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Heredity - Pass It On! by Hirsh, Rebecca Heredity - Pass It On!

Nov 18, 2017
Hey black child by Perkins, Useni Eugene, author. Hey black child

"A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--

Nov 21, 2017
Hidden dangers - seek and find 13 of the world's deadliest animals by Schaefer, Lola M., 1950- Hidden dangers - seek and find 13 of the world's deadliest animals

Presents the habitats and the dangerous behavior of various animals around the world, including the golden poison dart frog, North American porcupine, aquatic coral snake, Australian box jellyfish, and the deathstalker scorpion.

Nov 20, 2017
Horror hotels by Camisa, Kathryn, author. Horror hotels

Looks at four haunted hotels, including the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel haunted by a bride killed there on her wedding day and the Savoy Hotel in India haunted by a woman poisoned there.

Nov 18, 2017
How the cookie crumbled - the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie by Ford, Gilbert, author, illustrator. How the cookie crumbled - the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie

Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies! But not everyone knows where they came from. Meet Ruth Wakefield, the talented chef and entrepreneur who started a restaurant, wrote a cookbook, and invented this delicious dessert. But just how did she do it, you ask? That's where things get messy!

Nov 18, 2017
Hurricane! by Raum, Elizabeth, author. Hurricane!

"This photo-illustrated book describes hurricanes, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones and typhoons. Explains how hurricanes are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to hurricanes"--

Nov 18, 2017
Hybrid and electric cars by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Hybrid and electric cars

Describes hybrid and electric cars, outlining their similarities and differences and detailing their unique construction.

Nov 18, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker - advanced coding by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker - advanced coding

This awesome book will show you how to up your JavaScript skills to code exciting new games. Originally used to make web pages more interactive, JavaScript can also be used to create online games that will run both on computers and mobile devices. The easy-to-follow projects in this book will teach you a lot of great techniques to make you the ultimate JavaScript expert.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker the basics by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker the basics

Learn how to code your own fun games using JavaScript in this easy-to-understand book. Originally used to make web pages more interactive, JavaScript is now used to create online games that will run on computers and mobile devices. Enjoy creating the simple projects in this book, and you will be on your way to being a JavaScript expert in no time!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a Python programmer by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Python programmer

Different programming languages are good at doing different things. Python is used by professional programmers to create 3-D graphics for special effects in movies, and is often used on web servers to handle searching. This fascinating book contains all the techniques and ideas you need to know to become a Python programming genius! Learn the basics and how to use loops and variables in Python. Discover how to create graphics, use random numbers, and build games, simulations, and other programs.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a Scratch coder by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Scratch coder

If you know the basics of Scratch and you want to go to the next level, then this book is for you! It contains a lot of great projects and ideas so you can become an advanced Scratch programmer. Learn how to make games, animate stories, and write musical programs, all by using a range of coding techniques such as loops, variables, and IF statements. Step-by-step instructions help you get things working so you can customize the programs using your own ideas and graphics.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm an app developer by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an app developer

In this exciting book, you will learn how to create your own amazing apps using App Inventor! You will find out how to connect up your computer to an Android phone or emulator. Then you ll discover how to build simple tools and games, and even how to code apps that use a camera. Step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to become an expert app builder!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm an HTML web page builder by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an HTML web page builder

This easy-to-follow book teaches you how to code your own amazing web pages using Hyper Text Mark Up Language, or HTML. You ll find out how to add text, images, links and even videos to a web page. Once you have completed every project, you will be on your way to becoming an HTML expert!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm not a scaredy-cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave by Lucado, Max, author. I'm not a scaredy-cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave

I m a big cat. I m a strong cat. I m not a scaredy-cat... except when... I m Not a Scaredy-Cat will take children on a silly series of misadventures as the cat character faces an appalling abundance of (gulp!) yellow and pink sprinkles on his donut, an elephant on the verge of a sneeze, and the terrifyingly loud chime of a clock. For the over-the-top yet funny things our character is fearful of, Max provides a biblical way to overcome fear by adapting his teaching on Philippians 4 to a child s l

Nov 20, 2017
Ice hockey and curling by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Ice hockey and curling

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic ice hockey and curling. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's ice sports, including the mixed doubles curling event. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Nov 17, 2017
Indiana by Heinrichs, Ann, author. Indiana

Introduces the geography, history, agriculture, industries, wildlife, and cultural and tourist attractions of the state of Indiana.

Nov 20, 2017
Internet entrepreneurs by Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author. Internet entrepreneurs

Presents the lives of six Internet enterpreneurs, discussing their early struggles to establish their businesses and the unique services provided by their companies which have earned them worldwide success.

Nov 18, 2017
Jelly, garbage + toys - making pictures with Vik Muniz by Muniz, Vik, author. Jelly, garbage + toys - making pictures with Vik Muniz

This book emphasizes the importance of play in the creation of art while challenging children to think about how images are made and what they mean. The design with graphic novel inspired speech bubbles, liftable flaps, and a Turkish-map fold (all four sides open) helps communicate Muniz s exuberant message.

Nov 20, 2017
Just like us! Ants by Heos, Bridget, author. Just like us! Ants

"Just Like Us! Ants gives young readers an up-close and personal look at how ants do things that are remarkably similar to the way humans do"--

Nov 18, 2017
Just like us! Birds by Heos, Bridget, author. Just like us! Birds

"Just Like Us! Birds gives young readers an up-close and personal look at how birds do things that are remarkably similar to the way humans do"--

Nov 18, 2017

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