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For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls by Smith, Angie, author

For such a time as this - stories of women from the Bible, retold for girls

Nov 21, 2014
The glass mountain - tales from Poland by Walser, David, author.

The glass mountain - tales from Poland

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a crocodile? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a crocodile?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Nov 21, 2014
Natural gas power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Natural gas power

"An examination of the ways in which natural gas has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands by Roy, Katherine., author.

Neighborhood sharks - hunting with the great whites of California's Farallon Islands

"An up close look at the ocean's most fearsome and famous predator and the scientists who study them--just twenty-six miles from the Golden Gate Bridge"--

Nov 21, 2014
My grandfather's coat by Aylesworth, Jim.

My grandfather's coat

A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and other uses.

Nov 21, 2014
Matisse's garden by Friedman, Samantha, author.

Matisse's garden

Nov 21, 2014
Mission- elephant rescue - all about elephants and how to save them by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

Mission- elephant rescue - all about elephants and how to save them

Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused elephants to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts.

Nov 21, 2014
Multiplication meltdown by Arias, Lisa, author.

Multiplication meltdown

Rhyming text provides an introduction to multiplication, explaining the concepts of factors and multiples.

Nov 21, 2014
Positive and negative numbers, oh my! - [number lines] by Arias, Lisa.

Positive and negative numbers, oh my! - [number lines]

Nov 21, 2014
Music and theater top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967- author.

Music and theater top tens

Compiles top ten lists in music and theater from the youngest musicians to win a grammy to the longest running broadway show.

Nov 21, 2014
Marvelous measurement by Arias, Lisa, author.

Marvelous measurement

Rhyming text provides an introduction to measurement systems, and sample problems show how to convert from one measurement to another.

Nov 21, 2014
The United Nations by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

The United Nations

Nov 21, 2014
Time travel - [intervals and elapsed time] by Arias, Lisa.

Time travel - [intervals and elapsed time]

Nov 21, 2014
World's scariest prisons by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

World's scariest prisons

Examines twenty prisons from around the world and includes descriptions of living conditions, information on famous prisoners, and facts about when the prisons were in operation and what types of prisoners were held at each facility.

Nov 21, 2014
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Sidman, Joyce, author.

Winter Bees  & Other Poems of the Cold

Nov 21, 2014
Who was here? - discovering wild animal tracks by Posada, Mia.

Who was here? - discovering wild animal tracks

Study the picture and read the clues to figure which animal left each set of tracks.

Nov 21, 2014
White-tailed deer by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

White-tailed deer

Explains the life of white-tailed deer and where they live. Includes information on equipment and hunting tips.

Nov 21, 2014
What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean

Discusses how body odors form and how to keep various parts of the body clean, including the skin, hands, nails, ears, feet, hair, and teeth.

Nov 21, 2014