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The human body by Jennings, Ken, 1974- author.

The human body

Mar 21, 2015
How do plants defend themselves? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants defend themselves?

Explores the world of plants with defense mechanisms, explaining how and why these plants use spikes, thorns, and poison to protect themselves.

Mar 21, 2015
Fun things to do with paper plates and cups by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with paper plates and cups

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using paper cups, paper plates, and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 21, 2015
Gems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Gems

This title covers key curriculum Earth science topics, and explores the natural processes, how geologists study gems, and how gems relate to the reader's daily life.

Mar 21, 2015
Get into art - places by Brooks, Susie, author.

Get into art - places

Introduces readers to works of art featuring "places" by such esteemed artists as Vincent van Gogh, Juan Gris, Paul Klee, Katsushika Hokusai, Raoul Dufy, Wassily Kandinsky, L.S. Lowry, Abraham Ortelius, Stuart Davis, Rene Magritte and provides instruction for "place" centered art projects.

Mar 21, 2015
Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils

"In this book, Giggle the Gerbil reveals how readers should go about choosing pet gerbils, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet gerbil feel at home, and how to properly care for pet gerbils, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a gerbil cage clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Mar 21, 2015
Guinea pigs by Meister, Cari, author.

Guinea pigs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet guinea pig"--

Mar 21, 2015
Helping our veterans by Gagne, Tammy.

Helping our veterans

Mar 21, 2015
Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens

"In this book, Henrietta the Chicken reveals how readers should go about choosing chickens, what supplies they will need, how to make a new chicken feel at home, and how to properly care for chickens, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a chicken coop clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective--

Mar 21, 2015
Fun things to do with egg cartons by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with egg cartons

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities that reuse egg cartons and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 21, 2015
Fun things to do with cardboard tubes by Ventura, Marne.

Fun things to do with cardboard tubes

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using cardboard tubes and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 21, 2015
The First Olympics of ancient Greece by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969-

The First Olympics of ancient Greece

Mar 21, 2015
Dogs by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.

Dogs

"Simple text and colorful images Introduce young readers to information about dogs"--

Mar 21, 2015
Dirty rats by Lunde, Darrin P., author.

Dirty rats

Introduces readers to different types of rats, especially the diverse array of species that play an important role in natural ecosystems and those studied in labs by scientists.

Mar 21, 2015
Desert food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Desert food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a desert habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Mar 21, 2015
Derek Jeter's ultimate baseball guide 2015 by Dobrow, Larry, author.

Derek Jeter's ultimate baseball guide 2015

Mar 21, 2015
Comedy & comedians by Hill, Z. B.

Comedy & comedians

Presents information about occupations in the comedy industry, describes the history and creative aspects of comedy, profiles famous comedians, and offers guidance on how to generate income and create a successful career. --Publisher's description.

Mar 21, 2015
Davy Crockett and the Great Mississippi Snag by Meister, Cari, author.

Davy Crockett and the Great Mississippi Snag

Davy Crockett battles Snag, a fierce gator, from destroying steamers along the Mississipi River.

Mar 21, 2015
Cool needle felting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex., author.

Cool needle felting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Mar 21, 2015
Alligators by Hansen, Grace, author.

Alligators

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

Mar 21, 2015