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Fukushima nuclear disaster by Arato, Rona.

Fukushima nuclear disaster

"In March 2011 the worlds second-largest nuclear disaster occurred on the eastern coast of Japan. A 9.0-magnitude earthquake caused a nearly 50-foot tsunami that flooded the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The devastating tidal wave caused equipment failures that led the nuclear reactors to overheat to the point of meltdown. Dangerous radioactive materials released into the air continue to threaten the health of the ocean and people around the world today."--Amazon.com.

Apr 15, 2014
The constellation Ursa Major - the story of the big bear by Owings, Lisa, author.

The constellation Ursa Major - the story of the big bear

Retells the story of Ursa Major as the transformation of Callisto and Arcas, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Ursa Major, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture including the role of the Big Dipper in the Underground Railroad.

Apr 15, 2014
Earth-friendly clay crafts in 5 easy steps by Llimós Plomer, Anna.

Earth-friendly clay crafts in 5 easy steps

"Provides step-by-step instructions on how to create fourteen simple clay crafts and includes a vegan recipe for homemade clay"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 15, 2014
Drawing fairies, mermaids, and unicorns by Santillan, Jorge.

Drawing fairies, mermaids, and unicorns

Apr 15, 2014
Drawing dinosaurs by Santillan, Jorge.

Drawing dinosaurs

Apr 15, 2014
Drawing baby animals by Eason, Sarah.

Drawing baby animals

Apr 15, 2014
Dragons by Hinds, Kathryn, 1962-

Dragons

"Explores the mythical and historical backgrounds of dragons, both in the East and the West"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 15, 2014
Creating and cracking codes by McFadzean, Lesley.

Creating and cracking codes

Apr 15, 2014
Conches by Baxter, Bethany.

Conches

Apr 15, 2014
Complete sentences with your family by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

Complete sentences with your family

Apr 15, 2014
Beyoncé by Dann, Sarah, 1970-

Beyoncé

R&B artist Beyonce´ Knowles has always loved to sing and dance. Entering competitions as a young child, she burst into stardom as a member of Destiny's Child. This book takes a close-up look at Beyonce´'s life and career including her mega success as a solo artist.

Apr 15, 2014
Garden to table - a kid's guide to planting, growing, and preparing food by Hengel, Katherine.

Garden to table - a kid's guide to planting, growing, and preparing food

Instructs readers how to grow, harvest, and cook homegrown foods.

Apr 15, 2014
Fantastic penguins - an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Fantastic penguins - an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures

Apr 15, 2014
Fun and easy drawing storybook characters by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing storybook characters

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own storybook characters, including pirates, ballerinas, magicians, clowns, princesses, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 15, 2014
Fish by Head, Honor, author.

Fish

Describes the life cycle of fishes, from tiny sea horses to giant hammerhead sharks.

Apr 15, 2014
Fun and easy drawing on the farm by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing on the farm

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own farm scene with cows, chickens, pigs, farmers, tractors, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 15, 2014
Get to know cat breeds - over 40 best-known breeds by Metz, Gabriele.

Get to know cat breeds - over 40 best-known breeds

"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than forty cat breeds grouped into categories established by the Fe´de´ration Internationale Fe´line (FIFe): Persians and exotic shorthairs, semi-longhair cats, short-haired cats and Somali, the Oriental family, and breeds recognized by the World Cat Federation (WCF). Includes a chapter on cat care"--

Apr 15, 2014
Elizabeth, queen of the seas by Cox, Lynne, 1957-

Elizabeth, queen of the seas

Apr 15, 2014
Diary of William Bircher - a Civil War drummer by Bircher, William, 1845-1917.

Diary of William Bircher - a Civil War drummer

"Presents excerpts from the diary of William Bircher, a 15-year-old Minnesotan who was a drummer during the Civil War"--

Apr 15, 2014
Catfish by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Catfish

Provides facts about catfish, including history, anatomy, habitat, and life cycle, and includes information about catfishing.

Apr 15, 2014