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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 10, 2017
A bear's life by McAllister, Ian, 1969- author, photographer. A bear's life

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

Aug 15, 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 fair deal - shopping for social justice by Jones, Kari, 1966- author. A fair deal - shopping for social justice

"This nonfiction book in the Orca Footprints series, illustrated with color photographs throughout, looks at trade from the perspective of making it fair for all people."--

Aug 13, 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 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 11, 2017
A trip to the pumpkin patch by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. A trip to the pumpkin patch

Explains what picking pumpkins at a pumpkin patch is like.

Aug 11, 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
Against all odds by Lyon, Drew, author. Against all odds

Participating in sports can be fun-- and they can present challenges. Meet some athletes who had to face physical impairments, discrimination because of the color of their skin, or devastating injuries or disease. These real heroes of sports proved the disbelievers wrong.

Aug 15, 2017
Agricultural drones by Rose, Simon, 1961- author. Agricultural drones

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

Aug 11, 2017
Air sports by Luke, Andrew, author. Air sports

Aug 11, 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 12, 2017
American alligator by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. American alligator

Scientists believe American alligators have been around for nearly 150 million years, but they came close to going extinct. This book explores the alligator's key role in its habitat, how hunting and habitat changes almost led to its extinction, and how efforts such as egg collection and controlled hunting help to preserve the species.

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
American bison by Yasuda, Anita, author. American bison

American bison are an icon of the American West, but they nearly disappeared forever. This book reveals the importance of America's national mammal to the West, how hunting in the 1800s nearly led to its extinction, and how people are using science to save the species.

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 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 12, 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 12, 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 11, 2017
Animal tails by Holland, Mary, 1946- author. Animal tails

Aug 13, 2017
Animals in fall by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. Animals in fall

Aug 11, 2017
Animals in spring by York, M. J., 1983- author. Animals in spring

Shares some of the things animals do in the spring, including bears waking up from hibernation, bumblebees visiting flowers, and baby birds hatching from eggs.

Aug 13, 2017
Apple harvest by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. Apple harvest

Explains what picking apples at an apple orchard is like.

Aug 11, 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 12, 2017
Arapaima by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Arapaima

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

Aug 11, 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
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 10, 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 11, 2017
Auto technician by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Auto technician

Aug 11, 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 11, 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
Backhoes by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Backhoes

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
Bald eagle by Yasuda, Anita, author. Bald eagle

The bald eagle is the national symbol of the United States, but the bird almost disappeared from North American skies. This book explores how the species was once threatened by hunting and pollution, explaining how public awareness and scientific efforts have helped keep these iconic birds soaring.

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 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
Bees by Quigley, Andrea, author. Bees

Bees are one of the hardest working insects on our planet. As they buzz from plant to plant, they spread pollen which helps our food to grow. Without them, the world would be a very different place. Discover all you need to know about bees and their place in our world through experiments, investigations and hands-on tasks.

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Birds by Dell, Pamela, author. Birds

Take to the skies with songbirds and raptors, and waddle with some flightless birds, too! Organized by animal-science reference topics such as anatomy, migration, and life cycle, Birds introduces young readers and browsers to these feathered animals through full-color photos and concise, factual text.

Aug 15, 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
Booker T. Washington by Haldy, Emma E., author. Booker T. Washington

A simple biography about Booker T. Washington.

Aug 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Building vehicles that fly by Enz, Tammy, author. Building vehicles that fly

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

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
California condor by Lanser, Amanda, author. California condor

California condors once soared the U.S. Pacific Coast, but by 1982, their dwindling numbers forced conservationists to bring the few remaining birds into captivity. This book follows the condor's journey from its brush with extinction to today's efforts to eliminate lead poisoning and other threats that continue to endanger the species.

Aug 13, 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 12, 2017
Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant by Daemicke, Songju Ma/ Wald, Christina (ILT) Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant

Aug 13, 2017
Caribou by Gagne, Tammy, author. Caribou

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

Aug 10, 2017
Celebrating Earth Day by York, M. J., 1983- author. Celebrating Earth Day

Engage readers with a story of celebrating Earth Day. Readers are introduced to Earth Day activities, such as planting trees or cleaning up litter.

