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Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying

Big Red Riding Hood has been bullying Little Bitty Wolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.

Aug 19, 2016
Animal predators by Gregory, Josh, author.

Animal predators

"Learn all about nature's most incredible predators, from how different species hunt to what animals they prey upon"--

Aug 19, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Aug 20, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Stargazing

Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Aug 20, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without pain by Macdonald, Fiona, author.

You wouldn't want to live without pain

"Describes what life would be like without pain."--

Aug 20, 2016
The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- author.

The rock & gem book - ...and other treasures of the natural world

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-color specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally

Aug 20, 2016
Unsolved archaeological mysteries by Capek, Michael, author.

Unsolved archaeological mysteries

"Describes mysterious and unsolved archaeological sites and artifacts from around the world"--

Aug 20, 2016
A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

"Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature breaking out of his egg is an ostrich chick, and one day he will be the biggest bird around--just like his dad

Aug 20, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.--

Aug 20, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Aug 20, 2016
Planets by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Planets

Simple text and illustrations describe the planets of the Earth's solar system.

Aug 20, 2016
Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures! by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures!

Shares true stories of cave divers, extreme photographers, and researchers as they brave undersea adventures with sharks.

Aug 20, 2016
Manx cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Manx cats

Manx Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms.

Aug 20, 2016
Maine coon cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Maine coon cats

"Maine Coon Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Maine coon cats through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photography. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Aug 20, 2016
Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.).

"Jack Hanna offers 200 really delightful facts and anecdotes about wild animals. Illustrated with full color photos of amazing animals. Stories include animal friends, endangered animals, hilarious stories, surprising animal species, and crazy, unbelievable animal stories that will warm your heart. Plus a wealth of animal facts, lists, and information. Jack makes learning about animals fun"--Amazon.com.

Aug 20, 2016
Vikings by Love, Carrie, author, editor.

Vikings

Explores the civilization of the Vikings, discussing their epic voyages, festivals, and daily lives.

Aug 20, 2016
Rattlestiltskin by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Rattlestiltskin

In this Southwestern version of Rumplestiltskin, Rosalinda is in debt to the strange little snake man Rattlestiltskin after he teaches her how to make tortillas so light they float in the air, but can she outsmart the trickster and keep her freedom?

Aug 20, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Aug 20, 2016
The oddest superstitions of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The oddest superstitions of all time

This title explores the quirks and oddities of some of the biggest names and lesser-known figures in the world of sports, from the player who ate chicken before every game to the coach who chewed on towels on the sidelines. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources.

Aug 20, 2016
Ocean animals collection. by Marsh, Laura F.

Ocean animals collection.

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.

Aug 20, 2016