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Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry by Temple, Teri. author.

Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Apollo, and discusses his association with prophecy and some of his great deeds.

May 27, 2015
Arctic & Antarctic by Taylor, Barbara, 1954-

Arctic & Antarctic

Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

May 27, 2015
Art installations by Wood, Alix.

Art installations

May 27, 2015
Aviation firefighters by White, Nancy, 1942-

Aviation firefighters

Introduction to airport fire fighters.

May 27, 2015
Be a meteorologist by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

Be a meteorologist

This accessible book explains the career options of a meteorologist, including television and NASA. It also delves into the past history of meteorology as well as the modern technology that meteorologists now have to aid them.

May 21, 2015
Be a zoologist by Belton, Blair, author.

Be a zoologist

"People pursuing careers in zoology usually focus on certain groups of animals. Herpetologists study reptiles and amphibians, and entomologists are experts on insects. They don't just work at zoos, either. They're teachers, writers, researchers, and more. Some zoologists work in labs and classrooms, while others travel the oceans and trek over mountains. A deep interest in animals and understanding of biology is needed to succeed in this high-interest career. Animal lovers will enjoy learning ab

May 21, 2015
Benjamin Franklin by Mara, Wil.

Benjamin Franklin

Introduces the life and legacy of the colonial printer and scientist who became a leader in the struggle for independence and the establishment of the new nation.

May 27, 2015
Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Besties, sleepovers, and drama queens - questions and answers about friends

"Provides tween-girl-specific information about friendships in a question-answer format"--

May 27, 2015
Bicycle basics - let it roll! by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Bicycle basics - let it roll!

"Full-color photos and simple text provide an overview of bicycling"--

May 27, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of caves by Kuskowski, Alex.

Biggest, baddest book of caves

Introduces caves, describing how they are formed, where they are found, and the unusual creatures that live in them, with examples of some the world's most famous caves.

May 27, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of flight by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Biggest, baddest book of flight

Provides information on flight and the history of flying, including the first manned flight in a hot air balloon, how helicopters work, and the beginnings of the American space program.

May 27, 2015
Biggest, baddest book of ghosts by DeYoe, Aaron.

Biggest, baddest book of ghosts

Provides information on ghosts, including spirit orbs, poltergeists, and haunted houses.

May 27, 2015
Bike safety - a crash course by Amstutz, Lisa J.

Bike safety - a crash course

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce the basics of bicycle safety"--

May 27, 2015
Budgeting, spending and saving by Kemper, Bitsy.

Budgeting, spending and saving

A guide on how to save and spend money in accordance with responsible budgeting.

May 27, 2015
Build your own LEGO knights realm - the big unofficial LEGO builders book by Klang, Joachim.

Build your own LEGO knights realm - the big unofficial LEGO builders book

"This new unofficial Lego builders book combines the fascinating world of medieval knights and other fantasy kingdoms with iconic items and great building ideas all illustrated with easy-to-follow step-by-step building instructions - a real well of inspiration to create your own castles, fortresses and catapults, not forgetting some fantasy figures such as the awesome dragon from Game of Thrones!" - Amazon

May 27, 2015
Bullet trains by Riggs, Kate, author.

Bullet trains

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bullet trains, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their cars"--Provided by publisher.

May 23, 2015
By trolley past Thimbledon Bridge by Bileck, Marvin, author, illustrator.

By trolley past Thimbledon Bridge

Offers fanciful illustrated poems set in a dream-like, colorful world.

May 27, 2015
Canada by Pang, Guek-Cheng, 1950- author.

Canada

Includes information on Canada's geography, history, government, economy, environment as well as Canadians' lifestyle, religion, language, arts, food, leisure and festivals.

May 27, 2015
Capybaras by Schafer, Susan, author.

Capybaras

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of capybaras.

May 21, 2015
Catfish by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Catfish

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of catfish.

May 27, 2015