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

Lions are magnificent animals! Did you know that lions are the only big cat to live in groups? Or that their roar can be heard for miles? Discover ten reasons why lions are amazing and five ways you can show they love them in this gorgeous picture book. A must for any young animal enthusiast and a fantastic introduction to environmental issues.

Jul 17, 2018
10 reasons to love a penguin by Barr, Catherine. 10 reasons to love a penguin

Jul 17, 2018
100 screen free ways to beat boredom! by Hirschmann, Kris, 1967- author. 100 screen free ways to beat boredom!

"There's a whole great big world outside--so unplug and let's get out there! This book will help free you and your kids from the tyranny of the screen with 100 ways to beat the "I'm Bored" monster. You don't need lots of special materials, expensive toys, or planning to have a great time sans screens ..."

Jul 20, 2018
125 true stories of amazing animal friendships - inspiring true stories of unexpected friendships, purr-fect pals, and adorable best buds! by Gerry, Lisa, author. 125 true stories of amazing animal friendships - inspiring true stories of unexpected friendships, purr-fect pals, and adorable best buds!

"125 stories of unusual friendships between animals, for children"--

Jul 17, 2018
30 animals that share our world - fascinating bite-sized essays from award-winning writers by 30 animals that share our world - fascinating bite-sized essays from award-winning writers

A collection of 30 short pieces that reveal fascinating facts on 30 different animals.

Jul 17, 2018
A big garden by Clément, Gilles, author. A big garden

"This wonderfully insightful and brilliantly illustrated book on gardens and gardeners will provide hours of absorbing fun while introducing young readers to the joys of planning, planting, and harvesting. In vibrant watercolors Vincent Grave shows us how there's something happening every month in the Big Garden. Renowned landscape designer Gilles Clement's lyrical text gently teaches young readers not only what's involved in planning a garden, but how plants, insects, and humans interact all ye

Jul 17, 2018
A Bunch of Punctuation by Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Bloch, Serge (ILT) A Bunch of Punctuation

Jul 17, 2018
A girl named Misty - the true story of Misty Copeland by Lyons, Kelly Starling, author. A girl named Misty - the true story of Misty Copeland

"The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Misty Copeland became the first African American Female Principal Dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, but how did she get there?"--

Jul 20, 2018
A turtle's life cycle by Dunn, Mary R, author. A turtle's life cycle

Jul 20, 2018
Abracadabra! - tricks for rookie magicians by Barnhart, Norm, author. Abracadabra! - tricks for rookie magicians

"Describes how to prepare and perform several magic tricks for beginner level magicians. Includes embedded links for added online instructional videos that can be accessed with the Capstone 4D app"--

Jul 20, 2018
Abraham Lincoln by Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author. Abraham Lincoln

"The third installment of the Making of America series, Abraham Lincoln follows our most popular president. Even though he grew up on the frontier without a formal education, Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) worked his way up in the government. He was electedto the Illinois House of Representatives, then to the U.S. House of Representatives, and then became the 16th president of the United States. During his short time as president, he led the United States through the Civil War, brought about the em

Jul 17, 2018
Alexander Graham Bell for kids - his life & inventions, with 21 activities by Carson, Mary Kay, author. Alexander Graham Bell for kids - his life & inventions, with 21 activities

Jul 17, 2018
Alexander Hamilton. by Alexander Hamilton.

"The musical Hamilton might have wowed Broadway in 2015, but Alexander Hamilton first took America by storm more than 200 years ago. Growing up poor on the Caribbean island of Nevis, Hamilton defied the odds by becoming a great thinker and writer. In New York, Hamilton found a world of opportunity, becoming an important part of the American Revolution and an architect of the new nation's system of government. From his unfortunate childhood through his years at war, his battles to build the count

Jul 17, 2018
Amusement Parks and Water Parks by Mattern, Joanne Amusement Parks and Water Parks

Jul 20, 2018
An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures by Breslin, Theresa/ Leiper, Kate (ILT) An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures

Jul 17, 2018
Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by Khalid, Jinnow, author. Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The United States commemorates unidentified fallen soldiers in a special way. All unknown soldiers that have lost their lives since World War I are honored through tombs, which symbolize the courage and bravery possessed by the unknown people buried inside them. Arlington Cemetery, home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, boasts a peaceful atmosphere appropriate for the burial ground of hundreds of thousands of United States soldiers. This title uses primary sources and stunning imagery to intro

Jul 20, 2018
Assassins' America - four killers, four murdered presidents, and the country they left behind by Gunderson, Jessica. Assassins' America - four killers, four murdered presidents, and the country they left behind

Lincoln watched a play. Garfield walked through a train station. McKinley shook hands with his public. Kennedy smiled and waved from a motorcade. In these moments shots rang out and four presidents suffered mortal wounds. Some say their assassins were calculating killers. Others say they were madmen guided by strange notions of the world. Assassins' America examines the life of each killer and his victim. Their stories are full of twists and mysteries, and even today Americans live with lasting

Jul 17, 2018
Awesome experiments with living things by Canavan, Thomas, 1956- author. Awesome experiments with living things

Yeast can burp? Plants can solve mazes? Readers won't believe the amazing results of these fantastic experiments! This book introduces readers to the science behind plants and other living things through fun hands-on activities. Simple language explains complex concepts, and step-by-step instructions with accompanying photographs make experiments accessible. Nifty tips help readers safely reach the best results. They'll love trying recommended tweaks and additions to experiments for even cooler

Jul 20, 2018
Baseball - who does what? by Nagelhout, Ryan, author. Baseball - who does what?

"Nine is the magic number in baseball. It's the number of innings in a standard game and the number of players each team fields when on defense. But every player on the field is different, and this book studies each unique position to explore those differences and the skills needed to play there. From turning double plays at shortstop to throwing off the pitcher's mound, each spot on the diamond has its quirks. Readers learn how catchers help pitchers know what pitch to throw and catch runners s

Jul 20, 2018
Bearded dragons by Andres, Marco, author. Bearded dragons

Did you know dragons can be pets? Bearded dragons have a beardlike area on the underside of their throat that turns black if they feel threatened. They re one of the best lizard pets to have due to how lively they are. This book introduces readers to the care needed to keep pet bearded dragons. Students will learn about the foods these lizards eat, the environment they live in, and many other amazing facts. Fact boxes and full-color photographs make this an especially informative and exciting re

Jul 20, 2018
Birds and their feathers by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator. Birds and their feathers

"The feather -- at once fragile and strong, versatile and beautiful -- is one of nature's most ingenious constructions. With charming illustrations by Britta Teckentrup and a wealth of fascinating facts, this book tells the story of birds and their feathers for young readers. From iridescent feathers to feathers that sing; from the stately plumage of peacocks to the plumes of tiny hummingbirds; from the feathers of ancient myth to those that inspired human flight; there are delightful feathery s

Jul 17, 2018
Blast back! - Pearl Harbor by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - Pearl Harbor

Blast back to the past and learn all about the attack on Pearl Harbor. When people think about Pearl Harbor, things like WWII and Japan may come to mind. But why did the attack occur, and what happened as a result? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black-and-white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from the history of WWII to the details of the attack, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how th

Jul 16, 2018
Blast back! - women's suffrage by Ohlin, Nancy, author. Blast back! - women's suffrage

"Blast back to the past and learn all about the women's suffrage movement. When people think about the women's suffrage movement, things like voting rights and protests may come to mind. But what was the movement all about, and what social change did it bring? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black-and-white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from the history of women's rights in the U.S. to women's suffrage movemen

Jul 16, 2018
Bonkers about beetles by Davey, Owen, author, illustrator. Bonkers about beetles

Shares information on different types of beetles.

Jul 17, 2018
Bowwow powwow = bagosenjige-niimi'idim by Child, Brenda J., 1959- author. Bowwow powwow = bagosenjige-niimi'idim

"When Uncle and Windy Girl attend a powwow, Windy watches the dancers and listens to the singers. She eats tasty food and joins family and friends around the campfire. Later, Windy falls asleep under the stars. Uncle's stories inspire visions in her head: a bowwow powwow, where all the dancers are dogs. In these magical scenes, Windy sees veterans in a Grand Entry, and a visiting drum group, and traditional dancers, grass dancers, and jingle-dress dancers--all with telltale ears and paws and tai

Jul 17, 2018
Breaking down tasks - using decomposition by Schmermund, Elizabeth, author. Breaking down tasks - using decomposition

"All pieces of hardware and software involve multiple systems and features working together to complete tasks. Therefore, innovations in computer science require breaking down large goals into small, manageable parts. This book shows readers how achieving programmatic goals is not so different from achieving personal goals, elaborating on the mechanics of computer programming in an easy-to-follow way." -- Amazon.com.

