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The women behind Rosie Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort by Dell, Pamela, author. The women behind Rosie Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort

Discusse the importance of women to the war effort at home and how Rosie the Riveter became a symbol of women's strength during World War 2.

Oct 18, 2017
What is an idiom when it's at home? by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. What is an idiom when it's at home?

Describes what an idiom is and how language has evolved to use idiomatic phrases, and provides examples of how to use idioms to spice up prose and poetry.

Oct 18, 2017
The wedding portrait by Nagara, Innosanto, author. The wedding portrait

The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids about standing up for what s right. Here are stories of direct action from around the world that are bookended by the author s wedding story. He and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and were captured in a photo by the local newspaper kissing in front of a line of police just before being arrested.

Oct 18, 2017
The water walker by Robertson, Joanne, author, illustrator. The water walker

"This is the story of a determined Ojibwe Grandmother (Nokomis) Josephine Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (Water). Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along with other women, men, and youth, have walked around all of the Great Lakes from the four salt waters - or oceans - all the way to Lake Superior. The water walks are full of challenges, and by her example Josephine inspires and challenges us all to tak

Oct 18, 2017
The U.S. WASP - trailblazing women pilots of World War II by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. The U.S. WASP - trailblazing women pilots of World War II

Discusses the over one thousand women who volunteered to be a United States Women's Air Service Pilot (WASP) to contribute to World War 2.

Oct 18, 2017
The twelve days of Christmas by The twelve days of Christmas

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
Trickiest! - 19 sneaky animals by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Trickiest! - 19 sneaky animals

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
Tai ji dancing for kids - five moving elements by Huang, Al Chung-liang, author. Tai ji dancing for kids - five moving elements

"With simple and evocative words, calligraphy, and home photos of the words in action, grandfather and granddaughter team Chungliang and Sylvie bring to life the spirit of Tai Ji. This book is the perfect introduction to Tai Ji for kids. Written and conceived by Master Chungliang Al Huang, in collaboration with his granddaughter Sylvie, it brings to life the five elements underpinning Chinese thought, Earth, Fire, Water, Wood, and Metal, and how they can be simply and instinctively expressed thr

Oct 18, 2017
Speed Skating / by Laura Hamilton Waxman. by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Speed Skating / by Laura Hamilton Waxman.

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic speedskating. Includes descriptions of each of the men's and women's long and short races. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Oct 18, 2017
The Soviet night witches - brave women bomber pilots of World War II by Dell, Pamela, author. The Soviet night witches - brave women bomber pilots of World War II

Oct 18, 2017
Snowboarding by Waxman, Laura Hamilton. Snowboarding

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic snowboarding. Includes descriptions of slopestyle, halfpipe, snowboard cross, and parallel slalom events, along with the new big air event. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletesthat may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources"--

Oct 18, 2017
Skunks by Dieker, Wendy Strobel, author. Skunks

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a skunk's habitat, body parts, and behaviors"--

Oct 18, 2017
Skiing by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Skiing

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic skiing. Includes descriptions of each of the men's and women's aerial, freestyle, alpine, and Nordic ski events. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Oct 18, 2017
Sinking the sultana - a civil war story of imprisonment, greed, and a doomed journey home by Walker, Sally M., author. Sinking the sultana - a civil war story of imprisonment, greed, and a doomed journey home

The worst maritime disaster in American history wasn t the Titanic. It was the steamboat Sultana on the Mississippi River and it could have been prevented.

Oct 18, 2017
Seven ways to trick a troll by Lunge-Larsen, Lise, author. Seven ways to trick a troll

A collection of seven Norwegian folktales from various historical and international sources, all featuring trolls and showing how even small children can trick them. Includes an introduction explaining what trolls are and how they came to be.

Oct 18, 2017
The science of acne and warts - the itchy truth about skin by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author. The science of acne and warts - the itchy truth about skin

Oct 18, 2017
Room love - 50 DIY projects to design your space by Wutschke, Heather, author. Room love - 50 DIY projects to design your space

Offers step-by-step instructions for fifty projects designed to create unique spaces, including furniture makeovers, storage ideas, and wall accents.

Oct 18, 2017
Rocky Mountain National Park by Herrington, Lisa M, author. Rocky Mountain National Park

Oct 18, 2017
Raccoons by Storm, Marysa, author. Raccoons

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a raccoon's habitat, body parts, and behaviors"--

Oct 18, 2017
Poverty and hunger by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Poverty and hunger

An introduction to poverty and hunger answers such questions as what hunger and poverty are, how people around the world are affected by both, and how readers can help them.

Oct 18, 2017

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