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SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk by Doeden, Matt.

SpaceX and Tesla Motors engineer Elon Musk

Describes Musk's work with a range of advanced technology companies, including PayPal, the space exploration company SpaceX, and the electric car company Tesla Motors, and discusses his plans for the future.

Apr 20, 2015
Trombone Shorty by Andrews, Troy, author.

Trombone Shorty

Hailing from the Treme´ neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest.

Apr 20, 2015
The underground railroad - would you help them escape? by Landau, Elaine.

The underground railroad - would you help them escape?

"Discover the risks and rewards of the underground railroad. Readers decide what they would do, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship by Dougherty, Terri, author.

The Titanic's crew - working aboard the great ship

"Describes the experiences of the crew of the Titanic, including daily responsibilities as well as how they handled the sinking of the ship"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
A wolf at the gate by Van Steenwyk, Mark, 1976-

A wolf at the gate

A vengeful red wolf threatens the village of Stonebriar. After, encountering a compassionate beggar, the red wolf embraces a life of peace. Her pacifism is tested when outlaws attack her new friends in Stonebriar. Based upon the legend of Saint Francis and the wolf of Gubbio.

Apr 20, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations!

Apr 20, 2015
World War II on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

World War II on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of World War II from the perspective of those fighting in it"--

Apr 20, 2015
The Smithsonian by Kopp, Megan.

The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institute boasts the largest and most diverse collection of historical artifacts in the United States. Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian's focus has been to increase and share knowledge with its patrons. Discover more about this incredible museum and its collections in 'The Smithsonian', a Museums of the World book.

Apr 20, 2015
Snakes by Firth, Rachel.

Snakes

This book introduces snakes, such as boas and pythons, cobras, vipers and adders, and rattlers, and describes how they move, hunt, eat, and mate. Details of Web sites for further study of snakes are included.

Apr 20, 2015
Splat! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with states of matter by Slade, Suzanne, author.

Splat! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with states of matter

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with states of matter"--Provided by publisher."--

Apr 20, 2015
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo by Torres, John Albert.

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo

"International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has already played for two of the sport's biggest teams, Manchester United and Real Madrid. This sports biography will examine everything from Ronaldo's childhood and early difficulties to becoming one of the best soccer players in the world!"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
Smash! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with simple machines by Weakland, Mark, author.

Smash! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with simple machines

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with simple machines"--Provided by publisher."--

Apr 20, 2015
The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure by Otfinoski, Steven.

The story of Juneteenth - an interactive history adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the history of Juneteenth Day, including the Emancipation Proclamation, the post-Civil War South, and efforts to end racism"--

Apr 20, 2015
Sport bikes by Hamilton, John, 1959-

Sport bikes

Apr 20, 2015
The story of the Birmingham civil rights movement in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Birmingham civil rights movement in photographs

"Examines the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement, including the organizers of the protests, the movement's support from young people, the violence that occurred, and the integration of Birmingham"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in photographs

"Examines the Montgomery Bus Boycott through primary source photographs, including Rosa Parks' role in the effort, other important leaders, the daily struggles of the boycott, and the end of segregation on Montgomery's buses"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Little Rock Nine and school desegregation in photographs

"Discusses the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, including the nine African-American students that successfully integrated the Arkansas school and the controversy and crisis surrounding the event"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the civil rights - March on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs

"Discusses the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, including the causes for the march, how the march was organized and its leaders, the important speeches, and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs by Aretha, David.

The story of the Selma voting rights marches in photographs

"Explores the Selma Voting Rights Marches of 1965, including the causes of the protests, the march organizers, the violence surrounding the events, and the impact the marches had on the passage of the Voting Rights Act"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
Toronto Raptors by Skogen, J. M., author.

Toronto Raptors

Apr 20, 2015