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Michael Jordan - basketball superstar & commercial icon by Hawkins, Jeff (Sportswriter), author.

Michael Jordan - basketball superstar & commercial icon

Looks at the life and career of the basketball superstar, from his youth in Wilmington, North Carolina to his NBA championships.

Aug 22, 2014
Girls rule! - amazing tales of female leaders by Tougas, Shelley.

Girls rule! - amazing tales of female leaders

"Through narrative stories, explores female leaders who have made major contributions in business, government, or other organizations"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014
I am Rosa Parks by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Rosa Parks

Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.

Aug 22, 2014
Pandas by Gish, Melissa.

Pandas

"A look at pandas, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their black-and-white fur, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014
Oklahoma by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Oklahoma

Aug 22, 2014
Robert Griffin III by Yomtov, Nelson.

Robert Griffin III

A profile of football great Robert Griffin III.

Aug 22, 2014
I am Jazz! by Herthel, Jessica.

I am Jazz!

Aug 22, 2014
Girls rebel! - amazing tales of women who broke the mold by Schwartz, Heather E.

Girls rebel! - amazing tales of women who broke the mold

"Through narrative stories, explores females who fought for their beliefs, broke society's rules, and forever changed the world"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014
Mr. Ferris and his wheel by Davis, Kathryn, 1946-

Mr. Ferris and his wheel

Aug 22, 2014
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker 30 - Ninjas and Samurai- a Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House 5- Night of the Ninjas by Osborne, Mary Pope/ Boyce, Natalie Pope/ Murdocca, Sal (ILT)

Magic Tree House Fact Tracker 30 - Ninjas and Samurai- a Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House 5- Night of the Ninjas

Aug 22, 2014
Geckos by Gish, Melissa, author.

Geckos

"A scientific look at geckos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their tuberculate skin, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the vocalizing lizards in the world today"--

Aug 22, 2014
Gandhi by Saklani, Juhi, author.

Gandhi

A biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian political and spiritual leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.

Aug 22, 2014
Pitch and throw, grasp and know - what is a synonym? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Pitch and throw, grasp and know - what is a synonym?

Clever rhymes and comical illustrations combine to explain the concept of synonyms. The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are Categorical? series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of synonyms. Key synonyms appear in color for easy identification to show, not tell, readers what synonyms are all about.

Aug 22, 2014
The four elements and the periodic table by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

The four elements and the periodic table

Is it science? shows the scientific method at work. Each volume in the series explores a branch of modern science or a major scientific mileatone, comparing and contrasting it with an older idea that has been proved wrong or fails to meet the standrads of science.

Aug 22, 2014
Cultural traditions in Thailand by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in Thailand

Thailand's culture is a blending of the Buddhist religion and ancient traditions passed down through centuries. This interesting book describes how influences from surrounding countries such as India, China, Cambodia, and others in southeast Asia have helped to develop many of the colorful festivals celebrated today.

Aug 22, 2014
Colorado by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943-

Colorado

Aug 22, 2014
Chimpanzees by Gish, Melissa.

Chimpanzees

"A look at chimpanzees, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their knuckle-walking, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014
Cells up close by Nelson, Maria.

Cells up close

Introduces cells, describing their physical makeup, the different kinds of cells from bacteria to tissue cells, and how they function.

Aug 22, 2014
Explorers by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Explorers

Presents the history of exploration, from explorers in ancient times to the discovery and exploration of Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, Antarctica, and outer space.

Aug 22, 2014
Minnesota by Brill, Marlene Targ.

Minnesota

Aug 22, 2014