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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

Jul 31, 2014
Sitting Bull in His Own Words by Mcdonnell, Julia

Sitting Bull in His Own Words

Jul 31, 2014
Meet Buster Posey - baseball's superstar catcher by Edwards, Ethan, author.

Meet Buster Posey - baseball's superstar catcher

Highlights the life of catcher, Buster Posey, who was injured in the 2011 season and came back in the 2012 season to help take the World Series Championship.

Jul 31, 2014
Meet Blake Griffin - basketball's slam dunk king by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Blake Griffin - basketball's slam dunk king

Profiles the power forward for the Los Angeles Clippers, discussing his time with the Oklahoma Sooners, his professional career and accomplishments, and his work with charities to fight childhood obesity and cancer.

Jul 31, 2014
Meet Arian Foster - football's ultimate rusher by Edwards, Ethan.

Meet Arian Foster - football's ultimate rusher

Profiles the running back for the Houston Texans, discussing his time with the Tennessee Volunteers, his professional career and accomplishments, and his work with charities.

Jul 31, 2014
Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds by Spilsbury, Louise.

Shhh! Listen- hearing sounds

Jul 31, 2014
Shetland ponies by Dell, Pamela, author.

Shetland ponies

This book gives a physical description of Shetland ponies and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 31, 2014
Seeds and fruit by Waldron, Melanie. author.

Seeds and fruit

"Seeds and fruits carry out vital jobs for all flowering plants. New plants are created from seeds and fruits help to protect and spread those seeds. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of seeds and fruit, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do these jobs. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain the huge variation in seeds and fruits, what seeds and fruit are for, the parts of a flowering

Jul 31, 2014
Searching the sky by Orr, Tamra, author.

Searching the sky

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how meteorites are identified."--

Jul 31, 2014
Seagull by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Seagull

"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines seagulls and discusses where city seagulls live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key seagull behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 31, 2014
The science of bicycle racing by Slade, Suzanne, author.

The science of bicycle racing

Watching a bicycle race is exciting, but have you ever wondered about the science behind the speed? From before riders reach the track until they blaze across the finish line, science plays a key role. Find out about the concepts behind bicycle and track design, aerodynamic clothing and gear, and much more!

Jul 31, 2014
School jokes by

School jokes

If you have poor penmanship, you'll never make straight A's! Normally serious subjects such as report cards and the principal's office are suddenly light-hearted and humorous in the context of this colorful collection of jokes. Students and teachers are sure to never look at school the same way again. --Publisher's description.

Jul 31, 2014
Runny Babbit - a billy sook by Silverstein, Shel.

Runny Babbit - a billy sook

Runny Babbit's topsy-turvy world is brought to life through wordplay and drawings.

Jul 31, 2014
Not my girl by Jordan-Fenton, Christy, author.

Not my girl

Two years ago, Margaret left her Arctic home for the outsiders' school. Now she has returned and can barely contain her excitement as she rushes towards her waiting family -- but her mother stands still as a stone. This strange, skinny child, with her hair cropped short, can't be her daughter. "Not my girl!" she says angrily. Margaret's years at school have changed her. Now ten years old, she has forgotten her language and the skills to hunt and fish. She can't even stomach her mother's food. He

Jul 31, 2014
Pilots by Minden, Cecilia.

Pilots

Describes what the job of an airline pilot entails, including information on the equipment they use, the uniforms they wear, and the training they need.

Jul 31, 2014
Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Meet 8 amazing shape-shifting animals that use their abilities to scare off, escape from, or appear less tasty to their enemies. Eye-popping photographs and clear, simple text bring these one-of-a-kind creatures to life.

Jul 31, 2014
Tow trucks by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Tow trucks

Introduces tow trucks, describing their function, parts, and how they work.

Jul 31, 2014
Tornado by Rudolph, Jessica.

Tornado

"In this book, young readers will learn about tornadoes"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 31, 2014
Thoroughbreds by Dell, Pamela, author.

Thoroughbreds

This book gives a physical description of Thoroughbred horses and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 31, 2014
Thomas Edison by Barnham, Kay. author.

Thomas Edison

"This book traces the life of Thomas Edison, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the many inventions for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Edison's life."--

Jul 31, 2014