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Cupid - god of love by Temple, Teri, author.

Cupid - god of love

Tells different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Cupid and explains his use of his arrows of love and hate, his place in Roman mythology, and how he is different from, and similar to, the Greek god Eros.

May 5, 2015
Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

Discusses Sanghvi's early life in India and education in the U.S., as well as how her work as the first female engineer at Facebook helped it become the largest social networking site in the world.

May 5, 2015
Budgeting, spending, and saving by Kemper, Bitsy.

Budgeting, spending, and saving

A guide on how to save and spend money in accordance with responsible budgeting.

May 5, 2015
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate, author.

Cheetahs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to cheetahs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lands they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted fur"--

May 5, 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.

May 5, 2015
If you were me and lived in... South Korea - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... South Korea - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in South Korea.

May 5, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa. by Naidoo, Beverley.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa.

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

May 5, 2015
The art of plants vs. zombies - a visual retra retropsec [strike through] book by Simon, Philip R. (EDT)

The art of plants vs. zombies - a visual retra retropsec [strike through] book

Collects the concept art and character sketches from the Plants vs. Zombies video game franchise.

May 5, 2015
I can play it safe by Feigh, Alison.

I can play it safe

In a non-threatening way, teaches seven important rules to personal safety, such as safe versus harmful secrets and touches, and gives children the knowledge and confidence they need to make smart choices about their well-being.

May 5, 2015
Encyclopedia of Immaturity by Klutz Editors

Encyclopedia of Immaturity

May 5, 2015
The ultimate girls' body book - not-so-silly questions about your body by Larimore, Walter L.

The ultimate girls' body book - not-so-silly questions about your body

Offers information to girls entering puberty on things they should know about their changing bodies, including menstruation, modesty, and sex.

May 5, 2015
More baby's first signs by Votry, Kim.

More baby's first signs

Provides words, illustrations, and sign language for common objects. On board pages.

May 5, 2015
John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter by Braun, Eric, 1971-

John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter

May 5, 2015
Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry by Temple, Teri, author.

Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Apollo, and discusses his association with prophecy and some of his great deeds.

May 5, 2015
Pennsylvania - the Keystone State by Hart, Joyce, 1954- author.

Pennsylvania - the Keystone State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Pennsylvania.

May 5, 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.

May 5, 2015
Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. by

Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities.

"Launch a marshmallow catapult! Decode invisible ink! Get ready to get your paw dirty tackling feats of chemistry, physics, and engineering with Ruff Ruffman's 44 favorite science activities. Need a project for school? No problem! Check out the science"--Page 4 of cover.

May 5, 2015
Sailing the Great Barrier Reef by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

Sailing the Great Barrier Reef

Provides a first person account of a sailing and diving trip in the Great Barrier Reef, including preparing for the trip, a description of the animals who live in the reef, and survival tips.

May 5, 2015
South Korea by DuBois, Jill, 1952-

South Korea

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of South Korea.

May 5, 2015
Sweden by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

Sweden

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Sweden.

May 5, 2015