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Aviation - cool women who fly by Van Vleet, Carmella, author. Aviation - cool women who fly

"Have you ever looked up into the sky, seen an airplane, and wondered where it was going and who was flying it? Aviation is the study of the design, development and production, and operation of aircraft. In Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly . . . learn about this fascinating field and meet three successful women working in aviation. Meg Godlewski is a master certified flight instructor, Kristin Wolfe is a pilot in the Air Force, and Taylor McConnell is a Production Support Engineer."--Amazon.com

Mar 25, 2017
Atlas of miniature adventures by Hawkins, Emily, author. Atlas of miniature adventures

Discover the world's smallest adventures with this beautifully illustrated journey around the world from the award-winning team behind Atlas of Adventures. Explore seven continent maps and learn about the best small-scale adventures on Earth - whether you're taking a ride on the world's largest miniature railway, sending a letter with the world's smallest post office or cruising coral reefs with the smallest seahorse, this book brings together the best miniature adventures from the four corners

Mar 25, 2017
Arkansas - the Natural State by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Arkansas - the Natural State

Presents the history, geography, climate, plants and animals, cities, transportation, natural resources, industry, sports, entertainment, and people of Colorado, as well as general facts about the Natural State.

Mar 25, 2017
Arizona - the Grand Canyon state by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Arizona - the Grand Canyon state

Describes the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the Grand Canyon state.

Mar 25, 2017
Ants rule - the long and short of it by Barner, Bob, author. Ants rule - the long and short of it

The ants need to plan the Blowout Bug Jamboree! But how can they build a thrilling carnival ride for the festival if they don't know how many bugs will come, or how big those bugs will be? This is a colorful and fun-filled introduction to nonstandard measurement, comparison, and organizing and representing data. As caterpillars, butterflies, and other insects are measured and compared in lengths of ants, an amazing plan unfolds. Just in time for the jamboree, the ants put the final touches on th

Mar 25, 2017
Amazon rain forest by Franchino, Vicky. Amazon rain forest

Explores the Amazon rain forest ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Mar 25, 2017
All the dirt - a history of getting clean by Ashenburg, Katherine, author. All the dirt - a history of getting clean

Presents information about personal cleanliness in different historical periods and cultures from around the world, examining the widely varying conceptions of what cleanliness has meant in different times and places.

Mar 25, 2017
Alexander Hamilton - the making of America by Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author. Alexander Hamilton - the making of America

"The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for the poor and the newcomers. But Hamilton's vision put him at odds with his archrivals who envisioned a pastoral America of small towns, where governments were local, states would control their own destiny, and the federal gover

Mar 25, 2017
Alexander Hamilton - from orphan to founding father by Kulling, Monica, author. Alexander Hamilton - from orphan to founding father

Presents an introduction to the life and achievements of Alexander Hamilton, including his early years as an orphan in the West Indies, his role in the Revolutionary War and his contributions as America's first secretary of the treasury.

Mar 25, 2017
Alarming leopard seals by Snyder, Eleanor (Author), author. Alarming leopard seals

Introduction to leopard seals.

Mar 25, 2017
Alabama - the Yellowhammer state by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Alabama - the Yellowhammer state

Describes the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the Yellowhammer state.

Mar 25, 2017
Agatha Christie by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author. Agatha Christie

Mar 25, 2017
Accessorize yourself! - 66 projects to personalize your look by Laughlin, Kara L., author. Accessorize yourself! - 66 projects to personalize your look

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create jewelry, bags, and other fashion and clothing accessories"--

Mar 25, 2017
Abby Wambach by Porter, Esther. Abby Wambach

"Simple text and full-color photographs briefly describe the life of Abby Wambach and her career as a professional soccer player"--

Mar 25, 2017
101 movies to see before you grow up - your own movie critic - the must-see movie list for kids to see before you grow up / written by Suzette Valle ; illustrated by Natasha Hellegouarch. by Valle, Suzette author. 101 movies to see before you grow up  - your own movie critic -  the must-see movie list for kids to see before you grow up / written by Suzette Valle ; illustrated by Natasha Hellegouarch.

Mar 25, 2017
101 books to read before you grow up - the must-read book list for kids by Schulze, Bianca, author. 101 books to read before you grow up - the must-read book list for kids

101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up provides a comprehensive list of kid-friendly books for children to read before they grow up. This must-read review list acts as an interactive journal where kids can document the books they read, why they like them, and how they rate them. Divided into sections by subject, from fairy tales and fantasy to sports and nonfiction, 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up celebrates the importance of reading and encourages family participation to develop lifelong rea

Mar 25, 2017
Zap! - Nikola Tesla takes charge by Kulling, Monica, author. Zap! - Nikola Tesla takes charge

Growing up in Smiljan, Croatia, Nikola Tesla dreamed about harnessing the power of Niagara Falls. In 1884, he walked down the gangplank into the New York Harbor with four cents in his pocket, a book of poems, a drawing of a flying machine, and a letter of introduction to Thomas Edison, the "electrical wizard" of America. Upon meeting, Edison sent Tesla to fix the SS Oregon as a test and was so astounded that he offered Tesla a job at his factory. Tesla and Edison had different views about electr

Mar 24, 2017
Zach makes mistakes by Mulcahy, William, author. Zach makes mistakes

"Zach can't wait for his field trip--he loves the museum! But when he accidentally forgets the rules, his excitement turns to dismay. Will he let embarrassing blunders ruin his day?"--Page [4] of cover.

Mar 24, 2017
Zach hangs in there by Mulcahy, William, author. Zach hangs in there

"Book for kids about setting goals and persevering. Zach wants to cross the trapeze rings on the playground, but he falls every time. With encouragement and positive self-talk, Zach learns a three-step process for achieving his goals. Includes a section for adults and a reproducible goal-setting tool"--

Mar 24, 2017
You wouldn't want to work on the railroad! - a track you'd rather not go down by Graham, Ian, 1953- You wouldn't want to work on the railroad! - a track you'd rather not go down

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the life of a laborer working on the transcontinental railroad.

Mar 24, 2017

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