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Abe Lincoln's Hat

by Martha Brenner Donald Cook

Illus. in full color. Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there!

About Crustaceans: A Guide for Children (Fountas & Pinnell LLI Blue #Level K)

by Cathryn Sill

Describes the anatomy, behavior, and habitat of various crustaceans, including the lobster, crab, and shrimp.

About Earth

by Pauline Cartwright

Packed with amazing facts, you can wow your friends with everything you know about Earth.

About Mammals: A Guide for Children (Fountas & Pinnell LLI Blue #Level J)

by Cathryn Sill John Sill

This beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the diverse and natural world of mammals. In this addition to the acclaimed About… series, educator and author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what mammals are, what they eat, and where they live. With beautifully detailed, realistic paintings, noted wildlife illustrator John Sill introduces readers to the huge variety of mammals, from the tiny White-footed Deermouse to the large American Bison. An afterword provides details on the animals featured and inspires readers to learn more.

Above the Ground, Below the Ground

by Tom Leonard Iris Kelley

NIMAC-sourced textbook

The Abracadabra Case (Hardy Boys Clues Bros. #7)

by Franklin W. Dixon

At Brian Ludlow’s birthday party, the big attractions are master magician Lee Merlino and a preview of Jimmy Han’s new karate movie. But when the movie disappears, Frank and Joe must conjure it up again.

Abraham Lincoln: Abe Lincoln at Last

by Mary Pope Osborne Sal Murdocca Natalie Pope Boyce

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #19: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil War? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!

Abraham Lincoln

by Augusta Stevenson Jerry Robinson

Explore the childhood of legendary US President Abraham Lincoln, whose legacy as a Civil War leader and lover of freedom makes him an unforgettable all-star in American history.Abraham Lincoln received less than two years of formal education, but he had a passion for knowledge: he would walk for miles to borrow a book and eventually taught himself to become a lawyer. His legal career lead to a term in the US House of Representatives, and he was later selected as the Republican presidential candidate in 1860 and elected president. Shortly after his inauguration, the Civil War broke out, and for the rest of his life, Lincoln served as a wartime president, achieving the hugely challenging task of keeping the Union together until the Confederate surrender in April of 1865. Weeks later Lincoln was assassinated, but his legacy lives on. From his humble beginnings in a Kentucky log cabin to his stepmother's encouragement of education, the details of Abraham Lincoln's childhood are revealed in this narrative biography about the events and influences that made him into the exceptional American leader he became.

Abraham Lincoln (Una biografía ilustrada con fotografías)

by T. M. Usel

<P>Datos sobre Abraham Lincoln <br>* Abraham Lincoln va a la escuela menos de un año. <br>* Estudia derecho por sí mismo y llega a ser abogado. <br>* Es electo el decimosexto presidente de los Estados Unidos. <br>* Es asesinado por John Wilkes Booth.

Absolutely Alfie and The Princess Wars (Absolutely Alfie #4)

by Sally Warner Shearry Malone

Alfie tries to save Halloween from too many princesses in this fourth book in the Absolutely Alfie series!It's almost Halloween at Alfie's school and everyone is excited to dress up in constumes for the class Halloween party. Shy Bella asks Alfie if she wants to be bunny rabbits together, but then all of Alfie's other friends are going to be princesses! Alfie is so torn. Can she be both . . . and not hurt anyone's feelings? Probably not!

Absolutely Alfie and the Furry, Purry Secret

by Sally Warner Shearry Malone

Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes has a kitten-sized secret in her debut chapter book—perfect for fans of the Judy Moody books! Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes isn't thrilled when her mom organizes end-of-summer playdates with her soon-to-be classmate, Hanni. Hanni is kind of bossy. So Alfie is relieved when Hanni is more fun to play with then she thought. Even better, she shows Alfie her cat--who has kittens! Alfie immediately falls in love with a little gray kitten and wants to give it a home. But one of the Jakes' house rules is 'no pets' because Alfie is supposedly alergic. Alfie is sure she's outgrown that allergy, but how can she convince her parents? Wouldn't it be better to sneak the kitten home and PROVE that she's not allergic? But keeping a kitten a secret is lot harder than she ever thought!

Absolutely Alfie and the Worst Best Sleepover (Absolutely Alfie #3)

by Sally Warner Shearry Malone

In Alfie Jakes's second grade class, friendship and fairness rule in this adorable third installment of the Absolutely Alfie series!Second grader Alfie Jakes knows that when it comes to some friendships, one day you're in, and the next you're out. When Alfie's former best friend, Lulu, announces that she's hosting the best sleepover ever--and that she's only allowed to invite six girls--Alfie desperately wants to go but is not sure she'll be one of the lucky few. Lulu's classmates are doing all they can to win her favor, a task that often ends in tears. Can Alfie convince her used-to-be best friend that a party is better when everyone is invited--or will she get herself uninvited instead?

Abuela's Weave

by Enrique O. Sanchez Omar S. Castañeda

<P>Esperanza's Abuela, her grandmother, is unmatched in her skill in weaving traditional Mayan tapestries. She has shared her gift with her granddaughter, and now they plan to sell their goods at the market. However, the birthmark on Abuela's face may scare customers away. So Esperanza must cope with the city streets and find buyers alone. <P>This touching story of personal growth and family pride is illustrated with authentic Guatemalan scenery that gives life to the country's radiant landscape and bustling city streets.

Accidental Lily (Lily Hill #3)

by Sally Warner

[From the back cover:] "Meet Lily Hill. a six-year-old who's got a little problem and a lot of big ideas about how to fix it." The pictures are described. Read more about Lily in the 4 book Lilly Hill series including #1. Private Lily, #2. Sweet and Sour Lily and #4. Leftover Lily. Ages 5-8

Across The Wide Dark Sea: The Mayflower Journey

by Jean Van Leeuwen

A boy and his family endure a difficult nine-week journey across the ocean and survive the first winter at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts.

