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Endangered and extinct invertebrates by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct invertebrates

"Oahu tree snails and pink velvet worms are two examples of endangered invertebrates. Few of them exist in the wild. Other invertebrates have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--Page 4 of cover.

May 25, 2015
A chicken followed me home! - questions and answers about a familiar fowl by Page, Robin, 1957- author, illustrator.

A chicken followed me home! - questions and answers about a familiar fowl

"A nonfiction picture book exploration of chickens, and all the fascinating things about them--how they fly, what they eat, what the different breeds are, and more"--

May 25, 2015
Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions

This title provides an introduction into the life of an octopus. By imagining the octopus in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features.

May 25, 2015
Aviation firefighters by White, Nancy, 1942-

Aviation firefighters

Introduction to airport fire fighters.

May 25, 2015
The best MLB infielders of all time by Monnig, Alex.

The best MLB infielders of all time

This book introduces stories of some of the best infielders in MLB history.

May 25, 2015
Changing weather by Wilder, Nellie, author.

Changing weather

"It is time to learn how the weather can change."--

May 25, 2015
A butterfly called Hope by Monroe, Mary Alice, author.

A butterfly called Hope

"The colorful flowers in Mama's garden reveal a strange-looking creature. "What is it? Does it sting, does it bite?" Join in this photographic journey as the young girl and her mother care for the caterpillar. Watch as it transforms into a chrysalis and then emerges as a beautiful monarch butterfly. How can the young girl "claim" the butterfly as her own but still let it go free?"--

May 25, 2015
Germany by Fuller, Barbara, 1961-

Germany

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Germany"--Provided by publisher.

May 25, 2015
France by Gofen, Ethel, 1937-

France

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of France"--Provided by publisher.

May 25, 2015
The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation by Roxburgh, Ellis.

The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation

May 25, 2015
Everything space by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything space

Provides over two hundred fifty facts about space, including what is the biggest known star in the universe, what is the largest moon in the solar system, and the difference between a comet and an asteroid.

May 25, 2015
Everything animals by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything animals

Provides over two hundred fifty facts about animals, including the oldest living species, a dog's most powerful sense, the most deadly animal, and the differences between African and Asian elephants.

May 25, 2015
Emily Dickinson by Hinds, Maurene J.

Emily Dickinson

An introduction to the life and career of the beloved 19th-century American poet.

May 25, 2015
Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure

Describes the experiences of immigrants who left their homes in the early 1900s and came to the United States through Ellis Island, in a book where the reader's choices reveal the historical details from three different perspectives.

May 25, 2015
Discovering native North American cultures by Ciovacco, Justine.

Discovering native North American cultures

Introduces the culture of Native Americans, describing their history, interactions with Europeans, and social customs.

May 25, 2015
Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

May 25, 2015
Christopher Columbus by Wade, Mary Dodson.

Christopher Columbus

Introduces the life and legacy of the explorer whose journey west from Spain in search of China brought knowledge of the Americas to Europe, and describes his later life.

May 25, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of ghosts by DeYoe, Aaron.

Biggest, baddest book of ghosts

Provides information on ghosts, including spirit orbs, poltergeists, and haunted houses.

May 25, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of flight by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Biggest, baddest book of flight

Provides information on flight and the history of flying, including the first manned flight in a hot air balloon, how helicopters work, and the beginnings of the American space program.

May 25, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of caves by Kuskowski, Alex.

Biggest, baddest book of caves

Introduces caves, describing how they are formed, where they are found, and the unusual creatures that live in them, with examples of some the world's most famous caves.

May 25, 2015