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I Have Strep Throat by Gosman, Gillian

I Have Strep Throat

Feb 10, 2016
Visiting the Great Lakes by Rajczak, Michael

Visiting the Great Lakes

Feb 10, 2016
Exercise! by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.


Describes the benefits of exercise, the importance of building up stamina, and the different ways to exercise.

Feb 10, 2016
Anacondas by Gregory, Josh, author.


"This book details the life and habits of anacondas"--

Feb 10, 2016
I am Martin Luther King, Jr. by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

"A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--

Feb 10, 2016
Hypnotize a tiger - poems about just about everything by Brown, Calef.

Hypnotize a tiger - poems about just about everything

"This is the first longer-format, middle-grade collection from #1 New York Times-bestselling author-illustrator Calef Brown. Moving away from the picture book format offers Calef the opportunity to tackle a variety of themes and poetry styles as well as reach a slightly older audience along the lines of Doug Florian and Shel Silverstein. The book is chock-full of Calef's zany black-and-white artwork and features his wonderfully inventive characters and worlds--from the "completely nonviolent and

Feb 10, 2016
Yemen by Sonneborn, Liz, author


Feb 10, 2016
Yellowstone National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yellowstone National Park

Introduces Yellowstone National Park, describing its landscape and formation, plant and animal life, history of preservation, and scenic wonders, including the Old Faithful geyser.

Feb 10, 2016
Zootopia - the essential guide by Saxon, Victoria, author.

Zootopia - the essential guide

Introduces the characters of the movie "Zootopia," with information on locations and iconic moments from the film.

Feb 10, 2016
Yosemite National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yosemite National Park

Introduces Yosemite National Park, describing its landscape and formation, wildlife, history, preservation, and scenic wonders, including its giant sequoia trees.

Feb 10, 2016
Frozen fever party book by Gudlaugsson, Olafur.

Frozen fever party book

"Just like the royal sisters Anna and Elsa, anyone can throw a "Frozen Fever" party with the advice and step-by-step instructions in the beautifully illustrated book, Disney Frozen Fever Party Book. Everything you need to create the party of the year is included here -- from invitations and decorations to food, table settings, and games. Celebrate like the royal family of Arendell with the great suggestions contained within these pages."--provided from

Feb 10, 2016
The wild world of a zoo vet by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The wild world of a zoo vet

"Each day zoo vets are hard at work dealing with emergencies, performing operations, and keeping some of the world's rarest animals healthy. From microchipping a baby Komodo dragon to taking an x-ray of a tiger's leg, zoo vets use technology and their science skills to take care of zoo animals - big and small!

Feb 10, 2016
Hungary by Bjorklund, Ruth.


Feb 10, 2016
Hillary Rodham Clinton - do all the good you can by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Hillary Rodham Clinton - do all the good you can

A portrait of the former first lady, secretary of state, and presidential candidate includes coverage of her childhood in Illinois, rise to political prominence, struggles with personal setbacks, and achievements as a senator and beyond.

Feb 10, 2016
Asthma by Squire, Ann.


Experts estimate that more than 235 million people around the world suffer from the respiratory condition known as asthma. Readers will get an in-depth look at this common illness as they learn how it attacks the airways of those who suffer from it, making it difficult to breathe. They will also learn about the many possible triggers of asthma attacks, find out how the disease is diagnosed and treated, and much more.

Feb 10, 2016
Asteroids by Riggs, Kate, author.


"A young scientist's guide to rocky asteroids, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Feb 10, 2016
Rats by Gregory, Josh, author.


"The book details the life and habits of rats."--

Feb 10, 2016
Gymnastics by Morey, Allan, author.


"Presents information about gymnastics in the Olympics, including different kinds of gymnastic events, well-known gymnasts such as Gabrielle Douglas, and how gymnastics in the Olympics works today"--

Feb 10, 2016
Hummingbirds by Petrie, Kristin, 1970- author.


Looks at the habitats, life cycles, physical characteristics, diets, and defenses of hummingbirds.

Feb 10, 2016
Hyenas - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author.

Hyenas - built for the hunt

"Describes the features, behaviors, and adaptations that make hyenas skilled predators"--

Feb 10, 2016