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Journey around our national parks by Zschock, Martha Day, author. Journey around our national parks

An alphabetical tour of the American National Park system explores the biodiversity, sights, activities, and history of these places.

Oct 14, 2017
Hockey legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Hockey legends

Oct 14, 2017
Hey black child by Perkins, Useni Eugene, author. Hey black child

"A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--

Oct 14, 2017
Heroes who risked everything for freedom - Civil War by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. Heroes who risked everything for freedom - Civil War

Profiles some of the spies of the Civil War, including Harriet Tubman, Robert Smalls, and Mary Touvestre.

Oct 14, 2017
Henri Matisse by Raboff, Ernest Lloyd. Henri Matisse

A brief biography of the modern French artist accompanies reproductions and analyses of several of his works.

Oct 14, 2017
Haym Salomon - American patriot by Rubin, Susan Goldman. Haym Salomon - American patriot

Introduces young readers to Haym Salomon, the Jewish immigrant from Poland credited with being the "Financier of the American Revolution."

Oct 14, 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 14, 2017
The boy's body book by Dunham, Kelli S., author. The boy's body book

"Growing up isn't as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Boy's Body Book is the #1 bestselling guide for boys, and it's here to help with expert advice, common sense tips, fast facts, and answers to all questions a boy might have. Topics include: From hair care to athlete's foot, a head to toe guide to what's happening with your changing body ; Basketball, football, soccer, chess: How you

Oct 14, 2017
The boy's body book by Dunham, Kelli S. The boy's body book

Discusses the physical and emotional changes associated with puberty in boys and suggests ways to ease the adjustment to these changes.

Oct 14, 2017
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 14, 2017
Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman

Oct 14, 2017
Becky Sauerbrunn by Seigerman, David, author. Becky Sauerbrunn

"Before she was scoring goals, Becky Sauerbrunn was just a kid trying to fit in. Learn more in this first book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes. Midway through her first soccer game for the US Women's National Team, Becky Sauerbrunn broke her nose. More to the point, it exploded, really, in a head-to-head collision. Still, it never occurred to her to leave the field until she saw the horrified reaction from her teammates and coaches. Sauerbrunn's t

Oct 14, 2017
Animal senses by Mangor, Jodie, author. Animal senses

Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Oct 14, 2017
Wild winter creatures! by Kratt, Martin, author. Wild winter creatures!

PBS's successful animated show Wild Kratts joins the adventures of zoologists Chris and Martin Kratt as they travel to animal habitats around the globe. Along the way, they encounter incredible creatures while combining science education with fun. Boys and girls 4 to 6 will love learning to read as the Kratts investigate the different ways in which certain creatures live and survive in cold climates in this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short se

Oct 15, 2017
The Nutcracker & the Mouse King by Raecke, Renate, 1943- author. The Nutcracker & the Mouse King

A new retelling of Nutcracker, a tale that is perfect for celebrating the magic of the Christmas season.

Oct 15, 2017
Miguel's brave knight - young Cervantes and his dream of Don Quixote by Engle, Margarita. Miguel's brave knight - young Cervantes and his dream of Don Quixote

Describes how Miguel de Cervantes found refuge from his childhood troubles by daydreaming of a brave knight who would right the wrongs of the world, the inspiration for his famous character Don Quixote.

Oct 15, 2017
Leatherback turtle migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Leatherback turtle migration

"Readers will learn about the impressive migration of leatherback turtles from around the globe. The title will cover information like why and when they migrate, how far they migrate, and where they migrate." - Abdo Publishing website.

Oct 15, 2017
Laura's album - a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Anderson, William, 1952- compiler, author of prologue. Laura's album - a remembrance scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder

A spectacular full-color scrapbook of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life and the Little House books featuring historic family photos, reproductions of original documents, and other special memorabilia. Beloved by millions as the author of the classic Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a rich life that spanned almost a century of American history. She saved many mementos from her past, including early writings, letters, drawings, photographs, and more. Lovingly preserved in private and public

Oct 15, 2017
How to be an elephant - growing up in the African wild by Roy, Katherine, author. How to be an elephant - growing up in the African wild

Provided by publisher.

Oct 15, 2017
Her right foot by Eggers, Dave, author. Her right foot

In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation. Can you believe that?

Oct 15, 2017

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