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What Is Hip-hop? by Morse, Eric/ Yi, Anny (ILT)/ George, Nelson (CRT) What Is Hip-hop?

Jul 22, 2017
Weird animals by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Weird animals

Describes animals that have unusual characteristics, including the goldenrod crab spider, frilled lizard, Ecuador tree frog, and hoatzin.

Jul 22, 2017
The Water Walker by Robertson, Joanne (CON) The Water Walker

Jul 22, 2017
Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller by Rubini, Julie, author. Virginia Hamilton - America's storyteller

"In Virginia Hamilton, Julie K. Rubini brings us the biography of one of the most honored authors of children's literature in the twentieth century. The most expansive biography of Hamilton published for young readers, it was vetted for accuracy by Hamilton's husband, poet Arnold Adoff. It is the fourth installment in the Biographies for Young Readers series, which is quickly building a reputation for substantive and engaging treatments of its diverse subjects. Long before she wrote The House of

Jul 22, 2017
Vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo! by Bird, Benjamin, 1978- author. Vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo!

"Draw and create vehicle doodles with Scooby-Doo!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2017
Ultimate space atlas - maps, games, activities and more for hours of galactic fun! by DeCristofano, Carolyn Cinami, author. Ultimate space atlas - maps, games, activities and more for hours of galactic fun!

Blast into space to explore our solar system and beyond. This out-of-this-world atlas takes readers through maps of the solar system, the Milky Way, and deep space, giving them a close look at and locations of planets, supernovas, and other universes. Sky maps will help kids spot these objects in the night sky and maps of planets and our solar system give the kind of incredible detail that National Geographic is known for. It's the perfect book for space fans and budding astronauts. --Publisher

Jul 22, 2017
Two truths and a lie - it's alive! by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author. Two truths and a lie - it's alive!

Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower - Titan Arum -- a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn't live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pacific Northwest? Every story in this book is strange and astounding. But not all of them are real. Just like the old game in this book's title, two out of every three s

Jul 22, 2017
Tropical Lands by Gifford, Clive Tropical Lands

Jul 22, 2017
Transformers by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Transformers

"Engaging images accompany information about Transformers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 8"--

Jul 22, 2017
Trains by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Trains

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to trains. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade--Provided by publisher."

Jul 22, 2017
Totally strange buildings by Herrington, Lisa M. Totally strange buildings

Introduces such buildings as the Kansas City Public Library, the basket building, and the Chapel of the Holy Cross, describing what makes them so unusual.

Jul 22, 2017
This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world by Lamothe, Matt, author. This is how we do it - one day in the lives of seven kids from around the world

Follows the daily lives of seven children from around the world, including such places as Japan, India, Uganda, and Italy, and discusses how schools, meals, and play can be different or similar in different places in the world.

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - odd couples by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - odd couples

"It takes two to tango--but in the wild, two can do much crazier things than dance. In "Things That Make You Go Yuck!: Odd Couples," you'll find out about nature's strangest dating rituals, cooperative couples, and parasite pests. You'll explore symbiotic pairings like the plover bird, affectionately nicknamed the "crocodile dentist," and hybrid "franken-species" that seem like something out of a science fiction tale. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutations, "Thing

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - mystifying mutants by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - mystifying mutants

"Hexapus. Two-headed snake. Spider worm. They sound like creatures from horror movies, but they are all real-life mutants that creep, crawl, and slither among us. In "Things That Make You Go Yuck!: Mystifying Mutants," you'll learn that genes can be a freaky and fascinating business. From two-toned lobsters to squirrel kittens, this book showcases the strangest and most shocking genetic mutants in the plant and animal kingdom. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutation

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - extreme living by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - extreme living

"Life isn't always easy, but some organisms take hard living to the extreme. "Things That Make You Go Yuck!: Extreme Living" looks at organisms living in the weirdest of ways: swimming miles deep in the ocean, freezing on icy mountaintops, boiling in hot springs, or even floating in space. You'll also find critters bigger, smaller, softer, longer, and stretchier than you ever thought possible. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutations, "Things That Make You Go Yuck!"

Jul 22, 2017
Things that make you go yuck! - crooked critters by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Things that make you go yuck! - crooked critters

"Nature doesn't always play nice, and "Things That Make You Go Yuck: Criminal Masterminds" showcases some of the worst offenders in the plant and animal kingdom. You'll meet trespassing toads, insects in disguise, brood-borrowing cuckoos, and many more. It's a rogue's gallery of some of nature's roughest, meanest species. Whether it's nature's slimiest organizations or the weirdest mutations, "Things That Make You Go Yuck!" celebrates survival of the fittest, grossest, craziest, and creepiest th

Jul 22, 2017
Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond by Long, David, 1961- author. Survivors - extraordinary tales from the world and beyond

A collection of survival tales includes the story of a teenager who fell two miles from an airplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety and a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long that her heart stopped.

Jul 22, 2017
The survival guide for kids in special education (and their parents) - understanding what special ed is & how it can help you by Moss, Wendy (Wendy L.), author. The survival guide for kids in special education (and their parents) - understanding what special ed is & how it can help you

"Book for kids in special education that gives them tools and strategies to deal with their concerns about special ed, cope with challenges, and see the benefits of special education. Includes stories from real kids, explanations of IEPs and 504 plans, and reproducible forms. A parent section addresses common questions"--

Jul 22, 2017
Summer matters - making all learning count by McChesney, Elizabeth M., author. Summer matters - making all learning count

Jul 22, 2017
Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on Earth by Tate, Don, author. Strong as Sandow - how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on Earth

Introduces the life of Eugen Sandow, including his sickly childhood in Prussia, his defeat of strongmen Sampson and Cyclops, and his founding of the Great Competition in 1901.

Jul 22, 2017

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