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Give me wings - poems by Hopkins, Lee Bennett (CON)/ Goembel, Ponder (ILT)

Give me wings - poems

Celebrates the inspiration of flight and the imaginary ability to fly.

Apr 22, 2014
Going to Mecca by Robert, Na'íma bint.

Going to Mecca

We are led on the journey of a lifetime to the city of Mecca - the pilgrimage known to Muslims as the Hajj. The pilgrims walk with heads bare and feet in sandals; they call to Allah; they kiss or point to the Black Stone, as the Prophet did. Arriving at Mecca, they surge round the Ka'aba, shave their heads and travel to Mount Arafat. Finally, though their bodies are tired and aching, their spirits are uplifted, knowing that with thousands of others they have performed the sacred pilgrimage. This

Apr 22, 2014
Grandfather Gandhi by Gandhi, Arun.

Grandfather Gandhi

"Mahatma Gandhi's grandson tells the story of how his grandfather taught him to turn darkness into light in this uniquely personal and vibrantly illustrated tale that carries a message of peace."--Amazon.com.

Apr 16, 2014
Green gardening and composting by Aloian, Molly.

Green gardening and composting

Apr 18, 2014
Gun control by Otfinoski, Steven.

Gun control

Examines the controversial battle over gun control, looking at the role of guns in early America, the assassinations of the 1960s, and the current rash of shootings in schools.

Apr 22, 2014
Hands are not for hitting by Agassi, Martine, 1966-

Hands are not for hitting

Shows the many good things that toddlers can do with their hands including waving, hugging, and playing--but not hitting.

Apr 22, 2014
Handy health guide to ADHD by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to ADHD

"An overview of ADHD for children in grades 5 and up. Find out what ADHD is, how it is diagnosed, and some treatment options"--

Apr 22, 2014
Handy health guide to your eyes by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to your eyes

"Find out about the parts of the human eye and how we see, why things are blurry, if you need glasses or contacts, and how to take care of your eyes"--

Apr 22, 2014
Handy health guide to your teeth by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to your teeth

"An overview of how to care for your teeth and diseases that can affect your mouth"--

Apr 22, 2014
Hatch! by Munro, Roxie.

Hatch!

Read about several types of birds and their different eggs and nests.

Apr 22, 2014
Haunted! - the White House by Rajczak, Michael

Haunted! - the White House

Apr 22, 2014
Haunted! Gettysburg by Rajczak, Michael.

Haunted! Gettysburg

Apr 16, 2014
Have you heard the nesting bird? by Gray, Rita, author.

Have you heard the nesting bird?

"In this nonfiction picture book for young readers, we learn just why the mother nesting bird stays quiet and still while sitting on her eggs."--

Apr 16, 2014
He has shot the president! - April 14, 1865 - the day John Wilkes Booth killed President Lincoln by Brown, Don, 1949-

He has shot the president! - April 14, 1865 - the day John Wilkes Booth killed President Lincoln

Explores the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the manhunt that followed.

Apr 22, 2014
Holiday crafts by Holland, Gini.

Holiday crafts

Readers learn to use recycled materials to make holiday decorations.

Apr 16, 2014
Horse rescue by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Horse rescue

"Provides comprehensive information on the rescue of abandoned horses"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Horse riding by Kras, Sara Louise.

Horse riding

"Provides comprehensive information on basic horse riding, English style, and Western style"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Horses - the ultimate treasury by Woodward, John, 1954-

Horses - the ultimate treasury

An illustrated guide for kids who have dreamed of having horses of their own shares historical information and breed profiles while providing an engaging introduction to the practicalities of horse care and riding lessons.

Apr 18, 2014
How animals play by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

How animals play

"Provides comprehensive information on the science behind how and why animals play"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 22, 2014
How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? - and other questions about butterflies by Stewart, Melissa.

How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? - and other questions about butterflies

"How does a caterpillar turn into a beautiful butterfly--and how much must it eat before it changes? What is a chrysalis? How does a new butterfly break out of its cocoon? Is it true that butterflies can taste with their feet? Budding scientists will delight in following this favorite creature's lifecycle and discovering the role it plays in nature"--

Apr 22, 2014