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Online gaming - 12 things you need to know by Roesler, Jill, author.

Online gaming - 12 things you need to know

Introduces online gaming, discussing internet safety, the benefits and dangers, and how game makers keep players coming back.

Jul 1, 2016
Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems by Lin, Grace, author.

Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems

Introduces the five food groups and the benefits of nutritional eating.

Jul 1, 2016
P is for Pinata - A Mexico Alphabet by Johnston, Tony/ Parra, John

P is for Pinata - A Mexico Alphabet

Jul 1, 2016
Panama by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Panama

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Panama"--

Jul 1, 2016
Peeking under the city by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the city

"Illustrates the major systems that lie beneath a city to help it function, including sewer, gas, electrical, and more"--

Jul 1, 2016
Peeking under your skin by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking under your skin

"Illustrates the major systems of the human body and defines their roles"--

Jul 1, 2016
Petroleum engineer by Mara, Wil.

Petroleum engineer

Discusses what a petroleum engineer does, including their understanding of petroleum extraction and the schooling needed for a petroleum engineer position.

Jul 1, 2016
Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page. by

Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page.

Shares information on a range of topics, including space, nature, and sports, to provide readers with facts that range from how hurricanes form and where the vikings raided to Earth's biggest volcano and most poisonous mushroom.

Jul 1, 2016
Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you. by

Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you.

Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfie

Jul 1, 2016
Planets by Baines, Rebecca, author.

Planets

Jul 1, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Plants can't sit still

Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.

Jul 1, 2016
Platypuses by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Platypuses

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces platypuses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jul 1, 2016
Play, kitty! by Evans, Shira, author.

Play, kitty!

Learn about the behavior of kittens in this pre-reader.

Jul 1, 2016
Poop is power! by Koontz, Robin Michal, author.

Poop is power!

Examines the ways that solid and liquid animal waste can be used as an energy source.

Jul 1, 2016
Pop goes the weasel - the secret meanings of nursery rhymes by Jack, Albert.

Pop goes the weasel - the secret meanings of nursery rhymes

Examines the truth behind the meanings of popular nursery rhymes, identifying characters like Mary Quite Contrary, Georgie Porgie and Jack and Jill, and explores the events that inspired them, from Viking raids to slave smuggling.

Jul 1, 2016
Porcupines by Leaf, Christina.

Porcupines

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

Jul 1, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay, author.

Portugal

"Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights the beauty of the country and discusses its progress as a nation, from ancient times to present day, enabling readers to learn firsthand what makes Portugal what it is today. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photograp

Jun 25, 2016
Predators collection - readers that grow with you. by

Predators collection - readers that grow with you.

Some have enormous teeth, others the deadly skill to catch their prey without making a sound! National Geographic Kidsbrings readers some of their favorite deadly and carnivorous animals in one convenient package with "National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection." Howling wolves, chomping sharks, sneaky spiders, and toothy tigers all have the need to feed, and have developed amazing ways to catch their prey. Fascinating animal information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure t

Jul 1, 2016
Presidential politics by the numbers by Scarbrough, Mary Hertz, author.

Presidential politics by the numbers

"Offers a broad scope of statistics on U.S. presidential elections from George Washington to Barack Obama. Entries are presented in vivid and colorful info graphic formats, utilizing graphic organizers, timelines, charts, graphs, maps, and other info graphics as appropriate"--

Jul 1, 2016
Processed foods by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Processed foods

"Processed Foods helps readers trace the history of food processing, explore the science behind it, understand why we process food, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 1, 2016