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What's great about Florida? by Meinking, Mary.

What's great about Florida?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the theme parks in Orlando and Daytona International Speedway to Kennedy Space Center and Everglades National Park. --Publisher's description.

Jul 30, 2015
Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders Trap Team - Master Eon's official guide.

"Trap Team is the fourth game in the Skylanders franchise, and this official guide is the definitive source for all the new realms and characters. This 176-page book will help young Portal Masters navigate all the new and exciting adventures in Skylanders Trap Team. Also includes a fold-out full-color poster" --

Jul 30, 2015
Smallpox by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955-

Smallpox

Traces the history of smallpox, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Jul 30, 2015
Similes and metaphors by Murray, Kara, author.

Similes and metaphors

Introduces readers to similes and metaphors, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Jul 30, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975-

Seeing is believing

Jul 30, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about sea monsters"--

Jul 30, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind ghosts

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about ghosts"--

Jul 30, 2015
The plague by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955- author.

The plague

Traces the history of the plague, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Jul 30, 2015
Paul Gauguin by Wood, Alix.

Paul Gauguin

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Paul Gauguin, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Jul 30, 2015
Parts of speech by Murray, Kara, author.

Parts of speech

Introduces readers to the eight basic parts of speech, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Jul 30, 2015
Origami on the move by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami on the move

Shares instructions on creating origami vehicles, including a car, truck, and canoe.

Jul 30, 2015
North and South America by Harris, Tim (EDT)

North and South America

"Describes various animals in North and South America that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct. Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text."--

Jul 30, 2015
Disney Princess Joke Book by Carbone, Courtney/ Legramandi, Francesco (ILT)/ Brick, Scott (NRT)

Disney Princess Joke Book

Jul 30, 2015
From termite den to... office building by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

From termite den to... office building

Takes a look at how innovators of today use the models of termites' dens and living styles to create modern office structures and renewable energy spaces.

Jul 30, 2015
From accident to hospital by Suen, Anastasia.

From accident to hospital

Learn about the chronological timeline of events just after an accident is discovered to the time it takes to transport the victim to the hospital.

Jul 30, 2015
Fox by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Fox

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines foxes and discusses where city foxes live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key fox behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 30, 2015
Forgive and let go! - a book about forgiveness by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957-

Forgive and let go! - a book about forgiveness

Counsels children on how to manage feelings of disappointment so that they can avoid holding grudges and learn to let go, and shares information for parents and teachers about how to teach forgiveness skills.

Jul 30, 2015
Why are there stripes on the American flag? by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Why are there stripes on the American flag?

Do you know why the US flag has stars and stripes on it? What does the flag stand for, and why do we say the Pledge of Allegiance? Join Mr. Gomez's class as they study the flag to find out! They'll learn when the first American flag was made, what the Pledge of Allegiance means, and why we still honor the flag today.

Jul 30, 2015
Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars by Robinson, Tom, 1964- author.

Today's 12 hottest NBA superstars

Jul 30, 2015
Smart spending by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

Smart spending

Describes how to spend money wisely, from finding good deals and asking about warranties to setting a budget and the basics of credit.

Jul 30, 2015