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What is punk? by Morse, Eric (Music consultant), author. What is punk?

"A music primer for children, an introduction fo the punk revolution, recorded in vivid 3-D clay illustrations and told through rhyming couplets. From London's Clash and Sex Pistols to the Ramone's NYC protopunk, from Iggy Pop to the Misfits, this volume depicts some of our culture's seminal moments and iconic characters."--back cover.

Aug 16, 2017
What makes a monster? - discovering the world's scariest creatures by Keating, Jess, author. What makes a monster? - discovering the world's scariest creatures

"An informative introduction to nature's scariest creatures, exploring why some animals are considered 'monsters.'"--

Aug 16, 2017
What's heaven? by Shriver, Maria. What's heaven?

After her great-grandmother's death, a young girl learns about heaven by asking her mother all kinds of questions.

Aug 18, 2017
Wheels and axles in my makerspace by Miller, Tim, 1973- author. Wheels and axles in my makerspace

"Children will enjoy this fascinating book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the wheel and axle. Simple text describes the structure and uses of wheels and axles, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make their own. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the wheel and axle they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team."--

Aug 18, 2017
When planet Earth was new by Gladstone, James, 1969- author. When planet Earth was new

"It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time: from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evolution of living things in water and on land. The book also includes the relatively recent evolution of humans - who are just a tiny speck in the sweep of Earth's history. A striking design with full-

Aug 21, 2017
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Alexander Hamilton?

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founding father, from his childhood as an orphan in the West Indies to his role in developing the Constitution and his tragic death in a duel with Aaron Burr.

Aug 16, 2017
Who was Pete Seeger? by MacCarry, Noel, author. Who was Pete Seeger?

Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Aug 16, 2017
Wildebeest Migration by Hansen, Grace Wildebeest Migration

Aug 18, 2017
Wind by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author. Wind

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce emergent readers to the science of wind. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Aug 21, 2017
Witches' brew and other horrifying party foods by Vega, Ali, author. Witches' brew and other horrifying party foods

"It's wiggling, it's's party food! Readers will love creating the variety of yucky yet yummy party foods that are featured in this cookbook. Do you dare take a bite?"--

Aug 18, 2017
Women who dared - 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers, and rebels by Skeers, Linda, author. Women who dared - 52 stories of fearless daredevils, adventurers, and rebels

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Aug 16, 2017
World War I - 12 things to know by Hinman, Bonnie, author. World War I - 12 things to know

Aug 17, 2017