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Batman character encyclopedia by Manning, Matthew K, author.

Batman character encyclopedia

Profiles the villians, allies, and henchmen from the world of Batman.

Feb 4, 2016
Archaeologists! by Thompson, Clifford.


"Discover ancient cities and find out how human beings have evolved. Meet experts who have changed our view of the world"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 4, 2016
Animal trainer by Perish, Patrick, author.

Animal trainer

"Engaging images accompany information about animal trainers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Feb 4, 2016
Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete by Sutcliffe, Jane.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias - all-around athlete

Tells the story of this athlete's early life, All-Star basketball career, and winning of three medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics.

Feb 4, 2016
Amazing hairstyle tricks - 44 great ideas inspired by Anna and Elsa by Theodóra Mjöll Skúladóttir Jack, author.

Amazing hairstyle tricks - 44 great ideas inspired by Anna and Elsa

Learn how to replicate the royal sisters' famous hairdos, and create your very own hair accessories inspired by the Frozen princesses.

Feb 4, 2016
12 great moments that changed radio history by Smibert, Angie, author.

12 great moments that changed radio history

Brief two-page discussions of twelve of the most important events in the history of broadcast radio.

Feb 4, 2016
12 great moments that changed newspaper history by Fromowitz, Lori.

12 great moments that changed newspaper history

Feb 4, 2016
Arctic fox by Phillips, Dee, 1967-

Arctic fox

"Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about Artic foxes and how their bodies are adapted to the extreme cold, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 4, 2016
Collies by Finne, Stephanie, author.


Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need.

Feb 4, 2016
Cats by Murray, Julie, 1969- author.


Offers a simple introduction to cats and how to care for them as pets.

Feb 4, 2016
Bald eagles - prey-snatching birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Bald eagles - prey-snatching birds

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

Feb 4, 2016
Automobile by Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth, 1968- author.


"In Automobile, young readers will learn all about the automobile through the years, from a horseless carriage to a Model T to an electric car. Beautiful design, fascinating photographs, and simple text introduce new readers to the famous invention."--

Feb 4, 2016
Atlantic Ocean by Spilsbury, Louise.

Atlantic Ocean

What do people drill into the ocean floor for? What's special about the Sargasso Sea? Why do people like to visit the Caribbean Islands?

Feb 4, 2016
Astronauts! by Kelley, K. C., author.


Describes the work and working conditions of astronauts.

Feb 4, 2016
Andrew Jackson - the 7th President by Gregory, Josh.

Andrew Jackson - the 7th President

Which president helped American soldiers fight for freedom during the Revolutionary War--when he was just 13 years old? Andrew Jackson! As an adult, he led American troops against the British in the War of 1812. Then he became the seventh president of the United States. Look inside to discover more about Andrew Jackson, including what his childhood was like and the different ways we remember him today.

Feb 4, 2016
Ancient Egypt by Jennings, Ken, 1974-

Ancient Egypt

Feb 4, 2016
Blackbeard (Edward Teach) by Gagne, Tammy.

Blackbeard (Edward Teach)

"Most people know the name Blackbeard, but did you know that this legendary pirate was actually a real person? People have been telling stories about this frightening swashbuckler for centuries. A fair number of these tales have become a mixture of fact and fiction. Historians think the man known as Blackbeard was an Englishman named Edward Teach. His life and adventures on the high seas took him to the West Indies--and later to the American colonies. While many details have been exaggerated, Bl

Feb 4, 2016
All about the Philippines - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids by Jimenez, Gidget, 1964- author.

All about the Philippines - stories, songs, crafts and games for kids

Let 'All About the Philippines' take you on an awesome journey to the lively and colourful country of Mary, Jaime and Ari - first cousins who look completely different from one another but are the best of friends. They'll introduce you to their homes, their schools, their families, favourite places to visit, holidays and more. They'll show you how kids there - just like kids in so many other parts of the world - come from many cultures and have their own traditions, languages and beliefs . . . a

Feb 4, 2016
Basketball's greatest players by Kramer, Sydelle.

Basketball's greatest players

Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.

Feb 4, 2016
Carl Linnaeus - genius of classification by Anderson, Margaret J. (Margaret Jean), 1931-

Carl Linnaeus - genius of classification

Recounts the life and accomplishments of the eighteenth-century Swedish botanist, who established the modern system of classifying plants and animals.

Feb 4, 2016