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

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

Sep 15, 2017
J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series by Hunsicker, Jennifer, author. J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series

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

Sep 15, 2017
J.K. Rowling - author of Harry Potter by Harmin, Karen Leigh. J.K. Rowling - author of Harry Potter

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

Sep 15, 2017
Illustrated stories from Shakespeare. At head of title Usborne. by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Illustrated stories from Shakespeare. At head of title Usborne.

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Sep 15, 2017
How to survive as a firefly by Foote, Kristen, author. How to survive as a firefly

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

Sep 15, 2017
How to build robots by Derrington, Louise, author. How to build robots

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

Sep 15, 2017
How to ace the National Geographic Bee - official study guide by Cunha, Stephen F., author. How to ace the National Geographic Bee - official study guide

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

Sep 15, 2017
How many guinea pigs can fit on a plane? - answers to your most clever math questions by Overdeck, Laura, author. How many guinea pigs can fit on a plane? - answers to your most clever math questions

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

Sep 15, 2017
Honeybees by Heiligman, Deborah, author. Honeybees

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

Sep 15, 2017
Hog wild! - a frenzy of dance music by Boynton, Sandra, author, illustrator. Hog wild! - a frenzy of dance music

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

Sep 15, 2017
Hidden wildlife - how animals hide in plain sight by Arnosky, Jim, author, illustrator. Hidden wildlife - how animals hide in plain sight

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

Sep 15, 2017
Hero dogs! - true stories of amazing animal heroes! by Quattlebaum, Mary, author. Hero dogs! - true stories of amazing animal heroes!

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

Sep 15, 2017
Haunted houses around the world by Axelrod-Contrada, Joan, author. Haunted houses around the world

Explores some of the spookiest houses around the world.

Sep 15, 2017
Guinness world records 2018. by Guinness world records 2018.

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

Sep 15, 2017
Grit and grace - heroic women of the Bible by Rivadeneira, Caryn Dahlstrand, author. Grit and grace - heroic women of the Bible

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

Sep 15, 2017
The girl who thought in pictures - the story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Mosca, Julia Finley, author. The girl who thought in pictures - the story of Dr. Temple Grandin

Sep 15, 2017
Frida Kahlo and her animalitos by Brown, Monica, 1969- author. Frida Kahlo and her animalitos

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

Sep 15, 2017
Flying creepy crawlers by Turner, Matt, 1964- author. Flying creepy crawlers

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

Sep 15, 2017
Engineering by Hunt, Emily M, author. Engineering

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

Sep 15, 2017
Engineered! - engineering design at work by Hunt, Shannon (Shannon Chantal), author. Engineered! - engineering design at work

"How do you land a car-sized rover on the surface of Mars, resolve a five-hour traffic jam or save a herd of caribou from near extinction? Ask an engineer! Engineers are problem solvers. They use their math, science and technology skills to find creative solutions to problems that need fixing. In Engineered! bestselling author Shannon Hunt explores nine feats of engineering and the step-by-step process that engineers followed to get to a winning solution. The book opens with an illustrated flow

Sep 15, 2017

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