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Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Sep 18, 2014
Hawks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Hawks

"A scientific look at hawks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the hunting raptors in the world today"--

Sep 18, 2014
Helen Keller in her own words by Kennon, Caroline, author.

Helen Keller in her own words

Sep 18, 2014
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash by Neri, Greg, author.

Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

"There's never been anyone like music legend Johnny Cash. His deep voice is instantly recognizable, and his heartfelt songs resonate with listeners of all ages and backgrounds. G. Neri captures Johnny's story in beautiful free verse, portraying an ordinary boy with an extraordinary talent who grew up in extreme poverty, faced incredible challenges, and ultimately found his calling by always being true to the gift of his voice. A. G. Ford's luscious paintings of the dramatic southern landscape of

Sep 18, 2014
Henry Ford in his own words by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Henry Ford in his own words

Sep 18, 2014
High-tech DIY projects with flying objects by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with flying objects

Provides information about the maker movement while teaching readers how to build flying objects with step-by-step instructions.

Sep 14, 2014
High-tech DIY projects with musical instruments by Murphy, Maggie.

High-tech DIY projects with musical instruments

Sep 18, 2014
Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

Hip hip hooray! it's Family Day! - sign language for family

In this rhyming story accompanied by sign language diagrams, a child enjoys spending time with various family members, including Mommy and Daddy, Auntie Karen and Grandma Rosie, and Baby Jordon and Cousin Nikki.

Sep 17, 2014
Homer by Gagne, Tammy.

Homer

A biography of the Greek poet Homer who wrote the epic poems, The Iliad and the The Odyssey.

Sep 13, 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 18, 2014
How do eggs hatch? by Hobbes, Elena.

How do eggs hatch?

Explains how chicks are born inside of eggs and the process by which these eggs hatch.

Sep 14, 2014
How do seeds sprout? by Rhodes, Evan.

How do seeds sprout?

Learn the super secrets of nature.

Sep 18, 2014
How does WiFi work? by Anniss, Matt, author.

How does WiFi work?

Describes how wireless communication technology works; discusses WLANs, hotspots, and network security; and explains how WiFi is used today in doing business, watching television, and online gaming.

Sep 18, 2014
How electric and hybrid cars work by Hunter, Nick, author.

How electric and hybrid cars work

Presents information about electric and hybrid cars, looking at how they work in comparison to traditional automobiles and the different types that can be bought, as well as their benefits, drawbacks, and future potential.

Sep 14, 2014
How renewable energy works by Barker, Geoff, 1963- author.

How renewable energy works

Presents information about different types of renewable energy and how they are produced, looking at solar, wind, hydroelectric, tidal, geothermal, biomass, biogas, and fuel cells energy.

Sep 14, 2014
How to Save a Species by Baillie, Marilyn/ Baillie, Jonathan/ Butcher, Ellen

How to Save a Species

Sep 18, 2014
How to Teach Your Baby to Read by Doman, Glenn

How to Teach Your Baby to Read

Sep 18, 2014
Human body by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Human body

Focusing on contemporary and historical developments in the study of human anatomy, this features clear, age appropriate text, photographs, charts, graphics, and 3-D models highlighting the inner workings of our bodies -- from the framework of our skeleton to the millions of tiny cells that make our bodies work. In this updated edition, kids can discover how muscles and joints help us move, find out how x-rays work, see the network of nerves inside the human head and more in a format that makes

Sep 18, 2014
Hysterical Dog Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone by Niven, Felicia Lowenstein

Hysterical Dog Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Sep 18, 2014
I am Albert Einstein by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Albert Einstein

"Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein grew up to be one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known."--Amazon.com.

Sep 18, 2014