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10 fascinating facts about chewing gum! by Cohn, Jessica, author. 10 fascinating facts about chewing gum!

Nov 18, 2017
10 fascinating facts about dollar bills by Jozefowicz, Chris, author. 10 fascinating facts about dollar bills

Nov 18, 2017
12 great tips on writing a speech by Shipp, Catherine Elisabeth, 1969- author. 12 great tips on writing a speech

Nov 18, 2017
A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E.B. White by Herkert, Barbara, author. A boy, a mouse, and a spider - the story of E.B. White

When young Elwyn White lay in bed as a sickly child, a bold house mouse befriended him. When the time came for kindergarten, an anxious Elwyn longed for the farm, where animal friends awaited him at the end of each day. Propelled by his fascination with the outside world, he began to jot down his reflections in a journal. Writing filled him with joy, and words became his world. Today, Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web are beloved classics of children's literature, and E. B. White is recognized a

Nov 18, 2017
A brief illustrated history of science by Malam, John, 1957- author. A brief illustrated history of science

Chronicles the history of scientific discoveries, including discoveries found during prehistory, the science of ancient scholars, medieval science, the Age of Enlightenment, and modern science.

Nov 18, 2017
A brief illustrated history of space exploration by Snedden, Robert, author. A brief illustrated history of space exploration

Chronicles the history of space exploration, including early rocketeers, the space race, the International Space Station, and modern space probes.

Nov 18, 2017
A brief illustrated history of warfare by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. A brief illustrated history of warfare

Chronicles the history of warfare, including the Roman Empire's war machine, knights and castles, World War I and II, and modern warfare.

Nov 18, 2017
A child's Christmas in Wales by Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953, author. A child's Christmas in Wales

A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child.

Nov 20, 2017
Agua, agüita = Water, little water by Argueta, Jorge, author. Agua, agüita = Water, little water

"Describes--in English, Spanish, and Nahuat--the life cycle of water from the perspective of one drop"--

Nov 20, 2017
Alexander Graham Bell answers the call by Fraser, Mary Ann, author. Alexander Graham Bell answers the call

Profiles the inventor from his early life in Scotland with his mother, who lost most of her hearing to an infection, to his later life as a teacher in Boston, and describes his work with Thomas Watson to invent the telephone.

Nov 18, 2017
All about allergies by Potts, Francesca, 1986- author. All about allergies

Delves inside the human body to provide basic information about various types of allergies and their symptoms, causes, and treatments.

Nov 20, 2017
All about forests by Mack, 1960- author, illustrator. All about forests

Presents facts about forests, including the different types of trees, what animals can be found there, and various forests around the world.

Nov 18, 2017
Alphamals A-Z by Carter, Graham (ILT) Alphamals A-Z

Lyrical text introduces facts about animals from armadillos and elephants to penguins and zebras.

Nov 18, 2017
American Girl entrepreneur - Pleasant Rowland by Polinsky, Paige V., author. American Girl entrepreneur - Pleasant Rowland

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of the American Girl doll, Pleasant Rowland. Follow the story of Rowland as she creates American Girl from the original historical dolls to the updated American Girl of the Year and American Girl of Today to Truly Me and BeForever. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Stand

Nov 18, 2017
American Indian rights movement by Machajewski, Sarah, author. American Indian rights movement

Traces the history of Native American relations with people of other origins from their arrival in North America through generations of broken treaties and forced removals to the current situation.

Nov 18, 2017
An A to Z of monsters and magical beings by Onn, Aidan, author. An A to Z of monsters and magical beings

Presents facts about monsters and mythical beasts from aliens to zombies.

Nov 18, 2017
Ancient China inside out by Spence, Kelly, author. Ancient China inside out

Nov 18, 2017
Ancient Egypt inside out by Rodger, Ellen, author. Ancient Egypt inside out

Nov 18, 2017
Ancient Greece inside out by Malam, John, 1957- author. Ancient Greece inside out

Nov 18, 2017
Ancient Maya inside out by Stuckey, Rachel, author. Ancient Maya inside out

Explores the culture and achievements of the Maya through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries and offers significant clues to the civilization's technologies, cultural traditions, foods, and conflicts.

Nov 18, 2017
Ancient Mesopotamia inside out by Rodger, Ellen, author. Ancient Mesopotamia inside out

"This important book explores the culture and achievements of ancient Mesopotamia through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries. Each primary-source artifact offers the reader significant clues to the civilization's technologies, cultural traditions, foods, and conflicts"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 18, 2017
Ancient Rome inside out by Malam, John, 1957- author. Ancient Rome inside out

"Explores the culture and achievements of ancient Rome through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries. Each primary-source artifact offers the reader significant clues to the civilization's technologies, cultural traditions,foods, and conflicts."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 18, 2017
Animal camouflage - search and find by Dennis, Sarah, author, illustrator. Animal camouflage - search and find

Presents information about animals from seven regions of the world and challenges readers to find specific local animals in intricate cut-paper illustrations of wildlife scenes.

Nov 18, 2017
Animal Groups by MacCarald, Clara Animal Groups

Nov 18, 2017
Arctic research journal by Rodger, Ellen, author. Arctic research journal

Nov 18, 2017
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa by Schwartz, Heather E. Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

"This inspiring, STEM-focused biography describes the life and influential work of Ellen Ochoa, the first female Hispanic astronaut to go to space"--

Nov 17, 2017
Audrey Hepburn by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author. Audrey Hepburn

Presents information about Audrey Hepburn, from her youth in Nazi-occupied Europe, through her rise to stardom in some of the era's most popular films, to her dedication to UNICEF.

Nov 18, 2017
Barbarians by Bodden, Valerie, author. Barbarians

"A countdown of five of the most legendary barbarians provides thrills as readers explore the lives, weapons, and battle tactics of these European fighters"--

Nov 20, 2017
Barnstorming by Democker, Michael Barnstorming

Nov 18, 2017
Baseball legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Baseball legends

Profiles some of the most accomplished players and managers in baseball history, including Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Connie Mack, and Mike Trout.

Nov 18, 2017
Basketball legends by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Basketball legends

Nov 18, 2017
Bats by Dieker, Wendy Strobel. Bats

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

Nov 17, 2017
Becoming Kareem - growing up on and off the court by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- author. Becoming Kareem - growing up on and off the court

"An autobiography about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his life growing up in New York, becoming the basketball star he's known to be, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change"--

Nov 20, 2017
Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Before she was Harriet - the story of Harriet Tubman

A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse. An evocative poem and opulent watercolors come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.

Nov 20, 2017
Beliefs and ideas that changed the world by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Beliefs and ideas that changed the world

"Some beliefs and ideas change our society forever. Discover religions, myths, and more in this informative book, richly illustrated with beautiful images from the British Library collection."-- Page [4] of cover.

Nov 20, 2017
Beyond behavior management - the six life skills children need by Bilmes, Jenna, 1948- Beyond behavior management - the six life skills children need

"Developed and tested in the classroom, Beyond Behavior Management helps you guide young children's behavior by helping them build essential life skills: collaboration, adaptability, attachment, self-regulation, contribution, and belonging"--

Nov 18, 2017
Bizarre space - a kid's guide to our strange, unusual universe by Dlugos, Jenn, author. Bizarre space - a kid's guide to our strange, unusual universe

Since ancient times, humans have been puzzled and awed by the strange stars, peculiar planets, and out of this world objects that appear in our sky. Advancements in technology are now giving scientists closer looks and first peeks at the weird and wonderful things that make up our solar system and beyond.

Nov 20, 2017
Blue whales by Hansen, Grace, author. Blue whales

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of the world's biggest animal, the blue whale.

