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Seeing by Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975- author.


"This photo-illustrated book for young readers describes how seeing works and what we learn about our surroundings through our sense of sight"--

Jun 27, 2016
The science of a spiral by Yomtov, Nelson.

The science of a spiral

Jun 27, 2016
School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student by Henke, Emma MacLaren, author.

School rules! - tips, tricks, shortcuts, and secrets to make you a super student

Offers guidance for students to help them do well in school, with tips, tricks, and advice on such topics as organization, studying, paying attention, taking tests, doing projects, and solving problems.

Jun 27, 2016
Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth by Krieger, Emily, author.

Real or fake? - far-out fibs, fishy facts, and phony photos to test for the truth

Offers suspicious stories, fishy facts, and dubious lists, encouraging readers to determine which facts are true and which are false.

Jun 27, 2016
Rainbow by Bauer, Marion Dane, author.


"What is that colorful arc in the sky? It is a rainbow. Rainbows are always pretty to look at, but where do they come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of rainbows ..."--

Jun 27, 2016
Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics by Walliman, Dominic, Dr., author.

Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure - a journey through physics

Physics is a very important part of our everyday lives! Just go for a walk through the park you will see for yourself. From the wind that rustles the trees, to the sun that keeps us warm, to the car that drives us around and the food that gives us energy to play, physics is all around us, all the time!

Jun 27, 2016
Processed foods by Rissman, Rebecca, author.

Processed foods

"Processed Foods helps readers trace the history of food processing, explore the science behind it, understand why we process food, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--Publisher's website.

Jun 27, 2016
Play, kitty! by Evans, Shira, author.

Play, kitty!

Learn about the behavior of kittens in this pre-reader.

Jun 27, 2016
Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you. by

Planet Earth collection - readers that grow with you.

Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfie

Jun 27, 2016
Nature attacks! by Tarshis, Lauren, author.

Nature attacks!

From 14-year-old Joseph Dunn who was the lone survivor of the Shark Attacks of 1916, to 9-year-old Mike Kramer who, with the help of his quick-thinking parents, survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), to the 13-year-old girl who survived a terrifying attack by a box jellyfish, this is a collection of unforgettable narrative non-fiction stories of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.

Jun 27, 2016
National geographic kids almanac 2017. by

National geographic kids almanac 2017.

Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics, including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.

Jun 27, 2016
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

Jun 27, 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. --

Jun 27, 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.

Jun 27, 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.

Jun 27, 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

Jun 27, 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.

Jun 27, 2016
Atvs by Scheff, Matt, author.


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

Jun 27, 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.

Jun 27, 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

Jun 27, 2016