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The Super Bowl - more than a game by Ellenport, Craig. author. The Super Bowl - more than a game

Explains how the Super Bowl became the biggest single-day sporting event in the world, and why the action on the field is just the tip of the iceberg for this business and entertainment powerhouse.

Oct 13, 2017
Step forward with integrity by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with integrity

"Doing the right thing even when no one is watching can be a challenge sometimes. Integrity means doing what is right in every situation-even when times are tough. This empowering title offers helpful ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how integrity can help you reach your goals. From ways to show your integrity every day to how to be a role model to everyone around you, learn how to step forward with integrity and be the best person you can be!"--

Oct 13, 2017
Step forward with gratitude by Welbourn, Shannon, author. Step forward with gratitude

"Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and appreciative. People who are grateful are aware of and thankful for the opportunities that they have. This helpful book provides ideas, practical tips, and inspiring stories about how you can make expressing gratitude a regular habit. Discover how showing your appreciation and returning kindness to others is a rewarding experience that will enrich your life."--

Oct 13, 2017
Soccer legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Soccer legends

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 13, 2017
Revolutionary rogues - John André and Benedict Arnold by Castrovilla, Selene, 1966- Revolutionary rogues - John André and Benedict Arnold

Longing for reward and recognition, American Major General Benedict Arnold turns traitor as he plots with British Major John Andre to help the British win the Revolutionary War.

Oct 13, 2017
My home on the ice by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. My home on the ice

Rhyming text provides facts about such arctic animals as polar bears, arctic foxes, and snowy albatrosses.

Oct 13, 2017
My home in the water by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. My home in the water

Did you know that Earths freshwater and saltwater habitats are teeming with life? There are blue whales, green sea turtles, octopuses, crocodiles, and more in the pages of this book.

Oct 13, 2017
My home in the rainforest by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. My home in the rainforest

Did you know that half of the planets animals and plants can be found in the rainforest? There are jaguars, gorillas, boa constrictors, toucans and more in the pages of this book.

Oct 13, 2017
The man who knew everything - the strange life of Athanasius Kircher by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author. The man who knew everything - the strange life of Athanasius Kircher

"This book is a non-fiction biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century Jesuit, scientist and polymath. He was one of the modern world's first scientific celebrities. His interests ranged from hieroglyphics to China to astrology to geology. He was one of the first scientists to formulate theories based on observation. In 1638, he was lowered into the smoking crater of Mount Vesuvius to observe how volcanoes worked. He published his findings 30 years later."--

Oct 13, 2017
The little book of little activists by The little book of little activists

Filled with inspiring photos of children at the Women's March on Washington and other protests and rallies, this book also includes inspirational quotes, simple ideas for how kids can get involved, brief definitions of concepts like "equality" and "feminism," and an introduction from a leading activist who's making a difference in the world today.

Oct 13, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci - a nonfiction companion to Monday with a mad genius by Osborne, Mary Pope. Leonardo da Vinci - a nonfiction companion to Monday with a mad genius

Join Jack and Annie as they research Leonardo da Vinci and find out the facts behind the fiction.

Oct 13, 2017
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia, author. The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.

Oct 13, 2017
If you were a kid building a pyramid by Schimel, Lawrence, author. If you were a kid building a pyramid

"Find out what it was like to be a kid in ancient Egypt at the time the pyramids were being built."--

Oct 13, 2017
From seed to cactus by Owings, Lisa, author. From seed to cactus

How does a little seed grow into a prickly cactus? Follow each step in nature's cyclefrom seeds in the sand to fully grown cactiin this intriguing book!

Oct 13, 2017
From acorn to oak tree by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. From acorn to oak tree

"Learn how some of nature's treasures are produced--from start to finish. Suitable for both struggling and at-level readers, these titles teach life science concepts as well as sequential thinking."--

Oct 13, 2017
Football legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Football legends

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 13, 2017
Edward Hopper paints his world by Burleigh, Robert. Edward Hopper paints his world

"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge. Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. I

Oct 13, 2017
Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story by Wallace, Sandra Neil, author. Bound by ice - a true North Pole survival story

In the years following the Civil War, "Arctic fever" gripped the American public, fueled by myths of a fertile, tropical sea at the top of the world. Several explorers attempted to find a route to the North Pole, but none succeeded. Bound by Ice follows the journey of George Washington De Long and the crew of the USSJeannette, who departed San Francisco in the summer of 1879 hoping to find a route to the North Pole. However, in mid-September the ship became locked in ice north of Siberia and dri

Oct 13, 2017
Who was Lewis Carroll? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who was Lewis Carroll?

"Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell. The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the S

Oct 12, 2017
What was the Ice Age? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author. What was the Ice Age?

Introduces the period approximately 20,000 years ago when global temperatures were much colder and ice covered much of the planet, and describes how animals living during that time adapted to the environment.

Oct 12, 2017

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