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Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries by Fitts, Ruth

Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries

Feb 11, 2016
Animal hospital - rescuing urban wildlife by Coey, Julia, author.

Animal hospital - rescuing urban wildlife

Describes how injured and orphaned wild animals are rehabilitated and cared for, following the activities of an urban animal rescue facility and the efforts of the trained professionals that rescue, treat, rehabilitate, and release the animals.

Feb 11, 2016
Acadia National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Acadia National Park

Introduces Acadia National Park, discussing its history, geological features, touring the park, plant and animal life, and efforts to preserve it.

Feb 11, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology by Eboch, M. M., author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in transportation technology

Feb 11, 2016
Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Bodie - the town that belongs to ghosts

Explains the history of Bodie, California which began as a Gold Rush boomtown and became a cursed ghost town.

Feb 11, 2016
The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology by Ventura, Marne, author.

The 12 biggest breakthroughs in food technology

This book features 12 of the most influential food technology breakthroughs covering the major players in each breakthrough, its main turning points, and how it changed the way we live.

Feb 11, 2016
Apache resistance - causes and effects of Geronimo's Campaign by Dell, Pamela.

Apache resistance - causes and effects of Geronimo's Campaign

"Explains Apache resistance under Geronimo's leadership, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 11, 2016
Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President by Gregory, Josh.

Abraham Lincoln - the 16th President

The life and career of Abraham Lincoln.

Feb 11, 2016
The Afghanistan War by Winter, Max (Freelance writer)

The Afghanistan War

Presents an overview of the Afghanistan War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

Feb 11, 2016
Aircraft by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Aircraft

"In Aircraft, young readers will learn all about the different kinds of aircraft, from hot air balloons to fighter jets to rockets. Beautiful design, fascinating photographs, and simple text introduce new readers to the famous invention."--

Feb 11, 2016
Animal camouflage by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal camouflage

"Learn all about animals that rely on camouflage to help them stay hidden, whether it's to avoid predators or launch a surprise attack on prey"--

Feb 11, 2016
Animal architects by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal architects

"Learn all about nature's most incredible architects, from what kind of structures they construct to what kinds of materials they use to build."--

Feb 11, 2016
Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever by Murphy, Jim, 1947- author.

Breakthrough! - how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine forever

In 1944, a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital heart defect known as blue baby syndrome. The operation's success brought the surgeon Alfred Blalock international fame and paved the way for open-heart surgery. But the technique had been developed by Vivien Thomas, Blalock's African American lab assistant, who stood behind Blalock in the operating room to give him step-by-step instructions. The stories of this medical and social breakthrough and the lives of Thomas, Blalock, and their

Feb 11, 2016
Can we protect people from natural disasters? by Chambers, Catherine, 1954-

Can we protect people from natural disasters?

Provided by publisher.

Feb 11, 2016
Cinderella - from a fairy tale by Charles Perrault by Francia, Giada.

Cinderella - from a fairy tale by Charles Perrault

"Cinderella slid her hand out of the prince's, then ran through the palace and down the grand staircase. She lost one of her glass slippers, but did not stop, scared that someone would catch up with her"--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 11, 2016
Boa constrictors - prey-crushing reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Boa constrictors - prey-crushing reptiles

"Boa constrictors are known as huge meat-eating reptiles. But how are they similar to and different from other reptiles, such as turtles or lizards? Read this book to find out"--

Feb 11, 2016
Be an explorer by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Be an explorer

"Have you ever wished you could find your way by the stars, predict the weather, or discover fossils? Look no further for the tools and skills you need to be a successful explorer."--

Feb 11, 2016
Be an adventurer by Oxlade, Chris.

Be an adventurer

Feb 11, 2016