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Explore predators and prey! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author. Explore predators and prey!

Jan 19, 2017
Explore with Hernando de Soto by Stuckey, Rachel, author. Explore with Hernando de Soto

Presents a biography of the Spanish explorer who became the first European to reach the Mississippi River.

Jan 13, 2017
Explore with Hernando de Soto by Stuckey, Rachel, author. Explore with Hernando de Soto

Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto is known for leading the first European expedition to discoverand crossthe Mississippi River. This intriguing book describes his career beginning with being a leader in the Spanish conquests of Central America and Peru, making first contact with the Inca emperor Atahuallpa, and being made the governor of Cuba. He was also a fierce and controversial explorer, who was involved in many conflicts with the Native Americans who lived in the lands he explored and conqu

Jan 19, 2017
Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe by Blumenthal, Deborah, author. Fancy party gowns - the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe

"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and pass

Jan 13, 2017
Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /. by Reilly, Kathleen M. Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /.

Learn about earthquakes and volcanoes and how the earth's surface is always changing.

Jan 19, 2017
Find the constellations by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977. Find the constellations

This second edition of Find the Constellation contains star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky with planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet.

Jan 13, 2017
Fly Guy presents - weather by Arnold, Tedd, author. Fly Guy presents - weather

"Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!"--Back cover.

Jan 19, 2017
Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various hound dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history

Jan 13, 2017
Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history

Jan 19, 2017
Frogs matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Frogs matter

"What can we learn about the health of an ecosystem through frogs? This title takes readers to our freshwater sources to see how pollution is disrupting the reproduction and lives of frogs, how humans are to blame, and what we can do to fix it"--Publisher's website.

Jan 13, 2017
From raindrop to tap by Bright, Michael, author. From raindrop to tap

Describes the water cycle, following the journey of a raindrop from source to resource, and exploring how water is used in the home and in industry and why it is important to conserve water.

Jan 13, 2017
Germs - fact and fiction, friends and foes by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Germs - fact and fiction, friends and foes

"This clever and informative picture book introduces young readers to the world of good and bad bacteria--germs!"--

Jan 19, 2017
Girls play rugby by Jones, Emma, 1985- author. Girls play rugby

Examines the sport of rugby and how women all around the world engage in this rough game.

Jan 13, 2017
Grand Canyon by Chin, Jason, 1978- author. Grand Canyon

"An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain."--

Jan 13, 2017
Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution by Tweet, Jonathan, author. Grandmother fish - a child's first book of evolution

"Inquisitive young readers will delight in wiggling, chomping, squeaking, and hooting their way through our evolutionary family tree in this charming tale that answers one of life's biggest questions: where do we come from?"--

Jan 13, 2017
Ground zero - how a photograph sent a message of hope by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Ground zero - how a photograph sent a message of hope

"Discusses the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the iconic photo of three firemen raising a flag at Ground Zero that typified the strong American spirit"--

Jan 19, 2017
Guarding supermax prisons by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. Guarding supermax prisons

See what goes into safely securing and guarding some of the world's most violent criminals in supermax prisons.

Jan 13, 2017
Guts & glory - World War II by Thompson, Ben, 1980- author. Guts & glory - World War II

From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the difference in this jaw-dropping guide to the biggest war the world has ever seen.

Jan 19, 2017
Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure by Fajardo, Anika, author. Hercules and his 12 labors - an interactive mythological adventure

"Interactive adventures about the mythical Greek hero Hercules and his 12 labors in You Choose format"--

Jan 13, 2017

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