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

Provided by amazon.com.

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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Alaska by Gregory, Josh, author. Alaska

Located far to the north, Alaskas relative isolation from the rest of the country has helped it foster a unique local culture that makes it stand out from the other states. Readers will tour this icy state and see how its people live. They will also find out how the area was first settled, what events led to it becoming a state, how it is governed today, and more.

Sep 18, 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
American Beavers by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- American Beavers

Learn about where the American beaver lives, how it looks, and how it grows from a kit to an adult beaver ready to survive in the wild.

Sep 18, 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 17, 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
Basketballogy by Sylvester, Kevin Basketballogy

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

Sep 21, 2017
Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story by Wallace, Sandra Neil, author. Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story

In the years following the Civil War, "Arctic fever" gripped the American public, fueled by myths of a fertile, tropical sea at the top of the world. Several explorers attempted to find a route to the North Pole, but none succeeded. Bound by Ice follows the journey of George Washington De Long and the crew of the USSJeannette, who departed San Francisco in the summer of 1879 hoping to find a route to the North Pole. However, in mid-September the ship became locked in ice north of Siberia and dri

Sep 18, 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
California by Newman, Lauren, author. California

As the center of the United States entertainment and technology industries, California has a major cultural impact on the rest of the country. Readers will explore this coastal state and find out what makes so many people want to live there. They will also check out the local wildlife, get a taste of California cuisine, and more.

Sep 18, 2017
Cambodia by Mara, Wil, author. Cambodia

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Cambodia."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 18, 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
Canada by Mara, Wil, author. Canada

Located directly north of the United States, Canada is one of the worlds largest countries. Within its borders lie sprawling areas of harsh, untouched wilderness as well as densely populated modern cities. Readers will experience all sides of this North American nation as they explore its history and learn more about its people. They will find themselves immersed in Canadian culture as they learn about the countrys government, economy, traditions, and much more.

Sep 18, 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 17, 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
China by Yomtov, Nelson, author. China

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of China."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 18, 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
Colorado by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Colorado

From the tall peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the rolling hills of the Intermontane Basin to the rushing waters of the Colorado River, Colorado is full of natural beauty. Readers will take a tour of this incredible state. They will get a chance to see the natural landscape, find out how people live in Colorados towns and cities, learn about the states history, and much more.

Sep 18, 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
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
Curious about ice cream by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. Curious about ice cream

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

Sep 17, 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
Desert biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Desert biome

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

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
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
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
Droughts by Stewart, Melissa, author. Droughts

This book teaches readers about droughts.

Sep 22, 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 17, 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 17, 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
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
Farm to table - organic food by Squire, Ann, author. Farm to table - organic food

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
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
Florida by Orr, Tamra, author. Florida

Located in the far southeastern corner of the United States, Florida is a popular vacation destination with plenty of beaches and other attractions. It is also a state with a rich history and vibrant local culture. Readers will explore all of Florida as they learn about its government, history, economy, landscape, and much more.

Sep 18, 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 17, 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
Get coding! - learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and build a website, app, and game by Young Rewired State (Organization), author. Get coding! - learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and build a website, app, and game

"All you need to get started is a computer and this programming guide, a book that's just right for beginners of any age to develop real coding skills. Follow the step-by-step instructions through six exciting missions and you will learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Once you've helped secure the infamous Monk Diamond, continue to improve and test your expertise by coding your own projects and accomplishing your own daring missions!"--Dust jacket.

Sep 18, 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
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
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
Hawai'i by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Hawai'i

As the nations only island state, Hawaii lies in the waters of the Pacific Ocean, far off the west coast. Readers will tour Hawaiis 132 islands as they learn about the states incredible history. They will enjoy surfing, luaus, and other elements of local culture. They will also discover how the states government works, what jobs people do in Hawaii, what wildlife is found there, and much more.

Sep 18, 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
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
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 17, 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
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
I like the farm by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer. I like the farm

Children share what they like about the farm.

Sep 18, 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
Illinois by Gregory, Josh, author. Illinois

"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Illinois."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 18, 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 17, 2017
Japan by Bjorklund, Ruth, author. Japan

Consisting of a long island chain in East Asia, Japan is a country of towering mountains, beautiful farmland, and huge cities. Despite its relatively small size, it is home to one of the worlds most powerful economies and plays a major role in global politics. Readers will learn all about Japans rich history, culture, and traditions. They will also find out how the country is governed, which plants and animals can be found there, what it is like to live there today, and much more.

Sep 18, 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
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
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
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
Leonardo and the pen that drew the future by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author. Leonardo and the pen that drew the future

Sep 21, 2017
Libya by Willis, Terri, author. Libya

An oil-rich nation in North Africa, Libya has seen a great deal of turmoil in recent years, with civil war continuing to affect the country today. Readers will explore Libyas history and find out what events have led its current situation. They will also find out what it is like to live in Libya today, from which kinds of jobs are common to what people eat and where they live. Additionally, the book offers a close look at Libyas rugged landscapes, unique wildlife, climate, and much more.

