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10 rivers that shaped the world by Peters, Marilee, 1968- author.

10 rivers that shaped the world

Examines ten rivers and traces their influence on world history, from the Awash were the bones of early hominids have been found, through the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates, and Yangtze, to the Mississippi, source of much American music.

Jul 6, 2015
100 Pablo Picassos by Lemay, Violet, artist.

100 Pablo Picassos

Pablo Picasso is one of the most celebrated artists in the world, and this amusing book shows his life in a remarkably original way. By featuring 100 Pablo Picassos throughout the book, young readers will explore the artist life from his childhood, to his major contributions to modern art, and from his love for pets to his endless curiosity about life. The book also invites readers to count the Picassos all the way to a 100, adding an entertaining element to discover the life and work of the gre

Jul 6, 2015
51 impossible stunts anyone can do by Bartlett, Sam

51 impossible stunts anyone can do

Jul 6, 2015
A kid's guide to keeping chickens by Caughey, Melissa, author.

A kid's guide to keeping chickens

Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey (author of the award-winning blog Tilly's Nest) provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also suggests lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creati

Jul 6, 2015
A nest is noisy by Aston, Dianna Hutts, author.

A nest is noisy

Introduces the world of nests, revealing the variety created by the world's birds, animals, and insects.

Jul 1, 2015
A year on the farm by Unstead, Sue, 1951- author.

A year on the farm

Follows the busy lives of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer on their farm throughout the seasons of the year, including turning over the soil in winter, caring for the baby animals born in spring, watering crops in the summer, and apples and wheat in fall.

Jul 6, 2015
A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook. by

A+ projects & dioramas - the student's handbook.

Jul 6, 2015
A+ Projects & Dioramas- A Student's Handbook by

A+ Projects & Dioramas- A Student's Handbook

Jul 1, 2015
Abraham Lincoln by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Abraham Lincoln

Text and illustrations present the life of the boy born on the Kentucky frontier who became the sixteenth president of the United States.

Jul 6, 2015
Aladdin - a story from Arabian nights by

Aladdin - a story from Arabian nights

"A sudden flash of blue light forced Aladdin to cover his face with his hands. When the young man finally lowered his hands, he was shocked by what appeared before him. It was a huge genie, hovering in midair!"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 6, 2015
Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines by Gill, Shelley, author.

Alaska's dog heroes - true stories of remarkable canines

"In Alaska, dogs really are a person's best friend. These true canine stories from the last frontier describe remarkable acts of intelligence, stamina, loyalty, and heroism by Balto, Togo, Tekla, Stickeen, and more of Alaska's famous dogs. From traversing mountains in winter with deliveries of life- saving medicine to fighting off bears and finding lost children, each beautifully illustrated and exciting story comes from the pages of Alaska's history"--

Jul 6, 2015
Allosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Allosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Allosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 6, 2015
Amazing experiments with electricity and magnetism by Navarro, Paula, author.

Amazing experiments with electricity and magnetism

Provides instructions for sixteen simple experiments using common household materials to explore magnetic fields, conductors and nonconductors, and other topics in electricity and magnetism, and offers scientific explanations.

Jul 6, 2015
An insider's guide to lacrosse by Jones, Cameron.

An insider's guide to lacrosse

Jul 6, 2015
Ancient Rome by James, Simon, 1957- author.

Ancient Rome

A photo essay documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Jul 6, 2015
Apatosaurus by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Apatosaurus

"Introduces young readers to Apatosaurus, including physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 6, 2015
Arctic & Antarctic by Taylor, Barbara, 1954-

Arctic & Antarctic

Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.

Jul 1, 2015
Are you what you eat? - a guide to what's on your plate and why! by

Are you what you eat? - a guide to what's on your plate and why!

Explains why your body is an amazingly complex machine and what foods you should eat to fuel it. If you've felt sleepy during school or wondered what a superfood is, this explains which foods and food groups boost your energy and keep you healthy. Take the quizzes, read the facts and answer the questions to find out which foods keep your brain in top gear. You can understand why healthy eating is so important and the positive impact it has on every aspect of your life. Packed with information on

Jul 6, 2015
Art installations by Wood, Alix, author.

Art installations

Jul 6, 2015
Backyard chickens by Reed, Avery, author.

Backyard chickens

Describes how to raise chickens in an urban environment, and provides such information as the different varieties of chickens, how to raise chicks into adults, and why it is important to keep chickens safe and healthy.

Jul 6, 2015