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09/25/2014 - 12:54pm

This or that? 2 : more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you Cover
J. R. Mortimer
A second book of choices invites young people to discover ideal career paths, the species of animal most compatible with one's personality, and the activities that would most stimulate personal potential.
J 155.2 Mor
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Sep 15, 2014
Buried sunlight : how fossil fuels have changed the Earth Cover
Molly Bang
Penny Chisholm
Fossil-fuel energy that began with the sun now runs most of the manufacturing, transportation, and energy use in our world. Fossil fuels are really buried sunlight--energy caught from the sun by plants that were later trapped deep underground for millions of years. Now that this plant matter has been transformed into fuel, humans have been digging it up, changing the fragile dynamic that fulfills the global needs of all living things.
J 333.82 Ban
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Sep 25, 2014
Dare! Cover
Erin Frankel
Paula Heaphy, illustrator
Told from a bystander's perspective, Jayla sees that Luisa has become the class bully's new target, but she doesn't dare stand up to the bully for fear of being bullied.
J 302.343 Fra
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Sep 23, 2014
Kids who are changing the world Cover
Anne Jankeliowitch
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, photographer
Profiles forty-five children around the world who are taking steps to help the environment through fund-raising, public demonstrations, and creating activist art, and includes suggestions on how readers can get involved.
J 363.7 Jan
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Sep 23, 2014
Tough! Cover
Erin Frankel
Paula Heaphy, illustrator
Told from the bully's perspective, Sam doesn't feel she is bullying people, until she realizes that the others think she is mean.
J 302.34 Fra
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Sep 23, 2014
Weird! Cover
Erin Frankel
Paula Heaphy, illustrator
When Luisa becomes the target of a school bully, she changes everything about herself to avoid being bullied.
J 302.34 Fra
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Sep 23, 2014
Animalium Cover
Jenny Broom
Katie Scott, illustrator
J 590 Bro
Book
Sep 15, 2014
Apatosaurus Cover
Charles Lennie
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of Apatosaurus.
J 567.91 Len
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Sep 25, 2014
Stegosaurus Cover
Charles Lennie
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of Stegosaurus.
J 567.91 Len
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Sep 23, 2014
Triceratops Cover
Charles Lennie
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of Triceratops.
J 567.91 Len
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Sep 23, 2014
Tyrannosaurus rex Cover
Charles Lennie
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of Tyranosaurus rex.
J 567.91 Len
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Sep 25, 2014
Custom confections : delicious desserts you can create and enjoy! Cover
Jennifer M Besel
Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create baked treats and no-bake desserts. Also includes instructions for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more.
J 641.86 Bes
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Sep 12, 2014
LEGO Ninjago, masters of spinjitzu : the visual dictionary Cover
Hannah Dolan
Presents facts about the heroes, enemies, weapons, and vehicles of the LEGO Ninjago universe, sharing behind-the-scenes information about the creation and stories of every minifigure and set.
J 688.725 Dol
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Sep 22, 2014
LEGO star wars : the dark side Cover
Daniel Lipkowitz
Examines the characters and plotlines of the dark side of the "Force," from Sith warriors to the power of Imperial forces.
J 688.72 Lip
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Sep 15, 2014
Magic tree house survival guide Cover
Mary Pope Osborne
Natalie Pope Boyce
Sal Murdocca, illustrator
Jack and Annie show readers how to survive their many thrilling adventures.
J 613.69 Osb
Book
Sep 23, 2014
Everything soccer Cover
B. A Hoena
Omar Gonzalez
A browseable introduction to the world's most popular team sport featuring information about history, famous players, rules, lingo, equipment, and more, with over 100 pictures and an interactive glossary.
J 796.334 Hoe
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Sep 23, 2014
Everything is a poem : the best of J. Patrick Lewis Cover
J. Patrick Lewis
Maria Cristina Pritelli, illustrator
A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli.
J 811.54 Lew
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Sep 25, 2014
Guys read : true stories Cover
Jon Scieszka
Brian Floca, illustrations
A group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. True Stories is a collection of essays, biographies, how-to guides, and more, all proving that the truth is most definitely out there.
J 810.8 Guy
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Sep 16, 2014
Harlem hellfighters Cover
J. Patrick Lewis
Gary Kelley
A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music.
J 940.54 Lew
Book
Sep 23, 2014
Iowa Cover
Jean F Blashfield
J 917.77 Bla 2015
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Sep 3, 2014
Ninjas and samurai : a nonfiction companion to Magic tree house #5 : Night of the ninjas Cover
Mary Pope Osborne
Natalie Pope Boyce
Sal Murdocca, illustrator
A fact-filled companion to Jack and Annie's fifth adventure discusses what it was like to be a ninja or samurai in ancient Japan and whether or not such talented martial-arts masters actually possessed special abilities.
J 952.02 Osb
Book
Sep 23, 2014
What's great about Minnesota? Cover
Nadia Higgins
Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from the largest ball of twine and the Mall of America to Jeffers Petroglyphs historic site and the Raptor Center.
J 917.76 Hig
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Sep 23, 2014
Ali : an American champion Cover
Barry Denenberg
Puts the famous boxer in to historical context through the use of newspaper articles, interviews, opinion pieces, and photographs.
JB Ali
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Sep 22, 2014
Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder Cover
Yona Zeldis McDonough
Jennifer Thermes, illustrator
This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities.
JB Wil
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Sep 16, 2014
Sally Ride : life on a mission Cover
Sue Macy
Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space--she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big. Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. From Sally Ride's youth to her many groundbreaking achievements in space and beyond, Sue Macy's riveting biography tells the story of not only a pioneering astronaut, but a leader and explorer whose life, as President Barack Obama said, "demonstrates that the sky is no limit for those who dream of reaching for the stars.
JB Rid
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Sep 15, 2014
The right word : Roget and his thesaurus Cover
Jennifer Bryant
Melissa Sweet, illustrator
The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, for whom books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.
JB Rog
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Sep 12, 2014
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J. R. Mortimer
J 155.2 Mor
Daniel Lipkowitz
J 688.72 Lip
Molly Bang
Penny Chisholm
J 333.82 Ban
Mary Pope Osborne
Natalie Pope Boyce
Sal Murdocca, illustrator
J 613.69 Osb
Erin Frankel
Paula Heaphy, illustrator
J 302.343 Fra
B. A Hoena
Omar Gonzalez
J 796.334 Hoe
Anne Jankeliowitch
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, photographer
J 363.7 Jan
J. Patrick Lewis
Maria Cristina Pritelli, illustrator
J 811.54 Lew
Erin Frankel
Paula Heaphy, illustrator
J 302.34 Fra
Jon Scieszka
Brian Floca, illustrations
J 810.8 Guy
Erin Frankel
Paula Heaphy, illustrator
J 302.34 Fra
J. Patrick Lewis
Gary Kelley
J 940.54 Lew
Jenny Broom
Katie Scott, illustrator
J 590 Bro
Jean F Blashfield
J 917.77 Bla 2015
Charles Lennie
J 567.91 Len
Mary Pope Osborne
Natalie Pope Boyce
Sal Murdocca, illustrator
J 952.02 Osb
Charles Lennie
J 567.91 Len
Nadia Higgins
J 917.76 Hig
Charles Lennie
J 567.91 Len
Barry Denenberg
JB Ali
Charles Lennie
J 567.91 Len
Yona Zeldis McDonough
Jennifer Thermes, illustrator
JB Wil
Jennifer M Besel
J 641.86 Bes
Sue Macy
JB Rid
Hannah Dolan
J 688.725 Dol
Jennifer Bryant
Melissa Sweet, illustrator
JB Rog