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100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jul 24, 2015
100 things to make you happy by Gerry, Lisa.

100 things to make you happy

A treasury of facts, jokes, quotes, advice, and exercises includes animal trivia, historical tidbits, and inspirational wisdom designed to help kids become actively involved in their own well-being.

Jul 29, 2015
12 amphibians back from the brink by Bell, Samantha S., author.

12 amphibians back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Jul 29, 2015
12 birds back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy, author.

12 birds back from the brink

Shares the survival stories of birds that were endangered but made a comeback, including the Puerto Rican parrot, bald eagle, and whooping crane.

Jul 29, 2015
12 insects back from the brink by Bell, Samantha.

12 insects back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Jul 29, 2015
12 marine animals back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy.

12 marine animals back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Jul 29, 2015
12 reptiles back from the brink by Bell, Samantha.

12 reptiles back from the brink

This book shares the survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback. Learn about the human and natural factors that drove each species to the edge of extinction, and find out what helped them survive and thrive.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about climate change by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about climate change

Describes twelve factors involved in climate change, including that the world is warming up, that farming and deforestation play a role in the process, and that it could change ecosystems.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about fracking by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

12 things to know about fracking

Presents an overview of the fracking process, innovations in the fracking industry, who is involved and who or what is affected by fracking.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about invasive species by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about invasive species

Describes twelve examples of introduced plants and animals, from kudzu and killer bees to black rats and northern snakehead fish, and explains why they spread, the damage they cause, and their cost to society and the environment.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about political parties by Mccabe, Matthew, author.

12 things to know about political parties

Describes twelve important points in the development and role of political parties in the United States, from the fact that the founders did not want there to be parties to the place of third parties, and explains why parties are so important.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about space exploration by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

12 things to know about space exploration

Presents news stories about space exploration, including how an astronaut will live in space for a year and how the first flyby of Pluto will take place in 2015.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about terrorism by Mccabe, Matthew, author.

12 things to know about terrorism

Describes twelve aspect of terrorism, including the difficulty of defining it, its risks and effects, and different kinds of terrorists, and discusses the role of governments in causing, preventing, and dealing with it.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about the stock market by Sepahban, Lois, author.

12 things to know about the stock market

Describes twelve aspects of the stock market, including its origins and purpose, and explains that stock prices are not set but vary according to supply and demand, and that while investing in stocks has risks, there are laws to keep it fair.

Jul 29, 2015
12 things to know about wild weather by Kallio, Jamie, author.

12 things to know about wild weather

Describes twelve examples of extreme weather conditions, from thunderstorms and tsunamis to wildfires and cold waves, and explains what causes them, how common they are, and why they cause so much damage.

Jul 29, 2015
51 impossible stunts anyone can do by Bartlett, Sam.

51 impossible stunts anyone can do

Jul 29, 2015
A day and night in the rain forest by Arnold, Caroline, author, illustrator.

A day and night in the rain forest

"Highlights the activities of animals in the Amazon rain forest during one average 24-hour period"--

Jul 29, 2015
A kid's guide to keeping chickens by Caughey, Melissa, author.

A kid's guide to keeping chickens

Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey (author of the award-winning blog Tilly's Nest) provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also suggests lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creati

Jul 25, 2015
A trip through the body by Blake, Laurie, author.

A trip through the body

Combines engaging text and vibrant images in an introduction to the inner workings of the human body.

Jul 29, 2015
A year on the farm by Unstead, Sue, 1951- author.

A year on the farm

Follows the busy lives of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer on their farm throughout the seasons of the year, including turning over the soil in winter, caring for the baby animals born in spring, watering crops in the summer, and apples and wheat in fall.

Jul 24, 2015