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Hot Wheels by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Hot Wheels

"Engaging images accompany information about Hot Wheels. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Jul 22, 2017
How to be a scientist by Mould, Steve, 1978- author. How to be a scientist

Provides step-by-step instructions for over forty science experiments examining the human body, the Earth, the natural world, and the properties of space. Also includes stories about famous scientists and pages explaining the science behind the activities.

Jul 22, 2017
How to do homework without throwing up by Romain, Trevor, author. How to do homework without throwing up

"Book for kids that provides specific tips for starting, doing, and finishing homework. The book teaches kids how to manage their homework, explains the benefits of doing homework, and includes information about homework distractions, including social media and electronic devices"--

Jul 22, 2017
How to live like a Caribbean pirate by Farndon, John, author. How to live like a Caribbean pirate

Describes what life was like in the age of pirates, including life onboard a pirate ship, swordfighting, pillaging, and pirate punishments.

Jul 17, 2017
How to live like a samurai warrior by Farndon, John, author. How to live like a samurai warrior

Describes the skills and training needed to become a samurai, from combat training to lessons in reading, writing, and poetry, and provides information on living in a samurai castle. --Publisher.

Jul 17, 2017
How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker by Farndon, John, author. How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker

Describes the embalming process, and explains the process of preparing and wrapping a body for mummification. --Publisher.

Jul 17, 2017
How to Survive As a Firefly by Foote, Kristen/ Salcedo, Erica (ILT) How to Survive As a Firefly

Jul 22, 2017
Human rights and liberty by Ogden, Charlie, author. Human rights and liberty

"As people, we are all born with certain rights, called human rights, that are not given to us by laws. No matter where we live in the world or under what government, our human rights protect our claim to live with freedom, equality, justice, and peace. Case studies discuss what happens when human rights are blocked and liberty-the right to live the way we want-is taken away. An activity encourages further discussion"--Back of book.

Jul 24, 2017
I like the farm by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer. I like the farm

Jul 22, 2017
I'm just no good at rhyming and other noodlings for precocious children, typical youth, and weirdly immature grownups / And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups by Harris, Chris, 1970- author. I'm just no good at rhyming and other noodlings for precocious children, typical youth, and weirdly immature grownups / And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups

"An illustrated collection of comically irreverent rhyming poems for readers of all ages, ranging in topic from avocados and anacondas to zombies and zebras (dressed like ghosts)."--

Jul 22, 2017
Identity and gender by Ogden, Charlie, author. Identity and gender

"Identities are the ways that people think about and see themselves. Family, culture, and values shape our identities, but it is important to be happy with who you are. GEnder often makes up a large part of our identity. Whether male or female, a person's gender is more about which sex they strongly identify themselves as being. An activity encourages further discussion"--Back cover.

Jul 21, 2017
If sharks disappeared by Williams, Lily, author, illustrator. If sharks disappeared

"A nonfiction picture book tracing the repercussions of what would happen if sharks disappeared from our planet"--

Jul 22, 2017
Iguanas by Bodden, Valerie, author. Iguanas

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of iguanas, the North and South American dewlapped reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why iguanas live in trees"--

Jul 24, 2017
Imagine the moon - a primer of full moon names by Fierst, Gerald, 1947- author. Imagine the moon - a primer of full moon names

The moon holds fascination for kids of all ages, as it is one of the few celestial objects we can see with the naked eye. Students can easily observe its phases and rotation in order to understand the Earth-Sun-Moon system. In a two-tiered format designed for early learning, Gerald Fierst marries poetic imagery with fascinating expository text to create a compelling introduction to the calendar s full moon names.

Jul 22, 2017
Immigrant families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Immigrant families

This book explores the past and present of immigration most specifically, the challenges that young people experience when they grow up in a culture very different from the one their parents know.

Jul 21, 2017
Incarceration and families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Incarceration and families

"This book looks at the past and present of incarceration in the United States, while also offering encouragement and advice for kids who are eagerly waiting for their parents' release."--

Jul 21, 2017
Innovators - The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World; With 25 Projects by Lusted, Marcia Amidon/ Casteel, Tom (ILT) Innovators - The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World; With 25 Projects

Jul 22, 2017
Insane inventors by Bearce, Stephanie, author. Insane inventors

"Nikola Tesla was crazy smart. He invented the idea for cell phones in 1893, discovered alternating current, and invented a death ray gun. Of course, he also talked to pigeons, ate only boiled food, and was scared of women who wore jewelry. He was an insane inventor. So was Henry Cavendish, who discovered hydrogen, calculated the density of the Earth, and was so scared of people that he had to write notes to communicate. Sir Isaac Newton discovered the laws of gravity, believed in magic, and tho

Jul 22, 2017
Insect by Mound, L. A. (Laurence Alfred), author. Insect

Explores the anatomy, behavior, and ecological role of the world's most populous class of animals.

Jul 22, 2017
It's a fungus among us - the good, the bad & the downright scary by Billups, Carla, author. It's a fungus among us - the good, the bad & the downright scary

Provides an introduction to the many varieties of fungi that exist and describes the good uses for the oganisms as well as the problems that fungi can cause.

Jul 22, 2017

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