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Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids by McCloud, Carol.

Have you filled a bucket today? - a guide to daily happiness for kids

The concept of bucket filling is an effective metaphor for encouraging kind and considerate behavior and for teaching the benefits of positive relationships.

Feb 8, 2016
Helicopters by Riggs, Kate, author.

Helicopters

"A kindergarten-level introduction to helicopters, covering their pilots, equipment, role in rescuing, and such defining features as their rotors"--

Feb 8, 2016
Batman character encyclopedia by Manning, Matthew K, author.

Batman character encyclopedia

Profiles the villians, allies, and henchmen from the world of Batman.

Feb 8, 2016
Archaeologists! by Thompson, Clifford.

Archaeologists!

"Discover ancient cities and find out how human beings have evolved. Meet experts who have changed our view of the world"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 8, 2016
Animal trainer by Perish, Patrick, author.

Animal trainer

"Engaging images accompany information about animal trainers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Feb 8, 2016
Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete by Sutcliffe, Jane.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete

Tells the story of this athlete's early life, All-Star basketball career, and winning of three medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics.

Feb 8, 2016
Amazing hairstyle tricks - 44 great ideas inspired by Anna and Elsa by Theodóra Mjöll Skúladóttir Jack, author.

Amazing hairstyle tricks - 44 great ideas inspired by Anna and Elsa

Learn how to replicate the royal sisters' famous hairdos, and create your very own hair accessories inspired by the Frozen princesses.

Feb 8, 2016
12 great moments that changed radio history by Smibert, Angie, author.

12 great moments that changed radio history

Brief two-page discussions of twelve of the most important events in the history of broadcast radio.

Feb 8, 2016
12 great moments that changed newspaper history by Fromowitz, Lori.

12 great moments that changed newspaper history

Feb 8, 2016
Masters of disguise - amazing animal tricksters by Johnson, Rebecca L., author.

Masters of disguise - amazing animal tricksters

Feb 8, 2016
The Gulf War by Yasuda, Anita, author.

The Gulf War

Presents an overview of the Gulf War, including history, important people and battles, and a timeline of events.

Feb 8, 2016
Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Introduces Great Smoky Mountains National Park, describing its birds and other animals, its forest of 130 tree species, its waterfalls, and extensive hiking trails.

Feb 8, 2016
Great Britain by Fuller, Barbara, 1961-

Great Britain

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

Feb 8, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park by Hunt, Santana.

Grand Canyon National Park

Introduces Grand Canyon National Park, presenting information on its formation, history, plant and animal life, and the recreational activities that are available in the area.

Feb 8, 2016
Gardening by Turnbull, Stephanie

Gardening

Feb 8, 2016
Rapunzel - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm by Francia, Giada, adaptor.

Rapunzel - from a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm

A retelling of the Grimm fairy tale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch.

Feb 8, 2016
Math on the move by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Math on the move

Discusses the use of map when traveling, from choosing the the best route and type of transit, to calculating time, figuring out time zones, planning expenses and more.

Feb 8, 2016
Mighty Mole and Super Soil by Quattlebaum, Mary.

Mighty Mole and Super Soil

"Although considered by some to be pests, moles are highly beneficial animals, very strong and remarkable in many ways. This picture book presents the fictional, yet scientifically accurate story of a mole. Back material presents educational activities for children and background information for parents and teachers"--

Feb 8, 2016
Medical illustrator by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Medical illustrator

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a medical illustrator. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Feb 8, 2016
Arctic fox by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Arctic fox

"Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about Artic foxes and how their bodies are adapted to the extreme cold, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 8, 2016