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Avalanches by Merrick, Patrick, author.

Avalanches

Looks at avalanches, examining their causes and their results.

Feb 12, 2016
Automobile by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Automobile

"In Automobile, young readers will learn all about the automobile through the years, from a horseless carriage to a Model T to an electric car. Beautiful design, fascinating photographs, and simple text introduce new readers to the famous invention."--

Feb 12, 2016
Australia's Cane toads - overrun! by Collard, Sneed B., author.

Australia's Cane toads - overrun!

"Before 1935, there were no cane toads in Australia. Today, they are a huge presence in the country. In fact, scientists estimate that there are 83 toads for every person there! The big amphibians--which can weigh close to three pounds--show up on highways, in watering holes meant for cattle, and in people's yards in town. Because they ooze a powerful poison when attacked, they kill many wild animals as well as pets each year. In Australia's Cane Toads: Overrun, students will learn all about the

Feb 12, 2016
Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries by Fitts, Ruth

Australia to Zimbabwe - A Rhyming Romp Around the World to 24 Countries

Feb 12, 2016
Atlantic Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Atlantic Ocean

What do people drill into the ocean floor for? What's special about the Sargasso Sea? Why do people like to visit the Caribbean Islands?

Feb 12, 2016
Astronauts! by Kelley, K. C., author.

Astronauts!

Describes the work and working conditions of astronauts.

Feb 12, 2016
Asthma by Squire, Ann.

Asthma

Experts estimate that more than 235 million people around the world suffer from the respiratory condition known as asthma. Readers will get an in-depth look at this common illness as they learn how it attacks the airways of those who suffer from it, making it difficult to breathe. They will also learn about the many possible triggers of asthma attacks, find out how the disease is diagnosed and treated, and much more.

Feb 12, 2016
Asteroids by Riggs, Kate, author.

Asteroids

"A young scientist's guide to rocky asteroids, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Feb 12, 2016
Asteroid hunters by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

Asteroid hunters

Introduces the world of the scientists who track asteroids, explaining how they use high-powered telescopes and super computers to watch for dangers from space, with firsthand accounts of life as an asteroid hunter and behind-the-scenes photos.

Feb 12, 2016
Asking questions about how the news is created by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Asking questions about how the news is created

Discusses how an event becomes a news story and details how the biases of news media gatekeepers can alter the overall message.

Feb 7, 2016
Armadillos by Baxter, Bethany

Armadillos

Feb 12, 2016
Arctic fox by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Arctic fox

"Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about Artic foxes and how their bodies are adapted to the extreme cold, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Archaeologists! by Thompson, Clifford.

Archaeologists!

"Discover ancient cities and find out how human beings have evolved. Meet experts who have changed our view of the world"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 12, 2016
Apache resistance - causes and effects of Geronimo's Campaign by Dell, Pamela.

Apache resistance - causes and effects of Geronimo's Campaign

"Explains Apache resistance under Geronimo's leadership, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

Feb 12, 2016
Animals - a visual encyclopedia by

Animals - a visual encyclopedia

"Meet more than 2,500 amazing animals in this comprehensive, family-fun, global reference guide from Animal Planet--your source for all things animals ... Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia profiles the seven major animal classes--mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, and other invertebrates--and features more than 1,000 stunning color photographs of animals in action." --Amazon.com.

Feb 12, 2016
Animal trainer by Perish, Patrick, author.

Animal trainer

"Engaging images accompany information about animal trainers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Feb 12, 2016
Animal hospital - rescuing urban wildlife by Coey, Julia, author.

Animal hospital - rescuing urban wildlife

Describes how injured and orphaned wild animals are rehabilitated and cared for, following the activities of an urban animal rescue facility and the efforts of the trained professionals that rescue, treat, rehabilitate, and release the animals.

Feb 12, 2016
Animal camouflage by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal camouflage

"Learn all about animals that rely on camouflage to help them stay hidden, whether it's to avoid predators or launch a surprise attack on prey"--

Feb 12, 2016
Animal brainiacs by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal brainiacs

"Discover which animal species have the best memories, which ones are the best at solving problems, and how these creatures use their remarkable intelligence to thrive in the wild"--

Feb 6, 2016
Animal architects by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal architects

"Learn all about nature's most incredible architects, from what kind of structures they construct to what kinds of materials they use to build."--

Feb 12, 2016