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Veterinarians by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Veterinarians

Describes the duties, job training, uniforms, work environment, and salary of veterinarians.

Jul 26, 2014
Vikings by Steele, Philip, 1948- author.

Vikings

Discusses Vikings and their history, including where they came from, the gods they worshipped, and how they lived.

Jul 28, 2014
Viva Frida by Morales, Yuyi

Viva Frida

Jul 28, 2014
Vultures eat rotting corpses! by Coleman, Miriam, author.

Vultures eat rotting corpses!

Looks at interesting facts about the vulture and included information about where they live, what they eat, and their life cycle.

Jul 26, 2014
Wallace "Famous" Amos by Schuette, Sarah L., 1976-

Wallace "Famous" Amos

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Wallace Amos, founder of Famous Amos cookies"--

Jul 28, 2014
Walt Disney - drawn from imagination by Scollon, Bill, author.

Walt Disney - drawn from imagination

A portrait of the iconic "man behind the mouse" traces his humble early years on a Missouri farm, World War I service, and early ambitions that prompted the creations of Mickey Mouse and other major characters and films.

Jul 28, 2014
Werewolves by Morey, Allan.

Werewolves

"Werewolves introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--

Jul 28, 2014
Whale shark by Hanson, Anders, 1980- author.

Whale shark

Introduces whale sharks, describing their physical characteristics, life cycle, and longevity.

Jul 28, 2014
What blossoms in spring? by Gleisner, Jenna Lee.

What blossoms in spring?

Jul 28, 2014
What is the Panama Canal? by Pascal, Janet B.

What is the Panama Canal?

Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.

Jul 28, 2014
What is the Statue of Liberty? by Holub, Joan.

What is the Statue of Liberty?

Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.

Jul 28, 2014
What living things need. by

What living things need.

"Introduction to living things' basic needs using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--

Jul 28, 2014
What makes a tornado twist? - and other questions about... weather by Carson, Mary Kay.

What makes a tornado twist? - and other questions about... weather

"Is each snowflake unique? What comes first: thunder or lightning? What causes the seasons? Whatever the weather question a child has--from sunshine to storms or snow--the fascinating answers are right here!"--

Jul 28, 2014
What makes you hiccup? - questions and answers about the human body by Canavan, Thomas, 1956-

What makes you hiccup? - questions and answers about the human body

"Answers common questions young readers have about the human body"--

Jul 28, 2014
What makes you hiccup? by Canavan, Thomas.

What makes you hiccup?

"Answers common questions young readers have about the human body"--

Jul 22, 2014
What's it like to live here? Farm by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

What's it like to live here? Farm

Young readers will be introduced to the types of housing, the landscape, and the experiences and opportunities representative of living on a farm.

Jul 28, 2014
What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good by Harris, Robie/ Westcott, Nadine Bernard (ILT)

What's So Yummy? - All About Eating Well and Feeling Good

Jul 28, 2014
When is it my turn? - a book about fairness by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

When is it my turn? - a book about fairness

Is it fair for another kid to keep a pen you lost, since he's the one who found it? And is it fair for your mom to say you can't watch TV after school? Sometimes life can seem pretty unfair! But if you learn the principles of fairness and try to stick to them, tricky situations like these can feel a little easier. This book offers examples of several difficult problems and examines how to deal with them fairly. See how a little fairness can go a long way!

Jul 28, 2014
When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses by Johnson, Rebecca L.

When lunch fights back - wickedly clever animal defenses

Jul 28, 2014
Who was Robert E. Lee? by Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

Who was Robert E. Lee?

Presents a brief biography of the engineer, Confederate general, and college president, remembered as an excellent military leader and a great American.

Jul 28, 2014