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World rat day - poems about real holidays you've never heard of by Lewis, J. Patrick.

World rat day - poems about real holidays you've never heard of

From the Children's Poet Laureate comes a year-round ode to wacky holidays just begging to be celebrated.

Apr 18, 2014
Take two! - a celebration of twins by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Take two! - a celebration of twins

A collection of original poems by the current children's poet laureate celebrates the joys and mischief of twinhood while sharing twin facts.

Apr 18, 2014
Stone soup with matzoh balls - a Passover tale in Chelm by Glaser, Linda.

Stone soup with matzoh balls - a Passover tale in Chelm

In this version of the familiar tale, an old man tricks the townspeople of Chelm into contributing the necessary ingredients for making a Seder feast for all to share.

Apr 18, 2014
Vehicles of the Iraq War by Fishkin, Rebecca Love, 1972-

Vehicles of the Iraq War

"Describes various land, air, and sea vehicles used by U.S. and Iraqi forces during the Iraq War"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Tag, you're it! - 101 tag games for fun, fitness and skills by Bailey, Guy, 1956-

Tag, you're it! - 101 tag games for fun, fitness and skills

For elementary physical education teachers, youth recreational leaders, and anyone who works with children in grades K-6, here is a unique collection of 101 tag games designed for maximizing movement, fitness, learning--and putting fun back into PE and game participation. Inside, you'll find traditional tag favorites modified to increase learning and total participation, as well as exciting new games that focus on building sport skills, cooperation, and fitness. This user-friendly resource conta

Apr 18, 2014
Weather - An Amazing Fact File and Hands-On Project Book - With 16 Easy-to-Do Experiments and 250 Exciting Pictures by Kerrod, Robin

Weather - An Amazing Fact File and Hands-On Project Book - With 16 Easy-to-Do Experiments and 250 Exciting Pictures

Apr 18, 2014
Technology in ancient Greece by Samuels, Charlie, author.

Technology in ancient Greece

Find out how the ancient Greeks lived and worked.

Apr 18, 2014
Technology in ancient Egypt by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

Technology in ancient Egypt

Find out how the ancient Egyptians lived and worked.

Apr 18, 2014
Therapy dogs by Roberts, Walter, Jr., 1956-

Therapy dogs

Looks at how dogs are chosen to become therapy dogs, the training they go through, and the type of work they do.

Apr 18, 2014
Technology in the ancient Americas by Samuels, Charlie, author.

Technology in the ancient Americas

When the Spanish encountered the native people of South America in the 15th and 16th centuries, they marveled at the abundance of gold and silver. In fact, the ancient peoples of Peru began making things from gold and silver about 3,000 years ago! Readers will be as fascinated as those first Spaniards were with the inventive and useful items the Aztec, Maya, and Inca cultures created before any Europeans arrived in the Americas. From hieroglyphs and special record-keeping systems to well-develop

Apr 18, 2014
Worlds collide in early America - beginnings through 1620 by Terp, Gail, 1951- author.

Worlds collide in early America - beginnings through 1620

Discusses the early history of North America, including life before European discovery and how contact with explorers changed the history of both continents.

Apr 18, 2014
Zoom in on bizarre bugs by Spilsbury, Richard, 1963-

Zoom in on bizarre bugs

"Read about weird and unusual bugs, and see close up images of them"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Wildlife photographer by Vyn, Gerrit.

Wildlife photographer

Apr 18, 2014
Women of the Bible by McAllister, Margaret.

Women of the Bible

"Most of the stories in the Bible are about boys and men, but this book offers the personal accounts of ten remarkable, faith-filled women. Sometimes, we don't even know their names. But we know how their lives were changed by their faith" -- p. [4] of cover.

Apr 18, 2014
Super smart information strategies. How to handle cyberbullies by Truesdell, Ann.

Super smart information strategies. How to handle cyberbullies

Apr 18, 2014
Why does Earth spin? - and other questions about our planet by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Why does Earth spin? - and other questions about our planet

Answers questions about planet Earth, including how big it is, why the sky is blue, and what makes up the Earth's core.

Apr 18, 2014
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - An Amazing Fact File and Hands-On Project Book - With 19 Easy-To-Do Experiments and 280 Exciting Pictures by Kerrod, Robin

Volcanoes & Earthquakes - An Amazing Fact File and Hands-On Project Book - With 19 Easy-To-Do Experiments and 280 Exciting Pictures

Apr 18, 2014
Who were the American pioneers? - and other questions about ... Westward expansion. by Sandler, Martin W.

Who were the American pioneers? - and other questions about ...  Westward expansion.

"Westward ho, with the American pioneers! Why did pioneer families risk it all to move west? Who settled the frontier towns of the Wild West? Did pioneer children go to school? Kids will love learning about this important period in US history, including the dangerous journey, the Gold Rush, the building of the railroad, cowboys, and much more."--

Apr 18, 2014
Wood frogs - back from the dead! by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Wood frogs - back from the dead!

Introduces wood frogs, discussing their physical features, habitat, life cycle, predators, and ability to survive freezing temperatures.

Apr 18, 2014
Westward expansion of the United States - 1801-1861 by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Westward expansion of the United States - 1801-1861

Discusses important aspects of United States history during the era of westward expansion, including the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark's expedition, and the Indian Removal Act.

Apr 18, 2014