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Does it sink or float? by Hughes, Susan, 1960- author.

Does it sink or float?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between materials that float and those that sink.

Sep 24, 2014
Eagles by Riggs, Kate.

Eagles

"A kindergarten-level introduction to eagles, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their feathered bodies"--

Sep 24, 2014
Learn to draw Angry Birds Space by Marroquin-burr, Kristina (ILT)

Learn to draw Angry Birds Space

Provides step-by-step instructions on how to draw the characters from the game, including Super Red, Ice Bird, and Big Bork.

Sep 24, 2014
Ladybugs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Ladybugs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to ladybugs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted shells"--

Sep 24, 2014
The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure by Burgan, Michael.

The Korean War - an interactive modern history adventure

"Lets readers experience the Korean War from multiple perspectives, allowing them to choose different paths through history"--

Sep 24, 2014
Kids who are changing the world by Jankeliowitch, Anne.

Kids who are changing the world

Profiles forty-five children around the world who are taking steps to help the environment through fund-raising, public demonstrations, and creating activist art, and includes suggestions on how readers can get involved.

Sep 24, 2014
Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963- author.

Jane Goodall - chimpanzee protector

"This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Jane Goodall, and her work with chimpanzees. It covers Goodall's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work in Africa."--

Sep 24, 2014
Is it natural or human-made? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it natural or human-made?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between natural materials and products that are made by humans.

Sep 24, 2014
Is it hard or soft? by Mason, Helen, 1950- author.

Is it hard or soft?

Discusses the properties of matter and describes how to tell the difference between hard and soft objects.

Sep 24, 2014
How to Save a Species by Baillie, Marilyn/ Baillie, Jonathan/ Butcher, Ellen

How to Save a Species

Sep 24, 2014
Great moments in Olympic skating by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Great moments in Olympic skating

Explores Olympic skating history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Apolo Ohno, Brian Boitano, and Peggy Fleming.

Sep 24, 2014
Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015. by

Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015.

The fascinating files of Robert Ripley prove there's nothing stranger than the truth. This bestselling annual edition is back and contains more creepy facts and crazy feats than ever before.

Sep 24, 2014
Bodies from the ash by Deem, James M.

Bodies from the ash

Details the events that occurred when Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., focusing on how this information was deduced from the skeletons found by archaeologists at the site.

Sep 24, 2014
Dolphins by Claybourne, Anna

Dolphins

Sep 24, 2014
The building of the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

The building of the transcontinental railroad - an interactive engineering adventure

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the transcontinental railroad. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Sep 24, 2014
Body bones by Rotner, Shelley, author, photographer.

Body bones

Explains the important functions of bones in the body by comparing human skeletons to those of other vertebrates, with photographs of people and animals in motion overlaid by illustrations of bones to show these supporting frameworks.

Sep 24, 2014
Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art by Kuskowski, Alex, author.

Cool crocheting for kids - a fun and creative introduction to fiber art

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for crocheting projects, including a bracelet, hat, and clutch.

Sep 24, 2014
Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations by Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi, author.

Orchid mantises and other extreme insect adaptations

"Explores various extreme insect adaptations throughout the world, including meganosed flies, assassin bugs, and bombardier beetles"--

Sep 24, 2014
Science--not just for scientists! - easy explorations for young children by Ardizzone, Leonisa, 1968- author.

Science--not just for scientists! - easy explorations for young children

Sep 24, 2014
Helen Keller in her own words by Kennon, Caroline, author.

Helen Keller in her own words

Sep 24, 2014