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The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall by Lang, Heather, 1966- author.

The original cowgirl - the wild adventures of Lucille Mulhall

"A picture book biography of Lucille Mulhall, a Wild West performer in the early 1900s whose skills were as considerable as her male counterparts and who is often regarded as "the original cowgirl.""--

Jul 5, 2015
A kid's guide to keeping chickens by Caughey, Melissa, author.

A kid's guide to keeping chickens

Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey (author of the award-winning blog Tilly's Nest) provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also suggests lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creati

Jul 5, 2015
The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams by Stone, Tanya Lee.

The house that Jane built - a story about Jane Addams

Jul 5, 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas by Thorne-Thomsen, Kathleen.

Frank Lloyd Wright for kids - his life and ideas

"An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America's leading architect and his work This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids, details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences of Wright's Wisconsin childhood filled with nature, music, and close family ties; his struggles to find work as a young architect; the unique style that led hi

Jul 5, 2015
Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story by Gates, Mariam, author.

Good night yoga - a pose-by-pose bedtime story

Good Night Yoga is both a bedtime story and a series of simple poses for following the natural world as it comes to rest at day's end.

Jul 5, 2015
The explosive story of fireworks! by Einhorn, Kama, 1969- author.

The explosive story of fireworks!

"In this book readers will learn all about how fireworks were invented in China over 2,000 years ago, how Queen Elizabeth I created a special honor for the person who created the best fireworks, and much more!"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 5, 2015
Explore poetry! by Diehn, Andi, author.

Explore poetry!

Introduces the many different forms of poetry while delving into a variety of literary techniques such as personification, metaphor, and alliteration, and includes creative writing exercises designed to reinforce language arts skills.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Maine? by Wang, Andrea.

What's great about Maine?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Maine, including the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden, Monhegan Island, and the Portland Observatory.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Iowa? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Iowa?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Iowa, including the Iowa State Fair, Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center, and the Living History Farms in Urbandale.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Illinois? by Marciniak, Kristin.

What's great about Illinois?

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Connecticut? by Rissman, Rebecca.

What's great about Connecticut?

Provides information on the top ten things to see or do in Connecticut, including the Beardsley Zoo, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, and the Long Island Sound.

Jul 5, 2015
What's great about Arizona? by Hirsch, Rebecca E.

What's great about Arizona?

An introduction to the people and places of Arizona.

Jul 5, 2015
What was the Alamo? by Pollack, Pam.

What was the Alamo?

""Remember the Alamo!" is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, young readers will relive this famous moment in Texas history"--

Jul 5, 2015
What are rocks made of? by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author.

What are rocks made of?

"In this book, young readers learn abut the composition of rocks."--

Jul 5, 2015
Welcome, Bao Bao by Shaw, Gina.

Welcome, Bao Bao

Jul 5, 2015
Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 2 - real-life stories you have to read to believe. by

Weird but true! - ripped from the headlines 2 - real-life stories you have to read to believe.

A treasury of bizarre-but-true stories from history includes accounts of such uncanny events as the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston and the world record set by an armless archer.

Jul 5, 2015
Weather. by

Weather.

What's the weather like today? Find out about all types of weather from sunny and windy days to thunderstorms.

Jul 5, 2015
Wasps by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- author.

Wasps

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the different nests built by wasps. Includes picture glossary"--

Jul 5, 2015
Vikingworld - the age of seafarers and sagas by MacLeod, Robert, author.

Vikingworld - the age of seafarers and sagas

Learn all about vikings.

Jul 5, 2015
Velociraptor by Riehecky, Janet, 1953-

Velociraptor

"Introduces young readers to Velociraptor, including physical characteristics, diet, habitat, and life cycle"--

Jul 5, 2015