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M is for monster - a fantastic creatures alphabet by Lewis, J. Patrick.

M is for monster - a fantastic creatures alphabet

Sep 19, 2014
Crazy Animals by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Crazy Animals

Sep 19, 2014
Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for crocheting projects, including a bracelet, hat, and clutch.

Sep 19, 2014
Amazing basketball records by Storden, Thom.

Amazing basketball records

"Provides information on the most stunning records in the sport of professional basketball"--

Sep 19, 2014
Get the scoop on animal puke! - from zombie ants to vampire bats, 251 cool facts about vomit, regurgitation, & more! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Get the scoop on animal puke! - from zombie ants to vampire bats, 251 cool facts about vomit, regurgitation, & more!

Discusses animal vomit and the many purposes it serves, including scaring and distracting predators, feeds family and neighbors, protects animals from poisoning, and aids with digestion.

Sep 19, 2014
Geckos by Gish, Melissa, author.

Geckos

"A scientific look at geckos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their tuberculate skin, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the vocalizing lizards in the world today"--

Sep 19, 2014
The fox went out on a chilly night by

The fox went out on a chilly night

A traditional folk song which tells of the exciting chase that ensues when Mr. Fox raids the farm in order to feed his family.

Sep 19, 2014
The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people by Nagle, Jeanne, author.

The Dalai Lama - spiritual leader of the Tibetan people

Sep 19, 2014
Cool creations in 101 pieces by Kenney, Sean, author, illustrator.

Cool creations in 101 pieces

You can build even more models in this follow-up to the author's 'Cool creations in 35 pieces!' Lay out your pieces, follow the simple instructions, tips and techniques, and create the exciting miniatures.

Sep 19, 2014
BMW - ultimate riding experience by Barrington, Richard, 1961-

BMW - ultimate riding experience

Introduces the German company; profiles different types of motorcycle models, including information about their speed, performance, and appearance; and discusses scooters and enduro bikes.

Sep 19, 2014
The blind boy & the loon by Arnaquq-Baril, Alethea, author, illustrator.

The blind boy & the loon

Presents a traditional Inuit origin story of how the narwhal came to exist.

Sep 19, 2014
Fall leaves by Holland, Loretta.

Fall leaves

"Wordplay with homonyms puts autumn on display and captures the art and science of season change"--

Sep 19, 2014
Amazing baseball records by Storden, Thom.

Amazing baseball records

"Provides information on the most stunning records in the sport of professional baseball"--

Sep 19, 2014
Animal teachers by Halfmann, Janet, author.

Animal teachers

"Short entries portray how 12 different animals are taught various "lessons." Chicks learn to peck to get their bellies full; a prairie dog pup learns how to spot and warn others about predators; a bottlenose dolphin learns how to recognize its mother's signature call"--

Sep 19, 2014
America the beautiful by Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929.

America the beautiful

An illustrated edition of the nineteenth-century poem, later set to music, celebrating the beauty of America.

Sep 19, 2014
Helen Keller in her own words by Kennon, Caroline, author.

Helen Keller in her own words

Sep 19, 2014
Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead by Shecter, Vicky Alvear, 1961-

Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead

"Hades, the Greek god of the dead, is waiting to take you on a tour of his kingdom in this riveting introduction to Greek mythology. Here you will learn about might gods, terrifying monsters, ancient rites, magic spells, and Furies with bloody talons that can tear a mortal to shreds. But stay close. Only the Dark Lord can guarantee your safety in the underworld. And remember: Do not enter if you are afraid of the dark - or of the dead" -- Cover.

Sep 19, 2014
Hope for winter - the true story of a remarkable dolphin friendship by Yates, David, author.

Hope for winter - the true story of a remarkable dolphin friendship

Details the experiences of a dolphin who was rescued five years after the tailless dolphin, Winter, was rehabilitated by the same group, describing the efforts made by the Clearwater Marine team to save the injured animal they named Hope.

Sep 19, 2014
Gabby Douglas by Anderson, Jameson

Gabby Douglas

Sep 19, 2014
Loaders by Lennie, Charles, author.

Loaders

Sep 19, 2014