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  • Tim and Sally's Year in PoemsTim and Sally's Year in Poems

    Grady Thrasher.

  • Chester's wayChester's way

    Henkes, Kevin.

    Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good.

  • Everything but the kitchen sinkEverything but the kitchen sink : weird stuff you didn't know about food

    Wishinsky, Frieda.

    Presents wacky food facts, fascinating trivia, superstitions, records, traditions, inventions and more.

  • 12 incredible facts about the US Civil War12 incredible facts about the US Civil War

    Grayson, Robert, 1951-

    Provides twelve facts about the Civil War, looking at what led to the conflict between the states and its lasting effects.

  • 12 incredible facts about the first moon landing12 incredible facts about the first moon landing

    Smibert, Angie.

    Provides twelve facts about the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969, during which astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon.

  • 12 incredible facts about the dropping of the atomic bombs12 incredible facts about the dropping of the atomic bombs

    Smibert, Angie.

    Provides twelve facts about the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in early August 1945, the devastation and deaths that resulted from it, and the surrender that ended World War II.

  • 12 incredible facts about the D-Day invasion12 incredible facts about the D-Day invasion

    Sepahban, Lois.

    Provides twelve facts about the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, which marked the beginning of the end of World War II.

  • 12 incredible facts about the Boston Tea Party12 incredible facts about the Boston Tea Party

    Marciniak, Kristin.

    Provides twelve facts about the Boston Tea Party of 1773, looking at the reasons the colonists were against Great Britain's taxes and how the Tea Party influenced the path to the American Revolution.

  • WrestlingWrestling

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history and rules of wrestling.

  • Walt DisneyWalt Disney : legendary animator and entertainment entrepreneur

    Kampff, Joseph.

    A brief biography of Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse who worked as an animator, producer, screenwriter, and theme park founder.

  • U.S. Secret ServiceU.S. Secret Service

    Larson, Kirsten W.

    "This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a US Secret Service agents, including their work catching counterfeiters and protecting the president of the United States. Describes training required to be an agent and what a day in the life is like in the field"--Provided by publisher.

  • U.S. Border PatrolU.S. Border Patrol

    Larson, Kirsten W.

    "This photo-illustrated book describes the life of US Border Patrol Agents, including the work they do to keep criminals, weapons, and drugs out of the United States. Describes what it takes to get a job as a border patrol agent, the training required, and what a day in the field is like. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index."--Amazon.com.

  • Track & fieldTrack & field

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history and rules of track and field.

  • TennisTennis

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history and rules of tennis.

  • SWAT teamsSWAT teams

    Larson, Kirsten W.

    "This photo-illustrated book describes the life of SWAT officers, including the work they do to catch dangerous criminals and free hostages. Describes what it takes to become a SWAT officer and includes real-life missions"--Provided by publisher.

  • Sunny side upSunny side up

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    After her older brother starts acting strangely, Sunny Lewin is shipped off to Florida to spend the summer with her grandfather. She makes a friend her age and tries to enjoy her stay but, other than Buzz, everyone is really old. Besides, Sunny just knows her parents sent her away because she somehow made her brother the way he is. She just wants things to go back to how they were before.

  • SportsSports

    Gutman, Dan.

    Provides a collection of weird facts about sports and athletes.

  • Sophie's squash go to schoolSophie's squash go to school

    Miller, Pat Zietlow.

    On her very first day of school, Sophie is reluctant to make friends with the other children, preferring to play with two squash she grew in her garden--but when a particularly persistent boy named Steven gives her a packet of seeds as an apology for accidentally ripping her picture, she realizes that it just takes time to grow a friend.

  • SoccerSoccer

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history of professional soccer.

  • Showing offShowing off

    Mlynowski, Sarah.

    The Dunwiddle Magic School (fifth to eighth grade) is intended for children whose magic is "upside-down" like Dory (who turns into a combination of a kitten and dragon) and Pepper (whose uncontrollable "fiercing" terrifies everyone around her)--so the Show Off, where fifth grade students are supposed to showcase their skills, does not really seem like a good idea.

  • My weird schoolMy weird school

    Gutman, Dan.

    "A.J. has trouble coming up with a talent to put on display in his class's upcoming talent show"--Provided by publisher.

  • My weird schoolMy weird school

    Gutman, Dan.

    "A.J. and Andrea are taking a class trip to the museum! Their museum guide has been warned that one of them might misbehave. But who will it be?"--Publisher.

  • My Washington, DCMy Washington, DC

    Jakobsen, Kathy.

