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01/21/2015 - 11:08am

Love will see you through : Martin Luther King Jr.'s six guiding beliefs (as told by his niece) Cover
Angela Farris Watkins
Sally Wern Comport, illustrator
The niece of Martin Luther King Jr. reveals six timeless and universal principles that encompass the civil rights leader's greatest legacy, reinforcing the truth that "the universe honors love."
J 323.092 Wat
Book
Dec 29, 2014
The case for loving Cover
Selina Alko
Sean Qualls, illustrator
Selina Alko, illustrator
The fight for interracial marriage.
J 306.84 Alk
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Forecasting a flood Cover
Tamra Orr
Use the scientific method to learn how experts predict floods and other natural disasters.
J 551.489 Orr
Book
Jan 5, 2015
Lifesize rainforest Cover
Anita Ganeri
Stuart Jackson-Carter, illustrator
An introduction to a variety of rainforest animals combines facts with up-close perspectives that depict the animals' characteristics and habitats.
J 591.734 Gan
Book
Jan 20, 2015
Mammals Cover
Sarah Walker
Presents an overview of mammals, including their history, various kinds, physical characteristics, behavior, and endangered and extinct species.
J 599 Wal
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Rock & fossil hunter Cover
Ben Morgan
Presents more than thirty learning activities involving rocks and fossils, including exercises about minerals, gems, crystals, and limestone.
J 552 Mor
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Sand swimmers : the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness Cover
Narelle Oliver
In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine that anything can exist in such a harsh place. But the Dead Heart has a secret: it holds amazing stories of adaptation and survival. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers such a Charles Sturt and learn what the indigenous people of Australia have long known: not all is quite as it seems.
J 591.754 Oli
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Surviving sharks : and other dangerous creatures Cover
Allan Zullo
Ten true stories of real-life survivors of attacks by some of the animal kindgom's scariest predators!
J 591.65 Zul
Book
Dec 29, 2014
Weird birds Cover
Chris G. Earley
Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the bird family, including the Bulwer's pheasant, red bird-of-paradise, chestnut-eared aracari, hornbill, and tawny frogmouth.
J 598 Ear
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Weird frogs Cover
Chris G. Earley
Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the frog family, including the natterjack toad, red-eyed leaf frog, sticky frog, Vietnamese mossy frog, and tomato frog.
J 597.89 Ear
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious Cover
Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Hayelin Choi, illustrator
Follows Alice Waters's work to educate children about healthy food by starting the Edible Schoolyard, and showing that good food starts in the fields with good soil and caring farmers.
J 641.3 Mar
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Puppy love : true stories of doggie devotion Cover
Lisa Gerry
A heartwarming collection of true stories explores themes of canine playfulness, friendship, heroism and loyalty and is complemented by uplifting National Geographic photography.
J 636.7 Ger
Book
Dec 31, 2014
Rocketry : investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics Cover
Carla Mooney
Caitlin Denham, illustrator
Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag.
J 621.43 Moo
Book
Jan 20, 2015
This is Mouse : an adventure in sewing Cover
Brenna Maloney
Make Mouse & friends--travel with them from Africa to outer space.
J 646.2 Mal
Book
Jan 13, 2015
Pokémon Omega Ruby & Pokémon Alpha Sapphire : the official Hoenn Region strategy guide Cover
Pokémon Company International
From Littleroot Town to the Pokémon League, you'll find the Pokémon from Hoenn you can catch, plus maps and battle strategies, all in one place.
J 794.8 Pok
Book
Jan 9, 2015
Falling up Cover
Shel Silverstein
Twelve new poems and drawings selected from the Silverstein archives.
J 811.54 Sil
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Seuss-isms! : a guide to life for those just starting out...and those already on their way Cover
Dr Seuss
The one and only Dr. Seuss dispenses invaluable advice about life in this collection of his most memorable quotes. Features over sixty pages of Seuss art and quotes from such classics as The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hatches the Egg, Green Eggs and Ham, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and many more.
J 811.52 Seu
Book
Jan 5, 2015
Winter bees & other poems of the cold Cover
Joyce Sidman
Rick Allen
J 811.54 Sid
Book
Jan 1, 2015
Pirates Cover
Deborah Lock
Presents a history of piracy throughout the world, and discusses characteristics of buccaneers, privateers, and corsairs, including descriptions of weapons and daily life.
J 910.4 Loc
Book
Jan 21, 2015
When John & Caroline lived in the White House Cover
Laurie Coulter
This book chronicles the Camelot childhood of the Kennedy children in the White House with a combination of reminiscences, memorabilia, and well-known and never-before-seen photographs.
J 973.922 Cou
Book
Jan 5, 2015
Luther, the graphic novel : echoes of the hammer Cover
Susan K Leigh
Dave Hill, illustrator
This is the story, from birth to death, of Martin Luther, who headed a revolution that changed the world. From a small town in medieval Germany, the Reformation resulted in dramatic, sweeping change that still echoes today. Here is Luther's story of adventure, courage, and faith told in graphic novel style.
JB Lut
Book
Jan 5, 2015
My name is truth : the life of Sojourner Truth Cover
Ann Turner
James Ransome, illustrator
Here is the remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth. An iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements, Sojourner Truth famously spoke out for equal rights roughly one hundred years before the civil rights movement.
JB Tru
Book
Jan 21, 2015
Where we are : our band, our story, 100% official Cover
One Direction (Musical group)
The members of British boy band One Direction share their experiences from their world tour.
J 920 One
Book
Jan 7, 2015
Syndicate content
Angela Farris Watkins
Sally Wern Comport, illustrator
J 323.092 Wat
Carla Mooney
Caitlin Denham, illustrator
J 621.43 Moo
Selina Alko
Sean Qualls, illustrator
Selina Alko, illustrator
J 306.84 Alk
Brenna Maloney
J 646.2 Mal
Tamra Orr
J 551.489 Orr
Pokémon Company International
J 794.8 Pok
Anita Ganeri
Stuart Jackson-Carter, illustrator
J 591.734 Gan
Shel Silverstein
J 811.54 Sil
Sarah Walker
J 599 Wal
Dr Seuss
J 811.52 Seu
Ben Morgan
J 552 Mor
Joyce Sidman
Rick Allen
J 811.54 Sid
Narelle Oliver
J 591.754 Oli
Deborah Lock
J 910.4 Loc
Allan Zullo
J 591.65 Zul
Laurie Coulter
J 973.922 Cou
Chris G. Earley
J 598 Ear
Susan K Leigh
Dave Hill, illustrator
JB Lut
Chris G. Earley
J 597.89 Ear
Ann Turner
James Ransome, illustrator
JB Tru
Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Hayelin Choi, illustrator
J 641.3 Mar
One Direction (Musical group)
J 920 One
Lisa Gerry
J 636.7 Ger