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Lizards by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author. Lizards

"An introduction for young readers on the basics of how to care for a pet lizard. Bright photos and clear, simple text lay the foundation for children to take greater responsibility and a more active role in their pets' lives. Additional features include a table of contents, a glossary of key words and phrases, a fun-facts section, a list of needs and dangers to the pet, and sources for further research"--Publisher description.

Nov 27, 2016
Lift your light a little higher - the story of Stephen Bishop - slave-explorer by Henson, Heather, author. Lift your light a little higher - the story of Stephen Bishop - slave-explorer

The story of Stephen Bishop, a slave and early explorer and guide at Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.

Nov 27, 2016
The land of stories - a treasury of classic fairy tales by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author. The land of stories - a treasury of classic fairy tales

An illustrated nursery rhyme and fairy tale collection features the classic tales that Alex and Conner fall into in the Land of Stories series.

Nov 27, 2016
Kids learn to stitch by Guy, Lucinda, author. Kids learn to stitch

Nov 27, 2016
How the government works by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- author. How the government works

"Learn about the history, importance, and procedures of the U.S. government at the national, state, and local levels."--Publisher's website.

Nov 27, 2016
How it's made - Torah scroll by Ofanansky, Allison, author. How it's made - Torah scroll

"A photographic behind-the-scenes picture book about how a Torah scroll is made, from the parchment to the ink and the decorations, with interviews and vibrant, full color photos taken at workshops in Israel, plus activities for kids to try themselves"--

Nov 27, 2016
Gymnastics time! by Flynn, Brendan, 1977- author. Gymnastics time!

Nov 27, 2016
George Washington Carver - world-famous botanist and agricultural inventor by Garstecki, Julia. George Washington Carver - world-famous botanist and agricultural inventor

Details the life of the man who was born a slave and became an artist, agriculturist, and university professor, highlighting his achievements and legacy.--

Nov 27, 2016
Genetics by Taylor-Butler, Christine, author. Genetics

"Learn all about the history of genetics research, from how scientists began studying genes to how their discoveries affect our lives today."--

Nov 27, 2016
Football record breakers by Gray, Aaron Jonathan, author. Football record breakers

Tells the stories behind some of the most extraordinary feats in the sports world.

Nov 27, 2016
Flash the Donkey makes new friends by Ridge, Rachel Anne, author. Flash the Donkey makes new friends

"Hee-haw! A stray donkey with a penchant for inventions is taken in by a mismatched collection of barnyard friends."--Provided by publisher.

Nov 27, 2016
Firefighters to the rescue around the world by Staniford, Linda, author. Firefighters to the rescue around the world

Describes the different types of vehicles that fire fighters need to do their job.

Nov 27, 2016
Fannie never flinched - one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights by Farrell, Mary Cronk, author. Fannie never flinched - one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights

Nov 27, 2016
Explore light and optics! by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore light and optics!

Imagine a world without light. What would it be like? Dark, cold, and lifeless! In Explore Light and Optics, readers find out why light is so important to our world. We use light to communicate. Because of light, there are natural phenomena such as rainbows and the auroras. And it's light that provides living things with the energy they need to exist. In this book, readers learn how light travels, how the eye works, and why we can see objects. They read about optical inventions that changed the

Nov 27, 2016
Electing leaders - a citizen's guide by Mara, Wil, author. Electing leaders - a citizen's guide

"In Electing Leaders, readers will learn about another side of the American government, both past and present. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia, and ask questions about current events as well as the readers' own lives. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included." -- Publisher's website.

Nov 27, 2016
Discover nanotechnology by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Discover nanotechnology

"Have you ever wondered what would happen if scientists could change or control atoms, the smallest building blocks of the universe? Examine the science of nanotechnology with simple language and striking visuals that reinforce understanding."--

Nov 27, 2016
Discover forensic science by Carmichael, L. E. (Lindsey E.), author. Discover forensic science

"How can you tell how a person died? Discover the theories and practices behind forensic science through the gripping text and engaging visuals in this book."--

Nov 27, 2016
Demoting Pluto - the discovery of the dwarf planets by Kortenkamp, Steve, author. Demoting Pluto - the discovery of the dwarf planets

"Describes the dwarf planet Pluto and the 2006 decision to change its status from a regular planet"--

Nov 27, 2016
Coral reefs matter by Murphy, Julie, 1965- author. Coral reefs matter

What can we learn from a coral reef? Murphy explains that coral reefs are a living organism grow and develop a mutualistic relationship with other sea flora and fauna. Discover how changes in water temperature and purity are putting them at risk-- and what you can do about it.

Nov 27, 2016
Cool construction and building blocks - crafting creative toys & amazing games by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author. Cool construction and building blocks - crafting creative toys & amazing games

Nov 27, 2016

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