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Lions by Marsh, Laura, author.

Lions

An itroduction to lions covers where they live, what they eat, and how they communicate, and follows the animal's development from cub to adult.5050 Whar am I? -- Big cats -- Lion around --Super hunters -- Food fight -- 7 cool facts about lions --Cubs -- Lion talk -- What in the world?

Feb 25, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

"Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black baseball player on a major-league team, and his bravery helped lead the way to eq

Feb 25, 2015
Planet Earth - continents, oceans, climate, geology - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 250 exciting pictures by Farndon, John, author.

Planet Earth - continents, oceans, climate, geology - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 250 exciting pictures

Feb 25, 2015
Welcome to the family by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Welcome to the family

Introduces different types of households and discusses families with children, adoption, foster parents, same-sex parents, and fertility treatments.

Feb 25, 2015
Rocks & minerals by Symes, R. F.

Rocks & minerals

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Feb 25, 2015
Life is like the wind by Innes, Shona, author.

Life is like the wind

Explores the concept of death, including what happens to life once it leaves the body and the different ways people deal with the death of loved ones.

Feb 25, 2015
Fun facts & silly stories 3 by Ripley's Believe It or Not (COR)

Fun facts & silly stories 3

Presents weird and miscellaneous facts, including information from around the world featuring extraordinary people, feats, events, creatures, places, and creations.

Feb 25, 2015
Hissy Fitz by Jennings, Patrick, author.

Hissy Fitz

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.

Feb 25, 2015
Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies - 28+ projects to create & share by Vodicka-Paredes, Lenka, 1972-

Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies - 28+ projects to create & share

Design your own fairies and accessories while learning to sew.

Feb 25, 2015
Big cats by Klevansky, Rhonda, author.

Big cats

Feb 25, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Feb 26, 2015
Space - an amazing fact file and hands-on project book - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures by Graham, Ian, 1953- author.

Space - an amazing fact file and hands-on project book - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 300 exciting pictures

Provides an introduction to the observation and exploration of space and includes simple projects showing how rockets work, how to make artificial gravity, and how geostationary orbits work.

Feb 26, 2015
Tomato by Riggs, Kate.

Tomato

"An exploration of the life cycle and life span of tomatoes, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a tomato's growth process from seed to seedling to mature plant"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 26, 2015
Meet the ancient Egyptians / Niles and Niles of Fun by Abbott, Simon, 1967- illustrator.

Meet the ancient Egyptians / Niles and Niles of Fun

Presents an introduction to ancient Egypt and its civilization, and includes facts about pharoahs, the army, mummies, pyramids, the Egyptian gods, housing, everyday life, the Nile, and common occupations.

Feb 26, 2015
I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

I am feeling bashful - a first look at shyness

Offers advice to children on how to deal with feelings of shyness, and addresses common worries and questions surrounding ways to gain self-confidence and interact with other people.

Feb 26, 2015
Don't call me fat! - a first look at being overweight by Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.

Don't call me fat! - a first look at being overweight

Offers advice to children on how to deal with their weight, and addresses common worries and questions surrounding being overweight, fitness, and a healthy diet.

Feb 26, 2015
Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know

Offers aspiring skateboarders essential instructions about safety and skill-building, demonstrating through real-time action sequences a range of fundamental techniques for both flatground and vert surfaces.

Feb 27, 2015
Searching for Bigfoot by Rivkin, Jennifer, author.

Searching for Bigfoot

Explores the characteristics, origins, anecdotal sightings, and appearance in popular culture of bigfoot.

Feb 27, 2015
The race to end epidemics by Hardyman, Robyn, author.

The race to end epidemics

Describes the current issues with epidemics, discussing how the problems developed, possible alternatives, and changes to make for the future.

Feb 27, 2015
Sweep Up the Sun by Frost, Helen/ Lieder, Rick (ILT)

Sweep Up the Sun

Feb 27, 2015