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Children's world atlas by

Children's world atlas

Features detailed maps of different countries and regions around the world, along with information about key political and social issues that have influenced life in each place.

Jul 27, 2014
The changing environment by Chancellor, Deborah.

The changing environment

Jul 27, 2014
Be aware! - my tips for personal safety by Bellisario, Gina.

Be aware! - my tips for personal safety

"Sophie is on a mission. You can call her Agent S. Like any good spy, Sophie knows how to be safe. She helps her brother stay away from danger too. They watch for speeding cars. They avoid strangers. And they never goof around on the school bus!"

Jul 27, 2014
Beautiful ballerinas by Dombey, Elizabeth.

Beautiful ballerinas

"Kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun, and the hard work! It's not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice"--

Jul 27, 2014
Affenpinschers by Petrie, Kristin, 1970-


Examines the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the affenpinscher breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Jul 27, 2014
Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous by Shulman, Mark, 1962- author.

Big book of why - crazy, cool, & outrageous

Packed with hundreds of new brain busting questions with easy to understand answers that made the first Big Book of Why a best seller. The book is divided by subject area, humans, animals, environment/nature, technology and space, and written in an upbeat manner, each answer is accompanied by either a photo or an illustration to show the reasons why.

Jul 27, 2014
About parrots - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About parrots - a guide for children

Presents an introduction to parrots, describing their different types, what they eat, where they live, and how they protect themselves from predators.

Jul 27, 2014
An ABC of what art can be by McArthur, Meher.

An ABC of what art can be

Rhyming text introduces 26 artistic concepts, one for each letter of the alphabet.

Jul 27, 2014
Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth by Bang, Molly, author.

Buried sunlight - how fossil fuels have changed the Earth

"It's time to learn about the role of carbon and fossil fuels on planet Earth! As much as our news is packed with articles about the importance of fossil fuels to the world economy and the global warming caused by increased carbon emissions, few people understand what is happening. Now Bang and Chisholm present a clear, concise explanation of the fossil-fuel energy cycle that began with the sun and now runs most of the manufacturing, transportation, and energy use in our world. Here is a stunnin

Jul 27, 2014
Cat whys by Prap, Lila.

Cat whys

Humorous answers to questions about cats plus factual information about cat behavior.

Jul 27, 2014
Building a car by Hammelef, Danielle S., author.

Building a car

"Describes the process of building a car"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2014
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Tournemille, Harry, author.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

"This insightful title provides an overview of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other emotional and behavioral disorders, including Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Symptoms, causes, and treatment options and management are discussed"--

Jul 27, 2014
Armored dinosaurs! - the Ornithischians. by

Armored dinosaurs!  - the Ornithischians.

"An introduction to armored and duckbilled dinosaurs, plant-eating dinosaurs that belong to the group called ornithischians, one of the two major groups of dinosaurs. Features include an original drawing of each dinosaur, fun facts, a glossary, and a list of additional resources"--

Jul 27, 2014
The beavers' busy year by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

The beavers' busy year

"Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work! These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again"--

Jul 27, 2014
The big book of superheroes by King, Bart, 1962-

The big book of superheroes

As a child, Bart King discovered he could punch people into outer space. Sadly, he lost a lot of friends that way. Today, Bart is one of the world's most in-demand superhero experts. So if you're wondering if you have what it takes to be a superhero--of course you do! All you need is a burning desire to fight evildoers.

Jul 27, 2014
The book of North American owls by Sattler, Helen Roney.

The book of North American owls

Provides general information on the behavior of owls and specific information about the physical characteristics and behavior of the twenty-one North American species.

Jul 27, 2014
Animal babies. by

Animal babies.

"Introduction to animal babies using simple text, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2014
Anna & Solomon by Snyder, Elaine, author.

Anna & Solomon

Based on the story of the author's grandparents' migration to the United States from late-nineteenth-century Russia, shares how Solomon moved to the U.S. first, where he worked to save money for Anna to join him.

Jul 27, 2014
Building the Titanic - The Making of a Doomed Ship by McCollum, Sean

Building the Titanic - The Making of a Doomed Ship

Jul 27, 2014
Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship by Carlson, Nancy L, author, illustrator.

Armond goes to a party - a book about Asperger's and friendship

"A boy with Asperger's overcomes his social challenges to help a friend celebrate her birthday"--

Jul 27, 2014