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Spiders! - strange and wonderful by Pringle, Laurence, 1935- author. Spiders! - strange and wonderful

An accessible and comprehensive introduction to spider species from all over the world.

Oct 16, 2017
Step forward with empathy by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with empathy

"Empathy helps us to understand the feelings, perspectives, and situations of other people. Being able to put yourself in someone else's shoes helps you to be kind to others and be a person that others depend on for help. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how having empathy for others can help you reach your goals. From how to listen respectfully to the concerns of others to ways you can be a positive light in the lives of those around you, l

Oct 11, 2017
Step forward with gratitude by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with gratitude

Explains what gratitude is; why it is important; and how it can be practiced at home, at school, and in the community.

Oct 11, 2017
Step forward with gratitude by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with gratitude

"Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and appreciative. People who are grateful are aware of and thankful for the opportunities that they have. This helpful book provides ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how you can make expressing gratitude a regular habit. Discover how showing your appreciation and returning kindness to others is a rewarding experience that will enrich your life."--

Oct 13, 2017
Step forward with integrity by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with integrity

Explains what integrity is; why it is important; and how it can be practiced at home, at school, and in the community.

Oct 11, 2017
Step forward with integrity by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with integrity

"Doing the right thing even when no one is watching can be a challenge sometimes. Integrity means doing what is right in every situation-even when times are tough. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how integrity can help you reach your goals. From ways to show your integrity every day to how to be a role model to everyone around you, learn how to step forward with integrity and be the best person you can be!"--

Oct 13, 2017
Survivors - extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond by Long, David, 1961- author. Survivors - extraordinary tales from the wild and beyond

These real-life stories of extreme survival, include The Man Who Sucked Blood from a Shark, a sailor who survived for 133 days on a raft in the Atlantic when his ship was torpedoed, using shark's blood in place of fresh water. The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, a teenager who fell 2 miles from an aeroplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety. The Woman Who Froze to Death - Yet Lived, a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long her heart stopped. It combines classic tales su

Oct 17, 2017
Tamba Hali by Seigerman, David, author. Tamba Hali

"Long before he was sacking quarterbacks, Tamba Hali was facing bigger challenges. Learn about his life in this second book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes. Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali's storyseems almost unbelievable. He and his seven siblings fled war-torn Liberia to the Ivory Coast during his youth and later joined their father, a chemistry and physics professor, in New Jersey. There Tamba played both basketball and soccer, but he

Oct 14, 2017
Tennis legends by Butler, Erin, author. Tennis legends

Looks at some of the biggest stars in professional tennis, including Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, and Rafael Nadal.

Oct 11, 2017
Tessie tames her tongue - a book about learning when to talk and when to listen by Martin, Melissa, 1959- author. Tessie tames her tongue - a book about learning when to talk and when to listen

"Book for kids about when to talk and when to listen. Tessie talks too much, but with the help of her counselor, she learns how to become a better listener. Teaches kids strategies to tame talkativeness and improve their listening skills. Includes tips for parents and educators"--

Oct 11, 2017
That is my dream! by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, author. That is my dream!

"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares...An African-American boy faces the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun"--

Oct 16, 2017
The amazing planet Earth by Emmons, Scott, author. The amazing planet Earth

"The StoryBots want to tell you about their favorite planet. Which one is it? Earth, of course"--Back cover.

Oct 17, 2017
The animal book - over 100 incredible creatures and how we share the planet with them by Martin, Ruth, 1977- author. The animal book - over 100 incredible creatures and how we share the planet with them

Animals are all around us, but sometimes we forget just how remarkable they are. In this beautiful hardback, we take a look at some of the world's most incredible creatures, from those you can spot in your back garden, to more endangered species in jungles, deserts, and freezing oceans. We also explore our relationship with these animals and how humans are affecting their lives and habitats.

Oct 16, 2017
The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You! by Dunham, Kelli S, author. The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You!

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that boys undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, voice changes, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.

Oct 11, 2017
The boy's body book by Dunham, Kelli S. The boy's body book

Discusses the physical and emotional changes associated with puberty in boys and suggests ways to ease the adjustment to these changes.

Oct 14, 2017
The boy's body book by Dunham, Kelli S., author. The boy's body book

"Growing up isn't as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Boy's Body Book is the #1 bestselling guide for boys, and it's here to help with expert advice, common sense tips, fast facts, and answers to all questions a boy might have. Topics include: From hair care to athlete's foot, a head to toe guide to what's happening with your changing body ; Basketball, football, soccer, chess: How you

Oct 14, 2017
The byte-sized world of technology! by Berger, Melvin, author. The byte-sized world of technology!

Provides unusual facts and information about technology, revealing that penicillin was invented by accident, Google answers over three billion questions per day, and the world's highest bridge is in China.

Oct 11, 2017
The everything kids' basketball book - the all-time greats, legendary teams, today's superstars--and tips on playing like a pro by Schaller, Bob, author. The everything kids' basketball book - the all-time greats, legendary teams, today's superstars--and tips on playing like a pro

Provides information on basketball skills, the history of the sport, the National Basketball League, college and high school basketball, notable players and their positions, and famous coaches.

Oct 12, 2017
The impressionists by Salvi, Francesco. The impressionists

The art world of the nineteenth century Paris was thrown into turmoil when a group of young painters first exhibited their work. The "Impressionists", as they have came to be known, revolutionized painting, portraying contemporary city life and depicting nature in a completely new way. The Impressionists caused controversy with their revolt against traditional painting methods, their extraordinary new techniques and styles, and their way of life in the cafes of Paris and in the French countrysid

Oct 11, 2017
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia, author. The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.

Oct 13, 2017

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