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The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas by Don, Lari, author. The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas

Eleven amazing stories and folk tales from the Vikings, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, Berserkers, monsters, zombies and magic. It includes stories adapted by the author of a greedy dragon guarding a huge hoard of gold, a girl who becomes a swan to protect her warrior love in battle, and a polar bear brought to the king of Denmark as a gift.

Dec 2, 2016
DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal! by Woodward, John, 1954- author. DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal!

Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of such animals as invertebrates,fish, amphibians, reptiles,birds and mammals.

Dec 2, 2016
Diwali - festival of lights by Singh, Rina, 1955- author. Diwali - festival of lights

Fireworks, food and family. Diwali reminds us that light will always prevail over darkness through the retelling of the legends of Rama, Krishna and Lakshmi in the biggest and brightest of all Indian festivals.

Dec 2, 2016
Creepy libraries by Taylor, Troy, author. Creepy libraries

Libraries can be creepy places. They have silent rooms and long, dusty passageways with towering shelves. They are filled with dark shadows and quiet footsteps. You never know when someone may be lurking around a corner or watching you. Now imagine a library that's also filled with ghosts! In this book, you will visit 11 of the spookiest libraries in the United States and meet the terrifying spirits who haunt them. Among the spirits are a girl whose image is forever captured in a beautiful stain

Dec 2, 2016
The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities by The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities

"This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Choctaw by Lajiness, Katie, author. Choctaw

Presents information about the Native American tribe known as Choctaw, describing their history, clothing, food, social roles, hunting customs, religious beliefs, and decline in the nineteenth century after encounters with European settlers.

Dec 2, 2016
A children's book about tattling by Berry, Joy Wilt. A children's book about tattling

Reading about Tami can help you understand and deal with tattling.

Dec 2, 2016
Chickasaw by Lajiness, Katie, author. Chickasaw

Dec 2, 2016
The causes of World War II by Offord, Alexander, author. The causes of World War II

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals by Drimmer, Stephanie Warren, author. The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys by Boyer, Crispin, author. The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys

Dec 2, 2016
Big challenges that animals face by Kalman, Bobbie, author. Big challenges that animals face

"Wild animals are facing huge challenges in the natural world today. Many are endangered--some critically. This eye-opening book shows how animals are being threatened by habitat loss, climate change, non-native species taking over their habitats, pollution, over-fishing, poaching, collisions with cars and boats, and human diseases. Many recovery efforts are in progress to bring back the populations of some nearly extinct animals and to reintroduce some captive ones to their natural habitats. Re

Dec 2, 2016
Are you an echo? - the lost poetry of Misuzu Kaneko by Kaneko, Misuzu, author. Are you an echo? - the lost poetry of Misuzu Kaneko

"Are You An Echo? folds poetry and history into recent events, resurrecting the work of Misuzu Kaneko and bringing the gentle grace of her poems to a new generation"--Back cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Animals by the numbers - a book of infographics by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Animals by the numbers - a book of infographics

"How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction. Jenkins layers his signature cut-paper illustrations alongside computer graphics and a text that is teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate zoological information ready for readers to easily devour.

Dec 2, 2016
Alwān al-ḥayawānāt by Wildsmith, Brian. Alwān al-ḥayawānāt

Introduces the variety of color in the animal world while teaching the names of eleven colors through illustrations of animals ranging from the common green frog to the exotic purple bignose unicorn fish.

Dec 2, 2016
All about Thailand - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids by Russell, Elaine, author. All about Thailand - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids

Dec 2, 2016
Al-Baṭṭah al-muzāriʻah = Farmer duck by Waddell, Martin. Al-Baṭṭah al-muzāriʻah = Farmer duck

There once was a duck who had the bad luck to live with a lazy old farmer. While the duck worked, the farmer lay in bed-- until one day the other animals decided to take action.

Dec 2, 2016
Daisy Ridley by Orr, Nicole. author Daisy Ridley

Have you seen "Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens"? She is the heroic desert girl dragging scrap metal across an alien planet. Have you ever wondered about the actress behind the scavenger? Meet Daisy Ridley. Before she flew in cinematic spaceships and fought off foes with her staff, she was just an ordinary girl with a big dream. Come along for Ridley's journey as she goes from performing arts student to desert scavenger and star. - back cover.

Dec 1, 2016

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