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10 Reasons to Love A Turtle by Barr, Catherine/ Clulow, Hanako (ILT) 10 Reasons to Love A Turtle

Aug 18, 2017
10 routes that crossed the world by Richardson, Gillian, author. 10 routes that crossed the world

Looks at ten routes and trails have been used throughout history, from British Roman roads to Route 66.

Aug 18, 2017
12 tips for a healthy diet by Ventura, Marne, author. 12 tips for a healthy diet

Presents twelve ways to keep a healthy diet, including choosing fruit more often, opting for healthy fats, and reading food labels.

Aug 18, 2017
12 tips for staying safe by Kallio, Jamie, author. 12 tips for staying safe

Presents twelve ways to stay safe, including being wary of strangers, planning a fire escape route, and using caution around pets.

Aug 18, 2017
12 ways to improve athletic performance by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- 12 ways to improve athletic performance

Aug 18, 2017
50 things you should know about inventions by Gifford, Clive, author. 50 things you should know about inventions

Shares the stories behind some of the world's most important inventions, including bicycles, dynamite, and television.

Aug 18, 2017
50 Things You Should Know About the Civil War by Wright, John D./ Ural, Susannah (EDT) 50 Things You Should Know About the Civil War

Aug 18, 2017
50 things you should know about the environment by Green, Jen, author. 50 things you should know about the environment

Discusses the Earth's habitats and the things that threaten them, including climate change and pollution, as well as describes global conservation efforts.

Aug 18, 2017
50 Things You Should Know About the Vikings by Parker, Philip/ Mcloed, Shane (EDT) 50 Things You Should Know About the Vikings

Aug 18, 2017
50 things you should know about Titanic by Callery, Sean, author. 50 things you should know about Titanic

Presents facts on the 1912 sinking of the Titanic, including details on the ship's construction, victims, and survivors.

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 2017
A child's garden of verses by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, author. A child's garden of verses

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

Aug 16, 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

Aug 18, 2017
A hundred billion trillion stars by Fishman, Seth, author. A hundred billion trillion stars

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

Aug 16, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
A rainbow baby story - The rainbow after the storm by Falk, Crystal, author. A rainbow baby story - The rainbow after the storm

"Discover the story of a baby bird as he learns about how special he is and about the sister he was never able to meet...The Rainbow After The Storm is a touching story about a baby bird and his family. One day while his mother is out looking for food, a fierce storm rolls through . Alone and scared, his mother soon returns to the nest and comforts him. This seems the perfect time for her to tell the story of the little sister he never met and a beautiful hope that sometimes follows a storm." --

Aug 21, 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

Aug 18, 2017
A trip to the pumpkin patch by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. A trip to the pumpkin patch

Engage readers with the story of a trip to the pumpkin patch. Readers are introduced to fun fall activities at the pumpkin patch, such as face-painting, hayrides, and pumpkin picking and carving.

Aug 21, 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

Aug 18, 2017
A year in the woods by Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862, author. A year in the woods

"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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Abcs from Space by Voiland, Adam Abcs from Space

Aug 16, 2017
Adoptive families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Adoptive families

Discusses both the challenges and the many blessings of adoptive families.

Aug 16, 2017
Adventures in Asian art - an afternoon at the museum by DiCicco, Sue, author. Adventures in Asian art - an afternoon at the museum

A family goes to the Asian Art Museum for the day and explores some of their artwork.

Aug 18, 2017
Air sports by Luke, Andrew, author. Air sports

Aug 21, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Aliens by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Aliens

"A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of aliens, emphasizing reported sightings and stories as well as scientific investigations and unsolved mysteries"--

Aug 21, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
All-terrain sports by Luke, Andrew, author. All-terrain sports

Discusses sports that take place off-road on all-terrains, including BMX, motocross, and supercross.

Aug 17, 2017
American beavers by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author. American beavers

Provides information on American beavers, including how they live in forest habitats and their social behavior.

Aug 21, 2017
American bison by Omoth, Tyler, author. American bison

Provides information on American bison, describing how they are the largest mammal in North America and how they are herbivores.

Aug 18, 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.

Aug 21, 2017
American Gothic - The Life of Grant Wood by Wood, Susan/ MacDonald, Ross (ILT) American Gothic - The Life of Grant Wood

Aug 16, 2017
American Indian rights movement by Machajewski, Sarah, author. American Indian rights movement

Traces the history of Native American relations with people of other origins from their arrival in North America through generations of broken treaties and forced removals to the current situation.

Aug 21, 2017
Amphibians by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Amphibians

Shine the science spotlight on frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and caecilians! Organized by reference topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, Amphibians introduces young readers and browsers to these water-dependent animals through vibrant full-color photos and concise, factual text.

Aug 21, 2017
Amphibians by Donner, Erica, author. Amphibians

"This photo-illustrated book introduces beginning readers to the characteristics of amphibians. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Aug 17, 2017
Ancient animals - plesiosaur by Thomson, Sarah L., author. Ancient animals - plesiosaur

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

Aug 16, 2017
Angels, are they real? by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Angels, are they real?

"A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of angels, emphasizing reported sightings and stories as well as studies, polls, and religious accounts"--

Aug 21, 2017
Animal heroes - the wolves, camels, elephants, dogs, cats, horses, penguins, dolphins, and other remarkable animals that proved they are man's best friend by Moberg, Julia, author. Animal heroes - the wolves, camels, elephants, dogs, cats, horses, penguins, dolphins, and other remarkable animals that proved they are man's best friend

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

Aug 16, 2017
Animal homes and hangouts by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Animal homes and hangouts

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

Aug 21, 2017
Animal traps and lairs by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Animal traps and lairs

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

Aug 17, 2017
Animals in fall by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. Animals in fall

Aug 21, 2017
Apple harvest by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. Apple harvest

Engage readers with the story of a trip to the apple orchard. Readers are introduced to the harvesting of apples in fall, such as picking, and making apples into their favorite treats.

Aug 21, 2017
Arachnids by Dell, Pamela, author. Arachnids

Say hello to spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks! Arachnids is a colorful photo-filled animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Not only will kids discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, but they'll also be treated to fun topics such as arachnids in mythology and art ― all written in a clear, concise way.

Aug 21, 2017
Arapaima by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Arapaima

Presents information about the arapaima, including physical characteristics, its everyday life, and its hunting abilities.

Aug 21, 2017
Archaeology - cool women who dig by Yasuda, Anita, author. Archaeology - cool women who dig

Provides a brief history of archaeology and profiles three women who are working in the field today.

Aug 18, 2017
Architecture & construction by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author. Architecture & construction

Provides information about careers in architecture and construction, and explains the responsibilities and education needed for each.

Aug 17, 2017
Arthur Ashe by Strand, Jennifer, author. Arthur Ashe

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

Aug 16, 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

Aug 18, 2017
Astronaut in training by Clay, Kathryn, author. Astronaut in training

Want to go to space? Before launch, you've got some work to do! Find out what scuba diving, medical skills, and survival training all have to do with being an astronaut.

Aug 18, 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.

Aug 21, 2017
Auto technician by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Auto technician

Aug 21, 2017
Awesome minds - the creators of the iPhone by Ventura, Marne, author. Awesome minds - the creators of the iPhone

Chronicles the story of Apple founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak and industrial designer Jonathan Ive, discussing how their interest in making innovative electronic products extremely well led to the development of the iPhone.

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
Back-to-school projects for a lazy crafternoon by Fields, Stella, author. Back-to-school projects for a lazy crafternoon

"Step-by-step instructions help readers create fun school supplies (alone or with friends) using basic craft supplies."--

Aug 17, 2017
Bacon artist - savory bacon recipes by Ventura, Marne, author. Bacon artist - savory bacon recipes

"Easy-to-follow instructions and cooking tips teach young readers how to cook a variety of savory bacon-based recipes"--

Aug 21, 2017
Baseball by Osborne, Mary Pope, author. Baseball

Jack and Annie share facts about baseball and its history, including when it was invented and how it's played.

Aug 17, 2017
Baseball's record breakers by Hetrick, Hans, 1973- author. Baseball's record breakers

Looks at some of the most famous records in baseball history, including most homeruns, most stolen bases, and most innings pitched.

Aug 17, 2017
Beastly monsters - from dragons to griffins by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Beastly monsters - from dragons to griffins

"This book describes and explains beastly monsters and their history, popularity, and much more. A high-interest look at dragons and griffins, including its role in pop culture."--

Aug 21, 2017
Beat the wheat! - easy and delicious wheat-free recipes for kids with allergies by Jorgensen, Katrina, author. Beat the wheat! - easy and delicious wheat-free recipes for kids with allergies

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

Aug 21, 2017
Beauty and the beak - how science, technology, and a 3D-printed beak rescued a bald eagle by Rose, Deborah Lee, author. Beauty and the beak - how science, technology, and a 3D-printed beak rescued a bald eagle

The true story of Beauty the eagle's rescue and rehabilitation. Beauty has been featured on Nat Geo WILD TV's Unlikely Animal Friends, in the National Wildlife Federation's Ranger Rick magazine, and on the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) EngineerGirl website.

Aug 16, 2017
Bed time math. The truth comes out by Overdeck, Laura. Bed time 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!"--

Aug 18, 2017
Behind-the-scenes movie careers by Hammelef, Danielle S., author. Behind-the-scenes movie careers

Fascinating facts, fun pictures, and easy-to-read sidebars highlight informative text about some of the most interesting jobs that take place behind the scenes in the entertainment industry. Readers will get a glimpse at what it takes to make it as a talent agent, location scout, casting director, and more and find out what goes on behind the glamour.

Aug 17, 2017
Behind-the-scenes music careers by Boone, Mary, 1963- author. Behind-the-scenes music careers

Fascinating facts, fun pictures, and first-person accounts highlight informative text about some of the most interesting jobs that take place behind the scenes in the music industry. Readers will get a glimpse at what it takes to make it as a songwriter, producer, manager, and more and find out what goes on behind the glamour.

