your body work? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes your body work?

"What Makes Your Body Work? explains the inner workings of some of the body's major organs and systems. Readers can perform fun easy experiments that will help them measure their own lung volume or understand why the brain can decipher ltteers in the wrnog oredr in a wrod. Entertaining illustrations and explanatory diagrams give details that help reveal what really makes the body work."--

Jul 1, 2016