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What is hip-hop? by Morse, Eric (Music consultant), author. What is hip-hop?

"In the beginning, there was a beat..." So begins What is Hip-Hop?--a playful guided tour of one of the most revolutionary pop culture movements of the twentieth century. Beginning with block parties in the Bronx, What is Hip-Hop? brings the reader up to the present day, with rhyming verses and engaging 3-D clay illustrations. It's a fun, accessible, and informative read for B-boys and B-girls of all ages. In the follow-up to their acclaimed and beloved hit What Is Punk? author Eric Morse and ar

Sep 26, 2017
Understanding our skeleton by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our skeleton

Bones are the framework of our bodies, but they are much more than that.This book looks at the functions of bones: what they are made of, how they connect to muscles, and how joints work.

Sep 26, 2017
Understanding our head by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our head

"How do our eyes and ears work? What do our noses do? This book explores the anatomy of the human head. From hair and skin down to muscle and bone, find out how each part works, and how it is all controlled by our amazing brain."--

Sep 26, 2017
Shoe dog - a memoir by the creator of Nike by Knight, Philip H., 1938- author. Shoe dog - a memoir by the creator of Nike

"In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight "offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh" (Booklist, starred review), opening up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a brand and company that changed everything. You must forget your limits. It was only when Nike founder Phil Knight got cut from the baseball team as a high school freshman that his

Sep 26, 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"--

Sep 26, 2017
Shaken - fighting to stand strong no matter what comes your way by Tebow, Tim, 1987- author. Shaken - fighting to stand strong no matter what comes your way

Presents information about the author's strong faith, how it allowed him to experience the ups and downs without letting them define him, and advises reader on how they can achieve this type of resilience.

Sep 26, 2017
Schomburg - the man who built a library by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. Schomburg - the man who built a library

Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.

Sep 26, 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"--

Sep 26, 2017
Old MacDonald had a ... zoo? by Trapani, Iza, authors, illustrators. Old MacDonald had a ... zoo?

In this revision of the classic song, Farmer MacDonald finds his farm invaded by a kangaroo, an elephant, and other animals that belong to the zoo, until he rounds them up and takes them back where they belong.

Sep 26, 2017
My first book of Vietnamese words - an ABC rhyming book of Vietnamese language and culture by Tran, Phuoc Thi Minh, 1954- My first book of Vietnamese words - an ABC rhyming book of Vietnamese language and culture

My First Book of Vietnamese Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces Vietnamese language and culture to young children through everyday words. This Vietnamese children's book teaches in a playful way—combining the familiar ABC rhyming structure with vivid illustrations to encourage young children's natural language learning abilities. Words kids use every day in English are joined by words unique to Vietnamese culture to give kids a glimpse of Vietnamese life and to show how, desp

Sep 26, 2017
Imagine that! - how Dr. Seuss wrote The cat in the hat by Sierra, Judy, author. Imagine that! - how Dr. Seuss wrote The cat in the hat

Presents an account of the early career of Ted Geisel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss, describing how he adhered to strict literary guidelines while writing "The Cat in the Hat."

Sep 26, 2017
Homes around the world by Brundle, Joanna, author. Homes around the world

Looks at the diversity of homes around the world. It introduces children to the similarities and differences found in homes in different cultures.

Sep 26, 2017
Food around the world. by Brundle, Joanna. Food around the world.

Learn about the different kinds of food people eat around the world. Read about traditional foods, like Russian borscht and Indian curry. Learn about food and religious festivals, fasting, where people get food, the different ways to eat food, and learn about hunger in the world. A map at the end shows the different countries discussed, from Borneo to USA.

Sep 26, 2017
Earth Day by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Earth Day

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

Sep 26, 2017
Dumpling dreams - how Joyce Chen brought the dumpling from Beijing to Cambridge by Clickard, Carrie (Carrie L.), author. Dumpling dreams - how Joyce Chen brought the dumpling from Beijing to Cambridge

"The story of how Joyce Chen, a girl born in Communist China, immigrated to the United States and popularized Chinese cooking."--

Sep 26, 2017
Children around the world by Brundle, Joanna, author. Children around the world

Learn about the lives of children around the world, including their family life, what they eat, their school uniforms, and what their schooldays are like. Also learn about playtime, home life, pets, and bedtime for children in other countires. A map at the end shows all the countries discussed, from Australia to Vietnam.

Sep 26, 2017
American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood by Wood, Susan, 1965- author. American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood

From humble beginnings sketching Iowa's cornfields and rolling hills as a child, painter Grant Wood (1891-1942) became the father of Regionalism - an artistic movement that celebrated the real-life surroundings of the people. American Gothic is a picture-book biography that explores the birth of the famous painting, the movement that made it possible, and the artist who created it all.

Sep 26, 2017
Zoo scientists to the rescue by Newman, Patricia, 1958- author. Zoo scientists to the rescue

"Go behind the scenes and discover how scientists at three US zoos are helping wild and captive orangutans, black-footed ferrets, and black rhinoceroses."--

Sep 25, 2017
Zigzag zooborns! - zoo baby colors and patterns by Bleiman, Andrew, author. Zigzag zooborns! - zoo baby colors and patterns

"Get to know a whole new herd of zoo babies in this darling picture book about colors and patterns from the creators of ZooBorns.com. Calling all animal enthusiasts! It's time to learn about colors and patterns with a crew of irresistible zoo babies. Featuring adorable animal photos, a zippy text, and a fact-filled glossary, this just might be the cutest concept book ever to hit the shelves!"--

Sep 25, 2017
Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories by Gantos, Jack, author, illustrator. Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories

"Bursting with practical tips and tricks, such as creating actual story-finding maps of your neighborhood, this book will help you build confidence and establish good writing habits as you learn to use a journal to snoop out plots full of action and emotion about yourself, your family, your friends, your neighbors, and your pets. As Jack shows you hot to shape your rough ideas, organize plots, and polish drafts to shiny perfection, he also shares his own missteps - and ultimate success - as a wo

Sep 25, 2017
Witches' brew and other horrifying party foods by Vega, Ali, author. Witches' brew and other horrifying party foods

"It's wiggling, it's bubbling ... it's party food! Readers will love creating the variety of yucky yet yummy party foods that are featured in this cookbook. Do you dare take a bite?"--

Sep 25, 2017
Who was Andrew Jackson? by Yacka, Douglas, author. Who was Andrew Jackson?

Presents a biography of the hero of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 who became the seventh President of the United States.

Sep 25, 2017
Who is Pope Francis? by Spinner, Stephanie, author. Who is Pope Francis?

"Jorge Mario Bergoglio, aka Pope Francis, from Argentina, is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, and the first from the Southern Hemisphere. Since being elected pope he has shown a humbler, less formal approach to his office than his predecessors: a warm style that has been referred to as "no frills." His common touch and accessibility, as well as his insistence that the church be more open and welcoming, has quickly endeared him not only to Roman Catholics but to millions of ot

Sep 25, 2017
Who are Venus and Serena Williams? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Who are Venus and Serena Williams?

Describes the lives and careers and the tennis stars and sisters, discussing their Grand Slam wins, Olympic success, trend-setting, and rivalry.

Sep 25, 2017
White water! by Maloney, Brenna, author. White water!

"From hippo attacks on the Okavango River to Chitina headwaters in Alaska, this chapter book is full of raging rivers and thrilling adventures. With gripping - and TRUE - stories of incredible adventures, extreme excursions, and ultimate survival, White Water! will have you on the edge of your canoe- er seat. Perfect for all readers who love an exciting, real-life, adrenaline-fueled drama"--

Sep 25, 2017
What would happen? by Boyer, Crispin, author. What would happen?

Provides answers to "what would happen if" scenarios, including what would happen if someone got sucked into a black hole, humans could fly, and dinosaurs still existed.

Sep 25, 2017
What is rock and roll? by O'Connor, Jim, author. What is rock and roll?

Looks at the history of rock music, its different styles, and its impact on a generation.

Sep 25, 2017
What Degas saw by Friedman, Samantha, author. What Degas saw

Sep 25, 2017
Weird but true know-it-all - U.S. presidents by DuMont, Brianna, author. Weird but true know-it-all - U.S. presidents

Sep 25, 2017
Weather and natural disasters by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Weather and natural disasters

"Our planet experiences many different kinds of weather, and sometimes it can be extreme. This book looks at all sorts of weather, including devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes, droughts, and blizzards. Readers will learn about the positive and negative effects of weather and how to stay safe during a natural disaster. This book was designed to support the elementary earth science curricula and STEM topics are covered throughout. Rich, accessible text and full-color photographs of t

Sep 25, 2017
The way downtown - adventures in public transit by Gertsberg, Inna, author. The way downtown - adventures in public transit

Sep 25, 2017
Vincent Can't Sleep - Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky by Rosenstock, Barbara/ GrandPre, Mary (ILT) Vincent Can't Sleep - Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky

Sep 25, 2017
Victoria - portrait of a queen by Reef, Catherine, author. Victoria - portrait of a queen

"A biography for teens on Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Her long reign was filled with drama, death, intrigue, and passion, and took place during a time of great transformation, an era that bears the imprint of her personality and values as well as that ofher name--the Victorian period."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
Van Gogh by Venezia, Mike. Van Gogh

Briefly examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century Dutchman who was one of the greatest artists of all time.

Sep 25, 2017
Understanding coding using conditionals by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using conditionals

Explains the concept of conditionals, and introduces readers to the If/Then/Else concept, a way to allow choices in computer programming.

