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Weird birds by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird birds

Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the bird family, including the Bulwer's pheasant, red bird-of-paradise, chestnut-eared aracari, hornbill, and tawny frogmouth.

Dec 16, 2014
Way Down Below Deep by Day, Nancy Raines/ Sheldon, David (ILT)

Way Down Below Deep

Dec 22, 2014
True or false? by Mills, Andrea, author.

True or false?

An encyclopedic compendium of facts, images, and infographics brings familiar topics to life and helps readers discover fun-filled trivia and statistics in a range of subjects, from science and history to culture and the natural world.

Dec 22, 2014
Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation by Marrin, Albert.

Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation

A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.

Dec 16, 2014
Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation by Marrin, Albert.

Thomas Paine - crusader for liberty - how one man's ideas helped form a new nation

A portrait of the influential intellectual behind such books as "The Age of Reason" discusses his limited formal education, fervent support of American independence, and life-risking advocacy of history-shaping ideas.

Dec 22, 2014
The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school by Borgenicht, David/ Winters, Ben H./ Epstein, Robin/ Gonzales, Chuck (ILT)

The worst-case scenario survival handbook - middle school

Dec 22, 2014
The world almanac and book of facts 2015. by

The world almanac and book of facts 2015.

Dec 22, 2014
The sweet story of hot chocolate! by Krensky, Stephen.

The sweet story of hot chocolate!

"Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff! Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Or that soldiers in the Revolutionary War received a monthly ration of chocolate for drinking? Learn all about the history of America's favorite wintertime treat in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book i

Dec 22, 2014
The smart kid's guide to losing a pet by Petersen, Christine, author.

The smart kid's guide to losing a pet

Presents advice for young readers to overcome the death of a pet, discussing euthanasia, memorials, and learning to love a new pet.

Dec 22, 2014
The slug by Gravel, Élise, author.

The slug

Introduces slugs, describing what they look like, what they eat, how they move, and how they protect themselves from predators.

Dec 22, 2014
The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys

"The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or not cost using common household objects and repurposed materials."--

Dec 22, 2014
The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

The Robot book - build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys

"The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or not cost using common household objects and repurposed materials."--

Dec 16, 2014
The rat by Gravel, Elise, author.

The rat

Celebrates the rat, sharing humorous scientific facts about everything from its powerful tail to its disease-carrying nature.

Dec 22, 2014
The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil by Finch, Mary.

The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil

"The Princess of the Springs must stand up for herself and find her scattered family amongst the great giants of the world"--

Dec 16, 2014
The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil by Finch, Mary.

The Princess of the Springs - a story from Brazil

"The Princess of the Springs must stand up for herself and find her scattered family amongst the great giants of the world"--

Dec 22, 2014
The moon changes shape by Beaton, Kathryn, author.

The moon changes shape

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. The Moon Changes Shape offers answers to their most compelling questions about the lunar phases. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Dec 22, 2014
The magic school bus - in the time of the dinosaurs by Cole, Joanna.

The magic school bus - in the time of the dinosaurs

Ms. Frizzle takes her class back through time to the Triassic period on a dinosaur dig in search of Maiasaura eggs.

Dec 22, 2014
The Little Girl's Little Book of Art by Dixon, Kathryn

The Little Girl's Little Book of Art

Dec 22, 2014
The Indiana Pacers by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Indiana Pacers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Indiana Pacers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Dec 22, 2014
The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language by Gallaudet University Press (COR)/ Gordon, Jean M. (CON)/ Tilley, Debbie (ILT)/ Lott, Peggy Swartzel (ILT)/ Hills, Rob (ILT)

The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language

Offers a dictionary of American sign language featuring over one thousand sign drawings with corresponding English words, usage in sentences, and illustrations, as well as an introduction explaining fingerspelling and signing.

Dec 15, 2014