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The story of Twitter by Gilbert, Sara.

The story of Twitter

"A look at the origins, leaders, and innovations of Twitter, the online social networking and microblogging service founded in 2006, which has hundred of millions of users worldwide"--

Oct 15, 2014
Silly Cat Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone by Gonzales, Doreen

Silly Cat Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Oct 15, 2014
Tent caterpillars by Linde, Barbara, author.

Tent caterpillars

Introduces tent caterpillars, describing their physical features, habitat, and life cycle, and discussing how their methods of creating webbed tents and eating leaves can destroy healthy trees.

Oct 15, 2014
To this day - for the bullied and beautiful by Koyczan, Shane.L., 1976- author.

To this day - for the bullied and beautiful

Oct 15, 2014
Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures by Carstairs, Sue

Saving Turtles - A Kids' Guide to Helping Endangered Creatures

Oct 15, 2014
Gorillas by Riggs, Kate.

Gorillas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to gorillas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining physical features as their strong jaws"--

Oct 15, 2014
Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall by Goldsworthy, Steve, author.

Niagara Falls - North America's largest waterfall

Provides information about the largest waterfall in North America, including how it formed, the plants and animals that live nearby, and legends surrounding the falls.

Oct 15, 2014
I am Albert Einstein by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Albert Einstein

"Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein grew up to be one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known."--Amazon.com.

Oct 15, 2014
Raptor centers / Raptor Centers by Curtis, Jennifer Keats, author.

Raptor centers / Raptor Centers

"Even powerful birds of prey can get sick or hurt. When that happens, animal helpers at raptor centers come to the rescue! Dedicated staff treats injured, sick, and orphaned animals. They return the birds to their native environment or find forever homesat education and raptor centers for those that can't survive in the wild. Follow along in this photographic journal as staff and volunteers come together to care for these remarkable birds."--

Oct 15, 2014
Koalas by Riggs, Kate.

Koalas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to koalas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the trees they call home, and such defining physical features as their clawed feet"--

Oct 15, 2014
Jack and the beanstalk by Galdone, Paul.

Jack and the beanstalk

Recounts in verse the adventures of Jack, who climbs up a tall beanstalk and rescues a girl from a fierce giant.

Oct 15, 2014
Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger by Feldman, Thea, author.

Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger

"Gabe is a real dog who works with the United States military. He has an important job: He uses his sense of smell to find weapons before they hurt anyone. Gabe saves lives! Read his story to find out more about Gabe and what makes him a hero dog."--

Oct 15, 2014
Butterflies by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-

Butterflies

"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--

Oct 15, 2014
Bulldozers by Lennie, Charles, author.

Bulldozers

Beep! Beep! Back up into one of the toughest construction machines: bulldozers! Learn why bulldozers are important at the job site, what makes them special, and more. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information through easy-to-read, simple text alongside colorful full-bleed photographs.

Oct 15, 2014
Cheetahs by Riggs, Kate.

Cheetahs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to cheetahs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the lands they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted fur"--

Oct 15, 2014
Alice Waters and the trip to delicious by Martin, Jacqueline Briggs, author.

Alice Waters and the trip to delicious

Follows Alice Waters's work to educate children about healthy food by starting the Edible Schoolyard, and showing that good food starts in the fields with good soil and caring farmers.

Oct 15, 2014
Animal eyes by Holland, Mary, 1946- author.

Animal eyes

"The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes: whether it is predator or prey, whether it is more active during the day ornight, and sometimes even its gender or age. Award-winning nature photographer and environmental educator Mary Holland shares fascinating animal eyes with readers of all ages."--

Oct 15, 2014
Crazy Animals by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Crazy Animals

Oct 15, 2014
BMW - ultimate riding experience by Barrington, Richard, 1961-

BMW - ultimate riding experience

Introduces the German company; profiles different types of motorcycle models, including information about their speed, performance, and appearance; and discusses scooters and enduro bikes.

Oct 15, 2014
What ship is not a ship? by Ziefert, Harriet.

What ship is not a ship?

"Clever word groupings list three alike things and one that it is different. For example, there are living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms--but a mushroom is not a room! Picture clues will help kids figure out which "of these things is not like the other"and will begin to grasp the more fine-tuned nuances of word parts, roots, and meanings"--

Oct 16, 2014