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Ospreys by Dunn, Mary R.

Ospreys

"Describes the characteristics, habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to osprey"--

Aug 25, 2015
Pine and the winter sparrow by Lumbard, Alexis York, 1981-

Pine and the winter sparrow

Aug 25, 2015
Police cars by Morey, Allan.

Police cars

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers explains the parts of police cars and how they help police officers do their jobs"--

Aug 25, 2015
Rivers and lakes inside out by Kopp, Megan.

Rivers and lakes inside out

Details the animals that live in the river and lake ecosystems, from fish and birds to otters and crocodiles.

Aug 25, 2015
Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness by Oliver, Narelle, 1960- author.

Sand swimmers - the secret life of Australia's desert wilderness

Shares astounding tales of adaptation and survival in Australia's desert wilderness, tracing the discoveries made by explorer Charles Sturt, the wisdom of the indigenous cultures, and the behaviors of regional animals.

Aug 25, 2015
The strangest animals in the world by Gagne, Tammy, author.

The strangest animals in the world

"Interesting facts, colorful photographs, and simple text introduce readers to the world's strangest animals"--

Aug 25, 2015
The sun by Riggs, Kate, author.

The sun

"A young scientist's guide to the sun and other stars, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery"--

Aug 25, 2015
A timeline history of the early American republic by Morey, Allan.

A timeline history of the early American republic

Traces the developments within the Republic following the end of the Revolutionary War, discussing the important events and turning points of the time.

Aug 25, 2015
Vultures by Riggs, Kate, author.

Vultures

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of vultures, the carrion-eating birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why vultures are bald"--

Aug 25, 2015
When the earth shakes - $b earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis / Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis by Winchester, Simon, author.

When the earth shakes - $b earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis / Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis

An introduction to the scientific and geological sources of earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis examines their impact on people and the world at large.

Aug 25, 2015
The young investigator's guide to ancient aliens / Based on the Hit Television Series by Roaring Brook Press (COR)

The young investigator's guide to ancient aliens / Based on the Hit Television Series

"Based on the popular History Channel show, this book takes a look at history while asking the question: What if there were aliens involved?"--

Aug 25, 2015
Mad about monkeys by Davey, Owen, author, artist.

Mad about monkeys

Shares a variety of facts about monkeys from the smallest pygmy marmoset to the largest mandrill.

Aug 25, 2015
Life story of a ladybug by Guillain, Charlotte, author.

Life story of a ladybug

"This book tells the life story of a ladybug, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating insect as it changes from an egg to a larva to a colorful ladybug"--

Aug 25, 2015
Learn about money by Reina, Mary.

Learn about money

"Introduces young readers to different types of money and how people can use it to buy goods and services"--

Aug 25, 2015
Kevin Durant by Indovino, Shaina Carmel.

Kevin Durant

Chronicles the life and career of the Oklahoma City Thunder star, from his childhood in Maryland to his charity work.

Aug 25, 2015
My clothes, your clothes by Bullard, Lisa.

My clothes, your clothes

Explores the similarities and differences between different clothes and dress.

Aug 25, 2015
My language, your language by Bullard, Lisa.

My language, your language

Explores the similarities and differences between languages.

Aug 25, 2015
Elephant in the Dark by Javaherbin, Mina (RTL)/ Yelchin, Eugene (ILT)

Elephant in the Dark

Aug 25, 2015
Experiments with electricity by Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

Experiments with electricity

"Explore the world of electricity with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of electricity to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!"--

Aug 25, 2015
Fab four friends - the boys who became the Beatles by Reich, Susanna, author.

Fab four friends - the boys who became the Beatles

Combines lyrical prose and illustrations in an introduction to The Beatles, history's best-selling band, that details their ordinary childhoods and musical inspirations amid a backdrop of postwar England.

Aug 25, 2015