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Bobcat by Goldish, Meish.

Bobcat

"Young readers will learn all about the desert environment where the bobcat lives, as well as its physical characteristics, what it eats, and how it survives in its hot, dry home."--

Aug 27, 2015
Jars of Hope - How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust by Roy, Jennifer/ Owenson, Meg (ILT)

Jars of Hope - How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust

Aug 27, 2015
Malala Yousafzai - education activist by Hansen, Grace, author.

Malala Yousafzai - education activist

Describes the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani teenager whose support for education for girls in her country led to her being shot by the Taliban.

Aug 27, 2015
Amphibians by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Amphibians

"This fascinating series takes a very simple look at animal classifications, with each book focussing on a different group of animal. This book is about amphibians: what they do, how they behave, and how these characteristics are different from other groups of animals. Beautifully illustrated with colorful photographs, the book shows many examples of different types of amphibians in their natural environment."--

Aug 27, 2015
At battle in World War II - an interactive battlefield adventure by Doeden, Matt.

At battle in World War II - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores the technology and tactics of World War II"--

Aug 27, 2015
Baby cheetahs by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby cheetahs

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby cheetahs to young readers through leveled text and related photos."--

Aug 27, 2015
Your muscular system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your muscular system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their muscular system"--

Aug 27, 2015
Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community by Levinson, Cynthia, author.

Watch out for flying kids! - how two circuses, two countries, and nine kids confront conflict and build community

Aug 27, 2015
Changes - a child's first poetry collection by Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013, author.

Changes - a child's first poetry collection

Offers children's poems about the seasons, including such topics as spring flowers, Halloween, and the first snowfall of the year.

Aug 27, 2015
Boy, were we wrong about the weather! by Kudlinski, Kathleen V., author.

Boy, were we wrong about the weather!

"Examines what is known about weather--storms, predictions, climate, and other characteristics--and how different the facts are from what scientists, from ancient Sumerians to the recent past, believed to be true."--

Aug 27, 2015
The boy who harnessed the wind by Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The boy who harnessed the wind

"When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out ho

Aug 27, 2015
Nut-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Nut-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a nut-free diet"--

Aug 27, 2015
Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the platypus. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the platypus's life, comparing the platypus to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Aug 27, 2015
Pronghorn by Bowman, Chris, 1990-

Pronghorn

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to pronghorn. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 27, 2015
Can you whoo too? by Ziefert, Harriet, author.

Can you whoo too?

"In farmyards, jungles, and oceans, almost every animal has something to say. Why do whales sing? What does a rooster want us to know? This book is a unique combination of language arts, science, and noisy fun."--

Aug 27, 2015
The colors of Israel by Raz, Rachel, author, photographer.

The colors of Israel

Aug 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind zombies

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about zombies"--

Aug 27, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves by Weakland, Mark, author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind werewolves

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about werewolves"--

Aug 27, 2015
Minimus secundus - moving on in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus secundus - moving on in Latin

A course for 10-13 year old students providing an introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britain - Follows on from Starting out in Latin.

Aug 27, 2015
Minimus - starting out in Latin by Bell, Barbara.

Minimus - starting out in Latin

Teaches children the basics of Latin grammar and vocabulary, as well as Roman British history and culture, through vocabulary lists, mythical tales, and illustrations.

Aug 27, 2015