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Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself! by Braden, Linda Z.

Mason jar crafts for kids - more than 25 cool, crafty projects to make for your friends, your family, and yourself!

"Accompanied by photo tutorials and helpful step-by-step instructions, these projects are kid-friendly and offer a variety of options for both beginning and more advanced DIY fans. Be inspired and discover the endless possibilities with the world's most famous jar!"--

Jul 30, 2015
Seeing is believing by Moore, Gareth, 1975-

Seeing is believing

Jul 30, 2015
Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Kali's story - an orphaned polar bear rescue

"Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York"--

Jul 30, 2015
Frogs by Bishop, Nic, 1955- author, photographer.

Frogs

Describes frogs, discussing their habitat, the difference between them and toads, physical characteristics, diet, different types, defenses, calls, and life cycle, and includes close-up photographs of an array of diverse frogs.

Jul 30, 2015
What fish? a buyer's guide to tropical fish - essential advice from a team of experts by Fletcher, Nick, 1949-

What fish? a buyer's guide to tropical fish - essential advice from a team of experts

Jul 30, 2015
The weird world of words - a guided tour by Symons, Mitchell, author.

The weird world of words - a guided tour

A collection of English-language trivia shares facts about words and language usage, from "almost" being the longest English word with its letters in alphabetical order to "stewardesses" being the longest word typed with the left hand.

Jul 30, 2015
Temple Run - race through time to unlock secrets of the ancient worlds by West, Tracey, 1965- author.

Temple Run - race through time to unlock secrets of the ancient worlds

National Geographic Kids and Temple Run have teamed up to bring you real-life facts and information about how the ancients lived. This book is jam-packed with amazing places, fun facts, glittering treasures, cool animals, history's mysteries, and more from over 10 ancient cultures! Also includes stories of real-life adventure and discoveries by National Geographic explorers.

Jul 30, 2015
Sylvia's super-awesome project book. Volume 2, Super simple Arduino! by Todd, Sylvia, author.

Sylvia's super-awesome project book. Volume 2, Super simple Arduino!

In this super fun book, Sylvia teaches you to understand Arduino microcontroller programming by inventing an adjustable strobe and two digital musical instruments you can play! Along the way, you'll learn a lot about electronics, coding, science, and engineering.

Jul 30, 2015
Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship by Springett, Martin, author.

Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship

Photographs and simple text reveal the true story of a fawn which, abandoned by her mother and brought to live on a farm, is raised by Kate, a Great Dane.

Jul 30, 2015
Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth by Woollett, Laura A.

Big top burning - the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth

Draws upon primary source documents and survivor interviews to recount the story of one of the worst disasters in American history, the 1944 Hartford circus fire, which claimed the lives of over one hundred people.

Jul 30, 2015
Tropical fish by Hansen, Grace, author.

Tropical fish

Tropical fish are vibrant and beautiful. Some are shy, some are curious, and some are deadly! Learn these things and more alongside beautiful, full-bleed color photographs.

Jul 31, 2015
A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook. by

A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook.

Jul 31, 2015
Zombies! - evacuate the school by Holbrook, Sara.

Zombies! - evacuate the school

Collection of 41 poems about familiar school experiences. Includes poetry facts, definitions, and challenges to get young poets writing. Some poems previously published.

Aug 3, 2015
Your skeletal system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your skeletal system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their skeletal system"--

Aug 3, 2015
Your respiratory system works! by Brett, Flora, author.

Your respiratory system works!

"Engaging text and informative images help readers learn about their respiratory system"--

Aug 3, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 3, 2015
One Direction by Morreale, Marie.

One Direction

Together, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, and Liam Payne are One Direction, the British pop group. Readers will discover how each of the five starting singing, how the group got together and kicked off its music career, and why millions of fans around the world can't get enough of One Direction.

Aug 3, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist by Woll, Kris.

Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist

"Learn who Nelson Mandela was and how he made a difference in the lives of the people of South Africa and around the world."--Publisher's website.

Aug 3, 2015
My tail is long and striped by Markovics, Joyce L.

My tail is long and striped

Invites readers to guess the animal being described based on clues about its features, which include a striped tail, yellow eyes, and fuzzy ears.

Aug 3, 2015
What's great about Pennsylvania? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Pennsylvania?

Details some of the attractions that the state has to offer, from Lancaster County and Gettysburg to the Pocono Mountains and Valley Forge.

Aug 3, 2015