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Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your respiration and circulation - understand them with numbers

Nov 21, 2014
Your digestive system - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your digestive system - understand it with numbers

Nov 23, 2014
Your brain - understand it with numbers by Waldron, Melanie.

Your brain - understand it with numbers

Nov 21, 2014
World's scariest prisons by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

World's scariest prisons

Examines twenty prisons from around the world and includes descriptions of living conditions, information on famous prisoners, and facts about when the prisons were in operation and what types of prisoners were held at each facility.

Nov 23, 2014
With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school by Slade, Suzanne.

With books and bricks - how Booker T. Washington built a school

"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Nov 23, 2014
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Sidman, Joyce, author.

Winter Bees  & Other Poems of the Cold

Nov 23, 2014
Wind power by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Wind power

"An examination of the ways in which wind has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Wind by Cox-Cannons, Helen, 1971-

Wind

"Through stunning photographs and simple text, books in this series introduce children to different types of weather. In Wind, children learn what wind does, how the wind can vary in strength from gentle breezes to hurricanes and tornadoes, and how the wind can help us"--

Nov 23, 2014
William Shakespeare by Fandel, Jennifer.

William Shakespeare

"An exploration of the life and work of 16th-century English writer William Shakespeare, whose poetry is known best for its sonnet form as well as its transcendent descriptions of love"--

Nov 21, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Nov 23, 2014
Why we live where we live by Vermond, Kira, author.

Why we live where we live

Nov 23, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Nov 21, 2014
Why there is day and night by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why there is day and night

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the rotation of the earth. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 21, 2014
Why giraffes have long necks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why giraffes have long necks

"Offers answers to their most compelling questions about this long-necked animal that uses its height to reach leaves at the very top of trees. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features help students locate information and learn new words."--

Nov 23, 2014
Who was here? - discovering wild animal tracks by Posada, Mia.

Who was here? - discovering wild animal tracks

Study the picture and read the clues to figure which animal left each set of tracks.

Nov 23, 2014
White-tailed deer by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

White-tailed deer

Explains the life of white-tailed deer and where they live. Includes information on equipment and hunting tips.

Nov 23, 2014
What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean

Discusses how body odors form and how to keep various parts of the body clean, including the skin, hands, nails, ears, feet, hair, and teeth.

Nov 23, 2014
What we eat by Stones, Brenda, author.

What we eat

A guide to food and nutrition explains what foods are healthiest, how much to eat of each type, where foods come from, and regional differences around the world.

Nov 23, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other" and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Nov 16, 2014
What shall we do today? by Woram, Catherine.

What shall we do today?

"... crafting projects for boys and girls. There are ideas for cute gifts and seasonal decorations, as well as things to do on rainy afternoons and sunny summer days alike!"--P. [4] of cover.

Nov 23, 2014