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Skunks by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Skunks

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of skunks, the musk-spraying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the unpleasant scent of skunks"--

Apr 29, 2016
Stickmen's guide to watercraft by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to watercraft

Explains how ships and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed.

Apr 29, 2016
Soccer by Morey, Allan.

Soccer

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers introduces the basics of soccer and encourages kids to try it. Includes labeled diagram of soccer field and photo glossary"--

Apr 29, 2016
Peeking underground by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking underground

"Illustrates the layers below Earth's surface, from crust to core, and the plants and animals that live within"--

Apr 29, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay.

Portugal

Apr 29, 2016
Poland by Heale, Jay.

Poland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Poland.

Apr 29, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939-

Netherlands

Apr 29, 2016
The legend of Dracula by Sabatino, Michael, author.

The legend of Dracula

Apr 29, 2016
Let's garden - a step by step introduction by Lidström, Clara, 1986- author.

Let's garden - a step by step introduction

With colorful drawings and photographs, this book gives step-by-step instructions on a variety of gardening and planting projects.

Apr 29, 2016
The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-

The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings

Apr 29, 2016
The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton by Vernick, Audrey, author.

The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton

"A historical picture book about Edith Houghton, a female baseball phenomenon who joined the professional women's team the Bobbies at the age of 10"--

Apr 29, 2016
Stories of Titanic's children by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

Stories of Titanic's children

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces the children on the Titanic, including details about their family life, adventures on the ship, and the dangers they faced at sea. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

Apr 29, 2016
This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Harris, Michelle, author.

This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

Apr 29, 2016
Penguin's way by Johnston, Johanna, author.

Penguin's way

'All over the snow plain the penguins begin to sing. The eggs are beginning to arrive.' This is the story of the emperor penguins that live far away on the edge of a secret sea. During summer they are content with fishing, swimming and playing in the icy waters. But when the season changes, they must travel to the snowy lands around the South Pole. How will they and the newly hatched penguin chicks survive the icy winter? This is a delightful introduction to the natural world of the penguin, tol

Apr 29, 2016
Peeking under the hood by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the hood

"Colorful paint and shiny metal wheels. Growling engines and flashing lights. This is what a car looks like from the outside. But what parts lie inside? Let's pop the hood and take a peek!"--Page [4] of cover.

Apr 29, 2016
Sacagawea by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Sacagawea

Apr 29, 2016
How to be... a magician by Turnbull, Stephanie.

How to be... a magician

Apr 29, 2016
How to be... a chef by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

How to be... a chef

Brings you clear, step-by-step instructions, advice on working safely, tips on cooking methods and equipment, and ideas for further food adventures.

Apr 29, 2016
The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure by Paul, Caroline, author.

The gutsy girl - tales for your life of ridiculous adventure

"Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way. In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young scaredy-cat herself, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the life she wanted--of excitement, confidence, self-reliance, friendship, and fun. She has since flown planes, rafted big rivers, climbed tall

Apr 29, 2016
The secrets of Saturn by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Saturn

"Discusses the planet Saturn, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Saturn, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

Apr 29, 2016