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Diary of Sallie Hester - a covered wagon girl by Hester, Sallie.

Diary of Sallie Hester - a covered wagon girl

"Presents excerpts from the diary of Sallie Hester, a teenager who traveled West on the Oregon Trail in a wagon train in the mid-1800s"--

Apr 23, 2014
Animals that dig by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that dig

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that dig, and includes chapters on moles, prairie dogs, wombats, polar bears, armadillos, and more!"--

Apr 23, 2014
Animal classification by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Animal classification

Looks at the system used by scientists to classify animals, examining the characteristics of different phyla, and paying special attention to the chordates and how they are organized.

Apr 23, 2014
Environmental engineering and the science of sustainability by Snedden, Robert.

Environmental engineering and the science of sustainability

Examines how environmental engineers combine scientific concepts with the engineering design process to find ways to increase the health and comfort of people today, with the smallest negative impact to the environment.

Apr 23, 2014
Diplodocus by Gregory, Josh.

Diplodocus

"Learn about the incredible dinosaur known as Diplodocus"--

Apr 23, 2014
Bedtime math 2 - this time it's personal by Overdeck, Laura, author.

Bedtime math 2 - this time it's personal

Over 100 kid-friendly story math problems on topics from missing socks and glitter to your favorite wild pet and how fast you can run. Kids will find that math surrounds them in their everyday lives.

Apr 23, 2014
Beneath the sun by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Beneath the sun

Apr 23, 2014
Boy and a jaguar by Rabinowitz, Alan, 1953-

Boy and a jaguar

Apr 23, 2014
Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries by Macdonald, Fiona.

Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries

Apr 23, 2014
Beetles & Bugs - A Captivating Inside View of the Life of Two of the Most Successful Insect Species on the Planet, with Over 200 Pictures by Green, Jen

Beetles & Bugs - A Captivating Inside View of the Life of Two of the Most Successful Insect Species on the Planet, with Over 200 Pictures

Apr 23, 2014
Abigail Adams in her own words by Belton, Blair, author.

Abigail Adams in her own words

Looks at the life and opinions of the second First Lady of the United States, supplemented with excerpts from her letters to give direct examples of her thoughts.

Apr 23, 2014
Concrete Mixers by Eick, Jean

Concrete Mixers

Apr 23, 2014
Every day's a dog's day - a year in poems by Singer, Marilyn.

Every day's a dog's day - a year in poems

A lighthearted treasury of canine-themed poems presents a year's worth of seasons and holidays as experienced by dogs and celebrates such special occasions as Hole Digging Day and the dreaded Visit to the Vet Day.

Apr 23, 2014
Animals that fly by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that fly

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that fly, and includes chapters on bats, insects, birds, and even flying fish and flying squirrels!"--

Apr 23, 2014
Animals that hunt by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that hunt

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that hunt, and includes chapters on lions, sharks, crocodiles, spiders, and more!"--

Apr 23, 2014
Animals that run by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that run

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that run, and includes chapters on horses, cheetahs, gazelles, ostriches, and more!"--

Apr 23, 2014
Auto mechanics by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Auto mechanics

Describes the duties, job training, work environment, and salary of auto mechanics.

Apr 23, 2014
Backhoes by Osier, Dan.

Backhoes

Provides details about backhoes, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Apr 23, 2014
Baseball jokes by Rosenberg, Pam (COM)/ Ostrom, Bob (ILT)

Baseball jokes

Collects jokes and humorous illustrations about different aspects of the game of baseball.

Apr 23, 2014
Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles by Enz, Tammy, author.

Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles

"Explores the real-world science and engineering connections to the features in Batman's road vehicles"--

Apr 23, 2014