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Piece of the Mountain- the Story of Blaise Pascal by McPherson, Joyce

Piece of the Mountain- the Story of Blaise Pascal

Aug 29, 2015
Pine and the winter sparrow by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Pine and the winter sparrow

Aug 29, 2015
Pit Bulls Are the Best! by Landau, Elaine

Pit Bulls Are the Best!

Aug 29, 2015
The plague by Andrews, Lawrence, 1955- author.

The plague

Aug 29, 2015
Ospreys by Dunn, Mary R.

Ospreys

"Describes the characteristics, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to osprey"--

Aug 29, 2015
Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch by Newman, Patricia, 1958-

Plastic, ahoy! - investigating the great Pacific garbage patch

A team of scientists explores the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world.

Aug 29, 2015
Elephant in the dark by Javaherbin, Mina, author.

Elephant in the dark

In this version of "The blind men and the elephant", based on a poem by Ru¯mi¯, Persian villagers try to figure out what strange animal in a dark barn has arrived from India.

Aug 29, 2015
Polio by Grayson-Jones, Timothy.

Polio

For many decades, scientists could do little to treat polio, they knew its symptoms but had no idea how it was transmitted, or what caused the illness. Discover how it took hundreds of years, thousands of dollars to ultimately find a way to combat this deadly disease.

Aug 29, 2015
Fielder the super dog by Lally, Sean, author.

Fielder the super dog

Nine-year-old Sean Lally tells the story of his Diabetic Alert Dog, Fielder, who has been trained to alert Sean when his blood sugar has reached an unhealthy level.

Aug 29, 2015
Chickens aren't the only ones by Heller, Ruth, 1924-, author.

Chickens aren't the only ones

A pictorial introduction to the animals that lay eggs, including chickens as well as other birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and even a few mammals.

Aug 29, 2015
Creating horror comics by Belmonte, David, author.

Creating horror comics

"Readers explore the genre of horror comics as they learn the techniques used to make their drawings go from good to ghoulish. They follow step-by-step instructions to create a variety of horror characters, such as a terrifying swamp zombie."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 29, 2015
Raspberry Pi for kids by Wentk, Richard, author.

Raspberry Pi for kids

As small as a credit card and ultra-affordable, the Raspberry Pi packs plenty of power into a pocket-size computer. But getting the hang of it can be tricky. This guide shows you how to use your Raspberry Pi to work and play, edit photos, watch videos, and even craft your own programs!

Aug 29, 2015
My five senses by Aliki.

My five senses

A simple presentation of the five senses, demonstrating some ways we use them. Children love to explore. Each day brings new sights and sounds, new things to smell and taste and touch . Aliki's simple text and cheerful art in this enlarged edition introduce very young children to the wonder of the five senses and all they reveal about the world around us.

Aug 29, 2015
Real stories from street children across the world by Robinson, Anthony, 1949 September 8- author.

Real stories from street children across the world

Recounts stories from the lives of six children who live on the street in Zimbabwe, Guatemala, and Mozambique.

Aug 29, 2015
Kyle goes alone by Thornhill, Jan, author.

Kyle goes alone

Aug 29, 2015
Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo by Maxwell, Cassandre.

Fur, fins, and feathers - Abraham Dee Bartlett and the invention of the modern zoo

Aug 29, 2015
Little kids' first big book of the world by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Little kids' first big book of the world

This charming reference introduces young readers to the wider world by exploring languages, landscapes, weather, animals, capital cities, mountains, deserts, and other landscapes and landforms, and more. It encourages kids to play with activities such as creating a mini-rainforest in a bottle and singing a simple song in Spanish. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with kid-friendly and age-appropriate maps along with basic facts about each continent. This book will quickly become a favorit

Aug 29, 2015
Goodnight songs - a celebration of the seasons by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.

Goodnight songs - a celebration of the seasons

Twelve seasonal lullabies are illustrated by contemporary artists, including Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, and Dadu Shin.

Aug 29, 2015
Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth by Barman, Adrienne, artist.

Creaturepedia - welcome to the greatest show on earth

"Welcome to this collection of best-loved animals from all over the world, chosen for their special talents and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet 'the architects', the 'noisy neighbors', the 'homebodies', the 'forever faithfuls', the 'champions of forgetfulness' and more in this alphabetically ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating facts, curious creatures, and characterful cartoons, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours."--

Aug 29, 2015
Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters by Collins, Terry (Terry Lee), author.

Scooby-Doo! and the truth behind sea monsters

"The popular Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang teach kids all about sea monsters"--

Aug 29, 2015