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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 24, 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 20, 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 24, 2017
Women scientists and inventors by Allman, Toney. Women scientists and inventors

Profiles the careers and lives of six women scientists and inventors, including Lise Meitner, Virginia Apgar, and Jane Goodall.

Nov 18, 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 20, 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 24, 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 24, 2017
Yosemite National Park by Wallace, Audra, author. Yosemite National Park

Provided by amazon.com.

Nov 20, 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 20, 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 five different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 18, 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 18, 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 24, 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 24, 2017
You're in trouble - fib or truth? by Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976- author. You're in trouble - fib or truth?

"In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending book, George breaks his mother's lamp and is afraid to tell her the truth. Readers make choices for George and read what happens next, with each story path leading to different consequences. Includes three different endings and discussion questions"--

Nov 18, 2017
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 24, 2017
Your guide to knights and the age of chivalry by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Your guide to knights and the age of chivalry

Nov 24, 2017
Your guide to medieval society by Stuckey, Rachel, author. Your guide to medieval society

Nov 24, 2017
Your guide to the arts in the Middle Ages by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Your guide to the arts in the Middle Ages

Nov 24, 2017
Your guide to the Islamic golden age by Cooke, Tim (Writer on Islamic history), author. Your guide to the Islamic golden age

Examines life in the Islamic world during the European Middle Ages, including the origin and spread of the faith, government, warfare, scholarship, medicine, commerce, the arts, and Islamic influences in other areas.

Nov 24, 2017
Your guide to trade in the Middle Ages by Bow, James, author. Your guide to trade in the Middle Ages

"Follow the trade route to the Middle Ages and witness the expansion of trade and commerce, made possible by the advancements in shipbuilding. Your Guide to Trade in the Middle Ages explores the effects of this expansion, including the growth of towns, the formation of guilds, the increasing demand for luxury items, and the famous travels to China of a merchant named Marco Polo"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 24, 2017

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