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Matisse's Garden by Friedman, Samantha/ Amodeo, Christina (ILT)/ Matisse, Henri (CON)

Matisse's Garden

Oct 22, 2014
Roger Duvoisin's the night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

Roger Duvoisin's the night before Christmas

Presents an illustrated version of the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor.

Oct 22, 2014
Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole by Raczka, Bob.

Santa Clauses - short poems from the North Pole

Twenty-five short poems count down the days until Christmas, a busy time for Santa and the elves at the North Pole.

Oct 22, 2014
The night before Christmas by Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.

The night before Christmas

The text of the famous Christmas poem is accompanied by pictures of a family as they might have appeared when the poem was written in 1822.

Oct 22, 2014
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

A story inspired by the life of the influential French master artist considers how he transformed his dreary childhood community in northern France through his expressions of color and form.

Oct 22, 2014
Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer by DePrince, Michaela, author.

Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer

Oct 22, 2014
Children's book of magic by Hildyard, Anne, author.

Children's book of magic

Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.

Oct 22, 2014
A day I remember - an Indian wedding by Das, Prodeepta, author.

A day I remember - an Indian wedding

Swayam is chosen to be his uncle's markundi during his elaborate wedding ceremony, and details the work that goes into preparing for an Indian wedding.

Oct 22, 2014
Animator by Bancroft, Tom, author.

Animator

"Find out what's involved in becoming a film animator from a top professional in the field. You'll find out about the animator's heroes, the equipment and skills he uses, and the challenges of producing the illusion of movement from thousands of images called frames!"--

Oct 22, 2014
Do you really want to meet a tiger? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a tiger?

"A child goes on an adventure to Russia as a junior researcher to study tigers in the wild, and learns about this endangered species"--

Oct 22, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Oct 23, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 23, 2014
Why there is day and night by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why there is day and night

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the rotation of the earth. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 23, 2014
What is poetry? by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

What is poetry?

Introduces and offers examples of the main elements of poetry--including lines, rhythm, rhyme, form, and subject--and describes such genres as free verse, concrete poems, nursery rhymes, limericks, narrative poems, and haiku.

Oct 23, 2014
What are graphic novels? by Berne, Emma Carlson.

What are graphic novels?

Introduces the differences between graphic novels and comic books and the main techniques graphic novels use to tell their stories, and describes and offers examples of such genres as nonfiction in graphic novel form and Japanese manga.

Oct 23, 2014
Wind power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Wind power

"An examination of the ways in which wind has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Oct 23, 2014
You wouldn't want to live without books! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without books!

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the history of books and how important they have been to civilization.

Oct 23, 2014
Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers

Oct 23, 2014
Your brain - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your brain - understand it with numbers

Oct 23, 2014
Why giraffes have long necks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why giraffes have long necks

"Offers answers to their most compelling questions about this long-necked animal that uses its height to reach leaves at the very top of trees. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 23, 2014