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Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Gingerbread for liberty! - how a German baker helped win the American Revolution

"A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--

Feb 22, 2015
Inspiring stories of sportsmanship by Herzog, Brad.

Inspiring stories of sportsmanship

" Teaches kids about positive character and sportsmanship through real-life examples."

Feb 23, 2015
What a wonderful world by Thiele, Bob.

What a wonderful world

Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Feb 23, 2015
Thirteen-lined ground squirrels by Clark Sawyer, J. author.

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels

"In this book, young readers will learn about thirteen-line ground squirrels and their winter habits."--

Feb 23, 2015
Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active by Kreisman, Rachelle, author.

Start sweating! - a kids' guide to being active

Discusses the health benefits of exercising and suggests various forms of physical activity, including jumping rope, playing a sport, and riding a bike.

Feb 23, 2015
Monster goose nursery rhymes by Herz, Henry.

Monster goose nursery rhymes

Feb 23, 2015
Kangaroo to the Rescue! - And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes by Donohue, Moira Rose

Kangaroo to the Rescue! - And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes

Feb 23, 2015
The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America by Winter, Jonah, 1962-

The Founding Fathers! - those horse-ridin', fiddle-playin', book-readin', gun-totin' gentlemen who started America

An introduction to the Founding Fathers describes the heated exchanges that shaped the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, sharing fact-filled profiles of such historic icons as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin.

Feb 23, 2015
Growing new plants by Colby, Jennifer, 1971-

Growing new plants

Discusses what a plant needs to grow and how they reproduce.

Feb 23, 2015
Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971-

Gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

Introduces the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece, providing profiles on Zeus, Artemis, and Hera.

Feb 23, 2015
Guess who's in the trees by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

Guess who's in the trees

Describes the unique characteristics of eight animals that find shelter and food in trees and encourages the reader to guess which animal is hiding under the flap.

Feb 23, 2015
Firefly encyclopedia of animals by de la Bedoyere, Camilla (EDT)/ Whitfield, Philip, Dr. (EDT)

Firefly encyclopedia of animals

Presents information about animals ranging from vampire bats and tarsiers to oarfish and bumblebees.

Feb 23, 2015
Cougar by Tomljanovic, Tatiana.

Cougar

Introduces cougars, describing their physical features, behavior, life cycle, habitat, and their status as an endangered species.

Feb 23, 2015
Calico cats by Dash, Meredith, author.

Calico cats

Describes the unique physical characteristics of calico cats, and relates interesting facts associated with these cats, including how they got their name and the most common gender.

Feb 23, 2015
Anglerfish by Murphy, Julie, 1965- author.

Anglerfish

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

Feb 23, 2015
Air Force One by Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

Air Force One

Introduces the presidential airplane known as Air Force One, recounting the history of presidential aircraft and describing its physical features and the reasons why it is a symbol of the United States.

Feb 23, 2015
Lions by Marsh, Laura, author.

Lions

An itroduction to lions covers where they live, what they eat, and how they communicate, and follows the animal's development from cub to adult.5050 Whar am I? -- Big cats -- Lion around --Super hunters -- Food fight -- 7 cool facts about lions --Cubs -- Lion talk -- What in the world?

Feb 25, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

"Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black baseball player on a major-league team, and his bravery helped lead the way to eq

Feb 25, 2015
Planet Earth - continents, oceans, climate, geology - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 250 exciting pictures by Farndon, John, author.

Planet Earth - continents, oceans, climate, geology - with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 250 exciting pictures

Feb 25, 2015
Welcome to the family by Hoffman, Mary, 1945- author.

Welcome to the family

Introduces different types of households and discusses families with children, adoption, foster parents, same-sex parents, and fertility treatments.

Feb 25, 2015