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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez - protecting the environment and indigenous rights by Barghoorn, Linda, author. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez - protecting the environment and indigenous rights

Apr 24, 2017
Tornado terror by Tarshis, Lauren, author. Tornado terror

adapted from back cover.

Apr 24, 2017
Super Bowl records by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Super Bowl records

"Introduces readers to pro football's biggest event, the Super Bowl, and to major records set and broken in 50 championship games"--

Apr 24, 2017
Squirrels by O'Brien, Lindsy, author. Squirrels

"A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of squirrels, including how kits develop, their plant-based diet, threats from predators, and the sturdy, nested habitats of these backyard animals"--

Apr 24, 2017
Sea turtles by Schuetz, Kari, author. Sea turtles

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to sea turtles. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 24, 2017
Real Madrid by Whiting, Jim, 1943- author. Real Madrid

"An elementary introduction to the Spanish soccer team Real Madrid, including a brief history since the team's 1902 founding, its main rival, notable players, and Champions League titles"--

Apr 24, 2017
President Donald Trump by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. President Donald Trump

Describes the life and career of the 45th president of the United States, including his childhood in New York, his business career, and his personal life.

Apr 24, 2017
Otis the owl by Holland, Mary, 1946- author. Otis the owl

"In beautifully detailed photographs, Mary Holland captures the first few months of a baby owl's life. The huge eyes and fluffy feathers will steal the hearts of readers as they learn how barred owl parents ready their young owlets for the big world outside the nest. Follow along as Otis learns to eat, fights with his sister, and prepares for flight."--

Apr 24, 2017
NASA by Rauf, Don, author. NASA

"What do people do at NASA (and in outerspace)? Readers pick from eight different scenarios and experience "next best thing to being there yourself" opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent reaserch"--

Apr 24, 2017
Ludwig van Beethoven by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Ludwig van Beethoven

An introduction of the famous composer born in 1770.

Apr 24, 2017
Liverpool FC by Whiting, Jim, 1943- author. Liverpool FC

"An elementary introduction to the English soccer team Liverpool FC, including a brief history since the team's 1892 founding, its main rivals, notable players, and Champions League titles"--

Apr 24, 2017
Laurie Hernandez - Olympic gymnast by Lajiness, Katie, author. Laurie Hernandez - Olympic gymnast

"Meet Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez! Hernandez's life story is examined from her childhood in New Jersey where she began gymnastics at age five, to the 2015 US Junior Titleon the way to being chosen for the women's gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she won one gold and one silver medal. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--

Apr 24, 2017
Johann Sebastian Bach by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Johann Sebastian Bach

Clever illustrations and story lines give children a light yet realistic overview of this composer's life, style and music.

Apr 24, 2017
Jazz Jennings - voice for LGBTQ youth by Rodger, Ellen, author. Jazz Jennings - voice for LGBTQ youth

"A groundbreaking advocate for transgender youth and LGBTQ rights, Jazz Jennings is one of the first youth to speak publicly about her experiences as a transgender individual. A spokesperson, writer, and public figure, Jazz inspires all people to embrace themselves and be accepting of all people. Overcoming incredible struggles as a young transgender person, Jazz now uses her platform to make a difference in the LGBTQ community. A vocal advocate for equal rights, she co-founded the TransKids Pur

Apr 24, 2017
Iowa - the Hawkeye State by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Iowa - the Hawkeye State

Presents the history, geography, climate, plants and animals, cities, transportation, natural resources, industry, sports, entertainment, and people of Idaho, as well as general facts about the Hawkeye State.

Apr 24, 2017
Indiana - the Hoosier State by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Indiana - the Hoosier State

Presents the history, geography, climate, plants and animals, cities, transportation, natural resources, industry, sports, entertainment, and people of Indiana, as well as general facts about the state.

Apr 24, 2017
Flying robots by Faust, Daniel R., author. Flying robots

"Robotic technology has taken to the skies with the rising use of drones, which are used for entertainment, surveillance, and commercial reasons, among others. This book introduces readers to the history and future of flying robots. Readers will learn about the newest flying robot models and the technology behind them"--Amazon.com.

Apr 24, 2017
Fighting robots by Nagelhout, Ryan, author. Fighting robots

"Introduces readers to the latest technology behind robots that are armored and armed to battle each other"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 24, 2017
Exploring caves by Mis, Melody S. Exploring caves

Introduces caves, describing their characteristics, different types, and the animals that live in them.

Apr 24, 2017
Dog training by Barnes, Julia, 1955- author. Dog training

Apr 24, 2017
Disney Beauty and the Beast. The enchantment by Geron, Eric, author. Disney Beauty and the Beast. The enchantment

"When a selfish prince is cursed to live as a hideous beast, he begins to lose hope for himself and his enchanted staff. That is, until Belle, a smart, brave young woman with a caring heart, enters their lives. Soon a different sort of enchantment sparks, and beauty is found within."--Back cover.

Apr 24, 2017
Catching air - taking the leap with gliding animals by Collard, Sneed B., author. Catching air - taking the leap with gliding animals

Only a select few animals are able to glide long distances through air, but they include an amazing variety-- even a few species of frogs and snakes. Catching Air takes us around the planet to meet these animals and explore why this gravity-defying talent has evolved in animals, amphibians, and reptiles.

Apr 24, 2017
The youngest marcher - the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist by Levinson, Cynthia, author. The youngest marcher - the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist

Presents the life of nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks who became the youngest known child to be arrested for picketing against Birmingham segregation practices in 1963.

