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What if you had animal eyes!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal eyes!?

"What if you woke up one morning and your eyes weren't yours? What If You Had Animal Eyes?--the next imaginative book in the What If You Had series--explores what would happen if you looked in the mirror and saw an pair of animal eyes instead of your own! From the chameleon's eyes that can point in different directions, to the colossal squid's eyes that shine in the dark, discover what it would be like if you had these special eyes--and find out why your eyes are just the right ones for you!"--

Oct 17, 2017
What is an idiom when it's at home? by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. What is an idiom when it's at home?

Describes what an idiom is and how language has evolved to use idiomatic phrases, and provides examples of how to use idioms to spice up prose and poetry.

Oct 18, 2017
What is digital entrepreneurship? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author. What is digital entrepreneurship?

This timely title examines the fast-changing world of technological innovation and entrepreneurship. From the successes of Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook to Nick D Aloisio and his meteoric success as a teenager in summarizing digital data, this book offers a comprehensive look at the ways young people can succeed as entrepreneurs. From apps and games to blogs and social networks, opportunities for innovation in digital goods and services continue to grow. Engaging and interactive content links wit

Oct 19, 2017
What is entrepreneurship? by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. What is entrepreneurship?

"Entrepreneurs are a vital component of a successful economy. They can create jobs and help keep money in their local communities. What is Entrepreneurship? explains the risks and rewards involved for entrepreneurs as they work to bring innovative ideas to life and make their mark on the business world. This title outlines key steps involved in starting, managing, and growing a small business, including research and idea development, writing a business plan, managing financial input and output,

Oct 19, 2017
What was the Ice Age? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author. What was the Ice Age?

Introduces the period approximately 20,000 years ago when global temperatures were much colder and ice covered much of the planet, and describes how animals living during that time adapted to the environment.

Oct 20, 2017
When I was a turkey - based on the PBS documentary My life as a turkey / Joe Hutto with Brenda Z. Guiberson. by Hutto, Joe. When I was a turkey - based on the PBS documentary My life as a turkey / Joe Hutto with Brenda Z. Guiberson.

Oct 22, 2017
Where is Easter Island? by Stine, Megan, author. Where is Easter Island?

Describes Easter Island and tell how people first came to live there and discusses how they built the enormous statues and why.

Oct 17, 2017
Where is the Mississippi River? by Anastasio, Dina, author. Where is the Mississippi River?

"Discover the history and culture of one of the most famous waterways in the world: the mighty Mississippi! The most famous river in America runs like a spine between the eastern and western parts of the country, flowing through ten states before it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Miss also flows through the history of America, giving rise to great stories about the people who lived on it and used it as a watery highway, from Native Americans and European explorers to skillful river

Oct 17, 2017
Who Am I? - An Animal Guessing Game by Page, Robin/ Jenkins, Steve Who Am I? - An Animal Guessing Game

Oct 22, 2017
Who is Ralph Lauren? by O'Connor, Jane, author. Who is Ralph Lauren?

"The polo player with the raised mallet - everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Now readers can learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire. In this ea

Oct 22, 2017
Who was Lewis Carroll? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Lewis Carroll?

"Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell. The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the S

Oct 20, 2017
Wind energy by Woll, Kris, author. Wind energy

"Across the country, huge open spaces are covered in gently turning wind turbines. In Wind Energy, explore how these machines generate electricity, learn about the history of wind power, and discover the latest advances in the field. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 19, 2017
Women in combat - bringing the fight to the front lines by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Women in combat - bringing the fight to the front lines

Discusses the controversy surrounding women in combat while detailing stories of women from today and yesterday who found themselves on the front lines of battle.

Oct 18, 2017
World of Nexo Knights heroes - official guide by Howard, Kate, author. World of Nexo Knights heroes - official guide

It takes a special hero to join the NEXO KNIGHTS(TM) team! In this official guide you'll meet the NEXO KNIGHTS heroes, discover the history of Knighton and the Cloud of Monstrox, explore the knights' newest, gear, learn all about their shields enemies, vehicles, weapons, and more! If that wasn't enough, you'll also get a sneak peek at what's next for the heroes of Knighton. Plus, it includes a scanable Forbidden Power! It's everything you wanted to know about the NEXO KNIGHTS heroes!

Oct 17, 2017
Yayoi Kusama - From Here to Infinity! by Suzuki, Sarah/ Weinstein, Ellen (ILT)/ Kusama, Yayoi (ILT) Yayoi Kusama - From Here to Infinity!

Oct 20, 2017
Yellowstone National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yellowstone National Park

Oct 18, 2017
Yosemite National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yosemite National Park

Oct 18, 2017
You can control your voice - loud or quiet? you choose the ending by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can control your voice - loud or quiet? you choose the ending

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Haneen is so excited at the library that she has trouble controlling her voice. Readers make choices for Haneen and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includesthree different endings and discussion questions"--

Oct 18, 2017
You can handle conflict - hands or words? by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can handle conflict - hands or words?

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Quinn deals with conflict on the playground: who will get to use the swing? Readers make choices for Quinn and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes fivedifferent endings and discussion questions"--

Oct 18, 2017
You can listen to directions - stop or go? - you choose the ending by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can listen to directions - stop or go? - you choose the ending

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Eric is excited to be at the mall and has trouble staying near his dad. Readers make choices for Eric and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussions questions"--

Oct 18, 2017

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