Sep 25, 2017
Understanding coding through simulations by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through simulations

"Simulations help people understand large, complex problems using smaller, simpler models. This book delves into the history and thinking behind simulations. Readers will learn about Georg Leopold von Reiswitz's development of a Kriegsspiel for military training, and other major developments. This volume also gives examples of ways that simulations can be useful, and discusses data sources. A concluding simple simulation will round out the learning experience, and encourage readers to create the

Sep 25, 2017
Understanding coding through debugging by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through debugging

"When computer programming pioneer Admiral Grace Hopper discovered a moth causing problems in a mechanical computer, the term debugging was born. This book explores how fixing programming and hardware problems has developed into a critical process for computer programmers. The text includes case studies and examples of debugging tools. Readers are challenged to review a simple program with a problem, and to locate the bug. This provides young computer programmers the chance to see debugging skil

Sep 25, 2017
U.S. secret service by Larson, Kirsten W. U.S. secret service

"This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a US Secret Service agents, including their work catching counterfeiters and protecting the president of the United States. Describes training required to be an agent and what a day in the life is like in the field"--

Sep 25, 2017
Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961 by Brimner, Larry Dane Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961

Sep 25, 2017
A tunnel runs through by Sikkens, Crystal, author. A tunnel runs through

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 25, 2017
Tuesday takes me there - the healing journey of a veteran and his service dog by Montalván, Luis Carlos, author. Tuesday takes me there - the healing journey of a veteran and his service dog

From New York's Staten Island Ferry to a double-decker bus in Washington, DC, a delightful service dog, named Tuesday, narrates this journey -- with his disabled veteran partner -- to a very special place. Tuesday and Luis, an Iraq War veteran, must travel by boat, bus, train, horse, pedicab and more as they race from New York City to the countryside outside the nation's capitol for an important event. Along the way, they see many famous sites, share hilarious and touching adventures, and show

Sep 25, 2017
Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals by Jenkins, Steve Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals

Sep 25, 2017
The tractor race by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- The tractor race

"A photo-illustrated book for beginning readers that tells the story of a lawn mower race. Who will win this lawn tractor race? Includes a photo diagram"--

Sep 25, 2017
Tiny creepy crawlers by Turner, Matt, 1964- author. Tiny creepy crawlers

Looks at small size invertebrates, describing their physical features and adaptations for survival, and including such creatures as centipedes, mites, ticks, fleas, lice, sea spiders, and water bears.

Sep 25, 2017
Tiger sharks by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Tiger sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes the tiger shark, or as some call it, the garbage can of the sea. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information about how dangerous of a predator this shark is and how we can stay safe in the ocean with them"--

Sep 25, 2017
This is my continent by Bullard, Lisa, author. This is my continent

Noah and his babysitter Ruby explore the seven continents and their landmarks, from Asia's Great Wall of China and the Eiffel Tower in Europe to the Egyptian pyramids in Africa and the Golden Gate Bridge in North America.

Sep 25, 2017
Taking action to improve people's health by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Taking action to improve people's health

"This book will profile real-life child and adult activists working to improve healthcare and education about health."--

Sep 25, 2017
Tae Kwon Do by Meister, Cari. Tae Kwon Do

Lets spar! Through large, full-color action photographs and simple text, Tae Kwon Do introduces beginning readers to basics of the martial art and encourages them to learn.

Sep 25, 2017
The Super Bowl - 12 reasons to love the NFL's big game by Silverman, Drew, 1982- author. The Super Bowl - 12 reasons to love the NFL's big game

"Tells the amazing facts, fascinating stories, and legendary players who made the league so popular."--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 25, 2017
Stickmen's guide to oceans in layers by Chambers, Catherine, 1954- author. Stickmen's guide to oceans in layers

Explores the ocean layer-by-layer, including the sunlight zone, midnight zone, and the ocean's trenches. --Publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
STEAM jobs in photography by Reyes, Ray (Photographer), author. STEAM jobs in photography

Science, technology, engineering, art, and math each play an important part in the photography industry. This volume takes a look at various photography industry jobs, discussing what it takes to obtain these jobs and what types of tasks each job entails. Includes before and after reading activities.

Sep 25, 2017
STEAM jobs in game development by Rosenberg, Kenneth, author. STEAM jobs in game development

Science, technology, engineering, art, and math each play an important part in the gaming industry. This volume takes a look at various gaming industry jobs, discussing what it takes to obtain these jobs and what types of tasks each job entails. Includes before and after reading activities.

Sep 25, 2017
STEAM jobs in forensics by Duke, Shirley Smith. STEAM jobs in forensics

From artists to statisticians to crime-scene engineers, forensic investigations rely on experts from all the STEAM fields. Discover how science, technology, engineering, art and math are used to discover clues, analyze evidence, identify suspects and victims, and pursue justice.

Sep 25, 2017
STEAM guides in app development by Kirk, Ruth M., author. STEAM guides in app development

This books looks at the development of apps and the ways each STEAM field is involved in the process.

Sep 25, 2017
Stars of all time by Illugi Jökulsson, author. Stars of all time

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
Sphynx cats by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Sphynx cats

"A photo-illustrated book for early readers about the unique hairless Sphynx cats. Describes the Sphynx's unique features, how they were bred to be hairless, their social behaviors, and how they act as pets"--

Sep 25, 2017
Smithsonian children's illustrated animal atlas by Ambrose, Jamie (Author of nature books for children), author. Smithsonian children's illustrated animal atlas

An around-the-globe tour of animal habitats and locations provides information about more than six hundred creatures, from whales to termites.--

Sep 25, 2017
A smart girl's guide - digital world - how to connect, share, play, and keep yourself safe by Anton, Carrie, 1977- author. A smart girl's guide - digital world - how to connect, share, play, and keep yourself safe

Provides tips and guidance for young girls when navigating their digital worlds, discussing such issues as the ways in which people communicate online, the need for taking breaks from technology, and the importance of online safety.

Sep 25, 2017
A skyscraper reaches up by Burns, Kylie, author. A skyscraper reaches up

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 25, 2017
The sister book - a guide to good times with your family by Thom, Kristi, author. The sister book - a guide to good times with your family

Celebrates the special bond that girls share with their siblings, offering ideas for activities to enjoy with one another and tips on getting through rough times together.

Sep 25, 2017
Sinking the Sultana - A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home by Walker, Sally M. Sinking the Sultana - A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home

Sep 25, 2017
Shopkins, once you shop ... you can't stop! - the updated ultimate collector's guide by Simon, Jenne, author. Shopkins, once you shop ... you can't stop! - the updated ultimate collector's guide

Offers a guide to the Shopkin characters from seasons one through four, including rare and limited editions, with fun facts about each.

Sep 25, 2017
Shopkins - ultimate collector's guide. Vol. 3 by Simon, Jenne, author. Shopkins - ultimate collector's guide. Vol. 3

The ultimate collector's guide is packed with fun facts about all your favorite characters! Learn about Shopkins from every corner of Shopville, from the Party Food & Sweet Treats to Petkins--and even Sports & Entertainment, a brand-new category!

Sep 25, 2017
Seven ways to trick a troll by Lunge-Larsen, Lise, author. Seven ways to trick a troll

A collection of seven Norwegian folktales from various historical and international sources, all featuring trolls and showing how even small children can trick them. Includes an introduction explaining what trolls are and how they came to be.

Sep 25, 2017
Serena Williams by Peters, Stephanie True, 1965- author. Serena Williams

"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"--

Sep 25, 2017
Self-portrait with seven fingers - the life of Marc Chagall in verse by Lewis, J. Patrick. Self-portrait with seven fingers - the life of Marc Chagall in verse

Poems and illustrations show fourteen of the well-known Russian-born painter's works.

Sep 25, 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 to pick 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 thei

Sep 25, 2017
The secret world of Walter Anderson by Bass, Hester, 1956- The secret world of Walter Anderson

Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or electricity. But this solitary artist didn't much care what they thought as he spent weeks at a time on his personal paradise, sleeping under his boat, sometimes eating whatever washed ashore, sketching and painting the natural surroundings and the animals that became his friends. Here Walter created so

Sep 25, 2017
Scary plants! by Lawler, Janet, author. Scary plants!

Introduces some of the planet's trickiest plants, and explains how varieties including poison ivy, devil's thorn, and the Venus fly trap are able to protect and feed themselves by stinging, trapping, and poisoning other living things.

Sep 25, 2017
Sandro Botticelli by Venezia, Mike, author. Sandro Botticelli

A series of artist biographies for young readers provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement the easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of each master's artwork. Includes primary sources, photos, illustrations, maps and timelines. --Publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
Salvador Dali by Venezia, Mike, author. Salvador Dali

Learn about the life of Salvador Dali, one of the world's most prolific artists.

Sep 25, 2017
Runny Babbit returns by Silverstein, Shel, author, illustrator. Runny Babbit returns

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
Robots can't dance - and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author. Robots can't dance - and other fun facts

Discusses the types of inventions that have been created, providing facts on such technologies as robots, 3-D movies, televisions, air travel, energy sources, telephones, and cameras.

Sep 25, 2017
Rapunzel by Woollvin, Bethan, author, illustrator. Rapunzel

"The prisoner of an evil witch, Rapunzel lives all alone in a tall, dark tower. If she ever escapes, the witch will put a terrible curse her. But is Rapunzel frightened? Oh no, not she!"--

Sep 25, 2017
Predator face-off by Stewart, Melissa, author. Predator face-off

"Information and pictures of predatory animals for young children"--

Sep 25, 2017
The Prayer of St. Francis by Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226. The Prayer of St. Francis

Although the prayer of St. Francis is widely known and loved by people of all ages, here is a new slant a children's book that brings the prayer to life with tenderness, wonder and joy. A gentle, loving wolf is the protector and helper to his little forest friends, bringing them light to banish darkness, joy to counter their sadness, even contemplating the sunset with his arm around his friend the sheep. A short history of St. Francis and of the prayer is included to help readers put it in persp

Sep 25, 2017
Pokémon Alola Region handbook. by Pokémon Alola Region handbook.

Meet the Pokemon of Alola -- over 300 in all! Every amazing Pokemon featured in the new Sun & Moon video games is included in this comprehensive handbook. You'll discover stats and facts about many brand-new Pokemon -- and learn new things about some old favorites as well. It's everything you ever wanted to know about the Pokemon of Alola!

Sep 25, 2017
Pieter Bruegel's Tower of Babel - the builder with the red hat by Jockel, Nils. Pieter Bruegel's Tower of Babel - the builder with the red hat

The legend of the Tower of Babel is captured in pictorial form by Pieter Bruegel's famous painting.

Sep 25, 2017
Pieter Bruegel by Woodhouse, Jayne, 1952- Pieter Bruegel

Briefly examines the life and work of the sixteenth-century Flemish painter, describing and giving examples of his art.

Sep 25, 2017
Pieter Bruegel by Venezia, Mike. Pieter Bruegel

Briefly examines the life and work of the sixteenth-century Flemish painter, describing and giving examples of his art.

Sep 25, 2017
Picasso by Spence, David. Picasso

Explores the world, art, and inspiration of the innovative artist who was born in Spain and lived most of his life in France.

Sep 25, 2017
The perfect spot by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author. The perfect spot

"A primer on the basic dos and don'ts of fishing, including tips on finding and accessing new fishing spots, advice on how to avoid polluted waters, and instructions for making a creel"--

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Gauguin by Raboff, Ernest Lloyd. Paul Gauguin

A brief biography of the French artist accompanies reproductions and analyses of several of his works.

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Gauguin by Anderson, Robert, 1945- Paul Gauguin

Discusses the life, art, and legacy of the French painter Paul Gauguin. Includes a timeline linking the events in his life with world events.

