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The ultimate book of family card games by Ho, Oliver.

The ultimate book of family card games

A collection of fifty-six card games.

Dec 11, 2014
My shadow by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.

My shadow

An illustrated version of Stevenson's popular poem in which a child tells about her relationship with her shadow.

Dec 11, 2014
It can't be true!. by

It can't be true!.

"[This book] brings ... unbelievable facts ... to life with the help of 200 jaw-dropping visual comparisons across a wide range of subjects from outer space to the human body"--Front jacket flap.

Dec 11, 2014
Mission- elephant rescue - all about elephants and how to save them by Blewett, Ashlee Brown, author.

Mission- elephant rescue - all about elephants and how to save them

Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused elephants to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts.

Dec 14, 2014
Do you really want to meet a monkey? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a monkey?

"A child goes on a rain forest adventure and meets several different species of monkeys"--

Dec 14, 2014
Center ice - the Stanley Cup by Winters, Jaime.

Center ice - the Stanley Cup

Dec 14, 2014
Weird frogs by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

Weird frogs

Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the frog family, including the natterjack toad, red-eyed leaf frog, sticky frog, Vietnamese mossy frog, and tomato frog.

Dec 14, 2014
The children's Jewish holiday kitchen - 70 ways to have fun with your kids and make your family's celebrations special by Nathan, Joan.

The children's Jewish holiday kitchen - 70 ways to have fun with your kids and make your family's celebrations special

Explains basic cooking techniques and includes recipes for a variety of traditional dishes for holidays throughout the year

Dec 14, 2014
Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food by Kurlansky, Mark.

Frozen in time - Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food

"This biography--perfect for middle-grade readers--tells the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry, and is adapted from Mark Kurlansky's adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man. Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, incl

Dec 14, 2014
Little Red Riding Hood by Brothers Grimm (COR)/ Schenker, Sybille (ILT)/ Bell, Anthea (TRN)

Little Red Riding Hood

Dec 15, 2014
In the sea by Elliott, David, 1947-

In the sea

Collects poems describing the many creatures living in the sea, from the sea horse to the blue whale.

Dec 15, 2014
Amazing world atlas by Murrell, Deborah, 1963- author.

Amazing world atlas

Dec 15, 2014
Batman - the world of the Dark Knight by Wallace, Daniel, 1970-

Batman - the world of the Dark Knight

A fan's reference to Batman's entire career profiles his most significant adventures, allies, romances, and enemies while documenting how his character has evolved throughout the decades.

Dec 15, 2014
The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language by Gallaudet University Press (COR)/ Gordon, Jean M. (CON)/ Tilley, Debbie (ILT)/ Lott, Peggy Swartzel (ILT)/ Hills, Rob (ILT)

The Gallaudet children's dictionary of American Sign Language

Offers a dictionary of American sign language featuring over one thousand sign drawings with corresponding English words, usage in sentences, and illustrations, as well as an introduction explaining fingerspelling and signing.

Dec 15, 2014
DC Comics - the ultimate character guide by Snider, Brandon T.

DC Comics - the ultimate character guide

Presents profiles of the heroes and villains from the DC Universe.

Dec 15, 2014
The fairies encyclopedia / The Fairies Encyclopedia by Bazaldua, Barbara.

The fairies encyclopedia / The Fairies Encyclopedia

Presents facts and lesser-known trivia about Disney fairies, including Tinker Bell, her friends, and their Pixie Hollow home.

Dec 15, 2014
The Avengers - the ultimate guide to Earth's mightiest heroes by Beatty, Scott, 1969-

The Avengers - the ultimate guide to Earth's mightiest heroes

Young comic fans can now learn everything there is to know about Marvel's very first superhero team, the Avengers, in a book that is filled with comic book art and stories about the squad that includes Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and Hawkeye.

Dec 15, 2014
Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own by Earley, Chris G., 1968-

Caterpillars - find, identify, raise your own

Discusses caterpillars, including their life cycles, tips on how to raise them, and identification information on different kinds of caterpillars.

Dec 15, 2014
Ghostly evidence - exploring the paranormal by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Ghostly evidence - exploring the paranormal

Examines ghost culture and myths, discussing what a ghost may appear as, the places they are reported to appear, people who claim to connect with ghosts, and paranormal hoaxes.

Dec 16, 2014
Germany by Tieck, Sarah, 1976-

Germany

Introduces Germany, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.

Dec 16, 2014