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Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961 by Brimner, Larry Dane Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961

Sep 25, 2017
U.S. secret service by Larson, Kirsten W. U.S. secret service

"This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a US Secret Service agents, including their work catching counterfeiters and protecting the president of the United States. Describes training required to be an agent and what a day in the life is like in the field"--

Sep 25, 2017
Understanding coding through debugging by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through debugging

"When computer programming pioneer Admiral Grace Hopper discovered a moth causing problems in a mechanical computer, the term debugging was born. This book explores how fixing programming and hardware problems has developed into a critical process for computer programmers. The text includes case studies and examples of debugging tools. Readers are challenged to review a simple program with a problem, and to locate the bug. This provides young computer programmers the chance to see debugging skil

Sep 25, 2017
Understanding coding through simulations by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through simulations

"Simulations help people understand large, complex problems using smaller, simpler models. This book delves into the history and thinking behind simulations. Readers will learn about Georg Leopold von Reiswitz's development of a Kriegsspiel for military training, and other major developments. This volume also gives examples of ways that simulations can be useful, and discusses data sources. A concluding simple simulation will round out the learning experience, and encourage readers to create the

Sep 25, 2017
Understanding coding using conditionals by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using conditionals

Explains the concept of conditionals, and introduces readers to the If/Then/Else concept, a way to allow choices in computer programming.

Sep 25, 2017
Unstoppable - true stories of amazing bionic animals by Furstinger, Nancy, author. Unstoppable - true stories of amazing bionic animals

"In this title, readers learn the stories of animals that are both benefitting from and helping out the world of prosthetic science - covering all species, situations, and science backgrounds. From the high-tech science of 3D printing, to inflatables, totoy wheels, this title has it all, including visits with subjects who are accessible for interviews and photography. INSPIRING is a perfect fit for animal lovers and science enthusiasts alike."--

Sep 21, 2017
Van Gogh by Venezia, Mike. Van Gogh

Briefly examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century Dutchman who was one of the greatest artists of all time.

Sep 25, 2017
Victoria - portrait of a queen by Reef, Catherine, author. Victoria - portrait of a queen

"A biography for teens on Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Her long reign was filled with drama, death, intrigue, and passion, and took place during a time of great transformation, an era that bears the imprint of her personality and values as well as that ofher name--the Victorian period."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 25, 2017
Vincent Can't Sleep - Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky by Rosenstock, Barbara/ GrandPre, Mary (ILT) Vincent Can't Sleep - Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky

Sep 25, 2017
War boy - a country childhood by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator. War boy - a country childhood

An English artist writes and illustrates a memoir of his own wartime childhood.

Sep 20, 2017
Weather and natural disasters by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Weather and natural disasters

"Our planet experiences many different kinds of weather, and sometimes it can be extreme. This book looks at all sorts of weather, including devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes, droughts, and blizzards. Readers will learn about the positive and negative effects of weather and how to stay safe during a natural disaster. This book was designed to support the elementary earth science curricula and STEM topics are covered throughout. Rich, accessible text and full-color photographs of t

Sep 25, 2017
Weird but true know-it-all - U.S. presidents by DuMont, Brianna, author. Weird but true know-it-all - U.S. presidents

Sep 25, 2017
What Degas saw by Friedman, Samantha, author. What Degas saw

Sep 25, 2017
What if you had an animal nose!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had an animal nose!?

Explains how certain animals use their noses to help them survive, including a cottontail rabbit, rhinoceros, and a hammerhead shark.

Sep 21, 2017
What if you had animal ears!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal ears!?

From elephants to jack rabbits, explains how certain animals use their ears to help them survive.

Sep 22, 2017
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!"--

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal feet!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal feet!?

Explains how certain animals use their feet to help them survive, including a gray wolf, barn owl, and mountain goat.

Sep 22, 2017
What if you had animal hair!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal hair!?

Discusses the ways that different animals use their hair to survive, including the polar bear, reindeer, and porcupine.

Sep 22, 2017
What is rock and roll? by O'Connor, Jim, author. What is rock and roll?

Looks at the history of rock music, its different styles, and its impact on a generation.

Sep 25, 2017
What would happen? by Boyer, Crispin, author. What would happen?

Provides answers to "what would happen if" scenarios, including what would happen if someone got sucked into a black hole, humans could fly, and dinosaurs still existed.

Sep 25, 2017

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