Aug 13, 2017
Cells - experience life at its tiniest by Gibson, Karen Bush, author. Cells - experience life at its tiniest

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

Aug 11, 2017
Cesar Chavez by Juarez, Christine, 1976- author. Cesar Chavez

Aug 10, 2017
Children Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Children Around the World

Aug 16, 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 11, 2017
Cinco de Mayo by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Cinco de Mayo

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Comics confidential - thirteen graphic novelists talk story, craft, and life outside the box by Comics confidential - thirteen graphic novelists talk story, craft, and life outside the box

Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Coyotes by Gagne, Tammy. Coyotes

Aug 10, 2017
Cranes by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Cranes

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
Crazy about cats by Davey, Owen, author. Crazy about cats

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 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
Crustaceans by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Crustaceans

Presenting crabs, shrimp, lobsters, barnacles, and krill! Crustaceans is an eye-catching animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Covering all the basic topics, including habitat, anatomy, and diet, Crustaceans allows kids to get up close and learn all about these hard-shelled marine animals through vibrant photos and clear, concise text.

Aug 15, 2017
Danger on the mountain! - true stories of extreme adventures by Treinish, Gregg, author. Danger on the mountain! - true stories of extreme adventures

Aug 11, 2017
Dangerous Jane by Slade, Suzanne, author. Dangerous Jane

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

Aug 13, 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
Day of the dead by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Day of the dead

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

Aug 13, 2017
Deadly droughts by Rajczak, Michael, author. Deadly droughts

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
Deserted prisons by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Deserted prisons

Several stories about haunted prisons.

Aug 11, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 2017
Dinosaurs! by Stein, Lori, author. Dinosaurs!

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

Aug 16, 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
Diwali by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Diwali

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

Aug 13, 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
Dream jobs in math by Hynson, Colin. Dream jobs in math

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

Aug 11, 2017
Droughts by Stewart, Melissa/ Ceolin, Andre (ILT) Droughts

Aug 13, 2017
Duct tape costumes by Bernhardt, Carolyn, author. Duct tape costumes

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

Aug 11, 2017
Dump trucks by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Dump trucks

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

Aug 13, 2017
Dumpling Dreams by Clickard, Carrie/ Wu, Katy (ILT) Dumpling Dreams

Aug 13, 2017
Earth Day by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Earth Day

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

Aug 13, 2017
Easy origami scrapbooking - an augmented reality crafting experience by Harbo, Christopher L., author. Easy origami scrapbooking - an augmented reality crafting experience

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

Aug 11, 2017
Elena of Avalor - the essential guide by Bazaldua, Barbara, author. Elena of Avalor - the essential guide

Invites readers to explore the magical world of Princess Elena, in a reference that shares character information and explores themes of friendship, leadership, and compassion.

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
Elliott's guide to dinosaurs by Seah, Elliott, 2006- author. Elliott's guide to dinosaurs

Answers common questions about dinosaurs and profiles different genera, including the Dimetrodon, Plateosaurus, and Triceratops.

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
Explore comets and asteroids by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore comets and asteroids

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

Aug 11, 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 11, 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 12, 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
Fault lines - understanding the power of earthquakes by Wagstaffe, Johanna, author. Fault lines - understanding the power of earthquakes

"This fully illustrated, nonfiction book for middle readers focuses on earthquakes, how they happen and what you need to know."--

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 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
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 11, 2017
Gerbils by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Gerbils

In Gerbils, early readers will learn all about the responsibilities of having a gerbil and find out how they can keep their pet healthy and happy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what it takes to be a pet owner.

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
Giant Galápagos tortoise by Gagne, Tammy, author. Giant Galápagos tortoise

Giant Gala´pagos tortoises have roamed the Gala´pagos Islands for thousands of years, but these creatures almost disappeared from their tropical habitat. This book describes the world's largest tortoise, how sailors and invasive species caused its population to dwindle, and how habitat preservation and captive breeding have helped save the species.

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 10, 2017
Going camping by Rober, Harold T., author. Going camping

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

Aug 16, 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
Gray wolf by Gagne, Tammy, author. Gray wolf

People around the world and throughout history have feared wolves. This fear nearly led to the gray wolf's extinction in the United States. This book explores how this fierce predator came under attack, and how conservationists are working to change people's attitude toward the species.

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Groundhog Day by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Groundhog Day

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

Aug 13, 2017
Growing friendships - a kid's guide to making and keeping friends by Kennedy-Moore, Eileen, author. Growing friendships - a kid's guide to making and keeping friends

Aug 11, 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
Guy stuff - the body book for boys by Natterson, Cara Familian, 1970- author. Guy stuff - the body book for boys

Aug 13, 2017
Halloween by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Halloween

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

Aug 13, 2017
Hanukkah by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Hanukkah

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Hockey's record breakers by Frederick, Shane, author. Hockey's record breakers

Aug 11, 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 to be an elephant by Roy, Katherine, author. How to be an elephant

Provided by publisher.

