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12 super-incredible dinosaurs you need to know by Olson, Sonja, author. 12 super-incredible dinosaurs you need to know

Shares information on unique dinosaurs, including the Parasaurolophus, Quetzalcoatlus, and Velociraptor.

Sep 24, 2016
13 art movements children should know by Finger, Brad, author. 13 art movements children should know

Introduces readers to major movements in art history, from Romanesque to pop art, and includes visual spreads, detailed descriptions, and a timeline that places key artworks in their historical contexts.

Sep 24, 2016
51 things to make with cardboard tubes by Hayes, Fiona, author. 51 things to make with cardboard tubes

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes, transforms unwanted cardboard tubes into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.

Sep 24, 2016
A family is a family is a family by O'Leary, Sara, author. A family is a family is a family

After their teacher asks them what is special about their families, a class full of students each give an answer, but one student is worried that her family isn't that special at all.

Sep 24, 2016
A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world by Smith, Penny, author, editor. A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world

A journey to classrooms around the world celebrates the commonalities and differences between school days in different countries as kids from many countries share their experiences.

Sep 24, 2016
A storm too soon - a remarkable true survival story in 80-foot seas by Tougias, Mike, 1955- author. A storm too soon - a remarkable true survival story in 80-foot seas

"When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a calamitous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive afloat a life raft in violent waves 80 feet tall"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 24, 2016
A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world by McAllister, Angela. A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world

Celebrate your year from New Year's Day to Christmas Eve with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world. This rich resource brings together folktales from home and legends and myths from distand lands to commemorate the changing seasons, cultural events, and international festivals throughout the year. Stories include: Father Frost, The Magic Porridge Pot, The Frog Prince, The Runaway Pancake, The Pot of Gold, The Gifts of the North Wind, and East of the Sun, West of the Moon.

Sep 24, 2016
ADHD by Squire, Ann, author. ADHD

"Learn all about ADHD, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated"--

Sep 24, 2016
Adventures in lettering / 40 Exercises to Improve Your Lettering Skills by Warnaar, Dawn Nicole, author. Adventures in lettering / 40 Exercises to Improve Your Lettering Skills

Introduces the art of hand-lettering through mixed-media art projects, crafts, and personalized journals and t-shirts.

Sep 24, 2016
Albus Dumbledore - Cinematic Guide - Harry Potter by Scholastic Inc. (COR) Albus Dumbledore - Cinematic Guide - Harry Potter

Sep 24, 2016
Allosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Allosaurus

Using simple text and illustrations, this book examines the allosaurus.

Sep 24, 2016
Ancient & epic tales from around the world by Forest, Heather, author. Ancient & epic tales from around the world

Collects famous tales from folklore around the world, including such epics as "Beowulf," "Gilgamesh," and the "Odyssey."

Sep 24, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author. Animals that make me say look out!

Sep 18, 2016
Ankylosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Ankylosaurus

Using simple text and illustrations, this book examines ankylosaurus.

Sep 24, 2016
Antibiotics by Orr, Tamra, author. Antibiotics

"Learn all about the history of antibiotics, from how they were first invented to how they impact our lives today."--

Sep 24, 2016
Ants by Gregory, Josh, author. Ants

"This book details the life and habits of ants."--

Sep 24, 2016
Antsy Ansel - Ansel Adams, a life in nature by Jenson-Elliott, Cynthia L., author. Antsy Ansel - Ansel Adams, a life in nature

"As a child, Ansel Adams just couldn't sit still. He felt trapped indoors and never walked anywhere--he ran. Even when he sat, his feet danced. But in nature, Ansel felt right at home. He fell in love with the gusting gales of the Golden Gate, the quiet whisper of Lobos Creek, the icy white of Yosemite Valley, and countless other remarkable natural sights. From his early days in San Francisco to the height of his glory nationwide, this book chronicles a restless boy's path to becoming an iconic

Sep 24, 2016
Apatosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Apatosaurus

Presents simple information about apatosaurus, including habitat, anatomy, and lifestyle.

Sep 24, 2016
Are you an art sleuth? - look, discover, learn! by Evans, Brooke DiGiovanni, author. Are you an art sleuth? - look, discover, learn!

Invites readers to closely inspect twenty-one famous paintings and includes lists of small details to find in each.

Sep 24, 2016
Armadillos by Gish, Melissa, author. Armadillos

"A look at armadillos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their armored bodies, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status of some species in the world today"--

Sep 24, 2016