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A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

"Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature breaking out of his egg is an ostrich chick, and one day he will be the biggest bird around--just like his dad

Aug 20, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Aug 20, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

What was it like to be part of the American Revolution? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Aug 19, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War

What was it like to be part of the U.S. Civil War? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Aug 19, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

"From a reptile's point of view, tells about reptile senses, providing insight into reptile behavior and abilities"--

Aug 19, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

"From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hatching from her egg is a baby iguana, and one day this tiny reptile will be 4 feet (1.2 m) long, with a powerful, muscular body--just like her mo

Aug 19, 2016
A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World by McAllister, Angela/ Corr, Christopher (ILT)

A Year Full of Stories - 52 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World

Aug 25, 2016
Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer by Stanley, Diane, author.

Ada Lovelace, poet of science - the first computer programmer

"A fascinating look at Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer and the daughter of the poet Lord Byron." --

Aug 25, 2016
Africa by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Africa

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Africa. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 25, 2016
All kinds of families by Simon, Norma, author.

All kinds of families

"Multicultural and multigenerational people demonstrate what it means to be a family and how all families offer each other support and love"--

Aug 25, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel)

Amelia Earhart

Aug 25, 2016
Animal architects by Nassar, Daniel, author.

Animal architects

Presents an introduction to animals that build their homes, including chimpanzees, beavers, termites, spiders, and stork, including information about their habitats, behaviors, diet, and enemies.

Aug 25, 2016
Animal predators by Gregory, Josh, author.

Animal predators

"Learn all about nature's most incredible predators, from how different species hunt to what animals they prey upon"--

Aug 19, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 19, 2016
Animals that make me say look out! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say look out!

Aug 25, 2016
Antarctic tundra by Franchino, Vicky.

Antarctic tundra

Aug 19, 2016
Antarctica by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Antarctica

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Antarctica. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 25, 2016
Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Around America to win the vote - two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 miles

"In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: Votes for Women! The women's suffrage movement was in full swing, and Nell and Alice would not let anything keep them from spreading the word about equal voting rights for women. Braving blizzard

Aug 25, 2016
Asia by Oachs, Emily Rose, author.

Asia

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to Asia. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Aug 25, 2016
Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration by Gifford, Clive, author.

Astronomy, astronauts, and space exploration

"Uncover the amazing story of astronomy from telescopes in space to outstanding observatories. Learn about the latest space probes, how rockets lift off, and what it's like living in the weightlessness of space. And find out about the remarkable astronauts who have spacewalked their way into history."--

Aug 25, 2016