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The constellation Ursa Major - the story of the big bear by Owings, Lisa, author.

The constellation Ursa Major - the story of the big bear

Retells the story of Ursa Major as the transformation of Callisto and Arcas, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Ursa Major, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture including the role of the Big Dipper in the Underground Railroad.

Apr 17, 2014
Hatch! by Munro, Roxie.

Hatch!

Read about several types of birds and their different eggs and nests.

Apr 17, 2014
Handy health guide to your eyes by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to your eyes

"Find out about the parts of the human eye and how we see, why things are blurry, if you need glasses or contacts, and how to take care of your eyes"--

Apr 17, 2014
Handy health guide to your teeth by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to your teeth

"An overview of how to care for your teeth and diseases that can affect your mouth"--

Apr 17, 2014
Handy health guide to ADHD by Silverstein, Alvin.

Handy health guide to ADHD

"An overview of ADHD for children in grades 5 and up. Find out what ADHD is, how it is diagnosed, and some treatment options"--

Apr 17, 2014
The great big green by Gifford, Peggy Elizabeth, author.

The great big green

Apr 17, 2014
Going to Mecca by Robert, Na'íma bint.

Going to Mecca

We are led on the journey of a lifetime to the city of Mecca - the pilgrimage known to Muslims as the Hajj. The pilgrims walk with heads bare and feet in sandals; they call to Allah; they kiss or point to the Black Stone, as the Prophet did. Arriving at Mecca, they surge round the Ka'aba, shave their heads and travel to Mount Arafat. Finally, though their bodies are tired and aching, their spirits are uplifted, knowing that with thousands of others they have performed the sacred pilgrimage. This

Apr 17, 2014
Garden to table - a kid's guide to planting, growing, and preparing food by Hengel, Katherine.

Garden to table - a kid's guide to planting, growing, and preparing food

Instructs readers how to grow, harvest, and cook homegrown foods.

Apr 17, 2014
Fantastic penguins - an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures by Taylor, Barbara, 1954- author.

Fantastic penguins - an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures

Apr 17, 2014
Fun and easy drawing storybook characters by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing storybook characters

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own storybook characters, including pirates, ballerinas, magicians, clowns, princesses, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 17, 2014
Fish by Head, Honor, author.

Fish

Describes the life cycle of fishes, from tiny sea horses to giant hammerhead sharks.

Apr 17, 2014
Fun and easy drawing on the farm by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing on the farm

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own farm scene with cows, chickens, pigs, farmers, tractors, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 17, 2014
If you were me and lived in ... France - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P., author.

If you were me and lived in ... France - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

See what life would be like if you lived in France.

Apr 17, 2014
Get to know cat breeds - over 40 best-known breeds by Metz, Gabriele.

Get to know cat breeds - over 40 best-known breeds

"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than forty cat breeds grouped into categories established by the Fe´de´ration Internationale Fe´line (FIFe): Persians and exotic shorthairs, semi-longhair cats, short-haired cats and Somali, the Oriental family, and breeds recognized by the World Cat Federation (WCF). Includes a chapter on cat care"--

Apr 17, 2014
If you were me and lived in ... Kenya - a child's introduction to cultures around the world by Roman, Carole P.

If you were me and lived in ... Kenya - a child's introduction to cultures around the world

If you were me and lived in...Kenya: a child's introduction to culture around the world is back with a brand new expedition. This amazing children's series by Carole P. Roman is heading to Africa! Focusing on what life could be like for children in another land, this series continues to show the customs and cultures that inhabit our great globe. This entry touches on the many different and interesting aspects of life for children in the country of Kenya. From food to a major holiday, beautiful i

Apr 17, 2014
Elizabeth, queen of the seas by Cox, Lynne, 1957-

Elizabeth, queen of the seas

Apr 17, 2014
Diary of William Bircher - a Civil War drummer by Bircher, William, 1845-1917.

Diary of William Bircher - a Civil War drummer

"Presents excerpts from the diary of William Bircher, a 15-year-old Minnesotan who was a drummer during the Civil War"--

Apr 17, 2014
Catfish by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Catfish

Provides facts about catfish, including history, anatomy, habitat, and life cycle, and includes information about catfishing.

Apr 17, 2014
Chasing the storm - tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching by Miller, Ron, 1947- author.

Chasing the storm - tornadoes, meteorology, and weather watching

Looks at the science of tornadoes and those who chase them, and provides instructions for simple weather experiments.

Apr 17, 2014
Haunted! - the White House by Rajczak, Michael

Haunted! - the White House

Apr 17, 2014