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Cézanne - a painter's journey by Burleigh, Robert. Paul Cézanne - a painter's journey

Introduces the life and work of the French painter, discussing the struggles of his early life, his friendships with other artists, and his lifelong commitment to developing his own unique style. Filled with Cezanne's paintings, period photographs, and the works of his contemporaries, this picture book biography illuminates the life and art of Cezanne for youngsters everywhere. A great and difficult artist, Cezanne's life and work are easily laid out for children in this important addition to th

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Cézanne by Connolly, Sean, 1956- Paul Cézanne

Introduces the life and work of Paul Cezanne, discussing his early years, life in Paris, and development as a painter.

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Cézanne by Wood, Alix. Paul Cézanne

Introduces the life and work of Paul Cezanne, discussing his early years, life in Paris, and development as a painter.

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Paul Cézanne

Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Cezanne by Venezia, Mike. Paul Cezanne

Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

Sep 25, 2017
Paul Cezanne by Mis, Melody S. Paul Cezanne

This book introduces the life and paintings of Paul Cezanne, a French postimpressionist artist who added new ideas to the impressionist style of painting.

Sep 25, 2017
Painting in the Renaissance by D'Elia, Una Roman, 1973-, author. Painting in the Renaissance

"Offers a telling look inside the art world of the Renaissance. Children will learn about the kinds of art and artists, patronage, and famous painters of the period"--Amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
Painting dreams - Minnie Evans, visionary artist by Lyons, Mary E. Painting dreams - Minnie Evans, visionary artist

A biography of the North Carolina painter whose art had its origins in her religious visions and the African traditions of her slave ancestors.

Sep 25, 2017
Origami outfits - a foldable fashion guide by Song, Sok, author, illustrator. Origami outfits - a foldable fashion guide

"Ten original fashion origami models, including a variety of dresses, with written instructions and illustrated diagrams."--

Sep 25, 2017
On the job at a farm by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job at a farm

"Do you like helping people? Would you like to help feed hundreds of people each day? Then you might like to go On the Job at a Farm. Discover what the key business of farming is all about."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
On the job - in the game by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job - in the game

Discusses sports jobs that are off the field, including agents, statisticians, and athletic trainers.

Sep 25, 2017
The Ojibwe - the Past and Present of the Anishinaabe by Halvorson, Alesha, 1988- author. The Ojibwe - the Past and Present of the Anishinaabe

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

Sep 25, 2017
Odell Beckham, Jr. - football star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Odell Beckham, Jr. - football star

Provides an overview of Odell Beckham Jr.'s life and accomplishments, including his career at Louisiana State University and his one-handed touchdown reception for the New York Giants in 2014.

Sep 25, 2017
Ocean engineering and designing for the deep sea by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Ocean engineering and designing for the deep sea

"Working in oceans presents unique challenges. Readers will learn how ocean engineers design equipment and processes to help scientists that study ocean systems, such as oceanographers, do research in deep waters, long distances away from land, and in harsh weather conditions. Ocean engineers come up with innovative solutions to these challenges by designing submersible vessels, structures built offshore, monitoring devices, and communication systems. Real-life examples and a design challenge he

Sep 25, 2017
North America's first people by Levy, Janey, author. North America's first people

Sep 25, 2017
Norman Rockwell by Venezia, Mike. Norman Rockwell

Examines the life and work of the twentieth-century artist Norman Rockwell, who painted familiar everyday scenes that people felt were part of their own lives.

Sep 25, 2017
Nipêhon = I wait by Nicholson, Caitlin Dale, 1966- author, illustrator. Nipêhon = I wait

A young child, her grandmother and mother are going out to pick wild yarrow. As Grandmother gets ready, the child and her mom wait. Grandmother leads the way to the field of blossoms, where they can finally start to pick ... only now they have to wait for Mom!The simple story, written in Cree and English and accompanied by rich acrylic illustrations, shows the patience, love and humor involved as three generations accommodate one another on a family outing.

Sep 25, 2017
Mountains and canyons by Rudenko, Dennis, authoir. Mountains and canyons

Sep 25, 2017
More girls who rocked the world - heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland by McCann, Michelle Roehm, 1968- author. More girls who rocked the world - heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland

"From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty. Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and uplifting collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and sha

Sep 25, 2017
Meet Cindy Sherman - artist, photographer, chameleon by Greenberg, Jan, 1942- author. Meet Cindy Sherman - artist, photographer, chameleon

"Biography of legendary artist Cindy Sherman"--

Sep 25, 2017
Masterpiece mix by Munro, Roxie, author, illustrator. Masterpiece mix

Uses works displayed in the National Gallery of Art to introduce common subjects and genres in painting.

Sep 25, 2017
Mary Cassatt - extraordinary impressionist painter by Herkert, Barbara, author. Mary Cassatt - extraordinary impressionist painter

"A lyrical biography of Mary Cassatt, the free-spirited Impressionist painter"--

Sep 25, 2017
Mary Cassatt by Cernak, Linda. Mary Cassatt

Sep 25, 2017
Mary Cassatt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Mary Cassatt

Briefly examines the life and work of the American Impressionist painter, describing and giving examples of her art.

Sep 25, 2017
Mary Cassatt by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Mary Cassatt

"Introduces the reader to the artist Mary Cassatt"--

Sep 25, 2017
Mary Cassatt by Giesecke, Ernestine, 1945- Mary Cassatt

Introduces the life and work of Mary Cassatt, discussing her early years, life in the United States and Paris, and development as an artist.

Sep 25, 2017
Mardi Gras by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Mardi Gras

"In Mardi Gras, early readers will learn about this American festival and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique celebration"--The publisher's web site.

Sep 25, 2017
Marc Chagall - life is a dream by Höpler, Brigitta. Marc Chagall - life is a dream

An introduction to Russian born painter Marc Chagall through his paintings of memories and dreams.

Sep 25, 2017
Marc Chagall by Venezia, Mike. Marc Chagall

Discusses the life and work of the artist Chagall, from his birth in Russia to his death at the age of ninety-seven.

Sep 25, 2017
The Man Who Knew Everything - The Strange Life of Athanasius Kircher by Peters, Marilee/ Bikadoroff, Roxanna (ILT) The Man Who Knew Everything - The Strange Life of Athanasius Kircher

Sep 25, 2017
Mama Africa! - how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song by Erskine, Kathryn, author. Mama Africa! - how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song

Sep 25, 2017
Malala's magic pencil by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author. Malala's magic pencil

Sep 25, 2017
Malala - activist for girls' education by Frier, Raphaële, 1970- author. Malala - activist for girls' education

Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work to ensure the education of all children around the world.

Sep 25, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love printmaking by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author. Maker projects for kids who love printmaking

"From creating their own art tools to making a screen print unique to their personal style and vision, this title helps readers express their creativity through the various forms of printmaking. Using clear methods, engaging photographs, and non-toxic materials, readers will learn the techniques of printmaking and be inspired to experiment with their own designs and ideas."--

Sep 25, 2017
The mad, mad, mad world of Salvador Dalí by Wenzel, Angela. The mad, mad, mad world of Salvador Dalí

Introduces children to the art of Salvador Dali, providing an introduction to his life and an overview of his dream-like paintings.

Sep 25, 2017
Luke Kuechly by Doeden, Matt, author. Luke Kuechly

Profiles the Carolina Panthers football player, from his childhood and early career to his success in the NFL.

Sep 25, 2017
LGBTQ human rights movement by Morlock, Theresa, author. LGBTQ human rights movement

Describes the strides made by the LGBTQ movement.

Sep 25, 2017
Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs

Imagines humorous epitaphs for such prehistoric creatures as T. Rex, Terror Bird, and Velociraptor, noting how they may have stepped into a pothole, lost one of their feet on a cliff, or failed to fly.

Sep 25, 2017
Kisimi taimaippatut angirrarijarani = Only in my hometown by Friesen, Angnakuluk, author. Kisimi taimaippatut angirrarijarani = Only in my hometown

Sep 25, 2017
Kid Authors - True Tales of Childhood from Famous Writers by Stabler, David/ Horner, Doogie (ILT) Kid Authors - True Tales of Childhood from Famous Writers

Sep 25, 2017
Just joking LOL! - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including wacky tongue twisters, silly puns, funny photos, and much more! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell, author. Just joking LOL! - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including wacky tongue twisters, silly puns, funny photos, and much more!

"Get ready to LOL! This collectible little book is packed with 300 silly kid-friendly jokes paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people. It's a hilarious party-starter or "quiet-time" entertainer, perfect to read alone or aloud with friends and family. It's also a great book to toss into a backpack to share at school or camp"--

Sep 25, 2017
J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series by Hunsicker, Jennifer, author. J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series

Discusses the life and work of author J.K. Rowling.

Sep 25, 2017
J.K. Rowling - author of Harry Potter by Harmin, Karen Leigh. J.K. Rowling - author of Harry Potter

In 1990, Jo Rowling was sitting on a train when she began to envision the story of a young wizard. She raced home to capture her ideas in a notebook creating the first few pages of Harry Potter. For years Rowling held fast to the dream of publishing her work, but tumultuous events and poverty made it nearly impossible even to finish writing the story. Little did she know, her "quirky little book" would create a worldwide literary phenomenon, monopolizing the top slot on the New York Times Best S

Sep 25, 2017
Islands and archipelagos by Salaka, Michael, author. Islands and archipelagos

Explores the science behind islands and archipelagos, including how they are formed by nature and also made by humans.

Sep 25, 2017
In the desert by Spilsbury, Louise, author. In the desert

As global climate change advances, more parts of Earth are becoming desert. How to slow this process is just one area of research scientists study in the desert biome. Like the animals and plants that can survive it, scientists must learn how to work in the hot, dry conditions of the desert. Readers find out their strategies for working in deserts, such as using solar power and even burning human waste! In addition, STEM topics such as robotics, drones, and climate research are described and ill

Sep 25, 2017
The impressionists by Salvi, Francesco. The impressionists

The art world of the nineteenth century Paris was thrown into turmoil when a group of young painters first exhibited their work. The "Impressionists", as they have came to be known, revolutionized painting, portraying contemporary city life and depicting nature in a completely new way. The Impressionists caused controversy with their revolt against traditional painting methods, their extraordinary new techniques and styles, and their way of life in the cafes of Paris and in the French countrysid

Sep 25, 2017
Illustrated stories from Shakespeare. At head of title Usborne. by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Illustrated stories from Shakespeare. At head of title Usborne.

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
I am Marc Chagall - text loosely inspired by My Life by Marc Chagall by Landmann, Bimba. I am Marc Chagall - text loosely inspired by My Life by Marc Chagall

Presents a biography of the Russian artist from his point of view, detailing his struggle to find acceptance for his work and his why he chose the themes he did for his art.

