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Rocks & minerals by Symes, R. F, author.

Rocks & minerals

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

Jan 26, 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

Offers twenty-eight craft projects for budding sewers who want to make their own fairies and fairy accessories.

Jan 26, 2015
Lions by Marsh, Laura

Lions

Jan 26, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

Jan 26, 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.

Jan 26, 2015
The Spider by Gravel, Elise

The Spider

Feb 1, 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 1, 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 1, 2015
The secret galaxy by Hodgkins, Fran, 1964- author.

The secret galaxy

"When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before."--

Feb 1, 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 1, 2015
Scorpions by Franchino, Vicky, author.

Scorpions

"This book details the life and habits of scorpions."--

Feb 1, 2015
Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids by Weinstein, Eric, author.

Ruby wizardry - an introduction to programming for kids

Introduces the Ruby programming language using an illustrated tale to teach programming skills, including how to use fundamental concepts like variables and arrays; control program flows with loops and conditionals; and save programs as scripts.

Feb 1, 2015
Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar by Schwartz, Heather E, author.

Ross Lynch - actor, singer, dancer, superstar

Chronicles the life and career of the young actor and singer know for his role in the television series "Austin & Ally."

Feb 1, 2015
Rattlesnakes by Gregory, Josh, author.

Rattlesnakes

"This book details the life and habits of rattlesnakes."--

Feb 1, 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 1, 2015
Presidential misadventures - poems that poke fun at the man in charge by Raczka, Bob, author.

Presidential misadventures - poems that poke fun at the man in charge

"A book of poetry about the presidents written in clerihews"--

Feb 1, 2015
Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step! by Legendre, Philippe, author, illustrator.

Planes, trains & moving machines - learn to draw flying, locomotive, and heavy-duty machines step by step!

Provides instruction for drawing different forms of transportation, from helicoptors to seaplanes and monorails to tank truck.

Feb 1, 2015
Pitter and Patter by Sullivan, Martha/ Morrison, Cathy (ILT)

Pitter and Patter

Feb 1, 2015
Pirates ahoy! / Playful Pictures and Fun Facts to Fire Kids' Imaginations! by Beard, S. author.

Pirates ahoy! / Playful Pictures and Fun Facts to Fire Kids' Imaginations!

Introduces facts about pirates, including where they plundered, how they lived on a pirate ship, what they ate, and what chores they had aboard the ship.

Feb 1, 2015
You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Next come homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Feb 1, 2015