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Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries by Fitts, Ruth

Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries

Feb 10, 2016
Australia's Cane toads - overrun! by Collard, Sneed B., author.

Australia's Cane toads - overrun!

"Before 1935, there were no cane toads in Australia. Today, they are a huge presence in the country. In fact, scientists estimate that there are 83 toads for every person there! The big amphibians--which can weigh close to three pounds--show up on highways, in watering holes meant for cattle, and in people's yards in town. Because they ooze a powerful poison when attacked, they kill many wild animals as well as pets each year. In Australia's Cane Toads: Overrun, students will learn all about the

Feb 10, 2016
Automobile by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.


"In Automobile, young readers will learn all about the automobile through the years, from a horseless carriage to a Model T to an electric car. Beautiful design, fascinating photographs, and simple text introduce new readers to the famous invention."--

Feb 10, 2016
Avalanches by Merrick, Patrick, author.


Looks at avalanches, examining their causes and their results.

Feb 10, 2016
Awesome military robots by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Awesome military robots

Provides information on robots used by military forces examining how they have changed over the years, what role they play, and how they are used.

Feb 10, 2016
Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete by Sutcliffe, Jane.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete

Tells the story of this athlete's early life, All-Star basketball career, and winning of three medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics.

Feb 10, 2016
Baby orangutans by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby orangutans

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

Feb 3, 2016
Baby tigers by Leaf, Christina, author.

Baby tigers

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

Feb 3, 2016
Bald eagles - prey-snatching birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Bald eagles - prey-snatching birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the bald eagle. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the eagle's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird."--

Feb 10, 2016
Baseball's best - all-time greats by Rivkin, Jennifer.

Baseball's best - all-time greats

Profiles star players throughout the history of baseball, highlighting great teams and discussing how to become a superstar.

Feb 10, 2016
Basketball's greatest players by Kramer, Sydelle.

Basketball's greatest players

Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.

Feb 7, 2016
Batman character encyclopedia by Manning, Matthew K, author.

Batman character encyclopedia

Profiles the villians, allies, and henchmen from the world of Batman.

Feb 10, 2016
Be an adventurer by Oxlade, Chris.

Be an adventurer

Feb 10, 2016
Be an explorer by Oxlade, Chris, author.

Be an explorer

"Have you ever wished you could find your way by the stars, predict the weather, or discover fossils? Look no further for the tools and skills you need to be a successful explorer."--

Feb 10, 2016
Been there, done that - writing stories from real life by

Been there, done that - writing stories from real life

"Where do authors get their ideas? And how do they turn those ideas into stories? This anthology looks at the process of taking real-life experiences and turning them into works of engaging fiction. The collection features award-winning and bestselling middle-grade authors who provide both original fictional short stories as well as the nonfiction accounts that inspired them. The contributing authors include Julia Alvarez, Karen Cushman, Margarita Engle, Dee Garretson, Nathan Hale, Matthew Kirby

Feb 6, 2016
Being fit by Bodden, Valerie.

Being fit

"An early reader's introduction to the connections between being fit and staying healthy, benefits of aerobic exercises such as biking, nutritional concepts such as calories, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 6, 2016
Belle & Boo S is for sewing by

Belle & Boo S is for sewing

This unique craft book of Belle & Boo themed playtime projects contains ideas and instructions for over 25 makes designed to engage a child's imagination. Each sewing project will transport your child to another world where they can fantasise about being a pirate, a ballerina or even a woodland creature. Belle's Bakery helps children to hone their numeracy skills through selling the felt cupcakes, biscuits and carrots, which can be traded for the Belle & Boo currency that is created by copying a

Feb 9, 2016
Birds by Meister, Cari, author.


"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet bird and tells about a few types of birds that make good pets"--

Feb 10, 2016
Blackbeard (Edward Teach) by Gagne, Tammy.

Blackbeard (Edward Teach)

"Most people know the name Blackbeard, but did you know that this legendary pirate was actually a real person? People have been telling stories about this frightening swashbuckler for centuries. A fair number of these tales have become a mixture of fact and fiction. Historians think the man known as Blackbeard was an Englishman named Edward Teach. His life and adventures on the high seas took him to the West Indies--and later to the American colonies. While many details have been exaggerated, Bl

Feb 10, 2016
Blake Griffin by Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997.

Blake Griffin

Feb 6, 2016