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Sleeping Beauty by Rylant, Cynthia, author. Sleeping Beauty

A beautiful princess is put into a deep sleep by a curse until she is awakened by a brave prince.

Jul 15, 2017
Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot - a true story of the Berlin Airlift and the candy that dropped from the sky by Raven, Margot Theis. Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot - a true story of the Berlin Airlift and the candy that dropped from the sky

A True Story of the Berlin Airlift and the Candy that Dropped from the Sky. Life was grim in 1948 West Berlin, Germany. Josef Stalin blockaded all ground routes coming in and out of Berlin to cut off West Berliners from all food and essential supplies. Without outside help, over 2.2 million people would die. Thus began the Berlin Airlift, a humanitarian rescue mission that utilized British and American airplanes and pilots to fly in needed supplies. As one of the American pilots participating in

Jul 15, 2017
Discovering the origin of human life by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Discovering the origin of human life

Jul 15, 2017
Curing cancer by Marquardt, Meg, author. Curing cancer

"Curing Cancer offers a cutting-edge, comprehensive look at one of science's biggest challenges. Includes a look at the history of the topic, recent breakthroughs, key facts to consider, and questions that remain unanswered"--

Jul 15, 2017
Caution in the kitchen! - germs, allergies, and other health concerns by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Caution in the kitchen! - germs, allergies, and other health concerns

"This title provides an educational introduction to food safety, from washing your hands before you eat and keeping food properly refrigerated to avoiding foods you may be allergic to and respecting others' dietary restrictions."--

Jul 15, 2017
Women in sports - 50 fearless athletes who played to win by Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author. Women in sports - 50 fearless athletes who played to win

"Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes--from well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, to lesser-known athletes like skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee and Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a men's professional league. Covering

Jul 17, 2017
Walt Disney by Haldy, Emma E., author. Walt Disney

Simple short sentences are used to introduce the youngest readers to Walt Disney.

Jul 17, 2017
Under the sea by Owen, Ruth, 1967- Under the sea

Introduces some of the animals found under the sea, including sea horses, crabs, and coral.

Jul 17, 2017
To my rainbow baby with love by McCauley, Tamekia To my rainbow baby with love

Jul 17, 2017
Someone I love died by Tangvald, Christine Harder, 1941- Someone I love died

"When children lose a loved one, they might feel sad, angry, or confused. But death can be hard to talk about. This very special book is just for kids and contains words to help them understand their loss, answers to their questions about Heaven, and illustrations to guide them through this difficult time. interactive pages encourage children to draw how they fell and allow them to process their grief in a tangible way."--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 17, 2017
Real-life heroes by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Real-life heroes

Provides information on people who have risked their lives to save people, discovered life saving medicine, and explored new places.

Jul 17, 2017
Rainbow baby story- the rainbow after the storm by Falk, Crystal A. Rainbow baby story- the rainbow after the storm

Jul 17, 2017
Prehistoric sea beasts by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric sea beasts

"Great White Sharks are gigantic - but what else used to swim in the oceans that might be bigger? Readers will discover fascinating creatures and compare their incredible sizes to modern day settings."--

Jul 17, 2017
Prehistoric predators by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric predators

Looks at predatory dinosaurs, describing their physical characteristics, the geographical areas where they lived, and the unique abilities they used to hunt their prey.

Jul 17, 2017
Prehistoric ancestors of modern animals by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric ancestors of modern animals

"From the megabeaver to the dwarf elephant, this book introduces readers to some prehistoric animals that might just be familiar."--

Jul 17, 2017
The next place by Hanson, Warren. The next place

An inspirational journey to a place where earthly hurts are left behind.

Jul 17, 2017
My baby big sister by Blanford, Cathy My baby big sister

Jul 17, 2017
Mini decorating by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini decorating

"This how-to series teaches young readers to create their own miniature decorating craft projects with simple steps and everyday materials"--

Jul 17, 2017
Let's visit the rain forest by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the rain forest

"Journey to the rain forest by inspecting the biome's key characteristics, animals, and plants. Readers will explore how they all work together to support life in a rain forest"--

Jul 17, 2017
Let's visit the grassland by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the grassland

"Take a walk in a grassland in this title, which takes readers on a fascinating journey that provides a clear understanding of a grassland ecosystem and the living things within it."--

Jul 17, 2017
Let's visit the deciduous forest by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the deciduous forest

"This title introduces primary readers to the deciduous forest biome, presenting the biome in a way early readers can understand--through things that can actually be seen, touched, and heard in a deciduous forest."--

Jul 17, 2017
An inconvenient truth - the crisis of global warming by Gore, Al, 1948- An inconvenient truth - the crisis of global warming

This young readers' version of the recent documentary film's companion adult volume cuts the page count by about a third but preserves the original's cogent message and many of its striking visuals. After explaining that his interest in the environment predates even his mother's reading of Silent Spring aloud to him as a teenager, Gore proceeds to document steeply rising carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere, and then to link that to accelerating changes in temperature and precipitation patter

Jul 17, 2017
How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker by Farndon, John, author. How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker

Describes the embalming process, and explains the process of preparing and wrapping a body for mummification. --Publisher.

Jul 17, 2017
How to live like a samurai warrior by Farndon, John, author. How to live like a samurai warrior

Describes the skills and training needed to become a samurai, from combat training to lessons in reading, writing, and poetry, and provides information on living in a samurai castle. --Publisher.

Jul 17, 2017
How to live like a Caribbean pirate by Farndon, John, author. How to live like a Caribbean pirate

Describes what life was like in the age of pirates, including life onboard a pirate ship, swordfighting, pillaging, and pirate punishments.

Jul 17, 2017
Growing friendships - a kid's guide to making and keeping friends by Kennedy-Moore, Eileen, author. Growing friendships - a kid's guide to making and keeping friends

Jul 17, 2017
Explore comets and asteroids by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore comets and asteroids

Provides an introduction to comets and asteroids and gives step-by-step directions for interactive projects, including creating models of various celestial objects, experimenting with gravity, and building a refracting telescope.

Jul 17, 2017
Easy origami scrapbooking - an augmented reality crafting experience by Harbo, Christopher L., author. Easy origami scrapbooking - an augmented reality crafting experience

Handcrafted scrapbook pages are just a few folds away! Learn how to turn origami whales, turtles, flowers, and more into themed scrapbook pages for your favorite memories. With photo-illustrated instructions and augmented reality access to video tutorials, you'll never get stuck on a step.

Jul 17, 2017
Duct tape costumes by Bernhardt, Carolyn, author. Duct tape costumes

"Readers can both play and create while using this duct tape costume how-to guide."--

Jul 17, 2017
Dream jobs in math by Hynson, Colin. Dream jobs in math

Discusses careers in math, including cryptology, cartography, and climate modeling.

Jul 17, 2017
Cells - experience life at its tiniest by Gibson, Karen Bush, author. Cells - experience life at its tiniest

If you look at a piece of a leaf or a drop of saliva through a microscope, what do you see? Cells are the basic building blocks of life and they make up every living thing, from plants to animals, from humans to bacteria! In Cells: Experience Life at Its Tiniest, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate cells and learn how they affect our health, reproduction, criminal investigations, and agriculture.

Jul 17, 2017
Building vehicles that fly by Enz, Tammy, author. Building vehicles that fly

This book helps you explore airplane-engineering projects through simple experiments. You are shown the science behind how these amazing vehicles are planned and built using real-life examples. Then, you are guided through hands-on projects and experiments to test the science concepts. Engaging photographs and step-by-step instructions help bring the topic to life, while inspiring you to dig deeper into the world of engineering.

Jul 17, 2017
Agricultural drones by Rose, Simon, 1961- author. Agricultural drones

Explains how drones help farmers maximize efficiencies and bring abundant harvests.

Jul 17, 2017
Women Who Dared - 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels by Skeers, Linda/ Gosling, Livi (ILT) Women Who Dared - 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

Jul 20, 2017
Tell Me About the Catholic Faith for Small Children by Pedotti, Christine Tell Me About the Catholic Faith for Small Children

Jul 20, 2017
Tell Me About the Catholic Faith by Tell Me About the Catholic Faith

Jul 20, 2017
The Super Bowl - chasing football immortality by Doeden, Matt, author. The Super Bowl - chasing football immortality

Jul 20, 2017
Shoe Dog - Young Readers Edition by Knight, Phil Shoe Dog - Young Readers Edition

Jul 20, 2017
Shell, beak, tusk - shared traits and the wonders of adaptation by Heos, Bridget, author. Shell, beak, tusk - shared traits and the wonders of adaptation

Introduces how evolution provides common traits for different animals, and the unique ways in which each uses them, from the shelled snail and turtle to the billed duck and platypus.