Nov 18, 2017
Bluetick coonhounds by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Bluetick coonhounds

Nov 18, 2017
Bobsled and luge by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Bobsled and luge

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic bobsled, luge, and skeleton events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's sliding sports. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 Peyong Chang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q & A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Nov 20, 2017
Brains, brains, and other horrifying breakfasts by Vega, Ali, author. Brains, brains, and other horrifying breakfasts

"It's bubbling, it's slimy...it's your breakfast! Readers will love cooking the variety of yucky yet yummy breakfast entrees featured in this cookbook. Do you dare take a bite?"--

Nov 18, 2017
Brand empire celebrities by Woog, Adam, 1953- author. Brand empire celebrities

Profiles the careers and lives of six celebrities who have used their fame to launch their own brands, including Jay Z, Jessica Simpson, and Taylor Swift.

Nov 18, 2017
Breaking the Barriers by Roberts, Russell Breaking the Barriers

Nov 18, 2017
Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems by Coombs, Kate, author. Breathe and be - a book of mindfulness poems

A collection of poems paired with imagery of the natural world reminds readers about the importance of staying calm, soothing emotions, and appreciating the world aroung them.

Nov 20, 2017
Building amazing creations - Sean Kenney's art with LEGO bricks by Kenney, Sean, author. Building amazing creations - Sean Kenney's art with LEGO bricks

This large-format photographic book provides a fascinating in-depth look at a LEGO artist's oeuvre. Chapters explore such subjects as transportation vehicles, animals, life-size work, science fiction, nature, cities, sports, portraits, and even home furnishings and custom apartments! A personalized LEGO compendium perfect for brick-building enthusiasts of all ages.

Nov 20, 2017
Bunny Man Bridge by Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author. Bunny Man Bridge

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 20, 2017
Busting boredom with art projects by Boone, Mary, 1963- author. Busting boredom with art projects

Nov 18, 2017
Busting boredom with technology by Omoth, Tyler, author. Busting boredom with technology

Nov 18, 2017
Busting boredom with technology by Omoth, Tyler, author. Busting boredom with technology

"Feeling tech-savvy? Get ready to bust boredom with technology! Learn how to put together a digital photo album, create a blog, produce a stop-motion movie, and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, busting boredom with technology has never been more fun"--From the publisher's web site.

Nov 21, 2017
Capybaras by Hansen, Grace, author. Capybaras

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of the world's largest rodent, the capybara.

Nov 18, 2017
Cat litter cake and other horrifying desserts by Vega, Ali, author. Cat litter cake and other horrifying desserts

"It's creepy, it's gross...it's for dessert! Readers will enjoy creating this variety of delicious yet disgusting desserts. Do you dare take a bite?"--

Nov 18, 2017
Chickens by Riggs, Kate, author. Chickens

Simple text and colorful pictures introduce chickens, describing their physical characteristics and behavior.

Nov 18, 2017
Clouds by McAuliffe, Bill. Clouds

"A countdown of five of the most devastating cloud-related incidents provides thrills as readers discover more about the features of this atmospheric weather phenomenon"--

Nov 17, 2017
Codes, ciphers, and cartography - math goes to war by Burrows, Terry, 1963- Codes, ciphers, and cartography - math goes to war

"During WWII, Japan's navy relied on secret codes to communicate battle plans. By early 1942, US experts had cracked the code. The Japanese had planned a surprise attack on US Navy ships, but now the Americans knew the attack was coming. They turned the tables on the enemy and won a decisive victory. Math has always been key to warfare. Scientists use mathematical calculations to understand how missiles fly, or how to build faster airplanes. Soldiers in battle use math to figure out how to hit a

Nov 20, 2017
Coding by Kelly, James F. (James Floyd), author. Coding

Provides information on computer programing, describing the origins of coding, the history and parts of computers, binary code, computer languages, worms and bugs, the Internet, apps, and related matters.

Nov 18, 2017
Coding projects in Python by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR) Coding projects in Python

Presents an introduction to the Python programming language with illustrated steps for creating simple projects, including an animal quiz, a password picker, a robot builder, and a screen pet.

Nov 20, 2017
Conquistadors by Bodden, Valerie, author. Conquistadors

"A countdown of five of the most legendary conquistadors provides thrills as readers explore the lives, weapons, and battle tactics of these Spanish fighters"--

Nov 18, 2017
Cool battery & electricity projects - fun & creative workshop activities by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- Cool battery & electricity projects - fun & creative workshop activities

Nov 18, 2017
Cool engineering projects - fun & creative workshop activities by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool engineering projects - fun & creative workshop activities

Nov 18, 2017
Cool leatherworking projects - fun & creative workshop activities by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool leatherworking projects - fun & creative workshop activities

Nov 18, 2017
Cool metalworking projects - fun & creative workshop activities by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool metalworking projects - fun & creative workshop activities

Nov 18, 2017
Cool woodworking projects - fun & creative workshop activities by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool woodworking projects - fun & creative workshop activities

Nov 18, 2017
Cows by Riggs, Kate, author. Cows

Simple text and colorful pictures introduce cows, describing their physical characteristics and behavior.

Nov 18, 2017
Daring heists - real tales of sensational robberies and robbers by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Daring heists - real tales of sensational robberies and robbers

Presents descriptions of famous robberies, including the 1963 Great Train Robbery, the 1971 theft of hijacker D.B. Cooper who disappeared following a payout of $200,000, and the 1990 theft of thirteen artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Nov 18, 2017
Dark Matters - Nature's Reaction to Light Pollution by Galat, Joan Marie Dark Matters - Nature's Reaction to Light Pollution

Nov 18, 2017
Dazzle ships - World War I and the art of confusion by Barton, Chris, author. Dazzle ships - World War I and the art of confusion

"When the British Royal Navy grew desperate to protect their ship from German U-Boat attacks, they created Dazzle ships in order to confuse the enemy of their location and destination."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 18, 2017
Do you want to build a snowman? - your guide to creating exciting snow sculptures by Jones, Mark, author Do you want to build a snowman? - your guide to creating exciting snow sculptures

Nov 20, 2017
Dolores Huerta - advocate for women and workers by Barghoorn, Linda, author. Dolores Huerta - advocate for women and workers

Nov 18, 2017
Dream big dreams- photographs from Barack Obama's inspiring and historic presidency by Souza, Pete, photographer. Dream big dreams- photographs from Barack Obama's inspiring and historic presidency

From former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza comes a book for young readers that highlights Barack Obama's historic presidency and the qualities and actions that make him so beloved. Pete Souza served as Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama's full two terms. He was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else - and he photographed them all, capturing scenes both classified and candid. Throughout his historic presidency, Obama engaged wi

Nov 21, 2017
Emmeline Pankhurst by Kaiser, Lisbeth, author. Emmeline Pankhurst

Presents information about Emmeline Pankhurst who fought for women's right to vote and inspired others to demonstrate, go on hunger strikes, and protest for the cause.

Nov 18, 2017
Erupt! - 100 fun facts about volcanoes by Galat, Joan Marie, 1963- author. Erupt! - 100 fun facts about volcanoes

"Kids will burst with excitement as they learn all about the science and wonder of volcanoes in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The Level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging information for fluent readers. Plus, the book includes 100 fun facts for quick and quirky information on all kinds of volcanoes, all around the world--and even some that are out of this world! The Facts Readers series bridges the gap between short, digestible knowledge nuggets and informative sustained re

Nov 20, 2017
Everglades research journal by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author. Everglades research journal

Nov 18, 2017
Evolution - how life adapts to a changing environment by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Evolution - how life adapts to a changing environment

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 21, 2017
Evolution - How Life Adapts to a Changing Environment by Mooney, Carla/ Cornell, Alexis (ILT) Evolution - How Life Adapts to a Changing Environment

Nov 20, 2017
Excitement by Orr, Tamra, author. Excitement

Introduces readers to the emotion of excitement, looking into what it is, when it happens, why it can happen and how to handle it.

