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Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer, author. Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him. And so he invented his own alphabet--a whole new system for writing that could be read by touch. A system so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community today.

Sep 25, 2016
Triceratops by Zeiger, Jennifer. Triceratops

"Learn about the habits of the dinosaur known as Triceratops, from its habits and lifestyle to its diet and the way it raised its young"--

Sep 25, 2016
Boo! haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Boo! haiku

"A witch, a bat, a skeleton, a jack-o'-lantern, a ghost, a black cat, a spider, an owl, and a scarecrow are all hiding in the pages of this clever Halloween-themed book. Deanna Caswell's playful haiku cleverly hint at the creatures revealed after each turn of the page while Bob Shea's bright illustrations capture the scary silliness"--

Sep 25, 2016
Vegetables by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Vegetables

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

Sep 25, 2016
Red pandas by Gregory, Josh, author. Red pandas

"This book details the life and habits of red pandas."--

Sep 25, 2016
Rabbits by Gregory, Josh, author. Rabbits

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

Sep 25, 2016
The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me by Marks, Alan, 1957- author, illustrator. The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me

An illustrated collection of traditional and classic nursery rhymes.

Sep 25, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary by Dahl, Roald, author. Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary

This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect a Roald Dahl Dictionary to be ordinary, would you? Only really interesting words are allowed in this dictionary. All the words which Roald Dahl invented are here, plus the names of Roald Dahl's characters and places. You will also find words that are important in Roald Dahl's world. Finally, some words are simply here just for fun.

Sep 25, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author. Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Sep 25, 2016
Hummingbirds by Gregory, Josh, author. Hummingbirds

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

Sep 25, 2016
I dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark by Levy, Debbie, author. I dissent - Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark

Traces the achievements of the celebrated Supreme Court justice through the lens of her many famous acts of civil disagreement against inequality, unfair treatment, and human rights injustice.

Sep 25, 2016
Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion by Beccia, Carlyn, author. Fashion rebels - style icons who changed the world through fashion

Sep 25, 2016
Ecuador by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Ecuador

Sep 25, 2016
Maurice Sendak by Bowman, Chris Maurice Sendak

Sep 25, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin. There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Sep 25, 2016
Haunted Hollywood by Williams, Dinah (Dinah J.) Haunted Hollywood

A look at haunted locations in Hollywood.

Sep 25, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Gregory, Josh, author. Hippopotamuses

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

Sep 25, 2016
Frightlopedia - an encyclopedia of everything scary, creepy, and spine-chilling, from arachnids to zombies by Winterbottom, Julie, author. Frightlopedia - an encyclopedia of everything scary, creepy, and spine-chilling, from arachnids to zombies

"Discover Borneo's Gomantong Cave, where literally millions of bats, cockroaches, spiders, and rats coexist--in pitch darkness. Learn about mythical creatures like the Mongolian Death Worm--and scarily real ones like killer bees, which were accidentally created by scientists in the 1950s. Visit New Orleans's Beauregard-Keyes house, where Civil War soldiers are said to still clash in the front hall. Plus ghost stories from around the world, a cross-cultural study of vampires, and how to transform

Sep 25, 2016
Harvesting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author. Harvesting

Sep 25, 2016
The plot to kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer - pastor, spy, unlikely hero by McCormick, Patricia, 1956- author. The plot to kill Hitler - Dietrich Bonhoeffer - pastor, spy, unlikely hero

Sep 25, 2016