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

Brauner Bär, wen siehst denn du?

Jul 31, 2014
The attack on Fort Sumter by Samuels, Charlie.

The attack on Fort Sumter

"The Confederate attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 marked the beginning of the American Civil War. Federal troops eventually surrendered after 36 hours of open fire. The controversial election of Abraham Lincoln, the contentious issue of slavery, and the South's demand for states' rights all factored into this momentous event. This book, an excellent Civil War resource, also delves into other key moments of the war that followed. A detailed timeline, historical paintings, and actual Civil War photog

Jul 31, 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 31, 2014
Building an airplane by Hammelef, Danielle S, author.

Building an airplane

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

Jul 31, 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 31, 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 31, 2014
Battle of Gettysburg by Hamilton, John, 1959-

Battle of Gettysburg

Jul 31, 2014
Body basics by Coupe, Robert.

Body basics

Explains how the many different and complex elerments of the human body work together.

Jul 31, 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 31, 2014
Astrology and astronomy by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- author.

Astrology and astronomy

Is it science? shows the scientific method at work. Each volume in the series explores a branch of modern science or a major scientific mileatone, comparing and contrasting it with an older idea that has been proved wrong or fails to meet the standrads of science.

Jul 31, 2014
Animal trainer by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

Animal trainer

Jul 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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!"

Jul 31, 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 31, 2014
Affenpinschers by Petrie, Kristin, 1970-


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

Jul 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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 31, 2014