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Hands are not for hitting by Agassi, Martine, 1966-

Hands are not for hitting

Shows the many good things that toddlers can do with their hands including waving, hugging, and playing--but not hitting.

Apr 22, 2014
Rocks and minerals by Bingham, Caroline, 1962- author.

Rocks and minerals

Discusses how different rocks are formed, describes various types of metal, and provides both past and current uses of these materials.

Apr 22, 2014
The rise of industry - 1870-1900 by Van Zee, Amy, author.

The rise of industry - 1870-1900

Discusses the social, political, and economic conditions in the United States during the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing details on the growth of industry and of organized labor, immigration, and the Spanish-American War.

Apr 22, 2014
Planet Venus by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Planet Venus

Introduces the planet Venus, discussing its history, composition, and role in the solar system.

Apr 22, 2014
Plants by Head, Honor, author.

Plants

Describes the life cycle of plants, including meat-eating pitcher plants, coconut palm trees, and squirting cucumbers.

Apr 22, 2014
Lewis Tewanima - born to run by Solomon, Sharon K.

Lewis Tewanima - born to run

Apr 22, 2014
S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet by Michelson, Richard.

S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet

"Following the alphabet and using a variety of poetry forms such as free verse, haiku, and ode, elements of the beach and seaside life are celebrated"--

Apr 22, 2014
Geography - a visual encyclopedia by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Geography - a visual encyclopedia

"Geography: a visual encyclopedia explores every aspect of our Earth, from the core to the outer atmosphere, from the North to the South Pole, and from natural processes to human impact"--Cover verso.

Apr 22, 2014
Eye to eye - how animals see the world by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.

Eye to eye - how animals see the world

Profiles a series of animals with unusual eyes and explains how such animals use their uniquely evolved eyes to gain essential information about the biological world.

Apr 22, 2014
Planet Earth by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Planet Earth

Presents information about Earth, including its position, physical characteristics, rotation, and the technology used to study the planet.

Apr 22, 2014
Pink - pop music superstar by Tieck, Sarah, 1976- author.

Pink - pop music superstar

Highlights the life and career of the pop singer who made her way by speaking her mind and allowing music to show her individuality and talent.

Apr 22, 2014
Peyton Manning by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Peyton Manning

Discusses the life of the football star, including his family, his college career, and his success in the NFL.

Apr 22, 2014
Ordinary dogs, extraordinary friendships - stories of loyalty, courage, and compassion by Flowers, Pam.

Ordinary dogs, extraordinary friendships - stories of loyalty, courage, and compassion

Collects eleven stories that showcase dogs exemplifying positive character traits such as wisdom, loyalty, courage, and good judgment.

Apr 22, 2014
Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book by Eliot, Chip, author.

Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book

Apr 22, 2014
Every last drop - bringing clean water home by Mulder, Michelle, 1976- author.

Every last drop - bringing clean water home

Apr 22, 2014
Exploring Nature - Butterflies & Moths- a Comprehensive Guide to the Brief but Brilliant Lives of These Fascinating Creatures, With Over 200 Pictures by Farndon, John

Exploring Nature - Butterflies & Moths- a Comprehensive Guide to the Brief but Brilliant Lives of These Fascinating Creatures, With Over 200 Pictures

Apr 22, 2014
Exploring Nature - Big Cats- Examine the Fearsome Feline World of Lions, Tigers, Cheetahs and Leopards, in More Than 190 Pictures by Klevansky, Rhonda

Exploring Nature - Big Cats- Examine the Fearsome Feline World of Lions, Tigers, Cheetahs and Leopards, in More Than 190 Pictures

Apr 22, 2014
May the stars drip down by Chatelain, Jeremy.

May the stars drip down

A lullaby that invites the reader to take a starlit journey from a wide desert, down a mountain path, and on to a coastline town.

Apr 22, 2014
Rainbow shoes by Stone, Tiffany, 1967-

Rainbow shoes

Poet Tiffany Stone and artist Stefan Czernecki imagine a silly world filled with colors of every hue. In these poems and pictures, you'll find purple pants, blue hair, orange socks, pink pajamas, and robots with red rubber boots.

Apr 22, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of eagles, Earth's most widespread birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why people respect eagles"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 22, 2014