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Dolley Madison by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Dolley Madison

"Dolley Madison had a strong will and unique personality that made her one of the most memorable First Ladies. From hosting parties for Washington D.C.'s social and political elite to saving a portrait of George Washington before the British burned down the White House in the War of 1812, Dolley did it all!"--

Jul 24, 2015
Doyli to the Rescue - Saving Baby Monkeys in the Amazon by Burnham, Cathleen

Doyli to the Rescue - Saving Baby Monkeys in the Amazon

Jul 30, 2015
Ebola by Miller, Petra


Jul 30, 2015
Ecosystems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972-


"Explores the different roles each organism (from Hawaiian cane toads to humans, or even the soil) plays to maintain Earth's ecosystems."--

Jul 30, 2015
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix.

Edgar Degas

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Edgar Degas, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Jul 30, 2015
Emergency Vehicles by Green, Rod/ Biesty, Stephen (ILT)

Emergency Vehicles

Jul 30, 2015
Emu by Saxby, Claire, author.


An emu father in Australia's eucalyptus forest watches over his growing hatchlings as they outmaneuver regional dangers, in this illustrated introduction to the emu life cycle.

Jul 25, 2015
Eruption! - the story of volcanoes by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Eruption! - the story of volcanoes

Provides a basic introduction to volcanoes, explaining how they form and how volcanic eruptions occur, and describing the effect of different kinds of eruptions on people and the environment.

Jul 24, 2015
Everything inventions by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything inventions

Explores thirteen inventions and six mysteries, as well as what the future might hold.

Jul 30, 2015
Explore honey bees! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author.

Explore honey bees!

Jul 25, 2015
Explore poetry! by Diehn, Andi, author.

Explore poetry!

Introduces the many different forms of poetry while delving into a variety of literary techniques such as personification, metaphor, and alliteration, and includes creative writing exercises designed to reinforce language arts skills.

Jul 24, 2015
Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals by Hearst, Michael, 1972- author.

Extraordinary people - a semi-comprehensive guide to some of the world's most fascinating individuals

Jul 30, 2015
Fly Guy presents - bats by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.

Fly Guy presents - bats

During a visit to the nocturnal house at the city zoo, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about bats, including where they live, what they eat, and their unique physical characteristics.

Jul 30, 2015
Fly Guy presents - insects by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly Guy presents - insects

Fly Guy is buzzing around outside today learning about insects.

Jul 24, 2015
Food chains by Surges, Carol S., author.

Food chains

"Delves into how food chains work and the delicate balance required to keep the food chain links connected when ecosystems are disrupted."--

Jul 30, 2015
Forgive and let go! - a book about forgiveness by Meiners, Cheri J., 1957-

Forgive and let go! - a book about forgiveness

Counsels children on how to manage feelings of disappointment so that they can avoid holding grudges and learn to let go, and shares information for parents and teachers about how to teach forgiveness skills.

Jul 30, 2015
Fort Sumter by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Fort Sumter

"When the Civil War began, Fort Sumter was an unfinished building in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. Over the next three years, this fort would become one of the most important symbols of the Civil War. Now open to the public as a national monument, visitors arrive at the fort by boat from Charleston. Walk over several acres and see many Civil War guns and cannonballs. National Park Service rangers are also on the island to give talks and demonstrations to bring the Civil War and othe

Jul 24, 2015
Fox by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.


"Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines foxes and discusses where city foxes live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special "spotter's clues" symbols highlighting key fox behaviors and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own "city safari" once they have finished reading the book."--

Jul 30, 2015
Frogs by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author, photographer.


Describes frogs, discussing their habitat, the difference between them and toads, physical characteristics, diet, different types, defenses, calls, and life cycle, and includes close-up photographs of an array of diverse frogs.

Jul 30, 2015
From accident to hospital by Suen, Anastasia.

From accident to hospital

Learn about the chronological timeline of events just after an accident is discovered to the time it takes to transport the victim to the hospital.

Jul 30, 2015