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Not-for-parents U.S.A. - everything you ever wanted to know by Evans, Lynette, 1965-

Not-for-parents U.S.A. - everything you ever wanted to know

Presents the real, inside story of the United States of America and features fascinating tales about the Wild West, cockroach races, a massive canyon, and weddings in Vegas.

Jul 9, 2014
Octopuses by Kessler, Colleen.

Octopuses

"Learn more about octopuses, how they use their cleverness to survive, and how they are astonishing scientists with their surprising smarts."--

Jul 9, 2014
Oklahoma's devastating May 2013 tornado by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Oklahoma's devastating May 2013 tornado

"In this book, young readers will learn about the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma in May of 2013."--

Jul 9, 2014
Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm by Provensen, Alice.

Our animal friends at Maple Hill Farm

Describes animals on the authors' own farm in New York: dogs, horses, pigs, geese, chickens, cows, goats, sheep, cats, and more! Who lives at Maple Hill Farm? Two dogs, five horses, a pig, some geese, lots of chickens, a few cows, a few goats, several sheep, and four special cats -- these are the animals at Maple Hill Farm. With simple text that is both affectionate and wry, and irresistible illustrations that burst with personality, Alice and Martin Provensen bring their barnyard friends to lif

Jul 11, 2014
Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals by Scandiffio, Laura, author.

Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals

Provides information on eight of the most notorious criminals who were caught on the run, including John Dillinger, Adolf Eichmann, and Osama bin Laden.

Jul 7, 2014
Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals by Scandiffio, Laura, author.

Outlaws, spies, and gangsters - chasing notorious criminals

Jul 11, 2014
Owls - birds of the night by Sollinger, Emily, author.

Owls - birds of the night

Teaches readers about owls, from the smallest, which can be tinier than an avocado, to the largest, which can have a wingspan of five feet.

Jul 11, 2014
Panda by Hanson, Anders, 1980- author.

Panda

Jul 11, 2014
Pandora tells all - not the curious kind by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Pandora tells all - not the curious kind

"Introduces the concept of point of view through Pandora's retelling of the classic Greek myth 'Pandora's Vase'"--

Jul 11, 2014
Penguin by Magloff, Lisa.

Penguin

Learn about the wonderful world of Emperor penguins, from the courtship rituals through the birth of the chicks. Watch Me Grow, a groundbreaking series from DK, brings readers ages 5 and up into the fascinating world of animal development. Close-up photographs give children an animal's eye-view of growing up, while simple, first-person text and fact boxes explain what is happening at each stage in the lives of animals. Watch Me Grow introduces beginner's to the cycle of life with gorgeous photog

Jul 11, 2014
People and places by

People and places

Jul 11, 2014
Photosynthesis by Zuchora-Walske, Christine.

Photosynthesis

Looks at photosynthesis, examining the way it converts sunlight into chemical energy for living things to use, and how the process works.

Jul 7, 2014
Photosynthesis by Zuchora-Walske, Christine.

Photosynthesis

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

Jul 11, 2014
Physics - investigate the forces of nature by Gardner, Jane P, author.

Physics - investigate the forces 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 11, 2014
Pigeon by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

Pigeon

Jul 11, 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 11, 2014
Piranhas by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Piranhas

"Invites readers to travel to South America and learn about the piranha's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense."--

Jul 11, 2014
Planets by Tuchman, Gail, author.

Planets

Provides simple information about the planets of the solar system and beyond.

Jul 7, 2014
Planets by Tuchman, Gail.

Planets

Jul 11, 2014
Planning perfect parties - the girls' guide to fun, fresh, unforgettable events by Jones, Jen.

Planning perfect parties - the girls' guide to fun, fresh, unforgettable events

"Ideas, inspirations, and tips on how to plan the perfect party"--

Jul 11, 2014