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Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in the mountains by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in the mountains

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in ponds, streams, & wetlands by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in ponds, streams, & wetlands

Explains the concept of keystone species that are so important that if they are lost it imperils their whole habitat, and describes the role of alligators, crayfish, beavers, eastern newts, and Chinook salmon in freshwater areas.

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in grasslands by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in grasslands

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in forests by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in forests

Feb 12, 2016
Keystone species that live in deserts by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in deserts

Feb 12, 2016
Kakapos by Zappa, Marcia, 1985- author.

Kakapos

Feb 6, 2016
Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar by Schwartz, Heather E.

Justin Timberlake - from Mouseketeer to megastar

The life and career of Justin Timberlake.

Feb 12, 2016
Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation

"Using affirming language and full-color illustrations, this book helps young children to build self-esteem and self-confidence. Includes activities and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use with young children"--

Feb 12, 2016
Junk drawer chemistry - 50 awesome experiments that don't cost a thing by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author.

Junk drawer chemistry - 50 awesome experiments that don't cost a thing

"There's not need for expensive, high-tech lab equipment to conduct chemistry experiments-you probably have all you need in your home junk drawer. Turn three pennies and two galvanized washers into a simple battery. Crush a soda can using atmospheric pressure. Convert an LED flashlight into a simple electrolyte tester. Split liquid water into two unique gasses, or use cornstarch to create a gooey, mysterious, non-Newtonian fluid. And model radioactive decay using M&M's, or a chain reaction with

Feb 6, 2016
Jump back, Paul - the life and poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar by Derby, Sally, author.

Jump back, Paul - the life and poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

"Did you know that Paul Laurence Dunbar originated such famous lines as "I know why the caged bird sings" and "We wear the mask that grins and lies"? From his childhood in poverty and his early promise as a poet through his struggles to find acceptance as a writer and his tumultuous romance with his wife, to his immense fame and his untimely death, Dunbar's story is one of triumph and tragedy. But his legacy remains in his much-beloved poetry--told in both Standard English and in dialect--which

Feb 7, 2016
Jonathan Edwards by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards lived at a time when many people were seriously questioning long-accepted ideas about the world, life, and God, and his answers to these questions have left a mark on the way we think today. While he is often remembered as the preacher of a scary sermon about a spider dangling over a fire, he remains significant as one of the greatest thinkers America has produced. Simonetta Carr traces the events of Edwards's life from a young student interested in science to husband and father

Feb 12, 2016
John Knox by Carr, Simonetta.

John Knox

"From armed bodyguard to galley slave, from loving husband and father to fiery preacher, John Knox was moved by a relentless passion for the honor of God and the purity of His truth and worship. Yet when he was a schoolboy growing up in the small Scottish town of Haddington, he could never have imagined that he would become a major leader of the powerful movement that transformed Scotland into one of the most committed Protestant countries in the world. Simonetta Carr tells the story of how this

Feb 12, 2016
Jane Goodall by Shepherd, Jodie, author

Jane Goodall

A biography of Jane Goodall, the most respected primatologists in the world, who worked every day to make the world a better place. Her many discoveries changed the way we look at, and treat, chimpanzees.

Feb 12, 2016
Jack and the beanstalk by Alperin, Mara, author.

Jack and the beanstalk

"When Jack climbs up an enormous beanstalk, he discovers a giant's castle high up in the clouds. But the giant like to eat little boys ... How will Jack ever escape?"--p. [4] of cover. My First Fairytales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, this simple re-telling of a classic fairy tales makes a perfect bedtime read for three to six year olds.

Feb 12, 2016
J is for jazz by Ingalls, Ann.

J is for jazz

"J is for Jazz is a riotous romp through the alphabet featuring the history and living creativity of this special music!"--

Feb 12, 2016
Itty Bitty Guppies by Lumpy, Alex

Itty Bitty Guppies

Feb 12, 2016
Italian food by Gilbert, Sara, author.

Italian food

"An elementary introduction to the relationship between cooking and Italian culture, the effect of local agriculture on the diets of different regions, common dishes such as pasta, and recipe instructions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Iran by Rajendra, Vijeya, 1936-

Iran

Feb 12, 2016
Insect pollinators by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Insect pollinators

Readers will learn how bees, butterflies, ants, and other insects assist in pollination.

Feb 12, 2016