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13 bridges children should know by Finger, Brad.

13 bridges children should know

This book introduces children to 13 important bridges that span the centuries as well as the globe.

Jul 26, 2016
23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world. by Thomas, Isabel, 1979-

23 ways to be an eco hero - a step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world.

"Packed full of step-by-step projects, this is the perfect book for crafty kids eager yo reuse, recycle, and do their bit for the environment. With a mixture of simple and challenging projects, readers can learn how to create new objects from scrap materials, make their homes more eco-friendly, and turn even the smallest outdoor space into a wildlife haven." --cover.

Jul 26, 2016
A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

"Tap! Tap! Tap! Crack! Using his beak, a baby bird breaks out of an egg that's nearly the size of a cantaloupe. With his spindly legs and long, thin neck, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature breaking out of his egg is an ostrich chick, and one day he will be the biggest bird around--just like his dad

Jul 26, 2016
A giant egg and fluffy feathers by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A giant egg and fluffy feathers

Provides information on what life is like for an ostrich baby, including his birth, what he eats, and how his body changes as he gets older.

Jul 21, 2016
A landscaper's tools by Avery, Sebastian, author.

A landscaper's tools

Lets get digging! Readers will delight in learning about a career as a landscaper, focusing on the different tools that help them create beautiful yards, gardens, and parks. The book will introduce them to tools such as pickaxes, spades, and different kinds of shovels, while explaining their function and importance. Theyll also learn what landscapers wear to keep themselves safe, such as gloves, goggles, and boots.

Jul 26, 2016
A Life in Pictures by Foreman, Michael/ Morpurgo, Michael (FRW)

A Life in Pictures

Jul 26, 2016
A math journey around the wonders of the world by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey around the wonders of the world

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the natural and human-made wonders of the world make learning about math topics easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to explore these wonders and use their mathematical skills at such sites as the pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, Mount Everest, and the Galapagos Islands. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills"--

Jul 26, 2016
A math journey through computer games by Koll, Hilary, author.

A math journey through computer games

"Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--

Jul 26, 2016
A party for clouds - thunderstorms by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A party for clouds - thunderstorms

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of thunderstorms, learning about thunder, lightning, and how they are formed"--

Jul 26, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Presents information about how human activity may threaten different species of North American frogs, and outlines steps that people can take to provide an environment in which frogs can thrive.

Jul 21, 2016
A place for frogs by Stewart, Melissa, author.

A place for frogs

Jul 26, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

Chronicles the events of the American Revolution through the lens of contemporary primary documents.

Jul 20, 2016
A primary source history of the American Revolution by Webb, Sarah Powers, 1967- author.

A primary source history of the American Revolution

What was it like to be part of the American Revolution? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 26, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War

Presents a history of the Civil War, providing such first-hand accounts as quotations, photographs, newspaper articles, and personal letters of soldiers and military officers.

Jul 20, 2016
A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War by Micklos, John, author.

A primary source history of the U.S. Civil War

What was it like to be part of the U.S. Civil War? Personal accounts, newspaper stories, and other primary sources give students an opportunity to see what it was like to live during this amazing time in history.

Jul 26, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

"From a reptile's point of view, tells about reptile senses, providing insight into reptile behavior and abilities"--

Jul 20, 2016
A reptile's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author.

A reptile's view of the world

"From a reptile's point of view, tells about reptile senses, providing insight into reptile behavior and abilities"--

Jul 26, 2016
A snowstorm shows off - blizzards by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A snowstorm shows off - blizzards

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore blizzards, learning how they form and where they happen"--

Jul 26, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

Provides information on what life is like for a baby iguana, including her birth, what she eats, and how her body changes as she gets older.

Jul 20, 2016
A spiny back and green scaly skin by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

A spiny back and green scaly skin

"From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs and simple text that's perfect for emergent readers, Whose Little Baby Are You? is a delightful introduction to animals and their life cycles. The little creature hatching from her egg is a baby iguana, and one day this tiny reptile will be 4 feet (1.2 m) long, with a powerful, muscular body--just like her mo

Jul 26, 2016