Sep 25, 2017
How to survive as a firefly by Foote, Kristen, author. How to survive as a firefly

How to Survive as a Firefly provides a unique take on insect science that will entertain and educate in and out of the classroom. Full of opportunities for extended learning, this book includes fun facts hidden throughout the hilarious illustrated story - and after, a glossary of important terms and some real photos of fireflies. If you've ever wondered how these fascinating beetles grow and glow, and you like to laugh while you learn, this book is for you!.

Sep 25, 2017
How to build robots by Derrington, Louise, author. How to build robots

"This title shows readers how to build robots they can really power and move, such as a robotic hand, desktop robot, and many more. Easy-to-follow instructions, handy template, dynamic photographs, and easily accessible materials make these projects challenging, fun, and highly rewarding!"--

Sep 25, 2017
How to ace the National Geographic Bee - official study guide by Cunha, Stephen F., author. How to ace the National Geographic Bee - official study guide

This book promotes the concepts that the National Geography Standards say U.S. students in grades 4 to 8 should understand. It will serve as a creative road map for students and teachers preparing for the Bee.

Sep 25, 2017
How the Cookie Crumbled - The True and Not-so-true Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie by Ford, Gilbert How the Cookie Crumbled - The True and Not-so-true Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie

Sep 25, 2017
How many guinea pigs can fit on a plane? - answers to your most clever math questions by Overdeck, Laura, author. How many guinea pigs can fit on a plane? - answers to your most clever math questions

How many bees does it take to make one jar of honey? How many soccer balls would fit inside a hollow Earth? How many pieces of gum would it take to stick you to a wall?and keep you there? Believe it or not, you can find out the answers to these questions yourself?using math! Combining questions from real readers like you with surprising answers, Laura Overdeck's How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane? proves that numbers can be fun?and that math is power.

Sep 25, 2017
Honeybees by Heiligman, Deborah, author. Honeybees

Jump in and get up close to honey bees to learn all about what they are, how hard they work, and the important tasks they perform during their life cycle. Adorable illustrations and kid-friendly text make complex science fun and easy to understand. Every Jump Into Science book ends with a hands-on experiment to fully engage readers and extra material to stimulate further learning.

Sep 25, 2017
Hog wild! - a frenzy of dance music by Boynton, Sandra, author, illustrator. Hog wild! - a frenzy of dance music

This sixth collection of Boynton songs features a variety of song types from gotta-dance, to sassy, to sweet and endearing, and includes a CD featuring a roster of superstars singing the songs.

Sep 25, 2017
Hidden wildlife - how animals hide in plain sight by Arnosky, Jim, author, illustrator. Hidden wildlife - how animals hide in plain sight

"Animals know that in order to survive, they must stay hidden--and, fortunately, nature helps them by providing coloration that camouflages them in their habitat. Award-winning author and illustrator Jim Arnosky looks at this most artful and beautiful aspect of animal life, from the dappled spots on a fawn and the leaf-like markings on a Copperhead snake to the white fur of the snowshoe hare in winter and the changing colors of the octopus. Featuring five large gatefolds, this stunning book cove

Sep 25, 2017
Hero dogs! - true stories of amazing animal heroes! by Quattlebaum, Mary, author. Hero dogs! - true stories of amazing animal heroes!

It's all in a days work for man's best friend! Hero Dogs! presents three heartwarming stories of courageous canines. You'll meet Glory, the bloodhound who helps track down lost pets, friendly terriers who play with orphaned hippos, and one amazing firehouse pup. Follow along on their adventures as they save lives and change the world.

Sep 25, 2017
Haunted houses around the world by Axelrod-Contrada, Joan, author. Haunted houses around the world

Explores some of the spookiest houses around the world.

Sep 25, 2017
Guinness world records 2018. by Guinness world records 2018.

The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features. There is so much to explore inside. Go on a whirlwind tour of the planet's most amazing places, from the largest swamps to the deepest points on Earth. Find out what happens when you gi

Sep 25, 2017
Grit and grace - heroic women of the Bible by Rivadeneira, Caryn Dahlstrand, author. Grit and grace - heroic women of the Bible

Experience the grit and grace of seventeen women of the Bible through creative first-person retellings of each person's story. This book connects preteen girls with the women of the Bible, showing them that they are created in the image of God to do mighty things in this world. Grit and Grace is for girls who long to know where they fit in God's kingdom, who want to know they are made for more than the frilly and frivolous, and that they can make a difference in the world around them. Through st

Sep 25, 2017
Great Lakes shipwrecks by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Great Lakes shipwrecks

Looks at the history of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, from the "white hurricane" of 1913 to the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

Sep 25, 2017
Gauguin by Siponta De Salvia, Maria. Gauguin

Discusses the style and technique of the French Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin.

Sep 25, 2017
Frida Kahlo and her animalitos by Brown, Monica, 1969- author. Frida Kahlo and her animalitos

"Chronicles Frida's life -- from her childhood to her rise as one of the world's most influential painters -- capturing the beauty and strength of Frida's creative spirit, which carried her through tragedy and triumph, and the animals that inspired her along the way." -- Book jacket.

Sep 25, 2017
Flying creepy crawlers by Turner, Matt, 1964- author. Flying creepy crawlers

Looks at flying insects, describing their physical features and defense mechanisms, and including such creatures as bumblebees, paper wasps, shorthorn grasshoppers, and blowflies.

Sep 25, 2017
Fallingwater / The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright|s Masterpiece by Harshman, Marc, author. Fallingwater / The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright|s Masterpiece

Sep 25, 2017
An eye for color - the story of Josef Albers by Wing, Natasha. An eye for color - the story of Josef Albers

The painter Joseph Albers saw art in simple things. Late in his career, he began painting squares of solid, unmixed color, one within another to study the colors and their interactions.

Sep 25, 2017
Eugène Delacroix by Venezia, Mike. Eugène Delacroix

Describes the life and career of the nineteenth-century French artist Euge`ne Delacroix, whose experiments with color and scenes of action led to Impressionism and other modern art styles.

Sep 25, 2017
Erosion and sediments by Wilson, Steve. Erosion and sediments

The history of Earth can be explored through the sediments that cover its lands and the layers theyve formed over time. How did they get there in the first place? The answer is erosion. Readers will explore this important earth science concept through this in-depth guide, which was written to support elementary science curricula. Readers will learn about the processes of erosion and weathering, sedimentary rocks, and the rock cycle. Age-appropriate text and colorful photographs make these concep

Sep 25, 2017
Engineering by Hunt, Emily M, author. Engineering

Provides information on engineering, describing the origins and development of the field, notable engineers, and how engineers use their knowledge and skills to solve problems in transportation, building, and other areas.

Sep 25, 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 creative solutions 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

Sep 25, 2017
Emily Carr - at the edge of the world by Bogart, Jo Ellen. Emily Carr - at the edge of the world

Celebrates the life of accomplished painter and writer Emily Carr, paying tribute to her paintings of the natural world and to her triumphs over her unsupportive family and debilitating illnesses. The brilliant artist Emily Carr lived at the edge. When she was born, in 1871, Victoria, British Columbia was a small, insular place. She was at the edge of a society that expected well-bred young ladies to marry. For years, she was at the edge of the world of artists she longed to join ... Emily Carr'

Sep 25, 2017
The elephant whisperer - my life with the heard in the African wild by Anthony, Lawrence, author. The elephant whisperer - my life with the heard in the African wild

Sep 25, 2017
Edgar Degas - paintings that dance by Cocca-Leffler, Maryann, 1958- Edgar Degas - paintings that dance

Written as a report about the famous French artist by a fictitious student named Kristin N. Cole.

Sep 25, 2017
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix, author. Edgar Degas

Sep 25, 2017
Edgar Degas by Venezia, Mike, author. Edgar Degas

A series of artist biographies for young readers provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement the easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of each master's artwork. Includes primary sources, photos, illustrations, maps and timelines. --Publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
Edgar Degas by Venezia, Mike. Edgar Degas

Examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century artist Edgar Degas, who loved to paint scenes of Paris and the people who worked and lived there.

Sep 25, 2017
Edgar Degas by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author. Edgar Degas

"Introduces Edgar Degas as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the multiple techniques he used to create oil paintings, pastel drawings, and sculptures --

Sep 25, 2017
Dreamer from the village - the story of Marc Chagall by Markel, Michelle. Dreamer from the village - the story of Marc Chagall

Chronicles the life of Marc Chagall, a celebrated twentieth-century artist who was born in Russia.

Sep 25, 2017
Dream jobs in technology by Hynson, Colin, author. Dream jobs in technology

"This title explores the fantastic careers available in technology. From designing smart objects, such as a fridge that tells you what groceries you need, to protecting people from online hacking, a career in technology can change and improve people's lives."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews by Benson, Kathleen, author. Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews

Introduces readers to Benny Andrews, one of the most important African-American painters of the 20th century.

Sep 25, 2017
Detecting tornadoes by Ventura, Marne, author. Detecting tornadoes

Introduces tornadoes, describing their causes, where they occur most often, how they are measured, how meteorologists predict and track these storms with radar, and includes a safety checklist.--

Sep 25, 2017
Degas and the dance - the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art by Rubin, Susan Goldman. Degas and the dance - the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art

Explores the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist who devoted most of his artwork to the subject of ballet.

Sep 25, 2017
Degas - the painted gesture by Loumaye, Jacqueline. Degas - the painted gesture

Eight school children attend an art workshop at the Orsay Museum in Paris discovering paintings of Edgar Degas.

Sep 25, 2017
Degas by Spence, David, 1957- Degas

Presents the life and accomplishments of the French impressionist known for his paintings, drawings, and sculptures of ballerinas and discusses his famous works.

Sep 25, 2017
Deadly spiders by Turner, Matt, 1964- author. Deadly spiders

Looks at poisonous spiders, describing their physical features, habitats, ability to make silk, and the various ways they hunt their prey, including spinning webs, setting trapdoors, biting, spitting, camouflage, and mimicry.

Sep 25, 2017
Deadliest! - 20 Dangerous Animals by Jenkins, Steve Deadliest! - 20 Dangerous Animals

Sep 25, 2017
A dam holds back by Sikkens, Crystal, author. A dam holds back

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 25, 2017
Corpse flowers smell nasty! by Cole, Tayler, author. Corpse flowers smell nasty!

Introduces the corpse flower, describing its life cycle, where it can be found, and how it got its name.

Sep 25, 2017
Corot from A to Z by Larroche, Caroline, 1961- Corot from A to Z

The life of the French painter, Jean Baptists Camille Corot arranged in an alphabetical sequence of words that focus on a key element of his life and work.

