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Texas by Gregory, Josh, author. Texas

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Sep 18, 2017
The 12 days of Christmas by Pizzoli, Greg, author. The 12 days of Christmas

An elephant parent has to take responsibility for caring for all of the gifts that arrive in this newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

Sep 21, 2017
The amazing planet Earth by Emmons, Scott, author. The amazing planet Earth

"The StoryBots want to tell you about their favorite planet. Which one is it? Earth, of course"--Back cover.

Sep 22, 2017
The animal book - over 100 incredible creatures and how we share the planet with them by Martin, Ruth, 1977- author. The animal book - over 100 incredible creatures and how we share the planet with them

Profiles animals from around the world, including such regions as the Arctic, Africa, Oceana, Asia, and Europe, and provides such labels as extinct, endangered, vulnerable, and least concern.

Sep 21, 2017
The complete book of fashion history - a stylish journey through history and the ultimate guide for being fashionable in every era by Sedláčková, Jana, author. The complete book of fashion history - a stylish journey through history and the ultimate guide for being fashionable in every era

Travel through time and learn about the most popular fashion trends in history! Explore world history and culture through the lens of fashion with The Complete Book of Fashion History. Travel through time and learn about the most popular fashion trends in history, from the animal furs of prehistory to the golden crowns of ancient Egypt. Why did French aristocrats powder their hair? And why did Scottish soldiers wear kilts? From buttons to zippers and leather sandals to high heels, young fashioni

Sep 20, 2017
The Empire State Building by Goldish, Meish, author. The Empire State Building

History of the Empire State Building in New York City.

Sep 20, 2017
The Golden Gate Bridge by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Golden Gate Bridge

Sep 20, 2017
The hand manual by Kim, Sung Eun, author. The hand manual

Hands work for us in all sorts of ways—washing, picking things up, playing, pointing and much, much more. Explore the functions of your incredible hands as you use them to turn the pages of this book and learn about the many things they can do! Informational spreads are illustrated with vignettes both practical and lively, giving kids an opportunity for some serious hands-on fun.

Sep 20, 2017
The illustrator's notebook by Labbād, Muḥyī al-Dīn, illustrator, author. The illustrator's notebook

Intended by Mohieddine Ellabbad as a way to explore different ways of seeing things through illustration, learn about how Arabic writing is an integral part of the image in the Arabic pictorial tradition. Reads right-to-left as the original Egyptian version, and includes all of the original Arabic calligraphy, with English translations in the margins.

Sep 20, 2017
The know-nonsense guide to grammar by Fiedler, Heidi, author. The know-nonsense guide to grammar

Provides a basic introduction to English language grammar, including parts of speech, grammar rules, and the literary devices that writers use to create specific effects.

Sep 20, 2017
The librarian who measured the earth by Lasky, Kathryn. The librarian who measured the earth

Describes the life and work of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth.

Sep 22, 2017
The life and times of Martin Luther by Roth-Beck, Meike, 1960- author. The life and times of Martin Luther

Sep 21, 2017
The movie making book - skills & projects to learn & share by Farrell, Dan, author. The movie making book - skills & projects to learn & share

Do you want to take your smartphone videos up a notch? Learn how to make “artsy-looking” films on your cool new tablet? Or take a stab at more in-depth movie making with the family video recorder? If so, The Movie Making Book is for you! This clear, easy-to-follow guide includes fun games and mini-projects that teach all the techniques you need to get started in movies. Learn and practice basic shots such as establishing shots and close-ups; creative shots such as high and low angles; panning an

Sep 20, 2017
The Nutcracker & the Mouse King by Raecke, Renate, 1943- author. The Nutcracker & the Mouse King

A new retelling of Nutcracker, a tale that is perfect for celebrating the magic of the Christmas season.

Sep 20, 2017
The Oregon Trail by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. The Oregon Trail

Excitement over the West inspired thousands of Americans in the mid-1800s to start new lives on the other side of the continent. The Oregon Trail follows the trials and hopes of the emigrant's journeys.

Sep 20, 2017
The red bandanna by Rinaldi, Tom, author. The red bandanna

The inspirational story of September 11 hero Welles Crowther traces his faith-based outlook on life, his position as a volunteer in his local fire department and desire to join the FDNY, and how he sacrificed his life to save people trapped in the South Tower.

Sep 21, 2017
The Salem witch trials by Ohlin, Nancy, author. The Salem witch trials

"Get ready to blast back to the past and learn all about the Salem Witch Trials! When people think about the Salem Witch Trials, things like witchcraft and the Puritans may come to mind. But what were the trials all about, and were people really practicing witchcraft? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from how the craze started to what happened at the trials, and mor

Sep 20, 2017
The shape of the world - a portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright by Going, K. L. (Kelly L.), author. The shape of the world - a portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright

"A little boy who loves to find shapes in nature grows up to be one of America's greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright"--

Sep 17, 2017
The Statue of Liberty by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The Statue of Liberty

In 1886, more than one million people jammed the streets of New York City to watch a parade led by President Grover Cleveland. When the parade reached the southern tip of the city, people could see a giant metal object jutting out of the misty harbor. It stood more than 300 feet tall and was topped with a giant glowing torch. Many people wept with joy and shouted in delight. They had never seen anything so beautiful. Where had the majestic statue come from? Who had built it and why? The Statue o

Sep 20, 2017
The Super Bowl - more than a game by Ellenport, Craig. author. The Super Bowl - more than a game

Explains how the Super Bowl became the biggest single-day sporting event in the world, and why the action on the field is just the tip of the iceberg for this business and entertainment powerhouse.

Sep 18, 2017

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