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A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

"Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature breaking out of his egg is an ostrich chick, and one day he will be the biggest bird around--just like his dad

Aug 20, 2016
A party for clouds - thunderstorms by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A party for clouds - thunderstorms

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of thunderstorms, learning about thunder, lightning, and how they are formed"--

Aug 17, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Aug 20, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

What was it like to be part of the American Revolution? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Aug 19, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War

What was it like to be part of the U.S. Civil War? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Aug 19, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

"From a reptile's point of view, tells about reptile senses, providing insight into reptile behavior and abilities"--

Aug 19, 2016
A snowstorm shows off - blizzards by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A snowstorm shows off - blizzards

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore blizzards, learning how they form and where they happen"--

Aug 17, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

"From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hatching from her egg is a baby iguana, and one day this tiny reptile will be 4 feet (1.2 m) long, with a powerful, muscular body--just like her mo

Aug 19, 2016
A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by McAllister, Angela/ Corr, Christopher (ILT)

A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World

Aug 23, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Aug 17, 2016
Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer by Stanley, Diane, author.

Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer

"A fascinating look at Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron." --

Aug 23, 2016
Africa by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Africa

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

Aug 23, 2016
Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems by Batten, Mary, author.

Aliens from earth - when animals and plants invade other ecosystems

When animals or plants invade a new habitat, they can upset the delicate balance of the ecosystem. Explores how and why plants and animals enter ecosystems to which they are not native, as well as the consequences of these invasions for other animals, plants, and humans.

Aug 18, 2016
All kinds of families by Simon, Norma, author.

All kinds of families

"Multicultural and multigenerational people demonstrate what it means to be a family and how all families offer each other support and love"--

Aug 23, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)

Amelia Earhart

Aug 23, 2016
Animal architects by Nassar, Daniel, author.

Animal architects

Presents an introduction to animals that build their homes, including chimpanzees, beavers, termites, spiders, and stork, including information about their habitats, behaviors, diet, and enemies.

Aug 23, 2016
Animal predators by Gregory, Josh, author.

Animal predators

"Learn all about nature's most incredible predators, from how different species hunt to what animals they prey upon"--

Aug 19, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 19, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 23, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Aug 19, 2016