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Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to trains and automobiles

Presents information about all sorts of trains and automobiles, from formula one and hybrid cars to electric trains and high speed maglevs.

May 2, 2016
Stickmen's guide to watercraft by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to watercraft

Explains how ships and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed.

May 2, 2016
Stories of Titanic's children by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

Stories of Titanic's children

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces the children on the Titanic, including details about their family life, adventures on the ship, and the dangers they faced at sea. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

May 2, 2016
Storks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Storks

"A look at storks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

May 2, 2016
Storks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Storks

"A look at storks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

Apr 28, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948-

Syria

May 2, 2016
Take a closer look at. Plastic by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Plastic

Plastic is everywhere, but some experts say today's plastic will be in our landfills for thousands of years to come. Explore the good and the bad of plastic in our lives and learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce biodegradable, Earth-friendly plastic substitutes. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

May 2, 2016
Terriers by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author.

Terriers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to terriers, covering their personalities, behaviors, life span, and such defining features as their paws"--

Apr 28, 2016
Terriers by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author.

Terriers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to terriers, covering their personalities, behaviors, life span, and such defining features as their paws"--

May 2, 2016
That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms by McLaughlin, Danielle, 1951- author.

That's not fair! - getting to know your rights and freedoms

May 2, 2016
That's what you think! - a mind-boggling guide to the brain by Holleben, Jan von, 1977- author.

That's what you think! - a mind-boggling guide to the brain

Answers children's questions about the brain, exploring how it develops, what the brain is made of, and how it works.

May 2, 2016
The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book by Carbone, Courtney.

The Angry birds movie laughtastic joke book

"Even Angry Birds get the giggles. Red, Chuck, Bomb, and the rest of Bird Island--including the pigs--share hundreds of their favorite jokes and riddles in this wacky collection!"--Page 4 of cover.

May 2, 2016
The Angry birds movie official guidebook by Cerasi, Christopher.

The Angry birds movie official guidebook

May 2, 2016
The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds by Murrie, Matthew, author.

The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds

"From the creators of the What If ...? Conference comes a quirky book that encourages kids to explore and engage with the world around them by asking more than eighty wild, absurd, and thought provoking questions. What if a book didn't just tell you how to think or what to know, but rather encouraged you to think for yourself? What if there was a book that focused on asking questions instead of just answering them. The Book of What If ...? does just that! What if you lived on a floating city? Wh

May 2, 2016
The darkest and the brightest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The darkest and the brightest

"Learn all about the darkest and brightest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

May 2, 2016
The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure by Paul, Caroline, author.

The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure

"Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way. In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young scaredy-cat herself, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the life she wanted--of excitement, confidence, self-reliance, friendship, and fun. She has since flown planes, rafted big rivers, climbed tall

May 2, 2016
The hole story of the doughnut by Miller, Pat, 1951 May 28- author.

The hole story of the doughnut

"In 1843, 14-year old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boat load of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world's most prized pastries. At long last, here's the hole truth about the invention of the donut!"--

May 2, 2016
The Jerrie Mock story - the first woman to fly solo around the world by Pimm, Nancy Roe, author.

The Jerrie Mock story - the first woman to fly solo around the world

"In this biography for middle-grade readers, Nancy Roe Pimm tells the story of Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world. In her trusty Cessna, The Spirit of Columbus-also known as Charlie-she traveled from Columbus, Ohio, on an eastward route that totaled nearly twenty-three thousand miles and took almost a month. Overcoming wind, ice, mechanical problems, and maybe even sabotage, Mock persevered. Mock caught the aviation bug at seven years old, when she rode in a Fo

May 2, 2016
The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton by Vernick, Audrey, author.

The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton

"A historical picture book about Edith Houghton, a female baseball phenomenon who joined the professional women's team the Bobbies at the age of 10"--

May 2, 2016
The Korean War by Streissguth, Thomas, 1958- author.

The Korean War

Presents an overview of the Korean War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

May 2, 2016