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Understanding insects by Orr, Tamra, author.

Understanding insects

"Use the next generation science standards to learn how insects can transmit diseases."--

Jul 31, 2014
Tough trucks. by

Tough trucks.

"Introduction to heavy-duty trucks such as cranes, fire engines, tractors, and others, using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 31, 2014
Restaurant owners by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Restaurant owners

Restaurant owners have some big responsibilities--it's hard to keep customers happy and to make sure that each employee is treated fairly. Exciting photographs and informative text take kids behind the scenes of restaurant management and introduce them to the hard work involved in running a business. -- Publisher's description.

Jul 31, 2014
Try This! - 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You by Young, Karen Romano/ Rakola, Matthew (PHT)

Try This! - 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You

Jul 31, 2014
Treasure hunter's handbook by Walsh, Liza Gardner.

Treasure hunter's handbook

Jul 31, 2014
Skydiving dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

Skydiving dogs

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that assist the U.S. Military by serving as skydiving companions."--

Jul 31, 2014
Tsunami by Markovics, Joyce L.

Tsunami

"In this book, young readers will learn about tsunamis"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 31, 2014
The U.S. Senate by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. Senate

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Senate"--

Jul 31, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court by Cane, Ella, author.

The U.S. Supreme Court

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. Supreme Court"--

Jul 31, 2014
The U.S. presidency by Cane, Ella.

The U.S. presidency

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the U.S. presidency"--

Jul 31, 2014
Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World by Godkin, Celia

Skydiver - Saving the Fastest Bird in the World

Jul 31, 2014
Letter carriers by Minden, Cecilia.

Letter carriers

Readers get a peek at this important profession and learn how the men and women who deliver the mail keep our community connected.

Jul 31, 2014
Mary Jones and her Bible by Ropes, Mary E. (Mary Emily), 1842-

Mary Jones and her Bible

Mary Jones lived in Wales over 200 years ago. She worked hard, she loved her parents and she was a happy girl. Only one thing was missing. Mary longed to have a Bible of her own.

Jul 31, 2014
The raven and the loon by Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

The raven and the loon

In the time before animals were as they are today, Raven and Loon were both white. Their feathers had no colour at all. Raven spent his days swooping through the sky trying to fight off his incessant boredom, while loon spent her days in her iglu working away on her sewing. One day, too bored to even fly, Raven visited Loon and suggested a sewing game that would give their feathers some much-needed colour. The results--not at all what the two birds expected--led to Raven and Loon acquiring their

Jul 31, 2014
Knock-knock jokes by

Knock-knock jokes

Alex Plain later. Mikey won't fit in this lock. Zizi when you know how. What do Alex, Mikey, and Zizi have in common? They're all the answers to knock-knock jokes! Find out who else is there in this book with jokes from A to Z. --Publisher's description.

Jul 31, 2014
How to track an elephant by Owens, Henry, author.

How to track an elephant

Jul 31, 2014
Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend by Roza, Greg, author.

Harley-Davidson - an all-American legend

Jul 31, 2014
Giant squid and octopuses by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Giant squid and octopuses

Jul 31, 2014
Frederick Douglass - in his own words by Shea, Nicole, 1976-

Frederick Douglass - in his own words

Jul 31, 2014
Explosives expert by Wood, Alix.

Explosives expert

Jul 31, 2014