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Connecticut by Burgan, Michael, author. Connecticut

As the third-smallest state in the country, Connecticut is not very big. However, it is packed with just about every kind of natural beauty you can imagine. Readers will tour the entire state as they find out what it is like to live there. They will also learn how Connecticut is governed, what role it has played in U.S. history, what kinds of traditions the state's people celebrate, and more.

Feb 22, 2018
Cool engine & motor projects - fun & creative workshop activities by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool engine & motor projects - fun & creative workshop activities

Assemble, build, and put power in motion with Cool Engine & Motor Projects! Create a mini buzzing robot with a battery-powered engine, move a small ship with steam, and more! Each project includes easy-to-read, step-by step instructions paired with photographs. Learn to use tools of the trade to make one-of-a-kind creations! -- Publisher description.

Feb 22, 2018
Coral reefs by Riggs, Kate, author. Coral reefs

Explains what coral reefs are and how the corals that form them live and eat.

Feb 19, 2018
Creepy schools by Camisa, Kathryn, author. Creepy schools

The bell has rung. Everyone has left the school building except you. Creeeak! Suddenly, all the locker doors in an empty hallway swing wide open! As your heart pounds, you squeeze your eyes shut. When you slowly open them, you notice that all the lockers are now closed! Had it all been your imagination? Get ready to read four spine-tingling tales about creepy schools. This 24-page book features controlled, narrative nonfiction text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction

Feb 19, 2018
Curiosity - The Story of a Mars Rover by Motum, Markus Curiosity - The Story of a Mars Rover

Feb 22, 2018
Czech Republic by Rogers Seavey, Lura, author. Czech Republic

A proud nation that has overcome adversity time after time through its long history, the Czech Republic stands as a gateway between Eastern and Western Europe. Readers will explore its beautiful landscapes, visit its amazing cities, and see how people live there today. They will also learn about the Czech Republics history, its current government and economy, and what role it plays in world events.

Feb 22, 2018
Dentists by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Dentists

"A kindergarten-level introduction to dentists, covering their job description, the places where they work, and how they help the community by keeping people's teeth healthy"--

Feb 19, 2018
DIY box creations - fun and creative projects to make out of really big boxes! by Sanchez, Courtney, author. DIY box creations - fun and creative projects to make out of really big boxes!

With a little imagination, kids can learn to create a variety of larger-than-life projects out of ordinary boxes. Big Box Ideas includes a variety of step-by-step craft projects for young readers to build with their parents, transforming leftover cardboard boxes into an assortment of oversize props and settings, from planes, cars, and trains to forts, lemonade stands, and puppet theaters.

Feb 22, 2018
DK children's encyclopedia - the book that explains everything by DK children's encyclopedia - the book that explains everything

A brand-new, traditional general reference title for kids ages 7-9 that encompasses all that DK is about: age-appropriate, jargon-free text accompanied by detailed images on a variety of topics all in one place, from science and nature to history and the arts.

Feb 22, 2018
Double helix - how an image sparked the discovery of the secret of life by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971- author. Double helix - how an image sparked the discovery of the secret of life

"To the untrained eye, Photo 51 was simply a grainy black and white image of dark marks scattered in a rough cross shape. But to the eye of a trained scientist, it was a clear portrait of a DNA fiber taken with X-rays. And to young scientists James Watson and Francis Crick, it confirmed their guess of deoxyribonucleic acid's structure. In 1953 the pair was racing toward solving the mystery of DNA's structure before other scientists could beat them to it. They and others believed that finding the

Feb 22, 2018
Dragons by Peabody, Erin/ Rivas, Victor (ILT) Dragons

Feb 19, 2018
Draw 50 outer space - the step-by-step way to draw astronauts, rockets, space stations, planets, meteors, comets, asteroids, and more by Ames, Lee J., author, illustrator. Draw 50 outer space - the step-by-step way to draw astronauts, rockets, space stations, planets, meteors, comets, asteroids, and more

"Part of the best-selling Draw 50 series this step-by-step guide to sketching and rendering astronauts, planets, asteroids, comets, spaceships, space stations, and other elements related to outer space exploration is for artists of all levels. In this new installment of Lee J. Ames's beloved Draw 50 series, readers will find easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons for outer space drawing. In each lesson, six wordless steps provide everything needed to master drawing all kinds of planets, moons, com

Feb 19, 2018
Drawn from Nature by Ahpornsiri, Helen/ Ahpornsiri, Helen (ILT) Drawn from Nature

Feb 19, 2018
Earth by Arnold, Quinn M., author. Earth

Introduces the Earth and describes its location, moon, year, and other special characteristics.

Feb 19, 2018
Earth verse - haiku from the ground up by Walker, Sally M, author. Earth verse - haiku from the ground up

A collection of haiku poems celebrates the planet Earth, including such topics as rocks, earthquakes, fossils, volcanoes, and the water cycle.

Feb 19, 2018
Ellen DeGeneres - groundbreaking entertainer by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964- author. Ellen DeGeneres - groundbreaking entertainer

Ellen DeGeneres has dedicated her life to making people laugh. She is known as an entertainment pioneer and champion of the LGBTQ community. Ellen DeGeneres: Groundbreaking Entertainer explores DeGeneres's early life, rise to fame, and positive influence on society. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards

Feb 19, 2018
Every month is a new year - celebrations around the world by Singer, Marilyn, author. Every month is a new year - celebrations around the world

"A collection of original poems about New Year celebrations throughout the year and around the world. Includes an introduction about worldwide New Year celebrations plus a map, information about calendars, New Year greetings in many languages, additionalfactual information about the celebrations, and author's sources"--

Feb 19, 2018
Exoplanets by Simon, Seymour Exoplanets

Feb 22, 2018
Exxon Valdez - how a massive oil spill triggered an environmental catastrophe by Burgan, Michael, author. Exxon Valdez - how a massive oil spill triggered an environmental catastrophe

Feb 22, 2018
Fairy Spell - How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real by Nobleman, Marc Tyler/ Wheeler, Eliza (ILT) Fairy Spell - How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real

Feb 19, 2018

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