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The invention of wings - a novel by Kidd, Sue Monk.

The invention of wings - a novel

Hetty "Handful" Grimke´, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke´ household. The Grimke´'s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten year old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. Over the next thirty-five years, both women strive for

May 2, 2015
Fossils and rocks by Hutmacher, Kimberly.

Fossils and rocks

May 2, 2015
A fine romance by Bergen, Candice, 1946- author.

A fine romance

In a follow-up to Knock Wood by the Emmy Award-winning actress traces the milestone events of her life, including her first marriage, the birth of her daughter, her work on Murphy Brown and her struggles with widowhood.

May 2, 2015
Inside the O'Briens - a novel by Genova, Lisa.

Inside the O'Briens - a novel

"From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova comes a powerful new novel that does for Huntington's Disease what her debut Still Alice did for Alzheimer's. Joe O'Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer, Joe begins experiencing bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper outbursts, an

May 2, 2015
Insect pollinators by Boothroyd, Jennifer.

Insect pollinators

Many insects drink nectar and collect pollen from flowers, and in the process they help plants reproduce. Readers will investigate how bees, butterflies, ants, and other insects assist in pollination. Simple text and supportive photos and diagrams help readers understand key ideas and details about this important science concept.

May 2, 2015
A butterfly is patient by Aston, Dianna Hutts.

A butterfly is patient

Features color illustrations of a wide variety of butterflies in the different stages of their lives, from caterpillars to cocoons to butterflies.

May 2, 2015
What is pollination? by Kalman, Bobbie.

What is pollination?

May 2, 2015
Butterfly gardens by Gillis, Jennifer Blizin, 1950-

Butterfly gardens

Butterfly gardens are in special exhibits and conservatories. This book describes where the butterflies come from, what they eat, and their life in the conservatory.

May 2, 2015
Butterflies by Hansen, Grace, author.

Butterflies

Flutter in the air with Butterflies! This title covers everything from what butterflies look like to what they like to eat. Complete with a More Facts section, bolded glossary terms, and diagrams pointing out specific body parts. Young readers will gather basic information about butterflies through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photographs. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

May 2, 2015
Butterflies by Neye, Emily.

Butterflies

Describes the appearance, life cycle, habits, habitat, and winter migration of butterflies.

May 2, 2015
Busy, busy, butterfly by Carroll, Molly.

Busy, busy, butterfly

An introduction to the metamorphosis process.

May 2, 2015
Busy buzzers bees in your backyard by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Busy buzzers bees in your backyard

Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, and behavior of honeybees.

May 2, 2015
The buried giant - a novel by Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-

The buried giant - a novel

"An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day. "You've long set your heart against it, Axl, I know. But it's time now to think on it anew. There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay. . ." The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about l

May 2, 2015
The book of Joan - tales of mirth, mischief, and manipulation by Rivers, Melissa, 1969- author.

The book of Joan - tales of mirth, mischief, and manipulation

Joan Rivers was known all over the world--from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace, from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway, from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows. But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately, one person who the authorities would call when she got a little out of hand. Her daughter and best friend, Melissa. Jo an and Melissa Rivers had one of the most celebrated mother-daughter relationships of all time. If you think Joan said som

May 2, 2015
Blood on snow - a novel by Nesbø, Jo, 1960-

Blood on snow - a novel

Oslo, 1970s. Olav, an extremely talented "fixer" whose unexpected capacity for love is as far-reaching as his talent for murder, works for Oslo's crime kingpin, "fixing" anyone who causes him trouble. But it's becoming clear to Olav that the more you know about your boss's business, the more your boss might want you fixed yourself, especially if you've fallen in love with his wife.

May 2, 2015
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies - the real West by Fisher, David, 1946- author.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies - the real West

"How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life--only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman--and was he an African American? What amazing detective work led to the capture of Black Bart, the 'gentleman bandit' and one of the West's most famous stagecoach robbers? Did Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid really die in a hail of bullets in South America? Generations of Americans have grown up on TV shows, movies, and books about these Western icons. But what r

May 2, 2015
Becoming Steve Jobs - the evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader by Schlender, Brent, author.

Becoming Steve Jobs - the evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader

"Based on the ... cover story about Steve Jobs in Fast Company in May 2012, this is the behind-the-scenes account of how Steve Jobs arguably became the most famous and visionary CEO in history ... Brent Schlender and veteran editor Rick Tetzeli have interviewed friends, industry insiders, and the people who knew Jobs best throughout his evolution as a CEO and leader. In addition, Schlender, who knew Jobs personally for 25 years, has over 100 hours of interview tapes with Jobs to draw on, many ho

May 2, 2015
At the water's edge - a novel by Gruen, Sara, author.

At the water's edge - a novel

While her brother, Ellis, and his friend try to find the Loch Ness monster in an attempt to get back into her father's good graces, Maddie is left on her own in World War II-era Scotland and experiences a social awakening.

May 2, 2015
An arranged marriage by Beverley, Jo, author.

An arranged marriage

Ruined through her vile brother's schemes, Eleanor Chivenham is offered rescue by marriage to a rake with an infamous French mistress. Eleanor accepts, determined to treat the arranged marriage with cool dignity.

May 2, 2015
Apple trees and the seasons by Lundgren, Julie K.

Apple trees and the seasons

Emergent readers explore what happens to an apple tree during each season.

May 2, 2015