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Interior Designer by Mason, Helen

Interior Designer

Jan 27, 2015
Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution

"A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Jan 27, 2015
Who was Julius Caesar? by Medina, Nico, 1982-

Who was Julius Caesar?

Looks at the life and accomplishments of the ancient Roman general and leader.

Jan 27, 2015
The moon changes shape by Beaton, Kathryn, author.

The moon changes shape

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. The Moon Changes Shape offers answers to their most compelling questions about the lunar phases. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Jan 27, 2015
Incredible stories of courage in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Incredible stories of courage in sports

Offers lessons about positive character and courage through real-life examples ranging from baseball player Jackie Robinson and basketball player Magic Johnson to contemporary athletes in a variety of sports.

Jan 27, 2015
Earmuffs for everyone! - how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs by McCarthy, Meghan.

Earmuffs for everyone! - how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs

"This picture-book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process"--

Jan 27, 2015
Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews by Benson, Kathleen.

Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews

Looks at the life of the artist Benny Andrews illustrated with his original paintings, from his childhood and youth in rural Georgia, through his studies in Chicago and his activism and artistic success in New York City.

Jan 27, 2015
Lincoln Memorial - shrine to an American hero by Marcovitz, Hal.

Lincoln Memorial - shrine to an American hero

Jan 27, 2015
Liberty Bell - let freedom ring by Marcovitz, Hal.

Liberty Bell - let freedom ring

Traces the history of the Liberty Bell, including information about the use of bells in colonial America, statistics about this particular bell, legends surrounding it, and its importance as an American symbol.

Jan 27, 2015
Jefferson Memorial - a monument to greatness by Ferry, Joseph.

Jefferson Memorial - a monument to greatness

Discusses the creation of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as the life of the man it honors and his importance in American history.

Jan 27, 2015
Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies, 28+ projects to create & share by Vodicka-Paredes, Lenka, 1972-

Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies, 28+ projects to create & share

Offers twenty-eight craft projects for budding sewers who want to make their own fairies and fairy accessories.

Jan 26, 2015
Lions by Marsh, Laura

Lions

Jan 26, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

Jan 26, 2015
Hissy Fitz by Jennings, Patrick, author.

Hissy Fitz

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.

Jan 26, 2015
Rocks & minerals by Symes, R. F, author.

Rocks & minerals

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Jan 26, 2015
Castle by Biesty, Stephen.

Castle

Working from plans of an actual 14th century European castle, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into various cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.

Jan 22, 2015
Alphabetics - An Aesthetically Awesome Alliterated Alphabet Anthology by Concepcion, Patrick/ Concepcion, Traci/ Ryski, Dawid (ILT)

Alphabetics - An Aesthetically Awesome Alliterated Alphabet Anthology

Jan 22, 2015
Javascript for Kids - A Playful Introduction to Programming by Morgan, Nick/ Lipovaca, Miran (ILT)/ Croll, Angus (CON)

Javascript for Kids - A Playful Introduction to Programming

Jan 22, 2015
How to Speak Cat - A Guide to Decoding Cat Language by Newman, Aline Alexander/ Weitzman, Gary

How to Speak Cat - A Guide to Decoding Cat Language

Jan 22, 2015
Batman's Missions by Davies, Beth

Batman's Missions

Jan 22, 2015