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Total lacrosse by Bowker, Paul, 1954- author. Total lacrosse

May 23, 2017
Total soccer by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Total soccer

"Young sports fans and athletes love to immerse themselves in everything there is to know about their favorite sports. Total Sports covers the history and traditions of each sport, as well as its best players and biggest names from yesterday and today. Readers will relive great moments and famous records while also getting tips on strategy, nutrition, and techniques they can bring with them to the field, gym, or rink."--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2017
Total volleyball by Monnig, Alex, author. Total volleyball

"This title explores everything a young reader would want to know about volleyball, from Olympic superstars to all-time legends."--Publisher's description.

May 23, 2017
Transportation - exploring career pathways by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author. Transportation - exploring career pathways

"Transportation in the World of Work series provides an age-appropriate and interactive introduction to the nationally recognized Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics career pathway using informal self-assessment elements, career profiles, informative sidebar features, and back matter activities"--Provided by publisher.

May 19, 2017
Turtle by Freeman, Debby, author. Turtle

A painted turtle warms its body on a rock. It was once a tiny embryo inside an egg. So how did it develop? Beginning readers will discover how an egg grows into a turtle in this basic introduction to animal development. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The clear text, fresh design, and colorful, eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

May 23, 2017
United States Capitol by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. United States Capitol

"Readers will learn about the United States Capitol, from when it was built to who works there and what takes place there. The title is complete with historical and modern images, bolded glossary terms, a More Facts page, and a picture glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's website.

May 23, 2017
Usain Bolt - Olympic sprinter by Lajiness, Katie, author. Usain Bolt - Olympic sprinter

"Meet Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt! Bolt's life story is examined from his childhood in Jamaica where he began sprinting in high school, to gold medal at the World Junior Championships. Learn about Bolt's Olympic career in the Athens, Beijing, London, and Rio de Janeiro games throughout which he won nine gold medals."--

May 18, 2017
Utah by Parker, Bridget, author. Utah

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of Utah"--

May 18, 2017
Valley of the golden mummies - a giant cemetery by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. Valley of the golden mummies - a giant cemetery

May 23, 2017
Vegetables by McMullen, Gemma, author. Vegetables

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May 23, 2017
Washington's farewell address by Rauf, Don, author. Washington's farewell address

Discusses the key themes of George Washington's farewell address.

May 23, 2017
Water by Rivera, Andrea, author. Water

May 23, 2017
Water parks by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Water parks

Looks at how engineers design water parks for maximum visitor enjoyment and describes the science involved.

May 18, 2017
We are here by Rice, Dona, author. We are here

"Humans are like a tiny speck compared to Earth. And Earth is like a tiny speck compared to the universe. Words cannot describe how massive our universe really is. It's difficult to imagine that we're really so small. Even though we might be small compared to the universe, we are still part of this complex and fascinating system."--

May 23, 2017
Wedges by Rivera, Andrea, author. Wedges

May 23, 2017
Wedges to the rescue by Thales, Sharon. Wedges to the rescue

"Describes wedges, including what they are, how they work, past uses, and common uses of these simple machines today"--Provided by publisher.

May 20, 2017
West Virginia by Parker, Bridget, 1981- author. West Virginia

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of West Virginia"--

May 18, 2017
What are crustaceans? by Shea, Therese, author. What are crustaceans?

An introduction to crustaceans explains what they are and describes their size, habitat, anatomy, life cycle, relationship with humans, and other aspects of their lives.

May 23, 2017
What are fish? by Martin, Bobi. What are fish?

An introduction to fish explains what they are and describes how they breathe and move underwater, sharks, diet, life cycle, relationship with humans, and other aspects of their lives.

May 23, 2017
What are mollusks? by Machajewski, Sarah, author. What are mollusks?

An introduction to mollusks explains what they are and describes the three main types, their habitat, life cycle, diet, relationship with humans, and other aspects of their lives.

May 23, 2017