Jul 20, 2018
Bridges by Spray, Sally, author. Bridges

Follow the development of bridges, as they have grown longer and bigger, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Jul 17, 2018
Building consensus - respecting different points of view by McCulloch, Amanda, author. Building consensus - respecting different points of view

It can be difficult to take each person's ideas into consideration when trying to make a decision. However, respecting different points of view is essential to coming to a consensus. The U.S. government governs by consensus, meaning that it takes into consideration all the relationships between each branch of the federal government as well as the federal government's relationship to each state government. On a smaller scale, students will understand how reaching a consensus can help reach a deci

Jul 20, 2018
Building projects for beginners by Enz, Tammy, author. Building projects for beginners

Start creating with a hands-on introduction to building projects! Step-by-step instructions will take you through the planning and building process. You'll be making amazing structures in no time!

Jul 17, 2018
Capsized! - the forgotten story of the SS Eastland disaster by Sutton, Patricia, author. Capsized! - the forgotten story of the SS Eastland disaster

"Capsized! details the events leading up to the fateful day of the SS Eastland disaster and provides a nail-biting, minute-by-minute account of the ship's capsizing"--

Jul 17, 2018
Champion - the comeback tale of the American chestnut tree by Walker, Sally M., author. Champion - the comeback tale of the American chestnut tree

"The story of the near-extinction and recovery of the American Chestnut tree."--

Jul 20, 2018
Chinchillas by Houser, Grace, author. Chinchillas

Chinchillas are soft, cuddly little rodents. These adorable little critters have some interesting needs. For example, did you know that chinchillas take dust baths in volcanic ash instead of bathing in water? They re also nocturnal. This book provides readers with an in-depth look at how to care for pet chinchillas. Full-color photographs on each page keep readers engaged. Early elementary life-science topics including habitats and life cycles are discussed, and fact boxes provide additional opp

Jul 20, 2018
Cleopatra and ancient Egypt for kids - her life and world, with 21 activities by Carr, Simonetta, author. Cleopatra and ancient Egypt for kids - her life and world, with 21 activities

Cleopatra has been called intelligent and scheming, ambitious and ruthless, sensual and indulgent. This unique biography captures the excitement of her life story, including portions that have been largely neglected, such as her interest in literature and science and her role as a mother, and allows readers to draw their own conclusions. Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt for Kids also includes maps, time lines, online resources, a glossary, and 21 engaging hands-on activities to help readers better ap

Jul 17, 2018
Code it! - programming and keyboards you can create yourself by Alkire, Jessie, author. Code it! - programming and keyboards you can create yourself

"Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Code It! Programming and Keyboards You Can Create Yourself, kids will make a computer key out of a banana and use popular software programs to code music, game characters, and more! Step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo

Jul 20, 2018
Coding from Scratch by Ziter, Rachel Coding from Scratch

Jul 20, 2018
Coding in Scratch for beginners by Ziter, Rachel, author. Coding in Scratch for beginners

Offers an introduction to computer coding using Scratch software for young computer users.

Jul 20, 2018
Coding with Minecraft - build taller, farm faster, mine deeper, and automate the boring stuff by Sweigart, Al. Coding with Minecraft - build taller, farm faster, mine deeper, and automate the boring stuff

A hands-on introduction to coding that teaches you how to program bots to do cool things in the game you love--Minecraft! This book takes the robotic "turtle" method, and extends it to the 3D, interactive world of Minecraft. In Coding with Minecraft®, you'll create a virtual robot army with Lua, a programming language used by professional game developers. Step-by-step coding projects will show you how to write programs that automatically dig mines, collect materials, craft items, and build anyt

Jul 17, 2018
Combining tasks - using composition by Schmermund, Elizabeth, author. Combining tasks - using composition

One of the most fascinating aspects of computer programming is how different programs or parts of programs work together. This volume explores how smaller tasks are grouped together to meet goals, both in and out of programming. Young readers can follow along with accessible examples, fostering development of computational thinking.

Jul 20, 2018
Comets by Hansen, Grace, author. Comets

This title will cover how comets came to be, what they are made of, where most of them are found, and why we can sometimes see them as beautiful bright streaks in the sky! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Jul 20, 2018
Coming up clutch - the greatest upsets, comebacks, and finishes in sports history by Doeden, Matt, author. Coming up clutch - the greatest upsets, comebacks, and finishes in sports history

Jul 20, 2018
Completing tasks - using algorithms by Miller, Derek L., author. Completing tasks - using algorithms

At their most complex, algorithms are the step-by-step processes behind search engines, data compression, and more. However, algorithms are present in basic forms throughout our daily lives, like following a recipe or giving directions to your house. This book explains algorithms in understandable terms, provides examples of algorithms outside of computer science, describes how algorithms help computer programs complete tasks, and challenges readers to think critically about the effectiveness of

Jul 20, 2018
Computer network architect by Linde, Barbara M., author. Computer network architect

Have you ever wondered what a computer network architect does? They re responsible for designing and building data communication networks. These networks can connect two offices together, or they can connect communications systems located around the world. In this book, readers will discover what a career as a computer network architect is really like. Students will enjoy learning about the concept of computational thinking. STEM concepts addressed in the Next Generation Science Standards are al

Jul 20, 2018
Connect it! - circuits you can squish, bend, and twist by Olson, Elsie, author. Connect it! - circuits you can squish, bend, and twist

Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Connect it! Circuits you can squish, bend, and twist, kids will use bright and squishy conductive dough to power mini UFO lights, a diary alarm, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Jul 20, 2018
Construct it! - architechture you can build, break, and build again by Alkire, Jessie, author. Construct it! - architechture you can build, break, and build again

Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Construct It! Architecture You Can Build, Break, and Build Again, kids will build a working wrecking ball, pulley elevator, bridge, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Jul 20, 2018
Cool experiments with heat and cold by Canavan, Thomas, 1956- author. Cool experiments with heat and cold

Reading about heat and cold is just the tip of the iceberg this book lets readers create their own icebergs! Hands-on activities make learning about heat and cold both tangible and fun. Simple explanations help readers grasp complex concepts while step-by-step instructions and accompanying photographs ensure they will master each experiment. Helpful tips keep readers safe and offer suggestions for improvements! Aspiring young scientists will enjoy trying the recommended additions and twists to a

Jul 20, 2018
Counting on Katherine - how Katherine Johnson saved Apollo 13 by Becker, Helaine, author. Counting on Katherine - how Katherine Johnson saved Apollo 13

You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home? As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count. She counted the steps on the road, the number of dishes and spoons she washed in the kitchen sink, everything! Boundless, curious, and excited by calculations, young Katherine longed to know as much as she could about math, about the universe. From Katherine's early beginnings as a gifted student

Jul 16, 2018
Create an animation with Scratch by Wood, Kevin (writer of computer books), author. Create an animation with Scratch

Shares information on how to use Scratch to create animations, including ready-made blocks of code to produce simple projects and use them as inspiration and models for your own ideas.

Jul 17, 2018
Create an animation with Scratch by Wood, Kevin (Writer of computer books), author. Create an animation with Scratch

Build your Scratch skills by learning how to create cool animations! Try ready-made blocks of code to produce simple projects and use them as inspiration and models for your own ideas.

Jul 20, 2018
Create computer games with Scratch by Wood, Kevin (writer of computer books), author. Create computer games with Scratch

Provides step-by-step instructions for using Scratch to create a computer game.

Jul 17, 2018
Create music with Scratch by Wood, Kevin (Writer of computer books), author. Create music with Scratch

Build your coding skills by learning how to compose your own music! Try ready-made blocks of code to produce simple projects and use them as inspiration and models for your own ideas.

Jul 20, 2018
Create your own story with Scratch by Wood, Kevin (Writer of computer books), author. Create your own story with Scratch

Uses the basics of Scratch code to help readers write an interactive adventure story, describing how to create animation, develop background effects, and decide the story's path.

Jul 17, 2018
Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth by Barman, Adrienne, author, illustrator. Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth

Welcome to this collection of best-loved animals from all over the world, chosen for their special talents and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet 'the architects', the 'noisy neighbors', the 'homebodies', the 'forever faithfuls', the 'champions of forgetfulness' and more in this alphabetically ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating facts, curious creatures, and characterful cartoons, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours.

Jul 17, 2018
Cute As an Axolotl - Discovering the World's Most Adorable Animals by Keating, Jess Cute As an Axolotl - Discovering the World's Most Adorable Animals

Jul 17, 2018
Cuyahoga Valley by Mattern, Joanne Cuyahoga Valley

Jul 20, 2018
Cybersecurity expert by Faust, Daniel R., author. Cybersecurity expert

With our use of technology increasing every day, it s not surprising that our need for cybersecurity experts is also growing. In this informative text, readers will learn about why we need cybersecurity and what these security experts do to keep sensitive digital information safe. Students are introduced to the concept of computational thinking, as well as STEM concepts addressed in the Next Generation Science Standards. Informational diagrams and full-color photographs help students make connec

Jul 20, 2018
Dance team by Ransom, Candice F., 1952- author. Dance team

Introduces the history and basic concepts of dance team. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Jul 16, 2018
Dinosaur discoveries by Gibbons, Gail, author. Dinosaur discoveries

Describes the work of paleontologists, relates special features of dinosaur groups, and examines the most recent theories of what led to their extinction.

