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How the cookie crumbled - the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie by Ford, Gilbert, author, illustrator. How the cookie crumbled - the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie

Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies! But not everyone knows where they came from. Meet Ruth Wakefield, the talented chef and entrepreneur who started a restaurant, wrote a cookbook, and invented this delicious dessert. But just how did she do it, you ask? That's where things get messy!

Nov 18, 2017
Humpback whales by Leaf, Christina, author. Humpback whales

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

Nov 13, 2017
Hurricane! by Raum, Elizabeth, author. Hurricane!

"This photo-illustrated book describes hurricanes, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones and typhoons. Explains how hurricanes are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to hurricanes"--

Nov 18, 2017
Hurricanes by McAuliffe, Bill. Hurricanes

"A countdown of five of the most devastating hurricanes provides thrills as readers discover more about the features of this massive, ocean-borne weather phenomenon"--

Nov 13, 2017
Hybrid and electric cars by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Hybrid and electric cars

Describes hybrid and electric cars, outlining their similarities and differences and detailing their unique construction.

Nov 18, 2017
I am Gandhi by Meltzer, Brad, author. I am Gandhi

This book tells the story of how Gandhi used the principles of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience to fight discrimination against Indians in South Africa and to end British rule in India. Like the series biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi's story focuses on his peaceful heroism in the struggle for civil rights and social change.

Nov 15, 2017
I am Sacagawea by Meltzer, Brad, author. I am Sacagawea

"A biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who served as a translator for the Lewis and Clark Expedition."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 15, 2017
I Am Vincent Van Gogh by Roig, Gabriel Martin I Am Vincent Van Gogh

Nov 15, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker - advanced coding by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker - advanced coding

This awesome book will show you how to up your JavaScript skills to code exciting new games. Originally used to make web pages more interactive, JavaScript can also be used to create online games that will run both on computers and mobile devices. The easy-to-follow projects in this book will teach you a lot of great techniques to make you the ultimate JavaScript expert.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a JavaScript games maker the basics by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a JavaScript games maker the basics

Learn how to code your own fun games using JavaScript in this easy-to-understand book. Originally used to make web pages more interactive, JavaScript is now used to create online games that will run on computers and mobile devices. Enjoy creating the simple projects in this book, and you will be on your way to being a JavaScript expert in no time!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a Python programmer by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Python programmer

Different programming languages are good at doing different things. Python is used by professional programmers to create 3-D graphics for special effects in movies, and is often used on web servers to handle searching. This fascinating book contains all the techniques and ideas you need to know to become a Python programming genius! Learn the basics and how to use loops and variables in Python. Discover how to create graphics, use random numbers, and build games, simulations, and other programs.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm a Scratch coder by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm a Scratch coder

If you know the basics of Scratch and you want to go to the next level, then this book is for you! It contains a lot of great projects and ideas so you can become an advanced Scratch programmer. Learn how to make games, animate stories, and write musical programs, all by using a range of coding techniques such as loops, variables, and IF statements. Step-by-step instructions help you get things working so you can customize the programs using your own ideas and graphics.

Nov 17, 2017
I'm an app developer by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an app developer

In this exciting book, you will learn how to create your own amazing apps using App Inventor! You will find out how to connect up your computer to an Android phone or emulator. Then you ll discover how to build simple tools and games, and even how to code apps that use a camera. Step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to become an expert app builder!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm an HTML web page builder by Wainewright, Max, author. I'm an HTML web page builder

This easy-to-follow book teaches you how to code your own amazing web pages using Hyper Text Mark Up Language, or HTML. You ll find out how to add text, images, links and even videos to a web page. Once you have completed every project, you will be on your way to becoming an HTML expert!

Nov 17, 2017
I'm not a scaredy-cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave by Lucado, Max, author. I'm not a scaredy-cat - a prayer for when you wish you were brave

I m a big cat. I m a strong cat. I m not a scaredy-cat... except when... I m Not a Scaredy-Cat will take children on a silly series of misadventures as the cat character faces an appalling abundance of (gulp!) yellow and pink sprinkles on his donut, an elephant on the verge of a sneeze, and the terrifyingly loud chime of a clock. For the over-the-top yet funny things our character is fearful of, Max provides a biblical way to overcome fear by adapting his teaching on Philippians 4 to a child s l

Nov 12, 2017
Ice hockey and curling by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author. Ice hockey and curling

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic ice hockey and curling. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's ice sports, including the mixed doubles curling event. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the Winter Olympic Games. Includes Q&A feature, table of contents, glossary, further resources, and index"--

Nov 17, 2017
If you were a kid discovering dinosaurs by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid discovering dinosaurs

"Learn how fossils are formed, how scientists search for and unearth them, and what they can tell us about life in the distant past."--

Nov 13, 2017
If you were a kid docking at the International Space Station by Gregory, Josh, author. If you were a kid docking at the International Space Station

"Learn all about space exploration and find out what astronauts do aboard the International Space Station, how they travel back and forth from Earth, and more."--

Nov 13, 2017
Iguanodon by Hansen, Grace, author. Iguanodon

"This title will help readers discover Iguanodon dinosaurs that lived in the early Cretaceous period around 125 million years ago. Each title is complete with cool realistic illustrations, photographs of fossils, and a map of where Iguanodon fossils have been found. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's website.

Nov 15, 2017
Immigration by Brundle, Harriet, author. Immigration

This topical series considers current world issues via informative and factual information, combined with modern imaging that will engage young readers.

Nov 15, 2017

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