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The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.

The Berenstain Bears' big book of science and nature

Introduces the seasons, weather, animals, plants, the earth, machines, matter, energy, and related topics.

Sep 22, 2014
Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Dian Fossey - friend to Africa's gorillas

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Dian Fossey, and her work with mountain gorillas. It covers Fossey's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work in Africa"--

Sep 22, 2014
I am Albert Einstein by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Albert Einstein

"Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein grew up to be one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known."--Amazon.com.

Sep 22, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Sep 22, 2014
Guys read. True stories by

Guys read. True stories

"Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable--and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys R

Sep 22, 2014
Brown bears by Gish, Melissa, author.

Brown bears

"A scientific look at brown bears, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coat, behaviors, relationships with humans, and elusiveness of the apex predators in the world today"--

Sep 22, 2014
Beavers by Gish, Melissa, author.

Beavers

"A scientific look at beavers, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their gnawing teeth, behaviors, relationships with humans, and abundance of the rodents in the world today"--

Sep 22, 2014
Animalium by Broom, Jenny, author.

Animalium

Sep 22, 2014
Minecraft combat handbook by Milton, Stephanie, author.

Minecraft combat handbook

An official reference to Minecraft combat explains what players need to defend against hostile monsters and enemy players, covering subjects ranging from fort building and armor crafting to weapons and setting mob traps.

Sep 22, 2014
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate.

Cheetahs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to cheetahs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lands they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted fur"--

Sep 22, 2014
Extraordinary Bodies by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Extraordinary Bodies

Sep 22, 2014
Explore with Leif Eriksson by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Explore with Leif Eriksson

Sep 22, 2014
Explore with Jacques Cartier by Powell, Marie, author.

Explore with Jacques Cartier

Sep 22, 2014
Everything World War I by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Everything World War I

A one hundredth anniversary tribute introduces World War I's key events, major battles, and most prominent players, incorporating informative photography, maps, and an interactive glossary.

Sep 22, 2014
Kentucky by Gaines, Ann.

Kentucky

Sep 22, 2014
Kansas by King, David C.

Kansas

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

Sep 22, 2014
Little author in the big woods - a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder by McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

Little author in the big woods - a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder

"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a

Sep 22, 2014
Excavators by Lennie, Charles, author.

Excavators

Sep 22, 2014
Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words by Shea, Nicole, author.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton in her own words

For over 50 years, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the most influential leaders of the women's rights movement of the 1800s. In this book, abundant with interesting photographs and images, readers are given a glimpse of Stanton's public and personal life through her own writings. Her friendship with Susan B. Anthony, work for the women's rights convention of 1848, and connection with the antislavery movement are especially highlighted.

Sep 22, 2014
Laff-o-tronic sports jokes! by Dahl, Michael.

Laff-o-tronic sports jokes!

A collection of jokes, comics, and gags about sports.

Sep 22, 2014