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Where is the Empire State Building? by Pascal, Janet B., author.

Where is the Empire State Building?

Introduces the Empire State Building, the third tallest structure in New York City, describing the construction process, the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, and the effect the building continues to have today.

Aug 29, 2015
Where is Mount Everest? by Medina, Nico, 1982- author.

Where is Mount Everest?

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs.

Aug 29, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 29, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

What should you do if you accidentally break a vase? Should you tell an adult or pretend it wasn't you? Or what should you do if you see your friend throw a piece of trash on the ground? It's not always fun or easy to do the right thing. But when you take responsibility, you earn respect from others. This book offers examples of situations you might face at home or at school. It shows how you can make good decisions in each case. See how responsibility can go a long way!

Aug 29, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975- author.

Seeing is believing

Aug 29, 2015
Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself! by Braden, Linda Z.

Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself!

"Accompanied by photo tutorials and helpful step-by-step instructions, these projects are kid-friendly and offer a variety of options for both beginning and more advanced DIY fans. Be inspired and discover the endless possibilities with the world's most famous jar!"--

Aug 29, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-Sun, author.

The flying birds

When an old carpenter takes a walk in the park, he hears birds singing. The birdsong delights him--and he soon has a brilliant idea that makes his own heart sing. Elementary math concepts that relate to multiplication are illuminated in this gentle story that celebrates nature as well as creativity.

Aug 29, 2015
Raspberry Pi for kids by Wentk, Richard, author.

Raspberry Pi for kids

As small as a credit card and ultra-affordable, the Raspberry Pi packs plenty of power into a pocket-size computer. But getting the hang of it can be tricky. This guide shows you how to use your Raspberry Pi to work and play, edit photos, watch videos, and even craft your own programs!

Aug 29, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

A simple presentation of the five senses, demonstrating some ways we use them. Children love to explore. Each day brings new sights and sounds, new things to smell and taste and touch . Aliki's simple text and cheerful art in this enlarged edition introduce very young children to the wonder of the five senses and all they reveal about the world around us.

Aug 29, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 30, 2015
Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton by Tate, Don, author.

Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton

Aug 31, 2015
Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes

Aug 31, 2015
Roadrunner by Macgregor, Eloise, author.

Roadrunner

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of roadrunners"--

Aug 31, 2015
Reindeer by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Reindeer

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of reindeer"--

Aug 31, 2015
Pronghorn by Bowman, Chris, 1990-

Pronghorn

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to pronghorn. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 31, 2015
Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals

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

Aug 31, 2015
Stella - the dog with the big heart by Feldman, Thea, author.

Stella - the dog with the big heart

"Stella is a real dog. She is a special dog with an important job. Stella is a therapy dog and she creates happiness wherever she goes. That makes her a hero to many people. Read her story to find out more about Stella and what makes her a hero dog."--

Aug 31, 2015
Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice

"In this book, Squeak the Mouse reveals how readers should go about choosing pet rats or mice, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet rat or mouse feel at home, and how to properly care for pet rats or mice, including feeding, exercising, and keeping cages 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"--

Aug 31, 2015
Sidewinder by Macgregor, Eloise.

Sidewinder

Introduction to the sidewinder.

Aug 31, 2015
Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals

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

Aug 31, 2015