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Beastly verse by

Beastly verse

"This is an anthology of 16 animal poems for children, illustrated by the graphic artist JooHee Yoon. The authors range from Lewis Carroll to D. H. Lawrence to Anonymous"--

Aug 2, 2015
Bark scorpion by Goldish, Meish.

Bark scorpion

"Young readers will learn all about the desert environment where the bark scorpion lives, as well as its physical characteristics, what it eats, and how it survives in its hot, dry home."--

Aug 2, 2015
Night sky detective by Morgan, Ben, 1968- author.

Night sky detective

"Discover how to be an expert stargazer with more than 30 easy-to-do, fun activities-- plus stunning pictures and amazing facts. Supports the Common Core State Standards"--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 2, 2015
One Direction by Morreale, Marie.

One Direction

Together, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, and Liam Payne are One Direction, the British pop group. Readers will discover how each of the five starting singing, how the group got together and kicked off its music career, and why millions of fans around the world can't get enough of One Direction.

Aug 2, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist by Woll, Kris.

Nelson Mandela - South African president and civil rights activist

"Learn who Nelson Mandela was and how he made a difference in the lives of the people of South Africa and around the world."--Publisher's website.

Aug 2, 2015
My tail is long and striped by Markovics, Joyce L.

My tail is long and striped

Invites readers to guess the animal being described based on clues about its features, which include a striped tail, yellow eyes, and fuzzy ears.

Aug 2, 2015
Jonathan Goforth by Goforth, Rosalind, 1864-1942.

Jonathan Goforth

After conversion to Christ as a young man, Jonathan Goforth eventually arrived in China with his wife Rosalind. They endured incredible hardships, including the loss of their first child to malaria. They fled for their lives from the Boxer Rebellion. Deeply inspired by a reading of Finney's Revival Lectures, Goforth set out with renewed determination and faith to spearhead a revival which rarely has been equaled in the history of modern missions. --From publisher's description.

Aug 2, 2015
Creating horror comics by Belmonte, David.

Creating horror comics

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a zombie, a scarecrow, and a haunted scarecrow.

Aug 2, 2015
Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon by Burnham, Cathleen.

Doyli to the rescue - saving baby monkeys in the amazon

Inspiring real-life story of a 10-year-old girl named Doyli who rescues orphaned wild monkeys, then cares for them until they can be released back into their natural habitat in the Amazon rain forest.

Aug 2, 2015
I am Lucille Ball by Meltzer, Brad, author.

I am Lucille Ball

A first-person presentation of the life and career of comedian and studio head Lucille Ball.

Aug 2, 2015
Golden retrievers by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Golden retrievers

Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need.

Aug 2, 2015
The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You by Dunham, Kelli/ Tallardy, Laura (ILT)

The Girl's Body Book - Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You

Aug 2, 2015
Galloping through history - amazing true horse stories by MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.

Galloping through history - amazing true horse stories

Presents six stories of horses throughout history that have made a lasting impression, from Bucephalus, the warhorse of Alexander the Great, to the modern-day racehorse Seabiscuit.

Aug 2, 2015
Fly Guy presents - bats by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.

Fly Guy presents - bats

During a visit to the nocturnal house at the city zoo, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about bats, including where they live, what they eat, and their unique physical characteristics.

Aug 2, 2015
Edgar Degas by Wood, Alix.

Edgar Degas

Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Edgar Degas, describing his painting style and lasting influence.

Aug 2, 2015
Ebola by Miller, Petra

Ebola

Aug 2, 2015
An insider's guide to paintball by Power, Bob, 1959-

An insider's guide to paintball

An introduction to paintball provides information on its history, equipment and clothing, the playing field, rules, variant forms of the game, strategies, and how to get started in the sport.

Aug 2, 2015
Disney Descendants yearbook - based on the Disney Channel original movie. by

Disney Descendants yearbook - based on the Disney Channel original movie.

Peek inside the yearbook for an exclusive look at Mal, Evie, Ben, Jay, and Carlos, and all your favorite moments from Descendants. Find out who was voted Most Athletic, Best Dressed, Biggest Flirt, and even Most Likely to Take Candy from a Baby. Relive all the action in the halls and on the tourney field, from Family Day to an unforgettable coronation. Go Fighting Knights!

Aug 2, 2015
A day and night in the rain forest by Arnold, Caroline, author, illustrator.

A day and night in the rain forest

"Highlights the activities of animals in the Amazon rain forest during one average 24-hour period"--

Aug 2, 2015
Crafty fun with clay! - 25 brilliant Ideas, from pretty pots to scary monsters by Smith, Thomasina, author.

Crafty fun with clay! - 25 brilliant Ideas, from pretty pots to scary monsters

Provides step-by-step instructions for models that kids can make, from a space rocket to a secret treasure chest, using all kinds of clay materials.

Aug 2, 2015