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101 games and activities for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders by Delaney, Tara, author. 101 games and activities for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders

This book includes dozens of therapeutic games for kids with autism and sensory spectrum disorders.

Oct 1, 2016
12 super-incredible dinosaurs you need to know by Olson, Sonja, author. 12 super-incredible dinosaurs you need to know

Shares information on unique dinosaurs, including the Parasaurolophus, Quetzalcoatlus, and Velociraptor.

Oct 1, 2016
51 things to make with cardboard tubes by Hayes, Fiona, author. 51 things to make with cardboard tubes

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes, transforms unwanted cardboard tubes into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.

Oct 1, 2016
13 art movements children should know by Finger, Brad, author. 13 art movements children should know

Introduces readers to major movements in art history, from Romanesque to pop art, and includes visual spreads, detailed descriptions, and a timeline that places key artworks in their historical contexts.

Oct 1, 2016
Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer by Stanley, Diane, author. Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer

"A fascinating look at Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron."--

Oct 1, 2016
Knick knack paddy whack by Engel, Christiane. Knick knack paddy whack

An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Oct 1, 2016
It gets foggy by Masters, Nancy Robinson. It gets foggy

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. It Gets Foggy offers answers to their most compelling questions about fog. 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"--

Oct 1, 2016
Inside your germs by Halvorson, Karin, 1979- author. Inside your germs

This title provides an introduction to germs, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi, how they function, and preventative measures.

Oct 1, 2016
Duck hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author. Duck hunting

Learn what it takes to successfully harvest mallards, wood ducks, bluebills, and other waterfowl, known for being fast and elusive. --

Oct 1, 2016
Cool crayons, chalks & paints - crafting creative toys & amazing games by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool crayons, chalks & paints - crafting creative toys & amazing games

Presents step-by-step instructions for creating six handicraft projects using paints and crayons, including a multi-layered crayon, watercolors from plants and berries, and glow-in-the-dark paint.

Oct 1, 2016
Chris Hadfield and the International Space Station by Langley, Andrew, 1949- author. Chris Hadfield and the International Space Station

"Join Chris Hadfield living on the International Space Station! This book examines the extraordinary life of one of the most popular astronauts, from his early life to the six months he spent living in space. Discover what the International Space Centre is used for, and how astronauts like Hadfield can live there. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

Oct 1, 2016
Children just like me / A New Celebration of Children Around the World by Saunders, Catherine, author. Children just like me / A New Celebration of Children Around the World

Highlights the lives of children from over thirty countries around the world, explaining how their experiences are different, and yet the same, all over the globe.

Oct 1, 2016
Castle attack - make your own medieval battlefield by Ives, Rob, author. Castle attack - make your own medieval battlefield

"Make your own miniature medieval battlefield with ordinary items found around your house or school! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Oct 1, 2016
Guess who, haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Guess who, haiku

A collection of haiku, each of which describes an animal and asks a question that rhymes with the answer on the following page.

Oct 1, 2016
Grizzly bears by Trueit, Trudi Strain, author. Grizzly bears

"Presents information about the grizzly bears of North America, their habitats, and their amazing size and strength."--

Oct 1, 2016
The great pyramid of Giza by Stanborough, Rebecca, author. The great pyramid of Giza

"This title explores and explains how the Great Pyramid of Giza was built. The pyramid's construction is described in terms of the engineering process"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 1, 2016
Ghosts by Richard, Orlin, author. Ghosts

Readers will learn the legends and facts about spirits and phantoms, including historical sightings, famous ghosts, and researchers' investigations.

Oct 1, 2016
Freedom Summer, 1964 by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Freedom Summer, 1964

Examines the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964, which asked both black and white volunteers to travel throughout Mississippi, registering black Mississippians to vote, establishing "Freedom Schools" for black children, and organizing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Oct 1, 2016
Flood warning by Kenah, Katharine, author. Flood warning

You are lying in bed listening to the soft sound of rain. It has been coming down for hours. Now something is changing. The rain sounds harder and louder, and there is water running down the road, which looks like a small river. What is happening? You are hearing and seeing the start of a flood. Read and find out about the different kinds of floods, how they start, and how to stay safe. Featuring vocabulary bolded throughout the text, this book also includes a Find-Out-More section with instruct

Oct 1, 2016
Flu by Squire, Ann, author. Flu

"Learn all about the flu, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated."--

Oct 1, 2016