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Blizzards by Meister, Cari. Blizzards

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind blizzards, including where and why blizzards happen and how to stay safe when the snow starts to blow. Includes activity, glossary, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 26, 2016
Bioengineering in the real world by Marquardt, Meg, author. Bioengineering in the real world

"Take a look into the fascinating world of bioengineering, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years"--Publisher's website.

Sep 26, 2016
Bigfoot by Kallio, Jamie, author. Bigfoot

Learn the legends and facts about this creature, including reported sightings, possible habitats, and scientific explanations. A full description of the mystery, possible explanations, and remaining questions are all explored. 'Myth or Fact?' sidebars describe common misconceptions and confirm surprising facts. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Sep 26, 2016
The Bermuda Triangle by Richard, Orlin. The Bermuda Triangle

Sep 26, 2016
Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathematician, and astronomer by Wittekind, Erika, 1980- Benjamin Banneker - brilliant surveyor, mathematician, and astronomer

Chronicles the life and career of the brilliant African American scientist and astronomer and his influence on the capital city's design, popular almanacs of the late eighteenth century, and even the fight for equality. --

Sep 26, 2016
Awesome America by Steinmetz, Katy, author. Awesome America

Discover what makes America unique in this comprehensive timeline and photographic overview of American history-pre-Columbus through the present-highlighting the milestone events and important people that have made America awesome. Perfect for both dip-in reference and longer-form reading, Awesome America is organized into thematic sections, each comprised of bite-sized articles, engaging factoid sidebars, colorful charts, graphics and interactive quizzes to help make learning about American his

Sep 26, 2016
Astronomers by Greve, Tom, author. Astronomers

This book is about astronomers who specialize in different areas that are related to space.

Sep 26, 2016
Apatosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Apatosaurus

Presents simple information about apatosaurus, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Sep 26, 2016
Ancient & epic tales from around the world by Forest, Heather, author. Ancient & epic tales from around the world

Collects famous tales from folklore around the world, including such epics as "Beowulf," "Gilgamesh," and the "Odyssey."

Sep 26, 2016
Allosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Allosaurus

Using simple text and illustrations, this book examines the allosaurus.

Sep 26, 2016
51 things to make with cardboard tubes by Hayes, Fiona, author. 51 things to make with cardboard tubes

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes, transforms unwanted cardboard tubes into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.

Sep 26, 2016
13 art movements children should know by Finger, Brad, author. 13 art movements children should know

Introduces readers to major movements in art history, from Romanesque to pop art, and includes visual spreads, detailed descriptions, and a timeline that places key artworks in their historical contexts.

Sep 26, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia. Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.

Sep 26, 2016
Math on the move - engaging students in whole body learning by Rosenfeld, Malke. Math on the move - engaging students in whole body learning

Sep 26, 2016
Inside the bones by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside the bones

Explains how the human skeleton works, including compact bone, spongy bone, and bone marrow.

Sep 26, 2016
Looking back - a book of memories by Lowry, Lois, author. Looking back - a book of memories

In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry's writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now, we have the rare opportunity to travel into a real world that is her own--her life. This new edition features a refreshed design, an introduction by New York Times best-selling author Alice Hoffman, and original material from Lois as she shares memories from the past twenty year

Sep 26, 2016
Lemurs by Gregory, Josh, author. Lemurs

"This book details the life and habits of lemurs."--

Sep 26, 2016
Dining with dinosaurs - a tasty guide to Mesozoic munching by Bonner, Hannah, author. Dining with dinosaurs - a tasty guide to Mesozoic munching

"Sure you know T-Rex was the meat-eating king and brontosaurus munched on leaves, but what else was on the dino dining menu during the Mesozoic era? Meet the 'vores: carnivores, piscivores, herbivores, insectivores, "trashivores," "sunivores," and omnivores like us. Readers will be surprised and inspired to learn about dino diets and they'll get to explore how scientists can tell which dinosaurs ate what just from looking at fossils! Journey through artist and author Hannah Bonner's whimsical wo

Sep 26, 2016
Do you really want to meet an elephant? by Meister, Cari, author. Do you really want to meet an elephant?

"A child learns about domesticated elephants and then goes on a trip to Sri Lanka to view Asian elephants in the wild"--

Sep 26, 2016
Do you really want to meet a wolf? by Heos, Bridget, author. Do you really want to meet a wolf?

"A girl visits Yellowstone National Park and observes a wolf pack's behavior in the wild"--

Sep 26, 2016