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Who was Bob Marley? by Ellison, Katie, author. Who was Bob Marley?

"Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. The Wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. Bob's distinctive style and dedication to his Rastafari beliefs became a rallying cry for the poor and disenfranchised the world over and led to a hugely successful solo career. After his death in 1981

Jul 22, 2017
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Alexander Hamilton?

Jul 22, 2017
Who wants to be a princess? - what it was really like to be a medieval princess by Heos, Bridget, author. Who wants to be a princess? - what it was really like to be a medieval princess

Jul 22, 2017
Who counts? - 100 sheep, 10 coins, and 2 sons by Levine, Amy-Jill, 1956- author. Who counts? - 100 sheep, 10 coins, and 2 sons

Who Counts? is a creative retelling of three popular parables: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. As young readers count to help the characters find what s missing, Who Counts? teaches that every one of us counts in God s eyes and that everyone should feel counted.

Jul 22, 2017
Where on Earth? - atlas by Where on Earth? - atlas

A series of maps provide a continent-by-continent tour of the world, depicting such things as where the world's largest butterfly lives and which international border is crossed more than any other.

Jul 22, 2017
What's the big deal about freedom by Shamir, Ruby, author. What's the big deal about freedom

[Introduction] -- Why is America called the "Land of the Free"? -- How was America going to be different than it was before the Revolution? -- Why did the founders start changing the Constitution right away? -- How does the Bill of Rights give us freedom to stand up for what we believe? -- With the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, America was a perfectly free country, right? -- Wait a minute- slavery is the opposite of freedom. How did it exist here in Ameri

Jul 22, 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.'"--

Jul 22, 2017
What is punk? by Morse, Eric, author. What is punk?

Rhyming text and color illustrations chronicle the history and personalities of punk rock music and culture.

Jul 22, 2017
What Is Hip-hop? by Morse, Eric/ Yi, Anny (ILT)/ George, Nelson (CRT) What Is Hip-hop?

Jul 22, 2017
Weird animals by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Weird animals

Describes animals that have unusual characteristics, including the goldenrod crab spider, frilled lizard, Ecuador tree frog, and hoatzin.

Jul 22, 2017
The Water Walker by Robertson, Joanne (CON) The Water Walker

Jul 22, 2017
Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller by Rubini, Julie, author. Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller

"In Virginia Hamilton, Julie K. Rubini brings us the biography of one of the most honored authors of children's literature in the twentieth century. The most expansive biography of Hamilton published for young readers, it was vetted for accuracy by Hamilton's husband, poet Arnold Adoff. It is the fourth installment in the Biographies for Young Readers series, which is quickly building a reputation for substantive and engaging treatments of its diverse subjects. Long before she wrote The House of

Jul 22, 2017
Vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo! by Bird, Benjamin, 1978- author. Vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo!

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

Jul 22, 2017
Ultimate space atlas - maps, games, activities and more for hours of galactic fun! by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author. Ultimate space atlas - maps, games, activities and more for hours of galactic fun!

Blast into space to explore our solar system and beyond. This out-of-this-world atlas takes readers through maps of the solar system, the Milky Way, and deep space, giving them a close look at and locations of planets, supernovas, and other universes. Sky maps will help kids spot these objects in the night sky and maps of planets and our solar system give the kind of incredible detail that National Geographic is known for. It's the perfect book for space fans and budding astronauts. --Publisher

Jul 22, 2017
Two truths and a lie - it's alive! by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author. Two truths and a lie - it's alive!

Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower - Titan Arum -- a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn't live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pacific Northwest? Every story in this book is strange and astounding. But not all of them are real. Just like the old game in this book's title, two out of every three s

Jul 22, 2017
Tropical Lands by Gifford, Clive Tropical Lands

Jul 22, 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"--

Jul 22, 2017
Trains by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Trains

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

Jul 22, 2017
Totally strange buildings by Herrington, Lisa M. Totally strange buildings

Introduces such buildings as the Kansas City Public Library, the basket building, and the Chapel of the Holy Cross, describing what makes them so unusual.

Jul 22, 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.

Jul 22, 2017

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