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Big book of bugs by Zommer, Yuval, author, illustrator.

Big book of bugs

Introductory spreads explain that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. The book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, worms and spiders, all illustrated with scenic compositions. Some spreads approach the world of bugs thematically, such as bugs that come out at night, baby creepy-crawlies and life cycles, how bugs hide and show off and how some bugs love to live in your

Jul 1, 2016
Bear hunting by Carpenter, Tom, 1962- author.

Bear hunting

Learn the special skills and techniques used to be safe and responsible while tracking the elusive grizzly bear. --

Jul 1, 2016
Baseball then to wow! by Bechtel, Mark, author.

Baseball then to wow!

A look at the history of baseball shows the evolution of the sport from the sandlot to multi-million dollar stadiums, and examines such aspects of baseball as pitching, uniforms, gloves, umpires, and ballpark food.

Jul 1, 2016
B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet by Wilbur, Helen L., 1948-

B is for beacon - a Great Lakes lighthouse alphabet

"Following the alphabet, this book uses poetry and expository text to explore the history of lighthouses on the Great Lakes, detailing famous structures, local lore, and notable moments in Great Lakes history"--Provided by the publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys by Hagar, Erin.

Awesome minds - the inventors of LEGO toys

"Everyone has played with LEGO; toys, but not many people know who is behind this awesome invention. This fun and engaging book tells the story of how a Danish carpenter and his family turned a desperate situation into the most popular toy in history. With full-color illustrations and lively text, and chock-full of interesting facts, Awesome Minds: The Inventors of LEGO; Toys is the perfect read for those with creative spirits and curious minds. This book is an independently authored and publish

Jul 1, 2016
Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists! by Agresta, Jen, author.

Awesome 8 - 50 picture-packed top 8 lists!

Introduces the top eight examples of specific subjects, from wicked water slides and perilous predators to remarkable ruins and weirdest wonders.

Jul 1, 2016
Atvs by Scheff, Matt, author.

Atvs

Offers an introduction to all-terrain vehicles, looking at their history, their design, and the uses people put them to.

Jul 1, 2016
Animals that make me say ewww! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ewww!

Shares facts about some of the animal kingdom's most disgusting habits, from blood-sweating mammals and nose-picking primates to blood-squirting reptiles and scavenging fish.

Jul 1, 2016
Animals - knowledge you can touch by

Animals - knowledge you can touch

Discover the amazing world of animals with DK Braille Animal. Designed especially for the young braille reader, this tactile reference book features over 30 pages of entries on a fascinating selection of creatures, from bears and big cats to birds and bugs. Go on the hunt with predators and their prey, and even journey inside the body to learn about skeletons and organs. Every entry is written in both braille and large print to allow all readers the opportunity to discover fascinating facts abou

Jul 1, 2016
Amazing mammals by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

Amazing mammals

"Introduces the reader to amazing animals."--

Jul 1, 2016
125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!. by

125 wacky roadside attractions - see all the weird, wonderful, and downright bizarre landmarks from around the world!.

Going on a road trip? See the silly side of travel as you explore the wackiest landmarks from around the world--a place where you can walk in real dinosaur tracks, a hotel where you sleep in an igloo, a crazy beard festival, a UFO museum, and so much more. You won't believe our world is full of so many bizarre and wonderful places!

Jul 1, 2016
Ansel Elgort by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ansel Elgort

Chronicles the life and times of the actor, from his childhood in New York City to his current Hollywood success.

Jul 1, 2016
Black Tuesday and the Great Depression by Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Black Tuesday and the Great Depression

Jul 1, 2016
Birds of prey by Kerrod, Robin, author.

Birds of prey

This book helps you learn about eagles, owls, falcons, hawks and other powerful predators of the air, in 190 exciting pictures. You can find out about every aspect of these amazing creatures - their keen eyesight, how hawks hunt their prey, how vultures make ingenious use of tools, and much more. It features stunning wildlife photographs, plus illustrations and detailed cross-sections. Focus features take a closer look at individual species or a key element of their lives - marvel at the soaring

Jul 1, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 1, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

23 ways to be an eco hero

Provides both simple and challenging step-by-step craft projects that are focused on environmental responsibility.

Jul 1, 2016
13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad, author.

13 bridges children should know

Provides information about thirteen famous bridges, including the Charles Bridge in Prague, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, and the Tower Bridge in London.

Jul 1, 2016
Bridges by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Bridges

"Learn all about some of the world's most incredible bridges, from how they are designed and built to how bridge technology has changed over time."--

Jul 1, 2016
The buffalo soldiers by Mills, Cliff, 1947-2015.

The buffalo soldiers

Jul 1, 2016
Civil rights by Staton, Hilarie N.

Civil rights

Jul 1, 2016