Nov 18, 2017
Exposing hidden worlds - how Jacob Riis' photos became tools for social reform by Burgan, Michael, author. Exposing hidden worlds - how Jacob Riis' photos became tools for social reform

"President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis "the best American I ever knew." The pioneering photojournalist -- an immigrant from Denmark--drew attention to the poverty and evils of slum life in the late 1800s. Riis won national acclaim when his photos illustrated his bestselling book How the Other Half Lives. The book focused on the difficult time immigrants faced as thousands of newcomers flooded into the United States each year. Riis called for reform and hoped to prod government officials

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling angry by Douglass, Katie, author. Feeling angry

"Harry is great at helping others deal with anger. He helps his dad keep cool when his dad is running late for work, soothes his sister's tantrums, and calms down his angry friend using strategies such as taking deep breaths, slowing down, counting to ten, and thinking about something else. But when Harry has to turn off his computer game, it's his turn to be angry. Join Harry and his friends and family to see how he decides to handle his own angry feelings. Everyday Feelings Series: Young child

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling jealous! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling jealous!

Lucy is very good at helping those around her. She helps one friend feel less jealous of a sibling's later bedtime, and shows another how to deal with jealousy of a classmate who has the latest toy. Then comes Lucy's turn to feel jealous. Will she remember her own advice about overcoming jealousy?

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling sad! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling sad!

Rio has a talent for helping his friends when they feel sad. He eases the sadness for a classmate who has to go to a new school, and he gets help from an adult when another friend at school seems overwhelmed by sad feelings. But when Rio himself is feeling sad, it's time to reach out and talk with others to make himself feel better.

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling scared! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling scared!

Danny is a big help when his friends and his little sister feel scared for all kinds of reasons, from a loud thunderstorm to meeting a new dog to giving a talk in front of the class. Then, in his dark bedroom one spooky evening, it's his turn to feel afraid. Will he know how to be brave and face his own fear?

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling shy! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling shy!

Daisy is good at noticing when others are feeling shy and helping them overcome their shyness. Daisy helps a new student break out of her shell, urges a friend to join in at a party, and coaxes her sister to socialize when her sister's feeling bashful. Then Daisy goes to a new club by herself, and it's her turn to feel timid. Can she follow her own example and move past her shy feelings?

Nov 17, 2017
Feeling worried! by Barnham, Kay, author. Feeling worried!

Anna is there to help her friends and her little brother with their worries, showing them how to talk it out, ask for support, and face new challenges. When she faces a visit to the dentist, though, Anna feels what it's like to be worried herself. Will she take her own advice and help herself not worry?

Nov 17, 2017
Festivals and Celebrations by Jenner, Caryn Festivals and Celebrations

Nov 20, 2017
Figure skating by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Figure skating

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic figure skating. Includes descriptions of men's and women's singles program, ice dancing, pairs skating, and the team figure skating events. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q & A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Nov 20, 2017
Fishing gear by Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author. Fishing gear

"A primer on the basic dos and don'ts of fishing, including tips on choosing a proper rod and reel, advice on how to land a catch, and instructions for making a landing net"--

Nov 18, 2017
Flamingos by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Flamingos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to flamingos, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lakes they call home, and such defining features as their long legs"--

Nov 20, 2017
Florence Griffith Joyner by Haldy, Emma E., author. Florence Griffith Joyner

Nov 18, 2017
Follow the link - a journey through transportation - from hot lava to a spy rocket by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author. Follow the link - a journey through transportation - from hot lava to a spy rocket

"Follow The Link: A Journey Through Transportation takes the reader on a journey through a network of knowledge down the centuries. It explains how we figured out the way to unlock the materials found in nature and then put them to work to transport us wherever we want to go. Cold rocks were turned into hot metals, invisible forces were picked up by carved stone—and sand and soot were used to make the toughest spacecraft ever. Find out about lava bombs, lost cities, lodestones and magnets, how t

Nov 21, 2017
Fossils by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Fossils

Provides an introduction to fossils, discussing how they are formed, where they are found, and how paleontologists study and analyze them.

Nov 18, 2017
Fred Korematsu speaks up by Atkins, Laura, author. Fred Korematsu speaks up

"Fred Korematsu liked listening to music on the radio, playing tennis, and hanging around with his friends--just like lots of other Americans. But everything changed when the United States went to war with Japan in 1941 and the government forced all people of Japanese ancestry to leave their homes on the West Coast and move to distant prison camps. This included Fred, whose parents had immigrated to the United States from Japan many years before. But Fred refused to go. He knew that what the gov

Nov 20, 2017
From cub to panda by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From cub to panda

Presents a step-by-step look at how cubs turn into full-grown pandas.

Nov 18, 2017
From cub to tiger by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From cub to tiger

Describes each step in a tiger's life cycle, from tiny newborn cubs to large, majestic adults.

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to honeybee by Owings, Lisa, author. From egg to honeybee

"Learn how a variety of objects are made or how nature's cycles work--from Start to Finish. Suitable for both struggling and on-level readers, these titles teach science concepts as well as sequential thinking."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to ladybug by Owings, Lisa, author. From egg to ladybug

"Learn how a variety of objects are made or how nature's cycles work--from Start to Finish. Suitable for both struggling and on-level readers, these titles teach science concepts as well as sequential thinking."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to owl by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From egg to owl

"We all know what full-grown owls look like but how about when they're first born? Readers will learn about the life stages of an owl--starting inside a small egg and ending as an adult."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to penguin by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972- author. From egg to penguin

"Penguins are so cute! How do they grow from a tiny ball of fluff into such a large bird? Read about the growth of a penguin from a small egg to a full-grown adult."--

Nov 18, 2017
From egg to sea turtle by Owings, Lisa, author. From egg to sea turtle

"How does a sea turtle grow from a tiny hatchling into a huge animal? Dual-level text and color photos aid beginning and advanced readers as they learn about each step in a sea turtle's life."--

Nov 18, 2017
From garbage to compost by Owings, Lisa, author. From garbage to compost

"How does garbage become useful compost? Follow each step--from garbage to compost--in this fascinating book!"--

Nov 18, 2017
From Joey to kangaroo by Owings, Lisa, author. From Joey to kangaroo

Nov 18, 2017
From seed to sunflower by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. From seed to sunflower

"Learn how a variety of objects are made or how nature's cycles work--from Start to Finish. Suitable for both struggling and on-level readers, these titles teach science concepts as well as sequential thinking."--

Nov 18, 2017
Frozen Worlds by Jenner, Caryn Frozen Worlds

Nov 20, 2017
Frozen worlds by Jenner, Caryn, author. Frozen worlds

Explore arctic environments, polar landscapes, animals, and people in and around the North and South Poles. Featuring polar bears, icebergs, reindeer, penguins, sea life, and more, Frozen Worlds allows young readers to travel to Earth's coldest places. Perfect for 3–5 year olds learning to read, Level 1 titles contain short, simple sentences with an emphasis on frequently used words. Stunning photographic images with labels provide visual clues to introduce and reinforce vocabulary. Series Overv

Nov 21, 2017
Fun and friendly calligraphy for kids - a hands-on guide to creative lettering by Hart, Virginia Lucas, author. Fun and friendly calligraphy for kids - a hands-on guide to creative lettering

The art of calligraphy doesn't teach you how to write words, but instead, how to draw them. With this book's fun and playful approach, you will not only improve your handwriting skills, you'll have an absolute blast while doing so!

