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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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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

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