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Jewelry tips & tricks by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

Jewelry tips & tricks

Provides information on how to craft fashionable jewelry, including step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and a personalized hairpin.

Aug 31, 2016
Is sand a rock? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Is sand a rock?

"In this book, readers will learn about sand and how it is made."--

Aug 31, 2016
Iguanodon by Raatma, Lucia.

Iguanodon

Presents information about iguanodon, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Aug 31, 2016
Ichthyosaur by Gregory, Josh.

Ichthyosaur

"Learn all about the life of the Ichthyosaur"--

Aug 31, 2016
I am George Washington by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am George Washington

Aug 31, 2016
Hurricanes by Meister, Cari, author.

Hurricanes

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind hurricanes, including where and why hurricanes happen and how to stay safe when the wind starts to blow. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Aug 31, 2016
The Hunter's Promise - An Abenaki Tale by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

The Hunter's Promise - An Abenaki Tale

Retells an Abenaki folktale about a hunter who finds a magical wife in the forest, but when he returns to his village the chief's daughter wants him to marry her.

Aug 31, 2016
How to make a movie in 10 easy lessons by Blofield, Robert, author.

How to make a movie in 10 easy lessons

Presents a guide to movie making for young readers, detailing how to write a script, light a set, and edit a film.

Aug 31, 2016
How to cook in 10 easy lessons by Sweetser, Wendy, author.

How to cook in 10 easy lessons

Offers an introduction to cooking in ten lessons that each introduce a different kitchen skill, from using knives to mixing, folding, and kneading dough, and provides simple recipes that make use of each skill.

Aug 31, 2016
How do animals help make soil? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

How do animals help make soil?

"In this book readers will learn how animals help make soil."--

Aug 31, 2016
Horses by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.

Horses

Introduces horses, and describes their appearance, the sounds they make, what they eat, and how they pass their time on a farm.

Aug 31, 2016
Honduras by Zwiren, Shira, author.

Honduras

Aug 31, 2016
Hershey's by Green, Sara, 1964-

Hershey's

"Engaging images accompany information about Hershey's. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Aug 31, 2016
Haunted Hollywood by Williams, Dinah (Dinah J.).

Haunted Hollywood

Explores some of the ghosts that haunt Hollywood, including the ghost of Rudolph Valentino haunting his old home, the ghost of a movie projectionist haunting the Vogue Theatre, and Lon Chaney's ghost haunting Universal Studios.

Aug 31, 2016
Harvesting by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Harvesting

Describes how to harvest home-grown plants, presenting information on cutting flowers in bloom, picking fruit that is ripe, and curing gathered vegetables.

Aug 31, 2016
Handy horse projects by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

Handy horse projects

Offers instructions for creating horse-themed crafts, including healthy treats for horses, as well as party favors, rosette cupcakes, and gifts for horse lovers.

Aug 31, 2016
Guess who, haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author.

Guess who, haiku

A collection of haiku, each of which describes an animal and asks a question that rhymes with the answer on the following page.

Aug 31, 2016
Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service by Pimentel, Annette Bay, author.

Mountain chef - how one man lost his groceries, changed his plans, and helped cook up the National Park Service

Aug 31, 2016
T is for Taj Mahal - an India alphabet by Bajaj, Varsha.

T is for Taj Mahal - an India alphabet

Presents the natural resources, history, and culture of India, using the letters of the alphabet.

Aug 31, 2016
Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness by Bowman, Donna Janell, author.

Step right up - how Doc and Jim Key taught the world about kindness

"A picture book biography of Dr. William Key, a former slave and self-trained veterinarian who taught his horse, Jim, to read and write and who together with Jim became one of the most famous traveling performance acts around the turn of the twentieth century. Includes afterword and author's sources"--

Aug 31, 2016