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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"--

Apr 19, 2015
Be a zoologist by Belton, Blair, author.

Be a zoologist

Discusses the type of work and research zoologists perform as well as various branches of zoology, including wildlife and marine zoology, entomology, and ichthyology.

Apr 15, 2015
Be a meteorologist by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

Be a meteorologist

Discusses the type of work and research meteorologists perform as well as the tools they use and different branches of meteorology.

Apr 15, 2015
Bats by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981-

Bats

Presents a miscellany of facts about bats.

Apr 19, 2015
Barracuda by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Barracuda

Apr 19, 2015
Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids

"An illustrated introduction to the countries of the world and the seven continents. Imagery picks out a country's unique essence"--

Apr 19, 2015
Arctic tundra by Labrecque, Ellen.

Arctic tundra

Apr 19, 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.

Apr 19, 2015
Animals helping with healing by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping with healing

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in healthcare positions or used for therapy."--

Apr 19, 2015
Animals helping to keep the peace by Orr, Tamra, author.

Animals helping to keep the peace

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in law enforcement and military positions."--

Apr 19, 2015
Animals helping to detect diseases by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Animals helping to detect diseases

"Learn how animals can be trained to detect diseases in humans."--

Apr 19, 2015
Animals helping at work by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping at work

"Learn how animals can be trained to assist people with a variety of different jobs."--

Apr 19, 2015
Animals helping at home by Raatma, Lucia, author.

Animals helping at home

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people with household tasks."--

Apr 19, 2015
Animals helping after disasters by Zeiger, Jennifer, author.

Animals helping after disasters

"Learn how animals can be trained to help people after disasters."--

Apr 19, 2015
Animal Mouths by Holland, Mary

Animal Mouths

Apr 15, 2015
An insider's guide to baseball by Stanley, Glen F.

An insider's guide to baseball

Introduces the sport of baseball, discussing the history, rules and regulation, and preactice ideas for players.

Apr 15, 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 19, 2015
Amelia Earhart by Orr, Tamra, author.

Amelia Earhart

"Learn about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart"--

Apr 19, 2015
Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world by Leedy, Loreen, author, illustrator.

Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world

Imagine if plants had superhero qualities. According to Spike E. Prickles, a TV personality who happens to be a cactus, plants have plenty of awesome abilities, and his houseplant fans agree. From protecting themselves from forest fires and voracious leaf-eating insects to surviving in hostile environments that are numbingly cold or stiflingly hot, Spike highlights the impressive range of adaptations plants have developed.

Apr 19, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of crocodiles and alligators.

Apr 19, 2015