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13 1/2 incredible things you need to know about everything. by 13 1/2 incredible things you need to know about everything.

"This myth-busting visual encyclopedia will amaze kids with 13 things they need to know about every topic they love and one "half fact" that dispels a common misconception or half-truth. Extraordinary images and irresistible fact snippets on each topic spread--from space to gemstones to the food we eat--make learning fun, but it's the "13 1/2" fact that kids will be most eager to know. Does cracking your knuckles really cause arthritis? Do ligers really exist? Are scorpions really deadly to huma

Jan 18, 2018
A place to start a family - poems about creatures that build by Harrison, David L. (David Lee), 1937- author. A place to start a family - poems about creatures that build

"Many animals build remarkable structures in order to attract mates, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Twelve animals are presented in four sections based on where they live--underground, in the water, on the land, or in the air. Fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds are included in poems and artwork that to bring these animals to life for kids."--

Jan 18, 2018
Ants by Perish, Patrick, author. Ants

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Jan 18, 2018
Be a king - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. Be a king - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you

"You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherfor's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives. See a class of young students as they begin a school project inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn to follow h

Jan 18, 2018
Building squishy circuits by Thomas, AnnMarie P., author. Building squishy circuits

Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn about building squishy circuits.

Jan 15, 2018
Can I touch your hair? - poems of race, mistakes, and friendship by Latham, Irene, author. Can I touch your hair? - poems of race, mistakes, and friendship

Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.

Jan 18, 2018
Cat pals by Jacobs, Pat, author. Cat pals

From where they sleep to what they eat and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a cat s best pal. Learn the inside information on how cats communicate, what games they like to play, and how to understand their behavior, so you can build a bond with your pet that will last a lifetime.

Jan 15, 2018
City fish, country fish by Cerullo, Mary M., author. City fish, country fish

Compares the fishes from the tropical seas to those in the cold ocean.

Jan 18, 2018
Coding with Lego WeDo by Quinn, Amy, 1976- author. Coding with Lego WeDo

LEGO WeDo enables students to build and program their own robots. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will the art of innovation. Large, colorful images show students how to complete activities. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.

Jan 15, 2018
Coding with Sphero by Matteson, Adrienne, author. Coding with Sphero

"Learn how to program Sphero robots to complete a variety of fun activities."--

Jan 15, 2018
Craig & Fred - a Marine, a stray dog, and how they rescued each other by Grossi, Craig, author. Craig & Fred - a Marine, a stray dog, and how they rescued each other

A heartwarming story of a stray dog and a U.S. Marine who met under the unlikeliest circumstances in Afghanistan—and who changed each other’s lives forever. As part of an elite team of Marines, Craig Grossi was sent on his most dangerous assignment to the Sangin District of Afghanistan. He expected to face harsh conditions and violence from Taliban fighters. What he didn’t expect was to meet a stray dog, with a big goofy head and little legs—a dog all on his own, filthy and covered in bugs, in a

Jan 18, 2018
Creating with cardboard by Quinn, Amy, 1976- author. Creating with cardboard

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Jan 15, 2018
Denmark by Murray, Julie, author. Denmark

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Jan 18, 2018
Dog pals by Jacobs, Pat, author. Dog pals

From where they sleep to what they eat and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a dog s best pal. Learn the inside information on how dogs communicate, what games they like to play, and how to understand their behavior, so you can build a bond with your pet that will last a lifetime.

Jan 15, 2018
Dream March - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the march on washington. by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux. Dream March - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the march on washington.

An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington. Young readers can now learn about one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in this Level 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader. Set against Dr. King’s historic march on Washington in the summer of 1963, a moving story and powerful illustrations combine to illuminate not only one of America’s most celebrated leaders,

Jan 18, 2018
Earth by Sharif-Draper, Maryam, author. Earth

Discover the structure of the Earth, from its red-hot inner core to the mountains, deserts, and oceans that cover its surface. Learn why we have seasons, how the water cycle works, and why our population is growing. What is Earth? Why do we need soil? DK findout! Earth presents key geography facts in a fun and exciting way so young readers can dive into the wonders of planet Earth. From earthquakes to mountains, volcanoes to rivers, and ecosystems to the rock cycle, this book tackles core curric

Jan 18, 2018
Elevators by Maurer, Tracy, 1965- author. Elevators

A look at some of the most amazing elevators in the world. Addresses the obstacles of construction, the impact on society, and the science of engineering such superstructures.

Jan 15, 2018
Establishing the American Colonies by Omoth, Tyler, author. Establishing the American Colonies

"The history of the United States is filled with fascinating stories. Foundations of Our Nations takes as in-depth look at the leaders, battles, institutions, and ideals that contributed to the creation of the country."--Cover.

Jan 15, 2018
Explanatorium of nature. by Explanatorium of nature.

This stunning visual reference for kids explores the natural world in stunning detail and allows young readers to see nature as they never have before, through amazing close-ups and cross-sections, exploded images, X-rays, and more.From fruit to flies, from coral to clouds, from mountains to mammals, this extraordinary new encyclopedia is the perfect tool for curious minds to find out how things work and why they exist, and will keep young readers absorbed with its amazing images that depict and

Jan 18, 2018
Extreme survivors - animals that time forgot by Ridley, Kimberly, author. Extreme survivors - animals that time forgot

Looks at animals that existed in prehistoric times and still exist today and suggests how these creatures managed to survive while other animals are now extinct.

Jan 18, 2018

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