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Animal Trainer by Trueit, Trudi Strain

Animal Trainer

Jul 26, 2014
Battle of Gettysburg by Hamilton, John, 1959-

Battle of Gettysburg

Jul 26, 2014
The battles of Lexington and Concord by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The battles of Lexington and Concord

Examines the battles of Lexington and Concord, the skirmishes that marked the beginning of the American Revolution.

Jul 26, 2014
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The attack on Pearl Harbor

Examines the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in December of 1941, the event that impelled the United States into World War II.

Jul 26, 2014
The attack on Fort Sumter by Samuels, Charlie, 1961- author.

The attack on Fort Sumter

Examines the battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired in April of 1861.

Jul 26, 2014
Astrology and Astronomy by Stefoff, Rebecca

Astrology and Astronomy

Jul 26, 2014
Animal teachers by Halfmann, Janet, author.

Animal teachers

"Short entries portray how 12 different animals are taught various "lessons." Chicks learn to peck to get their bellies full; a prairie dog pup learns how to spot and warn others about predators; a bottlenose dolphin learns how to recognize its mother's signature call"--

Jul 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2014
Animals work by Lewin, Ted.

Animals work

Jul 26, 2014
Animals everywhere! by Abbott, Simon, 1967- author.

Animals everywhere!

Features facts about animals, including the size of a toucan's bill, how crocodiles hunt for food, and the weight of a bighorn sheep's horns.

Jul 26, 2014