Apr 26, 2017
Wolf Island by McAllister, Ian, 1969- author. Wolf Island

"This nonfiction picture book is illustrated with stunning wildlife photographs and tells the story of a lone wolf who swims to an island in the Great Bear Rainforest."--

Apr 26, 2017
Who was Princess Diana? by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Who was Princess Diana?

"A shy twenty-year-old girl stepped out of a horse-drawn coach and into the world spotlight, capturing the imagination of millions as a real life fairytale princess. Although the storybook marriage didn't have a happy ending, Diana learned to use her fame as a way to champion charitable causes near to her heart. She became the People's Princess by humanizing the image of the royal family and showing care and concern for all people, including the homeless, the sick, and others in need"--

Apr 26, 2017
When Jackie saved Grand Central - the true story of Jacqueline Kennedy's fight for an American icon by Wing, Natasha, author. When Jackie saved Grand Central - the true story of Jacqueline Kennedy's fight for an American icon

The little-known true story of Jackie Kennedy's role in saving New York City's Grand Central Terminal is revealed in this dramatic and beautiful picture book.

Apr 26, 2017
When God made you by Turner, Matthew Paul, 1973- author. When God made you

From early on, children are looking to discover their place in the world and longing to understand how their personalities, traits, and talents fit in. The assurance that they are deeply loved and a unique creation in our big universe is certain to help them spread their wings and fly. Through playful, charming rhyme and vivid, fantastical illustrations, When God Made You inspires young readers to learn about their own special gifts and how they fit into God's divine plan as they grow, explore,

Apr 26, 2017
What's Your Favorite Color? by Carle, Eric What's Your Favorite Color?

Apr 26, 2017
What a waste! - where does garbage go? by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author. What a waste! - where does garbage go?

"What a Waste! explores the problem of garbage and how humans have dealt with it from prehistory to modern times. Topics include how archaeologists study ancient garbage; the growth of consumer culture and disposability; food waste; the environmental effects of garbage; "problem" garbage like electronic and toxic waste; sewage and dead bodies; and garbage in the oceans and in space. Sidebars highlight people and organizations around the world who are making efforts to reduce or reuse waste."--

Apr 26, 2017
Weird but true - human body - 300 outrageous facts about your awesome anatomy. by Weird but true - human body - 300 outrageous facts about your awesome anatomy.

Interesting and little known facts about the human body intended for kids. --

Apr 26, 2017
Washington - the Evergreen State by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Washington - the Evergreen State

Presents the history, geography, climate, plants and animals, cities, transportation, natural resources, industry, sports, entertainment, and people of Washington, as well as general facts about the state.

Apr 26, 2017
Vegetables by McMullen, Gemma, author. Vegetables

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2017
Vaccine innovators Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering by Wood, Susan, 1965- author. Vaccine innovators Pearl Kendrick and Grace Eldering

Apr 26, 2017
The Underground Railroad - navigate the journey from slavery to freedom by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author. The Underground Railroad - navigate the journey from slavery to freedom

"The Underground Railroad was a [19th century] network of secret routes and safe houses operated by conductors and station masters, both black and white. Readers follow true stories of enslaved people who braved patrols, the wilderness, hunger, and their own fear in a quest for freedom"--Amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2017
Ultimate explorer guide - explore, discover, and create your own adventures with real National Geographic explorers by Honovich, Nancy, author. Ultimate explorer guide - explore, discover, and create your own adventures with real National Geographic explorers

Apr 26, 2017
Thunder underground by Yolen, Jane, author. Thunder underground

A collection of poems explores the wonder underground, from animal burrows and subways to caves and magma.

Apr 26, 2017
This book stinks! - gross garbage, rotten rubbish, and the science of trash by Flynn, Sarah Wassner, author. This book stinks! - gross garbage, rotten rubbish, and the science of trash

Apr 26, 2017
The story of Charles Atlas, strong man by McCarthy, Meghan. The story of Charles Atlas, strong man

Simple text and illustrations present the life of fitness legend Charles Atlas.

Apr 26, 2017
Stingrays by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Stingrays

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to stingrays. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 26, 2017
Stems by Hansen, Grace, author. Stems

A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing stems and explaining their anatomy and how they help the plants they hold up. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning about stems even simpler!

Apr 26, 2017
Starchy foods by McMullen, Gemma, author. Starchy foods

The Healthy Eating series explores each of the main food groups in a fun and informative way. Young readers will learn where food comes from and which foods are best for their bodies.

Apr 26, 2017
Snail-snaily-snails by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. Snail-snaily-snails

Introduces the world of snails, sharing key characteristics while explaining how they are regarded as both a pest and a delicacy.

Apr 26, 2017
The skydiving beavers - a true tale by Wood, Susan, 1965- author. The skydiving beavers - a true tale

Just after World War II, the people of McCall, Idaho, found themselves with a problem on their hands. McCall was a lovely resort community in Idaho's backcountry with mountain views, a sparkling lake, and plenty of forests. People rushed to build roads and homes there to enjoy the year-round outdoor activities. It was a beautiful place to live. And not just for humans. For centuries, beavers had made the region their home. But what's good for beavers is not necessarily good for humans, and vice

Apr 26, 2017
Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire - a math adventure by Neuschwander, Cindy, author. Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire - a math adventure

Sir Cumference and Lady Di discover "Fracton numbers" while purchasing cloth and cheese at the Fracton Faire. While twofourths may seem like the same as one-half, in truth it denotes two parts of one-half, or two quarters of the whole. But the real mystery is the fact that items at the fair keep disappearing, and Sir C, Lady Di, and the Earl of Fracton must set a numeric trap for the thief, teaching an important lesson along the way about the comparative size of fractions. Puns--both literal and

Apr 26, 2017
Seafood by Squire, Ann, author. Seafood

"This book explains how seafood is raised, harvested, and processed. It also explores the pros and cons of fish farming and fishing in the wild"--

Apr 26, 2017
Sea stars by Pettiford, Rebecca. Sea stars

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to sea stars. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 26, 2017
The rock maiden - a Chinese tale of love and loyalty by Yim, Natasha, author. The rock maiden - a Chinese tale of love and loyalty

When her husband goes missing, a new mother pleads with Tin Hau, the patron goddess of fisherman, for help.

