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Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick, Amy Parker, Lisa Manuzak, illustrator
Description: Provides information, instructions, and advice to young Christians about the importance of prayer, where and how to pray, and its effects.
Call Number: J 248.32 Ken
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 28, 2016
Kate Riggs
Description: A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of antelopes, the bovids of Africa and Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how tsessebes got their horns.
Call Number: J 599.64 Rig
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 29, 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
Lauren Tarshis
Description: From 14-year-old Joseph Dunn who was the lone survivor of the Shark Attacks of 1916, to 9-year-old Mike Kramer who, with the help of his quick-thinking parents, survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), to the 13-year-old girl who survived a terrifying attack by a box jellyfish, this is a collection of unforgettable narrative non-fiction stories of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.
Call Number: J 591.6 Tar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 29, 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
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
Valerie Bodden
Description: A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of walruses, the Arctic pinnipeds with whiskers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why walruses have tusks.
Call Number: J 599.799 Bod
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 29, 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
Buffy Silverman
Description: A look at trains, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they tote thousands of tons of cargo down the tracks.
Call Number: J 625.2 Sil
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 9, 2016
Sean Cunningham, Disney Storybook Artists, illustrator
Description: Dory, Nemo, Marlin, and other fish share silly jokes and riddles about life in the sea.
Call Number: J 818.602 Cun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 27, 2016
Elizabeth Van Steenwyk, Valentina Belloni, illustrator
Description: Relates the events of an important early case for American female detective Kate Warne, describing how she went undercover as a society lady on a mission to thwart an assassination plot against the sixteenth president.
Call Number: JB War
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 9, 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
Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick, Amy Parker, Lisa Manuzak, illustrator
J 248.32 Ken
Valerie Bodden
J 599.799 Bod
Kate Riggs
J 599.64 Rig
Yvonne Rogenmoser, David Henry Wilson, translator
J 624.192 Rog
Saul Griffith
J 507.8 Gri
Buffy Silverman
J 625.2 Sil
Lauren Tarshis
J 591.6 Tar
Sean Cunningham, Disney Storybook Artists, illustrator
J 818.602 Cun
Matt Weiss, Daniel Botelho, photographer
J 597.3 Wei
Elizabeth Van Steenwyk, Valentina Belloni, illustrator
JB War
Belinda Jensen, Renée Kurilla, illustrator
J 551.553 Jen
Demi, author
JB Lin