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Richard Spilsbury, Louise Spilsbury
Description: From the time of Vikings to modern-day military, humans have long warred at sea. Readers will learn how destroyers are engineered, the weapons they carry, and how their radar systems function. Complex processes and principles are explained in accessible language Destroyers have many jobs, from hunting down pirates to providing aid in storms. -- From statement on Amazon.com.
Call Number: J 359.83 Spi
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2017
Joan Marie Galat
Description: Thirteen-year-old Joan loves the outdoors; she loves looking up at the night sky and finding the constellations. She learns that all the light humans use is harming that beautiful natural world. All those car headlights and bright city lights make it difficult to truly see the stars in the sky. There is also a dire effect on birds and animals. Joan Marie Galat introduces the idea of light pollution to young scientists, its effects on birds, animals and the dire consequences to entire ecosystems if it is not controlled. Activities and suggestions about what can be done to protect the natural world from this man-made problem are offered to all young natural scientists to undertake.
Call Number: J 522 Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2017
Kate Baker, Eleanor Taylor, illustrator
Description: Traveling from the rock pools of the shoreline to the deepest depths of the ocean, a blending of illustrations and facts about marine animals provides an introduction to some of the ocean's rarely seen creatures.
Call Number: J 591.77 Bak
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 5, 2017
Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence, Thea Feldman
Description: When Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a rogue herd of elephants in his reserve in South Africa, it was the last chance for these elephants. If Anthony didn t take them, they would be shot. But he had no experience with elephants at all. What was he to do? Take them on, of course.
Call Number: J 599.67 Ant
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 4, 2017
Abby Colich
Description: "This book is full of ideas to make babysitting a smooth and fun experience. Crafts and activities for kids of all ges and for babysitting multiple children are included.
Call Number: J 649.1 Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2017
Cristie Reed
Description: Presents information about bearded dragons, including their size, playful personality, and good temperament which make bearded dragons one of the most popular reptiles to keep as pets.
Call Number: J 639.395 Ree
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2017
Joe Rhatigan
Description: In Get a Job at the Construction Site, fictional character Jeremiah Oliver Baumgartner (Job, for short) introduces readers to a wide variety opportunities found (through his adventure and misadventures) at a construction site. Back matter includes creative writing prompts and activities.
Call Number: J 690 Rha
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2017
Joanne George
Description: Smiley, a most remarkable Golden Retriever, was born without eyes. He was rescued from a puppy mill and has become a superb therapy dog, providing therapy to people all over the world through social media and television. This is his story.
Call Number: J 636.7 Geo
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 7, 2017
Richard Spilsbury, Louise Spilsbury
Description: The enigmatic depths of Earths oceans have long eluded humanity, but as our technology increases, so does our ability to explore these mysterious waters. Introduces readers to the engineering, anatomy and uses of submarines. From salvage missions to underwater tourism, readers will learn about the capabilities of submarines. -- Statement from Amazon.com.
Call Number: J 623.8257 Spi
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 14, 2017
Laurie M. Carlson
Description: Follow basic instructions that are clearly illustrated with line drawings, to help children develop creative, open-ended projects that result in unique dolls and doll play.
Call Number: J 745.592 Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 4, 2017
Sunny Keller
Description: Presents unique craft projects that have been seen on the Life hacks for kids YouTube show, including feather earrings, melted crayon art, a headband holder, and indoor s'mores, and includes questions answered by Sunny.
Call Number: J 745.5 Kel
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 4, 2017
Bing Xu, author and calligrapher, Becca Stadtlander, illustrations
Description: Seventeen traditional American and Chinese songs are written in artist Xu Bing's signature Square Word Calligraphy.
Call Number: J 793.73 Xu
Format: Book
Date Added: Dec 4, 2017
Jim Whiting
Description: Summarizes the history of the Minnesota Timberwolves professional basketball team, highlighting memorable events and noteworthy players such as Kevin Garnett.
Call Number: J 796.323 Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2017
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, illustrator, Olivia Lomenech Gill, illustrator
Description: Complementing the British Library exhibit, provides an overview of the Hogwarts curriculum, covering thousands of years of magic history and displaying artifacts released from the Library's archives, previously-unseen materials, and items from throughout the world.
Call Number: J 823.914 Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2017
Kathryn Erskine, Charly Palmer, illustrator
Description: A harrowing picture biography of civil-rights activist and Grammy Award-winning South African singer Miriam Makeba.
Call Number: JB Mak
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 20, 2017
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Destroyers At Sea
Richard Spilsbury, Louise Spilsbury
J 359.83 Spi
Submarines At Sea
Richard Spilsbury, Louise Spilsbury
J 623.8257 Spi
Dark Matters : Nature's Reaction To Light Pollution
Joan Marie Galat
J 522 Gal
Doll Crafts : A Kid's Guide To Making Simple Dolls, Clothing, Accessories, And Houses
Laurie M. Carlson
J 745.592 Car
Secrets Of The Sea
Kate Baker, Eleanor Taylor, illustrator
J 591.77 Bak
Lifehacks For Kids
Sunny Keller
J 745.5 Kel
The Elephant Whisperer : My Life With The Herd In The African Wild
Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence, Thea Feldman
J 599.67 Ant
Look! What Do You See? : An Art Puzzle Book Of American And Chinese Songs
Bing Xu, author and calligrapher, Becca Stadtlander, illustrations
J 793.73 Xu
A Babysitter's Guide To Keeping The Kids Entertained
Abby Colich
J 649.1 Col
Minnesota Timberwolves
Jim Whiting
J 796.323 Whi
Bearded Dragon
Cristie Reed
J 639.395 Ree
Harry Potter : A Journey Through A History Of Magic.
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, illustrator, Olivia Lomenech Gill, illustrator
J 823.914 Har
Get A Job At The Construction Site
Joe Rhatigan
J 690 Rha
Mama Africa! : How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope With Her Song
Kathryn Erskine, Charly Palmer, illustrator
JB Mak
Smiley : A Journey Of Love
Joanne George
J 636.7 Geo