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Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on Earth by Tate, Don, author. Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on Earth

Introduces the life of Eugen Sandow, including his sickly childhood in Prussia, his defeat of strongmen Sampson and Cyclops, and his founding of the Great Competition in 1901.

Jul 22, 2017
Summer matters - making all learning count by McChesney, Elizabeth M., author. Summer matters - making all learning count

Jul 22, 2017
Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond by Long, David, 1961- author. Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond

A collection of survival tales includes the story of a teenager who fell two miles from an airplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety and a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long that her heart stopped.

Jul 22, 2017
Take a picture of me, James Van Der Zee! by Loney, Andrea J., author. Take a picture of me, James Van Der Zee!

Jul 24, 2017
Tell me about the Catholic faith - from the bible to the sacraments by Tell me about the Catholic faith - from the bible to the sacraments

How do you answer your children's many questions about God, the Christian faith, and the Catholic Church? What if these topics could come to life in inspiring, easy-to-tell stories? To tell the story of the Bible to children, to help them discover Jesus, to introduce them to the great history of Christianity, to explain the Catholic faith--all through beautiful illustrations and simple words--that is the goal of Tell Me about the Catholic Faith.The whole Catholic world is presented in various pa

Jul 27, 2017
Tell me about the catholic faith for small children by Pedotti, Christine, author. Tell me about the catholic faith for small children

Jul 28, 2017
Thanksgiving by Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973- author. Thanksgiving

Jul 28, 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 ofsegregation 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"--

Jul 28, 2017
The ancient Greeks by Greenberg, Imogen, author. The ancient Greeks

"Who were the ancient Greeks? How did they become brilliant philosophers and mathematicians? What happened at the first Olympic Games? And what was daily life like in ancient Greece? Find out in this fact-filled book, with a map and timeline that make 3,000 years of history visible at a glance"--Back cover.

Jul 22, 2017
The big book of beasts by Zommer, Yuval, author, illustrator. The big book of beasts

An animal fact book includes trivia on creatures from around the world, detailing their behaviors, physical characteristics, and life cycles.

Jul 22, 2017
The book of chocolate - the amazing story of the world's favorite candy by Newquist, H. P. (Harvey P.), author. The book of chocolate - the amazing story of the world's favorite candy

Jul 22, 2017
The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters - 33 Thrilling Experiments Based on History's Greatest Blunders by Connolly, Sean The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters - 33 Thrilling Experiments Based on History's Greatest Blunders

Jul 28, 2017
The children's blizzard of 1888 - a cause-and-effect investigation by Yomtov, Nelson. The children's blizzard of 1888 - a cause-and-effect investigation

Discusses the blizzard in the Midwest (Nebraska, the Dakotas, etc.) in January 1888.

Jul 26, 2017
The Earth book by Litton, Jonathan, author. The Earth book

Explore the incredible place we call home! Marvel at the physical planet, learn how the weather works, meet some of the most influential people from the past and present, and much more. Examine every corner of the Earth, from outer space to underground and from the Maasai Steppe to Manhattan.

Jul 22, 2017
The egg by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator. The egg

"Since the beginning of time the egg has been an object of fascination to humankind. It has been worshipped in religion and mythology as the source of all life around the world."

Jul 22, 2017
The emoji encyclopedia by Evans, Cordelia, author. The emoji encyclopedia

"Now you can revisit the Emojis from the movie in this full-color guide! Meet them, then take a tour of Textopolis and swing by Hi-Five's place for a sampling of some of his funniest jokes. Learn the basics of coding from Jailbreak. (Just make sure you avoid the Anti-Virus Bots!) Finally Gene will help you discover which Emoji you're most like--are you a Meh? Or maybe you're more of a Flamenco Dancer? Either way, you won't want to miss this awesome guidebook that's packed with quizzes, jokes, an

Jul 22, 2017
The Football Fanbook - Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-All by Gramling, Gary/ Sports Illustrated Kids (COR) The Football Fanbook - Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-All

Jul 22, 2017
The founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. The founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War

Describes some of the creative and subversive tactics the United States used to win the Revolutionary War, including sending secret messages, using invisible ink, and devloping ciphers.

Jul 22, 2017
The founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. The founding fathers were spies! - Revolutionary War

Describes some of the creative and subversive tactics the United States used to win the Revolutionary War, including sending secret messages, using invisible ink, and devloping ciphers.

Jul 28, 2017
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures - The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Mosca, Julia Finley/ Rieley, Daniel (ILT) The Girl Who Thought in Pictures - The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin

Jul 22, 2017

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