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3D printing projects by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) 3D printing projects

Provides instructions for creating models and objects using a 3D printer, from a pencil holder to a picture frame.

Oct 12, 2017
50 things you should know about the Civil War by Wright, John D., 1938- author. 50 things you should know about the Civil War

In 1860, the North and the South of the United States were very different societies. The North had abolished slavery in the early 19th century, while the South still relied on slaves to work on its farms and plantations. The first chapter will set the scene, showing how simmering tensions over the right to keep slaves in the new states that were being founded as the country pushed westwards eventually erupted into war following the election of the pro-abolition president, Abraham Lincoln. The mi

Oct 16, 2017
50 things you should know about the Vikings by Parker, Philip, 1965- author. 50 things you should know about the Vikings

Known for their vicious raids, love of treasure, and fearsome warriors, the Vikings are remembered as the most feared invaders of the Medieval period. But did you know, they also created a peaceful, well-ordered society full of rich art and culture? 50 Things You Should Know About the Vikings explores every aspect of Viking life, revealing the softer side to these nordic peoples that History forgets. Go beyond the battles and adventures to look at the everyday lives of the Vikings: what they tra

Oct 12, 2017
A fair deal - shopping for social justice by Jones, Kari, 1966- author. A fair deal - shopping for social justice

"This nonfiction book in the Orca Footprints series, illustrated with color photographs throughout, looks at trade from the perspective of making it fair for all people."--

Oct 15, 2017
A hundred billion trillion stars by Fishman, Seth, author. A hundred billion trillion stars

"A look at the numbers that surround us, big and small, on earth and in outer space."--

Oct 18, 2017
A smart girl's guide. Digital world - how to connect, share, play, and keep yourself safe by Anton, Carrie, 1977- author. A smart girl's guide. Digital world - how to connect, share, play, and keep yourself safe

Provides tips and guidance for young girls when navigating their digital worlds, discussing such issues as the ways in which people communicate online, the need for taking breaks from technology, and the importance of online safety.

Oct 14, 2017
A world of cookies for Santa - follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World by Furman, M. E., author. A world of cookies for Santa - follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World

A World of Cookies for Santa takes readers across the globe to see all the treats that await Santa on Christmas Eve. M. E. Furman provides recipes for children to bake some of Santa's cookies for themselves.

Oct 18, 2017
Agatha Parrot and the thirteenth chicken by Poskitt, Kjartan, author. Agatha Parrot and the thirteenth chicken

"Agatha Parrot and her friends babysit a flock of newly-hatched chicks for a back-to-school project"--

Oct 12, 2017
All About Allergies by Potts, Francesca, R.N. All About Allergies

Oct 18, 2017
All About Broken Bones by Potts, Francesca, R.N. All About Broken Bones

Oct 18, 2017
All About Ear Infections by Potts, Francesca, R.N. All About Ear Infections

Oct 18, 2017
All about robots by Amstutz, Lisa J, author. All about robots

Explores the fascinating world of robots, including where robots can be used, the pros and cons of using robots, and how they work.

Oct 12, 2017
American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood by Wood, Susan, 1965- author. American Gothic - the life of Grant Wood

From humble beginnings sketching Iowa's cornfields and rolling hills as a child, painter Grant Wood (1891-1942) became the father of Regionalism - an artistic movement that celebrated the real-life surroundings of the people. American Gothic is a picture-book biography that explores the birth of the famous painting, the movement that made it possible, and the artist who created it all.

Oct 12, 2017
Animal senses by Mangor, Jodie, author. Animal senses

Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Oct 14, 2017
Baking class - 50 fun recipes kids will love to bake! by Cook, Deanna F., 1965- author. Baking class - 50 fun recipes kids will love to bake!

Presents recipes in a step-by-step format intended for preparation by children, including carrot applesauce bites and crispy gingersnaps, along with guidance on kitchen safety and pantry basics.

Oct 12, 2017
Basketballogy - supercool facts you never knew by Sylvester, Kevin, author. Basketballogy - supercool facts you never knew

"For die-hard basketball fans and casual spectators alike, this collection of fascinating facts about the game will be a welcome addition to their library. From the origins of the game to how much players are paid, and the evolution of the basketball shoe, this book covers a wide range of topics. Among others are how the color barrier was breached, the rise of women's basketball, and innovations that have made the game accessible to disabled athletes. Lots of humorous, colorful illustrations, ch

Oct 16, 2017
Bats by Dieker, Wendy Strobel. Bats

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a bat's habitat, body parts, and behaviors"--

Oct 18, 2017
Becky Sauerbrunn by Seigerman, David, author. Becky Sauerbrunn

"Before she was scoring goals, Becky Sauerbrunn was just a kid trying to fit in. Learn more in this first book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes. Midway through her first soccer game for the US Women's National Team, Becky Sauerbrunn broke her nose. More to the point, it exploded, really, in a head-to-head collision. Still, it never occurred to her to leave the field until she saw the horrified reaction from her teammates and coaches. Sauerbrunn's t

Oct 14, 2017
Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman

Oct 14, 2017
Beliefs and ideas that changed the world by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Beliefs and ideas that changed the world

Explores key concepts that have shaped human society, from mythological creation stories to the mono- and polytheistic religions of the world and prominent philosophies of thought.

Oct 18, 2017

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