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Cavalier King Charles spaniel by Johnson, Jinny.

Cavalier King Charles spaniel

"Describes the characteristics of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and how to care for it"--

Feb 27, 2015
Cattle in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Cattle in American history

Looks at the history of cattle in the United States, discussing the animals' introduction into the country, uses in early America and in the West, and role in the dairy industry.

Feb 27, 2015
Cats of the wild by Coupe, Robert, author.

Cats of the wild

Presents information about wild cats, describing their physical features, habitats, predatory behavior, and the threats they face from humans and changing environments.

Feb 27, 2015
Cats by Meister, Cari, author.

Cats

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

Feb 27, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

A tribute to the example of the Loving family describes how they were arrested in mid-twentieth-century Virginia for violating laws against interracial marriage and argued their case all the way to the Supreme Court, prompting a landmark civil rights triumph.

Feb 27, 2015
Cardinals by Mara, Wil.

Cardinals

Shares information on cardinals, including where they live, how they live, and their breeding cycle.

Feb 27, 2015
Canoeing by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Canoeing

Offers a general introduction to canoeing, looking at its history, the different types of canoeing, canoe equipment, and safety gear.

Feb 27, 2015
Canada by Pang, Guek-Cheng, 1950- author.

Canada

Explores the geography, history, government, economy, people, and culture of Canada.

Feb 27, 2015
Camping by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Camping

Offers a general introduction to camping, looking at what camping is, where people go camping, camping equipment, proper camping dress, and camping safety.

Feb 27, 2015
Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor

Offers infomation on the life of the man who invented Pepsi, including his life as a pharmacist, why he originally invented Pepsi, and how the original Pepsi Company ended in bankruptcy.

Feb 27, 2015
Bow hunting by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Bow hunting

Discusses hunting using a bow, describing the different types of bows, equipment, and parts of each bow.

Feb 27, 2015
Blue jays by Mara, Wil.

Blue jays

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blue jays.

Feb 27, 2015
Bison in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Bison in American history

Looks at the bison in American history, describing how they were hunted by Native Americans and American hunters for their meat and hides, leading to their near extinction in the 1890s, until conservation measures were introduced by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Feb 27, 2015
Birds - flying high by McFadzean, Lesley, author.

Birds - flying high

Introduces birds, describing their different types, physical features, habitats, migratory behavior, and ways in which human activity has endangered them.

Feb 27, 2015
Biking by Ringstad, Arnold, author.

Biking

Offers a general introduction to biking, looking at what it is, where people ride bikes, the different types of riding, the different parts of a bike, and biking safety.

Feb 27, 2015
Crystals by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

Crystals

Provides a definition of crystals and describes the six basic categories of crystalline shapes, along with a discussion of how crystals grow, how they break up, and their many everyday uses.

Feb 27, 2015
Don't call me fat - a first look at being overweight by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

Don't call me fat - a first look at being overweight

Childhood obesity is explored in a way that encourages positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers.

Feb 27, 2015
The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy by Micklos, John.

The Challenger explosion - core events of a space tragedy

"Explains the Challenger Explosion, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 27, 2015
Cartooning for kids by Artell, Mike.

Cartooning for kids

A step-by-step guide for drawing animals and people, such as alligators, bears, skunks, smiling faces, angry faces, hairstyles, movement, and captions.

Feb 27, 2015
Camels by Riggs, Kate, author.

Camels

"A kindergarten-level introduction to camels, covering their growth process, behaviors, the deserts they call home, and such defining features as their humps"--

Feb 27, 2015