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Zombies by Peabody, Erin, author. Zombies

"Are undead, brain-hungry zombies 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, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Zombies, readers learn about all the stories and "proof" of them, from accounts in history and literature of people being made into zombies,

Oct 11, 2017
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!

Oct 17, 2017
Wind energy by Woll, Kris, author. Wind energy

"Across the country, huge open spaces are covered in gently turning wind turbines. In Wind Energy, explore how these machines generate electricity, learn about the history of wind power, and discover the latest advances in the field. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 11, 2017
Wildebeest Migration by Hansen, Grace. Wildebeest Migration

Readers will learn about the impressive migration of wildebeest living in the Serengeti in Tanzania, Africa. 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 16, 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

Oct 15, 2017
Why, Fly Guy? - a big question & answer book by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator. Why, Fly Guy? - a big question & answer book

"Come along with Fly Guy as he asks (and answers!) over 100 "why?" questions! Why do I have to brush my teeth? Why do cats climb trees if they can't get down? Why do elephants have trunks? And more! There are also science projects and fun activities -- so kids can use what they've learned in a hands-on way! With engaging full-color photographs on every page, content appropriate for a young audience, humorous artwork, and colorful comic strips starring their favorite character Fly Guy, this book

Oct 16, 2017
Who was Lewis Carroll? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Lewis Carroll?

"Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell. The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the S

Oct 12, 2017
Who is Ralph Lauren? by O'Connor, Jane, author. Who is Ralph Lauren?

"The polo player with the raised mallet - everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Now readers can learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire. In this ea

Oct 14, 2017
Who Am I? - An Animal Guessing Game by Page, Robin/ Jenkins, Steve Who Am I? - An Animal Guessing Game

Oct 14, 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

Oct 17, 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.

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 was the Ice Age? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author. What was the Ice Age?

Introduces the period approximately 20,000 years ago when global temperatures were much colder and ice covered much of the planet, and describes how animals living during that time adapted to the environment.

Oct 12, 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 11, 2017
What is digital entrepreneurship? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author. What is digital entrepreneurship?

Oct 11, 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 Degas saw by Friedman, Samantha, author. What Degas saw

Oct 11, 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 12, 2017
Werewolves by Peabody, Erin, author. Werewolves

Discusses the myth of werewolves, covering sightings, historical tales, and their place in popular culture.

Oct 11, 2017

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