Activity Book 1, Comprehension and Skill Work, Units 1-7

by Sopris West Educational Services

A Level One reading comprehension workbook.

La actuación sorpresa de Zac (¡Arriba la Lectura!, Level L #59)

by Cameron Macintosh Tom Jellett

NIMAC-sourced textbook. Todos en la familia de Zac son artistas de circo, ¡menos Zac! La familia está ocupada ensayando su presentación del sábado por la noche. Pero el día antes de la gran función, algo sale mal. ¿Podrán Zack y su loro, Plumón, salvar la situación?

Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission: Ada Lace, On The Case; Ada Lace Sees Red; Ada Lace, Take Me To Your Leader; Ada Lace And The Impossible Mission (An Ada Lace Adventure #4)

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the fourth novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Third grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace has a new social studies teacher—who loves group projects. While most of the class has constructed regular dioramas with clay and construction paper, Ada, her best friend Nina, and sometimes nemesis Milton have built a complex scale model of an historic silver mine. But when Milton reveals that he added his “old Milton touch” on their project right before turning it in, Ada worries that he has sabotaged their work. In a desperate attempt to save their project, Ada and Nina use their combined creative and technical prowess to perform a heist and break into their teacher’s supply closet after school. Do the two friends have what it takes to deceive the school’s security system? Or will they get caught trying to pull off this seemingly impossible mission.

Ada Lace and the Suspicious Artist (An Ada Lace Adventure #5)

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the fifth novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Third grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace is on spring break. But it’s just a little less relaxing than she’d imagined. Nina is beside herself with excitement about meeting her favorite artist and enlists Ada and Mr. Peebles’s coding-whiz nephew to help revamp her online portfolio. When Nina finally meets Miroir, he snubs her, and her confidence is shaken—but not enough to miss the art show opening. While there, Ada spots a suspiciously familiar painting that may mean Miroir isn’t the original he claims to be. Will the friends be able to reveal the artist’s true nature, before he fools someone else?

Ada Lace, on the Case

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the first novel in a brand-new chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Ada Lace—third-grade scientist and inventor extraordinaire—has discovered something awful: her neighbor’s beloved Yorkie has been dognapped! With the assistance of a quirky neighbor named Nina (who is convinced an alien took the doggie) and her ever-growing collection of gadgets, Ada sets out to find the wrongdoer. As their investigation becomes more and more mysterious, Ada and Nina grow closer, proving that opposites do, in fact, attract.

Ada Lace Sees Red

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the second novel in a brand-new chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Ada Lace is building a new robot! She’s determined to beat Milton in the upcoming robotics competition. But she’s distracted—Ada finds her dad’s art class impossible, while Nina is the star of the class, basking in the glory of being Mr. Lace’s star pupil. When Mr. Lace suggests that Nina put on an art show, Ada becomes jealous and loses her temper. Now Ada isn’t speaking to her dad, she’s falling behind in art class, and she still doesn’t know how to fix her robot. As the competition looms closer, Ada starts to wonder if there might be a way to use both science and art to solve her problems. Will Ada make up with her father in time to test her hypothesis? Or will her hurt feelings leave her seeing red and without a medal at the end of the day?

Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader: Ada Lace, On The Case; Ada Lace Sees Red; Ada Lace, Take Me To Your Leader; Ada Lace And The Impossible Mission (An Ada Lace Adventure #3)

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the third novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Third grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace likes nothing more than to tinker with mechanics like her robot, George. Her latest project is to fix up a ham radio, something that she could use to contact people on this planet…and beyond. The only problem is that she just can’t get it to work properly. During a sleepover, Ada’s best friend Nina hears something strange coming from the radio in the middle of the night. A distant voice says, “Release the swarm!” convincing Nina that aliens are about to invade planet Earth. Could Ada and Nina have stumbled upon something…extraterrestrial?

Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code (Rebel Girls Chapter Books)

by Rebel Girls

From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a story based on the exciting adventures of Ada Lovelace: one of the world&’s first computer programmers.Growing up in nineteenth century London, England, Ada is curious about absolutely everything. She is obsessed with machines and with creatures that fly. She even designs her own flying laboratory! According to her mother, Ada is a bit too wild, so she encourages Ada to study math. At first Ada thinks: Bleh! Who can get excited about a subject without pictures? But she soon falls in love with it. One day she encounters a mysterious machine, and from that moment forward Ada imagines a future full of possibility—one that will eventually inspire the digital age nearly two hundred years later. Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code is the story of a pioneer in the computer sciences, and a testament to women&’s invaluable contributions to STEM throughout history. Includes additional text on Ada Lovelace&’s lasting legacy, as well as educational activities designed to teach simple coding and mathematical concepts.

Ada Twist, Scientist

by David Roberts Andrea Beaty

Like her classmates, builder Iggy and inventor Rosie, scientist Ada, a character of color, has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada knows it’s up to her to find the source. What would you do with a problem like this? Not afraid of failure, Ada embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But, this time, her experiments lead to even more stink and get her into trouble! Inspired by real-life makers such as Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, Ada Twist, Scientist champions girl power and women scientists, and brings welcome diversity to picture books about girls in science. Touching on themes of never giving up and problem solving, Ada comes to learn that her questions might not always lead to answers, but rather to more questions. She may never find the source of the stink, but with a supportive family and the space to figure it out, she’ll be able to feed her curiosity in the ways a young scientist should.

Adam Sharp #1: The Spy Who Barked

by George Edward Stanley

Eight-year-old spy Adam Sharp pursues the very short Ambassador of Barkastan, who has stolen a top secret computer program, DOGBARK, that will let him understand the language of dogs.

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