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Buffalo Bill Cody by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Buffalo Bill Cody

May 20, 2016
Brave like me. by Kerley, Barbara, author

Brave like me.

"When someone is serving our country, far from home, everyone in their family has to be brave. Including -- and sometimes especially -- the kids. This book speaks to all kids in this situation in telling the story of a boy and a girl with parents away on duty. It captures the children's worries, fears, trials, and triumphs while waiting for their parents to return from service. Although the narrative tells one universal tale, the photographs depict multiple perspectives so that every reader has

May 25, 2016
Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love by Strebe, Jenny, author.

Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love

"A step-by-step guide to 50 hairstyles and basic hair care for girls."--

May 21, 2016
Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do by Gilpin, Rebecca

Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do

May 25, 2016
Bees & wasps by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959-

Bees & wasps

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of bees and wasps.

May 20, 2016
Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities

Examines "the modern history of America's favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, bonus babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, they'll [read] firsthand quotes and stories from more than 175 former major leaguers who were eyewitnesses to and participants in baseball's most incredible feats and biggest moments"--Amazon.com.

May 21, 2016
Baa baa black sheep by Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator.

Baa baa black sheep

In this take-off on the familiar nursery rhyme, black sheep graciously offers bag after bag of wool to Miss, who handcrafts mittens, a tea cosy, and more for her friends, then produces a sweater for the shivering sheep when all the wool is gone. Includes music for piano and guitar.

May 25, 2016
Antelopes by Riggs, Kate, author.

Antelopes

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of antelopes, the bovids of Africa and Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how tsessebes got their horns"--

May 20, 2016
Animal mash-ups by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal mash-ups

"Learn all about nature's most incredible hybrids, from those that occur naturally to those created with the help of scientists and breeders"--

May 21, 2016
Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure

A treasury of questions and answers featuring Rovio's popular Angry Bird characters encourages readers to seek the correct answers to big questions about things in the everyday world.

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure! by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure!

"Fly with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they travel back in time on a zany search to find their eggs. Kids will be hooked on this wacky mystery as they analyze and observe the wonderful world of dinosaurs as they are building basic skills through fun and fascinating activities"--

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure

May 20, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Amelia Earhart

May 20, 2016
Amazing brain mysteries by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Amazing brain mysteries

Discusses what is known about the brain and how it works and examines situations that people claim to experience but that cannot yet be explained, including premonitions, the unusual experiences of some twins, and memories of past lives.

May 20, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war by Bacher, Lindsay, author.

Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war

Through narrative nonfiction, readers learn the story of Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian who preserved Iraq's history by saving thousands of books from being destroyed during the Iraq War.

May 25, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.

May 25, 2016
About the rain forest by Johanasen, Heather.

About the rain forest

Learn about rain forests and the plants and animals that live in them.

May 25, 2016
About the Rain Forest by Johanasen, Heather

About the Rain Forest

May 23, 2016
Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln by Rappaport, Doreen.

Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln

An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president.

May 25, 2016