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Where is Walt Disney World? by Holub, Joan, author. Where is Walt Disney World?

"Building the most magical place on earth was no fairy tale. Learn the story behind the creation of Walt Disney World. In 1964, when Walt Disney and his brother Roy decided to build a second theme park in the Florida swamplands, they kept it super hush-hush. Why? Well, if word got out that they planned to buy up lots of land, the price would have skyrocketed. So the Disneys cleverly covered up their trail, avoiding the Orlando Airport and even using made-up names, like Walt and Roy Davis, for th

Jun 16, 2018
What's on your plate? - exploring the world of food by Stewart, Whitney, 1959- author. What's on your plate? - exploring the world of food

It's a big, tasty world out there, and this book takes kids on a tour through the cuisines of 14 countries, complete with a recipe for each one. What's on your plate? Chances are it's not quite the same as what's on other children's plates around the world. Come on a journey to see how people in different countries prepare, eat, and think about their food. Beautiful photographs and illustrations capture the food culture of 14 countries. Each spread includes an overview of the country and its nat

Jun 16, 2018
Web developer by Shofner, Melissa Raé, author. Web developer

Introduces readers to the world of web development, and the skills needed to work in this career, including computational thinking and computer coding.

Jun 16, 2018
Wearable technology by Bodden, Valerie, author. Wearable technology

Wearable technology is a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore this history of wearable technology from the wristwatch to the Walkman to the eye-cam! The Father of Wearable Computing, Steve Mann, is featured, and a colorful infographic shows the functions and features of a smart watch. Readers will learn about the future of wearable technology from impact sensors in football helmets to clothing that can detect dehydration. A timeline, a glossary, and an index su

Jun 16, 2018
Virtual-reality headsets by Bodden, Valerie, author. Virtual-reality headsets

Virtual-reality headsets are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of virtual-reality immersion from the stereoscope and View-Master to flight simulators and arcade games to today's head mounted displays! Palmer Lucky and Occulus Rift are featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a virtual-reality headset works. Readers will learn about the future of virtual-reality headsets including military training and crime scene investigation. A timeline

Jun 16, 2018
Video game developer by Bard, Jonathan, author. Video game developer

Explores the world of video game developers, including what game designers do and what skills are needed to work in the industry.

Jun 16, 2018
Upcycled Gifts and Gadgets by Suen, Anastasia Upcycled Gifts and Gadgets

Jun 16, 2018
The U.S. Capitol - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn, author. The U.S. Capitol - introducing primary sources

Jun 16, 2018
Termites by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Termites

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early readers to termites and the structures they build together. Includes infographics, an activity, glossary, and index"--

Jun 16, 2018
Stop, drop, and roll! by Ghigna, Charles, author. Stop, drop, and roll!

Jun 16, 2018
Spiders by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Spiders

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early readers to spiders and the structures they build. Includes infographics, an activity, glossary, and index."--

Jun 16, 2018
Software architect by Honders, Christine, author. Software architect

Explores the world of computer software architects, including what software architects do, what programming languages they use, and what skills are needed to work in the industry.

Jun 16, 2018
Smartphone Movies by Reyes, Ray Smartphone Movies

Jun 16, 2018
Rome by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Rome

Welcome to Rome: The Eternal City! Explore the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, 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.

Jun 16, 2018
Movie Props and Special Effects by Suen, Anastasia Movie Props and Special Effects

Jun 16, 2018
Moles by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. Moles

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early readers to moles and the structures they build together. Includes infographics, an activity, glossary, and index."--

Jun 16, 2018
Mobile applications designer by Machajewski, David, author. Mobile applications designer

Offers an in-depth look at what a mobile applications designer does, including how to become an app designer, the skills needed for the job, and what kinds of tools are used to create a mobile app.

Jun 16, 2018
Miniature Robots by Suen, Anastasia Miniature Robots

Jun 16, 2018
Mexico City by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Mexico City

A book about Mexico City for children ages 5-8.

Jun 16, 2018
Los Angeles by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Los Angeles

Welcome to Los Angeles: The City of Angels! Explore Hollywood, Venice Beach, 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.

Jun 16, 2018

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