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Zeus by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Zeus

"Zeus in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World series explores the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction in the myths surrounding the ruler of the Olympian gods. Book includes history, myths, and a family tree. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allow

Feb 19, 2017
Wild insects and spiders! by Kratt, Martin, author. Wild insects and spiders!

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of insects and spiders and what they can do.

Feb 19, 2017
What is the president's job? by Singer, Allison, author. What is the president's job?

Presents an overview of the office of the president, exploring how they are elected, where they live, and what they do at work.

Feb 19, 2017
What in the world? - a closer look by Agnone, Julie Vosburgh, author. What in the world? - a closer look

"What in the world? That?s what you?ll say when you open this amazing large-format photo book, full of real-life riddles and puzzling pictures. Patterns, colors, shapes, hidden animals, optical illusions, double-take photo comparisons, and much more will give your brain a workout and keep you coming back for more!"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 23, 2017
U.S. presidents by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author. U.S. presidents

Profiles the presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Donald Trump, and includes facts and trivia about each president, including major achievements and personality quirks.

Feb 19, 2017
Three-dimensional art adventures - 36 creative, artist-inspired projects in sculpture, ceramics, textiles, and more by Pitamic, Maja, author. Three-dimensional art adventures - 36 creative, artist-inspired projects in sculpture, ceramics, textiles, and more

This book introduces young artists, ages 6 and up, to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose. Children will: Weave a tapestry using yarn and a shoebox loom use found and recycled materials to assemble a still-life collage, Tie-dye a T-shirt using several pattern-creation techniques, etc.

Feb 19, 2017
This is America - a national treasury by Sasek, M. (Miroslav), 1916-1980, author, illustrator. This is America - a national treasury

This in New York -- This is Washington, D.C. -- This is Cape Canaveral -- This is Texas -- This is San Francisco.

Feb 23, 2017
Things that grow by Walden, Libby, author. Things that grow

Examines the processes that make our changing world so diverse and exciting, from the tiniest seed to the tallest mountain.

Feb 24, 2017
The ultimate Peter Rabbit - a visual guide to the world of Beatrix Potter by The ultimate Peter Rabbit - a visual guide to the world of Beatrix Potter

Presents the life and work of Beatrix Potter through drawings, photographs, letters, journal entries, excerpts, and more.

Feb 23, 2017
The Tudors - kings, queens, scribes and ferrets! by Williams, Marcia, 1945- author, illustrator. The Tudors - kings, queens, scribes and ferrets!

Travel back to Tudor times with Arthur Inkblott, Queen Elizabeth I's favourite scribe, and his pet ferret, Smudge. Meet Henry VIII and his six wives, fight the Spanish Armada and sail around the world with Christopher Columbus!

Feb 23, 2017
The three billy goats gruff by Pinkney, Jerry, author, illustrator. The three billy goats gruff

Three billy goats must outwit the big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they have to cross on their way up the mountain.

Feb 23, 2017
The Statue of Liberty by Tatlock, Ann, author. The Statue of Liberty

Feb 19, 2017
The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life by Alexander, Kwame, author. The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement"--

Feb 19, 2017
The merry pranks of Till Eulenspiegel by Janisch, Heinz, author. The merry pranks of Till Eulenspiegel

Feb 19, 2017
The crane wife by Yagawa, Sumiko. The crane wife

After Yohei tends a wounded crane, a beautiful young woman begs to become his wife and three times weaves for him an exquisite silken fabric on her loom.

Feb 22, 2017
The civil rights movement through the eyes of Lyndon B. Johnson by Donohue, Moira Rose, author. The civil rights movement through the eyes of Lyndon B. Johnson

"Go inside the Oval Office during the Civil Rights Movement to see the challenges faced by President Lyndon B. Johnson, how he responded to difficult issues, and how he shaped the country during this pressing time in office"--Publisher's website.

Feb 19, 2017
Stone age by Janulis, Klint, author. Stone age

Provides information on the Stone Age, describing people's daily lives and survival practices during this time, and includes a timeline and quiz.

Feb 23, 2017
Steppin' out - jaunty rhymes for playful times by Oliver, Lin, author. Steppin' out - jaunty rhymes for playful times

"A collection of nineteen original poems featuring toddlers exploring their world"--

Feb 22, 2017
Star wars - rebel heroes by Last, Shari, author. Star wars - rebel heroes

Introduces the rebels and members of the Resistance, including Poe Dameron, Princess Leia, Rey, Luke Skywalker, and Han Solo.

Feb 19, 2017
Soldier song - a true story of the Civil War by Levy, Debbie, author. Soldier song - a true story of the Civil War

Provides an account of the important role of songs in rallying Union and Confederate troops during the American Civil War.

Feb 23, 2017

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