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Mighty Mole and Super Soil by Quattlebaum, Mary.

Mighty Mole and Super Soil

"Although considered by some to be pests, moles are highly beneficial animals, very strong and remarkable in many ways. This picture book presents the fictional, yet scientifically accurate story of a mole. Back material presents educational activities for children and background information for parents and teachers"--

Feb 4, 2016
Medical illustrator by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Medical illustrator

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a medical illustrator. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, and daily job tasks related to this career, in the framework of the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) movement. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included."--

Feb 4, 2016
Saving eyesight - adventures of Seva around the world by Pruessen, Linda, author.

Saving eyesight - adventures of Seva around the world

Takes readers on a trip around the world with the charity organization Seva Canada as the organization helps people from developing countries cure and correct their vision problems.

Feb 4, 2016
Oceans by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Oceans

Can you imagine living and working under the sea? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories deep at the bottom of the ocean. Research on the Edge - Ocean Lab is a gripping look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up an ocean lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers. Children can read about the conditions scientists live in, from how they b

Feb 4, 2016
Rain forest food chains by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Rain forest food chains

"This book explores the rich food chains and webs that exist in a rain forest habitat. It equips readers with crucial vocabulary, using examples from that habitat to explain the roles of producers, consumers and decomposers, and illustrates how living things depend upon each other. Readers learn how fragile food chains can be, how they can be broken, and what we can do to prevent this."--

Feb 4, 2016
Place Value by Adler, David A./ Miller, Edward (ILT)

Place Value

Feb 4, 2016
Phonograph by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.

Phonograph

Feb 4, 2016
Patterns in the snow by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the snow

"In this book, young readers will learn about patterns using a winter landscape."--

Feb 4, 2016
Patterns in the city by Clark Sawyer, J., author.

Patterns in the city

"In this book, young readers will be exposed to patterns using the city as an guide."--

Feb 4, 2016
Old English sheepdogs by Finne, Stephanie, author.

Old English sheepdogs

Feb 4, 2016
Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables by Daley, Lashon/ Henriquez, Emile (ILT)

Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Feb 4, 2016
Moray eel by Didier, Dominique A., author.

Moray eel

"Discover facts about moray eels, 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 4, 2016
Missing! by Dicker, Katie, author.

Missing!

"People go missing all the time. Some soon turn up, and others are found after long searches, but a few people are lost for ever."--

Feb 4, 2016
Thunder and lightning by Hansen, Grace, author.

Thunder and lightning

An introduction to the science behind thunder and lightning.

Feb 4, 2016
Harry S. Truman - the 33rd president by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author.

Harry S. Truman - the 33rd president

Feb 4, 2016
Keystone species that live in forests by Hinman, Bonnie.

Keystone species that live in forests

Feb 4, 2016
Make money choices by Reina, Mary.

Make money choices

"Introduces young readers to different money choices and discusses needs versus wants"--

Feb 4, 2016
Jonathan Edwards by Carr, Simonetta, author.

Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards lived at a time when many people were seriously questioning long-accepted ideas about the world, life, and God, and his answers to these questions have left a mark on the way we think today. While he is often remembered as the preacher of a scary sermon about a spider dangling over a fire, he remains significant as one of the greatest thinkers America has produced. Simonetta Carr traces the events of Edwards's life from a young student interested in science to husband and father

Feb 4, 2016
Mako sharks by Barnes, Nico, author.

Mako sharks

Dive into this title to meet mako sharks. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about mako sharks through easy-to-read, simple text alongside stunning full-bleed photographs.

Feb 4, 2016
Disney by Green, Sara, 1964-

Disney

"Engaging images accompany information about the Walt Disney Company. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Feb 4, 2016