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Bison in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Bison in American history

Looks at the bison in American history, describing how they were hunted by Native Americans and American hunters for their meat and hides, leading to their near extinction in the 1890s, until conservation measures were introduced by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Mar 6, 2015
Birds - flying high by McFadzean, Lesley, author.

Birds - flying high

Introduces birds, describing their different types, physical features, habitats, migratory behavior, and ways in which human activity has endangered them.

Mar 6, 2015
Biking by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Biking

Offers a general introduction to biking, looking at what it is, where people ride bikes, the different types of riding, the different parts of a bike, and biking safety.

Mar 6, 2015
Beavers in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Beavers in American history

Looks at the beaver in American history, describing how the hunt for beavers was an important factor in the early westward expansion of the country, as European countries and Native Americans competed for control of the fur trade.

Mar 6, 2015
Bears hibernate by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Bears hibernate

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Bears Hibernate offers answers to their most compelling questions about why bears sleep all winter. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Mar 6, 2015
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day or night, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Mar 6, 2015
Albert Einstein and Sir Arthur Eddington by Colson, Mary

Albert Einstein and Sir Arthur Eddington

Mar 6, 2015
Bullet trains by Riggs, Kate, author.

Bullet trains

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bullet trains, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their cars"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 6, 2015
Brown Bears by Riggs, Kate

Brown Bears

Mar 6, 2015
The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World by Webb, Mick

The Book of Languages - Talk Your Way Around the World

Mar 6, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate

Beavers

Mar 6, 2015
The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge/ Casteel, Tom (ILT)

The American Revolution - Experience the Battle for Independence

Mar 6, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Mar 6, 2015
The amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris.

The amazing age of John Roy Lynch

Mar 6, 2015
12 Mammals Back from the Brink by Furstinger, Nancy

12 Mammals Back from the Brink

Mar 6, 2015
Everything birds of prey / Swoop in for Seriously Fierce Photos and Amazing Info! by Hoena, B. A, author.

Everything birds of prey / Swoop in for Seriously Fierce Photos and Amazing Info!

Introduces the most ferocious raptors to rule the skies, from ospreys to vultures to hawks, and describes what raptors lives are like as well as what sets them apart from other birds.

Mar 6, 2015
Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests by Collard, Sneed B., Jr.

Fire Birds - Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests

Mar 6, 2015
Fighter jets by Morey, Allan, author.

Fighter jets

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes fighter jets and the parts that help them fly fast and hit targets in battle"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 6, 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."--

Mar 6, 2015
Experiment with what a plant needs to grow by Higgins, Nadia.

Experiment with what a plant needs to grow

Presents four experiments using plants that demonstrate how plants need and react to sunlight, air, water, and minerals.

Mar 6, 2015