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Chef by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Chef

Presents general information about different types of chefs and the work they do, as well as details on how to become a chef.

Apr 15, 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"--

Apr 19, 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.

Apr 19, 2015
Civil War by Stanchak, John E., author.

Civil War

"Discover the horror of slave life, and the Underground Railroad that helped its victims to escape. See the weapons used on the battlefields, from single-shot rifles to powerful Gatling guns. Find out how Abraham Lincoln became president in 1860 and why he was assassinated,"--Page 4 of cover.

Apr 19, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

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

Apr 19, 2015
Clayton Kershaw by Mills, Cliff, 1947-

Clayton Kershaw

Apr 19, 2015
Cliff dwellings- a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings- a hidden world

Introduces cliff dwellings of the Pueblo Indians and the mysteries that surround them and their home.

Apr 19, 2015
Clint Eastwood by Mara, Wil, author.

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood gained recognition with roles as the flawed hero in westerns and police movies such as A Fistful of Dollars and Dirty Harry. Then he turned to directing with films such as Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby. Read the story of the man who has worn many Hollywood hats in this title in the Great Filmmakers series.

Apr 16, 2015
Clouds by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Clouds

Explains how clouds form and profiles different varieties while outlining a range of outdoor-themed activities.

Apr 16, 2015
Clouds by Delano, Marfe Ferguson, author.

Clouds

Explains how clouds form and profiles different varieties while outlining a range of outdoor-themed activities.

Apr 19, 2015
Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator

Apr 16, 2015
Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World by Carlson, Laurie

Colonial Kids- An Activity Guide to Life in the New World

Apr 19, 2015
Comfort dogs by Lunis, Natalie.

Comfort dogs

Apr 19, 2015
Coming and going by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

Coming and going

"Humans aren't the only ones on earth who travel long distances. Many birds, fish and mammals migrate hundreds of miles in search of food, warmer climates or places to raise their young. But it's not just the incredible distances these creatures travel, it's the way they do it that makes us slow down and think."--publisher's website.

Apr 15, 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.

Apr 19, 2015
Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi by Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

Computer engineer Ruchi Sanghvi

Discusses Sanghvi's early life in India and education in the U.S., as well as how her work as the first female engineer at Facebook helped it become the largest social networking site in the world.

Apr 19, 2015
Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!) by Cook, Deanna F., 1965- author.

Cooking class - 57 fun recipes kids will love to make (and eat!)

Explains basic cooking techniques in kid-friendly language and offers recipes using fresh, healthy ingredients and featuring imaginative presentations, including granola bars, popcorn balls, spring rolls, quesadillas, sliders, and apple crisp.

Apr 19, 2015
Cool art / 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages by Armstrong, Simon, author.

Cool art / 50 Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages

Presents fifty facts about the history, principles, and techniques of art and about noted artists from Leonardo and Caravaggio to such contemporary figures as Ai Weiwei and Damien Hirst.

Apr 15, 2015
Cool stuff to photograph by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Cool stuff to photograph

Cool Stuff to Photograph is packed full of ideas, techniques, tips, and suggestions. As well as advice and hints, it includes clear step-by-step instructions for a great range of photography projects.

Apr 19, 2015
Cool stuff to sew by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

Cool stuff to sew

Apr 19, 2015