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The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli S, author.

The boy's body book / Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

Discusses the physical and emotional transitions that boys undergo during puberty, including growth spurts, voice changes, sexual development, peer pressure, dating, and new relationships within the family.

Jul 29, 2015
The call of the osprey by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, author.

The call of the osprey

"A stunning addition to the Scientists in the Field series that explores mercury pollution found in the rivers and streams of Western Montana that might cause harm to humans--and the extinction of the entire osprey species."--

Jul 29, 2015
The explosive story of fireworks! by Einhorn, Kama, 1969- author.

The explosive story of fireworks!

"In this book readers will learn all about how fireworks were invented in China over 2,000 years ago, how Queen Elizabeth I created a special honor for the person who created the best fireworks, and much more!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 24, 2015
The flying birds by Han, Eun-sun, author.

The flying birds

Explains basic multiplication concepts through the story of an old carpenter who is inspired to build birdhouses and uses math to help him make decisions throughout the building process.

Jul 29, 2015
The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The gandy dancers - and work songs from the American railroad

Describes the various types of work people did on railroads, and gives examples of some of the work songs they sang, particularly gandy dancers, the crews that worked on the tracks, many of whom were African Americans.

Jul 29, 2015
The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli/ Tallardy, Laura (ILT)

The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

Jul 29, 2015
The greatest hockey records by Doeden, Matt.

The greatest hockey records

"Short stories and tables of statistics describe the history and greatest records of the National Hockey League"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2015
The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams by Stone, Tanya Lee.

The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams

Jul 25, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents Dinosaurs

Journeying back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, Ms. Frizzle's class learns all about these creatures, including their life cycle, diet, physical characteristics, behaviors, and extinction.

Jul 29, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents insects by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

The Magic School Bus presents insects

Introduces facts about insects, including the life cycle of butterflies, how crickets communicate, and how ants work together in a community.

Jul 29, 2015
The Magic School Bus presents polar animals by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.

The Magic School Bus presents polar animals

Mrs. Frizzle introduces some of the amazing animals who inhabit the Arctic and Antarctic regions, and explains how they have adapted to their icy homes.

Jul 29, 2015
The Moon maiden & other Asian folktales by Hua Long, illustrator.

The Moon maiden & other Asian folktales

An illustrated collection of twelve well-known myths, legends and fables from China and East Asia adapted for younger readers.

Jul 29, 2015
The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids - The Secrets Behind What You Eat by Pollan, Michael

The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids - The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Jul 29, 2015
The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall by Lang, Heather, 1966- author.

The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall

"A picture book biography of Lucille Mulhall, a Wild West performer in the early 1900s whose skills were as considerable as her male counterparts and who is often regarded as "the original cowgirl.""--

Jul 24, 2015
The plague by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955- author.

The plague

Traces the history of the plague, discussing its origin, how it travels, treatment, and scientific work to eliminate the disease.

Jul 29, 2015
The popcorn astronauts - and other biteable rhymes by Ruddell, Deborah, author.

The popcorn astronauts - and other biteable rhymes

"Take a bite out of the calendar with this ... collection of ... seasonal poems, each one an ode to a favorite food"--Amazon.com.

Jul 24, 2015
The race around the world by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962-

The race around the world

Jul 29, 2015
The singer in the stream - a story of American dippers by Hocker, Katherine M., author, illustrator.

The singer in the stream - a story of American dippers

"American dippers are small gray birds that live their whole lives near (and in!) fast-moving mountain streams. John Muir called them "water ouzels"and this lively book showcases the fascinating qualities he loved in them. Readers will discover what these charming little birds eat, how they find their food, where they nest, what their chicks are like, where they go in winter, and much more. A section at the end provides a wealth of additional information making this book a fantastic resource for

Jul 29, 2015
The storyteller - my years with Ernest Thompson Seton - including illustrations and excerpts from his stories by Knox, Leila Moss.

The storyteller - my years with Ernest Thompson Seton - including illustrations and excerpts from his stories

The author discusses her early childhood spent in Santa Fe with her aunt and uncle and how her uncle told her stories, taught her about wildlife, and gave her a deep respect for Native American cultures.

Jul 29, 2015
The ultimate book about me by Platt, Richard, author.

The ultimate book about me

Explores what makes a person a person, including their genes, body, brain, memory, emotions, gender, and ancestors.

Jul 23, 2015