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Rocks & minerals by Symes, R. F, author.

Rocks & minerals

Examines the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Jan 26, 2015
Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies, 28+ projects to create & share by Vodicka-Paredes, Lenka, 1972-

Forest fairy crafts - enchanting fairies & felt friends from simple supplies, 28+ projects to create & share

Offers twenty-eight craft projects for budding sewers who want to make their own fairies and fairy accessories.

Jan 26, 2015
Lions by Marsh, Laura

Lions

Jan 26, 2015
I am Jackie Robinson by Meltzer, Brad.

I am Jackie Robinson

Jan 26, 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
You can't build a house if you're a hippo by Ehrlich, Fred, author.

You can't build a house if you're a hippo

"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, geography, and physiology that determine how and where various creatures live. It begins with animals whose bodies create their home, then features those who use nests, burrows, dens, etc. Next come homes that humans live in. Each section is topped off with simple activities and kick-starting questions."--

Jan 31, 2015
Witness men - true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia by Davis, Rebecca Henry, author.

Witness men - true stories of God at work in Papua, Indonesia

Jan 31, 2015
Who was Susan B. Anthony? by Pollack, Pam, author.

Who was Susan B. Anthony?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Jan 31, 2015
Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles! by Kratt, Martin, author.

Wild reptiles - snakes, crocodiles, lizards, and turtles!

The Kratt brothers activate their creature powers to introduce readers to different types of reptiles and what they can do.

Jan 31, 2015
World geography through infographics by Kenney, Karen Latchana.

World geography through infographics

Uses infographics to explain world geography, including wealth levels per adult, food miles, and the seven summits.

Jan 31, 2015
Who was Sitting Bull? by Spinner, Stephanie, author.

Who was Sitting Bull?

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Sitting Bull, tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe during a period of fierce conflict with the United States government.

Jan 31, 2015
Why'd They Wear That? - Fashion As the Mirror of History by Albee, Sarah/ Gunn, Timothy (FRW)

Why'd They Wear That? - Fashion As the Mirror of History

Jan 31, 2015
Why do we need water? by MacAulay, Kelley.

Why do we need water?

Discusses the uses of water and the importance of conserving and protecting this life-giving resource.

Jan 31, 2015
Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Walker, Sally M, author.

Winnie - the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry fou

Jan 31, 2015
Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? and other questons about... women's suffrage / And Other Questions About Women's Suffrage by Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Why couldn't Susan B. Anthony vote? and other questons about... women's suffrage / And Other Questions About Women's Suffrage

Presents information about the fight for women's suffrage in the United States in question and answer format.

Jan 31, 2015
Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Your head shape reveals your personality! - science's biggest mistakes about the human body

"What if someone told you that your liver pumped blood through your body? You'd think that person was crazy! Discover how thought about the human body has changed over the centuries."--

Jan 31, 2015
The Spider by Gravel, Elise

The Spider

Jan 31, 2015
Spectacular spots by Stockdale, Susan, author, illustrator.

Spectacular spots

"Susan Stockdale brings to life a patterned parade of animals, showing young readers some of the many reasons spots are found so often in nature. Bouncy, alliterative rhyme and simple phrases keep readers entertained, while back matter provides more in-depth information on each featured animal."--

Jan 31, 2015
Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know by Stutt, Ryan, author.

Skateboarding skills / Everything a New Rider Needs to Know

Offers aspiring skateboarders essential instructions about safety and skill-building, demonstrating through real-time action sequences a range of fundamental techniques for both flatground and vert surfaces.

Jan 31, 2015
The secret galaxy by Hodgkins, Fran, 1964- author.

The secret galaxy

"When you gaze into the sky at night, what do you see? Most of us see only the brightest stars because they are the only ones that can cut through the artificial light that overwhelms the night. But up there, beyond the haze of streetlights and buildings, lies the Milky Way--our home galaxy. The words and photos in The Secret Galaxy allow young readers to see the stars as never before."--

Jan 31, 2015