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China by Murray, Julie, 1969-

China

Introduces China, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 21, 2014
Christmas crafts by Lowy, Danielle, author.

Christmas crafts

Provides instructions for twenty-eight holiday-themed craft projects, including decorations, clothing, and gift wrappings, that involve paperwork, painting, textile crafts, and jewelry making, each rated for level of difficulty.

Nov 15, 2014
Cinderella by Galdone, Paul.

Cinderella

A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight.

Nov 21, 2014
Coal power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Coal power

"An examination of the ways in which coal has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Comics - investigate the history and technology of American cartooning by Carbaugh, Samuel.

Comics - investigate the history and technology of American cartooning

Nov 21, 2014
Crazy animals by

Crazy animals

"Open up to find some incredible creatures. Meet the dog that can ride a scooter, the horse with a mustache, and the largest crocodile ever!"--back cover.

Nov 20, 2014
Creating characters with personality by Bancroft, Tom.

Creating characters with personality

Character design is all around us-in feature films, in comics and video games, on the Web, in corporate icons, in children's book illustration, and in many other places. Even so, during his long and distinguished career as a character designer, Tom Bancroft made a discovery: He's never seen a book devoted to character design. So, he wrote Creating Characters with Personality, sharing his skill and insights to inspire and instruct anyone who's ever dreamed of creating an action hero or a zombie.

Nov 21, 2014
Creating characters with personality by Bancroft, Tom.

Creating characters with personality

Shows artists how to create a character, then place it in context within a script, establish hierarchy, and maximize the impact of pose and expression.

Nov 19, 2014
Creature features - 25 animals explain why they look the way they do by Jenkins, Steve, 1952-

Creature features - 25 animals explain why they look the way they do

"Packed with many cool facts and visuals on where certain animals live and what they eat, this book captures twenty-five humorous--and very true--explanations of why animals look the way they do in order to exist in this world."--Amazon.com.

Nov 21, 2014
Cuba by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Cuba

Introduces Cuba, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 21, 2014
Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy! by Besel, Jennifer M., author.

Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy!

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create baked treats and no-bake desserts. Also includes instructions for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more"--

Nov 21, 2014
Dandy decimals - [add, subtract, multiply, and divide] by Arias, Lisa.

Dandy decimals - [add, subtract, multiply, and divide]

Nov 21, 2014
Dazzling decimals by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dazzling decimals

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of decimals, including how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them.

Nov 21, 2014
Denver Broncos by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Denver Broncos

"An elementary look at the Denver Broncos professional football team, including its formation in 1960, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 21, 2014
Discovering dinosaurs by Walters, Robert, author.

Discovering dinosaurs

Features information and illustrations of nearly 140 species of dinosaur, including the latest discoveries in the field of paleontology.

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a crocodile? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a crocodile?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a monkey? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a monkey?

"A child goes on a rain forest adventure and meets several different species of monkeys"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a platypus? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a platypus?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a polar bear? by Aboff, Marcie, author.

Do you really want to meet a polar bear?

"A boy is bored with research for his school report so he decides to visit the Arctic and learn about polar bears firsthand"--

Nov 21, 2014
Do you really want to meet a swan? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a swan?

"A child goes on an adventure to a marsh to observe a swan and discovers swans can be dangerous if they're defending their nest"--

Nov 21, 2014