Jul 17, 2018
Dinosaurs of the Alberta badlands by Persons, W. Scott, IV author. Dinosaurs of the Alberta badlands

"Home to the 2,500-km Fossil Trail, the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, and Dinosaur Provincial Park-a UNESCO World Heritage site-the Alberta Badlands have unearthed more species of dinosaurs than anywhere else in the world and hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the fossil beds annually. Despite being star attractions in museums around the world, the dinosaurs of Alberta have never before been the subject of a book that explores their unique inte

Jul 17, 2018
Dinosaurs, dodos, and woolly mammoths by Gutman, Dan, author. Dinosaurs, dodos, and woolly mammoths

Provided by amazon.com.

Jul 17, 2018
Do not open this math book! by McKellar, Danica, author. Do not open this math book!

"Addition and subtraction are as easy as 1 + 2 = 3 in this funny and educational book that will have readers embracing math instead of fearing it."--

Jul 16, 2018
Dogs, cats and dung beetles by Gutman, Dan, author. Dogs, cats and dung beetles

Provided by amazon.com.

Jul 17, 2018
Dorothy Vaughan by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Dorothy Vaughan

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of NASA computer programmer and mathematician Dorothy Vaughan in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline, primary sources, and informative backmatter."--

Jul 20, 2018
Dr. Ernest Drake's monsterology - the complete book of monstrous beasts, illustrated by Drake, Ernest. Dr. Ernest Drake's monsterology - the complete book of monstrous beasts, illustrated

The esteemed Dr. Drake ("Dragonology") turns his inquisitive gaze to other mythical creatures, from krakens to griffins. Includes fold-outs, flaps, and pullouts; textured samples of skin and feathers; and more.

Jul 14, 2018
Ducklings by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Ducklings

This title covers the first days and weeks of a duckling's life through simple sentences. Fun and colorful photographs correlate with the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Jul 16, 2018
Eagles by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author. Eagles

Presents facts about eagles, covering the different species, their habitat, their anatomy, and their nesting habits.

Jul 20, 2018
Ecclesiastes - To Everything There Is a Season by Rylant, Cynthia/ Rylant, Cynthia (ILT) Ecclesiastes - To Everything There Is a Season

Jul 20, 2018
Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice - Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World by Cooper, Ilene Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice - Her Impact on the Civil Rights Movement, the White House, and the World

Jul 17, 2018
Elements by Dingle, Adrian, 1967- author. Elements

The elements in the periodic table are the ingredients that make up our world. Explore elements such as carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, and learn why they are essential to our survival. See how precious gold protects astronauts in space, and why the metal mercury can be both a solid and a liquid. Find out about man-made elements, which the smartest chemists are busy figuring out how to use. Learn about scores of other elements, including silver, the alkaline earth metals, the nitrogen elements, an

Jul 16, 2018
Elephant calves by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Elephant calves

This title covers the first days and weeks of an elephant calf's life through simple sentences. Fun and colorful photographs correlate with the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jr. is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Jul 16, 2018
Ella - queen of jazz by Hancocks, Helen, author, illustrator. Ella - queen of jazz

The inspiring, true story of how a remarkable friendship between Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe was born - and how they worked together to overcome prejudice and adversity.

Jul 16, 2018
Everglades by Hamalainen, Karina Everglades

Jul 20, 2018
Explore my world - weather by Gerry, Lisa, author. Explore my world - weather

"Information about weather for young children."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 17, 2018
Explore shapes and angles! / With 25 Great Projects by Moore, Jeanette, author. Explore shapes and angles! / With 25 Great Projects

Invites readers to identify the shapes and angles in the world and shows how they are used in different situations and jobs, such as construction, engineering, and art.

Jul 14, 2018
Falcons by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author. Falcons

Jul 20, 2018
Father's Day gifts by Suen, Anastasia, author. Father's Day gifts

Presents instructions for making such Father's Day crafted gifts as a faux wrought iron frame, comic book coasters, and a hero plaque.

Jul 20, 2018
Filming stop-motion animation by Saldaña, Zoë Wilkinson, author. Filming stop-motion animation

Creating animated movies is easier than ever using stop-motion techniques and everyday technology. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn STEM concepts, new vocabulary, and locate information.

Jul 20, 2018
Flowers by Gibbons, Gail, author. Flowers

Gail Gibbons has covered seeds, farming, vegetables, and fruits--and now it's time for flowers! This lush introduction to the basics and life cycle of flowers--including common regional species, flowers' habitable range, basic flower care and cultivation, and flower anatomy and pollination--is gorgeously illustrated and clearly presented. After reading Flowers, kids will have a new appreciation for the beautiful blossoms around us!

Jul 17, 2018
Following instructions - using control by Schmermund, Elizabeth, author. Following instructions - using control

Control structures determine how a computer program responds to a key press, mouse click, loop of instructions, or Boolean logic. Away from a computer, these structures can be seen in how people follow instructions and how they decide whether or not to carry out tasks. This book provides young readers with examples of control structures in everyday life while explaining the basics of control in computer programming.

Jul 20, 2018
Friends and foes - poems about us all by Florian, Douglas, author, illustrator. Friends and foes - poems about us all

"A collection of poems about the ups and downs of friendship"--

Jul 17, 2018
Gal Gadot by Orr, Tamra, author. Gal Gadot

Whether she is being an Israeli soldier, a law school student, a beauty queen or an Amazonian superhero, Gal Gadot is fascinating. From her early days as a tomboy playing in the backyard through her time wielding her Lasso of Truth on the movie theatre screen, Gadot has had an amazing life. Read about how she almost became a Bond girl and how she does her own stunts. Meet Gal Gadot, actor, wife, mother, and a modern day Wonder Woman.

Jul 20, 2018
Game changers - the story of Venus and Serena Williams by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Game changers - the story of Venus and Serena Williams

Shares the story of the sisters and tennis stars, including their special relationship as sisters and best friends, their constant training as children, and their incredible success in professional tennis.

Jul 20, 2018
Gaming with bloxels by Quinn, Amy, 1976- author. Gaming with bloxels

With Bloxels, users can use colored blocks to design their own video games, then play the games on a tablet computer. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn STEM concepts, new vocabulary, and locate information.

Jul 20, 2018
George Washington. by George Washington.

"George Washington has always held a special place in Americans' hearts. Everyone can picture him as a white-haired statesman leading the new nation. But before he became our first president, he had already had enough adventures for several lifetimes. As a young man, he explored the wilderness of the American West, fought a disastrous military campaign against the French, pined for unrequited love, and retired. Then he became leader of the Continental Army. From the hardships and heartaches of h

Jul 17, 2018
Gods and Heroes - Mythology Around the World by Briggs, Korwin Gods and Heroes - Mythology Around the World

Jul 17, 2018
Grand Canyon by Gregory, Josh, author. Grand Canyon

"Learn all about Grand Canyon National Park, including how it was formed, which wildlife can be found there today, and how it is affected by environmental issues."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 20, 2018
Great Smoky Mountains by Gregory, Josh, author. Great Smoky Mountains

Jul 20, 2018
Great white sharks in action by Silverman, Buffy, author. Great white sharks in action

Jul 20, 2018
Group planning, creating, and testing - programming together by Miller, Derek L., author. Group planning, creating, and testing - programming together

Collaboration is one of the defining characteristics of the tech industry, and young readers can relate to the dynamic processes of brainstorming and working together in a group. This volume emphasizes that ideas evolve as more people provide input. With real-world examples of collaboration between students, the book describes how working together leads to a stronger end product, both in software and in everyday life.

Jul 20, 2018
Hammerhead sharks in action by Tunby, Benjamin, author. Hammerhead sharks in action

"This book uses fun, informative text and images to describe the life cycle, characteristics, and habitat of hammerhead sharks."--

Jul 20, 2018
Harriet Tubman by Stoltman, Joan, author. Harriet Tubman

Jul 17, 2018
Hawks by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author. Hawks

Simple text and incredible close-up photographs bring out the importance of hawks. Each book contains important details about the body parts, habitat, and nesting of these incredible hunters. Includes surprising information about unique habits and whether members of the species are endangered. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Jul 20, 2018
Hidden city - poems of urban wildlife by Tuttle, Sarah Grace, author. Hidden city - poems of urban wildlife

"Hidden City demonstrates that nature can thrive anywhere, even in highly populated areas. In this graceful collection of poems, skyscrapers serve as perches for falcons, streetlights attract an insect buffet for hungry bats, and an overgrown urban lot offers shelter to both flora and fauna. Hidden City also includes engaging supplementary materials, which provide scientific information about the animals and plants featured in the book. Coupled with beautiful collage illustrations, the poems in

Jul 20, 2018
How to build a hug - Temple Grandin and her amazing squeeze machine by Guglielmo, Amy, author. How to build a hug - Temple Grandin and her amazing squeeze machine

Jul 20, 2018
Howard and the mummy - Howard Carter and the search for King Tut's tomb by Fern, Tracey E, author. Howard and the mummy - Howard Carter and the search for King Tut's tomb

Jul 17, 2018
Ichthyosaurus - the fish lizard by Shone, Rob. Ichthyosaurus - the fish lizard

Follows the life of an ichthyosaurus, a marine reptile resembling a dolphin.