Aug 17, 2017
Bertha takes a drive - how the Benz automobile changed the world by Adkins, Jan, 1944- author, illustrator. Bertha takes a drive - how the Benz automobile changed the world

Describes Bertha Benz's journey in her husband's Benz Motorwagon through Germany in 1888 when automobile travel was illegal, along with her two oldest sons, noting her courage and resourcefulness during the difficult trip.

Aug 18, 2017
Bet you didn't know - fascinating, far-out, fun-tastic facts!. by Bet you didn't know - fascinating, far-out, fun-tastic facts!.

Aug 16, 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

Presents the true story of how a blue whale skeleton found on a remote beach on Prince Edward Island was shipped across Canada and reassembled for permanent display at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum in Vancouver.

Aug 21, 2017
Bighorn sheep by Gagne, Tammy, author. Bighorn sheep

Provides information on bighorn sheep, including their lifecycle and how they can survive in varied environments.

Aug 18, 2017
Billie Jean King by Strand, Jennifer, author. Billie Jean King

Describes the life of the tennis star, from her childhood and early competitive career to her role as activist for women's rights.

Aug 21, 2017
Birds by Donner, Erica, author. Birds

"This photo-illustrated book introduces beginning readers to the characteristics of birds. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Aug 17, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Birthdays around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author. Birthdays around the world

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

Aug 16, 2017
Bomb squad technicians in action by Baxter, Roberta, author. Bomb squad technicians in action

Discusses bomb squad technicians, describing what they do, what education and training they have, and what equipment they use.

Aug 18, 2017
Booker T. Washington by Haldy, Emma E., author. Booker T. Washington

A simple biography about Booker T. Washington.

Aug 21, 2017
Books! Books! Books! - Explore the Amazing Collection of the British Library by Manning, Mick/ Granstrom, Brita (ILT) Books! Books! Books! - Explore the Amazing Collection of the British Library

Aug 21, 2017
Boston terriers by Morey, Allan, author. Boston terriers

A Boston terrier could fit into a regular sized backpack, but there is nothing little about this dog's personality. Discover more about this entertaining breed.

Aug 21, 2017
Bound by Ice - A True North Pole Survival Story by Wallace, Sandra Neil/ Wallace, Rich Bound by Ice - A True North Pole Survival Story

Aug 21, 2017
Bring on the bling! - bracelets, anklets, and rings for all occasions by Kachidurian, Debbie Prestine, author. Bring on the bling! - bracelets, anklets, and rings for all occasions

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create bracelets, anklets, rings, and other jewelry accessories"--

Aug 21, 2017
Bugs from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author. Bugs from head to tail

"Part bug book, part guessing game, Bugs from Head to Tail is the third book in the successful Head to Tail series. This informational picture book challenges readers to guess which creepy crawly each of the eight body parts belong to. The refrain (for example, "What bug has a head like this?") offers just the right amount of repetition for little readers and invites them to join in on the guessing fun! The following spread reveals the answer and provides a short overview of the critter - includ

Aug 18, 2017
Bugs! by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Bugs!

Animal Planet introduces information-packed nonfiction chapter books that are just right for pleasure reading and schoolwork. Fly away on a fascinating journey to the world of Bugs!. Meet the fastest flyers and the long-distance travelers--from huge moths and colorful butterflies to busy bees and annoying fleas. Learn about massive locust swarms and hungry caterpillars. Bugs! is the perfect overview for developing readers ready to explore this popular animal subject on their own. Special feature

Aug 17, 2017
Building bridges by Enz, Tammy, author. Building bridges

Aug 18, 2017
Cacti barely need water! by Cole, Tayler, author. Cacti barely need water!

Presents information on the cactus, including why they have spines instead of leaves, how they reproduce, and why they are important to the desert ecosystem.

Aug 21, 2017
Cam Newton - football star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Cam Newton - football star

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

Aug 21, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Caribou by Gagne, Tammy, author. Caribou

Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of caribou.

Aug 18, 2017
Cesar Chavez by Juarez, Christine, 1976- author. Cesar Chavez

Aug 18, 2017
Children Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Children Around the World

Aug 16, 2017
Chilling cemeteries by Markovics, Joyce L, author. Chilling cemeteries

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

Aug 18, 2017
Chupacabra by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Chupacabra

"A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of North America's vampire like creature the Chupacabra, emphasizing reported sightings and seekers"--

Aug 21, 2017
Classic storybook fables / Including "Beauty and the Beast" and Other Favorites by Gustafson, Scott, illustrator. Classic storybook fables / Including "Beauty and the Beast" and Other Favorites

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

Aug 18, 2017
Clay lab for kids - 52 projects to make, model, and mold with air-dry, polymer, and homemade clay by Stephens, Cassie, author. Clay lab for kids - 52 projects to make, model, and mold with air-dry, polymer, and homemade clay

"Nashville art teacher Cassie Stephens makes clay a focus of her elementary school classes with amazing results. In Clay Lab for Kids she shares 32 creative hands-on projects."--

Aug 16, 2017
Clouds by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author. Clouds

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce emergent readers to the science of clouds. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Aug 21, 2017
Cobras by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Cobras

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

Aug 21, 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'swebsite.

Aug 18, 2017
Cool wild game recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs by Nikko, Parker, author. Cool wild game recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs

"Full of delicious recipes, Cool Wild Game Recipes is sure to inspire young chefs in the making. Kids will learn to make BBQ duck, whip up some venison tacos and more. This book in the Cool Main Dish Recipes series contains intros to cooking basics and terms, ingredients and tools lists, simple steps and easy-to-follow photography!"--Publisher's website.

Aug 21, 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.

Aug 21, 2017
Count it! by Higgins, Nadia. Count it!

"In Count It!, early fluent readers learn about the importance of counting and explore a variety of counting methods. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text encourage young readers to practice counting things around them in different ways. Infographics illustrate key concepts, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about counting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Count It! also features r

Aug 21, 2017
Coyotes by Gagne, Tammy. Coyotes

Aug 18, 2017
Crawling cockroaches by Nelson, Robin, 1971- author. Crawling cockroaches

"This title delves into the fascinating world of cockroaches, including their body parts and structure, their habitat and how it supports them, and what they eat and where they find their meals"--

Aug 21, 2017
Creeping caterpillars by Nelson, Robin, 1971- author. Creeping caterpillars

"This title examines different aspects of caterpillars, including their body parts and structure, their habitat, their eating behavior, and what they do--from how they move to what role they play in the ecosystem"--

Aug 21, 2017
Cricket in the thicket - poems about bugs by Murray, Carol, author. Cricket in the thicket - poems about bugs

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

Aug 16, 2017
Cyber spies and secret agents of modern times by Lassieur, Allison, author. Cyber spies and secret agents of modern times

Uses photographs, original sources, maps, timelines, and facts to explore the lives of modern-day spies.

Aug 17, 2017
Dams by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Dams

"The 21st Century Junior Library Extraordinary Engineering series explains how important feats of engineering are accomplished. Dams examines the engineering concepts that make these critical structures possible. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. An activity, full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience"--

Aug 17, 2017
Danger on the mountain! - true stories of extreme adventures by Treinish, Gregg, author. Danger on the mountain! - true stories of extreme adventures

Hanging out at the edge of the world at the edge of a mountain ridge is just another day for extreme adventurer Gregg Treinish. From the top of the Appalachian Trail to the very bottom of South America, Gregg is on a quest for adventure. Join Gregg as he treks across the Americas, faces the (almost) impossible, and learns how to make the world a better place in the process.

Aug 21, 2017
Danza! - Amalia Herna̹ndez and el Ballet Folklo̹rico de Mexico by Tonatiuh, Duncan, author. Danza! - Amalia Herna̹ndez and el Ballet Folklo̹rico de Mexico

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

Aug 16, 2017
Deadly droughts by Rajczak, Michael, author. Deadly droughts

Aug 21, 2017
Deadly spiders by Turner, Matt, 1964- author.. Deadly spiders

Aug 18, 2017
Deep-sea fishermen in action by Omoth, Tyler, author. Deep-sea fishermen in action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of deep-sea fishermen. 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.

Aug 21, 2017
Desert biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Desert biome

Introduces the idea of a biome and describes the four different types of desert biomes--hot and dry, semiarid, coastal, and cold--and the plants and animals that may live there.

Aug 18, 2017
Desert climates by Senker, Cath. Desert climates

The climate in a region affects all aspects of life. This book look at the features of desert climate zones. It explores the characteristics of the land and weather in the desert, and how plants, animals, and people have adapted to life in that climate zone. The effects of climate change and other developments in the region are also covered.

Aug 17, 2017
Deserted prisons by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Deserted prisons

Several stories about haunted prisons.

Aug 21, 2017
Detecting earthquakes by Ventura, Marne, author. Detecting earthquakes

Introduces earthquakes, describing their causes, where they occur most often, how they are measured, how they are being monitored and studied by scientists, and includes a safety checklist.--

Aug 18, 2017
Detecting hurricanes by Bell, Samantha S, author. Detecting hurricanes

Introduces hurricanes, describing how they form, where they occur, what causes them to increase in strength, how they are measured, how they are studied and predicted, and includes a safety checklist.--

Aug 18, 2017
Detecting tornadoes by Ventura, Marne, author. Detecting tornadoes

Introduces tornadoes, their causes, and the damage they do; describes how scientists can determine that a tornado is coming; and provides advice on preparation and survival.

Aug 18, 2017
Detecting wildfires by Bell, Samantha S, author. Detecting wildfires

Introduces wildfires, describing how they usually start, the damage they can do, methods for spotting fires, and includes a safety checklist.

Aug 18, 2017
Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission by Guerrive, Sophie, author. Dinosaur Detective's search-and-find rescue mission

Flying high above the city, Dinosaur detective is asked to rescue a series of lost people, pets, and things.