Nov 21, 2017
Fun experiments with light - periscopes, kaleidoscopes, and more by Ives, Rob, author. Fun experiments with light - periscopes, kaleidoscopes, and more

Make a camera from cardboard, create stereographic images, and start a campfire with ice! These amazing science projects use readily available items and have simple step-by-step instructions. Discover the science behind each experiment. They're quick to make and fun to show your friends and family. It lets you see in color, in 3D, close up, and far away—it's light!

Nov 21, 2017
Geckos by Bach, Rachel, author. Geckos

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

Nov 17, 2017
Geckos by Riggs, Kate, author. Geckos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to geckos, covering their growth process, behaviors, the varied climates they call home, and such defining features as their gripping toes"--

Nov 18, 2017
Get Crafty - Fun, Creative Crafts for Children by Coghlan, Ali Get Crafty - Fun, Creative Crafts for Children

Nov 18, 2017
Get into claymation by Spence, Kelly, author. Get into claymation

Teaches the techniques and tools needed to design and create claymation projects.

Nov 18, 2017
Get into mixed media by Dyer, Janice, author. Get into mixed media

Presents an introduction to the tools and techniques of creating mixed media art, discussing color choices, background preparation, painting styles, and materials for collages, with suggestions for art projects.

Nov 18, 2017
Get into smoothies by Winters, Jaime, author. Get into smoothies

Nov 18, 2017
Gila monsters by Black, Vanessa, author. Gila monsters

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs follow a Gila monster as it uses smell to find prey, its claws to unearth it, and its venom to kill it. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Nov 18, 2017
Gobi - a little dog with a big heart by Leonard, Dion, author. Gobi - a little dog with a big heart

Living alone in the Gobi desert, a small dog finds a friend when she discovers ultra marathon runner Dion.

Nov 20, 2017
God's great love for you by Warren, Richard, 1954- author. God's great love for you

The pastor describes how perfect, endless, and large God's love is, showing how it is wider than the sky, deeper than the ocean, and higher than the Moon and stars.

Nov 20, 2017
Golf by Meister, Cari. Golf

Explains how to play golf, describing equipment and technique.

Nov 18, 2017
Goliath beetles by Hansen, Grace, author. Goliath beetles

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of the world's heaviest insect, the Goliath beetle.

Nov 18, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park by Herrington, Lisa M., author. Grand Canyon National Park

Young readers will love exploring the multicolored layers of rock that make up the Grand Canyon. They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Nov 17, 2017
Great cartoonists by Blohm, Craig E., 1948- author. Great cartoonists

Profiles the careers and lives of six notable cartoonists, including Charles Schulz, Seth MacFarlane, and Aaron McGruder.

Nov 18, 2017
Great escapes - real tales of harrowing getaways by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author. Great escapes - real tales of harrowing getaways

Collects tales of people who made escapes to freedom, including slaves running from slavery, prisoners fleeing from Alcatraz, a man surviving icy Antartica, and a young Jew breaking free from a train headed to Auschwitz.

Nov 18, 2017
Great white sharks by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Great white sharks

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

Nov 18, 2017
Great white sharks by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Great white sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes the great white shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information about how dangerous of a predator this shark is and how we can stay safe in the ocean with them"--

Nov 18, 2017
Greater Swiss mountain dogs by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Greater Swiss mountain dogs

Nov 18, 2017
Green buildings by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Green buildings

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

Nov 18, 2017
Green iguanas by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Green iguanas

Describes the characteristics of the green iguana, including its size, diet, and swimming ability.

Nov 18, 2017
Gymnastics by Laughlin, Kara L, author. Gymnastics

Describes the sport of gymnastics, including information on equipment, techniques, and events.

Nov 18, 2017
Hammerhead sharks by Morey, Allan, author. Hammerhead sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes the different species of hammerhead sharks, including the bonnethead, the scalloped hammerhead, and the winghead sharks. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and the work being done to protect this unique looking shark"--

Nov 18, 2017
Handbook of UFOs, crop circles, and alien encounters by McCollum, Sean. Handbook of UFOs, crop circles, and alien encounters

"The idea that aliens might visit our planet has gripped Earthlings for a long time. Extraterrestrials are popular in science fiction books, movies, and TV shows. UFO hunters of every kind are searching Earth, sky, and space for answers to the question: Are we along in the galaxy?"--

Nov 18, 2017
Handbook to Bigfoot, Nessie, and other unexplained creatures by Omoth, Tyler, author. Handbook to Bigfoot, Nessie, and other unexplained creatures

"Legendary creatures abound. From Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster to Mothman and the Chupacabra, sightings of mystifying beings have spanned the globe throughout the ages"--

Nov 18, 2017
Handbook to ghosts, poltergeists, and haunted houses by McCollum, Sean. Handbook to ghosts, poltergeists, and haunted houses

"Ghosts are they real spirits or just the stuff of scary stories? Scientists have yet to find any evidence spirits of the dead exist in our world, yet many people believe they do"--

Nov 18, 2017
Handbook to Stonehenge, the Bermuda Triangle, and other mysterious locations by Omoth, Tyler, author. Handbook to Stonehenge, the Bermuda Triangle, and other mysterious locations

"Mysterious places dot the globe. From Stonehenge and the Bermuda Triangle to the Overtoun Bridge and the Yonaguni Ruins, mesmerizing locations are everywhere"--

Nov 18, 2017
Handbook to Stonehenge, the Bermuda Triangle, and other mysterious locations by Omoth, Tyler, author. Handbook to Stonehenge, the Bermuda Triangle, and other mysterious locations

Mysterious places dot the globe. From Stonehenge and the Bermuda Triangle to the Overtoun Bridge and the Yonaguni Ruins, mesmerizing locations are everywhere. Paranormal Handbooks presents the details in all their unbelievable glory.

Nov 21, 2017
Handprint animals by Mehtani, Henu, author. Handprint animals

Nov 18, 2017
Harlem Hellfighters - African-American heroes of World War I by Micklos, John, author. Harlem Hellfighters - African-American heroes of World War I

Nov 18, 2017
Harry Potter - a journey through a history of magic. by Harry Potter - a journey through a history of magic.

"As the British Library unveils a very special new exhibition in the UK, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, readers everywhere are invited on an enchanting journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and more in this book uncovering thousands of years of magical history. Prepare to be amazed by artifacts released from the archives of the British Library, unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, a

Nov 18, 2017
Haunted hotels by Ramsey, Grace, author. Haunted hotels

Relates stories of paranormal activity that have occurred at hotels around the world, from Alberta and North Carolina to Denmark and Taiwan.

Nov 18, 2017
Haunted hotels by Ramsey, Grace, author. Haunted hotels

This title looks at haunted hotels around the world with paranormal activity that has happened there.

Nov 21, 2017
Haunted Objects by Ramsey, Grace Haunted Objects

Nov 18, 2017
Haunted objects by Ramsey, Grace, author. Haunted objects

Examines "how objects can be haunted and gives examples of famous places with such objects"--

Nov 21, 2017
Haunted Ships, Planes, and Cars by Ramsey, Grace Haunted Ships, Planes, and Cars

Nov 18, 2017
Hedy's journey - the true story of a Hungarian girl fleeing the Holocaust by Bisson, Michelle, author. Hedy's journey - the true story of a Hungarian girl fleeing the Holocaust

Nov 18, 2017
Hello Ruby - journey inside the computer by Liukas, Linda, author, illustrator. Hello Ruby - journey inside the computer

In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it even fixing her father's broken computer! Join Ruby and her new friend, Mouse, on an imaginative journey through the insides of a computer in search of the missing Cursor.

