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What does sunlight do? by Boothroyd, Jennifer, 1972-

What does sunlight do?

May 3, 2016
What are the Summer Olympics? by Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

What are the Summer Olympics?

Find out all about the Summer Olympics in this informative book.

May 3, 2016
Weather math by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Weather math

"Introducing the different ways in which we apply mathematics to weather."--

May 3, 2016
Walruses by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Walruses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of walruses, the Arctic pinnipeds with whiskers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why walruses have tusks"--

May 3, 2016
V is for venus flytrap - a plant alphabet by Gagliano, Eugene M.

V is for venus flytrap - a plant alphabet

The plant world is explored from A to Z, with a poem to introduce each topic, and an expository text that provides details.

May 3, 2016
Unsolved! by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Unsolved!

"Some mysteries remain unsolved for hundreds of years, defying attempts by scientists and researchers to solve them. This astounding books documents examples of the great vanishing acts of history. Read about the woman who claimed to be Anastasia, the long-lost daughter of the murdered Russian Czar, pilot Amelia Earhart who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, the colony of Roanoke that vanished without a trace, and more!"--

May 3, 2016
Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families by Glenn, Joshua, 1967- author.

Unbored adventure - 70 seriously fun activities for kids & their families

Encourages young readers to explore the world around them through seventy activities that kids can do on their own or with their families, including games and crafts.

May 3, 2016
Tree matters by Bai, Gangu, artist.

Tree matters

The Bhil people of central India are amongst the country's oldest indigenous communities. They have an intimate yet playful relationship with the natural world of animals, plants, trees and forests. All of them are part of their everyday environment. Gangu Bai, Bhil artist, brings this connection alive through a set of joyful paintings in her traditional style, based on her memories of growing up with trees. Her tales range from food, work and festivals to illness and childbirth. Her ecological

May 3, 2016
Tortuga Squad - kids saving sea turtles in Costa Rica by Burnham, Cathleen, author.

Tortuga Squad - kids saving sea turtles in Costa Rica

Welcome to an inspiring real-life story of a group of kids who get involved in efforts to protect endangered sea turtles that next on their island, helping the eggs to hatch safely and the baby turtles to survive.

May 3, 2016
This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by Harris, Michelle, author.

This or that? 4 - even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you

May 3, 2016
The world's oddest inventions by Higgins, Nadia, author.

The world's oddest inventions

"Describes some of the oddest, strangest, and most bizarre inventions from around the world"--

May 3, 2016
The world's craziest records by Garbe, Suzanne.

The world's craziest records

"Describes some of the craziest, silliest, and most extraordinary records achieved by people around the world"--

Apr 28, 2016
The world's craziest records by Garbe, Suzanne.

The world's craziest records

"Describes some of the craziest, silliest, and most extraordinary records achieved by people around the world"--

May 3, 2016
The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang by Gifford, Clive, author.

The universe, black holes, and the Big Bang

"Travel back in time to the big bang, and learn about the formation of the universe. Explore the baffling world of black holes, and find out how scientists are searching for alien life. Discover the strangest sights of the universe, from quirky quasars to clouds that smell like raspberries."--

May 3, 2016
The U.S. Constitution by Clay, Kathryn, author.

The U.S. Constitution

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. constitution"--

May 3, 2016
The U.S. Constitution - introducing primary sources by Clay, Kathryn, author.

The U.S. Constitution - introducing primary sources

"Introduces young readers to primary sources related to the U.S. constitution"--

Apr 28, 2016
The three little pigs by Bryan, Ed, illustrator.

The three little pigs

The three little pigs leave home to make their way in the world. The first little pig builds a house made of straw. The second little pig builds a house made of sticks. And the third little pig builds a house made of bricks. But it's not long before the Big Bad Wolf turns up.

May 3, 2016
The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-

The story of Buddhism - a concise guide to its history and teachings

May 3, 2016
The slowest book ever by Sayre, April Pulley, author.

The slowest book ever

Discover surprising facts about anything and everything slow.

May 3, 2016
The secrets of Venus by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Venus

"Discusses the planet Venus, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Venus, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 3, 2016