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The sinking of the Lusitania - an interactive history adventure by Otfinoski, Steven.

The sinking of the Lusitania - an interactive history adventure

"Describes the sinking of the Lusitania. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Jul 23, 2016
Scary jobs by Benjamin, Lisa.

Scary jobs

Jul 23, 2016
Robots by Lassieur, Allison.

Robots

Jul 23, 2016
Ready for the worst by Lassieur, Allison.

Ready for the worst

Jul 23, 2016
Earth gets weird by Benjamin, Lisa.

Earth gets weird

Jul 23, 2016
Lifeskills vocabulary 2 [reproducible book with cd] by

Lifeskills vocabulary 2 [reproducible book with cd]

Jul 22, 2016
Lifeskills vocabulary 1 [reproducible book with cd] by

Lifeskills vocabulary 1 [reproducible book with cd]

Jul 22, 2016
WorkKeys secrets study guide - your key to exam success. by

WorkKeys secrets study guide - your key to exam success.

WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system measuring "real-world" skills that employers believe are critical to job success, including applied mathematics, applied technology, business writing, listening for understanding, locating information, and reading for information.

Jul 22, 2016
The boom room by Blechta, Rick, author.

The boom room

Detective Mervin Pratt is enjoying a quiet dinner at his favorite Italian restaurant when he s called in to assist at a murder scene at a popular downtown nightclub. The manager has been stabbed to death in his office. The lead investigator, Detective Gordon, no friend of Pratt s, sees it as an open-and-shut case. He has the suspect, motive and even the murder weapon. But Pratt is unwilling to jump to conclusions. When Pratt s young partner, Dave Ellis, arrives on the scene uninvited and quietly

Jul 21, 2016
The way it works by Kowalski, William, 1970-

The way it works

Walter Davis is homeless after his mother's death, and he meets the girl of his dreams and tries to keep his circumstances from her.

Jul 20, 2016
The night thief by Fradkin, Barbara Fraser, 1947- author.

The night thief

"Simple country handyman Cedric O'Toole relies on his organic vegetable garden to supplement his meager income, so he's upset when vegetables begin disappearing. After several futile attempts to protect the garden, he stakes it out one night with his shotgun and spots a shadowy figure running into the woods. Cedric follows and finds a young boy living rough on his land. The boy has never been taught to read or write, and no one has reported him missing. No stranger to childhood neglect himself,

Jul 20, 2016
I.O.U. dead by Wan, Michelle, author.

I.O.U. dead

Keno is stuck in a rut as a debt collector when one night he runs into a serial killer leaving the house of his latest victim. Instead of going to the police, Keno and his collecting partner decide to blackmail him. When their plan goes sideways, Keno must decide if he will do the right thing or run. --Publisher.

Jul 20, 2016
The blue dragon by Tierney, Ronald, author.

The blue dragon

A murder at the Blue Dragon, a small apartment building in San Francisco's Chinatown, prompts the absentee owner to hire Chinese American Peter Strand to calm the anxious tenants. But Strand isn't exactly what he appears to be. Neither are the tenants, who on the surface seem to be regular people going about their lives. Strand, a forensic accountant by trade, doesn't intend to investigate the murder, but he soon realizes that this isn't a gang-related killing, as the police believe. The murder

Jul 20, 2016
The split history of World War I - allies perspective by Burgan, Michael.

The split history of World War I - allies perspective

"Describes the opposing viewpoints of the Allies and the Central Powers during World War I"--

Jul 17, 2016
The split history of the women's suffrage movement - suffragists' perspective by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The split history of the women's suffrage movement - suffragists' perspective

"Describes the opposing viewpoints of women's suffragists and anti-suffragists in the United States beginning in the mid-19th century"--

Jul 17, 2016
The split history of the Civil Rights Movement - activists' perspective by Higgins, Nadia.

The split history of the Civil Rights Movement - activists' perspective

"Describes the opposing viewpoints of those supporting and those opposing the civil rights movement in the United States"--

Jul 17, 2016
The body book - easy-to-make hands-on models that teach by Silver, Donald M., 1947-

The body book - easy-to-make hands-on models that teach

Provides a variety of projects and lessons to teach elementary students about the workings of the human body.

Jul 17, 2016
The science teacher's activity-a-day - over 180 reproducible pages of quick, fun projects that illustrate basic concepts by Walker, Pam, 1958-

The science teacher's activity-a-day - over 180 reproducible pages of quick, fun projects that illustrate basic concepts

A hands-on and fun-filled resource for teaching science to middle and high school students.

Jul 17, 2016
Math weekly practice. Grade 2 by

Math weekly practice. Grade 2

Jul 17, 2016
Language is served - games, writing prompts, and other language arts activities on the yummy topic of food by Thurston, Cheryl Miller, 1949-

Language is served - games, writing prompts, and other language arts activities on the yummy topic of food

Jul 17, 2016