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21st-century ships by Wolny, Philip, author. 21st-century ships

"Cruise liners, destroyers and aircraft carriers, and oil tankers are some of the massive watercraft breaking records and keeping the world economy moving and safe. This fascinating resource provides snapshots of innovative and impressive ships of the future, using these awe-inspiring vessels as an introduction to basic engineering principles. A dynamic overview of present and future seagoing giants also tackles the green and energy-efficient innovations that will make the coming century particu

Dec 27, 2018
50 early childhood literacy strategies by Beaty, Janice J. 50 early childhood literacy strategies

Dec 27, 2018
A Computer Called Katherine - How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon by Slade, Suzanne/ Jamison, Veronica Miller (ILT) A Computer Called Katherine - How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

Jan 14, 2019
A velocity of being - letters to a young reader by Popova, Maria (EDT)/ Bedrick, Claudia Zoe (EDT) A velocity of being - letters to a young reader

"A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--

Dec 31, 2018
Above and beyond - NASA's journey to tomorrow by Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola, author. Above and beyond - NASA's journey to tomorrow

Describes the history of NASA, detailing major contributors to the space program, its historical achievements and challenges, and how it will continue to move forward in the future.

Jan 14, 2019
Alpacas by Hasselius, Michelle M., 1981- author. Alpacas

Simple text and full-color photos introduce young readers to alpacas on a farm.

Jan 14, 2019
An anthology of intriguing animals by Hoare, Ben, author. An anthology of intriguing animals

Profiles over one hundred animals, including orca whales, gorillas, otters, lemurs, chameleons, piranhas, toucans, hedgehogs, and butterflies.

Jan 14, 2019
Armored dinosaurs - stegosaurs and ankylosaurs by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Armored dinosaurs - stegosaurs and ankylosaurs

Stegosaurs, or armored dinosaurs, are a genus of dinosaurs from the late Jurassic period known for their spiked tails and triangular plates on their backs. In this book, various species of stegosaurs are highlighted, including important fossil discoveries and how they have helped scientists learn more about how stegosaurs lived. The glossary helps young readers learn terms that paleontologists use to classify dinosaurs, while fact boxes, timelines, and dinosaur profiles provide additional contex

Jan 4, 2019
Armored Dinosaurs. Stegasaurs and Ankylosaurs by Hibbert, Clare Armored Dinosaurs. Stegasaurs and Ankylosaurs

Dec 27, 2018
Art lab for kids--express yourself! - 52 creative adventures to find your voice through drawing, painting, mixed media & sculpture by Schwake, Susan, author. Art lab for kids--express yourself! - 52 creative adventures to find your voice through drawing, painting, mixed media & sculpture

Presents a series of art projects, using a variety of tools, materials, and techniques and questions associated with each project for exploring creative ideas.

Jan 14, 2019
Basketball by Small, Cathleen Basketball

Dec 27, 2018
Beaked battlers - ornithopods by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Beaked battlers - ornithopods

Ornithopods, or bird-like dinosaurs, were herbivores that thrived mostly in North America during the Cretaceous period, between 145 million and 65 million years ago. This book explores many different ornithopods and why they had unusual features such as crested heads or duckbills. From fossil evidence, paleontologists have determined more and more about how these dinosaurs ate, moved, communicated, and cared for their young. Fascinating questions such as what we know about prehistoric plants and

Jan 15, 2019
Beaked Battlers. Ornithopods by Hibbert, Clare Beaked Battlers. Ornithopods

Dec 27, 2018
Biddy Mason speaks up by White, Arisa, author. Biddy Mason speaks up

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Jan 14, 2019
Bobcats by Leighton, Christina, author. Bobcats

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to bobcats. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jan 14, 2019
Bones - skeletons and how they work by Jenkins, Steve. Bones - skeletons and how they work

A guide to human and animal skeletons provides informative comparisons while sharing such facts as the number of bones in the human body and the ways that skeletal structures work.

