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Raptor centers by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Raptor centers

"Even powerful birds of prey can get sick or hurt. When that happens, animal helpers at raptor centers come to the rescue! Dedicated staff treats injured, sick, and orphaned animals. They return the birds to their native environment or find forever homes at education and raptor centers for those that can't survive in the wild. Follow along in this photographic journal as staff and volunteers come together to care for these remarkable birds."--

Feb 28, 2015
Rad American women A-Z / Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Schatz, Kate.

Rad American women A-Z / Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!

Feb 28, 2015
One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia by Paul, Miranda, author.

One plastic bag - Isatou Ceesay and the recycling women of the Gambia

Feb 28, 2015
The nitty-gritty gardening book - fun projects for all seasons by Cornell, Kari A.

The nitty-gritty gardening book - fun projects for all seasons

Grow your own fruits, vegetables, and flowers! Become a gardener in any season with these fun and easy projects. You don't even need a garden space--many of these activities can be done by planting in containers to set on a porch or a patio or even in a window.

Feb 28, 2015
Mules in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Mules in American history

Discusses the history of mules as draft animals in America, including their role on the frontier, in the military, and for pleasure riding.

Feb 28, 2015
John Muir wrestles a waterfall by Danneberg, Julie, 1958-

John Muir wrestles a waterfall

Tells the story of how John Muir approached a waterfall in Yosemite one night, and the harrowing experience he had with it when he came close to experience it more fully, in a book with additional information about Muir's life.

Feb 28, 2015
Just for Today by John, Saint XXIII/ Landmann, Bimba (ILT)

Just for Today

Feb 28, 2015
Jets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Jets

"A kindergarten-level introduction to jets, covering their speed, pilots, role in transportation, and such defining features as their pointy noses"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 28, 2015
Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests by Collard, Sneed B., Jr.

Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests

Feb 28, 2015
Fighter jets by Morey, Allan, author.

Fighter jets

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes fighter jets and the parts that help them fly fast and hit targets in battle"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 28, 2015
Fireflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Fireflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why fireflies flash their lights and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary."--

Feb 28, 2015
Experiment with what a plant needs to grow by Higgins, Nadia.

Experiment with what a plant needs to grow

Presents four experiments using plants that demonstrate how plants need and react to sunlight, air, water, and minerals.

Feb 28, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals by Palmer, Douglas, Dr.

Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals

Provides a look at the animals that lived in the ancient world, from early fish and amphibians to dinosaurs and mammals.

Feb 28, 2015
First-generation Americans by Howell, Sara, author.

First-generation Americans

Explains what it means to be a naturalized citizen and discusses immigrant neighborhoods, earning a living, learning a new language, cultural differences, and children born to immigrant parents and immigrants who arrived as young children.

Feb 28, 2015
Flesh flies by Berne, Emma Carlson, author

Flesh flies

Examines the life of flesh flies, including their habitat, metamorphosis, and scavenging behavior.

Feb 28, 2015
Fish by Meister, Cari, author.

Fish

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet fish and tells about a few types of fish that make good pets"--

Feb 28, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs

Discusses the history of electronic devices and shares a selection of electronics projects that use LEDs and sensors.

Feb 28, 2015
Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids by McCloud, Carol. author

Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids

Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this book encourages positive behavior as children see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.

Feb 28, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers

Discusses the history of microcontrollers and shares a selection of projects that use littleBits and Arduino to demonstrate their inner workings and capabilities.

Feb 28, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with robotics by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with robotics

Introduces the discipline of robotics, describing the history of making robots, how they function, and how to get interested in building robots.

Feb 28, 2015