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12 mammals back from the brink by Furstinger, Nancy.

12 mammals back from the brink

Amazing survival stories of endangered species that have made a comeback.

May 1, 2015
A butterfly called Hope by Monroe, Mary Alice, author.

A butterfly called Hope

"The colorful flowers in Mama's garden reveal a strange-looking creature. "What is it? Does it sting, does it bite?" Join in this photographic journey as the young girl and her mother care for the caterpillar. Watch as it transforms into a chrysalis and then emerges as a beautiful monarch butterfly. How can the young girl "claim" the butterfly as her own but still let it go free?"--

May 4, 2015
A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters

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

May 4, 2015
A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts

"Describes the features and characteristics of mythical creatures in a quick-reference format"--

May 4, 2015
A place for birds by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for birds

Examines the environmental needs of birds around the world and the effect that human behavior has had on their ability to survive, with examples of the efforts being made by scientists and conservationists to save specific species of birds.

May 4, 2015
A smart girl's guide. Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times by Holyoke, Nancy, author.

A smart girl's guide. Drama, rumors & secrets - staying true to yourself in changing times

Shares expert advice for how to avoid and diffuse drama-related challenges including jealousy, gossip, and cyberbullying, offering insights into the psychology of drama based on the experiences of real girls.

Apr 30, 2015
A timeline history of the thirteen colonies by Pratt, Mary K.

A timeline history of the thirteen colonies

Chronicles the history of the American colonies, from the first English settlement in Jamestown to the growing unrest with Britain that culminated in the American Revolution. --Publisher's description.

May 4, 2015
A wolf at the gate by Van Steenwyk, Mark, 1976-

A wolf at the gate

A vengeful red wolf threatens the village of Stonebriar. After, encountering a compassionate beggar, the red wolf embraces a life of peace. Her pacifism is tested when outlaws attack her new friends in Stonebriar. Based upon the legend of Saint Francis and the wolf of Gubbio.

May 4, 2015
About Dinosaurs by McKay, Sindy

About Dinosaurs

Apr 29, 2015
About dinosaurs by McKay, Sindy.

About dinosaurs

Pictures and text provide an introduction to dinosaurs.

May 4, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

An uplifting portrait of a leading NASA engineer describes her childhood ambition to pursue a life in science, her achievement as her university's first woman to receive a Ph.D. in her field and her pivotal role in building history-making spacecraft. --Publsiher's description.

May 4, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

Describes the early life and education of the engineer as well as her work at NASA, where she has helped build spacecraft that can map the moon and monitor climate change, and designed missions to bring soil and rocks back from Mars.

Apr 29, 2015
Afghanistan by Ali, Sharifah Enayat, 1943-

Afghanistan

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Afghanistan"--Provided by publisher.

May 4, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

"A pair of eyes lurks just above the water's surface. Is it a crocodile or an alligator? Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these two reptiles--and find out what makes them different" --

May 4, 2015
An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns by Rosenthal, Betsy R.

An ambush of tigers - a wild gathering of collective nouns

Apr 30, 2015
Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP by Flynn, Brendan, 1968- author.

Andrew McCutchen - National League MVP

Presents the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates star who won the 2013 National League MVP award.

May 4, 2015
Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry by Temple, Teri, author.

Apollo - god of the sun, healing, music, and poetry

Tells the mythological origin of the Roman god Apollo, and discusses his association with prophecy and some of his great deeds.

May 4, 2015
Be a meteorologist by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

Be a meteorologist

This accessible book explains the career options of a meteorologist, including television and NASA. It also delves into the past history of meteorology as well as the modern technology that meteorologists now have to aid them.

May 4, 2015
Be a zoologist by Belton, Blair, author.

Be a zoologist

"People pursuing careers in zoology usually focus on certain groups of animals. Herpetologists study reptiles and amphibians, and entomologists are experts on insects. They don't just work at zoos, either. They're teachers, writers, researchers, and more. Some zoologists work in labs and classrooms, while others travel the oceans and trek over mountains. A deep interest in animals and understanding of biology is needed to succeed in this high-interest career. Animal lovers will enjoy learning ab

May 4, 2015
Beavers by Riggs, Kate, author.

Beavers

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of beavers, nature's swimming engineers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why beavers slap their tails"--

May 2, 2015