Apr 26, 2017
Robins by Riggs, Kate, author. Robins

"A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of robins, including how fledglings develop, their varied diet, threats from predators, and the treetop habitats of these backyard animals"--

Apr 26, 2017
Rhino in the house - the true story of saving Samia by Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator. Rhino in the house - the true story of saving Samia

"This is a nonfiction picture book for young children. It tells the true story of Anna Merz, a wildlife protector in Africa, and Samia, a black rhinoceros she saved after it was abandoned by its mother."--

Apr 26, 2017
Remarkable plants by Probst, Jeff, 1962- author. Remarkable plants

"Challenge yourself to discover the world's most remarkable plants! From the biggest trees to the deadliest fungus and everything in between, find out all the fascinating facts about the plants that surround us with the Emmy Award-winning host of Survivor and New York Times bestselling author, Jeff Probst! Features quizzes, trivia, facts, and incredible stories that will shock and amaze!"--

Apr 26, 2017
A refugee's journey from Syria by Mason, Helen, 1950- author. A refugee's journey from Syria

Five-year-old Roj's home is bombed during the civil war that has been raging in his homeland of Syria. He and his family are forced to flee the country secretly by boat, and they end up in a camp for refugees in Europe. Interspersed with facts about Syria and its people, this narrative tells a story common to many refugees fleeing the country. The book looks at the efforts being made around the world to assist the millions of refugees. Readers are encouraged to consider how they can help refugee

Apr 26, 2017
Princess Sophie and the six swans - a tale from the Brothers Grimm by Jacobs, Kim, 1955- author, illustrator. Princess Sophie and the six swans - a tale from the Brothers Grimm

A king's daughter undertakes a difficult task to rescue her six brothers from the enchantment imposed on them by their wicked stepmother.

Apr 26, 2017
PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year

A Chinese-American girl learns how to properly celebrate Chinese New Year when her grandmother from China visits and shows her what to do and what not to do.

Apr 26, 2017
People that changed the course of history - the story of John Quincy Adams 250 years after his birth by Huddleston, Edward Cody, 1993- author. People that changed the course of history - the story of John Quincy Adams 250 years after his birth

Apr 26, 2017
Parakeets by Smith, Catherine, 1962- author. Parakeets

Discusses choosing and caring for pet parakeets, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 26, 2017
Out of wonder - poems celebrating poets by Alexander, Kwame, author. Out of wonder - poems celebrating poets

Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree offer a glorious, lyrical ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder. Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award-winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, present original poems that pay homage to twenty famed poets who have made the authors' hearts sing and their minds wonder. Stunning mixed-media images by Ekua Holmes, winner of a Caldecott Honor and a John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator

Apr 26, 2017
Octopuses by Leaf, Christina, author. Octopuses

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to octopuses. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 26, 2017
Oasis of the Seas by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Oasis of the Seas

"A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of one of the world's largest passenger ships, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Oasis of the Seas"--

Apr 26, 2017
Noah Webster's fighting words by Maurer, Tracy, 1965- author. Noah Webster's fighting words

Describes the life and times of the man made famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language.

Apr 26, 2017
The new ocean - how life is changing in tomorrow's sea by Barnard, Bryn. The new ocean - how life is changing in tomorrow's sea

Apr 26, 2017
My first baby signs by Conigliaro, Phil, artist. My first baby signs

Simple sign language is a proven bridge between baby talk and first English, and here's the clearest way to learn it. With pull tabs that demonstrate exactly how to make each sign, My First Baby Signs teaches parents and babies eight essential words: "all done," "milk," "eat," "more," "thank you," "bath," "help," and "bed." Just pull the tab, point to the moving sign, and say the word. Your baby will be signing in no time.

Apr 26, 2017
Motor girls - how women took the wheel and drove boldly into the twentieth century by Macy, Sue, author. Motor girls - how women took the wheel and drove boldly into the twentieth century

Presents the first generation of female motorists who drove cars for fun, profit, and to make a statement about the evolving role of women.

Apr 26, 2017
Monster fish! - true stories of adventures with animals by Hogan, Zeb, author. Monster fish! - true stories of adventures with animals

Collects three adventures in saving freshwater giants, including "Monster of the Mekong," in which Zeb Hogan shares his search for the giant catfish found in the Mekong River.

Apr 26, 2017
Moles by Riggs, Kate, author. Moles

Describes moles and their diet, habitat, and unique characteristics, such as their ability to breathe underground.

Apr 26, 2017
Milk & dairy products by McMullen, Gemma, author. Milk & dairy products

Each book explores one of the food groups. Learn where food comes from and how each group affects the body.

