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Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate, author.

Cheetahs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to cheetahs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lands they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted fur"--

May 3, 2015
Cats by Meister, Cari, author.

Cats

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet cat"--

Apr 30, 2015
Catfish by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Catfish

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of catfish.

May 3, 2015
Capybaras by Schafer, Susan, author.

Capybaras

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of capybaras.

May 3, 2015
Camels by Riggs, Kate, author.

Camels

"A kindergarten-level introduction to camels, covering their growth process, behaviors, the deserts they call home, and such defining features as their humps"--

May 2, 2015
Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013, author.

Butterflies

"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--

May 2, 2015
Bullet trains by Riggs, Kate, author.

Bullet trains

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bullet trains, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their cars"--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2015
Budgeting, spending, and saving by Kemper, Bitsy.

Budgeting, spending, and saving

A guide on how to save and spend money in accordance with responsible budgeting.

May 3, 2015
Bigfoot is missing! by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Bigfoot is missing!

A poetry collection about cryptozoological creatures (the Loch Ness monster, Bigfoot, Chupacabra, etc.) from around the world, written so as to allow the design of the book to disguise the fact that the collection is poetry--

Apr 30, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate, author.

Beavers

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of beavers, nature's swimming engineers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why beavers slap their tails"--

May 2, 2015
Be a zoologist by Belton, Blair, author.

Be a zoologist

"People pursuing careers in zoology usually focus on certain groups of animals. Herpetologists study reptiles and amphibians, and entomologists are experts on insects. They don't just work at zoos, either. They're teachers, writers, researchers, and more. Some zoologists work in labs and classrooms, while others travel the oceans and trek over mountains. A deep interest in animals and understanding of biology is needed to succeed in this high-interest career. Animal lovers will enjoy learning ab

May 3, 2015
Be a meteorologist by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

Be a meteorologist

This accessible book explains the career options of a meteorologist, including television and NASA. It also delves into the past history of meteorology as well as the modern technology that meteorologists now have to aid them.

May 3, 2015
Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry by Temple, Teri, author.

Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Apollo, and discusses his association with prophecy and some of his great deeds.

May 3, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 3, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Apr 30, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

"A pair of eyes lurks just above the water's surface. Is it a crocodile or an alligator? Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these two reptiles--and find out what makes them different" --

May 3, 2015
Afghanistan by Ali, Sharifah Enayat, 1943-

Afghanistan

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Afghanistan"--Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

Describes the early life and education of the engineer as well as her work at NASA, where she has helped build spacecraft that can map the moon and monitor climate change, and designed missions to bring soil and rocks back from Mars.

Apr 29, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

An uplifting portrait of a leading NASA engineer describes her childhood ambition to pursue a life in science, her achievement as her university's first woman to receive a Ph.D. in her field and her pivotal role in building history-making spacecraft. --Publsiher's description.

May 3, 2015
About dinosaurs by McKay, Sindy.

About dinosaurs

Pictures and text provide an introduction to dinosaurs.

May 3, 2015