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Scholastic Inc, editor
Description: Through vignettes and mini stories, LEGO minifigures present facts about subjects ranging from science and technology to history and popular culture.
Call Number: J 031.02 Fac
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Paul Fleischman, Julie Paschkis, illustrator
Description: "In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation"-- Inside jacket flap.The author draws from a variety of folk traditions to put together the story of creation, including elements from many cultures.
Call Number: J 202.4 Fle
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 20, 2016
Michael Rajczak
Description: Explains how to become the president of the United States and what the president's role in government is.
Call Number: J 324.9 Raj
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Carlo Molinari, illustrator
Description: Shares facts about mythical creatures Jack and Annie encountered in the "Night of the Ninth Dragon" Magic tree house adventure.
Call Number: J 398.2454 Osb
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 26, 2016
Mark Thiessen, (Photographer), Glen Phelan
Description: "From a searing expanse of flames in Russia to barreling blazes in California, no wildfire is too extreme for National Geographic photographer and wildland firefighter Mark Thiessen. Travel with Thiessen across the globe as he investigates dangerous infernos and works alongside courageous firefighting teams. Offering stunning photography, expert advice, and inside information on the most high-tech gear, the author turns up the heat to show you the incredible science behind the flames."--Back cover.
Call Number: J 363.37 Thi
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 13, 2016
Bobbie Kalman
Description: One of the biggest adaptations made by some animals is to live and work together as a group to ensure their survival. Elephants, dolphins and orcas, monkeys, apes, lions, and wolves, educate their young, work together to find food, and take care of their group members. Smaller animals that work together in microsocieties include termites, ants, bees, and wasps.
Call Number: J 591.56 Kal
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2016
Saul Griffith
Description: Siblings Celine and Tucker use scientific and engineering principles to experiment with everyday objects, completing such projects as turning a soda bottle into an underwater scope and a turkey baster into a flute.Part comic strip and part science experiment, this book shows children how to find imaginative new uses for common household items like soda bottles, duct tape, mop buckets for science experiments. This book teaches children how to build, create, and explore things using real life science and engineering.
Call Number: J 507.8 Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 5, 2016
Claire Eamer, Marie-Ève Tremblay, illustrator
Description: "An informative and entertaining look at the good and the bad (and possibly a few ugly) microscopic organisms that live in you and on you."--Back cover.
Call Number: J 579 Eam
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 13, 2016
Ruth Musgrave
Description: An introduction to the many varieties of sharks and the challenges they face in order to survive, including hands-on lessons with information and advice about how readers can protect sharks' endangered numbers.
Call Number: J 597.3 Mus
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 27, 2016
Matt Weiss, Daniel Botelho, photographer
Description: Introduces fifteen shark species, sharing information about their size, habitat, and behavior to show why people should be nice to them.
Call Number: J 597.3 Wei
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 1, 2016
Bradley Hague
Description: Restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains.
Call Number: J 599.757 Hag
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 13, 2016
Belinda Jensen, Renée Kurilla, illustrator
Description: Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of tornadoes, learning how they are formed and how to stay safe when tornadoes happen.
Call Number: J 551.553 Jen
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 27, 2016
Yvonne Rogenmoser, David Henry Wilson, translator
Description: The legendary Gotthard Pass can be called the heart of Switzerland. It is the link between north and south, and between different languages and cultures. With captivating and humorous images, the author tells the story of how the Gotthard was conquered, from the arduous medieval journey on foot, through, the days of the stagecoach, right up to modern automobiles and high-speed trains. This engineering feat and a piece of Swiss transportation history is brought vividly to life.
Call Number: J 624.192 Rog
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 17, 2016
Louise Scott-Smith, Georgia Vaux, Pascal Bergamin
Description: Make and customize unique, stylish jewelry, hair accessories, bags, belts, and much more. With photographs of the finished accessories this book includes step-by-step illustrated instructions and actual-size patterns to make a wide range of on-trend accessories, like a flowery hair garland; a fun, furry bag charm; a 70s-style braided belt; or a jeweled statement collar necklace. A section at the back of the book explains the basics of sewing and other craft techniques, including how to thread a needle, do a running stitch, and sew on buttons. There are also helpful tips and lots of ideas for alternative projects and customizing what you've made.
Call Number: J 646.4 Sco
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Gary Gramling, Christina M Tapper, Paul Ulane
Description: Presents top ten lists, covering such topics as strangest plays, team rivals, and players.
Call Number: J 796.332 Gra
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Description: A collection of stories featuring characters from Disney and Disney-Pixar movies, including "Monsters, Inc.," "Pinocchio," "Cars," and "Big Hero 6."
