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Jesse Owens by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Jesse Owens

Meet Jesse Owens, an African American runner who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin! What made his achievement even more memorable was that Adolph Hitler expected the Olympic Games to be a German showcase. In fact, he criticized the United States for even including black athletes on its Olympic roster. According to many reports, after Owens won his fourth gold medal, Hitler stormed out of the stadium. In 1936 Jesse Owens took a stand against racism and made history. --Publisher

Feb 19, 2017
If you were a kid aboard the Titanic by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid aboard the Titanic

Feb 23, 2017
I got this - to gold and beyond by Hernandez, Laurie, 2000- author. I got this - to gold and beyond

Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars favorite Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages. At sixteen years old, Laurie Hernandez has already made many of her dreams come true--and yet it's only the beginning for this highly accomplished athlete. A Latina Jersey girl, Laurie saw her life take a dramatic turn last summer when she was chosen to be a part of the 2016 US Olympic gymnastics team. After winning gold in Rio as part

Feb 23, 2017
I am Jim Henson by Meltzer, Brad, author. I am Jim Henson

Presents the creator of the Muppets and describes the creative spirit, performance talents and beliefs in the goodness of people that inspired his career and how he helped create the iconic programs Sesame Street and The Muppet Show.

Feb 22, 2017
How big is your travel footprint? by Mason, Paul, 1967- How big is your travel footprint?

"Read about what makes up a travel footprint and the effect this has on the environment"--Page 2 of cover.

Feb 22, 2017
Hera by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Hera

"Hera in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World series explores the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction in the myths surrounding the queen of the 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, allowing for s

Feb 19, 2017
Hello spring! by Rotner, Shelley. Hello spring!

Feb 22, 2017
Hades by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Hades

"Hades in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World series explores the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction in the myths surrounding the god of the underworld. 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, allowing

Feb 19, 2017
Hades and the underworld - an interactive mythological adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Hades and the underworld - an interactive mythological adventure

"The Underworld is the land of the dead and ruled by the powerful god Hades. It is not a place where the living are welcome, but that's where you must go. You will need to cross the River Styx and face the three-head dog Cerberus. But once you are there and reach your goal, will you be able to find your way back to the living or be trapped forever? Full-page illustrations, interactive stories, and multiple endings transport you back to ancient Greece and into deep dark depths of the Underworld."

Feb 19, 2017
Grand Canyon by Chin, Jason, 1978- author. Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain"--

Feb 22, 2017
Gettysburg Battlefield - a chilling interactive adventure by Doeden, Matt, author. Gettysburg Battlefield - a chilling interactive adventure

Experience the Gettysburg Battlefield as you've never seen it before up close and personal! YOU CHOOSE the path you take through this haunted battlefield.

Feb 19, 2017
George Washington's spies by Friddell, Claudia, author. George Washington's spies

An account of General George Washington's Revolutionary War leadership of the Culper Ring spy network describes how his team used secret names, codes, invisible ink and other measures to collect and share important information.

Feb 19, 2017
Ed Sheeran by Orr, Tamra, author. Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran always knew he wanted to create music but he never dreamed of how much success he would find. Follow his career from the first days in London to playing in front of sold-out crowds at Wembley Stadium.

Feb 19, 2017
Eagles - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author. Eagles - built for the hunt

"Describes the features, behaviors, and adaptations that make eagles skilled predators"--

Feb 22, 2017
Drones - science, technology, and engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author. Drones - science, technology, and engineering

"Learn about the history of drones and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Feb 23, 2017
Discover cutting-edge medicine by Marquardt, Meg. Discover cutting-edge medicine

Discover how the development of cuttingedge procedures and devices are rapidly changing the medical field. Learn about the fascinating new technology in simple language with detailed visuals that help reinforce information.

Feb 19, 2017
Dinosaurs by Mills, Andrea, author. Dinosaurs

Introduces dinosaurs, describing the physical characteristics and behavior of different dinosaur groups, how they are studied today, and some of their distant relatives.--

Feb 22, 2017
Demeter by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Demeter

"Demeter in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World series explores the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction in the myths surrounding the goddess of the harvest. 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, allowi

Feb 19, 2017
Daring Amelia by Lowell, Barbara, author. Daring Amelia

Feb 19, 2017
Coding, bugs, and fixes by Lyons, Heather (Heather K.), author. Coding, bugs, and fixes

"Learn coding basics in this kid-friendly, easy-to-follow book. It covers algorithms, loops, bugs, and fixes using real-world examples and fun illustrations. Online and offline activities also boost learning and skills."--

Feb 19, 2017

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