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Diggers by Alinas, Marv, author.

Diggers

Buckets, booms, and backhoes are just a few of the cool parts on these interesting machines. Learn more about diggers of all sizes inside! -- Publisher's description.

Aug 1, 2014
Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors by Tucker, Tom, 1944-

Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors

Reveals some of the amazing inventions of the past and present that have come from young Americans, ages eight to nineteen.

Aug 1, 2014
Choose good food! - my eating tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Choose good food! - my eating tips

A picky eater learns about healthy food choices, visits the supermarket, and prepares a delicious snack.

Aug 1, 2014
The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention

"A biography of Ruth Wakefield's life, and her invention of the chocolate chip cookie"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 1, 2014
Children's world atlas by

Children's world atlas

Features detailed maps of different countries and regions around the world, along with information about key political and social issues that have influenced life in each place.

Aug 1, 2014
The changing environment by Chancellor, Deborah.

The changing environment

Aug 1, 2014
Be aware! - my tips for personal safety by Bellisario, Gina.

Be aware! - my tips for personal safety

"Sophie is on a mission. You can call her Agent S. Like any good spy, Sophie knows how to be safe. She helps her brother stay away from danger too. They watch for speeding cars. They avoid strangers. And they never goof around on the school bus!"--Amazon.com.

Aug 1, 2014
Dinosaur days by Milton, Joyce, author.

Dinosaur days

"Illus. in full color. Difficult dinosaur names are simplified with phonics."--

Aug 1, 2014
Die kleine Raupe Nimmersatt by Carle, Eric.

Die kleine Raupe Nimmersatt

Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food.

Aug 1, 2014
Colours = Farben ; English-German. by

Colours = Farben ; English-German.

Aug 1, 2014
Beautiful ballerinas by Dombey, Elizabeth.

Beautiful ballerinas

"Kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun, and the hard work! It's not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice"--

Aug 1, 2014
Affenpinschers by Petrie, Kristin, 1970-

Affenpinschers

Examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the affenpinscher breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Aug 1, 2014
About parrots - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About parrots - a guide for children

Presents an introduction to parrots, describing their different types, what they eat, where they live, and how they protect themselves from predators.

Aug 1, 2014
An ABC of what art can be by McArthur, Meher.

An ABC of what art can be

Rhyming text introduces 26 artistic concepts, one for each letter of the alphabet.

Aug 1, 2014
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Samuels, Charlie, 1961-, author.

The attack on Pearl Harbor

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

Aug 1, 2014
Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth by Bang, Molly, author.

Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth

"It's time to learn about the role of carbon and fossil fuels on planet Earth! As much as our news is packed with articles about the importance of fossil fuels to the world economy and the global warming caused by increased carbon emissions, few people understand what is happening. Now Bang and Chisholm present a clear, concise explanation of the fossil-fuel energy cycle that began with the sun and now runs most of the manufacturing, transportation, and energy use in our world. Here is a stunnin

Aug 1, 2014
Cultural traditions in the United States by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in the United States

Aug 1, 2014
Community helpers. by

Community helpers.

"Introduction to people who work in a community using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 1, 2014
Cat whys by Prap, Lila.

Cat whys

Humorous answers to questions about cats plus factual information about cat behavior.

Aug 1, 2014
Building a car by Hammelef, Danielle S., author.

Building a car

"Describes the process of building a car"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 1, 2014