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Meet the ancient Egyptians by Malam, John, 1957-

Meet the ancient Egyptians

Mar 28, 2015
Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest by Kostecki-shaw, Jenny Sue

Luna and Me - The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest

Mar 28, 2015
Motorcycles by Riggs, Kate, author.

Motorcycles

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

Mar 28, 2015
Noah's Ark by Falken, Linda/ Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N. Y.)

Noah's Ark

Mar 28, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice.

Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary

"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonvio

Mar 28, 2015
The Octopus Scientists by Montgomery, Sy/ Ellenbogen, Keith (ILT)

The Octopus Scientists

Mar 28, 2015
R.E.A.D. dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

R.E.A.D. dogs

"In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program."--

Mar 28, 2015
School days around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

School days around the world

Mar 28, 2015
Sharks Have Six Senses by Waters, John F./ Barner, Bob (ILT)

Sharks Have Six Senses

Mar 28, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Mar 28, 2015
Tomato by Riggs, Kate.

Tomato

"An exploration of the life cycle and life span of tomatoes, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a tomato's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 28, 2015
Trash Talk! - Moving Toward a Zero-waste World by Mulder, Michelle

Trash Talk! - Moving Toward a Zero-waste World

Mar 28, 2015
Water is water - a book about the water cycle by Paul, Miranda.

Water is water - a book about the water cycle

"A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--

Mar 28, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa by Naidoo, Beverley, author.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from Africa

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

Mar 28, 2015
Woodpecker wham! by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

Woodpecker wham!

"Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals live in when the woopeckers move on. A variety of woodpecker species fly through these pages--perhaps some that live near you!"--

Mar 28, 2015
Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking by Kelsey, Elin/ Kim, Soyeon (ILT)

Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking

Mar 28, 2015
Weird & wild animal facts by Loy, Jessica, author.

Weird & wild animal facts

"There are plenty of books about unusual animals. This is a book about fourteen well-known animals--kangaroos, hippos, giraffes--who all have unusual characteristics. For instance, did you know that a kangaroo's kick can be deadly, that a giraffe can clean its own ears with its tongue, or that a hippo has teeth as long as a child's arm? This accessible book, full of amazing photographs and easy-to-digest factoids, is perfect for animal lovers of all ages."--

Mar 28, 2015
Life is like the wind by Innes, Shona, author.

Life is like the wind

Life is Like the Wind introduces the concept of death to young readers by likening life to the ever-moving wind. When the wind is present, things move and fly and flutter about. When the wind goes away, things become very still. From there, the authors explore the feelings we have when a loved one's life goes away, how we cope with missing them, and how we can celebrate their memory. It also introduces the various things people believe happens to a life that has moved on. Endearing illustrations

Mar 27, 2015
Fun facts and silly stories 3 by

Fun facts and silly stories 3

This is the third fun-packed volume in this series of unbelievable facts and crazy stories for the younger Ripley reader. This instantly engaging, bright new book in an attractive square format features large, colorful type and fantastic photos that educate and inform in a humorous style. Incredible facts are supplemented by explanatory stories and information throughout.

Mar 27, 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants by Pinkney, Jerry

The Grasshopper & the Ants

Mar 27, 2015