Dec 31, 2018
Build your own chain reaction machines - how to make crazy contraptions using everyday stuff - creative kid-powered projects by Long, Paul (Paul G.), author. Build your own chain reaction machines - how to make crazy contraptions using everyday stuff - creative kid-powered projects

"With Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines, you'll create twelve zany and awesome mechanical contraptions using stuff from around the house"--

Jan 14, 2019
China - A History by Field Museum (COR)/ Bardoe, Cheryl/ Barrett, Melissa J. (CON) China - A History

Dec 27, 2018
Creepy Chicago by Goddu, Krystyna Poray, author. Creepy Chicago

Jan 14, 2019
Deception - real or fake news? by Rice, Dona, author. Deception - real or fake news?

Explores the concept of deception, how to avoid it, and how to get to the truth.

Dec 27, 2018
Designing positive school communities - design thinking for a better world by Dyer, Janice, author. Designing positive school communities - design thinking for a better world

Dec 27, 2018
Designing positive school communities by Dyer, Janice, author. Designing positive school communities

School communities should be accessible, inclusive, and safe places for students of varying backgrounds, abilities, and needs. This important title teaches readers how to use design thinking principles to become positive change-makers in their school communities. Beginning with a detailed look at the steps involved in design thinking, readers are guided through the process so they can design their own solutions to big issues from inclusivity to bullying to learning needs.

Jan 4, 2019
Do kids need year-round school? by Williams-Noren, Carolyn, author. Do kids need year-round school?

Amazon.com.

Jan 4, 2019
Egypt by Blevins, Wiley, author. Egypt

Dec 27, 2018
Egypt by Blevins, Wiley, author. Egypt

Amazon.com.

Jan 8, 2019
Fast fact fractions by Youssef, Jagger, author. Fast fact fractions

Dec 27, 2018
Fierce Dinosaurs- Pachycephalosaurs and Ceratopsians by Hibbert, Clare Fierce Dinosaurs- Pachycephalosaurs and Ceratopsians

Dec 27, 2018
Flying machines by Graham, Ian, 1953- author. Flying machines

Describes many types of aircraft and details the purpose of each, the inner workings, and the history of flight.

Jan 14, 2019
Follow the dream / The Story of Christopher Columbus by Sís, Peter, 1949- Follow the dream / The Story of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus overcomes a number of obstacles to fulfill his dream of sailing west to find a new route to the Orient.

Jan 14, 2019
France by Blevins, Wiley, author. France

Dec 27, 2018
France by Blevins, Wiley, author. France

Jan 7, 2019
George Washington Carver for kids - his life and discoveries with 21 activities by Thomas, Peggy, 1960- author. George Washington Carver for kids - his life and discoveries with 21 activities

"George Washington Carver for Kids tells his inspiring story and includes a time line, resources for further research, and 21 hands-on activities to better appreciate Carver's genius."--

Jan 14, 2019
Giant dinosaurs - sauropods by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Giant dinosaurs - sauropods

Sauropods, or long-necked plant-eating dinosaurs, are the largest land animals that have ever lived, with the biggest species discovered so far, Patagotitan mayorum, weighing as much as twelve African elephants! Why did they grow so big, and what was the purpose of their long necks? Readers will learn about all different kinds of sauropods, their features, what they ate, their nesting sites, the herds they lived in, and more. Paleontologists who have discovered sauropod fossils all over the worl

Jan 15, 2019
Giant Dinosaurs- Sauropods by Hibbert, Clare Giant Dinosaurs- Sauropods

Dec 27, 2018
Gloria takes a stand - how Gloria Steinem listened, wrote, and changed the world by Rinker, Jessica M., author. Gloria takes a stand - how Gloria Steinem listened, wrote, and changed the world

Jan 14, 2019
Good Earth art - environmental art for kids by Kohl, MaryAnn F. Good Earth art - environmental art for kids

Over two hundred projects for painting and drawing, sculpture and mobiles, collage and printing, weaving and crafts, and handmade art supplies emphasize recycling and natural materials.

