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Enormous ears and soft brown hair by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Enormous ears and soft brown hair

"On a bright spring morning, a newborn baby animal is about to begin a big adventure. He was born just an hour ago, but on long, wobbly legs, he unsteadily tries to stand. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature that is soon trotting after his large, gentle mother is a moose calf, and one day he will be

Jul 29, 2016
Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from water - hydroelectric, tidal, and wave power

"For centuries, falling water has been used in parts of the world to create energy to run grinding stones at mills and irrigation systems for crops. This interesting book shows how the use of this "clean" form of energy, called hydroelectricity, is being expanded to help us build a more sustainable future. Discover how other forms of water-based energy, such as energy from ocean waves and tides, are being harnessed and used to help create electricity to power our homes, offices, and factories."-

Jul 29, 2016
Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom by Dickmann, Nancy, author.

Energy from nuclear fission - splitting the atom

"Earth has a limited supply of fossil fuels, and in the near future this supply will come to an end. However, more people live on the planet than ever in its history--and they all need energy. One of the ways in which we can meet this increasing demand for energy is through nuclear power. Nuclear power stations do not drain our planet of its resources, and they can supply a seemingly limitless source of energy. Discover more about nuclear energy, how it is created and harnessed, and the controve

Jul 29, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate by Hansen, Grace, author.

Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady & equal rights advocate

Presents information about the first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, including her childhood, education, and career.

Jul 29, 2016
Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects by Enz, Tammy, author.

Dynamic planet - exploring changes on Earth with science projects

"Illustrated instructions for experiments pertaining to changes on Earth, including plate tectonics, erosion, the greenhouse effect, and glaciers"--

Jul 29, 2016
Do you really want to meet a kangaroo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a kangaroo?

"A child goes on an adventure to Australia to view kangaroos in the wild and learns how dangerous they can be when fighting over mates"--

Jul 29, 2016
Crazy totally awesome facts. by

Crazy totally awesome facts.

"Packed with 1,250 fascinating facts about nature, science, animals, technology, and more, and filled with amazing photographs, this amazing book will captivate kids interested in the sciences and social studies and who are curious about the world they live in."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 29, 2016
Gladiators by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

Gladiators

Jul 29, 2016
Food safety basics by Laine, Carolee, author.

Food safety basics

"Food Safety Basics helps readers trace the history of food safety, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 29, 2016
Coyote moon by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Coyote moon

"A nonfiction picture book about coyotes hunting in suburban neighborhoods at night."--

Jul 29, 2016
Big wave surfing by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Big wave surfing

Jul 29, 2016
Big air skateboarding by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

Big air skateboarding

"Engaging images accompany information about Big Air Skateboarding. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 29, 2016
Behind the wheel of an Indy car by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of an Indy car

Jul 29, 2016
Behind the wheel of a chopper by Monnig, Alex, author.

Behind the wheel of a chopper

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers go behind the wheel of a chopper and experience the pride of riding a customized motorcycle."--Publisher's website.

Jul 29, 2016
Beginner's United States atlas. by

Beginner's United States atlas.

Jul 29, 2016
Battleships by Riggs, Kate, author.

Battleships

"A kindergarten-level introduction to battleships, covering their captains, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their decks"--

Jul 29, 2016
Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages! by Tonge, Neil, author.

Banished, beheaded, or boiled in oil - a hair-raising history of crime and punishment throughout the ages!

Jul 29, 2016
Bangladesh by Adamson, Heather, 1974- author.

Bangladesh

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Bangladesh"--

Jul 29, 2016
Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author.

Eyewitness to the Tuskegee Airmen

Jul 29, 2016
Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II by Sherman, Jill., author.

Eyewitness to the role of women in World War II

Through narrative nonfiction, tells about numerous roles of women during the war, including as spies, army nurses, factory workers, and pilots.

Jul 29, 2016