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Falcons by Gish, Melissa, author.

Falcons

"A look at falcons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

Jun 28, 2016
Face painting by Harvey, Karen author.

Face painting

Create over 30 fantastic different designs with this easy to follow step-by-step guide to face painting. --Publisher.

Jun 28, 2016
Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature by Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.

Extreme battlefields - when war meets the forces of nature

"This non-fiction book for 10-14 year olds explores the ways the environment--the weather, climate, or geography--influences the outcomes of wars. The historical examples examined are: Hannibal in the Alps, the US Navy during Typhoon Cobra (WWII), the Canadian Army in Passchendaele (WWI), the dispute between India and Pakistan over the Siachen Glacier, the Battle of Pichincha (a volcano), General Wei Qing vs the Xiongnu in the Gobi Desert, the US Army in Vietnam, Napoleon's defeat in Russia, and

Jun 28, 2016
Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump! by Zweig, Eric, 1963- author.

Everything sports - all the photos, facts, and fun to make you jump!

Become an expert on sports, just in time for the 2016 Olympics! From archery to zip lining this book covers everything about the world's favorite team and individual sports.

Jun 28, 2016
Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun! by Swanson, Jennifer, author.

Everything robotics - all the robotic photos, facts, and fun!

They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.

Jun 28, 2016
Ecuador by Foley, Erin, 1967- author.

Ecuador

"Situated in South America very close to the Equator, Ecuador is a country known for its vibrant culture and ecotourism. This book discusses the history of Ecuador, what its people and cities are like, and examines how it became the country it is today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths by Singer, Marilyn, author.

Echo echo - reverso poems about Greek myths

"What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems reveal a new point of view! Readers will delight in uncovering the dual points of view in well-known legends, including the stories of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch,

Jun 28, 2016
Eating organic by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Eating organic

"Eating Organic helps readers trace the history of organic eating, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jun 28, 2016
Drones by Henneberg, Susan, author.

Drones

Explains what a drone aircraft is and the different ways they can be used.

Jun 28, 2016
Dolley Madison by Leavitt, Amie Jane, author.

Dolley Madison

A biography of Dolley Madison, considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. Even before her husband James Madison took office, Dolley served as White House hostess for the widowed Thomas Jefferson, and was known for her personality and style. She helped convince the nation to rebuilt its capitol in Washington after the War of 1812, and defined the role of First Lady for those who followed.

Jun 28, 2016
Dirt bikes by Scheff, Matt, author.

Dirt bikes

"This title offers readers cool facts about dirt bikes, including what they're made of, what they can do, and how they are used. The title also includes a photo diagram, glossary, and an additional resources section"--Publisher's description.

Jun 28, 2016
Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions by Floca, Brian.

Dinosaurs at the ends of the earth - the story of the Central Asiatic Expeditions

Describes the expeditions led by Roy Chapman Andrews for New York's American Museum of Natural History to the Gobi Desert in Mongolia in an effort to uncover dinosaur fossils.

Jun 28, 2016
Diggers at work by Addison, D. R.

Diggers at work

Photographs and simple text introduce early readers to the parts and functions of diggers.

Jun 26, 2016
Denmark by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.

Denmark

"Denmark is a country that has existed since the age of the Vikings. It has a vibrant history, a unique way of life, and deeply rooted beliefs. Today, Denmark helps make up an area called Scandinavia. It is a proud country with unique traditions and customs, and its own language. This book explores Denmark and all it has to offer." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Deer hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Deer hunting

Learn what it takes to successfully harvest white-tailed deer and mule deer, known for their keen senses.

Jun 28, 2016
Deer by Webster, Christine.

Deer

A simple introduction to different varieties of deer.

Jun 25, 2016
Daredevil by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Daredevil

"This title introduces readers to the job of daredevil. A short history of the profession is included, as are famous daredevils such as Evel Knievel and Harry Houdini. Job duties of various daredevil jobs are covered such as tightrope and wing walkers, climbers, and motorcycle and automobile stuntmen. Equipment needed to do the job right is discussed, as are the education and training needed to become a daredevil. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Aligned to Commo

Jun 28, 2016
Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine.

Cool parks & trails - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Parks & Trails makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a magnificent walking stick or play a game of hiking bingo. Create a no-hands water holder or a bike helmet mohawk. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 28, 2016
Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor arts & crafts - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Craft a sun-printed scarf or paint a pair of rocks. Make a terra-cotta wind chime or a beaded garden stake. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 28, 2016
Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool outdoor activities - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Outdoor Activities makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Make a marvelous mini kite or bury a time capsule. Create a giant tic-tac-toe board or a twist-it game in the grass. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jun 28, 2016