Sep 25, 2017
Climb, koala! by Szymanski, Jennifer, author. Climb, koala!

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
Chuck Close, up close by Greenberg, Jan, 1942- Chuck Close, up close

A biography of the revisionist artist who achieved prominence in the late 1960s for enormous, photographically realistic, black and white portraits of himself and his friends.

Sep 25, 2017
Chuck Close - face book by Close, Chuck, 1940- author, artist. Chuck Close - face book

Presents an autobiography about the author's artistic life, describing the creative processes he uses in the studio and his struggles with his disabilities. Includes a self-portrait mix-and-match section with divided pages to flip, that demonstrates his techniques and images.

Sep 25, 2017
Chagall by Pozzi, Gianni, 1951- Chagall

Traces the life of the noted painter, from his birth in Russia to his death in France.

Sep 25, 2017
Cézanne from A to Z by Sellier, Marie. Cézanne from A to Z

The life of the French painter, Paul Cezanne, arranged in vignettes suggested by an alphabetical sequence of French words that focus on a key element of his life or work.

Sep 25, 2017
Cézanne by Spence, David, 1957- Cézanne

Presents the life and accomplishments of the French painter known for his landscapes and still lifes and discusses his famous paintings.

Sep 25, 2017
Cacti barely need water! by Cole, Tayler, author. Cacti barely need water!

"Deserts aren't home to many plants. Those that live in such dry, hot environments need to have special adaptations to thrive. The many kinds of cacti do! Readers explore the ways cacti conserve water, their unique habitats, and the features that make them a weird plant, compared to the tulips in your garden! From spines to flowers, full-color photographs and a plant diagram show readers what many species of cacti look like"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
Building bridges by Enz, Tammy, author. Building bridges

Uses engaging nonfiction text and hands-on projects to help young readers explore real-life bridge engineering projects, including the science behind how these structures are planned and built.

Sep 25, 2017
A bridge goes over by Burns, Kylie, author. A bridge goes over

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 25, 2017
A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E. B. White by Herkert, Barbara, author. A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E. B. White

Sep 25, 2017
Botticelli by Venezia, Mike. Botticelli

Examines the life and work of the Italian painter of the early Renaissance, describing and giving examples of his art.

Sep 25, 2017
Books! books! books! - explore the amazing collection of the British Library by Manning, Mick, author. Books! books! books! - explore the amazing collection of the British Library

Calling all young bibliophiles! Peek inside the world’s greatest library and get the inside story on some of the rarest, oddest, most valuable, and best-loved books in its vaunted collection. A tiny prayer book carried by a queen to her execution. An atlas so huge that it takes six people to lift it. A handmade gospel hidden in a saint’s coffin, and Shakespearean folios so precious they are kept in a bombproof storeroom. From stories of man-eating monsters, brave knights, and wicked witches to t

Sep 25, 2017
The book of massively epic engineering disasters by Connolly, Sean, author. The book of massively epic engineering disasters

It’s hands-on science with a capital “E”—for engineering. Beginning with the toppling of the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, to the destructive, laserlike sunbeams bouncing off London’s infamous “Fryscraper” in 2013, here is an illustrated tour of the greatest engineering disasters in history, from the bestselling author of The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science. Each engineering disaster includes a simple, exciting experiment or two using everyday household

Sep 25, 2017
Bonnard from A to Z by Sellier, Marie. Bonnard from A to Z

Sep 25, 2017
Birthdays around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, 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

Sep 25, 2017
Bighorn sheep by Gagne, Tammy. Bighorn sheep

Learn about where the Bighorn sheep lives, how it looks, and how it grows from a lamb to an adult Bighorn sheep ready to survive in the wild.

Sep 25, 2017
Batman - the world of the Dark Knight by Wallace, Daniel, 1970- Batman - the world of the Dark Knight

A fan's reference to Batman's entire career profiles his most significant adventures, allies, romances, and enemies while documenting how his character has evolved throughout the decades.

Sep 25, 2017
At the poles by Spilsbury, Louise, author. At the poles

Examines the challenges scientists face while studying the polar regions and reasons why the work is important, and discusses living conditions, survival techniques, and the technology they use.

Sep 25, 2017
The arts - a visual encyclopedia by Hodge, Susie, 1960- author. The arts - a visual encyclopedia

"Full of stunning images and amazing facts, The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia is the essential guide to painting, sculpture, photography, music, and dance."--

Sep 25, 2017
Artists who created great works by Cush, Cathie, 1957- author. Artists who created great works

Covers 20 artists from the Renaissance to the 20th century discussing their lives and times, the inspiration behind their works, and their places in art history.

Sep 25, 2017
Art up close - from ancient to modern by D'Harcourt, Claire, 1960- author. Art up close - from ancient to modern

Sep 25, 2017
Around the world - Playing by Brundle, Joanna, author. Around the world - Playing

One of a selection in a series of vibrantly illustrated and engaging books for beginner readers that also gives them their first exposure to an assortment of information from different cultures and countries. This book from the "Around The World" series includes children and their games from 24 different countries including: Italy, Namibia, Philippines, Russia, Canada, Greece, Thailand, China, France, Sweden, Vietnam, United Kingdom, Ghana, Spain, Cambodia, Laos, India, Botswana, Myanmar, Indone

Sep 25, 2017
Archaeology - cool women who dig by Yasuda, Anita, author. Archaeology - cool women who dig

Our ancestors did not always write down their history, so archaeologists search for clues to learn more about how people once lived. In Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig, readers ages 9 through 12 dig into the past through the challenges and successes of three dynamic women working in the field today. Chelsea Rose is a historical archaeologist with Southern Oregon University, Alexandra Jones runs Archaeology in the Community in Washington, DC, and Justine Benanty is a maritime archaeologist from N

Sep 25, 2017
Antonio's apprenticeship - painting a fresco in Renaissance Italy by Morrison, Taylor. Antonio's apprenticeship - painting a fresco in Renaissance Italy

As an apprentice in his uncle's studio, Antonio learns that creating beautiful frescoes for a Florentine chapel demands tedious chores, long hours, and unending patience.

Sep 25, 2017
American civil rights movement by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski, author. American civil rights movement

Traces the history of the rights of African Americans from the origins of slavery through abolition and the civil rights movement to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the persistence of racism.

Sep 25, 2017
American bison by Omoth, Tyler, author. American bison

Learn about North America's largest mammal--where the American bison lives, how it looks, and how it grows from a calf to an adult bison ready to survive in the wild.

Sep 25, 2017
All about social networking by Richards, Patti, author. All about social networking

Explains what social networking is, how it works, and some of the various sites used to connect with others online, including Blogger, MySpace, Facebook, and KidMix.

Sep 25, 2017
Albrecht Dürer by Raboff, Ernest Lloyd, author. Albrecht Dürer

A brief biography of German painter and printmaker, Albrecht Du¨rer (1471-1528); accompanies fifteen color reproductions and critical interpretations of his works. The writing is in a large print format and the author offers us a brief biographical sketch and tells the significance of each of the works included in an engaging manner.

Sep 25, 2017
50 cities of the U.S.A. by Balkan, Gabrielle, author. 50 cities of the U.S.A.

"Take a tour of America's best-loved --and lesser known-- urban delights in this compendium of city maps. Explore skyscraper streets, museum miles, local food trucks, and city parks from Anchorage to Washington D.C., and discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, culture, and diversity that have helped make America what it is today"--Page [4] of cover.

Sep 25, 2017
12 ways to improve athletic performance by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- 12 ways to improve athletic performance

Sep 25, 2017
12 tips for staying safe by Kallio, Jamie, author. 12 tips for staying safe

Sep 25, 2017
1000 facts about the White House by Flynn, Sarah Wassner, author. 1000 facts about the White House

Sep 25, 2017
10 routes that crossed the world by Richardson, Gillian, author. 10 routes that crossed the world

"10 Routes that Crossed the World explores the history, geography, and environmental and social impact of 10 significant routes or trails around the world. The routes included are: the Bering Strait land crossing, Roman roads in Britain, the Camino de Santiago, Inca trails, the Khyber Pass, the Trans-Siberian Railway, Chilkoot Pass, the Serengeti migration trail, U.S. Route 66, and the Ho Chi Minh Trail."--

Sep 25, 2017
World of Nexo Knights heroes - official guide by Howard, Kate, author. World of Nexo Knights heroes - official guide

It takes a special hero to join the NEXO KNIGHTS(TM) team! In this official guide you'll meet the NEXO KNIGHTS heroes, discover the history of Knighton and the Cloud of Monstrox, explore the knights' newest, gear, learn all about their shields enemies, vehicles, weapons, and more! If that wasn't enough, you'll also get a sneak peek at what's next for the heroes of Knighton. Plus, it includes a scanable Forbidden Power! It's everything you wanted to know about the NEXO KNIGHTS heroes!

Sep 22, 2017
Where is the Mississippi River? by Anastasio, Dina, author. Where is the Mississippi River?

"Discover the history and culture of one of the most famous waterways in the world: the mighty Mississippi! The most famous river in America runs like a spine between the eastern and western parts of the country, flowing through ten states before it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Miss also flows through the history of America, giving rise to great stories about the people who lived on it and used it as a watery highway, from Native Americans and European explorers to skillful river

Sep 22, 2017
Where is Easter Island? by Stine, Megan, author. Where is Easter Island?

Describes Easter Island and tell how people first came to live there and discusses how they built the enormous statues and why.

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal hair!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal hair!?

Discusses the ways that different animals use their hair to survive, including the polar bear, reindeer, and porcupine.

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal feet!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal feet!?

Explains how certain animals use their feet to help them survive, including a gray wolf, barn owl, and mountain goat.

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal eyes!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal eyes!?

"What if you woke up one morning and your eyes weren't yours? What If You Had Animal Eyes?--the next imaginative book in the What If You Had series--explores what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw an pair of animal eyes instead of your own! From the chameleon's eyes that can point in different directions, to the colossal squid's eyes that shine in the dark, discover what it would be like if you had these special eyes--and find out why your eyes are just the right ones for you!"--

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal ears!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal ears!?

From elephants to jack rabbits, explains how certain animals use their ears to help them survive.

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

These real-life stories of extreme survival, include The Man Who Sucked Blood from a Shark, a sailor who survived for 133 days on a raft in the Atlantic when his ship was torpedoed, using shark's blood in place of fresh water. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, a teenager who fell 2 miles from an aeroplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety. The Woman Who Froze to Death - Yet Lived, a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long her heart stopped. It combines classic tales su

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

Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the residential school system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding of the legacy and the impacts still being felt by Survivors and their families. Guided by acclaimed Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith, readers will learn about the lives of Survivors and listen to allie

Sep 22, 2017
Sergeant Reckless - the true story of the little horse who became a hero by McCormick, Patricia, 1956- author. Sergeant Reckless - the true story of the little horse who became a hero

Relates the true story of a brave little mare who carried artillery shells into battle numerous times with the U.S. Marines she supported throughout the Korean War.

