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World Book Explore the solar system. The sun and other stars. by

World Book Explore the solar system. The sun and other stars.

"An introduction to the sun and other stars for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2014
Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Why did T. rex have short arms? - and other questions about... dinosaurs

Presents in question and answer format the world of dinosaurs and the various species of land, sea, and air creatures.

Jul 28, 2014
World of pets. by

World of pets.

"Introduction to common household pets using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Jul 28, 2014
Zoom in on bees by Stewart, Melissa.

Zoom in on bees

"Provides information for readers about a bee's home, food, and body"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2014
The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention by Latta, Sara L.

The woman who invented windshield wipers - Mary Anderson and her wonderful invention

"Read about Mary Anderson's early life, and find out why she invented windshield wipers"--

Jul 28, 2014
Who was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Who was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Jul 28, 2014
National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas by Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950- author.

National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas

Provides maps, facts, and photographs about countries and landforms around the world.

Jul 28, 2014
Touch by Dayton, Connor, author.

Touch

Jul 28, 2014
Two parrots by Kheiriyeh, Rashin, author, illustrator.

Two parrots

Retells a Persian tale about a parrot who, despite living with a wealthy merchant, eating great food, and having a golden cage, longs to be free.

Jul 28, 2014
The Statue of Liberty by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The Statue of Liberty

Describes the history and creation of the Statue of Liberty and how it came to be a symbol of the United States.

Jul 28, 2014
The Supreme Court by Benoit, Peter, 1955- author.

The Supreme Court

Read about the highest court in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Jul 28, 2014
Wallace "Famous" Amos by Schuette, Sarah L., 1976-

Wallace "Famous" Amos

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Wallace Amos, founder of Famous Amos cookies"--

Jul 28, 2014
Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

Super sniffers - dog detectives on the job

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors...and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--

Jul 28, 2014
Summer by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Summer

Learn about summer, when it is, the weather, and things people do in the summer.

Jul 28, 2014
Nature's places. by

Nature's places.

"Introduction to natural habitats using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Jul 28, 2014
Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3 by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Chris Paul - basketball's CP3

Profiles the point guard for the Los Angeles Clippers, discussing his time with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and his professional career and accomplishments.

Jul 28, 2014
Meet Calvin Johnson - football's Megatron by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Calvin Johnson - football's Megatron

Profiles the running back for the Detroit Lions, discussing his time with Georgia Tech, his professional career and accomplishments, and his work with charities.

Jul 28, 2014
Minerals by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Minerals

Explains what minerals are, how they are identified, and what they are made of.

Jul 28, 2014
Plants around the world. by

Plants around the world.

"Introduction to plants using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2014
Trains can float - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Trains can float - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about all sorts of vehicles and transportation"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2014