Aug 11, 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
How to live like a Caribbean pirate by Farndon, John, author. How to live like a Caribbean pirate

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

Aug 11, 2017
How to live like a samurai warrior by Farndon, John, author. How to live like a samurai warrior

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

Aug 11, 2017
How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker by Farndon, John, author. How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker

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

Aug 11, 2017
Humpback whale by O'Keefe, Emily, author. Humpback whale

Humpback whales use unique songs to communicate throughout the world's oceans. But whaling and other threats almost silenced humpback whales completely. This book describes the characteristics of these animals and how bans on whale hunting and other efforts have helped save this distinctive species.

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 12, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Independence Day by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Independence Day

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 12, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Instagram by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Instagram

Examine Instagram, the photo and video sharing website.

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
Irish wolfhounds by Morey, Allan, author. Irish wolfhounds

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

Aug 11, 2017
Islands and archipelagos by Salaka, Michael, author. Islands and archipelagos

Explains how islands and archipelagos are formed.

Aug 11, 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 11, 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

Aug 11, 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 10, 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 10, 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 11, 2017
Kate Middleton by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski, author. Kate Middleton

Aug 11, 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 10, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Kris Bryant - baseball star by Gitlin, Marty, author. Kris Bryant - baseball star

Describes the life and career of the Cubs star, covering his youth, time in college, and World Series championship.

Aug 13, 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 11, 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
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 11, 2017
Let's visit the deciduous forest by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the deciduous forest

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

Aug 11, 2017
Let's visit the grassland by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the grassland

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

Aug 11, 2017
Let's visit the rain forest by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the rain forest

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

Aug 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 10, 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 11, 2017
Living things and nonliving things / A Compare and Contrast Book by Kurtz, Kevin, author. Living things and nonliving things / A Compare and Contrast Book

"Using a wide variety of stunning photographs, author Kevin Kurtz poses thought-provoking questions to help readers determine if things are living or nonliving. For example, if most (but not all) living things can move, can any nonliving things move? As part of the Compare and Contrast series, this is a unique look at determining whether something is living or nonliving."--

Aug 13, 2017
Loch Ness monster by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Loch Ness monster

"A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of Scotland's water-dwelling Loch Ness Monster, emphasizing reported sightings and stories as well as scientific investigations"--

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
Look, a ray! by Kenan, Tessa, author. Look, a ray!

Aug 11, 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 10, 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
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 11, 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
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 11, 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 11, 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 12, 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 11, 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 12, 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 11, 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 10, 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 11, 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
Maurice Sendak - king of the wild things by Shepherd, Jodie, author. Maurice Sendak - king of the wild things

Describes the life and career of the children's author and illustrator, including his childhood in New York, the popularity of his book "Where the Wild Things Are," and his personal life.

Aug 15, 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 11, 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 12, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Melinda Gates by Honders, Christine, author. Melinda Gates

Aug 11, 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 11, 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 decorating by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini decorating

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

Aug 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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
Monster trucks by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Monster trucks

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

Aug 13, 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 10, 2017
Mount Rushmore by Bailey, R. J., author. Mount Rushmore

Aug 11, 2017
Mountain lions by Hogan, Christa C., author. Mountain lions

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

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
Mourning doves by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Mourning doves

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

Aug 10, 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 11, 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 12, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
My First Book of Vietnamese Words - An ABC Rhyming Book of Vietnamese Language and Culture by Tran, Phuoc Thi Minh/ Nguyen, Dong (ILT)/ Nguyen, Hop Thi (ILT) My First Book of Vietnamese Words - An ABC Rhyming Book of Vietnamese Language and Culture

Aug 13, 2017
My Journey to the Stars by Kelly, Scott/ Ceolin, Andre (ILT) My Journey to the Stars

Aug 11, 2017
My senses by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. My senses

Readers will discover how senses work and learn facts about eyes, nose, ears, tongue, and skin.

Aug 13, 2017
Night creepers by Stanek, Linda, author. Night creepers

"Short, lyrical text makes this a perfect naptime or bedtime story. Young readers are introduced to nocturnal animals and their behaviors. Older readers learn more about each animal through sidebar information"--

Aug 13, 2017
Nipehon / I Wait by Nicholson, Caitlin/ Morin-nelson, Leona (TRN) Nipehon / I Wait

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
Old MacDonald had a...zoo? by Trapani, Iza, authors, illustrators. Old MacDonald had a...zoo?

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

Aug 13, 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
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 12, 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
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 12, 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 10, 2017
Peter in peril - courage and hope in World War Two by Bate, Helen, author, illustrator. Peter in peril - courage and hope in World War Two

This moving, true story of the Second World War, set in Budapest, Hungary, shows in vivid words and pictures how Peter, his cousin Eva and his mum and dad bravely struggle to survive in a city torn apart by warfare.

