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Beastly verse by

Beastly verse

"This is an anthology of 16 animal poems for children, illustrated by the graphic artist JooHee Yoon. The authors range from Lewis Carroll to D. H. Lawrence to Anonymous"--

Aug 3, 2015
Bark scorpion by Goldish, Meish.

Bark scorpion

"Young readers will learn all about the desert environment where the bark scorpion lives, as well as its physical characteristics, what it eats, and how it survives in its hot, dry home."--

Aug 3, 2015
Jonathan Goforth by Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942.

Jonathan Goforth

After conversion to Christ as a young man, Jonathan Goforth eventually arrived in China with his wife Rosalind. They endured incredible hardships, including the loss of their first child to malaria. They fled for their lives from the Boxer Rebellion. Deeply inspired by a reading of Finney's Revival Lectures, Goforth set out with renewed determination and faith to spearhead a revival which rarely has been equaled in the history of modern missions. --From publisher's description.

Aug 3, 2015
Creating horror comics by Belmonte, David.

Creating horror comics

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a zombie, a scarecrow, and a haunted scarecrow.

Aug 3, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 3, 2015
I am Lucille Ball by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Lucille Ball

A first-person presentation of the life and career of comedian and studio head Lucille Ball.

Aug 3, 2015
Golden retrievers by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Golden retrievers

Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need.

Aug 3, 2015
The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli/ Tallardy, Laura (ILT)

The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

Aug 3, 2015
Galloping through history - amazing true horse stories by MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.

Galloping through history - amazing true horse stories

Presents six stories of horses throughout history that have made a lasting impression, from Bucephalus, the warhorse of Alexander the Great, to the modern-day racehorse Seabiscuit.

Aug 3, 2015
Fly Guy presents - bats by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.

Fly Guy presents - bats

During a visit to the nocturnal house at the city zoo, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about bats, including where they live, what they eat, and their unique physical characteristics.

Aug 3, 2015
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix.

Edgar Degas

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Edgar Degas, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Aug 3, 2015
Ebola by Miller, Petra

Ebola

Aug 3, 2015
An insider's guide to paintball by Power, Bob, 1959-

An insider's guide to paintball

An introduction to paintball provides information on its history, equipment and clothing, the playing field, rules, variant forms of the game, strategies, and how to get started in the sport.

Aug 3, 2015
Disney Descendants yearbook - based on the Disney Channel original movie. by

Disney Descendants yearbook - based on the Disney Channel original movie.

Peek inside the yearbook for an exclusive look at Mal, Evie, Ben, Jay, and Carlos, and all your favorite moments from Descendants. Find out who was voted Most Athletic, Best Dressed, Biggest Flirt, and even Most Likely to Take Candy from a Baby. Relive all the action in the halls and on the tourney field, from Family Day to an unforgettable coronation. Go Fighting Knights!

Aug 3, 2015
A day and night in the rain forest by Arnold, Caroline, author, illustrator.

A day and night in the rain forest

"Highlights the activities of animals in the Amazon rain forest during one average 24-hour period"--

Aug 3, 2015
Crafty fun with clay! - 25 brilliant Ideas, from pretty pots to scary monsters by Smith, Thomasina, author.

Crafty fun with clay! - 25 brilliant Ideas, from pretty pots to scary monsters

Provides step-by-step instructions for models that kids can make, from a space rocket to a secret treasure chest, using all kinds of clay materials.

Aug 3, 2015
CM Punk by Scheff, Matt, author.

CM Punk

Highlights the life and career of the wrestling star, best known for his tattoos.

Aug 3, 2015
Chemical engineering and chain reactions by Snedden, Robert.

Chemical engineering and chain reactions

Examines how chemical engineers combine the science of chemistry with the engineering design process to develop products used in daily life such as cleaning supplies, fuels, and medicines.

Aug 3, 2015
The call of the osprey by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

The call of the osprey

"A stunning addition to the Scientists in the Field series that explores mercury pollution found in the rivers and streams of Western Montana that might cause harm to humans--and the extinction of the entire osprey species."--

Aug 3, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of space by Schoeller, Jen.

Biggest, baddest book of space

Provides information on outer space, including the planets in the black holes, the Milky Way, and the planets in the solar system.

Aug 3, 2015