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Math at the Art Museum by Group Majoongmul

Math at the Art Museum

A family explores paintings and other masterpieces at the art museum. The paintings are brilliant and many of them have mathematical dimensions, whether visible or hidden. Elementary math concepts that relate to perspective, composition, symmetry, and other principles turn a stroll through the art museum into an eye-opening adventure.

Jun 3, 2015
Lucky leopards! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues by Newman, Aline Alexander, author.

Lucky leopards! - and more true stories of amazing animal rescues

Retells the stories of three animal rescues, including two orphaned leopards, a sea turtle, and a loon.

Jun 3, 2015
Myths busted! 3 - just when you thought you knew what you knew by Krieger, Emily, author.

Myths busted! 3 - just when you thought you knew what you knew

"This is the book that will put to rest even more rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear every day--also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Think boys are better at math? Don't bet on it. Think an apple-a-day keeps the doctor away? Better buy some oranges too. Think you evolved from a chimp? You might want to check your sources on that. Be in the know on all kinds of amazing subjects!"--

Jun 3, 2015
Miniature reptiles by Kuskowski, Alex.

Miniature reptiles

Young readers learn about some of the smallest reptiles in the world.

Jun 3, 2015
Measuring temperature by Bailer, Darice, author.

Measuring temperature

"Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring temperature. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring."--

Jun 3, 2015
Quiz whiz 5 - 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions. by

Quiz whiz 5 - 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions.

Jun 3, 2015
What's great about Washington, DC? by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

What's great about Washington, DC?

Jun 3, 2015
How harmful are fossil fuels? by Chambers, Catherine, 1954-

How harmful are fossil fuels?

Jun 3, 2015
Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author.

Who was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

Examines the life of the nineteenth-century author famous for the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," which denounced slavery and intensified the disagreement between the North and South.

Jun 3, 2015
Printing & other amazing techniques by Franklin, Carolyn, 1956-

Printing & other amazing techniques

"Art doodling stimulates creativity and develops drawing skills. Discover the added enjoyment of combining patterns with other artistic techniques. Step-by-step guides lead you through from rough to finished artwork. Learn how to use simple printing processes to produce incredible images. Packed with ideas and designs that show how easily artwork can be created."--Back cover.

Jun 3, 2015
Zoology for kids - understanding and working with animals by Hestermann, Josh, 1983-

Zoology for kids - understanding and working with animals

This engaging resource provides readers with new knowledge, a healthy respect for the animal kingdom, and the idea that they can pursue animal-related careers and make a difference to preserve and protect the natural world.

Jun 3, 2015
Zlatan by Illugi Jökulsson.

Zlatan

"A complete profile of Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Includes information about his childhood, a record of his famous goals, his successes and disappointments with Barcelona, his family and a discussion of his future as a living legend"--

Jun 3, 2015
YouTube founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim by Wooster, Patricia.

YouTube founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

Discusses the creators of Youtube, including how they met, their early ideas for the website, and what they are currently doing with their lives.

Jun 3, 2015
Lunch lines, tryouts, and making the grade - questions and answers about school by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Lunch lines, tryouts, and making the grade - questions and answers about school

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about school in a question-answer format"--

Jun 3, 2015
Skylanders. Giants - Master Eon's official guide. by

Skylanders. Giants - Master Eon's official guide.

Jun 3, 2015
Skylanders universe. Book of elements - life and undead by

Skylanders universe. Book of elements - life and undead

FILMS, CINEMA. Fans can continue their exploration into the world of Skylanders with this third title in the Book of Elements series: "Life and Undead." These 80-page handbooks focus on all the elemental Skylander tribes and their unique and mystical characters. Ages 7+

Jun 3, 2015
Homing pigeons by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972-

Homing pigeons

"In this book, young readers will learn about how homing pigeons are able to carry messages across great distances."--

Jun 3, 2015
Remember the a la mode - riddles and puns by Keller, Charles.

Remember the a la mode - riddles and puns

A collection of old and new riddles, including "What did the piece of pie say to the man who was about to eat it?"

Jun 3, 2015
PB&J Hooray! - your sandwich's amazing journey from farm to table by Nolan, Janet, author.

PB&J Hooray! - your sandwich's amazing journey from farm to table

Describes the journey a sandwich has made before it is eaten, from planting, farming, and harvesting to production, delivery, and shopping.

Jun 3, 2015
Optical engineering and the science of light by Rooney, Anne.

Optical engineering and the science of light

Examines how optical engineers combine the study of light and vision with the engineering design process to create world-changing instruments and technologies, including how these engineers define problems, find solutions, and build and test models.

Jun 3, 2015