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North and South America by Harris, Tim (Ornithologist), author.

North and South America

"Describes various animals in North and South America that are endangered and at risk of becoming extinct. Data Sheet sidebars and maps accompany the text."--

Sep 3, 2015
Noah Webster - man of many words by Reef, Catherine.

Noah Webster - man of many words

"A biography on Noah Webster, a controversial political activist, the primary shaper of the American language, and author of the Blue-Backed Spellers and the famous dictionary that bears his name. Illustrated with black-and-white archival images"--

Sep 3, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 29, 2015
Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities by Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers.

Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids - mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities

Describes the investigative reporting accomplishments of Nellie Bly and other "muckraking" journalists in the early twentieth century, and includes over twenty related activities, including writing letters to the editor and creating a photo essay.

Sep 3, 2015
Nature ranger by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Nature ranger

Presents general information about nature and includes more than thirty activities to help study and observe plants and animals, including making casts of footprints, growing a bean plant in a box, and making bark rubbings.

Sep 2, 2015
Nature ranger by Walker, Richard, 1951- author.

Nature ranger

"Discover the natural world with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 3, 2015
My religion, your religion by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My religion, your religion

"Lots of people practice a religion. What is similar about people's religious beliefs? How are people's religions different? A curious kid explores these questions within his/her family and among neighbors and friends"--

Sep 3, 2015
My language, your language by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My language, your language

Explores the similarities and differences between languages.

Sep 3, 2015
My home, your home by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My home, your home

Examines the many types of homes in which people live.

Sep 3, 2015
My food, your food by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My food, your food

Examines different cuisines and food traditions.

Sep 3, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

A simple presentation of the five senses, demonstrating some ways we use them. Children love to explore. Each day brings new sights and sounds, new things to smell and taste and touch . Aliki's simple text and cheerful art in this enlarged edition introduce very young children to the wonder of the five senses and all they reveal about the world around us.

Aug 29, 2015
My family, your family by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My family, your family

Introduces different types of families, looks at the similarities and differences between them, and identifies the qualities that make each one great.

Sep 3, 2015
My clothes, your clothes by Bullard, Lisa, author.

My clothes, your clothes

"Chloe gets to pick a special outfit for school! Should she wear her karate uniform? Her firefighter's helmet? Her bunny slippers? To decide, she talks with family and friends about clothes. Which clothes show a person's interests? Which clothes show someone belongs to a certain religion or culture? Which clothes tell about a person's job? See what Chloe comes up with for her special outfit!,"--page [4] of cover.

Sep 3, 2015
Mousetropolis by Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- author, illustrator.

Mousetropolis

In this update of the classic fable, City Mouse and his cousin, Country Mouse, exchange visits and, although they find many things to like in each other's homes, they quickly learn that each prefers his own.

Sep 3, 2015
Mountains inside out by Bow, James, 1972-, author.

Mountains inside out

A mountain is a towering, sky-scraping world that reaches high above Earths surface. Peel back the corners of a mountain to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from wolves and birds to frogs and goats.

Sep 3, 2015
Morocco by Blauer, Ettagale, author.

Morocco

Sep 3, 2015
Moose by Gregory, Josh, author.

Moose

"This book details the life and habits of moose"--

Sep 3, 2015
Moons by Riggs, Kate, author.

Moons

"A young scientist's guide to natural satellites called moons, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Sep 3, 2015
Mission, sea turtle rescue - all about sea turtles and how to save them by Young, Karen Romano.

Mission, sea turtle rescue - all about sea turtles and how to save them

True adventure stories, photography, and hands-on activities combine in an introduction to the sea turtle and the ongoing efforts of conservationists to protect the species.

Sep 3, 2015
Mission tiger rescue - all about tigers and how to save them by Jazynka, Kitson, author.

Mission tiger rescue - all about tigers and how to save them

"Are you ready? Let's save tigers! Meet the fierce wild tiger, the world's biggest cat. At one time, 100,000 roamced across Asia and Russia. Far fewer remain today. Your mission is to learn all about how tigers live, the challenges they face, and what you can do to help rescue them. Mission Tiger Rescue puts you in the know, in the field, and in the action!"--

Sep 3, 2015