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Golf legends by Golf legends

Oct 19, 2017
Gila monster - venomous desert dweller by Bernhardt, Carolyn, author. Gila monster - venomous desert dweller

"Meet the monstrous Gila Monster as it creeps across the desert! This book introduces the unique features of this wild animal including habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, threats, and defenses."--

Oct 19, 2017
Giant squid - mysterious monster of the deep by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Giant squid - mysterious monster of the deep

"Meet the monstrous Giant Squid as it lurks in the ocean's depths! This book introduces the unique features of this wild animal including habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, threats, and defenses. Also included are a range map and food chain and body diagrams."--

Oct 19, 2017
Gertrude B. Elion and pharmacology by Labrecque, Ellen. Gertrude B. Elion and pharmacology

The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Gertrude B. Elion and Pharmacology examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to the field of pharmacology. 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. Index; Sources for further research; Glo

Oct 19, 2017
Geothermal energy by Mangor, Jodie, author. Geothermal energy

Explains what geothermal energy is, the history of the technology, how it generates electricity, and its future uses.

Oct 19, 2017
From spore to mushroom by Owings, Lisa, author. From spore to mushroom

How does a tiny spore become an umbrella-shaped mushroom? Follow each step in nature's cyclefrom spores drifting in the wind to fully grown mushroomsin this fascinating book!

Oct 19, 2017
From here to there - the story of how we transport ourselves and everything else by Newquist, H. P. (Harvey P.), author. From here to there - the story of how we transport ourselves and everything else

"A history of transportation from primitive technology to driverless cars."--Provided by publisher.

Oct 19, 2017
Feeling worried! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling worried!

Oct 19, 2017
Feeling shy! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling shy!

Oct 19, 2017
Feeling scared! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling scared!

Oct 19, 2017
Feeling sad! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling sad!

Oct 19, 2017
Feeling jealous! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling jealous!

Oct 19, 2017
Feeling angry by Douglass, Katie, author. Feeling angry

"Harry is great at helping others deal with anger. He helps his dad keep cool when his dad is running late for work, soothes his sister's tantrums, and calms down his angry friend using strategies such as taking deep breaths, slowing down, counting to ten, and thinking about something else. But when Harry has to turn off his computer game, it's his turn to be angry. Join Harry and his friends and family to see how he decides to handle his own angry feelings. Everyday Feelings Series: Young child

Oct 19, 2017
Extinction - what happened to the dinosaurs, mastodons, and dodo birds? by Perdew, Laura, author. Extinction - what happened to the dinosaurs, mastodons, and dodo birds?

Have you seen a dodo bird recently? Do you have mastodons playing in your back yard? Not likely-- these species are extinct! In Earth's 4.5 billion-year history, more than 5 billion species have gone extinct, some of them at the same time. In EXTINCTION: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DINOSAURS, MASTODONS, AND DODO BIRDS? kids ages 9 to 12 learn about the detective work scientists perform to find out why mass extinctions happen...Try these hands-on STEM projects! Draw a geological timeline; Create your o

Oct 19, 2017
Engineering by Hunt, Emily M., author. Engineering

Have you every wanted to know how a roller coaster works? Or how engineers work in space? This book is packed with surprising facts and amazing pictures. It's a small book filled with big ideas.

Oct 19, 2017
Doll crafts - a kid's guide to making simple dolls, clothing, accessories, and houses by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952- author. Doll crafts - a kid's guide to making simple dolls, clothing, accessories, and houses

These concepts guide award-winning children s author Laurie Carlson s Doll Crafts, which opens up the world of doll making to children. The emphasis is on following basic instructions that are clearly illustrated with line drawings in order to help children develop creative, open-ended projects that result in unique dolls and doll play.

Oct 19, 2017
Darwin and the true story of the dinosaurs by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author. Darwin and the true story of the dinosaurs

"When Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species in 1859, he shocked the world. In it he claimed that humans were just another animal species that had evolved from more primitive life forms. Years earlier, Darwin had collected thousands of animal specimens during a five-year voyage around the world, specimens that he used to make his case for biologic evolution through natural selection. Darwin and the True Story of the Dinosaurs tells the story of the brilliant naturalist who changed humank

Oct 19, 2017
The byte-sized world of technology! by Berger, Melvin, author. The byte-sized world of technology!

Provides unusual facts and information about technology, revealing that penicillin was invented by accident, Google answers over three billion questions per day, and the world's highest bridge is in China.

Oct 19, 2017
Bulldozers by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Bulldozers

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

Oct 19, 2017
The boy's body book by Dunham, Kelli S., author. The boy's body book

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that boys undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, voice changes, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.

Oct 19, 2017

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