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S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet by Michelson, Richard.

S is for Sea Glass - A Beach Alphabet

"Following the alphabet and using a variety of poetry forms such as free verse, haiku, and ode, elements of the beach and seaside life are celebrated"--

Apr 18, 2014
Lego minifigures character encyclopedia by Lipkowitz, Daniel.

Lego minifigures character encyclopedia

A guide to the LEGO's Minifigures world showcases a diverse cast of characters inspired by history, mythology, sports, and pop culture, from the Musketeers to the Minotaur, in a reference that invites readers to complete their collections.

Apr 18, 2014
Jacob Deshazer - forgive your enemies by Benge, Janet, 1958-

Jacob Deshazer - forgive your enemies

A biography of Jacob DeShazer, an American soldier who became a prisoner of war--POW--after the Doolittle Raid--the first American attack on Japan after Pearl Harbor--discussing his time as a POW and the thirty years he spent in Japan after the war as a Christian missionary.

Apr 18, 2014
Geography - a visual encyclopedia by Woodward, John, 1954- author.

Geography - a visual encyclopedia

"Geography: a visual encyclopedia explores every aspect of our Earth, from the core to the outer atmosphere, from the North to the South Pole, and from natural processes to human impact"--Cover verso.

Apr 18, 2014
Leopards by Riggs, Kate.

Leopards

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of leopards, Earth's fourth- largest cats. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why leopards and baboons don't get along"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Lionel Messi - a soccer star who cares by Gatto, Kimberly.

Lionel Messi - a soccer star who cares

"Learn about international soccer star, Lionel Messi, and all that he has had to overcome to be where he is now. This sports biography goes into his successes, his struggles, and how he has proven that he is a sports star who cares"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Planet Earth by Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Planet Earth

Presents information about Earth, including its position, physical characteristics, rotation, and the technology used to study the planet.

Apr 18, 2014
Pink - pop music superstar by Tieck, Sarah, 1976- author.

Pink - pop music superstar

Highlights the life and career of the pop singer who made her way by speaking her mind and allowing music to show her individuality and talent.

Apr 18, 2014
Peyton Manning by Nagelhout, Ryan, author.

Peyton Manning

Discusses the life of the football star, including his family, his college career, and his success in the NFL.

Apr 18, 2014
Ordinary dogs, extraordinary friendships - stories of loyalty, courage, and compassion by Flowers, Pam.

Ordinary dogs, extraordinary friendships - stories of loyalty, courage, and compassion

Collects eleven stories that showcase dogs exemplifying positive character traits such as wisdom, loyalty, courage, and good judgment.

Apr 18, 2014
Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book by Eliot, Chip, author.

Funny-side up - a SpongeBob joke book

Apr 18, 2014
Solids, liquids, and gases by Garrett, Ginger, 1968-

Solids, liquids, and gases

Simple introduction to the different forms of matter.

Apr 18, 2014
A pond full of ink by Schmidt, Annie M. G.

A pond full of ink

This delightfully humorous collection of poems offers children and the young at heart a refreshing, inventive look at the world from the well-known Dutch author, Annie Schmidt. Ordinary events and places become extraordinary adventures full of imagination.

Apr 18, 2014
May the stars drip down by Chatelain, Jeremy.

May the stars drip down

A lullaby that invites the reader to take a starlit journey from a wide desert, down a mountain path, and on to a coastline town.

Apr 18, 2014
Rainbow shoes by Stone, Tiffany, 1967-

Rainbow shoes

Poet Tiffany Stone and artist Stefan Czernecki imagine a silly world filled with colors of every hue. In these poems and pictures, you'll find purple pants, blue hair, orange socks, pink pajamas, and robots with red rubber boots.

Apr 18, 2014
Just joking 5 - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including tongue twisters, riddles, and more! by Pattison, Rosie Gowsell.

Just joking 5 - 300 hilarious jokes about everything, including tongue twisters, riddles, and more!

Presents a variety of jokes and facts, including knock-knocks, tongue twisters, riddles, and traditional question and answer jokes.

Apr 18, 2014
Narwhal by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Narwhal

Follow a narwhal through its day as it eats, swims, and cares for its young.

Apr 18, 2014
How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? - and other questions about butterflies by Stewart, Melissa.

How does a caterpillar become a butterfly? - and other questions about butterflies

"How does a caterpillar turn into a beautiful butterfly--and how much must it eat before it changes? What is a chrysalis? How does a new butterfly break out of its cocoon? Is it true that butterflies can taste with their feet? Budding scientists will delight in following this favorite creature's lifecycle and discovering the role it plays in nature"--

Apr 18, 2014
If You Were Me and Lived in...Turkey by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived in...Turkey

Apr 18, 2014
If You Were Me and Lived In...Norway by Roman, Carole P.

If You Were Me and Lived In...Norway

Apr 18, 2014