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Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Leatherback sea turtles - ancient swimming reptiles

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the leatherback sea turtle. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the turtle's life, comparing it to a similar reptile and to a very different reptile"--

Sep 29, 2016
Learning to make books by Petelinsek, Kathleen. Learning to make books

Presents bookbinding projects for children, including a paper bag book, a book with Japanese stab binding, and a piano hinged book.

Sep 29, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author. Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Sep 28, 2016
Laos by Oachs, Emily Rose, author. Laos

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Laos"--

Sep 29, 2016
Landslides by Meister, Cari, author. Landslides

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind landslides, including where and why landslides happen and how to stay safe when the ground starts to give way. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Sep 29, 2016
Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments by Austin, John, 1978- author. Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments

"Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Labcraft Wizards provides dozens of step-by-step projects to transform everyday objects into instruments of magic, such as a sculpted magic wand, gooey ogre snot, bouncy dragon eggs, edible brewed slugs, an enchanted hourglass, and more!Through its creative activities,Labcraft Wizardsencourages scientific observation and helps eager minds explore basic concepts in chemistry and physics through experimentation"--

Sep 29, 2016
Knick knack paddy whack by Engel, Christiane. Knick knack paddy whack

An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Sep 29, 2016
Knick knack paddy whack by Engel, Christiane (ILT)/ Stevesongs (VOC) Knick knack paddy whack

An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Sep 28, 2016
Kiteboarding by Cassriel, Betsy, author. Kiteboarding

"You want intense? How about zipping across the ocean faster than a freight train? Kiteboarders ride both the wind and the waves, battling the elements with strength and skill. Meet the world's best kiteboarders, learn how this awesome sport got started, and discover the best kiteboarding beaches." --cover.

Sep 29, 2016
Killer whales - built for the hunt by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author. Killer whales - built for the hunt

"Informative, engaging text and vivid photos introduce readers to the predatory lives of killer whales"--

Sep 29, 2016
Kellogg's by Green, Sara, 1964- author. Kellogg's

"Engaging images accompany information about the Kellogg Company. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 29, 2016
Katydid by Shoulders, Michael, author. Katydid

"Bugs and insects have always fascinated children. Creepy Crawly Critters introduces young readers to a wide variety of critters, including katydids, they might find in their backyards. Readers can discover physical characteristics, habitat, diet, and more."--

Sep 29, 2016
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate, author. Kangaroos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to kangaroos, covering their growth process, behaviors, their home in Australia, and such defining features as their big back feet"--

Sep 29, 2016
Jewelry tips & tricks by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Jewelry tips & tricks

"Make your own fashionable jewelry from bracelets to necklaces to earrings. Learn what basic tools and materials you'll need, and find out how you can turn even the most ordinary objects into stunning accessories. Then get to work making jewelry that matches your style, whether you're looking for casual or elegant. With the right tips and tricks, you'll be sporting brilliant bling in no time!"--Publisher's website.

Sep 29, 2016
Jason by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Jason

"Among the many colorful and absorbing stories from the fabulous mythology of ancient Greece, few are as fascinating, exciting, and downright entertaining as the tale of the hero Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece. That skin of a magic sheep was thought to bring good luck, riches, and prosperity to whoever possessed it. This fleece supposedly existed in a faraway land said to be filled with terrifying monsters and other dangers. Yet the young and fearless Jason did not flinch when a p

Sep 29, 2016
Jamaica by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Jamaica

Sep 29, 2016
Jackson Pollock by Venezia, Mike, author. Jackson Pollock

Sep 29, 2016
It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr!

Looks at how the Muslim holidays of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are celebrated.

Sep 29, 2016
It's Chinese New Year! by Sebra, Richard, 1984- author. It's Chinese New Year!

Presents an introduction to the Chinese New Year holiday and discusses its traditions, including family meals, remembering loved ones, decorating with the color red, and giving gifts.

Sep 29, 2016
It gets foggy by Masters, Nancy Robinson. It gets foggy

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. It Gets Foggy offers answers to their most compelling questions about fog. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Sep 29, 2016