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Star stuff - Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos by Sisson, Stéphanie Roth, author.

Star stuff - Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos

"A biography of Carl Sagan focusing on his childhood and culminating in the Voyager mission and the Golden Record"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 28, 2014
Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall by Goldsworthy, Steve.

Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall

Niagara Falls is one the most recognizable waterfalls in the world. More than 20 million people visit the falls every year in either Canada or the United States.

Nov 28, 2014
More or less and a vampire's guess by Brinker, Spencer, author.

More or less and a vampire's guess

"In this book, young readers learn to identify quantities with a Vampire guide."--

Nov 28, 2014
Mission- polar bear rescue - all about polar bears and how to save them by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.

Mission- polar bear rescue - all about polar bears and how to save them

Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused polar bears to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts.

Nov 28, 2014
Minecraft construction handbook by Needler, Matthew, author.

Minecraft construction handbook

An official guide to Minecraft construction shares essential tips and tricks for building creative structures and innovations ranging from theme parks and waterslides to pirate coves and animal cannons.

Nov 28, 2014
Leaves change color by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Leaves change color

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the changing seasons. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 28, 2014
Japan by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Japan

Nov 28, 2014
Italy by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Italy

An introduction to the history, geography, and life of Italy.

Nov 28, 2014
India by Murray, Julie, 1969-

India

Introduces India, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, religion, and culture.

Nov 28, 2014
In search of the Little Prince - the story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Landmann, Bimba, author, illustrator.

In search of the Little Prince - the story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

As a child, Antoine dreamed of flying. His dream was realized when he became a pilot, first serving France during World War I, then working as an international mail courier. As he wrote letters to his family describing the foreign countries he visited, he soon discovered that writing contained its own sense of adventure. His stories showed a childlike fascination with the world, culminating with The Little Prince, one of the best-selling books ever published.

Nov 28, 2014
I cry by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I cry

"Offers answers to questions about those salty tears. Explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Text features, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 28, 2014
Hunt with the fireflies by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

Hunt with the fireflies

Nov 28, 2014
Creating characters with personality by Bancroft, Tom.

Creating characters with personality

Character design is all around us-in feature films, in comics and video games, on the Web, in corporate icons, in children's book illustration, and in many other places. Even so, during his long and distinguished career as a character designer, Tom Bancroft made a discovery: He's never seen a book devoted to character design. So, he wrote Creating Characters with Personality, sharing his skill and insights to inspire and instruct anyone who's ever dreamed of creating an action hero or a zombie.

Nov 28, 2014
Do you really want to meet a monkey? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a monkey?

"A child goes on a rain forest adventure and meets several different species of monkeys"--

Nov 28, 2014
Amazing world atlas by Murrell, Deborah, 1963- author.

Amazing world atlas

Nov 28, 2014
Center ice - the Stanley Cup by Winters, Jaime.

Center ice - the Stanley Cup

Nov 28, 2014
Brazil by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Brazil

Introduces Brazil, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 28, 2014
The Brooklyn Nets by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7- author.

The Brooklyn Nets

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Brooklyn Nets that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Nov 28, 2014
Dragonflies - catching, identifying, how and where they live by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Dragonflies - catching, identifying, how and where they live

An illustrated guide to observing, catching and releasing dragonflies.

Nov 28, 2014
Cuba by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Cuba

Introduces Cuba, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 28, 2014