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Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013, author.

Butterflies

"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--

Apr 27, 2015
Dragonflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Dragonflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how dragonflies fly and hunt for food. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 27, 2015
Dogs by Meister, Cari, author.

Dogs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet dog"--

Apr 27, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate, author.

Beavers

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of beavers, nature's swimming engineers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why beavers slap their tails"--

Apr 27, 2015
Groundhog day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Groundhog day

Recounts the origins and history of Groundhog Day, and describes how the holiday is celebrated.

Apr 27, 2015
Girls standing on lawns by

Girls standing on lawns

"Combining vintage photographs from MoMA's collection, original paintings by Kalman inspired by these photographs, and text by Handler, Girls standing on lawns puts on display the creators' shared fascination with anonymous snapshots and the rich lives, memories, and stories they evoke."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 27, 2015
A butterfly called Hope by Monroe, Mary Alice, author.

A butterfly called Hope

"The colorful flowers in Mama's garden reveal a strange-looking creature. "What is it? Does it sting, does it bite?" Join in this photographic journey as the young girl and her mother care for the caterpillar. Watch as it transforms into a chrysalis and then emerges as a beautiful monarch butterfly. How can the young girl "claim" the butterfly as her own but still let it go free?"--

Apr 27, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

Apr 27, 2015
Ecuador by Owings, Lisa.

Ecuador

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Ecuador"--

Apr 27, 2015
Cliff dwellings- a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings- a hidden world

Introduces cliff dwellings of the Pueblo Indians and the mysteries that surround them and their home.

Apr 27, 2015
Hacks for minecrafters - redstone - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you by Miller, Megan, author.

Hacks for minecrafters - redstone - the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you

Suggests ways for experienced players of the popular video game to take advantage of little-known details and special techniques to manipulate redstone to create contraptions.

Apr 27, 2015
Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests by Collard, Sneed B., author, photographer.

Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests

Focusing on the work of University of Montana professor Richard Hutto, this book tells the story of how dozens of species of birds use the burn areas of wildfires. At least 15 bird species prefer burned forests to all other habitats.

Apr 27, 2015
Divorce is the worst by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Divorce is the worst

"A lovingly crafted picture book speaking to the child's perspective on divorce. The book offers advice, sympathy, and wit to match without being pandering or authoritative. While admitting that divorces are painful, it above all empowers its young reader to cope with and even make the best of a difficult situation"--

Apr 27, 2015
Finding out about wind energy by Doeden, Matt, author.

Finding out about wind energy

"Did you know that the same wind that messes up your hair can be used to create energy? How exactly do you harness the wind? And what is the effect on the environment? Read this book to find out all about wind energy."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 27, 2015
A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts

"Describes the features and characteristics of mythical creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Apr 27, 2015
A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters

"Describes the features and characteristics of dangerous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Apr 27, 2015
About Dinosaurs by McKay, Sindy

About Dinosaurs

Apr 27, 2015
Digital Filmmaking for Kids for Dummies by Willoughby, Nick

Digital Filmmaking for Kids for Dummies

Apr 27, 2015
Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia by Saunders, Catherine, author.

Disney Infinity - character encyclopedia

"Disney Infinity: Character Encyclopedia features all of your favorite Disney and Disney/Pixar characters from Disney's popular video game! Join Woody, Jack Sparrow, Lightning McQueen, Wreck-it Ralph, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Sulley, Rapunzel, Anna and Elsa, and many more Disney and Disney/Pixar characters as they interact in the wonderful world of Disney Infinity. As readers discover more about each heroes' and villains' vehicles, gadgets, weapons, home worlds, and animals they can learn a

Apr 27, 2015
Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World by Carlson, Laurie

Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World

Apr 27, 2015