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1,000 facts about insects by Honovich, Nancy, author. 1,000 facts about insects

Kids love bugs! Jam-packed with 1,000 fascinating facts, this colorful reference book is buzzing with all kinds of information about insect creepers, crawlers, fliers, stingers, biters, and more. From butterflies and honey bees to cockroaches and katydids, discover all you have ever wanted to know about these amazing animals. Discover which insects are the most common; which have the most painful sting; and which have awesome talents, like "escape artist" camouflage abilities. Learn about insect

Apr 21, 2018
10 fascinating facts about toys by Cohn, Jessica, author. 10 fascinating facts about toys

Did you know that Lego makes more than 1,700 different bricks? Or that Silly Putty was the first toy to go to the Moon? Those are just some of the fascinating tidbits kids will discover in 10 Fascinating Facts About Toys.

Apr 19, 2018
10 reasons to love a bear by Barr, Catherine, 1951- author. 10 reasons to love a bear

"Did you know that bears can sleep for months on end? Or that they hum when they are happy? Open this book to learn all about why bears are incredible and 10 reasons why you should love them"--Back cover.

Apr 21, 2018
10 reasons to love a whale by Barr, Catherine, author. 10 reasons to love a whale

Presents ten facts about blue whales, providing information about their environment, and includes five ways to show one's love of blue whales.

Apr 21, 2018
10 reasons to love an elephant by Barr, Catherine, author. 10 reasons to love an elephant

"Did you know that elephants are the largest land animals in the world? Or that they live in herds headed by their grandmothers? Open this book to learn all about why elephants are incredible, and 10 reasons why you should love them."-- Page [4] of cover.

Apr 24, 2018
100 ways to make the world better! by Gerry, Lisa, author. 100 ways to make the world better!

"This uplifting book inspires the next generation to step up and make the world a better place. In keeping with the Nat Geo Kids mission, it is full of practical, positive, and powerful ideas that every kid can consider, from simple acts of kindness to creative adventures to good-for-the-planet projects. Who says kids can't change the world? If they've got the will, Nat Geo Kids can guide the way, with doable activities, hands-on projects, advice from National Geographic explorers, interviews wi

Apr 17, 2018
30 people who changed the world by Reynolds, Jean (EDT) 30 people who changed the world

Profiles thirty notable figures throughout history, including Julius Caesar, Rosa Parks, Vincent Van Gogh, and Malala Yousafzai.

Apr 19, 2018
A B to Jay-Z by Chiha, Jessica. A B to Jay-Z

Apr 24, 2018
A Frog's Life by Kelly, Irene/ Borin, Margherita (ILT) A Frog's Life

Apr 21, 2018
A girl named Hillary - the true story of Hillary D.R. Clinton by Paley, Rebecca, author. A girl named Hillary - the true story of Hillary D.R. Clinton

The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. A Girl Named Hillary tells of the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence.

Apr 21, 2018
A girl named Misty / The True Story of Misty Copeland by Lyons, Kelly Starling. 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?"--

Apr 19, 2018
A girl named Rosa - the true story of Rosa Parks by Patrick, Denise Lewis, author. A girl named Rosa - the true story of Rosa Parks

The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Apr 20, 2018
A journey through art - a global history by Rosen, Aaron, author. A journey through art - a global history

A Journey Through Art is a global history of art with a time- travel twist, taking young readers on a expedition from the Paleolithic period to the present day, voyaging to thirty locations around the world. As readers travel from one incredible destination to the next, they discover the amazing network of caves carved into the rock in AD 500 at Ajanta, India; Cambodia s Angkor Wat as it stood in AD 1200; the glories of Renaissance Florence in AD 1500; and the remarkable energy of New York in th

Apr 21, 2018
A Kids' Guide to the American Revolution by Krull, Kathleen/ Divito, Anna (ILT) A Kids' Guide to the American Revolution

Apr 19, 2018
A seed is the start by Stewart, Melissa, author. A seed is the start

Beautiful photography and lyrical text pair with comprehensive picture captions in award-winning author Melissa Stewart's story about the surprisingly diverse world of seeds. Learn all about the plant cycle, from how seeds grow, the fascinating ways they travel, and what it takes for a seed to become a plant.

Apr 21, 2018
A tree grows up by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author. A tree grows up

Examines "how an acorn grows up to be an oak tree, [including] the stages of growth of a tree throughout the seasons and year ... Also introduces the happenings around the tree, from children playing in its shade to squirrels climbing up its trunk and birds nesting in its branches"--Amazon.com.

Apr 17, 2018
A whole bunch of feelings - what do they mean? by Moore-Mallinos, Jennifer, author. A whole bunch of feelings - what do they mean?

There are good feelings like happy, surprised, and excited, and then there are problem feelings like sad, mad, and frustrated. But did you know that there are so many other feelings to learn about, too? What does it mean to feel blah? What does it mean to feel skittish?

Apr 19, 2018
A whole new league by Wilson, Wayne L, author A whole new league

Discusses how Andrew "Rube" Foster created and managed the powerhouse American Giants team as well as the successful Negro National League.

Apr 19, 2018
Aaron Copland by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Aaron Copland

Apr 21, 2018
Abigail Adams - champion for women by Omoth, Tyler, author. Abigail Adams - champion for women

Highlights the life and accomplishments of Abigail Adams, from her childhood, education, and her marriage to John Adams.

Apr 19, 2018
Abraham Lincoln's dueling words by Bowman, Donna Janell, author. Abraham Lincoln's dueling words

Abraham Lincoln was known for his sense of humor. But in 1842, early in his adult life, it nearly got him into trouble. He had to use his imagination to save his career--and maybe even his life.

Apr 21, 2018
Acadia by Wallace, Audra, author. Acadia

"Often called the crown jewel of Maine, Acadia National Park contains more than 47,000 acres of gorgeous coastal landscapes. As they explore the park, readers will learn about its plants, wildlife, and geographic features. They will also discover how the landscapes were formed, when people first arrived in the area, why the land was chosen to be a national park, and more."--

Apr 24, 2018
Advertising Overload by Harris, Duchess, Ph.D./ Edwards, Sue Bradford (CON) Advertising Overload

Apr 17, 2018
Alexander Hamilton - American hero by Lowell, Barbara, author. Alexander Hamilton - American hero

Apr 19, 2018
Alpine skiing by Labrecque, Ellen. author. Alpine skiing

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Alpine Skiing in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of alpine skiing. Content includes information on multiple Olympic events in the category. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Da

Apr 24, 2018
American black bears by Omoth, Tyler, author. American black bears

Provides information on American black bears, including their agility, life span, and ability to hibernate.

Apr 19, 2018
American Girl Around the World - Delicious Dishes from Across the Globe by American Girl/ Williams Sonoma American Girl Around the World - Delicious Dishes from Across the Globe

Apr 19, 2018
American paint horses by Denniston, David, author. American paint horses

American Indians rode ancestors of the American Paint horses in battle. These spotted horses later became common on ranches in the western United States. Learn how Paint horses became the symbol of American history and why this horse breed is one of the fastest growing today.

Apr 24, 2018
American quarter horses by Parise-Peterson, Amanda, author. American quarter horses

In pioneer days, the American Quarter Horse helped build the United States by herding cattle, clearing land, and pulling farm machinery. Today, these smart, sturdy horses are prized for their abilities in the rodeo arena, in the show ring, and on the riding trail. Learn about what makes the American Quarter Horse the world's most popular breed.

Apr 21, 2018
Andrew Jackson - the making of America by Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author. Andrew Jackson - the making of America

Andrew Jackson tells the story of one of our most controversial presidents. Born in the Carolina backwoods, Jackson joined the American Revolutionary War at the age of thirteen. After a reckless youth of gunfights, gambling, and general mischief, he rose to national fame as the general who defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans. Jackson ran for president as a political outsider, championing the interest of common farmers and frontiersmen. Determined to take down the wealthy, well-edu

Apr 21, 2018
Angela Merkel - Chancellor of Germany by Willett, Edward Angela Merkel - Chancellor of Germany

Apr 19, 2018
Animals at night - a glow-in-the-dark book by Jankeliowitch, Anne, author. Animals at night - a glow-in-the-dark book

"A glow-in-the dark reference book that helps the reader learn about nocturnal animals. What hides in the deep darkness of the night under the starry sky? What does the light of the moon shine upon? At night, we can see their glowing eyes in the dark. But, what are they? Easy: they are nocturnal animals! The bonus of this book: thanks to a phosphorescent system of glow-in-the-dark images, the reader sees different elements appear such as animals, stars, lights, and other background features."--

Apr 19, 2018
Arabian horses by Braulick, Carrie A., 1975- author. Arabian horses

The proud, graceful look of the Arabian horse demands attention. Throughout its long history, the Arabian has shown courage in wars, strength in long races, and great loyalty to its owners. It's easy to see why the oldest breed of horse continues to attract new admirers.

Apr 24, 2018
Archaeopteryx by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author. Archaeopteryx

Explores how scientists learned about the fossil remains of the flying dinosaurs, the Archaeopteryx, which show features of both dinosaurs and birds.

Apr 18, 2018
Around the world in 50 ways by Smith, Daniel, 1976- author. Around the world in 50 ways

"Set off from London and travel across the globe. Then try to make it back! In Lonely Planet Kids' Around the World in 50 Ways, kids choose their favourite routes and transportation, from tuk-tuks and sleds, to steamboats and hot-air balloons. They'll visit famous cities and exotic, far-flung places - and learn amazing facts about each destination along the way. But they'll need to be careful: not every path will take them where they want to go!"--Publisher's website.

Apr 19, 2018
Astronaut, aquanaut by Swanson, Jennifer, author. Astronaut, aquanaut

The differences and similarities between the deep ocean and outer space.

Apr 21, 2018
At the zoo by Sirett, Dawn, author. At the zoo

Little ones can use their fingers to follow the bumpy, shiny, glittery trails in this board book about zoo animals.

Apr 21, 2018
Awesome engineering fairground rides by Spray, Sally, author. Awesome engineering fairground rides

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

Apr 24, 2018
Baby bears by Kelley, K. C, author. Baby bears

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby bears, including facts about different types of bears"--

Apr 19, 2018
Baby bears by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby bears

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby bears, including facts about different types of bears"--

Apr 24, 2018
Baby elephants by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby elephants

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby elephants, including a tour of key body parts"--

Apr 19, 2018
Baby giraffes by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby giraffes

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby giraffes, including information about where they live and what they eat"--

Apr 19, 2018
Baby hippos by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby hippos

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the fascinating world of the baby hippo, including information about where they live and what they eat"--

Apr 19, 2018
Baby lions by Kelley, K. C, author. Baby lions

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby lions, including how their families are structured and how and where they live"--

Apr 19, 2018
Baby lions by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby lions

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby lions, including how their families are structured and how and where they live"--

Apr 24, 2018
Baby orangutans by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby orangutans

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby orangutans, including information about their life in the trees"--

Apr 19, 2018
Baby panda chews bamboo by Richmond, Ben, author. Baby panda chews bamboo

With stunning photography, this nonfiction picture book from the American Museum of Natural history follows a baby panda from birth through adulthood. Though he starts out blind and helpless, cradled against mom in the den, the adorable cub soon changes. His fur fills in, and he learns to swim and climb--and tastes bamboo for the first time! Fun to read and look at, Baby Panda Chews Bamboo will enchant young animal lovers.

Apr 21, 2018
Baby tigers by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby tigers

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby tigers"--

Apr 19, 2018
Baby wolves by Kelley, K. C., author. Baby wolves

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about baby wolves, including how they raise their young"--

Apr 19, 2018
Backhoes by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Backhoes

A basic exploration of the parts, variations, and worksites of backhoes, the digging and hauling machines. Also included is a pictorial diagram of variations of backhoes.

Apr 19, 2018
Bat Citizens by Laidlaw, Rob Bat Citizens

Apr 21, 2018
Becoming Madeleine - a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters by Voiklis, Charlotte Jones, author. Becoming Madeleine - a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters

This elegant and insightful biography of Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) was written by her granddaughters, Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Le´na Roy. Using never-before-seen archival materials that include photographs, poems, letters, and journal entries from when Madeleine was a child until just after the publication of her classic, A Wrinkle in Time, her granddaughters weave together an in-depth and unique view of the famous writer. It is a story of overcoming obstacles--a lonely childhood, financi

Apr 24, 2018
Belle's journey / An Osprey Takes Flight by Bierregaard, Richard O, author. Belle's journey / An Osprey Takes Flight

Apr 21, 2018
Bill Nye - the science guy by Orr, Tamra, author. Bill Nye - the science guy

Bill Nye! Everyone knows he is the Science Guy! For years, he has been teaching people of all ages about how the world works and why it is so interesting. Now, sit back and meet scientist William Sanford Nye. Read about how he was introduced to the fascination of sundials, and how he ended up changing his life s direction because he happened to look a little bit like comedian Steve Martin. From engineer to comedian, scientist to entertainer, Bill Nye has something to keep all ages listening and

Apr 21, 2018
Bionic bodies - high-tech body science by Kopp, Megan, author. Bionic bodies - high-tech body science

"We are witnessing incredible breakthroughs in health science, from electronic eye implants and thought-controlled artificial limbs to nanobots-tiny robots that can deliver medication inside the body. Bionic Bodies introduces young readers to the mind-blowing technological innovations that are -or soon will be-improving and advancing the capabilities of the human body, as well as saving people's lives. Features include dynamic photographs and a timeline depicting the amazing achievements in the

Apr 21, 2018
Birds of prey by Reynolds, Toby, author. Birds of prey

"Kids can get an up-close look at falcons, ospreys, eagles, hawks, and more. They'll also discover which skills, senses, and tools these creatures have, how they hunt, and what life is like for these extraordinary birds."--publisher's website.

