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Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories by Gantos, Jack, author. Writing radar - using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories

Jul 22, 2017
The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid by Winter, Jeanette, author. The world is not a rectangle - a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid

A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.

Jul 22, 2017
Woodland and forest by Ambrose, Jamie (Author of nature books for children), author. Woodland and forest

Examines different types of forests, and looks at the types of plants and animals that call them home.--

Jul 22, 2017
The wishing foxes by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940- author. The wishing foxes

In this Appalachian version of The Kind and the Unkind Girls, two sisters--Bess and Tess--are sent by their mother to draw water from the Well-at-the-End-of-the-World. Along the way they meet a bear, a mountain lion, a wild boar, and three little foxes. When Bess greets them with courtesy and respect, the foxes reward her kindness. Tess, greedy for her own bounty, can't be bothered with manners; she bonks the animals with her bucket, kicks them with her boots, and slings the little foxes to the

Jul 22, 2017
Wild Winter Creatures! by Kratt, Chris/ Kratt, Martin/ Random House (COR) Wild Winter Creatures!

Jul 22, 2017
Why do reptiles have scales? - and other questions about evolution and classification by Jacobs, Pat, author. Why do reptiles have scales? - and other questions about evolution and classification

"Were dinosaurs reptiles? How have reptiles evolved over millions of years? This book discusses these questions and more as it invites readers on an adventure into the ancient reptile world. Dinosaur lovers will enjoy learning about prehistoric reptiles, such as the winged reptile Quetzalcoatlus. Readers will learn about the different ways to classify todays reptiles, as well as how certain species have adapted to their environments. Theyll learn the differences between vipers, turtles, crocodil

Jul 22, 2017
Who was Pete Seeger? by MacCarry, Noel, author. Who was Pete Seeger?

Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Jul 22, 2017
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

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