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Diary of William Bircher - a Civil War drummer by Bircher, William, 1845-1917.

Diary of William Bircher - a Civil War drummer

"Presents excerpts from the diary of William Bircher, a 15-year-old Minnesotan who was a drummer during the Civil War"--

Apr 22, 2014
Bats by Riggs, Kate.

Bats

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bats, Earth's only flying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how bats helped shape the earth"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 22, 2014
Catfish by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Catfish

Provides facts about catfish, including history, anatomy, habitat, and life cycle, and includes information about catfishing.

Apr 22, 2014
Chasing the storm - tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching by Miller, Ron, 1947- author.

Chasing the storm - tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching

Looks at the science of tornadoes and those who chase them, and provides instructions for simple weather experiments.

Apr 22, 2014
Anxiety and phobias by Iorizzo, Carrie, author.

Anxiety and phobias

"Anxiety disorders, such as phobias, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder are the most common group of mental illnesses in the United States. Recent studies suggest eight percent of U.S. teenagers suffer from an anxiety disorder. This informative title examines different anxiety disorders, including their causes, symptoms, effects, and treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses how anxiety and phobias affect young people with siblings and parents who have the disord

Apr 22, 2014
Autism spectrum disorder by Rodger, Marguerite, author.

Autism spectrum disorder

"Autism Spectrum Disorder is a term used to describe a group of developmental disorders that include autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and others. Many people with these disorders struggle with social interaction and communication. This informative book provides insight into how people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder experience the world around them and promotes understanding and acceptance. A chapter for friends and family discusses how to handle autism sp

Apr 22, 2014
20 fun facts about the Great Wall of China by Shea, Therese, author.

20 fun facts about the Great Wall of China

Provides information about the Great Wall of China, including the fact that it wasn't the first large wall built in China and that it is made out of many different materials.

Apr 22, 2014
Cool backyard grilling - beyond the basics for kids who cook by Wagner, Lisa, 1958- author.

Cool backyard grilling - beyond the basics for kids who cook

Presents recipes to cook on the grill, including gyro burgers with tzatziki, marinated chicken kebabs, and grilled corn with butter, and discusses grilling techniques and safety tips.

Apr 22, 2014
American quarter horses by Dell, Pamela.

American quarter horses

Describes the history of this breed of horse as well as its physical characteristics and behaviors, babies, and working life.

Apr 22, 2014
Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries by Macdonald, Fiona.

Amazing archaeologists - true stories of astounding archaeological discoveries

Presents well-known archaeologists, including Howard Carter, who discovered Tutankhamun's tomb, Walter Alva, who discovered the treasure of Sipan, in Peru, and Constanza Ceruti, one of the discoverers of the child mummies found on a mountaintop in Chile.

Apr 22, 2014
Am I a good friend? - a book about trustworthiness by Nelson, Robin, 1971-

Am I a good friend? - a book about trustworthiness

Offers information and advice on being a good friend, including keeping promises, keeping secrets, and telling the truth.

Apr 22, 2014
All about drawing - cool cars, fast planes & military machines by Lapadula, Tom (ILT)/ Shelly, Jeff (ILT)

All about drawing - cool cars, fast planes & military machines

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing aircraft, watercraft, and land vehicles.

Apr 22, 2014
Bottlenose dolphins by Thomas, Elizabeth, 1953- author.

Bottlenose dolphins

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

Apr 22, 2014
Diary of Charlotte Forten - a free black girl before the Civil War by Forten, Charlotte L.

Diary of Charlotte Forten - a free black girl before the Civil War

"Presents excerpts from the diary of Charlotte Forten, a free African American teenager who lived in Massachusetts before the Civil War"--

Apr 22, 2014
Diary of Sallie Hester - a covered wagon girl by Hester, Sallie.

Diary of Sallie Hester - a covered wagon girl

"Presents excerpts from the diary of Sallie Hester, a teenager who traveled West on the Oregon Trail in a wagon train in the mid-1800s"--

Apr 22, 2014
Animals that dig by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that dig

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that dig, and includes chapters on moles, prairie dogs, wombats, polar bears, armadillos, and more!"--

Apr 22, 2014
Animals that climb by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that climb

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that climb, and includes chapters on mountain goats, squirrels, leopards, spider monkeys, and more!"--

Apr 22, 2014
Animal classification by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Animal classification

Looks at the system used by scientists to classify animals, examining the characteristics of different phyla, and paying special attention to the chordates and how they are organized.

Apr 22, 2014
Diplodocus by Gregory, Josh.

Diplodocus

"Learn about the incredible dinosaur known as Diplodocus"--

Apr 22, 2014
Bedtime math 2 - this time it's personal by Overdeck, Laura, author.

Bedtime math 2 - this time it's personal

Over 100 kid-friendly story math problems on topics from missing socks and glitter to your favorite wild pet and how fast you can run. Kids will find that math surrounds them in their everyday lives.

Apr 22, 2014