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How the Cookie Crumbled - The True and Not-so-true Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie by Ford, Gilbert How the Cookie Crumbled - The True and Not-so-true Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie

Sep 25, 2017
How to ace the National Geographic Bee - official study guide by Cunha, Stephen F., author. How to ace the National Geographic Bee - official study guide

This book promotes the concepts that the National Geography Standards say U.S. students in grades 4 to 8 should understand. It will serve as a creative road map for students and teachers preparing for the Bee.

Sep 25, 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.

Sep 20, 2017
How to build robots by Derrington, Louise, author. How to build robots

"This title shows readers how to build robots they can really power and move, such as a robotic hand, desktop robot, and many more. Easy-to-follow instructions, handy template, dynamic photographs, and easily accessible materials make these projects challenging, fun, and highly rewarding!"--

Sep 25, 2017
How to survive as a firefly by Foote, Kristen, author. How to survive as a firefly

How to Survive as a Firefly provides a unique take on insect science that will entertain and educate in and out of the classroom. Full of opportunities for extended learning, this book includes fun facts hidden throughout the hilarious illustrated story - and after, a glossary of important terms and some real photos of fireflies. If you've ever wondered how these fascinating beetles grow and glow, and you like to laugh while you learn, this book is for you!.

Sep 25, 2017
Humpback whale migration by Hansen, Grace, author. Humpback whale migration

"Readers will learn about the impressive migration of North Pacific humpback whales. The title will cover information like why and when they migrate, how far they migrate, and where they migrate. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO." - Abdo Publishing website.

Sep 20, 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.

Sep 25, 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)"--

Sep 22, 2017
Illustrated stories from Shakespeare. At head of title Usborne. by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Illustrated stories from Shakespeare. At head of title Usborne.

Provided by amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2017
Imagine that! - how Dr. Seuss wrote The cat in the hat by Sierra, Judy, author. Imagine that! - how Dr. Seuss wrote The cat in the hat

Presents an account of the early career of Ted Geisel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss, describing how he adhered to strict literary guidelines while writing "The Cat in the Hat."

Sep 26, 2017
In the desert by Spilsbury, Louise, author. In the desert

As global climate change advances, more parts of Earth are becoming desert. How to slow this process is just one area of research scientists study in the desert biome. Like the animals and plants that can survive it, scientists must learn how to work in the hot, dry conditions of the desert. Readers find out their strategies for working in deserts, such as using solar power and even burning human waste! In addition, STEM topics such as robotics, drones, and climate research are described and ill

Sep 25, 2017
Islands and archipelagos by Salaka, Michael, author. Islands and archipelagos

Explores the science behind islands and archipelagos, including how they are formed by nature and also made by humans.

Sep 25, 2017
J.K. Rowling - author of Harry Potter by Harmin, Karen Leigh. J.K. Rowling - author of Harry Potter

In 1990, Jo Rowling was sitting on a train when she began to envision the story of a young wizard. She raced home to capture her ideas in a notebook creating the first few pages of Harry Potter. For years Rowling held fast to the dream of publishing her work, but tumultuous events and poverty made it nearly impossible even to finish writing the story. Little did she know, her "quirky little book" would create a worldwide literary phenomenon, monopolizing the top slot on the New York Times Best S

Sep 25, 2017
J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series by Hunsicker, Jennifer, author. J.K. Rowling - author of the Harry Potter series

Discusses the life and work of author J.K. Rowling.

Sep 25, 2017
Just joking LOL! - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including wacky tongue twisters, silly puns, funny photos, and much more! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell, author. Just joking LOL! - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including wacky tongue twisters, silly puns, funny photos, and much more!

"Get ready to LOL! This collectible little book is packed with 300 silly kid-friendly jokes paired with photos of laughing animals and funny people. It's a hilarious party-starter or "quiet-time" entertainer, perfect to read alone or aloud with friends and family. It's also a great book to toss into a backpack to share at school or camp"--

Sep 25, 2017
Kate Middleton by Mahoney, Emily Jankowski, author. Kate Middleton

Looks at the life of the Duchess of Cambridge and highlights her charity work around the world.

Sep 22, 2017
Kid Authors - True Tales of Childhood from Famous Writers by Stabler, David/ Horner, Doogie (ILT) Kid Authors - True Tales of Childhood from Famous Writers

Sep 25, 2017
Kisimi taimaippatut angirrarijarani = Only in my hometown by Friesen, Angnakuluk, author. Kisimi taimaippatut angirrarijarani = Only in my hometown

Sep 25, 2017
Koala by Saxby, Claire, author. Koala

Facts about the animal are coupled with the narrative of a young koala that leaves his high tree and enters the world to become an independent adult where he faces such obstacles as storms and predators on his way to finding a home for himself.

Sep 21, 2017
Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs by Lewis, J. Patrick, author. Last laughs - prehistoric epitaphs

Imagines humorous epitaphs for such prehistoric creatures as T. Rex, Terror Bird, and Velociraptor, noting how they may have stepped into a pothole, lost one of their feet on a cliff, or failed to fly.

Sep 25, 2017

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