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Bangladesh by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Bangladesh

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Bangladesh"--

Jul 26, 2016
Badgers after dark by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

Badgers after dark

"Describes the behavior and habitat of badgers"--

Jul 26, 2016
Australia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Australia

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Australia. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 26, 2016
Asia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Asia

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Asia. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 26, 2016
Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose

Antarctica

Jul 26, 2016
Angelina Jolie by Reusser, Kayleen, author.

Angelina Jolie

Chronicles the life and career of the award-winning actress.

Jul 26, 2016
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes by Gillingham, Sara, author.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes

An introduction to maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling. Today's system of international maritime signal flags was developed in the 19th century, and is still used for communication between ships, or between ship and shore. Each flag, boldly colored for visual distinction at sea, stands for a letter as well as a phrase relevant to seafaring. The resulting code is both beautiful and functional, inviting readers to cod

Jul 26, 2016
Africa by Oachs, Emily Rose.

Africa

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Africa. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 26, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world. by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world.

"Packed full of step-by-step projects, this is the perfect book for crafty kids eager yo reuse, recycle, and do their bit for the environment. With a mixture of simple and challenging projects, readers can learn how to create new objects from scrap materials, make their homes more eco-friendly, and turn even the smallest outdoor space into a wildlife haven." --cover.

Jul 26, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments / Awesome Things to Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults by Miller, Rachel/ Homer, Holly/ Harrington, Jamie

The 101 coolest simple science experiments / Awesome Things to Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults

Provides instructions for simple experiments, both indoors and outdoors, using readily available materials, that demonstate scientific facts about the natural world, the human body, and the basic laws of physics.

Jul 26, 2016
Warships by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Warships

"Learn all about warships, from how they have influenced history to how the technology behind them has improved over time."--

Jul 26, 2016
Weather clues in the sky - clouds by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Weather clues in the sky - clouds

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore clouds, learning about different cloud types and how they form"--

Jul 26, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

United Arab Emirates

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of the United Arab Emirates"--

Jul 26, 2016
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice by Roland, James, author.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg - iconic Supreme Court justice

Profiles the life and work of the Supreme Court judge, from her childhood in New York to her role as a pop culture icon. --Publisher

Jul 26, 2016
Pyramids of Egypt by Duke, Shirley Smith, author.

Pyramids of Egypt

"Pyramids are ancient engineering wonders. In this scientific text, students will learn all about the most famous Egyptian pyramids, how they were built, and the fascinating facts about the kings and pharaohs who are entombed within them. So, grab a shovel and get ready to dig into the exciting world of pyramids!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2016
The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

"This title will inform readers about the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The title will discuss those involved, such as John F. Kennedy--who spoke about civil rights in 1963--as well as Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Jul 26, 2016
P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet by Johnston, Tony, 1942-

P Is for Pinata - A Mexico alphabet

"Using the alphabet, Mexico is introduced in this picture book using poetry and detailed expository text. A through Z topics include: adobe, Diego Rivera, Lady of Guadalupe, lava, prickly pear, and skeleton"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 26, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 26, 2016
K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet by Whelan, Gloria, author.

K is for Kabuki - a Japan alphabet

Young readers are invited to travel to faraway Japan and explore its rich history, traditions, and role in today's world. Evocative artwork captures the spirit of each letter topic." --Publisher's description.

Jul 26, 2016
Great Wall of China by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Great Wall of China

"For thousands of years, the Great Wall of China has stretched across China's Northern provinces. It winds like a giant, sleeping dragon from the Pacific coast in the east to the Gobi Desert in the west. But it's not the only wall in China. Learn abou the buidling techniques used, the empires who constructed them, and what their pruposes were over the centuries in this informative book. Put your walking shoes on and get ready to explore all the interesting facts and wonders of the Great Wall of

Jul 26, 2016