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Skyscrapers by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Skyscrapers

"The 21st Century Junior Library Extraordinary Engineering series explains how important feats of engineering are accomplished. Skyscrapers examines the engineering concepts that make these awe inspiring structures possible. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. An activity, full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience"--

Aug 9, 2017
Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! - World War II by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Secret agents! Sharks! Ghost armies! - World War II

Discover the secret tactics Americans used to win World War II in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series about the secrets of American History! Secrets of American History is an action-packed nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series that lets beginning readers in on a little secret: history is full of surprises! Want to know what invisible ink has to do with the American Revolution? Or why shark repellant and inflatable army tanks were used in World War II? Find

Aug 9, 2017
Sarah Mather and underwater telescopes by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Sarah Mather and underwater telescopes

"The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Sarah Mather and Underwater Telescopes examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to underwater exploration. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience."--

Aug 9, 2017
Robots by Oxlade, Chris, author. Robots

"Kingfisher Readers are developed with literacy experts to span five levels, from Level 1 (beginning to read) to level 5 (reading fluently). Robots introduces children who can read alone with some help to these incredible inventions. It includes facts about different types of robots, such as automatons, humanoids, androids, drones, factory robots and domestic robots. Children will read about robots that have gone to space, robots that can play sports and robots that look a lot like people. See w

Aug 9, 2017
Reptiles by Donner, Erica, author. Reptiles

"This photo-illustrated book introduces beginning readers to the characteristics of reptiles. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Aug 9, 2017
Quacks & con artists by Farndon, John, author. Quacks & con artists

Aug 9, 2017
Pro football players in the news - two sides of the story by Peterson, Brian C., author. Pro football players in the news - two sides of the story

Pro football player arrested on assault charge . . . Top running back caught with drugs . . . An all-pro quarterback named man of the year by community group. Headlines like the first two are seemingly all-too-common, but why not more of the third? Intense media scrutiny of pro football reveals all the flaws and faults of the games players. But are those players the tiny minority or the norm? Has NFL lawlessness increased? Or has society become less accepting of boys being boys? And what of the

Aug 9, 2017
The pro football draft by Gigliotti, Jim. The pro football draft

Explains how the annual selection of college players by the NFL has turned into a year-round extravaganza of stats, stories, and predictions.

Aug 9, 2017
President Donald Trump by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. President Donald Trump

Describes the life and career of the 45th president of the United States, including his childhood in New York, his business career, and his personal life.

Aug 9, 2017
Prehistoric giants by Rake, Matthew, author. Prehistoric giants

"From a sloth that weighed more than 8000 pounds to a rhinoceros with a 6-foot horn, this book introduces readers to some prehistoric animals that were larger than life."--

Aug 9, 2017
Polar climates by Senker, Cath, author. Polar climates

Explores the characteristics of land and weather in polar climates, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life in polar regions, covering the effects of climate change and other developments.

Aug 9, 2017
Pink is for blobfish - discovering the world's perfectly pink animals by Keating, Jess, author. Pink is for blobfish - discovering the world's perfectly pink animals

"An informative introduction to the weirdest, wildest, pinkest creatures in the animal kingdom"--

Aug 9, 2017
Oceans and seas by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Oceans and seas

Aug 9, 2017
Monster birds by Gilbert, Sara. Monster birds

"An elementary exploration of monster birds, focusing on fossil evidence that helps explain how their wide wings and long feathers helped these beasts adapt to the last Ice Age"--

Aug 9, 2017
Misty Copeland - ballerina by Isbell, Hannah, author. Misty Copeland - ballerina

"Misty Copeland is the first African American woman to become a prima ballerina. She has spent her entire career supporting education, the arts, and equality for all. Discover her origins, how she bacame one of the best dancers in the world, and what's next for this talented ballet star!"--

Aug 9, 2017
Mini wearables by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini wearables

"Readers can express their style in a big way through accessorizing with tiny wearables in this miniature fashion how-to guide."--

Aug 9, 2017
Mini science fun by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mini science fun

"Young science enthusiasts will love testing and creating these shrunken-down science experiments, making each project as entertaining as it is educational."--

Aug 9, 2017
Mammals by Donner, Erica, author. Mammals

Presents young readers with information about the characteristics of mammals.

Aug 9, 2017
Ludwig van Beethoven - a revolutionary composer by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Ludwig van Beethoven - a revolutionary composer

Aug 9, 2017
Let's visit the tundra by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the tundra

"Trek to the tundra in this title, which examines a tundra biome's important features, plants, and animals and how they all come together to support life."--

Aug 9, 2017

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