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21st-century ships by Wolny, Philip, author. 21st-century ships

"Cruise liners, destroyers and aircraft carriers, and oil tankers are some of the massive watercraft breaking records and keeping the world economy moving and safe. This fascinating resource provides snapshots of innovative and impressive ships of the future, using these awe-inspiring vessels as an introduction to basic engineering principles. A dynamic overview of present and future seagoing giants also tackles the green and energy-efficient innovations that will make the coming century particu

Dec 27, 2018
50 early childhood literacy strategies by Beaty, Janice J. 50 early childhood literacy strategies

Dec 27, 2018
A Computer Called Katherine - How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon by Slade, Suzanne/ Jamison, Veronica Miller (ILT) A Computer Called Katherine - How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

Jan 14, 2019
A velocity of being - letters to a young reader by Popova, Maria (EDT)/ Bedrick, Claudia Zoe (EDT) A velocity of being - letters to a young reader

"A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--

Dec 31, 2018
Above and beyond - NASA's journey to tomorrow by Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola, author. Above and beyond - NASA's journey to tomorrow

Describes the history of NASA, detailing major contributors to the space program, its historical achievements and challenges, and how it will continue to move forward in the future.

Jan 14, 2019
Alpacas by Hasselius, Michelle M., 1981- author. Alpacas

Simple text and full-color photos introduce young readers to alpacas on a farm.

Jan 14, 2019
An anthology of intriguing animals by Hoare, Ben, author. An anthology of intriguing animals

Profiles over one hundred animals, including orca whales, gorillas, otters, lemurs, chameleons, piranhas, toucans, hedgehogs, and butterflies.

Jan 14, 2019
Armored dinosaurs - stegosaurs and ankylosaurs by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Armored dinosaurs - stegosaurs and ankylosaurs

Stegosaurs, or armored dinosaurs, are a genus of dinosaurs from the late Jurassic period known for their spiked tails and triangular plates on their backs. In this book, various species of stegosaurs are highlighted, including important fossil discoveries and how they have helped scientists learn more about how stegosaurs lived. The glossary helps young readers learn terms that paleontologists use to classify dinosaurs, while fact boxes, timelines, and dinosaur profiles provide additional contex

Jan 4, 2019
Armored Dinosaurs. Stegasaurs and Ankylosaurs by Hibbert, Clare Armored Dinosaurs. Stegasaurs and Ankylosaurs

Dec 27, 2018
Art lab for kids--express yourself! - 52 creative adventures to find your voice through drawing, painting, mixed media & sculpture by Schwake, Susan, author. Art lab for kids--express yourself! - 52 creative adventures to find your voice through drawing, painting, mixed media & sculpture

Presents a series of art projects, using a variety of tools, materials, and techniques and questions associated with each project for exploring creative ideas.

Jan 14, 2019
Basketball by Small, Cathleen Basketball

Dec 27, 2018
Beaked battlers - ornithopods by Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author. Beaked battlers - ornithopods

Ornithopods, or bird-like dinosaurs, were herbivores that thrived mostly in North America during the Cretaceous period, between 145 million and 65 million years ago. This book explores many different ornithopods and why they had unusual features such as crested heads or duckbills. From fossil evidence, paleontologists have determined more and more about how these dinosaurs ate, moved, communicated, and cared for their young. Fascinating questions such as what we know about prehistoric plants and

Jan 15, 2019
Beaked Battlers. Ornithopods by Hibbert, Clare Beaked Battlers. Ornithopods

Dec 27, 2018
Biddy Mason speaks up by White, Arisa, author. Biddy Mason speaks up

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Jan 14, 2019
Bobcats by Leighton, Christina, author. Bobcats

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

Jan 14, 2019
Bones - skeletons and how they work by Jenkins, Steve. Bones - skeletons and how they work

A guide to human and animal skeletons provides informative comparisons while sharing such facts as the number of bones in the human body and the ways that skeletal structures work.

Dec 31, 2018
Build your own chain reaction machines - how to make crazy contraptions using everyday stuff - creative kid-powered projects by Long, Paul (Paul G.), author. Build your own chain reaction machines - how to make crazy contraptions using everyday stuff - creative kid-powered projects

"With Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines, you'll create twelve zany and awesome mechanical contraptions using stuff from around the house"--

Jan 14, 2019
China - A History by Field Museum (COR)/ Bardoe, Cheryl/ Barrett, Melissa J. (CON) China - A History

Dec 27, 2018
Creepy Chicago by Goddu, Krystyna Poray, author. Creepy Chicago

Jan 14, 2019
Deception - real or fake news? by Rice, Dona, author. Deception - real or fake news?

Explores the concept of deception, how to avoid it, and how to get to the truth.

Dec 27, 2018

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