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Wild about bears by Brett, Jeannie.

Wild about bears

Takes a look at the common physical traits, behaviors, habits and habitats of the world's eight bear species.

Apr 9, 2014
The secret life of the woolly bear caterpillar by Pringle, Laurence, 1935- author.

The secret life of the woolly bear caterpillar

Apr 9, 2014
In New York by Brown, Marc Tolon.

In New York

"Beloved children's illustrator Marc Brown takes readers on a tour of New York City with this lovingly crafted tribute that also serves as a handy travel guide"--

Apr 9, 2014
Firefly July - a year of very short poems by

Firefly July - a year of very short poems

A selection of short American poems dealing with the four seasons and the different weather events and animal patterns that can occur within each.

Apr 9, 2014
Behold the beautiful dung beetle by Bardoe, Cheryl, 1971-

Behold the beautiful dung beetle

Apr 9, 2014
War spies by Polansky, Daniel, author.

War spies

A collection of short biographical sketches describes the background stories and pivotal achievements of six of history's most famous war spies, including Sir Francis Walsingham, Belle Boyd, Kim Philby, Virginia Hall, and Allen Dulles.

Apr 10, 2014
13 fashion styles children should know by Werle, Simone, author.

13 fashion styles children should know

"Lively spreads filled with illustrations, sidebar information, important events, and designer profiles allow readers to watch hemlines and shoulder pads rise and fall, understand the effects of culture and history, and trace the origins of popular trends such as Harajuku, preppy, and hipster. An excellent introduction to fashion history for young readers, this book is a visual guide to the changing styles that have defined the past 100 years"--Publishers website.

Apr 10, 2014
Goodnight songs by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

Goodnight songs

A previously unpublished collection of twelve lullabies, illustrated by contemporary, award-winning artists including Jonathan Bean, Sophie Blackall, Renata Liwska, and Dan Yaccarino.

Apr 10, 2014
The fly by Gravel, Elise, author, illustrator.

The fly

Apr 10, 2014
A woman in the House and Senate - how women came to the United States Congress, broke down barriers, and changed the country by Cooper, Ilene.

A woman in the House and Senate - how women came to the United States Congress, broke down barriers, and changed the country

For the first 128 years of our countrys history, not a single woman served in the Senate or House of Representatives. All of that changed, however, in November 1916, when Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to Congress, even before the Nineteenth Amendment gave women across the United States the right to vote. Beginning with the womens suffrage movement and going all the way through the results of the 2012 election, Ilene Cooper deftly covers more than a century of U.S. hi

Apr 11, 2014
Let's explore the Midwest by Connors, Kathleen.

Let's explore the Midwest

Introduces some places and people of the Midwest.

Apr 11, 2014
King crabs by Baxter, Bethany.

King crabs

Introduces king crabs, describing their physical characteristics, life cycle, habitat, predators, and threats from pollution and overfishing.

Apr 11, 2014
Let's explore the Northeast by Connors, Kathleen.

Let's explore the Northeast

Introduces the history, geography, culture, cuisine, and major cities of the Northeast, and identifies notable personalities who hail from the region.

Apr 11, 2014
Let's explore the Pacific Northwest by Connors, Kathleen.

Let's explore the Pacific Northwest

Introduces the history, geography, culture, cuisine, and major cities of the Pacific Northwest, and identifies notable personalities who hail from the region.

Apr 11, 2014
Let's explore the Southwest by Connors, Kathleen.

Let's explore the Southwest

Introduces the history, geography, cultures, cuisines, and major cities of the Southwest, and identifies notable personalities who hail from the region.

Apr 11, 2014
Let's explore the Southeast by Connors, Kathleen.

Let's explore the Southeast

Introduces the history, geography, cultures, cuisines, and major cities of the Southeast, and identifies notable personalities who hail from the region.

Apr 11, 2014
Nature crafts by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Nature crafts

Readers learn how to turn recycled materials into various craft projects.

Apr 11, 2014
Siamese by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Siamese

Introduces Siamese cats, describing the history of the breed, their physical features, life cycle, inquisitive nature, and friendly behavior.

Apr 11, 2014
Origami birds and butterflies by Miles, Lisa.

Origami birds and butterflies

Offers step-by-step instructions for origami bird projects, including how to make a swan, dove, and owl.

Apr 11, 2014
Rats - biting through concrete! by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Rats - biting through concrete!

Introduces rats, discussing their physical features, habitat, life cycle, predators, and ability to adapt to almost any environment.

Apr 11, 2014