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Tom Jackson
Description: Crammed with mega machines, breathtaking buildings, and all the technology in between, this book has the real insider view on engineering.
Call Number: J 624 Jac
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 19, 2017
Julie Murray
Description: Describes what it feels like to be afraid, what may cause one to feel this emotion, and what to do to cope with it.
Call Number: J 152.46 Mur
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 25, 2017
Kathleen M. Reilly, Chad Thompson, illustrator
Description: Learn about earthquakes and volcanoes and how the earth's surface is always changing.
Call Number: J 551.136 Rei
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 25, 2017
Julie Murray
Description: Describes what it is like to feel love, what may cause one to feel this way, and what to do to evoke this emotion in others.
Call Number: J 152.41 Mur
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 25, 2017
Jonathan Nixon
Description: As cities and populations grow, we need more and more energy to run and heat our homes and to power transportation. Readers will learn how energy engineers help make sure that our energy demands are met in a number of different ways. They discover new ways to convert natural resources into affordable and environmentally friendly forms of energy; they build and operate power stations for both renewable and non-renewable forms of energy; they manage electrical power networks; they also monitor how generating energy may harm the planet. Real-life examples and a design challenge help students understand key concepts related to the engineering process, and how energy engineers will play a vital role in our future.
Call Number: J 333.79 Nix
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 11, 2017
Bridget Heos, Daniele Fabbri, illustrator
Description: A girl travels to the Gobi Desert, joins a group of photographers who are studying wild camels, and learns how camels have adapted to the desert and how they behave in the wild.
Call Number: J 599.6362 Heo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Vanessa Black
Description: Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs help early fluent readers understand how dust storms form, the damage they can cause, and how to stay safe in one. Includes activity, glossary, and index.
Call Number: J 551.559 Bla
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Tammy Enz, Jodi Wheeler-Toppen
Description: "Details how to use cardboard tubes, craft sticks, plastic bottles and jugs, and snack packages in projects that demostrate scientific principles"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 507.8 Enz
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 25, 2017
Molly Bang, Penny Chisholm
Description: The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans. The sun has a hand in moving rivers of water in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states all around the Earth, enabling life to exist on our planet. But human beings are interfering in this natural cycle, unbalancing the amount of fresh water available..
Call Number: J 551.48 Ban
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Mari C. Schuh
Description: A photo-illustrated book for early readers about Abyssinian cats. Describes the Aby's unique features, social behaviors, and how they act as pets.
Call Number: J 636.826 Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 10, 2017
Tammy Gagne
Description: Informative text and photos introduce readers to various herding dog breeds.
Call Number: J 636.737 Gag
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Charlotte Hunter
Description: Looks at how cotton candy machines work to produce the colorful, fluffy, and sweet treat.
Call Number: J 641.853 Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Anne Rooney
Description: "Genetic engineers study genes and DNA to develop ways to recreate and modify them to advance technologies in fields such as medicine and agriculture. Using living organisms and systems to create new products and technologies is called biotechnology. Readers will learn how genetic engineers are working toward curing diseases in humans and making crops less susceptible to disease. Real-life examples and a design challenge help students understand key concepts related to the engineering process, and encourage discussion about the impact of biotechnology on our lives, including its benefits and risks."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J 660.6 Roo
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 11, 2017
Caroline Arnold
Description: Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.
Call Number: J 636.507 Arn
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 18, 2017
Mary Kay Carson, Tom Uhlman, photographer
Description: Follow a spacecraft the size of a piano, named New Horizons, on the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, the space entity formerly known as a planet, in the latest addition to the epic and authoritative Scientists in the Field series.
Call Number: J 629.43 Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 19, 2017
Tammy Gagne
Description: Icelandic Sheepdogs are born with extra toes. Dalmatians are born without spots. Some Siberian Huskies have one blue eye and one brown eye. Learn all about the characteristics of various dog breeds and much more! Packed with amazing photographs and fun facts, dog owners and fans will get an in-depth look at these curious, lovable canines.
Call Number: J 636.7 Gag
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 8, 2017
Cyril Bassington
Description: Describes the functions of the human brain and central nervous system, identifies the different parts of the brain, and describes its importance in controlling the body.
Call Number: J 612.82 Bas
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 19, 2017
Cyril Bassington
Description: Presents an introduction to the human heart, discussing its structure, function, and importance, and offering information on maintaining heart health.
Call Number: J 612.17 Bas
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 11, 2017
Kara L Laughlin
Description: Introduces the equipment and techniques used in cross-country skiing and describes the types of trails used by skiers.
Call Number: J 796.93 Lau
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Stella Fields
Description: Step-by-step instructions help readers create decorations (alone or with friends) using basic craft supplies.
Call Number: J 745.5 Fie
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Elizabeth Dowsett
Description: Presents an introduction to the settings, characters, and key battles of the "Star Wars" films, including Jedi masters, droids, evil Sith warriors, and alien enemies.
Call Number: J 791.4375 Dow
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 25, 2017
Leyla Aker
Description: Provides information on the physical characteristics, special abilities, and evolution of select Pokémon characters.
Call Number: J 794.8 Com
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Russell Roberts
Description: Shares the history of the tower, including why it was built, how it was built, and what makes it such an extraordinary piece of architecture.
Call Number: J 725.97 Rob
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
S. A. (Stella A.) Caldwell, Clare Hibbert, Andrea Mills, Rona Skene
Description: Offers information on one hundred influential and extraordinary women from thoughout history who made their mark in the arts, science, social activism, politics, business, sports, and other arenas.
