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Archaeology - cool women who dig by Yasuda, Anita, author. Archaeology - cool women who dig

Our ancestors did not always write down their history, so archaeologists search for clues to learn more about how people once lived. In Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig, readers ages 9 through 12 dig into the past through the challenges and successes of three dynamic women working in the field today. Chelsea Rose is a historical archaeologist with Southern Oregon University, Alexandra Jones runs Archaeology in the Community in Washington, DC, and Justine Benanty is a maritime archaeologist from N

Sep 15, 2017
Apple harvest by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. Apple harvest

Engage readers with the story of a trip to the apple orchard. Readers are introduced to the harvesting of apples in fall, such as picking, and making apples into their favorite treats.

Sep 15, 2017
American bison by Omoth, Tyler, author. American bison

Learn about North America's largest mammal--where the American bison lives, how it looks, and how it grows from a calf to an adult bison ready to survive in the wild.

Sep 15, 2017
All about social networking by Richards, Patti, author. All about social networking

Explains what social networking is, how it works, and some of the various sites used to connect with others online, including Blogger, MySpace, Facebook, and KidMix.

Sep 15, 2017
50 cities of the U.S.A. by Balkan, Gabrielle, author. 50 cities of the U.S.A.

"Take a tour of America's best-loved --and lesser known-- urban delights in this compendium of city maps. Explore skyscraper streets, museum miles, local food trucks, and city parks from Anchorage to Washington D.C., and discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, culture, and diversity that have helped make America what it is today"--Page [4] of cover.

Sep 15, 2017
12 ways to improve athletic performance by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- 12 ways to improve athletic performance

Sep 15, 2017
12 tips for staying safe by Kallio, Jamie, author. 12 tips for staying safe

Sep 15, 2017
1000 facts about the White House by Flynn, Sarah Wassner, author. 1000 facts about the White House

Sep 15, 2017
10 routes that crossed the world by Richardson, Gillian, author. 10 routes that crossed the world

"10 Routes that Crossed the World explores the history, geography, and environmental and social impact of 10 significant routes or trails around the world. The routes included are: the Bering Strait land crossing, Roman roads in Britain, the Camino de Santiago, Inca trails, the Khyber Pass, the Trans-Siberian Railway, Chilkoot Pass, the Serengeti migration trail, U.S. Route 66, and the Ho Chi Minh Trail."--

Sep 15, 2017
Zigzag zooborns! - zoo baby colors and patterns by Bleiman, Andrew, author. Zigzag zooborns! - zoo baby colors and patterns

"Get to know a whole new herd of zoo babies in this darling picture book about colors and patterns from the creators of ZooBorns.com. Calling all animal enthusiasts! It's time to learn about colors and patterns with a crew of irresistible zoo babies. Featuring adorable animal photos, a zippy text, and a fact-filled glossary, this just might be the cutest concept book ever to hit the shelves!"--

Sep 16, 2017
What Degas saw by Friedman, Samantha, author. What Degas saw

Sep 16, 2017
Weather and natural disasters by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Weather and natural disasters

"Our planet experiences many different kinds of weather, and sometimes it can be extreme. This book looks at all sorts of weather, including devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes, droughts, and blizzards. Readers will learn about the positive and negative effects of weather and how to stay safe during a natural disaster. This book was designed to support the elementary earth science curricula and STEM topics are covered throughout. Rich, accessible text and full-color photographs of t

Sep 16, 2017
The way downtown - adventures in public transit by Gertsberg, Inna, author. The way downtown - adventures in public transit

Sep 16, 2017
Victoria - portrait of a queen by Reef, Catherine, author. Victoria - portrait of a queen

"A biography for teens on Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Her long reign was filled with drama, death, intrigue, and passion, and took place during a time of great transformation, an era that bears the imprint of her personality and values as well as that ofher name--the Victorian period."--Provided by publisher.

Sep 16, 2017
Van Gogh by Venezia, Mike. Van Gogh

Briefly examines the life and work of the nineteenth-century Dutchman who was one of the greatest artists of all time.

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding using conditionals by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding using conditionals

Explains the concept of conditionals, and introduces readers to the If/Then/Else concept, a way to allow choices in computer programming.

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding through simulations by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through simulations

"Simulations help people understand large, complex problems using smaller, simpler models. This book delves into the history and thinking behind simulations. Readers will learn about Georg Leopold von Reiswitz's development of a Kriegsspiel for military training, and other major developments. This volume also gives examples of ways that simulations can be useful, and discusses data sources. A concluding simple simulation will round out the learning experience, and encourage readers to create the

Sep 16, 2017
Understanding coding through debugging by Harris, Patricia, 1943 October 17- author. Understanding coding through debugging

"When computer programming pioneer Admiral Grace Hopper discovered a moth causing problems in a mechanical computer, the term debugging was born. This book explores how fixing programming and hardware problems has developed into a critical process for computer programmers. The text includes case studies and examples of debugging tools. Readers are challenged to review a simple program with a problem, and to locate the bug. This provides young computer programmers the chance to see debugging skil

Sep 16, 2017
Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961 by Brimner, Larry Dane Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961

Sep 16, 2017
Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals by Jenkins, Steve Trickiest! - 19 Sneaky Animals

Sep 16, 2017

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