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Last Battle: Causes and Effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee

Pamela Dell · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

A few days after Christmas 1890, U.S. cavalry troops surrounded and fired on a band of Lakota Sioux near Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota. The Indians had already surrendered, but when someone fired a shot while the band was being disarmed, chaos broke out. No one knows for sure who fired...
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Michelle Obama

Sarah Machajewski · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

As the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama has worked to better the lives of people in America and in countries around the world. However, her inspirational story began much earlier than that, as she worked hard to graduate from Harvard Law School and become a prominent lawyer....
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DK Eyewitness Books: Dinosaur

David Lambert · DK CHILDREN; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Now in Paperback! Be an eyewitness to the prehistoric beasts that once ruled the earth and find out how ancient fossils and footprints can reveal their awesome world. From their evolution to their extinction, see what dinosaur skin was like, find out how a fossil can show if a dinosaur...
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Green Berets

Lee Slater · ABDO Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

This title introduces readers to the Green Berets. Engaging text explores the Green Beretss history, key missions, role in the US military, major accomplishments, required training, weapons, gear, technology, and other fascinating information. The requirements needed to become a Green Beret,...
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A Suitcase Full of Ghosts: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic, 2015.
Pages: 110
Format: Print book

Breakout star Creepella von Cacklefur is back in another fur-raising adventure!Creepella is about to interview the famouse Hector Spector, who has come to Mysterious Valley with his Galloping Ghost Circus. But before she can, she has a mystery on her paws -- someone is playing tricks and making...
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Arcady's Goal

Eugene Yelchin · Henry Holt and Company, 2014. Â2014
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

From Newbery Honor-winning author Eugene Yelchin comes another glimpse into Soviet Russia. For twelve-year-old Arcady, soccer is more than just a game. Sent to live in a children's home after his parents are declared enemies of the state, it is a means of survival, securing extra rations,...
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Cal Ripken, Jr.'s All-Stars Out at Home

Cal Ripken Jr. · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Mickey Labriogla is the best catcher in the league. He's got a cannon for an arm, calls a great game, and blocks the plate like a bulldozer with shin guards. But when a hotshot new pitcher joins the Dulaney Orioles, Mickey wonders if it isn't time to find another position--or maybe...
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The Haunted Howl

Eric Luper · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Cleo and Evan have a secret. A collection of books so dangerous they are locked up tight. A friend has vanished inside the pages of one of them. It's up to them to find the key that will set her free. THE CURSE OF THE FULL MOON MUST BE BROKEN! On a dark and stormy night, Cleo and Evan...
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Amazon Rain Forest

Vicky Franchino · Cherry Lake Pub.
Pages: 24
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explore the Amazon rain forest and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals live there to what kinds of weather it receives.
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Switzerland

Lura Rogers Seavey · Children's Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Famously remaining neutral in world affairs, Switzerland has become known as a place of peace and prosperity. Readers will explore this European nation's fascinating history and find out how it came to occupy such a unique position in the world. They will learn how the country is governed...
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Plate Tectonics

Eileen Greer · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Earths surface is broken up into numerous big pieces called plates. Believe it or not, these plates are constantly on the move. This book explores the exciting earth science topic of plate tectonics. Readers will learn about how Earths plates move and what happens when they collide. Full-color...
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A Week without Tuesday

Angelica Banks · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 379
Format: Hardcover

Something is broken in the land of story. Real and imaginary worlds are colliding -- putting everything and everyone in grave peril. Tuesday and Baxterr, at the request of the Librarian, and with the help of Vivienne Small, venture to find the Gardener -- the one person who can stop this...
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Eat or Be Eaten: Extreme Food Chains

Louise Spilsbury · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First edition

Everything about a sea lions body developed to make it a better hunter. Its aerodynamic shape, strong flippers, and ability to close its nostrils to remain underwater longer all contribute to this deep-sea predator. What are they hunting for? A lobster dinner! With detailed examples and full-color...
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What Are Sea Plants and Algae?

Lynnae D Steinberg · Rosen Education Service
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Plants and algae form an important basis of all marine ecosystems. They provide nutrients to animals that eat them and also create oxygen for humans and animals to breathe. This academic lower elementary title covers the diversity of marine plants and algae that exist as well as the processes...
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Steam Jobs in Game Development

Kenneth Rosenberg · Rourke Educational Media
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Gaming is focused in this STEAM driven title for students addressing all the jobs and cutting edge techniques used in the development of video games. This item is Non-Returnable.
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