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STEAM kids - 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math hands-on projects for kids by Carey, Anne, author. STEAM kids - 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math hands-on projects for kids

Projects designed to encourage children to question like scientist, design like a technologist, build like an engineer, create like an artist, deduce like a mathematician, and play like a kid.

May 23, 2017
Stormy seas - stories of young boat refugees by Leatherdale, Mary Beth, author. Stormy seas - stories of young boat refugees

A desperate last hope for safety and freedom. The plight of refugees risking their lives at sea has, unfortunately, made the headlines all too often in the past few years. This book presents five true stories, from 1939 to today, about young people who lived through the harrowing experience of setting sail in search of asylum: Ruth and her family board the St. Louis to escape Nazism; Phu sets out alone from war-torn Vietnam; Jose´ tries to reach the United States from Cuba; Najeeba flees Afghani

May 23, 2017
Super Bowl surprises by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Super Bowl surprises

"Introduces readers to pro football's biggest event, the Super Bowl, and to major upsets and other surprises in the first 50 championship games"--

May 23, 2017
Super women - six scientists who changed the world by Lawlor, Laurie. Super women - six scientists who changed the world

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
Survivors club - the true story of a very young prisoner of Auschwitz by Bornstein, Michael, 1940- author. Survivors club - the true story of a very young prisoner of Auschwitz

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out of Auschwitz in his grandmother’s arms. Survivors Club tells the story of how a father’s courageous wit, a mother’s fierce love, and one perfectly timed illness saved Michael’s life, and how others in his family from Zarki, Poland, dodged death at the hands of the Nazis time and again with incredible deftness. Working from his own rec

May 23, 2017
Swimming time! by Flynn, Brendan, 1977- author. Swimming time!

Describes the sport of swimming, listing what equipment is needed, where it can be performed, and the different techniques that can be used.

May 18, 2017
Tennessee by Parker, Bridget, 1981- author. Tennessee

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

May 19, 2017
Texas by Parker, Bridget, author. Texas

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

May 19, 2017
The 19th Amendment by Loria, Laura, author. The 19th Amendment

Introduces the fight for equal voting rights for women in the United States and how that culminated in the Nineteenth Amendment of the Constitution.

May 23, 2017
The amazing universe by Kukla, Lauren, author. The amazing universe

Climb Aboard! Explore the beginning of the universe, the big bang theory, galaxies, and black holes! Learn about key astronomers and their contributions to space exploration! Examine the Hubble Space Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider! See an infographic showing a timeline of the universe! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of black holes complete your journey. -- Publisher's website.

May 23, 2017
The Battle of Gettysburg - bloodiest battle of the Civil War by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. The Battle of Gettysburg - bloodiest battle of the Civil War

Introduces the Battle of Gettysburg, places it in the context of the Civil War, and describes the events of the battle and its results.

May 23, 2017
The Battle of Gettysburg - bloodiest battle of the Civil War by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. The Battle of Gettysburg - bloodiest battle of the Civil War

Introduces the Battle of Gettysburg, places it in the context of the Civil War, and describes the events of the battle and its results.

May 24, 2017
The Battle of Little Bighorn - legendary battle of the Great Sioux War by Duffield, Katy. The Battle of Little Bighorn - legendary battle of the Great Sioux War

Introduces the Battle of Little Bighorn, places it in the context of the conflict between the Lakota, or Sioux, and the American government, and describes the events of the battle and its results.

May 19, 2017
The Battle of Midway - turning the tide of World War II by Mara, Wil, author. The Battle of Midway - turning the tide of World War II

Introduces the Battle of Midway, places it in the context of the naval war in the Pacific during World War II, and describes the events of the battle and its results.

May 23, 2017
The Battle of Midway - turning the tide of World War II by Mara, Wil. The Battle of Midway - turning the tide of World War II

Learn about the historical context, decisive moments, and lasting impact of the Battle of Midway.

May 24, 2017
The belief book by McAfee, David G. The belief book

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
The book of gods by McAfee, David G. The book of gods

May 23, 2017
The culture of the Mongols by Kovacs, Vic. The culture of the Mongols

Provided by amazon.com.

May 23, 2017
The culture of the Qin and Han dynasties of China by Kovacs, Vic, author. The culture of the Qin and Han dynasties of China

"The dynasties of ancient China ruled the country for centuries. The contributions of the leaders and people of this time have a legacy that can still be seen in Chinese culture today. This title begins with background information on China before the Qin conquest and ends with the end of the Han Dynasty in AD 220. Readers learn about life in Chinese cities and the countryside, as well as important social studies topics such as religion, class structure, education, family life, food, and clothing

May 23, 2017
The Emancipation Proclamation by Vescia, Monique, author. The Emancipation Proclamation

Provides a historical context for the Emancipation Proclamation and its impact on American history.

May 23, 2017

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