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Chimpanzee by Bell, Samantha, author. Chimpanzee

"Introduces facts about chimpanzees, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text."--

Sep 20, 2016
How to build a house by Lacey, Saskia. How to build a house

"Eli's famous for dreaming big. After all their adventures, Eli and his friends are ready to build a place they can return to at the end of the day, a place they can share stories and dreams. But a house is only a home when everyone feels like they belong. Can Eli find a way to make everyone happy, or will his friends hit the road without him?"--Page [4] cover.

Sep 22, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author. The deadliest creature in the world

Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venemous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin. --Publisher

Sep 22, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun. Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Sep 23, 2016
Pterosaur by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Pterosaur

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as Pterosaurs, from where they lived to how they hunted for food."--

Sep 26, 2016
The power of children - ordinary youth making extraordinary differences by Children's Museum of Indianapolis. The power of children - ordinary youth making extraordinary differences

"The Power of Children Awards program (POCA) was established in 2005. In ten years of its existence, it has recognized fifty young people who have made enormous positive impacts on their communities and the world. The Power of Children offers profiles of these fifty young trailblazers, educators, and helpers, describing the projects that led to their awards"--Back cover.

Sep 26, 2016
Rev up your writing in informational texts by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in informational texts

Sep 26, 2016
Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley, author. Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains

Sep 26, 2016
Saber-toothed cat by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Saber-toothed cat

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as saber-toothed cats, from what they ate to how they are related to today's cats."--

Sep 26, 2016
Sahara Desert by Franchino, Vicky, author. Sahara Desert

"Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Sep 26, 2016
The science of a flip turn by Orr, Tamra, author. The science of a flip turn

Sep 26, 2016
The science of computers by Gifford, Clive, author. The science of computers

"The Science of Computers takes an overall look at information technology, exploring how computers operate and the amazing devices that are used in homes, schools, and businesses today. Students will be fascinated by the history of the development of information technology and digital devices from the early computers that filled entire buildings to the tiny silicon chips being produced today. This practical learning guide lays the groundwork for further exploration of computational thinking. "St

Sep 26, 2016
Sharks - built for the hunt by Gagne, Tammy, author. Sharks - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of sharks"--

Sep 26, 2016
Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness by Bowman, Donna Janell, author. Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness

"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"--

Sep 26, 2016
Yo-kai watch official guide by Rusu, Meredith, author. Yo-kai watch official guide

Profiles all the characters of the television series, explains the secrets of the medallions and tribes, and teaches the rules for negotiation and confrontation.

Sep 26, 2016
United States by Murray, Julie, 1969- United States

Introduces the United States, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, occupations, and culture.

Sep 26, 2016
United Kingdom by Wiseman, Blaine, author. United Kingdom

Introduces United Kingdom, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 26, 2016
Understanding personification by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author. Understanding personification

Explains what personification is and how it can improve a story.

Sep 26, 2016
Turtles by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- authors. Turtles

Presents information on how to care for pet turtles.

Sep 26, 2016
Treecology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of trees and forests by Russo, Monica, author. Treecology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of trees and forests

Presents facts about trees and forest ecology, describing their biology; environment; and the wildlife that live near, on, and off them.

Sep 26, 2016