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The Magic School Bus presents polar animals by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

The Magic School Bus presents polar animals

Mrs. Frizzle introduces some of the amazing animals who inhabit the Arctic and Antarctic regions, and explains how they have adapted to their icy homes.

Aug 2, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents insects by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents insects

Introduces facts about insects, including the life cycle of butterflies, how crickets communicate, and how ants work together in a community.

Aug 2, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs

Journeying back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, Ms. Frizzle's class learns all about these creatures, including their life cycle, diet, physical characteristics, behaviors, and extinction.

Aug 2, 2015
Life on the frontier by Onsgard, Bethany, author.

Life on the frontier

"What did pioneers eat on the wide-open frontier as they made their way west? What kinds of clothes did people wear during the Civil War? What was school like in colonial America? Daily Life in US History answers all of these questions and more. Take a trip to the past to learn what everyday life was like in the different eras of US history." --

Aug 2, 2015
Life in colonial America by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Life in colonial America

"Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families living in Colonial America? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--OverDrive website.

Aug 2, 2015
Life during the Revolutionary War by Hinman, Bonnie, author.

Life during the Revolutionary War

"What did pioneers eat on the wide-open frontier as they made their way west? What kinds of clothes did people wear during the Civil War? What was school like in colonial America? Daily Life in US History answers all of these questions and more. Take a trip to the past to learn what everyday life was like in the different eras of US history."--

Aug 2, 2015
Life during the industrial revolution by Garstecki, Julia, author.

Life during the industrial revolution

"Have you ever wondered what life was like for individuals and families in the Industrial Revolution? Learn about what their days consisted of, what they ate and wore, and more!"--Publisher's website.

Aug 2, 2015
King Thrushbeard by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

King Thrushbeard

Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door.

Aug 2, 2015
Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom by Marcovitz, Hal.

Independence Hall - birthplace of freedom

Traces the history of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the documents brought there including the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.

Aug 2, 2015
Impressionism - 13 artists children should know by Heine, Florian, author.

Impressionism - 13 artists children should know

"Who were the Impressionists? Why did they become so famous? What do you need to know about their pictures, their way of painting and what made them so exceptional? In this book, you will get to know the most important Impressionists and their masterpieces. Easy-to-understand explanations and stimulating ideas will introduce you to these painters and their times." --cover p. 4.

Aug 2, 2015
How to read a story by Messner, Kate, author.

How to read a story

"A picture book celebration of the act of exploring--and sharing--a book"--

Aug 2, 2015
Hornbill by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Hornbill

"Introduces facts about hornbills, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these rainforest creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text."--

Aug 2, 2015
Minecraft essential handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft essential handbook

Provides readers with tips, techniques, and strategies for Minecraft, including how to find resources, make a shelter, create tools, and defend against monsters.

Aug 2, 2015
My skin is gray and wrinkly by Markovics, Joyce L.

My skin is gray and wrinkly

An introduction to the walrus.

Aug 2, 2015
One Direction - a year with us by Delmege, Sarah, author.

One Direction - a year with us

Worldwide sensation One Direction is back to share all their secrets, dreams and stories from the past year with the fans they love.

Aug 2, 2015
Soccer Record Breakers by Gifford, Clive

Soccer Record Breakers

Aug 2, 2015
Timber rattlesnakes by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Timber rattlesnakes

"In this book, young readers will learn about timber rattlesnakes and their winter behaviors."--

Aug 2, 2015
Today's 12 hottest movie superstars by Furstinger, Nancy.

Today's 12 hottest movie superstars

Aug 2, 2015
Today's 12 hottest music superstars by Tometich, Annabelle, 1980-

Today's 12 hottest music superstars

Aug 2, 2015
Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle by Neuschwander, Cindy, author.

Sir Cumference and the roundabout battle

Aug 2, 2015