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Alligators by Hansen, Grace, author.

Alligators

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of alligators.

Feb 27, 2015
Apple by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Apple

Feb 27, 2015
Astronauts by Wilson, Hannah, author.

Astronauts

Feb 27, 2015
Acting - stage & screen by Hill, Z. B.

Acting - stage & screen

Presents information about occupations in acting; describes the history and creative aspects of acting in theater, film and on television; and offers guidance on pursuing acting opportunities and launching a successful career. --Publisher's description.

Feb 27, 2015
Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Back off, sneezy! - a kids' guide to staying well

Explains how to stay protected from germs, guard against getting sick, and avoid passing germs to others.

Feb 27, 2015
Barn swallows by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Barn swallows

"In this book, young readers will learn about barn swallows and their winter habits."--

Feb 27, 2015
Basking sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Basking sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of the basking sharks.

Feb 27, 2015
African savanna by Llewellyn, Claire, author.

African savanna

A brief introduction to the life and diverse creatures of African savannah. Vocabulary of this text is easy and familiar, and sentences are mainly short and simple.

Feb 27, 2015
Anglerfish by Murphy, Julie, 1965- author.

Anglerfish

"Discover facts about anglerfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Feb 27, 2015
Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals by Levine, Shar, 1953-

Animals - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and other animals

How in the world do you classify the more than one million species in the animal kingdom? This fact-packed book divides animals into the major phyla, including chordates, arthropods, and mollusks; the major classes, such as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and insects; and by critical features, such as cell structure and the need to feed. Fascinating case histories examine the discovery of new mammal species, the need to conserve endangered species, and using natural predators to cont

Feb 27, 2015
300 step-by-step cooking & gardening projects for kids - the ultimate book for budding gardeners and super chefs with amazing things to grow and cook yourself, shown in over 2300 photographs by McDougall, Nancy (Food writer)

300 step-by-step cooking & gardening projects for kids - the ultimate book for budding gardeners and super chefs with amazing things to grow and cook yourself, shown in over 2300 photographs

Offers over 300 fun and creative projects to get children involved both in the kitchen and the garden, featuring full lists of ingredients and equipment needed as well as difficulty ratings and time estimates.

Feb 27, 2015
Air Force One by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Air Force One

Feb 27, 2015
Argentina by Blashfield, Jean F., author.

Argentina

Feb 27, 2015
28 days - moments in Black history that changed the world by Smith, Charles R., Jr., 1969- author.

28 days - moments in Black history that changed the world

Feb 27, 2015
All about China - stories, songs, crafts and more for kids by Branscombe, Allison, author.

All about China - stories, songs, crafts and more for kids

Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese history and culture with this delightfully illustrated book that is packed with stories, activities and games. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will teach them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life. --Publisher's description.

Feb 27, 2015
Beavers in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Beavers in American history

Looks at the beaver in American history, describing how the hunt for beavers was an important factor in the early westward expansion of the country, as European countries and Native Americans competed for control of the fur trade.

Feb 27, 2015
Bears hibernate by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Bears hibernate

"Young children are naturally curious about animals. Bears Hibernate offers answers to their most compelling questions about why bears sleep all winter. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words."--

Feb 27, 2015
Baby Animals by Austen, Elizabeth

Baby Animals

Feb 27, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Ankylosaurus, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, life cycle"--

Feb 27, 2015
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day or night, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Feb 27, 2015