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Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West by Fleming, Candace, author. Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West

Introduces the life of the American West hero, discussing his contributions to the Pony Express, the Battle of Little Big Horn, and Native American rights.

Sep 27, 2016
Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Play-Doh.

Sep 27, 2016
Peacocks by Gish, Melissa. Peacocks

"A look at peacocks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as the male's colorful plumage, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the protected status of Congo and green peacocks in the world today"--

Sep 27, 2016
Parakeets by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author. Parakeets

Presents information on how to care for pet parakeets.

Sep 27, 2016
Ostriches by Gish, Melissa, author. Ostriches

"A look at ostriches, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long and powerful legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their herd hierarchy in the world today"--

Sep 27, 2016
Octopuses one to ten by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author. Octopuses one to ten

"A fascinating counting journey through the amazing and mysterious world of octopuses"--

Sep 27, 2016
Octopuses by Riggs, Kate, author. Octopuses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of octopuses, the eight-armed ocean creatures. Also included is a history of the belief that octopuses were sea monsters"--

Sep 27, 2016
Oceans by Gray, Samantha, author, editor. Oceans

Describes the three major regions of the ocean, depending on the amount of sunlight they receive, and some of the animals that live in each.

Sep 27, 2016
Monsters are real! - and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author. Monsters are real! - and other fun facts

Introduces some of the world's real-life monsters, including the giant squid, vampire bats, anacondas, and Komodo dragons, and explains how some mythical monsters may have origins rooted in fact.

Sep 27, 2016
Monster and creepy-crawly jokes, riddles, and games by Eagen, Rachel, 1979- author. Monster and creepy-crawly jokes, riddles, and games

Presents information about different kinds of riddles and wordplay and offers examples of monster-themed jokes, tongue twisters, and humorous definitions.

Sep 27, 2016
Mini Hacks for Pokm̌on Go Players - Secret Tips for Mastering the Game by Ryan, Justin Mini Hacks for Pokm̌on Go Players - Secret Tips for Mastering the Game

Sep 27, 2016
LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world by LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world

This book takes on the biggest subject of all: our world and everything in it! There's a whole world of information inside on almost every subject under the sun, from science to technology, from history to geography to popular culture. Each spread contains a LEGO scene to facilitate the learning journey: a vignette, mini story, or icon featuring LEGO models, characters, and sensibility.

Sep 27, 2016
Learning to make books by Petelinsek, Kathleen. Learning to make books

Presents bookbinding projects for children, including a paper bag book, a book with Japanese stab binding, and a piano hinged book.

Sep 27, 2016
Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments by Austin, John, 1978- author. Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments

"Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Labcraft Wizards provides dozens of step-by-step projects to transform everyday objects into instruments of magic, such as a sculpted magic wand, gooey ogre snot, bouncy dragon eggs, edible brewed slugs, an enchanted hourglass, and more!Through its creative activities,Labcraft Wizardsencourages scientific observation and helps eager minds explore basic concepts in chemistry and physics through experimentation"--

Sep 27, 2016
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate, author. Kangaroos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to kangaroos, covering their growth process, behaviors, their home in Australia, and such defining features as their big back feet"--

Sep 27, 2016
Jamaica by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Jamaica

Sep 27, 2016
Jackson Pollock by Venezia, Mike, author. Jackson Pollock

Sep 27, 2016
It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr!

Looks at how the Muslim holidays of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are celebrated.

Sep 27, 2016
It's Chinese New Year! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Chinese New Year!

Presents an introduction to the Chinese New Year holiday and discusses its traditions, including family meals, remembering loved ones, decorating with the color red, and giving gifts.

Sep 27, 2016
It gets foggy by Masters, Nancy Robinson. It gets foggy

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. It Gets Foggy offers answers to their most compelling questions about fog. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Sep 27, 2016