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Sleeping bear - the legend by Lewis, Anne Margaret.

Sleeping bear - the legend

A heartwarming story of a mother's love, based on a Native American legend.

Oct 31, 2014
Rain forests inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)

Rain forests inside out

Oct 31, 2014
Oceans inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author.

Oceans inside out

"From sunlit surface water that teems with life to the deepest, darkest depths filled with some of Earth's most unusual creatures, oceans are home to a wide array of life. Peel back the corners of the ocean to find out what fascinating life exists within this ecosystem, from Earth's biggest animal, the blue whale, to tiny organisms, such as kelp. Discover where the world's oceans are and what you can do to help protect our planet's rich waters."--

Oct 31, 2014
Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays by Newman, Lesléa, author.

Here is the world - a year of Jewish holidays

A celebration of the Jewish holidays throughout the year touches on the seasons and corresponding traditions for such events as Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Purim, and Chanukah.

Oct 31, 2014
The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans by Rusch, Elizabeth, author.

The next wave - the quest to harness the power of the oceans

From an acclaimed Scientists in the Field author comes the electrifying story of the scientists and engineers who are working to transform ocean waves into electricity in hopes of generating a cleaner, more sustainable power source.

Oct 31, 2014
Funky fractions - [multiply and divide] by Arias, Lisa.

Funky fractions - [multiply and divide]

Oct 31, 2014
Galactic geometry by Arias, Lisa.

Galactic geometry

Oct 31, 2014
North Carolina - the Tar Heel State by Gaines, Ann, author.

North Carolina - the Tar Heel State

Oct 31, 2014
Lend a Hand - Poems About Giving by Frank, John, author.

Lend a Hand - Poems About Giving

"A picture book collection of poems centered on spontaneous acts of kindness, representing diverse voices and topical themes"--

Oct 31, 2014
Scrumptious statistics by Arias, Lisa, author.

Scrumptious statistics

Rhyming text provides an introduction to statistics, including how to collect statistics, methods of displaying statistics, and using mean, median, and mode to analyze the data.

Oct 31, 2014
Nuclear power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Nuclear power

"An examination of the ways in which nuclear reactions have historically been used as energy sources and how current and future energy demands are changing their technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 31, 2014
For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls by Smith, Angie, author

For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls

Oct 31, 2014
The glass mountain - tales from Poland by Walser, David, author.

The glass mountain - tales from Poland

Oct 31, 2014
David and God's giant victory by Jones, Dennis G., 1956-

David and God's giant victory

Retells the Bible story of the battle between the boy David, armed with only a sling, and the giant warrior Goliath.

Oct 31, 2014
The Brooklyn Nets by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Brooklyn Nets

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Brooklyn Nets that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 31, 2014
Do you really want to meet a swan? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a swan?

"A child goes on an adventure to a marsh to observe a swan and discovers swans can be dangerous if they're defending their nest"--

Oct 31, 2014
Deer by Wilsdon, Christina.

Deer

Introduces deer, describing their physical characteristics, habitat, life cycle, feeding habits, and the conservation efforts being made to protect them.

Oct 31, 2014
Antarctica by Fowler, Allan.

Antarctica

An introduction to the continent of Antarctica, its geographical features, visitors, and animals.

Oct 31, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane, author.

Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom

Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Oct 31, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Edgar Allan Poe

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Edgar Allan Poe, whose poetry is known for its lonely and macabre themes, songlike rhythms, and sense of longing"--

Oct 31, 2014