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Day of the Dead - a celebration of life and death by Doering, Amanda F., 1980- Day of the Dead - a celebration of life and death

"A brief description of what Day of the Dead is, how it started, and ways people celebrate this cultural holiday"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 4, 2016
Chimpanzees by Riggs, Kate, author. Chimpanzees

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of chimpanzees, Africa's intelligent primates. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why chimpanzees do not have tails"--

Dec 4, 2016
Charles Darwin's around-the-world adventure by Thermes, Jennifer, author. Charles Darwin's around-the-world adventure

"This gorgeous picture book biography follows Charles Darwin's adventures in South America"--

Dec 4, 2016
Becoming president by Rajczak, Michael, author. Becoming president

"Becoming one of the most powerful leaders in the world is enticing, but the path to US president is a difficult one. The campaign may be years long, and financing is complicated. While running for student council president or other major student leadership position may not cost as much, preparation for the job can also be daunting. This book not only introduces readers to the process of becoming the US president, but also guides them through their own campaign."--

Dec 4, 2016
Awesome LEGO creations with bricks you already have - 50 new robots, dragons, race cars, planes, wild animals and other exciting projects to build imaginative worlds by Dees, Sarah, author. Awesome LEGO creations with bricks you already have - 50 new robots, dragons, race cars, planes, wild animals and other exciting projects to build imaginative worlds

Turn your pile of LEGO bricks into a day of fun! This unique activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build all-new and totally awesome robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play. You can build wild animals then take your minifigures on a safari to see a lion, tiger, monkey and more! Build your own LEGO town with a playground, skate park and go-

Dec 4, 2016
Astronauts and other space heroes by Thomson, Sarah L. Astronauts and other space heroes

Lists the achievements and other facts about the most famous astronauts.

Dec 4, 2016
Andrew Luck by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Andrew Luck

"An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Andrew Luck, a professional football quarterback star who broke rookie NFL records with the Indianapolis Colts"--

Dec 4, 2016
365 things to do with LEGO bricks by Hugo, Simon, author. 365 things to do with LEGO bricks

"365 Things to Do with LEGO® Bricks inspires you to look at your LEGO bricks in new and exciting ways. This interactive book features imaginative play and building ideas, from LEGO projects that take just a few minutes and require a handful of bricks to inspirational build ideas and activities to keep you occupied for hours. Visual tips and advice from LEGO fan builders will encourage you to get creative and have fun while learning new building skills such as building your own LEGO pet, challeng

Dec 4, 2016
Women who launched the computer age by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Women who launched the computer age

Provided by publisher.

Dec 5, 2016
The tragic tale of the great auk by Thornhill, Jan, author, illustrator. The tragic tale of the great auk

For hundreds of thousands of years Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic, bobbing on the waves, diving for fish and struggling up onto rocky shores to mate and hatch their fluffy chicks. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive. In this stunningly illustrated non-fiction picture book, award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill tells the tragic story of these birds that "weighed as much as a sack of potatoes and stood as tall as a preteen's wa

Dec 5, 2016
Significant people of World War II by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. Significant people of World War II

Dec 5, 2016
Significant battles of World War II by Cochrane, Kelly, author. Significant battles of World War II

Dec 5, 2016
Save wisely by Schwartz, Heather E., author. Save wisely

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the benefits of saving money that is earned or received. Gives tips on saving for big and small purchases and how banks can help keep money safe"--

Dec 5, 2016
Pushing isn't funny - what to do about physical bullying by Higgins, Melissa, 1953- Pushing isn't funny - what to do about physical bullying

"Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what physical bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

Dec 5, 2016
A primary source history of Westward expansion by Otfinoski, Steven. A primary source history of Westward expansion

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of Westward Expansion in the United States"--

Dec 5, 2016
Nine-banded armadillos by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Nine-banded armadillos

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

Dec 5, 2016
My encyclopedia of the sea by Louisy, Patrick, author. My encyclopedia of the sea

"Introduces the reader to facts about the sea"--

Dec 5, 2016
My encyclopedia of the forest by Pontoppidan, Alain. My encyclopedia of the forest

Dec 5, 2016
My encyclopedia of insects and bugs by Brin, Antoine, author. My encyclopedia of insects and bugs

"Introduces the reader to insects and bugs."--

Dec 5, 2016
My encyclopedia of baby animals by Figueras, Emmanuelle. My encyclopedia of baby animals

Presents factual information about the birth and early years of a variety of baby animals, and shows different phases of life that bring them to adulthood.

Dec 5, 2016

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