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Endangered and extinct mammals by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct mammals

"Asian elephants and Mexican long-nosed bats are two examples of endangered mammals. Few of them exist in the wild. Other mammals have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

Jul 30, 2014
Endangered and extinct reptiles by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct reptiles

"Short-nosed sea snakes and blue iguanas are two examples of endangered reptiles. Few of them exist in the wild. Other reptiles have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

Jul 30, 2014
Endangered animals of the world by

Endangered animals of the world

Jul 30, 2014
I am Cleopatra by Norwich, Grace, author.

I am Cleopatra

As the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, I ruled alone without the help of my husband. I was a powerful and courageous leader, and I passionately loved my people. Much has been written of my beauty, but I was also known for my composure, wit, and strength. I was a queen who was worshipped as a god. I am Cleopatra.

Jul 30, 2014
Investigating a crime scene by Orr, Tamra, author.

Investigating a crime scene

"Use the scientific method to learn how crime scene investigators gather evidence to solve crimes."--

Jul 30, 2014
I know about! - the young people's atlas of the world by

I know about! - the young people's atlas of the world

Jul 30, 2014
Football's greatest running backs by Braun, Eric, 1971-

Football's greatest running backs

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to pro running backs"--

Jul 30, 2014
Football's greatest receivers by Braun, Eric, 1971-

Football's greatest receivers

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to pro receivers"--

Jul 30, 2014
Football's greatest quarterbacks by Doeden, Matt.

Football's greatest quarterbacks

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to pro quarterbacks"--

Jul 30, 2014
Franklin D. Roosevelt in His Own Words by Shea, John M.

Franklin D. Roosevelt in His Own Words

Jul 30, 2014
Forms of government by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

Forms of government

Examines the different forms of government around the world, including the democracy in the United States, the theocracy in Iran, and the dictatorship in North Korea.

Jul 30, 2014
Firefighters by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Firefighters

A look at fire fighters and what they do.

Jul 30, 2014
Explore gravity! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore gravity!

Explains the concept of gravity and suggests activities for understanding how gravity works on everyday objects.

Jul 30, 2014
In the forest by Andrews, Alexa.

In the forest

"In this easy reader, kids will have fun seeing photographs and reading about the animals that live in the forest, the plants that grow there, the rivers that flow through them and much more."

Jul 30, 2014
Fierce dinosaurs! - the large Theropods. by

Fierce dinosaurs! - the large Theropods.

"An introduction to large theropods, a group of dinosaurs that walked on two legs and that included the meat-eating dinosaurs. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Jul 30, 2014
Extreme weather by Close, Edward.

Extreme weather

Jul 30, 2014
Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- author.

Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time

Describes how some of the most important scientific discoveries and theories came about and offers insights into the lives of the scientists who made the contributions.

Jul 30, 2014
Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis

"A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli"--

Jul 30, 2014
If... - a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers by Smith, David J. (David Julian), 1944-, author.

If... - a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers

Author has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls).

Jul 30, 2014
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

Joltin' Joe DiMaggio

"The baseball legend, Joe DiMaggio's picture book biography"--

Jul 30, 2014