Sep 22, 2017
No egg on your face! - easy and delicious egg-free recipes for kids with allergies by Jorgensen, Katrina, author. No egg on your face! - easy and delicious egg-free recipes for kids with allergies

"A fun cookbook with recipes that are safe for kids who are allergic to eggs"--

Sep 22, 2017
My baseball book by Gibbons, Gail. My baseball book

An introduction to baseball, describing the equipment, playing field, rules, players, and process of the game.

Sep 22, 2017
Melinda Gates by Honders, Christine, author. Melinda Gates

Sep 22, 2017
Lotta Crabtree - gold rush Fairy Star by Harris, Lois V., author. Lotta Crabtree - gold rush Fairy Star

During the height of the California Gold Rush, child performers called Fairy Stars kept the miners entertained. The children would dance, sing, and act to raise spirits and money. Lotta Crabtree was the brightest of the Fairy Stars! The precocious girl won hearts across the world with her extraordinary talent for comedy and grew to be one of the wealthiest and most beloved American entertainers of the late 19th century. In this unique biography for young readers, follow Lotta’s early years, her

Sep 22, 2017
The librarian who measured the earth by Lasky, Kathryn. The librarian who measured the earth

Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth.

Sep 22, 2017
Kate Middleton by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski, author. Kate Middleton

Looks at the life of the Duchess of Cambridge and highlights her charity work around the world.

Sep 22, 2017
I'm just no good at rhyming and other nonsense for mischievous kids and immature grown-ups by Harris, Chris, 1970- author. I'm just no good at rhyming 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)"--

Sep 22, 2017
Guinness World Records - amazing animals. by Guinness World Records - amazing animals.

"Whether it's a selfie-taking monkey, a skateboarding dog or a weasel flying on a woodpecker, the world can't get enough of crazy animal stories. Guinness world records: amazing animals is the perfect opportunity to paws for thought and celebrate the incredible creatures that steal our hearts!"--Back cover.

Sep 22, 2017
Extreme animals by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Extreme animals

Describes animals that have unique characteristics, including the cheetah, peregrine falcon, sunfish, and star-nosed mole.

Sep 22, 2017
Explore makerspace ; with 25 great projects by Klepeis, Alicia. Explore makerspace ; with 25 great projects

In Explore Makerspace! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 through 10 explore what it means to be an engineer. They discover how inventors use science, art, and math to create new and exciting structures, games, and more. Readers also learn how to set up their own makerspaces at home, using inexpensive and easy-to-find supplies for their tinkering projects.

Sep 22, 2017
Droughts by Stewart, Melissa, author. Droughts

This book teaches readers about droughts.

Sep 22, 2017
Do You Want to Build a Snowman? - Your Guide to Creating Exciting Snow Sculptures by Jones, Mark Do You Want to Build a Snowman? - Your Guide to Creating Exciting Snow Sculptures

Sep 22, 2017
Deadly droughts by Rajczak, Michael, author. Deadly droughts

"The 2015 drought in California continually made national news, but its not the only place thats battled a lack of water in recent years. Droughts disrupt the water cycle, crop production, and the everyday lives of people and animals living in the region. Can they be prevented? Readers are introduced to why droughts happen and how theyre dealt with when they do. An emphasis on conservation and drought-prone regions around the world encourages readers to think about this topic with a global view.

Sep 22, 2017
Crazy about cats by Davey, Owen, author, illustrator. Crazy about cats

Shares information on different types of cats, including lions, jaguars, and tigers.

Sep 22, 2017
Big cats by Simon, Seymour, author. Big cats

The grace and power of big cats -- lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, pumas, and snow leopards -- are captured in full-color photographs and a text that explores how they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their varied natural habitats.

Sep 22, 2017
The amazing planet Earth by Emmons, Scott, author. The amazing planet Earth

"The StoryBots want to tell you about their favorite planet. Which one is it? Earth, of course"--Back cover.

Sep 22, 2017
A world of cookies for Santa / Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World by Hampton, M. P., author. A world of cookies for Santa / Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World

Sep 21, 2017
Why, Fly Guy? - Answers to Kids' Big Questions by Arnold, Tedd Why, Fly Guy? - Answers to Kids' Big Questions

Sep 21, 2017
Who was Fidel Castro? by Fabiny, Sarah, author. Who was Fidel Castro?

Describes the life of the man who ruled Cuba from 1959-2016, after leading a successful revolution overthrowing Batista's government and establishing a Communist regime in its place.

Sep 21, 2017
What if you had an animal nose!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had an animal nose!?

Explains how certain animals use their noses to help them survive, including a cottontail rabbit, rhinoceros, and a hammerhead shark.

Sep 21, 2017
The wedding portrait by Nagara, Innosanto, author. The wedding portrait

Sep 21, 2017
Unstoppable - true stories of amazing bionic animals by Furstinger, Nancy, author. Unstoppable - true stories of amazing bionic animals

"In this title, readers learn the stories of animals that are both benefitting from and helping out the world of prosthetic science - covering all species, situations, and science backgrounds. From the high-tech science of 3D printing, to inflatables, totoy wheels, this title has it all, including visits with subjects who are accessible for interviews and photography. INSPIRING is a perfect fit for animal lovers and science enthusiasts alike."--

Sep 21, 2017
Starting with character - activities for infants, toddlers, and twos by Waggoner, Cathy. Starting with character - activities for infants, toddlers, and twos

"Starting with Character focuses on character development in infants, toddlers, and twos. This guide provides everything needed for preparing the environment, creating routines, and evaluating individual learning styles to facilitate the development of key character traits in children: caring, honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, and self-discipline"--

Sep 21, 2017
Spiders! - Strange and Wonderful by Pringle, Laurence/ Henderson, Meryl (ILT) Spiders! - Strange and Wonderful

Sep 21, 2017
Silent days, silent dreams by Say, Allen, author. Silent days, silent dreams

A fictional biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.

Sep 21, 2017
Sandwiches! - more than you've ever wanted to know about making and eating America's favorite food by Deering, Alison, author. Sandwiches! - more than you've ever wanted to know about making and eating America's favorite food

Sep 21, 2017
Rewilding - Giving Nature a Second Chance by Love, Ann/ Drake, Jane Rewilding - Giving Nature a Second Chance

Sep 21, 2017
The red bandanna by Rinaldi, Tom, author. The red bandanna

The inspirational story of September 11 hero Welles Crowther traces his faith-based outlook on life, his position as a volunteer in his local fire department and desire to join the FDNY, and how he sacrificed his life to save people trapped in the South Tower.

Sep 21, 2017
Ponies by Roberts, Angela, 1972- author. Ponies

"A Step 2 Step into reading, all about ponies!"--

Sep 21, 2017
Polly and Her Duck Costume - The True Story of a Little Blind Rescue Goat by Lauricella, Leanne/ Howarth, Jill (ILT) Polly and Her Duck Costume - The True Story of a Little Blind Rescue Goat

Sep 21, 2017
Penguins by Salomon, David, 1952- author. Penguins

"A Step 2 STEP INTO READING all about Penguins!"--

Sep 21, 2017
Once upon a Jungle by Knowles, Laura/ Boast, James (ILT) Once upon a Jungle

Sep 21, 2017
Old Macdonald Had a Farm by Grimly, Gris Old Macdonald Had a Farm

Sep 21, 2017
A look at sand, silt, and mud by Brannon, Cecelia H., author. A look at sand, silt, and mud

"Describes sand, silt, and mud and their role in the rock cycle"--

Sep 21, 2017
Lincoln's Gettysburg address - a pictorial interpretation painted by James Daugherty. by Daugherty, James, 1889-1974. Lincoln's Gettysburg address - a pictorial interpretation painted by James Daugherty.

A rerelease of a pictorial interpretation of the sixteenth president's famous speech introduces a new generation of readers to its enduring legacy while placing the speech against the backdrop of a crucial period in Lincoln's presidency.

Sep 21, 2017
The life and times of Martin Luther by Roth-Beck, Meike, 1960- author. The life and times of Martin Luther

Sep 21, 2017
Leonardo and the pen that drew the future by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author. Leonardo and the pen that drew the future

Sep 21, 2017
Koala by Saxby, Claire, author. Koala

Facts about the animal are coupled with the narrative of a young koala that leaves his high tree and enters the world to become an independent adult where he faces such obstacles as storms and predators on his way to finding a home for himself.

Sep 21, 2017
Harry Potter - A Journey Through a History of Magic by British Library (COR) Harry Potter - A Journey Through a History of Magic

Sep 21, 2017
Brave Red, smart frog - a new book of old tales by Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author. Brave Red, smart frog - a new book of old tales

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2017
Book of Bones - 10 Record-Breaking Animals by Balkan, Gabrielle/ Brewster, Sam (ILT) Book of Bones - 10 Record-Breaking Animals

Sep 21, 2017
Big blue forever - the story of Canada's largest blue whale skeleton by Miettunen, Anita, author. Big blue forever - the story of Canada's largest blue whale skeleton

"Big Blue Forever is inspired by the true story of how a blue whale skeleton found on a remote beach in PEI was shipped cross country and reassembled for permanent display at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum. This unique Canadian adventure story is complemented with intriguing facts about blue whales and their environment, and the fascinating process that museums go through to uncover, prepare, and reassemble skeletons for display and study."--Publisher's website, http://www.reddeerpress.com/Detail

Sep 21, 2017
Basketballogy by Sylvester, Kevin Basketballogy

Sep 21, 2017
The animal book - over 100 incredible creatures and how we share the planet with them by Martin, Ruth, 1977- author. The animal book - over 100 incredible creatures and how we share the planet with them

Profiles animals from around the world, including such regions as the Arctic, Africa, Oceana, Asia, and Europe, and provides such labels as extinct, endangered, vulnerable, and least concern.

Sep 21, 2017
All about robots by Amstutz, Lisa J, author. All about robots

Explores the world of robots, including where robots can be used, the pros and cons of using robots, and how they work.

Sep 21, 2017
The 12 days of Christmas by Pizzoli, Greg, author. The 12 days of Christmas

An elephant parent has to take responsibility for caring for all of the gifts that arrive in this newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

Sep 21, 2017
A year in the woods - excerpts from Walden by Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862, author. A year in the woods - excerpts from Walden

"One of the most famous works of 19th-century American Transcendentalist literature is excerpted and illustrated by Italian artist Giovanni Manna, who brings Thoreau's natural experiment to life"--

Sep 20, 2017
Wild winter creatures! by Kratt, Martin, author. Wild winter creatures!