Nov 20, 2017
Heredity - Pass It On! by Hirsh, Rebecca Heredity - Pass It On!

Nov 18, 2017
Hey black child by Perkins, Useni Eugene, author. Hey black child

"A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--

Nov 21, 2017
Hidden dangers - seek and find 13 of the world's deadliest animals by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- Hidden dangers - seek and find 13 of the world's deadliest animals

Presents the habitats and the dangerous behavior of various animals around the world, including the golden poison dart frog, North American porcupine, aquatic coral snake, Australian box jellyfish, and the deathstalker scorpion.

Nov 20, 2017
Horror hotels by Camisa, Kathryn, author. Horror hotels

Looks at four haunted hotels, including the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel haunted by a bride killed there on her wedding day and the Savoy Hotel in India haunted by a woman poisoned there.

Nov 18, 2017
How the cookie crumbled - the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie by Ford, Gilbert, author, illustrator. How the cookie crumbled - the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie

Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies! But not everyone knows where they came from. Meet Ruth Wakefield, the talented chef and entrepreneur who started a restaurant, wrote a cookbook, and invented this delicious dessert. But just how did she do it, you ask? That's where things get messy!

Nov 18, 2017
Hurricane! by Raum, Elizabeth, author. Hurricane!

"This photo-illustrated book describes hurricanes, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones and typhoons. Explains how hurricanes are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to hurricanes"--

Nov 18, 2017
Hybrid and electric cars by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Hybrid and electric cars

Describes hybrid and electric cars, outlining their similarities and differences and detailing their unique construction.

Nov 18, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker - advanced coding by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker - advanced coding

This awesome book will show you how to up your JavaScript skills to code exciting new games. Originally used to make web pages more interactive, JavaScript can also be used to create online games that will run both on computers and mobile devices. The easy-to-follow projects in this book will teach you a lot of great techniques to make you the ultimate JavaScript expert.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker the basics by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker the basics

Learn how to code your own fun games using JavaScript in this easy-to-understand book. Originally used to make web pages more interactive, JavaScript is now used to create online games that will run on computers and mobile devices. Enjoy creating the simple projects in this book, and you will be on your way to being a JavaScript expert in no time!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a Python programmer by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Python programmer

Different programming languages are good at doing different things. Python is used by professional programmers to create 3-D graphics for special effects in movies, and is often used on web servers to handle searching. This fascinating book contains all the techniques and ideas you need to know to become a Python programming genius! Learn the basics and how to use loops and variables in Python. Discover how to create graphics, use random numbers, and build games, simulations, and other programs.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a Scratch coder by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Scratch coder

If you know the basics of Scratch and you want to go to the next level, then this book is for you! It contains a lot of great projects and ideas so you can become an advanced Scratch programmer. Learn how to make games, animate stories, and write musical programs, all by using a range of coding techniques such as loops, variables, and IF statements. Step-by-step instructions help you get things working so you can customize the programs using your own ideas and graphics.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm an app developer by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an app developer

In this exciting book, you will learn how to create your own amazing apps using App Inventor! You will find out how to connect up your computer to an Android phone or emulator. Then you ll discover how to build simple tools and games, and even how to code apps that use a camera. Step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to become an expert app builder!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm an HTML web page builder by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an HTML web page builder

This easy-to-follow book teaches you how to code your own amazing web pages using Hyper Text Mark Up Language, or HTML. You ll find out how to add text, images, links and even videos to a web page. Once you have completed every project, you will be on your way to becoming an HTML expert!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm not a scaredy-cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave by Lucado, Max, author. I'm not a scaredy-cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave

I m a big cat. I m a strong cat. I m not a scaredy-cat... except when... I m Not a Scaredy-Cat will take children on a silly series of misadventures as the cat character faces an appalling abundance of (gulp!) yellow and pink sprinkles on his donut, an elephant on the verge of a sneeze, and the terrifyingly loud chime of a clock. For the over-the-top yet funny things our character is fearful of, Max provides a biblical way to overcome fear by adapting his teaching on Philippians 4 to a child s l

Nov 20, 2017
Ice hockey and curling by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Ice hockey and curling

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic ice hockey and curling. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's ice sports, including the mixed doubles curling event. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Nov 17, 2017
Indiana by Heinrichs, Ann, author. Indiana

Introduces the geography, history, agriculture, industries, wildlife, and cultural and tourist attractions of the state of Indiana.

Nov 20, 2017
Internet entrepreneurs by Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author. Internet entrepreneurs

Presents the lives of six Internet enterpreneurs, discussing their early struggles to establish their businesses and the unique services provided by their companies which have earned them worldwide success.

Nov 18, 2017
Jelly, garbage + toys - making pictures with Vik Muniz by Muniz, Vik, author. Jelly, garbage + toys - making pictures with Vik Muniz

This book emphasizes the importance of play in the creation of art while challenging children to think about how images are made and what they mean. The design with graphic novel inspired speech bubbles, liftable flaps, and a Turkish-map fold (all four sides open) helps communicate Muniz s exuberant message.

Nov 20, 2017
Just like us! Ants by Heos, Bridget, author. Just like us! Ants

"Just Like Us! Ants gives young readers an up-close and personal look at how ants do things that are remarkably similar to the way humans do"--

Nov 18, 2017
Just like us! Birds by Heos, Bridget, author. Just like us! Birds

"Just Like Us! Birds gives young readers an up-close and personal look at how birds do things that are remarkably similar to the way humans do"--

Nov 18, 2017
Kids' guide to fishing - the young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish by Maas, Dave, author. Kids' guide to fishing - the young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish

"If you're like most young anglers, you don't care what kind of fish you catch as long as you get something. After all, while it's fun just to be outside spending time away from home (chores) and school (tests), fishing is the most fun when you catch fish. By reading [this book], you'll learn great tips for catching all sorts of fish. This book is also filled with little-known fish facts, like: Did you know that some of the fish you catch are older than you? It's true! Just check out the fi

Nov 20, 2017
Killer whales by Riggs, Kate, author. Killer whales

"A kindergarten-level introduction to killer whales, covering their growth process, behaviors, the oceans they call home, and such defining features as their black and white coloration"--

Nov 18, 2017
Life hacks for kids by Keller, Sunny, 2003- author. Life hacks for kids

Presents unique craft projects that have been seen on the Life hacks for kids YouTube show, including feather earrings, melted crayon art, a headband holder, and indoor s'mores, and includes questions answered by Sunny.

