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125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!. by

125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!.

Going on a road trip? See the silly side of travel as you explore the wackiest landmarks from around the world--a place where you can walk in real dinosaur tracks, a hotel where you sleep in an igloo, a crazy beard festival, a UFO museum, and so much more. You won't believe our world is full of so many bizarre and wonderful places!

Jul 1, 2016
13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad, author.

13 bridges children should know

Provides information about thirteen famous bridges, including the Charles Bridge in Prague, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, and the Tower Bridge in London.

Jul 1, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

23 ways to be an eco hero

Provides both simple and challenging step-by-step craft projects that are focused on environmental responsibility.

Jul 1, 2016
A landscaper's tools by Avery, Sebastian, author.

A landscaper's tools

Describes the work that landscape workers do, with an emphasis on the protective gear they wear, the tools they use, and their work environment.

Jul 1, 2016
A Life in Pictures by Foreman, Michael/ Morpurgo, Michael (FRW)

A Life in Pictures

Jul 1, 2016
A math journey around the wonders of the world by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey around the wonders of the world

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the natural and human-made wonders of the world make learning about math topics easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to explore these wonders and use their mathematical skills at such sites as the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, Mount Everest, and the Galapagos Islands. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills"--

Jul 1, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 1, 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"--

Jul 1, 2016
A smart girl's guide, worry - how to feel less stressed and have more fun by Woodburn, Judith, 1959-

A smart girl's guide, worry - how to feel less stressed and have more fun

Offers advice for girls to deal with worrying and stress, letting them know that some worry is natural and giving them effective tips and techniques for taming fear and feeling more calm and confident.

Jul 1, 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"--

Jul 1, 2016
A timeline of presidential elections by Krasner, Barbara, author.

A timeline of presidential elections

"Offers a chronological look at U.S. presidential elections utilizing an info graphic approach"--

Jul 1, 2016
A tiny beak and spiky feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A tiny beak and spiky feathers

Provides information on what life is like for a baby cockatiel, including where he lives, what he eats, and how his body changes as he gets older.

Jul 1, 2016
A tower of giraffes - animals in groups by Wright, Anna, 1984-

A tower of giraffes - animals in groups

Provides the group names for a variety of animals, including a parcel of penguins, a troop of monkeys, and a romp of otters.

Jul 1, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 1, 2016
African Savanna by Gregory, Josh, author.

African Savanna

Explores the African savanna ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 1, 2016
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes by Gillingham, Sara, author, illustrator.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes

Presents an A to Z reference to nautical codes that looks at how signal flags, the phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and semaphore are used to communicate between ships and from ship to shore.

Jul 1, 2016
Amazing mammals by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Amazing mammals

"Introduces the reader to amazing animals."--

Jul 1, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Vegara, Ma Isabel Sanchez/ Mariadiamantes (COR)

Amelia Earhart

Jul 1, 2016
Angelina Jolie by Reusser, Kayleen, author.

Angelina Jolie

Describes the life, film career, and humanitarian efforts of the Academy Award-winning actress who is also a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador and a movie director.

Jul 1, 2016
Animal atlas by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Animal atlas

Animal Planet's definitive atlas of animal life takes readers on a continent-by-continent and habitat-by-habitat passport to adventure! Meet fierce snow leopards in the Tibetan mountains, giant helicopter damselflies in the rain forests of Central America, majestic eagles in the temperate forests of North America, and hundreds more fascinating creatures. What is a habitat? How is the North Pole's animal life different from the South Pole's? How and why do animals adapt to their environment? Is a

Jul 1, 2016