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Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay by Rowling, J. K, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the original screenplay

While attending the Magical Congress of the United States of America in 1926, Newt Scamander is pursued by the wizarding authorities when dangerous beasts and their habitats escape from his magical briefcase.

Sep 29, 2016
A family is a family is a family by O'Leary, Sara, author. A family is a family is a family

After their teacher asks them what is special about their families, a class full of students each give an answer, but one student is worried that her family isn't that special at all.

Sep 29, 2016
Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker

"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the pioneer of Play-Doh, Joseph McVicker. Follow the story from McVicker's childhood, his education at Brown University, joining his father's company Kutol Products, and his reinvention of the company's Kutol Wall Cleaner as Play-Doh. Learn how Play-Doh is made, who came up with the name, the role of Captain Kangaroo in Play-Doh's success, and about other Play-Doh products. McVicker's family, retirement, and pursuits in examining life's big q

Sep 29, 2016
Horses by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. Horses

"Readers will learn about one of their favorite farm animals--horses! This title is informative--telling readers what horses eat, what they look like, and how horses help us every day."--Publisher's website.

Sep 29, 2016
Honduras by Zwiren, Shira, author. Honduras

Sep 29, 2016
Hershey's by Green, Sara, 1964- Hershey's

"Engaging images accompany information about Hershey's. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Sep 29, 2016
Understanding personification by Johnson, Robin (Robin R.), author. Understanding personification

Explains what personification is and how it can improve a story.

Sep 29, 2016
Turtles by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- authors. Turtles

Presents information on how to care for pet turtles.

Sep 29, 2016
Treecology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of trees and forests by Russo, Monica, author. Treecology - 30 activities and observations for exploring the world of trees and forests

Presents facts about trees and forest ecology, describing their biology; environment; and the wildlife that live near, on, and off them.

Sep 29, 2016
The science of stars - exploring matter by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of stars - exploring matter

Uses stars to explain what matter is and explore matter's different states of being.

Sep 29, 2016
The science of color - investigating light by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author. The science of color - investigating light

Explains light and color, including such concepts as wavelength, nuclear fusion, and electromagnetic radiation.

Sep 29, 2016
A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world by Smith, Penny, author, editor. A school like mine - a celebration of schools around the world

A journey to classrooms around the world celebrates the commonalities and differences between school days in different countries as kids from many countries share their experiences.

Sep 29, 2016
Sandro Botticelli by Venezia, Mike, author. Sandro Botticelli

Sep 29, 2016
Raccoons by Gish, Melissa, author. Raccoons

"A look at raccoons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their facial masks, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their hunted status in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Pumpkins by Shores, Erika L., 1976- author. Pumpkins

""Simple nonfiction text and full-color photographs present pumpkins in fall"--

Sep 29, 2016
The princess and the warrior - a tale of two volcanoes by Tonatiuh, Duncan, author, illustrator. The princess and the warrior - a tale of two volcanoes

"Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico's cherished legends. Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Izta fell in love. Theemperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon

Sep 29, 2016
Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West by Fleming, Candace, author. Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West

Introduces the life of the American West hero, discussing his contributions to the Pony Express, the Battle of Little Big Horn, and Native American rights.

Sep 29, 2016
Peacocks by Gish, Melissa. Peacocks

"A look at peacocks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as the male's colorful plumage, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the protected status of Congo and green peacocks in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016
Parakeets by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author. Parakeets

Presents information on how to care for pet parakeets.

Sep 29, 2016
Ostriches by Gish, Melissa, author. Ostriches

"A look at ostriches, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long and powerful legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their herd hierarchy in the world today"--

Sep 29, 2016