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The secrets of Neptune by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Neptune

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

May 18, 2016
Badlands National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Badlands National Park

An exploration of Badlands National Park, including how its carved landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the rock formation known as the Badlands Wall.

May 18, 2016
Big Bend National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Big Bend National Park

An exploration of Big Bend National Park, including how its desert canyons were formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the hiking route called Chimneys Trail.

May 18, 2016
My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book by Brown, Michelle Haney.

My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book

A is for ari. A teeny weeny ant crawls with teeny weeny legs on the bamboo plant. Japanese is one of the most popular languages to learn in our multicultural society, and this book introduces it in a playful and gentle way. Organized in a familiar ABC structure, everyday words and expressions as well as words that have special significance in Japanese culture offer even very young children an enticing glimpse into Japanese daily life. This delightfully illustrated preschool book shows each word

May 18, 2016
Take a closer look at. Plastic by Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953- author.

Take a closer look at. Plastic

Plastic is everywhere, but some experts say today's plastic will be in our landfills for thousands of years to come. Explore the good and the bad of plastic in our lives and learn how scientists are looking for new ways to produce biodegradable, Earth-friendly plastic substitutes. STEM career opportunities are featured. Includes a glossary and references for additional reading.

May 18, 2016
Grand Teton National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Grand Teton National Park

An exploration of Grand Teton National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the waterfall known as Hidden Falls.

May 18, 2016
Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition] by Horowitz, Alexandra, author.

Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition]

"Do you want to know what dogs are thinking? What they're feeling? Now you finally can. The answers will surprise and delight young readers as scientist and dog-owner Alexandra Horowitz explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human."--

May 18, 2016
Larry Page by Green, Sara, 1964- author.

Larry Page

"Engaging images accompany information about Larry Page. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

May 18, 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 18, 2016
The secrets of Saturn by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Saturn

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

May 18, 2016
You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch by Senior, Kathryn.

You wouldn't want to be sick in the 16th century! - diseases you'd rather not catch

A humorous look at the state of illness and medicine in Tudor England.

May 18, 2016
The secrets of Jupiter by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970- author.

The secrets of Jupiter

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

May 18, 2016
The secrets of Earth by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Earth

"Discusses Earth as a part of the solar system, including ancient astronomers' research that changed the way Earth was understood, explorations outside of Earth's atmosphere, and the possibility of sending humans to other planets"--

May 18, 2016
The secrets of Mars by Radomski, Kassandra, author.

The secrets of Mars

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

May 18, 2016
Meet a baby lion by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby lion

May 18, 2016
Meet a baby elephant by Bell, Samantha.

Meet a baby elephant

Presents facts about young elephants, including their size, how they grow, and their feeding habits.

May 18, 2016
Sacagawea by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Sacagawea

May 19, 2016
Buffalo Bill Cody by Lusted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Buffalo Bill Cody

May 20, 2016
A beetle is shy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A beetle is shy

"The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor." --

May 20, 2016
Bees & wasps by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959-

Bees & wasps

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of bees and wasps.

May 20, 2016