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The end of the Cold War by Riggs, Kate, author. The end of the Cold War

"A historical account of the end of the Cold War, including the events that sparked conflict and led to peace, the competition for global ideological supremacy, and the lingering aftermath"--

Jan 12, 2017
Earning money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Earning money

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces earning money to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jan 12, 2017
Crime scene techs! by Sutinis, Beth. Crime scene techs!

Jan 12, 2017
Computer science in the real world by Idzikowski, Lisa, author. Computer science in the real world

"Take a look into the fascinating world of computer science, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years"--Publisher's website.

Jan 12, 2017
Combine harvester by Bell, Samantha, author. Combine harvester

Jan 12, 2017
A change of heart by Walsh, Alice, 1958- author. A change of heart

A young African American and the son of sharecroppers, Lanier Phillips escapes the violence, racism and segregation of his Georgia home by joining the navy during the Second World War. But tragedy strikes the USS Truxtun one February night off the southeastern coast of Newfoundland, and Lanier is the lone black survivor of the terrible shipwreck. When he arrives onshore, the community's kindness and humanity bring him back to health and change his outlook on life. He went on to march for black r

Jan 12, 2017
The book of wildly spectacular sports science by Connolly, Sean, 1956- author. The book of wildly spectacular sports science

"Why does a knuckleball flutter? Why do belly flops hurt so much? Why would a quarterback prefer a deflated football? Here are 54 all-star experiments that demonstrate the scientific principles powering a wide variety of sports and activities--and offer insights that can help you improve your own athletic skills. How does a black belt karate chop her way through a stack of bricks? Use Popsicle sticks to understand why it's possible and learn the role played by Newton's second law of motion. Does

Jan 12, 2017
Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds

Shares information on how scientists are using implants in sea birds to study the impact wind farms have on the birds.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a jellyfish by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a jellyfish

Describes the life cycle of the jellyfish.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a frog by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a frog

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a frog, from the egg to the adult frog with fully developed lungs and full-grown legs.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a butterfly by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a butterfly

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a butterfly, from the egg to the emergence of the adult butterfly.

Jan 12, 2017
Astronaut Mae Jemison by Lassieur, Allison, author. Astronaut Mae Jemison

Jan 12, 2017
50 things you should know about the Vietnam war by McNab, Chris, 1970- author. 50 things you should know about the Vietnam war

"Between the late 1950s and the early 1970s, the United States was drawn into the longest war in its history. Find out how this major conflict developed, learn about the main battles, and meet the key figures on both sides"--Back cover.

Jan 12, 2017
12 incredible facts about the US Civil War by Grayson, Robert, 1951- author. 12 incredible facts about the US Civil War

Examines twelve key facts about the United States Civil War.

Jan 12, 2017
Your stomach by Fittleworth, George, author. Your stomach

Describes the stomach and the digestive system and explains how the human body processes food to get nutrients.

Jan 13, 2017
Your muscles by Fittleworth, George, author. Your muscles

Explains how the muscles in the human body work, including skeletal muscle, tendons, and smooth muscles, and offers information on exercise, injuries, and maintaining healthy muscles.

Jan 13, 2017
Your lungs by Fittleworth, George, author. Your lungs

Presents an introduction to the lungs and the respiratory system, offering information on lung structure, function, and maintaining lung health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your heart by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your heart

Presents an introduction to the human heart, discussing its structure, function, and importance, and offering information on maintaining heart health.

Jan 13, 2017
Your brain by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your brain

Describes the functions of the human brain and central nervous system, identifies the different parts of the brain, and describes its importance in controlling the body.

Jan 13, 2017
Your bones by Bassington, Cyril, author. Your bones

Presents a introduction to the body's skeletal system, describing how bones fit together to support the body and give it shape, discussing bone structure and function, and offering suggestions for maintaining bone health.

Jan 13, 2017

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