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Grand Teton National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Grand Teton National Park

An exploration of Grand Teton National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the waterfall known as Hidden Falls.

May 1, 2016
Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition] by Horowitz, Alexandra, author.

Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition]

"Do you want to know what dogs are thinking? What they're feeling? Now you finally can. The answers will surprise and delight young readers as scientist and dog-owner Alexandra Horowitz explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human."--

May 1, 2016
Larry Page by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Larry Page

"Engaging images accompany information about Larry Page. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

May 1, 2016
The Pueblo by Bedry, Christa, author.

The Pueblo

May 1, 2016
S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet by James, Helen Foster, 1951-

S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet

"Introduces camping from A to Z using poetry, prose, and illustrations in a children's picture book. Includes information on beach camping, canyons, foliage, camping gear, John Muir, Juliette Gordon Low, and more"--Provided by publisher.

May 1, 2016
Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Anything but ordinary Addie - the true story of Adelaide Herrmann, queen of magic

May 1, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

Discusses key people, exciting finishes, and upsets involved in the NFL Championship game, sharing the perspective of various people involved the games, including a fan, player, halftime performer, and coach.

May 1, 2016
Gabe - a story of me, my dog, and the 1970s by Gill, Shelley.

Gabe  - a story of me, my dog, and the 1970s

May 1, 2016
Remarkable reptiles by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Remarkable reptiles

"Introduces the reader to remarkable reptiles."--

May 1, 2016
Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands by Roth, Susan L., author, illustrator.

Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands

"Cumulative text based on an old folksong alternating with additional scientific information explores the role of prairie dogs, a keystone species in North America's grasslands, and conservation efforts to restore the balance of plants and animals of the Janos, Mexico, prairie dog complex. Backmatter includes timeline, photographs, music, prairie dog facts, glossary, and authors' sources"--

May 1, 2016
Powerful muscle cars by Blackford, Cheryl.

Powerful muscle cars

"Discusses American muscle cars, including their history, how they are restored and customized, the most popular models, and how muscle car owners enjoy their cars with shows and races today"--

May 1, 2016
Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects by Sneideman, Joshua, author.

Renewable energy - discover the fuel of the future - with 20 projects

Discusses solar, wind, biofuel, hydro, and geothermal energy sources.

May 1, 2016
The runaway tortilla by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

The runaway tortilla

In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him.

May 1, 2016
The science behind gymnastics by Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.), author.

The science behind gymnastics

"Discusses the science of gymnastics, using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 1, 2016
The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.

The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports

"Discusses the science of soccer, volleyball, cycling and other popular sports using biology, physics and engineering"--

May 1, 2016
The science behind track and field by Amstutz, Lisa J.

The science behind track and field

"Discusses science of track and field events using biology and physics"--

May 1, 2016
The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports by Lanser, Amanda, author.

The science behind swimming, diving, and other water sports

"Discusses science of swimming using biology and physics"--

May 1, 2016
The secrets of Mercury by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Mercury

"Discusses the planet Mercury, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mercury, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 1, 2016
Scorching supercars by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Scorching supercars

"Discusses supercars, including what defines a supercar, models that made their mark on the supercar world, and how manufacturers continue to bring speed and performance to the next level for these exclusive sports cars"--

May 1, 2016
See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done) by Espeland, Pamela, 1951-

See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done)

Provides ideas and tips to help kids kick the procrastination habit and feel more in charge of their life.

May 1, 2016