Aug 18, 2017
Dinosaur! - dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric creatures as you've never seen them before by Woodward, John, 1954- author. Dinosaur! - dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric creatures as you've never seen them before

Brings the extraordinary animals of prehistory to life, using the latest in digital technology. Take a journey through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous worlds to discover giant predatory reptiles lurking in the seas, pterosaurs the size of small planes soaring through the skies, and colossal dinosaurs striding over the land. Meet the monstrous mammals that cam next, such as the saber-toothed Smilodon and the wooly mammoth. Computer-generated imagery reveals the scales, spikes, teeth, and t

Aug 18, 2017
Dinosaurs! by Stein, Lori, author. Dinosaurs!

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

Aug 16, 2017
Dinosaurs! by Stein, Lori, author. Dinosaurs!

Animal Planet introduces information-packed nonfiction chapter books that are just right for pleasure reading and schoolwork. Take a trip back in history and visit the incredible creatures that once dominated life on Earth. Profiles of popular dinosaurs, such as the Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Velociraptor, are interspersed with chapters on how dinosaurs ate, slept, and lived. Kids ready to flex their reading muscles can take dino learning to the next level with Dinosaurs!. Special features includ

Aug 17, 2017
Disability and families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Disability and families

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

Aug 16, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Don't bug the insects - fascinating facts about nature's most misunderstood creatures by Richmond, Benjamin, 1986- author. Don't bug the insects - fascinating facts about nature's most misunderstood creatures

There are 10 quintillion insects on Earth--and they're essential to life as we know it. Written from the point of view of the bugs themselves, this fascinating book introduces kids to 12 insects plus one surprise guest.

Aug 16, 2017
Don't read this book before bed! by Claybourne, Anna, author. Don't read this book before bed!

"Love to tell scary stories around the camp fire? Like to solve mysteries? Brave enough to hear the truth about some pretty freaky phenomena? Then cuddle up with this spooky spine-tingler, filled with delightfully frightful true stories of real-life monsters, doomed domains, menacing mysteries, strange disappearances, and so much more. Meet ghosts, ghouls, and zombies. Go inside haunted houses, hidden graveyards, and deadly secret passages. The Fright-o-meter rates each story for its level of sc

Aug 16, 2017
Draw your own animal zendoodles by Huff, Abby, 1991- author. Draw your own animal zendoodles

"Go wild with zendoodling! Following easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to take simple lines and shapes and transform them into intricate cuddly cats, feisty foxes, darling dolphins, and more. With extra tips, tricks, and craft ideas, young artists of every ability will have fun drawing these tangled creations. Grab a pencil, relax, and draw your own animal zendoodles!" --Publisher description.

Aug 17, 2017
Draw your own fairy tale zendoodles by Huff, Abby, 1991- author. Draw your own fairy tale zendoodles

"Begin an enchanting adventure with zendoodling! Following easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to take simple lines and shapes and transform them into intricate graceful gowns, deadly dragons, whimsical fairy wings, and more. With extra tips, tricks, and craft ideas, young artists of every ability will have fun drawing these tangled creations. Grab a pencil, relax, and draw your own fairy tale zendoodles!"-- Publisher description.

Aug 17, 2017
Draw your own lettering and decorative zendoodles by Huff, Abby, 1991- author. Draw your own lettering and decorative zendoodles

"Create adorable ABCs with zendoodling! Following easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to take simple lines and shapes and transform them into intricate lovely letters, bold borders, calming quotes, and more. With extra tips, tricks, and craft ideas, young artists of every ability will have fun drawing these tangled creations. Grab a pencil, relax, and draw your own lettering zendoodles!" --Publisher description.

Aug 17, 2017
Draw your own nature zendoodles by Huff, Abby, 1991- author. Draw your own nature zendoodles

Stroll through the natural world with zendoodling! Following easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to take simple lines and shapes and transform them into intricate dainty daisies, frilly feathers, twisty trees, and more. With extra tips, tricks, and craft ideas, young artists of every ability will have fun drawing these tangled creations. Grab a pencil, relax, and draw your own nature zendoodles!

Aug 17, 2017
Dream jobs in engineering by Hynson, Colin, author. Dream jobs in engineering

"From designing robots to developing new forms of energy, 21st-century careers in engineering are not limited only to construction sites. This title explores the exciting and world-changing possibilities that an education in engineering can lead to."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 17, 2017
Dream jobs in science by Oxlade, Chris. Dream jobs in science

--Back cover.

Aug 17, 2017
Dream jobs in technology by Hynson, Colin, author. Dream jobs in technology

Aug 18, 2017
Duct tape animals by Bernhardt, Carolyn, author. Duct tape animals

"Readers can design and create their favorite animals--made entirely from duct tape!"--

Aug 17, 2017
Elephants by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Elephants

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

Aug 21, 2017
Elliott's guide to dinosaurs by Seah, Elliott, 2006- author. Elliott's guide to dinosaurs

"A bright, curious eight-year-old dinosaur expert shares his passion for paleontology in this fun and informative guide to these fascinating prehistoric creatures."--

Aug 17, 2017
Erosion and sediments by Wilson, Steve, author. Erosion and sediments

Explains the process of erosion and weathering, sedimentary rocks, and the rock cycle.

Aug 21, 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.

Aug 21, 2017
Fairies - are they real? by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Fairies - are they real?

"A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of magical fairies, emphasizing reported sightings and stories as well as investigations into fairy rings"--

Aug 21, 2017
Families around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author. Families around the world

Allows young readers to visit with fourteen children, each from a different country, to learn about their families. Includes suggested activities.

Aug 16, 2017
Ferrari Spider by James, Oswald, author. Ferrari Spider

If you like Italian food, Italian fashion, or anything about Italy, you'll love a Ferrari. Since 1947, Ferrari racecars and road cars have set the standard in both style and performance. Learn abou these legendary supercars!

Aug 21, 2017
Fighter pilots in action by Omoth, Tyler, author. Fighter pilots in action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of fighter pilots. 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.

Aug 21, 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

Aug 18, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Fish by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Fish

Shine the science spotlight on flounders, sharks, eels, and an ocean full of other fish! Organized by reference topics such as habitat, anatomy, and life cycle, Fish introduces young readers and browsers to these aquatic animals through vibrant full-color photos and concise, factual text.

Aug 17, 2017
Fish by Donner, Erica, author. Fish

Presents young readers with information about the characteristics of fish.

Aug 17, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
Food Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Food Around the World

Aug 16, 2017
Foster families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Foster families

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

Aug 16, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
Fun with fidget spinners - 50 super cool trick & activities by King, David, 1993- author. Fun with fidget spinners - 50 super cool trick & activities

"Presents information on how a fidget spinner works and how to make them go faster. Provides instructions for fidget spinner tricks ranging from beginner to intermediate to advanced levels"--

Aug 17, 2017
Garbage trucks by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author. Garbage trucks

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

Aug 21, 2017
Ghostly towns by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Ghostly towns

Explores four ghostly towns, including Centralia, Pennsylvania, Bannack, Montana, Llanellen, Wales, and Old Cahawba, Alabama.

Aug 21, 2017
Giant otter by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Giant otter

Presents information about the giant otter, including physical characteristics, its everyday life, and its hunting abilities.

Aug 21, 2017
Girls who code - learn to code and change the world by Saujani, Reshma, author. Girls who code - learn to code and change the world

Introduces the relevance of coding and shares down-to-earth explanations about coding principles and real-life stories of women programmers who work at such places as Pixar and NASA.

Aug 16, 2017
Gloss, floss, and wash - DIY crafts and recipes for a fresh face and teeth by Andrus, Aubre, author. Gloss, floss, and wash - DIY crafts and recipes for a fresh face and teeth

Face it! The skin on your face is more delicate than the skin on the rest of your body. The recipes in this book will help balance your skin in a natural way. Using some of nature's best ingredients, such as rosewater, essential oils, witch hazel, and aloe vera gel, you'll craft healing recipes like an Acne-Fighting Face Lotion, a Cooling Facial Refresher Spray, and a Coconut Lip Balm. Sit back and relax with your very own handmade eye pillow or freshen up your teeth with the Minty Homemade Toot

Aug 18, 2017
Going camping by Rober, Harold T., author. Going camping

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

Aug 16, 2017
Going on an airplane by Rober, Harold T., author. Going on an airplane

Aug 17, 2017
Graph it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Graph it!

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

Aug 16, 2017
Grassland biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Grassland biome

Aug 18, 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.

Aug 21, 2017
Grizzly bear by Gagne, Tammy, author. Grizzly bear

Grizzly bears are powerful animals that eat a wide variety of foods. When people started living closer to grizzlies, the two species clashed. This book investigates the complex relationship between the bears and humans and how conservationists are using engineering and technology to restore the grizzly population.

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
Haunted cemeteries around the world by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author. Haunted cemeteries around the world

Explores some of the world's most haunted cemeteries.

Aug 17, 2017
Haunted hotels around the world by Peterson, Megan Cooley, author. Haunted hotels around the world

Explores some of the world's scariest haunted hotels.

Aug 21, 2017
Haunted houses around the world by Axelrod-Contrada, Joan, author. Haunted houses around the world

Aug 18, 2017
Haunted objects around the world by Peterson, Megan Cooley, author. Haunted objects around the world

Explores some of the world's scariest objects, including demon-possessed dolls, cursed boxes, and enchanted works of art.

Aug 21, 2017
Her right foot by Eggers, Dave, author. Her right foot

Aug 18, 2017
Heroes under pressure by Hetrick, Hans, 1973- author. Heroes under pressure

Profiles athletes who achieved their goals under strong psychological pressure, including baseball player Hank Aaron, marathoner Kathrine Switzer, golfer Charlie Swifford, and the University of Connecticut women's basketball team.

