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Quotation marks and apostrophes by Riggs, Kate, author. Quotation marks and apostrophes

"An illustrated guide to the punctuation marks known as quotation marks and apostrophes, including descriptions and examples of how to properly use them in quotes and in showing possession and contraction"--

Sep 24, 2016
Pumpkins by Shores, Erika L., 1976- author. Pumpkins

""Simple nonfiction text and full-color photographs present pumpkins in fall"--

Sep 24, 2016
The princess and the warrior - a tale of two volcanoes by Tonatiuh, Duncan, author, illustrator. The princess and the warrior - a tale of two volcanoes

"Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico's cherished legends. Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Izta fell in love. Theemperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon

Sep 24, 2016
Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West by Fleming, Candace, author. Presenting Buffalo Bill - the man who invented the Wild West

Introduces the life of the American West hero, discussing his contributions to the Pony Express, the Battle of Little Big Horn, and Native American rights.

Sep 24, 2016
Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Play-Doh pioneer - Joseph McVicker

Chronicles the life and career of the creator of Play-Doh.

Sep 24, 2016
Peacocks by Gish, Melissa. Peacocks

"A look at peacocks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as the male's colorful plumage, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the protected status of Congo and green peacocks in the world today"--

Sep 24, 2016
Parakeets by Stevens, Kathryn, 1954- author. Parakeets

Presents information on how to care for pet parakeets.

Sep 24, 2016
Ostriches by Gish, Melissa, author. Ostriches

"A look at ostriches, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their long and powerful legs, behaviors, relationships with humans, and their herd hierarchy in the world today"--

Sep 24, 2016
Octopuses one to ten by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author. Octopuses one to ten

"A fascinating counting journey through the amazing and mysterious world of octopuses"--

Sep 24, 2016
Octopuses by Riggs, Kate, author. Octopuses

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of octopuses, the eight-armed ocean creatures. Also included is a history of the belief that octopuses were sea monsters"--

Sep 24, 2016
Oceans by Gray, Samantha, author, editor. Oceans

Describes the three major regions of the ocean, depending on the amount of sunlight they receive, and some of the animals that live in each.

Sep 24, 2016
Monsters are real! - and other fun facts by Eliot, Hannah, author. Monsters are real! - and other fun facts

Introduces some of the world's real-life monsters, including the giant squid, vampire bats, anacondas, and Komodo dragons, and explains how some mythical monsters may have origins rooted in fact.

Sep 24, 2016
Monster and creepy-crawly jokes, riddles, and games by Eagen, Rachel, 1979- author. Monster and creepy-crawly jokes, riddles, and games

Presents information about different kinds of riddles and wordplay and offers examples of monster-themed jokes, tongue twisters, and humorous definitions.

Sep 24, 2016
Mini Hacks for Pokm̌on Go Players - Secret Tips for Mastering the Game by Ryan, Justin Mini Hacks for Pokm̌on Go Players - Secret Tips for Mastering the Game

Sep 24, 2016
LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world by LEGO factastic - a LEGO adventure in the real world

This book takes on the biggest subject of all: our world and everything in it! There's a whole world of information inside on almost every subject under the sun, from science to technology, from history to geography to popular culture. Each spread contains a LEGO scene to facilitate the learning journey: a vignette, mini story, or icon featuring LEGO models, characters, and sensibility.

Sep 24, 2016
Learning to make books by Petelinsek, Kathleen. Learning to make books

Presents bookbinding projects for children, including a paper bag book, a book with Japanese stab binding, and a piano hinged book.

Sep 24, 2016
Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments by Austin, John, 1978- author. Labcraft wizards - magical projects and experiments

"Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Labcraft Wizards provides dozens of step-by-step projects to transform everyday objects into instruments of magic, such as a sculpted magic wand, gooey ogre snot, bouncy dragon eggs, edible brewed slugs, an enchanted hourglass, and more!Through its creative activities,Labcraft Wizardsencourages scientific observation and helps eager minds explore basic concepts in chemistry and physics through experimentation"--

Sep 24, 2016
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate, author. Kangaroos

"A kindergarten-level introduction to kangaroos, covering their growth process, behaviors, their home in Australia, and such defining features as their big back feet"--

Sep 24, 2016
Jamaica by Rudolph, Jessica, author. Jamaica

Sep 24, 2016
Jackson Pollock by Venezia, Mike, author. Jackson Pollock

Sep 24, 2016