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12 mammals back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy.

12 mammals back from the brink

Amazing survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback.

Apr 25, 2015
A butterfly called Hope by Monroe, Mary Alice, author.

A butterfly called Hope

"The colorful flowers in Mama's garden reveal a strange-looking creature. "What is it? Does it sting, does it bite?" Join in this photographic journey as the young girl and her mother care for the caterpillar. Watch as it transforms into a chrysalis and then emerges as a beautiful monarch butterfly. How can the young girl "claim" the butterfly as her own but still let it go free?"--

Apr 25, 2015
A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters

"Describes the features and characteristics of dangerous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Apr 25, 2015
A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures

"Describes the features and characteristics of wicked and mischievous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Apr 24, 2015
A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts

"Describes the features and characteristics of mythical creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Apr 25, 2015
A haunted capital by Lunis, Natalie.

A haunted capital

"Places that are filled with history are also thought to be filled with ghosts. If that is true, then Washington, D.C.--a city that dates back to the earliest days of the United States of America--is surely one of the most haunted cities in the country. Within this book, you will visit eleven of the most haunted spots in America's capital and come across some of its most famous ghosts."--Back cover.

Apr 23, 2015
A place for birds by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for birds

Examines the environmental needs of birds around the world and the effect that human behavior has had on their ability to survive, with examples of the efforts being made by scientists and conservationists to save specific species of birds.

Apr 25, 2015
A place for birds by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for birds

Examines the environmental needs of birds around the world and the effect that human behavior has had on their ability to survive, with examples of the efforts being made by scientists and conservationists to save specific species of birds.

Apr 23, 2015
A smart girl's guide. Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times by Holyoke, Nancy, author.

A smart girl's guide. Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times

Shares expert advice for how to avoid and diffuse drama-related challenges including jealousy, gossip, and cyberbullying, offering insights into the psychology of drama based on the experiences of real girls.

Apr 25, 2015
A timeline history of the thirteen colonies by Pratt, Mary K.

A timeline history of the thirteen colonies

Chronicles the history of the American colonies, from the first English settlement in Jamestown to the growing unrest with Britain that culminated in the American Revolution. --Publisher's description.

Apr 25, 2015
A wolf at the gate by Van Steenwyk, Mark, 1976-

A wolf at the gate

A vengeful red wolf threatens the village of Stonebriar. After, encountering a compassionate beggar, the red wolf embraces a life of peace. Her pacifism is tested when outlaws attack her new friends in Stonebriar. Based upon the legend of Saint Francis and the wolf of Gubbio.

Apr 25, 2015
A World War I timeline by Dell, Pamela, author.

A World War I timeline

"In timeline format, covers the chronology of major events of World War I"--

Apr 23, 2015
About Dinosaurs by McKay, Sindy

About Dinosaurs

Apr 25, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

Describes the early life and education of the engineer as well as her work at NASA, where she has helped build spacecraft that can map the moon and monitor climate change, and designed missions to bring soil and rocks back from Mars.

Apr 25, 2015
All the world's a stage by Davidson, Rebecca Piatt.

All the world's a stage

An introduction to some of the characters and plays of William Shakespeare, written in the style of "The House That Jack Built."

Apr 24, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of crocodiles and alligators.

Apr 23, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

"A pair of eyes lurks just above the water's surface. Is it a crocodile or an alligator? Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these two reptiles--and find out what makes them different" --

Apr 25, 2015
Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world by Leedy, Loreen, author, illustrator.

Amazing plant powers - how plants fly, fight, hide, hunt, & change the world

Imagine if plants had superhero qualities. According to Spike E. Prickles, a TV personality who happens to be a cactus, plants have plenty of awesome abilities, and his houseplant fans agree. From protecting themselves from forest fires and voracious leaf-eating insects to surviving in hostile environments that are numbingly cold or stiflingly hot, Spike highlights the impressive range of adaptations plants have developed.

Apr 23, 2015
Amelia Earhart by Orr, Tamra, author.

Amelia Earhart

"Learn about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart"--

Apr 25, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Apr 25, 2015