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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"--

Jul 29, 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."--

Jul 29, 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.

Jul 29, 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."--

Jul 29, 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.

Jul 29, 2015
Cells by Duke, Shirley Smith.

Cells

Offers an introduction to cells and their study, looking at their discovery, what they contain, the different kinds of cells, and how they function.

Jul 29, 2015
Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Can people count on me? - a book about responsibility

Provides information and advice on being responsible, including doing homework, remembering commitments, and not littering.

Jul 29, 2015
At battle in World War I - an interactive battlefield adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

At battle in World War I - an interactive battlefield adventure

"In You Choose format, explores World War I through the eyes of sailors, pilots, and infantry soldiers on the frontline"--

Jul 29, 2015
Abbreviations by Murray, Kara, author.

Abbreviations

Introduces readers to common abbreviations, explaining what they are and how they are used, as well as offering advice to readers on using them.

Jul 29, 2015
Animal records - the biggest, fastest, grossest, tiniest, slowest, and smelliest creatures on the planet by Furgang, Kathy, author.

Animal records - the biggest, fastest, grossest, tiniest, slowest, and smelliest creatures on the planet

Offers thousands of animal facts and records that identify animals in such categories as fastest, oldest, and biggest, as well as smelliest, loudest, and deadliest.

Jul 29, 2015
100 things to make you happy by Gerry, Lisa.

100 things to make you happy

A treasury of facts, jokes, quotes, advice, and exercises includes animal trivia, historical tidbits, and inspirational wisdom designed to help kids become actively involved in their own well-being.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about space exploration by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

12 things to know about space exploration

Presents news stories about space exploration, including how an astronaut will live in space for a year and how the first flyby of Pluto will take place in 2015.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about political parties by Mccabe, Matthew, author.

12 things to know about political parties

Describes twelve important points in the development and role of political parties in the United States, from the fact that the founders did not want there to be parties to the place of third parties, and explains why parties are so important.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about invasive species by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about invasive species

Describes twelve examples of introduced plants and animals, from kudzu and killer bees to black rats and northern snakehead fish, and explains why they spread, the damage they cause, and their cost to society and the environment.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about climate change by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about climate change

Describes twelve factors involved in climate change, including that the world is warming up, that farming and deforestation play a role in the process, and that it could change ecosystems.

Jul 29, 2015
12 birds back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy, author.

12 birds back from the brink

Shares the survival stories of birds that were endangered but made a comeback, including the Puerto Rican parrot, bald eagle, and whooping crane.

Jul 29, 2015
12 amphibians back from the brink by Bell, Samantha S., author.

12 amphibians back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about wild weather by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about wild weather

Describes twelve examples of extreme weather conditions, from thunderstorms and tsunamis to wildfires and cold waves, and explains what causes them, how common they are, and why they cause so much damage.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about the stock market by Sepahban, Lois, author.

12 things to know about the stock market

Describes twelve aspects of the stock market, including its origins and purpose, and explains that stock prices are not set but vary according to supply and demand, and that while investing in stocks has risks, there are laws to keep it fair.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about terrorism by Mccabe, Matthew, author.

12 things to know about terrorism

Describes twelve aspect of terrorism, including the difficulty of defining it, its risks and effects, and different kinds of terrorists, and discusses the role of governments in causing, preventing, and dealing with it.

Jul 29, 2015