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Biometrics - your body and the science of security by Birmingham, Maria, author. Biometrics - your body and the science of security

"An informative, engaging introduction to biometrics. This book explores nine biometrics in detail, explaining how each works, where it's used, its pros and cons, and how it compares to other techniques. It also discusses privacy, security, and why we need methods of identification. An engaging and colorful design and playful illustrations alongside surprising anecdotes, historical context, and humor make this an enjoyable, in-depth look at a hot topic. Informational text features include sideba

Oct 22, 2017
Bobsled and luge by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Bobsled and luge

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic bobsled, luge, and skeleton events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's sliding sports. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 Peyong Chang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Oct 18, 2017
Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals by Balkan, Gabrielle, author. Book of bones - 10 record-breaking animals

"Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals' skeletons and guess to whom they belong; the answers are revealed in vibrant, full-color scenic habitats, with easily understood -- and humorous -- explanations. This entertaining introduction to the connection between animal bones (anatomy) and behavior is playful, relatable, and includes touch-and-feel finishes that bring the bones to life!"--Publishe

Oct 16, 2017
Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems by Coombs, Kate, author. Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems

A collection of poems paired with imagery of the natural world reminds readers about the importance of staying calm, soothing emotions, and appreciating the world aroung them.

Oct 18, 2017
Building amazing creations - Sean Kenney's art with LEGO bricks by Kenney, Sean, author. Building amazing creations - Sean Kenney's art with LEGO bricks

Presents the author's LEGO brick creations in such categories as robots, vehicles, household objects, and people, including a giant boybot, a tricycle, an Nintendo DSi, and a human head.

Oct 18, 2017
Bulldozers by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Bulldozers

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to bulldozers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Oct 19, 2017
Bunny Man Bridge by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Bunny Man Bridge

Presents information about the bridge where the Bunny Man urban legend was discovered.

Oct 18, 2017
Cao Chong weighs an elephant by Daemicke, Songju Ma, author. Cao Chong weighs an elephant

2,000 years ago in China, a curious boy named Cao Chong solves the problem of how to weigh an elephant when the prime minister's most trusted and knowledgeable advisors are stumped. Includes activities.

Oct 18, 2017
Codes, ciphers, and cartography - math goes to war by Burrows, Terry, 1963- Codes, ciphers, and cartography - math goes to war

Oct 18, 2017
Darwin and the true story of the dinosaurs by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author. Darwin and the true story of the dinosaurs

"When Charles Darwin published The Origin of Species in 1859, he shocked the world. In it he claimed that humans were just another animal species that had evolved from more primitive life forms. Years earlier, Darwin had collected thousands of animal specimens during a five-year voyage around the world, specimens that he used to make his case for biologic evolution through natural selection. Darwin and the True Story of the Dinosaurs tells the story of the brilliant naturalist who changed humank

Oct 19, 2017
Deadliest! - 20 dangerous animals by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Deadliest! - 20 dangerous animals

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Oct 18, 2017
Diplodocus by Hansen, Grace Diplodocus

Oct 20, 2017
Doll crafts - a kid's guide to making simple dolls, clothing, accessories, and houses by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952- author. Doll crafts - a kid's guide to making simple dolls, clothing, accessories, and houses

These concepts guide award-winning children s author Laurie Carlson s Doll Crafts, which opens up the world of doll making to children. The emphasis is on following basic instructions that are clearly illustrated with line drawings in order to help children develop creative, open-ended projects that result in unique dolls and doll play.

Oct 19, 2017
Dream Big Dreams - Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency by Souza, Pete Dream Big Dreams - Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency

Oct 18, 2017
Edward Hopper - summer at the seashore by Lyons, Deborah. Edward Hopper - summer at the seashore

Discusses artist Edward Hopper's lifelong love of the sea, and looks at some of the many paintings and drawings he created of scenes along the coast of New England.

Oct 22, 2017
Edward Hopper paints his world by Burleigh, Robert. Edward Hopper paints his world

"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge. Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. I

Oct 21, 2017
Engineering by Hunt, Emily M., author. Engineering

Have you every wanted to know how a roller coaster works? Or how engineers work in space? This book is packed with surprising facts and amazing pictures. It's a small book filled with big ideas.

Oct 19, 2017
Epic Lego Adventures With Bricks You Already Have - Build Crazy Worlds Where Aliens Live on the Moon, Dinosaurs Walk Among Us, Scientists Battle Mutant Bugs and You Bring Their Hilarious Tales to Life by Dees, Sarah Epic Lego Adventures With Bricks You Already Have - Build Crazy Worlds Where Aliens Live on the Moon, Dinosaurs Walk Among Us, Scientists Battle Mutant Bugs and You Bring Their Hilarious Tales to Life

Oct 20, 2017
Explore makerspace ; with 25 great projects by Klepeis, Alicia. Explore makerspace ; with 25 great projects

In Explore Makerspace! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 through 10 explore what it means to be an engineer. They discover how inventors use science, art, and math to create new and exciting structures, games, and more. Readers also learn how to set up their own makerspaces at home, using inexpensive and easy-to-find supplies for their tinkering projects.

Oct 17, 2017
Explore shapes and angles! by Moore, Jeanette, author. Explore shapes and angles!

A kid’s world is made of shapes and angles--by encouraging readers to become savvy at identifying and using the different shapes, this book serves as the perfect introduction to geometry and a way to build a strong foundation in math skills that will serve them well as they are exposed to increasingly more complicated concepts. Hands-on, design-minded projects, such as designing a tree house, offer opportunities to discover how engineers and designers use shapes and angles to create stron

Oct 20, 2017

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