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I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

"Everyone feels shy at times, even grown-ups and other children who seem very brave. But excessive shyness may leave children feeling lonely and left out. This book [is intended to] help children take the first steps toward feeling more confident"--Amazon.com.

Mar 4, 2015
I am patriotic by Schuette, Sarah L., 1976-, author.

I am patriotic

Explains what it means to be patriotic from a young child's perspective.

Mar 4, 2015
I can't eat peanuts by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

I can't eat peanuts

"Young children are naturally curious about themselves. Tell Me Why I Can't Eat Peanuts offers answers to their most compelling questions about allergies. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--Provided by publisher.

Mar 4, 2015
I say Shehechiyanu by Rocklin, Joanne.

I say Shehechiyanu

"Learn about the many occasions in the Jewish year on which you can say "Shehechiyanu," a blessing for beginnings, first times, and happy arrivals"--Provided by the publisher.

Mar 4, 2015
I see a pattern here by Goldstone, Bruce.

I see a pattern here

"Patterns are fascinating! They can be so beautiful that people come from all over the world to see them, or so familiar you hardly notice them. They appear everywhere: beehives, dinner plates, even the bottoms of your shoes! With stunning photographs that show diverse examples from nature and artwork around the world, Bruce Goldstone reveals the secrets behind patterns--and gives you some fun ideas for making your own"--

Feb 27, 2015
I see things differently - a first look at autism by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I see things differently - a first look at autism

Offers advice to children on the main characteristics of autism, and addresses common worries and questions on what to expect from an autistic classmate and how to interact with people with the condition.

Mar 4, 2015
I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are by Heos, Bridget, author.

I, fly - the buzz about flies and how awesome they are

"Fly is fed up with everyone studying butterflies. After all, flies go through metamorphosis too--and they are so much cooler! They flap their wings 200 times a second, compared to a butterfly's measly five to twelve times. Their babies--maggots--are much cuter than caterpillars (obviously). And when they eat solid food, they even throw up on it to turn it into a liquid. Who wouldn't want to study an insect like that? Both funny and informative, this earnest (and highly partisan) narrator provid

Feb 27, 2015
If It Rains Pancakes - Haiku and Lantern Poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

If It Rains Pancakes - Haiku and Lantern Poems

Explains and demonstrates how to write two types of ancient Japanese poetry: haiku and lanterns.

Mar 4, 2015
Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights by Howell, Sara.

Immigrants' rights, citizens' rights

Explains the difference between immigrants and United States citizens, the two different ways to become a citizen, the rights only citizens have and the ones immigrants share, deportation, and rights under the criminal law.

Mar 4, 2015
Incredible experiments with chemical reactions & mixtures by Navarro, Paula, author.

Incredible experiments with chemical reactions & mixtures

Presents 16 simple experiments that can be performed with common objects found around the house. The book explores concepts like water density, oxidation, and more are explored using simple household materials. Each experiment includes illustrated, step-by-step instructions and a simple scientific explanation of what is happening during the experiment. Full-color illustrations on each page.

Mar 4, 2015
Indonesia by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Indonesia

Mar 4, 2015
Insects by McFadzean, Lesley., author.

Insects

Mar 4, 2015
Inside a Formula 1 car by MacArthur, Collin, author.

Inside a Formula 1 car

Mar 4, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Mar 4, 2015
Interior designer by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Interior designer

Mar 4, 2015
Inventions that could have changed the world ... but didn't! by Rhatigan, Joe, author.

Inventions that could have changed the world ... but didn't!

Outlines the process of making and patenting inventions and presents innovations in such fields as transportation, appliances, child and pet care, and amusement that did not work, were too early or too late, or failed for other reasons.

Mar 4, 2015
Is this normal? - more girls' questions by Johnston, Darcie

Is this normal? - more girls' questions

Feb 27, 2015
Jamaica by Bjorklund, Ruth.

Jamaica

Mar 4, 2015
Jets by Riggs, Kate, author.

Jets

"A kindergarten-level introduction to jets, covering their speed, pilots, role in transportation, and such defining features as their pointy noses"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 4, 2015
John Muir wrestles a waterfall by Danneberg, Julie, 1958-

John Muir wrestles a waterfall

Tells the story of how John Muir approached a waterfall in Yosemite one night, and the harrowing experience he had with it when he came close to experience it more fully, in a book with additional information about Muir's life.

Mar 4, 2015