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Scaly, slippery creatures by Rake, Matthew, author.

Scaly, slippery creatures

"Can you name the most poisonous snake on Earth? Can you tell the difference between a Komodo dragon and a crocodile? Meet some of the world's creepiest critters in this photo-packed book of reptilian monsters"--

Feb 12, 2016
Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Snowy owls - stealthy hunting birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the snowy owl. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the snowy owl's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird"--

Feb 12, 2016
Starting a business by Hatton, Fran.

Starting a business

Feb 12, 2016
Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.

Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Herbert Leupin's bold, colorful illustrations bring new life to these 9 favorite Grimm's fairy tales.

Feb 12, 2016
Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law by Roxburgh, Ellis.

Al Capone vs. Eliot Ness - opposite sides of the law

Feb 12, 2016
The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols by Yasuda, Anita.

The 12 most amazing American monuments & symbols

Amazing America celebrates the most incredible aspects of the United States. This volume features the significant monuments of the United States.

Feb 12, 2016
The 12 most amazing American cities by Rowell, Rebecca, author.

The 12 most amazing American cities

Includes facts on New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Nashville, Miami, Seattle, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Philadelphia, and Denver.

Feb 12, 2016
Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation by Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-

Just because I am - a child's book of affirmation

"Using affirming language and full-color illustrations, this book helps young children to build self-esteem and self-confidence. Includes activities and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use with young children"--

Feb 12, 2016
Everglades National Park by Connors, Kathleen, author.

Everglades National Park

Introduces Everglades National Park, describing its landscape and formation, diverse plant and animal life, settlement history, weather, and the efforts to preserve this unique environment.

Feb 12, 2016
Who was Jesse Owens? by Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.

Who was Jesse Owens?

Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

Feb 12, 2016
The war to end all wars - the story of World War I by Batten, Jack.

The war to end all wars - the story of World War I

A brilliant, concise history of World War I.

Feb 12, 2016
Scratch by Benson, Pete, 1960-

Scratch

Feb 12, 2016
The Bald Eagle by Herrington, Lisa M., author.

The Bald Eagle

"Introduces the reader to the Bald eagle, and why it's the official bird of the United States."--

Feb 12, 2016
Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the toucan. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the toucan's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird."--

Feb 12, 2016
Who Was Sojourner Truth? by McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.

Who Was Sojourner Truth?

"Almost 100 years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat, Sojourner Truth was mistreated by a streetcar conductor. She took him to court--and won! Before she was Sojourner Truth, she was known simply as Belle. Born a slave in New York sometime around 1797, she was later sold and separated from her family. Even after she escaped from slavery, she knew her work was not yet done. She changed her name and traveled, inspiring everyone she met and sharing her story until her death in 1883 a

Feb 12, 2016
Cleopatra - powerful leader or ruthless Pharaoh? by Caravantes, Peggy, 1935-

Cleopatra - powerful leader or ruthless Pharaoh?

"Details the life of Cleopatra from differing perspectives"--

Feb 12, 2016
Turtles by Meister, Cari, author.

Turtles

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet turtle"--

Feb 12, 2016
Slinky's guide to caring for your snake by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Slinky's guide to caring for your snake

"In this book, Slinky the Snake reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet snake, what supplies they will need, how to make a new snake feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet snake, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a snake vivarium clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective"--

Feb 12, 2016
Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

Exploring distant worlds as a space robot engineer

Feb 12, 2016
On a Jet Ski by Phillips, H.

On a Jet Ski

Feb 12, 2016