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Teaching with story - classroom connections to storytelling by MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-

Teaching with story - classroom connections to storytelling

Apr 17, 2014
Extreme Survivors, Level 2 by Roop, Connie/ Roop, Peter/ American Museum of Natural History (COR)

Extreme Survivors, Level 2

Apr 17, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of eagles, Earth's most widespread birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why people respect eagles"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 17, 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 17, 2014
Whale sharks by Murphy, Julie.

Whale sharks

Apr 18, 2014
The War of 1812 by Van Zee, Amy.

The War of 1812

Examines the War of 1812 from the perspectives of three different participants.

Apr 18, 2014
Walruses by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Walruses

Apr 18, 2014
Volcanologists and seismologists by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Volcanologists and seismologists

Predicting volcanic eruptions or earthquakes could save many dollars and lives. Volcanologists study active volcanoes and get down and dirty with ash. They even experiment with red hot lava! Seismologists study earthquakes from fault to devastation. Show young readers that earth science can thrill and astound.

Apr 18, 2014
Triangles by Adler, David A.

Triangles

Introduces triangles, discussing the different types of triangles and the concept of triangle size measured in degrees.

Apr 18, 2014
The story of buildings - from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond by Dillon, Patrick, 1962-, author.

The story of buildings - from the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and beyond

We spend most of our lives in buildings. We make our homes in them. We go to school in them. We work in them. But why and how did people start making buildings? How did they learn to make them stronger, bigger, and more comfortable? Why did they start to decorate them in different ways? From the pyramid erected so that an Egyptian pharaoh would last forever to the dramatic, machine-like Pompidou Center designed by two young architects, Patrick Dillon's stories of remarkable buildings--and the re

Apr 18, 2014
The Underground Railroad by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

The Underground Railroad

Examines the workings of the Underground Railroad from the perspectives of three different participants.

Apr 18, 2014
Wood frogs - back from the dead! by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Wood frogs - back from the dead!

Introduces wood frogs, discussing their physical features, habitat, life cycle, predators, and ability to survive freezing temperatures.

Apr 18, 2014
The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza! by Long, Ethan.

The Wing Wing brothers geometry palooza!

Teaches readers basic geometric concepts through the antics of the Wing Wing brothers, including relative position, simple shapes, and partitioning rectangles.

Apr 18, 2014
Zoologists and ecologists by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Zoologists and ecologists

Explains why animals and the environment are important and discusses the people who study them.

Apr 18, 2014
Zoom in on house of horrors by Spilsbury, Richard, 1963- author.

Zoom in on house of horrors

"Get an up-close look at a variety of insects and creatures that live in our houses"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Zoom in on body invaders by Spilsbury, Richard, 1963-

Zoom in on body invaders

"Get an up-close look at some of the creatures that live in and on your body"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Leopards by Riggs, Kate.

Leopards

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of leopards, Earth's fourth- largest cats. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why leopards and baboons don't get along"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Solids, liquids, and gases by Garrett, Ginger, 1968-

Solids, liquids, and gases

Simple introduction to the different forms of matter.

Apr 18, 2014
A pond full of ink by Schmidt, Annie M. G.

A pond full of ink

This delightfully humorous collection of poems offers children and the young at heart a refreshing, inventive look at the world from the well-known Dutch author, Annie Schmidt. Ordinary events and places become extraordinary adventures full of imagination.

Apr 18, 2014
Just joking 5 - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including tongue twisters, riddles, and more! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell.

Just joking 5 - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including tongue twisters, riddles, and more!

Presents a variety of jokes and facts, including knock-knocks, tongue twisters, riddles, and traditional question and answer jokes.

Apr 18, 2014