Jul 20, 2017
The shape of the world - a portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright by Going, K. L. (Kelly L.), author. The shape of the world - a portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright

"A little boy who loves to find shapes in nature grows up to be one of America's greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright"--

Jul 20, 2017
Shaken - discovering your true identity in the midst of life's storms by Tebow, Tim, 1987- author. Shaken - discovering your true identity in the midst of life's storms

Jul 20, 2017
See what we eat! - a first book of healthy eating by Ritchie, Scot, author, illustrator. See what we eat! - a first book of healthy eating

"The book opens with Nick, Yulee, Pedro, Sally and Martin -- the five friends from Follow That Map! (2009), Look at That Building! (2011) and Look Where We Live! (2015) - about set off for Yulee's Aunt Sara's farm for some apple-picking. Their plan is topick some apples to use in a dessert they will take to their neighborhood's potluck celebrating the fall harvest. While on their agricultural adventure, they discover how food is grown and produced before it ends up in their kitchens and on their

Jul 20, 2017
Schomburg - The Man Who Built a Library by Weatherford, Carole Boston/ Velasquez, Eric (ILT) Schomburg - The Man Who Built a Library

Jul 20, 2017
Runny Babbit Returns by Silverstein, Shel Runny Babbit Returns

Jul 20, 2017
Rosa Parks by Kaiser, Lisbeth/ Antelo, Marta (ILT) Rosa Parks

Jul 20, 2017
Poison - deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines by Albee, Sarah, author. Poison - deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines

"A humorous and informative book that traces the role poisons have played in human history from antiquity to the present. Part history, part chemistry, part whodunit"--

Jul 20, 2017
Peter Martyr Vermigli by Carr, Simonetta Peter Martyr Vermigli

Jul 20, 2017
Lotta Crabtree - gold rush Fairy Star by Harris, Lois V, author. Lotta Crabtree - gold rush Fairy Star

Jul 20, 2017
Laura's Album - A Remembrance Scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Anderson, William Laura's Album - A Remembrance Scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Jul 20, 2017
Hawk Mother - The Story of a Red-tailed Hawk Who Hatched Chickens by Hagedorn, Kara Hawk Mother - The Story of a Red-tailed Hawk Who Hatched Chickens

Jul 20, 2017
The great penguin rescue - saving the African penguins by Markle, Sandra, author. The great penguin rescue - saving the African penguins

"The African Penguin population is critically low, due to various factors including climate change. Scientists and volunteers with a South African organization are helping to rescue these endangered birds by rearing abandoned chicks."--

Jul 20, 2017
Games Children Sing and Play by Shimer, Joan Carr Games Children Sing and Play

Jul 20, 2017
Engineered! - engineering design at work by Hunt, Shannon (Shannon Chantal), author. Engineered! - engineering design at work

"How do you land a car-sized rover on the surface of Mars, resolve a five-hour traffic jam or save a herd of caribou from near extinction? Ask an engineer! Engineers are problem solvers. They use their math, science and technology skills to find creativesolutions to problems that need fixing. In Engineered! bestselling author Shannon Hunt explores nine feats of engineering and the step-by-step process that engineers followed to get to a winning solution. The book opens with an illustrated flow c

Jul 20, 2017
Diary of Sally Wister - a colonial Quaker girl by Wister, Sarah, 1761-1804. Diary of Sally Wister - a colonial Quaker girl

"Presents excerpts from the diary of Sally Wister, a 16-year-old Quaker girl who moved from Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War"--

Jul 20, 2017
Dangerous Jane by Slade, Suzanne, author. Dangerous Jane

Describes the life and accomplishments of the founder of Hull House, a settlement house in Chicago, where she provided aid to immigrant families and whose legacy is still evident today.

Jul 20, 2017
Cat speak - revealing answers to the strangest cat behaviors by Webster, Maureen, 1959- author. Cat speak - revealing answers to the strangest cat behaviors

"Provides explanations from experts and scientists about cat behaviors, including playtime, territorial, and communication behaviors"--

Jul 20, 2017
Brave Red, Smart Frog - A New Book of Old Tales by Jenkins, Emily/ Eason, Rohan Daniel (ILT) Brave Red, Smart Frog - A New Book of Old Tales

Jul 20, 2017
The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters - 33 Thrilling Experiments Based on History's Greatest Blunders by Connolly, Sean The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters - 33 Thrilling Experiments Based on History's Greatest Blunders

Jul 20, 2017
Weigh it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Weigh it!

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early fluent readers to the practice of weighing and encourage them to try it themselves. Includes infographics, activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 21, 2017
Teen parents by Poole, Hilary W, author. Teen parents

Presents facts about teenage pregnancy, covering methods of contraception, special concerns for teenage mothers, and the responsibilities of the parents.

Jul 21, 2017
Strange medicine by Farndon, John. Strange medicine

Provided by publisher.

Jul 21, 2017
Storks by Riggs, Kate, author. Storks

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of storks, Earth's big wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why marabou storks have featherless heads"--

Jul 21, 2017
Sort it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Sort it!

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early fluent readers to the practice of sorting and encourage them to try it themselves. Includes infographics, activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 21, 2017
Single-parent families by Poole, Hilary W, author. Single-parent families

Examines single-parent families, covering the reasons parents are single, how they survive economically, and the unique challenges they face.

Jul 21, 2017
Roberto Clemente by Strand, Jennifer, author. Roberto Clemente

Discusses the life, career, and generosity of Latin American baseball player Roberto Clemente.

Jul 21, 2017
Raccoons by Riggs, Kate, author. Raccoons

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of raccoons, the ring-tailed North American mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why raccoons have masked faces"--

Jul 21, 2017
Multiracial families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Multiracial families

Explores the benefits and challenges multiracial families face in today's society.

Jul 21, 2017
Multigenerational families by Poole, Hilary W, author. Multigenerational families

Explores multigenerational families, looking at why they happen, their challenges, and how they benefit members.

Jul 21, 2017
Muhammad Ali by Strand, Jennifer, author. Muhammad Ali

Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.

Jul 21, 2017
Mini holiday crafts by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini holiday crafts

"This how-to series teaches young readers to create their own miniature holiday crafts, projects, and decorations with simple steps and everyday materials."--

Jul 21, 2017
Military families by Poole, Hilary W, author. Military families

Examines the challenges that military families face and describes ways that children can keep in contact with their service member parents.

Jul 21, 2017
Measure it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Measure it!

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early fluent readers to the practice of measurement using both imperial and metric systems. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 21, 2017
Marian Anderson by Haldy, Emma E. Marian Anderson

Simple short sentences are used to introduce the youngest readers to Marian Anderson.

Jul 21, 2017
Magnets push, magnets pull by Adler, David A., author. Magnets push, magnets pull

We can't see magnetism, but it's everywhere around us - even the Earth is a giant magnet! Adler covers the basics of magnetism, explaining terms such as attraction, pole, electromagnetism and force.

Jul 21, 2017
Magic tricks with coins, cards, and everyday objects by Banfield, Jake, author. Magic tricks with coins, cards, and everyday objects

Presents fifty magic tricks of varying levels of difficulty that can be performed with everyday objects instead of expensive props.

Jul 21, 2017
LGBT families - Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, and Transgender by Poole, Hilary W., author. LGBT families - Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, and Transgender

Discusses the many types of LGBT families and shows how being different need not be an impediment to being happy.

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the ocean by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the ocean

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the lake by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the lake

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the evergreen forest by Silverman, Buffy. Let's visit the evergreen forest

Publisher's description.

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the desert by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the desert

Examines the desert biome's important features, plants, and animals and how they all work together to support life.

Jul 21, 2017
Learning to crochet by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Learning to crochet

"Complete a variety of fun projects as you learn the basics of crocheting with the activities in this book."--

Jul 21, 2017
Jellyfish by Bodden, Valerie, author. Jellyfish

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of jellyfish, the bell-shaped, oceanic invertebrates. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why jellyfish have squishy bodies"--

Jul 21, 2017
Jackie Robinson by Strand, Jennifer, author. Jackie Robinson

The first Black player in Major League Baseball, Jackie Robinson was a true trailblazer.