Apr 21, 2018
Birthday by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Birthday

Apr 19, 2018
Black Lives Matter by Harris, Duchess, JD, Ph.D. Black Lives Matter

Apr 17, 2018
Black Panther - the ultimate guide by Wiacek, Stephen, author. Black Panther - the ultimate guide

A history of Marvel's iconic character, Black Panther. Wiacek discusses key themes and storylines, with character studies, historical insights, and a discussion on the philosophical importance in the 1960s of a comic book with an all-black cast of heroes and villains.

Apr 24, 2018
Brain lab for kids - 52 mind-blowing experiments, models, and activities to explore neuroscience by Chudler, Eric H., author. Brain lab for kids - 52 mind-blowing experiments, models, and activities to explore neuroscience

"Brain Lab for Kids is an interactive and hands-on book that takes readers on an exciting journey into the functions of the brain through enlightening experiments and creative activities."--

Apr 21, 2018
Brave Clara Barton by Murphy, Frank, 1966- author. Brave Clara Barton

Presents an introduction to the life and achievements of Clara Barton, from her childhood in Massachusetts and her early career as a schoolteacher to her accomplishments as a field nurse during the Civil War and her founding of the American Red Cross.

Apr 17, 2018
Breaking barriers - the story of Jackie Robinson by Burgan, Michael, author. Breaking barriers - the story of Jackie Robinson

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the events surrounding the breaking of the color barrier in baseball.

Apr 21, 2018
Brick by brick space by Elsmore, Warren, author. Brick by brick space

What's better than space or building with LEGO bricks? Building amazing space projects out of your LEGO bricks, of course! Brick by Brick Space provides more than twenty-five amazing projects to build with your LEGO bricks. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions to create space stations, satellites, planets, rocket ships, and more.

Apr 21, 2018
Brown v. Board of Education by Furgang, Kathy, author. Brown v. Board of Education

Apr 21, 2018
Bundle of nerves - a story of courage by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Bundle of nerves - a story of courage

Luis is very nervous about the first day of school, but finds many ways to be brave. Includes an activity and glossary.

Apr 19, 2018
Butterflies by Leaf, Christina, author. Butterflies

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces butterflies to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Apr 19, 2018
Calling all minds / How to Think and Create Like an Inventor by Grandin, Temple, author. Calling all minds / How to Think and Create Like an Inventor

"Temple Grandin explores how to experiment and how to think about science for young readers."--

Apr 21, 2018
Camp Panda - helping cubs return to the wild by Thimmesh, Catherine, author. Camp Panda - helping cubs return to the wild

From the Sibert medal winning author of TEAM MOON and the bestselling GIRLS THINK OF EVERYTHING comes a riveting, timely account of panda conservation efforts in China, perfect for budding environmentalists and activists.

Apr 19, 2018
Can You Tickle a Tiger's Tummy? by Nicholson, Sue/ Lalalimola (ILT) Can You Tickle a Tiger's Tummy?

Apr 19, 2018
Can You Touch a Rainbow? by Nicholson, Sue/ Lalalimola (ILT) Can You Touch a Rainbow?

Apr 19, 2018
Chadwick Boseman by DiPrimio, Pete, author. Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman is the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel universe. He s also Baseball Hall of Fame legend Jackie Robinson. And he s legendary musician James Brown. And he s former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Boseman is a versatile actor who makes a difference with his movies. He works hard and constantly challenges himself. He started out wanting to write and direct plays, but kept pushing to see what was next. He continues to push himself and the movie industry, one role at a

Apr 21, 2018
Champions of men's soccer by Killion, Ann, author. Champions of men's soccer

Apr 21, 2018
Champions of women's soccer by Killion, Ann, author. Champions of women's soccer

"From the World Cup to the Olympics, from Mia Hamm to Carli Lloyd to Alex Morgan, here is the ultimate guide to Women's Soccer for young sports fans from an award-winning sports journalist. The moment the U.S. Women's Soccer team won the World Cup in 1999, the team's--and the sport's--popularity exploded in America. The Americans' electrifying rise to the top marked the biggest women's sporting event in our nation's history. Players like Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain instantly became internation

Apr 21, 2018
Chester Nez and the unbreakable code - a Navajo code talker's story by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author. Chester Nez and the unbreakable code - a Navajo code talker's story

"As a boy, Chester Nez was taught his native language and culture were useless, but he was later called on to use his Navajo language to help create an unbreakable military code during WWII"--

Apr 21, 2018
Child care providers by Manley, Erika S., author. Child care providers

In Child Care Providers, beginning readers will learn how different types of child care providers help children play, learn, and stay safe. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover where child care providers work and how they spend their days.

Apr 19, 2018
Close encounters by Johnson, C. M. (Cheri M.), author. Close encounters

Explores the origins of aliens and UFOs, including tales of alien abductions and UFO sightings.

Apr 19, 2018
Clydesdale horses by Diedrich, John, author. Clydesdale horses

When people think of the sturdy Clydesdale, they often imagine a team of strong horses pulling a wagon or sleigh. These giants of the horse world are perfectly suited to work as draft horses, but their gentle, cooperative natures also make them good competitors in horse shows. Learn all about the breed that began in the dale of the Clyde River in Scotland.

Apr 21, 2018
College basketball's championship by Omoth, Tyler, author. College basketball's championship

"Swish! Sweat beads on the basketball players' foreheads as they watch the ball drop through the net just as the buzzer sounds. The stakes are high. Two of college basketball's best teams are facing off in a thrilling Final Four game, and only one team will be crowned the NCAA basketball champion! Young readers will enjoy getting exciting facts about Final Four records, the event's history, and some of its most heart-stopping games"--

Apr 21, 2018
Contortion, German wheels, and other mind-bending circus science by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. Contortion, German wheels, and other mind-bending circus science

"Discusses some of the world's most mind-bending circus acts and the science behind them"--

Apr 19, 2018
Coral reefs by Esbaum, Jill, author. Coral reefs

In this charming picture book for preschoolers, curious kids will learn all about the amazing underwater world of coral reefs and the animals that live there. From sea stars to seahorses to sharks, young readers will be amazed by the diversity of life in coral reefs and by the wonders of our natural world. These engaging Explore My World picture books, on subjects kids care about, combine simple storytelling with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps to

Apr 17, 2018
Corpses, cats, & moldy cheese - the places insects live by Owen, Ruth, author. Corpses, cats, & moldy cheese - the places insects live

Inside this book, meet 12 insects that take "home sweet home" to a whole new level. From maggots that wriggle and crawl through blocks of cheese to the tiny bloodsuckers that set up home on our pets, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!

Apr 21, 2018
Cows can moo! Can you? / All About Farms by Worth, Bonnie, author. Cows can moo! Can you? / All About Farms

The Cat in the Hat spends the day on Mr. and Mrs. Greenbean farm, where he sees cows being milked, sheep being sheared, and fields being mowed.

Apr 17, 2018
Cranes by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Cranes

A basic exploration of the parts, variations, and worksites of cranes, the tall moving machines. Also included is a pictorial diagram of variations of cranes.

Apr 18, 2018
Crayola art of color by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Crayola art of color

Apr 19, 2018
Crayola color in culture by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Crayola color in culture

Apr 19, 2018
Crayola color in culture by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Crayola color in culture

We can see colors all around the world! People everywhere use colors to decorate and to celebrate. Some colors even have special meanings. Explore the colors of the world!

Apr 20, 2018
Crayola color in nature by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Crayola color in nature

"Flowers use color to attract birds and bees. Frogs and snakes use colors to warn other animals or to hide. Through bright photos and Crayola ® designs, readers will learn about the incredible importance of color in nature."--

Apr 19, 2018
Crayola science of color by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Crayola science of color

The world is full of color but what exactly is color? Where does it come from, and why can we see so many different colors? Learn all about light and color. Science colors your world!

Apr 19, 2018
Creatures by Johnson, C. M. (Cheri M.), author. Creatures

Traces the origins and reported sightings of the sasquatch, snallygaster, Ogopogo, and Jersey Devil.

Apr 19, 2018
Cultivators by Dittmer, Lori, author. Cultivators

Cultivators are an important piece of equipment used on farms. Readers of this book will find out what cultivators do and how they work.

Apr 19, 2018
Curling by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Curling

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Curling in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of curling. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Data-focused backmatter is included, as well as a bibliography, glossary, and index.

Apr 24, 2018
Danica Patrick by Fishman, Jon M., author. Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick zooms around the track in NASCAR's fastest races. But Patrick has branched out to more than just racing. Read all about her rise to fame, her successes on and off the track, and much more.

Apr 18, 2018
Deportation by Small, Cathleen Deportation

Apr 21, 2018
Desert ecosystems by Miller, Mirella S. Desert ecosystems

Offers 12 fascinating facts about these sandy, stony landscapes. From the Mojave to the Sahara and everything in between, full-color spreads highlight the key features of these dry regions that cover a quarter of Earth s surface.

Apr 21, 2018
Different cultures by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Different cultures

"In Different Cultures, beginning readers will learn to celebrate diversity by appreciating the many culturally influenced behaviors and practices people bring to our society. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they draw inferences about how diversity makes our world stronger and more interesting"--The publisher's web site.

Apr 20, 2018
Dig in! - 12 easy gardening projects using kitchen scraps by Cornell, Kari A., author. Dig in! - 12 easy gardening projects using kitchen scraps

Grow your own fruits and vegetables from nothing but kitchen scraps! Instead of throwing away leftovers in your kitchen, learn how to use them to grow more. Step-by-step instructions and recipes will help you enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Apr 21, 2018
Dinosaurium by Murray, Lily, author. Dinosaurium

Dinosaurium is a stunningly curated guide to dinosaurs. With artwork from Chris Wormell of H is for Hawk fame, Dinosaurium gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book. Featuring a wonderful range of dinosaurs from the most loved Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex to more unknown species such as Coelophysis and Tsintaosaurus. The dinosaurs are organised by their family suborder group. In total over 50 dinosaurs are explored through informative text a

Apr 19, 2018
Dirt bikes by Abdo, Kenny, 1986- author. Dirt bikes

Apr 21, 2018
Discovering Titanic's remains by Goldish, Meish, author. Discovering Titanic's remains

After the Titanic sank in 1912, many schemes were proposed to lift the great ship from its watery grave. But there were problems--no one knew exactly where the Titanic had sunk, and, even if they had, the technology to reach the ship, which lay on the ocean floor almost two miles down, didn't exist. By the 1970s, however, new technologies allowed explorers like Dr. Richard Ballard to search the deep ocean. Finally, in 1985, Dr. Ballard found something . . .Discovering Titanic's Remains is the th

Apr 21, 2018
Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts - bizarre insect defenses by Owen, Ruth, author. Disguises, explosions, & boiling farts - bizarre insect defenses

Inside this book, meet 12 insects that take defense to a whole new level. From caterpillars that disguise themselves as blobs of bird poop to beetles that repel predators with poisonous, boiling-hot farts, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!

Apr 21, 2018
Dog days of history - the incredible story of our best friends by Albee, Sarah, author. Dog days of history - the incredible story of our best friends

"Dogs, famous and infamous and otherwise, throughout history, for children."--

Apr 21, 2018
Dolley Madison hostess and patriot by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Dolley Madison hostess and patriot

Offers readers an inside look into the life of Dolley Madison and how she influenced the nation as First Lady. Learn all about how she helped her husband win the presidency and the impact she had on the early nation. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, an author introduction, and sources for further research.

Apr 19, 2018
Dr. E's super stellar solar system - massive mountains! supersize storms! alien atmospheres! by Ehlmann, Bethany, author. Dr. E's super stellar solar system - massive mountains! supersize storms! alien atmospheres!

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 21, 2018
Draw 50 princesses - the step-by-step way to draw Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and many more ... by Ames, Lee J., author. Draw 50 princesses - the step-by-step way to draw Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and many more ...

Step-by-step instructions for drawing fifty different princesses.

Apr 20, 2018
Dream big - a true story of courage and determination by McGillivray, David J. Dream big - a true story of courage and determination

Boston Marathon race director, Dave McGillivray, shares his story of childhood struggle to become an athlete in a world where athletes are big and Dave is small.

Apr 19, 2018
Drug Wars by Martin, Claudia Drug Wars

Apr 21, 2018
Dune buggies by Abdo, Kenny, 1986- author. Dune buggies

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 21, 2018
Earth by Crane, Cody, author. Earth

"Introduces the reader to the planet Earth."--

Apr 21, 2018
Earth's resources geo facts by Howell, Izzi, author. Earth's resources geo facts

Learn about the kind of resources Earth holds, and how they are extracted and used. Discover the problems and challenges posed by human consumption of these resources, from overfishing to dwindling supplies of fossil fuels. Read about the efforts being made to protect Earth's resources, including finding sustainable energy solutions and making our cities eco-friendly.

Apr 21, 2018
Eat this! - how fast-food marketing gets you to buy junk (and how to fight back) by Curtis, Andrea, author. Eat this! - how fast-food marketing gets you to buy junk (and how to fight back)

"Eat This examines how the fast-food industry uses advertising and marketing to influence children and young adults, while providing means and measures to combat the ubiquitous problem."--

Apr 21, 2018
Eleanor Roosevelt - progressive reformer by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. Eleanor Roosevelt - progressive reformer

Offers readers an inside look into the life of Eleanor Roosevelt and how she influenced the nation as First Lady. Learn all about how she supported the country when it was at war and continued to make a difference long after she left the White House. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, an author introduction, and sources for further research.

