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Zoology for kids - understanding and working with animals - with 21 activities by Hestermann, Josh, 1983-

Zoology for kids - understanding and working with animals - with 21 activities

An introduction to working with animals shares anecdotes, photographs, facts based on peer-reviewed research, and hands-on activities designed to promote conservation awareness and animal-related career interests.

Apr 26, 2015
Zap! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with energy by Slade, Suzanne, author.

Zap! - Wile E. Coyote experiments with energy

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with energy"--Provided by publisher."--

Apr 25, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations! by Rooney, Anne, author.

You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations!

Apr 23, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without insects! by Rooney, Anne.

You wouldn't want to live without insects!

Shows how many insects are beneficial to humans.

Apr 26, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without fire! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without fire!

Apr 26, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without extreme weather! by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without extreme weather!

Discusses how weather has shaped the world we live in, and how humans have learned to live in almost every climate that can be found on Earth.

Apr 26, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without dentists! by Macdonald, Fiona.

You wouldn't want to live without dentists!

Today, going to the dentist is usually a safe and painless experience. In past centuries, that wasn't always the case. Read and learn how lucky we are to live in modern times.

Apr 26, 2015
You can do yoga by Wood, Alix, author.

You can do yoga

Presents information about yoga, including meditation, breathing, exercises, and poses.

Apr 26, 2015
World War II on the front lines by Cooke, Tim, 1961-

World War II on the front lines

"Approaches the topic of World War II from the perspective of those fighting in it"--

Apr 23, 2015
World War I, 1917-1918 - the turning of the tide by Walker, Robert, 1980-

World War I, 1917-1918 - the turning of the tide

Focuses on how major events in 1917, including Russia withdrawing from the war and American forces entering the battle, refreshed troops enough to give the Allies a winning advantage.

Apr 25, 2015
World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins by Gould, Jane H.

World War I, 1914-1916 - a terrible new warfare begins

Presents information about the events leading to World War 1 and how trench warfare became the new way of fighting in this war.

Apr 24, 2015
World War I unclassified - secrets of World War I revealed by Hunter, Nick, author.

World War I unclassified - secrets of World War I revealed

From the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, this book takes readers on a journey back in time to discover the amazing story behind one of the most terrible wars in history. Packed full of amazing photographs and original documents from the National Archives, real-life artifacts and documentation enable readers to build a true and real account of World War I and how it shaped the world.

Apr 25, 2015
World War I - the cause for war by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

World War I - the cause for war

Discusses the political and social conditions that led to World War I, including the growth of nationalism, the competition for territories in the Balkans once under Ottoman control, and the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.

Apr 23, 2015
Women inventors by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Women inventors

Profiles such famous women inventors as Margaret Knight, Stephanie Kwolek, and Patsy Sherman.

Apr 26, 2015
Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals by Johnson, Jinny, 1949-

Wild world - an encyclopedia of animals

Examines the main groups within the animal kingdom, revealing similarities and differences between the animals in each group.

Apr 26, 2015
Wild ideas by Kelsey, Elin, author.

Wild ideas

Apr 26, 2015
Who Was Winston Churchill? by Labrecque, Ellen/ Hoare, Jerry (ILT)/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Winston Churchill?

Apr 26, 2015
Who was Robert Ripley? by Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)

Who was Robert Ripley?

"Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst took an interest in the column, it became a syndicated global success. Ripley spent his life traveling to more than 200 countries in search of strange object

Apr 25, 2015
Who was Jesus? by Morgan, Ellen, 1970-

Who was Jesus?

"This fascinating addition to our best-selling Who Was...? series does not settle questions of theology. Instead, it presents young readers with a biography that covers what is known historically about Jesus and places in his life in the context of his world when Jerusalem was part of the Roman Empire. In an even-handed and easy-to-read narrative, this title--illustrated with eighty black-and-white drawings--also explains the early origins of Christianity and how it became a major religion"--

Apr 26, 2015
Who Was Jacques Cousteau? by Medina, Nico/ Putra, Dede/ Harrison, Nancy (ILT)

Who Was Jacques Cousteau?

Apr 26, 2015