Jul 21, 2017
Incarceration and families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Incarceration and families

"This book looks at the past and present of incarceration in the United States, while also offering encouragement and advice for kids who are eagerly waiting for their parents' release."--

Jul 21, 2017
Immigrant families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Immigrant families

This book explores the past and present of immigration most specifically, the challenges that young people experience when they grow up in a culture very different from the one their parents know.

Jul 21, 2017
Identity and gender by Ogden, Charlie, author. Identity and gender

"Identities are the ways that people think about and see themselves. Family, culture, and values shape our identities, but it is important to be happy with who you are. GEnder often makes up a large part of our identity. Whether male or female, a person's gender is more about which sex they strongly identify themselves as being. An activity encourages further discussion"--Back cover.

Jul 21, 2017
Homelessness and families by Poole, Hilary W, author. Homelessness and families

Jul 21, 2017
Guess it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Guess it!

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early fluent readers to estimation using numerous real-world examples. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Jul 21, 2017
Graph it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Graph it!

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce children to various kinds of graphs, including bar graphs, line graphs, and picture graphs, and explore real-life examples of each. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--

Jul 21, 2017
Government & democracy by Ogden, Charlie, author. Government & democracy

"A government is a group of people who provide rules and authority for the society they serve. Examples of different kinds of governments around the world help show why it is important that citizens have a say in who governs them and the decisions that get made. Activities encourage further discussion"--Back of book.

Jul 21, 2017
Foster families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Foster families

This book looks at how foster families are made and how they might thrive.

Jul 21, 2017
Equality and diversity by Ogden, Charlie, author. Equality and diversity

Explains what equality and diversity are and why they are important to a fair and just society.

Jul 21, 2017
Easy origami decorations - an augmented reality crafting experience by Harbo, Christopher L., author. Easy origami decorations - an augmented reality crafting experience

Handcrafted decorations are just a few folds away! Learn how to turn origami butterflies, swans, and tulips into locker magnets, table decorations, and more.

Jul 21, 2017
Disability and families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Disability and families

Explores the many different types of challenges that exist and discusses how these situations can be a challenge for families, but also a source of great strength.

Jul 21, 2017
Bighorn sheep by Riggs, Kate, author. Bighorn sheep

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bighorn sheep, the wild sheep of North America. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how the animals got their curly horns"--

Jul 21, 2017
Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Strand, Jennifer, author. Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Describes the life of the famous athlete who competed in track and field events in the Olympic Games and went on to become a professional golfer.

Jul 21, 2017
Arthur Ashe by Strand, Jennifer, author. Arthur Ashe

Describes the life and career of Arthur Ashe, including his childhood, the racial issues he faced as a professional athlete, and his legacy.

Jul 21, 2017
Adoptive families by Poole, Hilary W, author. Adoptive families

Examines adoptive families, citing the history of adoption, trends, and challenges for adopted children.

Jul 21, 2017
Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories by Gantos, Jack, author. Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories

Jul 22, 2017
The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid by Winter, Jeanette, author. The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid

A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.

Jul 22, 2017
Woodland and forest by Ambrose, Jamie (Author of nature books for children), author. Woodland and forest

Examines different types of forests, and looks at the types of plants and animals that call them home.--

Jul 22, 2017
The wishing foxes by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940- author. The wishing foxes

In this Appalachian version of The Kind and the Unkind Girls, two sisters--Bess and Tess--are sent by their mother to draw water from the Well-at-the-End-of-the-World. Along the way they meet a bear, a mountain lion, a wild boar, and three little foxes. When Bess greets them with courtesy and respect, the foxes reward her kindness. Tess, greedy for her own bounty, can't be bothered with manners; she bonks the animals with her bucket, kicks them with her boots, and slings the little foxes to the

Jul 22, 2017
Wild Winter Creatures! by Kratt, Chris/ Kratt, Martin/ Random House (COR) Wild Winter Creatures!

Jul 22, 2017
Why do reptiles have scales? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do reptiles have scales? - and other questions about evolution and classification

"Were dinosaurs reptiles? How have reptiles evolved over millions of years? This book discusses these questions and more as it invites readers on an adventure into the ancient reptile world. Dinosaur lovers will enjoy learning about prehistoric reptiles, such as the winged reptile Quetzalcoatlus. Readers will learn about the different ways to classify todays reptiles, as well as how certain species have adapted to their environments. Theyll learn the differences between vipers, turtles, crocodil

Jul 22, 2017
Who was Pete Seeger? by MacCarry, Noel, author. Who was Pete Seeger?

Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Jul 22, 2017
Who was Bob Marley? by Ellison, Katie, author. Who was Bob Marley?

"Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The Wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. Bob's distinctive style and dedication to his Rastafari beliefs became a rallying cry for the poor and disenfranchised the world over and led to a hugely successful solo career. After his death in 1981

Jul 22, 2017
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Alexander Hamilton?

Jul 22, 2017
Who wants to be a princess? - what it was really like to be a medieval princess by Heos, Bridget, author. Who wants to be a princess? - what it was really like to be a medieval princess

Jul 22, 2017
Who counts? - 100 sheep, 10 coins, and 2 sons by Levine, Amy-Jill, 1956- author. Who counts? - 100 sheep, 10 coins, and 2 sons

Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what s missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God s eyes and that everyone should feel counted.

Jul 22, 2017
Where on Earth? - atlas by Where on Earth? - atlas

A series of maps provide a continent-by-continent tour of the world, depicting such things as where the world's largest butterfly lives and which international border is crossed more than any other.

Jul 22, 2017
What's the big deal about freedom by Shamir, Ruby, author. What's the big deal about freedom

[Introduction] -- Why is America called the "Land of the Free"? -- How was America going to be different than it was before the Revolution? -- Why did the founders start changing the Constitution right away? -- How does the Bill of Rights give us freedom to stand up for what we believe? -- With the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, America was a perfectly free country, right? -- Wait a minute- slavery is the opposite of freedom. How did it exist here in Ameri

Jul 22, 2017
What makes a monster? - discovering the world's scariest creatures by Keating, Jess, author. What makes a monster? - discovering the world's scariest creatures

"An informative introduction to nature's scariest creatures, exploring why some animals are considered 'monsters.'"--

Jul 22, 2017
What is punk? by Morse, Eric, author. What is punk?

Rhyming text and color illustrations chronicle the history and personalities of punk rock music and culture.

Jul 22, 2017
What Is Hip-hop? by Morse, Eric/ Yi, Anny (ILT)/ George, Nelson (CRT) What Is Hip-hop?

Jul 22, 2017
Weird animals by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Weird animals

Describes animals that have unusual characteristics, including the goldenrod crab spider, frilled lizard, Ecuador tree frog, and hoatzin.

Jul 22, 2017
The Water Walker by Robertson, Joanne (CON) The Water Walker

Jul 22, 2017
Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller by Rubini, Julie, author. Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller

"In Virginia Hamilton, Julie K. Rubini brings us the biography of one of the most honored authors of children's literature in the twentieth century. The most expansive biography of Hamilton published for young readers, it was vetted for accuracy by Hamilton's husband, poet Arnold Adoff. It is the fourth installment in the Biographies for Young Readers series, which is quickly building a reputation for substantive and engaging treatments of its diverse subjects. Long before she wrote The House of

Jul 22, 2017
Vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo! by Bird, Benjamin, 1978- author. Vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo!

"Draw and create vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2017
Ultimate space atlas - maps, games, activities and more for hours of galactic fun! by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author. Ultimate space atlas - maps, games, activities and more for hours of galactic fun!

Blast into space to explore our solar system and beyond. This out-of-this-world atlas takes readers through maps of the solar system, the Milky Way, and deep space, giving them a close look at and locations of planets, supernovas, and other universes. Sky maps will help kids spot these objects in the night sky and maps of planets and our solar system give the kind of incredible detail that National Geographic is known for. It's the perfect book for space fans and budding astronauts. --Publisher

Jul 22, 2017
Two truths and a lie - it's alive! by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author. Two truths and a lie - it's alive!

Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower - Titan Arum -- a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn't live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pacific Northwest? Every story in this book is strange and astounding. But not all of them are real. Just like the old game in this book's title, two out of every three s

Jul 22, 2017
Tropical Lands by Gifford, Clive Tropical Lands

Jul 22, 2017
Transformers by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Transformers

"Engaging images accompany information about Transformers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Jul 22, 2017
Trains by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Trains

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to trains. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade--Provided by publisher."

