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The science of a plane crash by Surges, Carol S., author.

The science of a plane crash

Discusses the science behind plane crashes, presents information on the worst plane crashes in history, explains how airplanes fail, and shows how scientists and engineers are designing safer airplanes.

Nov 21, 2014
The true cost of technology by Colson, Mary.

The true cost of technology

What happens to your old phone or computer when you need an upgrade? What rights does the worker who built your phone have? This thought-provoking title helps readers discover the answers to these questions and many more.

Nov 23, 2014
The ultimate book of family card games by Ho, Oliver.

The ultimate book of family card games

A collection of fifty-six card games.

Nov 28, 2014
The United Nations by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The United Nations

Nov 21, 2014
The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme

Nov 21, 2014
Thomas Jefferson - president and philosopher by Meacham, Jon.

Thomas Jefferson - president and philosopher

"In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers"--

Nov 27, 2014
Time for kids X why Z space by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Time for kids X why Z space

Answers commonly asked questions about space and includes sections on the sun, the solar system, the stars, and space exploration.

Nov 23, 2014
Time travel - [intervals and elapsed time] by Arias, Lisa.

Time travel - [intervals and elapsed time]

Nov 21, 2014
To this day - for the bullied and beautiful by Koyczan, Shane.L., 1976- author.

To this day - for the bullied and beautiful

In February 2013, Shane Koyczan's passionate anti-bullying poem "To This Day" electrified the world. An animated video of the lyric narrative went viral, racking up over 12 million hits to date and inspiring an international movement against bullying in schools. Shane later performed the piece to sustained applause on the stage of the 2013 annual TED Conference. Now this extraordinary work has been adapted into an equally moving and visually arresting book. Thirty international artists, as diver

Nov 21, 2014
Tundras inside out by Bow, James.

Tundras inside out

Nov 28, 2014
Turkey by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Turkey

Nov 28, 2014
United Kingdom by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

United Kingdom

Learn about life in the United Kingdom, its geography, history, economy, society, people, and culture.

Nov 28, 2014
Walt Whitman by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Walt Whitman

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Walt Whitman, whose poetry is known for both its passionate celebration of American life and its direct, speechlike style"--

Nov 21, 2014
What are graphic novels? by Berne, Emma Carlson.

What are graphic novels?

Nov 27, 2014
What happens when you flush? by Hicks, Kelli L., author.

What happens when you flush?

Have you ever thought about what really happens when you flush a toilet? In this book, students will learn all about this quirky subject and the different parts of this simple machine.

Nov 23, 2014
What is poetry? by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

What is poetry?

Introduces and offers examples of the main elements of poetry--including lines, rhythm, rhyme, form, and subject--and describes such genres as free verse, concrete poems, nursery rhymes, limericks, narrative poems, and haiku. --Publisher's description.

Nov 23, 2014
What shall we do today? by Woram, Catherine.

What shall we do today?

"... crafting projects for boys and girls. There are ideas for cute gifts and seasonal decorations, as well as things to do on rainy afternoons and sunny summer days alike!"--P. [4] of cover.

Nov 28, 2014
What we eat by Stones, Brenda, author.

What we eat

A guide to food and nutrition explains what foods are healthiest, how much to eat of each type, where foods come from, and regional differences around the world.

Nov 28, 2014
What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean

Discusses how body odors form and how to keep various parts of the body clean, including the skin, hands, nails, ears, feet, hair, and teeth.

Nov 28, 2014
White-tailed deer by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

White-tailed deer

Explains the life of white-tailed deer and where they live. Includes information on equipment and hunting tips.

Nov 28, 2014