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100 things to know before you grow up by Gerry, Lisa, author.

100 things to know before you grow up

Provides tips, tricks, and skills to help young readers take control of their lives and make the journey to adulthood a fulfilling one.

May 20, 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
A beetle is shy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A beetle is shy

"The award-winning duo of Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long team up again, this time creating a gorgeous look at the fascinating world of beetles. From flea beetles to bombardier beetles, an incredible variety of these beloved bugs are showcased here in all their splendor." --

May 20, 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
A dog's view of the world by Brett, Flora.

A dog's view of the world

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

May 20, 2016
A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet by Fredericks, Anthony D.

A is for anaconda - a rainforest alphabet

"Using the alphabet book format the rainforest is explored and explained. A poem explains each topic followed by detailed expository text. Topics include Brazil, epiphytes, gorillas, Kapok tree and nocturnal"--Provided by publisher.

May 23, 2016
Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln by Rappaport, Doreen.

Abe's honest words - the life of Abraham Lincoln

An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president.

May 23, 2016
About the Rain Forest by Johanasen, Heather

About the Rain Forest

May 23, 2016
Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Ada's violin - the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.

May 23, 2016
Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war by Bacher, Lindsay, author.

Alia Muhammad Baker - saving a library from war

Through narrative nonfiction, readers learn the story of Alia Muhammad Baker, a librarian who preserved Iraq's history by saving thousands of books from being destroyed during the Iraq War.

May 23, 2016
Amazing brain mysteries by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.)

Amazing brain mysteries

Discusses what is known about the brain and how it works and examines situations that people claim to experience but that cannot yet be explained, including premonitions, the unusual experiences of some twins, and memories of past lives.

May 20, 2016
Amelia Earhart by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Amelia Earhart

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author.

Angry birds playground - atlas, a global geography adventure

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure! by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - dinosaurs - a prehistoric adventure!

"Fly with your favorite Angry Birds characters as they travel back in time on a zany search to find their eggs. Kids will be hooked on this wacky mystery as they analyze and observe the wonderful world of dinosaurs as they are building basic skills through fun and fascinating activities"--

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure by Esbaum, Jill.

Angry birds playground - question & answer book - a who, what, where, when, why, and how adventure

A treasury of questions and answers featuring Rovio's popular Angry Bird characters encourages readers to seek the correct answers to big questions about things in the everyday world.

May 20, 2016
Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Angry birds playground - rain forest, a forest floor to treetop adventure

May 20, 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
Antelopes by Riggs, Kate, author.

Antelopes

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of antelopes, the bovids of Africa and Asia. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how tsessebes got their horns"--

May 20, 2016
Baa baa black sheep by Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator.

Baa baa black sheep

In this take-off on the familiar nursery rhyme, black sheep graciously offers bag after bag of wool to Miss, who handcrafts mittens, a tea cosy, and more for her friends, then produces a sweater for the shivering sheep when all the wool is gone. Includes music for piano and guitar.

May 23, 2016
Badlands National Park by Frisch, Nate, author.

Badlands National Park

An exploration of Badlands National Park, including how its carved landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the rock formation known as the Badlands Wall.

May 18, 2016