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Cats of the wild by Coupe, Robert, author.

Cats of the wild

Presents information about wild cats, describing their physical features, habitats, predatory behavior, and the threats they face from humans and changing environments.

Mar 28, 2015
Coming and going by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

Coming and going

"Humans aren't the only ones on earth who travel long distances. Many birds, fish and mammals migrate hundreds of miles in search of food, warmer climates or places to raise their young. But it's not just the incredible distances these creatures travel, it's the way they do it that makes us slow down and think."--publisher's website.

Mar 28, 2015
Cliff dwellings - a hidden world by Blake, Kevin, 1978-

Cliff dwellings - a hidden world

Describes the abandoned civilization of Mesa Verde, including its discovery, artifacts, ancient people, and preservation.

Mar 28, 2015
Air travel - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Air travel - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of air travel and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Mar 28, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Count from one to twenty-six and learn about the many different kids of butterflies in the world. Gorgeous art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages. --Publisher's description.

Mar 28, 2015
Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza by Powers, J. L. (Jessica Lynn), 1974- author.

Colors of the wind - the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza

George started going blind at age 15 from a degenerative eye disease. George lost his central vision and started seeing things that weren't there--eyes floating in the air, extraordinary colors, objects multiplied and reflected back. He triumphed over his blindness by setting the world record in the mile for blind runners, competing in the Olympics for the Disabled, and becoming a full time painter.

Mar 28, 2015
Be safe around fire by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around fire

"A young girl teaches her dolls, action figures, and toys the fire safety rules she has just learned in school"--

Mar 28, 2015
Brown bears by Riggs, Kate, author.

Brown bears

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of brown bears, mammals identified by their shoulder humps. Also included is a retelling of the Greek myth about Ursa Major and Minor"--

Mar 28, 2015
Butterflies and moths by Farndon, John, author.

Butterflies and moths

Mar 28, 2015
Cavalier King Charles spaniel by Johnson, Jinny.

Cavalier King Charles spaniel

"Describes the characteristics of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and how to care for it"--

Mar 28, 2015
Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor

Mar 28, 2015
A bird is a bird by Rockwell, Lizzy.

A bird is a bird

Describes the unique features that birds have, including beaks, wings, and feathers, and how they are used by different varieties of birds.

Mar 28, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Mar 28, 2015
Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z by Schroeder, Alan, author.

Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z

Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president he needed all the wisdom he could muster to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize informat ion about his life and accomplishments.

Mar 28, 2015
Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Colonel Harland Sanders - KFC creator

Mar 28, 2015
Clint Eastwood by Mara, Wil, author.

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood gained recognition with roles as the flawed hero in westerns and police movies such as A Fistful of Dollars and Dirty Harry. Then he turned to directing with films such as Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby. Read the story of the man who has worn many Hollywood hats in this title in the Great Filmmakers series.

Mar 28, 2015
Cesar Chavez by Gregory, Josh, author.

Cesar Chavez

Mar 28, 2015
Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital by Bolden, Tonya, author.

Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital

"Tells the story of Washington, D.C., through the story of an African American man, Michael Shiner, who lived there from approximately 1804 to 1880 and who kept a journal, excerpts of which are interspersed throughout the heavily illustrated text"--

Mar 28, 2015
The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.

The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence

Shows readers how rebel soldiers fought in horrific conditions while their families faced their own hardships for the sake of freedom. Students examine wartime propaganda to discover the truth about events leading up to the war, and engage in vibrant debate, strategic planning, and literary deconstruction to understand the official documents upon which America is founded.

Mar 28, 2015
Cartooning for kids by Artell, Mike.

Cartooning for kids

A step-by-step guide for drawing animals and people, covering alligators, bears, skunks, smiling faces, angry faces, hairstyles, movement, and more.

Mar 28, 2015