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Babysitter's backpack - everything you need to be a safe, smart, and skilled babysitter by Higgins, Melissa, 1953-

Babysitter's backpack - everything you need to be a safe, smart, and skilled babysitter

"From safety to childcare basics to managing your own business, get the skills you need to become a great babysitter"--

Dec 22, 2014
Amazing animal senses by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

Amazing animal senses

Discusses how different animals use their senses to find food, attract a mate, detect danger, and bond with their young.

Dec 22, 2014
Earmuffs for everyone! - how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs by McCarthy, Meghan, author.

Earmuffs for everyone! - how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs

"This picture book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process"--

Dec 22, 2014
Endangered animals of Europe by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of Europe

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of Europe, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 22, 2014
Endangered animals of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific islands by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific islands

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 22, 2014
Endangered animals of South America by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of South America

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of South America, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 22, 2014
Endangered animals of North America by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of North America

"Information about some of the more important and interesting endangered animals of North America, including the animal's common name, scientific name, and conservation status; also includes a map showing the range of each animal featured; and a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 22, 2014
Deserts inside out by Cohen, Marina, 1967-

Deserts inside out

"Peel back the corners of the desert to discover the incredible organisms that survive in this ecosystem, from scorpions and cacti to musk oxen and seals. Find out how deserts work as a system, carving out an existence in one of the most extreme biomes on Earth. Learn, too, how deserts are found all around the world and what you can do to help protect these amazing wildernesses."--Amazon.com.

Dec 22, 2014
Dara's clever trap - a story from Cambodia by Flanagan, Liz, author.

Dara's clever trap - a story from Cambodia

"In this folktale from Cambodia, Princess Dara must prove that her father's wicked ministers have set up her husband for a crime he is innocent of"--

Dec 22, 2014
Castle by Platt, Richard.

Castle

Describes medieval castles and what life was like for the knights who lived in them.

Dec 22, 2014
How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability by Miles, Brenda, author.

How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability

"How I Learn introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. This supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use 'smart strategies' to help themselves learn. And that's better than OK. That's GREAT! A note to parents, caregivers, and professionals is included, with suggestions to guide discussion and help children identify their particular strengths and challenges."--Back cover.

Dec 22, 2014
An electrician's job by Dawson, Patricia (Patricia Adelaide)

An electrician's job

Shows the responsibilities of an electrician, from wiring a light fixture to repairing a circuit breaker.

Dec 22, 2014
Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own

An illustrated guide to handling, studying, feeding, caring for and identifying caterpillars.

Dec 22, 2014
Grasslands inside out by Bow, James.

Grasslands inside out

"Huge, far-reaching landscapes of swaying grass or shrubs, grasslands support a whole host of organisms and are one of the most important biomes for people, too. Peel back the corners of the grassland to find out how many different organisms rely upon this ecosystem for survival, from elephants and gazelles to prairie dogs and horses. Discover how each organism functions within its grassland ecosystem, and learn about the daily fight for survival that takes place in these huge hunting grounds."-

Dec 22, 2014
Love will see you through - Martin Luther King Jr.'s six guiding beliefs (as told by his niece) by Watkins, Angela Farris.

Love will see you through - Martin Luther King Jr.'s six guiding beliefs (as told by his niece)

Dec 22, 2014
The Little Girl's Little Book of Art by Dixon, Kathryn

The Little Girl's Little Book of Art

Dec 22, 2014
Little Red Riding Hood by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood learn valuable lessons about trusting sweet-talk and talking to strangers in her treak across the woods.

Dec 22, 2014
In the sea by Elliott, David, 1947-

In the sea

Collects poems describing the many creatures living in the sea, from the sea horse to the blue whale.

Dec 22, 2014
The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language by

The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language

"Features more than 1,000 ASL sign drawings; all signs paired with ... color illustrations; introduction [explains] how to sign ASL and fingerspell; complete index of English terms for each sign, including synonyms; sample sentences using specific words to match every sign's meaning"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 22, 2014
The fairies encyclopedia by Bazaldua, Barbara.

The fairies encyclopedia

Delves into the lives of Tinker Bell and her friends, exploring characters and locations from the Disney Fairies movies.

Dec 22, 2014