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Brilliant birds by Feldman, Thea.

Brilliant birds

Provides simple information about different birds. Text consists of short and simple sentences, high-interest information, easy vocabulary with a high degree of phonic regularity and lots of repetition.

Mar 3, 2015
Comedy & comedians by Hill, Z. B.

Comedy & comedians

Presents information about occupations in the comedy industry, describes the history and creative aspects of comedy, profiles famous comedians, and offers guidance on how to generate income and create a successful career. --Publisher's description.

Mar 3, 2015
Campground by Balcom, Katherine, author.

Campground

Mar 3, 2015
Guess who's in the trees by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Guess who's in the trees

Describes the unique characteristics of eight animals that find shelter and food in trees and encourages the reader to guess which animal is hiding under the flap.

Mar 3, 2015
Draw-a-saurus - everything you need to know to draw your favorite dinosaurs by Silvani, James.

Draw-a-saurus - everything you need to know to draw your favorite dinosaurs

Walt Disney and Dreamworks illustrator James Silvani encourages young artists to mix the latest dinosaur facts with their imaginations, using step-by-step lessons showing how to draw a variety of dinosaurs and prehistoric beasts.

Mar 3, 2015
Fun things to do with paper plates and cups by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with paper plates and cups

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using paper cups, paper plates, and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 3, 2015
Gems by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny, 1972- author.

Gems

This title covers key curriculum Earth science topics, and explores the natural processes, how geologists study gems, and how gems relate to the reader's daily life.

Mar 3, 2015
Get into art - places by Brooks, Susie, author.

Get into art - places

Introduces readers to works of art featuring "places" by such esteemed artists as Vincent van Gogh, Juan Gris, Paul Klee, Katsushika Hokusai, Raoul Dufy, Wassily Kandinsky, L.S. Lowry, Abraham Ortelius, Stuart Davis, Rene Magritte and provides instruction for "place" centered art projects.

Mar 3, 2015
Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Giggle's guide to caring for your gerbils

"In this book, Giggle the Gerbil reveals how readers should go about choosing pet gerbils, what supplies they will need, how to make a new pet gerbil feel at home, and how to properly care for pet gerbils, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a gerbil cage clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Mar 3, 2015
Guinea pigs by Meister, Cari, author.

Guinea pigs

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

Mar 3, 2015
Butterflies by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Butterflies

Describes the characteristics of butterflies, including their colors, how they ward off predators, their food habits, and how caterpillars become butterflies.

Mar 3, 2015
Candy experiments 2 by Leavitt, Loralee.

Candy experiments 2

"Following the success of the first Candy Experiments, this all-new collection presents more ways to destroy store-bought candy and learn some science in the process. Candy Experiments 2 delivers fun science facts from the perspective of a real mom in the kitchen doing crazy things with brand-name store-bought candy. Marshmallows, cotton candy, Pixy Stix, Jawbreakers, Pop Rocks, gummi candy, chocolate, and even soda provide good excuses to get destructive in the kitchen. Do Peeps dissolve when y

Mar 3, 2015
Courage under fire - true stories of bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Courage under fire - true stories of bravery from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines

"Provides gripping accounts of Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Mar 3, 2015
The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever? by Landau, Elaine.

The Gold Rush in California - would you catch gold fever?

Mar 3, 2015
Gluten-free diets by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

Gluten-free diets

"Simple text and full-color photographs give an overview of a gluten-free diet"--

Mar 3, 2015
Grassland food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Grassland food chains

"This book explores the food chains and webs that exist in a grassland habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Mar 3, 2015
Helping our veterans by Gagne, Tammy.

Helping our veterans

Mar 3, 2015
Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Henrietta's guide to caring for your chickens

"In this book, Henrietta the Chicken reveals how readers should go about choosing chickens, what supplies they will need, how to make a new chicken feel at home, and how to properly care for chickens, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a chicken coop clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective--

Mar 3, 2015
Fun things to do with egg cartons by Laughlin, Kara L.

Fun things to do with egg cartons

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities that reuse egg cartons and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 3, 2015
Fun things to do with cardboard tubes by Ventura, Marne.

Fun things to do with cardboard tubes

"Full-color photos and simple, step-by-step instructions describe 10 crafts and activities using cardboard tubes and common materials found around the house"--

Mar 3, 2015