Archive for March, 2012

Smart Kids Activity by Roger Priddy.

Creative art and craft projects to have fun with, all the book has step-by-step pictures.

March 28, 2012 at 9:54 am Leave a comment

Unexplained by Ruppert Matthews.

Do you dare to solve the world´s most unexplained mysteries?

Is the ghost of President Lincoln really haunting the White House?

What became of pilot Amelia Earhart as she flew around the world?

What really happened aboard the Marie Celeste?

Was the bell witch poltergeist real of imagined?

With fantastic photographs and detailed evidence panels you can delve into the depths of the world´s unexplained mysteries.

March 28, 2012 at 9:45 am Leave a comment

Tech Titans by Carla Killough McClafferty.

Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon… These are the men behind the names. It takes more than one person to bring about change and innovation. Profiles: Tech Titans focuses o six of the most prominent figures in the technological world today: Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Jeff Bezos. Find about their childhoods, where they grew up, what their families were like, their major accomplishments, and how all of their lives intersect. learn how important they are to one another, and how the world as we know it today would not be the same without them.

March 28, 2012 at 9:31 am Leave a comment

Like you see them on TV!

River Monsters, Extreme Adventures: The search for bigger, faster, meaner fish by Thea Feldman.

Going to extreme is all in a day´s work for Jeremy Wade!

Fish untamed rivers in Brazil, Suriname, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

Now the wildlife biologist, expert angler, and star of the Animal Planet smash hit, River Monsters, experiences his most

outrageous adventures yet. This book takes you along as Jeremy travels far off the beaten path in pursuit of renegade river

monsters that include a flesh ripping fish in New Zealand, a mutilating monster in Papua New Guinea, and a silent assassin

swimming in Argentina. Enjoy the best scenes at Animal Planet.

 

   Dive into sharks: up close and personal by Thea Feldman.

   Warning: This book has bite!

Can´t sink your teeth into enough fascinating facts about sharks?

Then this book was created especially for you! Based on Discovery Channel´s annual hit Shark Week, this book is filled to the

gills with sharktastic information!

You´ll discover the truth about these mouthfuls of treacherous teeth: only a few species are dangerous to humans. You´ll also

dive into shark autonomy, behavior, conservation concerns, and much more. Be sure to take the quiz to see if you´re shark bait

or an expert on the animal. Do you want to see more? See Shark Week.

March 28, 2012 at 9:17 am Leave a comment

Two new Candy Apple Books at Encino Library!

Accidentally friends by Lisa Papademetriou.

It´s the last week of seventh grade, and Amy´s world is turning upside-down. After her latest falling-out with the Queen of Mean, Fiona. Amy is glad that Jenelle and Mitchie are still on her side. But lately Jenelle has seemed upset, and Mitchie´s been acting strange, too. Now it´s up to Amy to get everyone-including Fiona-to get along, and to prove that with friendship, there are no accidents!

Miss Popularity goes camping by Francesco Sedita.

Cassie Cyan Knight – former Texas girl, forever fashion plate – has finally started to adjust to life in Maine. Then Cassie learn that the sixth grade is going on a field trip to a nature preserve! Cassie will have to go hiking, camping, and gulp! – white-water rafting. And how can she survive without cell reception and hair products?

But with a little luck, a lot of pluck, and her supportive best friend, Cassie may just conquer the wilderness…and teach her classmates a thing or two abut camping in style!

 

March 28, 2012 at 9:06 am Leave a comment

NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society by Michael Buckley.

You are holding a top secret NERDS case file. It contains highly classified information. So don´t lose it okay?

Meet the NERDS, a team of eleven-year-old super spies:

Duncan “Gluestick” Dewey.

He´s paste-eater who can stick to walls.

Ruby “Pufferfish” Peet.

Her allergies help her detect danger and dishonesty.

Heathcliff “Choppers” Hodges.

He controls minds with his buckteeth.

Julio “Flinch” Escala.

His hyperactivity gives him super speed and strength.

Matilda “Wheezer” Choi.

Her inhalers enable her to fly and blast enemies.

Jackson “Braceface” Jones.

the new recruit.

Can this team of misfits save the world from their secret headquarters in the basement of their school?

Meet the characters on Michael Buckley words:

 

March 28, 2012 at 8:36 am Leave a comment

James Patterson Maximum Ride 4 by Narae Lee.

Despite their initial hesitation, living with Anne has softened the flock, so Max is keenly aware that it´s time to leave. With Thanksgiving so near, though, all of them want to stay, at least until they´ve had their first ever Thanksgiving turkey! But danger is on the horizon as Jeb´s plan advances, and while the flocks´s new school seems normal and safe, secrets are hidden beneath its prestigious facade.

March 28, 2012 at 8:28 am Leave a comment

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