PBS's successful animated show Wild Kratts joins the adventures of zoologists Chris and Martin Kratt as they travel to animal habitats around the globe. Along the way, they encounter incredible creatures while combining science education with fun. Boys and girls 4 to 6 will love learning to read as the Kratts investigate the different ways in which certain creatures live and survive in cold climates in this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short se

Sep 20, 2017
War boy - a country childhood by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator. War boy - a country childhood

An English artist writes and illustrates a memoir of his own wartime childhood.

Sep 20, 2017
Tundra biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Tundra biome

Teaches readers about arctic and alpine biomes, focusing on the extreme weather conditions and the unique plants and animals found in these environments.

Sep 20, 2017
Troop transport by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Troop transport

"Engaging images accompany information about troop transport missions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Sep 20, 2017
Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender by Skelton, J. Wallace, author. Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender

"Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book offers information, quizzes, comics and true-to-life scenarios to help kids better understand gender identity and determine what they can do to identify and counter transphobia in their schools, homes and communities."--Amazon.

Sep 20, 2017
The Trail of Tears by Rea, Amy C., author. The Trail of Tears

"In the early 1800s, the US government forced Native Americans in the Southeast United States out of their homes and off of land they had occupied for thousands of years. The Trail of Tears takes a look at the shocking and tragic story of how Native Americans were affected by settlement in the United States."--Publisher's website.

Sep 20, 2017
Tortoises by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Tortoises

"Carefully leveled text in a narrative format couple with vibrant photograph to explore the appearance and behavior of a variety of tortoise species. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Sep 20, 2017
Torpedoed! - a World War II story of a sinking passenger ship and two children's survival at sea by Mullenbach, Cheryl, author. Torpedoed! - a World War II story of a sinking passenger ship and two children's survival at sea

Recreates the events surrounding the attack by a German U-boat on the Athenia in 1939 through firsthand accounts and interviews with survivors.

Sep 20, 2017
Tarsier by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn, author. Tarsier

"In this book, readers meet the weird but cute Tarsier"--

Sep 20, 2017
Talking to God - prayers for children from the world's religions by Demi, author. Talking to God - prayers for children from the world's religions

Sep 20, 2017
Survive in the woods by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Survive in the woods

"Amazing photography accompanies engaging information about how to survive in the woods. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple forest critter crafts - fun and easy animal crafts by Kuskowski, Alex, author. Super simple forest critter crafts - fun and easy animal crafts

These fun and easy projects will get kids crafting while they learn about different forest animal habitats.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple farm critter crafts - fun and easy animal crafts by Kuskowski, Alex, author. Super simple farm critter crafts - fun and easy animal crafts

Get creative with Super Simple Farm Critter Crafts! From a clothespin clip-clop horse to a toilet paper tube springy goat, these fun and easy projects will get kids crafting while they learn about different animal habitats.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple experiments with mass - fun and innovative science projects by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Super simple experiments with mass - fun and innovative science projects

Describes the scientific method and offers instructions for creating a mass-measuring balance and balloon balance.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple experiments with light and color - fun and innovative science projects by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Super simple experiments with light and color - fun and innovative science projects

Super Simple Experiments with Light and Color gives young readers the tools they need to start experimenting. Budding scientists will learn to bend laser beams, create rainbows and more! Each project has easy-to-read directions paired with step-by-step photographs, while colorful graphics describe the super science at work.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple experiments with heat and cold - fun and innovative science projects by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Super simple experiments with heat and cold - fun and innovative science projects

Super Simple Experiments with Heat and Cold gives young readers the tools they need to start experimenting. Budding scientists will learn to make a thermometer and use a spoon to conduct heat and cold, and more! Each project has easy-to-read directions paired with step-by-step photographs, while colorful graphics describe the super science at work.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple experiments with forces - fun and innovative science projects by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Super simple experiments with forces - fun and innovative science projects

Super Simple Experiments with Forces gives young readers the tools they need to start experimenting. Budding scientists will learn touse friction to lift a bottle and use magnets to move things and more! Each project has easy-to-read directions paired with step-by-step photographs, while colorful graphics describe the super science at work.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple experiments with elements - fun and innovative science projects by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Super simple experiments with elements - fun and innovative science projects

An introduction to the elements featuring experiments with easy-to-read directions and step-by-step photographs.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple experiments with electricity - fun and innovative science projects by Polinsky, Paige V. Super simple experiments with electricity - fun and innovative science projects

Describes the scientific method and offers instructions for conducting experiments involving electricity, such as the static balloon push and pull and making your own circuit.

Sep 20, 2017
Super simple backyard critter crafts - fun and easy animal crafts by Bosch, Sammy, author. Super simple backyard critter crafts - fun and easy animal crafts

These projects will get kids crafting while they learn about different backyard animals.

Sep 20, 2017
Super scary stories by Peterson, Megan Cooley, author. Super scary stories

"Brief text describes scary stories from around the world, including tales about a possessed doll, a poltergeist, and a famous reported alien abduction case"--

Sep 20, 2017
Still lifes by Frisch-Schmoll, Joy. Still lifes

"A survey of the painting genre that focuses on carefully arranged inanimate objects, examining the genre's origins and introducing its notable artists, works, and styles throughout history"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 20, 2017
The Statue of Liberty by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Statue of Liberty

In 1886, more than one million people jammed the streets of New York City to watch a parade led by President Grover Cleveland. When the parade reached the southern tip of the city, people could see a giant metal object jutting out of the misty harbor. It stood more than 300 feet tall and was topped with a giant glowing torch. Many people wept with joy and shouted in delight. They had never seen anything so beautiful. Where had the majestic statue come from? Who had built it and why? The Statue o

Sep 20, 2017
Snakes by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Snakes

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet snake. Includes photo glossary and index."--

Sep 20, 2017
Salmon migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Salmon migration

Sep 20, 2017
The Salem witch trials by Ohlin, Nancy, author. The Salem witch trials

"Get ready to blast back to the past and learn all about the Salem Witch Trials! When people think about the Salem Witch Trials, things like witchcraft and the Puritans may come to mind. But what were the trials all about, and were people really practicing witchcraft? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the craze started to what happened at the trials, and mor

Sep 20, 2017
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - the case of R.B.G. vs. inequality by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. Ruth Bader Ginsburg - the case of R.B.G. vs. inequality

"To become the first female Jewish Supreme Court Justice, the unsinkable Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to overcome countless injustices. Growing up in Brooklyn in the 1930s and '40s, Ginsburg was discouraged from working by her father, who thought a woman's place was in the home. Regardless, she went to Cornell University, where men outnumbered women four to one. There, she met her husband, Martin Ginsburg, and found her calling as a lawyer. Despite discrimination against Jews, females, and working mo

Sep 20, 2017
Portraits by Frisch-Schmoll, Joy. Portraits

"A survey of the painting genre that focuses on intimate likenesses of human figures, examining the genre's origins and introducing its notable artists, works, and styles throughout history"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 20, 2017
Pocket full of colors - the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire by Guglielmo, Amy, author. Pocket full of colors - the magical world of Mary Blair, Disney artist extraordinaire

From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn't play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in black and white, Mary painted twinkling emerald skies, peach giraffes with tangerine spots, and magenta horses that could fly.

Sep 20, 2017
A perfect day for an albatross by Loebel-Fried, Caren, author. A perfect day for an albatross

Mlie the albatross returns to the island of Midway, where she was born, to dance, sing, meet with other albatrosses, and lay her egg, in a book designed to introduce the habits and behaviors of the bird.

Sep 20, 2017
Origami accessories - a foldable fashion guide by Song, Sok, author, illustrator. Origami accessories - a foldable fashion guide

"Ten original fashion origami accessories complete with written instructions and illustrated diagrams."--

Sep 20, 2017
The Oregon Trail by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. The Oregon Trail

Excitement over the West inspired thousands of Americans in the mid-1800s to start new lives on the other side of the continent. The Oregon Trail follows the trials and hopes of the emigrant's journeys.

Sep 20, 2017
The Nutcracker & the Mouse King by Raecke, Renate, 1943- author. The Nutcracker & the Mouse King

A new retelling of Nutcracker, a tale that is perfect for celebrating the magic of the Christmas season.

Sep 20, 2017
Notorious outlaws by Yasuda, Anita, author. Notorious outlaws

"The expansion of the United States in the 1800s led to good fortune and success for some, and crime and lawlessness for others. Notorious Outlaws explains how people like Butch Cassidy, Billy the Kid, and many more turned to a life of crime."--Publisher's website.

Sep 20, 2017
Nativity by Rylant, Cynthia. Nativity

The text from the King James Bible will be very familiar to many readers, but Rylant's artwork makes the story fresh and offers a unique new visual perspective.

Sep 20, 2017
My first book of baseball by Bugler, Beth, author. My first book of baseball

Are you ready to play ball? Bugler and Bechtel explain baseball concepts to young readers, including the difference between a strike and a foul; what a shortstop does; and what the seventh-inning stretch is.

Sep 20, 2017
Mr. Cornell's dream boxes by Winter, Jeanette. Mr. Cornell's dream boxes

Joseph Cornell loved to draw and paint and collect things. With these drawings and paintings and collected treasures, he made marvelous shadowboxes--wonderlands covered in glass. And who did he most like to share them with? Children, of course.

Sep 20, 2017
The movie making book - skills & projects to learn & share by Farrell, Dan, author. The movie making book - skills & projects to learn & share

Do you want to take your smartphone videos up a notch? Learn how to make “artsy-looking” films on your cool new tablet? Or take a stab at more in-depth movie making with the family video recorder? If so, The Movie Making Book is for you! This clear, easy-to-follow guide includes fun games and mini-projects that teach all the techniques you need to get started in movies. Learn and practice basic shots such as establishing shots and close-ups; creative shots such as high and low angles; panning an

Sep 20, 2017
Monarch butterfly migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Monarch butterfly migration

Readers will learn about the impressive migration of North American monarch butterflies. The title will cover information like why and when they migrate, how far they migrate, and where they migrate. --Amazon

Sep 20, 2017
Miguel's brave knight - young Cervantes and his dream of Don Quixote by Engle, Margarita. Miguel's brave knight - young Cervantes and his dream of Don Quixote

Describes how Miguel de Cervantes found refuge from his childhood troubles by daydreaming of a brave knight who would right the wrongs of the world, the inspiration for his famous character Don Quixote.

