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Frogs by Bodden, Valerie, author. Frogs

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of frogs, the long-legged amphibians that hop. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why some frogs croak"--

Dec 4, 2016
Fox Babies! by Farcountry Press (COR)/ Hinch, Steve (PHT) Fox Babies!

Nov 30, 2016
Fear by Orr, Tamra, author. Fear

Nov 30, 2016
Favorite cat breeds - Persians, Abyssinians, Siamese, Sphynx, and all the breeds in-between by Kaelberer, Angie Peterson, author. Favorite cat breeds - Persians, Abyssinians, Siamese, Sphynx, and all the breeds in-between

"Describes the unique appearance and traits of some the most popular cat breeds recognized by the Cat Fanciers' Association and The International Cat Association, as well as some of the most unique and newest breeds"--

Nov 30, 2016
Fascinating - the life of Leonard Nimoy by Michelson, Richard, author. Fascinating - the life of Leonard Nimoy

Once there was a boy named Leonard who loved to sing and to act. His parents were immigrants who felt like aliens in America, and certainly didn't understand Leonard's drive to perform. "Learn to play the accordion," his father told him. "Actors starve, but at least musicians can eke out a living." But Leonard reached for the stars . . . and caught them. He moved to Hollywood, where he took acting lessons, and drove a taxi and took every role he could get. He worked hard, learned his lines, show

Dec 4, 2016
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay by Rowling, J. K., author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay

While attending the Magical Congress of the United States of America in 1926, Newt Scamander is pursued by the wizarding authorities when dangerous beasts and their habitats escape from his magical briefcase.

Dec 2, 2016
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - magical movie handbook by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - magical movie handbook

"Featuring amazing photos and details from the film, this handbook highlights all of your favorite characters, locations, artifacts, spells, and magical moments from the movie!"--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Fantastic beasts and where to find them - character guide by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - character guide

"Meet Newt, Tina, Queenie, Jacob, and many more in this comprehensive character guide..."--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Famous fails - mighty mistakes, mega mishaps & how a mess can lead to success! by Boyer, Crispin, author. Famous fails - mighty mistakes, mega mishaps & how a mess can lead to success!

"This fun book of quirky failures and famous flops will keep kids laughing while they learn the importance of messing up in order to get it right. Science, architecture, technology, entertainment--there are epic fails and hilarious goof-ups from every important field. Silly side features help to analyze the failures: Lesson Learned, It Could Be Worse, Losing Combinations, and a Fail Scale help readers navigate the different kinds and scopes of the mistakes made. Read to learn what went wrong, wh

Dec 4, 2016
Facebook founder and Internet entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg by Cornell, Kari A., author. Facebook founder and Internet entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg

Have you ever shared a photo, played a game, or written a status update online? Learn how Mark Zuckerbergs love of programming helped him create the social networking site Facebook.

Dec 2, 2016
Extreme wildfire - smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire by Thiessen, Mark (Photographer), author, illustrator. Extreme wildfire - smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire

"From a searing expanse of flames in Russia to barreling blazes in California, no wildfire is too extreme for National Geographic photographer and wildland firefighter Mark Thiessen. Travel with Thiessen across the globe as he investigates dangerous infernos and works alongside courageous firefighting teams. Offering stunning photography, expert advice, and inside information on the most high-tech gear, the author turns up the heat to show you the incredible science behind the flames."

Dec 2, 2016
Explore Greek myths! - with 25 great projects by Yasuda, Anita, author. Explore Greek myths! - with 25 great projects

Architecture, democracy, the Olympics--the modern world owes a lot to the ancient Greeks! In Explore Greek Myths! With 25 Great Projects, readers embark on a fascinating journey to explore the myths that infused ancient Greek culture, civilization, and innovation. Readers will learn how these myths, popular more than 3,000 years ago, have provided fundamental support to today's art, architecture, mathematics, science, philosophy, literature, and government.

Dec 4, 2016
Epic adventures of Odysseus - an interactive mythological adventure by Hoena, B. A., author. Epic adventures of Odysseus - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Odysseus in You Choose format"--

Nov 30, 2016
Do you really want to visit Saturn? by Heos, Bridget. Do you really want to visit Saturn?

"A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Saturn, learns about the harsh conditions on the gas planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Saturn vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 4, 2016
DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal! by Woodward, John, 1954- author. DK Smithsonian knowledge encyclopedia. Animal!

Provides information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of such animals as invertebrates,fish, amphibians, reptiles,birds and mammals.

Dec 2, 2016
Diwali - festival of lights by Singh, Rina, 1955- author. Diwali - festival of lights

Fireworks, food and family. Diwali reminds us that light will always prevail over darkness through the retelling of the legends of Rama, Krishna and Lakshmi in the biggest and brightest of all Indian festivals.

Dec 2, 2016
Destination- Mars by Simon, Seymour, author. Destination- Mars

Named after the Roman god of war, Mars has fascinated people for thousands of years. Did you know that... A Martian year is 687 Earth days, almost twice as long as a year on Earth. Mars's biggest valley, Valles Marineris, is four times as deep as the Grand Canyon! Scientists think that Mars, now rocky and barren, once had an ocean, rivers, and a thicker atmosphere. Explore the wonders of Mars, the Red Planet, with science writer Seymour Simon in this updated edition filled with full-color photog

Dec 4, 2016
Day of the Dead - a celebration of life and death by Doering, Amanda F., 1980- Day of the Dead - a celebration of life and death

"A brief description of what Day of the Dead is, how it started, and ways people celebrate this cultural holiday"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 4, 2016
Daisy Ridley by Orr, Nicole. author Daisy Ridley

Have you seen "Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens"? She is the heroic desert girl dragging scrap metal across an alien planet. Have you ever wondered about the actress behind the scavenger? Meet Daisy Ridley. Before she flew in cinematic spaceships and fought off foes with her staff, she was just an ordinary girl with a big dream. Come along for Ridley's journey as she goes from performing arts student to desert scavenger and star. - back cover.

Dec 1, 2016
Creepy libraries by Taylor, Troy, author. Creepy libraries

Libraries can be creepy places. They have silent rooms and long, dusty passageways with towering shelves. They are filled with dark shadows and quiet footsteps. You never know when someone may be lurking around a corner or watching you. Now imagine a library that's also filled with ghosts! In this book, you will visit 11 of the spookiest libraries in the United States and meet the terrifying spirits who haunt them. Among the spirits are a girl whose image is forever captured in a beautiful stain

Dec 2, 2016

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