    "[Detailed paintings] bring the capital city to life! A young girl and her friend explore all their favorite places in Washington, DC, from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial. They peek inside the National Air and Space Museum, glimpse the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives, and bask in the beauty of the cherry blossoms surrounding the Tidal Basin"--Provided by publisher.

  • Malala YousafzaiMalala Yousafzai : Nobel Peace prize-winning champion of female education

    Niver, Heather Moore.

    A brief biography of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani woman who was shot by the Taliban for sharing her views about education for and the unfair treatment of girls and women and won the Nobel Peace Prize.

  • LacrosseLacrosse

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history and rules of lacrosse.

  • Kate MiddletonKate Middleton

    Mahoney, Emily Jankowski.

    Looks at the life of Kate Middleton, focusing on her early life, wedding, and helping British children.

  • I eat apples in fallI eat apples in fall

    Lindeen, Mary.

    "This title examines different properties of fall apples, including such things as color and shape. Readers will learn to observe the world around them as well as to spot signs of seasonal changes in nature"--Provided by publisher.

  • GymnasticsGymnastics

    An introduction to women's and men's gymnastics events held at the summer Olympics, including the floor exercise, vault, balance beam, parallel bars, and more. Also explains rules, records, and famous Olympic gymnasts.

  • GolfGolf

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history of professional golf.

  • Girls play volleyballGirls play volleyball

    Forest, Anne.

    Text and photographs look at volleyball for girls.

  • Girls play softballGirls play softball

    Rogers, Amy B.

    Provides an overview of women's softball, briefly covering the history and rules of the game.

  • Girls play rugbyGirls play rugby

    Jones, Emma, 1985-

    "... Clear text and ... fact boxes present information about [rugby], including ways for girls to continue playing it through adulthood. They also discover the stories of successful female rugby players and teams ..."--Amazon.com.

  • Girls play lacrosseGirls play lacrosse

    Rogers, Kate.

    Provides an overview of women's lacrosse, briefly covering the history and rules of the game.

  • Girls play basketballGirls play basketball

    Rogers, Amy B.

    "Through manageable text, a detailed graphic organizer, and ... fact boxes, readers explore basketball basics. They also discover stories of some of the most famous women to ever play the game"--Amazon.com.

  • GeographyGeography

    Gutman, Dan.

    Provides a collection of weird facts about geography.

  • Federal air marshalsFederal air marshals

    Larson, Kirsten W.

    "This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a Federal Air Marshal, including how they work undercover on flights to fight terrorism. Explains how they fit under the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), what it takes to get a job, and what a day in the field is like"--Provided by publisher.

  • The FBIThe FBI

    Larson, Kirsten W.

    "This photo-illustrated book describes the life of an FBI officer, including their work capturing terrorists, enforcing federal laws, and investigating crimes. Describes real-life cases and what it takes to get a job in the Federal Bureau of Investigation"--Provided by publisher.

  • Drawing things that goDrawing things that go : with easy step-by-step instructions

    Franklin, Carolyn, 1956-

    A step-by-step guide to drawing vehicles such as rockets, airplanes, and cars.

  • Drawing robotsDrawing robots : with easy step-by-step instructions

    Franklin, Carolyn, 1956-

    A step-by-step guide to drawing robots.

  • Drawing monstersDrawing monsters

    Franklin, Carolyn, 1956-

    A step-by-step guide to drawing monsters.

  • Drawing fairies and mermaidsDrawing fairies and mermaids : with easy step-by-step instructions

    Franklin, Carolyn, 1956-

    A step-by-step guide to drawing fairies and mermaids.

  • Drawing animalsDrawing animals

    Franklin, Carolyn, 1956-

    A step-by-step guide to drawing animals.

  • Dr. SeussDr. Seuss : imaginative children's book writer and illustrator

    Landau, Jennifer, 1961-

    Text and photographs introduce young readers to children's book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.

  • Double DownDouble Down. double down

    Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator.

    Greg Heffley's mom wants him to take a break from video games while Halloween approaches and he comes up with an idea to make a movie.

  • The CIAThe CIA

    Larson, Kirsten W.

    "This photo-illustrated book describes the life of a CIA officer, including their work recruiting agents and spies, how they gather intelligence, and work to keep the United States safe from terrorism. Describes real-life missions and what it takes to get a job in the Central Intellegence Agency"--Provided by publisher.

  • BasketballBasketball

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history and rules of basketball.

  • BaseballBaseball

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history of professional baseball.

  • Bad Kitty school dazeBad Kitty school daze

    Bruel, Nick.

    "When Kitty's owners have finally had enough of her bad behavior, it's time to ship her off to obedience school"--Provided by publisher.

  • Auto racingAuto racing

    Luke, Andrew.

