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Claude Monet by Krieg, Katherine, author.

Claude Monet

"Introduces Claude Monet as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the techniques he used to create such masterpieces as Impression, Sunrise and his many studies of light, color, and shadow--

Mar 30, 2015
Discovering a new world - would you sail with Columbus? by Landau, Elaine, author.

Discovering a new world - would you sail with Columbus?

"Readers decide if they would sail with Christopher Columbus, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 30, 2015
Edgar Degas by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Edgar Degas

"Introduces Edgar Degas as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the multiple techniques he used to create oil paintings, pastel drawings, and sculptures --

Mar 30, 2015
Hare and Tortoise race across Israel by Gehl, Laura, author.

Hare and Tortoise race across Israel

Two good friends, Hare and Tortoise, race from Tel Aviv to the Dead Sea, enjoying the unique culture and geography of Israel along the way.

Mar 30, 2015
Fun and festive winter crafts - snow globes, groundhog puppets, and fairy masks by McGee, Randel.

Fun and festive winter crafts - snow globes, groundhog puppets, and fairy masks

Mar 30, 2015
A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures

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

Mar 30, 2015
Elephant seal by Owings, Lisa.

Elephant seal

"Engaging images accompany information about elephant seals. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Mar 30, 2015
Draft horses - horses that work by Spiotta-DiMare, Loren.

Draft horses - horses that work

"Opens with a true story about a man and his draft horses and follows with the history of draft horses, what breeds are used, the training involved, what the horses do on the job, and what happens to draft horses when they retire"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 30, 2015
Curious critters - marine by FitzSimmons, David, author, photographer.

Curious critters - marine

"Curious Critters: Marine features some of North America’s most incredible marine animals captured through the award-winning photography of David FitzSimmons. The amazing photographs depict 20 common and fascinating animals of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. The subjects include a sleek black sea bass, a giant Pacific octopus, an incredible roseate spoonbill, and a one-in-a-million blue lobster, plus many more amazing creatures found along the coasts of the United

Mar 30, 2015
Common pheasant by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Common pheasant

Discusses the life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior, and appearance of common pheasants, as well as the techniques and equipment people use when hunting these birds.

Mar 30, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Briefly recounts the French impressionist painter's life and work.

Mar 30, 2015
Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration?

Brian P. Cleary's rhymes and Martin Goneau's illustrations creatively present the concept of alliteration for young readers.

Mar 30, 2015
China by Bodden, Valerie.

China

"A historical overview of dynastic China from the perspectives of the social classes, from the royals to the peasants, including the Chinese empire's growth and decline"--

Mar 30, 2015
Charlotte Hornets by Wyner, Zach, author.

Charlotte Hornets

"Make the journey to the South to leap On the Hardwood alongside the Charlotte Hornets. Owner Michael Jordan is trying to tutor a group of young playmakers about what it takes to be an NBA champion. The plan and the players are now in place. The playoffs are the next stop. On the Hardwood: Charlotte Hornets takes you to the heart of basketball country in North Carolina and details how much the game and their home team means to the region"--Back cover.

Mar 30, 2015
Cardinals by Mara, Wil, author.

Cardinals

Mar 30, 2015
Delaware - the first state by King, David C.

Delaware - the first state

Offers information on the state, including its history, its ten key cities, and how the state government works.

Mar 30, 2015
Catfish by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Catfish

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

Mar 30, 2015
High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs by Murphy, Maggie, author.

High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs

Discusses the history of electronic devices and shares a selection of electronics projects that use LEDs and sensors.

Mar 30, 2015
Air travel - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Air travel - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of air travel and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Mar 30, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Count from one to twenty-six and learn about the many different kids of butterflies in the world. Gorgeous art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages. --Publisher's description.

Mar 30, 2015