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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.

Oct 17, 2017
When I was a turkey - based on the PBS documentary My life as a turkey / Joe Hutto with Brenda Z. Guiberson. by Hutto, Joe. When I was a turkey - based on the PBS documentary My life as a turkey / Joe Hutto with Brenda Z. Guiberson.

Oct 14, 2017
What is entrepreneurship? by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. What is entrepreneurship?

"Entrepreneurs are a vital component of a successful economy. They can create jobs and help keep money in their local communities. What is Entrepreneurship? explains the risks and rewards involved for entrepreneurs as they work to bring innovative ideas to life and make their mark on the business world. This title outlines key steps involved in starting, managing, and growing a small business, including research and idea development, writing a business plan, managing financial input and output,

Oct 19, 2017
What is digital entrepreneurship? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author. What is digital entrepreneurship?

This timely title examines the fast-changing world of technological innovation and entrepreneurship. From the successes of Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook to Nick D Aloisio and his meteoric success as a teenager in summarizing digital data, this book offers a comprehensive look at the ways young people can succeed as entrepreneurs. From apps and games to blogs and social networks, opportunities for innovation in digital goods and services continue to grow. Engaging and interactive content links wit

Oct 19, 2017
What is an idiom when it's at home? by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. What is an idiom when it's at home?

Describes what an idiom is and how language has evolved to use idiomatic phrases, and provides examples of how to use idioms to spice up prose and poetry.

Oct 18, 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!"--

Oct 17, 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.

Oct 16, 2017
What are the Ten Commandments? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author. What are the Ten Commandments?

"Here is the story behind the ten laws that have been the guiding light of Judeo-Christian belief. Not just about Moses, whose origin story leaves open questions, this book looks back at the time when the commandments were written, how the belief in one all-powerful God set the Israelites apart from other ancient peoples, and the roles the Ten Commandments have played in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It also looks at what each individual commandment means and how together they form the basis

Oct 19, 2017
Werewolves by Peabody, Erin, author. Werewolves

Are ferocious, shapeshifting werewolves real, or just a myth? You decide with this new book in the nonfiction series, Behind the Legend! Behind the Legend looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, myth-busting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Werewolves, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of them, from stories in history of wolves that terrorized towns, such

Oct 19, 2017
Weird but true! Christmas - 300 festive facts to light up the holidays by Weird but true! Christmas - 300 festive facts to light up the holidays

Presents unusual facts about the holiday, including how upside-down Christmas trees can be purchased, how Sweden erects a giant straw goat for the occasion, and how mystery elves have been spotted in Michigan handing out money to strangers.

Oct 19, 2017
Walrus migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Walrus migration

Readers will learn about the impressive migration of Pacific Walruses. The title will cover information like why and when they migrate, how far they migrate, and where they migrate. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Oct 14, 2017
Walrus by Paniaq, Hervé, author. Walrus

"Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children's non-fiction books on Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviours and biology of each animal. In this book, kids will learn how walruses raise their babies, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting informa

Oct 19, 2017
Vincent can't sleep - Van Gogh paints the night sky by Rosenstock, Barb, author. Vincent can't sleep - Van Gogh paints the night sky

Describes how Van Gogh's insomnia, possibly a symptom of mental or phyical illness, allowed him to view the night sky while everyone else was asleep and influenced how he saw the world around him.

Oct 14, 2017
Understanding coding using boolean logic by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using boolean logic

"George Boole, for whom Boolean logic is named, developed the idea of expressing any idea as a mathematical or logical statement. Today, Boolean logic is foundational to computer programs and computer hardware, but it is also important in our everyday thinking. This guide includes an overview of logic gates and a review of differences between computer logic and human logic"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 16, 2017
Understanding coding like a programmer by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding like a programmer

Do programmers think differently than non-programmers? How do programmers approach problems and create solutions? This book explores several attributes of thinking used by programmers. Important STEM concepts are incorporated into the text to give readers an understanding of how STEM fits into the everyday work of a programmer. Readers will enjoy a glimpse inside the minds of some of the most creative minds in the computer world. Photographs and sidebars add to engaging text to give readers a cl

Oct 16, 2017
Understanding coding by building algorithms by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding by building algorithms

"This detailed guide explores the historical development of algorithms and how they are used as a way of teaching computers to work through problems. Named for Persian mathematician Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, modern algorithms and functions make programming more efficient. Algorithms are simplified for readers using words, flowcharts, and pseudo code to build a beginning understanding of algorithms and how they are used in our modern, computerized world. Young coders and STEM students are s

Oct 16, 2017
Trickiest! - 19 sneaky animals by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Trickiest! - 19 sneaky animals

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
The year with Grandma Moses by Nikola-Lisa, W., author. The year with Grandma Moses

A collection of paintings and memoirs by the American folk artist describing the seasons and their related activities in rural upstate New York.

Oct 14, 2017
The women behind Rosie Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort by Dell, Pamela, author. The women behind Rosie Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort

Discusse the importance of women to the war effort at home and how Rosie the Riveter became a symbol of women's strength during World War 2.

Oct 18, 2017
The wedding portrait by Nagara, Innosanto, author. The wedding portrait

The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids about standing up for what s right. Here are stories of direct action from around the world that are bookended by the author s wedding story. He and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and were captured in a photo by the local newspaper kissing in front of a line of police just before being arrested.

Oct 18, 2017

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