Sep 20, 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"--

Sep 20, 2017
Manjhi moves a mountain by Churnin, Nancy, author. Manjhi moves a mountain

"Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets, and a hospital. Manjhi Moves a Mountain shows how everyone can make a difference if their heart is big enough."--

Sep 20, 2017
Magnificent magical beasts - inside their secret world by Holland, Simon, author. Magnificent magical beasts - inside their secret world

"Enter an incredible world of magical beasts, dare to draw near to their captivating powers, and discover the spellbinding stories of sixteen favorite mythical creatures from around the world. Venture into this world and you'll discover why griffins collect a gem called agate, how to put out dragonfire, how mischievous elves can cause terrible nightmares, and much, much more. Magnificent Magical Beasts is a beautiful, luxurious gift book showcasing a fascinating menagerie of creatures from the w

Sep 20, 2017
LEGO, the ninjago movie - the essential guide by March, Julia, author. LEGO, the ninjago movie - the essential guide

Discover everything there is to know about The LEGO Ninjago Movie with this engrossing guide to its key events and characters.

Sep 20, 2017
Laura's album - a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Anderson, William, 1952- compiler, author of prologue. Laura's album - a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder

A spectacular full-color scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life and the Little House books featuring historic family photos, reproductions of original documents, and other special memorabilia. Beloved by millions as the author of the classic Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a rich life that spanned almost a century of American history. She saved many mementos from her past, including early writings, letters, drawings, photographs, and more. Lovingly preserved in private and public

Sep 20, 2017
The know-nonsense guide to grammar by Fiedler, Heidi, author. The know-nonsense guide to grammar

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.

Sep 20, 2017
The illustrator's notebook by Labbād, Muḥyī al-Dīn, illustrator, author. The illustrator's notebook

Intended by Mohieddine Ellabbad as a way to explore different ways of seeing things through illustration, learn about how Arabic writing is an integral part of the image in the Arabic pictorial tradition. Reads right-to-left as the original Egyptian version, and includes all of the original Arabic calligraphy, with English translations in the margins.

Sep 20, 2017
Humpback whale migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Humpback whale migration

"Readers will learn about the impressive migration of North Pacific humpback whales. The title will cover information like why and when they migrate, how far they migrate, and where they migrate. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO." - Abdo Publishing website.

Sep 20, 2017
How to be an elephant - growing up in the African wild by Roy, Katherine, author. How to be an elephant - growing up in the African wild

Provided by publisher.

Sep 20, 2017
Her right foot by Eggers, Dave, author. Her right foot

In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation. Can you believe that?

Sep 20, 2017
Hawk mother - the story of a red-tailed hawk who hatched chickens by Hagedorn, Kara, author. Hawk mother - the story of a red-tailed hawk who hatched chickens

What happens when two baby chickens find themselves in a nest with a hawk? Don't hawks usually eat chickens? Sunshine, a red-tailed hawk, can no longer fly free. But her instinct to be a mother is so strong that she builds a nest in her aviary every spring and lays two infertile eggs. One year, Kara, her caretaker, decides to try something different. She gives Sunshine two chicken eggs. Join zoologist Kara Hagedorn and Sunshine to find out what happens in this delightful story of interspecies co

Sep 20, 2017
The hand manual by Kim, Sung Eun, author. The hand manual

Hands work for us in all sorts of ways—washing, picking things up, playing, pointing and much, much more. Explore the functions of your incredible hands as you use them to turn the pages of this book and learn about the many things they can do! Informational spreads are illustrated with vignettes both practical and lively, giving kids an opportunity for some serious hands-on fun.

Sep 20, 2017
Grassland biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Grassland biome

Introduces the idea of a biome and describes the two different types of grassland biome--tropical, or savanna, and temperate--and the plants and animals that may live there.

Sep 20, 2017
The Golden Gate Bridge by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Golden Gate Bridge

Sep 20, 2017
Freshwater biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Freshwater biome

Introduces the idea of a biome and describes the main characteristics of such freshwater biomes as ponds and lakes, and rivers and streams, and the plants and animals that may live there.

Sep 20, 2017
Fire trucks by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Fire trucks

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

Sep 20, 2017
Fine art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by classic masterpieces by Pitamic, Maja, author. Fine art adventures - 36 creative, hands-on projects inspired by classic masterpieces

"Classic masterpieces are bold, fascinating, and sometimes shocking -- in other words, perfect for creative children who love to be inspired. Fine Art Adventures introduces young artists, ages 6 and up, to key masterpieces and interesting techniques, then lets them loose." -- Back cover.

Sep 20, 2017
Farm to table - organic food by Squire, Ann, author. Farm to table - organic food

Sep 20, 2017
The Empire State Building by Goldish, Meish, author. The Empire State Building

History of the Empire State Building in New York City.

Sep 20, 2017
Disgusting eats - nasty, but tasty recipes by Ventura, Marne, author. Disgusting eats - nasty, but tasty recipes

"Easy-to-follow instructions and cooking tips teach young readers how to cook a variety of gross looking, yet delicious recipes"--

Sep 20, 2017
Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission by Guerrive, Sophie, 1983- author. Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission

With his red airplane, the Dinosaur Detective travels the world in search of lost animals. A rich and whimsical "hide and seek" picture book, which takes the reader on a puzzle-packed tour of a dozen different destinations, including the jungle, the stormy sea and outerspace. Detailed drawings of drama-filled scenes will challenge children of all ages to test their spotting skills. -- amazon.com

Sep 20, 2017
Desert biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Desert biome

Text and photographs look at the climate, plants, and animals of desert biomes.

Sep 20, 2017
Constitutional rights by Sherman, Jill, author. Constitutional rights

"Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press are three of the core American values outlined in the Constitution. Constitutional Rights explains these and other rights contained in one of America's key founding documents."--Publisher's website.

Sep 20, 2017
The complete book of fashion history - a stylish journey through history and the ultimate guide for being fashionable in every era by Sedláčková, Jana, author. The complete book of fashion history - a stylish journey through history and the ultimate guide for being fashionable in every era

Travel through time and learn about the most popular fashion trends in history! Explore world history and culture through the lens of fashion with The Complete Book of Fashion History. Travel through time and learn about the most popular fashion trends in history, from the animal furs of prehistory to the golden crowns of ancient Egypt. Why did French aristocrats powder their hair? And why did Scottish soldiers wear kilts? From buttons to zippers and leather sandals to high heels, young fashioni

Sep 20, 2017
Classic storybook fables by Gustafson, Scott, illustrator. Classic storybook fables

An illustrated retelling of eight classic fairy tales, emphasizing the lesson to be learned from each.

Sep 20, 2017
Chilling cemeteries by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Chilling cemeteries

Explores four haunted cemeteries, including Barnes, Hollywood, Santa Paula, and Sleepy Hollow cemeteries.

Sep 20, 2017
Campfire chef - mouthwatering campfire recipes by Omoth, Tyler, author. Campfire chef - mouthwatering campfire recipes

"Easy-to-follow instructions and cooking tips teach young readers how to cook a variety of mouthwatering campfire recipes"--

Sep 20, 2017
Bomb squad technicians in action by Baxter, Roberta, 1952- author. Bomb squad technicians in action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of bomb squad technicians. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, a selected bibliography, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Sep 20, 2017
Birthdays - beyond cake and ice cream by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author. Birthdays - beyond cake and ice cream

"How do you celebrate the day you joined the world? Find out whose party includes a horse race, which culture does a coming-of-age fire-ant ritual, and other wonderful ways birthdays are celebrated around the world"--

Sep 20, 2017
Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton by Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author. Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton

Desribes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.

Sep 20, 2017
Bedtime math - the truth comes out by Overdeck, Laura, author. Bedtime math - the truth comes out

"In Bedtime Math, math and fun facts combine for one wacky and wild adventure! Now kids can discover the truth behind all their favorite things: marshmallows, Coca-Cola, astronaut ice cream, and more!"--

Sep 20, 2017
Artists and their pets - true stories of famous artists and their animal friends by Hodge, Susie, 1960- author. Artists and their pets - true stories of famous artists and their animal friends

"Did you know that Pablo Picasso had many pets, including a white mouse and a goat? And that Andy Warhol loved his dachshunds, Georgia O'Keeffe had a passion for chows, and Salvador Dali´ liked ocelots and walked an anteater? Artists and Their Pets tells these stores and many more including Frida Kahlo's love for monkeys, Henri Matisse traveling with his cats, and Leonardo da Vinci famously freeing birds from their cages in Italian markets." -- Back cover.

Sep 20, 2017
Airplanes by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author. Airplanes

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

Sep 20, 2017
Adventures in Asian art - an afternoon at the museum by DiCicco, Sue, author, illustrator. Adventures in Asian art - an afternoon at the museum

Follow three kids as they take an imaginative tour of Asian art through examples found in the Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. As the kids wander from exhibit to exhibit, they picture themselves in another time and place as they explore textiles, ceramics, statues, armor, and more. Along the way, they learn a little bit about the cultures, beliefs, and daily life that resulted in these wonderful works of art.

Sep 20, 2017
ABCs from space - a discovered alphabet by Voiland, Adam, author. ABCs from space - a discovered alphabet

An alphabet book of photographs of Earth taken from outer space that look like each letter. --

Sep 20, 2017
50 things you should know about Titanic by Callery, Sean, author. 50 things you should know about Titanic

The largest ocean liner of her time, Titanic was hailed as the ultimate in luxury travel, with grand dining halls and the latest technology, including an onboard telephone system. She set off on her maiden voyage on 10 April 1912 with more than 2,000 people on board. Just four days later, the ship struck an iceberg off the coast of Canada, and the unthinkable happened: Titanic sank. Find out what caused more than 1,000 people to drown and why the ship was so woefully ill-equipped for such a disa

Sep 20, 2017
50 things you should know about the environment by Green, Jen, author. 50 things you should know about the environment

From the icy poles to the evergreen rainforests, life has found a way to flourish in nearly every environment on Earth. This book explores the startling discoveries of new life forms in extreme environments, such as the strange worlds of the ocean depths. Whilst marvelling the world around us, it also confronts the human impact on the environment. The mounting evidence for global warming is explored and challenges us to work towards a more sustainable future. Packed with facts, diagrams, infogra

Sep 20, 2017
50 things you should know about inventions by Gifford, Clive, author. 50 things you should know about inventions

Discover the stories behind the world's most important inventions, from everyday essentials to major scientific discoveries. Find out how inventors made dramatic breakthroughs in everything from batteries and microchips to magnetism and rocket power. Packed with facts, illustrations, infographics, and photos.

Sep 20, 2017
10 reasons to love a turtle by Barr, Catherine, author. 10 reasons to love a turtle

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 20, 2017