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William Kamkwamba - powering his village by Burns, Kylie, author. William Kamkwamba - powering his village

"Imagine your family had to choose between sending you to school or having enough food to eat. This book tells how William Kamkwamba was forced to drop out of his school in Wimbe, Malawi, when a famine struck his village and his family, who relied on farming, could no longer afford his tuition fee. Instead of giving up on his education, William visited his local library often. It was here that he read a book about wind power. At the age of 14, William used what he learned from the book to build

Nov 15, 2017
Why does democracy matter? by Pegis, Jessica (Jessica M.), author. Why does democracy matter?

Introduces the idea of democracy, including what rights and laws come with it, the three principles of equality, fairness, and respect, and types of participation within the government.

Nov 15, 2017
The White House by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. The White House

A look at the White House explores the original design for the house, the 1814 fire, and the personal touches presidents have added over the years.

Nov 15, 2017
When you look out the window - how Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin built a community by Pitman, Gayle E, author. When you look out the window - how Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin built a community

Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, one of San Francisco's most well-known and politically active lesbian couples describe the landmarks that can be seen out their window and how they worked to change their neighborhood for the better.

Nov 15, 2017
What you need to know about pink eye by Dickmann, Nancy, author. What you need to know about pink eye

"This book looks at causes, symptoms, and treatments of pink eye with real-life examples from kids who have experienced them"--

Nov 15, 2017
What you need to know about obesity by Dickmann, Nancy, author. What you need to know about obesity

"This book looks at causes and treatments of obesity with real-life examples from kids who have experienced them"--

Nov 15, 2017
What you need to know about allergies by Dickmann, Nancy, author. What you need to know about allergies

"This book looks at causes, symptoms, and treatments of allergies with real-life examples from kids who have experienced them"--

Nov 15, 2017
Whale sharks by Morey, Allan, author. Whale sharks

"This photo-illustrated book describes whale sharks, the largest sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks"--

Nov 15, 2017
Weird disappearances - real tales of missing people by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Weird disappearances - real tales of missing people

Details five true cases of people disappearing without a trace, including Anastasia Romanov and Virginia Dare.

Nov 15, 2017
Water's children by Delaunois, Angèle, author. Water's children

Twelve children from around the world, from the United States to China, describe how water appears in their environment and what it means to them.

Nov 15, 2017
Water by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author. Water

Explains why water is so important to the planet and includes experiments that help readers understand different aspects of the water cycle.

Nov 15, 2017
Volleyball by Donner, Erica, author. Volleyball

Describes the sport of volleyball, discussing technique, equipment, and scoring.

Nov 15, 2017
Veterans day by Pettiford, Rebecca. Veterans day

Nov 15, 2017
Valentine's day by Pettiford, Rebecca. Valentine's day

Introduces the Valentine's Day holiday and describes how it is celebrated.

Nov 15, 2017
Using topographic maps by Maurer, Tracy, 1965- author. Using topographic maps

Nov 15, 2017
Using physical maps by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author. Using physical maps

Nov 15, 2017
Using economic and resource maps by Maurer, Tracy, 1965- author. Using economic and resource maps

Nov 15, 2017
Using climate maps / What Do You Know About Maps by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author. Using climate maps / What Do You Know About Maps

Nov 15, 2017
Uruguay by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Uruguay

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Uruguay"--

Nov 15, 2017
Trapeze, perch poles, and other high-flying circus science by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. Trapeze, perch poles, and other high-flying circus science

"Discusses some of the worlds most high-flying circus acts and the science behind them"--

Nov 15, 2017

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