Aug 17, 2017
Hockey's record breakers by Frederick, Shane, author. Hockey's record breakers

"Here are hockey's greatest records and stories of the players who have held, chased, and broken them"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 17, 2017
Homelessness and families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Homelessness and families

"This book looks at the problems of homelessness--not only the challenges, but also how families can meet and rise above them."--

Aug 16, 2017
Homes Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Homes Around the World

Aug 16, 2017
How many guinea pigs can fit on a plane? - answers to your most clever math questions by Overdeck, Laura. How many guinea pigs can fit on a plane? - answers to your most clever math questions

Answers to unusual questions, using mathematics. First two questions, as examples: How many birds would it take to pick you up and fly with you?; and, How many bees does it take to make one jar of honey?

Aug 18, 2017
How to be an elephant by Roy, Katherine, author. How to be an elephant

Provided by publisher.

Aug 21, 2017
How to build robots by Derrington, Louise, author. How to build robots

Aug 18, 2017
How to do homework without throwing up by Romain, Trevor, author. How to do homework without throwing up

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

Aug 16, 2017
Humpback Whale Migration by Hansen, Grace Humpback Whale Migration

Aug 18, 2017
Hunting dogs on the job by Morey, Allan, author. Hunting dogs on the job

Describes the job hunting dogs do, what makes a good hunting dog, and the places they work.

Aug 21, 2017
Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans - a cause-and-effect investigation by Pratt, Mary K., author. Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans - a cause-and-effect investigation

Explores, through the lens of cause and effect, what led to the disaster in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. --Publisher.

Aug 21, 2017
I eat apples in fall by Lindeen, Mary, author. I eat apples in fall

"This title examines different properties of fall apples, including such things as color and shape. Readers will learn to observe the world around them as well as to spot signs of seasonal changes in nature"--

Aug 21, 2017
I notice animals in fall by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. I notice animals in fall

"This title describes the ways in which animals adapt and get ready for winter during the fall. Readers will learn to observe the world around them as well as to spot signs of seasonal changes in nature"--

Aug 17, 2017
I pick fall pumpkins by Lindeen, Mary, author. I pick fall pumpkins

"This title explores many aspects of fall pumpkins, describing colors, shapes, and size. Readers will learn to observe the world around them as they see signs of fall, as well as various colors and shapes, occurring in nature"--

Aug 21, 2017
I watch fall harvests by Lindeen, Mary, author. I watch fall harvests

"This book describes several crops that are harvested in fall. Readers are encouraged to observe the world around them as the seasons change"--

Aug 21, 2017
I'll be a chef by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- I'll be a chef

A young boy pretends to be a master chef while cooking in the kitchen with his father. Introduces what is needed to be a professional chef.

Aug 21, 2017
I'll be a doctor by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- I'll be a doctor

"A young girl pretends to be a pediatrician while waiting for her baby brother's checkup and shows what it's like to be a professional doctor"--

Aug 21, 2017
I'll be a firefighter by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. I'll be a firefighter

"Twins Lucy and Liam pretend to be firefighters after school and show what it's like to be a professional firefighter"--

Aug 21, 2017
I'll be a musician by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. I'll be a musician

"A young girl practices her violin lesson and pretends to be a famous concert violinist, showing what it's like to be a professional musician"--

Aug 21, 2017
I'll be a paleontologist by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. I'll be a paleontologist

"A young boy and his friends dig in their sandbox and pretend to be real paleontologists digging up dinosaur bones, showing what it's like to be a professional paleontologist"--

Aug 21, 2017
I'll be a veterinarian by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- I'll be a veterinarian

"A young boy pretends to be a veterinarian while playing with a friend after school, showing what it's like to be a professional veterinarian"--

Aug 21, 2017
I'm just no good at rhyming and other noodlings for precocious children, typical youth, and weirdly immature grownups / And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups by Harris, Chris, 1970- author. I'm just no good at rhyming and other noodlings for precocious children, typical youth, and weirdly immature grownups / And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups

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

Aug 16, 2017
Ice fishing by Laughlin, Kara L, author. Ice fishing

Introduces the sport of ice fishing, describing the types of equipment used and the safety procedures followed while fishing in the winter.

Aug 21, 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

Aug 18, 2017
Immigrant families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Immigrant families

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

Aug 16, 2017
In focus bugs by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author. In focus bugs

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 21, 2017
In the desert by Spilsbury, Louise, author. In the desert

Examines the challenges scientists face while studying the desert and reasons why the work is important, and discusses conditions in the wild, survival techniques, and the technology they use.

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
Inclined planes in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Inclined planes in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this entertaining book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the inclined plane, or ramp. Simple text describes the structure and uses of inclined planes, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the ramp they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Aug 21, 2017
Inheritance and variation of traits by Pemberton, Rose, author. Inheritance and variation of traits

"If two dogs have spots, will their offspring have spots, too? Can a tall plant be the offspring of two short plants? This book examines how traits are passed from one generation to the next in a variety of plant and animal species. Readers will also learn about variations in traits and how plants and animals adapt over time for survival. This important elementary science subject is explained in rich detail, and full-color images add depth to the text. STEM concepts addressed in the Next Generat

Aug 21, 2017
Innovators - the stories behind the people who shaped the world - with 25 projects by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. Innovators - the stories behind the people who shaped the world - with 25 projects

"Most people have heard of Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg, but how about Daniel Hale Williams, Mae Jemison, and Mary Anderson? The world owes a lot to the unsung heroes of innovation, people who used their ideas to make the world a better place through advances in health, technology, food science, and discovery! In Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World, readers ages 9 to 12 learn about many inventions, products, processes, and improvements people have mad

Aug 17, 2017
Insects by Donner, Erica, author. Insects

"This photo-illustrated book introduces beginning readers to the characteristics of insects. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Aug 17, 2017
Insects by Riehecky, Janet, 1953- author. Insects

Say hello to bees, ants, butterflies, and more! Insects is a colorful photo-filled animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Not only will kids discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, but they'll also find fun topics such record-breaking insects and how insects help people -- all written in a clear, concise way.

Aug 21, 2017
Inside college football - preparing for the pros? by Walters, John. Inside college football - preparing for the pros?

Discusses how college football is a big step on the road to pro football and that only a select few make that transition, including how that situation is affecting how college football is played and run and what changes are coming that will balance the scales.

Aug 21, 2017
Inside pro football media by Brock, Ted, author. Inside pro football media

Explains how technology has had an impact on how football is presented and covered from the early days of TV to satellite broadcasts to the creation of the Internet to today's mobile-focused media.

Aug 21, 2017
Instagram by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Instagram

Examine Instagram, the photo and video sharing website.

Aug 21, 2017
Internment camps by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. Internment camps

Presents facts about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, discussing the events that led to internment, what life in the camps was like, and what happened after people left them. --Publisher.

Aug 21, 2017
Irish wolfhounds by Morey, Allan, author. Irish wolfhounds

"Simple text and full-color photographs describe Irish Wolfhounds"--

Aug 21, 2017
Islands and archipelagos by Salaka, Michael, author. Islands and archipelagos

Explains how islands and archipelagos are formed.

Aug 21, 2017
It's Mother's Day by York, M. J., 1983- author. It's Mother's Day

Shares some ways to celebrate Mother's Day, including giving mothers gifts, bringing mothers breakfast in bed, and visiting grandmothers.

Aug 21, 2017
J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series by Hunsicker, Jennifer, author. J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series

Shares the life of the creator of the Harry Potter franchise, including how the death of her mother affected her, her short-lived marriage, and her literary success.

Aug 18, 2017
Jackie Robinson by Strand, Jennifer, author. Jackie Robinson

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

Aug 16, 2017
Jane Goodall by Haldy, Emma E., author. Jane Goodall

Simple short sentences are used to introduce the youngest readers to Jane Goodall.

Aug 16, 2017
John "Danny" Olivas by Juarez, Christine, 1976- author. John "Danny" Olivas

"Describes the life and work of astronaut John "Danny" Olivas"--

Aug 18, 2017
Jordan Spieth - golf star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Jordan Spieth - golf star

Introduces readers to the life and career of star golfer Jordan Spieth. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Aug 18, 2017
Juneteenth by Bailey, R. J., author. Juneteenth

You will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday.

Aug 21, 2017
Kate Middleton by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski, author. Kate Middleton

Aug 21, 2017
Kevin Durant - basketball star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Kevin Durant - basketball star

Profiles the life and career of the professional basketball star, including information on his childhood and family life, his years with the Seattle SuperSonics and Oklahom City Thunder, and his Olympic experiences.

Aug 18, 2017
Killer plants by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Killer plants

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

Aug 21, 2017
Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown by Friesen, Angnakuluk/ Friesen, Ippiksaut (ILT)/ Kusugak, Jean (TRN) Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown

Aug 21, 2017
Land mammals of the world by Alonso, Juan Carlos (Graphic designer), author, illustrator. Land mammals of the world

Land Mammals of the World guides readers on an exploration of the world's most fascinating mammals, from the terrifying grizzly of North America to the marsupials of Australia. Naturalists in the making can imagine themselves immersed in exotic habitats both near and far, from the rainforests of the Amazon to the grassy plains of Africa. This naturalist's notebook gives budding biologists the opportunity to explore new and unfamiliar species, as well as learn the subtle differences amongst the s

Aug 16, 2017
Learn to draw Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy by Learn to draw Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
Leatherback Turtle Migration by Hansen, Grace Leatherback Turtle Migration

Aug 18, 2017
Legends of the leagues by DiPrimio, Pete, author. Legends of the leagues

"Brace to meet some of the biggest baseball stars of the Negro Leagues. They were men and women of glory and achievement, of spectacular ability and heartbreaking obstacles. They rose above discrimination to pursue their dreams."--

Aug 21, 2017
Levers in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Levers in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this fun book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the lever. Simple text describes the structure and uses of levers, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the lever they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
LGBTQ human rights movement by Morlock, Theresa, author. LGBTQ human rights movement

Explains what it means to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender, and traces the history of the struggle for their rights from the Stonewall riots and the appearance of AIDS to the current situation.

