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Turtle by Freeman, Debby, author. Turtle

A painted turtle warms its body on a rock. It was once a tiny embryo inside an egg. So how did it develop? Beginning readers will discover how an egg grows into a turtle in this basic introduction to animal development. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The clear text, fresh design, and colorful, eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

May 23, 2017
Total volleyball by Monnig, Alex, author. Total volleyball

"This title explores everything a young reader would want to know about volleyball, from Olympic superstars to all-time legends."--Publisher's description.

May 23, 2017
Total soccer by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Total soccer

"Young sports fans and athletes love to immerse themselves in everything there is to know about their favorite sports. Total Sports covers the history and traditions of each sport, as well as its best players and biggest names from yesterday and today. Readers will relive great moments and famous records while also getting tips on strategy, nutrition, and techniques they can bring with them to the field, gym, or rink."--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2017
Total lacrosse by Bowker, Paul, 1954- author. Total lacrosse

May 23, 2017
Total hockey by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- Total hockey

May 23, 2017
Total gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe, author. Total gymnastics

Examines the history and traditions of gymnastics, discusses the different events and judging rules, and introduces major players in the sport.

May 23, 2017
Total football by Wilner, Barry, author. Total football

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Total basketball by Ervin, Phil, author. Total basketball

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Total Baseball by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- Total Baseball

May 23, 2017
Tomb robbers - stolen treasures by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. Tomb robbers - stolen treasures

Describes the discovery of the tombs and mummies in Egypt where tomb robbers stop at nothing to steal the treasures found there.

May 23, 2017
The three billy goats gruff by Pinkney, Jerry, author, illustrator. The three billy goats gruff

Three billy goats must outwit the big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they have to cross on their way up the mountain.

May 23, 2017
Thoroughbred horses by Hansen, Grace, author. Thoroughbred horses

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of Thoroughbred horses.

May 23, 2017
Survivors club - the true story of a very young prisoner of Auschwitz by Bornstein, Michael, 1940- author. Survivors club - the true story of a very young prisoner of Auschwitz

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael’s life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at the hands of the Nazis time and again with incredible deftness. Working from his own rec

May 23, 2017
Super women - six scientists who changed the world by Lawlor, Laurie. Super women - six scientists who changed the world

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Super Bowl surprises by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Super Bowl surprises

"Introduces readers to pro football's biggest event, the Super Bowl, and to major upsets and other surprises in the first 50 championship games"--

May 23, 2017
The sun by Hudak, Heather C., 1975- author. The sun

"Climb Aboard! Explore how the sun was formed! Investigate spots, flares, and solar wind! Meet early astronomers working to understand the sun! Examine the sun, the moon, Earth, and gravity! Learn about solar observatories! See an infographic showing the sun's layers! Did You Know? fact boxes and a Guidebook of facts about the sun complete your journey. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards."--

May 23, 2017
The story of the race to the moon by Green, Jen, author. The story of the race to the moon

Tells the story of the space race and the Apollo 11 moon landing, and describes what life was like for the astronauts who undertook this historic and dangerous journey.

May 23, 2017
The story of fossil fuels by Rice, William B. (William Benjamin), 1961- author. The story of fossil fuels

"Everything needs energy to run. You get energy from food. Cars also need energy. But cars don't eat food--they use gasoline. Gasoline is made from fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are used every day. Even roads for cars are made from fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are a part of your life more than you probably imagined."--

May 23, 2017
Stormy seas - stories of young boat refugees by Leatherdale, Mary Beth, author. Stormy seas - stories of young boat refugees

A desperate last hope for safety and freedom. The plight of refugees risking their lives at sea has, unfortunately, made the headlines all too often in the past few years. This book presents five true stories, from 1939 to today, about young people who lived through the harrowing experience of setting sail in search of asylum: Ruth and her family board the St. Louis to escape Nazism; Phu sets out alone from war-torn Vietnam; Jose´ tries to reach the United States from Cuba; Najeeba flees Afghani

May 23, 2017
STEAM kids - 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math hands-on projects for kids by Carey, Anne, author. STEAM kids - 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math hands-on projects for kids

Projects designed to encourage children to question like scientist, design like a technologist, build like an engineer, create like an artist, deduce like a mathematician, and play like a kid.

May 23, 2017

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