Nov 20, 2017
Lights on! - Ike Hoover electrifies the White House by Becker, Cynthia S. (Cynthia Simmelink), author. Lights on! - Ike Hoover electrifies the White House

In 1891, nineteen-year-old Irwin “Ike” Hoover was sent by the Edison Electric Company to assist in the wiring of the White House for electric lights. Like many Americans at the time, President Benjamin Harrison and his wife were extremely afraid of electricity. In fact, the Harrisons were so afraid they didn’t want to turn the lights on and off. After completing the wiring job, Ike was asked to stick around to make the transition to electric lights easier. He stayed, and held jobs in White House

Nov 20, 2017
Lin-Manuel Miranda - award-winning musical writer by Kramer, Barbara, author. Lin-Manuel Miranda - award-winning musical writer

Lin-Manuel Miranda brought hip-hop to Broadway with his popular musical Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda introduces readers to this award-winning writer and his creative process. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Nov 20, 2017
LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids by Yoe, Craig, author. LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids

"What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians!"--

Nov 17, 2017
Lonely Planet Kids Rome City Trails by Butterfield, Moira Lonely Planet Kids Rome City Trails

Nov 18, 2017
Many - the diversity of life on earth by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author. Many - the diversity of life on earth

The more we study the world around us, the more living things we discover every day. The planet is full of millions of species of plants, birds, animals, and microbes, and every single one including us is part of a big, beautiful, complicated pattern. When humans interfere with parts of the pattern, by polluting the air and oceans, taking too much from the sea, and cutting down too many forests, animals and plants begin to disappear. What sort of world would it be if it went from having many typ

Nov 20, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial - a stone of hope by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial - a stone of hope

"History recognizes the leadership and voice Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. brought to the civil rights movement in 1960s America. A 30-foot tall statue of Dr. King gazes into the future full of hope for all humanity. His words of peace are carved in the walls of the monument as a reminder to all Americans of the power of peaceful protest. Learn all about the first national memorial to an African American."--

Nov 21, 2017
Mayors by Manley, Erika S. Mayors

"In Mayors, beginning readers will learn about the work mayors do to keep the communities they run clean and safe and well-organized. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover where mayors work, whom they work with, and how they spend their days."--

Nov 17, 2017
Mexican immigrants - in their shoes by Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy, 1954- author. Mexican immigrants - in their shoes

Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Mexican immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index.

Nov 18, 2017
Mice by Storm, Marysa, author. Mice

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

Nov 17, 2017
Michael Phelps by Scheff, Matt, author. Michael Phelps

"This title introduces readers to Michael Phelps, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his swimming career."--

Nov 21, 2017
Modern dance by Lanier, Wendy Hinote, author. Modern dance

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

Nov 20, 2017
Monorails by Leighton, Christina, author. Monorails

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

Nov 20, 2017
Mr. Potato Head inventor - George Lerner by Polinsky, Paige V. Mr. Potato Head inventor - George Lerner

In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Mr. Potato Head, George Lerner. Follow the story of Lerner as he takes Mr. Potato Head from its start as a cereal-box prize to a kit of pieces that kids stuck into real potatoes to the addition of Mrs. Potato Head and the entire Potato Head family to stardom in the movie Toy Story. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a

Nov 21, 2017
Murphy's ticket - the goofy start and glorious end of the Chicago Cubs billy goat curse by Herzog, Brad, author. Murphy's ticket - the goofy start and glorious end of the Chicago Cubs billy goat curse

For 108 years, fans of Chicago Cubs baseball suffered every playofff season, with mishap after mishap each being traced back to 1945 when a friendly goat was kicked out of a World Series game. But the 2016 season felt different. Would this finally be the year that the Billy Goat Curse was reversed? Author Brad Herzog tells the story of the curse's origin and follows the Cubs right through that fateful November night in 2016 when the Cubbies could finally fly the "W."

Nov 20, 2017
My first coding book by Prottsman, Kiki, author. My first coding book

Presents computer coding concepts on board pages that feature flaps, pull tabs, silders, and wheels, asking readers to build a robot, escape from a jungle, and hunt for bugs.

Nov 20, 2017
My first Cookie and Cake Decorating Book - 35 techniques and recipes for children aged 7-plus by Cico Kidz (COR) My first Cookie and Cake Decorating Book - 35 techniques and recipes for children aged 7-plus

Nov 18, 2017
New York City trails by Butterfield, Moira, 1960- author. New York City trails

Shares themed trails that reveal New York City's best-kept secrets, including Van Cortlandt Park, the Strand Book Store, and Economy Candy, the oldest candy store in New York city.

Nov 18, 2017
Northern lights by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author. Northern lights

"The bright, colorful northern lights are magnificent, but there's more to them than meets the eye! Simple text introduces readers to northern lights. Including information about why they occur, where they can be seen, and how often they color the sky."--Publisher's website.

Nov 18, 2017
Once upon a jungle by Knowles, Laura, author. Once upon a jungle

Enter the jungle with this striking book that animates the food chain through saturated color illustrations and simple poetic language. Children will learn how the circle of life fuels the jungle ecosystem, supporting life up the food chain only to start again literally at ground level. Young readers will enjoy exploring the illustrations for the many animals hiding between and under the leaves and flowers and in the treetops. The book closes with an expansive gatefold.

Nov 18, 2017
Origami birds - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami birds - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Birds. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a wise owl, an elegant swan, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun! Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions.

Nov 21, 2017
Origami dinosaurs - easy & fun paper-folding projects by George, Anna, author. Origami dinosaurs - easy & fun paper-folding projects

Kids can learn the art of paper folding with Origami Dinosaurs. They will start by practicing basic origami folds. Then they can make a towering T. rex, a brave Brachiosaurus, and more. The crafts in this book are easy and super fun! Each project includes colorful photos and step-by-step instructions.

Nov 18, 2017
Planets by Stott, Carole, author. Planets

Offers a detailed look at the heavenly bodies that make up the solar system, describing the eight planets that orbit the Sun, the moons, asteroids, and dwarf planets in the system, and the spacecrafts humans have created to explore the stars.

Nov 18, 2017
Poop detectives by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Poop detectives

Got a dung dilemma or a poop mystery to solve? It's time to call in the poop detectives! 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.

Nov 20, 2017
Poop eaters by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Poop eaters

To humans, eating poop sounds disgusting, but many members of the animal kingdom regularly chow down on poop! 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.

Nov 20, 2017
Poverty and hunger by Spilsbury, Louise, author. Poverty and hunger

An introduction to poverty and hunger answers such questions as what hunger and poverty are, how people around the world are affected by both, and how readers can help them.

Nov 20, 2017
Raccoons by Storm, Marysa, author. Raccoons

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

Nov 20, 2017
Robot Universe by Huggins-Cooper, Lynn Robot Universe

Nov 20, 2017
Robot universe by Huggins-Cooper, Lynn, author. Robot universe

"Explore the capabilities of robots and the computers that control them, from space rovers to drones, from robotic toys to robots that perform surgery, and meet Pepper, the first robot able to show and understand human emotion. What is a robot? Will robots take over the future? Robot Universe gives young readers a look at the past, present, and future of artificial intelligence."--Amazon.com.

Nov 21, 2017
Rocky Mountain National Park by Herrington, Lisa M., author. Rocky Mountain National Park

Young readers will love exploring the snow-covered peaks that soar to the heights of Rocky Mountain National Park. They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Nov 17, 2017
Rocky Mountains research journal by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. Rocky Mountains research journal

Nov 18, 2017
Room love - 50 DIY projects to design your own space by Wutschke, Heather, author. Room love - 50 DIY projects to design your own space

With these 50 deceptively simple, budget-friendly DIY projects, the reader's bedroom can become the room of his or her dreams. Makeover furniture, create one-of-a-kind decor, and organize your stuff to refresh and renew your room.

Nov 20, 2017
Scholastic book of world records 2018 by O'Brien, Cynthia, author. Scholastic book of world records 2018

A reference guide includes records in the realms of popular culture, sports, science, nature, and technology, and includes a section of United States records.

Nov 20, 2017
See for yourself! - the ultimate guide to eyes by DePrisco, Dorothea, author. See for yourself! - the ultimate guide to eyes

Why are your eyes the color they are? Can a sea star see you swimming by? How does a rabbit watch two different things at the same time? When were eyeglasses invented? What happens to eyes in space? Discover the amazing types of eyes that exist in the animal world and find out how your eyes and brain communicate to perceive light and colors. With helpful tips and photos, you will learn how to keep your eyes safe and healthy and what happens when you visit an eye doctor.

Nov 17, 2017
Silent days, silent dreams by Say, Allen, author. Silent days, silent dreams

A fictional biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.