Aug 21, 2017
Lightning by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author. Lightning

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce emergent readers to the science behind lightning and thunder. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Aug 21, 2017
Lincoln Memorial by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Lincoln Memorial

"Readers will learn about Abraham Lincoln, how he died, and why a memorial was built in his honor. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's website.

Aug 21, 2017
Lindsey Vonn by Braun, Eric, 1971- Lindsey Vonn

Proflies the professional skier, from her childhood and early career to her successes at the World Cup and the Olympics.

Aug 18, 2017
Littlebits by Lovett, Amber, author. Littlebits

"With LittleBits, you can build your own electronic devices using modules that snap together easily with magnets. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Aug 21, 2017
Long-armed Ludy and the first women's Olympics - based on the true story of Lucile Ellerbe Godbold by Patrick, Jean L. S. Long-armed Ludy and the first women's Olympics - based on the true story of Lucile Ellerbe Godbold

Shares the story of how Lucile Godbold qualified for the first Women's Olympics but had no money to go, so her college classmates helped raise money to send her to Paris where she won the gold medal.

Aug 16, 2017
Look, a clown fish! by Kenan, Tessa, author. Look, a clown fish!

Aug 21, 2017
Look, a ray! by Kenan, Tessa, author. Look, a ray!

Aug 21, 2017
Look, a starfish! by Kenan, Tessa, author. Look, a starfish!

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about starfish. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills.

Aug 18, 2017
Look, I'm a scientist. by Look, I'm a scientist.

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

Aug 16, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
Magic monsters - from witches to goblins by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Magic monsters - from witches to goblins

Shares information on magical creatures, including goblins, genies, and skinwalkers.

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

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

Aug 16, 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

Aug 18, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love greening up spaces by Kopp, Megan, author. Maker projects for kids who love greening up spaces

"Creative readers with a green thumb and an eye for design will be inspired to create their own gardening and landscaping projects in unique spaces. From vertical gardens to urban parklets, this title will motivate readers to "green up" spaces in their communities in a way that promotes environmental awareness, collaboration, and group planning. Profiles of innovators and their green creations encourage readers to embrace their own ideas and create their Maker visions."--

Aug 21, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love printmaking by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author. Maker projects for kids who love printmaking

Aug 18, 2017
Makey Makey by Ng, Sandy, 1991- author. Makey Makey

"Makey Makey is a kit that helps you turn everyday objects into touchpads that control your computer's keyboard. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Aug 21, 2017
Making knot projects by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Making knot projects

"Handmade, customized bracelets and other knot projects are a great way to show your friends how important they are to you. Crafters practice comprehension skills as they use text and diagrams to follow the steps for each project. The activities push students to learn and apply domain-specific vocabulary, practice new techniques, and build on concepts that may already be familiar. Other tools, including an index and additional resources, encourage readers to locate information and explore furthe

Aug 21, 2017
Mako sharks by Morey, Allan, author. Mako sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes the mako shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information on work being done to protect this shark from overfishing"--

Aug 21, 2017
Malala - activist for girls' education by Frier, Raphaële, 1970- author. Malala - activist for girls' education

Describes how a young Pakistani activist was violently targeted by the Taliban for her efforts to secure educational rights for girls.

Aug 18, 2017
Mammals by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Mammals

Pull back the curtain on the wide, wide world of mammals! Organized by animal-science reference topics such as anatomy, life cycle, and methods of defense, Mammals lets young readers and browsers discover these hairy animals through full-color photos and concise, factual text.

Aug 21, 2017
Mammals by Donner, Erica, author. Mammals

Presents young readers with information about the characteristics of mammals.

Aug 17, 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 canmake a difference if their heart is big enough."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 18, 2017
Mardi Gras by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Mardi Gras

Aug 18, 2017
Marine biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Marine biome

Readers will learn about the three main marine biomes, which are oceans, coral reefs, and estuaries (where rivers meet oceans). The text will focus on water temperatures, and the very unique plants and animals that live in salty marine biomes.

Aug 21, 2017
Marine science for kids - exploring and protecting our watery world, includes cool careers and 21 activities by Hestermann, Josh, 1983- author. Marine science for kids - exploring and protecting our watery world, includes cool careers and 21 activities

Describes the different types of marine science, including geology, oceanography, and marine biology, and discusses the current challenges facing marine environments.

Aug 18, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by Bailey, R. J., author. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Introduces the holiday that honors the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and describes how Americans celebrate it, especially by performing acts of service to others.

Aug 21, 2017
Martí's song for freedom = Martí y sus versos por la independencia by Otheguy, Emma, author. Martí's song for freedom = Martí y sus versos por la independencia

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

Aug 16, 2017
Marvelous Cornelius - Hurricane Katrina and the spirit of New Orleans by Bildner, Phil, author. Marvelous Cornelius - Hurricane Katrina and the spirit of New Orleans

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

Aug 16, 2017
Meals in Nigeria by Meister, Cari, author. Meals in Nigeria

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce readers to a variety of Nigeria's foods and mealtime cultural practices. Includes picture glossary and index"--

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
Meerkats by Bodden, Valerie, author. Meerkats

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

Aug 21, 2017
Meet a baby chicken by Silverman, Buffy, author. Meet a baby chicken

"This title explores the life cycle of a chicken in the wild as well as exploring concepts such as laying eggs and other chicken behaviors relevant to farm life"--

Aug 21, 2017
Meet a baby pig by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Meet a baby pig

"This title explores the life cycle of a pig in the wild as well as exploring pig traits and behaviors relevant to farm life"--

Aug 21, 2017
Meet a baby rabbit by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Meet a baby rabbit

Since the focus of this series is baby animals, each title is organized around the birth of the animal, how it is cared for by its mother, how long it takes to grow up, and the purpose they serve on the farm.

Aug 21, 2017
Meet a baby sheep by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Meet a baby sheep

"This book details the growth and development of baby sheep from birth to adulthood. Readers will learn in general about birth, life cycles, and inherited traits as well as specific facts and information about sheep"--

Aug 21, 2017
Melinda Gates by Honders, Christine, author. Melinda Gates

Aug 21, 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.

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

Explores the challenges that military families face, such as deployment and frequent moves, but also discusses the ways in which military service can make a family stronger.

Aug 16, 2017
Mini science fun by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini science fun

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

Aug 17, 2017
Miniature pinschers by Morey, Allan, author. Miniature pinschers

"Introduces the pros and cons of owning a miniature pinscher. Special consideration is given to the dog's size"--

Aug 21, 2017
Misty Copeland - ballerina by Isbell, Hannah, author. Misty Copeland - ballerina

"Misty Copeland is the first African American woman to become a prima ballerina. She has spent her entire career supporting education, the arts, and equality for all. Discover her origins, how she bacame one of the best dancers in the world, and what's next for this talented ballet star!"--

Aug 17, 2017
Modern political parties by Bjornlund, Lydia, 1961- author. Modern political parties

Discusses the two-party system in the United States, including how it began and how it affects the political system.

Aug 21, 2017
Monarch Butterfly Migration by Hansen, Grace Monarch Butterfly Migration

Aug 18, 2017
Monster birds by Gilbert, Sara. Monster birds

"An elementary exploration of monster birds, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their wide wings and long feathers helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age"--

Aug 17, 2017
Monster doodles with Scooby-Doo! by Bird, Benjamin, 1978- author. Monster doodles with Scooby-Doo!

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

Aug 16, 2017
Moose by Mihaly, Christy, author. Moose

Learn about the largest animal in the deer family -- where the moose lives, how it forages for food, and grows from calf to adult.

Aug 18, 2017
Mount Rushmore by Bailey, R. J., author. Mount Rushmore

Aug 21, 2017
Mountain lions by Hogan, Christa C., author. Mountain lions

Provides information on mountain lions, or pumas, including their flexibility and solitary nature.

Aug 21, 2017
Mountains and canyons by Rudenko, Dennis, author. Mountains and canyons

Explores the formation of mountains and canyons, and the ways in which they shape the landscape.

Aug 21, 2017
Mourning doves by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Mourning doves

"Simple text and full-color photographs introduce mourning doves"--

Aug 18, 2017
Moving day by Rober, Harold T., author. Moving day

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

Aug 21, 2017
Muddy by Mahin, Michael James, author. Muddy

Aug 16, 2017
Muhammad Ali - the greatest by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Muhammad Ali - the greatest

Presents the life and career of the famous boxer, including his childhood, his early successes, his participation in the Civil Rights Movement, and his struggles with Parkinson's disease.

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
Multigenerational families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Multigenerational families

Explores the various ways that multiple generations can challenge but also enrich a family's life.

Aug 16, 2017
Multimedia artist and animator by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Multimedia artist and animator

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a multimedia artist and animator. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career.

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
My baby big sister by Blanford, Cathy, author. My baby big sister

"My Baby Big Sister" was written for children who were born subsequent to a pregnancy loss or infant death. This book will help with the confusion these children often experience when they learn about the baby who died before they were born.

Aug 21, 2017
My first book of baseball / A Rookie Book by Bugler, Beth, author. My first book of baseball / A Rookie Book

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.

Aug 18, 2017
My Journey to the Stars by Kelly, Scott/ Ceolin, Andre (ILT) My Journey to the Stars

Aug 21, 2017
Nipehon / I Wait by Nicholson, Caitlin/ Morin-nelson, Leona (TRN) Nipehon / I Wait

Aug 21, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
North America's first people by Levy, Janey. North America's first people

Presents the latest research on the origin of Native Americans, discussing several theories that scientists have about ancient peoples crossing the Bering land bridge, Clovis and pre-Clovis cultures, and the evidence of DNA from ancient skeletons.

