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Bible lands by Tubb, Jonathan N., author.

Bible lands

Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

Aug 26, 2016
Big fantastic Earth by Green, Jen, author.

Big fantastic Earth

Have you ever wondered how the incredible landscapes around the world were formed? Learn about some of the most spectacular places on earth and how natural forces have shaped them. Also, find out what types of animals live in these landscapes and what humans are doing to protect them--

Aug 26, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Aug 20, 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 26, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.--

Aug 20, 2016
Blast back! - the American Revolution by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the American Revolution

Presents information on the American Revolution, from how the war started to the pivotal persons, battles, and places during the war, and provides little known facts and trivia on daily life in colonial America.

Aug 26, 2016
Blast back! - the Civil War by Ohlin, Nancy, author.

Blast back! - the Civil War

Provides information about the Civil War, from how the war started to what life was like in the North and South.

Aug 26, 2016
Boy, tales of childhoos; and, Going solo by Dahl, Roald.

Boy, tales of childhoos; and, Going solo

Collects two of Roald Dahl's most personal stories; Boy and Going Solo.

Aug 26, 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 26, 2016
Buddy Bison's Yellowstone adventure by Holland, Ilona, author.

Buddy Bison's Yellowstone adventure

Aug 26, 2016
Can I eat that? by Stein, Joshua David, author.

Can I eat that?

"This humorous, stylized and entirely unexpected set of food facts will engage both good eaters and resisters alike. With questions both practical ('Can you eat a sea urchin?') and playful ('Do eggs grow on eggplants?'), this read-aloud text offers young children facts to share and the subtle encouragement to taste something new!"--

Aug 24, 2016
Canada by Markovics, Adam, author.

Canada

Aug 26, 2016
Cat in the Night by Dunphy, Madeleine/ Brunet, Joshua S. (ILT)

Cat in the Night

Aug 26, 2016
Character encyclopedia by Korté, Steven.

Character encyclopedia

This illustrated encyclopedia features in-depth profiles, stats, and history about DC Super-Pets and their owners, both heroes and villains.

Aug 26, 2016
Colonial cooking by Dosier, Susan, author.

Colonial cooking

"Discusses the everyday life, family roles, cooking methods, most important foods, and celebrations of the colonial period in American history. Includes recipes and sidebars"--

Aug 26, 2016
Cosmic catastrophes - seven ways to destroy a planet like earth by Aguilar, David A., author.

Cosmic catastrophes - seven ways to destroy a planet like earth

"A lively exploration of seven cosmic catastrophes that could hit Earth and any of the other 20 billion Earth-like planets in our galaxy."--

Aug 26, 2016
Cranes by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Cranes

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

Aug 24, 2016
Creation by Rylant, Cynthia

Creation

"The King James Bible creation story illustrated in a folk-art style" -- provided by publisher.

Aug 26, 2016
Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird by Turner, Pamela S., author.

Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird

"In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behindThe Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: "Can a crow outsmart a scientist?" Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a trip you won't regret booking!"--

Aug 26, 2016
Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures! by Gurevich, Margaret, author.

Diving with sharks! - and more true stories of extreme adventures!

Shares true stories of cave divers, extreme photographers, and researchers as they brave undersea adventures with sharks.

Aug 20, 2016