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Girls star - amazing tales of Hollywood's leading ladies by Tougas, Shelley.

Girls star - amazing tales of Hollywood's leading ladies

"Through narrative stories, explores actresses who have made major contributions in movies and television"--

Jul 23, 2014
Goatilocks and the three bears by Perl, Erica S.

Goatilocks and the three bears

In this version of the classic tale, a hungry goat pays a visit to the home of the three bears.

Jul 23, 2014
Gold by Shea, Therese, author.

Gold

Gold's qualities as a metal is explored as well as the mining and refining process. Gold's many uses, including in medicine and space technology, is also examined.

Jul 23, 2014
Good food for you. by

Good food for you.

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

Jul 23, 2014
Gross-out jokes by

Gross-out jokes

Ew, gross! Skunks, spiders, and a giraffe with a runny nose--these are just a few of the disgusting topics that will have young readers bowled over in laughter. From riddles about creepy-crawlies to jokes about rotten eggs, this book makes kids chuckle even while they scrunch up their noses. --Publisher's description.

Jul 23, 2014
Hands-on! - art projects by Lacey, Sue, author.

Hands-on! - art projects

Dive into learning with this hands-on book that explores art. Includes easy-to-make projects and colorful illustrations, educators will love these books as classroom supplements, and parents will love having them to challenge and engage children's minds at home.

Jul 23, 2014
Handy health guide to colds and flu by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to colds and flu

"An overview about colds and the flu--how germs are spread, how to treat these diseases, and how to avoid becoming sick"--

Jul 17, 2014
Handy health guide to colds and flu by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to colds and flu

"An overview about colds and the flu--how germs are spread, how to treat these diseases, and how to avoid becoming sick"--

Jul 23, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Jul 23, 2014
Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend by Roza, Greg, author.

Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend

Jul 23, 2014
Have courage! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957- author.

Have courage!

Jul 18, 2014
Healthy trees, healthy planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Healthy trees, healthy planet

The quiet nature of trees hides the fact that trees are always working for us. Their biggest, most important job is playing a role in making Earth and our environment healthy. Learn some of the ways trees help, why they are in danger, and what you can do to help protect them. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 17, 2014
Helen Keller in Her Own Words by Kennon, Caroline

Helen Keller in Her Own Words

Jul 23, 2014
Henry Ford in His Own Words by Nagelhout, Ryan

Henry Ford in His Own Words

Jul 23, 2014
Hotshots by Goldish, Meish.

Hotshots

Details the men and women who fight giant wildfires, a group typically known as "hotshots."

Jul 23, 2014
How can I help? - a book about caring by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

How can I help? - a book about caring

What is the best way to cheer up a friend? How can you help if your mom or dad is grumpy? What can you do to make a classmate feel more included? You care about your family, friends, and maybe even people you don't know well. But sometimes it's hard to show your feelings. This book offers examples of what you can do for others. It shows how being helpful and caring can make you and everyone around you happy. See how a little caring can go a long way!

Jul 23, 2014
How does WiFi work? by Anniss, Matt, author.

How does WiFi work?

Describes how wireless communication technology works; discusses WLANs, hotspots, and network security; and explains how WiFi is used today in doing business, watching television, and online gaming.

Jul 23, 2014
How is my brain like a supercomputer? - and other questions about... the human body by Stewart, Melissa, author.

How is my brain like a supercomputer? - and other questions about... the human body

"Why do I have a belly button? What happens to the food I eat? Why am I different from everyone else on Earth? All children want to understand how their body works, and this lively illustrated book explains it all, from what DNA is to how their heart pumps blood"--

Jul 23, 2014
How strong is an ant? - and other questions about... bugs and insects by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

How strong is an ant? - and other questions about... bugs and insects

"In a simple, accessible question-and-answer format, this Good Question! book asks the questions and gives the answers about bugs and insects that young readers really want to know: what the difference is between bugs and insects, how they grow and live,how many bugs and insects there are, and so on. Filled with full-color illustrations showing what's being discussed. Includes list of recommended readings and websites to visit at the back."--

Jul 23, 2014
How to track an elephant by Owens, Henry, author.

How to track an elephant

Jul 23, 2014