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Earmuffs for everyone! - how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs by McCarthy, Meghan, author.

Earmuffs for everyone! - how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs

"This picture book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process"--

Dec 28, 2014
Endangered animals of Europe by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of Europe

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of Europe, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 28, 2014
Endangered animals of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific islands by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific islands

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 28, 2014
Endangered animals of South America by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of South America

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of South America, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 28, 2014
Endangered animals of North America by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of North America

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of North America, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 28, 2014
Deserts inside out by Cohen, Marina, 1967-

Deserts inside out

"Peel back the corners of the desert to discover the incredible organisms that survive in this ecosystem, from scorpions and cacti to musk oxen and seals. Find out how deserts work as a system, carving out an existence in one of the most extreme biomes on Earth. Learn, too, how deserts are found all around the world and what you can do to help protect these amazing wildernesses."--Amazon.com.

Dec 28, 2014
Dara's clever trap - a story from Cambodia by Flanagan, Liz, author.

Dara's clever trap - a story from Cambodia

"In this folktale from Cambodia, Princess Dara must prove that her father's wicked ministers have set up her husband for a crime he is innocent of"--

Dec 28, 2014
How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability by Miles, Brenda, author.

How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability

"How I Learn introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. This supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use 'smart strategies' to help themselves learn. And that's better than OK. That's GREAT! A note to parents, caregivers, and professionals is included, with suggestions to guide discussion and help children identify their particular strengths and challenges."--Back cover.

Dec 28, 2014
An electrician's job by Dawson, Patricia (Patricia Adelaide)

An electrician's job

Shows the responsibilities of an electrician, from wiring a light fixture to repairing a circuit breaker.

Dec 28, 2014
Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own

An illustrated guide to handling, studying, feeding, caring for and identifying caterpillars.

Dec 28, 2014
Ships & Boats - With 17 Easy-to-do Experiments and 300 Exciting Pictures by Oxlade, Chris

Ships & Boats - With 17 Easy-to-do Experiments and 300 Exciting Pictures

Dec 28, 2014
Shackleton's journey by Grill, William, author, illustrator.

Shackleton's journey

Presents a visual narrative of Ernest Shackleton's voyage to Antarctica during which his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in ice, forcing the crew on a desperate trek to seek rescue.

Dec 28, 2014
What does a janitor do? by Kidde, Rita.

What does a janitor do?

Introduces the role of school custodians and provides information on the wide variety of work they do.

Dec 28, 2014
Witness men- true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia by Davis, Rebeca

Witness men- true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia

Dec 28, 2014
Who was Susan B. Anthony? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Susan B. Anthony?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Dec 28, 2014
Who was Rachel Carson? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Who was Rachel Carson?

Presents the life and accomplishments of the American biologist, whose influential work, "The Silent Spring," inspired worldwide conservation movements.

Dec 28, 2014
Grasslands inside out by Bow, James.

Grasslands inside out

"Huge, far-reaching landscapes of swaying grass or shrubs, grasslands support a whole host of organisms and are one of the most important biomes for people, too. Peel back the corners of the grassland to find out how many different organisms rely upon this ecosystem for survival, from elephants and gazelles to prairie dogs and horses. Discover how each organism functions within its grassland ecosystem, and learn about the daily fight for survival that takes place in these huge hunting grounds."-

Dec 28, 2014
A paramedic's job by Rosario, Miguel.

A paramedic's job

Shows the responsibilities of a paramedic, from picking up people in an ambulance to treating people on the way to the hospital.

Dec 28, 2014
Pakistan by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Pakistan

Introduces Pakistan, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 28, 2014
Ossuaries and charnel houses by Roza, Greg, author.

Ossuaries and charnel houses

Explains how different peoples have placed dead bodies in charnel houses or exposed their bones in ossuaries, and describes some notable examples, including Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, the Paris catacombs, and the remains of war dead.

Dec 28, 2014