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Food safety basics by Laine, Carolee, author.

Food safety basics

Discusses the rules and techniques for food safety, including the history, what can make you sick, and who keeps the food safe.

Jul 19, 2016
Extreme hunters. by Kingfisher (COR)

Extreme hunters.

Profiles some of the world's most dangerous natural predators, including hyenas, piranhas, and grizzly bears.

Jul 19, 2016
Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo?

"A child goes on an African safari and observes the behavior of Cape buffalo in the wild as they defend their herd"--

Jul 19, 2016
Hansel & Gretel by Hobbie, Holly, author, illustrator.

Hansel & Gretel

A simplified version of the traditional tale in which Hansel and Gretel become lost in the woods and find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

Jul 19, 2016
The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards by Markle, Sandra, author.

The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards

"Amur leopards are the rarest big cats in the world. But thanks to scientists' new, innovative efforts to study them and breed a reserve population, these majestic cats have a chance to come back."--

Jul 19, 2016
UNICEF by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

UNICEF

Looks at the work of UNICEF and how they help children around the world.

Jul 19, 2016
Sleeping Beauty by Sage, Alison, author.

Sleeping Beauty

"Princess Rosebud and her kingdom are cursed by a maleficent fairy to sleep for a hundred years before a prince can break the spell"--

Jul 19, 2016
Sea otters. by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Sea otters.

Introduces sea otters to young readers, describing their physical characteristics, diet, and behaviors.

Jul 19, 2016
Coyote moon by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Coyote moon

"A nonfiction picture book about coyotes hunting in suburban neighborhoods at night."--

Jul 19, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Plants can't sit still

Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.

Jul 19, 2016
The mermaid's gift by McAdam, Claudia Cangilla, author.

The mermaid's gift

"Young Gianni fishes in the lagoon of Burano, Italy, to feed the starving people of the island. When a storm dumps him from his boat, a mermaid whips the water into a length of elegant lace and saves him. His fiance´e Nicoletta duplicates the lace pattern and sells it. The lace becomes the island's new industry"--

Jul 19, 2016
Aliens from Earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Batten, Mary, author.

Aliens from Earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems

Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans.

Jul 19, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems

A collection of poems on alligators explores how they hunt, keep warm, and care for their young.

Jul 19, 2016
The oldest and the newest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The oldest and the newest

"Learn all about the oldest and newest places on Earth and find out how the world has changed over time."--

Jul 20, 2016
Nutrition basics by Reinke, Beth Bence, author.

Nutrition basics

Explains the basic principles of nutrition, from vitamins and minerals to portions and content.

Jul 20, 2016
Is the Bermuda Triangle real? by Lassieur, Allison.

Is the Bermuda Triangle real?

"Presents stories of planes and ships that have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, examining the evidence of various explanations, ultimately stating that the disappearances remain a mystery"--

Jul 20, 2016
Investigating the water cycle by Ransom, Candice F., 1952-

Investigating the water cycle

Presents information about water, its three states of solid, liquid, or gas, the dependence of the water cycle on gravity and the sun's energy, and the different forms that water takes around the world.

Jul 20, 2016
It's a good thing there are bats by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

It's a good thing there are bats

"Introduces the reader to bats and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 20, 2016
It's a good thing there are bees by Herrington, Lisa M, author.

It's a good thing there are bees

"Introduces the reader to bees and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 20, 2016
It's a good thing there are earthworms by Shepherd, Jodie, author.

It's a good thing there are earthworms

"Introduces the reader to earthworms and explains the roles they play in the environment."--

Jul 20, 2016