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William Shakespeare by Fandel, Jennifer.

William Shakespeare

"An exploration of the life and work of 16th-century English writer William Shakespeare, whose poetry is known best for its sonnet form as well as its transcendent descriptions of love"--

Oct 22, 2014
Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild sea creatures - sharks, whales, and dolphins!

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.

Oct 22, 2014
Why we live where we live by Vermond, Kira, author.

Why we live where we live

Oct 22, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 22, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 21, 2014
Why there is day and night by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why there is day and night

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the rotation of the earth. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 22, 2014
Why there is day and night by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why there is day and night

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the rotation of the earth. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 21, 2014
Why giraffes have long necks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why giraffes have long necks

"Offers answers to their most compelling questions about this long-necked animal that uses its height to reach leaves at the very top of trees. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 22, 2014
Why does the sun set? by Miller, Violet, 1982-

Why does the sun set?

Explains how the rising and setting of the sun is caused by the rotation of the Earth.

Oct 19, 2014
Why do seasons change? by Stark, Ryan, 1984-

Why do seasons change?

Explains how the orbit and tilt of the Earth cause the seasons to change.

Oct 19, 2014
Why do animals hibernate? by Ulinski, Michael.

Why do animals hibernate?

Examines the physical reasons for hibernation, what animals hibernate, and where most animals hibernate.

Oct 19, 2014
Who Was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie.

Who Was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Oct 22, 2014
Who built that? - modern houses - an introduction to modern houses and their architects by Cornille, Didier, 1951-

Who built that? - modern houses - an introduction to modern houses and their architects

Oct 20, 2014
What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good by Harris, Robie H.

What's so yummy? - all about eating well and feeling good

Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.

Oct 22, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other"and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 16, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other" and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 22, 2014
What makes rain? by Wilson, Abby.

What makes rain?

Explains how rain is caused by the water cycle.

Oct 19, 2014
What is poetry? by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

What is poetry?

Introduces and offers examples of the main elements of poetry--including lines, rhythm, rhyme, form, and subject--and describes such genres as free verse, concrete poems, nursery rhymes, limericks, narrative poems, and haiku.

Oct 22, 2014
What Happens When You Flush? by Hicks, Kelli

What Happens When You Flush?

Oct 22, 2014
What are graphic novels? by Berne, Emma Carlson.

What are graphic novels?

Introduces the differences between graphic novels and comic books and the main techniques graphic novels use to tell their stories, and describes and offers examples of such genres as nonfiction in graphic novel form and Japanese manga.

Oct 22, 2014