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The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me by Marks, Alan, 1957- author, illustrator. The people of the town - nursery-rhyme friends for you and me

An illustrated collection of traditional and classic nursery rhymes.

Sep 28, 2016
Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary by Dahl, Roald, author. Oxford Roald Dahl dictionary

This is not an ordinary dictionary. After all, you wouldn't expect a Roald Dahl Dictionary to be ordinary, would you? Only really interesting words are allowed in this dictionary. All the words which Roald Dahl invented are here, plus the names of Roald Dahl's characters and places. You will also find words that are important in Roald Dahl's world. Finally, some words are simply here just for fun.

Sep 28, 2016
Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids by Elliott, Rob, author. Laugh-out-loud jokes - spooky jokes for kids

A spooktacular collection of jokes about goblins, ghouls and other Halloween-oriented subjects.

Sep 28, 2016
Hummingbirds by Gregory, Josh, author. Hummingbirds

"This book details the life and habits of hummingbirds."--

Sep 28, 2016
There was a man and he was mad by Feierabend, John Martin. There was a man and he was mad

In this adaptation of a classic folksong, a man finds himself in one ridiculous situation after another.

Sep 28, 2016
Hippopotamuses by Gregory, Josh, author. Hippopotamuses

"This book details the life and habits of hippopotamuses."--

Sep 28, 2016
Yo-kai watch official guide by Rusu, Meredith, author. Yo-kai watch official guide

Profiles all the characters of the television series, explains the secrets of the medallions and tribes, and teaches the rules for negotiation and confrontation.

Sep 29, 2016
What Milly did - the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling by Moser, Elise, author. What Milly did - the remarkable pioneer of plastics recycling

"Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town's full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard --the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics. This is the inspiring story of how she mobilized her community, creating sweeping change to help the environment."--Amazon.com

Sep 29, 2016
Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer by Ehrlich, Amy, 1942- author. Willa - the Story of Willa Cather, an American Writer

"A chapter book biography of Willa Cather, an American novelist"--

Sep 29, 2016
When Grandma Gatewood took a hike by Houts, Michelle. When Grandma Gatewood took a hike

Sep 29, 2016
Witches by Tieck, Sarah, 1976- author. Witches

Describes the characteristics of witches, highlighting historical accounts around the world, and offering examples from books, television, and film.

Sep 29, 2016
Worms by Murray, Laura K., 1989- Worms

"A kindergarten-level introduction to worms, covering their growth process, behaviors, the ground they call home, and such defining features as their bands"--

Sep 29, 2016
What's so fresh about fresh water? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. What's so fresh about fresh water?

"In this book, young readers will learn about fresh water, and how it differs from salt water."--

Sep 29, 2016
Women Who Rock by Women Who Rock

Sep 29, 2016
Women's suffrage by Peppas, Lynn. Women's suffrage

Sep 29, 2016
A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world by McAllister, Angela. A year full of stories - 52 folktales and legends from around the world

Celebrate your year from New Year's Day to Christmas Eve with this treasury of 52 best-loved stories from around the world. This rich resource brings together folktales from home and legends and myths from distand lands to commemorate the changing seasons, cultural events, and international festivals throughout the year. Stories include: Father Frost, The Magic Porridge Pot, The Frog Prince, The Runaway Pancake, The Pot of Gold, The Gifts of the North Wind, and East of the Sun, West of the Moon.

Sep 29, 2016
What happened to daddy's body? - explaining what happens after death in words very young children can understand by Barber, Elke, author. What happened to daddy's body? - explaining what happens after death in words very young children can understand

Sep 29, 2016
Your money by Bailey, Gerry, 1945- Your money

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the economic factors that affect an individual's wealth, such as earning, saving, spending, and sharing money. Discusses ways to manage finances by creating income, budgeting, and saving. Includes index, glossary, and discussion questions"--

Sep 29, 2016
Knick knack paddy whack by Engel, Christiane. Knick knack paddy whack

An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Sep 29, 2016
It gets foggy by Masters, Nancy Robinson. It gets foggy

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. It Gets Foggy offers answers to their most compelling questions about fog. 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"--

Sep 29, 2016