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Leopards by Throp, Claire, author.

Leopards

"Here's an animal lover's one-stop source for in-depth information on leopards! What do they eat? How do they behave? Are they at risk? This book also includes loads of fun and fascinating facts about leopards, as well as maps, charts, and wonderful photographs of these clever creatures."--

Jul 9, 2014
Hurricane Katrina - an interactive modern history adventure by Hoena, B. A.

Hurricane Katrina - an interactive modern history adventure

"Describes the people and events involved during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

Jul 9, 2014
The real wonders of the world by Butterfield, Moira, 1960- author.

The real wonders of the world

Presents a collection of odd facts, fun trivia, and interesting attractions around the world.

Jul 9, 2014
Louis Pasteur by Hunter, Nick.

Louis Pasteur

Traces the life of Louis Pasteur, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the work on pasteurization and vaccination for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Pasteur's life. --Publishers description.

Jul 9, 2014
Leaves by Waldron, Melanie, author.

Leaves

"Leaves carry out a vital job for all flowering plants, they enable plants to make food. This book provides readers with a complete and comprehensive understanding of the role of leaves, their structure and how they are brilliantly designed to do this job. Clear diagrams, engaging text, and stunning photographs are used to explain what leaves are for, photosynthesis and how leaves work, the role they play in the movement of water around the plant, how shapes and styles of leaves vary, and why le

Jul 9, 2014
Measuring time with a calendar by Bailer, Darice, author.

Measuring time with a calendar

"Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring time with a calendar."--

Jul 9, 2014
Ghosts of Alcatraz - and other hauntings of the West by Garbe, Suzanne.

Ghosts of Alcatraz - and other hauntings of the West

"Describes ghost sightings and hauntings in the western United States"--

Jul 9, 2014
George Washington by Gilpin, Caroline Crosson, author.

George Washington

Learn all about George Washington, one of the most important figures in American history, in this colorful, inviting, and entertaining biography. This carefully leveled reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the historians of tomorrow!

Jul 9, 2014
I wish I knew that geography - cool stuff you need to know by Doyle, James, 1972-

I wish I knew that geography - cool stuff you need to know

Filled with hundreds of facts about the earth's continents, countries, physical features, and more.

Jul 9, 2014
Hurricane by Rudolph, Jessica, author.

Hurricane

"In this book, young readers will learn about hurricanes"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014
Oklahoma's devastating May 2013 tornado by Aronin, Miriam, author.

Oklahoma's devastating May 2013 tornado

"In this book, young readers will learn about the devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma in May of 2013."--

Jul 9, 2014
I before e (except after c) - easy, cool ways to remember facts by Randol, Susan.

I before e (except after c) - easy, cool ways to remember facts

HInts on how to remember things.

Jul 9, 2014
The lion and the mouse by Broom, Jenny, author.

The lion and the mouse

"How can a humble little mouse save a great and mighty lion? Find out in this fresh retelling of one of Aesop's most popular fables. Interactive artwork makes you the storyteller! Release the mouse from the lion's claws and free the lion from his net simply by turning the page."--P. [4] of cover.

Jul 9, 2014
Mustangs by Dell, Pamela, author.

Mustangs

This book gives a physical description of Mustang horses and describes their history and attributes in work and play.

Jul 9, 2014
My body is striped and leafy by Rudolph, Jessica, author.

My body is striped and leafy

"What has white stripes, sharp spines, a mouth shaped like a trumpet, and leaf-like body parts? If you guessed a leafy sea dragon, you're right!"--

Jul 9, 2014
Native American mythology by Pearce, Q. L. (Querida Lee)

Native American mythology

Introduces readers to the origins, cultural importance and impact of Native American mythology.

Jul 9, 2014
Not-for-parents U.S.A. - everything you ever wanted to know by Evans, Lynette, 1965-

Not-for-parents U.S.A. - everything you ever wanted to know

Presents the real, inside story of the United States of America and features fascinating tales about the Wild West, cockroach races, a massive canyon, and weddings in Vegas.

Jul 9, 2014
Octopuses by Kessler, Colleen.

Octopuses

"Learn more about octopuses, how they use their cleverness to survive, and how they are astonishing scientists with their surprising smarts."--

Jul 9, 2014
Elephants by Gagne, Tammy.

Elephants

"Learn more about elephants, how they use their cleverness to survive, and how they are astonishing scientists with their surprising smarts."--

Jul 9, 2014
Flood by Greenlaw, M. Jean.

Flood

"In this book, young readers will learn about floods"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2014