Jul 20, 2018
If Polar Bears Disappeared by Williams, Lily/ Williams, Lily (ILT) If Polar Bears Disappeared

Jul 17, 2018
In Harm's Way - JFK, World War II, and the Heroic Rescue of Pt 109 by Martin, Iain In Harm's Way - JFK, World War II, and the Heroic Rescue of Pt 109

Jul 17, 2018
Information and action - using variables by Miller, Derek L., author. Information and action - using variables

In computer science, variables are the system for storing, labeling, and retrieving information programmatically. Where information is stored and how it is labeled is important. These distinctions determine which actions can be taken with the information, such as changing the color of text or retouching an image. This book demonstrates how we organize information and objects in our daily lives and how these real-world examples can shed light on how computer programs work.

Jul 20, 2018
Intelligent animals by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author. Intelligent animals

Come face to face with intelligent animals! Find out how dolphins communicate, if elephants really have good memory skills, and if there are any animals that can learn to speak our languages!

Jul 15, 2018
Islam by Wilkinson, Philip, 1955- author. Islam

Discover the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the modern Islamic world.

Jul 16, 2018
It disappears! - magical animals that hide in plain sight by Potts, Nikki, author. It disappears! - magical animals that hide in plain sight

You never know what is watching you! From butterflies and walking sticks to owls and lizards, the world is full animals that don't want to be seen. Using their abilities to camouflage, they blend in to survive. Meets Next Generation Science Standards.

Jul 16, 2018
It's still alive! - magical animals that regrow parts by Potts, Nikki, author. It's still alive! - magical animals that regrow parts

Regenerative animals are survivors. Species with this ability can regrow limbs, skin, organs, and more! Find out how these animals use regeneration to evade predators and stay alive. Meets Next Generation Science Standards.

Jul 16, 2018
John McCain - an American hero by Perritano, John, author. John McCain - an American hero

This fascinating biography covers McCain's life, from growing up as the son of a four-star admiral to his own time at the Naval Academy, his service as a pilot, and his experience as a prisoner of war. It explores McCain's 30 years as a senator, as well as his two bids for the presidency.

Jul 17, 2018
Joshua Tree by Shepherd, Jodie Joshua Tree

Jul 20, 2018
Just Breathe - Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More by Chopra, Mallika/ Vaughan, Brenna (ILT)/ Chopra, Deepak (FRW) Just Breathe - Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

Jul 17, 2018
Kangaroos by Esbaum, Jill Kangaroos

Jul 17, 2018
Katherine Johnson by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Katherine Johnson

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline, primary sources, and other informative backmatter."--

Jul 20, 2018
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia by Sipi, Claire, author. LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia

Completely updated and expanded to include the latest Lego Ninjago minifigures. An exclusive and fully-armed minifigure accompanies the hardcover binding. Meet every single Lego Ninjago character, including Kai ZX, the Ninja of Fire; learn about their weapons, the vehicles, the dragons and the exotic locations from the Ninjago universe. With story pages taking you through the events that shape the NINJAGO world, fact boxes on every page, and a Ninja file for each character.

Jul 17, 2018
Let's draw monsters with Crayola! by Let's draw monsters with Crayola!

Can you draw monsters? You can if you start with simple shapes! Triangles and squares become a flying fanged monster. Circles in many sizes make up a multi-eyed monster. What kind of monster can you draw with shapes?

Jul 14, 2018
Light it! - creation that glow, shine, and blink by Schneider, Christa, author. Light it! - creation that glow, shine, and blink

Offers step-by-step instructions for activities involving lights and electricity, including a mask that glows, a working lamp, and a spinning, blinking UFO.

Jul 20, 2018
Light waves by Adler, David A., author. Light waves

"An introduction to the physics of light for young readers, with an overview of photons, transparency, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the mechanics of reflection"--

Jul 17, 2018
Lobos - a wolf family returns to the wild by Peterson, Brenda, 1950- author. Lobos - a wolf family returns to the wild

Jul 17, 2018
Lovely Beasts - The Surprising Truth by Gardner, Kate/ Smith, Heidi (ILT) Lovely Beasts - The Surprising Truth

Jul 20, 2018
Magnificent creatures - animals on the move! by Wright, Anna, 1984- author, artist. Magnificent creatures - animals on the move!

Visually stunning, this book briefly explains the social behaviour of animals such as : sea turtles, springboks, jellyfish, crabs, zebra, starlings, monarch butterflies, bumblebees, snow geese, snow goose, herring, bee-eaters and fireflies.

Jul 20, 2018
Maker lab outdoors - 25 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack, author. Maker lab outdoors - 25 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover

Twenty-five science projects and experiments to be done outside will spark kids' creativity and help them develop science skills through hands-on learning.

Jul 15, 2018
Making slime by Quinn, Amy, 1976- author. Making slime

Making slime isn't just fun. It's also a great way to learn about chemistry! Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn STEM concepts, new vocabulary, and locate information.

Jul 20, 2018
Mako sharks in action by Silverman, Buffy, author. Mako sharks in action

Jul 20, 2018
Maps - what you need to know by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author. Maps - what you need to know

"Discusses maps, their features, and how they are used"--

Jul 20, 2018
Marvelous Maravilloso - me and my beautiful family by Lara, Carrie, author. Marvelous Maravilloso - me and my beautiful family

"Marvelous Maravilloso Me and My Beautiful Family is a story from the point of view of a young interracial child about what color means within the dynamics of race, ethnicity, and culture. This sweet simple story blends the colors of the world and the color of the people in her life and shares the experience of her culture in a complex multicultural world"--

Jul 17, 2018
Mary Jackson by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Mary Jackson

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of NASA aerospace engineer Mary Jackson in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline, primary sources, and other informative backmatter."--

Jul 20, 2018
Mary, Who Wrote Frankenstein by Bailey, Linda/ Sarda, Julia (ILT) Mary, Who Wrote Frankenstein

Jul 20, 2018
Michelle Obama by Stoltman, Joan, author. Michelle Obama

"Michelle Obama is easily recognizable to young readers, but has had a life few children have had the chance to learn about. This topical, engaging volume brings the story of an incredibly intelligent, motivated, deeply dedicated person to vivid life. Young readers will easily engage in Michelle Obama s life through the meticulously uncomplicated, age-appropriate language and explanation of concepts provided throughout this inspiring story. This highly requested biography is sure to be a quick h

Jul 20, 2018
Miniature robots by Suen, Anastasia, author. Miniature robots

Build a robot that walks downhill without a motor. Transform a recycled container into an art robot and turn a toothbrush into a brushbot. Use a hex nut to make a wiggling robot bug and wire a single pole switch to power a tiny robot car. Use recycled materials, school supplies, and small electronics to make your own miniature robots. -- back cover.

Jul 14, 2018
Mobile applications designer by Machajewski, David, author. Mobile applications designer

The mobile applications industry continues to grow as people demand more from their smartphones and tablets each day. Who designs and builds the mobile apps that we ve become dependent on? What skills do you need to work in this growing industry? This book answers these questions and takes an in-depth look at the career of a mobile applications designer. Important STEM concepts addressed in the Next Generation Science Standards are discussed in rich detail. Full-color photographs and information

Jul 20, 2018
Money - what you need to know by Sherman, Jill, author. Money - what you need to know

"Discusses money, what it is, and how it's used"--

Jul 20, 2018
Mother's Day gifts by Suen, Anastasia, author. Mother's Day gifts

Presents instructions for making such Mother's Day crafted gifts as a golden curls frame, paper bead necklace, and a lavender sachet.

Jul 20, 2018
Mount Rainier by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Mount Rainier

Jul 20, 2018
Move it! - projects you can drive, fly, and roll by Schneider, Christa, author. Move it! - projects you can drive, fly, and roll

Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Move It! Projects You Can Drive, Fly, and Roll, kids will make a mini helicopter fly from a circuit-controlled helipad, build a motorized LEGO car, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Jul 20, 2018
Museums by Mattern, Joanne Museums

Jul 20, 2018
My family divided - one girl's journey of home, loss, and hope by Guerrero, Diane, 1986- author. My family divided - one girl's journey of home, loss, and hope

"The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"--

Jul 17, 2018
My great outdoors book - the kids' guide to being outside by Jeffery, Josie, author. My great outdoors book - the kids' guide to being outside

Provides suggestions for different outdoor activities, including bug hunting, counting stars, planting a garden, and building a woodland hideout.

