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South Korea by Somervill, Barbara A.

South Korea

Jan 31, 2015
Taylor Swift by Morreale, Marie.

Taylor Swift

Jan 31, 2015
Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist by Sepahban, Lois, author.

Temple Grandin - inspiring animal-behavior scientist

Chronicles the life and career of the animal scientist, from her work to help others with autism to her lobbying for animal welfare.

Jan 31, 2015
This or that? - the wacky world of choices to reveal the hidden to you by Boyer, Crispin, author.

This or that? - the wacky world of choices to reveal the hidden to you

Presents simple quizzes combined with informative facts and psychological insights for assisting middle school children to discover their personality traits and possible career paths.

Jan 31, 2015
This or that? more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you / 2 by Mortimer, J. R. author.

This or that? more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you / 2

A second book of choices invites young people to discover ideal career paths, the species of animal most compatible with one's personality, and the activities that would most stimulate personal potential.

Jan 31, 2015
Who was Frederick Douglass? by Prince, April Jones.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Jan 31, 2015
Who was Clara Barton? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Clara Barton?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross.

Jan 31, 2015
Who Was Charles Dickens? by Pollack, Pamela D./ Belviso, Meg/ Geyer, Mark Edward (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Charles Dickens?

Jan 31, 2015
Who was Betsy Ross? by Buckley, James, author.

Who was Betsy Ross?

Traces the life and accomplishments of the notable seamstress, who is credited for designing the original flag of the United States of America.

Jan 31, 2015
Who Was Andy Warhol? by Anderson, Kirsten/ Copeland, Greg (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Andy Warhol?

Jan 31, 2015
Who Is Stan Lee? by Edgers, Geoff/ Hinderliter, John (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Is Stan Lee?

Jan 31, 2015
Who Is Gloria Steinem? by Fabiny, Sarah/ Hergenrother, Max (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Is Gloria Steinem?

Jan 31, 2015
What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? by St. George, Judith, 1931-

What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

Presents an account of the two-and-a-half-year expedition that yielded vast knowledge of the West, geographically and scientifically.

Jan 31, 2015
What was the Hindenburg? by Pascal, Janet B.

What was the Hindenburg?

Describes the history of the Hindenburg airship and its fateful flight from Germany to the United States in 1937, when it burst into flames upon arrival, and details the decline of the use of airships for commercial transportation.

Jan 31, 2015
What does a janitor do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does a janitor do?

Janitors do much more than just sweep and mop the floors. They are also responsible for making sure everything in the school is in proper working order.

Jan 31, 2015
True or false? by Mills, Andrea, author.

True or false?

An encyclopedic compendium of facts, images, and infographics brings familiar topics to life and helps readers discover fun-filled trivia and statistics in a range of subjects, from science and history to culture and the natural world.

Jan 31, 2015
Tales from Grimm by Barber, Antonia, 1932- author.

Tales from Grimm

An illustrated collection of nine traditonal tales includes "The Frog Prince," "The Three Spinners," and "The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids."

Jan 31, 2015
The slug by Gravel, Elise.

The slug

The Slug is a look at the land slug. It covers such topics as the slug's two pairs of tentacles, one pair for seeing, one pair for smelling (it can see you're a kid and smell like broccoli), its breathing hole (on the side of its head!), and its pretty gross mucous covering (in order to find a partner, the slug can follow another slug's mucous trail. True love!). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Slug contains real information that will tie in with curriculum.

Jan 31, 2015
Russia by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Russia

Introduces Russia, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Jan 31, 2015
Rock and Fossil Hunter by Morgan, Ben/ Palmer, Douglas

Rock and Fossil Hunter

Jan 31, 2015