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A year on the farm by Unstead, Sue, 1951- author.

A year on the farm

Follows the busy lives of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer on their farm throughout the seasons of the year, including turning over the soil in winter, caring for the baby animals born in spring, watering crops in the summer, and apples and wheat in fall.

Jun 24, 2015
You'll love puggles by Edison, Erin, author.

You'll love puggles

Simple text and full-color photographs describe the characteristics and care of a puggle, a cross between a pug and a beagle.

Jun 24, 2015
Zebra sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Zebra sharks

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of zebra sharks.

Jun 24, 2015
The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall by Lang, Heather, 1966-

The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall

"A picture book biography of Lucille Mulhall, a Wild West performer in the early 1900s whose skills were as considerable as her male counterparts and who is often regarded as "the original cowgirl.""--

Jun 24, 2015
Little kids first big book of who by Esbaum, Jill, author.

Little kids first big book of who

Introduces some of history's most interesting and important notables, from Leonardo da Vinci and Amelia Earhart to Malala Yousafzai and Neil Armstrong.

Jun 24, 2015
Migration nation - animals on the go from coast to coast by O'Sullivan, Joanne, author.

Migration nation - animals on the go from coast to coast

An introduction to the migration patterns of nine very different types of animals, from gray whales and sandhill cranes to polar bears and monarch butterflies, discusses their life cycles and how to spot them.

Jun 24, 2015
Megalosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Megalosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Megalosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior, and fossil discovery"--

Jun 24, 2015
Learning to sew by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author, illustrator.

Learning to sew

"Complete a variety of fun sewing projects"--

Jun 24, 2015
How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents by Lewin, Ted.

How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents

"A first person account of two acclaimed author's and illustrator's travels throughout the world"--

Jun 24, 2015
How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz

Jun 24, 2015
Guts & glory - the Vikings by Thompson, Ben, 1980-

Guts & glory - the Vikings

Presents the history and myths of the Vikings, from their rise in the eighth century, raids throughout Europe, conversion to Christianity, and eventual decline following the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Jun 24, 2015
Goldilocks and the three bears by Alperin, Mara, author.

Goldilocks and the three bears

A tired and hungry little girl helps herself to the belongings of three bears in the woods.

Jun 24, 2015
Get into art - telling stories by Brooks, Susie, author.

Get into art - telling stories

Showcases works of art that tell stories, from the Bayeaux Tapestry to Edward Hopper's "Automat" to Henri Matisse's portrait of Icarus, and provides instructions for creating art projects inspired by these pieces.

Jun 24, 2015
Fort Sumter by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

Fort Sumter

Describes Fort Sumter in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, and explains its role in the history of the Civil War and later developments.

Jun 24, 2015
Fly guy presents - insects by Arnold, Tedd, author.

Fly guy presents - insects

During a nature walk, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about the different types of insects, their life cycles, what they eat, and which ones are dangerous to humans.

Jun 24, 2015
The explosive story of fireworks! by Einhorn, Kama, 1969-

The explosive story of fireworks!

Describes the history of fireworks, from their invention in ancient China to their use in celebrations today, and explains what gives fireworks their color, sound, and sparkle.

Jun 24, 2015
Nudibranch by Gray, Susan Heinrichs, author.

Nudibranch

"Discover facts about nudibranchs, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and threats to these ocean creatures. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text"--

Jun 24, 2015
Moths by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Moths

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the physical features of moths and briefly describes their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--

Jun 24, 2015
The popcorn astronauts - and other biteable rhymes by Ruddell, Deborah.

The popcorn astronauts - and other biteable rhymes

A collection of seasonal poems pays tribute to favorite foods with entries ranging from "Strawberry Queen" and "Only Guacamole" to "21 Things to Do With an Apple" and "The Cocoa Cabana."

Jun 24, 2015
Explore poetry! by Diehn, Andi, author.

Explore poetry!

Introduces the many different forms of poetry while delving into a variety of literary techniques such as personification, metaphor, and alliteration, and includes creative writing exercises designed to reinforce language arts skills.

Jun 24, 2015