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125 Cool Inventions by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

125 Cool Inventions

May 17, 2015
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125 cool inventions.

May 21, 2015
125 Cute Animals - Meet the Cutest Critters on the Planet, Including Animals You Never Knew Existed, and Some So Ugly They're Cute by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

125 Cute Animals - Meet the Cutest Critters on the Planet, Including Animals You Never Knew Existed, and Some So Ugly They're Cute

May 17, 2015
125 cute animals - meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute. by

125 cute animals - meet the cutest critters on the planet, including animals you never knew existed, and some so ugly, they're cute.

May 21, 2015
A butterfly called Hope by Monroe, Mary Alice, author.

A butterfly called Hope

"The colorful flowers in Mama's garden reveal a strange-looking creature. "What is it? Does it sting, does it bite?" Join in this photographic journey as the young girl and her mother care for the caterpillar. Watch as it transforms into a chrysalis and then emerges as a beautiful monarch butterfly. How can the young girl "claim" the butterfly as her own but still let it go free?"--

May 21, 2015
A chicken followed me home! - questions and answers about a familiar fowl by Page, Robin, 1957- author, illustrator.

A chicken followed me home! - questions and answers about a familiar fowl

"A nonfiction picture book exploration of chickens, and all the fascinating things about them--how they fly, what they eat, what the different breeds are, and more"--

May 21, 2015
A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to dragons, trolls, and other dangerous monsters

"Describes the features and characteristics of dangerous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

May 15, 2015
A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to griffins, unicorns, and other mythical beasts

"Describes the features and characteristics of mythical creatures in a quick-reference format"--

May 15, 2015
A place for birds by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for birds

Examines the environmental needs of birds around the world and the effect that human behavior has had on their ability to survive, with examples of the efforts being made by scientists and conservationists to save specific species of birds.

May 21, 2015
A timeline history of the thirteen colonies by Pratt, Mary K.

A timeline history of the thirteen colonies

Chronicles the history of the American colonies, from the first English settlement in Jamestown to the growing unrest with Britain that culminated in the American Revolution. --Publisher's description.

May 16, 2015
A wolf at the gate by Van Steenwyk, Mark, 1976-

A wolf at the gate

A vengeful red wolf threatens the village of Stonebriar. After, encountering a compassionate beggar, the red wolf embraces a life of peace. Her pacifism is tested when outlaws attack her new friends in Stonebriar. Based upon the legend of Saint Francis and the wolf of Gubbio.

May 15, 2015
About dinosaurs by McKay, Sindy.

About dinosaurs

Pictures and text provide an introduction to dinosaurs.

May 21, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by Mara, Wil.

Abraham Lincoln

This book is a brief overview of the life of the man who was President of the United States during the difficult years of the Civil War, and who issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves.

May 21, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by Mara, Wil.

Abraham Lincoln

Chronicles the life and political career of the sixteenth president.

May 18, 2015
Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

An uplifting portrait of a leading NASA engineer describes her childhood ambition to pursue a life in science, her achievement as her university's first woman to receive a Ph.D. in her field and her pivotal role in building history-making spacecraft. --Publsiher's description.

May 21, 2015
Afghanistan by Ali, Sharifah Enayat, 1943-

Afghanistan

"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Afghanistan"--Provided by publisher.

May 21, 2015
All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders by Amstutz, Lisa J.

All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce different styles of bicycles"--

May 21, 2015
All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders by Amstutz, Lisa J.

All kinds of bikes - off-road to easy-riders

"Full-color photos and simple text introduce different styles of bicycles"--

May 18, 2015
Alligators and crocodiles by Marsh, Laura, author.

Alligators and crocodiles

"A pair of eyes lurks just above the water's surface. Is it a crocodile or an alligator? Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, kids will learn all about these two reptiles--and find out what makes them different" --

May 21, 2015
Alternate reality game designer Jane Mcgonigal by Suen, Anastasia.

Alternate reality game designer Jane Mcgonigal

Discusses the life of the gaming pioneer, including her childhood love of video games, her early work with alternate reality games, and why she believes that games can solve real-world problems.

May 21, 2015