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Artemis by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Artemis

"Artemis 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 moon and forest. 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

Feb 19, 2017
Athena by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Athena

"Athena 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 wisdom. 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

Feb 19, 2017
Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights by Peters, Elisa, author. Auroras - behind the Northern and Southern lights

"Auroras -- the dancing lights that most often grace the night skies of the North and South Poles -- look like magnificent kaleidoscopes of light and color to the naked eye. This absorbing volume breaks down this breathtaking phenomenon, using it to introduce elementary readers to the basics of magnetism and atmospheric science. The narrative carefully explains how the Earth's poles and atmosphere affect solar wind and describes how similar dazzling displays are visible on other planets. Vivid i

Feb 18, 2017
Baby on board - how animals carry their young by Berkes, Marianne Collins. Baby on board - how animals carry their young

"Rhyming verses present some of the many ways that animals carry their young, including 'Tucked in pouches. Gripped in teeth. Propped on backs--or underneath'"--

Feb 18, 2017
Be a young entrepreneur / Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz by Sutherland, Adam, author. Be a young entrepreneur / Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz

Provides guidance for children looking to start their own businesses, offering advice on how to find and keep customers, generate effective marketing, and develop ideas.

Feb 18, 2017
Becoming Bach by Leonard, Thomas, 1955- Becoming Bach

Feb 18, 2017
Being your best at football by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Being your best at football

Yomtov explains the rules and history of football, and provides a few tips for improving your skills at the game.

Feb 19, 2017
Benjamin Franklin's wise words - how to work smart, play well, and make real friends by Kostyal, K. M., 1951- author. Benjamin Franklin's wise words - how to work smart, play well, and make real friends

Presents a collection of the Founding Fathers famous quotes as culled from Poor Richards Almanack, his personal letters and other writings, and offers advice on subjects ranging from good citizenship and manners to friendship and happiness.

Feb 18, 2017
Bicycles by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. Bicycles

"Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Aaron Dykstra makes one-of-a-kind bicycles by hand with this nonfiction book that's full of photographs and illustrations about his process. Aaron Dykstra of Six-Eleven Bicycles in Roanoke, Virginia, got his first job at a small local bike shop when he was fifteen and he spent the majority of his teen years riding and racing bikes. After a stint in the air force, Aaron realized his true passion was on land: making these beautiful machines. This book

Feb 15, 2017
Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs by Medway, Jim, author, illustrator. Big dogs, little dogs - a visual guide to the world's dogs

Provides information on different types of dogs, including working dogs, sporting dogs, and toy dogs.

Feb 18, 2017
Black bears by Gagne, Tammy, author. Black bears

"Presents information about black bears living in North America, their habitats, and their sharp senses."--

Feb 19, 2017
Boo! Haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Boo! Haiku

"A witch, a bat, a skeleton, a jack-o'-lantern, a ghost, a black cat, a spider, an owl, and a scarecrow are all hiding in the pages of this clever Halloween-themed book. Deanna Caswell's playful haiku cleverly hint at the creatures revealed after each turn of the page while Bob Shea's bright illustrations capture the scary silliness"--

Feb 18, 2017
Botanicum by Willis, Kathy/ Scott, Katie (ILT) Botanicum

Feb 18, 2017
Bravo! / Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Engle, Margarita, author. Bravo! / Poems About Amazing Hispanics

"Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

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

Feb 18, 2017
Carli Lloyd by Fishman, Jon M. Carli Lloyd

Soccer hero Carli Lloyd knows how to score goals when her team needs them the most. She is one of the top players on the United States Women's National Team (USWNT). At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Carli scored the winning goal to give the USWNT the gold medal. Then, in 2012, she scored the gold medal game-winner again at the Olympic Games in London, England. In 2015, Carli scored three goals in the World Cup championship game to help her team take the title. Read all about her jour

Feb 19, 2017
Children of the past - archaeology and the lives of kids by Huey, Lois Miner, author. Children of the past - archaeology and the lives of kids

Feb 18, 2017
Chimpanzees by Friesen, Helen Lepp, 1961- Chimpanzees

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of chimpanzees.

Feb 18, 2017
Circles by Adler, David A., author. Circles

"The characteristics of circles as well as how to find the radius, diameter, circumference, and area of a circle are explained and illustrated in this geometry picture book"--

Feb 19, 2017
Cleared for takeoff - the ultimate book of flight by White, Rowland, author. Cleared for takeoff - the ultimate book of flight

All of aviation's dangerous, exciting, and most courageous moments are featured within this compendium on flight. Packed with stories of heroic and innovative pioneers, profiles of remarkable planes from Spitfires to space shuttles, and how-to instructions for making everything from origami helicopters to bottle rockets -- all accompanied by sensational photographs, illustrations, and diagrams

Feb 18, 2017

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