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Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead by Shecter, Vicky Alvear, 1961-

Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead

"Hades, the Greek god of the dead, is waiting to take you on a tour of his kingdom in this riveting introduction to Greek mythology. Here you will learn about might gods, terrifying monsters, ancient rites, magic spells, and Furies with bloody talons that can tear a mortal to shreds. But stay close. Only the Dark Lord can guarantee your safety in the underworld. And remember: Do not enter if you are afraid of the dark - or of the dead" -- Cover.

Sep 21, 2014
Hope for winter - the true story of a remarkable dolphin friendship by Yates, David, author.

Hope for winter - the true story of a remarkable dolphin friendship

Details the experiences of a dolphin who was rescued five years after the tailless dolphin, Winter, was rehabilitated by the same group, describing the efforts made by the Clearwater Marine team to save the injured animal they named Hope.

Sep 21, 2014
Gabby Douglas by Anderson, Jameson

Gabby Douglas

Sep 21, 2014
Flamingos by Gish, Melissa, author.

Flamingos

"A scientific look at flamingos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coloration, behaviors, relationships with humans, and numbers of the tropical birds in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words by Shea, John M., author.

Franklin D. Roosevelet in his own words

Franklin D. Roosevelt was one of the most powerful and popular U.S. presidents. He was the only one to serve 12 years and was elected four times. As the leader of the nation, he saw the country through an economic depression and World War II. Through primary sources, personal and political writings, and quotations, readers will become familiar with the man behind the famous name, from his early life to his momentous presidency.

Sep 21, 2014
Concrete mixers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Concrete mixers

Sep 21, 2014
E. E. Cummings by Berry, S. L.

E. E. Cummings

"An exploration of the life and work of 20th-century American writer E. E. Cummings, whose poetry is known for its combination of innovative, artistic style and traditional rhyme and meter"--

Sep 21, 2014
How to Teach Your Baby to Read by Doman, Glenn

How to Teach Your Baby to Read

Sep 21, 2014
Anteaters by Gregory, Josh, author.

Anteaters

Sep 21, 2014
If You Were Me and Lived in... Russia by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived in... Russia

Sep 21, 2014
Mary Engelbreit's nursery and fairy tales collection. by Engelbreit, Mary, author, illustrator.

Mary Engelbreit's nursery and fairy tales collection.

A collection of folk and fairy tales includes "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," "The Emperor's New Clothes," and "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse."

Sep 21, 2014
Malala Yousafzai - shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education by Doeden, Matt.

Malala Yousafzai - shot by the Taliban, still fighting for equal education

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani girl who champions for the right to education in her country, despite being targeted by extremist groups for her actions.

Sep 21, 2014
Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea by Cerullo, Mary M, author.

Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea

"Provides information on deep-water and ocean floor sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Sep 21, 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"--

Sep 21, 2014
Underground habitats by Ringstad, Arnold.

Underground habitats

Explores underground habitats, including underground weather, special plants and animals, and current threats to underground habitats. --Publisher's description.

Sep 21, 2014
Lives of the explorers - discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought) by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Lives of the explorers - discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)

"This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of . . . series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest explorers"--

Sep 21, 2014
The moon shines down by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

The moon shines down

From the lost manuscripts of renowned children's author Brown, this bedtime story is based on the classic New England Sampler prayer, God Bless the Moon and God Bless Me. The poetic verse of the text shows a child praying for God's blessing on children in different parts of the world and themselves as the moon shines down on them all.

Sep 21, 2014
The legend of Atlantis by Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

The legend of Atlantis

Describes the ancient legend about a beautiful and wealthy island city, its destruction by an angry god, and the continuing attempts by generations of explorers to find some trace of a real site.

Sep 21, 2014
LEGO Star wars. The dark side by Lipkowitz, Daniel, author.

LEGO Star wars. The dark side

"Meet the most villainous minifigures in the Star Wars Galaxy and see the inner workings of Darth Vader's armored suit and Darth Sidious's lightsaber."--Back cover.

Sep 21, 2014
Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories by dePaola, Tomie

Tomie dePaola's Book of Bible Stories

Sep 21, 2014