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Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books by Martin, William P. (William Patrick)

Wonderfully wordless - the 500 most recommended graphic novels and picture books

Wonderfully Wordless: The 500 Most Recommended Graphic Novels and Picture Books is the first comprehensive best book guide to wordless picture books (and nearly wordless picture books). It is an indispensable resource for parents and teachers who love graphic storytelling or who recognize the value of these exceptional books in working with different types of students, particularly preschool, English as a Second Language (ESL), and special needs, and creative writers. Every age group will benefi

Apr 30, 2016
Rocky Mountain National Park by Frisch, Nate.

Rocky Mountain National Park

"An exploration of Rocky Mountain National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the towering summit of Longs Peak"--

Apr 30, 2016
Mercy - the incredible story of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and friend to animals by Furstinger, Nancy.

Mercy - the incredible story of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA and friend to animals

Presents the life of the animal activist, describing his work in nineteenth-century New York to bring attention to the cruel treatment of animals, the intial opposition that he faced from the public, and his founding of the ASPCA in 1866.

Apr 30, 2016
The three little pigs by Bryan, Ed, illustrator.

The three little pigs

The three little pigs leave home to make their way in the world. The first little pig builds a house made of straw. The second little pig builds a house made of sticks. And the third little pig builds a house made of bricks. But it's not long before the Big Bad Wolf turns up.

Apr 30, 2016
Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines by Farndon, John, author.

Stickmen's guide to gigantic machines

"Whimsical stick figure guides take readers on a tour of various massive machines and how they work in this playful yet extremely informative guide to high-tech machines."--

Apr 30, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love games by Sjonger, Rebecca, author.

Maker projects for kids who love games

Apr 30, 2016
The secrets of Venus by Berne, Emma Carlson, author.

The secrets of Venus

"Discusses the planet Venus, including observations by ancient cultures, current knowledge of Venus, and plans for future scientific research and space exploration"--

Apr 30, 2016
The secret subway by Corey, Shana.

The secret subway

"In 1870, Alfred Ely Beach invents New York's first underground train"--

Apr 30, 2016
My book of birds by Valério, Geraldo, 1970- author.

My book of birds

Apr 30, 2016
Maker projects for kids who love animation by Levete, Sarah, author.

Maker projects for kids who love animation

Presents the history of animation while readers also discover what inspired the world's greatest animators and their works.

Apr 30, 2016
Meet a baby zebra by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby zebra

Apr 30, 2016
Living in a sustainable way - green communities by Kopp, Megan.

Living in a sustainable way - green communities

Apr 30, 2016
Little Red by Woollvin, Bethan, author, illustrator.

Little Red

On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. Which might scare some little girls. But not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it.

Apr 30, 2016
My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book by Brown, Michelle Haney.

My first book of Japanese words - an ABC rhyming book

A is for ari. A teeny weeny ant crawls with teeny weeny legs on the bamboo plant. Japanese is one of the most popular languages to learn in our multicultural society, and this book introduces it in a playful and gentle way. Organized in a familiar ABC structure, everyday words and expressions as well as words that have special significance in Japanese culture offer even very young children an enticing glimpse into Japanese daily life. This delightfully illustrated preschool book shows each word

Apr 30, 2016
Meet a baby lemur by Bell, Samantha, author.

Meet a baby lemur

"Did you know that baby lemurs can climb at three weeks old? Or that a baby lemur uses its tail to find other lemurs? Learn fascinating facts like these in this selection from Lightning Bolt Books"--

Apr 30, 2016
Meet a baby hippo by Owings, Lisa, author.

Meet a baby hippo

Apr 30, 2016
Masterpieces up close by D'Harcourt, Claire, 1960- author.

Masterpieces up close

Taking young readers on a journey through some of the world's most famous artwork, this collection features full-color reproductions of more than 20 masterpieces. Informative text teaches readers why these paintings have intrigued and endured for centuries.

Apr 30, 2016
Meet a baby ostrich by Powell, Marie, 1958-

Meet a baby ostrich

Presents facts about young ostriches, including what they eat, how they grow, and where they live.

Apr 30, 2016
Moose by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.

Moose

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to moose. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Apr 30, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Haldy, Emma E., author.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter." -- Publisher's website.

Apr 30, 2016