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Choctaw by Lajiness, Katie, author. Choctaw

Presents information about the Native American tribe known as Choctaw, describing their history, clothing, food, social roles, hunting customs, religious beliefs, and decline in the nineteenth century after encounters with European settlers.

Dec 2, 2016
A children's book about tattling by Berry, Joy Wilt. A children's book about tattling

Reading about Tami can help you understand and deal with tattling.

Dec 2, 2016
Chickasaw by Lajiness, Katie, author. Chickasaw

Dec 2, 2016
The causes of World War II by Offord, Alexander, author. The causes of World War II

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals by Drimmer, Stephanie Warren, author. The book of heroines - tales of history's gutsiest gals

Dec 2, 2016
The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys by Boyer, Crispin, author. The book of heroes - tales of history's most daring guys

Dec 2, 2016
Big challenges that animals face by Kalman, Bobbie, author. Big challenges that animals face

"Wild animals are facing huge challenges in the natural world today. Many are endangered--some critically. This eye-opening book shows how animals are being threatened by habitat loss, climate change, non-native species taking over their habitats, pollution, over-fishing, poaching, collisions with cars and boats, and human diseases. Many recovery efforts are in progress to bring back the populations of some nearly extinct animals and to reintroduce some captive ones to their natural habitats. Re

Dec 2, 2016
Are you an echo? - the lost poetry of Misuzu Kaneko by Kaneko, Misuzu, author. Are you an echo? - the lost poetry of Misuzu Kaneko

"Are You An Echo? folds poetry and history into recent events, resurrecting the work of Misuzu Kaneko and bringing the gentle grace of her poems to a new generation"--Back cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Animals by the numbers - a book of infographics by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author. Animals by the numbers - a book of infographics

"How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction. Jenkins layers his signature cut-paper illustrations alongside computer graphics and a text that is teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate zoological information ready for readers to easily devour.

Dec 2, 2016
Alwān al-ḥayawānāt by Wildsmith, Brian. Alwān al-ḥayawānāt

Introduces the variety of color in the animal world while teaching the names of eleven colors through illustrations of animals ranging from the common green frog to the exotic purple bignose unicorn fish.

Dec 2, 2016
All about Thailand - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids by Russell, Elaine, author. All about Thailand - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids

Dec 2, 2016
Al-Baṭṭah al-muzāriʻah = Farmer duck by Waddell, Martin. Al-Baṭṭah al-muzāriʻah = Farmer duck

There once was a duck who had the bad luck to live with a lazy old farmer. While the duck worked, the farmer lay in bed-- until one day the other animals decided to take action.

Dec 2, 2016
Who were the Three Stooges? by Pollack, Pam, author. Who were the Three Stooges?

"Discover more about the comedy team that perfected the art of the pie fight! The Three Stooges were the hardworking children of immigrants and discovered a love of performing at an early age. Starting out as a vaudeville act, they soon transitioned into movies, becoming a worldwide sensation in feature films and shorts. Never the critics' darlings, audiences loved them for their mastery of physical comedy and their willingness to do anything for a laugh. They remained popular over the years des

Dec 4, 2016
What's it worth? by First, Rachel, author. What's it worth?

Dec 4, 2016
What was the Great Chicago Fire? by Pascal, Janet B., author. What was the Great Chicago Fire?

Dec 4, 2016
Weird but true! 8 - 300 outrageous facts. by Weird but true! 8 - 300 outrageous facts.

Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.

Dec 4, 2016
Tanks by Murray, Laura K., 1989- author. Tanks

"A kindergarten-level introduction to tanks, covering their drivers, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their turrets"--

Dec 4, 2016
Tales from the Arabian nights - stories of adventure, magic, love, and betrayal by Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948- author. Tales from the Arabian nights - stories of adventure, magic, love, and betrayal

A collection of tales told by Scheherazade to amuse the cruel sultan and stop him from executing her as he had his other daily wives.

Dec 4, 2016
Strange trees and the stories behind them by Pourquié, Bernadette, author. Strange trees and the stories behind them

Have you ever heard of the Strangler Tree? The Bubblegum Tree? The Upside-Down Tree? How about trees with horns, bottles, sausages, crowns, and ones that walk or even explode? Crazy, maybe, but true. Find out more about these, and many others, in this colorfully illustrated collection of the most bizarre&#x;but real&#x;trees from around the world, once again reminding us that the art of nature is far stranger than fiction. The perfect book for inquisitive naturalists with imaginations,Strange Tr

Dec 4, 2016
Stepping stones - a refugee family's journey by Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author. Stepping stones - a refugee family's journey

"In this picture book, a young girl and her family are forced to flee their village to escape the civil war that has engulfed Syria and make their way toward freedom in Europe"--

Dec 4, 2016

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