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Make me the best football player by Myers, Dan (Sportswriter), author. Make me the best football player

Introduces readers to five top football players who excel in specific areas of the game and how they developed their talents, and offers step-by-step tutorials for drills intended to help readers improve their skills.

May 23, 2017
Manufacturing - exploring career pathways by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author. Manufacturing - exploring career pathways

"Manufacturing in the World of Work series provides an age-appropriate and interactive introduction to the nationally recognized Manufacturing career pathway using informal self-assessment elements, career profiles, informative sidebar features, and back matter activities."--

May 19, 2017
Margaret and the Moon - how Margaret Hamilton saved the first lunar landing by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author. Margaret and the Moon - how Margaret Hamilton saved the first lunar landing

Introduces the woman mathematician whose childhood love of numbers led to her prestigious education and contributions at NASA while explaining how her handwritten codes proved essential throughout numerous space missions.

May 23, 2017
Mars missions - a space discovery guide by Silverman, Buffy, author. Mars missions - a space discovery guide

"Since the discovery of Mars, people have wondered if there could be life there. This book has the latest news about the exploration of Mars and the scientific breakthroughs that will finally let us answer this question."--

May 23, 2017
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

May 23, 2017
Maya Lin - artist-architect of light and lines - designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Harvey, Jeanne Walker, author. Maya Lin - artist-architect of light and lines - designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

"The bold story of Maya Lin, the artist-architect who designed the Vietnam War Memorial"--

May 23, 2017
Michael Phelps - Olympic swimmer by Lajiness, Katie, author. Michael Phelps - Olympic swimmer

"Meet Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps! Phelps's life story is examined from his childhood in Maryland where he began swimming at age eleven on his way to five world championships. Learn about Phelps's Olympic career in the Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London, and Rio de Janeiro games throughout which he won 23 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals."--

May 23, 2017
Moles by Riggs, Kate, author. Moles

"A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of moles, including how pups develop, their varied diet, threats from predators, and the underground habitats of these backyard animals"--

May 24, 2017
Nebraska by Mills, Jordan, author. Nebraska

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of Nebraska"--

May 19, 2017
New Hampshire by Mills, Jordan, author. New Hampshire

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of New Hampshire"--

May 19, 2017
New York by Maine, Tyler, author. New York

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of New York"--

May 19, 2017
Oasis of the Seas by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Oasis of the Seas

"A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of one of the world's largest passenger ships, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Oasis of the Seas"--

May 23, 2017
Ohio by Maine, Tyler, author. Ohio

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of Ohio"--

May 19, 2017
Oregon by Maine, Tyler, author. Oregon

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of Oregon"--

May 19, 2017
Pedal power - how one community became the bicycle capital of the world by Drummond, Allan, author. Pedal power - how one community became the bicycle capital of the world

"Pedal Power is the story of the people who led protests against the unsafe streets and took over a vehicles-only tunnel on their bikes, showing what a little pedal power could do!"--Publisher.

May 23, 2017
Pennsylvania by Maine, Tyler, author. Pennsylvania

"This book uses maps, full color photographs, and easy-to-read text to introduce the state of Pennsylvania"--

May 19, 2017
People and the planet by Maloof, Torrey, author. People and the planet

"We live on planet Earth. It gives us the things we need to survive. When it changes, it affects us all. But humans also affect Earth, and it's changing the planet we call home. It's important that we take care of our planet so it can continue to take care of us."--

May 23, 2017
Pet parakeets by Brannon, Cecelia H., author. Pet parakeets

Large, easy-to-read text and full-page color photos show readers what life is like for pet parakeets, including what they eat, how they communicate, and how they exercise and bathe. An illustrated Words to Know section at the beginning of the book helps readers understand new words they will encounter in the text.

May 24, 2017
Planets by Kukla, Lauren, author. Planets

"Climb Aboard! Explore planets and how they are formed! Meet early astronomers and read about early astronomy! Investigate telescopes, satellites, rovers, and probes! Learn about different planets: terrestrial, gas, ice giants, dwarf, and exoplanets! See an infographic showing the solar system! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of planets in our solar system complete your journey. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards."--

May 23, 2017
Plants by Rivera, Andrea. Plants

May 23, 2017

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