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Learn about money by Reina, Mary.

Learn about money

"Introduces young readers to different types of money and how people can use it to buy goods and services"--

Sep 1, 2015
Kevin Durant by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Kevin Durant

"Kevin Durant may be a young player, but he's already done amazing things in his NBA career. After joining the league in 2007, Kevin was chosen as Rookie of the Year. He led the league in scoring for three years in a row and has been chosen to play in the NBA All-Star Game four times. In 2012, he was chosen as the All-Star Game MVP, a huge honor for any player but even more incredible for a young player. Learn more about how Kevin became the NBA star fans know today. Find out about his childhood

Sep 1, 2015
Mountains inside out by Bow, James, 1972-, author.

Mountains inside out

A mountain is a towering, sky-scraping world that reaches high above Earths surface. Peel back the corners of a mountain to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from wolves and birds to frogs and goats.

Sep 1, 2015
Mousetropolis by Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- author, illustrator.

Mousetropolis

In this update of the classic fable, City Mouse and his cousin, Country Mouse, exchange visits and, although they find many things to like in each other's homes, they quickly learn that each prefers his own.

Sep 1, 2015
My food, your food by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My food, your food

Examines different cuisines and food traditions.

Sep 1, 2015
Terrible typhoid Mary - a true story of the deadliest cook in America by Bartoletti, Susan Campbell, author.

Terrible typhoid Mary - a true story of the deadliest cook in America

"What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon r

Sep 1, 2015
My language, your language by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My language, your language

Explores the similarities and differences between languages.

Sep 1, 2015
Nature ranger by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Nature ranger

Presents general information about nature and includes more than thirty activities to help study and observe plants and animals, including making casts of footprints, growing a bean plant in a box, and making bark rubbings.

Sep 1, 2015
My clothes, your clothes by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My clothes, your clothes

"Chloe gets to pick a special outfit for school! Should she wear her karate uniform? Her firefighter's helmet? Her bunny slippers? To decide, she talks with family and friends about clothes. Which clothes show a person's interests? Which clothes show someone belongs to a certain religion or culture? Which clothes tell about a person's job? See what Chloe comes up with for her special outfit!,"--page [4] of cover.

Sep 1, 2015
Robotics engineer by Mara, Wil, author.

Robotics engineer

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robotics engineer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Sep 1, 2015
Teach your kids to code - a parent-friendly guide to Python programming by Payne, Bryson.

Teach your kids to code - a parent-friendly guide to Python programming

"A guide to teaching basic programming skills for parents and teachers, with step-by-step explanations, visual examples, and exercises. Covers programming concepts including loops, lists, functions, and variables, and how to build games and applications"--

Sep 1, 2015
Nut-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Nut-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a nut-free diet"--

Sep 1, 2015
Malala Yousafzai - education activist by Hansen, Grace, author.

Malala Yousafzai - education activist

Examines the life of Malala Yousafzai, describing her family's background, education, and her work as an education activist. Readers will also learn about the Islam religion and the Taliban.

Sep 1, 2015
Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust by Roy, Jennifer, author.

Jars of hope - how one woman helped save 2,500 children during the Holocaust

"Tells Irena Sendler's story of saving 2,500 children during the Holocaust"--

Sep 1, 2015
The Transformers legacy - the art of Transformers packaging by Forster, Bill, author.

The Transformers legacy - the art of Transformers packaging

Provided by publisher.

Sep 1, 2015
Noah Webster - man of many words by Reef, Catherine.

Noah Webster - man of many words

"A biography on Noah Webster, a controversial political activist, the primary shaper of the American language, and author of the Blue-Backed Spellers and the famous dictionary that bears his name. Illustrated with black-and-white archival images"--

Sep 1, 2015
Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers.

Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities

Describes the investigative reporting accomplishments of Nellie Bly and other "muckraking" journalists in the early twentieth century, and includes over twenty related activities, including writing letters to the editor and creating a photo essay.

Sep 1, 2015
Origami on the move by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami on the move

Shares instructions on creating origami vehicles, including a car, truck, and canoe.

Sep 1, 2015
Parts of speech by Murray, Kara, author.

Parts of speech

The eight parts of speech are the building blocks of language. Young language students will learn the ins-and-outs of nouns, pronouns, adjectives, and more through this age-appropriate text. Each chapter is devoted to one part of speech, covering how, when, and why theyre used. A unique Figure It Out quiz featured on every spread prompts readers to actively engage with the material, while bright images and informative graphic organizers hold readers attention. A glossary and index provide opport

Sep 1, 2015
Paul Gauguin by Wood, Alix, author.

Paul Gauguin

Sep 1, 2015