Jul 22, 2017
Totally strange buildings by Herrington, Lisa M. Totally strange buildings

Introduces such buildings as the Kansas City Public Library, the basket building, and the Chapel of the Holy Cross, describing what makes them so unusual.

Jul 22, 2017
This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world by Lamothe, Matt, author. This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world

Follows the daily lives of seven children from around the world, including such places as Japan, India, Uganda, and Italy, and discusses how schools, meals, and play can be different or similar in different places in the world.

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - odd couples by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - odd couples

"It takes two to tango--but in the wild, two can do much crazier things than dance. In "Things That Make You Go Yuck!: Odd Couples," you'll find out about nature's strangest dating rituals, cooperative couples, and parasite pests. You'll explore symbiotic pairings like the plover bird, affectionately nicknamed the "crocodile dentist," and hybrid "franken-species" that seem like something out of a science fiction tale. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutations, "Thing

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - mystifying mutants by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - mystifying mutants

"Hexapus. Two-headed snake. Spider worm. They sound like creatures from horror movies, but they are all real-life mutants that creep, crawl, and slither among us. In "Things That Make You Go Yuck!: Mystifying Mutants," you'll learn that genes can be a freaky and fascinating business. From two-toned lobsters to squirrel kittens, this book showcases the strangest and most shocking genetic mutants in the plant and animal kingdom. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutation

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - extreme living by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - extreme living

"Life isn't always easy, but some organisms take hard living to the extreme. "Things That Make You Go Yuck!: Extreme Living" looks at organisms living in the weirdest of ways: swimming miles deep in the ocean, freezing on icy mountaintops, boiling in hot springs, or even floating in space. You'll also find critters bigger, smaller, softer, longer, and stretchier than you ever thought possible. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutations, "Things That Make You Go Yuck!"

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - crooked critters by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - crooked critters

"Nature doesn't always play nice, and "Things That Make You Go Yuck: Criminal Masterminds" showcases some of the worst offenders in the plant and animal kingdom. You'll meet trespassing toads, insects in disguise, brood-borrowing cuckoos, and many more. It's a rogue's gallery of some of nature's roughest, meanest species. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutations, "Things That Make You Go Yuck!" celebrates survival of the fittest, grossest, craziest, and creepiest th

Jul 22, 2017
Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond by Long, David, 1961- author. Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond

A collection of survival tales includes the story of a teenager who fell two miles from an airplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety and a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long that her heart stopped.

Jul 22, 2017
The survival guide for kids in special education (and their parents) - understanding what special ed is & how it can help you by Moss, Wendy (Wendy L.), author. The survival guide for kids in special education (and their parents) - understanding what special ed is & how it can help you

"Book for kids in special education that gives them tools and strategies to deal with their concerns about special ed, cope with challenges, and see the benefits of special education. Includes stories from real kids, explanations of IEPs and 504 plans, and reproducible forms. A parent section addresses common questions"--

Jul 22, 2017
Summer matters - making all learning count by McChesney, Elizabeth M., author. Summer matters - making all learning count

Jul 22, 2017
Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on Earth by Tate, Don, author. Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on Earth

Introduces the life of Eugen Sandow, including his sickly childhood in Prussia, his defeat of strongmen Sampson and Cyclops, and his founding of the Great Competition in 1901.

Jul 22, 2017
Strange bugs by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Strange bugs

Learn about interesting, unusual bugs from around the world.

Jul 22, 2017
Star Wars by Green, Sara Star Wars

Jul 22, 2017
Spider-Man presents the Marvel joke book. by Spider-Man presents the Marvel joke book.

"Welcome to the funniest variety show in the Marvel Universe, hosted by none other than Spider-Man himself! Laugh along with your favorite super heroes as they tell one another zany one-liners, knock-knock jokes, and tongue twisters"--Page [4] of cover.

Jul 22, 2017
Speaking our truths - a journey of reconciliation by Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author. Speaking our truths - a journey of reconciliation

"This nonfiction book examines how we can foster reconciliation with Indigenous people at individual, family, community and national levels."--

Jul 22, 2017
The space race by Ohlin, Nancy, author. The space race

"When people think about the space race, things like astronauts and the Soviet Union may come to mind. But why was there a race, and who won anyway? Prepare to blast back and find out! Discover everything from what happened during the Cold War to the moon landing and more. And find out interesting, little-known facts such as how even animals have traveled to space and how not all space explorers are called 'astronauts.'" --

Jul 22, 2017
Space by Prinja, Raman, 1961- Space

Jul 22, 2017
So, you want to work with animals? - discover fantastic ways to work with animals, from veterinary science to aquatic biology by Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author. So, you want to work with animals? - discover fantastic ways to work with animals, from veterinary science to aquatic biology

"In the tenth installment of the BE WHAT YOU WANT series, So, You Want to Work With Animals? introduces readers to the diverse fields that work hands-on with animals of all shapes, sizes, and species. From what classes to take in school to exploring whatthese jobs are really like--the fun stuff, the hard stuff, and even the gross stuff, this book reveals the steps it takes to pursue a childhood dream. Whether animals are big or small, domestic or wild, there are many careers that provide rewardi

Jul 22, 2017
Snakes! by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Snakes!

Introduces snakes from around the world, from massive anacondas and pythons to fierce vipers and cobras.

Jul 22, 2017
Skunk by Matzke, Ann H, author. Skunk

Explains why skunks are good pets, including how to care for skunks, what they eat, and their size.

Jul 22, 2017
Sing, don't cry by Dominguez, Angela. Sing, don't cry

Jul 22, 2017
Sharkpedia by Ellwood, Nancy, author. Sharkpedia

Through hundreds of photographs, diagrams, maps, and illustrations, readers will learn where sharks lurk, what they eat, and why they do what they do, as well as hear from scientists and shark-attack survivors.

Jul 22, 2017
Shark lady - the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientist by Keating, Jess, author. Shark lady - the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientist

At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite many obstacles in her path, Eugenie was able to study the creatures she loved so much. From her many discoveries to the shark-related myths she dispelled, Eugenie's wide scientific contributions led to the well-earned nickname "Shark Lady"--

Jul 22, 2017
Sergeant Reckless - The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by McCormick, Patricia/ Bruno, Iacopo (ILT) Sergeant Reckless - The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero

Jul 22, 2017
Serena Williams / Legends in Sports by Peters, Stephanie True, 1965- author. Serena Williams / Legends in Sports

"Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography. Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won twenty-two Grand Slam singles titles, and won four Olympic gold medals. She is a powerful player and a fierce competitor. Learn more about the record-breaking athlete in this comprehensive and action-packed biography, complete with stats and photographs"--

Jul 22, 2017
Secret agents! sharks! ghost armies! - World War II by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Secret agents! sharks! ghost armies! - World War II

Describes some of the creative and subversive tactics the United States used to win World War II, including hiring Virginia Hall, the Allied Forces' most dangerous spy.

Jul 22, 2017
Seagrass dreams - a counting book by Hanes, Kathleen M., author. Seagrass dreams - a counting book

Describes the seagrass meadows that exist in the oceans and the variety of animals that live there, in a book that encourage readers to count the animals as they are introduced.

Jul 22, 2017
Sea stars by Laughlin, Kara L., author. Sea stars

A simple look at the physical characteristics, behaviors, and life cycle of sea stars. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact filled callouts and detailed photographs.

Jul 22, 2017
Rocks & Minerals by Simon, Seymour Rocks & Minerals

Jul 22, 2017
Revolutionary Rogues - John Andre and Benedict Arnold by Castrovilla, Selene/ O'Brien, John (ILT) Revolutionary Rogues - John Andre and Benedict Arnold

Jul 22, 2017
Reptiles by Taylor, Barbara Reptiles

Jul 22, 2017
Reptile by McCarthy, Colin (Zoologist), author. Reptile

Photographs and text depict the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.

Jul 22, 2017
Red Cloud - a Lakota story of war and surrender by Nelson, S. D., author. Red Cloud - a Lakota story of war and surrender

A leader among the Lakota during the 1860s, Chief Red Cloud deeply opposed white expansion into Native American territory. He rejected treaties from the United States government and instead united the warriors of the Lakota and nearby tribes, becoming the only Native American to win a war against the U.S. Army. Despite his military successes, Red Cloud recognized that continued conflict would only bring destruction to his people. He made the controversial decision to make an agreement with the U

Jul 22, 2017
The quilts of Gee's Bend by Rubin, Susan Goldman, author. The quilts of Gee's Bend

Explores the history and culture of a group of African American quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama, offering details on the community and their traditions.