Jul 17, 2018
Mythology - the gods, heroes, and monsters of ancient Greece by Evans, Hestia, author. Mythology - the gods, heroes, and monsters of ancient Greece

A heavily illustrated notebook filled with newspaper clippings, letters, and text, compiled by "Lady Hestia Evans" in "1825."

Jul 14, 2018
National parks of the U.S.A. by Siber, Kate, author. National parks of the U.S.A.

A tour of America's most iconic national parks includes information on the unique flora and fauna that can be found at each location.

Jul 20, 2018
Neymar - a soccer dream come true by Javaherbin, Mina, author. Neymar - a soccer dream come true

"Neymar da Silva Santos Ju´nior is an international soccer star. But he wasn't always the best. He was once a child--just like you--who dreamed of playing professional soccer. Growing up in Brazil, Neymar practiced day and night, learning from his father and his coaches. Becoming a living legend takes hard work, a never-quit attitude, and some luck, too. Come along on Neymar's journey to see how a soccer star was born"--Jacket.

Jul 17, 2018
Niagara Falls by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Niagara Falls

Explore the past, present, and future of Niagara Falls. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and engaging infographics help readers learn all about this natural wonder and how to protect it long into the future.

Jul 16, 2018
Owls by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author. Owls

Presents facts about owls, covering the different species, their habitat, their anatomy, and their nesting habits.

Jul 20, 2018
Pass go and collect $200 - the real story of how Monopoly was invented by Stone, Tanya Lee, author. Pass go and collect $200 - the real story of how Monopoly was invented

"A nonfiction picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games" --

Jul 17, 2018
Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers - Celebrating Animal Underdogs by Stewart, Melissa/ Laberis, Stephanie (ILT) Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers - Celebrating Animal Underdogs

Jul 20, 2018
Plantopedia - a celebration of nature's greatest show-offs by Barman, Adrienne, author, illustrator. Plantopedia - a celebration of nature's greatest show-offs

Welcome to this collection of amazing plants from all over the world, chosen for their unique traits and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet the evergreens, the edibles and the elderly plants that have outlived the dinosaurs in this alphabetically-ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating flowers, curious crops and wonderful weeds, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours. A fantastic follow-up to smash-hit Creaturepedia.

Jul 17, 2018
Play with art by Play with art

The perfect starting point for teaching your little one about all types of art, delve into more than 50 fun art projects for kids. From handprinting and sponge painting to mapmaking and origami animals, this is the perfect book for a little learner starting on their art journey.

Jul 17, 2018
Playing with Makey Makey by Slater, Lindsay, author. Playing with Makey Makey

Makey Makey is a kit that helps you turn everyday objects into touchpads that control your computer's keyboard. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn STEM concepts, new vocabulary, and locate information.

Jul 20, 2018
Pokémon Alola Region adventure guide by Sander, Sonia, author. Pokémon Alola Region adventure guide

A guide to the Alola region with facts about places, Poke´mon, trainers, and teams. Follows Ash and Pikachu's adventures in the Alola region where they meet new Pokemon and trainers.

Jul 20, 2018
Polka Dot Parade - A Book About Bill Cunningham by Blumenthal, Deborah/ D'yans, Masha (ILT) Polka Dot Parade - A Book About Bill Cunningham

Jul 17, 2018
Proud - living my American dream by Muhammad, Ibtihaj, 1985- author. Proud - living my American dream

Jul 17, 2018
Puppies by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Puppies

This title covers the first days and weeks of a puppy's life through simple sentences. Fun and colorful photographs correlate with the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jr. is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Jul 16, 2018
Rad girls can - stories of bold, brave, and brilliant young women by Schatz, Kate, author. Rad girls can - stories of bold, brave, and brilliant young women

"From the New York Times best-selling authors of Rad Women Worldwide and Rad American Women A-Z, a bold and brave collection of stories and art about inspiring and accomplished girls who have made positive impacts on the world before the age of 20. You might know the stories of Malala Yousafzai, Anne Frank, Jazz Jennings, and Joan of Arc. But have you heard about Yusra Mardini, a Syrian refugee who swam a sinking boat to shore, saved twenty lives, then went on to compete as an Olympic swimmer?

Jul 17, 2018
Raptor rescue by Hamilton, John, 1959- author. Raptor rescue

Examines the efforts of veterinarians and volunteers around the globe as they rescue raptors, showing common injuries, how these birds recover, and how they are released back into the wild.

Jul 20, 2018
Ray Charles by Ollivier, Stéphane, author. Ray Charles

A biography of the legendary rhythm and blues musician covers his humble beginnings, hardship and loss, struggle with blindness, and eventual success, in a book that includes a disc featuring fifteen of his most famous recordings.

Jul 15, 2018
Red alert! - endangered animals around the world by Barr, Catherine, 1965- author. Red alert! - endangered animals around the world

Jul 17, 2018
Robotify it! - robots you can make yourself by Olson, Elsie, author. Robotify it! - robots you can make yourself

Makerspaces are places designed to inspire creativity and collaboration. In Robotify It! Robots You Can Make Yourself, kids will make a mini monster robot that responds to light, a spinning robotic pencil holder, and more! Colorful step-by-step photos bring each project to life. Techniques and tips help troubleshoot and use the materials within the makerspace.

Jul 20, 2018
Rock collecting for kids - an introduction to geology by Lynch, Dan R., author. Rock collecting for kids - an introduction to geology

Provided by amazon.com.

Jul 17, 2018
Rocky Mountain by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Rocky Mountain

Jul 20, 2018
Rosa Parks by Stoltman, Joan, author. Rosa Parks

"Rosa Parks is not just a lady who stayed seated on a bus. Her life is a relevant, important story that was notable, inspirational, and much-needed both in its time and today. This essential volume introduces young readers to a woman of quiet strength and resilience who did not waver in her convictions and beliefs. For younger readers, this is a rare opportunity to read age-appropriate text that incorporates complex issues using accessible, straightforward, engaging language that they can grasp,

Jul 20, 2018
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Nobel Prize winner medical physicist Rosalyn Sussman Yalow in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline, primary sources, and informative backmatter"--

Jul 20, 2018
Santa's gift by Karcher, Angie, author. Santa's gift

Once upon a time a 35 foot tall Santa stood at the edge of town waving his mitten to all the good boys and girls as they left home or returned from out of town, smiling a hello or goodbye. He was a beloved landmark with his red suit and blue eyes. After 20 years of wishing safe travels to those that passed by, his bright red suit had faded, his beard had become chipped, and he had lost the twinkle in his eyes. Then one day... Santa disappeared. Santa had been hauled off to a junkyard where he la

Jul 16, 2018
Say cheese! - a kid's guide to cheese making with recipes for mozzarella, cream cheese, feta, and other favorites by Carroll, Ricki, author. Say cheese! - a kid's guide to cheese making with recipes for mozzarella, cream cheese, feta, and other favorites

Best-selling author Ricki Carroll — known around the world as “the Cheese Queen” — and her daughter, Sarah Carroll, bring easy cheese making right into your kitchen with this fun guide for kids and families. Step-by-step photos take kids ages 8–12 through the cheese making process, then teach them how to make 12 classic favorites, including mozzarella, feta, ricotta, and cream cheese. A hearty helping of kitchen chemistry and math along with bits of international cheese making history add to the

Jul 17, 2018
Sewing the rainbow - the story of Gilbert Baker and the rainbow flag by Pitman, Gayle E., author. Sewing the rainbow - the story of Gilbert Baker and the rainbow flag

"Sewing the Rainbow is the powerful story of Gilbert Baker and the creation of the rainbow flag. This book takes readers from Gilbert's childhood in a small town in Kansas where he didn't fit in, to his historic artistic career in San Francisco. Today the flag is everywhere, even in the small town where Gilbert grew up! This book shows that when you see a rainbow flag, you'll know it's okay to be your colorful self. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers with more about Gilbert and the flag's

Jul 17, 2018
Shirley Ann Jackson by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Shirley Ann Jackson

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of physicist Shirley Ann Jackson in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline, primary sources, and informative backmatter"--

Jul 20, 2018
Sisters and champions - the story of Venus and Serena Williams by Bryant, Howard, 1968- author. Sisters and champions - the story of Venus and Serena Williams

"An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time, outsiders who just happen to be sisters"--

Jul 16, 2018
Ski Soldier - A World War II Biography by Borden, Louise Ski Soldier - A World War II Biography

Jul 17, 2018
Skyscrapers by Spray, Sally, author. Skyscrapers

Follow the development of skyscrapers, as they have grown taller and taller, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Jul 20, 2018
Software architect by Honders, Christine, author. Software architect

Explores the job of of designing and planning software systems, taking a look at what software architects do, where they work, what information they need to know, and what skills they should have.

