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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 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
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
Who is Ralph Lauren? by O'Connor, Jane, author. Who is Ralph Lauren?

"The polo player with the raised mallet - everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. Now readers can learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the Bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire. In this ea

Nov 17, 2017
Why do frogs have teeth? - and other curious amphibian adaptations by Fletcher, Patricia (Children's author), author. Why do frogs have teeth? - and other curious amphibian adaptations

Not many people report being bitten by a frog. But many will notice the weird ooze that seeps out of a toad s skin when they re picked up. These are just two strange adaptations that have helped amphibians survive in their environment. That s also why salamanders need the ability to regrow limbs or even part of their brain! Curious future scientists learn all about these awesome adaptations as well as other important topics such as the unique amphibian life cycle, all complemented by full-color,

Nov 12, 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
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
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
Women in combat - bringing the fight to the front lines by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. Women in combat - bringing the fight to the front lines

Women have always played a part in war, but until recently in the U.S.,they were not allowed to fight on the front lines. This book will look into the controversy surrounding women in combat while detailing stories of women from today and yesterday finding themselves on the front lines--and the courage, initiative, and uphill battles they face as both soldiers and women hoping to make a difference.

Nov 12, 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
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"--

Nov 12, 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
Yellowstone National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yellowstone National Park

Nov 12, 2017
Yellowstone National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yellowstone National Park

Young readers will love exploring the geothermal wonders that dominate Yellowstone National Park. They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Nov 17, 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
Yosemite National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yosemite National Park

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 12, 2017
You can control your voice - loud or quiet? by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can control your voice - loud or quiet?

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Haneen is so excited at the library that she has trouble controlling her voice. Readers make choices for Haneen and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 12, 2017
You can handle conflict - hands or words? by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can handle conflict - hands or words?

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Quinn deals with conflict on the playground: who will get to use the swing? Readers make choices for Quinn and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes fivedifferent endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 12, 2017
You can listen to directions - stop or go? - you choose the ending by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can listen to directions - stop or go? - you choose the ending

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Eric is excited to be at the mall and has trouble staying near his dad. Readers make choices for Eric and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussions questions"--

Nov 12, 2017
You can stay in control - wild or calm? - you choose the ending by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You can stay in control - wild or calm? - you choose the ending

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, Toby can hardly contain his excitement to meet his new baby brother. Will he act wild or stay calm? Readers make choices for Toby and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 12, 2017

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