Call Number: J 791.43 Dis
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
Description: As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear.
Call Number: J 822.92 Row
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 29, 2016
Jane Yolen, Jason Stemple, photographer
Description: A collection of poems on alligators that explores how they hunt, keep warm, and care for their young.
Call Number: J 811.54 Yol
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 26, 2016
Patricia Reilly Giff
Description: Presents advice on writing stories, breaking the process down into steps and explaining how to progress from one part of the story to the other.
Call Number: J 808.3 Gif
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 20, 2016
Enzo George
Description: Uses primary sources to discuss the major events of the 1950s, including the Korean War, the rise of the teenager, and the beginning of the space race.
Call Number: J 973.91 Geo
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 16, 2016
Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, Evan Turk, illustrator
Description: At Grandfather Gandhi's service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset, with work that is done for the good of all. The villagers vow to live simply and non-violently. Arun Gandhi tries very hard to follow these vows, but he struggles with one of the most important rules: not to waste..
Call Number: J 920 Gan
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 15, 2016
Barbara A. Somervill
Call Number: J 916.626 Som
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Lura Rogers Seavey
Call Number: J 914.94 Rog
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Azra Moiz, Janice Wu, Debbie Nevins
Description: This book provides information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Taiwan.
Call Number: J 915.124 Moi
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Liz Sonneborn
Call Number: J 915.15 Son
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Debbie Levy, Elizabeth Baddeley, illustrator
Description: Traces the achievements of the celebrated Supreme Court justice through the lens of her many famous acts of civil disagreement against inequality, unfair treatment, and human rights injustice.
Call Number: JB Gin
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 19, 2016
Demi, author
Description: From a small log cabin in Kentucky to the frontier of Indiana to the steps of the White House, Abraham Lincoln rose from humble beginnings to become the sixteenth president of the United States.
Call Number: JB Lin
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 9, 2016
Jennifer Bryant, Boris Kulikov, illustrator
Description: Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him. And so he invented his own alphabet--a whole new system for writing that could be read by touch. A system so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community today.
Call Number: JB Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 12, 2016
Rachel Swaby
Description: A collection of profiles of some of history's most fascinating female scientists.
Call Number: J 920 Swa
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 13, 2016
Robert Hoge, Keith Robinson, illustrator
Description: Robert Hoge was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and short, twisted legs, but he refused to let what made him different stand in the way of leading a happy, successful life. This is the true story of how he embraced his circumstances and never let his "ugly" stop him from focusing on what truly mattered..
Call Number: JB Hog
Format: Book
Date Added: Sep 14, 2016
Heather Alexander, Dede Putra, illustrator
Description: Introduces the former first lady, senator and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate for president.
Call Number: JB Cli
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 29, 2016
Scholastic Inc, editor
J 031.02 Fac
J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
J 822.92 Row
Paul Fleischman, Julie Paschkis, illustrator
J 202.4 Fle
Jane Yolen, Jason Stemple, photographer
J 811.54 Yol
Michael Rajczak
J 324.9 Raj
Patricia Reilly Giff
J 808.3 Gif
Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Carlo Molinari, illustrator
J 398.2454 Osb
Enzo George
J 973.91 Geo
Mark Thiessen, (Photographer), Glen Phelan
J 363.37 Thi
Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, Evan Turk, illustrator
J 920 Gan
Bobbie Kalman
J 591.56 Kal
Barbara A. Somervill
J 916.626 Som
Saul Griffith
J 507.8 Gri
Lura Rogers Seavey
J 914.94 Rog
Claire Eamer, Marie-Ève Tremblay, illustrator
J 579 Eam
Azra Moiz, Janice Wu, Debbie Nevins
J 915.124 Moi
Ruth Musgrave
J 597.3 Mus
Liz Sonneborn
J 915.15 Son
Matt Weiss, Daniel Botelho, photographer
J 597.3 Wei
Debbie Levy, Elizabeth Baddeley, illustrator
JB Gin
Bradley Hague
J 599.757 Hag
Demi, author
JB Lin
Belinda Jensen, Renée Kurilla, illustrator
J 551.553 Jen
Jennifer Bryant, Boris Kulikov, illustrator
JB Bra
Yvonne Rogenmoser, David Henry Wilson, translator
J 624.192 Rog
Rachel Swaby
J 920 Swa
Louise Scott-Smith, Georgia Vaux, Pascal Bergamin
J 646.4 Sco
Robert Hoge, Keith Robinson, illustrator
JB Hog
Gary Gramling, Christina M Tapper, Paul Ulane
J 796.332 Gra
Heather Alexander, Dede Putra, illustrator
JB Cli
J 791.43 Dis