2014 Summer at the Library
Picture Books
McNamara, Margaret     
The three little aliens and the big bad robot
Three aliens set off to find a new planet for themselves but soon Bork and Gork have forgotten all of their mother's good advice and only Nklxwcyz builds a home safe enough to withstand the Big Bad Robot in this story reminiscent of "The Three Little Pigs."

Scieszka, Jon     
Math curse
When the teacher tells her class that they can think of almost everything as a math problem, one student acquires a math anxiety which becomes a real curse.

Sierra, Judy     
The secret science project that almost ate school
A boy sends off for "Professor Swami's Super Slime" to use as his science fair project and then has to cope with the funny disaster that follows.

Juvenile Fiction
Benton, Jim     
The Fran that time forgot
When her embarrassing middle name is revealed at school, mad scientist Franny K. Stein experiments with time in order to return to the past and give herself a more dignified name.

Holm, Jennifer L     
Babymouse : mad scientist
Imaginative Babymouse's science partner, Felicia the cat, expects her to do all of the work for their report on microscopic creatures, but Babymouse gets help from a pizza-loving amoeba named Squish.

Holm, Jennifer L     
Squish. 01, Super Amoeba
Squish, a meek amoeba who loves the comic book exploits of his favorite hero, "Super Amoeba," tries to emulate him when his best friend is threatened by a bully.

Pilkey, Dav     
Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot : the first adventure novel
Ricky Ricotta, a small mouse, saves a giant robot from his evil creator, Dr. Stinky, and in turn, the robot protects Ricky from the bullies at school and it saves the city from Dr. Stinky's plan to destroy it.

Barretta, Gene     
Neo Leo : the ageless ideas of Leonardo da Vinci
Looks at Leonardo da Vinci love of nature and how it inspired many of his ideas.

Burns, Loree Griffin     
Citizen scientists : be a part of scientific discovery from your own backyard
Shows young readers how a citizen scientist learns about butterflies, birds, frogs, and ladybugs.
J 590.723 BURNS

Chin, Jason     
Coral reefs

Masiello, Ralph     
Ralph Masiello's robot drawing book
J 743.8962 MASIELLO

Rhatigan, Joe     
Gross me out! : 50 nasty projects to disgust your friends & repulse your family
A collection of fifty experiments and activities for "awesomely gross" things to do or make, including fake blood, roadkill roast, and slime games.

Spangler, Steve     
Naked eggs and flying potatoes : unforgettable experiments that make science fun
A collection of easy and entertaining home science experiments from the creator of the popular "Mentos soda geyser" viral video.

Wells, Robert E     
How do you lift a lion?
Provides a simple introduction to the use of levers, pulleys, and wheels to move heavy objects.
J 621.811 WELLS

Ziefert, Harriet     
You can't taste a pickle with your ear : a book about your 5 senses
Explores how each of the five senses is hard at work all day long providing information, warning of danger, and helping us enjoy the world around us.

  June 2014