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First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure by Hill, David, author.

First to the top - Sir Edmund Hillary's amazing Everest adventure

Recounts the life and accomplishments of Sir Edmund Hillary, from his childhood as a shy boy in New Zealand to his expedition to the top of Mt. Everest, making him one of the most famous mountaineers in history.

Aug 23, 2016
First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story by Fleischman, Paul, author.

First light, first life / A Worldwide Creation Story

"In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation"--

Aug 23, 2016
Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion by Beccia, Carlyn.

Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion

Aug 23, 2016
Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

Factastic - A Lego Adventure in the Real World

Aug 23, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z.

The deadliest creature in the world

Aug 23, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia

Creation

"The King James Bible creation story illustrated in a folk-art style" -- provided by publisher.

Aug 23, 2016
Cat in the Night by Dunphy, Madeleine/ Brunet, Joshua S. (ILT)

Cat in the Night

Aug 23, 2016
Giant pandas by Anderson, AnnMarie, author.

Giant pandas

A new reader about cuddly, adorable pandas: what do they eat? What are their habitats like? What does it mean when we say pandas are an endangered species? Includes full color photographs and easy-to-read text.

Aug 23, 2016
Everything you need to ace American history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide by Rothman, Lily, author.

Everything you need to ace American history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide

Aug 23, 2016
Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

Hoot, hoot, hooray! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues

"Meet some brave, amazing animals and the caring people who come to their rescue. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down"--

Aug 23, 2016
Canada by Markovics, Adam, author.

Canada

Aug 23, 2016
Over in the Meadow by Feierabend, John M./ Napoletano, Marissa (ILT)

Over in the Meadow

Aug 23, 2016
The stone thrower by Richardson, Jael Ealey, 1980- author.

The stone thrower

Describes the childhood of Chuck Ealey, who dreamed of becoming a football quarterback despite the prejudices he faced as an African American.

Aug 23, 2016
Eastern chipmunks by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author.

Eastern chipmunks

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

Aug 23, 2016
Character encyclopedia by Korté, Steven.

Character encyclopedia

This illustrated encyclopedia features in-depth profiles, stats, and history about DC Super-Pets and their owners, both heroes and villains.

Aug 23, 2016
S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

S is for shamrock - an Ireland alphabet

From A to Z, Ireland is presented in poetry, prose, and illustrations. Topics include Blarney Stone, Finn McCool, fairy rings, and shamrocks.

Aug 23, 2016
Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- author.

Run for your life! - predators and prey on the African savanna

"On the savannah, animals--including leopards, impalas, eagles, hares and hippos--use locomotion to capture prey and escape predators"--

Aug 23, 2016
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

"This title will inform readers about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, others who were involved, like Martin Luther King Jr., the Supreme Court's decision to desegregate public buses, and the national civil rights movement to follow. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources bring this story and this case to life."--Publisher's website.

Aug 23, 2016
Out and about - a first book of poems by Hughes, Shirley, 1927-

Out and about - a first book of poems

A selection of seasonal verses explores the elements and activities of the changing seasons, from snowflakes to sandcastles.

Aug 23, 2016
Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President by Capozzi, Suzy, author.

Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President

"This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find. His journey from student to revolutionary to inmate to president of South Africa will inspire and engage kids of all ages."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 23, 2016