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Anglerfish by Murphy, Julie, 1965- author.

Anglerfish

"Discover facts about anglerfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Mar 6, 2015
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day or night, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Mar 6, 2015
Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals by Levine, Shar, 1953-

Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals

How in the world do you classify the more than one million species in the animal kingdom? This fact-packed book divides animals into the major phyla, including chordates, arthropods, and mollusks; the major classes, such as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and insects; and by critical features, such as cell structure and the need to feed. Fascinating case histories examine the discovery of new mammal species, the need to conserve endangered species, and using natural predators to cont

Mar 6, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Ankylosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle"--

Mar 6, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Ankylosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle"--

Mar 2, 2015
Apple by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Apple

Mar 6, 2015
Argentina by Blashfield, Jean F., author.

Argentina

Mar 6, 2015
Astronauts by Wilson, Hannah, author.

Astronauts

Mar 6, 2015
Baby Animals by Austen, Elizabeth

Baby Animals

Mar 2, 2015
Baby animals by Austen, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Charlotte), author.

Baby animals

"It is time to learn about animal babies."--

Mar 6, 2015
Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well

Explains how to stay protected from germs, guard against getting sick, and avoid passing germs to others.

Mar 6, 2015
Barn swallows by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Barn swallows

"In this book, young readers will learn about barn swallows and their winter habits."--

Mar 6, 2015
Basking sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Basking sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of the basking sharks.

Mar 6, 2015
Bears hibernate by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Bears hibernate

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Bears Hibernate offers answers to their most compelling questions about why bears sleep all winter. 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."--

Mar 6, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate

Beavers

Mar 6, 2015
Beavers in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Beavers in American history

Looks at the beaver in American history, describing how the hunt for beavers was an important factor in the early westward expansion of the country, as European countries and Native Americans competed for control of the fur trade.

Mar 6, 2015
Big machines build! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines build!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at building and construction machines including giant drills, excavators, cranes, and bulldozers. Find out which building machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Mar 6, 2015
Big machines drive! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines drive!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines you can drive including monster trucks, tractors, and giant motorbikes. Find out which driving machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Mar 6, 2015
Big machines float! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines float!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can float including cruise ships, hovercraft, and ice-breakers. Find out which floating machine is the mightiest of them all!--

Mar 6, 2015
Big machines fly! by Veitch, Catherine, author.

Big machines fly!

"These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colorful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can fly including super jumbo jets, rockets, and space shuttles. Find out which flying machine is the mightiest of them all!"--

Mar 6, 2015