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Cleveland Cavaliers by Moussavi, Sam

Cleveland Cavaliers

Jul 27, 2016
Chameleons by Meister, Cari, author.

Chameleons

"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of chameleons. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 27, 2016
Canada through time. First Nations and early explorers by Corrigan, Kathleen, author.

Canada through time. First Nations and early explorers

Introduces different groups of Canadian Aboriginal people from First Nations to the Metis. Meet pre-Confederation explorers form France and England, and even the Vikings.

Jul 27, 2016
Bubonic panic - when plague invaded America by Jarrow, Gail, author.

Bubonic panic - when plague invaded America

In March 1900, San Francisco's health department investigated a strange and horrible death in Chinatown. A man had died of bubonic plague, one of the world's deadliest diseases. But how could that be possible? Bubonic Panic tells the true story of America's first plague epidemic--the public health doctors who desperately fought to end it, the political leaders who tried to keep it hidden, and the brave scientists who uncovered the plague's secrets. Once again, acclaimed author and scientific exp

Jul 27, 2016
Bridges by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Bridges

"How can we get from one place to another when something blocks our way? It might be a rushing river. Or it might be a huge cavern or a deep ravine. The answer to that question is to build a bridge. Learn about the different types of bridges, the civilizations and people who engineered and risked their lives to construct them, and the advances in bridge building that have made them safe and effective ways to keep us moving!" --cover.

Jul 27, 2016
Bonobos by Hansen, Grace, author.

Bonobos

Introduces bonobos, including where they live, what they eat, and their behavior.

Jul 27, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jul 27, 2016
Florida wetlands by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Florida wetlands

"Explore the wetlands of Florida and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives."--

Jul 27, 2016
Extreme tightrope by Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

Extreme tightrope

Jul 27, 2016
Enormous ears and soft brown hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Enormous ears and soft brown hair

"On a bright spring morning, a newborn baby animal is about to begin a big adventure. He was born just an hour ago, but on long, wobbly legs, he unsteadily tries to stand. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature that is soon trotting after his large, gentle mother is a moose calf, and one day he will be

Jul 27, 2016
Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power

"For centuries, falling water has been used in parts of the world to create energy to run grinding stones at mills and irrigation systems for crops. This interesting book shows how the use of this "clean" form of energy, called hydroelectricity, is being expanded to help us build a more sustainable future. Discover how other forms of water-based energy, such as energy from ocean waves and tides, are being harnessed and used to help create electricity to power our homes, offices, and factories."-

Jul 27, 2016
Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom

"Earth has a limited supply of fossil fuels, and in the near future this supply will come to an end. However, more people live on the planet than ever in its history--and they all need energy. One of the ways in which we can meet this increasing demand for energy is through nuclear power. Nuclear power stations do not drain our planet of its resources, and they can supply a seemingly limitless source of energy. Discover more about nuclear energy, how it is created and harnessed, and the controve

Jul 27, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate by Hansen, Grace, author.

Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate

Presents information about the first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, including her childhood, education, and career.

Jul 27, 2016
Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects by Enz, Tammy, author.

Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects

"Illustrated instructions for experiments pertaining to changes on Earth, including plate tectonics, erosion, the greenhouse effect, and glaciers"--

Jul 27, 2016
Do you really want to meet a kangaroo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a kangaroo?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia to view kangaroos in the wild and learns how dangerous they can be when fighting over mates"--

Jul 27, 2016
Crazy totally awesome facts. by

Crazy totally awesome facts.

"Packed with 1,250 fascinating facts about nature, science, animals, technology, and more, and filled with amazing photographs, this amazing book will captivate kids interested in the sciences and social studies and who are curious about the world they live in."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Jul 27, 2016
Food safety basics by Laine, Carolee, author.

Food safety basics

"Food Safety Basics helps readers trace the history of food safety, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 27, 2016
Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Batten, Mary, author.

Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems

When animals or plants invade a new habitat, they can upset the delicate balance of the ecosystem. Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans.

Jul 27, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems

A collection of poems on alligators explores how they hunt, keep warm, and care for their young.

Jul 27, 2016