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World of Nexo Knights heroes - official guide by Howard, Kate, author. World of Nexo Knights heroes - official guide

It takes a special hero to join the NEXO KNIGHTS(TM) team! In this official guide you'll meet the NEXO KNIGHTS heroes, discover the history of Knighton and the Cloud of Monstrox, explore the knights' newest, gear, learn all about their shields enemies, vehicles, weapons, and more! If that wasn't enough, you'll also get a sneak peek at what's next for the heroes of Knighton. Plus, it includes a scanable Forbidden Power! It's everything you wanted to know about the NEXO KNIGHTS heroes!

Sep 22, 2017
Wild winter creatures! by Kratt, Martin, author. Wild winter creatures!

PBS's successful animated show Wild Kratts joins the adventures of zoologists Chris and Martin Kratt as they travel to animal habitats around the globe. Along the way, they encounter incredible creatures while combining science education with fun. Boys and girls 4 to 6 will love learning to read as the Kratts investigate the different ways in which certain creatures live and survive in cold climates in this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short se

Sep 20, 2017
Why, Fly Guy? - Answers to Kids' Big Questions by Arnold, Tedd Why, Fly Guy? - Answers to Kids' Big Questions

Sep 21, 2017
Who was Fidel Castro? by Fabiny, Sarah, author. Who was Fidel Castro?

Describes the life of the man who ruled Cuba from 1959-2016, after leading a successful revolution overthrowing Batista's government and establishing a Communist regime in its place.

Sep 21, 2017
Where is the Mississippi River? by Anastasio, Dina, author. Where is the Mississippi River?

"Discover the history and culture of one of the most famous waterways in the world: the mighty Mississippi! The most famous river in America runs like a spine between the eastern and western parts of the country, flowing through ten states before it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Miss also flows through the history of America, giving rise to great stories about the people who lived on it and used it as a watery highway, from Native Americans and European explorers to skillful river

Sep 22, 2017
Where is Easter Island? by Stine, Megan, author. Where is Easter Island?

Describes Easter Island and tell how people first came to live there and discusses how they built the enormous statues and why.

Sep 22, 2017
What is hip-hop? by Morse, Eric (Music consultant), author. What is hip-hop?

"In the beginning, there was a beat..." So begins What is Hip-Hop?--a playful guided tour of one of the most revolutionary pop culture movements of the twentieth century. Beginning with block parties in the Bronx, What is Hip-Hop? brings the reader up to the present day, with rhyming verses and engaging 3-D clay illustrations. It's a fun, accessible, and informative read for B-boys and B-girls of all ages. In the follow-up to their acclaimed and beloved hit What Is Punk? author Eric Morse and ar

Sep 17, 2017
What if you had animal hair!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal hair!?

Discusses the ways that different animals use their hair to survive, including the polar bear, reindeer, and porcupine.

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal feet!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal feet!?

Explains how certain animals use their feet to help them survive, including a gray wolf, barn owl, and mountain goat.

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal eyes!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal eyes!?

"What if you woke up one morning and your eyes weren't yours? What If You Had Animal Eyes?--the next imaginative book in the What If You Had series--explores what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw an pair of animal eyes instead of your own! From the chameleon's eyes that can point in different directions, to the colossal squid's eyes that shine in the dark, discover what it would be like if you had these special eyes--and find out why your eyes are just the right ones for you!"--

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal ears!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal ears!?

From elephants to jack rabbits, explains how certain animals use their ears to help them survive.

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had an animal nose!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had an animal nose!?

Explains how certain animals use their noses to help them survive, including a cottontail rabbit, rhinoceros, and a hammerhead shark.

Sep 21, 2017
War boy - a country childhood by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator. War boy - a country childhood

An English artist writes and illustrates a memoir of his own wartime childhood.

Sep 20, 2017
Unstoppable - true stories of amazing bionic animals by Furstinger, Nancy, author. Unstoppable - true stories of amazing bionic animals

"In this title, readers learn the stories of animals that are both benefitting from and helping out the world of prosthetic science - covering all species, situations, and science backgrounds. From the high-tech science of 3D printing, to inflatables, totoy wheels, this title has it all, including visits with subjects who are accessible for interviews and photography. INSPIRING is a perfect fit for animal lovers and science enthusiasts alike."--

Sep 21, 2017
Understanding our skeleton by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our skeleton

Bones are the framework of our bodies, but they are much more than that.This book looks at the functions of bones: what they are made of, how they connect to muscles, and how joints work.

Sep 17, 2017
Understanding our head by Beevor, Lucy, author. Understanding our head

"How do our eyes and ears work? What do our noses do? This book explores the anatomy of the human head. From hair and skin down to muscle and bone, find out how each part works, and how it is all controlled by our amazing brain."--

Sep 17, 2017
Twisted true tales from science - insane inventors by Bearce, Stephanie, author. Twisted true tales from science - 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

Sep 17, 2017
Tundra biome by Hansen, Grace, author. Tundra biome

Teaches readers about arctic and alpine biomes, focusing on the extreme weather conditions and the unique plants and animals found in these environments.

Sep 20, 2017
Troop transport by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Troop transport

"Engaging images accompany information about troop transport missions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Sep 20, 2017
Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender by Skelton, J. Wallace, author. Transphobia - deal with it and be a gender transcender

"Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book offers information, quizzes, comics and true-to-life scenarios to help kids better understand gender identity and determine what they can do to identify and counter transphobia in their schools, homes and communities."--Amazon.

Sep 20, 2017

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