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Maine - the Pine Tree State by Hicks, Terry Allan, author.

Maine - the Pine Tree State

Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Maine.

Apr 26, 2015
Magic little words by Delaunois, Angèle, author.

Magic little words

Words and phrases for children that convey the tiniest of courtesies, including "good morning," "please," and "thank you," are paired with colorful illustrations.

Apr 26, 2015
Look where we live! - a first book of community building by Ritchie, Scot, author, illustrator.

Look where we live! - a first book of community building

In this book, five young friends -- Nick, Yulee, Pedro, Sally and Martin -- spend the day traveling around their neighborhood and participating in activities designed to raise money for their local library. Along the way, they learn about the people and places that make up their community and what it means to be a part of one.

Apr 26, 2015
Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game by Kontzias, Bill.

Look and see - a what's-not-the-same game

Displays two pictures for the reader and invites them to look at the second picture and find its differences from the first picture.

Apr 26, 2015
Living on Mars by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Living on Mars

Speculates on what it would be like to travel to Mars and form a settlement there, including how to deal with Mars' atmosphere, how scientists create Mars simulations on Earth, and how food would be grown on Mars.

Apr 26, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood by Francia, Giada, author.

Little Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother.

Apr 26, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood by Alperin, Mara, author.

Little Red Riding Hood

A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her grandmother.

Apr 26, 2015
Little Red Riding Hood - 3 beloved tales by Gunderson, Jessica, author.

Little Red Riding Hood - 3 beloved tales

Retells the classic German version of the fairy tale of a girl and a wolf, along with similar tales from Italy and Taiwan.

Apr 26, 2015
Little League World Series by Johnson, Sean

Little League World Series

Apr 26, 2015
Lifeguard dogs by Lunis, Natalie, author.

Lifeguard dogs

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that work side-by-side with human lifeguards to help swimmers and boaters in trouble."--

Apr 26, 2015
LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes by Lipkowitz, Daniel, author.

LEGO Star Wars in 100 scenes

Experience Star Wars as you've never seen it before, with 100 classic scenes retold in LEGO bricks. From the Phantom Menace to Return of the Jedi, all the most iconic moments are here, along with your favorite characters in minifugure form.

Apr 26, 2015
Lebanon by Owings, Lisa.

Lebanon

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

Apr 26, 2015
Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape! by Phan, Sandy.

Learn to draw rainforest & jungle animals - learn to draw and color 21 different exotic creatures, step by easy step, shape by simple shape!

Simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw a toucan, an Amazon river dolphin, a howler monkey, and other rainforest and jungle animals."--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 24, 2015
Leaflets three, let it be! - the story of poison ivy by Sanchez, Anita, 1956- author.

Leaflets three, let it be! - the story of poison ivy

Looking past its itch-inducing nature, describes the other things that poison ivy can do, from providing food for rabbits in spring to being used as shade by salamanders in the summer.

Apr 26, 2015
Laura Ingalls Wilder by Strudwick, Leslie, 1970-

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder brought stories of homesteading on the American prairies in the late 1800s to millions of readers in her Little House series.

Apr 24, 2015
Largemouth bass by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Largemouth bass

Explores the life cycle, habitat, diet, natural defenses, and appearance of largemouth bass.

Apr 25, 2015
L. Frank Baum by Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

L. Frank Baum

Offers information on the author's life, including his childhood, his many career changes, and his lasting connection to the Land of Oz.

Apr 25, 2015
Koalas by Riggs, Kate, author.

Koalas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to koalas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the trees they call home, and such defining physical features as their clawed feet"--

Apr 26, 2015
Killer plants and other green gunk by Claybourne, Anna.

Killer plants and other green gunk

Apr 24, 2015
Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms by Temple, Teri, author.

Jupiter - king of the gods, god of sky and storms

Tells the different versions of the mythological origin of the Roman god Jupiter, and discusses his war against the Titans, his rule over the gods, the children he begat, and his deeds and adventures.

Apr 26, 2015