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If you were me and lived in... Scotland - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P.

If you were me and lived in... Scotland - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

Apr 21, 2015
Illinois - the prairie state by Price-Groff, Claire.

Illinois - the prairie state

Offers information on the state, including its history, its ten key cities, and how the state government works.

Apr 15, 2015
Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights by Howell, Sara.

Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights

Did you know that American laws protect all people who live in America, even people who are not citizens? This book describes in clear language the rights that citizens and non-citizens have. Learn about different ways that people become citizens, how citizenship works, and how immigration plays a role in our society today.

Apr 15, 2015
In the new world - a family in two centuries by Raidt, Gerda, author.

In the new world - a family in two centuries

The story of Robert and Margarete and their children Johannes and Dorothea, who emigrate from Germany to the United States in 1850.

Apr 21, 2015
Inheritance of traits - why is my dog bigger than your dog? by Green, Jen, author.

Inheritance of traits - why is my dog bigger than your dog?

"This fun book about dog shows teaches the core curriculum topic of inheritance."--

Apr 21, 2015
Ireland by Levy, Patricia, 1951-

Ireland

Provides information about Ireland, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Apr 15, 2015
Is this normal? - more girls' questions, answered by the editors of The care & keeping of you by

Is this normal? - more girls' questions, answered by the editors of The care & keeping of you

"This book answers girls' letters about everything from pimples to periods, plus gives tips for how to ask your parents questions of your own."--Back cover.

Apr 15, 2015
It's electric! Currents by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

It's electric! Currents

Explains how electric currents are generated as electrons move from one atom to another, how some materials are good conductors of electricity, and how electric currents travel to devices on electric circuits.

Apr 21, 2015
Jamaica by Sheehan, Sean, 1951-

Jamaica

Provides information about Jamaica, including its geography, history, government, people, language, and food.

Apr 15, 2015
Jennifer Lawrence by Morreale, Marie.

Jennifer Lawrence

Apr 21, 2015
John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter by Braun, Eric, 1971-

John Green - star author, vlogbrother, and nerdfighter

Provides background on the life of the young adult author, discussing the experiences that informed his work, the YouTube channel he runs with his brother, and the literary and motion picture success of "The Fault in Our Stars."

Apr 21, 2015
Juno - queen of the gods, goddess of marriage by Temple, Teri, author.

Juno - queen of the gods, goddess of marriage

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Juno, known as the protector and special counselor of the Roman state and queen of the gods.

Apr 21, 2015
Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms by Temple, Teri, author.

Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms

Tells the different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Jupiter, and discusses his war against the Titans, his rule over the gods, the children he begat, and his deeds and adventures.

Apr 21, 2015
Just joking - animal riddles by Lewis, J. Patrick, author.

Just joking - animal riddles

Presents a treasury of animal-themed jokes and riddles.

Apr 15, 2015
Kid President's guide to being awesome by Montague, Brad, author.

Kid President's guide to being awesome

In his Guide to Being Awesome, Kid President--ten-year-old Robby Novak-- pulls together lists of awesome ideas to help the world, awesome interviews with his awesome celebrity friends (he has interviewed Beyonce!), and a step-by-step guide to make pretty much everything a little bit awesomer.

Apr 15, 2015
Killer plants and other green gunk by Claybourne, Anna.

Killer plants and other green gunk

Apr 21, 2015
Kit-kit-kittens by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Kit-kit-kittens

"Kids will love reading all about kittens in this fact-and-photo-filled book that captures all the charm of these adorable animals. This new nonfiction reader will teach kids how to take good care of their own kitten."--

Apr 15, 2015
Koalas by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Koalas

Apr 15, 2015
Koalas by Riggs, Kate, author.

Koalas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to koalas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the trees they call home, and such defining physical features as their clawed feet"--

Apr 21, 2015
L. Frank Baum by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

L. Frank Baum

Offers information on the author's life, including his childhood, his many career changes, and his lasting connection to the Land of Oz.

Apr 21, 2015