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Fish by Head, Honor, author.

Fish

Describes the life cycle of fishes, from tiny sea horses to giant hammerhead sharks.

Jun 1, 2015
Explore 360° Pompeii by Chrisp, Peter, author.

Explore 360° Pompeii

Presents the people, places, and treasures of the Roman city of Pompeii as it was before the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. that devastated the city.

Jun 1, 2015
Everything space by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything space

Provides over two hundred fifty facts about space, including what is the biggest known star in the universe, what is the largest moon in the solar system, and the difference between a comet and an asteroid.

Jun 1, 2015
Everything animals by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything animals

Provides over two hundred fifty facts about animals, including the oldest living species, a dog's most powerful sense, the most deadly animal, and the differences between African and Asian elephants.

Jun 1, 2015
Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Everyone prays - celebrating faith around the world

Shows young readers that the practice of prayer can be found in religions around the world.

Jun 1, 2015
Endangered and extinct invertebrates by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct invertebrates

"Oahu tree snails and pink velvet worms are two examples of endangered invertebrates. Few of them exist in the wild. Other invertebrates have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--Page 4 of cover.

Jun 1, 2015
Endangered and extinct fish by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

Endangered and extinct fish

"Cape seahorses and speartooth sharks are two examples of endangered fish. Few of them exist in the wild. Other fish have already gone extinct. What hurts these animals? What can you do to help?"--

Jun 1, 2015
Emily Dickinson by Hinds, Maurene J.

Emily Dickinson

An introduction to the life and career of the beloved 19th-century American poet.

Jun 1, 2015
Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

Ellis Island - an interactive history adventure

Describes the experiences of immigrants who left their homes in the early 1900s and came to the United States through Ellis Island, in a book where the reader's choices reveal the historical details from three different perspectives.

Jun 1, 2015
Earth day by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Earth day

"Readers will learn about the origin of Earth Day and the conservation movement in the United States. Key players such as Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes are introduced, leading up to the very first Earth Day celebration on April 22, 1970. Also discussed are the changes brought about by Earth Day."--

Jun 1, 2015
Drawing wild animals by Colich, Abby, author.

Drawing wild animals

"Gives readers easy instructions on how to draw different wild animals"--

Jun 1, 2015
DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary. by

DK Merriam-Webster children's dictionary.

Jun 1, 2015
Discovering native North American cultures by Ciovacco, Justine.

Discovering native North American cultures

Introduces the culture of Native Americans, describing their history, interactions with Europeans, and social customs.

Jun 1, 2015
Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts by DiSiena, Laura Lyn, author.

Dinosaurs live on! and other fun facts

"A book of fun facts about fossils, pterodactyls, the T. rex, and more!"--

Jun 1, 2015
Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies by Willoughby, Nick, author.

Digital filmmaking for kids for dummies

"If you've been bitten by the filmmaking bug—even if you don't have a background in video or access to fancy equipment—Digital Filmmaking For Kids makes it easy to get up and running with digital filmmaking! This fun and friendly guide walks you through a ton of cool projects that introduce you to all stages of filmmaking. Packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instruction, and simple examples, it shows you how to write a script, create a storyboard, pick a set, light a scene, master top-

Jun 1, 2015
Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals by Temple, Teri. author.

Diana - goddess of hunting and protector of animals

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman goddess Diana, and discusses her abilities as goddess of the hunt and some of the punishments she gave to those who offended her.

Jun 1, 2015
Cupid - god of love by Temple, Teri. author.

Cupid - god of love

Tells different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Cupid and explains his use of his arrows of love and hate, his place in Roman mythology, and how he is different from, and similar to, the Greek god Eros.

Jun 1, 2015
Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Could an octopus climb a skyscraper? - ... and other questions

This title provides an introduction into the life of an octopus. By imagining the octopus in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features.

Jun 1, 2015
Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex.

Cool treats & sweets - easy & fun comfort food

Introduces making baked and chilled desserts; identifies cooking terms, equipment, and ingredients; and shares recipes for such foods as sweet vanilla pudding, raspberry ice cream pie, velvety chocolate cake, and sweet s'more bars.

Jun 1, 2015
Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool main dishes - easy & fun comfort food

"Serve a meal that your friends and family will love! Make a taco pizza, a chicken pie, or even a tasty fettuccine!"--Back cover.

Jun 1, 2015