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Heather Lyons, Alex Westgate, illustrator, Dan Crisp, illustrator
Description: From story to code to animation, readers will discover the creativity and technology that goes into their favorite games.
Call Number: J 005.1 Lyo
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2018
Charlie Hart, Jill Howarth, illustrator
Description: Whether you're eight or eighty, struggling in math class or dealing with change, these words of wisdom are a reminder that "You can!".
Call Number: J 158.12 Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 17, 2018
Ausma Zehanat Khan
Description: Throughout the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast during the day and break the fast together as a family each night. Ramadan provides the opportunity to focus on positive thoughts and actions. It is a time to become more grateful for the blessings people often take for granted and be reminded of the importance of helping others.
Call Number: J 297.36 Kha
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 20, 2018
Jill Rubalcaba
Description: Have you ever wondered about the real location of the Garden of Eden? Or how Moses could have parted the Red Sea? Well, archaeologists have wondered, too, and they have some ideas. Journey to the ancient world through lovely retellings of popular bible stories paired with classical art. Explore fascinating archaeological discoveries that illuminate how or where these stories might have occurred and what they tell us about life at that time.
Call Number: J 220.95 Rub
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
Angela McAllister, Christopher Corr, illustrator
Description: This treasury of 52 stories collects myths, fairy tales and legends from around the world, with a story for every week of the year. The book is broken into 12 chapters, for each of the 12 months of the year, and throughout, stories are matched to internationally celebrated dates, including Valentines Day and the International Day of Friendship, as well as seasonal events and festivals.
Call Number: J 398.2 McA
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2018
Mary Pope Osborne, Michael McCurdy, illustrator
Description: A collection of tall tales about such American folk heroes as Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Pecos Bill, John Henry, and Paul Bunyan.
Call Number: J 398.2 Osb
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
Barbara J. Atwater, Ethan J. Atwater, Mindy Dwyer, illustrator
Description: Chulyen, a trickster raven, loses his nose in an embarrassing incident, but vows to get it back. With the help of magic powers, Chulyen devises a caper to retrieve his missing nose, and learns an important lesson along the way.
Call Number: J 398.209 Atw
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2018
Jonathan K. Alderfer, National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Description: Updated guide to birds in North America, for kids.
Call Number: J 598.09 Ald
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2018
Libby Romero
Description: Information about wildflowers for children.
Call Number: J 582.13 Rom
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 6, 2018
Valerie Bodden
Description: A brief overview of the physical characteristics, personality traits, and habits of the Chihuahua breed, as well as descriptions of famous pop-culture Chihuahuas such as Gidget.
Call Number: J 636 Bod
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 20, 2018
Kate Riggs
Description: A brief overview of the physical characteristics, personality traits, and habits of the pug breed, as well as descriptions of famous pop-culture pugs such as Frank.
Call Number: J 636 Rig
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 20, 2018
Greg Jacobs, Kurt Dolber, illustrator
Description: Offers information on a variety of baseball topics, including the history of the sport, notable players, the Hall of Fame, statistics and records, and scorekeeping, and provides more than 25 puzzles and activities.
Call Number: J 796.357 Jac
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2018
Matt Doeden
Description: Explores the history of international soccer and covers the World Cup's greatest moments.
Call Number: J 796.334 Doe
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2018
Bonnie Bader, Stephen Marchesi, illustrator
Description: Describes the history of the soccer World Cup, covering clothing and equipment, host stadiums, the rules, qualifying to participate, and the most successful teams.
Call Number: J 796.334 Bad
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Robert Fresson, Robin Jacobs
Description: By exploring the patterns, colors and crests of flags, we can learn all about the histories and aspirations of the countries they represent. Did you know that the flag of Nepal is the only one with more than four sides? Or that the flag of Mozambique features a book, a hoe and an AK47? Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of vexillology!
Call Number: J 929.92 Fre
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2018
Julie Murray
Description: Introduces Kenya, describing its history, geography, cities, food, animals, religion, occupations, and system of government.
