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You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe by Street, Pat.

You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe

Feb 12, 2016
Little Red Riding Hood = Caperucita roja by

Little Red Riding Hood = Caperucita roja

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her sick grandmother.

Feb 12, 2016
Missing Millie Benson - the secret case of the Nancy Drew ghostwriter and journalist by Rubini, Julie.

Missing Millie Benson - the secret case of the Nancy Drew ghostwriter and journalist

"Missing Millie Benson is as lively and compelling as a Nancy Drew Mystery Story. For anyone who loves Nancy, getting to know the woman who first brought her to life in this wonderful biography is not just a treat but a necessity an inspiration to young writers and sleuths alike!" Melanie Rehak, author of Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created HerGrowing up in Ladora, Iowa, Mildred "Millie" Benson had ample time to develop her imagination, sense of adventure, and independence. Millie

Feb 12, 2016
Explore with Marco Polo by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

Explore with Marco Polo

Italian merchant and adventurer Marco Polo traveled across Asia. This title guides readers through his major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include what led Polo to travel to China, the Silk Road, life in Central Asia, the Chinese empire, Polo's famous book, and his legacy.

Feb 12, 2016
Creatures of the deep by Rake, Matthew.

Creatures of the deep

Amazon.com

Feb 12, 2016
Could a penguin ride a bike? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla.

Could a penguin ride a bike? - ... and other questions

"Could a Penguin Ride a Bike? provides a fun introduction into the life of a penguin. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. For example, what if a baby penguin came for dinner? Make sure he doesn't eat everything! Chicks eat, and eat, and eat. An adult penguin eats about 50 fish a day, but a chick needs to eat about 200! That's because chicks grow a thick layer of fat to keep them warm in the icy winter. The engaging question and

Feb 12, 2016
The Cold War by Bearce, Stephanie, author.

The Cold War

Feb 12, 2016
Cabinet of curiosities - collecting and understanding the wonders of the natural world by Grice, Gordon (Gordon D.)

Cabinet of curiosities - collecting and understanding the wonders of the natural world

A treasury of fun facts about the natural world traces the history of "wonder cabinets" to teach curious kids about different types of collectibles, their reflection of science and history, and how to obtain and preserve them.

Feb 12, 2016
Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president

Feb 12, 2016
California condors - wide-winged soaring birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

California condors - wide-winged soaring birds

Feb 12, 2016
Animals - a visual encyclopedia by

Animals - a visual encyclopedia

"Meet more than 2,500 amazing animals in this comprehensive, family-fun, global reference guide from Animal Planet--your source for all things animals ... Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia profiles the seven major animal classes--mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, and other invertebrates--and features more than 1,000 stunning color photographs of animals in action." --Amazon.com.

Feb 12, 2016
What's your story, Frederick Douglass? by Shaffer, Jody Jensen.

What's your story, Frederick Douglass?

Feb 12, 2016
Itty Bitty Guppies by Lumpy, Alex

Itty Bitty Guppies

Feb 12, 2016
Creepy crawly creatures by Rake, Matthew, author.

Creepy crawly creatures

Look closely at the ten most amazing insects and spiders that buzz, dart, and hang out all over the world. Beware those bites and stings as you encounter a hornet that will chase humans, a louse that lives on a fish's tongue, a centipede that will fight snakes, and more. Come face to face with these extreme animals and learn their secrets!. Ages 7+

Feb 12, 2016
The Pledge of Allegiance by Fontes, Justine.

The Pledge of Allegiance

Most Americans know the Pledge of Allegiance by heart. But they don't know who wrote it, when, and why. Discover the fascinating facts behind this patriotic promise.

Feb 12, 2016
The Philippines by Longworth, Holly, author.

The Philippines

"In this book, readers learn what it is like living in the Philippines"--

Feb 12, 2016
Peyton Manning by Scheff, Matt, author.

Peyton Manning

"This title introduces readers to Peyton Manning, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his NFL career."--

Feb 12, 2016
What's your story, Paul Revere? by Goddu, Krystyna Poray, author.

What's your story, Paul Revere?

Feb 12, 2016
Turning Wax into Crayons by McKinley, Herald

Turning Wax into Crayons

Feb 12, 2016
Searching for the Yeti by Rivkin, Jennifer

Searching for the Yeti

Feb 12, 2016