Jul 22, 2017
Questions asked by Gaarder, Jostein, 1952- author. Questions asked

"Follows a little boy traveling alone in an open landscape, asking questions about loss, love, friendship, language, magic, and what it means to be a human being"--

Jul 22, 2017
The quest for Z - the true story of explorer Percy Fawcett and a lost city in the Amazon by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator. The quest for Z - the true story of explorer Percy Fawcett and a lost city in the Amazon

"The true story of the British explorer Percy Fawcett, who set out on a doomed expedition to find a lost city in the Amazon jungle"--

Jul 22, 2017
Pygmy goat by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Pygmy goat

Explains why pygmy goats are unusual pets, but they are smart, social, and fun to own.

Jul 22, 2017
Pop, sizzle, boom! - 101 science experiments for the mad scientist in every kid by Oyler, Amy, author. Pop, sizzle, boom! - 101 science experiments for the mad scientist in every kid

"With 101 hands-on experiments ranging from physics to geology to astronomy, and more, Pop, Sizzle, Boom! invites your child on an action-packed journey of investigation and discovery. Choose from daring and dramatic experiments like: Mentos-powered rockets and race cars, molten-hot magna candy and expanding marshmallow chicks, bubbling beakers, gooey slime, spewing liquid geysers, and more"--Back cover.

Jul 22, 2017
Polar lands by Gifford, Clive, author. Polar lands

"What is a glacier calf? Which animals turn white in winter? Who was the first explorer to reach the South Pole? In Focus: Polar Lands has the answers. In Focus is a new information series, featuring magazine-style pages, top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes, and more."--

Jul 22, 2017
Pokm̌on Adventures 20th Anniversary Illustration Book - The Art of Pokm̌on Adventures by Yamamoto, Satoshi Pokm̌on Adventures 20th Anniversary Illustration Book - The Art of Pokm̌on Adventures

Jul 22, 2017
Pokemon by Green, Sara Pokemon

Jul 22, 2017
Pocket Full of Colors by Tourville, Jacqueline/ Guglielmo, Amy/ Barrager, Brigette (ILT) Pocket Full of Colors

Jul 22, 2017
Playing Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Playing Around the World

Jul 22, 2017
Planets by Stott, Carole, author. Planets

Offers a detailed look at the heavenly bodies that make up the solar system, describing the eight planets that orbit the Sun, the moons, asteroids, and dwarf planets in the system, and the spacecrafts humans have created to explore the stars.

Jul 22, 2017
Pirate attack! by Lock, Deborah, author. Pirate attack!

Provides an overview of pirates, describing how they lived, the ships they lived on, and the weapons they used, and includes a parent guide and quiz.

Jul 22, 2017
Pablo Pineda - being different is a value by Bosch, Albert, author. Pablo Pineda - being different is a value

"Pablo Pineda is the first European with Down Syndrome to obtain a university degree. A teacher, a writer, and an actor, he radiates charisma and the will to learn. This is his endearing story which reminds us that the only disability is not understanding that all of us have difference abilities"--Back cover.

Jul 22, 2017
Our story begins - your favorite authors and illustrators share fun, inspiring, and occasionally ridiculous things they wrote and drew as kids by Our story begins - your favorite authors and illustrators share fun, inspiring, and occasionally ridiculous things they wrote and drew as kids

From award-winning author Elissa Brent Weissman comes a collection of quirky, smart, and vulnerable childhood works by some of today’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators—revealing young talent, the storytellers they would one day become, and the creativity they inspire today. Everyone’s story begins somewhere…For Linda Sue Park, it was a trip to the ocean, a brand-new typewriter, and a little creative license. For Jarrett J. Krosoczka, it was a third grade writing assignment that ignit

Jul 22, 2017
Origami zoo animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A. by George, Anna, author. Origami zoo animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A.

"Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Zoo Animals. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a striped tiger, a silly seal, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun! Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions." --

Jul 22, 2017
Origami pets - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami pets - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Offers instructions for creating origami pets, including bunnies, goldfish, and turtles.

Jul 22, 2017
Origami insects - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami insects - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Insects. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a lucky ladybug, a breezy butterfly, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun! Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions.

Jul 22, 2017
Origami farm animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A. by George, Anna, author. Origami farm animals - easy & fun paper-folding projects / Anna George ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A.

"Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Farm Animals. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a pink pig, a cute sheep's face, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun. Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions." --

Jul 22, 2017
Open wide! - the ultimate guide to teeth by Grigsby, Susan, author. Open wide! - the ultimate guide to teeth

Introduces teeth, describing the growth of primary and permanent teeth, the best methods of cleaning, the effects of diet on teeth, the importance of regular visits to a dentist, and why braces may be needed.

Jul 22, 2017
On the court with...Stephen Curry by Page, Sam, author. On the court with...Stephen Curry

"Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography. Stephen Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion who electrifies fans with his incredible on-court feats. He's also a dedicated husband, father, and philanthropist who inspires people on and off the court. Learn more about this remarkable athlete in this biography, complete with stats and photographs"--

Jul 22, 2017
Oceans and seas by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Oceans and seas

Jul 22, 2017
A new school year - stories in six voices by Derby, Sally, author. A new school year - stories in six voices

"In a unique narrative, readers meet a diverse group of six children ranging in age from Kindergarten through ?fth grade. With nerves and excitement each child gears up for a new school year by hustling in the morning, meeting new teachers and new classmates during the day, and heading home with homework and relief by day’s end."--

Jul 22, 2017
The new big book of U.S. presidents by Davis, Todd, author. The new big book of U.S. presidents

Discusses the lives, achievements, and times of each president from George Washington to Donald Trump.

Jul 22, 2017
Nativity by Rylant, Cynthia Nativity

Jul 22, 2017
Mythology by Philip, Neil, author. Mythology

Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.

Jul 22, 2017
My little book of rocks, minerals, and gems by Martin, Claudia, author. My little book of rocks, minerals, and gems

"For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, [this book] provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full color illustrations and photographs."--Amazon.com.

Jul 22, 2017
My daddy rules the world - poems about dads by Smith, Hope Anita, author, illustrator. My daddy rules the world - poems about dads

"A picture book of poems that celebrate fathers from a two-time Coretta Scott King Honor-winning poet"--

Jul 22, 2017
My book of rocks and minerals by Dennie, Devin, author. My book of rocks and minerals

"My Book of Rocks and Minerals is filled with fascinating facts about and amazing images of rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils from the deepest caves to outer space. Features introduce different categories, from crystals to glow-in-the-dark minerals, and illuminating images provide a closer look and show amazing geological formations. Kids can take their fascination even one step further and use the catalog and activity pages to help them collect and group rocks and discover how different rock t

Jul 22, 2017
My amazing body machine by Walker, Richard, 1951- author. My amazing body machine

A unique and exciting visual guide to the human body, with specially commissioned illustrations that make this amazing machine accessible and engaging for children.

Jul 22, 2017
Muddy by Mahin, Michael James, author. Muddy

Jul 22, 2017
Moving day by Rober, Harold T., author. Moving day

"Are you moving to a new home? This easy-to-read text will walk you through the basics. Vivid photographs, critical thinking questions, and a photo glossary introduce young readers to nonfiction."--

Jul 22, 2017
Movie monsters - from Godzilla to Frankenstein by Goddu, Krystyna Poray, author. Movie monsters - from Godzilla to Frankenstein

Describes the great monsters of the movies and the films in which they appeared, including Frankenstein, Godzilla, and King Kong.

Jul 22, 2017
Monster doodles with Scooby-Doo! by Bird, Benjamin, 1978- author. Monster doodles with Scooby-Doo!

"Draw and create monster doodles with Scooby-Doo!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2017
Misty Copeland - ballerina by Isbell, Hannah, author. Misty Copeland - ballerina

Shares the life of the ballet superstar, revealing how she became the first African American principal ballerina of the American Ballet Theatre.

Jul 22, 2017
Miniature donkey by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Miniature donkey

Explains why a miniature donkey is a good pet, including it only reaches up to thirthy-eight inches tall and many other facts.

