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Plateosaurus by Gregory, Josh, author. Plateosaurus

"Learn all about the dinosaur known as Plateosaurus, from where it lived to what it ate."--

Sep 29, 2016
Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the pioneer of Play-Doh, Joseph McVicker. Follow the story from McVicker's childhood, his education at Brown University, joining his father's company Kutol Products, and his reinvention of the company's Kutol Wall Cleaner as Play-Doh. Learn how Play-Doh is made, who came up with the name, the role of Captain Kangaroo in Play-Doh's success, and about other Play-Doh products. McVicker's family, retirement, and pursuits in examining life's big q

Sep 29, 2016
Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Play-Doh.

Sep 28, 2016
Poland by Goldish, Meish, author. Poland

Sep 29, 2016
Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West by Fleming, Candace, author. Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West

Introduces the life of the American West hero, discussing his contributions to the Pony Express, the Battle of Little Big Horn, and Native American rights.

Sep 29, 2016
Pterosaur by Zeiger, Jennifer, author. Pterosaur

"Learn all about the ancient animals known as Pterosaurs, from where they lived to how they hunted for food."--

Sep 29, 2016
Pumpkins by Shores, Erika L., 1976- author. Pumpkins

""Simple nonfiction text and full-color photographs present pumpkins in fall"--

Sep 29, 2016
Quotation marks and apostrophes by Riggs, Kate, author. Quotation marks and apostrophes

"An illustrated guide to the punctuation marks known as quotation marks and apostrophes, including descriptions and examples of how to properly use them in quotes and in showing possession and contraction"--

Sep 28, 2016
Quotation marks and apostrophes by Riggs, Kate, author. Quotation marks and apostrophes

"An illustrated guide to the punctuation marks known as quotation marks and apostrophes, including descriptions and examples of how to properly use them in quotes and in showing possession and contraction"--

Sep 29, 2016
Rabbits by Gregory, Josh, author. Rabbits

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

Sep 28, 2016
Raccoons by Gish, Melissa, author. Raccoons

"A look at raccoons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their facial masks, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their hunted status in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Rank it! by Rank it!

Sep 29, 2016
Rays by Gish, Melissa, author. Rays

"A look at rays, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their flat, flexible skeletons, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their wide range of hunting tactics in the world today"--

Sep 28, 2016
Rays by Gish, Melissa, author. Rays

"A look at rays, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their flat, flexible skeletons, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their wide range of hunting tactics in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers by Ives, Rob, author. Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers

"Send paper clips flying with your own miniature launcher! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 28, 2016
Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers by Ives, Rob, author. Ready, aim, launch! - make your own small launchers

"Send paper clips flying with your own miniature launcher! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids."--

Sep 29, 2016
Red pandas by Gregory, Josh, author. Red pandas

"This book details the life and habits of red pandas."--

Sep 28, 2016
Rev up your writing in informational texts by Garstecki, Julia, author. Rev up your writing in informational texts

Sep 29, 2016
Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains by Hague, Bradley, author. Rise of the lioness - restoring a habitat and its pride on the Liuwa Plains

Sep 29, 2016
Robot scientist by Cunningham, Kevin, 1966- author. Robot scientist

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a robot scientist. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Sep 29, 2016