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From head to tail - all about horse care by Bratton, Donna Bowman, author.

From head to tail - all about horse care

"Photos and text introduce readers to horse care, including general information about how to maintain a horse, habitat, diet, and grooming needs and equipment"--

Jul 1, 2016
Freaky fish by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Freaky fish

"Introduces the reader to freaky fish."--

Jul 1, 2016
Fly fishing by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- illustrations.

Fly fishing

"This title introduces readers to Fly Fishing. Readers will learn about the types of rods, reels, and line that are needed to fly fish. Different types of flies are introduced, as is fly-fishing equipment such as waders, boots, floats, tubes and boats. Sought-after game fish such as trout, steelhead, salmon, tarpon, bonefish, and bass are examined including how to locate them and which fly tackle works best with each fish's weight and habits. Safety equipment such as flotation devices and wading

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures by Molnár, Ilona (Illustrator), illustrator.

Fingerprint princesses and fairies and 100 other magical creatures

"Take a hands-on approach to art with Fingerprint Princesses and Fairies! Create engaging art activities with your children - at home or in the classroom. Packed with fun step-by-step instructions, this book teaches you how to make 30 classic fairytale characters including nymphs, fairies, princesses, butterflies, and angels with only the tips of your fingers. Create your own enchanting world, no paintbrush required! Kids aren't the only ones who will enjoy it, artists of all ages can put their

Jul 1, 2016
Fingerprint characters by Nuytten, Bobbie, author.

Fingerprint characters

"Includes easy step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of characters"--

Jul 1, 2016
Falcons by Gish, Melissa, author.


"A look at falcons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

Jul 1, 2016
Face painting by Harvey, Karen author.

Face painting

Create over 30 fantastic different designs with this easy to follow step-by-step guide to face painting. --Publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature

"This non-fiction book for 10-14 year olds explores the ways the environment--the weather, climate, or geography--influences the outcomes of wars. The historical examples examined are: Hannibal in the Alps, the US Navy during Typhoon Cobra (WWII), the Canadian Army in Passchendaele (WWI), the dispute between India and Pakistan over the Siachen Glacier, the Battle of Pichincha (a volcano), General Wei Qing vs the Xiongnu in the Gobi Desert, the US Army in Vietnam, Napoleon's defeat in Russia, and

Jul 1, 2016
Cranes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.


"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces cranes to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 1, 2016
Coyote moon by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Coyote moon

"A nonfiction picture book about coyotes hunting in suburban neighborhoods at night."--

Jul 1, 2016
Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird by Turner, Pamela S, author.

Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird

"In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behind The Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: "Can a crow outsmart a scientist?" Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a trip you won't regret booking!"--

Jul 1, 2016
Crocodiles by Meister, Cari, author.


"This photo-illustrated book for beginning readers describes the physical features and behaviors of crocodiles. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jul 1, 2016
Investigating seasons by Richard, Orlin, author.

Investigating seasons

"Eye-catching photos, informative captions, and succinct yet engaging text introduce young readers to the cycle of the seasons."--

Jul 1, 2016
Investigating animal life cycles by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Investigating animal life cycles

Explains the different stages of animal life cycles and presents such examples as the frog, iguana, grasshopper, swan, and chimpanzee.

Jul 1, 2016
Insects by Simon, Seymour


Jul 1, 2016
Ibn al-Haytham / The Man Who Discovered How We See by Romero, Libby, author.

Ibn al-Haytham / The Man Who Discovered How We See

Jul 1, 2016
How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw orcs, goblins, and other wicked creatures

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw orcs, goblins, hags, and several other wicked fantasy creatures"--

Jul 1, 2016
How to be good at math by Clarke, Peter, 1966- author.

How to be good at math

Offers illustrated, step-by-step explanations of mathematical concepts needed for ages seven to eleven, and grades two to five.

Jul 1, 2016
How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution? by Wang, Andrea, author.

How can we reduce fossil fuel pollution?

"This title delves into different issues pertaining to fossil fuel pollution and its causes, effects, and how we can proactively deal with it to make our planet a cleaner and healthier place"--

Jul 1, 2016
The hottest and the coldest by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

The hottest and the coldest

"Learn all about the hottest and coldest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations"--

Jul 1, 2016