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Kyrie Irving by Fishman, Jon M, author. Kyrie Irving

Feb 18, 2017
Knights & castles - a LEGO adventure in the real world by Arlon, Penelope, author. Knights & castles - a LEGO adventure in the real world

LEGO minfigures introduce readers to the Middle Ages, sharing facts about what life was like for knights, servants, and royalty.

Feb 19, 2017
Keith Haring - the boy who just kept drawing by Haring, Kay, author. Keith Haring - the boy who just kept drawing

Feb 19, 2017
John Ronald's dragons - the story of J.R.R. Tolkien by McAlister, Caroline, 1960- author. John Ronald's dragons - the story of J.R.R. Tolkien

"A captivating picture book biography of a boy who imagined a world full of dragons and grew up to be beloved author J. R. R. Tolkien. John Ronald loved dragons. He liked to imagine dragons when he was alone, and with his friends, and especially when lifegot hard or sad. After his mother died and he had to live with a cold-hearted aunt, he looked for dragons. He searched for them at his boarding school. And when he fought in a Great War, he felt as if terrible, destructive dragons were everywher

Feb 18, 2017
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
Jesse James - a notorious bank robber of the wild West by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author. Jesse James - a notorious bank robber of the wild West

Jesse James rise as a notorious outlaw was concurrent with the upheaval the West experienced before, during, and after the American Civil War. In fact, Jesse and his brother Frank became heroes to many who viewed them as Confederates battling the Union more than murderers and thieves. This thought-provoking volume tells the story of Jesse, from childhood to violent death, as well as relates valuable information about events in the United States that cultivated outlaws like the James brothers, in

Feb 18, 2017
Jack London and the Klondike gold rush by Lourie, Peter, author. Jack London and the Klondike gold rush

"A middle grade biography of Jack London that sheds light on how he drew upon adventure and life experience to create works of literature"--

Feb 18, 2017
Isaac the alchemist - secrets of Isaac Newton, reveal'd by Losure, Mary, author. Isaac the alchemist - secrets of Isaac Newton, reveal'd

Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary's house, observing and experimenting, recording his observations of the world in a tiny notebook. As a young genius living in a time before science as we know it existed, Isaac studied the few books he could get his hands on, built handmade machines, and experimented with alchemy--a process of chemical reactions that seemed, at the time,

Feb 18, 2017
Iran by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Iran

Feb 18, 2017
If you were a kid in a medieval castle by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid in a medieval castle

Feb 18, 2017
If you were a kid during the civil rights movement by Hooks, Gwendolyn, author. If you were a kid during the civil rights movement

Feb 18, 2017
If you were a kid at the first Thanksgiving by Sarno, Melissa, author. If you were a kid at the first Thanksgiving

Feb 18, 2017
If you were a kid aboard the Titanic by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid aboard the Titanic

Feb 18, 2017
Icebreakers by Meister, Cari, author. Icebreakers

"Carefully leveled text in a narrative format couple with vibrant photograph to explore the function and features of icebreakers. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Feb 18, 2017
I have cerebral palsy by Springer, Mary Beth, author. I have cerebral palsy

Meet Sydney, who shares the difficulties of having cerebral palsy, and how, in spite of those difficulties, she lives a full, happy life.

Feb 18, 2017
I got this - to gold and beyond by Hernandez, Laurie, 2000- author. I got this - to gold and beyond

The young Olympic gold-winning gymnast describes her life and career, covering her loving family, her rigorous training, her intense sacrifices, and her amazing triumphs.

Feb 18, 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 14, 2017
How to live like a stone-age hunter by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-, author How to live like a stone-age hunter

Feb 18, 2017
How to draw yo-kai watch. by How to draw yo-kai watch.

"An exciting illustration guidebook to help you inspirit your pencil and draw the mischievous Yo-kai! Also includes fun and hilarious facts. "--

Feb 18, 2017
How to create animation in 10 easy lessons by Bishop-Stephens, Will, author. How to create animation in 10 easy lessons

"So you want to be an animator, but you don't have your own million-dollar studio? Don't let that stop you! From learning how to make a simple flip book to creating stop-motion claymation, you'll soon learn the many ways you can make great animated movies in your own home"--Back cover.

Feb 18, 2017

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