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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 26, 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 26, 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
Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans - a cause-and-effect investigation by Pratt, Mary K, author. Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans - a cause-and-effect investigation

Explores, through the lens of cause and effect, what led to the disaster in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina made landfall.

Jul 26, 2017
I eat apples in fall by Lindeen, Mary, author. I eat apples in fall

"This title examines different properties of fall apples, including such things as color and shape. Readers will learn to observe the world around them as well as to spot signs of seasonal changes in nature"--

Jul 26, 2017
I like the farm by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer. I like the farm

Jul 22, 2017
I notice animals in fall by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. I notice animals in fall

"This title describes the ways in which animals adapt and get ready for winter during the fall. Readers will learn to observe the world around them as well as to spot signs of seasonal changes in nature"--

Jul 26, 2017
I pick fall pumpkins by Lindeen, Mary, author. I pick fall pumpkins

"This title explores many aspects of fall pumpkins, describing colors, shapes, and size. Readers will learn to observe the world around them as they see signs of fall, as well as various colors and shapes, occurring in nature"--

Jul 26, 2017
I watch fall harvests by Lindeen, Mary, author. I watch fall harvests

"This book describes several crops that are harvested in fall. Readers are encouraged to observe the world around them as the seasons change"--

Jul 26, 2017
I'll be a chef by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. I'll be a chef

"A young boy pretends to be a master chef while cooking in the kitchen with his dad and shows what it's like to be a professional chef"--

Jul 26, 2017
I'll be a doctor by Miller, Connie Colwell. I'll be a doctor

"A young girl pretends to be a pediatrician while waiting for her baby brother's checkup and shows what it's like to be a professional doctor"--

Jul 26, 2017
I'll be a firefighter by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. I'll be a firefighter

"Twins Lucy and Liam pretend to be firefighters after school and show what it's like to be a professional firefighter"--

Jul 26, 2017
I'll be a musician by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. I'll be a musician

A girl named Emmy who is learning to play the violin gets herself through difficult practice by pretending that she is a first violinist and concertmaster in an orchestra, in a book that sheds light on what professional musicians do at a concert.

Jul 26, 2017
I'll be a paleontologist by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. I'll be a paleontologist

"A young boy and his friends dig in their sandbox and pretend to be real paleontologists digging up dinosaur bones, showing what it's like to be a professional paleontologist"--

Jul 26, 2017
I'll be a veterinarian by Miller, Connie Colwell. I'll be a veterinarian

"A young boy pretends to be a veterinarian while playing with a friend after school, showing what it's like to be a professional veterinarian"--

Jul 26, 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
Ice fishing by Laughlin, Kara L, author. Ice fishing

Introduces the sport of ice fishing, describing the types of equipment used and the safety procedures followed while fishing in the winter.

Jul 26, 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

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