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Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Michelangelo for kids - his life and ideas, with 21 activities

"Art historian Simonetta Carr draws on recent scholarship that challenges the traditional view of Michelangelo as a recluse. Readers will also learn about the complex and fluid era of the Italian Renaissance and how the times affected his life and work. Lavish photos, informative sidebars, a time line, glossary, and suggestions for further readings add value, while 21 hands-on activities help young readers identify with the artist and his work. Kids will make homemade paint, apply the cross-hatc

Aug 24, 2016
Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft - The Survivors' Book of Secrets

This Official Minecraft book contains collective knowledge of the Survivors - an underground group of Minecraft experts who've been around since the early days of alpha. Written by the Chief - the leader of the group - it contains their most cunning plans and their most ingenious inventions. On the home front, you'll learn what kind of base best suits your needs, what to stock in your arsenal and how to protect your base with imaginitive defensive features. Out in the field you'll learn how to s

Aug 24, 2016
Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author.

Miss Paul and the president - the creative campaign for women's right to vote

"The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote"--

Aug 24, 2016
Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world? by Becker, Helaine, 1961- author.

Monster science - could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?

Aug 24, 2016
Motocross freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross freestyle

"Engaging images accompany information about motocross freestyle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Aug 19, 2016
Motocross racing by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Motocross racing

"Engaging images accompany information about motocross racing. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Aug 20, 2016
Motocross racing by Perritano, John, author.

Motocross racing

Aug 19, 2016
Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service by Pimentel, Annette Bay, author.

Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service

Aug 24, 2016
Mutants in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Mutants in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the types of mutations that can happen to animals and plants. Highlights how outside forces or random genetic mishaps can cause extra or missing limbs, color variations such as albinism, and other abnormalities"--

Aug 19, 2016
My first soccer game by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first soccer game

"Simple text and photographs help young readers learn all about playing soccer in this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read. It's the first day of soccer practice, and it's going to be great! In this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, beginning readers will learn that soccer players wear cleats, do warm ups, and try to kick the ball into the goal. Score! The best part about soccer is being on a team and making new friends. Young readers getting ready to hit the field will love seeing phot

Aug 24, 2016
My Washington, DC by Jakobsen, Kathy, author, illustrator.

My Washington, DC

Aug 24, 2016
Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature by Wood, Amanda, author.

Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature

Collects sixty-seven informational charts exploring habitats, food chains, animal anatomy, and other facets of the natural world.

Aug 24, 2016
Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President by Capozzi, Suzy, author.

Nelson Mandela - from prisoner to President

"This Step 4 leveled reader about Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize winning activist for racial equality in South Africa, is as spellbinding a biography as you can find. His journey from student to revolutionary to inmate to president of South Africa will inspire and engage kids of all ages."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 24, 2016
Nickelodeon by Green, Sara

Nickelodeon

Aug 24, 2016
Nigeria by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author.

Nigeria

Aug 24, 2016
Nigeria by Wiseman, Blaine, author.

Nigeria

Introduces Nigeria, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Aug 24, 2016
North America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

North America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to North America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 24, 2016
Not today, Celeste! - a dog's tale about her human's depression by Stevens, Liza, author.

Not today, Celeste! - a dog's tale about her human's depression

Celeste thinks she is the happiest dog in the world. But when she notices something different about her human, Rupert, she wonders if things will ever be the same again. With a little help from her neighbours, Lily and Henry, Celeste soon realises she has nothing to fear.

Aug 24, 2016
Nutrition basics by Reinke, Beth Bence., author.

Nutrition basics

"Nutrition Basics helps readers understand and trace the history of nutrition, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Aug 19, 2016
Ocean animals collection. by Marsh, Laura F.

Ocean animals collection.

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.

Aug 20, 2016