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Bobcat by Goldish, Meish.

Bobcat

"Young readers will learn all about the desert environment where the bobcat lives, as well as its physical characteristics, what it eats, and how it survives in its hot, dry home."--

Aug 31, 2015
Baby cheetahs by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby cheetahs

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby cheetahs to young readers through leveled text and related photos."--

Aug 31, 2015
At battle in World War II - an interactive battlefield adventure by Doeden, Matt.

At battle in World War II - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the technology and tactics of World War II"--

Aug 31, 2015
Amphibians by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Amphibians

"This fascinating series takes a very simple look at animal classifications, with each book focussing on a different group of animal. This book is about amphibians: what they do, how they behave, and how these characteristics are different from other groups of animals. Beautifully illustrated with colorful photographs, the book shows many examples of different types of amphibians in their natural environment."--

Aug 31, 2015
The Transformers legacy - the art of Transformers packaging by Forster, Bill, author.

The Transformers legacy - the art of Transformers packaging

Provided by publisher.

Aug 31, 2015
Noah Webster - man of many words by Reef, Catherine.

Noah Webster - man of many words

"A biography on Noah Webster, a controversial political activist, the primary shaper of the American language, and author of the Blue-Backed Spellers and the famous dictionary that bears his name. Illustrated with black-and-white archival images"--

Aug 31, 2015
Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers.

Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities

Describes the investigative reporting accomplishments of Nellie Bly and other "muckraking" journalists in the early twentieth century, and includes over twenty related activities, including writing letters to the editor and creating a photo essay.

Aug 31, 2015
Origami on the move by Ard, Catherine, author.

Origami on the move

Shares instructions on creating origami vehicles, including a car, truck, and canoe.

Aug 31, 2015
Parts of speech by Murray, Kara, author.

Parts of speech

The eight parts of speech are the building blocks of language. Young language students will learn the ins-and-outs of nouns, pronouns, adjectives, and more through this age-appropriate text. Each chapter is devoted to one part of speech, covering how, when, and why theyre used. A unique Figure It Out quiz featured on every spread prompts readers to actively engage with the material, while bright images and informative graphic organizers hold readers attention. A glossary and index provide opport

Aug 31, 2015
Paul Gauguin by Wood, Alix, author.

Paul Gauguin

Aug 31, 2015
Piece of the Mountain- the Story of Blaise Pascal by McPherson, Joyce

Piece of the Mountain- the Story of Blaise Pascal

Aug 31, 2015
Pine and the winter sparrow by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Pine and the winter sparrow

Aug 31, 2015
Pit Bulls Are the Best! by Landau, Elaine

Pit Bulls Are the Best!

Aug 31, 2015
The plague by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955- author.

The plague

Aug 31, 2015
Ospreys by Dunn, Mary R.

Ospreys

"Describes the characteristics, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to osprey"--

Aug 31, 2015
Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch by Newman, Patricia, 1958-

Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch

A team of scientists explores the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world.

Aug 31, 2015
Elephant in the dark by Javaherbin, Mina, author.

Elephant in the dark

In this version of "The blind men and the elephant", based on a poem by Ru¯mi¯, Persian villagers try to figure out what strange animal in a dark barn has arrived from India.

Aug 31, 2015
Polio by Grayson-Jones, Timothy.

Polio

For many decades, scientists could do little to treat polio, they knew its symptoms but had no idea how it was transmitted, or what caused the illness. Discover how it took hundreds of years, thousands of dollars to ultimately find a way to combat this deadly disease.

Aug 31, 2015
Fielder the super dog by Lally, Sean, author.

Fielder the super dog

Nine-year-old Sean Lally tells the story of his Diabetic Alert Dog, Fielder, who has been trained to alert Sean when his blood sugar has reached an unhealthy level.

Aug 31, 2015
Chickens aren't the only ones by Heller, Ruth, 1924-, author.

Chickens aren't the only ones

A pictorial introduction to the animals that lay eggs, including chickens as well as other birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and even a few mammals.

Aug 31, 2015