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A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

Provides information on what life is like for an ostrich baby, including his birth, what he eats, and how his body changes as he gets older.

Jul 21, 2016
Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo by Cornell, Kari, author.

Mars science lab engineer Diana Trujillo

"Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today's most accomplished figures in STEM fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person's life, often including the pivotal moment that led them to their STEMcareer."--

Jul 21, 2016
It's Ramadan, Curious George by Khan, Hena, author.

It's Ramadan, Curious George

George is so excited. He is going to celebrate Ramadan with his friend Kareem! Together they sample special treats, make baskets to daonate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon. Come along to celebrate this special time of year with everyone's favorite monkey in the playful book of rhymes.

Jul 21, 2016
Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story by Faruqi, Reem, author.

Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.

Jul 21, 2016
Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World by Harness, Cheryl

Hillary Clinton - American Woman of the World

Jul 22, 2016
Precipitation by Schuetz, Kristin, author.

Precipitation

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces precipitation to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2016
Cranes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Cranes

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces cranes to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 25, 2016
Dragons and mythical creatures by Osborne, Mary Pope, author.

Dragons and mythical creatures

Shares facts about mythical creatures Jack and Annie encountered in the "Night of the Ninth Dragon" Magic tree house adventure.

Jul 25, 2016
Platypuses by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Platypuses

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces platypuses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 25, 2016
The lion and the unicorn and other hairy tales by Ray, Jane, 1960- author, illustrator.

The lion and the unicorn and other hairy tales

Shares stories from around the world about different animals, including "The Heavenly Elephant," "The Lion and the Unicorn," and "How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin."

Jul 26, 2016
Paul Cézanne by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Paul Cézanne

Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

Jul 26, 2016
Beauty and the Beast by Craft, Mahlon F./ Craft, Kinuko Y. (ILT)

Beauty and the Beast

Jul 26, 2016
Breaking through! - helping girls succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math by Mosatche, Harriet S., 1949- author.

Breaking through! - helping girls succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math

Jul 26, 2016
What is Cubism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Cubism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Cubist art and is encouraged to identify shapes and consider points of view"--

Jul 26, 2016
What is Gothic art? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Gothic art?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Gothic art and is encouraged to identify emotions and consider the stories told"--

Jul 26, 2016
What is Impressionism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Impressionism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Impressionist art and is encouraged to identify light and shadow and consider feelings evoked"--

Jul 26, 2016
What is Realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is Realism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Realist art and is encouraged to identify actions and consider everyday events"--

Jul 26, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Jul 27, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Jul 27, 2016
Why is seawater salty? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why is seawater salty?

"So what makes seawater taste salty? Readers will discover how tiny particles of salt from rocks on land are carried into Earth's oceans by rivers, and washed into the sea by ocean waves."--

Jul 27, 2016