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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
Robot Universe by Huggins-Cooper, Lynn Robot Universe

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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