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Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Sep 29, 2016
Jewelry tips & tricks by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Jewelry tips & tricks

"Make your own fashionable jewelry from bracelets to necklaces to earrings. Learn what basic tools and materials you'll need, and find out how you can turn even the most ordinary objects into stunning accessories. Then get to work making jewelry that matches your style, whether you're looking for casual or elegant. With the right tips and tricks, you'll be sporting brilliant bling in no time!"--Publisher's website.

Sep 29, 2016
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate, author. Kangaroos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to kangaroos, covering their growth process, behaviors, their home in Australia, and such defining features as their big back feet"--

Sep 29, 2016
Katydid by Shoulders, Michael, author. Katydid

"Bugs and insects have always fascinated children. Creepy Crawly Critters introduces young readers to a wide variety of critters, including katydids, they might find in their backyards. Readers can discover physical characteristics, habitat, diet, and more."--

Sep 29, 2016
Kellogg's by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Kellogg's

"Engaging images accompany information about the Kellogg Company. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 29, 2016
Killer whales - built for the hunt by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author. Killer whales - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of killer whales"--

Sep 29, 2016
Kiteboarding by Cassriel, Betsy, author. Kiteboarding

"You want intense? How about zipping across the ocean faster than a freight train? Kiteboarders ride both the wind and the waves, battling the elements with strength and skill. Meet the world's best kiteboarders, learn how this awesome sport got started, and discover the best kiteboarding beaches." --cover.

Sep 29, 2016
Knick knack paddy whack by Engel, Christiane (ILT)/ Stevesongs (VOC) Knick knack paddy whack

An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Sep 28, 2016
Knick knack paddy whack by Engel, Christiane. Knick knack paddy whack

An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Sep 29, 2016
Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments by Austin, John, 1978- author. Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments

"Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Labcraft Wizards provides dozens of step-by-step projects to transform everyday objects into instruments of magic, such as a sculpted magic wand, gooey ogre snot, bouncy dragon eggs, edible brewed slugs, an enchanted hourglass, and more!Through its creative activities,Labcraft Wizardsencourages scientific observation and helps eager minds explore basic concepts in chemistry and physics through experimentation"--

Sep 29, 2016
Landslides by Meister, Cari, author. Landslides

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind landslides, including where and why landslides happen and how to stay safe when the ground starts to give way. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Sep 29, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Laos

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Laos"--

Sep 29, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author. Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Sep 28, 2016
Learning to make books by Petelinsek, Kathleen. Learning to make books

Presents bookbinding projects for children, including a paper bag book, a book with Japanese stab binding, and a piano hinged book.

Sep 29, 2016
Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the leatherback sea turtle. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the turtle's life, comparing it to a similar reptile and to a very different reptile"--

Sep 29, 2016
LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world by LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world

This book takes on the biggest subject of all: our world and everything in it! There's a whole world of information inside on almost every subject under the sun, from science to technology, from history to geography to popular culture. Each spread contains a LEGO scene to facilitate the learning journey: a vignette, mini story, or icon featuring LEGO models, characters, and sensibility.

Sep 29, 2016
LEGO manufacturers - the Kristiansen family by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. LEGO manufacturers - the Kristiansen family

Chronicles the lives and careers of the creators of LEGO.

Sep 28, 2016
LEGO manufacturers - the Kristiansen family by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. LEGO manufacturers - the Kristiansen family

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the manufacturers of LEGO, the Kristiansen Family. Follow the family's story from Denmark where Ole Kirk Christiansen began making wooden toys in his Billund Carpentry Shop and Lumberyard to the company's evolution to the LEGO company. Christiansen and his sons Godtfred, Karl, and Gerhardt purchase a machine that makes plastic toys, and create the LEGO brick, and his grandson Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen expands to LEGOLAND. Learn how LEGO bricks a

Sep 29, 2016
Lemurs by Gregory, Josh, author. Lemurs

"This book details the life and habits of lemurs."--

Sep 28, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia. Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.

Sep 29, 2016