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Zootopia - the essential guide by Saxon, Victoria, author.

Zootopia - the essential guide

Introduces the characters of the movie "Zootopia," with information on locations and iconic moments from the film.

Feb 14, 2016
Zombies in nature by Larson, Kirsten W., author.

Zombies in nature

"This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes animals that seem to take over the brains of other animals. Explains how parasites can alter their hosts' behaviors to use the host for their survival"--

Feb 14, 2016
You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe by Street, Pat.

You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe

Feb 12, 2016
You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe by Street, Pat.

You're pulling my leg! - 400 human-body sayings from head to toe

Feb 14, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without writing! by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without writing!

"How would you know what time it was without clocks? How would you buy things without money? It's hard to imagine what life would be like today without the inventions and discoveries that we take for granted, from the humble bar of soap to the fantastic complexity of the Internet. Combining history with science, this series explains how these products of human ingenuity have transformed our world" --

Feb 14, 2016
You wouldn't want to live without clocks and calendars! by Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- author.

You wouldn't want to live without clocks and calendars!

Presents a brief history of clocks and calendars, from the days of early astronomy to the technologically advanced present, and discusses the importance of measuring time.

Feb 14, 2016
You can't ride a bicycle to the moon! by Ziefert, Harriet.

You can't ride a bicycle to the moon!

"You Can't Ride a Bicycle to the Moon explores the science of the moon and the history of space travel. Humorous, sprightly verse is paired with kid-centered explanations and explorations of lunar facts and aeronautic science. Each of the sections is topped off with a page of simple activities and kickstarting questions that expand the child's understanding of that particular section's, and the overall, subject matter"--

Feb 14, 2016
Yosemite National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yosemite National Park

Introduces Yosemite National Park, describing its landscape and formation, wildlife, history, preservation, and scenic wonders, including its giant sequoia trees.

Feb 14, 2016
Yemen by Sonneborn, Liz, author

Yemen

Feb 14, 2016
Yellowstone National Park by Nagle, Frances.

Yellowstone National Park

Introduces Yellowstone National Park, describing its landscape and formation, plant and animal life, history of preservation, and scenic wonders, including the Old Faithful geyser.

Feb 14, 2016
Ye shou guo = Where the wild things are by Sendak, Maurice, author, illustrator.

Ye shou guo = Where the wild things are

Feb 9, 2016
World money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945-

World money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the global economy, discussing how countries trade, value their currency, and manage poverty and wealth. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Feb 12, 2016
Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Woodrow Wilson - the 28th president

Feb 14, 2016
Witchcraft by Pizer, Carol

Witchcraft

Feb 14, 2016
Wild horses by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Wild horses

"Wild horses roam freely in remote areas all over the world. They must find their own food, water, and shelter, and they need to be tough to survive. Wild horses tells you all about these exciting horses. It describes the diffrerent types of wild horses, and shows where they can be found. It also explains how they live, how they stay safe, and how they raise their young."--

Feb 14, 2016
Wild horses - see the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures by Bright, Michael, author.

Wild horses - see the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures

This book shows you the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures. You can investigate the wild world of feral horses such as the mustangs of America, Australian brumbies, the white horses of the Carmargue in France, and many more. Special features focus on particular aspects of equine existence, such as the birth of a foal or the migration of a herd of zebras. Myth boxes introduce folk tales and legends about horses from diverse cultures

Feb 14, 2016
Whose eye am I? by Rotner, Shelley, author, illustrator.

Whose eye am I?

"This introduction to how humans and other animals see also includes an interactive game in which readers guess which eye belongs to which animal."--

Feb 14, 2016
Who Was Sojourner Truth? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

Who Was Sojourner Truth?

"Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Before she was Sojourner Truth, she was known simply as Belle. Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done. She changed her name and traveled, inspiring everyone she met and sharing her story until her death in 1883 a

Feb 14, 2016
Who was Michael Jackson? by Stine, Megan.

Who was Michael Jackson?

"Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right up until his death is 2009 before a much anticipated tour. He had a pitch-perfect voice and footwork that his idol Fred Astaire admired."--

Feb 14, 2016
Who was Jesse Owens? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jesse Owens?

Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

Feb 14, 2016