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There's a hole in the bucket! by Feierabend, John Martin, adapter.

There's a hole in the bucket!

An illustrated text of the children's folk song in which a repair is impossible because it requires the item needing repair.

Aug 25, 2016
What is modernism? by Riggs, Kate, author.

What is modernism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Modern art and is encouraged to identify images and consider different meanings"--

Aug 25, 2016
What Degas saw by Friedman, Samantha, author.

What Degas saw

Aug 25, 2016
What could it be? - exploring the imaginative world of shapes by Fawcett, Sally, author.

What could it be? - exploring the imaginative world of shapes

This concept book for kids is all about unleashing creativity, thinking outside the square and opening the mind to possibility! Part picture book, part artistic inspiration, What Could It Be? is an interactive adventure for pre-primary and primary school-aged children organised into paired double-page spreads. The first spread in each pair introduces a basic geometric shape (square, circle, triangle, etc.) and then opens the door for creative thinking by posing the question, 'What else could it

Aug 25, 2016
The Statue of Liberty by Orr, Tamra, author.

The Statue of Liberty

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the Statue of Liberty"--

Aug 25, 2016
The toad by Gravel, Elise, author.

The toad

Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about toads perfect for beginning readers. Humorous text and funny illustrations will leave young readers croaking for more.

Aug 25, 2016
Women in science - 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world by Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author.

Women in science - 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world

A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each notable individual.

Aug 25, 2016
Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world by Swaby, Rachel, author.

Trailblazers - 33 women in science who changed the world

"A collection of profiles of some of history's most fascinating female scientists."--

Aug 25, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer.

Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Aug 25, 2016
Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley

Rise of the Lioness - Restoring a Habitat and Its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

Aug 25, 2016
Ugly by Hoge, Robert, 1972- author.

Ugly

"Robert Hoge was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and short, twisted legs, but he refused to let what made him different stand in the way of leading a happy, successful life. This is the true story of how he embraced his circumstances and never let his "ugly" stop him from focusing on what truly mattered."--

Aug 25, 2016
The Way Things Work Now by MacAulay, David

The Way Things Work Now

Aug 25, 2016
What is cubism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is cubism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Cubist art and is encouraged to identify shapes and consider points of view"--

Aug 25, 2016
What is gothic art? by Riggs, Kate.

What is gothic art?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Gothic art and is encouraged to identify emotions and consider the stories told"--

Aug 25, 2016
Tunnels by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Tunnels

"Thousands of years ago, ancient engineers came up with a way to cross obstacles that prevented people getting from one place to another. They built a passageway under the ground called a tunnel. A tunnel sounds simple. After all, it is just a tube built through dirt or stone. But building a tunnel is one of the hardest challenges an engineer can face. This scientific text highlights the origin of the first tunnels, the greatest tunnel builders, the evolution and advancement of tunnels that are

Aug 25, 2016
Washington, DC, history for kids - the making of a capital city with 21 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Washington, DC, history for kids - the making of a capital city with 21 activities

Aug 25, 2016
The U.S. flag - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn author.

The U.S. flag - introducing primary sources

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. flag"--

Aug 25, 2016
Roller derby by Jackson, Demi.

Roller derby

Readers take a turn around the track and discover that, from hard hits to fast breaks, the action in roller derby is nonstop.

Aug 25, 2016
What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling by Moser, Elise/ Ritchie, Scot (ILT)

What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling

Aug 25, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin.

There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Aug 25, 2016