Call Number: J 916.762 Mur
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2018
Stephanie Sabol, Gregory Copeland, illustrator
Description: For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later. At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic, the largest passenger steamship of this time, met its catastrophic end after crashing into an iceberg. Of the 2,240 passengers and crew onboard, only 705 survived. More than 100 years later, today's readers will be intrigued by the mystery that surrounds this ship that was originally labeled 'unsinkable..
Call Number: J 910.45 Sab
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 14, 2018
Edward Willett
Description: Introduces readers to the political career of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Call Number: JB Mer
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 20, 2018
Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Description: Women have made some of the most important scientific discoveries of all time. In this title, readers learn about Hedy Lamarr from her early career as a Hollywood actress to her invention of a frequency-hopping mechanism that is now used in cell phones and GPS technology.
Call Number: JB Lam
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2018
Gregory Zuckerman, Elijah Zuckerman, Gabriel Zuckerman
Description: These are the inspirational real-life stories of female superstar athletes Serena and Venus Williams, Simone Biles, Carli Lloyd, and more -- role models all. For sports fans, aspiring athletes and readers of sports biographies.
Call Number: J 920 Zuc
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2018
Kay Woodward, Andrew Archer, illustrator, Kelly Thompson, illustrator
Description: From historic world leaders to brilliant scientists, artists, and modern-day pioneers, learn about the remarkable achievements and attitudes of feminist trailblazers such as Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, Malala Yousafzai, Michelle Obama, and other brave women who overcame huge obstacles to accomplish great things.
Call Number: J 920 Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 15, 2018
Rebecca Rowell
Description: Introduces readers to the political career of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Call Number: JB Xi
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 20, 2018
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Programming Games And Animation
Heather Lyons, Alex Westgate, illustrator, Dan Crisp, illustrator
J 005.1 Lyo
The Everything Kids' Baseball Book : From Baseball's History To Today's Favorite Players--with Lots Of Home Run Fun In Between!
Greg Jacobs, Kurt Dolber, illustrator
J 796.357 Jac
You Can! : Words Of Wisdom From The Little Engine That Could
Charlie Hart, Jill Howarth, illustrator
J 158.12 Har
The World Cup : Soccer's Global Championship
Matt Doeden
J 796.334 Doe
Ramadan : The Holy Month Of Fasting
Ausma Zehanat Khan
J 297.36 Kha
What Is The World Cup?
Bonnie Bader, Stephen Marchesi, illustrator
J 796.334 Bad
The World Of The Bible: Biblical Stories And The Archaeology Behind Them
Jill Rubalcaba
J 220.95 Rub
Flying Colors : A Guide To Flags From Around The World
Robert Fresson, Robin Jacobs
J 929.92 Fre
A Year Full Of Stories
Angela McAllister, Christopher Corr, illustrator
J 398.2 McA
Kenya
Julie Murray
J 916.762 Mur
American Tall Tales
Mary Pope Osborne, Michael McCurdy, illustrator
J 398.2 Osb
What Was The Titanic?
Stephanie Sabol, Gregory Copeland, illustrator
J 910.45 Sab
How Raven Got His Crooked Nose : A Dena'ina Fable
Barbara J. Atwater, Ethan J. Atwater, Mindy Dwyer, illustrator
J 398.209 Atw
Angela Merkel : Chancellor Of Germany
Edward Willett
JB Mer
Bird Guide Of North America : The Best Birding Book For Kids From A National Geographic Bird Expert
Jonathan K. Alderfer, National Geographic Society (U.S.)
J 598.09 Ald
Hedy Lamarr : Reimagining Radio
Megan Borgert-Spaniol
JB Lam
Wildflowers
Libby Romero
J 582.13 Rom
Rising Above. Inspiring Women In Sports
Gregory Zuckerman, Elijah Zuckerman, Gabriel Zuckerman
J 920 Zuc
Chihuahuas
Valerie Bodden
J 636 Bod
What Would She Do? : 25 True Stories Of Trailblazing Rebel Women
Kay Woodward, Andrew Archer, illustrator, Kelly Thompson, illustrator
J 920 Woo
Pugs
Kate Riggs
J 636 Rig
Xi Jinping : President Of China
Rebecca Rowell
JB Xi