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Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in the sea & along the coastline

Feb 6, 2016
Keystone species that live in the mountains by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in the mountains

Feb 6, 2016
Basketball's greatest players by Kramer, Sydelle.

Basketball's greatest players

Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.

Feb 6, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg by Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos), 1963-

Mark Zuckerberg

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Facebook, from his time at Harvard to his billionaire status.

Feb 6, 2016
Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things! by Coste, Marion, 1938- author.

Hawaiʻi's animals do the most amazing things!

Discusses the native animals of Hawai'i and how they have developed unusual adaptations that help them survive.

Feb 6, 2016
Mars - red rocks and dust by Markovics, Joyce L., author.

Mars - red rocks and dust

"In this book, readers are introduced to the planet Mars"--

Feb 6, 2016
Carl Linnaeus - genius of classification by Anderson, Margaret J. (Margaret Jean), 1931-

Carl Linnaeus - genius of classification

Recounts the life and accomplishments of the eighteenth-century Swedish botanist, who established the modern system of classifying plants and animals.

Feb 6, 2016
Bridges by Pettiford, Rebecca, author.

Bridges

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the world's most amazing bridges while explaining the engineering behind their creation. Includes activity, glossary, and index."

Feb 6, 2016
Celebrating weddings around the world by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

Celebrating weddings around the world

Looks at marriage customs and traditions that are celebrated around the world, including a Shinto wedding, a Sikh wedding, and a South Korean mass ceremony, and the unusual places in which people have gotten married.

Feb 6, 2016
Belle & Boo S is for sewing by

Belle & Boo S is for sewing

This unique craft book of Belle & Boo themed playtime projects contains ideas and instructions for over 25 makes designed to engage a child's imagination. Each sewing project will transport your child to another world where they can fantasise about being a pirate, a ballerina or even a woodland creature. Belle's Bakery helps children to hone their numeracy skills through selling the felt cupcakes, biscuits and carrots, which can be traded for the Belle & Boo currency that is created by copying a

Feb 6, 2016
Coming of age around the world by Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

Coming of age around the world

Looks at coming of age ceremonies that are celebrated around the world, including the Hindu sacred thread ceremony, the Latin American quincean~era for fifteen-year-old girls, the Jewish Bar Mitzvah, and the Christian First Communion.

Feb 6, 2016
Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law

Feb 6, 2016
The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols by Yasuda, Anita.

The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols

Amazing America celebrates the most incredible aspects of the United States. This volume features the significant monuments of the United States.

Feb 6, 2016
The 12 most amazing American cities by Rowell, Rebecca, author.

The 12 most amazing American cities

Includes facts on New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, Seattle, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Philadelphia, and Denver.

Feb 6, 2016
Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation

"Using affirming language and full-color illustrations, this book helps young children to build self-esteem and self-confidence. Includes activities and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use with young children"--

Feb 6, 2016
Everglades National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Everglades National Park

Introduces Everglades National Park, describing its landscape and formation, diverse plant and animal life, settlement history, weather, and the efforts to preserve this unique environment.

Feb 6, 2016
Cyber spy hunters! by Rich, Mari, author.

Cyber spy hunters!

"Hackers are out to get you...but these experts are on the job to stop them! Cybercrime is a growing problem, affecting businesses, governments, and individuals. A growing number of computer wizards are using science to prevent crime...or track down the cybercriminals. Visit this secret world inside!"--Publisher's website.

Feb 6, 2016
Do you ! - inspiration and encouragement for anyone who was ever bullied, left out, or pushed aside by Cohen, Ben, 1978-

Do you ! - inspiration and encouragement for anyone who was ever bullied, left out, or pushed aside

"Like A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Do You is a little book with a huge amount of heart. International sports star and anti-bullying advocate Ben Cohen shares moving insights into overcoming the pain of being victimized, pushed aside, or left out. After his own father was beaten to death for standing up for a fellow employee, Ben made it his mission to spread awareness about victimization; to build solidarity among family, friends, and other allies; and to offer support and a safe forum for con

Feb 6, 2016
The Bald Eagle by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

The Bald Eagle

"Introduces the reader to the Bald eagle, and why it's the official bird of the United States."--

Feb 6, 2016
Luna's red hat - an illustrated storybook to help children cope with loss and suicide by Smid, Emmi.

Luna's red hat - an illustrated storybook to help children cope with loss and suicide

It is a beautiful spring day, and Luna is having a picnic in the park with her family, wearing her Mum's red hat. Luna's Mum died one year ago and she still finds it difficult to understand why. She feels that it may have been her fault and worries that her Dad might leave her in the same way. Her Dad talks to her to explain what happened and together they think about all the happy memories they have of Mum. This beautifully-illustrated storybook is designed as a tool to be read with children ag

Feb 6, 2016