Apr 19, 2018
Ella Fitzgerald by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author. Ella Fitzgerald

Meet Ella Fitzgerald, one of the most influential jazz singers of all time! New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the inspirational life of the First Lady of Song, from her early singing days on the streets of Harlem, to her success as a jazz legend, with the message: 'It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts.' With stylish and quirky illustrations and a facts and photo section at the back, this empowering ser

Apr 21, 2018
Ella Queen of Jazz by Hancocks, Helen, author, illustrator. Ella Queen of Jazz

Shares the story of the friendship between Ella Fitzgerald and Mariln Monroe, discussing how they worked together to overcome prejudice and adversity.

Apr 19, 2018
Empire State Building by Rawson, Katherine, author. Empire State Building

Apr 19, 2018
Enchanting fairy-tale crafts by Ventura, Marne, author. Enchanting fairy-tale crafts

Once upon a time, you read a fairy tale or two. Now, get inspired by a land far, far away and start crafting! This collection of DIY projects will be as easy as saying abracadabra.

Apr 19, 2018
Energy - physical science for kids by Diehn, Andi, author. Energy - physical science for kids

When you feel like running, leaping, and singing, people might say you have a lot of energy. And you're not the only one! Energy is the stuff that makes everything live and move. People, animals, plants - we all need energy to live!

Apr 24, 2018
Energy - Physical Science for Kids by Diehn, Andi/ Shululu (ILT) Energy - Physical Science for Kids

Apr 19, 2018
Enough to go around - a story of generosity by Johnson, Kristin F., 1968- author. Enough to go around - a story of generosity

"When Kevin learns that not everyone has enough to eat, like the full meals he enjoys with his family every night, he organizes a food drive at school." --

Apr 19, 2018
Environmental Protests by Harris, Duchess, Ph.D. Environmental Protests

Apr 17, 2018
Epic cardboard adventures by Manlapig, Leslie, author. Epic cardboard adventures

"Inside you'll find: 20 different adventures across four exciting themes, 60 easy-to-make projects that use everyday items, step-by-step instructions with helpful tips and ideas"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 21, 2018
Eruptions and explosions - true stories - real tales of violent outbursts by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author. Eruptions and explosions - true stories - real tales of violent outbursts

Eruptions and Explosions: Real Tales of Violent Outbursts recounts the history of five blowups that continued to rattle the world long after the smoke had cleared and embers cooled. From a mountaintop in Indonesia to an oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, the explosions explored here caused widespread peril and destruction. The Mystery & Mayhem series delves into fascinating tidbits of history to provide kids with a jumping-off point into a lifelong habit of appreciating history.

Apr 19, 2018
Everything you need to ace English Language Arts in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide by Everything you need to ace English Language Arts in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide

An illustrated notebook of definitions, diagrams, key concepts, and mnemonic devices geared to help middle school students learn about reading, writing and the English language.

Apr 24, 2018
Everything you need to ace math in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide by Peterson, Altair, author. Everything you need to ace math in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide

A workbook that examines mathematics on a middle school level. Organized by key concepts, the text includes mnemonic devices, definitions, timelines and doodles to help the subject stick in your brain, so you can ace your class.--

Apr 19, 2018
Everything you need to ace world history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide by Vengoechea, Ximena, author. Everything you need to ace world history in one big fat notebook - the complete middle school study guide

A workbook that examines world history on a middle school level. Organized by key concepts, the text includes mnemonic devices, definitions, timelines and doodles to help the subject stick in your brain, so you can ace your class.

Apr 24, 2018
Excavators by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Excavators

A basic exploration of the parts, variations, and worksites of dump trucks, the hauling and dumping machines. Also included is a pictorial diagram of variations of dump trucks.

Apr 21, 2018
Exoplanets by Simon, Seymour, author. Exoplanets

Introduces exoplanets, examining the planets outside of our solar system, discussing what makes them habitable, and exploring the efforts to discover new life.

Apr 20, 2018
Ezekiel Elliott by Fishman, Jon M., author. Ezekiel Elliott

"This in-depth look at Ezekiel Elliot covers his childhood, his time playing football at Ohio State University, and the fitness and nutrition routines that make him an unstoppable running back"--

Apr 24, 2018
Fairness in sports by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Fairness in sports

Demonstrates the game-changing power of fairness, and discusses the importance of communication, cooperation, and sportsmanship.

Apr 19, 2018
Fairness in sports by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Fairness in sports

Demonstrates the game-changing power of fairness, and discusses the importance of communication, cooperation, and sportsmanship.

Apr 24, 2018
Figure skating by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Figure skating

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Figure Skating in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of figure skating. Content includes information on multiple Olympic events in the category. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions.

Apr 24, 2018
Fly girls - the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII by Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell), author. Fly girls - the daring American women pilots who helped win WWII

In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Apr 21, 2018
Flying deep - climb inside deep-sea submersible Alvin by Cusolito, Michelle, author. Flying deep - climb inside deep-sea submersible Alvin

Apr 21, 2018
Follow Finn - a search-and-find maze book by Goes, Peter, author, artist. Follow Finn - a search-and-find maze book

A magnificent search-and-find book of mazes and more. Follow the chase through Follow Finn a fantastic journey full of fairytale characters and strange creatures, with a puzzle on every page and a new story in every scene.

Apr 19, 2018
Food by Buller, Laura. Food

Describes many aspects of food including: nutrition, allergies, digestion, preservation, cultural signigicance, production, and more.

Apr 21, 2018
Forces - physical science for kids by Diehn, Andi, author. Forces - physical science for kids

What keeps us stuck on the ground? What makes magnets come together? What makes one team win during a game of tug of war? Forces!

Apr 21, 2018
Forest ecosystems by Gagne, Tammy. Forest ecosystems

Offers 12 fascinating facts about these tree-covered landscapes. From evergreens and shrubs to lichens and moss, full-color spreads highlight the key features of these lush natural environments.

Apr 21, 2018
Foxes by Riggs, Kate, author. Foxes

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of foxes, the widespread members of the dog family. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how foxes can outsmart other animals"--

Apr 21, 2018
Frogs by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author. Frogs

Describes the variety of frogs that exist all around the world, how they grow from eggs to tadpoles to frogs, what they eat, and how they avoid being eaten by other animals.

Apr 17, 2018
Gal Gadot - soldier, model, Wonder Woman by Sherman, Jill, author. Gal Gadot - soldier, model, Wonder Woman

"Israeli actor Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman in the 2017 movie directed by Patty Jenkins. An inspiring role model, Gadot also studied law and served in the Israeli military before beginning her acting career"--

Apr 21, 2018
Galapagos Islands by Gifford, Clive Galapagos Islands

Apr 19, 2018
Galapagos Islands research journal by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- Galapagos Islands research journal

Follow along as a fictional researcher observes and makes journal entries about their field trip through the Galapagos Islands ecosystem. Outstanding photographs highlight the animals, plants, and people that inhabit this unique group of islands. Simple graphs show facts about the islands, and the final report describes efforts being made to preserve them.

Apr 19, 2018
George Handel by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. George Handel

Apr 24, 2018
Get in shape - shapes, patterns, position, and directions by Chatterjee, Anjani, author. Get in shape - shapes, patterns, position, and directions

Master Math applies the Singapore Math teaching method. With a simple and engaging format, guidance for parents and teachers, this is a valuable resource for learning properties, shapes, position and direction.

Apr 21, 2018
Get to know numbers - numbers up to 100 and place value by Chatterjee, Anjana, author. Get to know numbers - numbers up to 100 and place value

Learn about numbers and place value.

Apr 21, 2018
Giraffes by Dussling, Jennifer. Giraffes

Apr 19, 2018
Girl talk by Cox, Lizzie, author. Girl talk

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that girls undergo during puberty while also covering personal hygiene, relationships in and out of school, different types of bullying, and how to stay safe online.

Apr 24, 2018
Glacier by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Glacier

"In northwest Montana's Glacier National Park, huge, icy glaciers stream the sides of towering mountain peaks. Below, beautiful green forests grow along the shores of sparkling blue lakes. Readers will get a detailed view of the park as they explore its beautiful natural landscapes and examine its diverse population of plants and animals. They will also learn about the parks history, what environmental threats it faces today, and more."--

Apr 19, 2018
Global Conflict by Spilsbury, Louise/ Kai, Hanane (ILT) Global Conflict

Apr 19, 2018
Global warming. by Global warming.

"Our planet is changing, and we need to understand why...Record temperatures, shrinking glaciers, dying coral reefs, and weather extremes are just a few of the ways in which global warming is affecting our precious blue planet. Learn what causes global warming and what needs to be done to correct it. Astonishing photos and detailed facts will help you understand the science of climate change and how it affects every part of Earth's fragile ecosystem."--Back cover.

Apr 21, 2018
Gloria's voice - the story of Gloria Steinem--feminist, activist, leader by Lewis, Aura, author, illustrator. Gloria's voice - the story of Gloria Steinem--feminist, activist, leader

Presents the life of the prominent feminist, highlighting her career and influence as a writer, political activist, and co-founder of "Ms." magazine.

Apr 19, 2018
Grandma Gatewood hikes the Appalachian trail by Thermes, Jennifer, author. Grandma Gatewood hikes the Appalachian trail

"Emma Gatewood's life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk. and ended up completing the Appalachian Trail. With just the clothes on her back and a pair of thin canvas sneakers on her feet, Grandma Gatewood hiked up ridges and down ravines. She braved angry storms and witnessed breathtaking sunrises. When things got particularly tough, she relied on the kindness of

Apr 21, 2018
Guy talk by Cox, Lizzie, author. Guy talk

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that boys undergo during puberty while also covering how to look after social and emotional health, how to navigate friendships and relationships, and what changes happen to girls.

Apr 21, 2018
Hail by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Hail

Provides basic information related to the science, reach, causes, and dangers of hail.

Apr 19, 2018
Hauntings by Johnson, C. M. (Cheri M.), author. Hauntings

Explores the origins of spooky ghost stories, poltergeists, exorcisms, and major historical hauntings. Includes glossary and quiz.

Apr 19, 2018
Hawk Rising by Gianferrari, Maria/ Floca, Brian (ILT) Hawk Rising

Apr 21, 2018
Hearing by Owings, Lisa, author. Hearing

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

Apr 21, 2018
Heroes of black history - biographies of four great Americans by Heroes of black history - biographies of four great Americans

Provides biographies of four African-American heroes who fought for freedom and democracy: Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, and Barack Obama.

Apr 20, 2018
Heroes of Black history - biographies of four great Americans by Time for Kids (COR)/ Hunter-Gault, Charlayne (INT) Heroes of Black history - biographies of four great Americans

Collects the biographies of four heroes of African American history: Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, and Barack Obama.

Apr 19, 2018
Hidden women - the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race by Rissman, Rebecca, author. Hidden women - the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race

Includes stories about Katherine Johnson, Miriam Mann, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughn, Annie Easley, and Christine Darden.

Apr 19, 2018
High? low? where did it go? - all about animal camouflage by Rabe, Tish, author. High? low? where did it go? - all about animal camouflage

"The Cat in the Hat introduces young readers to the concept of camouflage--a type of adaptation that helps animals survive."--

Apr 17, 2018
Hip-hop alphabet by Abrams, Howie, author. Hip-hop alphabet

"Take a wondrous alphabetical journey through the glorious history of hip-hop in this kid-friendly introduction to the music that defined a generation. Featuring clever rhymes and graffiti-style drawings by legendary artist Kaves, Hip-Hop Alphabet uses the twenty-six letters of the alphabet to educate kids about classic icons (LL Cool J, the Beastie Boys, and Jay-Z), as well as essential elements of the music and culture (DJs, microphones, and vinyl)."--

Apr 24, 2018
Histories and Mysteries by Paquette, Ammi-Joan/ Thompson, Laurie Ann Histories and Mysteries

Apr 21, 2018
Hockey then to wow! / Then to Wow! by Page, Sam, author. Hockey then to wow! / Then to Wow!

A look at the history of hockey shows the evolution of the sport from its nineteenth century origins to today, and examines such aspects of hockey as goalie masks, uniforms, arenas, fighting, and pucks.

Apr 17, 2018
Horses - wild & tame by Volant, Iris, author. Horses - wild & tame

Since horses were first domesticated thousands of years ago, these iconic animals have been a part of human history - they've plowed our fields, pulled our carts, fought in our wars and been our beloved companions.Journey through the history of human and horse interaction in this beautifully illustrated history from the steady hand of American illustrator Jarom Vogel!

Apr 21, 2018
Hot coal walking, hooping, and other mystifying circus science by Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author. Hot coal walking, hooping, and other mystifying circus science

Ever watch the circus and wonder, “how do they do that?” Find the answers in this book! Readers will learn about some of the most mystifying circus, from rola bola to hot coal walking, and the science that makes them possible. Short, simple activities help demonstrate the science for readers.

Apr 19, 2018
Houston, we've had a problem - the story of the Apollo 13 disaster by Rissman, Rebecca, author. Houston, we've had a problem - the story of the Apollo 13 disaster

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the events surrounding the Apollo 13 disaster.

Apr 21, 2018
How big is an elephant? by Bossù, Rossana, author, illustrator. How big is an elephant?

"Animals big and small introduce pre-schoolers to basic math concepts. With the help of the colorful animals in this book, even the youngest child will be able to grasp the idea of ratio and relative size. The opening illustration shows an elephant, followed by a simple phrase “1 polar bear is smaller than an elephant.” An illustration of an elephant , rather than the word, challenges young children to recall the name of the animal. Then, on the facing page, an illustration shows how many polar

Apr 21, 2018
How like a wolf! by Yale, Kathleen, author. How like a wolf!

Offers information about the behavior and special characteristics of fifteen different animals, as well as creative games and activities that allow young readers to copy the movements, sounds, and behaviors of each animal.

