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Animal life by Aitken, Stephen, 1953-

Animal life

"Provides information on how climate change affects animal life"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2014
Bats by Riggs, Kate.

Bats

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bats, Earth's only flying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how bats helped shape the earth"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2014
Anxiety and phobias by Iorizzo, Carrie, author.

Anxiety and phobias

"Anxiety disorders, such as phobias, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder are the most common group of mental illnesses in the United States. Recent studies suggest eight percent of U.S. teenagers suffer from an anxiety disorder. This informative title examines different anxiety disorders, including their causes, symptoms, effects, and treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses how anxiety and phobias affect young people with siblings and parents who have the disord

Apr 19, 2014
Autism spectrum disorder by Rodger, Marguerite, author.

Autism spectrum disorder

"Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism sp

Apr 19, 2014
20 fun facts about the Great Wall of China by Shea, Therese, author.

20 fun facts about the Great Wall of China

Provides information about the Great Wall of China, including the fact that it wasn't the first large wall built in China and that it is made out of many different materials.

Apr 19, 2014
American quarter horses by Dell, Pamela.

American quarter horses

Describes the history of this breed of horse as well as its physical characteristics and behaviors, babies, and working life.

Apr 19, 2014
Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries by Macdonald, Fiona.

Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries

Presents well-known archaeologists, including Howard Carter, who discovered Tutankhamun's tomb, Walter Alva, who discovered the treasure of Sipan, in Peru, and Constanza Ceruti, one of the discoverers of the child mummies found on a mountaintop in Chile.

Apr 19, 2014
Am I a good friend? - a book about trustworthiness by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Am I a good friend? - a book about trustworthiness

Offers information and advice on being a good friend, including keeping promises, keeping secrets, and telling the truth.

Apr 19, 2014
All about drawing - cool cars, fast planes & military machines by Lapadula, Tom (ILT)/ Shelly, Jeff (ILT)

All about drawing - cool cars, fast planes & military machines

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing aircraft, watercraft, and land vehicles.

Apr 19, 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 19, 2014
Animals that climb by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that climb

"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 climb, and includes chapters on mountain goats, squirrels, leopards, spider monkeys, and more!"--

Apr 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2014
50 body questions - a book that spills its guts by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

50 body questions - a book that spills its guts

Looks at how the human body works, answering fifty questions on such topics as digestion, blood, bones and muscles, the immune system, senses, the brain, and the nervous system.

Apr 19, 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 19, 2014
Acorn to oak tree by Herrington, Lisa M.

Acorn to oak tree

Introduces the life cycle of an oak tree, explaining how it grows from an acorn, develops, and reproduces.

Apr 19, 2014
Alien worlds - your guide to extraterrestrial life by Aguilar, David A, author.

Alien worlds - your guide to extraterrestrial life

Considers the plausibility of alien life and what creatures living on extrasolar planets might be like, drawing on scientific sources to depict alien creatures who have adapted to the unique characteristics of their respective environments.

Apr 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2014