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About the Rain Forest by Johanasen, Heather

About the Rain Forest

May 23, 2016
Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love by Strebe, Jenny, author.

Braids & buns, ponies & pigtails - 50 hairstyles every girl will love

"A step-by-step guide to 50 hairstyles and basic hair care for girls."--

May 21, 2016
The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds by Murrie, Matthew, author.

The book of what if ...? - questions and activities for curious minds

"From the creators of the What If ...? Conference comes a quirky book that encourages kids to explore and engage with the world around them by asking more than eighty wild, absurd, and thought provoking questions. What if a book didn't just tell you how to think or what to know, but rather encouraged you to think for yourself? What if there was a book that focused on asking questions instead of just answering them. The Book of What If ...? does just that! What if you lived on a floating city? Wh

May 21, 2016
Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words by Shea, John M.

Eleanor Roosevelt in her own words

May 21, 2016
Freaky science discoveries by Machajewski, Sarah, author.

Freaky science discoveries

"Science has helped us make sense of some of the freakiest things about life on Earth, and more amazing discoveries are made every day. This book takes readers on a jaw-dropping journey through some of history's wildest scientific revelations, such as the existence of black holes, the role of mold in fighting killer diseases, and how maggots--yes, maggots!--are used to treat serious wounds."--Publisher's website.

May 21, 2016
Day and night by Evans, Shira, author.

Day and night

Describes how birds tweet and bees buzz in the daylight before entirely different creatures awaken and prowl after dark.

May 21, 2016
Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities by Panchyk, Richard, author.

Baseball history for kids - America at bat from 1900 to today with 19 activities

Examines "the modern history of America's favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, bonus babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, they'll [read] firsthand quotes and stories from more than 175 former major leaguers who were eyewitnesses to and participants in baseball's most incredible feats and biggest moments"--Amazon.com.

May 21, 2016
Animal mash-ups by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Animal mash-ups

"Learn all about nature's most incredible hybrids, from those that occur naturally to those created with the help of scientists and breeders"--

May 21, 2016
Inside the NBA finals by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the NBA finals

May 21, 2016
Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words by Rajczak Nelson, Kristen.

Laura Ingalls Wilder in her own words

"As the author of the popular Little House on the Prairie books, Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame by sharing her experiences growing up on the American frontier in the late 1800s. Her works became instant classics of childrens literature and a valued teaching tool for comprehending the obstacles facing settlers in that time, including malaria outbreaks, droughts and blizzards, and conflicts with Native Americans. This absorbing biographical account interweaves Wilders own words, historical painti

May 21, 2016
Meet a baby lemur by Bell, Samantha, author.

Meet a baby lemur

"Did you know that baby lemurs can climb at three weeks old? Or that a baby lemur uses its tail to find other lemurs? Learn fascinating facts like these in this selection from Lightning Bolt Books"--

May 21, 2016
A cat's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A cat's view of the world

"From a cat's point of view, tells about cat senses, providing insight into cat behavior and abilities"--

May 21, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter." -- Publisher's website.

May 21, 2016
Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee by Dell, Pamela.

Last battle - causes and effects of the Massacre at Wounded Knee

"Explains the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890, including its chronology, causes, and lasting effects"--

May 21, 2016
Electronics for kids for dummies by Shamieh, Cathleen, author.

Electronics for kids for dummies

"Introduces kids to the basics of electronics. Includes 13 projects that promote your kid's sense of achievement. Features larger print to make the material less intimidating and easier to navigate. Covers tools and safety measures to ensure your child's safety "--Publisher's description.

May 21, 2016
Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands by Roth, Susan L., author, illustrator.

Prairie dog song - the key to saving North America's grasslands

"Cumulative text based on an old folksong alternating with additional scientific information explores the role of prairie dogs, a keystone species in North America's grasslands, and conservation efforts to restore the balance of plants and animals of the Janos, Mexico, prairie dog complex. Backmatter includes timeline, photographs, music, prairie dog facts, glossary, and authors' sources"--

May 21, 2016
The runaway tortilla by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

The runaway tortilla

In this Southwestern version of the Gingerbread Man, a tortilla runs away from the woman who is about to cook him.

May 21, 2016
The secrets of Mercury by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Mercury

"Discusses the planet Mercury, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Mercury, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

May 21, 2016
12 children who changed the world by McCullum, Kenya, author.

12 children who changed the world

"Showcases the work and achievements of 12 children who, despite their age, have had a great impact on the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each child and how their accomplishments helped change the world."--Amazon website.

May 21, 2016
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines

"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various massive machines and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines."--

May 21, 2016