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How to live like a samurai warrior by Farndon, John, author. How to live like a samurai warrior

Describes the skills and training needed to become a samurai, from combat training to lessons in reading, writing, and poetry, and provides information on living in a samurai castle. --Publisher.

Jul 17, 2017
How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker by Farndon, John, author. How to live like an Egyptian mummy maker

Describes the embalming process, and explains the process of preparing and wrapping a body for mummification. --Publisher.

Jul 17, 2017
Human rights and liberty by Ogden, Charlie, author. Human rights and liberty

"As people, we are all born with certain rights, called human rights, that are not given to us by laws. No matter where we live in the world or under what government, our human rights protect our claim to live with freedom, equality, justice, and peace. Case studies discuss what happens when human rights are blocked and liberty-the right to live the way we want-is taken away. An activity encourages further discussion"--Back of book.

Jul 14, 2017
Identity and gender by Ogden, Charlie, author. Identity and gender

"Identities are the ways that people think about and see themselves. Family, culture, and values shape our identities, but it is important to be happy with who you are. GEnder often makes up a large part of our identity. Whether male or female, a person's gender is more about which sex they strongly identify themselves as being. An activity encourages further discussion"--Back cover.

Jul 21, 2017
Iguanas by Bodden, Valerie, author. Iguanas

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of iguanas, the North and South American dewlapped reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why iguanas live in trees"--

Jul 14, 2017
Immigrant families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Immigrant families

This book explores the past and present of immigration most specifically, the challenges that young people experience when they grow up in a culture very different from the one their parents know.

Jul 21, 2017
Incarceration and families by Poole, Hilary W., author. Incarceration and families

"This book looks at the past and present of incarceration in the United States, while also offering encouragement and advice for kids who are eagerly waiting for their parents' release."--

Jul 21, 2017
Jackie Robinson by Strand, Jennifer, author. Jackie Robinson

The first Black player in Major League Baseball, Jackie Robinson was a true trailblazer.

Jul 21, 2017
Jellyfish by Bodden, Valerie, author. Jellyfish

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of jellyfish, the bell-shaped, oceanic invertebrates. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why jellyfish have squishy bodies"--

Jul 21, 2017
Laura's Album - A Remembrance Scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Anderson, William Laura's Album - A Remembrance Scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Jul 20, 2017
Learning to crochet by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Learning to crochet

"Complete a variety of fun projects as you learn the basics of crocheting with the activities in this book."--

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the deciduous forest by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the deciduous forest

"This title introduces primary readers to the deciduous forest biome, presenting the biome in a way early readers can understand--through things that can actually be seen, touched, and heard in a deciduous forest."--

Jul 17, 2017
Let's visit the desert by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the desert

Examines the desert biome's important features, plants, and animals and how they all work together to support life.

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the evergreen forest by Silverman, Buffy. Let's visit the evergreen forest

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Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the grassland by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the grassland

"Take a walk in a grassland in this title, which takes readers on a fascinating journey that provides a clear understanding of a grassland ecosystem and the living things within it."--

Jul 17, 2017
Let's visit the lake by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the lake

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the ocean by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the ocean

Jul 21, 2017
Let's visit the rain forest by Silverman, Buffy, author. Let's visit the rain forest

"Journey to the rain forest by inspecting the biome's key characteristics, animals, and plants. Readers will explore how they all work together to support life in a rain forest"--

Jul 17, 2017
Let's visit the tundra by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. Let's visit the tundra

"Trek to the tundra in this title, which examines a tundra biome's important features, plants, and animals and how they all come together to support life."--

Jul 14, 2017
LGBT families - Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, and Transgender by Poole, Hilary W., author. LGBT families - Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, and Transgender

Discusses the many types of LGBT families and shows how being different need not be an impediment to being happy.

Jul 21, 2017

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