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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 12, 2016
Turtles by Meister, Cari, author.


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

Feb 12, 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 12, 2016
Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer

Feb 12, 2016
On a Jet Ski by Phillips, H.

On a Jet Ski

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Henry Hudson by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.

Explore with Henry Hudson

Readers learn about the travels of English explorer and sea navigator Henry Hudson.

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Christopher Columbus by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Explore with Christopher Columbus

"This engaging book follows the travels of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style as Columbus navigates his way to the New World. Topics include what led Columbus to become an explorer, early beliefs about the geography of the world, life on sea voyages, failed colonies, and the legacy of Columbus."--

Feb 12, 2016
Endless explorations. by

Endless explorations.

Feb 12, 2016
The emotions' survival guide by

The emotions' survival guide

Girls and boys ages 8 to 12 will love this nonfiction feelings survival guide featuring advice from the Emotions.

Feb 12, 2016
Early adventures. by

Early adventures.

Collects six books that explore such subjects as animal habitats, outer space, and vehicles.

Feb 12, 2016
The Tuskegee airmen by Gagne, Tammy, author.

The Tuskegee airmen

Introduces the group of African American pilots who played an important role in taking down the enemies of the Allied forces in World War II.

Feb 12, 2016
We can get along - a child's book of choices by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

We can get along - a child's book of choices

"At times, all children need a little help getting along with others and respecting differences--at school, in the neighborhood, at home, and on the playground. Teaching tolerance and encouraging acts of kindness through clear words and charming illustrations, We Can Get Along supports children's development with simple yet essential skills for conflict resolution and peacemaking. The book includes activities and discussion questions that teachers, parents, and other adults can use to further ex

Feb 12, 2016
Singapore by Mara, Wil, author.


Feb 12, 2016
Wild horses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Wild horses

"Wild horses roam freely in remote areas all over the world. They must find their own food, water, and shelter, and they need to be tough to survive. Wild horses tells you all about these exciting horses. It describes the diffrerent types of wild horses, and shows where they can be found. It also explains how they live, how they stay safe, and how they raise their young."--

Feb 12, 2016
The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory by Doeden, Matt.

The Final Four - the pursuit of college basketball glory

Feb 12, 2016
The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad by Nardo, Don, 1947-

The golden spike - how a photograph celebrated the transcontinental railroad

"Chronicles the historic meeting of two railroad lines in 1869 that linked the U.S. transcontinental railroad and Andrew J. Russell's famous photograph of the event"--

Feb 12, 2016
Get to know geckos by Brett, Flora, author.

Get to know geckos

"Discusses geckos, including their physical features, habitat, range, diet, and life cycle"--

Feb 12, 2016
French food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

French food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and French culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as ratatouille, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Fire trucks by Riggs, Kate, author.

Fire trucks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to fire trucks, covering their firefighters, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their ladders"--

Feb 12, 2016
Eating healthy by Bodden, Valerie.

Eating healthy

"An early reader's introduction to the connections between healthy eating and being healthy, benefits of food groups such as vegetables, nutritional concepts such as energy, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016