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The water beneath your feet by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

The water beneath your feet

"In this book, young readers will learn all about groundwater."--

Jul 27, 2016
Weather by Mack, Lorrie, author.

Weather

Discusses the importance and causes of various kinds of weather, how it can change and be predicted, and how weather is different in different places.

Jul 27, 2016
What's soil made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What's soil made of?

"In this book, readers learn what makes up soil."--

Jul 27, 2016
The White House by Herrington, Lisa M.

The White House

Presents an inside look at "the people's house"--The place where the U.S. President works and lives.

Jul 27, 2016
Why do most plants need soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why do most plants need soil?

"In this book readers will learn why plants need soil."--

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without dirt by Graham, Ian, 1953-

You wouldn't want to live without dirt

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without poop! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without poop!

"Describes what life would be like without poop."--

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without sleep! by Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.

You wouldn't want to live without sleep!

"Describes what life would be like without sleep."--

Jul 27, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without vegetables by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without vegetables

Jul 27, 2016
The mermaid's gift by McAdam, Claudia Cangilla, author.

The mermaid's gift

"Young Gianni fishes in the lagoon of Burano, Italy, to feed the starving people of the island. When a storm dumps him from his boat, a mermaid whips the water into a length of elegant lace and saves him. His fiance´e Nicoletta duplicates the lace pattern and sells it. The lace becomes the island's new industry"--

Jul 27, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Plants can't sit still

Jul 27, 2016
Manx cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Manx cats

Manx Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms.

Jul 27, 2016
Maine coon cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Maine coon cats

"Maine Coon Cats is a super introduction to one of your favorite, fluffy felines. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Maine coon cats through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photography. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.). by Hanna, Jack, 1947- author.

Jack Hanna's Wild but true - amazing animal facts you won't believe! (But you should. Because they are true.).

"Jack Hanna offers 200 really delightful facts and anecdotes about wild animals. Illustrated with full color photos of amazing animals. Stories include animal friends, endangered animals, hilarious stories, surprising animal species, and crazy, unbelievable animal stories that will warm your heart. Plus a wealth of animal facts, lists, and information. Jack makes learning about animals fun"--Amazon.com.

Jul 27, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jul 27, 2016
The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of tornadoes, learning how they are formed and how to stay safe when tornadoes happen"--

Jul 27, 2016
The scrapbook of my life by Deyes, Alfie, author.

The scrapbook of my life

The Youtube star shares his life story, from his childhood on the English coast to starting his first vlog at fifteen, sharing details about his first job, schooling, and his big move to London.

Jul 27, 2016
Slow, slow sloths by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Slow, slow sloths

This fact-and-photo-filled book features one of the cutest and most unique animals out there--the sloth! Did you know that sloths sleep up to twenty hours a day? Did you know they descend from their trees once a week to go to the bathroom? In this nonfiction reader, kids will learn all about this sleepy, slow-moving mammal.

Jul 27, 2016
Seven and a half tons of steel by Nolan, Janet.

Seven and a half tons of steel

Jul 27, 2016
What is realism? by Riggs, Kate.

What is realism?

"With prompting questions and historical background, an early reader comes face to face with famous works of Realist art and is encouraged to identify actions and consider everyday events"--

Jul 27, 2016