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Old Manhattan has some farms - (e-i-e-i-grow!) by Lendroth, Susan, author.

Old Manhattan has some farms - (e-i-e-i-grow!)

Aug 22, 2014
Old Manhattan has some farms - e-i-e-i-grow! by Lendroth, Susan.

Old Manhattan has some farms - e-i-e-i-grow!

In this new take on "Old MacDonald," farmers are city dwellers and farms consist of rooftops, empty lots, patios, hydroponic labs, and other urban nooks.

Aug 17, 2014
On the Wing by Elliott, David/ Stadtlander, Becca (ILT)

On the Wing

Aug 22, 2014
Our solar system by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Our solar system

"Blast off into space with Ms. Frizzle and explore our solar system. It's out of this world! The magic School bus Presents our Solar System is packed with incredible photographs,amazing facts, and everthing you ever wanted to know about all eight planets, the Sun, comets, meteors, asteroids, and much, much more." - cover.

Aug 22, 2014
P is for pirate - a pirate alphabet by Bunting, Eve, 1928-

P is for pirate - a pirate alphabet

An illustrated alphabetical examination of the history of piracy uses poetry and expository text to cover topics including legendary ships, fabled hideouts, notorious villains like Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard, and much more.

Aug 22, 2014
Pandas by Gish, Melissa.

Pandas

"A look at pandas, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their black-and-white fur, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014
Photos framed - a fresh look at the world's most memorable photographs by Thomson, Ruth, 1949- author.

Photos framed - a fresh look at the world's most memorable photographs

Explores some of the most famous photographs in history, including Stephen Dalton's "Ladybird Take-off," Charles C. Ebbets' "Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper," and Neil Leifer's "Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston."

Aug 22, 2014
Physics - investigate the mechanics of nature by Gardner, Jane P, author.

Physics - investigate the mechanics of nature

Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.

Aug 17, 2014
Pitch and throw, grasp and know - what is a synonym? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959-

Pitch and throw, grasp and know - what is a synonym?

Clever rhymes and comical illustrations combine to explain the concept of synonyms. The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are Categorical? series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of synonyms. Key synonyms appear in color for easy identification to show, not tell, readers what synonyms are all about.

Aug 22, 2014
Planes, trains and cars by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

Planes, trains and cars

A vibrant and fact-packed range illustrated by the popular children's artist Simon Abbott. In this, fun bright, easy-to-follow full-color book, young readers are introduced to the amazing world of transport, the many different types and the basics on how they work.

Aug 22, 2014
Planet Earth by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Planet Earth

Aug 22, 2014
Playing pro baseball by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Playing pro baseball

Aug 22, 2014
Playing pro basketball by Gitlin, Marty.

Playing pro basketball

Aug 22, 2014
Playing pro football by Bowker, Paul, 1954-

Playing pro football

Aug 22, 2014
Playing pro hockey by Hawkins, Jeff (Sportswriter)

Playing pro hockey

Describes the skill, training, and determination needed to become a professional hockey player, including the types of workouts and dietary plans NHL players use and how they prevent and treat injuries.

Aug 22, 2014
Poetry aloud here 2 - sharing poetry with children by Vardell, Sylvia M.

Poetry aloud here 2 - sharing poetry with children

Aug 22, 2014
Puerto Rico by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Puerto Rico

"Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Puerto Rico"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 22, 2014
Quiz whiz. 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions. 4 by National Geographic Kids (COR)

Quiz whiz. 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions. 4

Presents one thousand trivia questions and answers on various subjects, from biology and technology to mathematics, history, and popular culture, including innovative map, photographic, and game show quizzes.

Aug 17, 2014
Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions. by

Quiz whiz. 4, 1,000 super fun mind-bending totally awesome trivia questions.

Presents one thousand trivia questions and answers on various subjects, from biology and technology to mathematics, history, and popular culture, including innovative map, photographic, and game show quizzes.

Aug 22, 2014
Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step by Chapman, Giles, author.

Racing driver - how to drive racing cars step by step

Racing Driver is a thrill-a-minute training course that shows children how the worlds fastest racing cars are driven. The book is divided into three types of spread that encourage the child to imagine speeding around the track and becoming a racing champion. Driving school looks at the engineering and science of driving. On the track puts the child behind the wheel in a variety of high-speed cars, including stock cars, Formula 1 cars and sports racers. In this section, the child can find out how

Aug 22, 2014