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Frogs by Frisch, Aaron, 1975-2013.

Frogs

"A kindergarten-level introduction to frogs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the watery places they call home, and such defining physical features as their tongues"--

Sep 21, 2014
Gabby Douglas by Anderson, Jameson

Gabby Douglas

Sep 21, 2014
Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger by Feldman, Thea, author.

Gabe - the dog who sniffs out danger

"Gabe is a real dog who works with the United States military. He has an important job: He uses his sense of smell to find weapons before they hurt anyone. Gabe saves lives! Read his story to find out more about Gabe and what makes him a hero dog."--

Sep 21, 2014
Gandhi by Saklani, Juhi, author.

Gandhi

A biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian political and spiritual leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.

Sep 21, 2014
Geckos by Gish, Melissa, author.

Geckos

"A scientific look at geckos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their tuberculate skin, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the vocalizing lizards in the world today"--

Sep 21, 2014
Genetic modification - should humans control nature? by Gray, Leon, 1974-

Genetic modification - should humans control nature?

Questions the moral and ethical aspects of genetic modification and examines the pros and cons of each argument.

Sep 21, 2014
Georgia by Haywood, Karen Diane.

Georgia

Sep 21, 2014
Get the scoop on animal puke! - from zombie ants to vampire bats, 251 cool facts about vomit, regurgitation, & more! by Cusick, Dawn, author.

Get the scoop on animal puke! - from zombie ants to vampire bats, 251 cool facts about vomit, regurgitation, & more!

Discusses animal vomit and the many purposes it serves, including scaring and distracting predators, feeds family and neighbors, protects animals from poisoning, and aids with digestion.

Sep 21, 2014
Gorillas by Riggs, Kate.

Gorillas

"A kindergarten-level introduction to gorillas, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining physical features as their strong jaws"--

Sep 21, 2014
Great moments in Olympic gymnastics by Lawrence, Blythe, author.

Great moments in Olympic gymnastics

Explores Olympic gymnastic history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Bart Conner, "The Magnificent Seven," and Gabby Douglas.

Sep 21, 2014
Great moments in Olympic skating by Barnas, Jo-Ann, author.

Great moments in Olympic skating

Explores Olympic skating history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Apolo Ohno, Brian Boitano, and Peggy Fleming.

Sep 21, 2014
Great moments in Olympic snowboarding by Howell, Brian, 1974- author.

Great moments in Olympic snowboarding

Explores Olympic snowboarding history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Shaun White, Kelly Clark, and Kaitlyn Farrington.

Sep 21, 2014
Greek mythology by Jennings, Ken, 1974-

Greek mythology

Provides facts on the classic myths of the Greeks and Romans, from how Prometheus outsmarted the gods to how Achilles's heel led to his death.

Sep 17, 2014
Guinea pigs by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author.

Guinea pigs

Sep 21, 2014
Guinness world records 2015. by

Guinness world records 2015.

Chronicles the evolution of record breaking while incorporating thousands of new entries, hundreds of new photographs, highlights of classic records, and access to a bonus "See It 3D Augmented Reality" app of interactive digital content.

Sep 21, 2014
Guys read. True stories by

Guys read. True stories

"Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable--and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys R

Sep 21, 2014
Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead by Shecter, Vicky Alvear, 1961-

Hades speaks! - a guide to the underworld by the greek god of the dead

"Hades, the Greek god of the dead, is waiting to take you on a tour of his kingdom in this riveting introduction to Greek mythology. Here you will learn about might gods, terrifying monsters, ancient rites, magic spells, and Furies with bloody talons that can tear a mortal to shreds. But stay close. Only the Dark Lord can guarantee your safety in the underworld. And remember: Do not enter if you are afraid of the dark - or of the dead" -- Cover.

Sep 21, 2014
Hammerhead sharks by Franchino, Vicky.

Hammerhead sharks

Sep 21, 2014
Hard to Believe by Ripley's Entertainment (COR)

Hard to Believe

Sep 21, 2014
Harlem hellfighters by Lewis, J. Patrick.

Harlem hellfighters

"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--

Sep 18, 2014