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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 6, 2015
Who was Sitting Bull? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Sitting Bull?

No one knew the boy they called "Jumping Badger" would grow to become a great leader. Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States. As the government seized Native American lands, Sitting Bull relied on his military cunning and strong spirituality to drive forces out of his territory and ensure a future homeland for his people.

Mar 6, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without bacteria! by Canavan, Roger.

You wouldn't want to live without bacteria!

Though most of them are too small to be seen with the naked eye, bacteria are everywhere. They appeared on Earth more than 3 billion years before the first dinosaurs. Some bacteria cause deadly diseases, but many of them are helpful to us. They fertilize the soil by breaking down dead material, and they are an essential ingredient in many foods. Bacteria in our own bodies are a vital part of the digestive process.--from page 2 of cover.

Mar 6, 2015
Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking by Kelsey, Elin/ Kim, Soyeon (ILT)

Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking

Mar 6, 2015
Wild horses by Riggs, Kate, author.

Wild horses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of wild horses, animals that roam in bands. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how people began riding horses"--

Mar 6, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Fire! by Woolf, Alex

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Fire!

Mar 6, 2015
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Insects! by Rooney, Anne

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Insects!

Mar 6, 2015
With two hands - stories of God at work in Ethiopia by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

With two hands - stories of God at work in Ethiopia

"Why would a crippled old man wait by the side of the road every day for twenty years? Why would a slave and a witch doctor walk for three days to find a man called Jesus? Why would a lame man purposely walk to a tribe where he knew he could be killed? Sixteen captivating episodes from one Christian mission in Ethiopia show the power of God in the midst of darkness. Find out about the invisible evangelist, the two girls who prayed and other astonishing stories. This is a book that will make you

Mar 6, 2015
Who Was Robert Ripley? by Anderson, Kirsten/ Foley, Tim (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Robert Ripley?

Mar 6, 2015
Who was Jesus? by Morgan, Ellen, 1970- author.

Who was Jesus?

Presents the life of the founder and central figure of Christianity, including his humble birth in a manger, his baptism by John the Baptist, and how he gathered his twelve disciples.

Mar 6, 2015
Who was Galileo? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

Who was Galileo?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the Italian scientist, including his family life, years as a university teacher, world-changing ideas about the solar system, and imprisonment for heresy.

Mar 6, 2015
Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Walker, Sally M., author.

Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry fou

Mar 6, 2015
World geography through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

World geography through infographics

Mar 6, 2015
Christmas crafts by Lowy, Danielle, author.

Christmas crafts

"Learn the basics and get creatvie with Christmas crafts--a fantastic step-by-step guide to making 28 of your own festive projects"-- Unedited summary from the book.

Mar 5, 2015
From sugar beet to sugar by Owings, Lisa, author.

From sugar beet to sugar

"How do sugar beets become sugar? Follow each step--from planting sugar beets to sprinkling sugar on your cereal--in this fascinating book!"--

Mar 5, 2015
From strawberry to jam by Owings, Lisa, author.

From strawberry to jam

Explains how strawberries are picked, washed, and processed into jam.

Mar 5, 2015
The countryside in colonial America by Capaccio, George.

The countryside in colonial America

Presents a history of settlement during the colonial period, describing what life was like in the early colonies of Jamestown and Plymouth, the relationship of the settlers with Indian tribes who lived in the region, and the skills the colonists needed to survive.

Mar 5, 2015
Cool stuff to collect by Turnbull, Stephanie.

Cool stuff to collect

Mar 5, 2015
Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool punch needle for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for punch needle embroidery projects, including a journal, pillow, and cup cozy.

Mar 5, 2015
Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool knitting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for knitting projects, including mitts, scarf, and bag.

Mar 5, 2015