Jul 22, 2017
Mini science fun by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini science fun

"Young science enthusiasts will love testing and creating these shrunken-down science experiments, making each project as entertaining as it is educational."--

Jul 22, 2017
The Milky Way - a river of stars by Sherman, Suzanne, 1974- author. The Milky Way - a river of stars

"Earth is located in the Milky Way with the perfect conditions for life to thrive. It is one of many galaxies in the vast universe. In fact, scientists are still unsure how large the universe really is--some say it never ends. But with a universe so massive, who knows what else might be living out there?"--

Jul 22, 2017
Meerkats by Bodden, Valerie. Meerkats

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of meerkats, the African mammals that live in mobs. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why meerkats are always on the lookout"--

Jul 22, 2017
Meditate with me - a step-by-step mindfulness journey by Gates, Mariam. Meditate with me - a step-by-step mindfulness journey

"A classroom full of animals demonstrates the principles of mindfulness in this guide to meditation for children"--

Jul 22, 2017
Meatless? - a fresh look at what you eat by Elton, Sarah, 1975- author. Meatless? - a fresh look at what you eat

"Meatless Mondays. Eat less meat for climate change. Trendy vegan bake shops. Cage-free chicken campaigns on Youtube. Happy meat vs. industrial beef. Flexitiarianism. Mark Bittman's Vegan before 6 pm. Across North America, people are talking a lot about meat. Whether to eat it, or not. Whether to go vegan. Or, if they're going to eat meat, they're talking about what kind is the best kind. This book takes a fresh look at the world of vegetarianism, exploring the history, culture and philosophy be

Jul 22, 2017
Masterpiece mix by Munro, Roxie, author, illustrator. Masterpiece mix

Jul 22, 2017
Marvelous Cornelius - Hurricane Katrina and the spirit of New Orleans by Bildner, Phil. Marvelous Cornelius - Hurricane Katrina and the spirit of New Orleans

A man known as the "Trashcan Wizard" sings and dances his way through the French Quarter in New Orleans, keeping his beloved city clean, until Hurricane Katrina's devastation nearly causes him to lose his spirit.

Jul 22, 2017
Martí's song for freedom = Martí y sus versos por la independencia by Otheguy, Emma, author. Martí's song for freedom = Martí y sus versos por la independencia

A bilingual biography of Jose´ Marti´, who dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty for all men and women, Includes author's note, afterword, and author's sources.

Jul 22, 2017
Marine Science for Kids - Exploring and Protecting Our Watery World, Includes Cool Careers and 21 Activities by Hestermann, Bethanie/ Hestermann, Josh/ Arne, Stephanie (FRW) Marine Science for Kids - Exploring and Protecting Our Watery World, Includes Cool Careers and 21 Activities

Jul 22, 2017
The man who loved libraries - the story of Andrew Carnegie by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author. The man who loved libraries - the story of Andrew Carnegie

Jul 22, 2017
The magnificent book of animals by Walerczuk, Val, illustrator. The magnificent book of animals

Profiles mammals from around the world, offering brief descriptions, information about the geographic area where they may be found, size, diet, and other details.

Jul 22, 2017
Look, I'm a scientist. by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Look, I'm a scientist.

Provides step-by-step instructions for over twelve science experiments, demonstrating why water turns to ice, what causes static electricity, and how to create bubbles.

Jul 22, 2017
Look, I'm a cook. by Look, I'm a cook.

Provides kid-friendly recipes for different dishes, including guacamole, chocolate pears, bruschetta, and rainbow ice.

Jul 22, 2017
Long-armed Ludy and the first women's Olympics - based on the true story of Lucile Ellerbe Godbold by Patrick, Jean L. S. Long-armed Ludy and the first women's Olympics - based on the true story of Lucile Ellerbe Godbold

Jul 22, 2017
Long, tall Lincoln by Dussling, Jennifer, author. Long, tall Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln didn't look like a president. He didn't always act like a president, either--he liked to wrestle with his sons and tell jokes. But he always fought for fairness, freedom, and unity. --Publisher.

Jul 22, 2017
The Lemonade Stand Cookbook - Step-by-Step Recipes for Kids to Make and Sell! by Strahs, Kathy The Lemonade Stand Cookbook - Step-by-Step Recipes for Kids to Make and Sell!

Jul 22, 2017
Learning to crochet by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Learning to crochet

"Complete a variety of fun projects as you learn the basics of crocheting with the activities in this book."--

Jul 22, 2017
Land mammals of the world by Alonso, Juan Carlos (Graphic designer), author, illustrator. Land mammals of the world

Guides readers on an exploration of the world's mammals, from the terrifying grizzly of North America to the marsupials of Australia.

Jul 22, 2017
Kwanzaa by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Kwanzaa

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Kwanzaa. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 22, 2017
The know-nonsense guide to grammar / An Awesomely Fun Guide to the Way We Use Words! by Fiedler, Heidi, author. The know-nonsense guide to grammar / An Awesomely Fun Guide to the Way We Use Words!

Provides a basic introduction to English language grammar, including parts of speech, grammar rules, and the literary devices that writers use to create specific effects.

Jul 22, 2017
Knowledge encyclopedia space! / The Universe As You've Never Seen It Before by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Knowledge encyclopedia space! / The Universe As You've Never Seen It Before

Presents an introductory look at space, including information on the solar system, stars, constellations, galaxies, and space exploration.

Jul 22, 2017
Katie Ledecky by Scheff, Matt, author. Katie Ledecky

"This title introduces readers to Katie Ledecky, providing exciting details about her life and going deep inside the key moments of her swimming career."--

Jul 22, 2017
John F. Kennedy the brave by Keenan, Sheila, author. John F. Kennedy the brave

When he was a young boy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy wondered about what happened in the world. He wanted to change the world when he grew up, and he did just that! --Publisher

Jul 22, 2017
Jack and the beanstalk - a folktale by Töwe, Nina, illustrator. Jack and the beanstalk - a folktale

Jul 22, 2017
It's a fungus among us - the good, the bad & the downright scary by Billups, Carla, author. It's a fungus among us - the good, the bad & the downright scary

Provides an introduction to the many varieties of fungi that exist and describes the good uses for the oganisms as well as the problems that fungi can cause.

Jul 22, 2017
Insect by Mound, L. A. (Laurence Alfred), author. Insect

Explores the anatomy, behavior, and ecological role of the world's most populous class of animals.

Jul 22, 2017
Insane inventors by Bearce, Stephanie, author. Insane inventors

"Nikola Tesla was crazy smart. He invented the idea for cell phones in 1893, discovered alternating current, and invented a death ray gun. Of course, he also talked to pigeons, ate only boiled food, and was scared of women who wore jewelry. He was an insane inventor. So was Henry Cavendish, who discovered hydrogen, calculated the density of the Earth, and was so scared of people that he had to write notes to communicate. Sir Isaac Newton discovered the laws of gravity, believed in magic, and tho

Jul 22, 2017
Innovators - The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World; With 25 Projects by Lusted, Marcia Amidon/ Casteel, Tom (ILT) Innovators - The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World; With 25 Projects

Jul 22, 2017
Imagine the moon - a primer of full moon names by Fierst, Gerald, 1947- author. Imagine the moon - a primer of full moon names

The moon holds fascination for kids of all ages, as it is one of the few celestial objects we can see with the naked eye. Students can easily observe its phases and rotation in order to understand the Earth-Sun-Moon system. In a two-tiered format designed for early learning, Gerald Fierst marries poetic imagery with fascinating expository text to create a compelling introduction to the calendar s full moon names.

Jul 22, 2017
I'm just no good at rhyming and other noodlings for precocious children, typical youth, and weirdly immature grownups / And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups by Harris, Chris, 1970- author. I'm just no good at rhyming and other noodlings for precocious children, typical youth, and weirdly immature grownups / And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups

"An illustrated collection of comically irreverent rhyming poems for readers of all ages, ranging in topic from avocados and anacondas to zombies and zebras (dressed like ghosts)."--

Jul 22, 2017
If sharks disappeared by Williams, Lily, author, illustrator. If sharks disappeared

"A nonfiction picture book tracing the repercussions of what would happen if sharks disappeared from our planet"--

Jul 22, 2017
I like the farm by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer. I like the farm

Jul 22, 2017
A hundred billion trillion stars by Fishman, Seth, author. A hundred billion trillion stars

"A look at the numbers that surround us, big and small, on earth and in outer space."--

Jul 22, 2017
How to Survive As a Firefly by Foote, Kristen/ Salcedo, Erica (ILT) How to Survive As a Firefly

Jul 22, 2017
How to do homework without throwing up by Romain, Trevor, author. How to do homework without throwing up

"Book for kids that provides specific tips for starting, doing, and finishing homework. The book teaches kids how to manage their homework, explains the benefits of doing homework, and includes information about homework distractions, including social media and electronic devices"--

Jul 22, 2017
How to be a scientist by Mould, Steve, 1978- author. How to be a scientist

Provides step-by-step instructions for over forty science experiments examining the human body, the Earth, the natural world, and the properties of space. Also includes stories about famous scientists and pages explaining the science behind the activities.

