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Sing with me! by

Sing with me!

Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

Jul 28, 2016
Shapes by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Shapes

Uses print and braille to teach young readers about shapes.

Jul 28, 2016
The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code! by Bers, Marina Umaschi, author.

The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code!

"An introduction to coding for parents and kids. Includes 18 hands-on activities using ScratchJr, a programming language designed for young children (ages 5-7). Teaches computational thinking, literacy, and math skills through animated collages, interactive stories, and playable games"--

Jul 28, 2016
Really rotten truth about composting by Mangor, Jodie, author.

Really rotten truth about composting

"Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2016
My first gymnastics class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first gymnastics class

It’s the first day of gymnastics class: What will it be like? Gymnasts wear leotards, stretch, do somersaults and cartwheels, and even walk on a balance beam!

Jul 28, 2016
Moons by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Moons

Offers basic information about moons, looking at what they are, theories about how they are formed, and several specific moons orbiting planets in the solar system.

Jul 28, 2016
Miŕo's magic animals by Penrose, Antony, author.

Miŕo's magic animals

Presents a story of Tony, the son of photographer Lee Miller and painter-writer Sir Roland Penrose, who shares his childhood memories of his special friend--a world-famous artist by the name of Joan Mir´o.

Jul 28, 2016
The highest and the lowest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The highest and the lowest

"Learn all about the highest and lowest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 28, 2016
Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans! by Barnham, Kay, author.

Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans!

Examines the world of ancient Rome, covering such topics as rulers, the army, crime and punishment, slavery, religion, food, sanitation, clothing, and gladiators.

Jul 28, 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 28, 2016
What a scientist sees by Rice, Dona, author.

What a scientist sees

"How does it work? What does it do? What happens if...? Scientists ask many great questions. Many of these questions lead to more questions. Start by noticing the things around you, and let your curiosity take over!"--

Jul 28, 2016
The wettest and the driest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The wettest and the driest

"Learn all about the wettest and driest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 28, 2016
Motocross racing by Perritano, John, author.

Motocross racing

Jul 28, 2016
The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn - and other hairy tales

Retellings of eleven tales about real and mythical animals gathered from various storytelling traditions around the globe.

Jul 28, 2016
Motocross freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross freestyle

"Engaging images accompany information about motocross freestyle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 28, 2016
Patterns in the park by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the park

"In this book, readers learn to identify patterns using parks as a setting."--

Jul 28, 2016
The oldest and the newest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The oldest and the newest

"Learn all about the oldest and newest places on Earth and find out how the world has changed over time."--

Jul 28, 2016
Nutrition basics by Reinke, Beth Bence., author.

Nutrition basics

"Nutrition Basics helps readers understand and trace the history of nutrition, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

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
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 28, 2016