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Steven Spielberg by Mara, Wil, author.

Steven Spielberg

Sep 30, 2014
The right word - Roget and his thesaurus by Bryant, Jennifer.

The right word - Roget and his thesaurus

The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time"--Amazon.com.

Sep 30, 2014
Sea turtles by Gish, Melissa, author.

Sea turtles

"A scientific look at sea turtles, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their shells, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protection of the swimming reptiles in the world today"--

Sep 30, 2014
Tennessee by Petreycik, Rick.

Tennessee

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Tennessee"--

Sep 30, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--

Sep 30, 2014
World War II by Isserman, Maurice.

World War II

Provides an account of World War I which erupted in 1914 with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, discusses the objectives and strategies of the combatants, examines the reasons the United States joined the fight, looks at key battles and leaders, and considers the significance of the conflict.

Sep 30, 2014
The secret soldier - the story of Deborah Sampson by McGovern, Ann.

The secret soldier - the story of Deborah Sampson

A brief biography of the woman who disguised herself as a man and joined the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.

Sep 30, 2014
Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations by Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi, author.

Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations

"Explores various extreme insect adaptations throughout the world, including meganosed flies, assassin bugs, and bombardier beetles"--

Sep 30, 2014
The rock cycle by Nelson, Maria.

The rock cycle

Identifies three different types of rocks present on Earth--sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous--and the processes by which these rocks form.

Sep 30, 2014
Time for kids, almanac 2015 by

Time for kids, almanac 2015

A comprehensive reference includes the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Sep 30, 2014
Tony Hawk by Scheff, Matt, author.

Tony Hawk

A brief overview of the life and career of professional skateboarder Tony Hawk.

Sep 30, 2014
Twenty-two cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank by Yoo, Paula, author.

Twenty-two cents - Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank

"A biography of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, who from a young age was determined to make difference in the world and eventually revolutionized global antipoverty efforts by developing the innovative economic concept of micro-lending. Includes an afterword and author's sources"--

Sep 30, 2014
Utah by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Utah

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Utah"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 30, 2014
Understanding Syria today by Capek, Michael.

Understanding Syria today

Sep 30, 2014
The U.S. Army in World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The U.S. Army in World War II

Sep 30, 2014
Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures by Carstairs, Sue

Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures

Sep 30, 2014
Wisconsin - the Badger State by Dornfeld, Margaret, author.

Wisconsin - the Badger State

Sep 30, 2014
The Weapons of World War II by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

The Weapons of World War II

Introduces weaponry used in World War II, describing how fighter pilots worked, weapons used by soldiers on land, and how vessels at sea fought one another.

Sep 30, 2014
Ninjas and samurai - a nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #5 - Night of the ninjas by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Ninjas and samurai - a nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #5 - Night of the ninjas

"What did it mean to be a ninja or a samurai? Did they really have special abilities? What was life like for them in ancient Japan? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind some of history's most intriguing and secretive figures"--Amazon.com.

Sep 30, 2014
What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good by Harris, Robie H.

What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good

Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.

Sep 30, 2014