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Let's hear it for golden retrievers by Welsh, Piper.

Let's hear it for golden retrievers

Apr 17, 2014
Jubilee! - one man's big, bold, and very, very loud celebration of peace by Potter, Alicia, author.

Jubilee! - one man's big, bold, and very, very loud celebration of peace

As a young boy growing up in Ireland, Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore loved music -- the louder, the better! This love of music followed him to Boston in 1849, where he became a band leader. During the brutal Civil War, it was music that kept up his spirits and those of his fellow soldiers. So when the war ended and peace was restored to the country, Patrick had an idea. He would create the biggest, boldest, loudest concert the world had ever known to celebrate. A peace jubilee! But with twelve cannon

Apr 17, 2014
Give me wings - poems by Hopkins, Lee Bennett (CON)/ Goembel, Ponder (ILT)

Give me wings - poems

Celebrates the inspiration of flight and the imaginary ability to fly.

Apr 17, 2014
Castles and knights by Star, Fleur, 1974- author, editor.

Castles and knights

Explores what life was like inside castles and describes the education, armor, and weapons of knights.

Apr 17, 2014
Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds by Krämer, Eva-Maria.

Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds

"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than two hundred dog breeds categorized into groups according to the tasks they were originally bred for, including herding dogs, hunting dogs, sled dogs, lap dogs, and more"--

Apr 17, 2014
Cranes by Alinas, Marv, author.

Cranes

Presents facts about cranes, including their working parts, how they are used, different kinds of cranes, and why they are important.

Apr 17, 2014
Cranes by Osier, Dan.

Cranes

Provides details about cranes, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Apr 17, 2014
The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner by Eldridge, Alison.

The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner

"Read about Willis Haviland Carrier's early life on a farm, his desire to go to college, and the creation of air conditioning"--

Apr 17, 2014
Diwali by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Diwali

Recounts the origins and history of Diwali, and describes how the holiday is celebrated.

Apr 17, 2014
Everything dinosaurs by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything dinosaurs

Explores the world of dinosaurs, examining fossil remains and explaining how scientists use them to determine what dinosaurs ate, how they raised their young, and how they may have become extinct.

Apr 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2014
Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats by Montgomery, Sy.

Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats

Describes the cheetah's essential role in the ecosystem and the ways in which Namibia's Cheetah Conservation Fund is promoting cohabitation between cheetahs and farmers.

Apr 17, 2014
Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book by Eliot, Chip, author.

Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book

Apr 17, 2014
Every last drop - bringing clean water home by Mulder, Michelle, 1976- author.

Every last drop - bringing clean water home

Apr 17, 2014
Cat champions - caring for our feline friends by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

Cat champions - caring for our feline friends

Apr 17, 2014
Depression and other mood disorders by Field, Jon Eben, author.

Depression and other mood disorders

"Studies indicate that approximately four percent of adolescents experience serious depression. Depression and other mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, occur across all age groups, genders, economic classes, and ethnic groups. This informative title examines the causes and symptoms of depression and other mood disorders and provides information about treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses the difficulties young people encounter living with or caring for siblings or par

Apr 17, 2014
Extreme Survivors, Level 2 by Roop, Connie/ Roop, Peter/ American Museum of Natural History (COR)

Extreme Survivors, Level 2

Apr 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2014