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Exploring Space - From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond by Jenkins, Martin/ Biesty, Stephen (ILT) Exploring Space - From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond

May 23, 2017
Environment - a world of change by Rice, Dona, author. Environment - a world of change

"Change is all around us. The land moves and shakes. Day always changes into night. You will change, too, as you grow older. Change is one thing you can always count on!"--

May 23, 2017
The Emancipation Proclamation by Vescia, Monique, author. The Emancipation Proclamation

Provides a historical context for the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on American history.

May 23, 2017
Eli Whitney and the Industrial Revolution by Niver, Heather Moore, author. Eli Whitney and the Industrial Revolution

Profiles the life and achievements of the inventor whose creation of the cotton gin, as well as a machine that could mass-produce muskets, transformed the American economy and greatly influenced manufacturing.

May 23, 2017
Electricity by Westrup, Hugh, author. Electricity

"Computers, refrigerators, and lights. They are all powered by electricity. Many everyday objects need electricity. But what exactly is it and how does it work? Dig deeper into understanding the beautiful mystery of electricity"--

May 23, 2017
Electric eel by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Electric eel

May 23, 2017
Ecosystems by Rice, William B. (William Benjamin), 1961- author. Ecosystems

"Living and nonliving things live together, in an ecosystem. Each thing living in the ecosystem relies on something else. To stay alive, all living things in an ecosystem need to live in balance. Can you think of an ecosystem you have seen?"--

May 23, 2017
Draw Warplanes by Bergin, Mark Draw Warplanes

May 23, 2017
Dragonfly by Vasilyeva, Anastasiya, author. Dragonfly

May 23, 2017
Double cross - deception techniques in war by Janeczko, Paul B, author. Double cross - deception techniques in war

Introduces the military strategy of deception and examines how it has been used in war over the past 150 years.

May 23, 2017
Dog by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn. Dog

A large Labrador retriever runs after a ball. The dog was once a tiny embryo inside its mother. So how did it develop? Beginning readers will discover how an embryo grows into a puppy and then an adult dog in this basic introduction to animal development. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The clear text, fresh design, and colorful, eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

May 23, 2017
Discover bionics by Bethea, Nikole Brooks, author. Discover bionics

"Discover how the science of bionics takes survival mechanisms from nature to create more efficient technology and save human lives. Simple language paired with descriptive images make this book perfect for reluctant readers."--

May 23, 2017
Despicable Me 3. Seek and find by King, Trey, author. Despicable Me 3. Seek and find

Picture puzzles featuring the many Minions encourage readers to find such hidden items.

May 23, 2017
Deep in the woods - a folk tale by Corr, Christopher, author, illustrator. Deep in the woods - a folk tale

A retelling of the traditional Russian folk tale in which a little mouse makes a perfect home in the woods. One by one other animals are welcomed to share the home until the little house is full. All the animals live happily together until the day a bear wants to squeeze in too.

May 23, 2017
Curious kids nature guide - explore the amazing outdoors of the Pacific Northwest by Cohen, Fiona, author. Curious kids nature guide - explore the amazing outdoors of the Pacific Northwest

"Did you know that baby raccoons are smaller than a bar of soap? Or that salmon smell using little pits in the front of their eyes? Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond. Organized by habitat--forest, beach, fresh water, and backyards and urban parks--this book will teach kids about some of the most intriguing flora, fauna

May 23, 2017
Curious constructions - a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures by Hearst, Michael, 1972- author. Curious constructions - a peculiar portfolio of fifty fascinating structures

Profiles fifty unusual structures, include a fire-breathing octopus sculpture, a giant skateboard ramp, a Costa Rican treehouse community, and a life-sized X-Wing Starfighter built of LEGO bricks.

May 23, 2017
The culture of the Qin and Han dynasties of China by Kovacs, Vic, author. The culture of the Qin and Han dynasties of China

"The dynasties of ancient China ruled the country for centuries. The contributions of the leaders and people of this time have a legacy that can still be seen in Chinese culture today. This title begins with background information on China before the Qin conquest and ends with the end of the Han Dynasty in AD 220. Readers learn about life in Chinese cities and the countryside, as well as important social studies topics such as religion, class structure, education, family life, food, and clothing

May 23, 2017
The culture of the Mongols by Kovacs, Vic. The culture of the Mongols

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Creaky castles by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Creaky castles

A full moon rises above a castle's crumbling stone walls. Many believe that unspeakable terrors have occurred inside. Is it true that people have been beheaded there? Is there a bloodsucking vampire in the castle's dungeon? Get ready to read four spine-chilling stories about creaky castles! This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The colorful design and spooky art in the book will engage and terrify emerge

May 23, 2017
Cool hamburger recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs by Kuskowski, Alex, author. Cool hamburger recipes - main dishes for beginning chefs

May 23, 2017

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