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Guitar by Wesson, Seb.

Guitar

Introduces young readers to guitar playing, detailing the process of mastering the necessary skills, from the beginning lessons to the first gig.

Apr 24, 2016
Hacks for minecrafters- mods - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, 1963- author.

Hacks for minecrafters- mods - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

"Minecraft was designed to allow other people to modify it. And while there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book is the first unofficial "hacker's" super-guide dedicated to adding mods (modifications) to your Minecraft game. Mods add content to the game to alter gameplay, changing the creative feel of the game or giving the players more options for how they interact within the Minecraft world. Mods can make your game run faster, they can add new mobs, mechanics, an

Apr 28, 2016
Hail Mary by Bus, Sabrina.

Hail Mary

An illustrated version of the Hail Mary.

Apr 28, 2016
Half-truths and brazen lies - an honest look at lying by Vermond, Kira, author.

Half-truths and brazen lies - an honest look at lying

Apr 28, 2016
Harry Houdini - illusionist & stunt performer by Hansen, Grace, author.

Harry Houdini - illusionist & stunt performer

Large photographs accent brief text presenting information about Erik Weisz who became the famous magician Harry Houdini.

Apr 28, 2016
Health science by Gardner, Jane P., author.

Health science

Apr 22, 2016
Hedge-hedgey-hedgehogs by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Hedge-hedgey-hedgehogs

Hedgehogs are tiny animals with sharp spines. But these cute critters make great pets! Find out all about how to care for a hedgehog in this fact-and-photo-filled reader.

Apr 22, 2016
Helen Thayer's Arctic adventure - a woman and a dog walk to the North Pole by Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950- author.

Helen Thayer's Arctic adventure - a woman and a dog walk to the North Pole

"A woman and a dog make their way to the magnetic North Pole on foot--the first trip of this nature"--

Apr 24, 2016
Henry David Thoreau for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Smith, Corinne Hosfeld, 1957-

Henry David Thoreau for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"American author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau is best known for living two years along the shores of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, and writing about his experiences in Walden; or, Life in the Woods, as well as spending a night in jail for nonpayment of taxes, which he discussed in the influential essay "Civil Disobedience." More than 150 years later, people are still inspired by his thoughtful words about individual rights, social justice, and nature. His detailed plant observatio

Apr 24, 2016
Hermit crabs by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954-

Hermit crabs

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the hermit crab.

Apr 28, 2016
High-speed trains - from concept to consumer by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

High-speed trains - from concept to consumer

"Learn about the history of high-speed rail travel and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field."--

Apr 24, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Riggs, Kate, author.

Hippopotamuses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hippopotamuses, the large African mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hippos live mostly in water"--

Apr 28, 2016
How things work. Fire trucks by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

How things work. Fire trucks

"Introduces the reader to fire trucks"--

Apr 24, 2016
How things work. Hot air balloons by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

How things work. Hot air balloons

"Introduces the reader to hot air balloons."--

Apr 24, 2016
How things work. Submarines by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

How things work. Submarines

"Submarines introduces readers to the technologies that make working and living under the sea possible" --

Apr 24, 2016
How things work. Toilets by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

How things work. Toilets

"Introduces the reader to toilets"--

Apr 24, 2016
How to be... a chef by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

How to be... a chef

Brings you clear, step-by-step instructions, advice on working safely, tips on cooking methods and equipment, and ideas for further food adventures.

Apr 28, 2016
How to be... a magician by Turnbull, Stephanie.

How to be... a magician

Apr 28, 2016
How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw elves, dwarves, and several other magical fantasy creatures"--

Apr 28, 2016
How to make a kite by Hord, Colleen, author.

How to make a kite

"Flying a kite on a windy day is something everyone loves to do. Learn how to construct your own in this book with easy to understand instructions and common hosuehold items that you can use to make your very own high-flying kite!,"--page [4] of cover.

Apr 28, 2016