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The handbook for storytime programs by Freeman, Judy, author.

The handbook for storytime programs

Along with its companion volume, The Handbook for Storytellers, this book represents an expansion and reworking of Caroline Feller Bauer's Handbook for Storytellers (1977). The two volumes include the best of the stories and ideas from the 1977 handbook, along with new stories, poems, songs, plays, and activities; annotated lists of stories and books; and related websites and technology tie-ins. This volume, The Handbook for Storytime Programs, is divided into two parts. In the first half, each

May 30, 2016
Terriers by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author.

Terriers

"A kindergarten-level introduction to terriers, covering their personalities, behaviors, life span, and such defining features as their paws"--

May 28, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948- author.

Syria

"Syria is a country that has endured many struggles over the centuries. A place rich with history, today it experiences hardship on a daily basis and faces challenges that have become a global focus. This book explores the history, people, places, and culture that make up modern-day Syria. " -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016
Storks by Gish, Melissa, author.

Storks

"A look at storks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their threatened status in the world today"--

May 28, 2016
Stickmen' s guide to trains and automobiles by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen' s guide to trains and automobiles

"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various types of cars, motorcycles, and trains and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines"--

May 30, 2016
Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs by Rosenfeld, Malke

Socks Are Like Pants, Cats Are Like Dogs

May 30, 2016
Smart shopping by Minden, Cecilia.

Smart shopping

May 28, 2016
See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done) by Espeland, Pamela, 1951-

See you later, procrastinator! - (get it done)

Provides ideas and tips to help kids kick the procrastination habit and feel more in charge of their life.

May 26, 2016
S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet by James, Helen Foster, 1951-

S is for s'mores - a camping alphabet

"Introduces camping from A to Z using poetry, prose, and illustrations in a children's picture book. Includes information on beach camping, canyons, foliage, camping gear, John Muir, Juliette Gordon Low, and more"--Provided by publisher.

May 30, 2016
Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars by Zuckerman, Gregory, author.

Rising above - how 11 athletes overcame challenges in their youth to become stars

"Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline, hope, and inspiration on the playing field, rising above their circumstances. Filled with first-hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring at all costs, Rising Above will serve as a must-read source of inspiration for kids and sports fans of all ages"--

May 30, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay, author.

Portugal

"Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights the beauty of the country and discusses its progress as a nation, from ancient times to present day, enabling readers to learn firsthand what makes Portugal what it is today. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photograp

May 30, 2016
Poland by Heale, Jay.

Poland

Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Poland.

May 30, 2016
Peculiar plants. by

Peculiar plants.

Explores the role plants play in the environment, offers facts about unusual flowers and trees, and discusses how they protect themselves.

May 28, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Netherlands

"The Netherlands is a place often equated with blonde-haired, blue-eyed people and wooden shoes; however, it is much more than that. The Netherlands is a prosperous country that has a vibrant history and a unique culture. This book explores the Netherlands of the past and well as the present, and what it is like to live there today." -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.

Morocco

"The country of Morocco is a unique part of Africa with beautiful architecture, ancient history, and an exotic flair. This book describes Morocco's rich history, examines how the country has evolved, and explores what its people and customs are like today." -- Publisher's website.

May 30, 2016
Monsters and other mythical creatures by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

Monsters and other mythical creatures

May 30, 2016
Money math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Money math

"All the kids in this book are earning or spending money, and they all need math to plan their savings and big purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--

May 30, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate! by McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - count and celebrate!

"Kids count from one to ten as they learn about the history of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day"--Provided by publisher.

May 26, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love games by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Maker projects for kids who love games

May 30, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

"In this engaging title, readers interested in animation will learn about the history of this art in motion, and discover who the world|s greatest animators have been and how they came to create their inspiring works. The book includes several imaginative Maker projects to inspire readers to create their own animation."--

May 30, 2016