Jul 20, 2018
Spacecraft by Spray, Sally, author. Spacecraft

Follow the developments of spacecrafts, as they have got more advanced, have travelled further and helped us explore the universe through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Jul 20, 2018
Speaking to an elephant and other tales from the Kadars by Chandi, Manish, author. Speaking to an elephant and other tales from the Kadars

This collection of unusual folklore features the world of the Kadars, a small indigenous community in South India. Originally narrated to the authors by Kadar elders, these stories recall ways of living in forest habitats that hold important lessons for all those interested in regrowing our forests.

Jul 16, 2018
Spooked! - How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Jarrow, Gail Spooked! - How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America

Jul 17, 2018
Spring After Spring - How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement by Sisson, Stephanie Roth/ Sisson, Stephanie Roth (ILT) Spring After Spring - How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement

Jul 20, 2018
Star Wars maker lab by Heinecke, Liz Lee, author. Star Wars maker lab

Offers young Star Wars fans projects and experiments inspired by the Star Wars universe, including instructions on making Jabba slime, Kyber crystals, and an Ewok catapult.

Jul 14, 2018
Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 1 by Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 1

Jul 20, 2018
Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 2 by Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 2

Jul 20, 2018
Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 3 by Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 3

Jul 20, 2018
Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 4 by Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 4

Jul 20, 2018
Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 5 by Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 5

Jul 14, 2018
Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 6 by Super Mario odyssey - kingdom adventures. Travel companion volume 6

Jul 14, 2018
Super simple Earth Day activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Super simple Earth Day activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids

Introduces readers to Earth Day and its traditions, and provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for holiday handicraft projects, including a global greeting card, a planet garland, and a sweet seed bird feeder.

Jul 20, 2018
Super simple earthquake projects - science activities for future seismologists by Alkire, Jessie, author. Super simple earthquake projects - science activities for future seismologists

Read all about seismology in Super Simple Earthquake Projects. Kids will learn about what causes earthquakes and how they affect Earth. Discover how scientists study and help people prepare for them. Then, build an earthquake-proof structure, create a tsunami in a bottle, and more. Each project has color photos and easy?to?follow instructions. --Amazon.

Jul 17, 2018
Super Simple Fossil Projects - Science Activities for Future Paleontologists by Alkire, Jessie Super Simple Fossil Projects - Science Activities for Future Paleontologists

Jul 17, 2018
Super simple halloween activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Super simple halloween activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids

Get ready for creepy crafts and spooky snacks! Kids will learn all about Halloween and its traditions with Super Simple Halloween Activities. Then, explore ways they can celebrate the Halloween season by making a mini cemetery, a ghost greeting card, and more. Colorful photos and step-by-step instructions make each project super easy and super fun.

Jul 20, 2018
Super simple mineral projects - science activities for future mineralogists by Alkire, Jessie, author. Super simple mineral projects - science activities for future mineralogists

Read all about mineralogy in Super Simple Mineral Projects. Kids will learn about different types of minerals and their structures. Discover how scientists study minerals and why. Then, experiment with minerals, grow your own minerals, and more. Each project has color photos and easy?to?follow instructions.--Amazon.

Jul 17, 2018
Super simple President's Day activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Super simple President's Day activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids

Introduces readers to President's Day and its traditions, and provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for holiday handicraft projects, including a star-spangled wind sock; a patriotic wreath; and a red, white, and blue bunting.

Jul 20, 2018
Super simple rock cycle projects - science activities for future petrologists by Alkire, Jessie, author. Super simple rock cycle projects - science activities for future petrologists

Read all about petrology in Super Simple Rock Cycle Projects. Kids will learn about different types of rocks and how they can change over time. Discover how scientists study rocks to learn about Earth's history. Then, build a sediment jar, make eggshell geodes, and more. Each project has color photos and easy?to?follow instructions.--Amazon.

Jul 17, 2018
Super simple Thanksgiving activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Super simple Thanksgiving activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids

Introduces readers to Thanksgiving and its traditions, and provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for holiday handicraft projects, including a thumbprint turkey greeting card, a gratitude wreath, and a colorful corn bouquet.

Jul 20, 2018
Super simple Valentine's day activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Super simple Valentine's day activities - fun and easy holiday projects for kids

Introduces readers to the holiday and its traditions, and provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for holiday handicraft projects, including a heart wreath, a celery stamp bouquet, and a love bug greeting card.

Jul 20, 2018
Super simple volcano projects - science activities for future volcanologists by Alkire, Jessie, author. Super simple volcano projects - science activities for future volcanologists

"Read all about volcanology in Super Simple Volcano Projects. Kids will learn about different kinds of volcanoes and how they form. Discover how scientists study volcanoes and try to predict when they will erupt. Then, build an erupting volcano, create a volcano landscape, and more. Each project has color photos and easy follow instructions"--Amazon.com.

Jul 17, 2018
Super simple weather projects - science activities for future meteorologists by Alkire, Jessie, author. Super simple weather projects - science activities for future meteorologists

Read all about meteorology in Super Simple Weather Projects. Kids will learn about the difference between weather and climate. Discover how scientists study the weather and try to predict what it will be like in the future. Then, build a barometer, create a tornado, and more. Each project has color photos and easy to follow instructions.

Jul 17, 2018
Sylvia's Bookshop - The Story of Paris's Beloved Bookstore and Its Founder by Burleigh, Robert/ Wu, Katy (ILT) Sylvia's Bookshop - The Story of Paris's Beloved Bookstore and Its Founder

Jul 20, 2018
Texas - a nonfiction companion to Magic Tree House #30- Hurricane heroes in Texas by Osborne, Mary Pope, author. Texas - a nonfiction companion to Magic Tree House #30- Hurricane heroes in Texas

"A history of the state of Texas including the Galveston hurricane of 1900"--

Jul 17, 2018
The American Revolution by Castellano, Peter, author. The American Revolution

Understanding the events of the American Revolution is key to learning more about the history of the United States. When readers encounter this important topic in social studies classes, they often must be able to explain the causes, main events, and results of the war. Through clear explanations and simple language, this book gives readers of all levels an overview of these aspects of the Revolutionary War in a format perfect for test review or quick reference. A timeline helps readers keep eve

Jul 20, 2018
The Amistad revolt by Roxburgh, Ellis, author. The Amistad revolt

The slave revolt on the ship Amistad in 1839 was a crucial event in the early abolitionist movement in the United States. When the vessel arrived in America, a fierce debate began about whether the Africans were free or enslaved and whether they should be allowed to return to Africa. The argument became a legal battle that eventually ended up in the US Supreme Court, with former president John Quincy Adams representing the Africans. This remarkable story and its repercussions are presented in th

Jul 20, 2018
The beloved world of Sonia Sotomayor by Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954- author. The beloved world of Sonia Sotomayor

"An adaptation for middle graders based on the bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, in which the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's details her achievements, which serve as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert"--

Jul 20, 2018
The big book of the blue by Zommer, Yuval, author. The big book of the blue

Alongside everything the young oceanographer needs to know, Zommer's charming illustrations bring to life some of the slipperiest, scaliest, strangest, and most monstrous underwater animals. The book opens by explaining how different types of animals are able to breathe and survive underwater, and the different families to which they belong. Subsequent pages are dedicated to specific creatures, including sea turtles, whales, sharks, stingrays, and seahorses, and show varied life in specific habi

Jul 17, 2018
The blue-ringed octopus by Sullivan, Laura L., 1974- author. The blue-ringed octopus

The blue-ringed octopus is a tiny terror, and is one of the world s most venomous creatures. Find out where it lives, how it develops, how it warns predators, what it eats, and if there is any hope for someone unfortunate enough to be bitten by one.

Jul 20, 2018
The bone wars - clash of the dinosaur hunters! by Dee, Nicky, author. The bone wars - clash of the dinosaur hunters!

A true adventure story full of trains, explosives, sneaky tactics, spying, and dinosaurs! The Bone Wars tells the true story of the battle to be the most famous dinosaur hunter in the world! The "Great Dinosaur Rush" was an amazing time in U.S. history when the hunt for dinosaurs really began. Would the two gentlemen scientists who led the hunt play nicely and work together or would their desperation to be the best lead them to behave very, very badly? Told as a story for children for the very f

Jul 17, 2018
The Boomslang snake by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author. The Boomslang snake

The boomslang snake is shy and not aggressive, but one bite from this highly venomous creature leads to a horrible death. This books describes how the poison affects its victims, where this large snake lives, how it hunts and hides, and why it wasn t considered dangerous to humans until one unfortunate incident.

Jul 20, 2018
The box jellyfish by Sullivan, Laura L., 1974- author. The box jellyfish

The Australian box jellyfish is the most venomous animal in the oceans, with the capability to kill a human in minutes. There are about fifty species of box jellyfish. Learn where they live, how they eat, how they strike, what happens to you when one stings you, and what creature is immune to its powerful poison.

