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The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me by Marks, Alan, 1957- author, illustrator.

The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me

An illustrated collection of traditional and classic nursery rhymes.

Aug 29, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary by Dahl, Roald, author.

Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary

This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect a Roald Dahl Dictionary to be ordinary, would you? Only really interesting words are allowed in this dictionary. All the words which Roald Dahl invented are here, plus the names of Roald Dahl's characters and places. You will also find words that are important in Roald Dahl's world. Finally, some words are simply here just for fun.

Aug 29, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author.

Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Aug 29, 2016
Hummingbirds by Gregory, Josh, author.

Hummingbirds

"This book details the life and habits of hummingbirds."--

Aug 29, 2016
What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling by Moser, Elise/ Ritchie, Scot (ILT)

What Milly Did - The Remarkable Pioneer of Plastics Recycling

Aug 29, 2016
Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story by Gandhi, Arun.

Be the change - a grandfather Gandhi story

Aug 29, 2016
Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Ehrlich, Amy, 1942- author.

Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer

"A chapter book biography of Willa Cather, an American novelist"--

Aug 29, 2016
Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature by Wood, Amanda, author.

Natural world - a visual compendium of wonders from nature

Collects sixty-seven informational charts exploring habitats, food chains, animal anatomy, and other facets of the natural world.

Aug 29, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin.

There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Aug 29, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Gregory, Josh, author.

Hippopotamuses

"This book details the life and habits of hippopotamuses."--

Aug 29, 2016
Like a bird - the art of the American slave song by Grady, Cynthia.

Like a bird - the art of the American slave song

Describes the history of the American slave song and includes the lyrics of thirteen spirituals and their meanings.

Aug 29, 2016
Life Cycle of a Honey Bee by Jones, Grace

Life Cycle of a Honey Bee

Aug 29, 2016
Skyscrapers by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Skyscrapers

"Learn all about some of the world's tallest, most incredible buildings, from how they are designed and built to how skyscraper technology has changed over time"--

Aug 29, 2016
Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - behind the scenes at the zoo

"With stunning photographs and exemplary narrative nonfiction, the Sibert Honor-winning creators of The Elephant Scientist, Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, give readers a heartwarming insider's look into a day in the life of a zoo curator and the meaningful bonds that she forms with her menagerie"--

Aug 29, 2016
Black widow spiders by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989-

Black widow spiders

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces black widow spiders to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Aug 29, 2016
Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Antarctica

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Antarctica. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 29, 2016
Tunisia by Block, Marta Segal.

Tunisia

This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Tunisia.

Aug 29, 2016
Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill.

Online gaming - 12 things you need to know

Introduces online gaming, discussing internet safety, the benefits and dangers, and how game makers keep players coming back.

Aug 29, 2016
The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation by Ford, Gilbert.

The marvelous thing that came from a spring - the accidental invention of the toy that swept the nation

Aug 29, 2016
The star-spangled banner by Lambert, Nancy (Nancy R.), author.

The star-spangled banner

Tells the story behind the original nineteenth-century national treasure that inspired the poem by Francis Scott Key and the American national anthem, while sharing insights into how the Smithsonian cares for the flag.

Aug 29, 2016