Aug 21, 2017
Notorious outlaws by Yasuda, Anita, author. Notorious outlaws

Examines crime and law enforcement in the nineteenth-century American West, and profiles noted robbers, gangs, cattle thieves, and women criminals.

Aug 18, 2017
Ocean engineering and designing for the deep sea by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Ocean engineering and designing for the deep sea

Aug 18, 2017
Oceans and seas by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Oceans and seas

Aug 17, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
On the court with...Stephen Curry by Page, Sam, author. On the court with...Stephen Curry

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

Aug 16, 2017
On the job at a farm by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job at a farm

Discusses jobs in agriculture, including range manager, animal physiologist, and geneticist.

Aug 18, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
Once upon an elephant by Stanek, Linda, author. Once upon an elephant

"From slowing wildfires to planting seeds, one animal is the true superhero that keeps the African savanna in balance. Elephants dig to find salt that other animal lick, their deep footprints collect water for small creatures to drink, and they eat young trees to keep the forest from overtaking the grasslands. In every season, the elephants are there to protect the savanna and its residents - but what would happen if the elephants were only "once upon a time"? Read along to discover the importan

Aug 21, 2017
Open wide - the ultimate guide to teeth by Grigsby, Susan, author. Open wide - the ultimate guide to teeth

PERSONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES: BODY & HEALTH (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Discover a world of mystery, history, and lore inside your mouth. Yes, we're talking about teeth! In Open Wide, you'll find out everything you need to know about your teeth. No matter what you call them, pearly whites, chompers, canines, or tooth fairy bait, teeth play a vital part in your life and have an interesting past. In Open Wide, you'll find out everything you need to know about your teeth from what ancient civilizations bel

Aug 16, 2017
Organic food / Farm to Table by Squire, Ann, author. Organic food / Farm to Table

Aug 18, 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."--

Aug 18, 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."--

Aug 18, 2017
Patricia Bath and laser surgery by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Patricia Bath and laser surgery

"The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Patricia Bath and Laser Surgery examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to ophthalmology and laser surgery. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience."--

Aug 21, 2017
Patrick Kane - hockey star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Patrick Kane - hockey star

Describes the life and career of the Blackhawks star, covering his youth, time in juniors, and Stanley Cup wins.

Aug 18, 2017
Plague! by Farndon, John, author. Plague!

"This book explores some of history's most gruesome diseases. Readers will be enthralled by the history and science of terrible plagues and the bacteria, bugs, bad hygiene, and rats responsible."--

Aug 18, 2017
Playing Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Playing Around the World

Aug 16, 2017
Polar climates by Senker, Cath, author. Polar climates

Explores the characteristics of land and weather in polar climates, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life in polar regions, covering the effects of climate change and other developments.

Aug 17, 2017
Polar lands by Gifford, Clive, author. Polar lands

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

Aug 21, 2017
Police cars by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Police cars

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

Aug 21, 2017
Pro football players in the news - two sides of the story by Peterson, Brian C., author. Pro football players in the news - two sides of the story

Pro football player arrested on assault charge . . . Top running back caught with drugs . . . An all-pro quarterback named man of the year by community group. Headlines like the first two are seemingly all-too-common, but why not more of the third? Intense media scrutiny of pro football reveals all the flaws and faults of the games players. But are those players the tiny minority or the norm? Has NFL lawlessness increased? Or has society become less accepting of boys being boys? And what of the

Aug 17, 2017
Pulleys in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Pulleys in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this fascinating book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the pulley. Simple text describes the structure and uses of pulleys, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with strategies to start their own creative projects using the pulley they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Aug 21, 2017
Quacks & con artists by Farndon, John, author. Quacks & con artists

Aug 17, 2017
Recreational drones by Chandler, Matt, author. Recreational drones

Helicopters and airplanes aren't the only aircraft launching to the skies anymore. Thousands of recreational drones are launched every day. Whether owners make their own drones or buy them, recreational drone use shows no signs of slowing down. Young readers will learn all about these UAVs and the rules those flying them need to follow.

Aug 16, 2017
Reptiles by Donner, Erica, author. Reptiles

"This photo-illustrated book introduces beginning readers to the characteristics of reptiles. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Aug 17, 2017
Reptiles by Taylor, Barbara Reptiles

Aug 16, 2017
Revolutionary Rogues - John Andre and Benedict Arnold by Castrovilla, Selene/ O'Brien, John (ILT) Revolutionary Rogues - John Andre and Benedict Arnold

Aug 16, 2017
Roberto Clemente by Strand, Jennifer, author. Roberto Clemente

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

Aug 16, 2017
Rocks & minerals by Simon, Seymour, author. Rocks & minerals

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal. This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

Aug 16, 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

Offers an illustrated introduction to the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that explores the ways that the society in which she grew up was unfair toward women, Jews, and other groups, and how she spent her life working to fight that unfairness.

Aug 18, 2017
Saber-toothed cats by Gilbert, Sara, author. Saber-toothed cats

"An elementary exploration of saber-toothed cats, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their sharp, curved teeth and short legs helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age"--

Aug 18, 2017
Salmon Migration by Hansen, Grace Salmon Migration

Aug 18, 2017
Sarah Mather and underwater telescopes by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Sarah Mather and underwater telescopes

"The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Sarah Mather and Underwater Telescopes examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to underwater exploration. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience."--

Aug 17, 2017
Scary plants! by Lawler, Janet, author. Scary plants!

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

Aug 18, 2017
Screws in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Screws in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this interesting book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the screw. Simple text describes the structure and uses of screws, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the screw they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Aug 21, 2017
Sea monsters - from Kraken to Nessie by Goddu, Krystyna Poray, author. Sea monsters - from Kraken to Nessie

Shares information on sea monsters, including the kraken, the Loch Ness monster, and the kappa.

Aug 21, 2017
Seagrass dreams - a counting book by Hanes, Kathleen M., author. Seagrass dreams - a counting book

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

Aug 16, 2017
Seashores by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author. Seashores

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

Aug 16, 2017
Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! - World War II by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! - World War II

Discover the secret tactics Americans used to win World War II in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series about the secrets of American History! Secrets of American History is an action-packed nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series that lets beginning readers in on a little secret: history is full of surprises! Want to know what invisible ink has to do with the American Revolution? Or why shark repellant and inflatable army tanks were used in World War II? Find

Aug 17, 2017
Serena Williams / Legends in Sports by Peters, Stephanie True, 1965- author. Serena Williams / Legends in Sports

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

Aug 16, 2017
Sergeant Reckless - The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero by McCormick, Patricia/ Bruno, Iacopo (ILT) Sergeant Reckless - The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero

Aug 16, 2017
Ships by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author. Ships

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

Aug 21, 2017
Sing, don't cry by Dominguez, Angela, author. Sing, don't cry

Presents a loving Abuelo who brings his guitar and memories on visits spent singing with his grandchildren in the face of good and bad times.

Aug 16, 2017
Single-parent families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Single-parent families

Discusses both the good and the bad of growing up in a single-parent household.

Aug 16, 2017
Skyscrapers by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Skyscrapers

"The 21st Century Junior Library Extraordinary Engineering series explains how important feats of engineering are accomplished. Skyscrapers examines the engineering concepts that make these awe inspiring structures possible. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. An activity, full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience"--

Aug 17, 2017
Sled dogs on the job by Morey, Allan. Sled dogs on the job

Aug 21, 2017
Smiley - A Journey of Love by George, Joanne Smiley - A Journey of Love

Aug 18, 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."--

Aug 18, 2017
Snakes! by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Snakes!

Animal Planet introduces information-packed nonfiction chapter books that are just right for pleasure reading and schoolwork. Slither along to an amazing adventure in Snakes!. Meet the biggest, the fastest, and the most venomous snakes--from massive anacondas and pythons to fierce and fanged vipers and cobras. Learn about snakes that climb trees and others that swim in ocean waters. Snakes! is the perfect overview for developing readers ready to explore this popular animal subject on their own.

Aug 17, 2017
So, you want to work with animals? - discover fantastic ways to work with animals, from veterinary science to aquatic biology by Bedell, J. M. (Jane M.), author. So, you want to work with animals? - discover fantastic ways to work with animals, from veterinary science to aquatic biology

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

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

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

Aug 16, 2017
Space by Prinja, Raman, 1961- Space

Aug 17, 2017
Space! by Space!

"Computer-generated illustrations reveal the wonders of the universe, from the big bang and black holes to space travel."--back cover.

Aug 17, 2017
Speaking our truths - a journey of reconciliation by Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author. Speaking our truths - a journey of reconciliation

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

Aug 16, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Spooky libraries by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Spooky libraries

It s past midnight, and there isn t a soul in the library. Moonlight fills the dusty shelves. Suddenly, the lights flicker on and off, and a book flies off the shelf! What unseen force is at work? Get ready to read four spine-chilling stories about spooky libraries! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art in the book will engage and terrify emergent readers.

Aug 21, 2017
Stag-moose by Gilbert, Sara, author. Stag-moose

"An elementary exploration of stag-moose, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their wide antlers and sharp hooves helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age"--

Aug 21, 2017
Steam Guides in App Development by Kirk, Ruth M. Steam Guides in App Development

Aug 18, 2017
Steam Jobs in Forensics by Duke, Shirley Steam Jobs in Forensics

Aug 18, 2017
STEAM jobs in game development by Rosenberg, Kenneth, author. STEAM jobs in game development

Introduces careers in the video game industry that utilize science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills, including audio engineers, level editors, and community managers.

