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Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author. Animals that make me say look out!

Sep 18, 2016
Chimpanzee by Bell, Samantha, author. Chimpanzee

"Introduces facts about chimpanzees, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text."--

Sep 20, 2016
How to build a house by Lacey, Saskia. How to build a house

"Eli's famous for dreaming big. After all their adventures, Eli and his friends are ready to build a place they can return to at the end of the day, a place they can share stories and dreams. But a house is only a home when everyone feels like they belong. Can Eli find a way to make everyone happy, or will his friends hit the road without him?"--Page [4] cover.

Sep 22, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author. The deadliest creature in the world

Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venemous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin. --Publisher

Sep 22, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun. Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Sep 23, 2016
Dyslexia by Squire, Ann, author. Dyslexia

"Learn all about dyslexia, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated."--

Sep 24, 2016
Duck hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author. Duck hunting

Learn what it takes to successfully harvest mallards, wood ducks, bluebills, and other waterfowl, known for being fast and elusive. --

Sep 24, 2016
Diego Rivera by Venezia, Mike. Diego Rivera

Introduces the life and work of the twentieth-century Mexican painter, describing and giving examples of his art.

Sep 24, 2016
Cuba by Gregory, Joy, author. Cuba

Introduces Cuba, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 24, 2016
Crayola creators - Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Crayola creators - Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith

Chronicles the lives and careers of the creators of Crayola crayons.

Sep 24, 2016
Cool crayons, chalks & paints - crafting creative toys & amazing games by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool crayons, chalks & paints - crafting creative toys & amazing games

Presents step-by-step instructions for creating six handicraft projects using paints and crayons, including a multi-layered crayon, watercolors from plants and berries, and glow-in-the-dark paint.

Sep 24, 2016
Colombia by Wiseman, Blaine, author. Colombia

Introduces Colombia, describing its geography and climate, industries, history, resources and wildlife, culture, politics, and sports.

Sep 24, 2016
Chris Hadfield and the International Space Station by Langley, Andrew, 1949- author. Chris Hadfield and the International Space Station

"Join Chris Hadfield living on the International Space Station! This book examines the extraordinary life of one of the most popular astronauts, from his early life to the six months he spent living in space. Discover what the International Space Centre is used for, and how astronauts like Hadfield can live there. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

Sep 24, 2016
Children just like me / A New Celebration of Children Around the World by Saunders, Catherine, author. Children just like me / A New Celebration of Children Around the World

Highlights the lives of children from over thirty countries around the world, explaining how their experiences are different, and yet the same, all over the globe.

Sep 24, 2016
Castle attack - make your own medieval battlefield by Ives, Rob, author. Castle attack - make your own medieval battlefield

"Make your own miniature medieval battlefield with ordinary items found around your house or school! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 24, 2016
Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults by Ives, Rob, author. Break the Siege - Make Your Own Catapults

"Use up spare parts or forgotten items from the garage to build your own miniature siege engine! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 24, 2016
Guess who, haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Guess who, haiku

A collection of haiku, each of which describes an animal and asks a question that rhymes with the answer on the following page.

Sep 24, 2016
Grizzly bears by Trueit, Trudi Strain, author. Grizzly bears

"Presents information about the grizzly bears of North America, their habitats, and their amazing size and strength."--

Sep 24, 2016
The great pyramid of Giza by Stanborough, Rebecca, author. The great pyramid of Giza

"This title explores and explains how the Great Pyramid of Giza was built. The pyramid's construction is described in terms of the engineering process"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 24, 2016
Ghosts by Richard, Orlin, author. Ghosts

Readers will learn the legends and facts about spirits and phantoms, including historical sightings, famous ghosts, and researchers' investigations.

Sep 24, 2016