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Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights by Green, Jen.

Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights

Tells the stories of the aviators who have accomplished feats and broken barriers, from Chuck Yeager's supersonic flight to Felix Baumgartner's plummet to Earth.

Oct 21, 2014
Blue marlin by Roumanis, Alexis.

Blue marlin

Introduces the physical characteristics, behaviors, habitat and life cycles of blue marlins.

Oct 21, 2014
Trapped on the rock by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Trapped on the rock

"Separated from his science team on a mountain after a landslide, Joe is in no hurry to get back. The slide has carried a wealth of fossils with it for him to study! Joe examines these and the mountain terrain to learn how the mountains formed and figure out how old they are."--

Oct 22, 2014
The United Nations by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The United Nations

Oct 22, 2014
Time travel - [intervals and elapsed time] by Arias, Lisa.

Time travel - [intervals and elapsed time]

Oct 22, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Oct 22, 2014
Star Wars in 100 scenes by Fry, Jason, 1969- author.

Star Wars in 100 scenes

Go behind the scenes and relive 100 iconic moments from Star Wars, episode I-VI. Join Luke Skywalker as he battles with the dark side, watch as Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader and fly through space with the Star Wars ships. Relive the most dramatic and iconic moments of the Star Wars movies in this exciting new book Star Wars in 100 Scenes. Rediscover your favourite Star Wars scenes and characters with this comprehensive guide which spans all six Star Wars movies. Star Wars in 100 Scenes re

Oct 22, 2014
The true cost of toys by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of toys

Find out how companies cope with demand at peak times, what controls are in place to ensure toys are safe, and what the working conditions of factory workers are like around the world. Discover what environmental impacts your toy purchases have on the planet, too.

Oct 22, 2014
Sonoran borders - threads of friendship by Jennett, Vickie LoPiccolo, 1955-

Sonoran borders - threads of friendship

Oct 22, 2014
Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer by Fertig, Dennis, author.

Sylvia Earle - ocean explorer

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Sylvia Earle, and her work to protect oceans and ocean life. It covers Earle's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work."--

Oct 22, 2014
The true cost of technology by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of technology

Examines the technology products supply chain, workers' rights, and the effect of electronics on health; describes the environmental impacts that technology purchases have on the planet; and discusses how shoppers in industrial nations can make responsible choices.

Oct 22, 2014
Time for kids X why Z space by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Time for kids X why Z space

Answers commonly asked questions about space and includes sections on the sun, the solar system, the stars, and space exploration.

Oct 22, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 22, 2014
Why there is day and night by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why there is day and night

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the rotation of the earth. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 22, 2014
Stars of the World Cup by Illugi Jökulsson.

Stars of the World Cup

"Profiles of 28 of the best-known soccer players competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with photographs and summaries of their strengths and weaknesses"--

Oct 22, 2014
Teach me everyday French, vol. 1 by Mahoney, Judy.

Teach me everyday French, vol. 1

Oct 22, 2014
Sound and hearing by Woodford, Chris.

Sound and hearing

Experiments include the speed of sound, waves, traveling sound, the doppler effect, and how to make a string instrument.

Oct 22, 2014
What is poetry? by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

What is poetry?

Introduces and offers examples of the main elements of poetry--including lines, rhythm, rhyme, form, and subject--and describes such genres as free verse, concrete poems, nursery rhymes, limericks, narrative poems, and haiku.

Oct 22, 2014
What are graphic novels? by Berne, Emma Carlson.

What are graphic novels?

Introduces the differences between graphic novels and comic books and the main techniques graphic novels use to tell their stories, and describes and offers examples of such genres as nonfiction in graphic novel form and Japanese manga.

Oct 22, 2014
Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players by Forest, Christopher.

Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro basketball players in history"--

Oct 22, 2014