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Roald Dahl by Leaf, Christina.

Roald Dahl

"Simple text and full-color photographs introduce readers to Roald Dahl. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 29, 2016
Wildfires by Simon, Seymour, author.

Wildfires

Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.

Apr 29, 2016
The U.S. Constitution by Clay, Kathryn, author.

The U.S. Constitution

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. constitution"--

Apr 29, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Riggs, Kate, author.

Hippopotamuses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hippopotamuses, the large African mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hippos live mostly in water"--

Apr 29, 2016
How to make a kite by Hord, Colleen, author.

How to make a kite

"Flying a kite on a windy day is something everyone loves to do. Learn how to construct your own in this book with easy to understand instructions and common hosuehold items that you can use to make your very own high-flying kite!,"--page [4] of cover.

Apr 29, 2016
M is for money - an economics alphabet by Shoulders, Debbie.

M is for money - an economics alphabet

Uses examples, scenarios, and rhymes to explain complex monetary ideas ranging from taxes to supply and demand.

Apr 29, 2016
Little Kids First big book of how by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Little Kids First big book of how

"How do refrigerators stay cold? How does water come out of the faucet? Answers to these questions and many more will help parents move beyond the stock answer "because" and give level-appropriate, fascinating, true answers. More than 300 photos bring a child's world to life while satisfying kids' curiosity and sense of fun. Questions in each chapter encourage interactivity, and parent tips extend the experience of the book."--

Apr 29, 2016
Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo by Becker, Helaine.

Worms for breakfast - how to feed a zoo

Introduces the different types of food zoo animals eat, with recipes from zoos around the world, including predator popsicles, digger's delight, and presto pesto sauce.

Apr 29, 2016
Skunks by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Skunks

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of skunks, the musk-spraying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the unpleasant scent of skunks"--

Apr 29, 2016
Stickmen's guide to watercraft by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to watercraft

Explains how ships and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed.

Apr 29, 2016
Soccer by Morey, Allan.

Soccer

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers introduces the basics of soccer and encourages kids to try it. Includes labeled diagram of soccer field and photo glossary"--

Apr 29, 2016
Peeking underground by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking underground

"Illustrates the layers below Earth's surface, from crust to core, and the plants and animals that live within"--

Apr 29, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay.

Portugal

Apr 29, 2016
Poland by Heale, Jay.

Poland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Poland.

Apr 29, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939-

Netherlands

Apr 29, 2016
The legend of Dracula by Sabatino, Michael, author.

The legend of Dracula

Apr 29, 2016
Let's garden - a step by step introduction by Lidström, Clara, 1986- author.

Let's garden - a step by step introduction

With colorful drawings and photographs, this book gives step-by-step instructions on a variety of gardening and planting projects.

Apr 29, 2016
The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-

The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings

Apr 29, 2016
The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton by Vernick, Audrey, author.

The kid from Diamond Street - the extraordinary story of baseball legend Edith Houghton

"A historical picture book about Edith Houghton, a female baseball phenomenon who joined the professional women's team the Bobbies at the age of 10"--

Apr 29, 2016
Stories of Titanic's children by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

Stories of Titanic's children

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces the children on the Titanic, including details about their family life, adventures on the ship, and the dangers they faced at sea. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

Apr 29, 2016