Apr 26, 2017
Milk by Squire, Ann, author. Milk

Apr 26, 2017
Military by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author. Military

"What do people do in the military? Readers pick from eight different scenarios and experience "next best thing to being there yourself" opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent research."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 26, 2017
Mice by Riggs, Kate, author. Mice

"A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of mice, including how pinkies develop, their plant-based diet, threats from predators, and the woodsy habitats of these backyard animals"--

Apr 26, 2017
A math journey through extreme sports by Koll, Hilary, author. A math journey through extreme sports

"Fun pictograms and infographics about extreme sports make learning about math topics such as ratios, area, percentages, averages, and angles easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with scenarios in a number of extreme sports and use their mathematical skills while skyrunning, BASE jumping, ziplining, ice climbing, and racing motocross. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills"--

Apr 26, 2017
Maglev trains by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Maglev trains

Examines the science behind maglev trains and the promise they represent for high speed travel.

Apr 26, 2017
Lines, bars and circles - how William Playfair invented graphs by Becker, Helaine, author. Lines, bars and circles - how William Playfair invented graphs

"Born in Scotland more than 250 years ago, William Playfair was a dreamer who ?saw the world differently from other people.? Unfortunately, this difference sometimes got in the way of his success. Early on, as he attempted to apply his unique perspective to a series of career opportunities in order to gain ?riches! fame! glory!? he instead suffered one failure after another. Then, while writing a book about economics, Will's innovative vision inspired an idea that would set him apart: he created

Apr 26, 2017
Lighter than air - Sophie Blanchard, the first woman pilot by Smith, Matthew Clark, 1982- author. Lighter than air - Sophie Blanchard, the first woman pilot

Shares the life of the first female to work as a professional balloonist, making more than sixty ascents until 1819, she became the first woman to die in an aviation accident.

Apr 26, 2017
Leaves by Hansen, Grace, author. Leaves

"A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing leaves and explaining their anatomy and how they make food for plants. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning the important jobs of leaves even simpler!"--

Apr 26, 2017
Lasers by Bow, James, author. Lasers

Examines the science behind lasers and explores all the ways that they are used.

Apr 26, 2017
Kitchen science lab for kids - 52 family- friendly experiments from around the house by Heinecke, Liz Lee, author. Kitchen science lab for kids - 52 family- friendly experiments from around the house

At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity, and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own kitchen, it's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of science experiments using everyday ingredients. Hands-On Family: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids offers 52 science activities for families to do together. The experiments can be used as individual projects, for parties, or as educational activities groups. Kitchen Science Lab for Kids will tempt

Apr 26, 2017
Keep a pocket in your poem - classic poems and playful parodies by Lewis, J. Patrick, author, editor. Keep a pocket in your poem - classic poems and playful parodies

Thirteen classic poems by poets such as Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, and David McCord are paired with parodies written by J. Patrick Lewis that honor and play off of the original poems in a range of ways.

Apr 26, 2017
Karl, get out of the garden! - Carolus Linnaeus and the naming of everything by Sanchez, Anita, 1956- author. Karl, get out of the garden! - Carolus Linnaeus and the naming of everything

Presents the life of the eighteenth-century Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus, who devised the modern classification system for naming plants and animals.

Apr 26, 2017
John Deere, that's who! by Maurer, Tracy, 1965- author. John Deere, that's who!

Tells the story of the young blacksmith, John Deere, who changed farming forever with the invention of the steel plow.

Apr 26, 2017
Jack London and the Klondike gold rush by Lourie, Peter, author. Jack London and the Klondike gold rush

"A middle grade biography of Jack London that sheds light on how he drew upon adventure and life experience to create works of literature"--

Apr 26, 2017
The invention of the transistor by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- The invention of the transistor

Apr 26, 2017
The invention of the cotton gin by Bethea, Nikole Brooks. The invention of the cotton gin

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the cotton gin. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research. -- amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2017
The invention of the atomic bomb by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. The invention of the atomic bomb

Looks at the development of the atomic bomb and the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, describing the events that led up to the bombings and the technology that was involved.

Apr 26, 2017
The invention of the airplane by Hutchison, Patricia, author. The invention of the airplane

Looks at the development of the first flying machine powered by an engine and controlled by a pilot.

Apr 26, 2017
I have cerebral palsy by Springer, Mary Beth, author. I have cerebral palsy

PERSONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES: BODY & HEALTH (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Meet Sydney, a girl who likes the same things other kids doriding her bike, playing baseball, and hanging out with her friends. Sydney also has cerebral palsy, which makes walking, talking, and using her hands difficult. Sydney shares her first hand account of life with cerebral palsy in I Have Cerebral Palsy so that others can understand what her life is like. Most importantly, Sydney wants her story to help other kids feel more co

Apr 26, 2017
Honeybees by Esbaum, Jill, author. Honeybees

In this book, curious little kids will learn all about the bustling world of honeybees and the important role they play in our delicate ecosystem.

Apr 26, 2017
Hamsters by McBride, Anne, author. Hamsters

Discusses choosing and caring for pet hamsters, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 26, 2017
Green Berets by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Green Berets

Engaging text explores the Green Berets history, key missions, role in the US military, major accomplishments, required training, weapons, gear, technology, and other fascinating information. The requirements needed to become a Green Beret, training such as the five phases of Special Forces Qualification Course, the life of a Green Beret, and cutting-edge technology and weapons are covered.

