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Big challenges that animals face by Kalman, Bobbie, author. Big challenges that animals face

"Wild animals are facing huge challenges in the natural world today. Many are endangered--some critically. This eye-opening book shows how animals are being threatened by habitat loss, climate change, non-native species taking over their habitats, pollution, over-fishing, poaching, collisions with cars and boats, and human diseases. Many recovery efforts are in progress to bring back the populations of some nearly extinct animals and to reintroduce some captive ones to their natural habitats. Re

Dec 2, 2016
Biomedical engineers! by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author. Biomedical engineers!

Nov 30, 2016
Brown bats by Leaf, Christina, author. Brown bats

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

Nov 30, 2016
Charles Darwin - groundbreaking naturalist and evolutionary theorist by Sullivan, Laura L., author. Charles Darwin - groundbreaking naturalist and evolutionary theorist

Nov 30, 2016
Charles Darwin's around-the-world adventure by Thermes, Jennifer, author. Charles Darwin's around-the-world adventure

"This gorgeous picture book biography follows Charles Darwin's adventures in South America"--

Dec 4, 2016
Chickasaw by Lajiness, Katie, author. Chickasaw

Dec 2, 2016
Chimpanzees by Riggs, Kate, author. Chimpanzees

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of chimpanzees, Africa's intelligent primates. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why chimpanzees do not have tails"--

Dec 4, 2016
Choctaw by Lajiness, Katie, author. Choctaw

Presents information about the Native American tribe known as Choctaw, describing their history, clothing, food, social roles, hunting customs, religious beliefs, and decline in the nineteenth century after encounters with European settlers.

Dec 2, 2016
City cops ; Consultant- Nick Minx, Police Officer San Diego, California by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. City cops ; Consultant- Nick Minx, Police Officer San Diego, California

Dec 5, 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

Dec 5, 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.

Dec 5, 2016
Creepy libraries by Taylor, Troy, author. Creepy libraries

Libraries can be creepy places. They have silent rooms and long, dusty passageways with towering shelves. They are filled with dark shadows and quiet footsteps. You never know when someone may be lurking around a corner or watching you. Now imagine a library that's also filled with ghosts! In this book, you will visit 11 of the spookiest libraries in the United States and meet the terrifying spirits who haunt them. Among the spirits are a girl whose image is forever captured in a beautiful stain

Dec 2, 2016
Daisy Ridley by Orr, Nicole. author Daisy Ridley

Have you seen "Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens"? She is the heroic desert girl dragging scrap metal across an alien planet. Have you ever wondered about the actress behind the scavenger? Meet Daisy Ridley. Before she flew in cinematic spaceships and fought off foes with her staff, she was just an ordinary girl with a big dream. Come along for Ridley's journey as she goes from performing arts student to desert scavenger and star. - back cover.

Dec 1, 2016
Day of the Dead - a celebration of life and death by Doering, Amanda F., 1980- Day of the Dead - a celebration of life and death

"A brief description of what Day of the Dead is, how it started, and ways people celebrate this cultural holiday"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 4, 2016
Destination- Mars by Simon, Seymour, author. Destination- Mars

Named after the Roman god of war, Mars has fascinated people for thousands of years. Did you know that... A Martian year is 687 Earth days, almost twice as long as a year on Earth. Mars's biggest valley, Valles Marineris, is four times as deep as the Grand Canyon! Scientists think that Mars, now rocky and barren, once had an ocean, rivers, and a thicker atmosphere. Explore the wonders of Mars, the Red Planet, with science writer Seymour Simon in this updated edition filled with full-color photog

Dec 4, 2016
Diwali - festival of lights by Singh, Rina, 1955- author. Diwali - festival of lights

Fireworks, food and family. Diwali reminds us that light will always prevail over darkness through the retelling of the legends of Rama, Krishna and Lakshmi in the biggest and brightest of all Indian festivals.

Dec 2, 2016
DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal! by Woodward, John, 1954- author. DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal!

Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of such animals as invertebrates,fish, amphibians, reptiles,birds and mammals.

Dec 2, 2016
Do you really want to visit Saturn? by Heos, Bridget. Do you really want to visit Saturn?

"A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Saturn, learns about the harsh conditions on the gas planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Saturn vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 4, 2016
Epic adventures of Odysseus - an interactive mythological adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Epic adventures of Odysseus - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Odysseus in You Choose format"--

Nov 30, 2016
Explore Greek myths! - with 25 great projects by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore Greek myths! - with 25 great projects

Architecture, democracy, the Olympics--the modern world owes a lot to the ancient Greeks! In Explore Greek Myths! With 25 Great Projects, readers embark on a fascinating journey to explore the myths that infused ancient Greek culture, civilization, and innovation. Readers will learn how these myths, popular more than 3,000 years ago, have provided fundamental support to today's art, architecture, mathematics, science, philosophy, literature, and government.

Dec 4, 2016

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