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Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature by Doudna, Kelly, 1963-

Super simple pinecone projects - fun and easy crafts inspired by nature

Young readers learn to make a variety of objects using pinecones.

Jul 18, 2014
Reducing waste by Flounders, Anne, author.

Reducing waste

Where does all the garbage go and why is it important to cut back on waste? Discover why waste is creating problems for Earth and how you can help reduce, reuse, and recycle now. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 18, 2014
Power for the planet by Flounders, Anne, author.

Power for the planet

Discusses the energy sources used to power homes, businesses, and transportation and how to conserve them, details cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, and explains efforts to develop fuels with less negative impact on the planet.

Jul 18, 2014
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Provensen, Alice.

Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm

Describes animals on the authors' own farm in New York: dogs, horses, pigs, geese, chickens, cows, goats, sheep, cats, and more! Who lives at Maple Hill Farm? Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats -- these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to lif

Jul 18, 2014
Inside Asperger's looking out by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

Inside Asperger's looking out

With a few words the text on each page succinctly explains what it is like to have Asperger syndrome and the illustrations will engage and delight children, parents and those who have Asperger syndrome.

Jul 18, 2014
Have courage! by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957- author.

Have courage!

Jul 18, 2014
Getting from here to there by Flounders, Anne.

Getting from here to there

Learn about the different ways in which people move from one place to another, how transportation affects our air, land, and water, and how you can get there in a way that makes a positive difference for the Earth. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Jul 18, 2014
Travelin' the Northeast by Backer, Miles, author.

Travelin' the Northeast

Describes the landmarks and geography of the northeastern United States.

Jul 19, 2014
Wonders of the world by Jackson, Tom, 1953-

Wonders of the world

Highlights the seven wonders of the ancient world and explains the feats of engineering behind constructing each wonder.

Jul 19, 2014
Who were the Beatles? by Edgers, Geoff.

Who were the Beatles?

"A biography of the Beatles, the world's most famous rock band"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 19, 2014
What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos by Krull, Kathleen.

What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos

Jul 19, 2014
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines- real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines- real-life stories you have to read to believe.

A treasury of bizarre-but-true stories from history includes accounts of such uncanny events as the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston and the world record set by an armless archer.

Jul 19, 2014
Way out West by Backer, Miles, author.

Way out West

Young readers are asked to find places of interest on maps of the Western states. Features a dog named Charlie.

Jul 19, 2014
Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table by Byers, Ann.

Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table

"Readers explore how something good for your health can also make people ill, including how growers, processors, shippers, and sellers keep fruit and vegetables safe or not ... Readers also learn about steps they can take to know where the food they eat comes from, how to support locally grown fruit and vegetables, how to read labels, and how to safely handle their produce once it is in their home."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 19, 2014
Professor cook's fruity desserts by Brash, Lorna.

Professor cook's fruity desserts

"A variety of recipies for desserts made with fruit. Each also has a science bit which explains how the dessert comes together"--

Jul 19, 2014
Penguin by Magloff, Lisa.

Penguin

Learn about the wonderful world of Emperor penguins, from the courtship rituals through the birth of the chicks. Watch Me Grow, a groundbreaking series from DK, brings readers ages 5 and up into the fascinating world of animal development. Close-up photographs give children an animal's eye-view of growing up, while simple, first-person text and fact boxes explain what is happening at each stage in the lives of animals. Watch Me Grow introduces beginner's to the cycle of life with gorgeous photog

Jul 19, 2014
Ready for word problems and problem solving by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for word problems and problem solving

This book explains the steps of reading a problem, making a plan, solving the problem and checking your answer.

Jul 19, 2014
The Pullman porter - an American journey by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The Pullman porter - an American journey

Jul 19, 2014
All dogs have ADHD by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

All dogs have ADHD

Pictures of dogs in usual and unusual positions help illustrate how the behaviors of people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are similar to those of dogs.

Jul 19, 2014
Asian children's favorite stories by

Asian children's favorite stories

"A treasury of folktales from China, Japan, Korea, India, The Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia."--P. [1] of cover.

Jul 19, 2014