Apr 26, 2017
Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Hunt, Santana, author. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

People have inhabited the Great Smoky Mountains for thousands of years. The area was once a part of the Cherokee Nation and later farmed and logged by white settlers. Today, a good portion of this part of the Appalachian Mountains is protected as Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Through full-color photographs, readers travel to the heights of Clingmans Dome and around the hundreds of miles of hiking trails that wind through the park. An introduction to the history of the park is accompanied

Apr 26, 2017
Grains and cereals by Squire, Ann, author. Grains and cereals

"This book explains how grains are grown, harvested, and processed. It also explores the debate around genetically modified crops"--

Apr 26, 2017
Gorillas by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Gorillas

"Find out why gorillas are in danger of dying out, what effect these animals have on the environment, and what people are doing to save them from extinction"--

Apr 26, 2017
Goldfish by Cozier, Carl, author. Goldfish

Discusses choosing and caring for pet goldfish, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 26, 2017
GMOs by Colson, Mary, author. GMOs

Explains what genetically modified organisms are, and how biotechnology could potentially be used in farming, animal breeding, and medicine.

Apr 26, 2017
Give bees a chance by Barton, Bethany, 1982- author, illustrator. Give bees a chance

"In this nonfiction picture book an enthusiastic bee-loving narrator tries to convince a bee-phobic friend that our fuzzy, flying neighbors are our friends--we should all give bees a chance!"--

Apr 26, 2017
Freedom over me - eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life by Bryan, Ashley, author, illustrator. Freedom over me - eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

"Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"--

Apr 26, 2017
Flickr by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- author. Flickr

"This title examines Flickr, the photo-sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Flickr operates, and its impact on society. Key components such as Editing, Tagging, and Camera Roll are also explored"--Amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2017
Ferrets by McBride, Anne, author. Ferrets

Discusses choosing and caring for pet ferrets, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 26, 2017
Feathers and hair - what animals wear by Ward, Jennifer, 1963- author. Feathers and hair - what animals wear

Explores through illustrations and descriptive, rhyming text the feathers, fur, skin and hair of different animals and what they reveal about the science behind each animal's physique.

Apr 26, 2017
Fats and sugars by McMullen, Gemma, author. Fats and sugars

Apr 26, 2017
Falcons by Wilson, Emily, 1987- Falcons

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of falcons.

Apr 26, 2017
Eli Whitney and the Industrial Revolution by Niver, Heather Moore, author. Eli Whitney and the Industrial Revolution

Profiles the life and achievements of the inventor whose creation of the cotton gin, as well as a machine that could mass-produce muskets, transformed the American economy and greatly influenced manufacturing.

Apr 26, 2017
Eat up! - an infographic exploration of food by Banyard, Antonia, author. Eat up! - an infographic exploration of food

Apr 26, 2017
Drones by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Drones

Introduces different types of drones; discusses their functions, from providing information and assistance to their use by the military; and considers what the future holds for drone technology.

Apr 26, 2017
Despicable Me 3 Seek and Find by Universal (COR) Despicable Me 3 Seek and Find

Apr 26, 2017
De-extinction - the science of bringing lost species back to life by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. De-extinction - the science of bringing lost species back to life

Explores the pros and cons of de-extinction and the new science that makes it possible.

Apr 26, 2017
The culture of the Qin and Han dynasties of China by Kovacs, Vic, author. The culture of the Qin and Han dynasties of China

"The dynasties of ancient China ruled the country for centuries. The contributions of the leaders and people of this time have a legacy that can still be seen in Chinese culture today. This title begins with background information on China before the Qin conquest and ends with the end of the Han Dynasty in AD 220. Readers learn about life in Chinese cities and the countryside, as well as important social studies topics such as religion, class structure, education, family life, food, and clothing

Apr 26, 2017
The culture of the Mongols by Kovacs, Vic. The culture of the Mongols

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2017
Cruise Ship by Vescia, Monique, author. Cruise Ship

Apr 26, 2017
Creekfinding - a true story by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author. Creekfinding - a true story

"Once upon a time a creek burbled up and tumbled across a prairie valley. It was filled with insects and brook trout that ate them, frogs that chirruped and birds watching for bugs and fish. This is a true story about a man named Mike who went looking for that creek long after it was buried under fields of corn. It is the story of how a creek can be brought back to life, and with it a whole world of nature. In the words of award-winning author Jacqueline Briggs Martin and the enchanting illustra

Apr 26, 2017
Crafts for kids who are wild about polar life by Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948- Crafts for kids who are wild about polar life

Provides instructions for twenty projects featuring arctic animals, such as a penguin pin, harp seal puppet, walrus mask, fuzzy polar bear, and stuffed caribou.

Apr 26, 2017
Chipmunks by O'Brien, Lindsy, author. Chipmunks

"A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of chipmunks, including how pups develop, their plant-based diet, threats from predators, and the burrowed habitats of these backyard animals"--

Apr 26, 2017
Chinese Shar-Peis by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Chinese Shar-Peis

Apr 26, 2017
Cambodia by Sheehan, Sean, 1951- author. Cambodia

Cambodia is a predominantly Buddhist country, with many of its customs and traditions tied to the religion and its beliefs. Readers will uncover the culture and customs of everyday life in Cambodia, and learn about the country’s tumultuous history from its time as a French colony to the communist rule of the Khmer Rouge to present day. Maps highlight the economic and cultural landmarks of Cambodia, and vibrant photographs take readers on a visual journey to this Asian nation. -- Amazon.co

Apr 26, 2017
The building of the Hoover Dam by Ringstad, Arnold, author. The building of the Hoover Dam

Apr 26, 2017
Big cats by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Big cats

Apr 26, 2017
Bears by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Bears

"Find out why many bear species are in danger of dying out, what effect these animals have on the environment, and what people are doing to save them from extinction"--

Apr 26, 2017
Bayern Munich by Whiting, Jim, 1943- author. Bayern Munich

"An elementary introduction to the German soccer team Bayern Munich, including a brief history since the team's 1900 founding, its main rival, notable players, and Champions League titles"--

Apr 26, 2017
Aquarium by Jepson, Lance, author. Aquarium

Discusses choosing and caring for pet fish, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 26, 2017
Ancient Maya culture by Honders, Christine, author. Ancient Maya culture

Readers will learn about the ancient Maya economy, technology, rituals and traditions, family systems, politics, and daily life.