Apr 21, 2018
How raven got his crooked nose - an Alaskan Dena'ina fable by Atwater, Barbara J., author. How raven got his crooked nose - an Alaskan Dena'ina fable

Chulyen the trickster raven loses his nose one day, but he vows to get it back. Luckily he has some special powers to help him! How Raven Got His Crooked Nose is a modern retelling of a traditional Native American fable. Part picture book and part graphic novel, this beautifully illustrated story teaches an important lesson to children through Dena'ina mythology and includes a glossary of Dena’ina words to learn.

Apr 21, 2018
I want to be a doctor by Driscoll, Laura, author. I want to be a doctor

Explains what a doctor is and what their responsibilities are, including helping people who are sick or hurt.

Apr 24, 2018
Ice hockey by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Ice hockey

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Ice Hockey in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of ice hockey. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Data-focused backmatter is included, as well as a bibliography, glossary, and ind

Apr 24, 2018
If I ran the dog show / All About Dogs by Rabe, Tish. If I ran the dog show / All About Dogs

Apr 17, 2018
If I ran the horse show / All About Horses by Worth, Bonnie. If I ran the horse show / All About Horses

Apr 17, 2018
In it together - a story of fairness by Johnson, Kristin F., 1968- author. In it together - a story of fairness

A boy learns about the importance of fairness when he is the leader of a group project at school.

Apr 19, 2018
In your shoes - a story of empathy by Johnson, Kristin F., 1968- author. In your shoes - a story of empathy

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 19, 2018
In-between Things by Tey, Priscilla/ Tey, Priscilla (ILT) In-between Things

Apr 21, 2018
Incredible football records by Scheff, Matt, author. Incredible football records

"Learn about the amazing feats and outstanding achievements of NFL stars both past and present. Diverse records from individual accomplishments to attendance records, winning streaks, and beyond are represented. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, colorful photographs, fact-filled callouts, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author"--Provided by the publisher.

Apr 21, 2018
Incredible Olympic records by Mason, Tyler, author. Incredible Olympic records

Describes some of the amazing records set by athletes at the Olympic games, including the fastest one hundred-meter dash by Usain Bolt, Nadia Coma?neci's perfect score in gymnastics, and Michael Phelps' eighth gold medal win.

Apr 21, 2018
Intestines, zombies, & jumping beans - extraordinary insect life cycles by Owen, Ruth, author. Intestines, zombies, & jumping beans - extraordinary insect life cycles

Inside this book, meet 12 insects whose life cycles take weird to a whole new level. From wasps that turn spiders into zombies to help them take care of their larvae to bot flies that start life by burrowing into a horse's tongue, every page is packed with truly unbelievable facts. Perfect for reluctant readers, these books deliver life sciences in the creepiest, yuckiest way possible!

Apr 21, 2018
Inventor, engineer, and physicist Nikola Tesla by Marsico, Katie, 1980- Inventor, engineer, and physicist Nikola Tesla

Presents the life and accomplishments of the engineer who developed alternating-current technology and invented the radio.

Apr 19, 2018
Inventor, engineer, and physicist Nikola Tesla by Marsico, Katie, 1980- Inventor, engineer, and physicist Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla spent his spare time experimenting with electrical equipment. He worked for inventor Thomas Edison, and went on to invent alternating current electricity. Learn how Tesla's work eventually made turning on electrical devices as easy as flipping a switch!

Apr 24, 2018
Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea - How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet by Suneby, Elizabeth/ Green, Rebecca (ILT) Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea - How a Science Project Helps One Family and the Planet

Apr 21, 2018
Irving Berlin - the immigrant boy who made America sing by Churnin, Nancy, author. Irving Berlin - the immigrant boy who made America sing

Apr 21, 2018
Jacqueline Kennedy - Cultural Icon by Gulati, Annette Jacqueline Kennedy - Cultural Icon

Apr 19, 2018
John Philip Sousa by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. John Philip Sousa

Apr 24, 2018
Journeys - tales of travel and trailblazers by Litton, Jonathan, author. Journeys - tales of travel and trailblazers

"This amazing journal of journeys takes us around the world and beyond. Water, from Viking voyages to Amazonian adventures... Land ...from Saharan sands to the wild, wild West... Ice and snow ...from Arctic ice to snowy summits... Man and machine ...from fearless fliers to lunar landings... and leaves us wondering: where next?"

Apr 21, 2018
Just Being Jackie by Cardillo, Margaret/ Denos, Julia (ILT) Just Being Jackie

Apr 21, 2018
Just joking sports by Funk, Joe, author. Just joking sports

Presents a variety of jokes and facts about sports, including knock-knocks, tongue twisters, and riddles.

Apr 17, 2018
Justin Trudeau - Prime Minister of Canada by Stewart, J. J. Justin Trudeau - Prime Minister of Canada

Apr 19, 2018
Kawhi Leonard by Fishman, Jon M, author. Kawhi Leonard

Apr 19, 2018
Kim Jong Un- supreme leader of North Korea by Roberts, Russell, 1953- author. Kim Jong Un- supreme leader of North Korea

Introduces readers to the political career of North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. Engaging infographics, thought-provoking discussion questions, and eye-catching photos give the reader an invaluable look into North Korea and the office of its current leader.

Apr 19, 2018
Know your rights! - a modern kid's guide to the American Constitution by Barcella, Laura, author. Know your rights! - a modern kid's guide to the American Constitution

Explains the rights granted to citizens by the American Constitution and looks at its outline for how the government should function.

Apr 19, 2018
Know your rights! - a modern kid's guide to the American Constitution by Barcella, Laura, author. Know your rights! - a modern kid's guide to the American Constitution

"What is the U.S. Constitution? And what is it saying, exactly? Without this super-important document, we wouldn't have the rights, privileges and freedoms we cherish today. But how does the Constitution affect YOU, and what exactly are YOUR rights? This book aims to answer those questions -- and many more! Follow along as we cover the basics of how the Constitution came together, how it set up the United States government, and how it has changed over time with the addition of the Bill of Rights

Apr 24, 2018
Kris Bryant by Fishman, Jon M., author. Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant helped the Chicago Cubs win the 2016 World Series and was named the National League's Most Valuable Player. Read more about Bryant's impressive career and his life both on and off the field.

Apr 19, 2018
Legendary nonfiction crafts by Ventura, Marne, author. Legendary nonfiction crafts

Real-life stories need real-life crafts! Re-live amazingly awesome tale of survival, or admire a historical figure or crazy event with a craft that fits the story.

Apr 19, 2018
LEGO. Women of NASA - Space heroes by Dolan, Hannah, author. LEGO. Women of NASA - Space heroes

Profiles four women who have been integral to NASA's space program, helping to develop the Hubble Space Telescope, create computer code to send spacecraft to the moon, and work onboard the space shuttle.

Apr 17, 2018
Library on wheels - Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's first bookmobile by Glenn, Sharlee Mullins, author. Library on wheels - Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's first bookmobile

Apr 21, 2018
Life in the Amazon rainforest by Clarke, Ginjer L, author. Life in the Amazon rainforest

"Welcome to the largest rainforest in the world, a vast wonder just waiting for you to explore. Follow along as pink dolphins dart through the flooded river, vampire bats swoop down from the trees, and giant green anacondas slowly slither across the forest floor. This humongous habitat is home to millions of plants, animals, and people. But large as it may be, the Amazon Rainforest is in danger--and shrinking fast. Learn more about this amazing place and discover what you can do to help save the

Apr 19, 2018
Lillian Wald - America's great social and healthcare reformer by Kaplan, Paul M., author. Lillian Wald - America's great social and healthcare reformer

Apr 17, 2018
Lions by Koster, Amy Sky, author. Lions

In this charming picture book for pre-schoolers, curious kids will learn all about the wild world of lions--one of nature's most fascinating and charismatic creatures. Readers learn how lions communicate, what they eat, and how they play. A habitat map also shows where they live around the world. These engaging Explore My World picture books, on subjects kids care about, combine simple stories with unforgettable photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understand

Apr 17, 2018
Little kids first big book of why. 2 by Esbaum, Jill, author. Little kids first big book of why. 2

Apr 20, 2018
Little worlds by Collet, Géraldine, 1975- author. Little worlds

Shows different things children can envision in their own little worlds as they investigate, build up their own characters, and figure out how to comprehend others.

Apr 21, 2018
Look at me! - how to attract attention in the animal world by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Look at me! - how to attract attention in the animal world

"The latest offering from the award-winning team of Robin Page and Steve Jenkins focuses on the most unique and exciting animal displays in the natural world, used by creatures to stand out. This eye-catching, high-interest material is ideal for nature lovers, Jenkins fans, and even the most reluctant readers."--

Apr 19, 2018
Lump Lump and the blanket of dreams - inspired by Navajo folklore by Jackson, Gwen, author. Lump Lump and the blanket of dreams - inspired by Navajo folklore

"A little black bear and his forest friends gather materials for Spider Woman, a holy woman in Navajo/Din' culture and folklore, to weave a blanket of dreams for his winter's hibernation."

Apr 21, 2018
Machines by Coutts, Lyn, author. Machines

Enter a world of monster excavators, Mach 9.6 jets, deep-space probes, microscopic nanobots and more marvelous machines, and learn how they've impacted our world.

Apr 21, 2018
Make me the best hockey player by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Make me the best hockey player

"Learn more about hockey's top stars and what it takes to be the best of the best. The title features historical sidebars, how-to fact boxes, tips and drills, and a glossary."--Publisher's website.

Apr 19, 2018
Mammal Life Cycles by Jacobson, Bray Mammal Life Cycles

Apr 21, 2018
Marine ecosystems by Gagne, Tammy. Marine ecosystems

Offers 12 fascinating facts about the world s oceans and seas. From the coral reefs and lagoons to salt marshes and estuaries, full-color spreads highlight the key features of the world s largest ecosystems.

Apr 21, 2018
Martha Washington - Loyal Public Servant by Omoth, Tyler Martha Washington - Loyal Public Servant

Apr 19, 2018
Marvel Ultimate villains by Ridout, Cefn, author. Marvel Ultimate villains

Introduces a variety of Marvel's villains, including Dr. Doom, Red Skull, and Doctor Octopus, and describes their powers.

Apr 21, 2018
Matter - physical science for kids by Diehn, Andi, author. Matter - physical science for kids

Everything you can touch and hold is made up of matter - including you, your dog, and this book! Matter is stuff that you can weigh and that takes up space, which means pretty much everything in the world is made of matter!

Apr 19, 2018
Measure up - length, mass, capacity, time, and money by Chatterjee, Anjana (Author at Quarto Library (Firm)), author. Measure up - length, mass, capacity, time, and money

Master Math applies the Singapore Math teaching method to the math curriculum. With a simple and engaging format, including guidance for parents and teachers, this is a valuable resource for learning length, weight size and capacity.

Apr 21, 2018
Melania Trump - champion for youth by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Melania Trump - champion for youth

Offers readers an inside look into the life of Melania Trump and her plans to influence the nation as First Lady. Learn all about her journey to become First Lady and her mission to champion youth. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, an author introduction, and sources for further research.

Apr 21, 2018
Mermaid Myths by O'Brien, Cynthia Mermaid Myths

Apr 19, 2018
Michelle Obama - health advocate by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. Michelle Obama - health advocate

"Offers readers an inside look into the life of Michelle Obama and how she influenced the nation as First Lady. Learn all about how she encouraged children to be healthy and supported educational opportunities for females across the globe"--Publishers website.

Apr 19, 2018
Millie Bobby Brown by Orr, Nicole, author. Millie Bobby Brown

Ever since she became famous for her role in the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, audiences have been wondering about the actor Millie Bobby Brown. Up until being cast into the creepy TV show, almost no one had heard Brown's name before. This wasn't because she had other dreams besides acting. In fact, there was very little Brown wanted to do more than act. She put all of her tears into it. Her family put all of their money into it. In the end, it paid off. Millie Bobby Brown became a star.

Apr 21, 2018
Mindful me - mindfulness and meditation for kids by Stewart, Whitney, 1959- author. Mindful me - mindfulness and meditation for kids

"This guide introduces kids and preteens to mindfulness through exercises, meditations, and writing prompts"--

Apr 21, 2018
Monopoly mastermind - Charles B. Darrow by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Monopoly mastermind - Charles B. Darrow

Readers will learn about the developer of the Monopoly board game, Charles B. Darrow. Follow the story of Darrow as he develops Monopoly from its roots as a tool to demonstrate the benefits of single tax through its evolution to the game we know today. Along the way readers will learn how Monopoly helped prisoners of war escape during World War II! Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic.

Apr 19, 2018
More Deadly Than War - The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War by Davis, Kenneth C. More Deadly Than War - The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War

Apr 21, 2018
Moth and wasp, soil and ocean - remembering Chinese scientist Pu Zhelong's work for sustainable farming by Schmalzer, Sigrid, author. Moth and wasp, soil and ocean - remembering Chinese scientist Pu Zhelong's work for sustainable farming

Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean tells its story through the memories of a farm boy who, inspired by Pu Zhelong, became a scientist himself.

Apr 24, 2018
My feelings and me by Kreul, Holde, author. My feelings and me

Invites readers to talk about feelings while going through a range of potential emotions without ever calling them "good" or "bad," allows readers to recognize and examine their own emotional world.

Apr 21, 2018
My first book of football / A Rookie Book by Bugler, Beth, author. My first book of football / A Rookie Book

Explains football concepts to young readers, including what the end zone is, who the quarterback is, and what a field goal is.

Apr 19, 2018
My first book of lacrosse / A Rookie Book by Bugler, Beth, author. My first book of lacrosse / A Rookie Book

Presents simple facts about lacrosse, including equipment, rules, goalkeeping, and defending.

