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The hello atlas by Handicott, Ben, author. The hello atlas

Explore the languages of the world in this colorful atlas, which presents basic words and phrases from more than 100 different languages.

Jan 23, 2017
Hatching chicks in room 6 by Arnold, Caroline, author, photographer. Hatching chicks in room 6

Kindergartners learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch and raising them until they are old enough to go to the chicken coop.

Jan 23, 2017
Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!. by Guinness world records 2017. Blockbusters!.

All the red-carpet records from your most liked movies, music, social media, TV shows, books and beyond.

Jan 23, 2017
Guarding supermax prisons by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. Guarding supermax prisons

See what goes into safely securing and guarding some of the world's most violent criminals in supermax prisons.

Jan 23, 2017
The great number rumble - a story of math in surprising places by Lee, Cora, author. The great number rumble - a story of math in surprising places

"Math can show up in the most unlikely places! When the schools in Jeremy|s town ban math, all the kids cheer, all except his friend Sam, a self-proclaimed mathnik, who sets out to prove that math is not only important, but fun. Running parallel to the fictional narrative are informative sidebars that discuss the weird, puzzling, and amusing aspects of mathematics. Some topics covered are math in nature, art, music, magic and tricks, crime solving, and sports"--Publisher's description.

Jan 23, 2017
Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution by Tweet, Jonathan, author. Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution

"Inquisitive young readers will delight in wiggling, chomping, squeaking, and hooting their way through our evolutionary family tree in this charming tale that answers one of life's biggest questions: where do we come from?"--

Jan 23, 2017
Grand Canyon by Chin, Jason, 1978- author. Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain."--

Jan 23, 2017
Girls play rugby by Jones, Emma, 1985- author. Girls play rugby

Examines the sport of rugby and how women all around the world engage in this rough game.

Jan 23, 2017
Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more! by Cusick, Dawn, author. Get the scoop on animal snot, spit & slime! - from snake venom to fish slime, 251 cool facts about mucus, saliva & more!

"Snot, spit, and slime may sound gross, but there's a lot science in these icky fluids. Mucus and saliva help animals eat, breathe, build, communicate, and defend themselves from predators and their environments. From spitting cobras and snot otters to slime stars and snotties, explore the world of animal snot, spit, and slime with hundreds of cool examples, incredible photos, and real science!"--Back cover.

Jan 23, 2017
Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more by Hansen, Dustin, author. Game on! - video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and more

"A middle-grade nonfiction book about the history and impact on pop culture of video games"--

Jan 23, 2017
Fruits by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Fruits

"Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how to grow their own delicious fruit."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 23, 2017
From raindrop to tap by Bright, Michael, author. From raindrop to tap

Describes the water cycle, following the journey of a raindrop from source to resource, and exploring how water is used in the home and in industry and why it is important to conserve water.

Jan 23, 2017
Frogs matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Frogs matter

"What can we learn about the health of an ecosystem through frogs? This title takes readers to our freshwater sources to see how pollution is disrupting the reproduction and lives of frogs, how humans are to blame, and what we can do to fix it"--Publisher's website.

Jan 23, 2017
Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish by Levesque, Haude, author. Fish tricks - the wild & wacky world of fish

In Fish Tricks, learn how fish use sound, color, and chemicals to talk to each other, and camouflage and toxins to discourage predators.

Jan 23, 2017
Find the constellations by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977. Find the constellations

This second edition of Find the Constellation contains star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky with planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet.

Jan 23, 2017
Farm by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Farm

"Vibrant photographs and carefully leveled text take emergent readers on a trip to a farm and introduces them to the livestock raised and crops grown there. Includes picture glossary and index"--

Jan 23, 2017
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide

Jan 23, 2017
Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe by Blumenthal, Deborah, author. Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe

"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and pass

Jan 23, 2017
Extreme parkour by Loh-Hagan, Virginia. Extreme parkour

Provides an introduction to parkour--freerunning describing some of the basic moves including rolling, jumping and mounting.

Jan 23, 2017
Explore with Stanley and Livingstone by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Stanley and Livingstone

"This fascinating book follows the expeditions in Africa of Scottish missionary David Livingstone, to find the source of the Nile River, and British-American journalist Henry Stanley, to find the lost Livingstone. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why Europeans were eager to explore Africa, how Livingstone lost touch with the outside world, Stanl

Jan 23, 2017

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