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What are the Ten Commandments? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author. What are the Ten Commandments?

"Here is the story behind the ten laws that have been the guiding light of Judeo-Christian belief. Not just about Moses, whose origin story leaves open questions, this book looks back at the time when the commandments were written, how the belief in one all-powerful God set the Israelites apart from other ancient peoples, and the roles the Ten Commandments have played in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It also looks at what each individual commandment means and how together they form the basis

Oct 19, 2017
Werewolves by Peabody, Erin, author. Werewolves

Are ferocious, shapeshifting werewolves real, or just a myth? You decide with this new book in the nonfiction series, Behind the Legend! Behind the Legend looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, myth-busting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Werewolves, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of them, from stories in history of wolves that terrorized towns, such

Oct 19, 2017
Weird but true! Christmas - 300 festive facts to light up the holidays by Weird but true! Christmas - 300 festive facts to light up the holidays

Presents unusual facts about the holiday, including how upside-down Christmas trees can be purchased, how Sweden erects a giant straw goat for the occasion, and how mystery elves have been spotted in Michigan handing out money to strangers.

Oct 19, 2017
The way downtown - adventures in public transit by Gertsberg, Inna, author. The way downtown - adventures in public transit

In this one-of-a-kind book, the complex and fascinating world of urban public transit is explored using five different characters' journeys through the imaginary city of Zoom.

Oct 19, 2017
The watcher by Grimes, Nikki, author. The watcher

A poetic story inspired by Psalm 121. Jordan lives in fear of Tanya, the class bully. But Tanya has worries of her own, no matter how much she tries to ignore them. It seems impossible that Jordan and Tanya could be anything other than enemies, but the Lord is watching over them, guiding each of them along a path that might just help them to understand one another.

Oct 19, 2017
Walrus by Paniaq, Hervé, author. Walrus

"Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children's non-fiction books on Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviours and biology of each animal. In this book, kids will learn how walruses raise their babies, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting informa

Oct 19, 2017
Tessie tames her tongue - a book about learning when to talk and when to listen by Martin, Melissa, 1959- author. Tessie tames her tongue - a book about learning when to talk and when to listen

"Book for kids about when to talk and when to listen. Tessie talks too much, but with the help of her counselor, she learns how to become a better listener. Teaches kids strategies to tame talkativeness and improve their listening skills. Includes tips for parents and educators"--

Oct 19, 2017
Tennis legends by Butler, Erin, author. Tennis legends

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Oct 19, 2017
Step forward with empathy by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with empathy

"Empathy helps us to understand the feelings, perspectives, and situations of other people. Being able to put yourself in someone else's shoes helps you to be kind to others and be a person that others depend on for help. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how having empathy for others can help you reach your goals. From how to listen respectfully to the concerns of others to ways you can be a positive light in the lives of those around you, l

Oct 19, 2017
Solar energy by Conley, Kate A., 1977- author. Solar energy

"For the past few centuries, fossil fuels have generated most of our world's energy. But these fuels pollute the environment, and they will eventually run out. Today, scientists are developing cleaner and more sustainable sources of power. Alternative Energy examines several of these promising technologies, as well as the science behind them. Learn how the energy sources of the future can change our world for the better."--

Oct 19, 2017
Secrets of the sea by Baker, Kate, author. Secrets of the sea

Traveling from the rock pools of the shoreline to the deepest depths of the ocean, a blending of illustrations and facts about marine animals provides an introduction to some of the ocean's rarely seen creatures.

Oct 19, 2017
S is for the Stanley Cup - a hockey championship alphabet by Ulmer, Michael, 1959- author. S is for the Stanley Cup - a hockey championship alphabet

An alphabet book shares facts and records and answers questions about a range of topics in Stanley Cup history.

Oct 19, 2017
Rubik's Cube creator - Erno Rubik by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Rubik's Cube creator - Erno Rubik

In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik. Follow the story of Professor Rubik as he invents the Magic Cube and moves past its disappointing flop in Hungary to winning Toy of the Year and international success as Rubik's Cube. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated

Oct 19, 2017
Rapunzel by Woollvin, Bethan, author, illustrator. Rapunzel

"The prisoner of an evil witch, Rapunzel lives all alone in a tall, dark tower. If she ever escapes, the witch will put a terrible curse her. But is Rapunzel frightened? Oh no, not she!"--

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest tag teams by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest tag teams

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest secrets exposed by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest secrets exposed

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest heels by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest heels

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest faces by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest faces

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pokémon designer - Satoshi Tajiri by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Pokémon designer - Satoshi Tajiri

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the designer of Poke´mon, Satoshi Tajiri. Follow the story of Tajiri as he founds Game Freakmagazine which turned into Game Freak video-game development company and the creation of the Poke´mon video games, trading cards, television series, and Poke´mon Go! Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Comm

Oct 19, 2017
Poetry for Kids - Robert Frost by Frost, Robert, 1874-1963, author. Poetry for Kids - Robert Frost

"Kids will discover the poetry of Robert Frost in this installment in the Poetry for Kids series. Professor, poet, novelist, and Frost biographer Jay Parini has carefully chosen 35 poems of interest to children and their families, including "Mending Wall," "Birches," "The Road Not Taken," "Fire and Ice," "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and many more of Frost's favorite and most accessible works"--

Oct 19, 2017

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