Apr 19, 2018
National Geographic kids guide to genealogy by Resler, Tamara J., author. National Geographic kids guide to genealogy

"What does your family tree look like? Where do its roots lead? Are you related to royalty? Start your very own journey and find out with this activity-packed guide to genealogy! This lively guide will get you started on researching your family's past and let you in on the newest and most up-to-date technology for genealogy research. Get tips on how to interview family members, create a family tree, and much more. Fun facts, lists, and sidebars offer additional tips and bring the dusty past to v

Apr 21, 2018
Natural history collector - hunt, discover, learn! by Sanchez, Michael (Museum educator), author. Natural history collector - hunt, discover, learn!

"Coming home from the beach or a walk in the woods with a fine collection of rocks, shells, pinecones, and seed pods is easy. The trick is to know what to do with them once you get them back to your room. What's fun is that identifying, preserving, and displaying your treasures will let you learn all about them and get you started on becoming a true natural history collector. This book is full of hands-on, kid-friendly projects for the budding naturalist. The opening chapter introduces kids to d

Apr 19, 2018
New favorites for new cooks - 50 delicious recipes for kids to make by Federman, Carolyn, author. New favorites for new cooks - 50 delicious recipes for kids to make

Apr 19, 2018
Nighttime by Esbaum, Jill, author. Nighttime

"Explore the wonders of the night, from the moon and the stars to nocturnal animals that howl and hoot!"--

Apr 20, 2018
Ninjas! Skilled and Stealthy Secret Agents by Doudna, Kelly Ninjas! Skilled and Stealthy Secret Agents

Apr 21, 2018
Nordic skiing by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Nordic skiing

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Nordic Skiing in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of nordic skiing. Content includes information on multiple Olympic events in the category. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Da

Apr 24, 2018
Nothing Stopped Sophie - The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain by Bardoe, Cheryl/ McClintock, Barbara (ILT) Nothing Stopped Sophie - The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain

Apr 21, 2018
Oh say can you say di-no-saur? by Worth, Bonnie. Oh say can you say di-no-saur?

Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat shows Sally and Dick how dinosaur fossils are excavated, assembled, and displayed in a museum.

Apr 17, 2018
Oh, the things they invented! / All About Great Inventors by Worth, Bonnie, author. Oh, the things they invented! / All About Great Inventors

The Cat in the Hat profiles famous inventors throughout the ages, including Johannes Gutenberg, Eli Whitney, Louis Daguerre, Thomas Edison, Garrett Morgan, and Tim Berners-Lee.

Apr 17, 2018
Olympic by Wallace, Audra, author. Olympic

"Known as Washington's gift from the sea, the Olympic Peninsula is home to everything from ice-capped mountains and dense rain forests to rushing rivers and rugged Pacific Coast shores. Readers will visit Olympic National Park to tour the peninsula's beautiful landscapes and catch a glimpse of its many native plants and animals. They will also learn how the park came to be, how people are working to preserve its natural beauty today, and more"--

Apr 19, 2018
Once upon a mastodon - all about prehistoric mammals by Worth, Bonnie, author. Once upon a mastodon - all about prehistoric mammals

Apr 17, 2018
One cent, two cent, old cent, new cent by Worth, Bonnie. One cent, two cent, old cent, new cent

Apr 17, 2018
One day a dot - the story of you, the universe, and everything, 01 by Lendler, Ian, author. One day a dot - the story of you, the universe, and everything, 01

"Starting with one tiny dot and continuing through the Big Bang to the rise of human societies, the story of our universe is told in simple and vivid terms. But the biggest question of all cannot be answered: Where did that one dot come from?"--Amazon.com.

Apr 21, 2018
One vote, two votes, I vote, you vote by Worth, Bonnie, author. One vote, two votes, I vote, you vote

Apr 17, 2018
Orangutans build tree nests by Raum, Elizabeth, author. Orangutans build tree nests

"A mama Orangutan builds a tree nest in a safe place for her and her baby to sleep on in this illustrated narrative nonfiction book. Includes a range map and a "Build Like an Orangutan" hands-on activity, plus glossary and further resources"--

Apr 21, 2018
Origami explosion - scorpions, whales, boxes, and more! by Harbo, Christopher L., author. Origami explosion - scorpions, whales, boxes, and more!

"Provides instructions and photo-illustrated step diagrams for folding a variety of traditional and original origami models"--

Apr 18, 2018
Orphan trains - taking the rails to a new life by Langston-George, Rebecca, author. Orphan trains - taking the rails to a new life

"Tells the story of seven orphans who were settled with families in the Midwest by the Children's Aid Society"--

Apr 19, 2018
Ostriches by Hansen, Grace, author. Ostriches

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of the world's largest bird, the ostrich.

Apr 19, 2018
Ostriches by Riggs, Kate, author. Ostriches

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of ostriches, the tall, fast-running African birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why ostriches keep their wings close to the body.

Apr 18, 2018
Otis & Will discover the deep - Barton, Beebe, and the dive of the Bathysphere by Rosenstock, Barb, author. Otis & Will discover the deep - Barton, Beebe, and the dive of the Bathysphere

"A biographical account of engineer Otis Barton and naturalist Will Beebe's record-setting descent into the deep ocean in their Bathysphere craft, making the men the first humans to witness deep sea creatures in their natural habitat" --

Apr 21, 2018
Penguins by Esbaum, Jill, author. Penguins

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 17, 2018
Perseverance in sports by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Perseverance in sports

Presents the game-changing power of perseverance in sports, describing what it is and providing examples of the trait.

Apr 19, 2018
Perseverance in sports by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author. Perseverance in sports

Demonstrates the game-changing power of perseverance. Through action-filled stories, captivating spreads, and a character-building quiz, readers will consider their own character and be encouraged to take it to the next level.

Apr 24, 2018
Perspectives on the women's rights movement by Bakshi, Kelly, 1972- author. Perspectives on the women's rights movement

Offers 12 different views on the fight for gender equality. Each page provides information about what happened during the Women s Rights Movement and how it affected different people, along with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and historical images.

Apr 21, 2018
Peter Tchaikovsky by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator. Peter Tchaikovsky

Apr 21, 2018
Pickup trucks by Riggs, Kate, author. Pickup trucks

A kindergarten level introduction to pickup trucks, covering their purpose, where they are found, the people who drive them and such defining features as their cabs, beds, and tailgates.

Apr 19, 2018
Piney the goat nanny by Lauricella, Leanne, author. Piney the goat nanny

"Piney the Goat Nanny tells the true story of Piney, a rescued pig who came to live with Leanne Lauricella, the barnyard rescuer behind the hugely popular Instagram account Goats of Anarchy. Piney, a pig with a heart of gold, spends his days looking after the goats that live in Leanne's animal sanctuary and home. The perfect tale to inspire and delight animal lovers, Piney the Goat Nanny pairs beautiful illustrations and real-life photos of Piney the pig with a truly heartwarming tale readers of

Apr 19, 2018
Pocahontas - an American princess by Milton, Joyce. Pocahontas - an American princess

Presents the biography of the daughter of Chief Powhatan who saved Captain John Smith of Jamestown from execution by her tribe and who became an early American heroine.

Apr 19, 2018
Poetry for kids - William Shakespeare by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, author. Poetry for kids - William Shakespeare

Love! Betrayal! Ambition! Tragedy! Jealousy! William Shakespeare's universal themes continue to resonate with readers of all ages more than 400 years after his death. This wonderful, fully illustrated book introduces children to the Bard and more than thirty of his most famous and accessible verses, sonnets, and speeches. From “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” to “O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright!” and “All the world’s a stage,” the words and poetry of the greatest playwright

Apr 21, 2018
Pokémon sun & Pokémon moon - the official Alola Region Pokédex & postgame adventure guide by Stratton, Stephen, author. Pokémon sun & Pokémon moon - the official Alola Region Pokédex & postgame adventure guide

Provides a guide to the video games, including profiles of over three hundred characters.

Apr 18, 2018
Poop power by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Poop power

With plenty of poop being produced every day, many people around the world are using this unwanted material as fuel to create energy. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking.

Apr 19, 2018
Prayers for young children by Steinkühler, Martina, author. Prayers for young children

A collection of prayers for every occasion. It’s easy to reach out to God when you want something, but what about when you’re happy, lonely, or afraid—what do you say then? This thoughtful collection of prayers offers children ways of approaching God in a variety of circumstances. The prayers, each rooted in a Bible story, describe different situations that readers will easily relate to, from life-changing events like mov-ing to a new city to everyday occurrences like winning a game or not being

Apr 21, 2018
Prickly hedgehogs! by McGuinness, Jane, author. Prickly hedgehogs!

Follows a mother hedgehog as she teaches her babies how to survive on their own.

Apr 21, 2018
Pride - the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Sanders, Rob, 1958- author. Pride - the story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.

Apr 19, 2018
Prince - the man, the symbol, the music by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Prince - the man, the symbol, the music

Apr 19, 2018
Pro baseball's championship by Omoth, Tyler, author. Pro baseball's championship

Batter up! The pressure is high. Two of major-league baseball's best teams are facing off in the World Series! Young readers will love learning about World Series records, the event's history, and some of its most heart-stopping games.

Apr 21, 2018
Pro wrestling's greatest matches by Scheff, Matt, author. Pro wrestling's greatest matches

"From good guys ("faces") to bad guys ("heels") and everything in between, Pro Wrestling's Greatest will give young readers a look inside the thrilling world of professional wrestling. Each book builds suspense as a top ten list counts down to the biggest and best in each category. Readers will learn the secrets and stories behind these legendary athletes and their exploits in the ring."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 19, 2018
Protest movements - then and now by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Protest movements - then and now

Discusses the main concerns of the protest movements of the 1960s, and how those have evolved since; what's changed for the better, what might be worse, and where do we go from here.

Apr 19, 2018
Puffer fish by Markovics, Joyce L, author. Puffer fish

"In this book, readers will meet the cute but weird pufferfish"--

Apr 19, 2018
Racism and Intolerance by Spilsbury, Louise/ Kai, Hanane (ILT) Racism and Intolerance

Apr 19, 2018
Rain forests by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author. Rain forests

Curious kids will learn all about the rainforest, from jungle predators to colorful treetop birds to plants that thrive in this lush landscape. -- Adapted from Amazon.com summary.

Apr 17, 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.

Apr 19, 2018
Rays by Bodden, Valerie, author. Rays

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of rays, the flat-bodied fish with skeletons made of cartilage. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why rays fins look like wings.

Apr 18, 2018
Reaching reluctant young readers by Reid, Rob, 1955- author. Reaching reluctant young readers

Reaching Reluctant Young Readers features 150 middle-grade books. Each profiled title has the potential to hook the reluctant reader and lure them to read the entire book. To specifically encourage elementary and middle-school-age reluctant children to read, there is first a pitch to get the reader's attention. That is followed by a short reading passage to "set the hook" and encourage the young person to read the rest of the book on their own. Further, the book contains several hundred addition

Apr 19, 2018
Recon by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Recon

"Engaging images accompany information about recon missions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Apr 19, 2018
Refugees and migrants by Roberts, Ceri, author. Refugees and migrants

Children can begin to understand who refugees and migrants are, why they've left their homes, where they live and what readers can do to help those in need.

Apr 19, 2018
Rescue & Jessica - a life-changing friendship by Kensky, Jessica, author. Rescue & Jessica - a life-changing friendship

When he is paired with a girl who has lost her legs, Rescue worries that he isn't up to the task of being her service dog.

Apr 17, 2018
Rescue by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Rescue

"Engaging images accompany information about rescue missions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Apr 19, 2018
Roberta Gibb by Calkhoven, Laurie, author. Roberta Gibb

Get to know the first woman to ever run in the Boston Marathon in this fascinating nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series of biographies about people “you should meet!” Meet Roberta Gibb. In 1966, Roberta was the first woman ever to run in the Boston Marathon. When Roberta applied for the event she received a letter saying women were not physically able to run marathons and therefore her request was denied. Roberta decided to run anyway, and told her mom, “This is really going to cha

Apr 17, 2018
Robots by Lepora, Nathan, author. Robots

Explores how robots function and are made, looking at their computing components and how engineers design them with specific capabilities.

Apr 17, 2018
Rock stars! - true stories of extreme climbing adventures! by Bramucci, Stephen, author. Rock stars! - true stories of extreme climbing adventures!

From Yosemite National Park to the towering Himalaya, no mountain is too high for these extreme rock climbers! With true stories of incredible adventures, Rock Stars takes readers on three amazing journeys of ultimate survival, perfect for all readers who love thrilling, real-life, adrenaline-fueled tales.--Back cover.

Apr 17, 2018
Roundworms by Ciletti, Barbara Roundworms

Apr 19, 2018
Rovers by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author. Rovers

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early fluent readers to the science and engineering behind planetary rovers. Includes infographics, activity, glossary, and index."--

Apr 19, 2018
Sacajawea - her true story by Milton, Joyce. Sacajawea - her true story

Introduces the life of the Shoshone woman Sacajawea, who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the American wilderness.

Apr 19, 2018
Safari, so good! / All About African Wildlife by Worth, Bonnie. Safari, so good! / All About African Wildlife

The Cat takes Sally and Nick to Africa, where they meet some really big cats, and all sorts of other animals, too, including elephants, zebra, giraffe, hippos, warthogs, buffalo, baboons, side-striped jackals, spotted hyena, galagos, pythons, vipers, andsix kinds of antelope! Young readers will learn how animals are either predators or prey, that elephants tend to favor one tusk over the other, how to tell the difference between a white and black rhino (both of which are grey), that lion cubs ar

Apr 17, 2018
Saving Fiona - The Story of the World|s Most Famous Baby Hippo by Maynard, Thane Saving Fiona - The Story of the World|s Most Famous Baby Hippo

Apr 19, 2018
Scuba diver by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Scuba diver

A brief exploration of what scuba divers do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of scuba diving to discover ancient, underwater cities.

