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Brauner Bär, wen siehst denn du? by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.

Brauner Bär, wen siehst denn du?

Jul 29, 2014
Building a motorcycle by Omoth, Tyler.

Building a motorcycle

"Before you can cruise down the highway on two wheels, a lot of work goes into making a motorcycle. How are these amazing machines built? Get ready to find out!" --Publishers description.

Jul 29, 2014
Building an airplane by Hammelef, Danielle S, author.

Building an airplane

"Describes the process of building an airplane"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 29, 2014
Big book of where by Falken, Linda, author.

Big book of where

Provides answers to a diverse collection of commonly asked geographical questions, presenting over eight hundred facts and figures that cover the entire globe and beyond.

Jul 29, 2014
Big book of what? by Nichols, Catherine.

Big book of what?

Provides answers to a diverse collection of over eight hundred commonly asked factual questions, covering such areas as animals, space, the human body, food, survival, mysteries, and inventions.

Jul 29, 2014
Battle of Gettysburg by Hamilton, John, 1959-

Battle of Gettysburg

Jul 29, 2014
Birdlike dinosaurs! - small Theropods and prehistoric birds. by

Birdlike dinosaurs! - small Theropods and prehistoric birds.

"An introduction to small theropods, a group of dinosaurs that walked on two legs and that included the meat-eating dinosaurs, and to prehistoric birds. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Jul 29, 2014
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.

Brown girl dreaming

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a

Jul 29, 2014
Animal teachers by Halfmann, Janet, author.

Animal teachers

"Short entries portray how 12 different animals are taught various "lessons." Chicks learn to peck to get their bellies full; a prairie dog pup learns how to spot and warn others about predators; a bottlenose dolphin learns how to recognize its mother's signature call"--

Jul 29, 2014
Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors by Tucker, Tom, 1944-

Brainstorm! - the stories of twenty American kid inventors

Reveals some of the amazing inventions of the past and present that have come from young Americans, ages eight to nineteen.

Jul 29, 2014
Be aware! - my tips for personal safety by Bellisario, Gina.

Be aware! - my tips for personal safety

"Sophie is on a mission. You can call her Agent S. Like any good spy, Sophie knows how to be safe. She helps her brother stay away from danger too. They watch for speeding cars. They avoid strangers. And they never goof around on the school bus!"--Amazon.com.

Jul 29, 2014
Beautiful ballerinas by Dombey, Elizabeth.

Beautiful ballerinas

"Kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun, and the hard work! It's not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice"--

Jul 29, 2014
Affenpinschers by Petrie, Kristin, 1970-

Affenpinschers

Examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the affenpinscher breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Jul 29, 2014
Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous

Packed with hundreds of new brain busting questions with easy to understand answers that made the first Big Book of Why a best seller. The book is divided by subject area, humans, animals, environment/nature, technology and space, and written in an upbeat manner, each answer is accompanied by either a photo or an illustration to show the reasons why.

Jul 29, 2014
About parrots - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About parrots - a guide for children

Presents an introduction to parrots, describing their different types, what they eat, where they live, and how they protect themselves from predators.

Jul 29, 2014
An ABC of what art can be by McArthur, Meher.

An ABC of what art can be

Rhyming text introduces 26 artistic concepts, one for each letter of the alphabet.

Jul 29, 2014
Building a car by Hammelef, Danielle S., author.

Building a car

"Describes the process of building a car"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 29, 2014
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Tournemille, Harry, author.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

"This insightful title provides an overview of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed"--

Jul 29, 2014
Armored dinosaurs! - the Ornithischians. by

Armored dinosaurs!  - the Ornithischians.

"An introduction to armored and duckbilled dinosaurs, plant-eating dinosaurs that belong to the group called ornithischians, one of the two major groups of dinosaurs. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Jul 29, 2014
The beavers' busy year by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

The beavers' busy year

"Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work! These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again"--

Jul 29, 2014