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10 reasons to love a turtle by Barr, Catherine, author. 10 reasons to love a turtle

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Sep 20, 2017
10 routes that crossed the world by Richardson, Gillian, author. 10 routes that crossed the world

"10 Routes that Crossed the World explores the history, geography, and environmental and social impact of 10 significant routes or trails around the world. The routes included are: the Bering Strait land crossing, Roman roads in Britain, the Camino de Santiago, Inca trails, the Khyber Pass, the Trans-Siberian Railway, Chilkoot Pass, the Serengeti migration trail, U.S. Route 66, and the Ho Chi Minh Trail."--

Sep 15, 2017
1000 facts about the White House by Flynn, Sarah Wassner, author. 1000 facts about the White House

Sep 15, 2017
12 tips for staying safe by Kallio, Jamie, author. 12 tips for staying safe

Sep 15, 2017
12 ways to improve athletic performance by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- 12 ways to improve athletic performance

Sep 15, 2017
50 cities of the U.S.A. by Balkan, Gabrielle, author. 50 cities of the U.S.A.

"Take a tour of America's best-loved --and lesser known-- urban delights in this compendium of city maps. Explore skyscraper streets, museum miles, local food trucks, and city parks from Anchorage to Washington D.C., and discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, culture, and diversity that have helped make America what it is today"--Page [4] of cover.

Sep 15, 2017
50 things you should know about inventions by Gifford, Clive, author. 50 things you should know about inventions

Discover the stories behind the world's most important inventions, from everyday essentials to major scientific discoveries. Find out how inventors made dramatic breakthroughs in everything from batteries and microchips to magnetism and rocket power. Packed with facts, illustrations, infographics, and photos.

Sep 20, 2017
50 things you should know about the environment by Green, Jen, author. 50 things you should know about the environment

From the icy poles to the evergreen rainforests, life has found a way to flourish in nearly every environment on Earth. This book explores the startling discoveries of new life forms in extreme environments, such as the strange worlds of the ocean depths. Whilst marvelling the world around us, it also confronts the human impact on the environment. The mounting evidence for global warming is explored and challenges us to work towards a more sustainable future. Packed with facts, diagrams, infogra

Sep 20, 2017
50 things you should know about Titanic by Callery, Sean, author. 50 things you should know about Titanic

The largest ocean liner of her time, Titanic was hailed as the ultimate in luxury travel, with grand dining halls and the latest technology, including an onboard telephone system. She set off on her maiden voyage on 10 April 1912 with more than 2,000 people on board. Just four days later, the ship struck an iceberg off the coast of Canada, and the unthinkable happened: Titanic sank. Find out what caused more than 1,000 people to drown and why the ship was so woefully ill-equipped for such a disa

Sep 20, 2017
A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E. B. White by Herkert, Barbara, author. A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E. B. White

Sep 16, 2017
A bridge goes over by Burns, Kylie, author. A bridge goes over

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 15, 2017
A dam holds back by Sikkens, Crystal, author. A dam holds back

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 15, 2017
A perfect day for an albatross by Loebel-Fried, Caren, author. A perfect day for an albatross

Mlie the albatross returns to the island of Midway, where she was born, to dance, sing, meet with other albatrosses, and lay her egg, in a book designed to introduce the habits and behaviors of the bird.

Sep 20, 2017
A skyscraper reaches up by Burns, Kylie, author. A skyscraper reaches up

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 15, 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.

Sep 15, 2017
A trip to the pumpkin patch by Gleisner, Jenna Lee, author. A trip to the pumpkin patch

Engage readers with the story of a trip to the pumpkin patch. Readers are introduced to fun fall activities at the pumpkin patch, such as face-painting, hayrides, and pumpkin picking and carving.

Sep 15, 2017
A tunnel runs through by Sikkens, Crystal, author. A tunnel runs through

"Created to support NGSS, the Be An Engineer! series explains how different structures are designed by engineers to solve problems. Each title takes readers through the steps of the engineering design process to explain how an everyday structure is designed to overcome physical obstacles to meet peoples' needs. Real-world examples, vibrant photographs, and fact boxes reinforce learning, and readers design and create their own model structures. A link printed inside each book gives readers access

Sep 15, 2017
A year in the woods - excerpts from Walden by Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862, author. A year in the woods - excerpts from Walden

"One of the most famous works of 19th-century American Transcendentalist literature is excerpted and illustrated by Italian artist Giovanni Manna, who brings Thoreau's natural experiment to life"--

Sep 20, 2017
ABCs from space - a discovered alphabet by Voiland, Adam, author. ABCs from space - a discovered alphabet

An alphabet book of photographs of Earth taken from outer space that look like each letter. --

Sep 20, 2017
Adventures in Asian art - an afternoon at the museum by DiCicco, Sue, author, illustrator. Adventures in Asian art - an afternoon at the museum

Follow three kids as they take an imaginative tour of Asian art through examples found in the Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. As the kids wander from exhibit to exhibit, they picture themselves in another time and place as they explore textiles, ceramics, statues, armor, and more. Along the way, they learn a little bit about the cultures, beliefs, and daily life that resulted in these wonderful works of art.

Sep 20, 2017

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