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Experiment with what a plant needs to grow by Higgins, Nadia.

Experiment with what a plant needs to grow

Apr 1, 2015
Finders keepers? - a true story in India by Arnett, Robert.

Finders keepers? - a true story in India

The charming true story set in India is about a boy who found the author's wallet and could not understand why he should be rewarded for returning to the author what was his. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! This award-winning multicultural book emphasizes timeless and universal values that parents will want to pass on to their children and also provides an excellent opportunity to understand cultural differences and underlying similarities in our

Apr 1, 2015
Ecuador by Owings, Lisa.

Ecuador

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Ecuador"--

Apr 1, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

Apr 1, 2015
Everything birds of prey by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything birds of prey

Introduces the most ferocious raptors to rule the skies, from ospreys to vultures to hawks, and describes what raptors' lives are like as well as what sets them apart from other birds.

Apr 1, 2015
Everything insects by Gleason, Carrie, 1973- author.

Everything insects

"AHHH! INSECTS! Cockroaches, ants, dragonflies, and beetles. Wings, pincers, mandibles, and antennae. Whether insects fill you with dread or wide-eyed wonder, there's no denying that these bitty critters are some of the most fascinating and diverse creatures on Earth. Ready to skitter into the incredible world of creepy-crawlers? it's time to learn everything about insects,"--page [4] of cover.

Apr 1, 2015
Famous immigrants and their stories by Howell, Sara.

Famous immigrants and their stories

Discusses immigration to the United States and highlights immigrants who have made an impact in American business, culture, and sports.

Apr 1, 2015
Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Emmanuel's dream - the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people--but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the

Apr 1, 2015
Cliff dwellings - a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings - a hidden world

Describes the abandoned civilization of Mesa Verde, including its discovery, artifacts, ancient people, and preservation.

Apr 1, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Count from one to twenty-six and learn about the many different kids of butterflies in the world. Gorgeous art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages. --Publisher's description.

Apr 1, 2015
Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza by Powers, J. L. (Jessica Lynn), 1974- author.

Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza

George started going blind at age 15 from a degenerative eye disease. George lost his central vision and started seeing things that weren't there--eyes floating in the air, extraordinary colors, objects multiplied and reflected back. He triumphed over his blindness by setting the world record in the mile for blind runners, competing in the Olympics for the Disabled, and becoming a full time painter.

Apr 1, 2015
Brown bears by Riggs, Kate, author.

Brown bears

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of brown bears, mammals identified by their shoulder humps. Also included is a retelling of the Greek myth about Ursa Major and Minor"--

Apr 1, 2015
Diwali by Pettiford, Rebecca.

Diwali

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes the Hindu holiday of Diwali and the things people do to celebrate"--

Apr 1, 2015
Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey by Saucier, C. A. P., 1954- author.

Explore the cosmos like Neil DeGrasse Tyson - a space science journey

Apr 1, 2015
Fireflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Fireflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why fireflies flash their lights and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 1, 2015
Butterflies and moths by Farndon, John, author.

Butterflies and moths

Apr 1, 2015
Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Apr 1, 2015
Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Apr 1, 2015
Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Learn about the basics of fiber arts while creating cool stuff. The Cool Embroidery for Kids title teaches the first steps of how to embroider. Activities will help kids use what they learned to make a pretty picture frame, an awesome erasable note, a cool bookmark and more. Custom how-to photos and easy step-by-step instructions make crafting a blast.

Apr 1, 2015
Cavalier King Charles spaniel by Johnson, Jinny.

Cavalier King Charles spaniel

"Describes the characteristics of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and how to care for it"--

Apr 1, 2015