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A snowstorm shows off - blizzards by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A snowstorm shows off - blizzards

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore blizzards, learning how they form and where they happen"--

Jul 18, 2016
Slow, slow sloths by Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.

Slow, slow sloths

Jul 18, 2016
The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes by Jensen, Belinda, author.

The sky stirs up trouble - tornadoes

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of tornadoes, learning how they are formed and how to stay safe when tornadoes happen"--

Jul 18, 2016
Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Nolan, Janet/ Gonzalez, Thomas (ILT)

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

Jul 18, 2016
The tale of Beatrix Potter by Penguin Young Readers (COR)

The tale of Beatrix Potter

Jul 18, 2016
About marine mammals - a guide for children by Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.

About marine mammals - a guide for children

Jul 18, 2016
Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne by Grove, Tim, 1967- author.

Milestones of flight - from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne

"This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--

Jul 18, 2016
A party for clouds - thunderstorms by Jensen, Belinda, author.

A party for clouds - thunderstorms

"Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore the topic of thunderstorms, learning about thunder, lightning, and how they are formed"--

Jul 18, 2016
Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail by Jensen, Belinda, author.

Raindrops on a roller coaster - hail

Bel and her cousin, Dylan, explore hail, learning about when and how hail forms.--

Jul 18, 2016
The scrapbook of my life by Deyes, Alfie, author.

The scrapbook of my life

The Youtube star shares his life story, from his childhood on the English coast to starting his first vlog at fifteen, sharing details about his first job, schooling, and his big move to London.

Jul 18, 2016
Food safety basics by Laine, Carolee, author.

Food safety basics

Discusses the rules and techniques for food safety, including the history, what can make you sick, and who keeps the food safe.

Jul 19, 2016
Extreme hunters. by Kingfisher (COR)

Extreme hunters.

Profiles some of the world's most dangerous natural predators, including hyenas, piranhas, and grizzly bears.

Jul 19, 2016
Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo? by Meister, Cari, author.

Do you really want to meet a cape buffalo?

"A child goes on an African safari and observes the behavior of Cape buffalo in the wild as they defend their herd"--

Jul 19, 2016
Hansel & Gretel by Hobbie, Holly, author, illustrator.

Hansel & Gretel

A simplified version of the traditional tale in which Hansel and Gretel become lost in the woods and find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

Jul 19, 2016
The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards by Markle, Sandra, author.

The great leopard rescue - saving the Amur leopards

"Amur leopards are the rarest big cats in the world. But thanks to scientists' new, innovative efforts to study them and breed a reserve population, these majestic cats have a chance to come back."--

Jul 19, 2016
UNICEF by Marsico, Katie, 1980-

UNICEF

Looks at the work of UNICEF and how they help children around the world.

Jul 19, 2016
Sleeping Beauty by Sage, Alison, author.

Sleeping Beauty

"Princess Rosebud and her kingdom are cursed by a maleficent fairy to sleep for a hundred years before a prince can break the spell"--

Jul 19, 2016
Sea otters. by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Sea otters.

Introduces sea otters to young readers, describing their physical characteristics, diet, and behaviors.

Jul 19, 2016
Coyote moon by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Coyote moon

"A nonfiction picture book about coyotes hunting in suburban neighborhoods at night."--

Jul 19, 2016
Plants can't sit still by Hirsch, Rebecca E, author.

Plants can't sit still

Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.

Jul 19, 2016