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Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton by Tate, Don, author.

Poet - the remarkable story of George Moses Horton

Sep 2, 2015
Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

Sail away - poems by Langston Hughes

Sep 2, 2015
Roadrunner by Macgregor, Eloise, author.

Roadrunner

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

Sep 2, 2015
Reindeer by Phillips, Dee, 1967- author.

Reindeer

"In this books, readers learn about the life and habits of reindeer"--

Sep 2, 2015
Pronghorn by Bowman, Chris, 1990-

Pronghorn

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to pronghorn. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Sep 2, 2015
Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Platypuses - web-footed billed mammals

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

Sep 2, 2015
Stella - the dog with the big heart by Feldman, Thea, author.

Stella - the dog with the big heart

"Stella is a real dog. She is a special dog with an important job. Stella is a therapy dog and she creates happiness wherever she goes. That makes her a hero to many people. Read her story to find out more about Stella and what makes her a hero dog."--

Sep 2, 2015
Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Squeak's guide to caring for your pet rats or mice

"In this book, Squeak the Mouse reveals how readers should go about choosing pet rats or mice, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet rat or mouse feel at home, and how to properly care for pet rats or mice, including feeding, exercising, and keeping cages clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Sep 2, 2015
Sidewinder by Macgregor, Eloise.

Sidewinder

Introduction to the sidewinder.

Sep 2, 2015
Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Siberian tigers - camouflaged hunting mammals

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

Sep 2, 2015
Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester, 1956- author.

Seeds of freedom - the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfair

Sep 2, 2015
Planets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Planets

"A young scientist's guide to planetary bodies, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Sep 2, 2015
Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more! by Harbo, Christopher L., author.

Origami papertainment - Samurai, owls, ninja stars, and more!

"Provides instructions and photo-illustrated step diagrams for folding a variety of traditional and original origami models"--

Sep 2, 2015
The most amazing creature in the sea by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author.

The most amazing creature in the sea

"Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite sea creatures"--

Sep 2, 2015
The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes by Jackson, Tom.

The Magic School bus presents volcanoes and earthquakes

Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces.

Sep 2, 2015
Investigating witches and witchcraft by Shea, Therese.

Investigating witches and witchcraft

Discusses the history of witchcraft, contemporary views on witches, and offers examples of witches in pop culture.

Sep 2, 2015
The book of echo songs - I'll sing after you by

The book of echo songs - I'll sing after you

Sep 2, 2015
World War II heroes by Zullo, Allan, author.

World War II heroes

Read the true stories of a few of World War II's heroes and see how they used courage and determination to save their troops and others.

Sep 2, 2015
We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter by Felix, Rebecca, 1984-

We celebrate Kwanzaa in winter

Examines how people celebrate Kwanzaa. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about Kwanzaa principles and rituals of recognition.

Sep 2, 2015
Drawing barrel racers and other speedy horses by Young, Rae.

Drawing barrel racers and other speedy horses

"Step-by-step guides show how to draw a variety of horses and ponies"--

Sep 2, 2015