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12 children who changed the world by McCullum, Kenya, author.

12 children who changed the world

"Showcases the work and achievements of 12 children who, despite their age, have had a great impact on the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each child and how their accomplishments helped change the world."--Amazon website.

May 21, 2016
A cat's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A cat's view of the world

"From a cat's point of view, tells about cat senses, providing insight into cat behavior and abilities"--

May 21, 2016
A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet by Fredericks, Anthony D.

A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet

"Using the alphabet book format the rainforest is explored and explained. A poem explains each topic followed by detailed expository text. Topics include Brazil, epiphytes, gorillas, Kapok tree and nocturnal"--Provided by publisher.

May 27, 2016
Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln by Rappaport, Doreen.

Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln

An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president.

May 27, 2016
About the Rain Forest by Johanasen, Heather

About the Rain Forest

May 23, 2016
About the rain forest by Johanasen, Heather.

About the rain forest

Learn about rain forests and the plants and animals that live in them.

May 27, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.

May 27, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war by Bacher, Lindsay, author.

Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war

Through narrative nonfiction, readers learn the story of Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian who preserved Iraq's history by saving thousands of books from being destroyed during the Iraq War.

May 27, 2016
Animal mash-ups by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal mash-ups

"Learn all about nature's most incredible hybrids, from those that occur naturally to those created with the help of scientists and breeders"--

May 21, 2016
Baa baa black sheep by Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator.

Baa baa black sheep

In this take-off on the familiar nursery rhyme, black sheep graciously offers bag after bag of wool to Miss, who handcrafts mittens, a tea cosy, and more for her friends, then produces a sweater for the shivering sheep when all the wool is gone. Includes music for piano and guitar.

May 27, 2016
Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities

Examines "the modern history of America's favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, bonus babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, they'll [read] firsthand quotes and stories from more than 175 former major leaguers who were eyewitnesses to and participants in baseball's most incredible feats and biggest moments"--Amazon.com.

May 21, 2016
Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do by Gilpin, Rebecca

Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do

May 27, 2016
Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love by Strebe, Jenny, author.

Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love

"A step-by-step guide to 50 hairstyles and basic hair care for girls."--

May 21, 2016
Brave like me. by Kerley, Barbara, author

Brave like me.

"When someone is serving our country, far from home, everyone in their family has to be brave. Including -- and sometimes especially -- the kids. This book speaks to all kids in this situation in telling the story of a boy and a girl with parents away on duty. It captures the children's worries, fears, trials, and triumphs while waiting for their parents to return from service. Although the narrative tells one universal tale, the photographs depict multiple perspectives so that every reader has

May 25, 2016
Can you find? - an ABC book by McKay, Sindy.

Can you find? - an ABC book

"Throughout the book children search for letters in illustrations, along with various objects and animals that begin with the sound of that letter. Learning these letters and letter sounds will help to build the foundations every child needs to become a successful reader."--P. [4] of cover.

May 27, 2016
Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king by Hatkoff, Craig, author.

Cecil's pride - the true story of a lion king

Describes Cecil the lion's rise to power at the Hwange National Park, from his struggles as a cub and alliance with rival Jericho to his untimely death that shocked the world.

May 25, 2016
Cola fountains and spattering paint bombs - 47 experiments to do at home by Goossens, Jesse, author.

Cola fountains and spattering paint bombs - 47 experiments to do at home

"Carry out crazy experiments with things you can find around the house. Turn your home or yard into a laboratory and make paint bombs and elephant toothpaste, grow crystals, watch volcanoes erupt and CDs fly, build your own lava lamp, and discover how you can make an egg bounce"--Page [4] of cover.

May 27, 2016
Cuba by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Cuba

Introduces Cuba, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

May 27, 2016
Day and night by Evans, Shira, author.

Day and night

Describes how birds tweet and bees buzz in the daylight before entirely different creatures awaken and prowl after dark.

May 21, 2016
Deer by Webster, Christine.

Deer

A simple introduction to different varieties of deer.

May 27, 2016