Call Number: J 920 Cal
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 8, 2017
Sean Sheehan, Barbara Cooke, Caitlyn Miller
Call Number: J 915.96 She 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Emily Rose Oachs
Description: An introduction to the Donner Party explores how their lack of supplies, delays, and an untested shortcut led to them being stranded in the mountains.
Call Number: J 978 Oac
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Steven Gish, Winnie Thay, Zawiah Abdul Latif, Debbie Nevins
Description: Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Ethiopia.
Call Number: J 916.3 Gis 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Amy Pastan
Description: Profiles and photographs reveal the impact that the presidents' wives had on the suffrage movement, prohibition, civil rights, equality, and war and peace.
Call Number: J 920 Pas
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 11, 2017
Stephen F Cunha
Description: This book promotes the concepts that the National Geography Standards say U.S. students in grades 4 to 8 should understand. It will serve as a creative road map for students and teachers preparing for the Bee.
Call Number: J 910 Cun 2012
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 25, 2017
Janey Levy
Description: The native peoples of the northwest coast are often known by the totem poles they create. Made from cedar trees, totem poles were painted bright colors and featured both animal and human forms. Why these amazing pieces of art are created is just one of the interesting details readers will learn about the many native peoples who lived in modern-day Alaska, Oregon, Washington, northern California, and British Columbia. The main content features many social studies curriculum topics, including customs, clothing, and spirituality of native peoples.
Call Number: J 978.004 Lev
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 8, 2017
Wil Mara
Description: This book details the history, culture, geography, and government of Nicaragua.
Call Number: J 917.285 Mor 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 8, 2017
Walter Dean Myers, Floyd Cooper
Description: Frederick Douglass was a self-educated slave in the South who grew up to become an icon. He was a leader of the abolitionist movement, a celebrated writer, an esteemed speaker, and a social reformer, proving that, as he said, "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."
Call Number: JB Dou
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Brad Meltzer, Chris Eliopoulos, illustrator
Description: Presents the creator of the Muppets and describes the creative spirit, performance talents, and beliefs in the goodness of people that inspired his career and how he helped create the iconic programs Sesame Street and The Muppet Show.
Call Number: JB Hen
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 31, 2017
Heather Moore Niver
Description: Profiles the Supreme Court justice, covering her childhood, education, personal style, and time on the Supreme Court.
Call Number: JB Gin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 19, 2017
Engineering
Tom Jackson
J 624 Jac
Your Heart
Cyril Bassington
J 612.17 Bas
Afraid
Julie Murray
J 152.46 Mur
Cross-country Skiing
Kara L Laughlin
J 796.93 Lau
Fault Lines & Tectonic Plates : Discover What Happens When The Earth's Crust Moves : With 25 Projects /. Kathleen M. Reilly ; Illustrated By Chad Thompson.
Kathleen M. Reilly, Chad Thompson, illustrator
J 551.136 Rei
Decorating Projects For A Lazy Crafternoon
Stella Fields
J 745.5 Fie
Love
Julie Murray
J 152.41 Mur
The Amazing Book Of Star Wars
Elizabeth Dowsett
J 791.4375 Dow
Energy Engineering And Powering The Future
Jonathan Nixon
J 333.79 Nix
The Complete Pokémon Pocket Guide. Volume 2, #246-491 : Larvitar To Darkrai
Leyla Aker
J 794.8 Com
Do You Really Want To Meet A Camel?
Bridget Heos, Daniele Fabbri, illustrator
J 599.6362 Heo
The Eiffel Tower
Russell Roberts
J 725.97 Rob
Dust Storms
Vanessa Black
J 551.559 Bla
100 Women Who Made History : Remarkable Women Who Shaped Our World
S. A. (Stella A.) Caldwell, Clare Hibbert, Andrea Mills, Rona Skene
J 920 Cal
Recycled Science : Bring Out Your Science Genius With Soda Bottles, Potato Chip Bags, And More Unexpected Stuff
Tammy Enz, Jodi Wheeler-Toppen
J 507.8 Enz
Cambodia
Sean Sheehan, Barbara Cooke, Caitlyn Miller
J 915.96 She 2017
Rivers Of Sunlight : How The Sun Moves Water Around The Earth
Molly Bang, Penny Chisholm
J 551.48 Ban
Death In The Donner Party : A Cause-and-effect Investigation
Emily Rose Oachs
J 978 Oac
Abyssinian Cats
Mari C. Schuh
J 636.826 Sch
Ethiopia
Steven Gish, Winnie Thay, Zawiah Abdul Latif, Debbie Nevins
J 916.3 Gis 2017
Collies, Corgis, And Other Herding Dogs
Tammy Gagne
J 636.737 Gag
First Ladies
Amy Pastan
J 920 Pas
Cotton Candy Machines
Charlotte Hunter
J 641.853 Hun
How To Ace The National Geographic Bee : Official Study Guide
Stephen F Cunha
J 910 Cun 2012
Genetic Engineering And Developments In Biotechnology
Anne Rooney
J 660.6 Roo
Native Peoples Of The Northwest Coast
Janey Levy
J 978.004 Lev
Hatching Chicks In Room 6
Caroline Arnold
J 636.507 Arn
Nicaragua
Wil Mara
J 917.285 Mor 2017
Mission To Pluto : The First Visit To An Ice Dwarf And The Kuiper Belt
Mary Kay Carson, Tom Uhlman, photographer
J 629.43 Car
Frederick Douglass : The Lion Who Wrote History
Walter Dean Myers, Floyd Cooper
JB Dou
The Dog Encyclopedia For Kids
Tammy Gagne
J 636.7 Gag
I Am Jim Henson
Brad Meltzer, Chris Eliopoulos, illustrator
JB Hen
Your Brain
Cyril Bassington
J 612.82 Bas
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Heather Moore Niver
JB Gin