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Mama Africa! - how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song by Erskine, Kathryn, author. Mama Africa! - how Miriam Makeba spread hope with her song

A harrowing picture biography of civil-rights activist and Grammy Award-winning South African singer Miriam Makeba.

Oct 18, 2017
Malala's magic pencil by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author. Malala's magic pencil

Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard

Oct 18, 2017
The magnificent book of animals by Walerczuk, Val, illustrator. The magnificent book of animals

Features oversized pages with detailed full-color illustrations of 36 of the world's most majestic mammals. Concise facts highlight each animal's unique behaviors and abilities, and fact boxes allow the reader to compare each animal's size, habitat, life span, and diet. Rich, authentic illustrations will capture the reader's interest in the magnificent animals that live all across the world.

Oct 18, 2017
LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids by Yoe, Craig, author. LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids

"What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians!"--

Oct 18, 2017
Living things and nonliving things by Kurtz, Kevin, author. Living things and nonliving things

"Using a wide variety of stunning photographs, author Kevin Kurtz poses thought-provoking questions to help readers determine if things are living or nonliving. For example, if most (but not all) living things can move, can any nonliving things move? As part of the Compare and Contrast series, this is a unique look at determining whether something is living or nonliving."--

Oct 18, 2017
Lights On! - Ike Hoover Electrifies the White House by Becker, Cynthia Simmelink/ Hummel, Benjamin (ILT) Lights On! - Ike Hoover Electrifies the White House

Oct 18, 2017
Life hacks for kids by Keller, Sunny, author. Life hacks for kids

Presents unique craft projects that have been seen on the Life hacks for kids YouTube show, including feather earrings, melted crayon art, a headband holder, and indoor s'mores, and includes questions answered by Sunny.

Oct 18, 2017
Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs by Yolen, Jane, author. Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs

Macabre, ironic, and witty epitaphs share how prehistoric creatures like the terror bird, the woolly mammoth, and the T-rex met their demise. The ever-entertaining J. Patrick Lewis and the inimitable Jane Yolen offer a collection organized by era, with posthumous poems paired with short secondary text providing additional, factual information about each creature.

Oct 18, 2017
Kids' guide to fishing - the young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish by Maas, David R, author. Kids' guide to fishing - the young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish

Explains what fish live in particular areas of the U.S., what those fish look like, what kind of tackle to use, and where to cast in different water bodies.

Oct 18, 2017
Kid authors - true tales of childhood from famous writers by Stabler, David, author. Kid authors - true tales of childhood from famous writers

Funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell the tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of J. K. Rowling, Beverly Cleary, J. R. R. Tolkien, and 12 other great writers. Every great author started out as a kid. Before the best sellers, fan clubs, and beloved stories we know today, the world's most celebrated writers had regular-kid problems just like you. Sam Clemens (aka Mark Twain) loved to skip school and make mischief, with his best friend To

Oct 18, 2017
I'm not a scaredy cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave by Lucado, Max, author. I'm not a scaredy cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave

A young cat is afraid of such things as a marching band, the elephant at the zoo, a crawling caterpillar, and a ticking clock, but there is a prayer to God that he can recite which will make him feel happy and cheerful.

Oct 18, 2017
I'm an HTML web page builder / Build 12 Programs by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an HTML web page builder / Build 12 Programs

Oct 18, 2017
I'm an app developer / Build 6 Programs by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an app developer / Build 6 Programs

Oct 18, 2017
I'm a Scratch coder / Build 9 Programs by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Scratch coder / Build 9 Programs

Oct 18, 2017
I'm a Python programmer / Build 11 Programs by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Python programmer / Build 11 Programs

Oct 18, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker. The Basics The basics by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker. The Basics The basics

Oct 18, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker. Advanced Coding Advanced coding by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker. Advanced Coding Advanced coding

Oct 18, 2017
Ice hockey and curling by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Ice hockey and curling

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic ice hockey and curling. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's ice sports, including the mixed doubles curling event. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Oct 18, 2017
A hundred billion trillion stars by Fishman, Seth, author. A hundred billion trillion stars

"A look at the numbers that surround us, big and small, on earth and in outer space."--

Oct 18, 2017
Hidden dangers - seek and find 13 of the world's deadliest animals by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- Hidden dangers - seek and find 13 of the world's deadliest animals

Oct 18, 2017

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