Jul 20, 2018
The deathstalker scorpion by Sullivan, Laura L., 1974- author. The deathstalker scorpion

It s hard to believe but some people keep aggressive and dangerous deathstalker scorpions as pets. Learn where this arachnid lives, what it likes to eat, the power of its venom, what medical science has done with this venom to treat patients, and why it lives up to its terrifying name.

Jul 20, 2018
The Declaration of Independence - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn, author. The Declaration of Independence - introducing primary sources

The Declaration of Independence has represented American freedom since Thomas Jefferson wrote it more than 200 years ago. Using primary sources, young readers hear the story behind one of America's most important documents from the people who were there when it was signed. Engaging text, colorful images, sidebars, and a variety of primary sources introduce readers to the Declaration of Independence.

Jul 16, 2018
The Declaration of Independence by Landau, Elaine. The Declaration of Independence

Statistics and facts about the Declaration of Independence.

Jul 16, 2018
The Declaration of Independence by Yero, Judith Lloyd. The Declaration of Independence

Describes the events leading to the composition and signing of the Declaration of Independence, and discusses the document's importance in American history.

Jul 16, 2018
The Elephant by Desmond, Jenni The Elephant

Jul 17, 2018
The everything book of cats & kittens by Mills, Andrea, author. The everything book of cats & kittens

Presents an introduction to cats and kittens, describing the different breeds, what they eat, and how to care for a new pet.

Jul 17, 2018
The everything book of dogs & puppies by Mills, Andrea, author. The everything book of dogs & puppies

Introduces dogs and puppies, describing the different breeds, what they eat, and how to care for a new pet.

Jul 17, 2018
The Faithful Spy - Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by Hendrix, John The Faithful Spy - Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler

Jul 20, 2018
The gender identity workbook for kids - a guide to exploring who you are by Storck, Kelly, author. The gender identity workbook for kids - a guide to exploring who you are

"The Gender Identity Workbook for Kids offers fun, age-appropriate activities to help your child explore their identity and discover unique ways to navigate gender expression at home, in school, and with friends. Transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) children need validation and support on their journey toward self-discovery. Unfortunately, due to stigma and misinformation, these kids can be especially vulnerable to bullying, discrimination, and even mental health issues such as anxiety or

Jul 20, 2018
The Great Barrier Reef by Rector, Rebecca Kraft, author. The Great Barrier Reef

Explores the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem, plants that grow there, the climate of the area, and what is being done to protect it.

Jul 16, 2018
The Great Rhino Rescue - Saving the Southern White Rhinos by Markle, Sandra The Great Rhino Rescue - Saving the Southern White Rhinos

Jul 17, 2018
The orca scientists by Perez Valice, Kim, author. The orca scientists

"Follow the scientists working in the Pacific Northwest to learn about the orca whale population there, as they race to save these remarkable mammals from extinction. Perfect for fans of The Great White Shark Scientist and readers looking for excellent nonfiction on this high-interest animal."--

Jul 16, 2018
The race to space - countdown to liftoff by Slader, Erik, author. The race to space - countdown to liftoff

"Today, everyone is familiar with Neil Armstrong's famous words as he first set foot on the moon: 'one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.' He made it look easy, but America's journey to the moon was anything but simple. In 1957, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world's first satellite, into orbit, America had barely crossed the starting line of the great Space Race. Later that year, our first attempt was such a failure that the media nicknamed it 'Kaputnik.' Still, we did

Jul 14, 2018
The secrets of Tutankhamun - Egypt's boy king and his incredible tomb by Cleveland-Peck, Patricia, author. The secrets of Tutankhamun - Egypt's boy king and his incredible tomb

Jul 17, 2018
The Sequoia Lives on by Cooke, Joanna/ Hsieh, Fiona (ILT) The Sequoia Lives on

Jul 17, 2018
The Sinking of the Vasa - A Shipwreck of Titanic Proportions by Freedman, Russell/ Low, William (ILT) The Sinking of the Vasa - A Shipwreck of Titanic Proportions

Jul 17, 2018
The story of civil rights by Mara, Wil, author. The story of civil rights

A history of race relations in the U.S. includes coverage of slavery, abolition and segregation as well as the events of the Civil Rights movement, discussing subjects ranging from protests and speeches to legislation and the famous people around the world who helped promote equal rights.

Jul 16, 2018
The survival skills handbook. Volume 1 - camping, maps & navigation, knots, dangers & emergencies by Grylls, Bear, author. The survival skills handbook. Volume 1 - camping, maps & navigation, knots, dangers & emergencies

"Discover how to camp in the wild, find out how to spot and avoid dangers, learn how to find your way in any environment, and master some amazing knots. Includes step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear"--Page [4] cover.

Jul 17, 2018
The turtle ship by Rhee, Helena Ku, author. The turtle ship

An adaptation of the legend of Sunsin Yi, a young boy in sixteenth-century Korea, who, inspired by his pet turtle, designs one of the greatest battleships in history and fulfills his dream of sailing the world.

Jul 16, 2018
The U.S. Capitol - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn, author. The U.S. Capitol - introducing primary sources

"The U.S. Capitol represents our nation's government and its laws. Using primary sources, young readers hear the story behind this American symbol from the people who helped make it what it is today."--

Jul 16, 2018
The U.S. Postal Service - the history of America's mail system by Uphall, Margaret, author. The U.S. Postal Service - the history of America's mail system

Discusses the history of the United States Postal Service from colonial times to the present, describing the changes and developments that impacted delivery methods along the way, including the Pony Express, steamboats, and airmail.

Jul 20, 2018
The Wright brothers - nose-diving into history by Slader, Erik, author. The Wright brothers - nose-diving into history

Describes the lives of the two American brothers who designed, built, and flew the first heavier-than-air aircraft to fly successfully, detailing the many mishaps and misadventures that preceded it.

Jul 14, 2018
There's a hole in the log on the bottom of the lake by Long, Loren, author, illustrator. There's a hole in the log on the bottom of the lake

An adaptation of the traditional folk song, "There's a Hole in the Bottom of the Sea," with additional repetition and tongue twisters. Includes sheet music.

Jul 20, 2018
Thrilling thieves - liars, cheats, and cons who changed history by DuMont, Brianna, author. Thrilling thieves - liars, cheats, and cons who changed history

"What do Mother Theresa, Honest Abe, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They're all too good for this book, that's what. Sure, you'll find some familiar faces like Queen Elizabeth I and Thomas Edison in here, but you'll learn that behind their angelic smiles were cunning con artists who stole their way to gold and greatness. Follow the trail of twelve trouble-makers to learn what really made the Mona Lisa the most iconic painting in the world, meet the most powerful pirate from history (it's pro

Jul 14, 2018
Trains, planes, and ships by Spray, Sally, author. Trains, planes, and ships

Follow the development of trains, planes and ships, as they have grown more powerful, faster, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Jul 20, 2018
Tunnels by Spray, Sally, author. Tunnels

Follow the developments of tunnels, as they have gone deeper underground, have travelled further and helped us transport people, energy and goods through engineering skill, design and ambition.

Jul 17, 2018
U.S. government - what you need to know by Ferguson, Melissa, author. U.S. government - what you need to know

"Discusses the United States government, its history, and how it works"--

Jul 20, 2018
U.S. landforms - what you need to know by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author. U.S. landforms - what you need to know

"Discusses notable landforms in the United States"--

Jul 20, 2018
Unstoppable - How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Defeated the Army by Coulson, Art/ Hardcastle, Nick (ILT) Unstoppable - How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Defeated the Army

Jul 17, 2018
Up & down - the adventures of John Jeffries, first American to fly by Brown, Don, 1949- author, illustrator. Up & down - the adventures of John Jeffries, first American to fly

"Swept up by the European ballooning craze of the 1780s, Dr. John Jeffries longed to become the first person to fly across the English Channel. But first he had to outwit a rascally copilot, keep the balloon from bursting, and avoid crashing into the sea. The good doctor's quick-thinking solutions will surprise young readers--and keep them giggling."--Amazon.com.

Jul 17, 2018
Up and Away! - How Two Brothers Invented the Hot-Air Balloon by Henry, Jason Up and Away! - How Two Brothers Invented the Hot-Air Balloon

Jul 20, 2018
Upland bird hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author. Upland bird hunting

Jul 20, 2018
Valentine's Day gifts by Suen, Anastasia, author. Valentine's Day gifts

Provides step-by-step instructions for Valentine's Day crafts to make and give, including a heart stamp poster, a candy hearts picture frame, and clay heart charms.

