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Zoology for kids - understanding and working with animals - with 21 activities by Hestermann, Josh, 1983-

Zoology for kids - understanding and working with animals - with 21 activities

An introduction to working with animals shares anecdotes, photographs, facts based on peer-reviewed research, and hands-on activities designed to promote conservation awareness and animal-related career interests.

May 4, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without insects! by Rooney, Anne.

You wouldn't want to live without insects!

Shows how many insects are beneficial to humans.

Apr 30, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without fire! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without fire!

Apr 30, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without extreme weather! by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without extreme weather!

Discusses how weather has shaped the world we live in, and how humans have learned to live in almost every climate that can be found on Earth.

Apr 30, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without dentists! by Macdonald, Fiona.

You wouldn't want to live without dentists!

Today, going to the dentist is usually a safe and painless experience. In past centuries, that wasn't always the case. Read and learn how lucky we are to live in modern times.

Apr 30, 2015
You can do yoga by Wood, Alix, author.

You can do yoga

Presents information about yoga, including meditation, breathing, exercises, and poses.

May 4, 2015
Women inventors by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Women inventors

Profiles such famous women inventors as Margaret Knight, Stephanie Kwolek, and Patsy Sherman.

May 4, 2015
Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals by Johnson, Jinny, 1949-

Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals

Examines the main groups within the animal kingdom, revealing similarities and differences between the animals in each group.

May 4, 2015
Wild ideas by Kelsey, Elin, author.

Wild ideas

May 4, 2015
Who Was Winston Churchill? by Labrecque, Ellen/ Hoare, Jerry (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Winston Churchill?

May 4, 2015
Who was Jesus? by Morgan, Ellen, 1970-

Who was Jesus?

"This fascinating addition to our best-selling Who Was...? series does not settle questions of theology. Instead, it presents young readers with a biography that covers what is known historically about Jesus and places in his life in the context of his world when Jerusalem was part of the Roman Empire. In an even-handed and easy-to-read narrative, this title--illustrated with eighty black-and-white drawings--also explains the early origins of Christianity and how it became a major religion"--

Apr 30, 2015
Who Was Jacques Cousteau? by Medina, Nico/ Putra, Dede/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Jacques Cousteau?

May 4, 2015
Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? by Rau, Dana Meachen/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe?

May 4, 2015
Who was Galileo? by Demuth, Patricia, author.

Who was Galileo?

"Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy turvy with his support of a sun-centric solar system. Patricia Brennan Demuth offers a sympathetic portra

May 2, 2015
Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa. by Naidoo, Beverley.

Who is king? - ten magical stories from africa.

Collects ten stories of African folklore, from Amharic and Arabic tales to Shona and Zulu lore.

May 4, 2015
What Was D-day? by Demuth, Patricia Brennan/ Kenyon, David Grayson (ILT)/ Anderson, Scott (ILT)

What Was D-day?

May 4, 2015
What is magnetism? by Loria, Laura, author.

What is magnetism?

May 4, 2015
What is a constellation? by Loria, Laura.

What is a constellation?

May 4, 2015
What are habitats & biomes? by Spilsbury, Louise, author.

What are habitats & biomes?

Describes the different types of biomes on Earth, from oceans and rivers to grasslands and scrublands.

May 4, 2015
Weird & wild animal facts by Loy, Jessica, author.

Weird & wild animal facts

"There are plenty of books about unusual animals. This is a book about fourteen well-known animals--kangaroos, hippos, giraffes--who all have unusual characteristics. For instance, did you know that a kangaroo's kick can be deadly, that a giraffe can clean its own ears with its tongue, or that a hippo has teeth as long as a child's arm? This accessible book, full of amazing photographs and easy-to-digest factoids, is perfect for animal lovers of all ages."--

May 4, 2015