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CHILDREN’S 031.02 F
The Curious Guide To Things That Arent
This guide to things one can’t always touch, see or hear (such as air, memory, and zero) features thoughtful riddles that help one discover and learn more about each answer. Introduces the concepts of abstraction and intangibility.
CHILDREN’S 158.1 G
Master Of Mindfulness : How To Be Your Own Superhero In Times Of Stress
CHILDREN’S 292 B
Jason And The Argonauts
The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the earliest recorded Greek myths. Here, master artist Robert Byrd has created a striking telling of the legend for a new generation of readers.
CHILDREN’S 294.5 V
Prince Of Fire : The Story Of Diwali
Ravana, the Demon King of Lanka, has covered the earth with darkness. He needs to be stopped — but who can take on the task? Enter Prince Rama, his courageous wife Princess Sita, and his loyal brother Prince Lakshmana.
READY REFERENCE 310 WOR
The World Almanac And Book Of Facts 2017
Presents a reference with comprehensive facts and statistics on current events, people, and the countries of the world, along with original articles on recent issues and topics.
CHILDREN’S 331.88 F
Fannie Never Flinched : One Womans Courage In The Struggle For American Labor Union Rights
Fanny Sellins was a union activist who fought and gave her life for equality and labor reform.
CHILDREN’S 398.2 D
Daulaires Book Of Norwegian Folktales
Twenty-one of the Norwegian folk tales collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe telling of trolls, sprites, princesses, cinderlads, talking cats, and mountains made of glass.
CHILDREN’S 398.2 M
A Year Full Of Stories
This treasury of 52 stories collects together a rich resource of myths, fairy tales and legends from around the world, with a story for every week of the year.
CHILDREN’S 510 L
The Great Number Rumble : A Story Of Math In Surprising Places
“Math can show up in the most unlikely places! Running parallel to the fictional narrative are informative sidebars that discuss the weird, puzzling, and amusing aspects of mathematics. Some topics covered are math in nature, art, music, magic and tricks, crime solving, and sports.” –Publisher’s description.
CHILDREN’S 551 M
Under Earth : Under Water
Hundreds of fascinating facts are waiting to be unearthed in this book from Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski, the creative duo behind ‘Maps’. Dive below the surface, and find out what happens under the earth and under the water. From early submarines and deep-sea life, to burrowing animals and man-made tunnels – you will never look at the world in the same way again!
CHILDREN’S 551.5 A
Fly Guy Presents : Weather
“Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!”–Back cover.
CHILDREN’S 567.9 B
Day Of The Dinosaurs : Step Into A Spectacular Prehistoric World
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs in this book that allows you to compare the biggest, fastest and fiercest creatures of the land, sea and sky from four different prehistoric periods.
CHILDREN’S 590 T
A Walk On The Wild Side : Join The Adventure To See Animals Around The World
“Join two boys as they journey around the globe, making animal friends as they go. Dive deep into the ocean to meet a shark, ride a horse on the farm, admire a lion on safari, and say hello to an orangutan in the jungle. It might be dangerous. It’ll definitely be fun!”–Page 4 of cover.
CHILDREN’S 594.58 F
“A nonfiction picture book exploring the mysterious life of the elusive giant squid”–
CHILDREN’S 598.33 T
The Tragic Tale Of The Great Auk
For hundreds of thousands of years Great Auks thrived in the icy seas of the North Atlantic, bobbing on the waves, diving for fish and struggling up onto rocky shores to mate and hatch their fluffy chicks. But by 1844, not a single one of these magnificent birds was alive. Jan Thornhill tells the tragic story of these birds that “weighed as much as a sack of potatoes and stood as tall as a preteen’s waist.”
CHILDREN’S 598.8 T
Crow Smarts : Inside The Brain Of The Worlds Brightest Bird
“In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behind The Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: “Can a crow outsmart a scientist?” Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a trip you won’t regret booking!”–
CHILDREN’S 599.32 C
Hopping Ahead Of Climate Change : Snowshoe Hares Science And Survival
Scientists seek to answer the critical question “Can snowshoe hares and other animals that change their coat color each winter adapt to shorter winters caused by climate change?”
CHILDREN’S 600 MAC
The Way Things Work Now : From Levers To Lasers Windmills To Wi Fi A Visual Guide To The World Of Machines
Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines.
CHILDREN’S 621.988 A
All About 3d Printing
Explores the fascinating world of 3D printing, including what it is, the pros and cons of using 3D printing, and what the future holds.
CHILDREN’S 624.2 C
Bridges : An Introduction To Ten Great Bridges And Their Designers
Introducing each engineer or architect, the main concepts of their work, and some of their most important projects in charming drawings and accessible text, Bridges is a fun primer for readers of all ages interested in learning more about these magnificent structures.
CHILDREN’S 636 M
“Learn about farm animals and learn to read along with a grown-up.”–
CHILDREN’S 639.97 M
The Great Monkey Rescue : Saving The Golden Lion Tamarins
“A look at the plight of the golden lion tamarin for children.”–
CHILDREN’S 745.5 H
51 Things To Make With Cardboard Tubes
51 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes, transforms unwanted cardboard tubes into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.
CHILDREN’S 745.5 H
51 Things To Make With Egg Cartons
51 Things to Make with Egg Cartons, transforms unwanted egg cartons into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life, and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.
CHILDREN’S 910.4 D
DK findout! Pirates takes you on board a pirate ship and shows you what they ate, the rules they followed, and the treasure they searched for. Learn what offense would make someone walk the plank, see what it took to become a pirate, pick up a few vocabulary terms to talk like a pirate all day, and so much more.
CHILDREN’S 920 J
Shares the experiences of important women in history, including Aung San Suu Kyi, Arianna Huffington, and Madam C.J. Walker.
CHILDREN’S 930.12 D
Provides information on the Stone Age, describing people’s daily lives and survival practices during this time, and includes a timeline and quiz.
CHILDREN’S 932 D
Provides information on Ancient Egypt, describing art, culture, and daily living, and includes a timeline and quiz.
CHILDREN’S 940.1 C
10 Fascinating Facts About Castles
In this book, kids will discover just some of the fascinating facts about castles.
CHILDREN’S 942.05 W
The Tudors : Kings Queens Scribes And Ferrets
Travel back to Tudor times with Arthur Inkblott, Queen Elizabeth I’s favourite scribe, and his pet ferret, Smudge. Meet Henry VIII and his six wives, fight the Spanish Armada and sail around the world with Christopher Columbus!
CHILDREN’S 973 S
This Is America : A National Treasury