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Greece by Bodden, Valerie, author.

Greece

"A historical overview of the Greek civilization from the perspectives of the social classes, from the aristocrats to the slaves, including the Mediterranean city-states' growth and decline"--

Jan 31, 2015
Greece by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Greece

Photographs and text provide information about Greece.

Jan 31, 2015
Growing Up Pedro - How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues by Tavares, Matt

Growing Up Pedro - How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues

Jan 31, 2015
Handmade crafts by children for children by Rodríguez, Guadalupe, author.

Handmade crafts by children for children

Jan 31, 2015
Head Lice by Gravel, Elise

Head Lice

Jan 31, 2015
Hippos Are Huge! by London, Jonathan/ Trueman, Matthew (ILT)

Hippos Are Huge!

Jan 31, 2015
Hissy Fitz by Jennings, Patrick, author.

Hissy Fitz

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.

Jan 31, 2015
Hissy Fitz by Jennings, Patrick, author.

Hissy Fitz

Hissy, a sleep-deprived British shorthair in the extremely noisy Fitz household, recounts his frustrating day trying to find a place to sleep where people--particularly an annoying three-year-old human--will not bother him.

Jan 26, 2015
Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world by Moberg, Julia, author.

Historical animals - the dogs, cats, horses, snakes, goats, rats, dragons, bears, elephants, rabbits, and other creatures that changed the world

Offers rhyming entries on animals from throughout history that have achieved celebrity or historical significance, from Ramses II's lioness and Alexander the Great's war horse Bucephalus, to Paul the match-predicting octopus and Cairo the Navy SEAL dog.

Jan 31, 2015
How do plants defend themselves? by Owen, Ruth, 1967-

How do plants defend themselves?

Explores the world of plants with defense mechanisms, explaining how and why these plants use spikes, thorns, and poison to protect themselves.

Jan 31, 2015
How to make a universe with 92 ingredients by Dingle, Adrian, 1967- author.

How to make a universe with 92 ingredients

Explores the periodic table, by showing how they can be combined to create an entire universe.

Jan 31, 2015
How to speak cat - a guide to decoding cat language by Newman, Aline Alexander, author.

How to speak cat - a guide to decoding cat language

We know cats are beautiful, secretive, and independent... but even the most loyal cat owners are often baffled by their own pet's behavior. With veterinarian expert Dr. Gary Weitzman as guide, this fun book helps kids understand what cats are trying to communicate by their body language and behavior. So if you've ever wondered what Fluffy means when she's purring or moving her tail emphatically from left to right--this book is for you! It's full of insights, expert advice, and real-life cat scen

Jan 31, 2015
Hunting with rifles by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with rifles

Discusses hunting using rifles, describing the different types of rifles, ammunition, and parts of each gun.

Jan 31, 2015
Hunting with shotguns by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting with shotguns

Provides information on shotguns, including the different kinds of shotguns, how shotguns are used in hunting, and how shotguns differ from other types of guns.

Jan 31, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

"Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He became the first black baseball player on a major-league team, and his bravery helped lead the way to eq

Jan 31, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

Jan 26, 2015
I can't eat peanuts by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

I can't eat peanuts

Jan 31, 2015
I say Shehechiyanu by Rocklin, Joanne.

I say Shehechiyanu

"Learn about the many occasions in the Jewish year on which you can say "Shehechiyanu," a blessing for beginnings, first times, and happy arrivals"--Provided by the publisher.

Jan 31, 2015
I see a pattern here by Goldstone, Bruce.

I see a pattern here

"Patterns are fascinating! They can be so beautiful that people come from all over the world to see them, or so familiar you hardly notice them. They appear everywhere: beehives, dinner plates, even the bottoms of your shoes! With stunning photographs that show diverse examples from nature and artwork around the world, Bruce Goldstone reveals the secrets behind patterns--and gives you some fun ideas for making your own"--

Jan 31, 2015
I see rainbows by Beaton, Kathryn, author.

I see rainbows

"Young children are naturally curious about the world around them. I See Rainbows offers answers to their most compelling questions about rainbows. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 31, 2015