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About the rain forest by Johanasen, Heather.

About the rain forest

Learn about rain forests and the plants and animals that live in them.

Jun 21, 2016
Night guard by Lea, Synne, 1974- author.

Night guard

"This poetry collection explores important concepts such as friendship, fear, and loneliness"--

Jun 23, 2016
The three little pigs by Ross, Dev.

The three little pigs

A humorous retelling of the classic story recounts the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same fate.

Jun 24, 2016
Can you find? - an ABC book by McKay, Sindy.

Can you find? - an ABC book

"Throughout the book children search for letters in illustrations, along with various objects and animals that begin with the sound of that letter. Learning these letters and letter sounds will help to build the foundations every child needs to become a successful reader."--P. [4] of cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Syria by South, Coleman, 1948- author.


"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.

Jun 25, 2016
Portugal by Heale, Jay, author.


"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

Jun 25, 2016
Netherlands by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.


"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.

Jun 25, 2016
Morocco by Seward, Pat, 1939- author.


"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.

Jun 25, 2016
Denmark by Pateman, Robert, 1954- author.


"Denmark is a country that has existed since the age of the Vikings. It has a vibrant history, a unique way of life, and deeply rooted beliefs. Today, Denmark helps make up an area called Scandinavia. It is a proud country with unique traditions and customs, and its own language. This book explores Denmark and all it has to offer." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Deer by Webster, Christine.


A simple introduction to different varieties of deer.

Jun 25, 2016
Ecuador by Foley, Erin, 1967- author.


"Situated in South America very close to the Equator, Ecuador is a country known for its vibrant culture and ecotourism. This book discusses the history of Ecuador, what its people and cities are like, and examines how it became the country it is today." -- Publisher's website.

Jun 25, 2016
Search & rescue by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Search & rescue

Shares information about search and rescue operations, including its history, the necessary training, and facts about search and rescue workers.

Jun 26, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jun 26, 2016
Diggers at work by Addison, D. R.

Diggers at work

Photographs and simple text introduce early readers to the parts and functions of diggers.

Jun 26, 2016
Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965- author, illustrator.

Bridge to the wild - a day in the life of zoo curators

"With stunning photographs and exemplary narrative nonfiction, the Sibert Honor-winning creators of The Elephant Scientist, Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, give readers a heartwarming insider's look into a day in the life of a zoo curator and the meaningful bonds that she forms with her menagerie."--

Jun 26, 2016
Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening by Kuskowski, Alex.

Super simple hanging gardens - a kid's guide to gardening

Presents information about growing plants in hanging containers, discussing safety precautions and how to choose the right tools, soil, plants, and containers, with instructions for making containers, including one for upside-down plants.

Jun 26, 2016
The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook by Ainsworth, Mark, author.

The young chef - recipes and techniques for kids who love to cook

Teaches kids to cook and think like a chef, with 100 delicious recipes, essential techniques, insider tips, fun facts, and more.

Jun 28, 2016
Where is the Amazon? by Fabiny, Sarah, author.

Where is the Amazon?

Jun 28, 2016
What makes your body work? by Arbuthnott, Gill, author.

What makes your body work?

"What Makes Your Body Work? explains the inner workings of some of the body's major organs and systems. Readers can perform fun easy experiments that will help them measure their own lung volume or understand why the brain can decipher ltteers in the wrnog oredr in a wrod. Entertaining illustrations and explanatory diagrams give details that help reveal what really makes the body work."--

Jun 28, 2016
What is the Declaration of Independence? by Harris, Michael C., 1978- author.

What is the Declaration of Independence?

"Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free! On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation--The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that

Jun 28, 2016