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The four spheres of Earth by Larson, Paul, 1953- author. The four spheres of Earth

"Geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere ... each of these spheres make up planet Earth. Each sphere has an important and specific function. Is it just one that makes it possible for life on earth? Read and find out!"--

May 23, 2017
The future architect's handbook by Beck, Barbara (Architect), author. The future architect's handbook

Introduces architecture and how architects work by tracing each step in the building of an imaginary house, from the initial idea to the development of plans to the point where the architect can pass the designs to a contractor.

May 23, 2017
The invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II by Donohue, Moira Rose, author. The invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II

Introduces D-Day and the invasion of Normandy, places them in the context of World War II in Europe, and describes the events of the Allied landings and their results.

May 23, 2017
The Invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II by Donohue, Moira Rose, author. The Invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II

Learn about the historical context, decisive moments, and lasting impact of the Invasion of Normandy.

May 24, 2017
The Loch Ness monster by Peabody, Erin, author. The Loch Ness monster

"This new nonfiction series 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 The Loch Ness Monster, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, from the famous photograph to the huge "footprints" found by the Loch (both hoaxes!). It also discusses other history about the monster, such as how Nessie became a major figure in

May 23, 2017
The Milky Way - a river of stars by Sherman, Suzanne, 1974- author. The Milky Way - a river of stars

"Earth is located in the Milky Way with the perfect conditions for life to thrive. It is one of many galaxies in the vast universe. In fact, scientists are still unsure how large the universe really is--some say it never ends. But with a universe so massive, who knows what else might be living out there?"--

May 23, 2017
The moon by Doudna, Kelly, 1963- author. The moon

"Climb Aboard! Explore how the moon was formed! Learn about eclipses, the moon's atmosphere, and the effects of its gravitational pull on Earth! Meet key Russian and American astronauts and their contributions to lunar exploration! See an infographic showing the moon's phases! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of moon statistics complete your journey. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards."--

May 23, 2017
The new ocean - how life is changing in tomorrow's sea by Barnard, Bryn. The new ocean - how life is changing in tomorrow's sea

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
The Sphinx - a 4,000-year-old riddle by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. The Sphinx - a 4,000-year-old riddle

Presents information about the Sphinx, a half-lion, half-human creature, that has watched over the desert for thousands of years and still has uncovered secrets.

May 23, 2017
The story of fossil fuels by Rice, William B. (William Benjamin), 1961- author. The story of fossil fuels

"Everything needs energy to run. You get energy from food. Cars also need energy. But cars don't eat food--they use gasoline. Gasoline is made from fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are used every day. Even roads for cars are made from fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are a part of your life more than you probably imagined."--

May 23, 2017
The story of the race to the moon by Green, Jen, author. The story of the race to the moon

Tells the story of the space race and the Apollo 11 moon landing, and describes what life was like for the astronauts who undertook this historic and dangerous journey.

May 23, 2017
The sun by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author. The sun

"Climb Aboard! Explore how the sun was formed! Investigate spots, flares, and solar wind! Meet early astronomers working to understand the sun! Examine the sun, the moon, Earth, and gravity! Learn about solar observatories! See an infographic showing the sun's layers! Did You Know? fact boxes and a Guidebook of facts about the sun complete your journey. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards."--

May 23, 2017
The three billy goats gruff by Pinkney, Jerry, author, illustrator. The three billy goats gruff

Three billy goats must outwit the big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they have to cross on their way up the mountain.

May 23, 2017
Thoroughbred horses by Hansen, Grace, author. Thoroughbred horses

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of Thoroughbred horses.

May 23, 2017
Tomb robbers - stolen treasures by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. Tomb robbers - stolen treasures

Describes the discovery of the tombs and mummies in Egypt where tomb robbers stop at nothing to steal the treasures found there.

May 23, 2017
Total Baseball by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- Total Baseball

May 23, 2017
Total basketball by Ervin, Phil, author. Total basketball

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Total football by Wilner, Barry, author. Total football

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Total gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe, author. Total gymnastics

Examines the history and traditions of gymnastics, discusses the different events and judging rules, and introduces major players in the sport.

May 23, 2017
Total hockey by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- Total hockey

May 23, 2017

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