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Unearthing metamorphic rocks by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Unearthing metamorphic rocks

Looks at how metamorphic rocks form and how they are classified, and discusses the role they play in the rock cycle.

Aug 22, 2014
Titanium by Roza, Greg

Titanium

Aug 22, 2014
Sea creatures by Jackson, Tom, 1972-

Sea creatures

Aug 22, 2014
Women's right to vote by Benoit, Peter, 1955-

Women's right to vote

Read about the struggle for women's voting rights in the United States and learn how it has shaped our nation today.

Aug 22, 2014
States and capitals by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

States and capitals

A comprehensive guide to the fifty U.S. states includes fun facts about each state, including their mottos, state birds, flags, and state flowers.

Aug 22, 2014
The six swans by

The six swans

A king's daughter undertakes a difficult task to rescue her six brothers from the enchantment imposed on them by their wicked stepmother.

Aug 22, 2014
Scuba man - Jacques Cousteau and his amazing underwater invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

Scuba man - Jacques Cousteau and his amazing underwater invention

"Read about Jacques Cousteau's life and the invention of the aqua lung"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014
Secret Soldier by McGovern, Ann

Secret Soldier

Aug 22, 2014
There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts by Prochovnic, Dawn Babb.

There's a story in my head - sign language for body parts

Playful images and simple rhymes introduce the American Sign Language signs for different parts of the human body.

Aug 22, 2014
Stranded on an island - can science save your life? by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

Stranded on an island - can science save your life?

"After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island."--

Aug 22, 2014
What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good by Harris, Robie/ Westcott, Nadine Bernard (ILT)

What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good

Aug 22, 2014
Veterinarians by Minden, Cecilia.

Veterinarians

This book features colorful pictures and easy-to-read text that allow young readers a glimpse at the demanding but rewarding world of animal doctors.

Aug 22, 2014
Shape-shifting animals by Lunis, Natalie.

Shape-shifting animals

Meet 8 amazing shape-shifting animals that use their abilities to scare off, escape from, or appear less tasty to their enemies. Eye-popping photographs and clear, simple text bring these one-of-a-kind creatures to life.

Aug 22, 2014
Why do animals hibernate? by Ulinski, Michael.

Why do animals hibernate?

Examines the physical reasons for hibernation, what animals hibernate, and where most animals hibernate.

Aug 22, 2014
What makes rain? by Wilson, Abby.

What makes rain?

Explains how rain is caused by the water cycle.

Aug 22, 2014
Yamaha - sport racing legend by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Yamaha - sport racing legend

Chronicles the history of the Japanese corporation; profiles different types of models, including information about their speed, performance, and appearance; and discusses motocross racing.

Aug 22, 2014
The Snow Queen [Russian language] by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875.

The Snow Queen [Russian language]

The strength of a little girl's love enables her to overcome many obstacles and free a boy from the Snow Queen's spell.

Aug 22, 2014
Tangled in the rainforest / Can Science Save Your Life? by Bailey, Gerry, author.

Tangled in the rainforest / Can Science Save Your Life?

"Alone in the rainforest, Joe is suddenly caught in a tropical storm. He uses his science skills to observe the habitat around him to build shelter, find food, and search for help."--

Aug 22, 2014
You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Nextcome homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Aug 22, 2014
Trains can float - and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Trains can float - and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about all sorts of vehicles and transportation"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014