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Wangari Maathai - the woman who planted millions of trees by Prévot, Franck, 1968-

Wangari Maathai - the woman who planted millions of trees

Recounts the life and accomplishments of the environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

May 24, 2015
Roses by Murray, Peter, 1952 September 29-

Roses

Examines different types of roses and their cultural use as symbols of love.

May 24, 2015
Afghanistan by Ali, Sharifah Enayat, 1943-

Afghanistan

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Afghanistan"--Provided by publisher.

May 24, 2015
Girls standing on lawns by

Girls standing on lawns

"Combining vintage photographs from MoMA's collection, original paintings by Kalman inspired by these photographs, and text by Handler, Girls standing on lawns puts on display the creators' shared fascination with anonymous snapshots and the rich lives, memories, and stories they evoke."--Page 4 of cover.

May 24, 2015
Italy by Winter, Jane Kohen, 1959-

Italy

May 24, 2015
Catfish by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Catfish

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of catfish.

May 27, 2015
Maya Angelou- A Biography of an Award-Winning Poet and Civil Rights Activist by Agins, Donna Brown

Maya Angelou- A Biography of an Award-Winning Poet and Civil Rights Activist

May 27, 2015
Pyramids of Giza by Matthews, Sheelagh.

Pyramids of Giza

Provides an overview of the Pyramids of Giza, discussing topics such as its history, chief architect, structural aspects, and construction techniques and materials, and offers information about careers in architecture and construction.

May 28, 2015
When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981- author.

When the animals saved Earth - an eco-fable

The trial of the millennium: animals vs humans. Brought before the spirit king, and charged by the animals with spreading fear and pain throughout the land, the humans must answer for their actions. Will justice be had? Will balance return to land, sea, and sky? Will the earth be saved?

May 28, 2015
Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game by Kontzias, Bill.

Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game

An innovative interactive puzzle book. Eye-catching photographs of toys, trinkets, and more present spot-the-difference puzzles that support early learning skills.

May 29, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa. by Naidoo, Beverley.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa.

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

May 29, 2015
The ultimate girls' body book - not-so-silly questions about your body by Larimore, Walter L.

The ultimate girls' body book - not-so-silly questions about your body

Offers information to girls entering puberty on things they should know about their changing bodies, including menstruation, modesty, and sex.

May 29, 2015
More baby's first signs by Votry, Kim.

More baby's first signs

Provides words, illustrations, and sign language for common objects. On board pages.

May 29, 2015
Colonial kids - an activity guide to life in the New World by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-

Colonial kids - an activity guide to life in the New World

Gives instructions for preparing foods, making clothes, and creating other items used by European settlers in America, thereby providing a description of the daily life of these colonists.

May 29, 2015
If you were me and lived in... Scotland - a child's introduction to culture around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Scotland - a child's introduction to culture around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in Scotland.

May 29, 2015
If you were me and lived in... Portugal - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Portugal - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

What types of foods would you eat if you lived in Portugal? What kind of games would you play? How would you greet your friends or tell your parents you love them? And where would you and your family go for fun?

May 29, 2015
If you were me and lived in... Peru - a child's introduction to culture around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Peru - a child's introduction to culture around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in Peru.

May 29, 2015
If you were me and lived in... Hungary - a child's introduction to culture around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Hungary - a child's introduction to culture around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in Hungary.

May 29, 2015
If you were me and lived in... Greece - a child's introduction to culture around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in... Greece - a child's introduction to culture around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in Greece.

May 29, 2015
City firefighters by Goldish, Meish, author.

City firefighters

"In this book, young readers will learn about firefighters."--

May 29, 2015