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Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise by Muntz, Kendra.

Invisible to the eye - animals in disguise

Nov 21, 2014
A day I remember - an Indian wedding by Das, Prodeepta, author.

A day I remember - an Indian wedding

This is a day that Swayam will always remember: he's going to be "Markundi", the boy who keeps the bridegroom (his uncle) company through the wedding preparations.

Nov 21, 2014
Animals that make me say wow! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Animals that make me say wow!

"Cusick explores how gravity-defying flight, coiled and tubelike tongues, bite-proof armor and other surprising adaptations in animal bodies and behavior provide a competitive edge. This presentation of amazing animal facts is loosely organized into three sections: defense, foraging and anatomy. There's a short introduction for each section followed by a series of boxed explanations interspersed among a gallery of close-up photographs, mostly from the National Wildlife Federation archives. Some

Nov 21, 2014
Glorious geometry by Arias, Lisa, author.

Glorious geometry

Rhyming text provides an introduction to geometry, including lines, types of angles, measuring angles, and symmetry.

Nov 21, 2014
Giant moray eel by Yasuda, Anita, author.

Giant moray eel

Nov 21, 2014
The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse by MacLachlan, Patricia.

The iridescence of birds - a book about Henri Matisse

If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.

Nov 21, 2014
Hydropower by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

Hydropower

"An examination of the ways in which water has historically been used as an energy source and how current and future energy demands are changing its technical applications and efficiency levels"--

Nov 21, 2014
Be safe on your bike by Heos, Bridget, author.

Be safe on your bike

"Samantha teaches her somewhat clueless neighbor boy Jake how to ride his bicycle safely they go for a bike ride and get ice cream"--

Nov 21, 2014
Be safe around strangers by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around strangers

"An older child walks home from school with a younger child and teaches him which strangers are safe to ask for help and which aren't"--

Nov 21, 2014
Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights by Green, Jen.

Audacious aviators - true stories of adventurers' thrilling flights

This book tells the stories of adventurers who have defied gravity and soared above the Earth, from pioneer aviators and astronauts to the free-falling fearlessness of Felix Baumgartner.

Nov 21, 2014
Dazzling decimals by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dazzling decimals

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of decimals, including how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide them.

Nov 21, 2014
Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet by Bancroft, Tom, author.

Animator - the coolest jobs on the planet

"Find out what's involved in becoming a film animator from a top professional in the field. You'll find out about the animator's heroes, the equipment and skills he uses, and the challenges of producing the illusion of movement from thousands of images called frames!"--

Nov 21, 2014
Children's book of magic by Hildyard, Anne, author.

Children's book of magic

Traces the history of magic from its origins in Ancient Egypt through the performances of today, sharing step-by-step instructions for how to learn twenty tricks in such areas as transformation, levitation, and prediction.

Nov 21, 2014
Fraction action by Arias, Lisa, author.

Fraction action

Rhyming text provides an introduction to the concept of fractions, including how to add, subtract, and compare them.

Nov 21, 2014
Dynamic denominators by Arias, Lisa, author.

Dynamic denominators

Rhyming text teaches young readers how to convert fractions to have common denominators so that the fractions can then be added and subtracted.

Nov 21, 2014
Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer by DePrince, Michaela, author.

Ballerina dreams - from orphan to dancer

Nov 21, 2014
Humpback whale by Zayarny, Jack, author.

Humpback whale

"Did you know humpback whales have lungs and need to reach the ocean surface in order to breathe? The humpback whale turns off half of its brain in order to sleep, while the other half stays awake to control the whale's breathing. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Humpback Whales, a Giants of the Ocean book."--

Nov 21, 2014
Bermuda Triangle by Karst, Ken.

Bermuda Triangle

"An investigative approach to the curious phenomena and mysterious circumstances surrounding the Bermuda Triangle, from tales of vanishing ships to supernatural forces to hard facts"--

Nov 21, 2014
Blue marlin by Roumanis, Alexis, author.

Blue marlin

Nov 21, 2014
Doctors without Borders by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

Doctors without Borders

Nov 21, 2014