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101 dog tricks, kids edition - fun and easy activities, games, and crafts by Sundance, Kyra, author.

101 dog tricks, kids edition - fun and easy activities, games, and crafts

Offers instructions to teach the family dog tricks, including peekaboo, hoop jump, and handstand.

Nov 19, 2014
5 elephants by Laidlaw, Rob, 1954- author.

5 elephants

Nov 19, 2014
A day I remember - an Indian wedding by Das, Prodeepta, author.

A day I remember - an Indian wedding

This is a day that Swayam will always remember: he's going to be "Markundi", the boy who keeps the bridegroom (his uncle) company through the wedding preparations.

Nov 19, 2014
A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Describes the features and characteristics of magical fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Nov 19, 2014
Airplanes by Hicks, Kelli L.

Airplanes

Nov 19, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Chef Alice Waters takes her friends on a tour of healthy eating.

Nov 19, 2014
Amazing world atlas by Murrell, Deborah, 1963- author.

Amazing world atlas

Nov 19, 2014
Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat by Thomson, Sarah L., author.

Ancient animals - saber-toothed cat

Nov 19, 2014
Animal Antics - the funny things animals do by Harvey, Derek, author.

Animal Antics - the funny things animals do

"Packed with amazing pictuers, this captures the funny moments when animals are simply being themselves. From disco-dancing bears to playful pandas and chuckling chimps, this book reveals why animals do the things they do."--back cover.

Nov 19, 2014
Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom by Yolen, Jane, author.

Animal stories - heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom

Presents a collection of true animal stories from different historical periods, including the tales of Balto the Alaskan sled dog, Smoky the Bear, and Internet sensation Christian the lion.

Nov 16, 2014
Animals that make me say ouch! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say ouch!

For more than forty-five years, the National Wildlife Federation has been dazzling families with amazing images and stories. Get ready for some supersonic fun that will make you say OUCH! Discover talon strength in birds of prey, sharp claws in lions and pumas, chewing mouthparts in insects, venom in snakes, and toxins in frogs. More? You want more? How about skunks that eat bees, stinging cells in jellyfish, meerkats that eat scorpions, caterpillars with spines, badgers and bears that bite, and

Nov 19, 2014
Animals that make me say wow! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say wow!

"Cusick explores how gravity-defying flight, coiled and tubelike tongues, bite-proof armor and other surprising adaptations in animal bodies and behavior provide a competitive edge. This presentation of amazing animal facts is loosely organized into three sections: defense, foraging and anatomy. There's a short introduction for each section followed by a series of boxed explanations interspersed among a gallery of close-up photographs, mostly from the National Wildlife Federation archives. Some

Nov 19, 2014
Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet by Bancroft, Tom, author.

Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet

"Find out what's involved in becoming a film animator from a top professional in the field. You'll find out about the animator's heroes, the equipment and skills he uses, and the challenges of producing the illusion of movement from thousands of images called frames!"--

Nov 19, 2014
Antarctica by Fowler, Allan.

Antarctica

An introduction to the continent of Antarctica, its geographical features, visitors, and animals.

Nov 16, 2014
Any questions? by Gay, Marie-Louise, author, illustrator.

Any questions?

Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Nov 19, 2014
Argentina by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Argentina

Photographs and text provide information about the country of Argentina.

Nov 19, 2014
Ariana Grande by Morreale, Marie, author.

Ariana Grande

With her starring roles on two Nickelodeon sitcoms and smash hit pop albums, Ariana Grande has become a major force in the entertainment world. Readers will find out how Ariana got her start on the stage of a Broadway musical, how she broke through to a huge audience on TV, what her day-to-day life is like, and what she plans on doing next.

Nov 19, 2014
Atlantis by Karst, Ken.

Atlantis

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding Atlantis, from historical accounts to popular mythic qualities to hard facts"--

Nov 19, 2014
Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights by Green, Jen.

Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights

This book tells the stories of adventurers who have defied gravity and soared above the Earth, from pioneer aviators and astronauts to the free-falling fearlessness of Felix Baumgartner.

Nov 19, 2014
Australia by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Australia

Introduces Australia, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Nov 19, 2014