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Dream March - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the march on washington. by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. Dream March - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the march on washington.

An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington. Young readers can now learn about one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in this Level 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader. Set against Dr. King’s historic march on Washington in the summer of 1963, a moving story and powerful illustrations combine to illuminate not only one of America’s most celebrated leaders,

Jan 18, 2018
Denmark by Murray, Julie, author. Denmark

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 18, 2018
Craig & Fred - a Marine, a stray dog, and how they rescued each other by Grossi, Craig, author. Craig & Fred - a Marine, a stray dog, and how they rescued each other

A heartwarming story of a stray dog and a U.S. Marine who met under the unlikeliest circumstances in Afghanistan—and who changed each other’s lives forever. As part of an elite team of Marines, Craig Grossi was sent on his most dangerous assignment to the Sangin District of Afghanistan. He expected to face harsh conditions and violence from Taliban fighters. What he didn’t expect was to meet a stray dog, with a big goofy head and little legs—a dog all on his own, filthy and covered in bugs, in a

Jan 18, 2018
City fish, country fish by Cerullo, Mary M., author. City fish, country fish

Compares the fishes from the tropical seas to those in the cold ocean.

Jan 18, 2018
Can I touch your hair? - poems of race, mistakes, and friendship by Latham, Irene, author. Can I touch your hair? - poems of race, mistakes, and friendship

Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.

Jan 18, 2018
The big book of treasures - the most amazing discoveries ever made and still to be made by Honigstein, Raphael, author. The big book of treasures - the most amazing discoveries ever made and still to be made

Embark on an adventure with world-famous treasure hunters and learn more about gold lost at the bottom of the sea, even a stolen football trophy. The Big Book of Treasures tells the stories of famous treasure hunters from past centuries; from the lost Aztec treasure of La Noche Triste to the recovered gold coins and bars of the SS Central America to the Padmanabhaswamy temple treasure found in India to the exploits of The Sass Brothers, adventure undoubtedly awaits. The Big Book of Treasures del

Jan 18, 2018
Be a king - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. Be a king - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you

"You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherfor's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives. See a class of young students as they begin a school project inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn to follow h

Jan 18, 2018
Ants by Perish, Patrick, author. Ants

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 18, 2018
13 1/2 incredible things you need to know about everything. by 13 1/2 incredible things you need to know about everything.

"This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half fact" that dispels a common misconception or half-truth. Extraordinary images and irresistible fact snippets on each topic spread--from space to gemstones to the food we eat--make learning fun, but it's the "13 1/2" fact that kids will be most eager to know. Does cracking your knuckles really cause arthritis? Do ligers really exist? Are scorpions really deadly to huma

Jan 18, 2018
Young, Gifted and Black - Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present by Pippins, Andrea (ILT)/ Wilson, Jamia Young, Gifted and Black - Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

Jan 15, 2018
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"--

Jan 15, 2018
Telescopes by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Telescopes

Introduces telescopes, discussing the types of telescopes, the civilizations and people who engineered them, and the advances in their construction.

Jan 15, 2018
Squirrels by Dieker, Wendy Strobel, author. Squirrels

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

Jan 15, 2018
The skin I'm in - a first look at racism by Thomas, Pat, 1959- The skin I'm in - a first look at racism

Educates readers about racism and the negative effects it has on humanity by giving examples of racist behavior and teaching about the acceptance of different cultures and lifestyles.

Jan 15, 2018
Paris by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Paris

Welcome to Paris: The City of Lights! Explore the Eiffel Tower, the Catacombs, and other iconic places around the city. Plus, learn fascinating factoids. You'll quickly see why millions of tourists visit this amazing city each year. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The playful text, colorful design, and captivating photos and map are sure to entice and excite beginning readers.

Jan 15, 2018
Owls by Dieker, Wendy Strobel, author. Owls

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

Jan 15, 2018
Ocean food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author. Ocean food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in an ocean habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Jan 15, 2018
New York City by Markovics, Joyce L., author. New York City

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Jan 15, 2018
Making paper airplanes by Lovett, Amber, author. Making paper airplanes

"Learn how to create your own paper airplanes with these fun activities."--

Jan 15, 2018
Is This Guy for Real? - The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Brown, Box Is This Guy for Real? - The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman

Jan 15, 2018

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