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Amazing mammals by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Amazing mammals

"Introduces the reader to amazing animals."--

Jul 1, 2016
125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!. by

125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!.

Going on a road trip? See the silly side of travel as you explore the wackiest landmarks from around the world--a place where you can walk in real dinosaur tracks, a hotel where you sleep in an igloo, a crazy beard festival, a UFO museum, and so much more. You won't believe our world is full of so many bizarre and wonderful places!

Jul 1, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jul 1, 2016
Black Tuesday and the Great Depression by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Black Tuesday and the Great Depression

Jul 1, 2016
Birds of prey by Kerrod, Robin, author.

Birds of prey

This book helps you learn about eagles, owls, falcons, hawks and other powerful predators of the air, in 190 exciting pictures. You can find out about every aspect of these amazing creatures - their keen eyesight, how hawks hunt their prey, how vultures make ingenious use of tools, and much more. It features stunning wildlife photographs, plus illustrations and detailed cross-sections. Focus features take a closer look at individual species or a key element of their lives - marvel at the soaring

Jul 1, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 1, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

23 ways to be an eco hero

Provides both simple and challenging step-by-step craft projects that are focused on environmental responsibility.

Jul 1, 2016
13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad, author.

13 bridges children should know

Provides information about thirteen famous bridges, including the Charles Bridge in Prague, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, and the Tower Bridge in London.

Jul 1, 2016
Bridges by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Bridges

"Learn all about some of the world's most incredible bridges, from how they are designed and built to how bridge technology has changed over time."--

Jul 1, 2016
The buffalo soldiers by Mills, Cliff, 1947-2015.

The buffalo soldiers

Jul 1, 2016
Civil rights by Staton, Hilarie N.

Civil rights

Jul 1, 2016
The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

The Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis

"Through a lens of primary sources, this fascinating book looks at the pivotal crisis of the Cold War during which the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba. The key leaders, including Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and John F. Kennedy are introduced, and the complexities of the crisis are covered including proxy wars and communication systems. Relations today between countries are examined to consider whether a new Cold War may be looming." -- Back cover.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool backyard camping - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Backyard Camping makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Tell a spooky ghost story or delight in a delicious s'more. Make a cushion seat or a glow stick light. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors by Hengel, Katherine, author.

Cool birds & bugs - great things to do in the great outdoors

"Cool Birds & Bugs makes the great outdoors fun and exciting. Build a beautiful bird's nest or craft a clever bug jar. Make bird feeders out of fruit, a paper towel holder or a plastic bottle. This book is full of easy-to-follow steps and bright photography for every activity. Plus, it's written just for kids! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Animal jokes, riddles, and games by Christopher, Clara, author.

Animal jokes, riddles, and games

Presents information about different kinds of riddles and wordplay and offers examples of animal-themed jokes, tongue twisters, and humorous definitions.

Jul 1, 2016
Angelina Jolie by Reusser, Kayleen, author.

Angelina Jolie

Describes the life, film career, and humanitarian efforts of the Academy Award-winning actress who is also a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador and a movie director.

Jul 1, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Vegara, Ma Isabel Sanchez/ Mariadiamantes (COR)

Amelia Earhart

Jul 1, 2016
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes by Gillingham, Sara, author, illustrator.

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie - the complete book of nautical codes

Presents an A to Z reference to nautical codes that looks at how signal flags, the phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and semaphore are used to communicate between ships and from ship to shore.

Jul 1, 2016
The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems by Yolen, Jane, author.

The alligator's smile and other poems / And Other Poems

A collection of poems on alligators explores how they hunt, keep warm, and care for their young.

Jul 1, 2016
African Savanna by Gregory, Josh, author.

African Savanna

Explores the African savanna ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Jul 1, 2016