Apr 24, 2018
Sea Creatures by Simon, Seymour Sea Creatures

Apr 19, 2018
Sea otters by Esbaum, Jill, author. Sea otters

In this charming picture book, little kids will learn all about sea otters, including their social behavior, communication, diet, and, of course, playtime! These engaging Explore My World picture books on subjects kids care about combine simple stories with compelling photography. They invite little kids to take their first big steps toward understanding the world around them and are just the thing for parents and kids to curl up with and read aloud.

Apr 17, 2018
Seals by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Seals

"A high-interest introduction to the life of seals, including how seals develop, their diet, threats from predators, and the habitats of these ocean animals"--

Apr 19, 2018
See How We Move! - A First Book of Health and Well-being by Ritchie, Scot/ Ritchie, Scot (ILT) See How We Move! - A First Book of Health and Well-being

Apr 21, 2018
Seeing by Owings, Lisa, author. Seeing

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

Apr 21, 2018
Seminole by George, Gale, author. Seminole

Apr 19, 2018
Sewing school quilts / 15 Projects Kids Will Love to Make by Plumley, Amie Petronis, author. Sewing school quilts / 15 Projects Kids Will Love to Make

Apr 19, 2018
Shawnee by Jones, Kadeem, author. Shawnee

Apr 19, 2018
Sheep by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Sheep

"The popular Seedlings series offers irresistible introductions to animals, birds, sea life, insects, eco systems, and an array of transporation. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these books spotlight the bodies, behaviors, and habitats of living things and the parts, operation, and roles of vehicles. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge! A kindergarten-level introduc

Apr 21, 2018
Shetland ponies by Parise-Peterson, Amanda, author. Shetland ponies

The Shetland pony makes up for its small size with strength. In the past, Shetland ponies pulled heavy carts overloaded with coal and peat. Today, the ponies show their strength and talent in harness and jumping competitions. Learn how the Shetland pony went from a pit pony of the mines to a faithful friend of both children and adults.

Apr 21, 2018
Silentó - breakout rapper by Gabriel, Alisha, author Silentó - breakout rapper

Apr 19, 2018
Sioux by Harrison, Lorraine, 1959- author. Sioux

Introduces the Sioux people, discussing their history, traditions, and daily life.

Apr 19, 2018
Sliding by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Sliding

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Sliding in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of sliding. Content includes information on multiple Olympic events in the sliding category, including luge and bobsled. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order

Apr 24, 2018
Smelling by Owings, Lisa, author. Smelling

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

Apr 24, 2018
Snow leopards by Bodden, Valerie, author. Snow leopards

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of snow leopards, the non-roaring big cats of Central Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why snow leopards have spotted fur.

Apr 18, 2018
Snow leopards by Esbaum, Jill, author. Snow leopards

Describes the unique physical characteristics, food habits, and parenting behavior of snow leopards.

Apr 17, 2018
Solve this! - wild and wacky challenges for the genius engineer in you by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author. Solve this! - wild and wacky challenges for the genius engineer in you

From the first wheel to the International Space Station, the miracles of engineering are all around us. Think cars, bridges, skyscrapers, and yes – even bubble wrap! Engineers dream up new ideas and bring them to life while figuring out creative solutions to problems they encounter along the way. But how do they do it? Find out in Solve This! In this fun book, kids are confronted with wacky scenarios like this one: You're playing with your little sister when a vulture swoops down and grabs her f

Apr 17, 2018
Somali immigrants - in their shoes by Hutchison, Patricia, author. Somali immigrants - in their shoes

Discusses the history of Somali immigration to the United States, including the reasons for immigration, the struggles faced, and how the culture influenced Americans.

Apr 19, 2018
Space entrepreneurs by Bow, James, author. Space entrepreneurs

Humans are pushing farther into space with the ingenious and ambitious innovations of space entrepreneurs. This engaging title describes the new ways entrepreneurs are using science and technology to take us beyond Earth from satellite technology and imaging to new rockets and other ventures in space exploration. Detailed case studies of successful entrepreneurs and a hands-on project help readers understand the principles of entrepreneurship.

Apr 24, 2018
Special Ops by Yomtov, Nelson, author. Special Ops

"Engaging images accompany information about special ops missions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Apr 19, 2018
Speed skating by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Speed skating

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Skating in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of speed skating. Content includes information on multiple Olympic events in the category. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Data-foc

Apr 24, 2018
Sports & fitness - how to use your body and mind to play and feel your best by Maring, Therese Kauchak, author. Sports & fitness - how to use your body and mind to play and feel your best

Team sport or solo activity? To compete, to have fun with your friends, to express your creativity, or to feel good in your own skin? Whatever you play, whatever your reason, whatever your level, this book is for you. You'll find: exercises to make you stronger and last longer - confidence-building tips and brainpower drills - how to keep your body healthy, and why - team- and spirit-building activities - advice for talking with coaches and parents - tips for playing with heart - tons of ideas f

Apr 17, 2018
Standing up to hate speech by Morretta, Alison, author. Standing up to hate speech

Apr 19, 2018
Stegosaurus by Bell, Samantha S, author. Stegosaurus

Examines what scientists have uncovered about Stegosaurus, including important discoveries about its appearance, diet, and habitat.

Apr 21, 2018
Stingrays by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Stingrays

"A high-interest introduction to the life of stingrays, including how stingrays develop, their diet, threats from predators, and the habitats of these ocean animals"--

Apr 19, 2018
Super calculations - numbers up to 100 and calculations by Chatterjee, Anjana, author. Super calculations - numbers up to 100 and calculations

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 21, 2018
Super cats - true stories of felines that made history by MacLeod, Elizabeth, author. Super cats - true stories of felines that made history

"This book outlines how playful, cuddly, helpful, and smart cats have been throughout history as icons of worship, skilled hunters, comforters to the sick, faithful companions, and detectors of diseases in humans. The author recounts the origins of superstitions regarding black cats, explores the role of cats in Japanese and Chinese cultures, and provides a useful guide to how cats communicate with other cats and with humans."--

Apr 21, 2018
Super hummingbirds by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Super hummingbirds

"Early readers will learn about the unique biological adaptations of hummingbirds through carefully leveled text and photo illustrations. Includes glossary and index."--

Apr 21, 2018
Supercharged sports by Johanson, Paula, author. Supercharged sports

"From drones capturing unique angles of plays for enhanced analysis to swimsuit material helping swimmers go faster, technological innovations are transforming the way sports are played as well as watched. Supercharged Sports examines these exciting advances in technology and also explores what's coming next in the world of sport science, such as health-monitoring systems sewn into the fabric of uniforms and even more immersive virtual reality experiences."--

Apr 19, 2018
Superstitions by Johnson, C. M. (Cheri M.), author. Superstitions

Traces the origins of common superstitions, including broken mirrors, Friday the thirteenth, and black cats, and presents evidence for and against each one.

Apr 19, 2018
Swimming upstream - middle school poems by George, Kristine O'Connell, author. Swimming upstream - middle school poems

A collection of poems capture the feelings and experiences of a girl in middle school.

Apr 24, 2018
Take the bait by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author. Take the bait

"A primer on the basic dos and don'ts of fishing, including tips on baiting and playing fish, advice on how to safely release a catch, and instructions for making a spoon lure"--

Apr 19, 2018
Tasting by Owings, Lisa, author. Tasting

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

Apr 19, 2018
Tech living - high-tech everyday science by Spence, Kelly, author. Tech living - high-tech everyday science

"From robots cleaning houses to clothes that can correct posture, technology is constantly introducing ways to improve our lives. Tech Living explores many of these current and soon-to-be appearing innovations through dynamic photographs and engaging text. Young readers are encouraged to consider both the benefits and drawbacks of many of the technological advancements that are changing the ways humans live at an astonishing rate."--

Apr 21, 2018
Tech to protect - high-tech defense science by Bow, James, author. Tech to protect - high-tech defense science

Apr 21, 2018
Thanksgiving by Pettiford, Rebecca. Thanksgiving

Early readers will learn about the American holiday of Thanksgiving and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday.

Apr 21, 2018
The alphabet of alphabets by Sanders, Allan, 1969- illustrator. The alphabet of alphabets

Apr 21, 2018
The baseball fanbook by Gramling, Gary, author. The baseball fanbook

"[T]his new fanbook is filled with fun trivia, unique lingo, and illustrated behind-the-skills how-to's. Chapters include Team Tidbits (salient baseball facts about every MLB team), Think Like a Manager (essential strategies to understand), He Reminds Me Of (compares current players to legendary greats of America's favorite pastime), and much more!"--Amazon website.

Apr 21, 2018
The cat encyclopedia for kids by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. The cat encyclopedia for kids

"Sink your claws into some cat facts! Learn the history, behaviors, physical traits, and special characteristics of cat breeds including Siamese, Persian, American Shorthair, Abyssinian, Maine Coon, and many more. This guidebook gives cat lovers and owners an in-depth look at some furry feline friends. Charming photographs, fun facts, and hands-on pet care tips make this is the ultimate cat-alogue!"--

Apr 21, 2018
The civil rights movement - then and now by Elish, Dan, author. The civil rights movement - then and now

Discusses the main concerns of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s, and how those have evolved since; what's changed for the better, what might be worse, and where do we go from here.

Apr 19, 2018
The confidence code for girls - taking risks, messing up, & becoming your amazingly imperfect totally powerful self by Kay, Katty, author. The confidence code for girls - taking risks, messing up, & becoming your amazingly imperfect totally powerful self

Offers inspiration and practical advice to encourage girls to take risks, have big adventures, and challenge themselves in ways they never imagined.

Apr 17, 2018
The environmental movement - then and now by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- author. The environmental movement - then and now

Discusses the main concerns of the environmental movement in the 1960s, and how those have evolved since; what's changed for the better, what might be worse, and where do we go from here.

Apr 24, 2018
The Fake News Phenomenon by Harris, Duchess, Ph.D. The Fake News Phenomenon

Apr 17, 2018
The flying girl - how Aida de Acosta learned to soar by Engle, Margarita, author. The flying girl - how Aida de Acosta learned to soar

"Six months before the famous Wright Brothers' first flight, Ai´da de Acosta became the first woman to fly a powered aircraft."--

Apr 21, 2018
The frozen march of emperor penguins by Reinke, Beth Bence, author The frozen march of emperor penguins

Apr 21, 2018
The funniest man in baseball - the true story of Max Patkin by Vernick, Audrey, author. The funniest man in baseball - the true story of Max Patkin

"A biography for children about Max Patkin, a professional baseball player turned baseball clown"--

Apr 17, 2018
The giant book of hacks for Minecrafters - a giant unofficial guide featuring tips and tricks other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, 1963- author. The giant book of hacks for Minecrafters - a giant unofficial guide featuring tips and tricks other guides won't teach you

A gigantic guide to command blocks, redstone, mods, and more! The Giant Book of Hacks for Minecrafters teaches Minecrafters everything they need to know about manipulating and programming command blocks within Minecraft, manipulating redstone to make amazing contraptions and machines, how to add modifications to their Minecraft game, and more! Other tips will help gamers: Make their own custom maps and mini-games, Build essential redstone logic gates, loops, and circuits, Explore today's range o

Apr 17, 2018
The Girl Guide - 50 Ways to Learn to Love Your Changing Body by Ibrahim, Marawa/ Erkas, Sinem (ILT) The Girl Guide - 50 Ways to Learn to Love Your Changing Body

Apr 21, 2018
The golden thread - a song for Pete Seeger by Meloy, Colin, author. The golden thread - a song for Pete Seeger

Rhyming text explores the life and work of folk musician Pete Seeger, discussing how his messages of universal understanding and social and environmental justice inspired generations.

Apr 21, 2018
The Illinois Chronicles - The Story of the State of Illinois from Its Birth to the Present Day by Skipworth, Mark/ Lloyd, Christopher (CRT) The Illinois Chronicles - The Story of the State of Illinois from Its Birth to the Present Day

Apr 19, 2018
The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia by Gifford, Clive, author. The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia

The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia captures the triumph and despair of pivotal moments in world soccer. Packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skillful soccer players--old and new--from Beckham to Messi, Pele to Ronaldo, Rooney to Neymar. Over 40 of the best sides to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including the U.S's men's and women's teams, Brazil, Manchester United, Arsenal, and Spain. State of the art digital illustrations and stunning photographs bring to life all

Apr 19, 2018
The lifeboat that saved the world by Finkel, Irving, author. The lifeboat that saved the world

Retells the ancient Mesopotamian tale of a man tasked with building a boat large enough to save all living things from a catastrophic flood, shedding new light on how this older story relates to the Biblical story of Noah.

Apr 19, 2018
The moon by Crane, Cody, author. The moon

A simple introduction to the Earth's moon, what its surface looks like, and when astronauts first landed on the moon.

Apr 21, 2018
The People and Culture of Cuba by Shofner, Melissa Ra The People and Culture of Cuba

Apr 17, 2018
The people and culture of Mexico by Morlock, Rachael, author. The people and culture of Mexico

Apr 17, 2018
The planets by Gibbons, Gail, author. The planets

Discusses the movements, location, and characteristics of the planets in Earth's solar system.

Apr 21, 2018
The Pony Express by Rea, Amy C., author. The Pony Express

"A need for speedy mail delivery from the East to the West led to one of the most famous mail services in history. The Pony Express covers the riders, dangers, and successes that led to the service's fame."--Publisher's website.

Apr 19, 2018
The Promise by Zvi, Pnina Bat/ Wolfe, Margie/ Cardinal, Isabelle (ILT) The Promise

Apr 21, 2018
The science of music by McCarthy, Cecilia Pinto, author. The science of music

Whether it's the soulful sounds of a saxophone solo or the sharp rhythm of a rock band, the principles of acoustics allow us to enjoy the music we love. This book explores the science behind how we create, listen to, and react to different patterns of sound.