Apr 26, 2017
American Pharoah - Triple Crown champion by Mickle, Shelley Fraser. American Pharoah - Triple Crown champion

Apr 26, 2017
Amazing football - stars, stats and facts by Ryan, Mike, 1974- author. Amazing football - stars, stats and facts

Amazing Football is chock full of the biggest superstars of the NFL, as well as a 10-page primer on the parts of the game that matter most to kids. Players like Aaron Rogers, Russell Wilson and J.J. Watt line the pages of this book because their outstanding gridiron skills have merged with their will to succeed. From backgrounds as diverse as the population of the United States, these all-pros have had to deal with all manner of road blocks to get to the top of the football world. Through advers

Apr 26, 2017
Alice Paul and the fight for women's rights - from the vote to the equal rights amendment by Kops, Deborah, author. Alice Paul and the fight for women's rights - from the vote to the equal rights amendment

Alice Paul reignited the sleepy suffrage moment with dramatic demonstrations and provocative banners. After women won the vote in 1920, Paul wrote the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which would make all the laws that discriminated against women unconstitutional. Paul saw another chance to advance women's rights when the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 began moving through Congress. Kops introduces readers to this relatively unknown leader of the women's movement, and the changing times in which

Apr 26, 2017
Alaska - the Last Frontier by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Alaska - the Last Frontier

Presents the history, geography, climate, plants and animals, cities, transportation, natural resources, industry, sports, entertainment, and people of Alaska, as well as general facts about the state.

Apr 26, 2017
AC Milan by Whiting, Jim, 1943- author. AC Milan

"An elementary introduction to the Italian soccer team AC Milan, including a brief history since the team's 1899 founding, its main rival, notable players, and Champions League titles"--

Apr 26, 2017
3-D printers by Bow, James, author. 3-D printers

Examines 3-D printers, explaining the science behind them, how they are utilized, and their possibilities for the future.

Apr 26, 2017
12 questions about the US Constitution by Conley, Kate A., 1977- author. 12 questions about the US Constitution

Apr 26, 2017
100 things to be when you grow up by Gerry, Lisa, author. 100 things to be when you grow up

"From beekeeper to ice-cream taster, Chief Happiness Officer to Hollywood animal trainer, this book features 100 of the coolest, wackiest, and most amazing jobs out there (and some you never knew existed)! Jam-packed with inspiration, advice from National Geographic explorers, weird-but-true facts, and a heaping sense of wonder, this book will get kids excited about their future and all the amazing possibilities as they prepare to take on the world!" --Back cover.

Apr 26, 2017
A world of pausabilities - an exercise in mindfulness by Sileo, Frank J., 1967- author. A world of pausabilities - an exercise in mindfulness

"Children (and adults) live in a fast-paced, demanding and stressful world. It is often difficult to slow-down our children's minds and bodies. This book was written to teach children to take a pause in their lives, to stop activity, to understand quiet time, and to think about what they are doing and where they are going"--

Apr 27, 2017
Wonder Woman - warrior for justice by Marsham, Liz, author. Wonder Woman - warrior for justice

An introduction to the Amazonian princess on a quest to protect Earth shares information on her superpowers, dangerous enemies, and brave allies.

Apr 27, 2017
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Clever illustrations and story lines give children a light yet realistic overview of this composer's life, style and music.

Apr 27, 2017
Why do families change? - our first talk about separation and divorce by Roberts, Jillian, 1971- author. Why do families change? - our first talk about separation and divorce

"A nonfiction picture book that introduces very young children to the concept of separation and divorce in a resassuring and straightforward way."--

Apr 27, 2017
What's your favorite color? by Carle, Eric, author, illustrator. What's your favorite color?

Fifteen children's book artists, including Lauren Castillo, Frann Preston-Gannon, and Melissa Sweet, share their favorite colors and explain why they love them.

Apr 27, 2017
Total volleyball by Monnig, Alex, author. Total volleyball

Presents the history and tradition of volleyball, covering the sport's biggest names, famous records, and rules.

Apr 27, 2017
Total soccer by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Total soccer

Presents the history and traditions of soccer, highlighting notable players and moments of the sport and sharing tips on strategy, nutrition, and techniques.

Apr 27, 2017
Total lacrosse by Bowker, Paul, 1954- author. Total lacrosse

Presents the history and tradition of lacrosse, covering the sport's biggest names, famous records, and rules.

Apr 27, 2017
Total hockey by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Total hockey

Presents the history and tradition of hockey, covering the sport's biggest names, famous records, and rules.

Apr 27, 2017
Total gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe, author. Total gymnastics

Examines the history and traditions of gymnastics, discusses the different events and judging rules, and introduces major players in the sport.

Apr 27, 2017
Total football by Wilner, Barry, author. Total football

Presents the history and tradition of football, covering the sport's biggest names, famous records, and rules.

Apr 27, 2017
Total basketball by Ervin, Phil, author. Total basketball

Presents the history and tradition of basketball, covering the sport's biggest names, famous records, and rules.

Apr 27, 2017
Total baseball by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Total baseball

Presents the history and tradition of baseball, covering the sport's biggest names, famous records, and rules.

