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The hare and the hedgehog by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author. The hare and the hedgehog

When a hedgehog challenges a hare to a race, he must use his wits to win.

Nov 30, 2016
The great big body book by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author. The great big body book

Our bodies come in all shapes and sizes, and they change throughout our lives, from newborn babies and children through to teenagers, and maybe to mums and dads and grandparents. Find out about growing and learning, big and small, keeping fit, breaks and bruises, the five senses, using our minds, how we are the same and how we are different - and lots more. Our bodies really are amazing!

Dec 2, 2016
The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas by Don, Lari, author. The dragon's hoard - stories from the Viking sagas

Eleven amazing stories and folk tales from the Vikings, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, Berserkers, monsters, zombies and magic. It includes stories adapted by the author of a greedy dragon guarding a huge hoard of gold, a girl who becomes a swan to protect her warrior love in battle, and a polar bear brought to the king of Denmark as a gift.

Dec 2, 2016
The colorful story of comics by Lakin, Patricia, 1944- author. The colorful story of comics

An introduction to the history of comics, graphic novels, and manga cites the roles of cave drawings, Benjamin Franklin's newspaper cartoons, and other influences.

Nov 27, 2016
The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities by The cities book - a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities

"This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
The causes of World War II by Offord, Alexander, author. The causes of World War II

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals by Drimmer, Stephanie Warren, author. The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys by Boyer, Crispin, author. The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys

Dec 2, 2016
The barefoot book of children by Strickland, Tessa, author. The barefoot book of children

Despite different clothes and homes and languages, we are all more alike than different.

Nov 27, 2016
The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. by Bodden, Valerie, author. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

"A historical account of Martin Luther King's assassination, including the events leading up to it, the people involved, the conditions of racial tension, and the lingering aftermath"--

Nov 30, 2016
Super cool tech - technology. invention. innovation. by Super cool tech - technology. invention. innovation.

Explores some of today's most impressive technological innovations and how they are shaping the world.

Nov 27, 2016
Stadiums and coliseums by Mooney, Carla, 1970- author. Stadiums and coliseums

"Have you ever watched a live professional football game or rocked out to your favorite band in concert? You probably watched these events in a stadium. Stadiums are some of the biggest public structures in the world, with some seating up to 150,000 people. Learn about modern stadiums as well as early Greek and Roman stadiums and coliseums that took massive manpower and engineering techniques that were unique to their time. You won't be disappointedby all the information you will learn in this b

Dec 2, 2016
Squirrels leap, squirrels sleep by Sayre, April Pulley, author. Squirrels leap, squirrels sleep

"Squirrels wrestle, climb, and sleep in a celebration of these fascinating animals"--

Nov 27, 2016
Sports jokes, riddles, and games by Rodger, Anne-Marie, author. Sports jokes, riddles, and games

What can you serve but never eat? A volleyball! When your team is down and out, sometimes the only thing you have is humor. Using sports jokes, puns, riddles, and rhymes, this riotous book helps readers learn how to understand the culture of humor and how to use it in their own writing.

Nov 30, 2016
Splash by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author. Splash

Creatures of all types love to get wet! Take a dip with 46 amazing animals as they eat, play, and bathe in watery places. From albatross to zebra, you'll get fast facts about an animal on each page.

Nov 27, 2016
Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds by Argueta, Jorge, author. Somos como las nubes = We are like the clouds

Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them.

Nov 27, 2016
Social lives of lions by Riley, Elliot, author. Social lives of lions

Describes how lions interact and express themselves.

Nov 30, 2016
Social lives of elephants by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author. Social lives of elephants

Describes how elephants interact and express themselves.

Nov 27, 2016
So you think you know Indiana? - celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier state by Price, Nelson, author. So you think you know Indiana? - celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier state

A collection of fascinating topics and tidbits about the state of Indiana, many not found in standard textbooks. The information is culturally inclusive, and engaging and celebratory, while providing a lasting legacy for readers of all ages.

Nov 30, 2016
Slugs by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author. Slugs

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces slugs to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Nov 27, 2016

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