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On the job in a restaurant by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job in a restaurant

Introduces the many jobs available at a restaurant, including chefs, mai^tre d's, beverage managers, and marketing managers.

Nov 15, 2017
On the job at school by Cohn, Jessica, author. On the job at school

Discusses jobs in education, including principal, career counselor, and coaching.

Nov 15, 2017
Ocean energy by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Ocean energy

"Throughout the world's oceans, the tides are always in motion. In Ocean Energy, learn how scientists harness this motion to generate clean electricity, discover where ocean energy is being used today, and explore what the future of this technology may hold. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Nov 13, 2017
Nuclear energy by Marquardt, Meg, author. Nuclear energy

"A piece of nuclear fuel the size of your fingertip holds as much energy as 150 gallons (568 L) of oil. In Nuclear Energy, learn how scientists developed this amazing source of energy, how it works, and why it has attracted controversy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--Publisher's description.

Nov 13, 2017
Not so different - what you really want to ask about having a disability by Burcaw, Shane, author. Not so different - what you really want to ask about having a disability

A picture book answering the questions young children ask Shane Burcaw about his wheelchair and life with Spinal Muscular Atrophy with equal parts optimism, humor, and empathy.

Nov 15, 2017
Northern Lights by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author. Northern Lights

Simple text introduces young readers to the Northern Lights, explaining why they occur, where they can be seen, and how often they color the sky.

Nov 12, 2017
Northern cardinals by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Northern cardinals

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Northern cardinals. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Nov 15, 2017
Norse myths - tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki by Crossley-Holland, Kevin, author. Norse myths - tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki

Long-recognized master of Norse mythology Kevin Crossley-Holland pairs with award-winning artist Jeffrey Alan Love for an exceptional look at the Viking gods.

Nov 15, 2017
New Hands, New Life - Robots, Prostheses and Innovation by Mihailidis, Alex/ Andrysek, Jan New Hands, New Life - Robots, Prostheses and Innovation

Nov 12, 2017
My journey to the stars by Kelly, Scott, 1964- My journey to the stars

Provided by publisher.

Nov 12, 2017
My first coding book by Prottsman, Kiki, author. My first coding book

Presents computer coding concepts on board pages that feature flaps, pull tabs, silders, and wheels, asking readers to build a robot, escape from a jungle, and hunt for bugs.

Nov 12, 2017
Murphy's ticket - the goofy start and glorious end of the Chicago Cubs billy goat curse by Herzog, Brad, author. Murphy's ticket - the goofy start and glorious end of the Chicago Cubs billy goat curse

For 108 years, fans of Chicago Cubs baseball suffered every playofff season, with mishap after mishap each being traced back to 1945 when a friendly goat was kicked out of a World Series game. But the 2016 season felt different. Would this finally be the year that the Billy Goat Curse was reversed? Author Brad Herzog tells the story of the curse's origin and follows the Cubs right through that fateful November night in 2016 when the Cubbies could finally fly the "W."

Nov 12, 2017
Mummy dogs and other horrifying snacks by Vega, Ali, author. Mummy dogs and other horrifying snacks

Nov 15, 2017
Mr. Potato Head inventor - George Lerner by Polinsky, Paige V. Mr. Potato Head inventor - George Lerner

In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of Mr. Potato Head, George Lerner. Follow the story of Lerner as he takes Mr. Potato Head from its start as a cereal-box prize to a kit of pieces that kids stuck into real potatoes to the addition of Mrs. Potato Head and the entire Potato Head family to stardom in the movie Toy Story. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a

Nov 13, 2017
Mountain lions by Rathburn, Betsy, author. Mountain lions

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to mountain lions. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Nov 15, 2017
Mountain goats by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Mountain goats

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to mountain goats. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Nov 15, 2017
Monorails by Leighton, Christina, author. Monorails

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces monorails to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 12, 2017
Moments in history - that changed the world by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Moments in history - that changed the world

Covers the events and individuals from civilization's most important turning points, including the first writing system created by the Sumerians, the founding of the powerful Mughal dynasty in India, and World War I.

Nov 15, 2017
Modern dance by Lanier, Wendy Hinote, author. Modern dance

Introduces the history and basic concepts of modern dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Nov 12, 2017
Mil Mi-26 by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Mil Mi-26

"A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of the world's largest helicopter, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Mil Mi-26"--

Nov 15, 2017

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