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Air travel - science, technology, engineering by Otfinoski, Steven, author.

Air travel - science, technology, engineering

"Learn about the history of air travel and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Mar 31, 2015
The butterfly counting book by Pallotta, Jerry, author.

The butterfly counting book

Count from one to twenty-six and learn about the many different kids of butterflies in the world. Gorgeous art by Shennen Bersani brings these beautiful insects to life, and Jerry Pallotta's signature humor and amazing facts make this a great read for all ages. --Publisher's description.

Mar 31, 2015
Be safe around fire by Heos, Bridget.

Be safe around fire

"A young girl teaches her dolls, action figures, and toys the fire safety rules she has just learned in school"--

Mar 31, 2015
Brown bears by Riggs, Kate, author.

Brown bears

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of brown bears, mammals identified by their shoulder humps. Also included is a retelling of the Greek myth about Ursa Major and Minor"--

Mar 31, 2015
Butterflies and moths by Farndon, John, author.

Butterflies and moths

Mar 31, 2015
Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Caleb Davis Bradham - Pepsi-Cola inventor

Mar 31, 2015
A bird is a bird by Rockwell, Lizzy.

A bird is a bird

Describes the unique features that birds have, including beaks, wings, and feathers, and how they are used by different varieties of birds.

Mar 31, 2015
The backwards birthday party by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

The backwards birthday party

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

Mar 31, 2015
Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z by Schroeder, Alan, author.

Abe Lincoln - his wit and wisdom from A to Z

Abe Lincoln is known for his many memorable adages. As the sixteenth president he needed all the wisdom he could muster to guide the country through the Civil War, preserve the union, and end slavery. This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize informat ion about his life and accomplishments.

Mar 31, 2015
Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital by Bolden, Tonya, author.

Capital days - Michael Shiner's journal and the growth of our nation's capital

"Tells the story of Washington, D.C., through the story of an African American man, Michael Shiner, who lived there from approximately 1804 to 1880 and who kept a journal, excerpts of which are interspersed throughout the heavily illustrated text"--

Mar 31, 2015
The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence by Cummings, Judy Dodge, author.

The American Revolution - experience the battle for independence

Shows readers how rebel soldiers fought in horrific conditions while their families faced their own hardships for the sake of freedom. Students examine wartime propaganda to discover the truth about events leading up to the war, and engage in vibrant debate, strategic planning, and literary deconstruction to understand the official documents upon which America is founded.

Mar 31, 2015
Amelia Earhart by Orr, Tamra, author.

Amelia Earhart

"Learn about the life and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart"--

Mar 31, 2015
The art of songwriting by MacKay, Jenny, 1978-

The art of songwriting

Discusses the art and culture of writing in song.

Mar 31, 2015
Ankylosaurus by Lee, Sally, author.

Ankylosaurus

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

Mar 31, 2015
The carbon cycle by Dakers, Diane, author.

The carbon cycle

"Readers will discover that the natural element carbon is found in all living things, including people. This fascinating book explains how the Earth's supply of carbon moves among Earth's oceans, atmosphere, ecosystem, and geosphere in a process called the carbon cycle. Accessible text and detailed images help explain such processes as photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition. Feature boxes highlight examples of the ways in which human activity, such as burning fossil fuels, releases too m

Mar 31, 2015
Barracuda by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author.

Barracuda

Mar 31, 2015
Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- author.

Around the world - a colorful atlas for kids

"An illustrated introduction to the countries of the world and the seven continents. Imagery picks out a country's unique essence"--

Mar 31, 2015
Apps - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh, author.

Apps - from concept to consumer

"Learn about the history of mobile apps and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Mar 31, 2015
Animation - from concept to consumer by Gregory, Josh.

Animation - from concept to consumer

Readers will trace the history of animation from its earliest roots to its most recent successes and beyond. They will also learn about the different types of artists, engineers, and filmmakers who have made this incredible blend of art and technology possible throughout the decades.

Mar 31, 2015
Animals helping with healing by Squire, Ann, author.

Animals helping with healing

"Learn how animals can be trained to work in healthcare positions or used for therapy."--

Mar 31, 2015