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Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013, author.

Butterflies

"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--

Apr 19, 2015
Dragonflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Dragonflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how dragonflies fly and hunt for food. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 19, 2015
Dogs by Meister, Cari, author.

Dogs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet dog"--

Apr 19, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate, author.

Beavers

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of beavers, nature's swimming engineers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why beavers slap their tails"--

Apr 19, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of crocodiles and alligators.

Apr 19, 2015
Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation by Hall, Brianna.

Freedom from slavery - causes and effects of the Emancipation Proclamation

Discusses the causes of and effects of the Civil War and how the Emancipation Proclamation changed American history.

Apr 19, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals by

Firefly encyclopedia of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals

Apr 19, 2015
Finders keepers? - a true story in India by Arnett, Robert.

Finders keepers? - a true story in India

The charming true story set in India is about a boy who found the author's wallet and could not understand why he should be rewarded for returning to the author what was his. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! This award-winning multicultural book emphasizes timeless and universal values that parents will want to pass on to their children and also provides an excellent opportunity to understand cultural differences and underlying similarities in our

Apr 19, 2015
LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes by Lipkowitz, Daniel, author.

LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes

Experience Star Wars as you've never seen it before, with 100 classic scenes retold in LEGO bricks. From the Phantom Menace to Return of the Jedi, all the most iconic moments are here, along with your favorite characters in minifugure form.

Apr 19, 2015
The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration by Krumm, Brian.

The Little Rock nine - a primary source exploration of the battle for school integration

"Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Little Rock Nine during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Apr 19, 2015
The life of a medieval knight by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The life of a medieval knight

Describes the life of medieval knights, including information on their equipment and armor, battle tactics, methods of training, and social customs.

Apr 19, 2015
Lebanon by Owings, Lisa.

Lebanon

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Lebanon"--

Apr 19, 2015
Leaflets three, let it be! - the story of poison ivy by Sanchez, Anita, 1956- author.

Leaflets three, let it be! - the story of poison ivy

Looking past its itch-inducing nature, describes the other things that poison ivy can do, from providing food for rabbits in spring to being used as shade by salamanders in the summer.

Apr 19, 2015
Hungary by Owings, Lisa.

Hungary

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Hungary"--

Apr 19, 2015
Ecuador by Owings, Lisa.

Ecuador

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Ecuador"--

Apr 19, 2015
Cliff dwellings- a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings- a hidden world

Introduces cliff dwellings of the Pueblo Indians and the mysteries that surround them and their home.

Apr 19, 2015
The legend of the beaver's tail by Shaw, Stephanie, author.

The legend of the beaver's tail

Apr 19, 2015
Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests by Collard, Sneed B., author, photographer.

Fire birds - valuing natural wildfires and burned forests

Focusing on the work of University of Montana professor Richard Hutto, this book tells the story of how dozens of species of birds use the burn areas of wildfires. At least 15 bird species prefer burned forests to all other habitats.

Apr 19, 2015
Divorce is the worst by Higginbotham, Anastasia, author, illustrator.

Divorce is the worst

"A lovingly crafted picture book speaking to the child's perspective on divorce. The book offers advice, sympathy, and wit to match without being pandering or authoritative. While admitting that divorces are painful, it above all empowers its young reader to cope with and even make the best of a difficult situation"--

Apr 19, 2015
Finding out about wind energy by Doeden, Matt, author.

Finding out about wind energy

"Did you know that the same wind that messes up your hair can be used to create energy? How exactly do you harness the wind? And what is the effect on the environment? Read this book to find out all about wind energy."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 19, 2015