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Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Genetics expert Joanna L. Kelley

"Growing up, Joanna L. Kelley was quizzed at the dinner table. As an adult, she's answering even tougher questions. Her research helps scientists treat tumors and understand evolution. Learn how Joanna became a genetics superstar."--

Apr 27, 2015
Guess! - research and form a hypothesis by Berne, Emma Carlson.

Guess! - research and form a hypothesis

Presents information about how scientists use the scientific method to research a topic and form a hypothesis, and offers tips on taking notes, organizing one's research, and proving a hypothesis.

Apr 27, 2015
Fish by Meister, Cari, author.

Fish

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet fish and tells about a few types of fish that make good pets"--

Apr 27, 2015
Fireflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Fireflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why fireflies flash their lights and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 27, 2015
Hamsters by Meister, Cari, author.

Hamsters

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet hamster"--

Apr 27, 2015
Enormous smallness - a story of E.E. Cummings by Burgess, Matthew, author.

Enormous smallness - a story of E.E. Cummings

Presents the life and work of the twentieth-century American writer, focusing on his fascination with words from a young age and highlighting his poetry's inspirational properties.

Apr 27, 2015
Camels by Riggs, Kate, author.

Camels

"A kindergarten-level introduction to camels, covering their growth process, behaviors, the deserts they call home, and such defining features as their humps"--

Apr 27, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with robotics by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with robotics

"Different types of robots and their components, functions, and purposes are explored in a way that students will find helpful and encouraging when they begin working on their own projects. More than just a beginner's guide, this may be the spark to ignite limitless possibility for kids who love to use their minds and hands" --

Apr 27, 2015
How come? - every kid's science questions explained by Wollard, Kathy, author.

How come? - every kid's science questions explained

Answers questions about color and light, forces and particles, outer space, the earth, weather, animals, and the human body.

Apr 27, 2015
The high score and lowdown on video games by Krensky, Stephen, author.

The high score and lowdown on video games

Learn about the history of video games in this non-fiction level three reader. In this book readers will learn all about how video games came to be, from Pong to Pac-Man and everything in between!

Apr 27, 2015
Cats by Meister, Cari, author.

Cats

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet cat"--

Apr 27, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Apr 27, 2015
12 mammals back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy.

12 mammals back from the brink

Amazing survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback.

Apr 27, 2015
Cool stuff to sew by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Cool stuff to sew

Apr 27, 2015
The amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris, author.

The amazing age of John Roy Lynch

Apr 27, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

"A pair of eyes lurks just above the water's surface. Is it a crocodile or an alligator? Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these two reptiles--and find out what makes them different" --

Apr 27, 2015
Be a meteorologist by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

Be a meteorologist

This accessible book explains the career options of a meteorologist, including television and NASA. It also delves into the past history of meteorology as well as the modern technology that meteorologists now have to aid them.

Apr 27, 2015
Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!) by Cook, Deanna F., 1965- author.

Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!)

Explains basic cooking techniques in kid-friendly language and offers recipes using fresh, healthy ingredients and featuring imaginative presentations, including granola bars, popcorn balls, spring rolls, quesadillas, sliders, and apple crisp.

Apr 27, 2015
Bullet trains by Riggs, Kate, author.

Bullet trains

"A kindergarten-level introduction to bullet trains, covering their speed, drivers, role in transportation, and such defining features as their cars"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 27, 2015
Be a zoologist by Belton, Blair, author.

Be a zoologist

"People pursuing careers in zoology usually focus on certain groups of animals. Herpetologists study reptiles and amphibians, and entomologists are experts on insects. They don't just work at zoos, either. They're teachers, writers, researchers, and more. Some zoologists work in labs and classrooms, while others travel the oceans and trek over mountains. A deep interest in animals and understanding of biology is needed to succeed in this high-interest career. Animal lovers will enjoy learning ab

Apr 27, 2015