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Way Down Below Deep by Day, Nancy Raines/ Sheldon, David (ILT)

Way Down Below Deep

Dec 25, 2014
True or false? by Mills, Andrea, author.

True or false?

An encyclopedic compendium of facts, images, and infographics brings familiar topics to life and helps readers discover fun-filled trivia and statistics in a range of subjects, from science and history to culture and the natural world.

Dec 25, 2014
Tales from Grimm by Barber, Antonia, 1932- author.

Tales from Grimm

An illustrated collection of nine traditonal tales includes "The Frog Prince," "The Three Spinners," and "The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids."

Dec 25, 2014
The sweet story of hot chocolate! by Krensky, Stephen.

The sweet story of hot chocolate!

"Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff! Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Or that soldiers in the Revolutionary War received a monthly ration of chocolate for drinking? Learn all about the history of America's favorite wintertime treat in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book i

Dec 25, 2014
Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse by Holub, Joan, author.

Surprise, Trojans! - the story of the Trojan horse

A retelling of the ancient story follows the experiences of soldiers who believe they have won the Trojan War upon accepting the "gift" of a giant wooden horse only to discover it is filled with attacking Greek soldiers.

Dec 25, 2014
The slug by Gravel, Élise, author.

The slug

Introduces slugs, describing what they look like, what they eat, how they move, and how they protect themselves from predators.

Dec 25, 2014
The rat by Gravel, Elise, author.

The rat

Celebrates the rat, sharing humorous scientific facts about everything from its powerful tail to its disease-carrying nature.

Dec 25, 2014
Poo! what is that smell? - everything you ever needed to know about the five senses by Murphy, Glenn, author.

Poo! what is that smell? - everything you ever needed to know about the five senses

A humorous and informative look at the five senses answers such questions as why sprouts and ice cream taste so different, why sweaty socks smell so bad, and what can be found inside the ear canal.

Dec 25, 2014
Monsters of the deep by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Monsters of the deep

Profiles some of the creepiest animals that inhabit the deep, including deep-sea anglers, flashlight fish, gulper eels, and Japanese spider crabs.

Dec 25, 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 25, 2014
Entrepreneurship - create your own business by Kahan, Alex, author.

Entrepreneurship - create your own business

Introduces the concept of entrepreneurship, covering how to develop ideas into business plans, marketing strategies, and money management.

Dec 25, 2014
Endangered animals of the oceans by Smuskiewicz, A. J.

Endangered animals of the oceans

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

Dec 25, 2014
The Indiana Pacers by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7-

The Indiana Pacers

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Indiana Pacers that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Dec 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2014
The smart kid's guide to losing a pet by Petersen, Christine, author.

The smart kid's guide to losing a pet

Presents advice for young readers to overcome the death of a pet, discussing euthanasia, memorials, and learning to love a new pet.

Dec 25, 2014
Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews by Benson, Kathleen, author.

Draw what you see - the life and art of Benny Andrews

Dec 25, 2014
A doctor's job by Dawson, Patricia (Patricia Adelaide)

A doctor's job

Shows the responsibilities of a doctor, from checking a heartbeat to giving injections.

Dec 25, 2014
Rain forest colors by Lawler, Janet, author.

Rain forest colors

Discover the variety of colors that can be found in a rain forest.

Dec 25, 2014
Babysitter's backpack - everything you need to be a safe, smart, and skilled babysitter by Higgins, Melissa, 1953-

Babysitter's backpack - everything you need to be a safe, smart, and skilled babysitter

"From safety to childcare basics to managing your own business, get the skills you need to become a great babysitter"--

Dec 25, 2014