Aug 18, 2017
Steam Jobs in Photography by Rayes, Ray Steam Jobs in Photography

Aug 18, 2017
Stephanie Kwolek and bulletproof material by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Stephanie Kwolek and bulletproof material

"The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Stephanie Kwolek and Bulletproof Material examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to the development of bulletproof material. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience."--

Aug 17, 2017
Stickmen's guide to oceans in layers by Chambers, Catherine, 1954- author. Stickmen's guide to oceans in layers

Aug 18, 2017
Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on earth by Tate, Don, author. Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on earth

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

Aug 16, 2017
Summer matters - making all learning count by McChesney, Elizabeth M., author. Summer matters - making all learning count

Aug 16, 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"--

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond by Long, David, 1961- author. Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond

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

Aug 16, 2017
SWAT team members in action by Monnig, Alex, author. SWAT team members in action

Give readers an inside look at the dangerous job of SWAT team members. 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.

Aug 21, 2017
Tackling the box by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author. Tackling the box

"A primer on the basic dos and don'ts of fishing, including tips on organizing a tackle box, advice on how to select hooks and bait, and instructions for making a handline"--

Aug 17, 2017
Tae kwon do by Meister, Cari. Tae kwon do

Describes tae kwon do, discussing technique, equipment, scoring, and terminology used in the sport.

Aug 18, 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."--

Aug 18, 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

Aug 18, 2017
Tarsier by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn, author. Tarsier

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

Aug 18, 2017
Teen parents by Poole, Hilary W., author. Teen parents

"This book looks at the different issues that arise for teen parents, including dealing with family and friends, finishing school, and learning how to be a good parent.

Aug 16, 2017
Tell me about the Catholic faith - from the bible to the sacraments by Tell me about the Catholic faith - from the bible to the sacraments

How do you answer your children's many questions about God, the Christian faith, and the Catholic Church? What if these topics could come to life in inspiring, easy-to-tell stories? To tell the story of the Bible to children, to help them discover Jesus, to introduce them to the great history of Christianity, to explain the Catholic faith--all through beautiful illustrations and simple words--that is the goal of Tell Me about the Catholic Faith.The whole Catholic world is presented in various pa

Aug 21, 2017
Temperate climates by Senker, Cath, author. Temperate climates

Explores the characteristics of land and weather in temperate climates, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life in temperate regions, covering the effects of climate change and other developments.

Aug 17, 2017
The art of Pokémon adventures - Pokémon Adventures 20th anniversary illustration book by Kusaka, Hidenori, author. The art of Pokémon adventures - Pokémon Adventures 20th anniversary illustration book

Satoshi Yamamoto is the artist for VIZ Media's Poke´mon Adventures, which he began working on in 2001, starting with volume 10. Yamamoto launched his manga career in 1993 with the horror-action title Kimen Senshi, which ran in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine, followed by the series Kaze no Denshosha. This book includes work through the 12th and 13th story arcs of the Poke´mon Adventures series - Poke´mon X-Y and Poke´mon [Alpha symbol] Ruby- aSapphire. Yamamoto's favorite manga creato

Aug 16, 2017
The Battles of Lexington and Concord - start of the American Revolution by Mara, Wil, author. The Battles of Lexington and Concord - start of the American Revolution

Explores the Battles of Lexington and Concord of the American Revolution. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

Aug 18, 2017
The children's blizzard of 1888 - a cause-and-effect investigation by Yomtov, Nelson. The children's blizzard of 1888 - a cause-and-effect investigation

Discusses the blizzard in the Midwest (Nebraska, the Dakotas, etc.) in January 1888.

Aug 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

Presents an illustrated history of fashion, discussing such eras as The Middle Ages and the Sixties, and highligting notable designers, including Coco Chanel and Alexander McQueen.

Aug 18, 2017
The Empire State Building by Goldish, Meish, author. The Empire State Building

A look at the Empire State Building explores how the dream of two wealthy businessmen created the 102 story skyscraper.

Aug 18, 2017
The football fanbook by Gramling, Gary, author. The football fanbook

A guide for young football fans collects facts, statistics, records, game lingo, and strategies.

Aug 16, 2017
The Golden Gate Bridge by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Golden Gate Bridge

Aug 18, 2017
The Good Fight - the feuds of the founding fathers (and how they shaped the nation) by Quirk, Anne, author. The Good Fight - the feuds of the founding fathers (and how they shaped the nation)

Aug 16, 2017
The great Chicago fire - a cause-and-effect investigation by Regan, Michael, 1946- author. The great Chicago fire - a cause-and-effect investigation

On October 8, 1871, a fierce fire broke out in the bustling city of Chicago. Jumping rivers and burning miles of buildings and homes, the flames raged for more than two days. More than a hundred people died, and thousands were left homeless. Could the city have prevented this blaze? To understand the impact of a disaster, you must understand its causes. How did Chicago's building methods add fuel to the fire? How did human error delay help when the fire broke out? Investigate the disaster from a

Aug 21, 2017
The gross cookbook - awesome recipes for (deceptively) disgusting treats kids can make by Tee, Susanna, author. The gross cookbook - awesome recipes for (deceptively) disgusting treats kids can make

"Do you want to gross out your friends? Do you like making people LAUGH? Would you like to throw the best Halloween party? This book is for you! Inside you'll find all the best recipes for foods that look disgusting but are actually delicious! From (fake) rotten eggs to big green (fake) boogers, these recipes are sure to make the grossest, most disgusting (but completely harmless and totally delicious) foods ever! But wait, there's more! Included with all of the gross (but yummy) recipes are fac

Aug 16, 2017
The hand manual by Kim, Sung Eun, author. The hand manual

Discusses the human hand and all the things hands are able to do, including grabbing, scratching, and playing.

Aug 18, 2017
The intense world of a pro football coach by Gigliotti, Jim. The intense world of a pro football coach

Examines how coaches from yesterday and today did their jobs, exploring the huddle, the locker room, and the coaches' office.

Aug 17, 2017
The Iraq War - 12 things to know by Westmark, Jon, 1990- author. The Iraq War - 12 things to know

"Takes readers on a historical journey with 12 engaging chapters about the Iraq War. With colorful spreads featuring the wars critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline, the book provides a holistic view of the event."--Amazon.com.

Aug 18, 2017
The Irish Potato Famine - a cause-and-effect investigation by Sherman, Jill, author. The Irish Potato Famine - a cause-and-effect investigation

"Discover how the great Irish potato famine affected the country's citizens through gripping personal accounts and striking visuals. Explore the way people's choices and actions affected the disaster through the lens of cause and effect."--

Aug 21, 2017
The Jamestown Colony disaster - a cause and effect investigation by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. The Jamestown Colony disaster - a cause and effect investigation

Aug 21, 2017
The know-nonsense guide to grammar / An Awesomely Fun Guide to the Way We Use Words! by Fiedler, Heidi, author. The know-nonsense guide to grammar / An Awesomely Fun Guide to the Way We Use Words!

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

Aug 16, 2017
The late Jurassic - notes, drawings, and observations from prehistory by Alonso, Juan Carlos (Graphic designer), author, illustrator. The late Jurassic - notes, drawings, and observations from prehistory

"What would it be like to see a living, breathing dinosaur? Following in the footsteps of Ancient Earth Journal: The Early Cretaceous, this next installment, The Late Jurassic, will take readers further back in time to a period when giants ruled the land and early mammals began to secure their place alongside the dinosaurs"--Publisher

Aug 21, 2017
The lemonade stand cookbook - step-by-step recipes and crafts for kids to make--and sell! by Strahs, Kathy, author. The lemonade stand cookbook - step-by-step recipes and crafts for kids to make--and sell!

Aug 21, 2017
The Little Book of Little Activists by Penguin Young Readers (COR) The Little Book of Little Activists

Aug 18, 2017
The Louisiana Purchase by Rowell, Rebecca, author. The Louisiana Purchase

The purchase of the Louisiana Territory opened up a vast American frontier. The Louisiana Purchase explores the people, expeditions, and struggles of America's march westward.

Aug 21, 2017
The magician and the spirits - Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead by Noyes, Deborah, author. The magician and the spirits - Harry Houdini and the curious pastime of communicating with the dead

"Famed illusionist Harry Houdini embarks on a quest to investigate spiritual phenomena and the possibility of communication with those on the "other side.""--

Aug 16, 2017
The man who loved libraries - the story of Andrew Carnegie by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author. The man who loved libraries - the story of Andrew Carnegie

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 16, 2017
The movie making book - skills & projects to learn & share by Farrell, Dan, 1963- author. The movie making book - skills & projects to learn & share

Presents a guide to movie making for young readers, detailing how to write a script, use cinematography to convey emotion, and edit a film.

Aug 18, 2017
The nutcracker & the Mouse King by Raecke, Renate, 1943- author. The nutcracker & the Mouse King

After Marie saves the Nutcracker from the Mouse King, he takes her on an amazing adventure.

Aug 18, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
The Oregon Trail by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. The Oregon Trail

Examines the origins and history of the Oregon Trail, and describes conditions along the way for the pioneers who used the route.

Aug 18, 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"--

Aug 21, 2017
The pro football draft by Gigliotti, Jim. The pro football draft

Explains how the annual selection of college players by the NFL has turned into a year-round extravaganza of stats, stories, and predictions.

Aug 17, 2017
The school of music by Bowen, Meurig, author. The school of music

"Here you will go an a unique and melodious journey, which introduces aspiring musicians to all kinds of music, from classical, to country, to contemporary...and many more! Meet six musicians and learn about different instruments and genres of music, as well as basic theory for beginners, from melodies and harmonies to pitch and rhythm."--

Aug 21, 2017
The sister book - a guide to good times with your family by Thom, Kristi. The sister book - a guide to good times with your family

Aug 18, 2017
The Statue of Liberty by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Statue of Liberty

Presents the history of the Statue of Liberty, from its design and construction to its installation in New York harbor and its legacy as a symbol of freedom.

