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Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you. by

Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you.

Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfie

Jun 30, 2016
Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page. by

Picturepedia - an encyclopedia on every page.

Shares information on a range of topics, including space, nature, and sports, to provide readers with facts that range from how hurricanes form and where the vikings raided to Earth's biggest volcano and most poisonous mushroom.

Jun 30, 2016
Peeking under your skin by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Peeking under your skin

"Illustrates the major systems of the human body and defines their roles"--

Jun 30, 2016
Peeking under the city by Porter, Esther, author.

Peeking under the city

"Illustrates the major systems that lie beneath a city to help it function, including sewer, gas, electrical, and more"--

Jun 30, 2016
Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems by Lin, Grace, author.

Our food - a healthy serving of science and poems

Introduces the five food groups and the benefits of nutritional eating.

Jun 30, 2016
On the move - knowledge you can touch by

On the move - knowledge you can touch

Introduces different ways of getting to places, using braille as well as simple text and illustrations.

Jun 30, 2016
Ocean animals - who's who in the deep blue by Rizzo, Johnna, author.

Ocean animals - who's who in the deep blue

Swim with sharks! Dive with dolphins! Stroll the beach with penguins! Young readers will joyfully immerse themselves in this awesome adventure at sea, in which stunning National Geographic photos reveal hidden worlds of action and beauty. We meet 30 favorite sea creatures and explore their watery homes: playful dolphins, mysterious sharks, graceful sea turtles, waddling penguins, and dozens of others. Kids will marvel at speedy swimmers on the hunt, and smile at cuddly scenes of animal families.

Jun 30, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Netherlands

"The Netherlands is a place often equated with blonde-haired, blue-eyed people and wooden shoes; however, it is much more than that. The Netherlands is a prosperous country that has a vibrant history and a unique culture. This book explores the Netherlands of the past and well as the present, and what it is like to live there today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Nature attacks! by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

Nature attacks!

From 14-year-old Joseph Dunn who was the lone survivor of the Shark Attacks of 1916, to 9-year-old Mike Kramer who, with the help of his quick-thinking parents, survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), to the 13-year-old girl who survived a terrifying attack by a box jellyfish, this is a collection of unforgettable narrative non-fiction stories of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.

Jun 30, 2016
National geographic kids almanac 2017. by

National geographic kids almanac 2017.

Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.

Jun 30, 2016
Nadia - the girl who couldn't sit still by Gray, Karlin.

Nadia - the girl who couldn't sit still

A biography of the young Romanian gymnast describes some of the ways her energy got her into trouble as a child, how she became involved in gymnastics, and how practice and determination led her to become an Olympic champion.

Jun 30, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Morocco

"The country of Morocco is a unique part of Africa with beautiful architecture, ancient history, and an exotic flair. This book describes Morocco's rich history, examines how the country has evolved, and explores what its people and customs are like today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Mission. Shark rescue - all about sharks and how to save them by Musgrave, Ruth, 1960- author.

Mission. Shark rescue - all about sharks and how to save them

This titles presents different types of sharks and the real-life challenges they face.

Jun 30, 2016
Mission panda rescue - all about pandas and how to save them by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Mission panda rescue - all about pandas and how to save them

This book describes the physical characteristics and behavior of pandas, and discusses the challenges they face and what can be done to help them survive.

Jun 30, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington by Watson, Stephanie, author.

Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington

Jun 30, 2016
Mantis shrimp - master of punching by Plattner, Josh, author.

Mantis shrimp - master of punching

Jun 30, 2016
Lionel Messi by Morreale, Marie.

Lionel Messi

As the biggest star in the world's most popular sport, Lionel "Leo" Messi is an international celebrity. But in many ways, he's just a regular guy. Readers will learn about Leo's favorite foods and pastimes and find out how he likes to spend time with his family. They will also learn how he got his start as a soccer player and how he became an international superstar.

Jun 30, 2016
LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia by Sipi, Claire, author.

LEGO Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu character encyclopedia

Go on the ultimate LEGO (registered) NINJAGO(trademark) adventure with LEGO (registered) NINJAGO(trade mark) Character Encyclopedia, completely updated and expanded to include the latest LEGO NINJAGO minifigures! And there's an exclusive and fully-armed minifigure so you can put your LEGO NINJAGO knowledge into practice. Meet every single LEGO NINJAGO character, including Kai ZX, the Ninja of Fire; learn about their weapons, the vehicles, the dragons and the exotic locations from the NINJAGO uni

Jun 30, 2016
Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story by Faruqi, Reem, author.

Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.

Jun 30, 2016
Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts by Carlson, Laurie M., 1952- author.

Knit, hook, and spin - a kid's activity guide to fiber arts and crafts

"Dive into the wonderful and creative world of fiber arts and crafts with this easy-to-follow activity book packed with over 70 projects across a variety of fiber arts including knitting, felting, knotting and braiding, spinning, weaving, crocheting, and dyeing. Clear instructions and illustrations guide you in creating these cute, useful crafts. Learn to: felt a handy bag, braid a small rug, weave a colorful tapestry, knit comfy slippers, crochet an eye-catching belt, make and use natural dyes,

Jun 30, 2016