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05/18/2015 - 2:50pm

National geographic kids almanac 2016 Cover
Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.
J 031.02 Nat
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May 15, 2015
Quiz whiz. 5 : 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions Cover
National Geographic Society
Discover 1,000 more fun, fascinating, and funny quiz questions in the fifth installment in this popular series, with all-new content and photos. Packed with fantastic photos and a dynamic design, kids will have a blast quizzing themselves, friends, and family members on tons of fun trivia!
J 031.02 Qui
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May 18, 2015
Xtreme illusions. 2 Cover
Gianni A Sarcone
Marie J. Waeber
Watch out! This book will scramble your eyeballs and boggle your brain with Perplexing Puzzles, Impossible Illusions, Loopy Lines, and more dizzying delights! Sound like fun? Explore the mysteries that lie right inside our own minds (including the key scientific concepts of perspective and perception) and share the magic with your friends and family.
J 152.14 Sar
Book
Apr 28, 2015
This or that? 3 : even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you Cover
J. R Mortimer
Nancy F. Castaldo
A series of either-or quizzes leads readers to such answers as their ideal career, the species of their inner animal, and their ideal place to live.
J 305.23 Mor
Book
Apr 28, 2015
Trash talk : moving toward a zero-waste world Cover
Michelle Mulder
Traces the history of garbage from the Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to discuss innovative ways that people all over the world are dealing with waste and inventing ways to transform garbage into a valuable resource.
J 363.72 Mul
Book
Apr 30, 2015
Who is king? : ten magical stories from Africa Cover
Beverley Naidoo
Piet Grobler, illustrator
Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.
J 398.2 Nai
Book
May 5, 2015
The book of languages : talk your way around the world Cover
Mick Webb
There are nearly 7,000 languages spoken around the world. This book introduces a wide variety of different languages to start off language-learning journey. Includes basic vocabulary and short dialogues to practice, maps and flags to show where languages are spoken and information on non-verbal languages, including sign language.
J 400 Web
Book
May 1, 2015
125 cute animals Cover
Meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute.
J 590 One
Book
May 18, 2015
Frogs Cover
Seymour Simon
Details the life cycles of frogs and toads while introducing different species that can be found around the world.
J 597.8 Sim
Book
Apr 30, 2015
Migration nation : animals on the go from coast to coast Cover
Joanne O'Sullivan
An introduction to the migration patterns of nine very different types of animals, from gray whales and sandhill cranes to polar bears and monarch butterflies, discusses their life cycles and how to spot them.
J 591.56 OSu
Book
May 15, 2015
Wolves : life in the wild Cover
Jen Green
Examine the wonderful world of wolves, jackals, coyotes, foxes and other wild dogs, shown in 190 exciting images.
J 599.773 Gre
Book
Apr 28, 2015
125 cool inventions Cover
Get the scoop on inventions of the future before they hit stores, like the fish tank that turns your toilet into an aquarium or the Cargonaut, a human-size robot that flies around picking up and delivering items
J 609 One
Book
May 18, 2015
Are you what you eat? Cover
Margaret Parrish
Introduces nutrition, discussing how foods can affect energy, how the digestive system works, and why the human body needs nutrition.
J 613.2 Are
Book
May 15, 2015
Fire horses Cover
Margaret Fetty
An introduction to the work of the four-legged firefighters who risked their lives to help save others.
J 636.15 Fet
Book
Apr 30, 2015
Life on the farm Cover
Teddy Borth
Describes the chores that need to be done on the farm, including gathering eggs, milking cows, grooming horses, and feeding the animals.
J 636 Bor
Book
May 18, 2015
Tools on the farm Cover
Teddy Borth
Describes different types of tools used on the farm to assist with chores, including plows, hoes, shears, and horse brushes.
J 631.3 Bor
Book
May 18, 2015
Character encyclopedia Cover
Hannah Dolan
Elizabeth Dowsett
Clare Hibbert
Shari Last
Victoria Taylor
Presents the Lego action figures based on the "Star Wars" universe, detailing the number of pieces and describing each figure and its variations, when they were made, the playsets in which they appear, and the movie to which they relate.
J 791.43 Dol 2015
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May 5, 2015
Christian children's favorites Cover
Phillip Keveren
24 songs kids love to play for beginning piano solos.
J 786.2 Chr
Book
May 7, 2015
Disney storybook collection Cover
Collects stories featuring characters from such Disney films as "Tangled," "The Lion King," and "Frozen."
J 791.43 Dis
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May 5, 2015
Inside out : the essential guide Cover
Steve Bynghall
Describes the settings, characters, and plot of the animated film about a young girl, Riley Anderson, where five key emotions--joy, sadness, anger, fear, and disgusttry to lead the girl through her life.
J 791.43 Byn
Book
May 15, 2015
Kid's favorites Cover
Phillip Keveren
24 fun children's songs for beginning piano solos.
J 786.2 Kid
Book
May 7, 2015
Learn to draw Disney Frozen Cover
Disney Storybook Artists, illustrators
Learn to draw the characters from Disney's Frozen.
J 741.5 Lea
Book
May 18, 2015
Minnesota Wild Cover
Lisa M. B. Simons
Introduces the professional hockey team, including information on their history, their most successful seasons in the National Hockey League, and their notable players.
J 796.962 Sim
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May 15, 2015
Ultimate Star wars Cover
Patricia Barr
Adam Bray
Daniel Wallace
Ryder Windham
.This book explores the characters and storylines from the Star Wars galaxy. It is structured chronologically and full of information about key characters and storylines from the Star Wars movie saga, The Clone Wars, and Rebels.
