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Storyteller's sampler - tales from tellers around the world by

Storyteller's sampler - tales from tellers around the world

Jun 18, 2016
About the rain forest by Johanasen, Heather.

About the rain forest

Learn about rain forests and the plants and animals that live in them.

Jun 21, 2016
Night guard by Lea, Synne, 1974- author.

Night guard

"This poetry collection explores important concepts such as friendship, fear, and loneliness"--

Jun 23, 2016
The three little pigs by Ross, Dev.

The three little pigs

A humorous retelling of the classic story recounts the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same fate.

Jun 24, 2016
Can you find? - an ABC book by McKay, Sindy.

Can you find? - an ABC book

"Throughout the book children search for letters in illustrations, along with various objects and animals that begin with the sound of that letter. Learning these letters and letter sounds will help to build the foundations every child needs to become a successful reader."--P. [4] of cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948- author.

Syria

"Syria is a country that has endured many struggles over the centuries. A place rich with history, today it experiences hardship on a daily basis and faces challenges that have become a global focus. This book explores the history, people, places, and culture that make up modern-day Syria. " -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook by Ainsworth, Mark, author.

The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook

Teaches kids to cook and think like a chef, with 100 delicious recipes, essential techniques, insider tips, fun facts, and more.

Jun 25, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jun 25, 2016
What makes your body work? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes your body work?

"What Makes Your Body Work? explains the inner workings of some of the body's major organs and systems. Readers can perform fun easy experiments that will help them measure their own lung volume or understand why the brain can decipher ltteers in the wrnog oredr in a wrod. Entertaining illustrations and explanatory diagrams give details that help reveal what really makes the body work."--

Jun 25, 2016
What is the Declaration of Independence? by Harris, Michael C., 1978- author.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

"Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that

Jun 25, 2016
Turkeys strike out and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author.

Turkeys strike out and other fun facts

Jun 25, 2016
Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep by Harvey, Derek, author.

Super shark encyclopedia - and other creatures of the deep

"Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures -- from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more. Packed with jaw-dropping facts about animal behavior and anatomy, new x-ray artworks utilize cross-sections and strip layers away to show key anatomical features in detail. It showcases record-breaking an

Jun 25, 2016
Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Super bug encyclopedia - the biggest, fastest, deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet

Profiles the worlds largest, strongest, and loudest insects, providing statistics and facts on each, from the honeypot ants of Australia and hornet moth of Europe to the golden chafer of Central America and the orchid mantid of Southeast Asia.

Jun 25, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jun 25, 2016
Star Wars character encyclopedia by Beecroft, Simon, author.

Star Wars character encyclopedia

"Go on a journey through the Star Wars galaxy, and learn all about its brave heroes and deadly villains. Meet a host of loathsome creatures, weird aliens, and loyal droids from the Star Wars saga"--Back cover.

Jun 25, 2016
Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 35 sensational design by Pshednovek, Ariela.

Spectacular friendship bracelets - a step-by-step guide to 35 sensational design

Jun 25, 2016
Space - planets, moons, stars, and more! by Rhatigan, Joe, author.

Space - planets, moons, stars, and more!

"An introduction to outer space"--

Jun 25, 2016
Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Super simple indoor gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about gardening indoors, discussing how to choose the right tools, start plants from seeds, and follow safety rules, with instructions for creating a plant container and setting up a mini desert garden.

Jun 25, 2016
Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple kitchen gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Jun 25, 2016
Take a closer look at. Oil by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Oil

Oil and gas make up nearly half of all the energy we use, but these fuels are being used up. What alternatives do we have in a future with limited oil and fossil fuels? Learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce and replace these fossil fuels. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

Jun 25, 2016