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Amelia Earhart by Orr, Tamra, author.

Amelia Earhart

"Learn about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart"--

Mar 28, 2015
The art of songwriting by MacKay, Jenny, 1978-

The art of songwriting

Discusses the art and culture of writing in song.

Mar 28, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Ankylosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle"--

Mar 28, 2015
The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 28, 2015
Barracuda by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Barracuda

Mar 28, 2015
Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids

"An illustrated introduction to the countries of the world and the seven continents. Imagery picks out a country's unique essence"--

Mar 28, 2015
Apps - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh, author.

Apps - from concept to consumer

"Learn about the history of mobile apps and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Mar 28, 2015
Animation - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh.

Animation - from concept to consumer

Readers will trace the history of animation from its earliest roots to its most recent successes and beyond. They will also learn about the different types of artists, engineers, and filmmakers who have made this incredible blend of art and technology possible throughout the decades.

Mar 28, 2015
Animals helping with healing by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping with healing

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in healthcare positions or used for therapy."--

Mar 28, 2015
Animals helping to detect diseases by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Animals helping to detect diseases

"Learn how animals can be trained to detect diseases in humans."--

Mar 28, 2015
Animal Mouths by Holland, Mary

Animal Mouths

Mar 28, 2015
The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas by Wyckoff, Edwin Brit.

The African-American heart surgery pioneer - the genius of Vivien Thomas

"Learn about Vivien Thomas and the clamp he invented to help stop bleeding in a very small space"--

Mar 28, 2015
Bug hunter by Burnie, David, author.

Bug hunter

Describes what is involved in studying bugs and presents projects and activities for collecting and observing them.

Mar 28, 2015
Bears & pandas - an intriguing insight into the lives of brown bears, Polar bears, black bears, pandas and others, with 190 exciting images by Bright, Michael, author.

Bears & pandas - an intriguing insight into the lives of brown bears, Polar bears, black bears, pandas and others, with 190 exciting images

Examines the lifestyles and physical characteristics of bears and pandas, how they survive, and where they live, from the Arctic tundra and mountain slopes to scrub deserts and tropical forests.

Mar 28, 2015
Baby animals by Austen, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Charlotte), author.

Baby animals

"It is time to learn about animal babies."--

Mar 28, 2015
Chef by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Chef

Presents general information about different types of chefs and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a chef.

Mar 28, 2015
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace by Colson, Mary, author.

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace

Mar 28, 2015
Cattle in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Cattle in American history

Looks at the history of cattle in the United States, discussing the animals' introduction into the country, uses in early America and in the West, and role in the dairy industry.

Mar 28, 2015
A children's guide to Arctic birds by Pelletier, Mia, author.

A children's guide to Arctic birds

Mar 28, 2015
Children's encyclopedia of American history by King, David C, author.

Children's encyclopedia of American history

Full-color maps, photographs, and paintings illustrate a comprehensive reference guide to American history.

Mar 28, 2015