Apr 19, 2018
The science of natural disasters - the devastating truth about volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author. The science of natural disasters - the devastating truth about volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis

"Our planet can be violent and destructive. Volcanoes erupt, sending out clouds of ash and rivers of molten lava. Earthquakes shake up the land, destroying buildings and sparking destructive fires. Tsunamis—enormous ocean waves—crash onto the shore, devastating coastal communities. This fascinating guide to natural disasters combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colorful and quirky illustrations. From earthquakes to volcanoes, it is an eye-opening introduction to the devasta

Apr 24, 2018
The science of oceans - the watery truth about 72 percent of our planet's surface by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author. The science of oceans - the watery truth about 72 percent of our planet's surface

"Describes the oceans to the reader."--

Apr 24, 2018
The science of rocks and minerals - the hard truth about the stuff beneath our feet by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author. The science of rocks and minerals - the hard truth about the stuff beneath our feet

"Describes what rocks and minerals are."--

Apr 24, 2018
The science of speed by Lanier, Wendy Hinote, author. The science of speed

Explains the scientific background to high-speed transportation, including wheeled vehicles, watercraft, flight, and railroads.

Apr 19, 2018
The science of sports by Lanier, Wendy Hinote, author. The science of sports

"Examines how athletes master techniques that are rooted in the laws of physics, chemistry, and psychology in order to become the best"--Amazon.com.

Apr 19, 2018
The science of warriors by McCarthy, Cecilia Pinto, author. The science of warriors

Civilizations have always used scientific and technological advancements to gain an edge against rival nations. The Science of Warriorsexplores the science behind some of the most influential weapons, defenses, and modes of transportation in history.

Apr 19, 2018
The science of weather - the changing truth about Earth's climate by Graham, Ian, 1953- author. The science of weather - the changing truth about Earth's climate

Day-to-day changes in nature affect our lives in all sorts of ways. We choose what to wear according to the weather. We might have to change our plans because a flood or snow has brought transportation to a halt. Farm crops thrive because of rain. Many of the towns and cities we live in are beside rivers and lakes that were created by rain. Wind-driven waves shaped our coastlines.

Apr 24, 2018
The sockeye mother by Huson, Brett D., author. The sockeye mother

"To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle, it nourishes the very land and forests that the Skeena River runs through and where the Gitxsan make their home. The Sockeye Mother explores how the animals, water, soil, and seasons are all intertwined."--Provided by the publisher.

Apr 21, 2018
The Space Adventurer's Guide - Your Passport to the Coolest Things to See and Do in the Universe by McMahon, Peter/ Holinaty, Josh (ILT) The Space Adventurer's Guide - Your Passport to the Coolest Things to See and Do in the Universe

Apr 21, 2018
The split history of the attack on Pearl Harbor - U.S. perspectives by Otfinoski, Steven, author. The split history of the attack on Pearl Harbor - U.S. perspectives

Every battle has two sides, and the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II is no different. Experience the event from perspecitve of the Americans, and then read the perspective of the Japanese. A deeper understanding of the battle from both sides will give readers a clearer view of this historic event.

Apr 19, 2018
The split history of the D-Day invasion - a perspectives flip book by Burgan, Michael, author. The split history of the D-Day invasion - a perspectives flip book

"Every battle has two sides, and the D-Day Invasion during World War II is no different. Experience the event from perspective of the Allies, and then read the perspective of the Germans. A deeper understanding of the battle from both sides will give readers a clearer view of this historic event." -- Publisher's website.

Apr 19, 2018
The stars by Crane, Cody, author. The stars

A simple introduction to the stars, covering the different types, and how they form.

Apr 21, 2018
The sun by Crane, Cody, author. The sun

Did you know that it would take 20 years to reach the sun in an airplane? Readers will blast off with Rocket to learn fascinating facts like thisand moreall in the pages of this book.

Apr 21, 2018
The triumphant tale of the house sparrow by Thornhill, Jan, author, illustrator. The triumphant tale of the house sparrow

Presents the history of the house sparrow, from its beginnings in the Middle East to its spread with the growth of agriculture around the world, and discusses its population decline in recent years.

Apr 21, 2018
The true story of Jim the wonder dog by Figley, Marty Rhodes, 1948- author. The true story of Jim the wonder dog

"Long before the trend of canine YouTube stars, Missouri had Jim, a Depression Era hunting dog that many believed was either a genius or possessed of clairvoyant skills. Evidence existed for both: Jim predicted seven Kentucky Derby winners and the winners of the 1936 World Series and presidential race, but could also take direction in foreign languages ... shorthand, and Morse Code ... This is the true story of the dog that became known as Missouri's Wonder Dog."--

Apr 21, 2018
The truth about bears by Eaton, Maxwell, author, illustrator. The truth about bears

Did you know that polar bears smell seals through the ice and snow in order to find and eat them? Did you know that when a bear is born, it weighs less than a picture book? Did you know that bears sleep all winter and don t go to the bathroom while they hibernate?

Apr 21, 2018
The Truth About Dolphins - Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals by Eaton, Maxwell, III/ Eaton, Maxwell, III (ILT) The Truth About Dolphins - Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals

Apr 21, 2018
The waste cycle - a look at what we use and trash every day by Fyvie, Erica, 1973- author. The waste cycle - a look at what we use and trash every day

"The Waste Cycle covers the entire life cycle from beginning to end - and back again - for a truly big-picture look at how things are sourced, made, used and then trashed and/or recycled into new materials. Plastic plates made from pig pee? Drinkable wastewater? Strange (and gross!) but soon-to-be true! Divided into 9 chapters, The Waste Cycle explores the life cycle of a different raw material a kid might typically tote in his or her backpack on any given school day (water, food, clothing, pape

Apr 21, 2018
Thirteen ways of looking at a black boy by Medina, Tony, author. Thirteen ways of looking at a black boy

A fresh perspective of young men of color depicting thirteen views of everyday life: young boys dressed in their Sunday best, running to catch a bus, and growing up to be teachers, and much more. Each of Tony Medina's tanka is matched with a different artist including recent Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Award recipients.

Apr 17, 2018
Thoroughbred horses by Diedrich, John, author. Thoroughbred horses

Thoroughbred horses are born to run and live to race. Learn about the beginnings of this elegant breed in England and its growth to bluegrass pastures of Kentucky and Tennessee. Discover the stories of some of the most famous Thoroughbreds, including winners of the coveted Triple Crown.

Apr 24, 2018
Tick-tock! - measuring time by Shaw, Gina, author. Tick-tock! - measuring time

An introduction to time discusses the inventions and communication used to tell time throughout history, including hour glasses and atomic clocks to calendars and chronometers.

Apr 19, 2018
Tiger rescue - true-life stories by Leaman, Louisa, author. Tiger rescue - true-life stories

Provides the story of how the Born Free Foundation helped to rescue Roque, a five-month-old tiger, who was langushing in a pet store in Barcelona.

Apr 19, 2018
Tigers by Esbaum, Jill, author. Tigers

Describes the unique physical characteristics, food habits, and parenting behavior of tigers.--

Apr 17, 2018
Titanic's last hours - the facts by Goldish, Meish, author. Titanic's last hours - the facts

From the moment the iceberg was spotted, at 11:40 P.M. on April 14, 1912, the Titanic'sfate was sealed. Its 2,200 passengers and crew, in the course of two momentous hours, would meet their destiny in the icy, black waters of the North Atlantic. As the moments passed and the reality of what was happening began to sink in, the crew would make heroic efforts to save as many passengers as possible. In the end, however, the great ship would exact a harrowing toll from all on board. Titanic's Last Ho

Apr 21, 2018
Tombstone sandwiches and other horrifying lunches by Vega, Ali, author. Tombstone sandwiches and other horrifying lunches

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 19, 2018
Totally amazing facts about creepy-crawlies by Nelson, Penelope, 1994- author. Totally amazing facts about creepy-crawlies

Curious kids will be enthralled with this dip-into and dip-out-of book loaded with quirky facts about creepy-crawlies. Even reluctant readers will be fascinated with the fun facts and eye-catching images and design on each page. Creepy-crawlies never looked so enticing!

Apr 21, 2018
Totally amazing facts about geography by Meister, Cari, author. Totally amazing facts about geography

Did you know that Antarctica is really a desert? Ever wondered what the world's most crowded city is? Curious to learn where you can swim in lakes as pink as strawberry milkshakes? Discover these and over 100 other outrageous and surprising facts about places all around the world. Fun geography trivia plus a bold, bright design and lively photos will keep reluctant and struggling reader wanting more!

Apr 21, 2018
Totally amazing facts about outrageous inventions by Meister, Cari, author. Totally amazing facts about outrageous inventions

Totally Amazing Facts About Outrageous Inventions is the perfect treat for kids with an appetite for "Did you know #x85; ?" More than 100 facts about everything from toothbrushes, airplanes, and flush toilets to animation, ice cream, and crayons are served up in photo-packed design.

Apr 21, 2018
Totally amazing facts about reptiles by Ringstad, Arnold, author. Totally amazing facts about reptiles

Curious kids will be enthralled with this dip-into and dip-out-of book loaded with quirky facts about reptiles. Even reluctant readers will be fascinated with the fun facts and eye-catching images and design on each page. Reptiles never looked so enticing!

Apr 20, 2018
Totally amazing facts about stuff we've built by Meister, Cari, author. Totally amazing facts about stuff we've built

Apr 21, 2018
Totally amazing facts about weather by Jaycox, Jaclyn, 1983- author. Totally amazing facts about weather

Provides facts about extreme weather events, including the hottest temperature ever recorded, the country with the most rain in one year, and the widest tornado ever recorded.

Apr 21, 2018
Totally wacky facts about ancient history by Meister, Cari, author. Totally wacky facts about ancient history

Did you know that Chinese emperors kept pandas to keep evil spirits away? Ever heard about ancient Egyptians playing board games? Curious to find out who invented ice cream? Check out all of the mind-bending, amazing facts about ancient history!

Apr 19, 2018
Touching by Owings, Lisa, author. Touching

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

Apr 21, 2018
Triceratops by Bell, Samantha S., author. Triceratops

Explores what scientists have uncovered about Triceratops. Colorful photos and illustrations help bring each dinosaur to life as easy-to-read text guides readers through important discoveries about its appearance, diet, and habitat.

Apr 21, 2018
Truck drivers by Manley, Erika S., author. Truck drivers

Presents examples of the daily routine of a truck driver, and how to get this kind of job.

Apr 19, 2018
Tundra ecosystems by McCarthy, Cecilia Pinto. Tundra ecosystems

Offers 12 fascinating facts about the world's cold northern regions. From pingos and permafrost to animal adaptations and explorers, full-color spreads highlight the key features of this icy ecosystem.

Apr 21, 2018
U.S. Capitol by Rawson, Katherine, author. U.S. Capitol

In U.S. Capitol, young readers will explore this D.C. landmark and learn about its historical significance.

Apr 21, 2018
Ultimate reptile-opedia - the most complete reptile reference ever by Wilsdon, Christina, author. Ultimate reptile-opedia - the most complete reptile reference ever

"Snakey, slimey, scaley, and sensational! Welcome to the amazing world of the most popular reptiles on Earth. With colorful photographs and fun facts, this easy-to-use encyclopedia profiles snakes, lizards, amphibians, turtles and tortoises, crocodilians, and tuatara. Profiles are accompanied by Did You Know? details and fast facts including scientific name, size, diet, and habitat."--

Apr 24, 2018
Unsinkable - moments, milestones, and medals by Long, Jessica Tatiana, author. Unsinkable - moments, milestones, and medals

Apr 21, 2018
Using political maps by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author. Using political maps

Explains how to read various political maps, from those that show country borders to those that depict county divisions.

Apr 19, 2018
Using political maps by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Using political maps

Ever wonder what the capital of Alaska is? Or how many states share a border with New York? Political maps show state and national boundaries. They include major cities and places created by people. But how do you use political maps? And what map features help you answer geographical questions? Read on to become a map genius!

Apr 24, 2018
Using road maps and GPS by Maurer, Tracy, 1965- author. Using road maps and GPS

Apr 19, 2018
Using road maps and GPS by Maurer, Tracy, 1965- author. Using road maps and GPS

Looks at how people use maps and GPS to find their way around, including details about routes, landmarks, and sites.

Apr 24, 2018
Ute by Harrison, Lorraine, 1959- author. Ute

Apr 19, 2018
Video ideas by Grabham, Tim, author. Video ideas

Inspirational and fun, this action-packed book explains the video-making process from script to screen, with techniques to try out and practical tips to produce exciting projects at home. Discover how to get the best angles, lighting, and sound quality, and add special effects when recording using phone, webcam, camera, or camcorder. Turn footage into a finished product by adding visual effects with editing software, and find out how to format, upload, and premiere the masterpiece. Whether recor

Apr 17, 2018
W is for welcome - a celebration of America's diversity by Herzog, Brad, author. W is for welcome - a celebration of America's diversity

"Following the alphabet this book uses poetry and expository text to celebrate America's diverse population and showcase the remarkable achievements and contributions that have come from the many people who have chosen to make our country their home. Topics include well-known landmarks and famous citizens"--Provided by the publisher.

