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    Provides information about more than two hundred pets of the DC Comics superheroes and villains.

    DC super-pets! character encyclopedia

    An eye-catching tour of the world of Animalia by the creators of What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? reveals the skills animals use to survive in the wild using a whimsical how-to, step-by-step format.

    How to swallow a pig : step-by-step advice from the animal kingdom

    Highlights the life and accomplishments of the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees.

    Pinned from

    From Jeff's childhood pranks to his job developing online games, kids will love the chance to learn more about the creator of the popular Wimpy Kid books.

    Who is Jeff Kinney?

    J 921 MAL. In a riveting biography that reads like a crime novel, a Sibert Medalist and Newbery-Honor winner uncovers the true story of Mary Mallon, a.k.a. Typhoid Mary, one of the most notorious and misunderstood women in American history.

    Terrible typhoid Mary : the most harmless and yet most dangerous woman in America : a true story of the deadliest cook in America

    J 618.92 STE. A collection of personal stories, knowledgeable explanations, and supportive advice written by a fourteen-year-old autistic boy to help provide readers with the confidence and tools necessary to befriend autistic kids.

    How to talk to an autistic kid

    J 745.5 BAR. Releasing in time for Father's Day, Made With Dad features fifty unique, fabulous projects for fathers to make with their children. Projects include everything from samurai swords to pocket-size dolls, wizard wands to paper zoos.

    Made with Dad : from wizards' wands to Japanese dolls, craft projects to build, make, and do with your kids

    J 921 BEC. Presents a career biography of soccer player David Beckham and includes personal and professional statistics.

    David Beckham

    J 794.8 SIL. This handbook features every Pokémon ever--it's truly the ultimate guide for every Pokémon fan!

    Pokémon ultimate handbook

    J 509.2 ROC. Discover how Benjamin Franklin's scientific method challenged a certain Dr. Mesmer's mysterious powers in a whimsical look at a true moment in history.

    Mesmerized : how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France

    J 621.8 ADL. Kids use simple machines every day without realizing it. Teeth are wedges and so are knives, forks, and thumbtacks. Many toys such as slides, which are inclined planes, and seesaws, which are levers, are also simple machines. Two appealing kids and their comical cat introduce levers, wheels, pulleys, inclined planes, and more, and explain how they work. This lively introduction to physics will get kids excited about how simple machines simplify our lives.

    Simple machines : wheels, levers, and pulleys

    J 921 DIS. Get a glimpse into the life of Walt Disney and his innovative contributions to animation and film.

    Walt Disney : animator & founder

    J 811.54 LEW. A poetry collection about cryptozoological creatures (the Loch Ness monster, Bigfoot, Chupacabra, etc.) from around the world, written so as to allow the design of the book to disguise the fact that the collection is poetry.

    Bigfoot is missing!

    J 598.7 MCC. Simple text and full-color photos explain the habitat, range, life cycle, and behavior of macaws while emphasizing their bright colors


    J 794.8 SCO. The all-new Skylanders Universe The Complete Collection includes heroes from all the popular video games, including the new Skylanders Trap Team. This complete collection includes character origins, battle cries, and personality traits for hundreds of Skylanders.

    Skylanders universe : the complete collection

    J 306 LAW. Inside this book, discover the games that children play with coconut shells, rubber bands, and even old tires. Find out how kids in Africa play soccer, even when they don't have a ball. And see the wonderful homemade toys that children make from trash and other materials in the world around them.

    Time to play

    J 306 LAW. Inside this book, discover what kids around the world do at school. See a school inside a tent and a classroom made out of branches. Find out about a library that travels on the back of a camel, and visit one of the smallest schools in the world!

    Time for school / by Ellen Lawrence.

    J 634.9 COL. In Fire Birds—Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests, award-winning science author Sneed B. Collard III challenges society's negative views toward natural forest fires. By focusing on the research of biologist Richard Hutto, Collard reveals the complex relationships between fire and thriving plant and animal communities.

    Fire Birds: Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests

    J 523.1 HOD. When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before.

    The secret galaxy

    J 636.7 GOL. In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program.

    R.E.A.D. dogs

    J 409.2 BRY. The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.

    The right word : Roget and his thesaurus

    J 921 YOU

    Malala Yousafzai : education activist

    J 324.23 CUN

    How political campaigns and elections work

    J 327.23 COB

    How the US security agencies work

    J 796.344 TRU

    US women win the World Cup