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The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z., author.

The deadliest creature in the world

Which creature is the deadliest? Is it the insect that bites, the ostrich that kicks, the snake that squeezes, or the shrew that paralyzes? Is it the most venemous, the most poisonous, or the one that infects its victims with a fatal disease? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose which creature they think is the deadliest in this newest picture book collaboration between Guiberson and Spirin. --Publisher

Aug 27, 2016
The deadliest creature in the world by Guiberson, Brenda Z.

The deadliest creature in the world

Aug 23, 2016
The children's interactive story of art by Hodge, Susie, 1960- author.

The children's interactive story of art

A fascinating introduction to the world's most famous art and artists. This comprehensive guide provides a first look at art for young readers, and focuses on the collection of paintings housed in The National Gallery, London. The book sets itself apart from the competition as it also includes a free app that allows you to create your own virtual gallery at home.

Aug 27, 2016
The brave women and children of the American Revolution by Micklos, John.

The brave women and children of the American Revolution

"Learn how the women and children kept life going, spied, and fought in the Revolutionary War"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 27, 2016
The book of playground songs and rhymes by Feierabend, John Martin, compiler.

The book of playground songs and rhymes

Here is a great collection of songs and rhymes that invite beat motions from students in the mid to late elementary grades. For generations, neighborhood kids would gather to skip rope, bounce balls, play hand clapping games or choose one another to be the first "it" in a game with a counting-out rhyme. The songs and rhymes in this book and the community made by playing these games are a great foundation for music learning. By sharing these songs and rhymes with students during music class, toda

Aug 27, 2016
The 101 coolest simple science experiments by Miller, Rachel (Blogger), author, photographer.

The 101 coolest simple science experiments

Provides instructions for simple experiments, both indoors and outdoors, using readily available materials, that demonstate scientific facts about the natural world, the human body, and the basic laws of physics.--

Aug 27, 2016
Symbiosis - how different animals relate by Kalman, Bobbie, author.

Symbiosis - how different animals relate

"This fascinating book, illustrated with colorful photographs, makes the topic of symbiosis easy and fun. It looks at the positive, negative, and neutral effects that result when different kinds of animals interact with each other. Symbiotic relationships highlighted include birds and fish that clean parasites off other animals, bacteria that help keep animals and people healthy, mosquitoes that pass diseases such as malaria, predators that hunt prey, and scavengers that help clean the earth. Ot

Aug 27, 2016
Storyworlds - Nature by Hegbrook, Thomas (CRT)

Storyworlds - Nature

Aug 27, 2016
Sports by Gutman, Dan.

Sports

A treasury of sports facts includes entries about the NFL touchdown thrown by a quarterback to himself, the only sport ever played on the moon, and the metal that is really used to make Olympic gold medals.

Aug 27, 2016
Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time by Richards, Mary Agnes, author.

Splat! - the most exciting artists of all time

Splat! traces art history through its key turning points and helps to map important art movements from the Renaissance and Impressionism to Surrealism and contemporary art. At the beginning, a spread explores how early peoples represented animals and everyday life. Then brief sections explore the stories of particular artists who helped to make important artistic innovations, including Michelangelo and the High Renaissance; Bruegel and his paintings of everyday peasant life; Manet and the shock

Aug 27, 2016
Spectacular sharks by Bright, Michael.

Spectacular sharks

Aug 27, 2016
Spaceships and rockets by Lock, Deborah, author.

Spaceships and rockets

Read about rockets and spacecraft that have zoomed into space! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Blastoff! Discover the manned and unmanned missions, and find out about space travel planned for the future.

Aug 27, 2016
South America by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

South America

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to South America. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 27, 2016
Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White by Sweet, Melissa

Some Writer! - The Story of E.b. White

Aug 27, 2016
Snow leopards by Gish, Melissa, author.

Snow leopards

"A look at snow leopards, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their retractable claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their ability to survive changing climates in the world today"--

Aug 27, 2016
Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship by Helberg, Berit, author.

Sniffer & Tinni - a true tale of amazing animal friendship

Shares the true story of how a baby fox and German shepherd became the best of friends, spending their days together wandering the woods, playing with a ball, and exploring a frozen lake.

Aug 27, 2016
Slickety quick - poems about sharks by Brown, Skila, author.

Slickety quick - poems about sharks

From the enormous whale shark to the legendary great white to the enigmatic goblin shark to the small cookie-cutter shark, Slickety Quick is a delightful frenzy of shark mayhem. Mysterious species such as the camouflaged wobbegong and the elusive frilled shark share the waters with better-known blue and nurse sharks, each commemorated in a poem by Skila Brown and illustrated by Bob Kolar. Sneaky shark facts ripple through each spread to further inform the brave and curious young reader intrigued

Aug 27, 2016
Skyscrapers by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Skyscrapers

"Learn all about some of the world's tallest, most incredible buildings, from how they are designed and built to how skyscraper technology has changed over time"--

Aug 27, 2016
Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille by Bryant, Jennifer.

Six dots - a story of young Louis Braille

Aug 27, 2016
See how they work & look inside machines by

See how they work & look inside machines

"Get ready to hear your kids say: Wow! Look at that!" as they dive into this huge, fun, look-inside book! From farm equipment, to fire trucks, to ships, to big rigs, to diggers, students--and teachers and parents--will learn countless things about machines in the world around them that they never knew before!"--Back cover.

Aug 27, 2016