Jan 15, 2019
Greece by Tabachnik, Anna T., author. Greece

Dec 27, 2018
Greece by Tabachnik, Anna T., author. Greece

Jan 7, 2019
Hedy and Her Amazing Invention by Wahl, Jan/ Wallace, Morgana (ILT) Hedy and Her Amazing Invention

Dec 27, 2018
Hedy Lamarr - reimagining radio by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Hedy Lamarr - reimagining radio

"Women have made some of the most important scientific discoveries of all time. In this title, readers learn about Hedy Lamarr from her early career as a Hollywood actress to her invention of a frequency-hopping mechanism that is now used in cell phones and GPS technology. A timeline, sidebars, fun facts, glossary, and index supplement the text."--Publisher's website.

Jan 4, 2019
Hedy Lamarr's Double Life - Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor by Wallmark, Laurie/ Wu, Katy (ILT) Hedy Lamarr's Double Life - Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor

Jan 14, 2019
Hey, Water! by Portis, Antoinette Hey, Water!

Jan 14, 2019
I am farmer - growing an environmental movement in Cameroon by Paul, Baptiste, author. I am farmer - growing an environmental movement in Cameroon

Jan 14, 2019
I like Norwich terriers! by Bozzo, Linda, author. I like Norwich terriers!

Dec 27, 2018
I like Shetland sheepdogs! by Bozzo, Linda, author. I like Shetland sheepdogs!

Dec 27, 2018
Jack Montgomery - World War II - gallantry at Anzio by Spradlin, Michael P, author. Jack Montgomery - World War II - gallantry at Anzio

"The true story for middle grade readers of First Lt. Jack Montgomery, a Native American who received the Medal of Honor for his valor in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 14, 2019
Jaguars by Golkar, Golriz Jaguars

Jan 14, 2019
Jane Austen for kids - her life, writings, and world with 21 activities by Sanders, Nancy I, author. Jane Austen for kids - her life, writings, and world with 21 activities

Jan 14, 2019
Junk drawer geometry - 50 awesome activities that don't cost a thing by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author. Junk drawer geometry - 50 awesome activities that don't cost a thing

"In Junk drawer geometry, educator Bobby Mercer provides readers with 50 creative geometry project ideas for engaged learning. Each activity includes a materials list and detailed, step-by-step, instructions with illustrations."--

Jan 14, 2019
Just Like Rube Goldberg - The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines by Aronson, Sarah/ Neubecker, Robert (ILT) Just Like Rube Goldberg - The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines

Jan 14, 2019
Killer dinosaurs - theropods by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Killer dinosaurs - theropods

Two-legged carnivorous dinosaurs, known as theropods, are one of the most recognizable dinosaur types. Going beyond Tyrannosaurus rex, this book showcases many theropods, including feathered dinosaurs (dromaeosaurs) that, once discovered, provided one of the missing links between dinosaurs and birds. Although scientists have not discovered very many theropod fossils, they have still discovered a great deal about how these dinosaurs hunted, where they lay their eggs, and much more. Fact boxes, ti

Jan 15, 2019
Killer Dinosaurs- Theropods by Hibbert, Clare Killer Dinosaurs- Theropods

Dec 27, 2018
Krampus by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Krampus

Dec 27, 2018
Krampus by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Krampus

Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts about Krampus that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension.

Jan 7, 2019
Llamas / Llamas by Marsico, Katie, 1980- Llamas / Llamas

Llamas are strong, useful animals. Their hair is an important source of fiber and they are excellent pack animals. Learn about the lives of these extraordinary animals.

Jan 14, 2019
Lurid London by Merwin, E., author. Lurid London

Jan 14, 2019
Lynx by Ringstad, Arnold. Lynx

Jan 14, 2019
Meerkats by Gagne, Tammy Meerkats

Jan 14, 2019
Never Caught, the story of Ona Judge - George and Martha Washington's courageous slave who dared to run away by Dunbar, Erica Armstrong, author. Never Caught, the story of Ona Judge - George and Martha Washington's courageous slave who dared to run away

"A National Book Award Finalist for Non-Fiction, Never Caught is the eye-opening narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington's runaway slave, who risked everything for freedom. Now in a Young Readers Edition"--

Dec 27, 2018
Pop goes the weasel / Classic Folk Sing-along Songs by Sin and Swoon (ART)/ Casson, Sophie (ILT) Pop goes the weasel / Classic Folk Sing-along Songs

Presents a version of the classic song "Pop Goes the Weasel."

