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Looking back - a book of memories by Lowry, Lois, author. Looking back - a book of memories

In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry's writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now, we have the rare opportunity to travel into a real world that is her own--her life. This new edition features a refreshed design, an introduction by New York Times best-selling author Alice Hoffman, and original material from Lois as she shares memories from the past twenty year

Sep 25, 2016
A storm too soon - a remarkable true survival story in 80-foot seas by Tougias, Mike, 1955- author. A storm too soon - a remarkable true survival story in 80-foot seas

"When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a calamitous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive afloat a life raft in violent waves 80 feet tall"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2016
Lemurs by Gregory, Josh, author. Lemurs

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

Sep 25, 2016
Dining with dinosaurs - a tasty guide to Mesozoic munching by Bonner, Hannah, author. Dining with dinosaurs - a tasty guide to Mesozoic munching

"Sure you know T-Rex was the meat-eating king and brontosaurus munched on leaves, but what else was on the dino dining menu during the Mesozoic era? Meet the 'vores: carnivores, piscivores, herbivores, insectivores, "trashivores," "sunivores," and omnivores like us. Readers will be surprised and inspired to learn about dino diets and they'll get to explore how scientists can tell which dinosaurs ate what just from looking at fossils! Journey through artist and author Hannah Bonner's whimsical wo

Sep 25, 2016
Do you really want to meet an elephant? by Meister, Cari, author. Do you really want to meet an elephant?

"A child learns about domesticated elephants and then goes on a trip to Sri Lanka to view Asian elephants in the wild"--

Sep 25, 2016
Do you really want to meet a wolf? by Heos, Bridget, author. Do you really want to meet a wolf?

"A girl visits Yellowstone National Park and observes a wolf pack's behavior in the wild"--

Sep 25, 2016
StoryWorlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas, author, illustrator. StoryWorlds - Nature

"Explore the beauty and wonder of nature in this wordless picture book-and let your imagination bring everything to life! Stunning artwork captures the lives of a variety of animals and bugs in their natural surroundings and the changes that occur as they endure the passage of time, from birth to adulthood, winter to autumn, and more."--Amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2016
Niger by Somervill, Barbara A., author. Niger

Sep 25, 2016
Mongolia by Bjorklund, Ruth, author. Mongolia

Sep 25, 2016
Floods by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Floods

Sep 25, 2016
European Burmese cats by Conley, Kate A., 1977- author. European Burmese cats

Sep 25, 2016
Edith Wilson by Wells, PeggySue, author. Edith Wilson

" ... It was love at first sight when widowed president Woodrow Wilson met Editih. Her husband's constant companion and confidante, Edith supported the President during World War I and accompanied him abroad and across the nation to campaign for world peace"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 25, 2016
Earthquakes by Meister, Cari, author. Earthquakes

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

Sep 25, 2016
Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express by Micklos, John, author. Bold riders - the story of the Pony Express

"Examines the history of the Pony Express, including why it formed, the dangers riders faced, and why its legend lives on today"--

Sep 25, 2016
Board game builder - Milton Bradley by Slater, Lee, 1969- Board game builder - Milton Bradley

Chronicles the life and career of the board game creator.

Sep 25, 2016
Blast back! - World War II by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - World War II

Provides information about World War II, including how the war started, why the Germans surrendered, and how some small resistance groups won against the Axis Powers.

Sep 25, 2016
Blast back! - the Titanic by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - the Titanic

Provides information about the Titanic, including how the ship was built, what the passengers did for fun, and how the ship's musicians continued to play as the ship sank.

Sep 25, 2016
Bethany Mota by Morreale, Marie, author. Bethany Mota

Chronicles the life and times of the lifestyle vlogger, from her childhood in California to her current Youtube celebrity.

Sep 25, 2016
Tibet by Sonneborn, Liz, author. Tibet

Sep 25, 2016
What Milly did - the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling by Moser, Elise, author. What Milly did - the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling

"Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town's full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard --the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics. This is the inspiring story of how she mobilized her community, creating sweeping change to help the environment."--Amazon.com

Sep 25, 2016