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S is for the Stanley Cup - a hockey championship alphabet by Ulmer, Michael, 1959- author. S is for the Stanley Cup - a hockey championship alphabet

An alphabet book shares facts and records and answers questions about a range of topics in Stanley Cup history.

Oct 19, 2017
Rubik's Cube creator - Erno Rubik by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Rubik's Cube creator - Erno Rubik

In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Rubik's Cube, Erno Rubik. Follow the story of Professor Rubik as he invents the Magic Cube and moves past its disappointing flop in Hungary to winning Toy of the Year and international success as Rubik's Cube. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated

Oct 19, 2017
Rapunzel by Woollvin, Bethan, author, illustrator. Rapunzel

"The prisoner of an evil witch, Rapunzel lives all alone in a tall, dark tower. If she ever escapes, the witch will put a terrible curse her. But is Rapunzel frightened? Oh no, not she!"--

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest tag teams by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest tag teams

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest secrets exposed by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest secrets exposed

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest heels by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest heels

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pro wrestling's greatest faces by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest faces

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 19, 2017
Pokémon designer - Satoshi Tajiri by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Pokémon designer - Satoshi Tajiri

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the designer of Poke´mon, Satoshi Tajiri. Follow the story of Tajiri as he founds Game Freakmagazine which turned into Game Freak video-game development company and the creation of the Poke´mon video games, trading cards, television series, and Poke´mon Go! Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Comm

Oct 19, 2017
Poetry for Kids - Robert Frost by Frost, Robert, 1874-1963, author. Poetry for Kids - Robert Frost

"Kids will discover the poetry of Robert Frost in this installment in the Poetry for Kids series. Professor, poet, novelist, and Frost biographer Jay Parini has carefully chosen 35 poems of interest to children and their families, including "Mending Wall," "Birches," "The Road Not Taken," "Fire and Ice," "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and many more of Frost's favorite and most accessible works"--

Oct 19, 2017
Piranhas by Gish, Melissa, author. Piranhas

"A countdown of five of the most dang.erous piranha encounters provides thrills as readers learn about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these South American river predators"--

Oct 19, 2017
People by Lajiness, Katie, author. People

This book introduces artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into people. Young readers will learn to draw a man, a woman, a boy, a baby, and a grandma. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Oct 19, 2017
Peanut of Blind Faith Farm - the heartwarming true story of a little blind lamb by Thompson, Jim, author. Peanut of Blind Faith Farm - the heartwarming true story of a little blind lamb

Meet Peanut, a tiny lamb born on a farm one summer. The farmers, Jim and Laura, soon noticed that Peanut was different than other lambs. She stayed close to her mother and showed no interest in playing with the other lambs. She bobbed her head and appeared to be listening to even the smallest of noises. That's when Jim and Laura realized: Peanut had been born blind. How would she survive? This is the joyful and true story about how a lamb overcame a lot of hard challenges to become a happy and h

Oct 19, 2017
Origami birds - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami birds - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Offers instructions for creating origami birds, including owls, penguins, and swans.

Oct 19, 2017
Ocean wonders by Hynes, Margaret, 1970- author. Ocean wonders

"This photographic information book features facts about Earth's oceans and seas. Children can read about what makes up the seabed, how waves start, and why the ocean has tides. Kids can also discover lots facts about a variety of sea animals, including fish, sharks, whales, and dolphins"--

Oct 19, 2017
Ocean energy by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Ocean energy

"Throughout the world's oceans, the tides are always in motion. In Ocean Energy, learn how scientists harness this motion to generate clean electricity, discover where ocean energy is being used today, and explore what the future of this technology may hold. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 19, 2017
Nuclear energy by Marquardt, Meg, author. Nuclear energy

"A piece of nuclear fuel the size of your fingertip holds as much energy as 150 gallons (568 L) of oil. In Nuclear Energy, learn how scientists developed this amazing source of energy, how it works, and why it has attracted controversy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Oct 19, 2017
Nipêhon = I wait by Nicholson, Caitlin Dale, 1966- author, illustrator. Nipêhon = I wait

A young child, her grandmother and mother are going out to pick wild yarrow. As Grandmother gets ready, the child and her mom wait. Grandmother leads the way to the field of blossoms, where they can finally start to pick ... only now they have to wait for Mom!The simple story, written in Cree and English and accompanied by rich acrylic illustrations, shows the patience, love and humor involved as three generations accommodate one another on a family outing.

Oct 19, 2017
Newton and the anti-gravity formula by Novelli, Luca, 1947- author, illustrator. Newton and the anti-gravity formula

Describes the life and accomplishments of the famous physicist and mathematician, detailing the advances he made in the fields of motion, universal gravitation, and calculus.

Oct 19, 2017
My home in the desert by Lewis, J. Patrick. My home in the desert

Rhyming text provides facts about such desert animals as road runners, meerkats, and camels.

Oct 19, 2017
Mr. Potato Head Inventor - George Lerner by Polinsky, Paige V. Mr. Potato Head Inventor - George Lerner

Oct 19, 2017

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