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Minerals by Dee, Willa, 1980-

Minerals

Explains what minerals are, how they are identified, and what they are made of.

Jul 30, 2014
Monster jokes by

Monster jokes

What's a monster's favorite soup? Scream of tomato, of course! What do demons eat for breakfast? Deviled eggs, silly! Any kid can tell you that these monster jokes are so funny it's downright scary. --Publisher's description.

Jul 30, 2014
Moray eels by Owen, Ruth 1967-

Moray eels

"Once a moray eel has clamped down on a fish, something terrifying happens...a second set of jaws lunges out of its throat and begins to devour its prey! Readers won't be able to turn away as they learn all about the moray eel, its adaptations and habitat, and the dangers it presents to scuba divers.

Jul 30, 2014
More laugh-out-loud jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author.

More laugh-out-loud jokes for kids

A collection of one-liners, knock-knock jokes, and tongue twisters.

Jul 30, 2014
Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Winter, Jeanette.

Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes

Jul 25, 2014
Mr. Ferris and his wheel by Davis, Kathryn, 1946-

Mr. Ferris and his wheel

Jul 30, 2014
Muhammad Ali - boxing legend by Peters, Gregory N.

Muhammad Ali - boxing legend

"Describes the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, from birth to world champion"--

Jul 30, 2014
Mythology by Budzik, Mary Frances, 1955- author.

Mythology

Introduces ancient Greek, Norse, Egyptian, and Roman mythologies, including Zeus, father of the Greek gods, Norse Freyja, goddess of love, beauty, war, and death, and Egyptian Bastet, goddess of cats.

Jul 30, 2014
National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas by Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950- author.

National Geographic kids ultimate globetrotting world atlas

Provides maps, facts, and photographs about countries and landforms around the world.

Jul 30, 2014
National Geographic student world atlas. by National Geographic Society (U.S.)

National Geographic student world atlas.

Examines the Earth's geologic history, climate, vegetation, population, food, economies, and mineral resources, and offers physical, political, and subject maps of each continent.

Jul 30, 2014
Nature's patterns. by

Nature's patterns.

"Introduction to patterns in nature, such as the movement of stars, the lunar cycle, the seasons, and animal migrations. The volume uses simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index" --

Jul 30, 2014
Nature's places. by

Nature's places.

"Introduction to natural habitats using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Jul 30, 2014
Not my girl by Jordan-Fenton, Christy, author.

Not my girl

Two years ago, Margaret left her Arctic home for the outsiders' school. Now she has returned and can barely contain her excitement as she rushes towards her waiting family -- but her mother stands still as a stone. This strange, skinny child, with her hair cropped short, can't be her daughter. "Not my girl!" she says angrily. Margaret's years at school have changed her. Now ten years old, she has forgotten her language and the skills to hunt and fish. She can't even stomach her mother's food. He

Jul 30, 2014
On the Wing by Elliott, David/ Stadtlander, Becca (ILT)

On the Wing

Jul 30, 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.

Jul 30, 2014
Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals by Scandiffio, Laura, author.

Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals

Jul 30, 2014
Photos framed - a fresh look at the world's most memorable photographs by Thomson, Ruth, 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."

Jul 30, 2014
Photosynthesis by Zuchora-Walske, Christine.

Photosynthesis

"Explores how photosynthesis constantly powers the inner workings of our world."--

Jul 30, 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.

Jul 30, 2014
Pilots by Minden, Cecilia.

Pilots

Describes what the job of an airline pilot entails, including information on the equipment they use, the uniforms they wear, and the training they need.

Jul 30, 2014