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If you were me and lived in Greece... a child's introduction to culture around the world by Roman, Carole P.

If you were me and lived in Greece... a child's introduction to culture around the world

Apr 21, 2015
How do I use a library? by Harasymiw, Therese, author.

How do I use a library?

Apr 21, 2015
Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia by Saunders, Catherine, author.

Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia

"Disney Infinity: Character Encyclopedia features all of your favorite Disney and Disney/Pixar characters from Disney's popular video game! Join Woody, Jack Sparrow, Lightning McQueen, Wreck-it Ralph, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Sulley, Rapunzel, Anna and Elsa, and many more Disney and Disney/Pixar characters as they interact in the wonderful world of Disney Infinity. As readers discover more about each heroes' and villains' vehicles, gadgets, weapons, home worlds, and animals they can learn a

Apr 21, 2015
Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World by Carlson, Laurie

Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World

Apr 21, 2015
Clouds by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Clouds

Explains how clouds form and profiles different varieties while outlining a range of outdoor-themed activities.

Apr 21, 2015
The book of languages - talk your way around the world by Webb, Mick, author.

The book of languages - talk your way around the world

Did you know that there are nearly 7,000 languages spoken around the world? This book introduces you to a wide variety of different languages to start you off on your language-learning journey. Find out where languages come from and where they are spoken. From Arabic to Zulu, Morse code to whale song, this book is packed with language facts and phrases to help you communicate all around the world. It includes: basic vocabulary and short dialogues to practise, maps and flags to show where languag

Apr 21, 2015
Favorite horses - breeds girls love by Kolpin, Molly, author.

Favorite horses - breeds girls love

"Photos and text introduce readers to different horse breeds, including specific breed characteristics, features, and origins"--

Apr 21, 2015
Frogs by Simon, Seymour, author.

Frogs

Details the life cycles of frogs and toads while introducing different species that can be found around the world.

Apr 21, 2015
Hippos are huge! by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Hippos are huge!

What's the deadliest animal in Africa? It's not the lion or the crocodile--it's the hippopotamus! Hippos have razor-sharp tusks, weigh as much as fifty men, and can run twenty-five miles per hour! Follow these hefty hulks as they glide underwater, play tug-of-war, swat balls of dung at one another, and nuzzle their young in the mud. Just don't get too close--they could chomp you in two!

Apr 21, 2015
The grasshopper & the ants by Pinkney, Jerry, author, illustrator.

The grasshopper & the ants

In this retelling of the classic Aesop fable, hardworking ants stock up for the winter while a fun-loving grasshopper plays all year long, until the cold weather arrives and he realizes his mistake in not planning ahead.

Apr 21, 2015
Guess! - research and form a hypothesis by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Guess! - research and form a hypothesis

Presents information about how scientists use the scientific method to research a topic and form a hypothesis, and offers tips on taking notes, organizing one's research, and proving a hypothesis.

Apr 21, 2015
Fish by Meister, Cari, author.

Fish

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet fish and tells about a few types of fish that make good pets"--

Apr 21, 2015
Fireflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Fireflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why fireflies flash their lights and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 21, 2015
In the new world - a family in two centuries by Raidt, Gerda, author.

In the new world - a family in two centuries

The story of Robert and Margarete and their children Johannes and Dorothea, who emigrate from Germany to the United States in 1850.

Apr 21, 2015
Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape! by Phan, Sandy.

Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape!

Simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw a toucan, an Amazon river dolphin, a howler monkey, and other rainforest and jungle animals."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 21, 2015
If you were me and lived in South Korea... a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P.

If you were me and lived in South Korea... a child's introduction to cultures around the world

Apr 21, 2015
Gold by Edwards, Ron, 1947-

Gold

Discusses the history, mining, and uses for gold.

Apr 21, 2015
Hamsters by Meister, Cari, author.

Hamsters

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

Apr 21, 2015
The high score and lowdown on video games! by Krensky, Stephen.

The high score and lowdown on video games!

An introduction to the history of video games profiles such classics as Pong and Pac-Man while illuminating the technologies that inspired the games of today.

Apr 21, 2015
Eyewitness space exploration by Stott, Carole, author.

Eyewitness space exploration

Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.

Apr 21, 2015