Jul 22, 2017
Hot Wheels by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Hot Wheels

"Engaging images accompany information about Hot Wheels. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Jul 22, 2017
Homes Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Homes Around the World

Jul 22, 2017
Grow happy by Lasser, Jon (Psychology professor), author. Grow happy

"Grow Happy is a gentle narrative about how the main character, Kiko, cultivates happiness. The story provides a metaphor that compares the cultivation of a garden to the nurturing of happiness"--

Jul 22, 2017
The Gross Cookbook - Awesome Recipes for Deceptively Disgusting Treats Kids Can Make by Tee, Susanna The Gross Cookbook - Awesome Recipes for Deceptively Disgusting Treats Kids Can Make

Jul 22, 2017
The Great Pyramid - palace for the dead by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. The Great Pyramid - palace for the dead

Examines how the Great Pyramid was built with information about the workers, the craftsmanship, and the robots used today to uncover more secrets.

Jul 22, 2017
The Good Fight - the Feuds of the Founding Fathers (and How they Shaped the Nation) by Quirk, Anne, author. The Good Fight - the Feuds of the Founding Fathers (and How they Shaped the Nation)

Jul 22, 2017
Going camping by Rober, Harold T., author. Going camping

Discusses the equipment, skills, activities, and ethics of camping.

Jul 22, 2017
God's smuggler by Andrew, Brother, author. God's smuggler

Millions have been awed by this riveting true-life spy story of a Dutch factory worker going undercover to take Bibles behind closed borders. Let this captivating illustrated edition for readers ages 9 to 12 introduce the young people in your life to one of the heroes of the faith--and the miraculous ways in which God leads those who follow his heart.

Jul 22, 2017
Gloss, floss, and wash - DIY crafts and recipes for a fresh face and teeth by Andrus, Aubre, author. Gloss, floss, and wash - DIY crafts and recipes for a fresh face and teeth

Jul 22, 2017
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures - The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Mosca, Julia Finley/ Rieley, Daniel (ILT) The Girl Who Thought in Pictures - The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin

Jul 22, 2017
Geology lab for kids - 52 projects to explore rocks, gems, geodes, crystals, fossils, and other wonders of the earth's surface by Romaine, Garret, author. Geology lab for kids - 52 projects to explore rocks, gems, geodes, crystals, fossils, and other wonders of the earth's surface

"Geology Lab for Kids features 52 simple, inexpensive, and fun experiments that explore the Earth's surface, structure, and processes. This family-friendly guide explores the wonders of geology, such as the formation of crystals and fossils, the layers of the Earth's crust, and how layers of rock reveal a record of time." -- From back cover.

Jul 22, 2017
Geology is a piece of cake by Coppens, Katie, 1979- author. Geology is a piece of cake

An introduction to geology of the Earth discusses the different types of rocks, the rock cycle, and plate tectonics, using cake as a model to explain the various concepts.

Jul 22, 2017
Fun With Fidget Spinners - 50 Super Cool Tricks & Activities by King, David/ Weeber, Katie/ Dorsey, Colleen Fun With Fidget Spinners - 50 Super Cool Tricks & Activities

Jul 22, 2017
Full moon lore by Wahi, Ellen, 1941- Full moon lore

Each month is described using a phrase based on the moon.

Jul 22, 2017
The founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. The founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War

Describes some of the creative and subversive tactics the United States used to win the Revolutionary War, including sending secret messages, using invisible ink, and devloping ciphers.

Jul 22, 2017
Fossil by Taylor, Paul D., author. Fossil

Discover what fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants tell us about the distant past.

Jul 22, 2017
Forgotten Bible stories by McAllister, Margaret (Margaret I.), author. Forgotten Bible stories

An elegantly illustrated collection of thirteen lesser-known Bible stories. Margaret McAllister imaginatively retells these tales of often-forgotten people, specially chosen for their care and compassion towards the vulnerable, and their (sometimes unexpected) strength of character.

Jul 22, 2017
The Football Fanbook - Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-All by Gramling, Gary/ Sports Illustrated Kids (COR) The Football Fanbook - Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-All

Jul 22, 2017
Food Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Food Around the World

Jul 22, 2017
Fly Guy presents - castles by Arnold, Tedd, author. Fly Guy presents - castles

"On their latest field trip, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about castles: from drawbridges and dungeons to kings, queens, and knights! There are humorous illustrations and engaging photographs throughout"--www.bibz.com.

Jul 22, 2017
Fierce predators by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Fierce predators

Jul 22, 2017
Fearless food - allergy-free recipes for kids by Jorgensen, Katrina, author. Fearless food - allergy-free recipes for kids

Presents easy-to-make recipes for children with food allergies, including breakfasts, desserts, and snacks.

Jul 22, 2017
Fantastic flowers by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator. Fantastic flowers

An introduction for young readers to a range of unusual flowers provides each flower's common and scientific names, native range, the insects that pollinate them, and an explanation of the pollination process.

Jul 22, 2017
Families around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author. Families around the world

Children from fourteen countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa introduce themselves, their families, and their everyday lives, in a book that also discusses the idea of family and invites readers to describe their own.

Jul 22, 2017
Explorers, presidents, and toilets by Gutman, Dan, author. Explorers, presidents, and toilets

Presents a treasury of facts and stories from U.S. history, including that the word "independence" does not appear in the Declaration of Independence and that World War I soldiers used glowworms to help them see at night.

Jul 22, 2017
The emoji encyclopedia by Evans, Cordelia, author. The emoji encyclopedia

"Now you can revisit the Emojis from the movie in this full-color guide! Meet them, then take a tour of Textopolis and swing by Hi-Five's place for a sampling of some of his funniest jokes. Learn the basics of coding from Jailbreak. (Just make sure you avoid the Anti-Virus Bots!) Finally Gene will help you discover which Emoji you're most like--are you a Meh? Or maybe you're more of a Flamenco Dancer? Either way, you won't want to miss this awesome guidebook that's packed with quizzes, jokes, an

Jul 22, 2017
The egg by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator. The egg

"Since the beginning of time the egg has been an object of fascination to humankind. It has been worshipped in religion and mythology as the source of all life around the world."

Jul 22, 2017
The Earth book by Litton, Jonathan, author. The Earth book

Explore the incredible place we call home! Marvel at the physical planet, learn how the weather works, meet some of the most influential people from the past and present, and much more. Examine every corner of the Earth, from outer space to underground and from the Maasai Steppe to Manhattan.

Jul 22, 2017
Don't read this book before bed! / Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories by Claybourne, Anna, author. Don't read this book before bed! / Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories

Jul 22, 2017
Don't bug the insects - fascinating facts about nature's most misunderstood creatures by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986- author. Don't bug the insects - fascinating facts about nature's most misunderstood creatures

Describes some of the benefits insects offer to the environment, from eating decaying matter and controlling harmful plant and animal populations to creating textiles and providing nourishment to many different species.

Jul 22, 2017
Dinosaurs! by Stein, Lori, author. Dinosaurs!

Presents facts about dinosaurs, covering their anatomy, eating behavior, and extinction.

Jul 22, 2017
Dinosaur! - dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric creatures as you've never seen them before by Woodward, John, 1954- author. Dinosaur! - dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric creatures as you've never seen them before

Profiles a range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal species from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Eras, featuring such animals as allosaurus, diplodocus, and mosasaurus.

Jul 22, 2017
Dino records - the most amazing prehistoric creatures ever to have lived on earth! by Agresta, Jen, author. Dino records - the most amazing prehistoric creatures ever to have lived on earth!

"Complete reference of dinosaurs for young readers."--

Jul 22, 2017
Deadly animals by Claybourne, Anna, author. Deadly animals

Describes animals and insects that are capable of aggression and other potentially deadly behaviors, including the brown bear, mosquito, safari ant, and mountain lion.

