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United Kingdom by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

United Kingdom

Introduces the United Kingdom, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Oct 31, 2014
Walt Whitman by Loewen, Nancy, 1964-

Walt Whitman

"An exploration of the life and work of 19th-century American writer Walt Whitman, whose poetry is known for both its passionate celebration of American life and its direct, speechlike style"--

Oct 31, 2014
We the people - the Constitution of the United States by Spier, Peter, 1927- author, illustrator.

We the people - the Constitution of the United States

A redesigned and updated visual celebration of the Constitution and its framers includes an illustrated Preamble, an explanation of the Constitution's significance, the story of its ratification, and a reproduction of the original document.

Oct 24, 2014
What are graphic novels? by Berne, Emma Carlson.

What are graphic novels?

Introduces the differences between graphic novels and comic books and the main techniques graphic novels use to tell their stories, and describes and offers examples of such genres as nonfiction in graphic novel form and Japanese manga.

Oct 29, 2014
What are graphic novels? by Berne, Emma Carlson.

What are graphic novels?

Oct 31, 2014
What happens when you flush? by Hicks, Kelli L., author.

What happens when you flush?

Have you ever thought about what really happens when you flush a toilet? In this book, students will learn all about this quirky subject and the different parts of this simple machine.

Oct 31, 2014
What is poetry? by Trueit, Trudi Strain.

What is poetry?

Introduces and offers examples of the main elements of poetry--including lines, rhythm, rhyme, form, and subject--and describes such genres as free verse, concrete poems, nursery rhymes, limericks, narrative poems, and haiku. --Publisher's description.

Oct 31, 2014
What shall we do today? by Woram, Catherine.

What shall we do today?

"... crafting projects for boys and girls. There are ideas for cute gifts and seasonal decorations, as well as things to do on rainy afternoons and sunny summer days alike!"--P. [4] of cover.

Oct 31, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other" and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 31, 2014
What we eat by Stones, Brenda, author.

What we eat

A guide to food and nutrition explains what foods are healthiest, how much to eat of each type, where foods come from, and regional differences around the world.

Oct 31, 2014
What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

What's that smell? - a kids' guide to keeping clean

Discusses how body odors form and how to keep various parts of the body clean, including the skin, hands, nails, ears, feet, hair, and teeth.

Oct 31, 2014
White-tailed deer by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

White-tailed deer

Provides information about the life cycle, habitat, diet, and defenses of the white-tailed deer, and explores the equipment and tactics of those who hunt them.

Oct 31, 2014
Who was here? - discovering wild animal tracks by Posada, Mia.

Who was here? - discovering wild animal tracks

Shows the many kinds of trails and tracks that animals all around the world leave behind in mud, snow, and sand.

Oct 31, 2014
Who Was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie.

Who Was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Oct 31, 2014
Why giraffes have long necks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why giraffes have long necks

"Offers answers to their most compelling questions about this long-necked animal that uses its height to reach leaves at the very top of trees. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 31, 2014
Why giraffes have long necks by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why giraffes have long necks

"Offers answers to their most compelling questions about this long-necked animal that uses its height to reach leaves at the very top of trees. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 29, 2014
Why I cry by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Why I cry

"Offers answers to questions about those salty tears. Explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Text features, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 31, 2014
Why leaves change color by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why leaves change color

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the changing seasons. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 31, 2014
Why there is day and night by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why there is day and night

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions about the rotation of the earth. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Oct 31, 2014
Why we have tornadoes by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author.

Why we have tornadoes

"Offers answers to the most compelling questions natural disasters and weather. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--

Oct 31, 2014