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Acorn to oak tree by Herrington, Lisa M.

Acorn to oak tree

Introduces the life cycle of an oak tree, explaining how it grows from an acorn, develops, and reproduces.

Apr 20, 2014
Concrete Mixers by Eick, Jean

Concrete Mixers

Apr 20, 2014
Explore Native American cultures! by Yasuda, Anita.

Explore Native American cultures!

Packed with fascinating stories about the America's first peoples, this children?s activity book uses humor and hands-on projects to outline Native Americans ways of life, beliefs, festivals, technology, and arts and crafts. The projects and games, which encourage children to investigate the culture of Native Americans and how they learned to survive, built thriving communities, and interacted with European explorers and settlers, are outlined with clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams, a

Apr 20, 2014
Every day's a dog's day - a year in poems by Singer, Marilyn.

Every day's a dog's day - a year in poems

A lighthearted treasury of canine-themed poems presents a year's worth of seasons and holidays as experienced by dogs and celebrates such special occasions as Hole Digging Day and the dreaded Visit to the Vet Day.

Apr 20, 2014
Alien worlds - your guide to extraterrestrial life by Aguilar, David A, author.

Alien worlds - your guide to extraterrestrial life

Considers the plausibility of alien life and what creatures living on extrasolar planets might be like, drawing on scientific sources to depict alien creatures who have adapted to the unique characteristics of their respective environments.

Apr 20, 2014
Blizzard by Markovics, Joyce L.

Blizzard

"In this book, young readers will learn about blizzards"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2014
Bill Gates by Harbo, Christopher L.

Bill Gates

"Simple text and photographs present the life of Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft"--

Apr 20, 2014
Animals that fly by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that fly

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that fly, and includes chapters on bats, insects, birds, and even flying fish and flying squirrels!"--

Apr 20, 2014
Animals that hunt by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that hunt

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that hunt, and includes chapters on lions, sharks, crocodiles, spiders, and more!"--

Apr 20, 2014
Animals that run by Royston, Angela, 1945- author.

Animals that run

"Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that run, and includes chapters on horses, cheetahs, gazelles, ostriches, and more!"--

Apr 20, 2014
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery and other hauntings of the Midwest by Chandler, Matt.

Bachelor's Grove Cemetery and other hauntings of the Midwest

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the Midwestern United States"--

Apr 20, 2014
Auto mechanics by Minden, Cecilia, author.

Auto mechanics

Describes the duties, job training, work environment, and salary of auto mechanics.

Apr 20, 2014
Backhoes by Osier, Dan.

Backhoes

Provides details about backhoes, including their parts, how they are used, and the people who operate them.

Apr 20, 2014
Baseball jokes by Rosenberg, Pam (COM)/ Ostrom, Bob (ILT)

Baseball jokes

Collects jokes and humorous illustrations about different aspects of the game of baseball.

Apr 20, 2014
Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles by Enz, Tammy, author.

Batmobiles and batcycles - the engineering behind Batman's vehicles

"Explores the real-world science and engineering connections to the features in Batman's road vehicles"--

Apr 20, 2014
Batarangs and grapnels - the science behind Batman's utility belt by Biskup, Agnieszka.

Batarangs and grapnels - the science behind Batman's utility belt

Looks at several of the tools and weapons from Batman's utility belt and the science behind similar real-world technologies, from boomerangs and bolos to rebreathers for underwater diving.

Apr 20, 2014
Being a bullfrog by Youssef, Jagger, author.

Being a bullfrog

Presents information about bullfrogs, including habitat, diet, physical characteristics, and behavior.

Apr 20, 2014
Being a toucan by Ponka, Katherine, author.

Being a toucan

Presents information about toucans, including habitat, diet, physical characteristics, and behavior.

Apr 20, 2014
The best MLB hitters of all time by Graves, Will, author.

The best MLB hitters of all time

Looks at some of the best hitters in baseball history, including Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, and Albert Pujols.

Apr 20, 2014
The best MLB teams of all time by Monnig, Alex, author.

The best MLB teams of all time

Looks at some of the best teams in baseball history, including the 1929 Philadelphia A's, the 1961 New York Yankees, and the 1975 Cincinnati Reds.

Apr 20, 2014