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Weather and natural disasters by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Weather and natural disasters

"Our planet experiences many different kinds of weather, and sometimes it can be extreme. This book looks at all sorts of weather, including devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes, droughts, and blizzards. Readers will learn about the positive and negative effects of weather and how to stay safe during a natural disaster. This book was designed to support the elementary earth science curricula and STEM topics are covered throughout. Rich, accessible text and full-color photographs of t

Sep 16, 2017
The way downtown - adventures in public transit by Gertsberg, Inna, author. The way downtown - adventures in public transit

Sep 16, 2017
Victoria - portrait of a queen by Reef, Catherine, author. Victoria - portrait of a queen

"A biography for teens on Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Her long reign was filled with drama, death, intrigue, and passion, and took place during a time of great transformation, an era that bears the imprint of her personality and values as well as that ofher name--the Victorian period."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 16, 2017
Van Gogh by Venezia, Mike. Van Gogh

Briefly examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century Dutchman who was one of the greatest artists of all time.

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding using conditionals by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using conditionals

Explains the concept of conditionals, and introduces readers to the If/Then/Else concept, a way to allow choices in computer programming.

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding through simulations by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through simulations

"Simulations help people understand large, complex problems using smaller, simpler models. This book delves into the history and thinking behind simulations. Readers will learn about Georg Leopold von Reiswitz's development of a Kriegsspiel for military training, and other major developments. This volume also gives examples of ways that simulations can be useful, and discusses data sources. A concluding simple simulation will round out the learning experience, and encourage readers to create the

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding through debugging by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through debugging

"When computer programming pioneer Admiral Grace Hopper discovered a moth causing problems in a mechanical computer, the term debugging was born. This book explores how fixing programming and hardware problems has developed into a critical process for computer programmers. The text includes case studies and examples of debugging tools. Readers are challenged to review a simple program with a problem, and to locate the bug. This provides young computer programmers the chance to see debugging skil

Sep 16, 2017
Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961 by Brimner, Larry Dane Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961

Sep 16, 2017
Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals by Jenkins, Steve Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals

Sep 16, 2017
Sinking the Sultana - A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home by Walker, Sally M. Sinking the Sultana - A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home

Sep 16, 2017
Seven ways to trick a troll by Lunge-Larsen, Lise, author. Seven ways to trick a troll

A collection of seven Norwegian folktales from various historical and international sources, all featuring trolls and showing how even small children can trick them. Includes an introduction explaining what trolls are and how they came to be.

Sep 16, 2017
Self-portrait with seven fingers - the life of Marc Chagall in verse by Lewis, J. Patrick. Self-portrait with seven fingers - the life of Marc Chagall in verse

Poems and illustrations show fourteen of the well-known Russian-born painter's works.

Sep 16, 2017
The secret world of Walter Anderson by Bass, Hester, 1956- The secret world of Walter Anderson

Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or electricity. But this solitary artist didn't much care what they thought as he spent weeks at a time on his personal paradise, sleeping under his boat, sometimes eating whatever washed ashore, sketching and painting the natural surroundings and the animals that became his friends. Here Walter created so

Sep 16, 2017
Sandro Botticelli by Venezia, Mike, author. Sandro Botticelli

A series of artist biographies for young readers provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement the easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of each master's artwork. Includes primary sources, photos, illustrations, maps and timelines. --Publisher.

Sep 16, 2017
Salvador Dali by Venezia, Mike, author. Salvador Dali

Learn about the life of Salvador Dali, one of the world's most prolific artists.

Sep 16, 2017
Predator face-off by Stewart, Melissa, author. Predator face-off

"Information and pictures of predatory animals for young children"--

Sep 16, 2017
Pieter Bruegel's Tower of Babel - the builder with the red hat by Jockel, Nils. Pieter Bruegel's Tower of Babel - the builder with the red hat

The legend of the Tower of Babel is captured in pictorial form by Pieter Bruegel's famous painting.

Sep 16, 2017
Pieter Bruegel by Woodhouse, Jayne, 1952- Pieter Bruegel

Briefly examines the life and work of the sixteenth-century Flemish painter, describing and giving examples of his art.

Sep 16, 2017
Pieter Bruegel by Venezia, Mike. Pieter Bruegel

Briefly examines the life and work of the sixteenth-century Flemish painter, describing and giving examples of his art.

Sep 16, 2017
Picasso by Spence, David. Picasso

Explores the world, art, and inspiration of the innovative artist who was born in Spain and lived most of his life in France.

Sep 16, 2017

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