Aug 13, 2017
Peter Martyr Vermigli by Carr, Simonetta, author. Peter Martyr Vermigli

Aug 13, 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 10, 2017
Playing Around the World by Brundle, Joanna Playing Around the World

Aug 16, 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 12, 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 11, 2017
Prehistoric ancestors of modern animals by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric ancestors of modern animals

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

Aug 11, 2017
Prehistoric predators by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric predators

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

Aug 11, 2017
Prehistoric sea beasts by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric sea beasts

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

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
Ramadan by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Ramadan

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

Aug 13, 2017
Real-life heroes by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Real-life heroes

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

Aug 11, 2017
Recreational drones by Chandler, Matt, author. Recreational drones

Aug 11, 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 Riehecky, Janet, 1953- author. Reptiles

Presenting turtles, lizards, snakes, alligators, and crocodiles! Reptiles is a 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 close-up looks at Komodo dragons and the SuperCroc ― all written in a clear, concise way.

Aug 13, 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
Rosa Parks by Kaiser, Lisbeth, author. Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. Rosa was described as "the mother of the freedom movement". This inspiring story of Rosa's life is moving, and approachable for young readers.

Aug 13, 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 10, 2017
Saint Patrick's Day by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Saint Patrick's Day

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 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 11, 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
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
Shell, beak, tusk - shared traits and the wonders of adaptation by Heos, Bridget, author. Shell, beak, tusk - shared traits and the wonders of adaptation

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 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
Sled dogs on the job by Morey, Allan. Sled dogs on the job

Aug 11, 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 12, 2017
Someone I love died by Tangvald, Christine Harder, 1941- Someone I love died

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

Aug 11, 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
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
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 11, 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 11, 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
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 11, 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 12, 2017
Tell me about the catholic faith for small children by Pedotti, Christine, author. Tell me about the catholic faith for small children

Aug 13, 2017
That is my dream! by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, author. That is my dream!

"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares...An African-American boy faces the harsh reality ofsegregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun"--

Aug 13, 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 10, 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 11, 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 founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. The founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War

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

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
The great penguin rescue - saving the African penguins by Markle, Sandra, author. The great penguin rescue - saving the African penguins

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

Aug 13, 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 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 10, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 12, 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 11, 2017
The magic head by Coats, Lucy. The magic head

Retells the ancient Greek myths of Zeus and Hera, Persephone, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Europa, Danae, Perseus, and the birth of Apollo and Artemis, in the voice of a wandering ancient storyteller.

Aug 14, 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 next place by Hanson, Warren. The next place

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

Aug 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
The solar system by Ball, Nate, author. The solar system

Aug 13, 2017
The Super Bowl - chasing football immortality by Doeden, Matt, author. The Super Bowl - chasing football immortality

Aug 13, 2017
The Super Bowl - more than a game by Ellenport, Craig. The Super Bowl - more than a game

Aug 11, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 2017
The water cycle by Ball, Nate, author. The water cycle

The PBS television host and his team of young scientists investigate how the water cycle works by shrinking themselves down to the size of a raindrop to explore such elements as ice, steam, estuaries, snowflakes, and puddles.

Aug 13, 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
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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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
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 11, 2017
Tropical Lands by Gifford, Clive Tropical Lands

Aug 16, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2017
Understanding our head by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our head

Aug 11, 2017
Understanding our muscles by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our muscles

Aug 11, 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

Aug 11, 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 11, 2017
Veterans Day by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Veterans Day

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

Aug 13, 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
Walt Disney by Haldy, Emma E., author. Walt Disney

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

Aug 11, 2017
Water sports by Luke, Andrew, author. Water sports

Aug 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 10, 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 10, 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 11, 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
Wicked bugs - the meanest, deadliest, grossest bugs on earth by Stewart, Amy, author. Wicked bugs - the meanest, deadliest, grossest bugs on earth

"Wicked Bugs: The Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth is a middle-grade adaptation of Amy Stewart's Wicked Bugs that features profiles of the world's scariest, deadliest, and grossest bugs, from the most painful hornet to flies that transmit deadly diseases to millipedes that stop traffic, to "bookworms" that devour libraries. With its featured bugs organized by categories that match the upper elementary science curriculum, this humorous, fascinating, and seriously icky book will has colo

Aug 13, 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 11, 2017
Women in sports - 50 fearless athletes who played to win by Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author. Women in sports - 50 fearless athletes who played to win

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

Aug 11, 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