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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 15, 2014
Cool backyard grilling - beyond the basics for kids who cook by Wagner, Lisa, 1958- author.

Cool backyard grilling - beyond the basics for kids who cook

Presents recipes to cook on the grill, including gyro burgers with tzatziki, marinated chicken kebabs, and grilled corn with butter, and discusses grilling techniques and safety tips.

Apr 15, 2014
Bottlenose dolphins by Thomas, Elizabeth, 1953- author.

Bottlenose dolphins

"Introduces facts about bottlenose dolphins, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Apr 15, 2014
The end of Pompeii by Costain, Meredith.

The end of Pompeii

Apr 15, 2014
Fun and easy drawing fantasy characters by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing fantasy characters

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own fantasy characters, including dragons, mermaids, unicorns, aliens, fairies, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 15, 2014
Fun and easy drawing at sea by Curto, Rosa M. (Rosa Maria)

Fun and easy drawing at sea

"With easy step-by-step instructions, learn how to draw your own ocean scene with sharks, whales, seals, sailors, ships, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 15, 2014
Diary of Charlotte Forten - a free black girl before the Civil War by Forten, Charlotte L.

Diary of Charlotte Forten - a free black girl before the Civil War

"Presents excerpts from the diary of Charlotte Forten, a free African American teenager who lived in Massachusetts before the Civil War"--

Apr 15, 2014
Diary of Sallie Hester - a covered wagon girl by Hester, Sallie.

Diary of Sallie Hester - a covered wagon girl

"Presents excerpts from the diary of Sallie Hester, a teenager who traveled West on the Oregon Trail in a wagon train in the mid-1800s"--

Apr 15, 2014
Fractions in disguise - a math adventure by Einhorn, Edward (Edward Arthur), 1970-

Fractions in disguise - a math adventure

A humorous look at simplifying fractions.

Apr 15, 2014
Fur and feathers by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

Fur and feathers

Describes the fur, hair, or feathers on animals and explains how they are useful.

Apr 15, 2014
The fire station by Carr, Aaron.

The fire station

Simple text and photographs introduce young readers to a fire station.

Apr 15, 2014
Environmental engineering and the science of sustainability by Snedden, Robert.

Environmental engineering and the science of sustainability

Examines how environmental engineers combine scientific concepts with the engineering design process to find ways to increase the health and comfort of people today, with the smallest negative impact to the environment.

Apr 15, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of eagles, Earth's most widespread birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why people respect eagles"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 15, 2014
Diplodocus by Gregory, Josh.

Diplodocus

"Learn about the incredible dinosaur known as Diplodocus"--

Apr 15, 2014
Disney Infinity - the essential guide by Saunders, Catherine, author.

Disney Infinity - the essential guide

Examines the characters, gadgets, and vehicles of the video game.

Apr 15, 2014
Beneath the sun by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Beneath the sun

Apr 15, 2014
Boy and a jaguar by Rabinowitz, Alan, 1953-

Boy and a jaguar

Apr 15, 2014
Exploring the world of raccoons by Read, Tracy C.

Exploring the world of raccoons

Explains how the raccoon has adapted from its natural home to urban living using its anatomy, intelligence, and natural skills.

Apr 15, 2014
Concrete Mixers by Eick, Jean

Concrete Mixers

Apr 15, 2014
Explore Native American cultures! by Yasuda, Anita.

Explore Native American cultures!

Packed with fascinating stories about the America's first peoples, this children?s activity book uses humor and hands-on projects to outline Native Americans ways of life, beliefs, festivals, technology, and arts and crafts. The projects and games, which encourage children to investigate the culture of Native Americans and how they learned to survive, built thriving communities, and interacted with European explorers and settlers, are outlined with clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams, a

Apr 15, 2014