J 791.43 Bar
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May 6, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? Cover
Nico Medina
John Hinderliter, illustrator
Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.
J 796.522 Med
Book
May 15, 2015
The sky painter : Louis Fuertes, bird artist Cover
Margarita Engle
Aliona Bereghici, illustrator
A collection of poems that explore the life of Louis Fuertes and his sense of wonder when he painted living, flying birds in their natural habitats.
J 811.54 Eng
Book
May 15, 2015
Rad American women A-Z Cover
Kate Schatz
Miriam Klein Stahl, illustrator
Presents a collection of short biographies of notable American women representing each letter of the alphabet, from Angela Davis and Billie Jean King to Yuri Kochiyama and Zora Neale Hurston.
J 920 Sch
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Apr 28, 2015
The Underground Railroad : an interactive history adventure Cover
Allison Lassieur
Describes the Underground Railroad that operated in the United States for runaway slaves, and offers readers a chance to pick sides and make choices.
J 973.71 Las
Book
Apr 28, 2015
Where is the Empire State Building? Cover
Janet B Pascal
Daniel Colón, illustrator
Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.
J 974.71 Pas
Book
May 15, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson Cover
Laura Hamilton Waxman
Describes the early life and education of the engineer as well as her work at NASA, where she has helped build spacecraft that can map the moon and monitor climate change, and designed missions to bring soil and rocks back from Mars.
JB Eri
Book
May 5, 2015
Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley Cover
Laura Hamilton Waxman
Growing up, Joanna L. Kelley was quizzed at the dinner table. As an adult, she's answering even tougher questions. Her research helps scientists treat tumors and understand evolution. Learn how Joanna became a genetics superstar.
JB Kel
Book
May 15, 2015
Mo'ne Davis : remember my name : my story from first pitch to game changer Cover
Mo'ne Davis
Hilary Beard
The first female pitcher to win a game in the Little League World Series describes her life and athletic exploits.
JB Dav
Book
May 15, 2015
Small wonders : Jean-Henri Fabre & his world of insects Cover
Matthew Clark Smith
Giuliano Ferri, illustrator
Shares the life of the French naturalist, including his childhood in the French countryside, his life-long interest in insects, and how he eventually met the president of France.
JB Fab
Book
May 15, 2015
The amazing age of John Roy Lynch Cover
Chris Barton
Don Tate, illustrator
A picture book biography of John Roy Lynch, one of the first African-Americans elected into the United States Congress.
JB Lyn
Book
Apr 28, 2015
Who is Jane Goodall? Cover
Roberta Edwards
John O'Brien, illustrator
Profiles the life of the primatologist who was the first scientist to study wild chimpanzees in their natural environment.
JB Goo
Book
May 15, 2015
Who was Jacques Cousteau? Cover
Nico Medina
Dede Putra, illustrator
Looks at the life of Jacques Cousteau, examining his early life, his role in the invention of SCUBA gear, his ocean exploration, and his legacy.
JB Cou
Book
May 7, 2015
Who was Leonardo da Vinci? Cover
Roberta Edwards
True Kelley, illustrator
Presents the life and accomplishments of the famous artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor.
JB Leo
Book
May 18, 2015
Who was Steve Irwin? Cover
Dina Anastasio
Jim Eldridge, illustrator
Describes the life and career of Steve Irwin, famously known as the Crocodile Hunter, from his childhood and early love of animals to his rise in popularity as a film and television star and naturalist.
JB Irw
Book
May 18, 2015
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J 031.02 Nat
Steve Bynghall
J 791.43 Byn
National Geographic Society
J 031.02 Qui
Phillip Keveren
J 786.2 Kid
Gianni A Sarcone
Marie J. Waeber
J 152.14 Sar
Disney Storybook Artists, illustrators
J 741.5 Lea
J. R Mortimer
Nancy F. Castaldo
J 305.23 Mor
Lisa M. B. Simons
J 796.962 Sim
Michelle Mulder
J 363.72 Mul
Patricia Barr
Adam Bray
Daniel Wallace
Ryder Windham
J 791.43 Bar
Beverley Naidoo
Piet Grobler, illustrator
J 398.2 Nai
Nico Medina
John Hinderliter, illustrator
J 796.522 Med
Mick Webb
J 400 Web
Margarita Engle
Aliona Bereghici, illustrator
J 811.54 Eng
J 590 One
Kate Schatz
Miriam Klein Stahl, illustrator
J 920 Sch
Seymour Simon
J 597.8 Sim
Allison Lassieur
J 973.71 Las
Joanne O'Sullivan
J 591.56 OSu
Janet B Pascal
Daniel Colón, illustrator
J 974.71 Pas
Jen Green
J 599.773 Gre
Laura Hamilton Waxman
JB Eri
J 609 One
Laura Hamilton Waxman
JB Kel
Margaret Parrish
J 613.2 Are
Mo'ne Davis
Hilary Beard
JB Dav
Margaret Fetty
J 636.15 Fet
Matthew Clark Smith
Giuliano Ferri, illustrator
JB Fab
Teddy Borth
J 636 Bor
Chris Barton
Don Tate, illustrator
JB Lyn
Teddy Borth
J 631.3 Bor
Roberta Edwards
John O'Brien, illustrator
JB Goo
Hannah Dolan
Elizabeth Dowsett
Clare Hibbert
Shari Last
Victoria Taylor
J 791.43 Dol 2015
Nico Medina
Dede Putra, illustrator
JB Cou
Phillip Keveren
J 786.2 Chr
Roberta Edwards
True Kelley, illustrator
JB Leo
J 791.43 Dis
Dina Anastasio
Jim Eldridge, illustrator
JB Irw