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Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions by Floca, Brian.

Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions

Describes the expeditions led by Roy Chapman Andrews for New York's American Museum of Natural History to the Gobi Desert in Mongolia in an effort to uncover dinosaur fossils.

Jul 1, 2016
Guinness World Records. Awesome entertainers! / by Christa Roberts. by Roberts, Christa, author.

Guinness World Records. Awesome entertainers! / by Christa Roberts.

Jul 1, 2016
Incredible insects by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Incredible insects

"Introduces the reader to incredible insects."--

Jul 1, 2016
Peeking under your skin by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking under your skin

"Illustrates the major systems of the human body and defines their roles"--

Jul 1, 2016
Peeking under the city by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the city

"Illustrates the major systems that lie beneath a city to help it function, including sewer, gas, electrical, and more"--

Jul 1, 2016
Planets by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Planets

Jul 1, 2016
Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Monkeys - baboons, macaques, mandrills, lemurs and other primates, all shown in more than 180 exciting pictures

A photographed treasury of did-you-know facts provides detailed information about all aspects of life for prosimians, monkey, and lemurs, including their anatomy, habitat, behavior, and relations with humans.

Jul 1, 2016
Petroleum engineer by Mara, Wil.

Petroleum engineer

Discusses what a petroleum engineer does, including their understanding of petroleum extraction and the schooling needed for a petroleum engineer position.

Jul 1, 2016
The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Uhl, Xina M., author.

The passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Looks at the events leading up to the Civil Rights Act and the impact of this landmark piece of legislation.

Jul 1, 2016
A party for clouds - thunderstorms by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A party for clouds - thunderstorms

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of thunderstorms, learning about thunder, lightning, and how they are formed"--

Jul 1, 2016
Panama by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Panama

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Panama"--

Jul 1, 2016
P is for Pinata - A Mexico Alphabet by Johnston, Tony/ Parra, John

P is for Pinata - A Mexico Alphabet

Jul 1, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill, author.

Online gaming - 12 things you need to know

Introduces online gaming, discussing internet safety, the benefits and dangers, and how game makers keep players coming back.

Jul 1, 2016
The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code! by Bers, Marina Umaschi, author.

The official ScratchJr book - help your kids learn to code!

"An introduction to coding for parents and kids. Includes 18 hands-on activities using ScratchJr, a programming language designed for young children (ages 5-7). Teaches computational thinking, literacy, and math skills through animated collages, interactive stories, and playable games"--

Jul 1, 2016
National Geographic The angry birds movie - Red's big adventure by Barcus, Christy Ullrich, author.

National Geographic The angry birds movie - Red's big adventure

"This movie-tie in book will feature specially selected scenes from the movie's story world, which will move the reader through the narrative. In addition to the main story, the book will introduce readers to a variety of non-fiction elements that correspond to the movie's story world. This latest entry in the National Geographic Angry Birds series will take you on an amazing journey with Red, the leader of the Angry Birds flock, along with Matilda, Chuck, Bomb, Terence, and the mysterious Might

Jul 1, 2016
National Geographic Kids Beginner's United States Atlas by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

National Geographic Kids Beginner's United States Atlas

Jul 1, 2016
My first gymnastics class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957-

My first gymnastics class

A team of preschool-aged athletes attend their first gymnastics class, where they put on leotards, stretch, do somersaults, turn cartwheels, and practice walking on a balance beam while learning basic gymnastics terms.

Jul 1, 2016
Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service by Pimentel, Annette Bay, author.

Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service

Jul 1, 2016
Moons by DeYoe, Aaron, author.

Moons

Offers basic information about moons, looking at what they are, theories about how they are formed, and several specific moons orbiting planets in the solar system.

Jul 1, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Plants can't sit still

Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.

Jul 1, 2016