Dec 27, 2018
Pop goes the weasel by Pop goes the weasel

Rich illustrations offer an original interpretation of this classic children's folk song.

Jan 10, 2019
Robert Bateman - The Boy Who Painted Nature by Ruurs, Margriet/ Bateman, Robert (ILT) Robert Bateman - The Boy Who Painted Nature

Jan 14, 2019
Rotten! - vultures, beetles, and slime - nature's decomposers by Sanchez, Anita, 1956- author. Rotten! - vultures, beetles, and slime - nature's decomposers

Dec 27, 2018
Sea Creatures and Flying Reptiles by Hibbert, Clare Sea Creatures and Flying Reptiles

Dec 27, 2018
Seeds Move! by Page, Robin/ Page, Robin (ILT) Seeds Move!

Jan 14, 2019
Seeing into tomorrow - haiku by Richard Wright by Wright, Richard, 1908-1960, author. Seeing into tomorrow - haiku by Richard Wright

Dec 31, 2018
Seeing into tomorrow - haiku by Richard Wright by Wright, Richard, 1908-1960, author. Seeing into tomorrow - haiku by Richard Wright

From watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday moments into focus. Paired with the photo-collage artwork of Nina Crews, Seeing into Tomorrow celebrates the lives of contemporary African American boys.

Jan 10, 2019
Seeking the snow leopard by Miceler, Jon, author. Seeking the snow leopard

Follows the author and a team of scientists on an expedition to capture a snow leopard in the Himalaya Mountains and secure a satellite transmitter collar to the animal so that its movements can be tracked to further conservation efforts for these endangered animals.

Jan 14, 2019
She'll be coming 'round the mountain by She'll be coming 'round the mountain

Presents a version of the classic song "She'll be Coming 'Round The Mountain."

Jan 10, 2019
She'll be coming 'round the mountain by Sin and Swoon (CRT)/ Casson, Sophie (ILT) She'll be coming 'round the mountain

Presents a version of the classic song "She'll be Coming 'Round The Mountain."

Dec 27, 2018
Skunk kits by Nilsen, Genevieve, author. Skunk kits

"In Skunk Kits, emergent readers learn about baby skunks in the forest. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure theyaren't facing too many challenges at once."--

Dec 27, 2018
Skunk kits by Nilsen, Genevieve, author. Skunk kits

"In Skunk Kits, emergent readers learn about baby skunks in the forest. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once."--

Jan 7, 2019
Soccer by Small, Cathleen Soccer

Dec 27, 2018
South Korea by Blevins, Wiley, author. South Korea

Dec 27, 2018
South Korea by Blevins, Wiley, author. South Korea

Amazon.com.

Jan 8, 2019
STEM in auto racing by Marquardt, Meg, author. STEM in auto racing

This title examines the STEM concepts that make auto racing so thrilling. From the physics of drag and the chemistry of fuel to the technology of sensors and the engineering of car engines, chapters bring STEM concepts to life. The title also features sidebars on STEM in action, a glossary, and further resources.

Jan 15, 2019
Stem in basketball by Smibert, Angie. Stem in basketball

This title examines the STEM concepts that make basketball so exciting. From the physics of jump shots to the technology of computer simulations, chapters bring STEM concepts to life. The title also features sidebars on STEM in action, a glossary, and further resources.

Jan 15, 2019
STEM in football by Martin, Brett S., author. STEM in football

This title examines the STEM concepts that make football so thrilling. From the physics of throwing to the technology of virtual training, chapters bring STEM concepts to life. The title also features sidebars on STEM in action, a glossary, and further resources.

Jan 15, 2019
Straw into gold - fairy tales re-spun by McKay, Hilary, author. Straw into gold - fairy tales re-spun

A collection of ten classic fairy tales, reimagined with fresh perspectives and unexpected twists, giving glimpses into happily, and not as happily, ever afters.

Dec 27, 2018
Superheroes are everywhere by Harris, Kamala D, author. Superheroes are everywhere

The United States senator recounts how she looked for superheroes in her everyday life as a child, finding them in her parents, her teachers, and her friends.

