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In the forest by Andrews, Alexa.

In the forest

"In this easy reader, kids will have fun seeing photographs and reading about the animals that live in the forest, the plants that grow there, the rivers that flow through them and much more."

Jul 31, 2014
Fierce dinosaurs! - the large Theropods. by

Fierce dinosaurs! - the large Theropods.

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

Jul 31, 2014
Extreme weather by Close, Edward.

Extreme weather

Jul 31, 2014
Dump trucks by Osier, Dan, author.

Dump trucks

Jul 31, 2014
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation by Schwartz, Heather E, author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 - a primary source exploration of the landmark legislation

"Uses primary sources to explore the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"--

Jul 31, 2014
Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time by Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- author.

Eureka! - the most amazing scientific discoveries of all time

Describes how some of the most important scientific discoveries and theories came about and offers insights into the lives of the scientists who made the contributions.

Jul 31, 2014
Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Everything is a poem - the best of J. Patrick Lewis

"A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli"--

Jul 31, 2014
The deep dish on pizza by Guidera, Daniel (ILT)/ Krensky, Stephen

The deep dish on pizza

Jul 31, 2014
Dear wandering wildebeest - and other poems from the water hole by Latham, Irene.

Dear wandering wildebeest - and other poems from the water hole

Jul 31, 2014
If... - a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers by Smith, David J. (David Julian), 1944-, author.

If... - a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers

Author has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls).

Jul 31, 2014
The legend of Saint Nicholas by Grün, Anselm, author.

The legend of Saint Nicholas

Jul 31, 2014
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

Joltin' Joe DiMaggio

"The baseball legend, Joe DiMaggio's picture book biography"--

Jul 31, 2014
It's So Amazing! - A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families by Harris, Robie H./ Emberley, Michael (ILT)

It's So Amazing! - A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families

Jul 31, 2014
Cultural traditions in Australia by Aloian, Molly.

Cultural traditions in Australia

Australia's culture is an interesting mix of ancient traditions passed down by the native peoples, as well as the traditions and culture of England, where most of its immigrant population came from. This book describes how British influence and the traditions, beliefs, and rituals of indigenous peoples have developed into many of the lively and colorful festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Australian people celebrate family occasions.

Jul 31, 2014
Jake's bones - [a full-color guide to animal bones from around the world ... and your own backyard!] by McGowan-Lowe, Jake.

Jake's bones - [a full-color guide to animal bones from around the world ... and your own backyard!]

Jul 31, 2014
Guys read - true stories by Scieszka, Jon/ Murphy, Jim/ Partridge, Elizabeth/ Hale, Nathan/ Sturm, James

Guys read - true stories

"Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable--and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys R

Jul 31, 2014
Gold by Shea, Therese, author.

Gold

Gold's qualities as a metal is explored as well as the mining and refining process. Gold's many uses, including in medicine and space technology, is also examined.

Jul 31, 2014
Fall by Amoroso, Cynthia, author.

Fall

Introduces the season to young readers, including when it occurs, seasonal weather, and the changing colors of leaves.

Jul 31, 2014
Dump trucks by Amoroso, Cynthia.

Dump trucks

What do dump trucks carry? How do they dump their loads? Who drives dump trucks? Learn all about these awesome trucks in this book. --Publisher's description.

Jul 31, 2014
Giant dinosaurs! - the Sauropods. by

Giant dinosaurs! - the Sauropods.

"An introduction to Sauropods, a group of dinosaurs that walked on four legs and that included the largest of all dinosaurs. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Jul 31, 2014