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The legendary Miss Lena Horne by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. The legendary Miss Lena Horne

Surveys the life of the actress and civil rights activist, describing her childhood, early years in vaudeville, and achievements as the first African American actress to be offered a studio contract.

Feb 18, 2017
The merry pranks of Till Eulenspiegel by Janisch, Heinz, author. The merry pranks of Till Eulenspiegel

Feb 19, 2017
The Negro Leagues by Doeden, Matt, author. The Negro Leagues

Feb 18, 2017
The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life by Alexander, Kwame, author. The playbook - 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement"--

Feb 19, 2017
The secret project by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. The secret project

"The world's greatest scientists gather in a secret town in the desert to develop the atomic bomb."--

Feb 18, 2017
The Statue of Liberty by Tatlock, Ann, author. The Statue of Liberty

Feb 19, 2017
The three billy goats gruff by Pinkney, Jerry, author, illustrator. The three billy goats gruff

Three billy goats must outwit the big, ugly troll that lives under the bridge they have to cross on their way up the mountain.

Feb 23, 2017
The Tudors - kings, queens, scribes and ferrets! by Williams, Marcia, 1945- author, illustrator. The Tudors - kings, queens, scribes and ferrets!

Travel back to Tudor times with Arthur Inkblott, Queen Elizabeth I's favourite scribe, and his pet ferret, Smudge. Meet Henry VIII and his six wives, fight the Spanish Armada and sail around the world with Christopher Columbus!

Feb 23, 2017
The ultimate Peter Rabbit - a visual guide to the world of Beatrix Potter by The ultimate Peter Rabbit - a visual guide to the world of Beatrix Potter

Presents the life and work of Beatrix Potter through drawings, photographs, letters, journal entries, excerpts, and more.

Feb 23, 2017
The Usborne rainy day book by The Usborne rainy day book

Includes techniques for drawing and painting, things to make, recipes to cook, and amazing experiments to conduct.

Feb 18, 2017
The Whydah - A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found by Sandler, Martin W. The Whydah - A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found

Feb 18, 2017
Things that grow by Walden, Libby, author. Things that grow

Examines the processes that make our changing world so diverse and exciting, from the tiniest seed to the tallest mountain.

Feb 24, 2017
Things That Grow by Walden, Libby/ Stadtlander, Becca (ILT) Things That Grow

Feb 18, 2017
This is America - a national treasury by Sasek, M. (Miroslav), 1916-1980, author, illustrator. This is America - a national treasury

This in New York -- This is Washington, D.C. -- This is Cape Canaveral -- This is Texas -- This is San Francisco.

Feb 23, 2017
Three-dimensional art adventures - 36 creative, artist-inspired projects in sculpture, ceramics, textiles, and more by Pitamic, Maja, author. Three-dimensional art adventures - 36 creative, artist-inspired projects in sculpture, ceramics, textiles, and more

This book introduces young artists, ages 6 and up, to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose. Children will: Weave a tapestry using yarn and a shoebox loom use found and recycled materials to assemble a still-life collage, Tie-dye a T-shirt using several pattern-creation techniques, etc.

Feb 19, 2017
Tugboats by Meister, Cari. Tugboats

Feb 18, 2017
U.S. presidents by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author. U.S. presidents

Profiles the presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Donald Trump, and includes facts and trivia about each president, including major achievements and personality quirks.

Feb 19, 2017
Ukraine by Vasilyeva, Anastasiya., author. Ukraine

Feb 18, 2017
Volcanoes by Gill, Maria, 1961- author. Volcanoes

Introduces volcanoes, describing the different types of eruptions, historic eruptions, and how they can create islands.

Feb 18, 2017
What in the world? - a closer look by Agnone, Julie Vosburgh, author. What in the world? - a closer look

"What in the world? That?s what you?ll say when you open this amazing large-format photo book, full of real-life riddles and puzzling pictures. Patterns, colors, shapes, hidden animals, optical illusions, double-take photo comparisons, and much more will give your brain a workout and keep you coming back for more!"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 23, 2017

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