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The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The witch's things - a counting to 20 rhyme

Nov 21, 2014
Technology top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967- author.

Technology top tens

"The five exciting lists inside this book answer some of the burning questions about technology. Each spread uses facts-based rankings to reveal the top ten record breakers and history makers in each category--and to offer the inside scoop on those at the top of the heap."--

Nov 21, 2014
Tent caterpillars by Linde, Barbara M., author.

Tent caterpillars

Nov 21, 2014
Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist

Cryptozoology is the study of animals that may or may not be real: familiar animals like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, and those that are less familiar like the Marozi of Kenya, the Orang-pendek of Sumatra and the Thylacine of Tasmania. Meet these and more in this introduction to cryptozoology.

Nov 21, 2014
Rain forests inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)

Rain forests inside out

Nov 21, 2014
Oceans inside out by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author.

Oceans inside out

"From sunlit surface water that teems with life to the deepest, darkest depths filled with some of Earth's most unusual creatures, oceans are home to a wide array of life. Peel back the corners of the ocean to find out what fascinating life exists within this ecosystem, from Earth's biggest animal, the blue whale, to tiny organisms, such as kelp. Discover where the world's oceans are and what you can do to help protect our planet's rich waters."--

Nov 21, 2014
Scrumptious statistics by Arias, Lisa, author.

Scrumptious statistics

Rhyming text provides an introduction to statistics, including how to collect statistics, methods of displaying statistics, and using mean, median, and mode to analyze the data.

Nov 21, 2014
Nuclear power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Nuclear power

"An examination of the ways in which nuclear reactions have historically been used as energy sources and how current and future energy demands are changing their technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a swan? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a swan?

"A child goes on an adventure to a marsh to observe a swan and discovers swans can be dangerous if they're defending their nest"--

Nov 21, 2014
The ghost of Skip-Count Castle by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The ghost of Skip-Count Castle

"In this book, young readers learn counting in multiples."--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a tiger? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a tiger?

"A child goes on an adventure to Russia as a junior researcher to study tigers in the wild, and learns about this endangered species"--

Nov 21, 2014
Flags over America - a star-spangled story by Harness, Cheryl.

Flags over America - a star-spangled story

Explains how flags have been used throughout history to represent cultures, including the colonial era, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.

Nov 21, 2014
Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise by Muntz, Kendra.

Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise

Nov 21, 2014
A day I remember - an Indian wedding by Das, Prodeepta, author.

A day I remember - an Indian wedding

This is a day that Swayam will always remember: he's going to be "Markundi", the boy who keeps the bridegroom (his uncle) company through the wedding preparations.

Nov 21, 2014
Animals that make me say wow! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say wow!

"Cusick explores how gravity-defying flight, coiled and tubelike tongues, bite-proof armor and other surprising adaptations in animal bodies and behavior provide a competitive edge. This presentation of amazing animal facts is loosely organized into three sections: defense, foraging and anatomy. There's a short introduction for each section followed by a series of boxed explanations interspersed among a gallery of close-up photographs, mostly from the National Wildlife Federation archives. Some

Nov 21, 2014
Glorious geometry by Arias, Lisa, author.

Glorious geometry

Rhyming text provides an introduction to geometry, including lines, types of angles, measuring angles, and symmetry.

Nov 21, 2014
Giant moray eel by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Giant moray eel

Nov 21, 2014
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia.

The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.

Nov 21, 2014
Hydropower by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Hydropower

"An examination of the ways in which water has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Be safe on your bike by Heos, Bridget, author.

Be safe on your bike

"Samantha teaches her somewhat clueless neighbor boy Jake how to ride his bicycle safely they go for a bike ride and get ice cream"--

Nov 21, 2014