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Sloths by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.


Presents information about the sloths of South America, looking at their physical characteristics, how they move around, what they eat, how they behave, and how they raise their young.

Jul 7, 2014
Tsunami by Markovics, Joyce L.


"In this book, young readers will learn about tsunamis"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2014
Planets by Tuchman, Gail, author.


Provides simple information about the planets of the solar system and beyond.

Jul 7, 2014
Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals by Scandiffio, Laura, author.

Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals

Provides information on eight of the most notorious criminals who were caught on the run, including John Dillinger, Adolf Eichmann, and Osama bin Laden.

Jul 7, 2014
Rally car racing - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Rally car racing - tearing it up

Describes rally car racing, presenting information on its history, different types of rallies, rally racing vehicles, and famous drivers.

Jul 7, 2014
Investigating a crime scene by Orr, Tamra, author.

Investigating a crime scene

"Use the scientific method to learn how crime scene investigators gather evidence to solve crimes."--

Jul 7, 2014
Roman myths by Namm, Diane.

Roman myths

An abridged collection of some of the best-loved Roman myths includes the stories "Romulus and Remus," "Cupid and Psyche," and "Oedipus and the Sphinx" and is complemented by a reference list and family tree of primary gods and goddesses.

Jul 7, 2014
Police officer's tools by Hanson, Anders.

Police officer's tools

Examines the tools and gear that police officers use while capturing criminals.

Jul 7, 2014
Photosynthesis by Zuchora-Walske, Christine.


Looks at photosynthesis, examining the way it converts sunlight into chemical energy for living things to use, and how the process works.

Jul 7, 2014
The Negro Leagues by Peters, Gregory N.

The Negro Leagues

"Describes the history of the Negro Leagues, the only option for African-American baseball players until the color barrier was broken in the late 1940s"--

Jul 7, 2014
National Geographic Kids Student Atlas of the World by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

National Geographic Kids Student Atlas of the World

Jul 7, 2014
Muhammad Ali - boxing legend by Peters, Gregory N.

Muhammad Ali - boxing legend

"Describes the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, from birth to world champion"--

Jul 7, 2014
Making noise! - (making sounds) by Spilsbury, Louise.

Making noise! - (making sounds)

Introduces sound and how it is made, explaining how sound waves travel through the air, and includes activities to help readers understand how to make sound.

Jul 7, 2014
Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star by Higgins, Nadia.

Logan Lerman - the perks of being an action star

Chronicles the life and career of the young actor known for his roles in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" and "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief."

Jul 7, 2014
Keep calm! - my stress-busting tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Keep calm! - my stress-busting tips

A busy girl who feels stressed by her full schedule of school, soccer, piano lessons, homework, and chores learns from her parents ways to deal with her stress.

Jul 7, 2014
Learn to Draw Disney Minnie & Daisy Best Friends Forever - Fabulous Fashions by Disney Enterprises, Inc. (COR)

Learn to Draw Disney Minnie & Daisy Best Friends Forever - Fabulous Fashions

Jul 7, 2014
Mean 'n' messy monsters by Garbot, Dave, author, illustrator.

Mean 'n' messy monsters

Presents step-by-step instructions for drawing twenty-five scary and weird monsters, including a crazy creature with eight eyes and a Frankenstein wearing sneakers, and includes tips on getting started and the equipment needed for drawing.

Jul 7, 2014
Jake's bones by McGowan-Lowe, Jake, author.

Jake's bones

Presents information about animal bones and animal-bone collecting, featuring specimens from the young author's collection.

Jul 7, 2014
Robots by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.


Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.

Jul 7, 2014
The river by Sanna, Alessandro, 1975- author, illustrator.

The river

"The River tells four stories about life on the Po River, one story for each of the four seasons"--

Jul 7, 2014