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I Have Pinkeye by Gosman, Gillian

I Have Pinkeye

Feb 13, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Mark Zuckerberg

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Facebook, from his time at Harvard to his billionaire status.

Feb 13, 2016
Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things! by Coste, Marion, 1938- author.

Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things!

Discusses the native animals of Hawai'i and how they have developed unusual adaptations that help them survive.

Feb 13, 2016
Mars - red rocks and dust by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Mars - red rocks and dust

"In this book, readers are introduced to the planet Mars"--

Feb 13, 2016
Sheep by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Sheep

Introduces sheep, and describes their appearance, the sounds they make, what they eat, their climbing ability, and how they pass their time on a farm.

Feb 13, 2016
Scaly, slippery creatures by Rake, Matthew, author.

Scaly, slippery creatures

"Can you name the most poisonous snake on Earth? Can you tell the difference between a Komodo dragon and a crocodile? Meet some of the world's creepiest critters in this photo-packed book of reptilian monsters"--

Feb 13, 2016
Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the snowy owl. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the snowy owl's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird"--

Feb 13, 2016
Starting a business by Hatton, Fran.

Starting a business

Feb 13, 2016
Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Herbert Leupin's bold, colorful illustrations bring new life to these 9 favorite Grimm's fairy tales.

Feb 13, 2016
Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation

"Using affirming language and full-color illustrations, this book helps young children to build self-esteem and self-confidence. Includes activities and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use with young children"--

Feb 13, 2016
Everglades National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Everglades National Park

Introduces Everglades National Park, describing its landscape and formation, diverse plant and animal life, settlement history, weather, and the efforts to preserve this unique environment.

Feb 13, 2016
Who was Jesse Owens? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jesse Owens?

Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

Feb 13, 2016
The war to end all wars - the story of World War I by Batten, Jack.

The war to end all wars - the story of World War I

A brilliant, concise history of World War I.

Feb 13, 2016
Scratch by Benson, Pete, 1960-

Scratch

Feb 13, 2016
Avengers - the ultimate character guide by Cowsill, Alan, author.

Avengers - the ultimate character guide

"A guide to the characters of the world of Marvel Avengers ? updated and expanded!" --Amazon.com.

Feb 13, 2016
Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the toucan. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the toucan's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird."--

Feb 13, 2016
Who Was Sojourner Truth? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

Who Was Sojourner Truth?

"Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Before she was Sojourner Truth, she was known simply as Belle. Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done. She changed her name and traveled, inspiring everyone she met and sharing her story until her death in 1883 a

Feb 13, 2016
Cleopatra - powerful leader or ruthless Pharaoh? by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935-

Cleopatra - powerful leader or ruthless Pharaoh?

"Details the life of Cleopatra from differing perspectives"--

Feb 13, 2016
Turtles by Meister, Cari, author.

Turtles

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet turtle"--

Feb 13, 2016
Slinky's guide to caring for your snake by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Slinky's guide to caring for your snake

"In this book, Slinky the Snake reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet snake, what supplies they will need, how to make a new snake feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet snake, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a snake vivarium clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Feb 13, 2016