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Boxfish by Bell, Samantha, author.

Boxfish

"Discover facts about boxfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Sep 18, 2014
Brown bears by Gish, Melissa, author.

Brown bears

"A scientific look at brown bears, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coat, behaviors, relationships with humans, and elusiveness of the apex predators in the world today"--

Sep 18, 2014
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.

Brown girl dreaming

"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a

Sep 18, 2014
Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure by Hoena, B. A, author.

Building the Golden Gate Bridge - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Golden Gate Bridge. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Sep 18, 2014
Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure by Lassieur, Allison.

Building the Great Wall of China - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Sep 18, 2014
Building the Titanic - the making of a doomed ship by McCollum, Sean, author.

Building the Titanic - the making of a doomed ship

Sep 18, 2014
Bulldozers by Lennie, Charles

Bulldozers

Sep 15, 2014
Bulldozers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Bulldozers

Beep! Beep! Back up into one of the toughest construction machines: bulldozers! Learn why bulldozers are important at the job site, what makes them special, and more. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information through easy-to-read, simple text alongside colorful full-bleed photographs.

Sep 18, 2014
Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Butterflies

"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--

Sep 18, 2014
California by Burgan, Michael

California

Sep 14, 2014
Cells up close by Nelson, Maria.

Cells up close

Introduces cells, describing their physical makeup, the different kinds of cells from bacteria to tissue cells, and how they function.

Sep 14, 2014
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate.

Cheetahs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to cheetahs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lands they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted fur"--

Sep 18, 2014
Childtimes- a three-generation memoir by Greenfield, Eloise

Childtimes- a three-generation memoir

Sep 18, 2014
Chimpanzees by Gish, Melissa.

Chimpanzees

"A look at chimpanzees, including their habitats, physical haracteristics such as their knuckle-walking, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 18, 2014
Chinese New Year by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Chinese New Year

Overview: Cultural Holidays investigates holidays all around the world! Each book brings the spirit of a holiday alive with colorful illustrations and provides clear facts about the holiday's special traditions and history. Which holiday will you celebrate next?.

Sep 17, 2014
Chipmunks by Gregory, Josh, author.

Chipmunks

Sep 18, 2014
Colorado by Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943-

Colorado

Sep 14, 2014
Concrete mixers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Concrete mixers

Sep 18, 2014
Cool creations in 101 pieces by Kenney, Sean, author, illustrator.

Cool creations in 101 pieces

You can build even more models in this follow-up to the author's 'Cool creations in 35 pieces!' Lay out your pieces, follow the simple instructions, tips and techniques, and create the exciting miniatures.

Sep 18, 2014
Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for crocheting projects, including a bracelet, hat, and clutch.

Sep 18, 2014