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LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids by Yoe, Craig, author. LOL - a load of laughs and jokes for kids

"What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians!"--

Nov 17, 2017
Lonely Planet Kids Rome City Trails by Butterfield, Moira Lonely Planet Kids Rome City Trails

Nov 18, 2017
Look! what do you see? - an art puzzle book of American & Chinese songs by Xu, Bing, 1955- author. Look! what do you see? - an art puzzle book of American & Chinese songs

"Seventeen traditional American and Chinese songs are written in artist Xu Bing's signature Square Word Calligraphy"--

Nov 15, 2017
Lunchbox words by West, Tracey, 1965- author. Lunchbox words

Presents lunchbox notes crafted to feature vocabulary words for language development, offering a word used in context along with its definition, its pronunciation, and a quick spelling lesson.

Nov 15, 2017
Make me the best lacrosse player by Myers, Jess, author. Make me the best lacrosse player

"Learn more about lacrosse's top stars and what it takes to be the best of the best. The title features historical sidebars, how-to fact boxes, tips and drills, and a glossary."--Publisher's website.

Nov 15, 2017
Malala's magic pencil by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author. Malala's magic pencil

Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard

Nov 12, 2017
Many - the diversity of life on earth by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author. Many - the diversity of life on earth

The more we study the world around us, the more living things we discover every day. The planet is full of millions of species of plants, birds, animals, and microbes, and every single one including us is part of a big, beautiful, complicated pattern. When humans interfere with parts of the pattern, by polluting the air and oceans, taking too much from the sea, and cutting down too many forests, animals and plants begin to disappear. What sort of world would it be if it went from having many typ

Nov 12, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial - A Stone of Hope by Mattern, Joanne Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial - A Stone of Hope

Nov 12, 2017
Mary Pope Osborne by Bowman, Chris, 1990- author. Mary Pope Osborne

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades two through five, this title provides readers with basic information about Mary Pope Osborne"--

Nov 15, 2017
Mary Quant - miniskirt maker by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Mary Quant - miniskirt maker

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the developer of the miniskirt, Mary Quant. Follow Quant's story from her early years selling her designs in her shop Bazaar as she names the miniskirt and brings it from popular London skirt style to worldwide fashion trend! Fun facts, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard L

Nov 15, 2017
Mayors by Manley, Erika S. Mayors

"In Mayors, beginning readers will learn about the work mayors do to keep the communities they run clean and safe and well-organized. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover where mayors work, whom they work with, and how they spend their days."--

Nov 17, 2017
Meet a baby cow by Silverman, Buffy, author. Meet a baby cow

"This title explores the life cycle of a cow in the wild as well as exploring concepts such as milking and other cow traits and behaviors relevant to farm life"--

Nov 15, 2017
Meet a baby horse by Silverman, Buffy, author. Meet a baby horse

"This book describes the life of a baby horse as it grows and develops. Readers will learn about horses as well as concepts such as the life cycle"--

Nov 15, 2017
Meet Cindy Sherman - artist, photographer, chameleon by Greenberg, Jan, 1942- author. Meet Cindy Sherman - artist, photographer, chameleon

"Biography of legendary artist Cindy Sherman"--

Nov 12, 2017
Memorial Day by Bailey, R. J., author. Memorial Day

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the American holiday of Memorial Day and the things people do to celebrate it."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 15, 2017
Mexican immigrants - in their shoes by Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy, 1954- author. Mexican immigrants - in their shoes

Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Mexican immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index.

Nov 18, 2017
Mice by Storm, Marysa, author. Mice

"This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a mouse's habitat, body parts, and behaviors"--

Nov 17, 2017
Michael Phelps by Scheff, Matt, author. Michael Phelps

"This title introduces readers to Michael Phelps, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his swimming career."--

Nov 13, 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
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