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Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Tangles, growth spurts, and being you - questions and answers about growing up

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about growing up in a question-answer format"--

May 21, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with 3D printing by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with 3D printing

Provides information about 3-D printers while offering step-by-step instructions for three-dimensional printer projects, including a key chain and a jumping frog.

May 21, 2015
Hacks for Minecrafters - command blocks - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Hacks for Minecrafters - command blocks - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

May 21, 2015
Who was Jacques Cousteau? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Who was Jacques Cousteau?

Examines the life and accomplishments of the oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, describing his work studying and filming the undersea world.

May 21, 2015
How can I deal with bullying? - a book about respect by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

How can I deal with bullying? - a book about respect

"What should you do if you see someone bullying another person at school? Is it better to just stay out of it? Or what should you do when your best friend says she won't play with you if you talk to someone she doesn't like? It's really tricky to handle situations like these. But if you show respect for others, it gets easier. This book offers examples of several tough problems and shows what you might do in each situation. See how a little respect can go a long way!"--

May 21, 2015
The high score and lowdown on video games by Krensky, Stephen, author.

The high score and lowdown on video games

Learn about the history of video games in this non-fiction level three reader. In this book readers will learn all about how video games came to be, from Pong to Pac-Man and everything in between!

May 21, 2015
George Washington Carver by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-

George Washington Carver

When George Washington Carver grew up, African Americans were not allowed to attend most schools. Yet he never gave up on his intense desire to further his education. Read about how Carver worked to become a top agricultural scientistand how he used his knowledge to better the lives of poor farmers.

May 21, 2015
Fish by Head, Honor, author.

Fish

Describes the life cycle of fishes, from tiny sea horses to giant hammerhead sharks.

May 21, 2015
Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know] by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills - [everything a new rider needs to know]

From selecting the right board, to learning which way to stand, to landing a kick flip, Skateboarding Skills provides critical instruction for young riders of all experience levels. New riders will learn essential skills to advance their riding ability while experienced riders will learn new tricks to add to their repertoire. Ryan Stutt shows riders the fundamental techniques that will lead them to success as they practice skateboarding's most important and widely used flips, grinds and slides.

May 21, 2015
When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981- author.

When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable

The trial of the millennium: animals vs humans. Brought before the spirit king, and charged by the animals with spreading fear and pain throughout the land, the humans must answer for their actions. Will justice be had? Will balance return to land, sea, and sky? Will the earth be saved?

May 21, 2015
Groundhog day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Groundhog day

"Readers will learn about the origin of the holiday in Europe and how it was brought to the United States. Also discussed are the characteristics of groundhogs, as well as the famous groundhogs Punxsutawney Phil and Canada's Wiarton Willie."--

May 21, 2015
Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game by Jorgensen, Katrina, author.

Football fuel - recipes for before, during, and after the big game

"A fun cookbook with recipes aimed to prepare student athletes for a game, as well as provide nutritious options during and after the game"--

May 21, 2015
Woodpecker wham! by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

Woodpecker wham!

"Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woodpeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these pages--perhaps some that live near you!"--

May 21, 2015
The Little Red Hen makes a pizza by Sturges, Philemon.

The Little Red Hen makes a pizza

In this version of the traditional tale, the duck, the dog, and the cat refuse to help the Little Red Hen make a pizza but do get to participate when the time comes to eat it.

May 21, 2015
Little League World Series by Johnson, Sean, author.

Little League World Series

"Come take a stroll with us onto the perfectly manicured fields in Williamsport just before the first pitch of the Little League World Series"--Back cover.

May 21, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood by Alperin, Mara, author.

Little Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother.

May 21, 2015
Issun Bôshi - the one-inch boy by Icinori (Publishing studio)

Issun Bôshi - the one-inch boy

Equipped with a needle and a rice bowl, Issun Bo^shi, an inch-tall boy, leaves home for the city and finds work as the companion to a nobleman's daughter, whom he uses his wits to save from a gigantic ogre.

May 21, 2015
Tyrannosaurus rex by Carr, Aaron, author.

Tyrannosaurus rex

Learn about Tyrannosaurus Rex.

May 21, 2015
Venus - goddess of love and beauty by Temple, Teri, author.

Venus - goddess of love and beauty

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Venus, and discusses how she became a metaphor for sexual love.

May 21, 2015
Sharks have six senses by Waters, John F., 1930-2012, author.

Sharks have six senses

Combines engaging facts with colorful mixed-media artwork in an introduction to the world of sharks that challenges popular misconceptions, reveals the shark's powerful sixth sense and describes ongoing conservation efforts. --Publisher's description.

May 21, 2015