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Bertha takes a drive by Adkins, Jan, 1944- author, illustrator. Bertha takes a drive

Oct 16, 2017
Big cats by Simon, Seymour, author. Big cats

The grace and power of big cats -- lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, pumas, and snow leopards -- are captured in full-color photographs and a text that explores how they hunt, care for their young, and rest in their varied natural habitats.

Oct 17, 2017
Biometrics - your body and the science of security by Birmingham, Maria, author. Biometrics - your body and the science of security

"An informative, engaging introduction to biometrics. This book explores nine biometrics in detail, explaining how each works, where it's used, its pros and cons, and how it compares to other techniques. It also discusses privacy, security, and why we need methods of identification. An engaging and colorful design and playful illustrations alongside surprising anecdotes, historical context, and humor make this an enjoyable, in-depth look at a hot topic. Informational text features include sideba

Oct 14, 2017
Bobsled and luge by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Bobsled and luge

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic bobsled, luge, and skeleton events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's sliding sports. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 Peyong Chang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Oct 18, 2017
Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals by Balkan, Gabrielle, author. Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals

"Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals' skeletons and guess to whom they belong; the answers are revealed in vibrant, full-color scenic habitats, with easily understood -- and humorous -- explanations. This entertaining introduction to the connection between animal bones (anatomy) and behavior is playful, relatable, and includes touch-and-feel finishes that bring the bones to life!"--Publishe

Oct 16, 2017
Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story by Wallace, Sandra Neil, author. Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story

In the years following the Civil War, "Arctic fever" gripped the American public, fueled by myths of a fertile, tropical sea at the top of the world. Several explorers attempted to find a route to the North Pole, but none succeeded. Bound by Ice follows the journey of George Washington De Long and the crew of the USSJeannette, who departed San Francisco in the summer of 1879 hoping to find a route to the North Pole. However, in mid-September the ship became locked in ice north of Siberia and dri

Oct 13, 2017
Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems by Coombs, Kate, author. Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems

A collection of poems paired with imagery of the natural world reminds readers about the importance of staying calm, soothing emotions, and appreciating the world aroung them.

Oct 18, 2017
Bugs from head to tail by Roderick, Stacey, author. Bugs from head to tail

"Part bug book, part guessing game, Bugs from Head to Tail is the third book in the successful Head to Tail series. This informational picture book challenges readers to guess which creepy crawly each of the eight body parts belong to. The refrain (for example, "What bug has a head like this?") offers just the right amount of repetition for little readers and invites them to join in on the guessing fun! The following spread reveals the answer and provides a short overview of the critter - includ

Oct 15, 2017
Building amazing creations - Sean Kenney's art with LEGO bricks by Kenney, Sean, author. Building amazing creations - Sean Kenney's art with LEGO bricks

Presents the author's LEGO brick creations in such categories as robots, vehicles, household objects, and people, including a giant boybot, a tricycle, an Nintendo DSi, and a human head.

Oct 18, 2017
Bunny Man Bridge by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Bunny Man Bridge

Presents information about the bridge where the Bunny Man urban legend was discovered.

Oct 18, 2017
Cao Chong weighs an elephant by Daemicke, Songju Ma, author. Cao Chong weighs an elephant

2,000 years ago in China, a curious boy named Cao Chong solves the problem of how to weigh an elephant when the prime minister's most trusted and knowledgeable advisors are stumped. Includes activities.

Oct 18, 2017
Codes, ciphers, and cartography - math goes to war by Burrows, Terry, 1963- Codes, ciphers, and cartography - math goes to war

Oct 18, 2017
Deadliest! - 20 dangerous animals by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Deadliest! - 20 dangerous animals

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Oct 18, 2017
Dream Big Dreams - Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency by Souza, Pete Dream Big Dreams - Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency

Oct 18, 2017
Edward Hopper - summer at the seashore by Lyons, Deborah. Edward Hopper - summer at the seashore

Discusses artist Edward Hopper's lifelong love of the sea, and looks at some of the many paintings and drawings he created of scenes along the coast of New England.

Oct 14, 2017
Edward Hopper paints his world by Burleigh, Robert. Edward Hopper paints his world

"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge. Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. I

Oct 13, 2017
Epic Lego Adventures With Bricks You Already Have - Build Crazy Worlds Where Aliens Live on the Moon, Dinosaurs Walk Among Us, Scientists Battle Mutant Bugs and You Bring Their Hilarious Tales to Life by Dees, Sarah Epic Lego Adventures With Bricks You Already Have - Build Crazy Worlds Where Aliens Live on the Moon, Dinosaurs Walk Among Us, Scientists Battle Mutant Bugs and You Bring Their Hilarious Tales to Life

Oct 12, 2017
Explore makerspace ; with 25 great projects by Klepeis, Alicia. Explore makerspace ; with 25 great projects

In Explore Makerspace! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 through 10 explore what it means to be an engineer. They discover how inventors use science, art, and math to create new and exciting structures, games, and more. Readers also learn how to set up their own makerspaces at home, using inexpensive and easy-to-find supplies for their tinkering projects.

Oct 17, 2017
Explore Shapes and Angles! - With 25 Great Projects by Moore, Jeanette/ Aucoin, Matt (ILT) Explore Shapes and Angles! - With 25 Great Projects

Oct 12, 2017
Explore the Ice Age! - With 25 Great Projects by Blobaum, Cindy/ Stone, Bryan (ILT) Explore the Ice Age! - With 25 Great Projects

Oct 12, 2017

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