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Animals that climb by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that climb

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that climb, and includes chapters on mountain goats, squirrels, leopards, spider monkeys, and more!"--

Apr 22, 2014
Animals that dig by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that dig

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that dig, and includes chapters on moles, prairie dogs, wombats, polar bears, armadillos, and more!"--

Apr 24, 2014
Animals that fly by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that fly

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that fly, and includes chapters on bats, insects, birds, and even flying fish and flying squirrels!"--

Apr 24, 2014
Animals that hunt by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that hunt

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that hunt, and includes chapters on lions, sharks, crocodiles, spiders, and more!"--

Apr 24, 2014
Animals that run by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that run

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that run, and includes chapters on horses, cheetahs, gazelles, ostriches, and more!"--

Apr 24, 2014
Anne Frank in her own words by Kennon, Caroline, author.

Anne Frank in her own words

Looks at the life and importance of Anne Frank, supplemented with excerpts from her diary to give direct examples of her thoughts.

Apr 24, 2014
Anxiety and phobias by Iorizzo, Carrie, author.

Anxiety and phobias

"Anxiety disorders, such as phobias, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder are the most common group of mental illnesses in the United States. Recent studies suggest eight percent of U.S. teenagers suffer from an anxiety disorder. This informative title examines different anxiety disorders, including their causes, symptoms, effects, and treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses how anxiety and phobias affect young people with siblings and parents who have the disord

Apr 24, 2014
Arlington National Cemetery by Temple, Bob, author.

Arlington National Cemetery

Introduces the history of the national cemetery and discusses some of the memorials and monuments on its grounds.

Apr 24, 2014
Art lab for little kids - 52 playful projects for preschoolers! by Schwake, Susan.

Art lab for little kids - 52 playful projects for preschoolers!

"Developed for the younger set (4-6 year olds) and targeting one of the most critical developmental periods for children, Art Lab for Little Kids is the perfect book for both parents and teachers who are seeking enriching and unique experiences to offer this age group.As in Susan Schwake's first book, Art Lab for Kids (Quarry Books, 2012), the Labs can be used as singular projects, or used to build up to a year of hands-on fine art experiences. Each Lab also features the work of a prominent arti

Apr 24, 2014
At home in her tomb - Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui by Liu-Perkins, Christine.

At home in her tomb - Lady Dai and the ancient Chinese treasures of Mawangdui

Apr 24, 2014
Autism spectrum disorder by Rodger, Marguerite, author.

Autism spectrum disorder

"Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism sp

Apr 24, 2014
Auto mechanics by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Auto mechanics

Describes the duties, job training, work environment, and salary of auto mechanics.

Apr 24, 2014
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery - and other haunted places of the Midwest by Chandler, Matt.

Bachelor's Grove Cemetery - and other haunted places of the Midwest

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the Midwestern United States"--

Apr 24, 2014
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery and other hauntings of the Midwest by Chandler, Matt.

Bachelor's Grove Cemetery and other hauntings of the Midwest

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the Midwestern United States"--

Apr 22, 2014
Backhoes by Osier, Dan.

Backhoes

Provides details about backhoes, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Apr 24, 2014
Baseball jokes by Rosenberg, Pam (COM)/ Ostrom, Bob (ILT)

Baseball jokes

Collects jokes and humorous illustrations about different aspects of the game of baseball.

Apr 24, 2014
Batarangs and grapnels - the science behind Batman's utility belt by Biskup, Agnieszka.

Batarangs and grapnels - the science behind Batman's utility belt

Looks at several of the tools and weapons from Batman's utility belt and the science behind similar real-world technologies, from boomerangs and bolos to rebreathers for underwater diving.

Apr 24, 2014
Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles by Enz, Tammy, author.

Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles

"Explores the real-world science and engineering connections to the features in Batman's road vehicles"--

Apr 24, 2014
Bats by Riggs, Kate.

Bats

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bats, Earth's only flying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how bats helped shape the earth"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 24, 2014
Bats by Riggs, Kate.

Bats

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bats, Earth's only flying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how bats helped shape the earth"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014