Apr 27, 2017
Tell me about sex, Grandma by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author. Tell me about sex, Grandma

"Patiently forthcoming with lessons your parents redacted, this necessary conversation stresses consent, sex positivity, and the right to be curious about your body. The dialogue focuses on the dynamics of sex, rather than the mechanics, as Grandma reminds readers that sex is not marriage or reproduction, and doesn't look the same for everyone. Instead, each person's sexuality is their very own to discover, explore, and share if they choose. Anastasia Higginbotham's tell stories of children navi

Apr 27, 2017
Survivors club - the true story of a very young prisoner of Auschwitz by Bornstein, Michael, 1940- author. Survivors club - the true story of a very young prisoner of Auschwitz

"The incredible true story of Michael Bornstein--who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from Auschwitz--and of his family"--

Apr 27, 2017
Super Bowl by Kelley, K. C., author. Super Bowl

What do people do at the Super Bowl? Readers pick from eight different scenarios and experience "next best thing to being there yourself" opportunities for interactive career exploration.

Apr 27, 2017
Star Wars - the visual encyclopedia by Barr, Patricia, author. Star Wars - the visual encyclopedia

Presents an illustrated guide to everything Star Wars that incorporates curated photography for hundreds of topics ranging from fashions and food to vehicles and characters.

Apr 27, 2017
Simone Biles by Fishman, Jon M., author. Simone Biles

Simone Biles joined the US women's gymnastics team to compete at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. Along with her teammates, she sailed through her events to claim the gold medal in the team competition for the United States. She also took home three golds and a bronze in the individual events in which she competed. Though Biles follows an intense training routine, her schedule doesn't stop her from having fun. Learn all about her rise to the top in gymnastics, how she

Apr 27, 2017
Simone Biles by Scheff, Matt, author. Simone Biles

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

Apr 27, 2017
Sikhism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Sikhism

Apr 27, 2017
Seeds by Hansen, Grace, author. Seeds

"A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing seeds and explaining their anatomy and how they grow into plants. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning about seeds even simpler!"--

Apr 27, 2017
Rocks, minerals & gems by Callery, Sean, author. Rocks, minerals & gems

This book contains a collection of colorful examples of rocks, minerals, and gems, all clearly identified with color photographs. It includes unusual facts and essential data panels that give geological information and uses.

Apr 27, 2017
Rabbits by McBride, Anne, author. Rabbits

Discusses choosing and caring for pet rabbits, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 27, 2017
Puppies by Barnes, Julia, author. Puppies

Discusses choosing and caring for pet puppies, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 27, 2017
The Powhatan - the past and present of Virginia's first tribes by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971- author. The Powhatan - the past and present of Virginia's first tribes

"Explains Powhatan history and highlights Powhatan life in modern society"--

Apr 27, 2017
The Pokémon cookbook - easy and fun recipes by Kudo, Maki, author. The Pokémon cookbook - easy and fun recipes

Create delicious dishes that look like your favorite Poke´mon characters -- from desserts to pizza -- with more than 35 easy, fun recipes. Make a Poke´mon ball sushi roll, Pikachu ramen or mashed Meowth potatoes for your next party, weekend activity or powered-up lunchbox.

Apr 27, 2017
Pedal power - how one community became the bicycle capital of the world by Drummond, Allan, author. Pedal power - how one community became the bicycle capital of the world

Describes how female activists like Maartje Rutten led protests against the vehicle-laden streets of Amsterdam leading the way for a bicycling movement that is still active in the city today.

Apr 27, 2017
Out of the box by Westing, Jemma, author. Out of the box

Provides step-by-step instructions for creating objects out of such cardboard materials as boxes and tubes, including a zebra mask, a theater, a penguin family, and a pirate ship.

Apr 27, 2017
Opossums after dark by Niver, Heather Moore, author. Opossums after dark

"Describes the life of opossums including their habits, diet, and behavior"--

Apr 27, 2017
Official guide to legendary and mythical Pokémon by Whitehill, Simcha, author. Official guide to legendary and mythical Pokémon

A guide to legendary and mythical-level Poke´mon includes information on each monster's fighting style, origin, and the regions where they can be found.

Apr 27, 2017
The official adventure guide - Ash's quest from Kanto to Kalos by Whitehill, Simcha, author. The official adventure guide - Ash's quest from Kanto to Kalos

Traces the experiences of Poke´mon trainer Ash Ketchum, from his start in Pallet Town through his conflicts with rival Trainers.

Apr 27, 2017
Newton's rainbow - the revolutionary discoveries of a young scientist by Lasky, Kathryn, author. Newton's rainbow - the revolutionary discoveries of a young scientist

"A picture-book biography of young Isaac Newton, who "discovered" gravity, developed calculus, and uncovered the secrets of light and color"--

Apr 27, 2017
The new ocean - how life is changing in tomorrow's sea by Barnard, Bryn. The new ocean - how life is changing in tomorrow's sea

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 27, 2017
National Geographic readers. Buzz, bee! by Szymanski, Jennifer, author. National Geographic readers. Buzz, bee!

Apr 27, 2017
The music of life - Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the piano by Rusch, Elizabeth, author. The music of life - Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the piano

Presents the life of the inventor of the piano, explaining why, how, and when he created the musical instrument.

