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Cells up close by Nelson, Maria.

Cells up close

Oct 20, 2014
The blind boy & the loon by Arnaquq-Baril, Alethea, author, illustrator.

The blind boy & the loon

Oct 20, 2014
A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

A bat cannot bat, a stair cannot stare - more about homonyms and homophones

Discusses the differences between homonyms and homophones and provides examples of each.

Oct 20, 2014
Childtimes - a three-generation memoir by Greenfield, Eloise.

Childtimes - a three-generation memoir

Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--who grew up between the 1880s and the 1950s.

Oct 20, 2014
Discovering Dinosaurs by Walters, Robert/ Kissinger, Tess

Discovering Dinosaurs

Oct 20, 2014
The Detroit Pistons by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Detroit Pistons

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Detroit Pistons that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
Dazzling decimals by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dazzling decimals

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of decimals, including how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them.

Oct 20, 2014
Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents by Judge, Lita.

Born in the wild - baby mammals and their parents

Depicts common mammalian traits through illustrations to explain how numerous animal and human babies share many of the same needs.

Oct 20, 2014
Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy! by Besel, Jennifer M, author.

Custom confections - delicious desserts you can create and enjoy!

"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create baked treats and no-bake desserts. Also includes instructions for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more"--

Oct 20, 2014
Do you really want to meet a crocodile? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a crocodile?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles"--

Oct 20, 2014
Animal antics by Harvey, Derek, 1921- author.

Animal antics

Collects unique animal moments captured in photography, from an orangutan using a leaf as an umbrella to goats climbing trees and lion cubs playing.

Oct 20, 2014
5 elephants by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

5 elephants

Profiles of five famous elephants introduce young nature enthusiasts to the stories of thriving wild elephant Echo, solitary zoo elephant Lucy, sanctuary elephant Tarra, tragic entertainment elephant Tusko, and rehabilitated elephant Thandora.

Oct 20, 2014
Big Hero 6 - the essential guide by Dakin, Glenn, author.

Big Hero 6 - the essential guide

A companion to the November 2014 Disney film collects fun facts, character profiles, and high-action stills.

Oct 20, 2014
Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world by Miles, Lisa, author.

Ballet spectacular - a young ballet lover's guide and an insight into a magical world

An introduction to ballet features facts on the dance discipline's history, basic steps, costumes, and famous dancers, and includes details of iconic performances from the Royal Ballet.

Oct 20, 2014
Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer by DePrince, Michaela, author.

Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer

Oct 20, 2014
Any questions? by Gay, Marie-Louise, author, illustrator.

Any questions?

Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Oct 20, 2014
Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups by Etingoff, Kim, author.

Building a healthy diet with the 5 food groups

Oct 20, 2014
The Boston Celtics by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Boston Celtics

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Boston Celtics that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014
Children's book of magic by Hildyard, Anne, author.

Children's book of magic

Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.

Oct 20, 2014
The Chicago Bulls by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Chicago Bulls

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Chicago Bulls that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Oct 20, 2014