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Your guide to castles and medieval warfare by Bow, James, author. Your guide to castles and medieval warfare

"Go on campaign in the Middle Ages and live through castle sieges and the fierce battles that changed history, including the Wars of the Roses and the Crusades. Castle defenses, life on campaign, medieval weaponry, and great warriors such as Genghis Khanand Joan of Arc will also be examined."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 15, 2017
You talking to me? - discover the world of words, codes, emojis, signs, slang, smoke signals, barks, babbles, growls, gestures, hieroglyphics & more by Ham, Catherine, author. You talking to me? - discover the world of words, codes, emojis, signs, slang, smoke signals, barks, babbles, growls, gestures, hieroglyphics & more

Presents the history of communication, from the evolution of the spoken and written word to different uses of codes, signs, and gestures throughout history and methods of animal communication.

Nov 15, 2017
You make your parents super happy! - a book about parents separating by Chandler, Richy K., author. You make your parents super happy! - a book about parents separating

Nov 15, 2017
Yoga for you by Rissman, Rebecca, author. Yoga for you

Describes the benefits of yoga for the body and the spirit and offers illustrations of yoga poses and breathing techniques.

Nov 15, 2017
Yayoi Kusama - from here to infinity by Suzuki, Sarah, author. Yayoi Kusama - from here to infinity

Growing up in the mountains of Japan, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) dreamed of becoming an artist. One day, she had a vision in which the world and everything in it—the plants, the people, the sky—were covered in polka dots. She began to cover her paintings, drawings, sculptures, and even her body with dots. As she grew up, she traveled all around the world, from Tokyo to Seattle, New York to Venice, and brought her dots with her. Different people saw these dots in different ways—some thought they were

Nov 15, 2017
The world Jesus knew - a curious kid's guide to life in the first century by Olson, Marc, 1971- author. The world Jesus knew - a curious kid's guide to life in the first century

Nov 15, 2017
Women of the American West by Yasuda, Anita, author. Women of the American West

"Women played an essential role in the development of the West. Women of the American West takes a look at the daring, inventive, and determined women that helped shape the nation."--Publisher's website.

Nov 15, 2017
Wind power by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Wind power

Describes wind power, discussing how turbines are constructed to harness the wind to create an energy source.

Nov 15, 2017
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

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