    Discusses the history and rules of automobile racing.

  • Anne FrankAnne Frank : heroic diarist of the Holocaust

    Killcoyne, Hope Lourie.

    brief biography of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who kept a diary of her family's time spent in hiding in an Amsterdam attic during the Holocaust.

  • Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein : ingenious physicist and father of relativity

    Hanson-Harding, Alexandra.

    A biography of the physicist Albert Einstein.

  • Diary of a wimpy kidDiary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Kinney, Jeff.

    The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

  • The Language continuumThe Language continuum : from infancy to literacy

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  • The thank you bookThe thank you book

    Willems, Mo.

    "Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important"--Provided by publisher.

  • Alamo all-starsAlamo all-stars

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    Relates, in graphic novel format, the story of the Alamo and features the exploits of historical legends, Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett.

  • The Princess in Black and the perfect princess partyThe Princess in Black and the perfect princess party

    Hale, Shannon.

    When Princess Magnolia has to sneak out of her own birthday party over and over to change into her alter ego, the Princess in Black, to fight monsters, how will she keep her friends from guessing her secret? And, will she ever get to open her presents?

  • Betty Crocker kids cookBetty Crocker kids cook

    Crocker, Betty.

    Includes over 60 kid-friendly recipes to show children cooking basics, including kitchen essentials, cleanup procedures, and nutrition basics.

  • Lego Star WarsLego Star Wars : the visual dictionary : updated and expanded

    Beecroft, Simon.

    A visual dictionary that provides information on the spaceships, vehicles, creatures, equipment, and minifigures that are part of the LEGO Star Wars sets.

  • The Great Fairy Baking CompetionThe Great Fairy Baking Competion

    Bicknell, Joanna.

    Camilla the Cupcake Fairy and her friends love to bake cakes and treats for each other. Once a year they get together for the biggest contest in Fairyland - the great fairy baking competiion! Inside this special book you will find each fairy's favorite recipes. All the recipes will be entered int the competition - which one do you think will win first prize?.

  • Diary of a wimpy kidDiary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Kinney, Jeff.

    The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

  • Treaties, trenches, mud, and bloodTreaties, trenches, mud, and blood : a World War I tale

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    Presents in graphic novel format a history of World War One.

  • Diary of a wimpy kidDiary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

    Kinney, Jeff.

    "Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?"--Provided by publisher.

  • Mistakes were madeMistakes were made

    Pastis, Stephan.

    Meet Timmy Failure, the founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, probably the nation. And his lazy sidekick, Total, a 1,500-pound polar bear.

  • The ultimate survival manualThe ultimate survival manual

    Johnson, Rich.

    Contains 333 survival tips including basic first aid, and tips for surviving in wilderness, disaster, and urban situations.

  • Adventure according to HumphreyAdventure according to Humphrey

    Birney, Betty G.

    Humphrey the classroom hamster has adventures going to the library, learning about the ocean, and sailing across a pond on a sailboat.

  • Football geniusFootball genius a novel

    Green, Tim, 1963-

    Troy, a sixth-grader with an unusual gift for predicting football plays before they occur, attempts to use his ability to help his favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons, but he must first prove himself to the coach and players.

  • Ferno the fire dragonFerno the fire dragon

    Blade, Adam.

    Young Tom, on a mission to tell the king about the disasters befalling his small town, is recognized as the son of Taladon, a swordsman who went missing years earlier, and sent on a quest to free the fire dragon Ferno, once a protector of the kingdom, from the grip of evil magic.

  • DogsDogs

    Helbrough, Emma.

    This book introduces dogs, describing their senses, behavior, and the jobs they perform.

  • Planet EarthPlanet Earth

    Pratt, Leonie. (local)396251.

    This book describes the volcanoes, mountains, deserts, underground caves, coasts, deep waters, and icy landscapes of Planet Earth.

  • Football geniusFootball genius

    Green, Tim, 1963-

    Troy, a sixth-grader with an unusual gift for predicting football plays before they occur, attempts to use his ability to help his favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons, but he must first prove himself to the coach and players.

  • Diary of a wimpy kidDiary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Kinney, Jeff.

    Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.

  • The tail of Emily WindsnapThe tail of Emily Windsnap

    Kessler, Liz.

    After finally convincing her mother that she should take swimming lessons, twelve-year-old Emily discovers a terrible and wonderful secret about herself that opens up a whole new world.

  • The Usborne Internet-linked children's world cookbookThe Usborne Internet-linked children's world cookbook

    Wilkes, Angela.

    This book is a collection of more than forty recipes from around the world. Descriptions of websites are included.

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