Aug 18, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
The Super Bowl - more than a game by Ellenport, Craig. The Super Bowl - more than a game

Aug 21, 2017
The survival guide for kids in special education (and their parents) - understanding what special ed is & how it can help you by Moss, Wendy (Wendy L.), author. The survival guide for kids in special education (and their parents) - understanding what special ed is & how it can help you

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

Aug 16, 2017
The Tet Offensive - crucial battles of the Vietnam War by Duffield, Katy. The Tet Offensive - crucial battles of the Vietnam War

Introduces the Tet Offensive, places it in the context of the Vietnam War, and describes the events of the campaign and its results.

Aug 18, 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"--

Aug 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.

Aug 18, 2017
The Vietnam War - 12 things to know by Sherman, Jill, author. The Vietnam War - 12 things to know

"Takes readers on a historical journey with 12 engaging chapters about the Vietnam War. With colorful spreads featuring the wars critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline, the book provides a holistic view of the event."--Amazon.com.

Aug 18, 2017
The War in Afghanistan - 12 things to know by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. The War in Afghanistan - 12 things to know

"Takes readers on a historical journey with 12 engaging chapters about the War in Afghanistan. With colorful spreads featuring the wars critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline, the book provides a holistic view of the event."--Amazon.com.

Aug 18, 2017
The Water Walker by Robertson, Joanne (CON) The Water Walker

Aug 16, 2017
The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid by Winter, Jeanette, author. The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid

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

Aug 16, 2017
This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world by Lamothe, Matt, author. This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world

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

Aug 16, 2017
This is my continent by Bullard, Lisa, author. This is my continent

Aug 18, 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 wecan stay safe in the ocean with them"--

Aug 18, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
Tiny killers by Farndon, John, author. Tiny killers

"From early ideas about what made people sick to modern understanding of the tiny but powerful bacteria all around us, read this book to learn all about the history of the science of what makes us sick."--

Aug 17, 2017
To my rainbow baby with love by McCauley, Tamekia, author. To my rainbow baby with love

To My Rainbow Baby with Love is the heartfelt discussion a parent has with her child conceived after a prior loss. The parent wants her child to know in an age appropriate way that sometimes babies are sick and are unable to come home. Moreover, reassurances are given to the child that she is not a replacement for her sibling and that she has her own special place within the family. This children's book is intended for parents seeking to have an open dialogue about miscarriage and infant loss wi

Aug 21, 2017
Tom Brady by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Tom Brady

Presents the life and accomplishments of the professional football player, describing his struggle to be selected as a quarterback at the University of Michigan, his first Super Bowl victory for the New England Patriots in 2001, and his training regimen.

Aug 17, 2017
Top 10 quarterbacks in football by Aretha, David, author. Top 10 quarterbacks in football

Profiles ten of the best quarterbacks in the history of football, describing the teams they played on, their key games in their careers, and their legacies.

Aug 21, 2017
Top dance tips by Jones, Jen, author. Top dance tips

Aug 17, 2017
Top softball tips by Rissman, Rebecca, author. Top softball tips

A basic introduction to the game of softball.

Aug 17, 2017
Top volleyball tips by Schwartz, Heather E., author. Top volleyball tips

Provides instructional tips on how to improve one's volleyball skills.

Aug 17, 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.

Aug 18, 2017
Tortoises by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Tortoises

Describes the characteristics of tortoises, explaining how they lay eggs and survive attacks by predators.

Aug 18, 2017
Tractors by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Tractors

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

Aug 21, 2017
Transformers by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Transformers

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

Aug 16, 2017
Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender by Skelton, J. Wallace, author. Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender

Discusses transphobia and transgender, gender neutral, and gender nonconforming people, covering reasons for transphobia, typical situations, and ways to respond to events that indicate transphobia and to help someone else who is transgender.

Aug 18, 2017
Trees in fall by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. Trees in fall

"Engage readers with the story of what happens to trees in fall. Readers are introduced to the concepts of weather, how it changes in fall, and what its changes mean for trees and their leaves. Additional features include a table of contents, phonetic glossary, index, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 21, 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"--

Aug 18, 2017
Tropical climates by Senker, Cath, author. Tropical climates

Explores the characteristics of land and weather in tropical climates, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life in tropical regions, covering the effects of deforestation and other developments.

Aug 17, 2017
Tropical Lands by Gifford, Clive Tropical Lands

Aug 16, 2017
Tundra biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Tundra biome

Introduces the idea of a biome and describes the two main types of tundra biome--Arctic and alpine--and the plants and animals that may live there.

Aug 18, 2017
Tunnels by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Tunnels

"The 21st Century Junior Library Extraordinary Engineering series explains how important feats of engineering are accomplished. Tunnels examines the engineering concepts that make these important structures possible. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. An activity, full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience"--

Aug 17, 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 inthe field"--

Aug 18, 2017
Undead monsters - from mummies to zombies by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Undead monsters - from mummies to zombies

Learn about the many ways in which the undead are part of our everyday lives while exploring scientific research efforts to hunt for or disprove the existence of mummies, zombies, and other undead creatures.

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding coding by building algorithms by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding by building algorithms

Describes how mathematical algorithms can be used in computer coding, discussing the Turing machine and the modern-day use of flowcharts and pseudocode.

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding coding like a programmer by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding like a programmer

Discusses how computer programmers use computational thinking to break problems into smaller pieces and develop data structures to achieve successful mathematical outcomes.

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding coding through debugging by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through debugging

Describes the task of debugging in computer programming, discussing how it requires investigation and looking at code with systematic thinking to determine and solve a problem.

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding coding through simulations by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through simulations

Describes how simulation can assist in understanding complex problems, discusses how it is built on reality and requires varied components, and highlights how it can be applied in computer coding.

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding coding using Boolean logic by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using Boolean logic

Describes how Boolean logic can be formulated and used in computer programming to design successful logic gates.

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding coding using conditionals by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using conditionals

Discusses the importance of conditionals, or true or false statements, in computer programming, describing how lists, tables, and loops can be used to help formulate programs.

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding our head by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our head

Aug 21, 2017
Understanding our muscles by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our muscles

"This book looks at how muscles, tendons and nerves all work together to help us move every part of our body."--

Aug 16, 2017
Understanding our organs by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our organs

Explores the body to find out how our organs work.

Aug 16, 2017
Understanding our skeleton by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our skeleton

Aug 21, 2017
Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller by Rubini, Julie, author. Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller

"A biography of one of the most honored authors of children's literature in the twentieth century. Long before she wrote The House of Dies Drear, M.C. Higgins, the Great, and many other modern classics, Hamilton grew up among her extended family around Yellow Springs, Ohio. The stories she heard from her family fueled her imagination, and the freedom to roam the farms and woods nearby sharpened her powers of observation and encouraged her creativity. As she grew older, witnessing racial discrimi

Aug 16, 2017
Von Miller - football star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Von Miller - football star

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

Aug 17, 2017
Walrus Migration by Hansen, Grace Walrus Migration

Aug 18, 2017
Water sports by Luke, Andrew, author. Water sports

Aug 21, 2017
Weather and natural disasters by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Weather and natural disasters

Provides information on weather, including extreme weather such as hurricanes, droughts, and blizzards.

Aug 21, 2017
Wedges in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Wedges in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this creative book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the wedge. Simple text describes the structure and uses of wedges, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the wedge they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Aug 21, 2017
Weigh it! by Higgins, Nadia, author. Weigh it!

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

Aug 16, 2017
Welcome to my house - a collection of first words by Stella, Gaia, 1982- author. Welcome to my house - a collection of first words

First words are everywhere you look, especially in a house! This visually striking picture book catalogs an impressive array of household items, naming the delightful miscellany that comprises a life. The charming collections are creative and unexpected, providing the sweetest of visual snapshots that reinforce word recognition and understanding. In addition to the everyday kitchen, living room, and garden items, there are surprising and smart illustrated spreads featuring "everything for restin

Aug 21, 2017
What Is Hip-hop? by Morse, Eric/ Yi, Anny (ILT)/ George, Nelson (CRT) What Is Hip-hop?

Aug 16, 2017
What is punk? by Morse, Eric (Music consultant), author. What is punk?

"A music primer for children, an introduction fo the punk revolution, recorded in vivid 3-D clay illustrations and told through rhyming couplets. From London's Clash and Sex Pistols to the Ramone's NYC protopunk, from Iggy Pop to the Misfits, this volume depicts some of our culture's seminal moments and iconic characters."--back cover.

Aug 16, 2017
What makes a monster? - discovering the world's scariest creatures by Keating, Jess, author. What makes a monster? - discovering the world's scariest creatures

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

Aug 16, 2017
What's heaven? by Shriver, Maria. What's heaven?

After her great-grandmother's death, a young girl learns about heaven by asking her mother all kinds of questions.

Aug 18, 2017
Wheels and axles in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Wheels and axles in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this fascinating book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the wheel and axle. Simple text describes the structure and uses of wheels and axles, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make their own. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the wheel and axle they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Aug 18, 2017
When planet Earth was new by Gladstone, James, 1969- author. When planet Earth was new

"It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time: from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evolution of living things in water and on land. The book also includes the relatively recent evolution of humans - who are just a tiny speck in the sweep of Earth's history. A striking design with full-

Aug 21, 2017
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Alexander Hamilton?

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founding father, from his childhood as an orphan in the West Indies to his role in developing the Constitution and his tragic death in a duel with Aaron Burr.

Aug 16, 2017
Who was Pete Seeger? by MacCarry, Noel, author. Who was Pete Seeger?

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

Aug 16, 2017
Wildebeest Migration by Hansen, Grace Wildebeest Migration

Aug 18, 2017
Wind by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author. Wind

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce emergent readers to the science of wind. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Aug 21, 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?"--

Aug 18, 2017
Women who dared - 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers, and rebels by Skeers, Linda, author. Women who dared - 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers, and rebels

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 16, 2017
World War I - 12 things to know by Hinman, Bonnie, author. World War I - 12 things to know

Aug 17, 2017