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Animal jokes, riddles, and games by Christopher, Clara, author.

Animal jokes, riddles, and games

Jul 30, 2016
African Savanna by Gregory, Josh, author.

African Savanna

Jul 30, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Vegara, Ma Isabel Sanchez/ Mariadiamantes (COR)

Amelia Earhart

Jul 30, 2016
Black Widow Spiders by Borgert-spaniol, Megan

Black Widow Spiders

Jul 30, 2016
Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird by Turner, Pamela S, author.

Crow smarts - inside the brain of the world's brightest bird

"In the newest addition to the ever-popular and authoritative nonfiction Scientists in the Field series, the team behind The Frog Scientist take you on a research trip to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean to follow crows in aviaries and in the wild while answering many thought-provoking questions like: "Can a crow outsmart a scientist?" Remarkably engaging narrative nonfiction coupled with beautiful photographs, this is a trip you won't regret booking!"--

Jul 30, 2016
Cub Scout Tiger handbook by Boy Scouts of America.

Cub Scout Tiger handbook

This book is for Tigers and their adult partners. It tells about the Tiger program, gives information about dens, leaders, uniforms, and advancement, and includes ideas for planning a den program. The handbook guides Tigers through the six required adventures and 13 elective adventures that make up the Tiger program, and it helps them track their progress through the requirements for earning the Tiger rank.

Jul 30, 2016
Blacktip reef sharks by Hansen, Grace, author.

Blacktip reef sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of blacktip reef sharks.--

Jul 30, 2016
Biomedical engineering and human body systems by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Biomedical engineering and human body systems

"Biomedical engineering is the fastest growing engineering field. From designing life-saving medical devices to high-performance athletic gear, these engineers improve people's lives every day. This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples make learning about the engineering design process interesting for readers. Practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineer

Jul 30, 2016
13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad.

13 bridges children should know

This book introduces children to 13 important bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe.

Jul 30, 2016
Cool board games - crafting creative toys & amazing games by Felix, Rebecca, 1984- author.

Cool board games - crafting creative toys & amazing games

"Kids can make their own fun with Cool Board Games! This title has everything needed to create one-of-a-kind board games. Readers will create Mini Magnetic Battleship, The Game of Your Life, Giant Outdoor Checkers and more! Step-by-step photos, materials lists, and extra tips and tricks get kids started"--Publisher's website.

Jul 30, 2016
BMX freestyle by Adamson, Thomas K., 1970-

BMX freestyle

"Engaging images accompany information about BMX freestyle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--

Jul 30, 2016
Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro. by Sodaro, Craig.

Blazing hot rods / by Craig Sodaro.

"Discusses hot rods, including their history, how they are built and customized, as well as how hot rod owners enjoy their cars with shows and races"--

Jul 30, 2016
Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf - a story about bullying

Big Red Riding Hood has been bullying Little Bitty Wolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.

Jul 30, 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"--

Jul 30, 2016
Zimbabwe by Baughan, Michael Gray, 1973-


Introduces Zimbabwe, describing its history, politics, religion, economy, culture, and most important cities.

Jul 30, 2016
Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way by Gifford, Clive, author.

Stars, galaxies, and the Milky Way

"Learn all about the sparkling world of stars from their beautiful births to their dramatic deaths. This fun book describes our very own star, the Sun, as well as best-friend binary star pairs and dense neutron stars. Gaze at gorgeous galaxies and marvel at the Milky Way."--

Jul 30, 2016
Stargazing by Kuskowski, Alex, author.


Stargazing explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about Earth's most famous astronomers, find out the difference between a meteor and a meteorite, explore the constellations in the night sky and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Jul 30, 2016
Why is seawater salty? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

Why is seawater salty?

"So what makes seawater taste salty? Readers will discover how tiny particles of salt from rocks on land are carried into Earth's oceans by rivers, and washed into the sea by ocean waves."--

Jul 30, 2016
Wild baby animals by Lock, Deborah, author.

Wild baby animals

Skip, splash, sniff and cuddle with the cutest animals in the rough with Wild Baby Animals. Venture out into the world of monkeys, squirrels, bears, foxes and more and as they play, learn, and explore in their natural habitats.

Jul 30, 2016
Writing and staging funny plays by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Writing and staging funny plays

Tips on writing and performing plays.

Jul 30, 2016