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Life in a grassland by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Life in a grassland

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a grassland. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Jul 23, 2016
Light makes a rainbow by Coan, Sharon, author.

Light makes a rainbow

"Light is very important. It helps us see. Sometimes, light makes a rainbow of different colors. Light is a kind of energy."--

Jul 23, 2016
Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover by Challoner, Jack, author.

Maker lab - 28 super cool projects - build, invent, create, discover

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends!

Jul 23, 2016
Mandrills by Daly, Ruth, 1962-

Mandrills

Jul 23, 2016
Maya Angelou by Kaiser, Lisbeth, author.

Maya Angelou

Jul 23, 2016
Marie Curie by Throp, Claire, author.

Marie Curie

"This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Marie Curie, who discovered radium and realized its potential for treating cancer. She succeeded in her work in a time when science a

Jul 23, 2016
Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect by Straus, Susan Farber.

Somebody cares - a guide for kids who have experienced neglect

"The narration follows a child who has experienced neglect and deals with associated feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It helps kids prepare for a change in their family and meeting with a therapist"--

Jul 23, 2016
Sing with me! by

Sing with me!

Thirteen favorite nursery songs are brought to life.

Jul 23, 2016
Shapes by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Shapes

Uses print and braille to teach young readers about shapes.

Jul 23, 2016
The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code! by Bers, Marina Umaschi, author.

The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code!

"An introduction to coding for parents and kids. Includes 18 hands-on activities using ScratchJr, a programming language designed for young children (ages 5-7). Teaches computational thinking, literacy, and math skills through animated collages, interactive stories, and playable games"--

Jul 23, 2016
Really rotten truth about composting by Mangor, Jodie, author.

Really rotten truth about composting

"Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 23, 2016
My first gymnastics class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

My first gymnastics class

It’s the first day of gymnastics class: What will it be like? Gymnasts wear leotards, stretch, do somersaults and cartwheels, and even walk on a balance beam!

Jul 23, 2016
Moons by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Moons

Offers basic information about moons, looking at what they are, theories about how they are formed, and several specific moons orbiting planets in the solar system.

Jul 23, 2016
Miŕo's magic animals by Penrose, Antony, author.

Miŕo's magic animals

Presents a story of Tony, the son of photographer Lee Miller and painter-writer Sir Roland Penrose, who shares his childhood memories of his special friend--a world-famous artist by the name of Joan Mir´o.

Jul 23, 2016
The highest and the lowest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The highest and the lowest

"Learn all about the highest and lowest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Jul 23, 2016
Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans! by Barnham, Kay, author.

Gory gladiators, savage centurions, and Caesar's sticky end - a menacing history of the unruly Romans!

Examines the world of ancient Rome, covering such topics as rulers, the army, crime and punishment, slavery, religion, food, sanitation, clothing, and gladiators.

Jul 23, 2016
Fairy world - enter the magical and mysterious realm by Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

Fairy world - enter the magical and mysterious realm

Profiles fairies from ancient mythology, folktales, classical paintings, and international literature, and looks at their place in legend and folklore.

Jul 23, 2016
Dolphins by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Dolphins

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of dolphins.

Jul 23, 2016
Counting by Star, Fleur, 1974- author.

Counting

Uses print and braille to teach young readers to count.

Jul 23, 2016
Baboons by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Baboons

Jul 23, 2016