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E. E. Cummings by Berry, S. L.

E. E. Cummings

"An exploration of the life and work of 20th-century American writer E. E. Cummings, whose poetry is known for its combination of innovative, artistic style and traditional rhyme and meter"--

Sep 16, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Sep 16, 2014
Playing pro football by Bowker, Paul, 1954-

Playing pro football

Sep 16, 2014
Anteaters by Gregory, Josh, author.


Sep 16, 2014
The White House by Wilson, Jon (Historian)

The White House

Traces the historical development of the home of the presidents of the United States, describing how the mansion has grown from six rooms in 1798 to 132 rooms today.

Sep 16, 2014
The Washington Monument by Gilmore, Frederic, author.

The Washington Monument

Describes the history of the Washington Monument, how it was built, and what it represents.

Sep 16, 2014
Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea by Cerullo, Mary M, author.

Sharks of the deep - a shark photographer's search for sharks at the bottom of the sea

"Provides information on deep-water and ocean floor sharks and shares a shark diver's experiences searching for and photographing them"--

Sep 16, 2014
Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players by Forest, Christopher.

Side-by-side basketball stars - comparing pro basketball's greatest players

"Compares the greatest pro basketball players in history"--

Sep 16, 2014
Underground habitats by Ringstad, Arnold.

Underground habitats

Explores underground habitats, including underground weather, special plants and animals, and current threats to underground habitats. --Publisher's description.

Sep 16, 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 16, 2014
We the people - the Constitution of the United States by Spier, Peter, 1927- author, illustrator.

We the people - the Constitution of the United States

A redesigned and updated visual celebration of the Constitution and its framers includes an illustrated Preamble, an explanation of the Constitution's significance, the story of its ratification, and a reproduction of the original document.

Sep 16, 2014
Seals by Gregory, Josh, author.


Sep 16, 2014
Puerto Rico by Stille, Darlene R.

Puerto Rico

Sep 16, 2014
Saudi Arabia by Yomtov, Nelson.

Saudi Arabia

Sep 16, 2014
South Dakota by Burgan, Michael.

South Dakota

Sep 16, 2014
South Carolina by Somervill, Barbara A.

South Carolina

Sep 16, 2014
Scotland by Yomtov, Nelson.


Sep 16, 2014
Turkey by Orr, Tamra.


Sep 16, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

"Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worlds most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!"

Sep 16, 2014
The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

"A look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundred of millions of users worldwide"--

Sep 16, 2014