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The Big book of things that go. by

The Big book of things that go.

Photographs of the fastest, largest and most remarkable vehicles in the world.

Apr 20, 2014
Give me wings - poems by Hopkins, Lee Bennett (CON)/ Goembel, Ponder (ILT)

Give me wings - poems

Celebrates the inspiration of flight and the imaginary ability to fly.

Apr 20, 2014
Blowin' in the wind by Dylan, Bob, 1941-

Blowin' in the wind

Presents the familiar Dylan song, accompanied by illustrations.

Apr 20, 2014
Castles and knights by Star, Fleur, 1974- author, editor.

Castles and knights

Explores what life was like inside castles and describes the education, armor, and weapons of knights.

Apr 20, 2014
20 fun facts about the great pyramid by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

20 fun facts about the great pyramid

Provides information about the Great Pyramid, including that it was built more than 4,500 years ago and that it is now thirty feet shorter than when it was built.

Apr 20, 2014
20 fun facts about the Colosseum by Nelson, Drew, 1986- author.

20 fun facts about the Colosseum

Provides information about the Colosseum, including such facts as how 50,000 people could fit in it and that sometimes the games lasted for months.

Apr 20, 2014
Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds by Krämer, Eva-Maria.

Get to know dog breeds - the 200 most popular breeds

"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than two hundred dog breeds categorized into groups according to the tasks they were originally bred for, including herding dogs, hunting dogs, sled dogs, lap dogs, and more"--

Apr 20, 2014
Cranes by Alinas, Marv, author.

Cranes

Presents facts about cranes, including their working parts, how they are used, different kinds of cranes, and why they are important.

Apr 20, 2014
Cranes by Osier, Dan.

Cranes

Provides details about cranes, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Apr 20, 2014
The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner by Eldridge, Alison.

The coolest inventor - Willis Haviland Carrier and his air conditioner

"Read about Willis Haviland Carrier's early life on a farm, his desire to go to college, and the creation of air conditioning"--

Apr 20, 2014
20 fun facts about Easter Island by Niver, Heather Moore, author.

20 fun facts about Easter Island

Provides information about Easter Island and its moai statues, including such facts as that its largest volcano can be seen from space and that some moai wear red "hats" for special rituals.

Apr 20, 2014
Diwali by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Diwali

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

Apr 20, 2014
20 fun facts about Stonehenge by Sabatino, Michael, author.

20 fun facts about Stonehenge

Provides information about Stonehenge, including such facts as the whereabouts of its sister monuments and that some legends say that Merlin built it.

Apr 20, 2014
20 fun facts about Machu Picchu by Levy, Janey, author.

20 fun facts about Machu Picchu

Provides information about Machu Picchu, including such facts as the lack of an Incan writing system and that the whole structure was built without mortar.

Apr 20, 2014
Hands are not for hitting by Agassi, Martine, 1966-

Hands are not for hitting

Shows the many good things that toddlers can do with their hands including waving, hugging, and playing--but not hitting.

Apr 20, 2014
Geography - a visual encyclopedia by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Geography - a visual encyclopedia

"Geography: a visual encyclopedia explores every aspect of our Earth, from the core to the outer atmosphere, from the North to the South Pole, and from natural processes to human impact"--Cover verso.

Apr 20, 2014
Anne Frank in her own words by Kennon, Caroline, author.

Anne Frank in her own words

Looks at the life and importance of Anne Frank, supplemented with excerpts from her diary to give direct examples of her thoughts.

Apr 20, 2014
Eye to eye - how animals see the world by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.

Eye to eye - how animals see the world

Profiles a series of animals with unusual eyes and explains how such animals use their uniquely evolved eyes to gain essential information about the biological world.

Apr 20, 2014
Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats by Montgomery, Sy.

Chasing cheetahs - the race to save Africa's fastest cats

Describes the cheetah's essential role in the ecosystem and the ways in which Namibia's Cheetah Conservation Fund is promoting cohabitation between cheetahs and farmers.

Apr 20, 2014
Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book by Eliot, Chip, author.

Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book

Apr 20, 2014