Jul 20, 2018
Video game developer by Bard, Jonathan, author. Video game developer

Video games have been growing in popularity as computer systems become more advanced. Better design and smoother operation provides users with an enhanced gaming experience. This book explores the world of video game developers the people behind our favorite high-tech video games. Readers will learn what game designers do and what skills are needed to work in this fast-paced industry. STEM concepts addressed in the Next Generation Science Standards are covered in rich detail. Full-color photogra

Jul 20, 2018
Vivid - Poems & Notes About Color by Paschkis, Julie/ Paschkis, Julie (ILT) Vivid - Poems & Notes About Color

Jul 17, 2018
Walt Disney by Stoltman, Joan, author. Walt Disney

Young readers finally have an opportunity to step back from the gigantic, ubiquitous entity of the Disney Company as it exists today and discover the story of the singular, remarkable man who started it all. His biography is the perfect way to tell the story of an artist with the vision, drive, and passion to share his art with the world, a rare, modern success story that is vital to every collection. This volume motivates and inspires young readers to explore their own artistic voice and vision

Jul 20, 2018
Walt's imagination - the life of Walt Disney by Rappaport, Doreen, author. Walt's imagination - the life of Walt Disney

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Jul 17, 2018
Web developer by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Web developer

Web developers build websites, but they also look at feedback from people who use websites so they can make improvements to their work. This book introduces readers to the world of web development. Readers will learn about the skills needed to work in this exciting tech career, including computational thinking and computer coding. STEM concepts addressed in the Next Generation Science Standards are supported by full-color photographs and informational diagrams. Fact boxes and sidebars provide st

Jul 20, 2018
Welcome, wombat / Tales of Rescue and Release by Einhorn, Kama, 1969- author. Welcome, wombat / Tales of Rescue and Release

"Photo-packed series explores the stories and science behind animal sanctuaries. A up-close look at what life is like at a real wombat sanctuary in Australia - straight from a wombat herself in a nonfiction chapter book for elementary-aged readers."--

Jul 17, 2018
Whale sharks in action by Tunby, Benjamin. Whale sharks in action

Jul 20, 2018
What are seeds? by Haakonsen, Jens, author. What are seeds?

Explains what seeds are, how they may grow into trees that produce fruits that contain seeds, different ways that seeds may spread, and the risks of eating some kinds of seed.

Jul 20, 2018
What can a citizen do? by Eggers, Dave, author. What can a citizen do?

Jul 20, 2018
What is climate change? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author. What is climate change?

Presents an overview of climate change, discussing if humans are at fault for the rapidly warming Earth, and describes why climate change has recently become a political issue.

Jul 16, 2018
What is the Constitution? by Demuth, Patricia, author. What is the Constitution?

"We the people at Who HQ bring readers the full story--arguments and all--of how the US Constitution came into being. Signed on September 17, 1787--four years after the American War for Independence--the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the United States of America. Today it's easy for us to take this blueprint of our government for granted. But the Framers--fifty-five men from almost all of the original 13 states--argued fiercely for many months over what ended up being only a four-pag

Jul 16, 2018
What was the Holocaust? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author. What was the Holocaust?

"A thoughtful and age-appropriate introduction to an unimaginable event--the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a genocide on a scale never before seen, with as many as twelve million people killed in Nazi death camps--six million of them Jews. Gail Herman traces the rise of Hitler and the Nazis, whose rabid anti-Semitism led first to humiliating anti-Jewish laws, then to ghettos all over Eastern Europe, and ultimately to the Final Solution. She presents just enough information for an elementary-schoo

Jul 16, 2018
What's climate change? by Hamilton, Robert M., 1987- author. What's climate change?

Climate change is an issue that affects all living things on Earth, but the specifics of the issue are often spoken and written about using complex scientific language, making it difficult for young people to fully grasp why it is such a critical problem. When presented in an accessible way, however, readers are able to gain a deeper understanding of the causes and effects of climate change, as well as why they should care about this issue. Striking, full-color photographs, detailed fact boxes,

Jul 16, 2018
What's gun control? by Rogers, Kate, author. What's gun control?

Gun control is a popular topic of debate on news programs and online, but these debates are sensationalized and often do not fully explain the issue and the points of view of people on both sides of it. Readers are given a clearer picture of what gun control means and why people support and oppose it through fact-filled text and relevant, full-color photographs. Fact boxes and graphic organizers supply readers with additional details to help them develop their own informed opinion on this topic

Jul 16, 2018
What's intolerance? by Alexander, Richard, author. What's intolerance?

"Intolerance is a complex issue, but readers are introduced to it in a way that leaves them feeling enlightened and not overwhelmed. Informative, accessible text presents a basic definition of intolerance as well as relatable examples that readers could see in their daily lives and on the news. The main text is enhanced by the use of fact boxes, graphic organizers, and eye-catching photographs. These engaging elements come together to give readers a clear picture of what intolerance is, who it a

Jul 16, 2018
What's so special about Dickens? by Rosen, Michael, 1946- author. What's so special about Dickens?

From the Artful Dodger to Miss Havisham to Scrooge, Charles Dickens brought some of our favorite fictional characters to life. But what inspired him? Who was the man behind the pen? Michael Rosen's chatty and engaging narrative helps answer these questions and explores the world of Dickens and four of his best-loved books: A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and Great Expectations.

Jul 15, 2018
What's so special about Shakespeare? by Rosen, Michael, 1946- author. What's so special about Shakespeare?

More than four hundred years after William Shakespeare s death, his name is known in every corner of the world. Why? Celebrated poet, critic, and Shakespeare enthusiast Michael Rosen answers that question with humor, knowledge, and appreciation, offering a whirlwind tour of Shakespeare s life, his London, and four of his plays: A Midsummer Night s Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, and The Tempest.

Jul 20, 2018
When Angels Sing - The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana by Mahin, Michael/ Ramirez, Jose (ILT) When Angels Sing - The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

Jul 20, 2018
When sparks fly - the true story of Robert Goddard, father of US rocketry by Fulton, Kristen, author. When sparks fly - the true story of Robert Goddard, father of US rocketry

Jul 15, 2018
Who are refugees? by Jeffries, Joyce, author. Who are refugees?

"How do refugees differ from immigrants? Why do they leave their country, and what do they hope to find in a new place? These questions and more are answered as readers are given an in-depth look at refugees and their struggle to build a better life. This important topic is addressed using accessible text, enlightening fact boxes, full-color photographs and helpful graphic organizers. The relatable tone presents this issue to readers without condescension, fostering in them a deeper sense of soc

Jul 20, 2018
Who eats orange? by White, Dianne, author. Who eats orange?

"A unique exploration of different animals' favorite foods and what color those foods are."--

Jul 17, 2018
Wild moments of sports car racing by Weber, M., 1984- author. Wild moments of sports car racing

Jul 20, 2018
Wild moments of truck racing by Weber, M., 1984- author. Wild moments of truck racing

Jul 20, 2018
Wild moments on dirt bikes by Weber, M., 1984- author. Wild moments on dirt bikes

Jul 20, 2018
Will puberty last my whole life? - real answers to real questions from preteens about body changes, sex, and other growing-up stuff by Metzger, Julie Giesy, author. Will puberty last my whole life? - real answers to real questions from preteens about body changes, sex, and other growing-up stuff

Jul 20, 2018
Wizardology - a guide to wizards of the world by Steer, Dugald. Wizardology - a guide to wizards of the world

History's most respected wizard, Merlin, describes the skills, techniques, and equipment of wizards around the globe, explains their characteristic use of spells, familiars, and potions, and offers other information and advice for apprentices.

Jul 14, 2018
Women in sports media by Rule, Heather, author. Women in sports media

"Learn about the women who earn their living bringing you information about sports on TV, in newspapers, and online. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources."--Publisher's website.

Jul 20, 2018
Women in the Olympics by Rule, Heather, author Women in the Olympics

"Learn more about the accomplishments of the greatest female Olympic athletes from around the world. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources."--Publisher's website.

Jul 20, 2018
World Cup 2018 - the teams, the stars, the stories by Illugi Jökulsson, author. World Cup 2018 - the teams, the stars, the stories

Offers information on World Cup 2018, including the soccer stars headed to the tournament, why the American team will not be going, and the winners and losers of previous World Cups.

Jul 17, 2018
Yellowstone by Wallace, Audra, author. Yellowstone

Jul 20, 2018
Yellowstone National Park by White, Kelly Anne, author. Yellowstone National Park

Introduces Yellowstone National Park, discussing its past, present, and how to protect it long into the future.

Jul 16, 2018
Yoga frog by Carpenter, Nora, author. Yoga frog

A mindful, meditative frog introduces readers to a series of yoga poses, from warming up to cooling down, perfect for starting the day or preparing for bed.

Jul 14, 2018
Yosemite by Wallace, Audra, author. Yosemite

Jul 20, 2018
Zendaya - star performer by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author. Zendaya - star performer

Highlights the life and achievements of the popular Disney Channel actress, singer, dancer, and author.

Jul 20, 2018
Zoos and Animal Parks by Mattern, Joanne Zoos and Animal Parks

Jul 20, 2018