Nov 21, 2017
Skiing by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Skiing

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic skiing. Includes descriptions of each of the men's and women's aerial, freestyle, alpine, and Nordic ski events. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Nov 20, 2017
Skunks by Dieker, Wendy Strobel, author. Skunks

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

Nov 20, 2017
Smiley - a journey of love by George, Joanne, author. Smiley - a journey of love

"Smiley, a most remarkable Golden Retriever, was born without eyes. He was rescued from a puppy mill and has become a superb therapy dog, providing therapy to people all over the world through social media and television. This is his story."--

Nov 18, 2017
Snowboarding by Waxman, Laura Hamilton. Snowboarding

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic snowboarding. Includes descriptions of slopestyle, halfpipe, snowboard cross, and parallel slalom events, along with the new big air event. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources"--

Nov 20, 2017
Soccer by Laughlin, Kara L, author. Soccer

Provides an overview of soccer, covering basic rules, technique, and equipment.

Nov 18, 2017
Sonoran Desert research journal by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author. Sonoran Desert research journal

Nov 18, 2017
Speed skating by Waxman, Laura Hamilton. Speed skating

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic speedskating. Includes descriptions of each of the men's and women's long and short races. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index.

Nov 20, 2017
Star Wars coding projects by Woodcock, Jon, author. Star Wars coding projects

Star Wars Coding Projects is a step-by-step visual guide to coding fun projects in Scratch and shows you everything you need to know to create cool computer projects, animations, and games.

Nov 20, 2017
Super Earth encyclopedia by Woodward, John, 1954- author. Super Earth encyclopedia

Presents a tour of Earth's natural structures, weather patterns, ocean phenomena, and constantly changing features.

Nov 20, 2017
Super Soaker inventor Lonnie Johnson by Schwartz, Heather E., author. Super Soaker inventor Lonnie Johnson

Nov 17, 2017
Sydney City Trails by Greathead, Helen Sydney City Trails

Nov 18, 2017
Tai ji dancing for kids - five moving elements by Huang, Al Chung-liang, author. Tai ji dancing for kids - five moving elements

"With simple and evocative words, calligraphy, and home photos of the words in action, grandfather and granddaughter team Chungliang and Sylvie bring to life the spirit of Tai Ji. This book is the perfect introduction to Tai Ji for kids. Written and conceived by Master Chungliang Al Huang, in collaboration with his granddaughter Sylvie, it brings to life the five elements underpinning Chinese thought, Earth, Fire, Water, Wood, and Metal, and how they can be simply and instinctively expressed thr

Nov 21, 2017
Teachers by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Teachers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to teachers, covering their job description, the places where they work, and how they help the community by using their instructional skills"--

Nov 18, 2017
Tennis by Laughlin, Kara L, author. Tennis

Provides an overview of tennis, including details on rules, equipment, and scoring.

Nov 18, 2017
The Amazing Animal Atlas by Crumpton, Nick/ Bordicchia, Gaia (ILT) The Amazing Animal Atlas

Nov 18, 2017
The Amazon rain forest by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. The Amazon rain forest

Nov 18, 2017
The American identity by Sherman, Jill, author. The American identity

"The American flag, the Statue of Liberty, and US popular culture are all world-famous symbols of the United States. In The American Identity, readers will learn about the history and meaning behind these and other parts of the United States' unique cultural identity."--Publisher's website.

Nov 18, 2017
The Battle of Inchon - turning point of the Korean War by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. The Battle of Inchon - turning point of the Korean War

Nov 18, 2017
The battle of Inchon - turning point of the Korean War by MacCarald, Clara, 1979- author. The battle of Inchon - turning point of the Korean War

Explores the Battle of Inchon of the Korean War. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

Nov 21, 2017
The Battle of San Juan Hill - famous battle of the Spanish-American War by Hinman, Bonnie. The Battle of San Juan Hill - famous battle of the Spanish-American War

Introduces the Battle of San Juan Hill, places it in the context of the Spanish-American War and the expansion of the United States beyond North America, and describes the events of the battle and its results.

Nov 18, 2017
The bottom line - money basics by Dakers, Diane, author. The bottom line - money basics

Nov 18, 2017
The byte-sized world of technology! by Berger, Melvin, author. The byte-sized world of technology!

Did you know more people have cell phones than toothbrushes? That Google answers about a billion questions a day? Or that Alexander Graham Bell wanted the standard telephone greeting to be "Ahoy"? Discover these incredible facts and more in the next Fact Attack book, all about inventions and technology. Fact Attack is an exploration of the most amazing and awe-inspiring facts about technology and inventions throughout history. Heavily designed with different approaches on each page, the style is

Nov 21, 2017
The complete Peanuts family album - the ultimate guide to Charles M. Schulz's classic characters by Farago, Andrew, author. The complete Peanuts family album - the ultimate guide to Charles M. Schulz's classic characters

"The first comprehensive collection of the beloved and bestselling Peanuts' 70+ characters. The Complete Peanuts Family Album covers the Peanuts universe of characters and icons. People around the world recognize Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy. And Peanuts enthusiasts know Peggy Jean, Roy, and Spike. But what about Shermy? Truffles? And who exactly is Floyd? The Complete Peanuts Family Album is the first detailed exploration of the entire Peanuts universe, from its most iconic personalities to

Nov 18, 2017
The curse ends - the story of the 2016 Chicago Cubs by Attinella, Jeff, 1988- author. The curse ends - the story of the 2016 Chicago Cubs

"This epic tale tells the story of the 108 years of heartbreak, the infamous Curse of the Billy Goat and the monumental return to glory as World Series Champions in 2016!"--Amazon.

Nov 18, 2017
The elephant whisperer - my life with the heard in the African wild by Anthony, Lawrence, author. The elephant whisperer - my life with the heard in the African wild

Provided by Publisher.

Nov 18, 2017
The FBI by Larson, Kirsten W, author. The FBI

"This photo-illustrated book describes the life of an FBI officer, including their work capturing terrorists, enforcing federal laws, and investigating crimes. Describes real-life cases and what it takes to get a job in the Federal Bureau of Investigation"--

Nov 18, 2017
The girl's body book by Dunham, Kelli S., author. The girl's body book

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that girls undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.

Nov 18, 2017
The golden girls of Rio by Smith, Nikkolas, author. The golden girls of Rio

Celebrates some of the American female Olympic gold medalists from the 2016 Summer Olympics, including gymnasts Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez, swimmers Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel, and shot put champion Michelle Carter.

Nov 18, 2017
The Great Barrier Reef research journal by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author. The Great Barrier Reef research journal

Nov 18, 2017
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Herrington, Lisa M., author. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Young readers will love exploring the misty mountaintops that can be found in Great Smokey Mountains National Park. They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Nov 20, 2017
The North Pole by Bluthenthal, Todd, author. The North Pole

Many young readers think of the North Pole as the place where Santa Claus lives with his wife, reindeer, and elves. The North Pole presents the geography and science of this polar region to young readers in an age-appropriate way. The clear language and easy-to-read, colorful maps and photographs of the North Pole will engage and expand any young reader s grasp on the concepts of continents, climate, Earth s rotation, and more! The fascinating history of the remarkable explorers of this frigid l

Nov 18, 2017
The Oregon Trail - the journey across the country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental railroad by Gibson, Karen Bush, author. The Oregon Trail - the journey across the country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental railroad

"Westward ho! If you travel across certain parts of the United States, you can still see wagon wheel ruts where people crossed the west in search of more opportunity and better lives more than 200 years ago! The Oregon Trail: The Journey Across the Country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad offers readers ages 9 to 12 a fascinating look at the explorers and settlers who traveled this route during the westward expansion of the United States."--Back cover.

