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Extinct! by Smuskiewicz, A. J.


"Information about some of the more important and interesting extinct animals, including the animal's common name and scientific name; also includes a glossary, additional resources, and an index"--

Dec 28, 2014
For soccer-crazy girls only by Downing, Erin, author.

For soccer-crazy girls only

Offers comprehensive information on soccer, including how to stay safe while playing, who the most important soccer clubs and associations in the world are, and profiles on some of the game's greatest players.

Dec 28, 2014
France by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-


Photographs and text provide information about the country of France.

Dec 28, 2014
Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food by Kurlansky, Mark.

Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food

"This biography--perfect for middle-grade readers--tells the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry, and is adapted from Mark Kurlansky's adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man. Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, inclu

Dec 28, 2014
Full speed ahead! - how fast things go by Cruschiform (Creative studio)

Full speed ahead! - how fast things go

Animals and objects are grouped together by their speed, from slowest to fastest, including such things as elephants, hares, tanks, biplanes, and tennis balls.

Dec 28, 2014
Germany by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-


Dec 28, 2014
Ghostly evidence - exploring the paranormal by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Ghostly evidence - exploring the paranormal

Do you believe in ghosts? Enter the realm of the paranormal with Kelly Milner Halls. Explore what ghosts are, where they're found, and meet some famous ghost busters. Check out the high-tech equipment modern ghost hunters use, and see their most convincing evidence that ghosts are real. Finally,take a look at a few famous hoaxes.

Dec 28, 2014
Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution by Rockliff, Mara.

Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution

" A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Dec 28, 2014
Gorillas by Riggs, Kate.


"A kindergarten-level introduction to gorillas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining physical features as their strong jaws"--

Dec 28, 2014
Grasslands inside out by Bow, James.

Grasslands inside out

"Huge, far-reaching landscapes of swaying grass or shrubs, grasslands support a whole host of organisms and are one of the most important biomes for people, too. Peel back the corners of the grassland to find out how many different organisms rely upon this ecosystem for survival, from elephants and gazelles to prairie dogs and horses. Discover how each organism functions within its grassland ecosystem, and learn about the daily fight for survival that takes place in these huge hunting grounds."-

Dec 28, 2014
Greece by Murray, Julie, 1969-


Introduces Greece, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 28, 2014
Green Bay Packers by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Green Bay Packers

"An elementary look at the Green Bay Packers professional football team, including its formation in 1919, most memorable players, Super Bowl championships, and stars of today"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 28, 2014
Guts & glory - the American Civil War by Thompson, Ben, 1980-

Guts & glory - the American Civil War

An educational collection of amazing-but-true facts about the Civil War shares accounts of such events as female spies fighting for the Rebel cause, cavalry rides in enemy territory, and the reelection of President Lincoln.

Dec 28, 2014
How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability by Miles, Brenda, author.

How I learn - a kid's guide to learning disability

"How I Learn introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. This supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use 'smart strategies' to help themselves learn. And that's better than OK. That's GREAT! A note to parents, caregivers, and professionals is included, with suggestions to guide discussion and help children identify their particular strengths and challenges."--Back cover.

Dec 28, 2014
I see rainbows by Beaton, Kathryn.

I see rainbows

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. I See Rainbows offers answers to their most compelling questions about rainbows. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge.Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 28, 2014
I'm allergic to pets by Nelson, Maria, author.

I'm allergic to pets

Provides information on pet allergies, discussing causes, symptoms, treatments, and how to prevent allergic reactions.

Dec 28, 2014
In the sea by Elliott, David, 1947-

In the sea

Collects poems describing the many creatures living in the sea, from the sea horse to the blue whale.

Dec 28, 2014
Inch by inch - the garden song by Mallett, David.

Inch by inch - the garden song

Inch by inch, row by row, a child grows a garden with the help of the rain and the earth. Based on a popular folksong.

Dec 28, 2014
Incredible stories of courage in sports by Herzog, Brad.

Incredible stories of courage in sports

Offers lessons about positive character and courage through real-life examples ranging from baseball player Jackie Robinson and basketball player Magic Johnson to contemporary athletes in a variety of sports.

Dec 28, 2014
Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise by Muntz, Kendra, author.

Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise

Presents facts and photographs of animals blending into their natural environment, from an orchid mantis to an arctic fox.

Dec 28, 2014