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Harp seal by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Harp seal

"In this book, readers learn about the life and habits of harp seals"--

Feb 9, 2016
Ghosts of the Alamo and other hauntings of the South by Chandler, Matt.

Ghosts of the Alamo and other hauntings of the South

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the southern United States"--

Feb 9, 2016
Frederick's journey - the life of Frederick Douglass by Rappaport, Doreen, author.

Frederick's journey - the life of Frederick Douglass

Traces Frederick Douglass's journey from slavery to international renown as writer and lecturer.

Feb 9, 2016
Eating ethically by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

Eating ethically

"Eating Ethically helps readers trace the history of ethical eating and human ways of treating animals, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Feb 9, 2016
Drawing your pets by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing your pets

Feb 9, 2016
Drawing ocean animals by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing ocean animals

"Whether it's a stunning starfish or an awesome narwhal, you'll love learning how to draw these awesome ocean animals. Take a dive into the deep and learn how to draw undersea creatures with these easy-to-use illustrated instructions."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 9, 2016
Could a shark do gymnastics? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Could a shark do gymnastics? - ... and other questions

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a shark went to your school? This book provides a fun and engaging introduction into the life of a great white shark.

Feb 9, 2016
Cinderella - from a fairy tale by Charles Perrault by Francia, Giada.

Cinderella - from a fairy tale by Charles Perrault

"Cinderella slid her hand out of the prince's, then ran through the palace and down the grand staircase. She lost one of her glass slippers, but did not stop, scared that someone would catch up with her"--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 9, 2016
A primary source history of the Dust Bowl by Langston-George, Rebecca, author.

A primary source history of the Dust Bowl

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Dust Bowl"--

Feb 9, 2016
Pileated woodpeckers - insect-hunting birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Pileated woodpeckers - insect-hunting birds

Feb 9, 2016
Patterns at the seashore by Bluemel Oldfield, Dawn, author.

Patterns at the seashore

"In this book, young readers learn patterns using shapes found on the seashore."--

Feb 9, 2016
Panther chameleons - color-changing reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Panther chameleons - color-changing reptiles

What does a panther chameleon have in common with a web-footed gecko? What sets it apart from a saltwater crocodile? Readers will compare and contrast key traits of panther chameleons' appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle to similar and different reptiles.

Feb 9, 2016
Pacific Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

Pacific Ocean

Where is the deepest point on Earth? How are tsunamis caused? Why do some people live in houses on stilts?

Feb 9, 2016
Ostriches - fast flightless birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Ostriches - fast flightless birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the ostrich. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the ostrich's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird."--

Feb 9, 2016
Mountain gorillas - powerful forest mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Mountain gorillas - powerful forest mammals

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the mountain gorilla. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the mountain gorilla's life, comparing the gorilla to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--

Feb 9, 2016
Megafast trucks by Farndon, John.

Megafast trucks

Feb 9, 2016
Megafast cars by Farndon, John.

Megafast cars

Feb 9, 2016
Marie Durand by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Marie Durand

"In 1730, nineteen-year-old Marie Durand was arrested and taken from her home in a village in Southern France for the crime of having a brother who was a Protestant preacher. Imprisoned in the Tower of Constance, Marie would spend the next thirty-eight years there. Simonetta Carr introduces us to the inspiring life of a woman who could have recanted her Protestant faith and gained release, but held fast to the truth and encouraged others to do so as well. Beautiful illustrations, a simply told s

Feb 9, 2016
Keystone species that live in deserts by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in deserts

Feb 9, 2016
Fairy tales for little folks by Moses, Will.

Fairy tales for little folks

"A collection of five well-loved fairy tales from acclaimed folk artist Will Moses"--

Feb 7, 2016