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A treasury of Christmas classics / Includes the Nutcracker, the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the Night Before Christmas by Birmingham, Christian (ILT)/ Daily, Don (ILT)

A treasury of Christmas classics / Includes the Nutcracker, the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the Night Before Christmas

Collects three classic works celebrating Christmas, with new illustrations.

Oct 16, 2014
The twelve days of Christmas by Pham, LeUyen.

The twelve days of Christmas

A newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

Oct 16, 2014
X why Z? by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

X why Z?

Presents answers to a variety of scientific questions, including why teeth fall out, why school buses are yellow, and why some trees stay green all winter.

Oct 16, 2014
The hero in you by Paul, Ellis, author.

The hero in you

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.

Oct 16, 2014
Hello Kitty, hello 40 - a celebration in 40 stories (plus one for good luck) by Holm, Jennifer L. (FRW)/ Holm, Matthew (FRW)/ Todd, Traci N. (EDT)/ Kawasaki, Elizabeth (EDT)

Hello Kitty, hello 40 - a celebration in 40 stories (plus one for good luck)

To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the cartoon character, graphic artists from throughout the world create short narratives in their own styles and offer comments on their reactions to the character and its role in their lives.

Oct 16, 2014
Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla by Applegate, Katherine, author.

Ivan - the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla

"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta."--

Oct 16, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

Traces the innovative efforts of the scientific community to transform ocean waves into a renewable source of electrical power.

Oct 16, 2014
Hang on, monkey! by Neuman, Susan B, author.

Hang on, monkey!

Presents information about monkeys using simple text and photographs, including their habitats, diet, and behaviors.

Oct 16, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane.

Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom

Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Oct 16, 2014
Born in the wild / Baby Mammals and Their Parents by Judge, Lita.

Born in the wild / Baby Mammals and Their Parents

Depicts common mammalian traits through illustrations to explain how numerous animal and human babies share many of the same needs.

Oct 16, 2014
Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps by Ziefert, Harriet.

Does a beaver sleep in a bed? - think about...where everyone sleeps

"This title in the Think About...series explores and explains that while every animal sleeps, only some have beds"--

Oct 16, 2014
Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more! by Kostigen, Thomas.

Extreme weather - surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more!

Oct 16, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Hicks, Terry Allan.

Washington, D.C.

Surveys the history, geography, government, and economy of Washington, D.C., as well as the diverse ways of life of its people.

Oct 18, 2014
Wyoming by Petreycik, Rick.

Wyoming

Oct 18, 2014
West Virginia by Petreycik, Rick.

West Virginia

Oct 18, 2014
Nebraska by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Nebraska

Oct 18, 2014
Tennessee by Petreycik, Rick.

Tennessee

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Tennessee"--

Oct 18, 2014
South Dakota by Bjorklund, Ruth.

South Dakota

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Dakota"--

Oct 18, 2014
Utah by Sanders, Doug, 1972-

Utah

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Utah"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 18, 2014
Iowa by King, David C.

Iowa

Oct 18, 2014