Apr 21, 2018
Wait till it gets dark - a kid's guide to exploring the night by Sanchez, Anita, 1956- author. Wait till it gets dark - a kid's guide to exploring the night

It's night. It's dark. It's time to go indoors--or is it? The outdoors at night can be a scary place, but this book will help young readers investigate the mysterious nature of night. To explore the night, it would be great to have eyes like an owl, the sensitive nose of a deer, and feet that can move as silently as a fox. Humans aren't quite as good as nocturnal animals at navigating the darkness, but we can come surprisingly close. Our senses are much sharper than we realize, if we learn how t

Apr 19, 2018
Walking in the city with Jane - a story of Jane Jacobs by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author. Walking in the city with Jane - a story of Jane Jacobs

"In Walking in the City with Jane, award-winning author Susan Hughes tells the fictionalized story of Jane Jacobs through a celebration of city life and grassroots activism. Even as a young girl, Jane was an independent thinker with an extraordinary imagination and sense of wonder. She was known to challenge her teacher and was often found playing with her imaginary friends, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Cedric the warrior. Always curious and engaged by her surroundings, Jane grew up t

Apr 20, 2018
Waves - Physical Science for Kids by Diehn, Andi/ Shululu (ILT) Waves - Physical Science for Kids

Apr 19, 2018
We all have value - a story of respect by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. We all have value - a story of respect

Apr 19, 2018
Weather, weather by Weather, weather

Combines text and original artwork in a meditation on weather and how it affects humans using photographs from the Museum of Modern Art.

Apr 19, 2018
Weird but true! - animals - 300 outrageous facts about wacky wildlife by Weird but true! - animals - 300 outrageous facts about wacky wildlife

"Interesting facts about animals, for kids"--

Apr 20, 2018
Welcome to country - a traditional aboriginal ceremony by Murphy, Joy, author. Welcome to country - a traditional aboriginal ceremony

Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin, the senior Aboriginal elder of the Wurundjeri people, channels her passion for storytelling into a remarkable and utterly unique picture book that invites readers to discover some of the history and traditions of her people. Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy gives the Wurundjeri Welcome to Country form in beautiful paintings rich with blues and browns, as full of wonder and history as the tradition they depict.

Apr 21, 2018
What cat is that? - all about cats by Rabe, Tish. What cat is that? - all about cats

"The Cat in the Hat learns all about cats--wild and domestic--in this feline-focused Cat in the Hat's Learning Library book!"--

Apr 17, 2018
What is citizenship? by Pegis, Jessica (Jessica M.), author. What is citizenship?

"What does it mean to be a citizen? Accessible text and relatable examples introduce young readers to this core concept and highlight the rights and responsibilities all citizens share."--

Apr 19, 2018
What is cybersecurity? by Kamar, Haq, author. What is cybersecurity?

Apr 21, 2018
What is the World Cup? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. What is the World Cup?

Describes the history of the soccer World Cup, covering clothing and equipment, host stadiums, the rules, qualifying to participate, and the most successful teams.

Apr 21, 2018
What was the Titanic? by Sabol, Stephanie, author. What was the Titanic?

"For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later. At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic, the largest passenger steamship of this time, met its catastrophic end after crashing into an iceberg. Of the 2,240 passengers and crew onboard, only 705 survived. More than 100 years later, today's

Apr 17, 2018
What would she do? - 25 true stories of trailblazing rebel women by Woodward, Kay, author. What would she do? - 25 true stories of trailblazing rebel women

"From historic world leaders to brilliant scientists, artists, and modern-day pioneers, What Would She Do? shares twenty-five incredible women's stories that educate and empower. Learn about the remarkable achievements and attitudes of feminist trailblazers such as Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, Malala Yousafzai, Michelle Obama, and other brave women who overcame huge obstacles to accomplish great things." -- Back cover.

Apr 24, 2018
When God made light by Turner, Matthew Paul, 1973- author. When God made light

'Let there be light!' that's what God said. And light began shining and then started to spread." Wild and creative illustrations from top children's illustrator David Catrow pair with Matthew Paul Turner's lyrical verse in this message of a God-made light that cuts through darkness to bring vision and hope to all young readers.

Apr 20, 2018
Where is Machu Picchu? by Stine, Megan, author. Where is Machu Picchu?

Built in the fifteenth century and tucked away in the mountains of Peru, Machu Picchu was abandoned after the Spaniards conquered the Incan empire in the sixteenth century. It remained hidden until 1911 when Hiram Bingham uncovered the marvelous complex and shared his discovery with the world. Today, hundreds of thousands of people visit the site to climb the 3,000 stone steps, explore the towering monuments, and see the numerous species that call these famous ruins home.

Apr 21, 2018
Where is our solar system? by Sabol, Stephanie, author. Where is our solar system?

"Readers will want to grab a telescope and explore the night skies after finishing this overview of our solar system. Our solar system consists of eight planets, as well as numerous moons, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. For thousands of years, humans believed that Earth was at the center of the Universe, but all of that changed in the 17th century. Astronomers like Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton proposed the unthinkable theory that Earth and the other

Apr 17, 2018
Where on earth do animals live? by Kalman, Bobbie, author. Where on earth do animals live?

"Animals live in many kinds of habitats, located in different parts of the world. This book compares and contrasts these habitats and encourages students to learn how animals have adapted to where they live. Using cause-and-effect vocabulary, the book also explains why many animals are endangered and the reasons their lives are at risk. Students are asked to map the locations of different animal habitats and to come up with their own suggestions on how people can help threatened animals."--

Apr 19, 2018
Where the buffalo roam - bison in America by Waters, Kate, author. Where the buffalo roam - bison in America

The American bison (buffalo) is one of the most recognizable North American mammals. In fact, it is the official national animal of the United States where you'll still find them roaming.

Apr 19, 2018
Who are you? - the kid's guide to gender identity by Pessin-Whedbee, Brook, author. Who are you? - the kid's guide to gender identity

"What do you like? How do you feel? Who are you? This brightly illustrated children's book provides a straightforward introduction to gender for anyone aged 5+. It presents clear and direct language for understanding and talking about how we experience gender: our bodies, our expression and our identity. An interactive three-layered wheel included in the book is a simple, yet powerful, tool to clearly demonstrate the difference between our body, how we express ourselves through our clothes and h

Apr 19, 2018
Who hatches the egg? / All About Eggs by Rabe, Tish, author. Who hatches the egg? / All About Eggs

"The Cat in the Hat looks at the different kinds of animals that lay eggs and their amazing shapes, sizes, and colors."--

Apr 17, 2018
Who invented the airplane? - Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Who invented the airplane? - Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

Apr 19, 2018
Who invented the airplane? - Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Who invented the airplane? - Wright Brothers vs. Whitehead

Do you know who invented the airplane? Most believe it was the Wright brothers, but what if a German immigrant named Gustave Whitehead beat them to the punch? You'll never view the history of flight in the same way again!

Apr 24, 2018
Who invented the radio? - Tesla vs. Marconi by Hamen, Susan E., author. Who invented the radio? - Tesla vs. Marconi

You may have heard that Guglielmo Marconi invented the radio, but the inventor Nikola Tesla was working on radio technology at the same time! See how two invention powerhouses faced off in a race to create the first long-range radio.

Apr 19, 2018
Who is Aretha Franklin? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author. Who is Aretha Franklin?

Aretha Franklin is a musical and cultural icon who created an amazing legacy spanning six decades! Born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1942, Aretha got her start singing in front of her father's Baptist congregation and found minor success as a gospel singer. She then set her sights on becoming a pop music artist and used her powerful voice and impressive skills on the piano to get a record deal. Aretha released her first of many celebrated albums at the age of 18. In 1987, she was inducted into the

Apr 20, 2018
Who is the Dalai Lama? by Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971- author. Who is the Dalai Lama?

"Get to know the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader and one of the most popular world leaders today. Two-year-old Lhamo Thondup never imagined he would be anything other than an ordinary child, but after undergoing a series of tests, he was proclaimed the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. By age 15, he found himself the undisputed leader of six million people who were facing the threat of a full-scale war from the Chinese. After the defeat of the Tibetan national uprising in 1959, the Dalai Lama had t

Apr 20, 2018
Who was Booker T. Washington? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. Who was Booker T. Washington?

African American educator, author, speaker, and advisor to presidents of the United States, Booker Taliaferro Washington was the leading voice of former slaves and their descendants during the late 1800s. As part of the last generation of leaders born into slavery, Booker believed that blacks could better progress in society through education and entrepreneurship, rather than trying to directly challenge the Jim Crow segregation.

Apr 21, 2018
Who was Henry VIII? by Labrecque, Ellen, author. Who was Henry VIII?

Mainly remembered for his six marriages and his self-appointment as the "Supreme Head of the Church of England," Henry VIII was also attractive, educated, and athletic. When Henry Tudor ascended to the English thrown at the age of 17, his reign looked promising. But by the time of his death in 1547, King Henry VIII was characterized as an extremely egotistical, harsh, and insecure king.

Apr 24, 2018
Who will bell the cat? by McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017, author. Who will bell the cat?

After barn mice make a collar with a bell to warn them when Marmalade the cat is approaching, Smart Mouse must devise a way to safely put the collar on her in this retelling of a Aesop fable.

Apr 21, 2018
Who's who in the Bible - everyone you need to know from the Old and New Testaments by Rubalcaba, Jill, author. Who's who in the Bible - everyone you need to know from the Old and New Testaments

This valuable reference book features more than 100 notable people from the Old and New Testaments, offering kids a window into the biblical world and to the important men and women who shaped religious history.

Apr 21, 2018
Why oh why are deserts dry? by Rabe, Tish. Why oh why are deserts dry?

Apr 17, 2018
Why we eat healthy foods by Clark, Rosalyn, 1990- author. Why we eat healthy foods

Apr 17, 2018
Why we exercise by Clark, Rosalyn, 1990- author. Why we exercise

Apr 17, 2018
Why we go to the dentist by Clark, Rosalyn, 1990- author. Why we go to the dentist

"Teeth need lots of brushing and flossing to stay healthy--but why? Going to the dentist helps us learn more about the importance of clean teeth"--

Apr 17, 2018
Why we go to the doctor by Clark, Rosalyn, 1990- author. Why we go to the doctor

Apr 17, 2018
Why we go to the hospital by Clark, Rosalyn, 1990- author. Why we go to the hospital

Apr 17, 2018
Why we keep clean by Clark, Rosalyn, 1990- author. Why we keep clean

Provides simple text and illustrations about washing, cleanliness, and avoiding germs.

Apr 17, 2018
Wild swans by Gresham, Xanthe, author. Wild swans

A retelling of the Andersen tale in which eleven brothers, turned into wild swans by their stepmother, are saved by the sacrifices of their beautiful sister Eliza.

Apr 21, 2018
Wild underground - caves and caving by Champion, Neil. Wild underground - caves and caving

"Explores underground caves and the sport of caving by discussing cave formations, the gear and equipment needed, and the five different cave grades. Introduces famous caves around the world and includes picture labels and a reading quiz"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 24, 2018
Wild world by McAllister, Angela, author. Wild world

Discover thirteen incredible habitats, from the Arctic's crystal kingdom to the deep sea. A facts and figures section at the back completes this beautiful tribute to the last wildernesses of our world.

Apr 21, 2018
Wildflowers by Romero, Libby, author. Wildflowers

"Information about wildflowers for children"--

Apr 17, 2018
With my hands - poems about making things by VanDerwater, Amy Ludwig, author. With my hands - poems about making things

Building, baking, folding, drawing, shaping . . . making something with your own hands is a special, personal experience. Taking an idea from your imagination and turning it into something real is satisfying and makes the maker proud.

Apr 20, 2018
Women Athletes Who Rule! - The 101 Stars Every Fan Needs to Know by Sports Illustrated Kids (COR) Women Athletes Who Rule! - The 101 Stars Every Fan Needs to Know

Apr 17, 2018
Women in science by Green, Jen, author. Women in science

Provided by amazon.com.

Apr 17, 2018
Working in math by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author. Working in math

"Takes readers on a backstage tour of working in math, from astronauts to architects. Spreads highlight the skills and education readers will need, feature career spotlights, and show readers where the future of the field is headed."--

Apr 21, 2018
World War I by Williams, Brian, 1943- author. World War I

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, discusses the build-up to the war, along with battles, history, technology, and more. Fun facts, amazing pictures, quizzes.

Apr 21, 2018
World's weirdest sharks by Mason, Paul, 1967- author. World's weirdest sharks

Chances are, when you think of sharks, it's the great white or hammerhead that swim into view! But the world's oceans hold around 500 different species of sharks, and some are extremely bizarre. Meet these unusual but rarely seen creatures.

Apr 19, 2018
Yes I can! - a story of grit by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Yes I can! - a story of grit

Apr 19, 2018
Yes I can! - a story of grit by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Yes I can! - a story of grit

Jada's working on her science project. She's finding out whether plants grow best in water, milk, juice, or soda. There's just one problem she keeps getting interrupted! Find out how Jada relies on grit to keep on going.

Apr 24, 2018
Yoga friends - a pose-by-pose partner adventure for kids by Gates, Mariam, author. Yoga friends - a pose-by-pose partner adventure for kids

"From the creators of Good Night Yoga and Good Morning Yoga comes an illustrated city adventure that introduces children to the delights and benefits of partner yoga. Perfect for teaming up with a friend, sibling, parent, or caregiver, each easy practice shows how cooperation helps us to imagine, move, and have fun in a whole new way. Includes a back-page guide for parents and caregivers, showing how to do each pose and how to connect them into an easy-to-follow flow." -- Amazon.com.

Apr 24, 2018
Yoga storytime - breathe, stretch, be calm by Raventós, Míriam, 1964- author. Yoga storytime - breathe, stretch, be calm

Discover the basics of practicing yoga by tracing the story of its beginnings in India, showing how its earliest practitioners observed things in nature, such as trees, cats, snakes, and lions, and then imitated their poses. They realized that the most simple and natural thing to do is breathe; the practice of yoga starts with becoming mindful of one's own breath and then learning how to breathe and do nothing more. This book includes a reading guide as an important practical component for those

Apr 21, 2018
You are mighty - a guide to changing the world by Paul, Caroline, author. You are mighty - a guide to changing the world

Apr 21, 2018