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Fire trucks by Riggs, Kate, author.

Fire trucks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders"--

Feb 10, 2016
First hockey words by Gürth, Per-Henrik, author, illustrator.

First hockey words

Introduces readers to the vocabulary of hockey.

Feb 10, 2016
FIRST robotics by Gilby, Nancy Benovich, author.

FIRST robotics

"Makers of all ages are using LEGO bricks to create robots. In this book, students learn more about this recent innovation through detailed explanations built to foster creativity and critical thinking. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Feb 10, 2016
Florence Nightingale - mother of modern nursing by Alexander, Carol, 1955-

Florence Nightingale  - mother of modern nursing

This is the short illustrated biography of Florence Nightingale, mother of modern nursing.

Feb 10, 2016
Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Florida's Burmese pythons - squeezing the everglades

"In this book, readers learn how the Burmese Python is an invasive species in the state of Florida."--

Feb 10, 2016
For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story by Langston-George, Rebecca.

For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story

"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--

Feb 10, 2016
Forced removal - causes and effects of the Trail of Tears by Schwartz, Heather E.

Forced removal - causes and effects of the Trail of Tears

"Explains the Trail of Tears, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 6, 2016
Freddy Adu by Savage, Jeff, 1961-

Freddy Adu

Biography of Freddy Adu, an emigrant from Ghana, who, at fourteen, became the youngest player in Major League Soccer.

Feb 10, 2016
Frederick's journey - the life of Frederick Douglass by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

Frederick's journey - the life of Frederick Douglass

Traces Frederick Douglass's journey from slavery to international renown as writer and lecturer.

Feb 10, 2016
Freedom in Congo Square by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Freedom in Congo Square

"As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music. They were free to forget their cares, their struggles, and their oppression. This story chronicles slaves' duties each day, from chopping logs on Mondays to baking bread on Wednesdays to plucking hens on

Feb 10, 2016
French food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

French food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and French culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as ratatouille, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 10, 2016
Friends and frenemies - the good, the bad, and the awkward by Castle, Jennifer, author.

Friends and frenemies - the good, the bad, and the awkward

Middle school friendships can be a source of great joy one day, then pain and anxiety the next. Friends and Frenemies examines the complexities of friendship and helps readers start building communication tools that will last a lifetime. The book tackles big questions such as: How can I make friends? and What if I feel like I need to end a friendship? Friends and Frenemies includes not just advice, but also comments from real kids, advice from older teens who have been there and done that, quizz

Feb 6, 2016
Frozen fever party book by Gudlaugsson, Olafur.

Frozen fever party book

"Just like the royal sisters Anna and Elsa, anyone can throw a "Frozen Fever" party with the advice and step-by-step instructions in the beautifully illustrated book, Disney Frozen Fever Party Book. Everything you need to create the party of the year is included here -- from invitations and decorations to food, table settings, and games. Celebrate like the royal family of Arendell with the great suggestions contained within these pages."--provided from Amazon.com.

Feb 10, 2016
Gardening by Turnbull, Stephanie

Gardening

Feb 10, 2016
Get to know geckos by Brett, Flora, author.

Get to know geckos

"Discusses geckos, including their physical features, habitat, range, diet, and life cycle"--

Feb 10, 2016
Getting gritty with Mike Rowe by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Getting gritty with Mike Rowe

Feb 10, 2016
Ghosts of the Alamo and other hauntings of the South by Chandler, Matt.

Ghosts of the Alamo and other hauntings of the South

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the southern United States"--

Feb 10, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Grand Canyon National Park

Introduces Grand Canyon National Park, presenting information on its formation, history, plant and animal life, and the recreational activities that are available in the area.

Feb 10, 2016
Great Britain by Fuller, Barbara, 1961-

Great Britain

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

Feb 10, 2016
Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Introduces Great Smoky Mountains National Park, describing its birds and other animals, its forest of 130 tree species, its waterfalls, and extensive hiking trails.

Feb 10, 2016