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Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II by Baker, Brynn, author. Navajo code talkers - secret American Indian Heroes of World War II

"Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Navajo code talkers and the impact they made during times of war and conflict"--

Jan 12, 2017
Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon by Hubbard, Ben, 1973- author. Neil Armstrong and traveling to the moon

"Join Neil Armstrong on his journey to the moon! This book examines the extraordinary life of the first astronaut to set foot on the moon, from his early life to his first trip aboard an American spacecraft. Discover what the space race was and other developments happening at the time. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

Jan 12, 2017
Night sky by Schneider, Howard, author. Night sky

Provides a guide for beginning stargazers, including sky maps and constellation charts, identification tips, and space facts and jokes.

Jan 13, 2017
Nonfiction in Motion - Connecting Preschoolers with Nonfiction Books Through Movement by Dietzel-glair, Julie Nonfiction in Motion - Connecting Preschoolers with Nonfiction Books Through Movement

Jan 11, 2017
Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure by Gunderson, Jessica, author. Olympians vs. Titans - an interactive mytholoical adventure

"Takes readers on a self-guided tour of the mythical war between the Olympian and Titan gods with each choice affecting the outcome of the story"--

Jan 13, 2017
On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights by Kulling, Monica, author. On our way to Oyster Bay - Mother Jones and her march for children's rights

Though eight-year-old Aidan and his friend Gussie want to go to school, like many other children in 1903, they work twelve hours, six days a week, at a cotton mill in Pennsylvania instead. So when the millworkers decide to go on strike, the two friends join the picket line. Maybe now life will change for them. But when a famous labor reformer named Mother Jones comes to hear of the millworkers demands, she tells them they need to do more than just strike. Troubled by all she had seen, Mother Jon

Jan 12, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 13, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 14, 2017
One minute till bedtime - 60-second poems to send you off to sleep by One minute till bedtime - 60-second poems to send you off to sleep

Book of bedtime poetry.

Jan 13, 2017
One proud penny by Siegel, Randy, author. One proud penny

Jan 10, 2017
Our country's presidents - a complete encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency by Bausum, Ann, author. Our country's presidents - a complete encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency

National Geographic presents the 43 individuals who have led the U.S., plus America's newest commander-in-chief, in this up-to-date, authoritative, and lavishly illustrated family, school, and library reference. It features comprehensive profiles of the 43 former presidents along with timelines and descriptions of crucial events during their terms. Information about the 2016 president-elect is also included. Thematic spreads cover a variety of topics from the history of voting rights to writing

Jan 12, 2017
Our very own dog by McCardie, Amanda, author. Our very own dog

Sophie is a boisterous and lovable Jack Russell, brought home from a rescue centre. The book follows her delightful adventures: join Sophie and her new family as she learns how to respond how to orders such as "sit" and "stay", is taken for walks in the park where she encounters other dogs and accidentally wins a dog show! The smaller caption text gives readers information about feeding and grooming your dog, different dog breeds, communication and training, and how dogs respond to human voices.

Jan 12, 2017
Pakistan by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Pakistan

Jan 11, 2017
Pararescue jumpers by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Pararescue jumpers

Examines the history, duties, accomplishments, and gear of the U.S. Air Force's pararescue jumpers.

Jan 13, 2017
Pathfinders - the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls by Bolden, Tonya, author. Pathfinders - the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls

Profiles sixteen high-achieving African Americans, including magician Richard Potter, concert singer Sissieretta Jones, and architect Paul R. Williams.

Jan 10, 2017
Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories

Each of the true tales in Pirates and Shipwrecks, including stories about pirate Barbarossa and adventurer John Franklin, is paired with interesting facts about the setting, industry, and time period.

Jan 11, 2017
Pirates by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Pirates

Jan 13, 2017
Planting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Planting

Readers learn how to begin a garden, including how to choose their plants, prepare the soil, and start their crop.

Jan 12, 2017
Polar bear babies by Ring, Susan, author. Polar bear babies

Repetitive, rhythmic text and sweet, accessible artwork introduce polar bears to young readers and explain how cubs practice their fishing, swimming and running skills to survive in their Arctic environment.

Jan 13, 2017
Polar bears matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Polar bears matter

Describes how climate warming is affecting the habitat and hunting behavior of polar bears, threatening their search for food and chances for survival in the future.

Jan 11, 2017

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