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Cats of the wild by Coupe, Robert, author.

Cats of the wild

Presents information about wild cats, describing their physical features, habitats, predatory behavior, and the threats they face from humans and changing environments.

Mar 29, 2015
Coming and going by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

Coming and going

"Humans aren't the only ones on earth who travel long distances. Many birds, fish and mammals migrate hundreds of miles in search of food, warmer climates or places to raise their young. But it's not just the incredible distances these creatures travel, it's the way they do it that makes us slow down and think."--publisher's website.

Mar 29, 2015
Crows by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Crows

Learn how to identify and observe crows while discovering their interesting behaviors, life cycle, anatomy, enemies, and defenses.

Mar 29, 2015
Costume designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Costume designer

Presents general information about different types of costume designers and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a designer.

Mar 29, 2015
Cliff dwellings - a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings - a hidden world

Describes the abandoned civilization of Mesa Verde, including its discovery, artifacts, ancient people, and preservation.

Mar 29, 2015
Air travel - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Air travel - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of air travel and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Mar 29, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Count from one to twenty-six and learn about the many different kids of butterflies in the world. Gorgeous art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages. --Publisher's description.

Mar 29, 2015
Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza by Powers, J. L. (Jessica Lynn), 1974- author.

Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza

George started going blind at age 15 from a degenerative eye disease. George lost his central vision and started seeing things that weren't there--eyes floating in the air, extraordinary colors, objects multiplied and reflected back. He triumphed over his blindness by setting the world record in the mile for blind runners, competing in the Olympics for the Disabled, and becoming a full time painter.

Mar 29, 2015
Be safe around fire by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around fire

"A young girl teaches her dolls, action figures, and toys the fire safety rules she has just learned in school"--

Mar 29, 2015
Brown bears by Riggs, Kate, author.

Brown bears

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of brown bears, mammals identified by their shoulder humps. Also included is a retelling of the Greek myth about Ursa Major and Minor"--

Mar 29, 2015
Butterflies and moths by Farndon, John, author.

Butterflies and moths

Mar 29, 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

Mar 29, 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

Mar 29, 2015
Cool embroidery for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

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

Learn about the basics of fiber arts while creating cool stuff. The Cool Embroidery for Kids title teaches the first steps of how to embroider. Activities will help kids use what they learned to make a pretty picture frame, an awesome erasable note, a cool bookmark and more. Custom how-to photos and easy step-by-step instructions make crafting a blast.

Mar 29, 2015
Cavalier King Charles spaniel by Johnson, Jinny.

Cavalier King Charles spaniel

"Describes the characteristics of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and how to care for it"--

Mar 29, 2015
Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor

Mar 29, 2015
A bird is a bird by Rockwell, Lizzy.

A bird is a bird

Describes the unique features that birds have, including beaks, wings, and feathers, and how they are used by different varieties of birds.

Mar 29, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Mar 29, 2015
Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z by Schroeder, Alan, author.

Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z

Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president he needed all the wisdom he could muster to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize informat ion about his life and accomplishments.

Mar 29, 2015
Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator

Mar 29, 2015