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Be safe around fire by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around fire

"A young girl teaches her dolls, action figures, and toys the fire safety rules she has just learned in school"--

Apr 1, 2015
A bird is a bird by Rockwell, Lizzy.

A bird is a bird

Describes the unique features that birds have, including beaks, wings, and feathers, and how they are used by different varieties of birds.

Apr 1, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Apr 1, 2015
Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z by Schroeder, Alan, author.

Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z

Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president he needed all the wisdom he could muster to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize informat ion about his life and accomplishments.

Apr 1, 2015
The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.

The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence

Shows readers how rebel soldiers fought in horrific conditions while their families faced their own hardships for the sake of freedom. Students examine wartime propaganda to discover the truth about events leading up to the war, and engage in vibrant debate, strategic planning, and literary deconstruction to understand the official documents upon which America is founded.

Apr 1, 2015
Amelia Earhart by Orr, Tamra, author.

Amelia Earhart

"Learn about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart"--

Apr 1, 2015
The art of songwriting by MacKay, Jenny, 1978-

The art of songwriting

Discusses the art and culture of writing in song.

Apr 1, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Ankylosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle"--

Apr 1, 2015
Barracuda by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Barracuda

Apr 1, 2015
Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids

"An illustrated introduction to the countries of the world and the seven continents. Imagery picks out a country's unique essence"--

Apr 1, 2015
Apps - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh, author.

Apps - from concept to consumer

"Learn about the history of mobile apps and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Apr 1, 2015
Animation - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh.

Animation - from concept to consumer

Readers will trace the history of animation from its earliest roots to its most recent successes and beyond. They will also learn about the different types of artists, engineers, and filmmakers who have made this incredible blend of art and technology possible throughout the decades.

Apr 1, 2015
Animals helping with healing by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping with healing

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in healthcare positions or used for therapy."--

Apr 1, 2015
Animals helping to detect diseases by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Animals helping to detect diseases

"Learn how animals can be trained to detect diseases in humans."--

Apr 1, 2015
Animal Mouths by Holland, Mary

Animal Mouths

Apr 1, 2015
The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas by Wyckoff, Edwin Brit.

The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas

"Learn about Vivien Thomas and the clamp he invented to help stop bleeding in a very small space"--

Apr 1, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Apr 1, 2015
12 mammals back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy.

12 mammals back from the brink

Amazing survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback.

Apr 1, 2015
Bears & pandas - an intriguing insight into the lives of brown bears, Polar bears, black bears, pandas and others, with 190 exciting images by Bright, Michael, author.

Bears & pandas - an intriguing insight into the lives of brown bears, Polar bears, black bears, pandas and others, with 190 exciting images

Examines the lifestyles and physical characteristics of bears and pandas, how they survive, and where they live, from the Arctic tundra and mountain slopes to scrub deserts and tropical forests.

Apr 1, 2015
Baby animals by Austen, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Charlotte), author.

Baby animals

"It is time to learn about animal babies."--

Apr 1, 2015