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Just joking - jumbo by National Geographic Society (U. S.) Just joking - jumbo

Oct 12, 2017
Kid authors - true tales of childhood from famous writers by Stabler, David, author. Kid authors - true tales of childhood from famous writers

Funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell the tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of J. K. Rowling, Beverly Cleary, J. R. R. Tolkien, and 12 other great writers. Every great author started out as a kid. Before the best sellers, fan clubs, and beloved stories we know today, the world's most celebrated writers had regular-kid problems just like you. Sam Clemens (aka Mark Twain) loved to skip school and make mischief, with his best friend To

Oct 18, 2017
Kids' guide to fishing - the young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish by Maas, David R, author. Kids' guide to fishing - the young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish

Explains what fish live in particular areas of the U.S., what those fish look like, what kind of tackle to use, and where to cast in different water bodies.

Oct 18, 2017
Knightology by Steer, Dugald Knightology

Oct 14, 2017
Koala by Saxby, Claire, author. Koala

In a high tree fork, a grey ball unfurls. It's time for young Koala to leave his mother. Good luck, little Koala, you'll have many adventures finding a new home.

Oct 16, 2017
Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs by Yolen, Jane, author. Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs

Macabre, ironic, and witty epitaphs share how prehistoric creatures like the terror bird, the woolly mammoth, and the T-rex met their demise. The ever-entertaining J. Patrick Lewis and the inimitable Jane Yolen offer a collection organized by era, with posthumous poems paired with short secondary text providing additional, factual information about each creature.

Oct 18, 2017
Laura's album - a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Anderson, William, 1952- compiler, author of prologue. Laura's album - a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder

A spectacular full-color scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life and the Little House books featuring historic family photos, reproductions of original documents, and other special memorabilia. Beloved by millions as the author of the classic Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a rich life that spanned almost a century of American history. She saved many mementos from her past, including early writings, letters, drawings, photographs, and more. Lovingly preserved in private and public

Oct 15, 2017
Leatherback turtle migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Leatherback turtle migration

"Readers will learn about the impressive migration of leatherback turtles from around the globe. The title will cover information like why and when they migrate, how far they migrate, and where they migrate." - Abdo Publishing website.

Oct 15, 2017
Leonardo and the pen that drew the future by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author. Leonardo and the pen that drew the future

Describes the life and accomplishments of the greatest thinker of the Renaissance, detailing his art works, his inventions, and his legacy.

Oct 16, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci - a nonfiction companion to Monday with a mad genius by Osborne, Mary Pope. Leonardo da Vinci - a nonfiction companion to Monday with a mad genius

Join Jack and Annie as they research Leonardo da Vinci and find out the facts behind the fiction.

Oct 13, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci - the genius who defined the Renaissance by Phillips, John. Leonardo da Vinci - the genius who defined the Renaissance

Examines the life of Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci, discussing his inquiries and accomplishments in art and various fields of science.

Oct 14, 2017
Life hacks for kids by Keller, Sunny, author. Life hacks for kids

Presents unique craft projects that have been seen on the Life hacks for kids YouTube show, including feather earrings, melted crayon art, a headband holder, and indoor s'mores, and includes questions answered by Sunny.

Oct 18, 2017
Lights On! - Ike Hoover Electrifies the White House by Becker, Cynthia Simmelink/ Hummel, Benjamin (ILT) Lights On! - Ike Hoover Electrifies the White House

Oct 18, 2017
Little kids first big book of things that go by De Seve, Karen, author. Little kids first big book of things that go

"This charming reference book takes a closer look at the different ways people move from place to place, whether it is in a car, subway, hang glider, or submarine. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text that explains how race cars, bicycles, rockets, and so many other modes of transportation work. This book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them."--

Oct 14, 2017
Living things and nonliving things by Kurtz, Kevin, author. Living things and nonliving things

"Using a wide variety of stunning photographs, author Kevin Kurtz poses thought-provoking questions to help readers determine if things are living or nonliving. For example, if most (but not all) living things can move, can any nonliving things move? As part of the Compare and Contrast series, this is a unique look at determining whether something is living or nonliving."--

Oct 18, 2017
LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids by Yoe, Craig, author. LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids

"What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians!"--

Oct 18, 2017
Malala's magic pencil by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author. Malala's magic pencil

Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard

Oct 18, 2017
Mama Africa! - how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song by Erskine, Kathryn, author. Mama Africa! - how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song

A harrowing picture biography of civil-rights activist and Grammy Award-winning South African singer Miriam Makeba.

Oct 18, 2017
Many - The Diversity of Life on Earth by Davies, Nicola/ Sutton, Emily (ILT) Many - The Diversity of Life on Earth

Oct 14, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial - A Stone of Hope by Mattern, Joanne Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial - A Stone of Hope

Oct 18, 2017

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