Nov 20, 2017
The Paladin's handbook - official guidebook of Voltron legendary defender by Cregg, R. J., author. The Paladin's handbook - official guidebook of Voltron legendary defender

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Nov 17, 2017
The science of acne and warts - the itchy truth about skin by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author. The science of acne and warts - the itchy truth about skin

Your skin is your body's coat. It covers everything inside you. Muscles, bones, blood, organs--your skin keeps it all in place. It also keeps bad stuff out, like germs. This beguiling guide to skin, the largest organ in the human body, explores everything from how it protects us to how it can itch and irritate us, and delves into why skin is such a integral part of our identity.

Nov 20, 2017
The Soviet night witches - brave women bomber pilots of World War II by Dell, Pamela, author. The Soviet night witches - brave women bomber pilots of World War II

The Soviet Night Witches flew over 30,000 missions in planes made of almost nothing more than plywood and canvas. Learn more about the origin of the Night Witches and the amazing women who flew these missions and were indispensable to the war effort in WWII.

Nov 17, 2017
The story of Anne Frank by Lewis, Brenda Ralph. The story of Anne Frank

In simple language written for beginner readers, retells the story of thirteen-year-old Anne Frank, who went into hiding from the Nazis with her family in 1942.

Nov 20, 2017
The U.S. WASP - trailblazing women pilots of World War II by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. The U.S. WASP - trailblazing women pilots of World War II

More than 1,100 women volunteered to be a U.S. WASP (Women's Air Service Pilot) to contribute to World War II. Read about the courageous women who put their lives on the line to do their part in the nation's war effort.

Nov 20, 2017
The women behind Rosie the Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort by Dell, Pamela, author. The women behind Rosie the Riveter - working for the U.S. war effort

Waging war involves more than just the soldiers on the front line--it take an entire nation. Many women in the U.S. played a pivotal role in the war effort and entered the work force to fill the spots left vacant by the men at war. Rosie the Riveter became a rallying cry for women starting in World War II and continues on to this day.

Nov 17, 2017
Think Like an Engineer by Koontz, Robin Think Like an Engineer

Nov 18, 2017
Tokyo - City Trails by Claybourne, Anna Tokyo - City Trails

Nov 18, 2017
Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961 by Brimner, Larry Dane, author. Twelve Days in May - Freedom Ride 1961

For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.

Nov 17, 2017
Victoria - portrait of a queen by Reef, Catherine, author. Victoria - portrait of a queen

"A biography for teens on Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Her long reign was filled with drama, death, intrigue, and passion, and took place during a time of great transformation, an era that bears the imprint of her personality and values as well as that of her name--the Victorian period."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 17, 2017
Washington, DC City Trails by Butterfield, Moira Washington, DC City Trails

Nov 18, 2017
Weird but true! 9 - 300 outrageous facts. by Weird but true! 9 - 300 outrageous facts.

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Nov 20, 2017
What if you had animal ears!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal ears!?

From elephants to jack rabbits, explains how certain animals use their ears to help them survive.

Nov 18, 2017
What if you had animal feet!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal feet!?

What if you had animal feet? will teach kids about the amazing variety of feet in the animal kingdom and their specialty functions! From cheetahs' fast feet to mountain goats' nimble climbing hooves, to flies' sticky feet!

Nov 18, 2017
What if you had animal hair!? by Markle, Sandra, author. What if you had animal hair!?

Discusses the ways that different animals use their hair to survive, including the polar bear, reindeer, and porcupine.

Nov 18, 2017
What is an idiom when it's at home? by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. What is an idiom when it's at home?

"It's raining cat's and dog! Or is it just raining hard? Find out how and why native speakers use colorful language instead of always being completely forthright. Learn how language has evolved, and how and why using idioms when you write can spice up your prose and poetry. Helpful examples and exercises will show you the way"--Back cover.

Nov 18, 2017
When I was a turkey - based on the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary my life as a turkey by Hutto, Joe, author, illustrator. When I was a turkey - based on the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary my life as a turkey

When I Was a Turkey is a middle-grade adaptation of the remarkable true story of a naturalist who raised a flock of wild turkeys using imprinting.

Nov 18, 2017
Who is Ralph Lauren? by O'Connor, Jane, author. Who is Ralph Lauren?

"The polo player with the raised mallet - everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Now readers can learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire. In this ea

Nov 17, 2017
Why do frogs have teeth? - and other curious amphibian adaptations by Fletcher, Patricia (Children's author), author. Why do frogs have teeth? - and other curious amphibian adaptations

Not many people report being bitten by a frog. But many will notice the weird ooze that seeps out of a toad s skin when they re picked up. These are just two strange adaptations that have helped amphibians survive in their environment. That s also why salamanders need the ability to regrow limbs or even part of their brain! Curious future scientists learn all about these awesome adaptations as well as other important topics such as the unique amphibian life cycle, all complemented by full-color,

Nov 20, 2017
Wild horses by Riggs, Kate, author. Wild horses

"A kindergarten-level introduction to wild horses, covering their growth process, behaviors, the wilderness they call home, and such defining features as their manes and tails"--

Nov 18, 2017
Women in combat - bringing the fight to the front lines by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Women in combat - bringing the fight to the front lines

Women have always played a part in war, but until recently in the U.S.,they were not allowed to fight on the front lines. This book will look into the controversy surrounding women in combat while detailing stories of women from today and yesterday finding themselves on the front lines--and the courage, initiative, and uphill battles they face as both soldiers and women hoping to make a difference.

Nov 20, 2017
Women scientists and inventors by Allman, Toney. Women scientists and inventors

Profiles the careers and lives of six women scientists and inventors, including Lise Meitner, Virginia Apgar, and Jane Goodall.

Nov 18, 2017
Woof! - 100 fun facts about dogs by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author. Woof! - 100 fun facts about dogs

"Facts, pictures and information about dogs for young children"--

Nov 20, 2017
Yellowstone National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yellowstone National Park

Young readers will love exploring the geothermal wonders that dominate Yellowstone National Park. They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Nov 17, 2017
Yosemite National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yosemite National Park

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Nov 20, 2017
You can control your voice - loud or quiet? by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can control your voice - loud or quiet?

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Haneen is so excited at the library that she has trouble controlling her voice. Readers make choices for Haneen and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 20, 2017
You can handle conflict - hands or words? by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can handle conflict - hands or words?

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Quinn deals with conflict on the playground: who will get to use the swing? Readers make choices for Quinn and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes five different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 18, 2017
You can listen to directions - stop or go? - you choose the ending by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can listen to directions - stop or go? - you choose the ending

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Eric is excited to be at the mall and has trouble staying near his dad. Readers make choices for Eric and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussions questions"--

Nov 18, 2017
You can stay in control - wild or calm? - you choose the ending by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can stay in control - wild or calm? - you choose the ending

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Toby can hardly contain his excitement to meet his new baby brother. Will he act wild or stay calm? Readers make choices for Toby and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 17, 2017
You're angry - throw a fit or talk it out? - you choose the ending by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You're angry - throw a fit or talk it out? - you choose the ending

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Kendra is angry that her dad wants her to go to bed. Will she throw a fit or talk it out? Readers make choices for Kendra and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes four different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 17, 2017
You're in trouble - fib or truth? by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You're in trouble - fib or truth?

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, George breaks his mother's lamp and is afraid to tell her the truth. Readers make choices for George and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 18, 2017
Zion National Park by Shepherd, Jodie, author. Zion National Park

Young readers will love exploring Zion canyon from a distinct vantage point--from the bottom up! They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Nov 18, 2017