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

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

Oct 13, 2017
My home on the ice by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. My home on the ice

Rhyming text provides facts about such arctic animals as polar bears, arctic foxes, and snowy albatrosses.

Oct 13, 2017
My home in the water by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. My home in the water

Did you know that Earths freshwater and saltwater habitats are teeming with life? There are blue whales, green sea turtles, octopuses, crocodiles, and more in the pages of this book.

Oct 13, 2017
My home in the rainforest by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. My home in the rainforest

Did you know that half of the planets animals and plants can be found in the rainforest? There are jaguars, gorillas, boa constrictors, toucans and more in the pages of this book.

Oct 13, 2017
The man who knew everything - the strange life of Athanasius Kircher by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author. The man who knew everything - the strange life of Athanasius Kircher

"This book is a non-fiction biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century Jesuit, scientist and polymath. He was one of the modern world's first scientific celebrities. His interests ranged from hieroglyphics to China to astrology to geology. He was one of the first scientists to formulate theories based on observation. In 1638, he was lowered into the smoking crater of Mount Vesuvius to observe how volcanoes worked. He published his findings 30 years later."--

Oct 13, 2017
The little book of little activists by The little book of little activists

Filled with inspiring photos of children at the Women's March on Washington and other protests and rallies, this book also includes inspirational quotes, simple ideas for how kids can get involved, brief definitions of concepts like "equality" and "feminism," and an introduction from a leading activist who's making a difference in the world today.

Oct 13, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci - a nonfiction companion to Monday with a mad genius by Osborne, Mary Pope. Leonardo da Vinci - a nonfiction companion to Monday with a mad genius

Join Jack and Annie as they research Leonardo da Vinci and find out the facts behind the fiction.

Oct 13, 2017
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia, author. The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.

Oct 13, 2017
If you were a kid building a pyramid by Schimel, Lawrence, author. If you were a kid building a pyramid

"Find out what it was like to be a kid in ancient Egypt at the time the pyramids were being built."--

Oct 13, 2017
From seed to cactus by Owings, Lisa, author. From seed to cactus

How does a little seed grow into a prickly cactus? Follow each step in nature's cyclefrom seeds in the sand to fully grown cactiin this intriguing book!

Oct 13, 2017
From acorn to oak tree by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. From acorn to oak tree

"Learn how some of nature's treasures are produced--from start to finish. Suitable for both struggling and at-level readers, these titles teach life science concepts as well as sequential thinking."--

Oct 13, 2017
Football legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Football legends

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 13, 2017
Edward Hopper paints his world by Burleigh, Robert. Edward Hopper paints his world

"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge. Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. I

Oct 13, 2017
Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story by Wallace, Sandra Neil, author. Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story

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

Oct 13, 2017
The year with Grandma Moses by Nikola-Lisa, W., author. The year with Grandma Moses

A collection of paintings and memoirs by the American folk artist describing the seasons and their related activities in rural upstate New York.

Oct 14, 2017
Who is Ralph Lauren? by O'Connor, Jane, author. Who is Ralph Lauren?

"The polo player with the raised mallet - everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Now readers can learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire. In this ea

Oct 14, 2017
Who Am I? - An Animal Guessing Game by Page, Robin/ Jenkins, Steve Who Am I? - An Animal Guessing Game

Oct 14, 2017
When I was a turkey - based on the PBS documentary My life as a turkey / Joe Hutto with Brenda Z. Guiberson. by Hutto, Joe. When I was a turkey - based on the PBS documentary My life as a turkey / Joe Hutto with Brenda Z. Guiberson.

Oct 14, 2017
Walrus migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Walrus migration

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

Oct 14, 2017
Vincent can't sleep - Van Gogh paints the night sky by Rosenstock, Barb, author. Vincent can't sleep - Van Gogh paints the night sky

Describes how Van Gogh's insomnia, possibly a symptom of mental or phyical illness, allowed him to view the night sky while everyone else was asleep and influenced how he saw the world around him.

Oct 14, 2017

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