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Heroes who risked everything for freedom - Civil War by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. Heroes who risked everything for freedom - Civil War

Profiles some of the spies of the Civil War, including Harriet Tubman, Robert Smalls, and Mary Touvestre.

Oct 14, 2017
Hey black child by Perkins, Useni Eugene, author. Hey black child

"A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--

Oct 14, 2017
Hidden wildlife - how animals hide in plain sight by Arnosky, Jim, author, illustrator. Hidden wildlife - how animals hide in plain sight

"Animals know that in order to survive, they must stay hidden--and, fortunately, nature helps them by providing coloration that camouflages them in their habitat. Award-winning author and illustrator Jim Arnosky looks at this most artful and beautiful aspect of animal life, from the dappled spots on a fawn and the leaf-like markings on a Copperhead snake to the white fur of the snowshoe hare in winter and the changing colors of the octopus. Featuring five large gatefolds, this stunning book cove

Oct 11, 2017
History's mysteries - curious clues, cold cases, and puzzles from the past by Jazynka, Kitson, author. History's mysteries - curious clues, cold cases, and puzzles from the past

Oct 12, 2017
Hockey legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Hockey legends

Oct 11, 2017
Hockey legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Hockey legends

Oct 14, 2017
Hog wild! - a frenzy of dance music by Boynton, Sandra, author, illustrator. Hog wild! - a frenzy of dance music

This sixth collection of Boynton songs features a variety of song types from gotta-dance, to sassy, to sweet and endearing, and includes a CD featuring a roster of superstars singing the songs.

Oct 12, 2017
How Things Work Inside Out! - Discover Secrets and Science Behind Trick Candles, 3-D Printers, Penguin Propulsions, and Everything in Between by Resler, T. J. How Things Work Inside Out! - Discover Secrets and Science Behind Trick Candles, 3-D Printers, Penguin Propulsions, and Everything in Between

Oct 11, 2017
How to be an elephant - growing up in the African wild by Roy, Katherine, author. How to be an elephant - growing up in the African wild

Provided by publisher.

Oct 15, 2017
Humpback whales by Leaf, Christina, author. Humpback whales

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to humpback whales. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Oct 11, 2017
Hurricanes by McAuliffe, Bill Hurricanes

Oct 11, 2017
Hydroelectric energy by Jennings, Terry Catasús, author. Hydroelectric energy

"The movement of a rushing river is a valuable energy source. Hydroelectric Energyshows how engineers build and operate dams, turbines, and generators to turn this movement into electricity. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 11, 2017
Hydrogen fuel cells by Marquardt, Meg, author. Hydrogen fuel cells

"Fossil-fuel cars emit poisonous gases, but the only thing that comes from the tailpipe of a car powered by a hydrogen fuel cell is water. Hydrogen Fuel Cellsshows how these fuel cells work, how they came to be, and how they are coming into wider use. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 11, 2017
I am Marc Chagall - text loosely inspired by My Life by Marc Chagall by Landmann, Bimba. I am Marc Chagall - text loosely inspired by My Life by Marc Chagall

Presents a biography of the Russian artist from his point of view, detailing his struggle to find acceptance for his work and his why he chose the themes he did for his art.

Oct 11, 2017
I'm just no good at rhyming and other nonsense for mischievous kids and immature grown-ups by Harris, Chris, 1970- author. I'm just no good at rhyming and other nonsense for mischievous kids and immature grown-ups

"An illustrated collection of comically irreverent rhyming poems for readers of all ages, ranging in topic from avocados and anacondas to zombies and zebras (dressed like ghosts)"--

Oct 17, 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 11, 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
If you were a kid discovering dinosaurs by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid discovering dinosaurs

"Learn how fossils are formed, how scientists search for and unearth them, and what they can tell us about life in the distant past."--

Oct 11, 2017
If you were a kid docking at the International Space Station by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid docking at the International Space Station

"Learn all about space exploration and find out what astronauts do aboard the International Space Station, how they travel back and forth from Earth, and more."--

Oct 11, 2017
If you were a kid surviving a hurricane by Gregory, Josh. If you were a kid surviving a hurricane

Introduces hurricanes, discussing how to stay safe during one, describing the parts of the storm, and showing how scientists can predict when and where it may hit.

Oct 11, 2017

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