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Travelin' the Northeast by Backer, Miles, author.

Travelin' the Northeast

Describes the landmarks and geography of the northeastern United States.

Jul 19, 2014
Wonders of the world by Jackson, Tom, 1953-

Wonders of the world

Highlights the seven wonders of the ancient world and explains the feats of engineering behind constructing each wonder.

Jul 19, 2014
Who were the Beatles? by Edgers, Geoff.

Who were the Beatles?

"A biography of the Beatles, the world's most famous rock band"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 19, 2014
What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos by Krull, Kathleen.

What's new? the zoo! - a zippy history of zoos

Jul 19, 2014
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines- real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines- real-life stories you have to read to believe.

A treasury of bizarre-but-true stories from history includes accounts of such uncanny events as the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston and the world record set by an armless archer.

Jul 19, 2014
Way out West by Backer, Miles, author.

Way out West

Young readers are asked to find places of interest on maps of the Western states. Features a dog named Charlie.

Jul 19, 2014
Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table by Byers, Ann.

Fruits and vegetables - from the garden to your table

"Readers explore how something good for your health can also make people ill, including how growers, processors, shippers, and sellers keep fruit and vegetables safe or not ... Readers also learn about steps they can take to know where the food they eat comes from, how to support locally grown fruit and vegetables, how to read labels, and how to safely handle their produce once it is in their home."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 19, 2014
Professor cook's fruity desserts by Brash, Lorna.

Professor cook's fruity desserts

"A variety of recipies for desserts made with fruit. Each also has a science bit which explains how the dessert comes together"--

Jul 19, 2014
Penguin by Magloff, Lisa.

Penguin

Learn about the wonderful world of Emperor penguins, from the courtship rituals through the birth of the chicks. Watch Me Grow, a groundbreaking series from DK, brings readers ages 5 and up into the fascinating world of animal development. Close-up photographs give children an animal's eye-view of growing up, while simple, first-person text and fact boxes explain what is happening at each stage in the lives of animals. Watch Me Grow introduces beginner's to the cycle of life with gorgeous photog

Jul 19, 2014
Ready for word problems and problem solving by Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca.

Ready for word problems and problem solving

This book explains the steps of reading a problem, making a plan, solving the problem and checking your answer.

Jul 19, 2014
The Pullman porter - an American journey by Oelschlager, Vanita, author.

The Pullman porter - an American journey

Jul 19, 2014
All dogs have ADHD by Hoopmann, Kathy, 1963-

All dogs have ADHD

Pictures of dogs in usual and unusual positions help illustrate how the behaviors of people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are similar to those of dogs.

Jul 19, 2014
Asian children's favorite stories by

Asian children's favorite stories

"A treasury of folktales from China, Japan, Korea, India, The Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia."--P. [1] of cover.

Jul 19, 2014
Beauty for ashes - the spiritual transformation of a modern Greek community by Lloyd-Moffett, Stephen R. (Stephen Robinson)

Beauty for ashes - the spiritual transformation of a modern Greek community

Jul 19, 2014
Across the Midwest by Backer, Miles.

Across the Midwest

Describes the landmarks and geography of the midwestern United States : Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, illinois, Michigan, and Indiana.

Jul 19, 2014
Bear by Magloff, Lisa.

Bear

Colorful photographs and lively text introduce the life cycle of bears.

Jul 19, 2014
The children's classic poetry collection by

The children's classic poetry collection

Classic poems on different themes by such notable authors as Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, and many others.

Jul 19, 2014
Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals by Canavan, Thomas.

Why do zebras have stripes? - questions and answers about animals

"Gives answers to common questions that kids have about animals"--

Jul 22, 2014
What makes you hiccup? by Canavan, Thomas.

What makes you hiccup?

"Answers common questions young readers have about the human body"--

Jul 22, 2014
Lily - A True Story of Courage & the Joplin Tornado by Mueller, Carolyn/ Hayes, Nick (ILT)

Lily  - A True Story of Courage & the Joplin Tornado

Jul 22, 2014