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Green gardening and composting by Aloian, Molly.

Green gardening and composting

Apr 18, 2014
Fukushima nuclear disaster by Arato, Rona.

Fukushima nuclear disaster

"In March 2011 the worlds second-largest nuclear disaster occurred on the eastern coast of Japan. A 9.0-magnitude earthquake caused a nearly 50-foot tsunami that flooded the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The devastating tidal wave caused equipment failures that led the nuclear reactors to overheat to the point of meltdown. Dangerous radioactive materials released into the air continue to threaten the health of the ocean and people around the world today."--Amazon.com.

Apr 18, 2014
Moose by Riggs, Kate.

Moose

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of moose, Earth's largest deer. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how moose interact with other animals"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
Kangaroos by Riggs, Kate.

Kangaroos

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of kangaroos, Australia's iconic marsupials. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why kangaroos jump instead of run"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014
It's catching - the infectious world of germs and microbes by Gardy, Jennifer, author.

It's catching - the infectious world of germs and microbes

Presents general information about different types of germs, as well as the diseases they cause, and how people work to prevent them from spreading.

Apr 18, 2014
Everything dinosaurs by Hoena, B. A., author.

Everything dinosaurs

Explores the world of dinosaurs, examining fossil remains and explaining how scientists use them to determine what dinosaurs ate, how they raised their young, and how they may have become extinct.

Apr 18, 2014
Depression and other mood disorders by Field, Jon Eben, author.

Depression and other mood disorders

"Studies indicate that approximately four percent of adolescents experience serious depression. Depression and other mood disorders such as bipolar disorder, occur across all age groups, genders, economic classes, and ethnic groups. This informative title examines the causes and symptoms of depression and other mood disorders and provides information about treatment options. A chapter on caring for others discusses the difficulties young people encounter living with or caring for siblings or par

Apr 18, 2014
Farmers & fighters by Shuter, Jane.

Farmers & fighters

Examines the two main occupations for men in ancient Greece where only Sparta had a full-time army while soldiers from all other city states were also farmers.

Apr 18, 2014
Christopher Columbus - voyager to the unknown by Levinson, Nancy Smiler.

Christopher Columbus - voyager to the unknown

A biography of the fifteenth-century Italian seaman and navigator who unknowingly discovered a new continent while looking for a western route to India.

Apr 18, 2014
Daisylocks by Berkes, Marianne Collins, author.

Daisylocks

"Daisylocks needs a home that is just right. She asks Wind to help her find the perfect habitat to spread her roots, and he accepts the challenge. Wind blows Daisylocks to the plain, the mountain and the swamp. She objects to each place one by one--too cold, too hard, too wet. Daisylocks is not ready to give up! They try the humid rainforest and then the warm beach; those are not just right either. Will Wind find the perfect climate and soil for Daisylocks to place her roots and grow into a beau

Apr 18, 2014
Demolition derby - tearing it up by Howell, Brian, 1974-

Demolition derby - tearing it up

Apr 18, 2014
Eskimo - Inuit, Saami & Arctic peoples - learn all about the inhabitants of the frozen north, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 350 exciting pictures by Green, Jen.

Eskimo - Inuit, Saami & Arctic peoples - learn all about the inhabitants of the frozen north, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 350 exciting pictures

Discover the peoples who live in the most northerly reaches of the Earth, including the Inuit, Nenet, Saami and Chukchi races , their origins, history and everyday lives. Fact boxes, pictures and try it yourself projects make finding out fun for 8 to 12 year olds.

Apr 18, 2014
Every body's talking - what we say without words by Jackson, Donna M., 1959-

Every body's talking - what we say without words

Apr 18, 2014
The fire station by Carr, Aaron.

The fire station

Simple text and photographs introduce young readers to a fire station.

Apr 18, 2014
Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines by Gill, Shelley, author.

Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines

"In Alaska, dogs really are a person's best friend. These true canine stories from the last frontier describe remarkable acts of intelligence, stamina, loyalty, and heroism by Balto, Togo, Tekla, Stickeen, and more of Alaska's famous dogs. From traversing mountains in winter with deliveries of life- saving medicine to fighting off bears and finding lost children, each beautifully illustrated and exciting story comes from the pages of Alaska's history" --

Apr 18, 2014
A baby elephant in the wild by O'Connell, Caitlin, 1965-

A baby elephant in the wild

With in-the-field photographs, this photo essay brings young children to the African scrub desert to witness how a baby elephant survives in the wild.

Apr 18, 2014
A big book of face painting by Verrecas, Charlotte, 1984-

A big book of face painting

This is a guide to face painting for children which provides essential tips based on expert knowledge. It details different materials, including paint recommendations and an explanation of brushes, and covers the techniques needed to achieve the 18 painted face designs in the book.

Apr 18, 2014
Blowin' in the wind by Dylan, Bob, 1941-

Blowin' in the wind

Presents the familiar Dylan song, accompanied by illustrations of children.

Apr 18, 2014
The Big book of things that go. by Bingham, Caroline (EDT)

The Big book of things that go.

Identifies cars, trucks, trains, ships, aircraft, and emergency and construction equipment

Apr 18, 2014
Bats by Riggs, Kate.

Bats

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bats, Earth's only flying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how bats helped shape the earth"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 18, 2014