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Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature by Wood, Amanda, author.

Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature

Collects sixty-seven informational charts exploring habitats, food chains, animal anatomy, and other facets of the natural world.

Aug 27, 2016
Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids by Elliott, Rob

Laugh-Out-Loud Spooky Jokes for Kids

Aug 27, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia.

Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Describes the history of the American slave song and includes the lyrics of thirteen spirituals and their meanings.

Aug 27, 2016
Life Cycle of a Honey Bee by Jones, Grace

Life Cycle of a Honey Bee

Aug 27, 2016
Skyscrapers by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Skyscrapers

"Learn all about some of the world's tallest, most incredible buildings, from how they are designed and built to how skyscraper technology has changed over time"--

Aug 27, 2016
Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo

"With stunning photographs and exemplary narrative nonfiction, the Sibert Honor-winning creators of The Elephant Scientist, Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, give readers a heartwarming insider's look into a day in the life of a zoo curator and the meaningful bonds that she forms with her menagerie"--

Aug 27, 2016
Black widow spiders by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Black widow spiders

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces black widow spiders to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 27, 2016
Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Antarctica

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

Aug 27, 2016
Tunisia by Block, Marta Segal.

Tunisia

This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Tunisia.

Aug 27, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill.

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.

Aug 27, 2016
The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation by Ford, Gilbert.

The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation

Aug 27, 2016
The star-spangled banner by Lambert, Nancy (Nancy R.), author.

The star-spangled banner

Tells the story behind the original nineteenth-century national treasure that inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem, while sharing insights into how the Smithsonian cares for the flag.

Aug 27, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Aug 27, 2016
Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home by Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.

Inside your insides - a guide to the microbes that call you home

Aug 27, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

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

Aug 27, 2016
Who is Hillary Clinton? by Alexander, Heather, 1967- author.

Who is Hillary Clinton?

Introduces the former first lady, senator and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate for president.

Aug 27, 2016
The tailor and the mouse by Feierabend, John Martin.

The tailor and the mouse

A storybook inspired by the children's folk song follows the adventures of an absentminded tailor who tries a harebrained method of curing his trusty but ailing mouse companion, in a whimsical tale that is complemented by historical notes and a complete set of lyrics for the song.

Aug 27, 2016
Who was Milton Bradley? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author.

Who was Milton Bradley?

"Meet the man behind the board games: Milton Bradley. Born in Maine in 1836, Milton Bradley moved with his family to the working-class city of Lowell, Massachusetts, at age 11. His early life consisted of several highs and lows, from graduating high school and attending Harvard to getting laid off and losing his first wife. These experiences gave Bradley the idea for his first board game: The Checkered Game of Life. He produced and sold Life across the country and it quickly became a national se

Aug 27, 2016
A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by McAllister, Angela/ Corr, Christopher (ILT)

A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World

Aug 27, 2016
Libya by Hunter, Nick.

Libya

This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Libya.

Aug 27, 2016