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You wouldn't want to live without insects! by Rooney, Anne.

You wouldn't want to live without insects!

Shows how many insects are beneficial to humans.

Apr 30, 2015
Who was Jesus? by Morgan, Ellen, 1970-

Who was Jesus?

"This fascinating addition to our best-selling Who Was...? series does not settle questions of theology. Instead, it presents young readers with a biography that covers what is known historically about Jesus and places in his life in the context of his world when Jerusalem was part of the Roman Empire. In an even-handed and easy-to-read narrative, this title--illustrated with eighty black-and-white drawings--also explains the early origins of Christianity and how it became a major religion"--

Apr 30, 2015
Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading by Webber, Rebecca.

Varsity's ultimate guide to cheerleading

An ultimate handbook for cheerleaders draws on the knowledge of Varsity experts to share information on topics ranging from preparing for tryouts and anticipating judge expectations to styling tips and cheerleading traditions.

Apr 30, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without extreme weather! by Canavan, Roger, author.

You wouldn't want to live without extreme weather!

Discusses how weather has shaped the world we live in, and how humans have learned to live in almost every climate that can be found on Earth.

Apr 30, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without fire! by Woolf, Alex, 1964- author.

You wouldn't want to live without fire!

Apr 30, 2015
You wouldn't want to live without dentists! by Macdonald, Fiona.

You wouldn't want to live without dentists!

Today, going to the dentist is usually a safe and painless experience. In past centuries, that wasn't always the case. Read and learn how lucky we are to live in modern times.

Apr 30, 2015
The underground railroad - would you help them escape? by Landau, Elaine.

The underground railroad - would you help them escape?

"Discover the risks and rewards of the underground railroad. Readers decide what they would do, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 30, 2015
Dragonflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Dragonflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how dragonflies fly and hunt for food. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 30, 2015
Dogs by Meister, Cari, author.

Dogs

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet dog"--

Apr 30, 2015
Magic little words by Delaunois, Angèle.

Magic little words

Teaches when and where to say words such as 'please' and 'thank you'.

Apr 30, 2015
School days around the world by Ruurs, Margriet, author.

School days around the world

""What is a school? Is it a building with classrooms? Or can it be any place where children learn?" The fascinating stories that follow will expand how young readers think of school, as they learn about the experiences of real children in thirteen different countries around the world"--Publisher.

Apr 30, 2015
Roanoke Island - the town that vanished by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Roanoke Island - the town that vanished

Apr 30, 2015
R.E.A.D. dogs by Goldish, Meish, author.

R.E.A.D. dogs

"In this book, readers will learn about dogs in the R.E.A.D. program."--

Apr 30, 2015
My family tree and me by Petričić, Dušan, author, illustrator.

My family tree and me

"This one-of-a-kind picture book provides a beautifully simple introduction to the concept of family ancestry. It uses two stories in one to explore a small boy's family tree: the boy tells the family story of his father's side starting from the front of the book, and that of his mother's side starting from the back of the book. Four previous generations are introduced for each, from his great-great-grandparents to his parents. The grand finale in the center of the book reveals the boy's entire

Apr 30, 2015
Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Megalodon - prehistoric predator of the deep

Introduces the megalodon, a prehistoric shark that was up to sixty feet long, and describes how scientists learned about this animal through fossils found around the world.

Apr 30, 2015
Lifeguard dogs by Lunis, Natalie, author.

Lifeguard dogs

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that work side-by-side with human lifeguards to help swimmers and boaters in trouble."--

Apr 30, 2015
A smart girl's guide. Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times by Holyoke, Nancy, author.

A smart girl's guide. Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times

Shares expert advice for how to avoid and diffuse drama-related challenges including jealousy, gossip, and cyberbullying, offering insights into the psychology of drama based on the experiences of real girls.

Apr 30, 2015
Fish by Meister, Cari, author.

Fish

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet fish and tells about a few types of fish that make good pets"--

Apr 30, 2015
Fireflies by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Fireflies

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why fireflies flash their lights and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary."--

Apr 30, 2015
Hamsters by Meister, Cari, author.

Hamsters

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet hamster"--

Apr 30, 2015