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Planes, trains and cars by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

Planes, trains and cars

A vibrant and fact-packed range illustrated by the popular children's artist Simon Abbott. In this, fun bright, easy-to-follow full-color book, young readers are introduced to the amazing world of transport, the many different types and the basics on how they work.

Sep 1, 2014
Photos framed - a fresh look at the world's most memorable photographs by Thomson, Ruth, 1949- author.

Photos framed - a fresh look at the world's most memorable photographs

Explores some of the most famous photographs in history, including Stephen Dalton's "Ladybird Take-off," Charles C. Ebbets' "Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper," and Neil Leifer's "Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston."

Sep 1, 2014
A smart girl's guide, manners - the secret to grace, confidence and being your best by Holyoke, Nancy.

A smart girl's guide, manners - the secret to grace, confidence and being your best

In this book you'll learn--through fun quizzes, advice, and letters from girls like you--that manners aren't about being stuffy, boring, or formal. It gives you the skills you need to handle all kinds of tough and tricky times that will come your way. They give you what it takes to wow the world!

Sep 1, 2014
Secret Soldier by McGovern, Ann

Secret Soldier

Sep 1, 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.

Sep 1, 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."--

Sep 1, 2014
Rhode Island by Burgan, Michael.

Rhode Island

Sep 1, 2014
The preschooler's busy book by Kuffner, Trish.

The preschooler's busy book

This book contains 365 activities for three-- to six-year-olds, using things found around the home. It shows parents and day-care providers how to: prevent boredom during even the longest stretches of indoor weather with ideas for indoor play, kitchen activities, adn arts and crafts projects; stimulate a child';s natural curiosity with fun reading, math, and science activities; encourage a child's physical, mental, and emotional growth with ideas for music, dance, drama, and outdoor play; celebr

Sep 1, 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.

Sep 1, 2014
Pitch and throw, grasp and know - what is a synonym? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Pitch and throw, grasp and know - what is a synonym?

Clever rhymes and comical illustrations combine to explain the concept of synonyms. The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are Categorical? series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of synonyms. Key synonyms appear in color for easy identification to show, not tell, readers what synonyms are all about.

Sep 1, 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.

Sep 1, 2014
What makes rain? by Wilson, Abby.

What makes rain?

Explains how rain is caused by the water cycle.

Sep 1, 2014
Wyoming by Prentzas, G. S.

Wyoming

Sep 1, 2014
Washington, D.C. by Kent, Deborah.

Washington, D.C.

Sep 1, 2014
Washington by Stein, R. Conrad.

Washington

Sep 1, 2014
Viva Frida by Morales, Yuyi, author, illustrator.

Viva Frida

Sep 1, 2014
Vermont by Heinrichs, Ann.

Vermont

Sep 1, 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.

Sep 1, 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.

Sep 1, 2014
Tennessee by Somervill, Barbara A.

Tennessee

Sep 1, 2014