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Does it really rain frogs? / Questions and Answers About Planet Earth by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Does it really rain frogs? / Questions and Answers About Planet Earth

"Answers common questions young readers have about weather, space, and other phenomena of planet Earth"--

Jul 7, 2014
Do plants really eat insects? by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

Do plants really eat insects?

"Answers common questions young readers have about plants"--

Jul 7, 2014
The changing environment by Chancellor, Deborah, author.

The changing environment

Introduces the Earth and its systems, discussing the environmental dangers caused by weather and people, how humans can make a positive difference, and the importance of the environment and conservation.

Jul 7, 2014
Fly, butterfly by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Fly, butterfly

"Did you know that every year hundreds of thousands of monarch butterflies migrate 2,500 miles to Mexico for the winter? It takes four generations of butterflies to make the trip, and only the fourth generation lives longer than three weeks. Find out allof this and more in this new book on butterflies!"--

Jul 7, 2014
I am Cleopatra by Norwich, Grace, author.

I am Cleopatra

Describes the reign of Cleopatra, from its illustrious beginning to its tragic end, and details how she has remained a popular figure in Western culture.

Jul 7, 2014
Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun! by Honovich, Nancy, author.

Get outside guide - all things adventure, exploration, and fun!

Offers outdoor games and activities for each season to encourage children to spend more time outdoors, with including fun facts, craft projects, and identifying plants, animals, constellations, and clouds.

Jul 7, 2014
Gabe & Izzy - standing up for America's bullied by Ford, Gabrielle.

Gabe & Izzy - standing up for America's bullied

Relates the author's personal experiences with bullying, describing how she was harassed as a child because of her degenerative muscle disease and eventually appeared with her similarly disabled dog, Izzy, on Animal Planet before launching a public speaking career.

Jul 7, 2014
George Washington's rules to live by - a good manners guide from the father of our country by Kostyal, K. M., 1951- author.

George Washington's rules to live by - a good manners guide from the father of our country

A modernized adaptation of more than one hundred maxims according to which the first president conducted his life shares insight into Washington's beliefs and the historical events of his time.

Jul 7, 2014
Children's world atlas by Baker, Kathleen (CON)/ Adams, Simon/ Atkinson, Mary/ Phillips, Sarah/ Woodward, John

Children's world atlas

Features detailed maps of different countries and regions around the world, along with information about key political and social issues that have influenced life in each place.

Jul 7, 2014
Choose good food! - my eating tips by Bellisario, Gina.

Choose good food! - my eating tips

A picky eater learns about healthy food choices, visits the supermarket, and prepares a delicious snack.

Jul 7, 2014
The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention by Bredeson, Carmen.

The chocolate chip cookie queen - Ruth Wakefield and her yummy invention

"A biography of Ruth Wakefield's life, and her invention of the chocolate chip cookie"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 7, 2014
The book of North American owls by Sattler, Helen Roney.

The book of North American owls

Provides general information on the behavior of owls and specific information about the physical characteristics and behavior of the twenty-one North American species.

Jul 7, 2014
Down by the barn by Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.

Down by the barn

Adapts a familiar children's song with a barnyard theme and pairs verses with illustrations of a puppy tractor driver who picks up his farm animal friends early in the morning.

Jul 7, 2014
Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- author.

Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time

Describes how some of the most important scientific discoveries and theories came about and offers insights into the lives of the scientists who made the contributions.

Jul 7, 2014
Anna & Solomon by Snyder, Elaine, author.

Anna & Solomon

Based on the story of the author's grandparents' migration to the United States from late-nineteenth-century Russia, shares how Solomon moved to the U.S. first, where he worked to save money for Anna to join him.

Jul 7, 2014
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder by Tournemille, Harry, author.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

"This insightful title provides an overview of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed"--

Jul 7, 2014
The big book of superheroes by King, Bart, 1962-

The big book of superheroes

Explains what it takes to be a superhero, from creating a good battle cry and making a jetpack to hiring a sidekick and customizing a secret lair.

Jul 7, 2014
The best of college basketball by Peters, Gregory N.

The best of college basketball

"Describes the NCAA College Basketball Tournament, including teams, players, and coaches"--

Jul 7, 2014
Be aware! - my tips for personal safety by Bellisario, Gina.

Be aware! - my tips for personal safety

Children show how to stay safe and avoid danger, including watching out for cars, avoiding strangers, and being safe on the school bus.

Jul 7, 2014
The beavers' busy year by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

The beavers' busy year

"Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work! These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again"--

Jul 7, 2014