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California condors - wide-winged soaring birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

California condors - wide-winged soaring birds

Feb 7, 2016
Animals - a visual encyclopedia by

Animals - a visual encyclopedia

"Meet more than 2,500 amazing animals in this comprehensive, family-fun, global reference guide from Animal Planet--your source for all things animals ... Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia profiles the seven major animal classes--mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, and other invertebrates--and features more than 1,000 stunning color photographs of animals in action."

Feb 7, 2016
Creepy crawly creatures by Rake, Matthew, author.

Creepy crawly creatures

Look closely at the ten most amazing insects and spiders that buzz, dart, and hang out all over the world. Beware those bites and stings as you encounter a hornet that will chase humans, a louse that lives on a fish's tongue, a centipede that will fight snakes, and more. Come face to face with these extreme animals and learn their secrets!. Ages 7+

Feb 7, 2016
The Pledge of Allegiance by Fontes, Justine.

The Pledge of Allegiance

Most Americans know the Pledge of Allegiance by heart. But they don't know who wrote it, when, and why. Discover the fascinating facts behind this patriotic promise.

Feb 7, 2016
The Philippines by Longworth, Holly, author.

The Philippines

"In this book, readers learn what it is like living in the Philippines"--

Feb 7, 2016
Peyton Manning by Scheff, Matt, author.

Peyton Manning

"This title introduces readers to Peyton Manning, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his NFL career."--

Feb 7, 2016
Harriet Tubman by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Harriet Tubman

Feb 7, 2016
For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story by Langston-George, Rebecca.

For the right to learn - Malala Yousafzai's story

"Tells Malala Yousafzai's harrowing story of standing up for girls' education against the Taliban, being shot in the head, and surviving to continue the fight"--

Feb 7, 2016
FIRST robotics by Gilby, Nancy Benovich, author.

FIRST robotics

"Makers of all ages are using LEGO bricks to create robots. In this book, students learn more about this recent innovation through detailed explanations built to foster creativity and critical thinking. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information."--

Feb 7, 2016
Sewing by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.


"Try this! Sewing brings you a wealth of creative ideas, as well as advice on techniques and materials. There are clear step-by-step instructions, and some great suggestions on how to take your sewing a stage further."--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 7, 2016
Keystone species that live in grasslands by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in grasslands

Feb 7, 2016
Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar by Schwartz, Heather E.

Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar

The life and career of Justin Timberlake.

Feb 7, 2016
American alligators - armored roaring reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

American alligators - armored roaring reptiles

Provides details on the habitat, characteristics, and behavior of American alligators before comparing them to other animals such as lizards, turtles, and snakes.

Feb 7, 2016
The American flag by Herrington, Lisa M.

The American flag

Feb 7, 2016
Allergies by Squire, Ann.


Readers will find out why some people have allergies and others don't, how allergies are diagnosed and treated, and which substances are the most common allergens. They will also learn how people with allergies avoid hidden everyday allergens and get a sneak peak at the new allergies treatments doctors are preparing for the future."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 7, 2016
Dr. Seuss - the great doodler by Klimo, Kate.

Dr. Seuss - the great doodler

"How Ted Geisel became Dr. Seuss"--

Feb 7, 2016
The Bermuda Triangle by Whiting, Jim, 1943-

The Bermuda Triangle

Examines the disappearance of five United States Navy torpedo bombers, known as Flight 19, led by Lieutenant Charles Taylor, on December 5, 1945, in the Bermuda Triangle.

Feb 7, 2016
Lyndon B. Johnson - the 36th president by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Lyndon B. Johnson - the 36th president

Feb 7, 2016
Lost treasures by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Lost treasures

Feb 7, 2016
Look out for the pufferfish! by Rudenko, Dennis, author.

Look out for the pufferfish!

Presents general information about pufferfish, looking at the range of the various breeds, their diets, their unusual defenses, and the status of some threatened species.

Feb 7, 2016