Apr 27, 2017
Muhammad Ali by Gregory, Josh, author. Muhammad Ali

Apr 27, 2017
Moto and me - my year as a wildcat's foster mom by Eszterhas, Suzi, author, photographer. Moto and me - my year as a wildcat's foster mom

"This is the story of Suzi and her personal rescue and rehabilitation of an orphaned serval cat named Moto. Ultimately, Moto was able to return to the wild because of Suzi's dedication to being the best foster mom she could be - and it wasn't easy! She was camping alone in the bush in Kenya, with very little contact with the outside world. Someone came to her with an orphaned serval cat because they knew she'd be willing and want to help - nobody knew what else to do. Determined to nurse the kit

Apr 27, 2017
Maya Lin - artist-architect of light and lines - designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Harvey, Jeanne Walker, author. Maya Lin - artist-architect of light and lines - designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

"The bold story of Maya Lin, the artist-architect who designed the Vietnam War Memorial"--

Apr 27, 2017
Manchester United by Whiting, Jim, 1943- author. Manchester United

Apr 27, 2017
Long may she wave - the true story of Caroline Pickersgill and her star-spangled creation by Fulton, Kristen, author. Long may she wave - the true story of Caroline Pickersgill and her star-spangled creation

Apr 27, 2017
The Loch Ness monster by Peabody, Erin, author. The Loch Ness monster

"This new nonfiction series looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In The Loch Ness Monster, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, from the famous photograph to the huge "footprints" found by the Loch (both hoaxes!). It also discusses other history about the monster, such as how Nessie became a major figure in

Apr 27, 2017
The Little House book of wisdom by Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957, author. The Little House book of wisdom

In Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote: "Now is now. It can never be a long time ago." And in this collection of quotes, readers can revisit their favorite moments from all nine original Little House books, alongside beautiful black-and-white illustrations. Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House series captured her childhood adventures growing up on the American frontier.

Apr 27, 2017
LeBron James - basketball's king by Nagelhout, Ryan, arthur. LeBron James - basketball's king

Apr 27, 2017
Kittens by Horton-Bussey, Claire, author. Kittens

Discusses choosing, caring for, and training a kitten.

Apr 27, 2017
Just joking gross - 300 hilarious and disgusting jokes, tongue twisters, riddles and more! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell, author. Just joking gross - 300 hilarious and disgusting jokes, tongue twisters, riddles and more!

"Brace yourself for some serious (seriously fun) ickiness! This delightfully disgusting book is a tribute to all kinds of everyday nastiness! Discover yucky jokes, laugh-out-loud lists, kooky knock-knocks, funny puns, strange tongue twisters, and more to share with friends and family. Funny profiles of super-gross animals and weird-but-true science show that grossness is also downright fascinating"--

Apr 27, 2017
Judaism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Judaism

Apr 27, 2017
Islam by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Islam

Apr 27, 2017
Hinduism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Hinduism

Apr 27, 2017
The hawk of the castle - a story of medieval falconry by Smith, Danna, author. The hawk of the castle - a story of medieval falconry

"Join a young girl and her father, the falconer at a medieval castle, as they experience the joys of taking a goshawk out for a training flight. The girl leads readers through all the preparations and equipment needed for the flight -- from falconer's glove to the hawk's hood and bells -- culminating in a dramatic demonstration of the hawk's hunting skills." -- From dust jacket.

Apr 27, 2017
Guinea pigs by McBride, Anne, author. Guinea pigs

Learn about the different varieties of guinea pigs and how to take care of your pet.

Apr 27, 2017
Good night stories for rebel girls - 100 tales of extraordinary women by Favilli, Elena, author. Good night stories for rebel girls - 100 tales of extraordinary women

"To the rebel girls of the world: dream bigger, aim higher, fight harder, and, when in doubt, remember you are right"--Introduction

Apr 27, 2017
Gerbils by Roswell, Jackie, author. Gerbils

Discusses choosing and caring for pet gerbils, including information about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and health requirements.

Apr 27, 2017
Fruits by Hansen, Grace, author. Fruits

"A complicated topic is made easier with this title introducing fruits and explaining their anatomy and how they reproduce. Labeled diagrams and photographs and a glossary will make learning about the growth of fruits even simpler!"--

Apr 27, 2017
Fruit by McMullen, Gemma, author. Fruit

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 27, 2017
Frogs by O'Brien, Lindsy, author. Frogs

"A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of frogs, including how tadpoles develop, their insect diet, threats from predators, and the wet habitats of these backyard animals"--

Apr 27, 2017
Flowers - a guide to familiar American wildflowers by Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1909-1994. Flowers - a guide to familiar American wildflowers

A guide to 200 common American wildflowers, grouped by predominating color.

Apr 27, 2017
Florence Nightingale by Cooke, Tim Florence Nightingale

Apr 27, 2017
FC Barcelona by Whiting, Jim, 1943- author. FC Barcelona

"An elementary introduction to the Spanish soccer team FC Barcelona, including a brief history since the team's 1899 founding, its main rival, notable players, and Champions League titles"--

Apr 27, 2017
Christianity by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Christianity

Apr 27, 2017
Chinese New Year by Ponto, Joanna, author. Chinese New Year

Explains what Chinese New Year is and why it is celebrated.

Apr 27, 2017
Cat's cradle, owl's eyes - a book of string games by Gryski, Camilla. Cat's cradle, owl's eyes - a book of string games

Presents basic information for making string figures and gives step-by-step instructions for more than twenty specific figures.

Apr 27, 2017
Buddhism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Buddhism

Apr 27, 2017
Boys dancing - from school gym to theater stage by Ancona, George, author. Boys dancing - from school gym to theater stage

"Follow four energetic boys as they train for and take the stage in a community dance performance celebrating classic kids' books"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 27, 2017
Bigfoot by Peabody, Erin, author. Bigfoot

"This new nonfiction series looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Bigfoot, readerslearn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, from the famous photograph and video to footprints and other evidence. It also discusses additional history about the monster, such as how Bigfoot became a major figure in popular culture, and how

Apr 27, 2017