Jul 22, 2017
Danza! - Amalia Hernández and el Ballet Folklórico de Mexico by Tonatiuh, Duncan, author. Danza! - Amalia Hernández and el Ballet Folklórico de Mexico

"Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernandez, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. Published in time for the 100th anniversary of Hernandez's birth, Danza! is the first picture book about thefamous dancer and choreographer. Danza! is a celebration of Hernandez's life and of the rich history of dance in Mexico. As a child, Amalia always thought she would grow up to be a teacher, until she saw a performance of dancers in her town squar

Jul 22, 2017
Curious Jane - science + design + engineering for inquisitive girls by Curious Jane - science + design + engineering for inquisitive girls

Provides imaginative projects for girls who love to tinker and create, including such creations as washi tape frames, mini catapults, invisible ink, and watercolor pillows.

Jul 22, 2017
Curious about ice cream by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. Curious about ice cream

Explores ice cream's history and origins, in a volume complemented by artifact and historical photographs.

Jul 22, 2017
Cricket in the thicket - poems about bugs by Murray, Carol, author. Cricket in the thicket - poems about bugs

"Poetry about cool insects with accompanying fascinating facts"--

Jul 22, 2017
Coyotes by Hansen, Grace, author. Coyotes

Provides information about coyotes, what they eat, their preferred habitats, and other facts. --

Jul 22, 2017
Cleaning water by Olien, Rebecca, author. Cleaning water

"Describes how cities treat freshwater so that it is safe to drink"--

Jul 22, 2017
Clay lab for kids - 52 projects to make, model, and mold with air-dry, polymer, and homemade clay by Stephens, Cassie, author. Clay lab for kids - 52 projects to make, model, and mold with air-dry, polymer, and homemade clay

"Nashville art teacher Cassie Stephens makes clay a focus of her elementary school classes with amazing results. In Clay Lab for Kids she shares 52 creative hands-on projects."--

Jul 22, 2017
Chomp! - fierce facts about the bite force, crushing jaws, and mighty teeth of Earth's champion chewers by Barr, Brady, 1963- author. Chomp! - fierce facts about the bite force, crushing jaws, and mighty teeth of Earth's champion chewers

Profiles animals with distinct bites, offering information on how differing teeth, jaws, and biting mechanics enable different species to eat, fight, and survive.

Jul 22, 2017
A child's garden of verses by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, author. A child's garden of verses

A collection of poems evoking the world and feelings of childhood.

Jul 22, 2017
Children Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Children Around the World

Jul 22, 2017
Chef Roy Choi and the street food remix by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author. Chef Roy Choi and the street food remix

Describes the popular street cook's life, including working in his family's restaurant as a child, figuring out what he wanted to do with his life, and his success with his food truck and restaurant.

Jul 22, 2017
Cam Newton - football star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Cam Newton - football star

Describes the life and career of the Panthers star, covering his youth, time in college, and Super Bowl appearance.

Jul 22, 2017
Bull shark by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Bull shark

Jul 22, 2017
Bugs! by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Bugs!

Presents facts about insects, covering their anatomy, senses, eating behavior, and reproduction.

Jul 22, 2017
Bugs by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author. Bugs

Jul 22, 2017
A brief illustrated history of life on Earth by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. A brief illustrated history of life on Earth

Jul 22, 2017
A brief illustrated history of exploration by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. A brief illustrated history of exploration

Jul 22, 2017
A brief illustrated history of art by West, David, 1956- author. A brief illustrated history of art

Jul 22, 2017
The book of chocolate - the amazing story of the world's favorite candy by Newquist, H. P. (Harvey P.), author. The book of chocolate - the amazing story of the world's favorite candy

Jul 22, 2017
Birthdays around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author. Birthdays around the world

"Every child in the world has a birthday. But how children celebrate this occasion depends on where they live. In this latest addition to the Around the World series, award-winning author Margriet Ruurs explores the fascinating ways that children experience birthdays. You'll meet fourteen kids from different countries, each celebrating a birthday according to their local traditions. Bram from Belgium never gets to sleep in on his birthday - his family wakes him up by clanging pots and pans. For

Jul 22, 2017
Big book of who - baseball by Bechtel, Mark, author. Big book of who - baseball

Highlights the careers of notable baseball players, including Josh Gibson, Jose Fernandez, Yogi Berra, Manny Ramirez, and Babe Ruth, dividing them into such categories as record breakers, prime pitchers, and cool characters.

Jul 22, 2017
The big book of beasts by Zommer, Yuval, author, illustrator. The big book of beasts

An animal fact book includes trivia on creatures from around the world, detailing their behaviors, physical characteristics, and life cycles.

Jul 22, 2017
Bet you didn't know - fascinating, far-out, fun-tastic facts!. by National Geographic Society (U. S.) Bet you didn't know - fascinating, far-out, fun-tastic facts!.

Jul 22, 2017
Beauty and the Beast by Rylant, Cynthia, author. Beauty and the Beast

Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

Jul 22, 2017
Beauty and the Beak - How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle by Rose, Deborah Lee/ Veltkamp, Jane Beauty and the Beak - How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle

Jul 22, 2017
A bear's life by McAllister, Ian, 1969- author, photographer. A bear's life

"This nonfiction picture book is full of stunning wildlife photographs of the bears of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia."--

Jul 22, 2017
Bearded dragon by Reed, Cristie, author. Bearded dragon

Presents information about bearded dragons, including their size, playful personality, and good temperament which make bearded dragons one of the most popular reptiles to keep as pets.

Jul 22, 2017
Barbie by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Barbie

"Engaging images accompany information about Barbie. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Jul 22, 2017
Astronaut in training by Clay, Kathryn, author. Astronaut in training

Jul 22, 2017
Animal heroes - the wolves, camels, elephants, dogs, cats, horses, penguins, dolphins, and other remarkable animals that proved they are man's best friend by Moberg, Julia, author. Animal heroes - the wolves, camels, elephants, dogs, cats, horses, penguins, dolphins, and other remarkable animals that proved they are man's best friend

Offers forty-one true stories about animals who have rescued people, prevented disasters, and served humans throughout history.

Jul 22, 2017
And so it goes by Valdivia, Paloma. And so it goes

Jul 22, 2017
The ancient Greeks by Greenberg, Imogen, author. The ancient Greeks

"Who were the ancient Greeks? How did they become brilliant philosophers and mathematicians? What happened at the first Olympic Games? And what was daily life like in ancient Greece? Find out in this fact-filled book, with a map and timeline that make 3,000 years of history visible at a glance"--Back cover.

Jul 22, 2017
Ancient animals - plesiosaur by Thomson, Sarah L., author. Ancient animals - plesiosaur

Describes the physical characteristics and predatory behavior of the ancient reptile which became extinct sixty-five million years ago.

Jul 22, 2017
American Gothic - The Life of Grant Wood by Wood, Susan/ MacDonald, Ross (ILT) American Gothic - The Life of Grant Wood

Jul 22, 2017
American Girl by Green, Sara, 1964- author. American Girl

"Engaging images accompany information about American Girl. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Jul 22, 2017
Amazon adventure - how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest by Montgomery, Sy, author. Amazon adventure - how tiny fish are saving the world's largest rainforest

"Part science, part carnival--this winding adventure down the Amazon River with award-winning author Sy Montgomery and photographer Keith Ellenbogen explores how tiny fish, called piabas, can help preserve not only the rainforest and it's often misunderstood inhabitants, but the fate of our entire environment."--

Jul 22, 2017
Amazing sharks by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Amazing sharks

Provides an overview of sharks, describing key characteristics of such species as the great white shark, blue shark, sand tiger shark, and whale shark.

Jul 22, 2017
Alexandra the Great - the story of the record-breaking filly who ruled the racetrack by Aronson, Deb. Alexandra the Great - the story of the record-breaking filly who ruled the racetrack

Rejected by her mother and nursed by another mare, the little foal grew into a tall, skinny and scruffy filly with paltry muscles. But Rachel Alexandra grew up to become one of the most remarkable racehorses in history. Racing against bigger, stronger males, Rachel Alexandra thrived and went on to win the Preakness, the first filly to do so in 85 years, and the Woodward, a feat never before achieved by a filly. Aronson provide an emotional look at both the humans and horses who pour their hearts

Jul 22, 2017
About habitats - seashores by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author. About habitats - seashores

"An introduction to the seashore habitat, including what seashore are and what kinds of animals and plants live there."--

Jul 22, 2017
Abcs from Space by Voiland, Adam Abcs from Space

Jul 22, 2017
12 tips for managing stress and anxiety by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. 12 tips for managing stress and anxiety

Offers readers 12 tips for managing stress and anxiety, including practicing time management, staying active, and keeping a journal.

Jul 22, 2017