Jan 14, 2019
The people shall continue by Ortiz, Simon J., 1941- author. The people shall continue

Dec 27, 2018
The Perfect Horse - The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II by Letts, Elizabeth The Perfect Horse - The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II

Jan 14, 2019
The Silk Roads - an illustrated new history of the world by Frankopan, Peter, author. The Silk Roads - an illustrated new history of the world

Looks at how the Asian Silk Roads have acted as a crucible of culture throughout history, capturing the importance of these networks that linked the world.

Jan 14, 2019
The skeleton book by Morgan, Ben, author. The skeleton book

Presents comprehensive information on the human skeletal system, covering such topics as the components of a bone, the importance of joints and ligaments, and technological advancements in limb and bone prostheses.

Dec 31, 2018
The three little superpigs by Evans, Claire (Illustrator), author, illustrator. The three little superpigs

After their triumph over the Big Bad Wolf, the pigs fancied themselves as crime fighters, so when the Wolf escapes the residents of Fairyland call on the brothers to capture the villain--but the Wolf is planning his own revenge (and a pork dinner) so it will be up to the cleverest pig to once again rescue his brothers and save Fairyland.

Jan 10, 2019
Twinkle, twinkle little star / Classic Folk Sing-along Songs by Sin and Swoon (CRT)/ Casson, Sophie (ILT) Twinkle, twinkle little star / Classic Folk Sing-along Songs

Presents a version of the classic song "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."

Dec 27, 2018
Twinkle, twinkle little star by Twinkle, twinkle little star

Presents a version of the classic song "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."

Jan 10, 2019
Understanding the news by Dell, Pamela, author. Understanding the news

Dec 27, 2018
Understanding the news by Dell, Pamela, author. Understanding the news

"It is more and more apparent that it is hard to tell the difference between real and fake news. If teachers flunk tests about it, how can they teach their students to understand what's what? Fake and real news items are thrown at us daily, on tv, on the internet, on the streets of our cities; everywhere we look and even when we don't think we're looking. Easy-to-understand text, simple infographics, quizzes, and lots of examples helps kids learn how to crack the code of real vs. fake news." --

Jan 15, 2019
Wally's stories / Conversations in the Kindergarten by Paley, Vivian Gussin, 1929- Wally's stories / Conversations in the Kindergarten

Dec 31, 2018
Watch this book! - inside the world of YouTube stars Ryan ToysReview, HobbyKidsTV, JillianTubeHD, and EvanTubeHD by Andrus, Aubre, author. Watch this book! - inside the world of YouTube stars Ryan ToysReview, HobbyKidsTV, JillianTubeHD, and EvanTubeHD

Profiles the YouTube stars behind the accounts HobbyKidsTV, JillianTubeHD, EvanTubeHD, and Ryan ToysReview, and describes how each child star got started, their messiest videos ever, and what it's like to be an online celebrity.

Dec 31, 2018
Where's the architect? - from pyramids to skyscrapers - an architecture look and find book by Rebscher, Susanne, 1966- author. Where's the architect? - from pyramids to skyscrapers - an architecture look and find book

Presents a history of architecture, from the top of China's Great Wall to the base of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, while readers try to locate hidden figures in each spread.

Jan 14, 2019
Who are you calling weird? by Singer, Marilyn, author. Who are you calling weird?

Profiles weird animals around the world, including the aye-aye, hairy frog, helmeted hornbill, pangolin, and leafy sea dragon, describing how their oddities actually serve an adaptive purpose.

Jan 14, 2019
Wonders of nature - explorations in the world of birds, insects and fish by Guiraud, Florence, 1957- author. Wonders of nature - explorations in the world of birds, insects and fish

Shares expressive illustrations of many different kinds of birds, insects, and fish.

Jan 14, 2019
Words to love by by Warren, Richard, 1954- author. Words to love by

Jan 14, 2019
Yogi - The Life, Loves, and Language of Baseball Legend Yogi Berra by Rosenstock, Barb/ Widener, Terry (ILT) Yogi - The Life, Loves, and Language of Baseball Legend Yogi Berra

Jan 14, 2019