Sep 18, 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
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
Louisiana by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Louisiana

From rural swampland to the historic streets of New Orleans, Louisiana is home to many incredible sights. Readers will get a taste of everything this incredible southern state has to offer as they explore its most notable locations and absorb the local culture. They will also explore its rich history, learn about the local government, and more.

Sep 18, 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
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
Maryland by Franchino, Vicky, author. Maryland

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 18, 2017
Massachusetts by Crane, Cody, author. Massachusetts

One of the 13 original United States, Massachusetts has a long, rich history. Readers will learn about the states role in the founding of the United States and find out what life is like in Massachusetts today. They will also discover how the state is governed, which animals and plants can be found there, what people do for fun, what kinds of jobs they have, and more.

Sep 18, 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
Melinda Gates by Honders, Christine, author. Melinda Gates

Sep 22, 2017
Mexico by Sonneborn, Liz, author. Mexico

Among the largest and most populous of the Latin American nations, Mexico is a land of great contrasts. It is home to ancient ruins and modern cities. Its borders contain vast, harsh deserts and lush, beautiful beaches. Readers will explore the many sides of Mexico as they venture into the heart of this amazing country. They will learn about its long history and unique culture, find out what life is like for its people, examine some of its most incredible wildlife, and much more.

Sep 18, 2017
Michigan by Gregory, Josh, author. Michigan

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 18, 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
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
Money math - addition and subtraction by Adler, David A. Money math - addition and subtraction

Introduces children to American currency values and the basics of adding and subtracting money.--

Sep 17, 2017
Mountain lions by Hogan, Christa C., author. Mountain lions

"Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of mountain lions. Colorful spreads, fun facts, diagrams, a range map, and a special reading feature make this an exciting read for animal lovers and report writers alike." --

Sep 18, 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
Muddy - the story of blues legend Muddy Waters by Mahin, Michael James, author. Muddy  - the story of blues legend Muddy Waters

A picture book celebration of the indomitable Muddy Waters, a blues musician whose fierce and electric sound laid the groundwork for what would become rock and roll. Muddy Waters was never good at doing what he was told. When Grandma Della said the blues wouldn’t put food on the table, Muddy didn’t listen. And when record producers told him no one wanted to listen to a country boy playing country blues, Muddy ignored them as well. This tenacious streak carried Muddy from the hardscrabble fields

Sep 18, 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
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
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 17, 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
New Jersey by Yomtov, Nelson, author. New Jersey

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 18, 2017
New York by Crane, Cody, author. New York

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 18, 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
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
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 17, 2017
Old Macdonald Had a Farm by Grimly, Gris Old Macdonald Had a Farm

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

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

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

Sep 21, 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
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 17, 2017
Pokémon by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Pokémon

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

Sep 18, 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
Ponies by Roberts, Angela, 1972- author. Ponies

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

Sep 21, 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
Revolutionary rogues - John André and Benedict Arnold by Castrovilla, Selene, 1966- Revolutionary rogues - John André and Benedict Arnold

Longing for reward and recognition, American Major General Benedict Arnold turns traitor as he plots with British Major John Andre to help the British win the Revolutionary War.

Sep 18, 2017
Rewilding - Giving Nature a Second Chance by Love, Ann/ Drake, Jane Rewilding - Giving Nature a Second Chance

Sep 21, 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
Salmon migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Salmon migration

Sep 20, 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
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 17, 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
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 17, 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
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
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
Spiders! - Strange and Wonderful by Pringle, Laurence/ Henderson, Meryl (ILT) Spiders! - Strange and Wonderful

Sep 21, 2017
Star Wars by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Star Wars

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

Sep 18, 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
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
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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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
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
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
Tarsier by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn, author. Tarsier

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

Sep 20, 2017
Texas by Gregory, Josh, author. Texas

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 18, 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
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
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
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
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
The Golden Gate Bridge by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Golden Gate Bridge

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

Sep 21, 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
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
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 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
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
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 17, 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
The Super Bowl - more than a game by Ellenport, Craig. author. The Super Bowl - more than a game

Explains how the Super Bowl became the biggest single-day sporting event in the world, and why the action on the field is just the tip of the iceberg for this business and entertainment powerhouse.

Sep 18, 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
The wedding portrait by Nagara, Innosanto, author. The wedding portrait

Sep 21, 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
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
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
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
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
Twisted true tales from science - insane inventors by Bearce, Stephanie, author. Twisted true tales from science - insane inventors

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

Sep 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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
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
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
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
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 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 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 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 17, 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
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
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
Why, Fly Guy? - Answers to Kids' Big Questions by Arnold, Tedd Why, Fly Guy? - Answers to Kids' Big Questions

Sep 21, 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
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